December 9, 2015
Senator Jim Risch (right) talks with an unidentified man prior to the Nov. 24 public meeting on the Lochsa land exchange.
In a letter to Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell dated May 12, U.S. Senator Jim Risch formally ended his pursuit of a legislated end to one long, controversial saga: the Lochsa Land Exchange.May 12, 2016 3:14 p.m. read more..
Two years ago, three members of Congress signed off on a letter asking the Forest Service to put its Upper Lochsa Land Exchange plans on hold, marking the end of the years-long administrative process by which the federal agency was working to consummate a deal to consolidate public ownership of northeastern Idaho County.December 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
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