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Bonner County Notes Sunshine Week By Hiding Public Records

By | March 17th, 2012|Categories: Land Use, Water|Tags: , , , , |

Sunshine week is an annual awareness campaign organized by the American Association of News Editors and sponsored by dozens of impressive organizations interested in open and transparent government. The week is intended to draw attention [...]

Property Rights Council Votes Against Drinking Water Protection

By | March 13th, 2012|Categories: Land Use, Water|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As Bonner County Property Rights Council member Tom Cleveland explained, the whole idea behind drinking water protection in Bonner County was "with the blessing of the EPA" which he called a "Gestapo agency" and "out [...]

Perspectives on Idaho Panhandle National Forest Plan Revision

By | March 11th, 2012|Categories: Forests|Tags: , , , , , |

When we look at our National Forests, we conservationists necessarily take the long view.  Our region has made a lot of mistakes in forest management over the years, and we continue to pay the price. [...]

Bonner County PRC Officially Opposes Everything – Including Clean Drinking Water

By | March 7th, 2012|Categories: Water|Tags: , , , , , , |

The bizarre Bonner County Property Rights Council (PRC) has issued its first draft “decision” in which they conclude that a simple common sense watershed protection ordinance is “unreasonable, unnecessary, and arbitrary.” How do they come [...]

Monitoring Flight Finds Selkirk Caribou in Idaho

By | February 26th, 2012|Categories: Wildlife|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We had heard through the grapevine that reporter Becky Kramer had taken a trip with our colleagues at Selkirk Conservation Alliance in their aerial caribou monitoring flight earlier in February. The result is a comprehensive [...]