Brad Carlson

field reporter, SW Idaho and SE Oregon


Idaho's Snake River Complex Fire and Oregon’s Bootleg Fire — the nation’s largest — have helped push U.S. acres burned more than one-third higher than the 2020 year-to-date total.

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will resume work on the American Falls Dam’s concrete spillway on Aug. 1. The eastern Idaho dam is undergoing a three-year rehabilitation.

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