Tagged: Fire Season

Rain helps control Cougar Fire

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

The 7,608-acre Cougar Fire was 50 percent contained on Wednesday, according to fire officials. Thanks to 0.5-0.75 inches of rain on the fire the last …

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. …

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