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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018

Idaho set to upgrade Priest Lake outlet dam and keep Thorofare navigable

The Idaho Water Resource Board will spend $2.4 million on upgrades to Priest Lake, including work on the outlet dam and improvements to the Thorofare linking the upper and lower …

Permanent ban on suction dredging passes Oregon House

Suction dredge mining could be permanently banned from Western Oregon’s wild salmon habitat under a bill that has passed the Oregon House.

Ohio, federal agency reach deal on dredging Cleveland harbor

The federal agency that maintains shipping channels along Lake Erie will keep open Cleveland’s harbor this year after reaching an agreement with Ohio’s environmental regulators in a long-running dispute over …

California court upholds ban on dredges to extract gold

California’s ban on the use of suction dredges to extract gold from rivers is legal and not overridden by a 19th century federal law that allows mining on federal land, …

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The Great War in Europe claimed another casualty – on a farm in Idaho.

Judge nixes mining activity along Clearwater River

LEWISTON, Idaho — An administrative judge has rejected plans by hobbyist miners to set up suction dredging operations along a prized cutthroat trout stream in North Idaho.

Conservation group drops dredging suit

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 …