Stories tagged: Coeur d’Alene River
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
Fire crews in Idaho have begun fighting a new forest fire located two miles north of Cataldo. It has grown to about 200 acres, is threatening structures and could impact …
Thu., June 27, 2019, 6 a.m.
On a windy Wednesday last week, Greg Gatti helped me catch my first cutthroat trout on the North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River.
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Deputies in Shoshone County identified a body found in the Coeur d’Alene river as a Kellogg woman who was reported missing last month.
Sun., June 10, 2018, 12:49 p.m.
A body was pulled from the Coeur d’Alene River near Kingston Saturday night weeks after a fisherman first reported seeing human remains in the river near Enaville.
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018
100 years ago in North Idaho: Coeur d’Alene River overflows, aweeping away bridges from Cataldo to Harrison
The Coeur d’Alene River surged over its banks and swept away every county bridge from Cataldo to Harrison. “Rivermen and loggers are battling the most treacherous series of log jams …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
A woman’s body was found in the Coeur d’Alene River bed between Kellogg and Smelterville, Idaho Tuesday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Boaters should be aware of no-wake zones in effect on the Coeur d’Alene River because of the high water and flooding, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Famous mystery author Mary Roberts Rinehart was planning a Spokane visit.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game planned to acquire a 1,000-acre former horse ranch along the Coeur d’Alene River through a land swap, but opposition to the trade killed …
Sun., May 22, 2016
A 30-mile stretch of the Coeur d’Alene River will be closed to boat traffic on Tuesday and Wednesday for jet boat races.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
A proposed North Idaho land swap is on hold while the state Department of Fish and Game attempts to negotiate a public access easement on the property to be traded.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
With jet boat races headed to the Coeur d’Alene River in May, the Panhandle Health District is working on a plan to keep spectators safe from heavy metals.
Sat., March 26, 2016
The Black Lake land swap would significantly benefit our area’s water quality, hunting, fishing, wildlife, biking, hiking, recreation, accessibility and conservation efforts.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
Jet boats could race up the Coeur d’Alene River in May as part of a four-river jet boat championship.
Wed., Dec. 9, 2015, 8:06 a.m.
The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a flood warning for small streams in Boundary and Bonner counties in North Idaho and Pend Oreille County in Washington. Reporting gauges …
Sun., July 26, 2015
Jim Fredericks was named Panhandle fisheries manager seven years ago after seven years as the regional fisheries manager based in Idaho Falls. “Without a doubt, the biggest single challenge in …
Sat., June 6, 2015
Andy Helkey recently took his 10-year-old daughter kayaking at Killarney Lake. Afterward, father and daughter ate a picnic lunch. But first, they washed their hands to reduce their risk of …
Tue., Nov. 25, 2014
Cleaning up historic mine waste is paying dividends for water quality in the Coeur d’Alene River Basin, according to a new report published by the U.S. Geological Survey. The report …
Wed., May 14, 2014, 1:08 p.m.
Federal officials plan to spend $38 million in northern Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene River Basin this summer cleaning up toxic pollution left from a century worth of mining in the region.
Fri., April 11, 2014, 9:17 a.m.
OSBURN, Idaho — Police in North Idaho say a body found in the Coeur d’Alene River near the town of Osburn is likely that of an 82-year-old man reported missing …
Thu., March 13, 2014
Hundreds of tundra swans suddenly rose off of a marsh, the strokes of their powerful wings making a whistling sound as they flew. They landed a short distance away at …
Wed., March 12, 2014
The Coeur d’Alene River ran hard and muddy Tuesday in Rose Lake, engulfing beaches, claiming low-lying fields and pushing deep into the floodplain. But the churning waters created ideal conditions …
Sun., Feb. 2, 2014
When I told some fly fishing buddies I was heading out to target whitefish recently, you’d have thought I was making an alibi for bushwhacking to a still in the …
Thu., Jan. 30, 2014
Genetic testing has confirmed the presence of a new fish species in the Coeur d’Alene and St. Joe rivers. Cedar sculpins are small, prehistoric-looking and tasty to trout. For decades, …
Sat., Sept. 21, 2013
Ed Moreen powered a small motorboat up the Lower Coeur d’Alene River Friday morning, pointing out colorful layers of sediment in the riverbank. The reddish soil was stained by iron …
Thu., April 11, 2013
Near average snowpack reports indicate Inland Northwest trout streams this season should settle into the sweet spot between prolonged runoff and low flows dangerous to trout survival. “It should be …
Tue., March 19, 2013
Federal officials want suggestions for small-scale cleanup projects in the lower Coeur d’Alene River Basin, which is contaminated by toxic metals from more than a century of hard-rock mining in …
Sun., March 17, 2013
FISHING – Warmer water temperatures recorded in North Idaho streams and rivers are creating unhealthy conditions for trout, especially the region’s westslope cutthroats, Idaho environmental officials say. A recent analysis …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012
After nearly three decades of talking and planning, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is set to begin cleaning up mining waste in the upper Coeur d’Alene River Basin next year. …
Sun., July 22, 2012
Catch-and-release rules in North Idaho’s premier native cutthroat trout streams received a vote of confidence from anglers in public meetings and surveys conducted this spring. Jim Fredericks, Idaho Fish and …