Idaho Wildfires Burn As Temperatures Soar Near 100 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Idaho Wildfires Burn As Temperatures Soar Near 100

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho wildfires kept crews busy as temperatures across the state soared to near 100 degrees.
    
A lightning-caused fire has burned nearly six square miles of grass, brush and timber in the Salmon-Challis National Forest about 40 miles west of Salmon.
    
U.S. Forest Service spokesman Mike McMillan says the fire, which was reported Sunday, is burning in rugged terrain that prevents the blaze from being fought on the ground. A sky crane helicopter that can drop 2,000 gallons is working on the Papoose Fire.
    
The Times-News reports boaters on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River may be asked to share campsites with other rafters and possibly firefighters.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Felon arrested after bragging to Moses Lake police on Facebook

    Felon arrested after bragging to Moses Lake police on Facebook

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:19:17 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Here's a tip: If you're on the run from police, don't brag about getting away on their Facebook page. That's what 19-year-old Kayla Irizzary did before she was taken into custody early Saturday morning by Moses Lake Police. Officers say they first contacted the woman during a traffic stop last week. She was a passenger in the stopped car.

    >>

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Here's a tip: If you're on the run from police, don't brag about getting away on their Facebook page. That's what 19-year-old Kayla Irizzary did before she was taken into custody early Saturday morning by Moses Lake Police. Officers say they first contacted the woman during a traffic stop last week. She was a passenger in the stopped car.

    >>
  • 80th annual Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade draws crowd

    80th annual Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade draws crowd

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:30:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - For the 80th year, the Lilac Festival is hosting the largest Torchlight Military Parade in the nation. The streets of downtown Spokane will be filled with bands, floats military and equestrian groups, drill teams and dancers, cars and more.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - For the 80th year, the Lilac Festival is hosting the largest Torchlight Military Parade in the nation. The streets of downtown Spokane will be filled with bands, floats military and equestrian groups, drill teams and dancers, cars and more.

    >>
  • Deaf couple gets in fight with man who allegedly punched their service dog on plane

    Deaf couple gets in fight with man who allegedly punched their service dog on plane

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:35:34 GMT

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Federal authorities are investigating after police responded to a heated brawl in the middle of Orlando International Airport on Monday.  WOFL-TV reports Hazel Tamirez and her boyfriend Matt Silva are both hearing impaired. The couple was on a Frontier flight from Colorado Springs with their two kids and their Great Dane service dog. 

    >>

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Federal authorities are investigating after police responded to a heated brawl in the middle of Orlando International Airport on Monday.  WOFL-TV reports Hazel Tamirez and her boyfriend Matt Silva are both hearing impaired. The couple was on a Frontier flight from Colorado Springs with their two kids and their Great Dane service dog. 

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Crash dumps 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers on I-5

    Crash dumps 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers on I-5

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:26:35 GMT

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - A semi made a fowl mess when it rolled over on Interstate 5 north of Tacoma: It dumped about 40,000 pounds (more than 18,000 kilograms) of chicken feathers across the roadway. Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson says the driver told investigators he fell asleep at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and lost control of the truck, which hit a guardrail and overturned.

    >>

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - A semi made a fowl mess when it rolled over on Interstate 5 north of Tacoma: It dumped about 40,000 pounds (more than 18,000 kilograms) of chicken feathers across the roadway. Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson says the driver told investigators he fell asleep at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and lost control of the truck, which hit a guardrail and overturned.

    >>
  • Families of Sandy Hook victims sue Infowars' Alex Jones

    Families of Sandy Hook victims sue Infowars' Alex Jones

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:59:11 GMT

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing another defamation lawsuit by families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre for claiming the shooting was a hoax.

    >>

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing another defamation lawsuit by families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre for claiming the shooting was a hoax.

    >>
  • California's West Hollywood declares 'Stormy Daniels Day'

    California's West Hollywood declares 'Stormy Daniels Day'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:56:36 GMT

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - It's "Stormy Daniels Day" in West Hollywood, California. The mayor and members of the City Council will give the porn actress the Key to the City in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon at the adult boutique Chi Chi LaRue's.

    >>

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - It's "Stormy Daniels Day" in West Hollywood, California. The mayor and members of the City Council will give the porn actress the Key to the City in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon at the adult boutique Chi Chi LaRue's.

    >>