SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt

This weekly column features news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region. (Idaho, Montana, eastern Oregon, eastern Washington, and Wyoming.) Much of the region is also more commonly known as The Inland Northwest. We also mention companies of interest to preppers and survivalists that are located in the American Redoubt region. Today comes news of a coyote hunting controversy in Wyoming. (See the Wyoming section.)


Highly contagious bird flu found in two Idaho chicken flocks.

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Grizzly bear suspected to have killed livestock in North Idaho.

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Alleged ‘cult mom’ Lori Vallow mentally competent to stand trial, Idaho judge says.


Hundreds of truckers stranded in Broadus until roads reopen following storm.

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Great Falls drug trafficker sentenced in federal court.

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Experts record more than double snow levels for Missoula.

Central & Eastern Oregon

Suspect arrested in Milton-Freewater shooting.

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Large illegal indoor marijuana grow raided near La Pine, 2,800 plants seized; 7 people arrested.

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Bend median home sales price jumps to $773K in March, report says; Redmond soars to $520K.

Central & Eastern Washington

April off to the coldest start in a decade in Spokane.

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Man charged with arson and malicious mischief following Millwood SWAT standoff.

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High winds knock over trees, damage homes in Spokane.


Tensions rise over coyote hunting contests in Wyoming.

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Warren AFB Up-Armored Humvee Destroyed by Fire.

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Targeted by Trump, Cheney hauls in nearly $3 million the past three months for her re-election run.

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