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Tired of Untruths with Scotchman Peaks

Photo Credit: 2016 Scotchman Peaks Photo Contest winner Leslie Keibert
Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 by »

Marty Stitsel is “tired of untruths with Scotchman Peaks” and sets some facts straight in his March 9th, 2017 Letter to the Editor featured in The Sandpoint Reader.



Protect Wilderness…

Photo Credit: 2016 Scotchman Peaks Photo Contest winner Leslie Keibert
Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 by »

In the March 9th, 2017 issue of The Sandpoint Reader, Jolanda Van Ooyen, writes a letter to the editor in support of Wilderness designation in the Scotchman Peaks so that future generations will have a reminder [» Read More...]


Preserve Wilderness…

Photo Credit: 2016 Scotchman Peaks Photo Contest winner Leslie Keibert
Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 by »

In her March 2nd, 2017 Letter to the Editor in the Sandpoint Reader, Deb Hunsicker, urges community members to “provide some balance in our land use and protect space for those… who want a place [» Read More...]


Take Scotchman’s off the Auction Block

Photo Credit: 2016 Scotchman Peaks Photo Contest winner Leslie Keibert
Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 by »

FSPW Board Member and Hope, ID resident, Neil Wimberley encourages everyone to “get behind Sen. Risch’s leadership” as he describes how Wilderness designation will “affect our community.”


In Support of Wilderness

Posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 by »

Avid hunter, hiker, backpacker, and self-proclaimed non-”greenie,” John Zieske, describes why he supports wilderness from his unique perspective.


Wilderness, what is it good for?

Julie Kallemeyn stands atop of Scotchman Peak with her dog Dex.
Posted on Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Friend and volunteer Julie Kallemeyn draws a comparison between the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in her home state of Minnesota and the Scotchman Peaks area in this beautifully written piece in support of wilderness. Wilderness, [» Read More...]