Tagged: Idaho Panhandle National Forests

Shared Stewardship program targets North Idaho

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho Department of Lands have identified a large portion of North Idaho as high fire risk, making it one of …

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 …

Cougar fire grows, area fires remain active

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

The Cougar Fire was an estimated 6,626 acres and 26- percent contained on Wednesday afternoon, with wind gusts of up to 20 mph near the …

Area fires grow, smoky air here to stay

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

The Cougar Fire made substantial moves over the weekend, as the blaze jumped Lightning Creek headed northeast and tripled in size.

The fire, located five …

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