The Alpine Examiner

Smokey’s Birthday!

Happy Birthday Smokey Bear! On Saturday, August 6th the Sawtooth Association is celebrating Smokey Bear’s 78th birthday at the Redfish Visitor Center & Gallery. Join us from 12pm-3pm for an assortment of games and activities including a scavenger hunt, water gun target practice, a photo shoot with Smokey himself, and birthday cake! You won’t want […]

The Sawtooth NRA is not a national park

ALPINE EXAMINER July 16, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area The Sawtooth NRA is not a National Park Before I moved to Stanley to start working, I did not know the Sawtooth were at the center of a National Recreation Area (NRA). I’d never heard […]

A Beaver’s Tale

The Alpine Examiner July 10, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area A Beaver’s Tale A beaver’s tail is the tail to end all tails. Let me first start this tale with a story that is thousands of years old. This is the story of how […]

2022 History Day!

Join us Saturday, June 9th, for a day celebrating Sawtooth history from Noon to 4pm. Activities include: crosscut saw and gold panning demonstrations; pioneer games; candle making and other crafting activities; a wall tent display and more! We’ll be serving ice cream, lemonade, and soft drinks, which you can enjoy by donation. We’ll also have […]

Dance of the Sandhill Crane

The Alpine Examiner July 3, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Dance of the Sandhill Crane  “High horns, low horns, silence and finally a pandemonium of trumpets, rattles, croaks and cries that almost shakes the bog with its nearness… When we hear his call, we […]

15th Annual Forum and Lecture Series

The Alpine Examiner June 19th, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area The 15th Annual SIHA Forum and Lecture Series! Time for your favorite Stanley weekly event – the SIHA Forum and Lecture Series! This is the 15th year of our hosting the summer speaker series, […]

Welcome to our 2022 Naturalists!

The Alpine Examiner June 12th, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area The Sawtooth Squad: Introducing Our 2022 SIHA Naturalists! The last ice has melted off Redfish Lake. Spring flowers are leafing out, and some are even blooming. The rivers and lakes are on the rise […]

The 2022 Museum Crew

The Alpine Examiner June 5th, 2022 Naturalist Blog Getting to the heart of what matters in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area The Stanley Museum’s 2022 Dynamic Duo With the season changing, SIHA is gearing up to open, and one of our first things to awake from hibernation is the Stanley Museum! Located downriver from Stanley […]

Stanley Community Clean-up

SIHA News and Events June 8 | 9am-12pmMeet at the Stanley Community Buildingto pick up supplies and directions! Since 2019, the Sawtooth Interpretive & Historical Association’s (SIHA) has held a spring community clean-up in Stanley. In partnership with the Sawtooth Society and local community members, SIHA is again organizing an event to collect roadside trash […]