Latest Salmon River Stories

2008-06-18 12:00:00

By The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jun. 18--The federal government has approved a proposed cobalt mine west of Salmon in central Idaho, subject to conditions. The U.S.

2008-06-18 00:00:22

By The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jun. 17--The federal government has approved a proposed cobalt mine west of Salmon in central Idaho, subject to conditions. The U.S.

2008-06-17 15:00:24

By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 17--Back to court, again. Environmental groups will sue the federal government over its latest plan to balance imperiled salmon with the operation of hydroelectric dams in the Columbia River basin.

2008-06-16 21:00:17

By Scott Richardson By Scott Richardsonsrichardson@pantagraph.com A recent survey found that nearly three out of four Americans would change their driving habits when gasoline hit $4 a gallon, a mark reached last week.

2008-06-13 21:00:10

By ALLEN THOMAS Closed for a month, summer steelhead fishing in the lower Columbia River reopens on Monday. Washington and Oregon officials agreed Thursday to open angling for hatchery steelhead and hatchery summer chinook jacks from Interstate 5 downstream to the ocean.

2007-08-31 21:05:56

By KATHIE DURBIN A development in a riparian area directly above Husum Falls appears to violate the buffer required under state shoreline rules and the river's management plan. Rafters ride Husum Falls on the Lower White Salmon River on Thursday.

2007-07-29 06:20:00

The California Trout environmental and sport fishing group say the state needs greater authority to ban gold seekers from using vacuum or suction dredge machines on rivers and streams where endangered fish species live.

2006-08-25 21:15:57

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A federal firefighter in Idaho is facing arson charges linked to least one blaze in an act that may have been motivated by a desire to produce some firefighting work, officials said on Friday.

2006-01-27 08:15:38

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Mary Smith used to consider it charming when she saw the occasional mule deer traipsing through this small Idaho town.

2005-09-13 10:27:55

An overflow of volcanic ash, rocks, water and ice from Mount Chiginagak was the cause for a puzzling absence of fish in King Salmon River this season, scientists said.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.