Avalanche warning issued for N. Idaho mountains, NW Montana

If you're planning to head to the mountains this Christmas, be aware of potential avalanche danger. The Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center has issued an avalanche warning that will remain in place through Sunday. Recent and continuing heavy snowfall and wind…

The heat is getting hotter - Mark

The heat dome will be with us all week. Sunny and very hot with all records for high heat to be broken this week. Caution advised as you head out.

Hot and dry all week long - Mark

Hot weather with high temperatures in the mid 90s through Thursday, then we begin to cool to normal highs Saturday and even cooler Sunday and Monday.

Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests

Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would probably not be considered safe and effective under standards proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce this week.

Upriver Beacon Fire evacuee: 'We're very blessed'

Of the three homes evacuated by fire crews fighting the Upriver Beacon Fire, the Zappone family owned two. Theresa and her husband have lived in theirs for 17 years, her son and his family building their house next door.

Shoshone County working to prevent wildfires

Fire season may be off to a slow start which is giving fire prevention crews in Shoshone County more time to reduce fire dangers around homes and properties thanks to a federally-funded county program.