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Fires Uncover Artifacts, BLM asks They Be Left Alone
(KLIX)- Recent Fires have exposed a number of Archaeological sites this summer in Idaho. Bureau of Land Management officials are asking people to let them be if you come across them on public land. Many artifacts are protected under the Archaeological Resources Protection Act...
Fires Burn in Elmore County
The Bureau of Land Management says roughly 46 square miles has burned in three separate fires in Elmore County. The Grindstone fire burned more than 21,600 acres of grass 15 miles south of Glenns Ferry, and it was nearly completely contained Monday morning...
Idaho Fires Causing Smoky Haze In Magic Valley
A smoky haze is hanging over the Magic Valley area and other parts of southern Idaho this week.  Although there are no fires burning locally, officials say the smoke could be coming from three other fires burning in Idaho right now.  There are two fires burning in the Salmon-Challis Nation…
Eastern Idaho Wildfires Continue to Rage
Fire crews continue to battle a handful of wildfires across south central and eastern Idaho that were started by lightning strikes over the weekend.  So far, at least three of the blazes are blamed for burning 2,500 acres. The biggest as of Monday afternoon is the so-called Garden Fire southeas…
Southern Idaho Fires Causing Smoke Concerns
Smoke filled the Magic Valley sky yesterday. Several fires  burning throughout southern Idaho are to blame for the grey haze. The biggest, the 31-square-mile Big Hill fire located 20 miles south of Bruneau. The Blair fire has burned about 1200 acres 8 Miles north of Glenns Ferry.
Lightning Storms Ignite Numerous Fires In Magic Valley
At least 19 different fires were started around the Magic Valley area due to yesterday's thunderstorms.   As of last night no structures had been threatened by the fires. Most of them were burning in Gooding and Lincoln counties. Power outages were also reported is some parts of the v…