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  1. After Idaho steelhead closure anglers, outfitters and businesspeople...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Spokesman-Review

    There was a time when businesses in Riggins proudly displayed small signs in their storefront windows proclaiming "Salmon Mean Business." The campaign to draw attention to the positive financial impacts of healthy salmon and steelhead runs was launched in the early 2000s by conservation groups pushing for breaching the four lower Snake River Dams under the umbrella of the Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition.

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  2. Idahoans volunteer to make Hells Canyon improvements in place of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    A hiker greets the Hells Canyon sunrise on a high portion of Snake River Trail 102 downstream from Kirkwood Ranch. LEWISTON - Volunteerism and collaboration appear to be replacing a U.S. Forest Service proposal to charge a recreation fee to enter the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area .

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  3. Much of Columbia River closes to steelhead fishing Monday - Sun, 26 Aug 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    In this Oct. 17, 2013, file photo, a wild Idaho Salmon River steelhead is netted and quickly released in the Salmon River north of Riggins, Idaho. Sharp declines in steel head salmon returns have prompted state wildlife managers to close steelhead fishing on much of the Columbia River starting Monday.

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  4. Lewiston Grade blaze scorches 166 acres - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    More than 25 acres of standing wheat was burned in a fire at the top of the Lewiston Grade Friday evening, and additional structure losses and other disruptions are currently being assessed. Randall Phelps, fire information officer for the Idaho Department of Lands, reported that the Mile Marker 319 fire east of U.S. Highway 95 at the top of the grade burned about 166 acres.

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  5. No more sad stories: In memory of men who drowned in Salmon River,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    Sam Hoggatt of the Idaho Parks and Recreation Department shows the new loaner life jacket station at Riggins, one of more than 100 around the state. RIGGINS - Megan Richerson Lusk still has trouble remembering the dreadful three weeks between the time her husband, Patrick, and a friend disappeared in the Salmon River near French Creek and when his body was finally found by a fisherman.

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  6. Stinky situation on Salmon River temporarily averted - Fri, 13 Jul 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    In a small building by the Kalispell Bay boat launch on Priest Lake, Debbie Wilkins of the U.S. Forest Service teaches camp hosts from Kalispell and Bartoo Islands how to use the "Scat machine". The device takes 5-gallon buckets used to pack-out human waste from the islands and empties them, then disinfects them.

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  7. Chinook tracking leads to bag limit revamps, Salmon season opened...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Idaho Fish and Game Commission approved a summer chinook season starting June 23. It also closed some sections of the lower Salmon River and reduced bag limits on the lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers near Riggins. The bag limit for the Lochsa River is one adult chinook per day, and anglers are allowed to keep chinook with intact adipose fins.

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  8. Remains of a human arm found along Salmon River - Tue, 12 Jun 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    Detective Jerry Johnson of the Idaho County Sheriff's Office said Monday the arm was recovered last Tuesday by Idaho Fish and Game conservation officers who were checking a fisherman about a quarter mile from the Rice Creek bridge southwest of Cottonwood. Johnson said very little tissue remained on the bone, but it appears to be part of a human forearm extending from the shoulder to the knuckles.

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  9. Comedian, Gonzaga grad Dan Cummins to record episode of Timesuck...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    Fans of comedian Dan Cummins ' podcast "Timesuck will get the chance to be part of the action when the Gonzaga University grad from Riggins, Idaho, records an episode live at the Spokane Comedy Club on Sunday. Each episode of "Timesuck," billed as a historical podcast for the curious, or, as per the podcast's Instagram page, "riveting knowledge irreverently explained," focuses on a single, listener-suggested topic.

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  10. Waste disposal option ends for Salmon River rafters - Tue, 01 May 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    People rafting Idaho's Salmon River this summer will need to find an alternative way to dispose of their waste after officials have discontinued the longstanding disposal method. The Idaho Statesman reports the machines that disposed of human waste were previously placed in Riggins and near North Fork so floaters could empty their portable toilet systems after rafting trips.

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  11. Idaho House backs move to ease some mandatory minimum drug sentences - Mon, 12 Mar 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Idaho House debates legislation to ease some mandatory minimum drug sentences, on Monday, March 12, 2018. Here's how North Idaho representative voted on HB 581 , the bill to allow judges to ease mandatory minimum drug sentences in certain cases: Voting yes: Reps.

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  12. School-safety bill passes House, as N. Idaho lawmakers split - Fri, 09 Mar 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    Voting yes: Reps. Paul Amador, R-Coeur d'Alene; Don Cheatham, R-Post Falls; Margie Gannon, D-St.

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  13. What if North Idaho switched time zones?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    Crowds gather on Time Zone Bridge in Riggins in 2017 to watch the Salmon River Jet Boat races on the river below. The bridge marks the dividing line between the Pacific and Mountain time zones in Idaho.

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  14. Eye on Boise: Legislator nudging Washington and North Idaho to switch ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    Crowds gather on Time Zone Bridge in Riggins in 2017 to watch the Salmon River Jet Boat races on the river below. The bridge marks the dividing line between the Pacific and Mountain time zones in Idaho.

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  15. Idaho House debates, kills nullification bill; North Idaho lawmakers split - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's how North Idaho representatives voted on HB 461, the nullification bill, which died on a 29-40 vote: Voting yes: Reps. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens; Sage Dixon, R-Ponderay; Priscilla Giddings, R-White Bird; Ron Mendive, R-Coeur d'Alene; Heather Scott, R-Blanchard; and Paul Shepherd, R-Riggins.

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  16. Another very busy day in Idaho's state Capitol...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    The annual "Buy Idaho" show fills the Capitol rotunda with demonstrations and displays of Idaho products and services on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. It's another busy day at the Capitol today and it's also "Buy Idaho" day, when vendors fill three levels of the Capitol rotunda with booths, displays, product demonstrations, giveaways and more.

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  17. Judge approves plan to release more water over 8 federal dams on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    In this Oct. 17, 2013, file photo, a wild Idaho Salmon River steelhead is netted and quickly released in the Salmon River north of Riggins, Idaho. A United States District judge approved a plan to release more water through eight federal dams on the Columbia and Snake Rivers, Tuesday.

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  18. Steelhead harvest limits stay: Idaho extends rules requiring release...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    In this Oct. 17, 2013, file photo, a wild Idaho Salmon River steelhead is netted and quickly released in the Salmon River north of Riggins, Idaho.

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  19. Researchers study the genetics of bighorn sheep - Sat, 25 Nov 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Bighorn sheep living in decades past along Idaho's Salmon River from Riggins to its East and Middle forks far upstream were more genetically diverse, and the different groups of sheep there were more connected with each other, compared to sheep populations of today. A University of Idaho researcher made the determination by analyzing genetic samples taken from wild sheep skulls and horns that are part of the Carrey-Boggan Collection on display at the Jack O'Connor Hunting Heritage and Education Center at Lewiston.

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