northwest fires

Northwest Fires
4:51 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Idaho Towns Of Sun Valley And Ketchum On Evacuation Alert

Things have taken a turn for worse in central Idaho. The Beaver Creek Fire continues to grow quickly, and residents of the resort towns of Sun Valley and Ketchum have been told to prepare to evacuate.

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Northwest Fires
3:50 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Gov. Kitzhaber Boosts Firefighting Effort In SE Oregon

Credit Douglas Forest Protective Association

Governor Kitzhaber and both Oregon U.S. senators received a briefing today in Glendale on the wildfires burning in Southern Oregon. Local, state, and federal agencies informed community members and state legislators on the status of the Douglas Complex Fires.

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Bug Increase From Fires
7:25 am
Mon October 1, 2012

After The Fire, Bring On The Bugs

Photo Credit: USDA

Charred Northwest forests are already a-buzz with new life: bugs.

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Washington Cattle Farms
7:03 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Drought And Wildfires Force Ranchers To Look For Efficiencies

UI Professor Rod Hill and part of the university's purebred herd.
Photo Credit: Tom Banse

Ranches and feedlots are looking to cut their feed costs in the short term and even have an eye on making the cattle themselves more efficient.

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