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The Daily Bee – March 16, 2006

Posted on Saturday, March 18th, 2006 by »

Re-printed from the Daily Bee, March 16, 2006 County backs Scotchman’s wilderness designation By KEITH KINNAIRD News editor  Group hopes to secure additional political support SANDPOINT — Bonner County commissioners are throwing their support behind [» Read More...]


Bonner County Commissioners Endorsement

Posted on Wednesday, February 1st, 2006 by »

The Sanders County Ledger published the following editorial in support of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Area: Governor Dirk Kempthorne State Capitol Building PO Box 83720 Boise, Idaho  83720 The Bonner County Commissioners, after holding two [» Read More...]


The Sanders County Ledger – January 12, 2006

Posted on Monday, January 16th, 2006 by »

Scotchman Peaks Offers Grand Wilderness Addition - (no byline) (Please note: this is a scanned copy of the Sanders County Ledger article that will open in a new window).


Kootenai Forest Plans Released

Posted on Tuesday, November 1st, 2005 by »

In September 2005, Forest Supervisor Bob Castaneda made the arbitrary decision to not recommend wilderness for roadless lands in the Kootenai Forest. In so doing, he significantly reduced the possibility that these lands will ever [» Read More...]


Kootenai Forest Plan

Posted on Thursday, September 15th, 2005 by »

Dear Friend of Scotchman Peaks for Wilderness, We believe that Kootenai Forest Supervisor Bob Castaneda acted irresponsibly and improperly when he removed wilderness recommendations from the Kootenai Forest Plan in Montana.  As wilderness supporters we [» Read More...]


The Spokesman Review – September 11, 2005

Posted on Wednesday, September 14th, 2005 by »

Reprinted from The Spokesman-Review, September 11, 2005 ROADLESS AREAS UNDER SIEGE Conservationists adopt choice local areas With Lake Pend Oreille sprawling in the background to the south, a group of hikers takes a break on top [» Read More...]


Facing The New Forest Plan

Posted on Sunday, September 4th, 2005 by »

The draft forest plans for both the Idaho Panhandle and Kootenai National Forests were released in May. Here is a very brief review of how these draft plans impact the Scotchman Peaks area. Click here [» Read More...]


Bonner County Daily Bee – May 26, 2005

Posted on Sunday, May 29th, 2005 by »

Guest Opinion re-printed from The Daily Bee – May 26, 2005 Why We Need Wilderness Designation For the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness is a vital component of a balanced strategy for managing our public lands. Multiple [» Read More...]