The Fish and Game Commission has approved seasons and rules for the earliest of Idaho’s chinook salmon fishing. The seasons and rules approved by the commission are based on a projected sport harvest of approximately 11,700 adipose clipped chinook salmon in the Clearwater, Snake, lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers.
The suspect in last year’s murder of a Kooskia man has been declared mentally incompetent, delaying trial in the case into mid-year.
The ninth annual Clearwater Fire Academy was held last Friday through Sunday, March 20-22, in Orofino.
Twin calves born to ranch cows are a mixed blessing. They bring extra profit to the rancher, but require extra work during an already busy time of the year.
Final design plans on the proposed $8 million Idaho County Airport runway reconstruction project await Federal Aviation Administration approval, likely within the week. And then there’s just securing the funding.
A Cottonwood woman was placed on probation for up to three years for her role as getaway driver in 2013’s Exxon gas station robbery.
Board positions will be contested in the upcoming May 19 elections for the Syringa Hospital and Mt. View School District 244 (MVSD). Syringa Hospital Board
Thanks to Umpqua Bank, area kids will be a little more tech savvy.
Thanks to a $102,000 grant from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, a $5,000 donation from St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation and a $1,500 donation from the Berklund Foundation, St. Mary’s Hospital was able to purchase a new 2014 Chevy G4500 diesel ambulance priced at $146,341.
It's Your Business
Start getting your bikes tuned up and ready now! The Just for the Hill of It bike challenge is Saturday, June 6. Registration or sponsorship forms are available at Syringa Hospital or hospice. All proceeds go to Syringa Hospice.
Jason Ash, 35, of Kooskia was arrested March 16 on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges related to a stolen vehicle.
Kooskia, Kamiah News
You are all invited to a birthday party on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
GEMS science fair highlights students’ work
Did you ever wonder what cooked rice would do if you yelled at it daily, told it you hated it and ignored it in-between?
The annual Cottonwood Community Cleanup roll-off bin will be at the corner of Idaho and 2nd South Street (near the city shop) until May 1 for inert waste such as yard waste, branches and clean out the garage stuff. It is not intended for household trash, hazardous waste or animal waste.
Congratulations to the Salmon River Junior High basketball boys who are the 2015 Long Pin League Champions!
Elk City News
In driving to Bible study before 7 a.m., I had to stop because the elk were in the road on Elk Creek and they took a little time to decide if they wanted to move or not!
A look at the history of Idaho County.
Idaho County District Court Judge Gregory FitzMaurice Magistrate Jeff Payne
March 25, 2015
Grangeville - Rocks in rd Harpster Grade; Rockslide Hwy 14 MP 11-15; Suspicious person Rieman Rd/NRR; Kooskia - Medical Hwy 12; Medical Toll Rd; Motorcycle complaint Ping St/NRR; ...
March 9, 2015 - March 15, 2015
RP states that her boyfriend won’t leave. Boyfriend got on phone and wanted to give story to dispatch...