Isn’t that why we chose to live here?

Posted on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Jeff Pennick is not only retired from the Forest Service, but has lived in the Clark Fork/Hope area for over 40 years. Read his perspective on the Scotchmans in his April 18, 2017, Letter to the Editor in the Bonner County Daily Bee.

» Read Jeff's LTE here.

Game carts in Wilderness?

Posted on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Don Clark of Libby asks why anyone would want to use a game cart in the Scotchmans in his April 13, 2017, Letter to the Editor in the Sandpoint Reader. From his perspective, they actually make getting your game out of this rugged area even more work!

» Check out Don's letter on page 4.

Changes for the sake of compromise are risky

Posted on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Billo Comola has a long history with the Scotchman Peaks. He helped determine the roadless area’s boundary after RARE I (Roadless Area Review and Evaluations) which culminated back in 1972! Read what Billo has to say about the Scotchman’s in his April 11, 2017, Letter to the Editor in the Bonner County Daily Bee.

» Read Billo's letter here.

Wilderness…

Posted on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

In Roy Heberger’s Letter to the Editor in April 6, 2017′s Reader, the retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee writes about Wilderness unfairly being targeted as the “fall guy” in a recent lawsuit regarding a wolf recovery project in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Roy should know, the last 5 years of his career (1995-2000), he oversaw the wolf recovery program in Idaho!

» See page 6 for Roy's letter.

Wilderness. What on Earth is it Good for?

Posted on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Julie Kallemeyn, a transplant to North Idaho from Minnesota, talks about the impact growth had on the forests she grew up in and the importance of protecting the Scotchmans from the same fate in a Bonner County Daily Bee Letter to the Editor on March 30, 2017.

» Read her full letter here.