An international group of science and policy experts from the United States and Canada recently published a letter in the prestigious journal Science voicing concern for the poisoning of U.S. rivers stemming from Canadian headwaters. The source of the contamination? Hard-rock and coal mining.
Russell E. Fuhlendorf, 70, a resident of the Kootenai Valley for the past 66 years, died May 20 at his home. He had been a longtime employee of the St. Regis Paper Co. and Champion International in Libby until his retirement.