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UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 29, 2019

Montana court removes potential wilderness mine obstacle for Spokane-based Mines Management

The Montana Supreme Court has removed a big obstacle for a mining company seeking to explore a silver and copper deposit potentially worth billions of dollars under the Cabinet Mountain …


UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019

Judge revokes water permit for mine under Montana wilderness

A state judge has revoked the water permit for a silver and copper mine proposed by Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. beneath a northwestern Montana wilderness area.


Spokane climbers establish a new route in the wilds of Montana

Two Spokane climbers established a new route in the wilds of Montana.


Hiker kills aggressive mountain goat; efforts increase to educate public to coexist

An aggressive mountain goat was shot and killed by a hiker in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness last month bringing new concerns about the threats that outdoor recreation poses to the …


Ken Vanden Heuvel: Reform 1872 mining law to protect wilderness

Two proposed mines endanger pristine corner of Kootenai National Forest.


Grizzly captured, collared in Montana killed by hunter in Idaho

A Montana grizzly bear caught, radio-collared and released by researchers near Idaho on Aug. 4 has been shot and killed by a hunter near Wallace.


Grizzly captured, collared in Montana killed by hunter in Idaho

A Montana grizzly bear caught, radio-collared and released by researchers near Idaho on Aug. 4 has been shot and killed by a hunter near Wallace.


People pose threat to Cabinets bears

There’s good news and bad news for the remote population of grizzly bears in the Cabinet-Yaak Mountains of northwest Montana. Although their numbers are climbing out of the “negative territory” …


U.S. Forest Service honors Joel Sather of Cabinet Ranger District

A Western Montana man and former wilderness ranger recently received a national award for tending to the recreation programs in the Cabinet Mountains and wilderness area. Joel Sather, recreation technician …


Bull Lake to honor Wilderness Act anniversary this weekend

A Blackfeet Tribe troubadour and a former chief of the U.S. Forest Service are coming to the Inland Northwest to be part of a three-day event celebrating the 50th anniversary …


At least 42 grizzlies roam Cabinet, Yaak in Montana

MISSOULA – A “hair of the bear” study has accounted for at least 42 grizzly bears in the Cabinet Mountains and Yaak River drainage regions of northwestern Montana. Research leader …


2011: Out & about

Badger Lake residents challenged and postponed an aquatic weed herbicide application proposed by other lake residents. Felt got the boot in Maryland, the first state to ban felt-soled boots for …


North Idaho summer group hikes scheduled

Two North Idaho conservation organizations have scheduled a full summer season of guided group hikes and related events, starting Saturday. The trips range from easy to difficult and from the …


Camping with kids: Landers notes differences between boys and girls

Camping with boys is the same as camping with girls in a global sense. But there’s a world of difference in the details. Outdoors editor Rich Landers, father of daughters, …