Stories tagged: scotchman peaks
Sat., Oct. 19, 2019
The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness is seeking hiking leaders for the 2019-20 winter season.
Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness has two Wilderness and Remote First Aid and CPR/AED certification courses scheduled this fall.
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
Voting for the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness annual photo contest opened Wednesday.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018
The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will offer mountain goat ambassador training on May 31 just before the annual State of the Scotchman program.
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018
Bonner County residents rejected a 13,000 acre proposed wilderness area, Tuesday. And although the vote may have sent a message to lawmakers, while also serving as a rallying cry for …
Fri., April 27, 2018
In May, Bonner County residents will vote on a nonbinding advisory measure on the Scotchman Peaks proposed wilderness. This is another opportunity for our community to step forward and demonstrate …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017
The office of Idaho Sen. Jim Risch will hold an open house in Clark Fork on July 18, on a potential wilderness proposal for Scotchman Peaks.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017
Idaho Sen. Jim Risch is sponsoring an open house on Scotchman Peaks and wilderness plans Tuesday, June 6, at Hope Elementary School from 4-7 p.m.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016
U.S. Sen. Jim Risch introduced legislation Thursday to protect the Idaho portion of the craggy, but scenic Scotchman Peaks as a federal wilderness area.
Wed., March 25, 2015
Bonner County commissioners unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday calling for the U.S. Congress to designate the Idaho portion of the Scotchman Peaks as a wilderness. “The Scotchmans is a …
Sun., May 11, 2014
OUTHIKE – Heather “Anish” Anderson, who set the speed record for hiking the Pacific Crest Trail last summer, will keynote the annual meeting of the Friends of the Scotchman Peaks …
Sun., Nov. 17, 2013
In the often-divisive arena of wilderness policy, the Scotchman Peaks straddle many boundaries. The scenic mountain range between the Clark Fork and Bull rivers has more geopolitical lines dotting its …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013
SANDPOINT — A draft forest management plan is recommending making more than 25,000 acres of the Scotchman Peaks area in northern Idaho part of a protected wilderness zone.
Sun., May 13, 2012
The Scotchman Peaks area northeast of Lake Pend Oreille is a roadless area the Sandpoint couple prizes. For seven years, Hough and Hunsicker have been leaders in Friends of the …
Sun., Jan. 18, 2009
While some wilderness proposals championed by Idaho congressmen have moved to the front burner in Congress this month, the proposed Scotchman Peaks Wilderness northeast of Lake Pend Oreille is still …