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Spring steelheading starting in the Upper Salmon River

Video by Idaho Fish and Game Word is that the ice jam at Deadwater downstream from Salmon has washed out, which allows the steelhead to move upstream and is the unofficial kick off of spring fishing up there. As rivers

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Posted in Into the Outdoors

Thompson Creek announces plans to stop mining molybdenum in Idaho

Mining will end later this year at the Thompson Creek molybdenum mine west of Challis because of the low price of molybdenum. The mine has 250 workers and represents 40 percent of the tax rolls for Custer County. The company,

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Posted in Letters from the West