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Kootenai Stakeholders Find Agreement

Dour Ferrell on  Whoopee Peak.
Posted on Monday, December 21st, 2015 by »

Doug Ferrell, FSPW Board Chair, reports on progress being made by the Kootenai Forest Stakeholders: In December, after many years of work, the Kootenai Forest Stakeholders Coalition (including representatives from the timber industry, wilderness and [» Read More...]


Give Thanks for the Wild

Two Turkeys Climb Scotchman Peak in 2013
Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by »

During the holiday season, we give thanks. Many people take a few moments to consider our blessings and give thanks for those things which make our lives better. Often, it is the simple things that [» Read More...]


DC Update – Encouraging Meetings

Your Voice is Being Heard
Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 by »

YOUR voice has been heard in the halls of congress!  A large and diverse group of individuals, business and community leaders as well as everyday constituents have expressed the idea that Scotchman Peaks should be [» Read More...]


DC Update Part 1

The REAL Halls of Congress
Posted on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 by »

On a crisp, sunny autumn day, hiking the “hill” (Capitol Hill) in DC may not be as exciting as climbing Scotchman Peak, but it can be pleasant and very interesting. The panoramas include reflecting pools, [» Read More...]


Back to the Future

Senator Jim Risch confers with his colleagues.
Posted on Friday, November 6th, 2015 by »

This seems to be the fall of “Back to the Future”.  I don’t mean just the anniversary of the blockbuster film.  Next week, Brad Smith and I will venture back to DC to talk with [» Read More...]