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Draconian EPA Wood Stove Law Hits Rural North Idaho

In August of 2014 the EPA gave Idaho notice that it will have to meet stricter new air quality standards by the end of 2021. Now, North Idaho’s Silver Valley … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Are You Trying to Survive in a Growth Management County?

I saw an article that Kootenai County, Idaho (Coeur d’Alene) is facing a drastic expansion of its land use code and the rural people are up in arms. It reminds … Continue reading

July 8, 2013

The History Of The Prepper Paradise Known As The Citadel

See on – Prepping and Thriving via Smart Simple Living One day in late October, one of the organizers of a dreamed-up prepper community called The Citadel took a … Continue reading

January 23, 2013

Walled Patriot City in North Idaho is Part of Larger Redoubt Movement

News of a planned fortified survivalist city in North Idaho started trickling into the mainstream media this month. The Citadel is to be a self-contained walled fortress in the back … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 9 Comments
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