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BLM proposes fee increases at Lake CdA sites

BOATING – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is proposing recreation fee increase for sites around Lake Coeur d’Alene. Daily boat launch fees at Blackwell Island and Mineral Ridge would increase from $4 to $6 and season passes would increase from $30 to $40. Tent...

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MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2012

THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2011

THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2011

SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2011

A mature bald eagle cruises above the cold water looking for kokanee at Lake Coeur d'Alene. 
 (Photos by Brian Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

It's a record! Bald eagles mobbing Lake CdA

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Bald eagles are mobbing Lake Coeur d’Alene in record numbers this week. On Thursday, U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist Carrie Hugo returned from an eagle cruise boat tour and reported that eagles were "all over the place" compared to just...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2011


A bald eagle is perched on a branch at Higgens Point above Lake Coeur d'Alene on Thursday. Birdwatchers and photographers gather along the lake's eastern arm this time of year to watch the eagles. The birds migrate through the region on their way south each December. (Kathy Plonka)

CdA bald eagle survey canceled this week

BIRDWATCHING -- The weekly fall/winter survey of bald eagles congregating at Lake Coeur d'Alene has been cancelled this week as BLM staffers are in training meetings. But the birds are there by the dozens, as you learned last week in this blog post followed by...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2011

In this photo taken Nov. 18, 2011, Idaho property-rights lawyer Fred Kelly Grant poses for a picture at his home office in Nampa, Idaho. Grant is promoting a strategy for counties that he says will help them take on the federal government, on hot-button issues including wolves, U.S. Forest Service road closures and the removal of dams on the Klamath River in California. (Associated Press)

Aging sagebrush rebel keeps up fight against feds

A 75-year-old lawyer who fought private property rights battles alongside Idaho U.S. Rep. Helen Chenoweth and her Nevada rancher husband Wayne Hage in the 1990s is still cultivating the Sagebrush Rebellion’s roots and earning handsome speaking fees from conservative audiences across the West. Associated Press...

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