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Proposed Lochsa River designation loses ground

There’s a chance a proposal to designate the Lochsa River corridor as a National Historic site could be scuttled even before the state review board considers it.

UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 9:47 a.m.

The power of a place: Mother’s memories rekindled on banks of the Lochsa River

Suddenly, she’s walking faster. Nearly bouncing in her steps. Pulled forward as if hooked to an invisible string. She sees the Lochsa River and the memories from half a lifetime …

Idaho officials pitch land swap in Lochsa River basin

Idaho officials are pitching a north-central Idaho land exchange involving a private timber company and the U.S. Forest Service that could result in Idaho receiving deed to some federal lands.

UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

State eyes revival of Lochsa land exchange

The Idaho Department of Lands may retool a failed land exchange that could bring private timber holdings in the upper Lochsa River basin into federal ownership and see other property …

Chinook season a mixed bag for anglers

Chinook fishing will end on the Lochsa River Thursday night but continue on the Little Salmon and Snake rivers.

Chinook seasons open through Sunday

Fishing seasons for spring and summer chinook will remain open on the Little Salmon and Lochsa rivers at least through Sunday. Idaho Fish and Game officials made the announcement Wednesday …

Lochsa River prime for annual whitewater bash

If it’s true that people watch auto racing for the crashes, it also stands to reason rafting spectators are in it for the flips. And if you love watching whitewater …

Out & About: Jennings too ‘polarizing’ for wildlife commission

OUTAPPOINT – Gov. Jay Inslee this week filled one of three openings for Eastern Washington slots on the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission. Jay Holzmiller, a resident of Anatone, will …

Raging rivers finally calming for summer anglers

A fly fisherman conjuring trout from a stream is usually a common scene come July in Idaho’s river country, but with the exception of the upper Coeur d’Alene River, it’s …

Paddlers across the mainland noticed standing up

A growing sport that combines elements of canoeing and surfing is riding a wave of enthusiasm through the Inland Northwest. Stand up paddling (SUP) is an ancient utilitarian boating technique …

Presentation introduces stand up paddle boarding

What: Free presentation on stand up paddle boarding, dealing with gear, launching and basic techniques. Who: By Rob Casey, author of ‘Stand Up Paddling Flatwater to Rivers and Surf’ (pictured).

Wisconsin man dies rafting Lochsa River

A Wisconsin man drowned while rafting with friends Saturday on the Lochsa River. It was the second rafting fatality in the region this spring, following the death of a Hauser …

Wisconsin man dies in Lochsa River rafting accident

A Wisconsin man drowned while rafting on the Lochsa River on Saturday. This is the second rafting fatality in the region this spring, following the death of a Hauser, Idaho, …

Diesel spill hasn’t reached Lochsa River, officials say

Officials in North Idaho say none of the estimated 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel spilled after a tanker crash on U.S. Highway 12 has reached the Lochsa River.

Tanker crash dumps fuel near Lochsa River

LEWISTON – An estimated 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel from a crashed tanker has spilled into a ditch on the side of U.S. Highway 12 but has not yet seeped …