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Did you know that the huckleberry was designated as the official state fruit of Idaho by the State Legislature in 2000?


YOUR input is needed for the update in process for the Boundary County All Hazard Mitigation Plan

Click HERE to fill out a short (10 question) survey on what you think is our most pressing concerns.


Introducing the Burbot - the fish that tastes like Lobster right in our river!  Read all about it here.



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In 2004, only an estimated 50 fish remained in the entire Kootenai River. It is now estimated that 40,000-50,000 fish occupy the system. The Kootenai River is the only waterbody in Idaho where burbot are native and in 2019 the Idaho Fish and Game Commission reopened the fishery.

With the help of state, tribal, international, and federal partners and a state-of-the-art hatchery run by the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, the return of the burbot fishery signaled a major conservation milestone.

Nixle:  Know - Now

Have you heard about Nixle alerts? From weather to bears, Nixle is a Community Information Service that can be gotten via the website Here - or through text on your phone by:

Step 1: Select the Messages icon.

Step 2: Select the Add New Message icon.

Step 3: Enter 888777 in the To field.

Step 4: Enter the Zip Code in the Message field.

Step 5: Press Send.


westside restoration Project

Environmental Assessment finds no impact.  Project includes much of Boundary County, Myrtle Creek area.  Read the article from the Bonners Ferry Herald here.

Grizzly Bear

June 18th Bonners Ferry Herald

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Interior Dept. Grant To Help States With Wildlife Road Crossings. One In North Idaho Is A Chokepoint

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