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Cities consider following Cd'A's lead

City councils begin preparations for potential mask mandates following increase in cases

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COVID-19 Information - Oct. 29, 2020

The latest novel coronavirus numbers from the region, state and country.

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Masks on, masks off

Masks off

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A day in the life of a logger

On the logging road, headlights reveal the dirt path and underbrush on the roadside. Finally, the logging crew members Jacob Callen and Yasmine Guthrie pull...

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Alta garners major recognition for work in sustainability

Long known as the standard bearer in the timber industry, Alta Forest Products is garnering big-time attention for its progressive work in sustainability and...

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Certification allows loggers to LEAP into sustainability

Many would argue that logging is straightforward, cutting, processing, and moving trees to a transport location. Modern loggers strive for much more through ...

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Region's forests often a family enterprise

Family forests — owned and managed by individual families rather than the U.S. Forest Service, state or forest product companies — are vital to the Idaho Pan...

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The new buzz at KLT's Pine Street Woods

Although the sawblade was silent, the buzz of volunteers filled the autumn air on a recent weekend as community members gathered to assemble a new portable m...

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Thinning the threat benefits forest, landowners

Landowners have options when managing timber on their property

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Forest products industry strong despite roller coaster year

In the region, Associated Logging Contractors of Idaho officials estimate the forest products industry directly employs more than 16,400 people with an estim...

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Timber industry remains key Idaho industry

Each year, the average person uses 43 cubic feet of wood and 681 pounds of paper. That is over a ton of wood each year, or the equivalent of one tree 100 fee...

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In the Gem State, timber adds up to big business

Like it has been and will continue to be, Idaho’s timber industry is a key player when it comes to Idaho’s economy.

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After 25 years, liquor store manager to retire Friday

This retiring community member says she plans to go mud bogging and spend time with her grandchildren

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USFS announces seasonal job opportunities

Nearly 100 of those positions will be located on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests, working out of duty locations at Nordman, Sandpoint, Coeur d’Alene, St. Maries, Avery, and Bonners Ferry.

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NTSB probing deadly plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a crash near Spirit Lake

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City argues for fees, costs in Festival gun lawsuit

Judge hears oral arguments over fees, costs in Festival gun lawsuit