Stories tagged: Idaho Panhandle National Forest
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 4 p.m.
Staffing changes in Idaho Panhandle National Forest
The Idaho Panhandle National Forest has a new acting forest supervisor: Holly Jewkes. Jewkes replaces Mary Farnsworth, who recently became the deputy regional forester for the intermountain region in Ogden, …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
Idaho Panhandle National Forest seeks input on fee increases, new public rentals
The Idaho Panhandle National Forest is asking for public comment on a proposal to increase or add fees at 11 campgrounds, 10 cabin and lookout rentals, as well as the …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 1:49 p.m.
Price of U.S. Forest Service maps to increase Jan. 1
The cost of U.S. Forest Service maps will increase Jan. 1 for the first time in 10 years.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 8:57 p.m.
Public meeting planned for North Idaho prescribed burn
Officials with the Idaho Panhandle National Forest are holding a public meeting to discuss a planned prescribed burn in North Idaho.
Fri., Sept. 18, 2015
Idaho ancient cedar grove will be closed until spring
A recent wildfire appears to have killed more ancient cedars in the Settler’s Grove north of Wallace than initially reported. Firefighters left sprinklers running in the grove as the Grizzly …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2011
Forest worker coordinates volunteers, and they swear by her
Pat Hart relishes the selfless enthusiasm that volunteer trail crews bring to the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. She seldom hears volunteers grumbling, even when they’re filthy, cold and wet. “You …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2011
Volunteer will spend year as Panhandle Forest camp host
Jay Lightner brought along a computer and television when he moved to the Snyder Guard Station in Idaho’s Moyie River Valley. He also packed candles, a cast iron skillet for …
Tue., Dec. 7, 2010
Priest Lake timber plans withdrawn
The Idaho Panhandle National Forest has rescinded plans for harvesting timber on thousands of acres near Priest Lake pending additional environmental review. In a news release Monday, the Montana-based Alliance …
Fri., Sept. 24, 2010
Lookout Pass Ski Area plans big expansion
Lookout Pass Ski Area has submitted a $20 million expansion plan to the U.S. Forest Service that would more than quadruple its terrain over 20 years, adding eight new chairlifts, …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010
Help needed to tend native plants
About 25 volunteers are needed Saturday to help tend the native plant garden at the Idaho Panhandle National Forests’ Fernan office, 2502 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene.
Sat., Sept. 5, 2009
Rangers seek help against vandalism
Idaho Panhandle National Forest officials are asking for help to curb vandalism at facilities at popular recreation areas. “We are urging anyone who witnesses vandalism to report it as soon …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2009, 11:09 a.m.
Vandalism causing expensive damage in Idaho forests
Idaho Panhandle National Forest officials are asking the public to help them curb vandalism that’s already caused expensive damage to facilities at popular recreation areas.
Fri., June 5, 2009
Forest work gets stimulus funds
Nearly $10 million of federal stimulus funding will help the Idaho Panhandle National Forests address a multiyear backlog of road repairs and bridge work. The grants will fix or obliterate …