A beautiful evening in the Salmon Valley

Salmon Valley this week. Still some snow on the mountains.

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Oregon Field Guide: Columbia Gorge: The Fight for Paradise

November 28, 2011 Leave a comment

ImageImagine a beautiful mountain side or river gorge that slowly disappeared as more homes, subdivisions and strip malls were constructed. That’s what the folks in Oregon dealt with over the past few decades. OPB’s Oregon Field Guide tackles the issue of preserving land from over development.

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Environmental Protection Falls to State Budget Cuts (AP Story)

November 27, 2011 Leave a comment

(AP)

BOISE, Idaho – When lightning ignited a wildfire near Idaho’s Sun Valley in 2007, environmental regulators used monitoring gear to gauge the health effects for those breathing in the Sawtooth Mountains’ smoky, mile-high air. Read more…

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Salmon Recovery Timeline

November 21, 2011 Leave a comment

TIMELINE: By Oregonian


1991/92: Federal government lists Snake River sockeye as an endangered species, others as threatened. Read more…

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Earth: A view from space.

November 14, 2011 Leave a comment

The beautiful earth view from the International Space Station.

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LABRADOR CO-SPONSORS BILL TO END ALL ENERGY SUBSIDIES

November 3, 2011 Leave a comment

(WASHINGTON, D.C.)-Congressman Raúl Labrador (ID-01) announced today at a press conference in front of the U.S. Capitol that he has co-sponsored the “Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act,” legislation that if enacted would permanently end all taxpayer subsidies for the energy industry. Read more…

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GOVERNOR: JEREMY HILL DECISION WELCOME, BUT ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT MUST BE FIXED

September 8, 2011 Leave a comment

(BOISE) – Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter issued the following statement today in reaction to the decision to drop federal criminal charges against a northern Idaho man who shot a protected grizzly bear on his property in May. Read more…

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