Tagged: Fire Season

Fires burn near Priest Lake

By Reader Staff

The Idaho Department of Lands reported Aug. 7 that there had been 89 fires — totaling 345 burned acres — on the 6.3 million acres of land …

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 …

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