Stories tagged: national forest
Sun., July 19, 2015
Time is ripe for hounding huckleberries
The same weather that brought a thin snowpack, early runoff and an explosive wildfire season has delivered something that is infinitely more positive: an early and flavorful huckleberry crop. Berries …
Sun., Jan. 19, 2014, 7:09 a.m.
Advance planning required for cabins, lookouts, permits
Snooze and you lose in the quest to bunk in a Forest Service cabin along the St. Joe River, float a prized Idaho wilderness river or backpack through wildly popular …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2010, 7:39 a.m.
Decomposed body found in CdA forest
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an unattended death after hunters found a body Sunday morning at a Coeur d’Alene National Forest campsite.
Sat., Aug. 4, 2007
Campfire ban covers the region
Campfires have been banned across the entire Inland Northwest because of the extreme risk of wildfire. The bans took effect earlier this week and now blanket the region and apply …