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  • Celebrating 50 years of the Wilderness Act

    Virtually everything was wilderness just 500 years ago in this country we call America. By the 1800s, progress had run rough-shod over the East and Lewis and Clark were sent …

  • Film festival boosts Idaho wilderness

    A group that invests money and muscle into improving iconic Idaho wilderness areas is bringing the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival to Spokane this week. The Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation is presenting …

  • Forest’s wild areas may get protection

    To protect the rugged character of the Colville National Forest’s special places, more of them should be federally designated wilderness areas, forest officials say. The Colville’s managers proposed adding 101,000 …

  • Poll shows support for wilderness in Colville National Forest

    Voters are willing to support new wilderness designations on the Colville National Forest, a recent poll suggests, when they’re packaged with stepped-up timber harvests in other areas of the forest …



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