Tagged: Fire Season

Red Flag Warning issued for fires

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the region due to increased winds, low relative humidity and high temperatures. The U.S. …

Fires reported in Bonner Co.

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

Two fires have been reported in Bonner County. Starts of unknown origin were reported at Carr Creek and Trestle Creek.

The Carr Creek start was …

Fireworks ban still in place for NF

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

The Sandpoint Ranger District would like to emphasize that all fireworks are prohibited in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest year-round.

“There are campfires allowed” said …

Open fires banned in North Idaho

By Cameron Rasmusson
Reader Staff

Fire season continues to impact everyone’s summer, but this week, even in-town residents felt the burn.

There’s the smoke that still permeates the air, sure. …

Fire season at our doorstep

By Jen Jackson Quintano

Reader Contributor

That June, while we were away in Colorado on wildland fire assignments, it rained five inches in Sandpoint. We returned home one evening, late …