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Hundreds without power as spring storm hits the Inland Northwest

SPOKANE, Wash. — Hundreds of people across the Inland Northwest are without power due to a spring storm that hit the region late Monday night. According to Avista, more than 1,300 customers are without power. Inland Power and Light is reporting nearly 1oo outages. COPYRIGHT 2021 BY KXLY. ALL RIGHTS...
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Orofino, IDkoze.com

U of I to offer forestry programs in Orofino this month

The University of Idaho, through its Clearwater County Extension Office, will offer two programs this month for rural landowners and people interested in forestry. The first workshop will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. June 24th at the Best Western Plus Lodge at River’s Edge in Orofino. The workshop, which costs $10 per person, will introduce landowners to the basic principles of wildlife management and biodiversity conservation. It also will cover specific habitat requirements and preferences of some popular local wildlife species.
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Orofino, IDclearwatertribune.com

Managing for forest resilience

The north-central Idaho forests face many stressors and agents of change such as root disease, bark beetles, climate change, wildfire, high stand densities, simplified forest structures and age compositions, and altered species composition. This program will look at forest management approaches that can address multiple stressors and change agents simultaneously while providing additional economic and ecological benefits.
Orofino, IDLewiston Morning Tribune

Forestry workshops offered in Orofino

OROFINO — The University of Idaho Extension Office of Clearwater County is offering two programs for rural landowners and people interested in forestry. The first workshop will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. June 24 at the Best Western Plus Lodge at River’s Edge at 615 Main St. in Orofino. The workshop, which costs $10 per person, will introduce landowners to the basic principles of wildlife management and biodiversity conservation. It also will cover specific habitat requirements and preferences of some popular local wildlife species.
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Moscow, IDMoscow-Pullman Daily News

Letter to the Editor

When discussing climate change and clean energy, many argue that a transition to cleaner energy will negatively impact the economy. However, this is not always true. Clean energy can strengthen the economy, providing the chance to mitigate the effects of climate change which, if we let continue at its current rate, will continue to harm local and global economies.
Moscow, IDcapitalpress.com

Wheat farmers ponder Simpson's next dam moves

MOSCOW, Idaho — Northwest wheat industry leaders say Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson's plan to remove four dams on the lower Snake River has little support. But they worry about what the Republican congressman could do to push the plan through anyway. Idaho Wheat Commission, Oregon Wheat Commission and Washington Grain...
Orofino, IDclearwatertribune.com

Managing for forest resilience

1 - 5 p.m., Ponderosa Restaurant, 220 Michigan Ave. Orofino, ID. The cost is $12 per person. Contact Meladi Page at mpage@uidaho.edu or call 208-476-4434.
Orofino, IDLewiston Morning Tribune

Forest management workshop planned for next week at Orofino

OROFINO — A workshop to look at forest management approaches that can address many stressors and agents of change will be held from 1-5 p.m. June 15 at the Ponderosa Restaurant at 220 Michigan Ave. in Orofino. Cost of the workshop is $12 per person. Sponsored by the University of...
Moscow, IDSaint Maries Gazette-Record

Farmer's Market kicks off Friday

Those in search of locally handmade goods and food will be in luck every Friday throughout the summer. The annual Farmer’s Market returns this week with markets popping up at Mullan Trail Park every Friday through the end of September. Each week’s addition will feature new and old vendors and...
Orofino, IDclearwatertribune.com

Orofino Farmers Market to begin

The Orofino Farmers Market begins this next Tuesday, June 1. Great homemade and home grown goodies will be available every week, June through September, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live music will be provided by local musicians. The Market is a fun and friendly family outing in the beautiful Orofino City Park on the Clearwater River.
Moscow, IDuidaho.edu

Wildfire Season Is Near; Here Is How It Could Impact Dairy Cattle

This story by Stephanie Garibay was published by KSAW-TV in the Magic Valley on May 19. Wildfires have a significant impact on land and agriculture, but there's not much data when it comes to the impacts these events have on dairy cattle. This is why a group of professors and some students at the University of Idaho decided to see what wildfires do to dairy cattle. Read more.
Potlatch, IDMoscow-Pullman Daily News

Planned power outage scheduled Sunday near Potlatch

Approximately 950 Avista and 2,800 Clearwater Power customers in Potlatch, Princeton, Harvard, Sanders, Tensed, Emida, Fernwood, Clarkia, Santa and the surrounding area will experience a power outage next Sunday starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. Customers who will be affected by the outage will be notified. Avista’s...
Potlatch, IDCoeur d'Alene Press

Outage required for Avista, Clearwater Power customers

About 950 Avista and 2,846 Clearwater Power customers in Potlatch, Princeton, Harvard, Sanders, Tensed, Emida, Fernwood, Clarkia, Santa, and the surrounding area will experience a power outage starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. on May 23. Avista’s contractor, Titan Powerline, will be performing upgrades to Avista’s transmission...