BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a mountain biker who started a 73-acre wildfire in southwest Idaho after lighting his toilet paper on fire could be faced with all or part of the costs of extinguishing the blaze.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Idaho and Washington State University will be working to map where severe wildfires are likely to occur in the Northwest thanks to a $2.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal authorities have announced a plan to produce massive quantities of seeds from native plants so they can be quickly planted to help the land recover from natural disasters such as wildfires and hurricanes.
I was shocked when I saw the photos yesterday of the fire that occurred near Blue Lakes Country Club in the snake river canyon. While devastating fires are all around us, I didn't expect to see flames in our backyard.