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Pend Oreille Country

One quickly learns to deal in superlatives when discussing northern Idaho's Pend Oreille country-- from an ice age flood of biblical proportions to a complicated fishery that produces world record trout.

During World War II, the largest town in Idaho was along the shores of the state's biggest and deepest lake. Even today, Sandpoint, a world-class train town with a world-class ski resort, hosts 50 locomotives a day, while still attracting impressive numbers of musicians, artists and tourists.

We explore some of the history, the attractions, and the issues surrounding the Panhandle's "Pend Oreille Country."

Preview of "Pend Oreille Country"

In this upcoming episode Outdoor Idaho explores "Pend Oreille Country."

Perspectives: A Collection of Essays