Stories tagged: salmon river
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
Permits for the 2020 river season opened Sunday.
Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
Delbert Kienholz was standing at the train depot waiting for his fiancé, Florence Fancher, to arrive from San Francisco. But she wasn’t on the train.
Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
Elaborate riverbank antennas appeared this fall along the Salmon and Lemhi rivers as part of a study to learn where juvenile chinook salmon like to hang their hats before heading …
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
The Old Canoeist was a much younger man the last time he did a big river trip in a solo boat, so he had his doubts about paddling an 81-mile …
Sun., May 19, 2019
The use of mothballs to ward off rodents from cars parked at Corn Creek Boat Launch may be effective, but it’s still illegal
A clever hack being used by river runners to protect their cars at the Corn Creek Boat Launch on the upper Salmon River has drawn the ire of officials on …
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019
Last year, Idaho U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson and some of his staff went to Marsh Creek, the headwaters of the Middle Fork Salmon River, to watch a returning salmon create …
Wed., April 10, 2019
A solid snowpack in Idaho has river guides hoping for a good 2019 season.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
Idaho wildlife officials have approved an agreement with conservation groups and sport anglers to keep most steelhead fishing areas open.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
December is the darkest month, but it also brings a ray of hope for whitewater boaters longing for summer voyages down Idaho’s most-storied rivers.
Mon., July 16, 2018
No more sad stories: In memory of men who drowned in Salmon River, life jacket station aims to prevent more tragedies
In mid-May, 2015, Patrick Lusk, 27, and Jason Gritten, 35, both of Coeur d’Alene were canoeing on the Salmon River near French Creek, about 18 miles east of Riggins, when …
Fri., July 13, 2018
A stinky situation has been avoided on the Salmon River, at least temporarily.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018
Crews have begun working on a project that will improve fish habitat in an area impacted by gold dredging on the Yankee Fork tributary of the Salmon River in central …
Wed., June 13, 2018
Authorities say a North Las Vegas man died during a rafting incident in the central Idaho wilderness.
Tue., June 12, 2018
A skeletal human arm was recovered along the Salmon River, and Idaho County officials are hoping to identify it.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018
People rafting Idaho’s Salmon River this summer will need to find an alternative way to dispose of their waste after officials have discontinued the longstanding disposal method.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017
COTTONWOOD, Idaho – A body found in the Salmon River in west-central Idaho is that of a woman who went missing in the spring of 2016 after a car she …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is set to vote on a proposal to allow catch-and-keep steelhead fisheries on the Snake, Salmon and Little Salmon rivers and on the Clearwater …
Mon., July 3, 2017
The Idaho County Sheriff’s office says a body found in the Salmon River on Saturday belongs to a man who went missing after a car crash in May.
Tue., April 25, 2017
A north-central coroner has identified the body that was found in the Salmon River over the weekend.
Mon., April 24, 2017
A north-central Idaho sheriff says officials have yet to identify a body that was found in the Salmon River over the weekend.
Wed., March 22, 2017
A Riggins man is presumed drowned in the Salmon River, but Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings said the river is too treacherous right now for divers to search for a …
Sat., March 18, 2017
A suspension bridge over the Salmon River in east-central Idaho that provides access to the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness has collapsed.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017
The Bureau of Land Management has formally barred sheep from three grazing allotments along the Salmon and Little Salmon rivers east and south of Riggins and reduced access to a …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015
The cooler weather with occasional rain showers this week has slowed the advance of numerous wildfires in the region, allowing crews to devote more efforts to create fire lines to …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
Public lands in the Idaho Panhandle north of Interstate 90 and south of Bunco Road will be closed starting Sunday because of extreme wildfire danger.
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
People have described rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River as exhilarating, soul-refreshing and even life-changing. Its translucent water splashed with hues of blue, green and gold, its challenging …
Mon., June 1, 2015
The bodies of both Coeur d’Alene men who went missing two weeks ago on a hiking and canoeing excursion have been found.
Sun., May 31, 2015
CRITTERS – Federal grizzly bear researchers are working near the Salmo-Priest Wilderness to trap and fit GPS collars on grizzly bears. The researchers also are trying to get DNA samples …
Wed., June 11, 2014
RIGGINS, Idaho — Three of four rafters flipped into the Salmon River at Lake Creek Rapids made it back to the boat but a fourth rafter swept downstream died.
Tue., July 30, 2013
A Saturday memorial service will honor of the life of Dr. Maj StormoGipson, a local pediatrician who made frequent trips to Latin America to help people in need. StormoGipson, 57, …