Stories tagged: Salmon River
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
Idaho wildlife officials have approved an agreement with conservation groups and sport anglers to keep most steelhead fishing areas open.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6 a.m.
December is the darkest month, but it also brings a ray of hope for whitewater boaters longing for summer voyages down Idaho’s most-storied rivers.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 2:02 p.m.
No more sad stories: In memory of men who drowned in Salmon River, life jacket station aims to prevent more tragedies
In mid-May, 2015, Patrick Lusk, 27, and Jason Gritten, 35, both of Coeur d’Alene were canoeing on the Salmon River near French Creek, about 18 miles east of Riggins, when …
Fri., July 13, 2018, 9 a.m.
A stinky situation has been avoided on the Salmon River, at least temporarily.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
Crews have begun working on a project that will improve fish habitat in an area impacted by gold dredging on the Yankee Fork tributary of the Salmon River in central …
Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
Authorities say a North Las Vegas man died during a rafting incident in the central Idaho wilderness.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 1:14 p.m.
A skeletal human arm was recovered along the Salmon River, and Idaho County officials are hoping to identify it.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
People rafting Idaho’s Salmon River this summer will need to find an alternative way to dispose of their waste after officials have discontinued the longstanding disposal method.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 3:16 p.m.
COTTONWOOD, Idaho – A body found in the Salmon River in west-central Idaho is that of a woman who went missing in the spring of 2016 after a car she …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is set to vote on a proposal to allow catch-and-keep steelhead fisheries on the Snake, Salmon and Little Salmon rivers and on the Clearwater …
Mon., July 3, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
The Idaho County Sheriff’s office says a body found in the Salmon River on Saturday belongs to a man who went missing after a car crash in May.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
A north-central coroner has identified the body that was found in the Salmon River over the weekend.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
A north-central Idaho sheriff says officials have yet to identify a body that was found in the Salmon River over the weekend.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
A Riggins man is presumed drowned in the Salmon River, but Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings said the river is too treacherous right now for divers to search for a …
Sat., March 18, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
A suspension bridge over the Salmon River in east-central Idaho that provides access to the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness has collapsed.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
The Bureau of Land Management has formally barred sheep from three grazing allotments along the Salmon and Little Salmon rivers east and south of Riggins and reduced access to a …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015, 9:37 p.m.
The cooler weather with occasional rain showers this week has slowed the advance of numerous wildfires in the region, allowing crews to devote more efforts to create fire lines to …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
Public lands in the Idaho Panhandle north of Interstate 90 and south of Bunco Road will be closed starting Sunday because of extreme wildfire danger.
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
People have described rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River as exhilarating, soul-refreshing and even life-changing. Its translucent water splashed with hues of blue, green and gold, its challenging …
Mon., June 1, 2015, 10:03 a.m.
The bodies of both Coeur d’Alene men who went missing two weeks ago on a hiking and canoeing excursion have been found.
Sun., May 31, 2015
CRITTERS – Federal grizzly bear researchers are working near the Salmo-Priest Wilderness to trap and fit GPS collars on grizzly bears. The researchers also are trying to get DNA samples …
Wed., June 11, 2014, 8:01 a.m.
RIGGINS, Idaho — Three of four rafters flipped into the Salmon River at Lake Creek Rapids made it back to the boat but a fourth rafter swept downstream died.
Tue., July 30, 2013
A Saturday memorial service will honor of the life of Dr. Maj StormoGipson, a local pediatrician who made frequent trips to Latin America to help people in need. StormoGipson, 57, …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2013, 12:39 p.m.
LEWISTON, Idaho — The U.S. Forest Service is considering upping the odds for unsuccessful lottery permit applicants hoping to float the popular Selway and Middle Fork of the Salmon rivers. …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2012
BOISE – An Idaho conservation group has dropped its lawsuit challenging state approval of a plan to dredge a stretch of the Salmon River for gold. The Idaho Conservation League …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2012
OUTGOING – Daniel Kuhta, 15 (pictured above), ended his career of participating in youth upland bird hunting seasons last Sunday with a limit of pheasants at the Fishtrap Lake area. …
Wed., June 6, 2012, 11:29 a.m.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Authorities in central Idaho this morning retrieved the body of a Colorado Springs, Colo., man who died several days earlier during a rafting trip on the …
Sun., Jan. 30, 2011
It’s the season to think ahead to summer adventures that require a special permit or reservations. Campers seeking a stay at popular national park or national forest cabins, lookouts and …
Sun., Nov. 7, 2010
Legal-size sturgeon in the lower Columbia River appear to be at their lowest number since the early 1990s and sport-fishing success its poorest in 20 years. Upstream in Idaho, fish …
Sun., Oct. 24, 2010
When the season comes to tap the annual steelhead runs, Riggins, Idaho, might be upstaged by Lewiston, but it’s not necessarily outperformed. The big run of steelhead that boomed earlier …