North central Idaho features hundreds of miles of whitewater, as well as lakes, reservoirs and other hot spots for fishing, boating and rafting. The area is rich with interesting people, amazing wildlife and beautiful, if sometimes treacherous, landscapes.
Get to know north central Idaho better through The Idaho County Free Press' Experience and Explore special sections.
Visitors and residents alike enjoy the world-class fishing of North Central Idaho, and steelhead in particular are the reason why.
A newly updated Lower Salmon River Boating Guide is now available to help recreationists plan a simple day trip or a multi-day adventure on th…
Technology advances at a dizzying pace, but some projects continue to require old-school tools, skills and, literally, horsepower. Maintenance…
Are you looking for a cheap way to entertain the family on a sunny afternoon in the Lewiston-Clarkston area? How about feeding – or better yet…
WHITE BIRD – A goal more than 15 years in the making has finally come to fruition for Kurt Killgore and his father, Les, and the late Heather …
TOLO LAKE – Monday morning, July 23, 2018, more than 110 Appaloosa riders, 25 scouts, 10 medical support members, 20 kitchen and camp staff an…
- By David Rauzi - Idaho County Free Press
Watchers for winged wildlife have many majestic species to choose from in North Central Idaho. Among the birds to be seen within the region is…
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude, located on the campus of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, holds collections of artifacts that tell the st…
The scent is strong and yet the lips are sealed. It’s huckleberry season in Idaho County and though our neighbors are friendly yearlong, when …
Salmon and steelhead are well-heralded fishing headliners for North Central Idaho. But another game fish, bass is as well a great sport draw f…
WOODLAND -- If you’re looking for a hands-on education field trip in Kamiah and the surrounding areas, look no farther than a schoolhouse visi…
Northwest Passage Scenic Byway is Idaho’s longest byway, which at 202 miles, follows the route Lewis and Clark took through North-Central Idaho.
- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Idaho County
- Governor announcement on Idaho's coronavirus response, on March 25
- First positive case of coronavirus confirmed in Nez Perce County
- Idaho County joins five local communities in declaring emergency; public facilities closed in Ferdinand, Kooskia, Riggins and White Bird
- Governor Little issues statewide stay-home order, signs extreme emergency declaration
- First death associated with COVID-19 confirmed in Nez Perce County
- Fiske to take helm at MVSD
- Corps deploys three teams to Boise to prepare for COVID-19 impacts.
- County, cities declare local emergencies; several public facilities closed; essential services are business as usual
- Idaho County Free Press COVID-19 information portal / situation report
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