Tagged: wildfire

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 …

Fire restrictions lifted

By Cameron Rasmusson
Reader Staff

Just about everyone greeted the turn from blazing heat to cool, rainy weather this week with a sigh of relief. But forest firefighters aren’t out …

Cape Horn fire: The Aftermath

Story and photos by Ben Olson
Reader Staff

While over 400 fire personnel still fight to contain the Cape Horn fire outside of Bayview, the worst is apparently behind us.…

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 …