Kooskia Days are set for this weekend, Aug. 1-3. Friday, Aug. 1, begins with AWANA racer construction from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
“This is very unusual for us to have this many guests – I have never seen this in my five years on the board,” stated Dave Green, chair of Syringa Hospital board, at the regular meeting Monday, July 28. More than 40 people – including hospital administrators, board members and staff — attended the meeting.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
A small fire was found at Burn Creek on the Salmon River Ranger District at 2:50 p.m. last Monday, July 28, and brought under suppression by a 20-person initial attack crew and fire engine. As of Tuesday morning, firefighters were “removing heat and fire from the large logs and continuing to mop up hot spots and stump holes.”July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Charged in last fall’s murder of a fellow Elk City resident, Tara R. Mendenhall on Monday pleaded guilty to an amended felony of voluntary manslaughter.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
About a mile and a half east of the Lochsa Lodge, Western Pacific Timber has a “for sale” sign and about 80 acres up for subdivision and developed. Located near Forest Service Road 111, the land is a tiny portion of the company’s holdings in that area, but the sale would be enough, in WPT attorney Andy Hawes’ words, “to keep the lights on.”July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Overlay projects started Monday at locations south of Grangeville and north of Ferdinand on U.S. Highway 95 that are expected to be completed Sept. 5.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Nominations are open for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees. Nomination forms for the 2014 election must be postmarked or received in the local USDA Service Center by close of business on Aug. 1. Elections will take place this fall.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Big news for the week is Kooskia Days! Beginning on Friday, Aug. 1 and ending on Sunday Aug. 3, this is a celebration of all things. Kooskia: softball games, talent show, parade, show and shine, bingo, beer garden, arts and crafts, street dance, royalty and on Sunday, Church in the Park. There will be lots of pretty girls, horses, food, fun and games. Go and support the efforts of the chamber and all those volunteers and organizations that make this possible. This happens only once a year and we have all been waiting for this event. Enjoy!July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Guests/Presenters: Molly Terhaar-Claims; James Zehner-911 Mapping Software Agreement; Randy Doman-Fire Mitigation Bids; Will Runnoe, Mike Cirallo, Bob Johnson, Sarah Foster, Robert Gentry & Dan Fabbi-Pittsburg Fire Briefing; Gene Meinen-ITD Project Agreement; James Zehner & Deanna Hall-Roll Clerk/Computer Room Position; Kirk MacGregor-Public Defender Contract; Kirk MacGregor & Adam Green-Prosecutor’s Budget; Jerry Zumalt-Hazard Mitigation Planning Grant.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Wow! What a sizzling hot weekend in Riggins at the 22nd annual Hot Summer Nights! There were lots of people both nights helping to make this event such a wonderful success with the features from the Canyon Camillions, to the talent show, to the car show, to the games and music!July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
It’s hard to believe that this summer is flying by so fast. There are still so many things that I want to do before the kids have to go back to school. I’ve heard the phrase, “I need a day between Saturday and Sunday,” but I need a month between July and August!July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The 2014 Idaho County 4-H Horse Show was held Saturday, July 26, at the Grangeville Border Days Arena with 34 4-H members participating in the show to complete their 4-H projects. Judges for the show were Bobbie Chambers of Cottonwood and Kim Bixby of Grangeville. Jill VonBargen of Nezperce was the trail class judge.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Are you grieving the loss of a loved one? A new session of the GriefShare grief recovery program begins Monday, Aug. 4. GriefShare is a nondenominational faith-based program that helps participants on their journey from mourning to joy. Registration is $15, including weekly DVD seminars and a workbook.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The next North Central Idaho Back Country Horsemen monthly meeting will be held Monday, Aug. 4, at Ed and Donna Perrine’s home just outside of Grangeville. There will be a potluck at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Call Perrines at 983-2433 for directions.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Grangeville’s American Legion Post No. 37 and Auxiliary Unit is having its annual summer picnic on Sunday, Aug. 3, at Lions Park near the restrooms, 1-3 p.m. This is an old-fashioned potluck and those participating should bring a dish to share and a lawn chair.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The summer blood drive will be held in Kooskia on Aug. 14, 1 - 6 p.m., at the Valley Bible Church. Donors must have I.D., eat a good meal leading up to the donation and drink plenty of water. Call Madison Fisher at 451-5876 to schedule or with questions.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Grab a lunch and head over to the local museum for Grangeville’s Brown Bag program starting Wednesday, Aug. 6, and running through Sept. 24.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
In May, the Idaho County Commission discovered a mountain of uncollected garbage bills which have been piling up since 1987 on account of a flaw in the county’s billing system. Last Thursday, July 24, board chairman James Rockwell sent the Nez Perce Tribe a letter requesting payment of more than $327,000 and asking the tribe to budget more than $19,000 per year to cover garbage collection on tribe-owned property in Idaho County.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Faced with a legal challenge by conservationists and an imminent hearing before a federal appeals court, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (“IDFG”) has abandoned its plan to resume a professional wolf-killing program in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness during the coming winter.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
GHS football parents meeting slated Aug. 7; ‘Raspberry ’ fun run goes Aug. 3; Football camp set Aug. 11-12; ‘Riggins Salmon Run’ fun run set to go Sept. 13; City softball showdown scheduled; St. Mary’s Hospital golf scramble set; JAKES Day all set for Aug. 9.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Hello, dear friends. We want to invite you to a reunion. Elk City is celebrating its 152nd birthday. We would like anyone who has ever lived, worked, attended school, visited, fished, hunted, mined, logged or had friends or family in the area, or would like to get to know Elk City to come on Saturday Aug. 9, during Elk City days. Share your stories, photos, letters and history with each other. Meet old friends and make new ones.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
This is in response to a letter a couple of weeks ago wondering about the lack of honeybees. Honeybees are dying at an alarming rate due to the deluge of highly toxic pesticides being used. These agrochemicals are not only being doused over millions of acres of farmland, but they are also used in our neighborhood for lawns and gardens.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Through the years I have heard dozens of excuses about why adults don’t want to address the issue of underage drinking but none of the lame excuses can explain away the high-risk behavior that results in too many deaths. How many kids have to die before the adults of this county find a correlation between alcohol and dead children?July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Forest Supervisor Brazell of Lochsa Land Exchange infamy is at it again. I encourage those who enjoy recreating in their national forests who missed the USFS meeting last week in Grangeville to submit electronic comments on Brazell’s proposed Forest Plan revision at email@example.com.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
When it comes to a federal law allowing out-of-state tax collectors to reach into the pockets of Idaho’s online merchants, by a 52-32 percent margin Gem State voters have a resounding and simple answer: Just, no! That’s just one of several findings from a statewide poll released by National Taxpayers Union and R Street Institute.July 30, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
ITD overlay repair projects begin Monday, July 28, and run through Sept. 5 at locations on the White Bird summit and north of Ferdinand on U.S. Highway 95.July 24, 2014 4:35 p.m. read more..
Funding has been locked in and a Boise-based contractor will be carrying out the nitty-gritty details of engineering a replacement for the aging Manning Crevice Bridge, with planners pushing back the anticipated start of construction to late next summer.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
At 250-feet-per minute, Dawson Gorges, 14, of Kooskia, was hoisted in short-order to a Bell 429 helicopter hovering over the grassy slope at Snowhaven Ski Area. As much as it was a demonstration of the helicopter and crew’s ability to recover individuals quickly from back country areas, it also introduced to those in attendance – search and rescue personnel from across Idaho – a new option to draw upon when the race is on to reach a lost or injured person.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
West of old Golden, the South Fork Clearwater River bent around the feet of mountains.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
When lightning struck a few miles north of Pittsburg Landing 10 days ago, it hit a sore spot for locals who lost property when fire surged over Pittsburg Saddle seven years ago. That fire – the Poe Cabin Fire – claimed more than 58,000 acres and no fewer than two residences as well as much private timber and stored hay.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Avista has scheduled a three-hour shutdown on the entire Grangeville Substation for next Monday morning, July 28. Crews will conduct maintenance work from 2 to 5 a.m., scheduled to impact customers the least amount as possible, according to construction manager Jeff Scott.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
About 200 Idaho landowners signed up for CSP in 2009 The Natural Resources Conservation Service announced that participants from the first year of the Conservation Stewardship Program can renew their contracts now through Sept. 12.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho growers now can go online in one easy step to obtain a crop residue burn (CRB) permit from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and a fire safety burn permit from the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL).July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking public input on sage-grouse hunting proposals.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
I wish to comment on the subject of the helipad for our local hospital. Many years ago my husband had a horse accident on the lower part of the ranch. It was 10 hours before we found him and had there not been a helicopter available at that time he may not have made the trip by ambulance to the hospital.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Senators Jim Risch and Mike Crapo followed through with the support Rep. Raul Labrador anticipated for a bill to tap public land for a shooting range north of Riggins.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Some may view the recent reports of increased tax revenue being paid into the U.S. Treasury as a sign that our economy is picking back up.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Elk City Wagon Road Days celebration saw a large crowd Saturday, July 19, on the Main Street of Clearwater. The actual wagon road trip was held July 20.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Looking for some salad toppers, something to finish off that pasta sauce, or maybe veggies to can in preparation for winter? If you’re without a garden of your own or looking for other types of produce, check out Camas Garden west of Fenn.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
There have been several large events this week, and it is as if everyone wants to take a week or so off before we start again. The Wagon Road Celebration was a great success, and the Friends of the Wagon Road would like to thank all who helped and especially all who braved the heat to participate. The Relay for Life exceeded their expectations and has set the mark they must meet or beat next year.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Community assistance is sought in providing donations of school supplies, which will be distributed to families in need.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a community yard sale Saturday, Aug. 9, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Idaho County Courthouse located at 320 West Main Street, Grangeville. This will be open to the community.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho Department of Fish and Game is calling for youth ages 9-17 to participate in a 3-day (Aug. 11-13) workshop/camp to learn about chinook salmon life history and issues impacting their survival in the Clearwater River drainage.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Friends and relatives of the Collins family from the Stites and Harpster areas are invited to join in for a potluck lunch at noon at Spalding Park near Lapwai. For information call Connie Collins McLeod at 509-751-9722 or Karen Collins Teft at 983-0565.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Triple Bar Drill Team’s annual O-Mok-See is set for this Sunday, July 27, at the Grangeville Border Days Arena. Sign-ups start at 8:30 a.m. with events beginning at 9 a.m. This is open to all ages with cost at $4 an event or $20 for the day. Ribbons and trophies will be given out for winners in a variety of gaming events.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The first two weeks Grangeville Summer Concert Series have come and gone with large crowds gathering in Pioneer Park each week.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Grangeville Legionnaires Morris and Katrina Bentley recently attended the American Legion State Convention held recently at the Fort Hall Convention Center. They were surprised with four state level awards to bring back to Grangeville.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
This 4-H year began well, with my two sisters and I each picking out three beautiful lambs in early June.July 23, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Firefighters "will continue to construct and strengthen firelines around the fire perimeter" and "lines have been constructed around significant portions of the fire." Command is calling it 15 percent contained.July 18, 2014 9:25 a.m. read more..
The team in charge of fighting the Pittsburg Fire claimed its first success Thursday afternoon, as "operations appear to be successful in the Highrange Creek drainage." But they also noted fire growth along the southwest perimeter of the fire as well as potential for windy weather overnight.July 17, 2014 1:34 p.m. read more..
Plans for Syringa Hospital’s Main Street helipad may be delayed into early fall following last week’s action by the Grangeville City Council to send the proposal through the conditional use process.July 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Elk City Wagon Road Days Committee recently announced its grand marshal as Helen McLean, longtime Clearwater and Grangeville-area resident.July 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Grangeville Chamber of Commerce will hold its quarterly meeting on July 24th in The Gallery, commencing at noon. Carla Wilkins, LCSC Outreach Coordinator, will inform about what programs are available and what the Outreach Center can do for business.July 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Since last December, local governments – Idaho County and Clearwater County – have been in federal court, suing the Forest Service concerning the Clearwater National Forest’s travel management plan, which bans off-roading and bans common vehicles from some existing routes.July 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Service has been restored to an estimated 200 CenturyLink customers in Ferdinand and Greencreek following an early morning accident Monday, July 14, that took out overhanging phone lines on U.S. Highway 95.July 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
What comes to your mind when you think about college? Did your experience include large lecture halls, dining hall food, pulling all-nighters to prep for exams, or maybe one too many nights of partying?July 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
A helipad for Syringa Hospital on Main Street? To myself and the majority of people I have had discussions with, this does not seem to be a good idea.July 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Elk City Wagon Road Celebration is this weekend. The parade will begin 10:30 a.m. on Saturday in Clearwater, everyone is welcome to attend, and parade entrants are still needed, and will receive a free hamburger lunch for being in the parade.July 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Public comment due by July 30 on $31 million in bridge, road and airport construction projectsJuly 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
It’s time for the annual Kooskia Days celebration the first weekend in August and with it comes the Kooskia Saddliers O-Mok-See.July 16, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Hot weather, good food, friends and family – it must have been Border Days.July 9, 2014 8:37 a.m. read more..
Body recovery was under way as of press time Tuesday for two victims – a mother and her 2-year-old son – who died in an early morning vehicle accident last week on U.S. Highway 12.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
July 4 was a double celebration for the McDonald family, who gathered Independence Day to also receive the Idaho Century Farm recognition from the Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS).July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Businesses hired at or just below their May average for the past five years, maintaining Idaho’s steady economic recovery and driving the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate below 5 percent for the first time in nearly six years.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Idaho Humanities Council will offer four public lectures at the College of Idaho, July 13-18, exploring the theme Baseball in American Culture. The evening public lectures are part of a weeklong institute for Idaho teachers exploring the history of baseball and the many facets of the game that make it our National Pastime. The talks are free and open to the public, and will be held in the Langroise Recital Hall on the College of Idaho campus in Caldwell.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Gov. Butch Otter has filled out the new Idaho Wolf Depredation Control Board with three appointments: Hamer rancher and former Idaho Cattle Association president Richard Savage, Carl Rey of Meridian, and former Idaho Fish and Game commissioner Tony McDermott of Sagle.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game wants to hear from the public about a proposed rule change to allow the Fish and Game Commission to designate specific unlimited controlled hunts as "first-choice only" during the controlled hunt application process.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Angler surveys indicated that sport anglers will have harvested the non-tribal share of hatchery chinook salmon for 2014 in the South Fork Salmon River by Wednesday.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a Veteran’s Advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, July 15, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (breaking for lunch at noon).July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Agricultural producers have until July 15 to file an acreage report for all spring seeded crops. The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) requires producers to submit annual acreage reports on all cropland.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 15, 6 p.m. (PT) at the Riggins City Park. The meeting will include a potluck dinner. The committee will furnish meat, plates, tableware; bring a salad or side dish. A special guest will speak about Riggins and Salmon River history. The public is invited to attend.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Recently Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and Idaho Commerce Director Jeffery Sayer welcomed the news that Idaho’s small business owners gave Idaho an A+ in overall small business friendliness in a nationwide survey, according to Thumbtack.com, ranking Idaho second in the nation.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
I would like to give a shout out to a professional member of the community: Sergeant Joe Slichter. He has been an excellent example of the National Guard, showing such qualities that complement others in the service. In my time dealing with Joe, he has shown professionalism, integrity, and a definite regard for my future.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
US Highway 95 in both directions at Twin Bridges south of White Bird, is currently reduced to one lane through Aug...July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
A September sentencing date is set for Kamiah resident Paul Lee Oatman, 33, who was convicted last week by a federal jury in Coeur d’Alene for assault resulting in serious bodily injury.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Interested in a skydiving adventure next month?July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Ten-year-old Tate Johnson of Grangeville bounced the entire length of the July 2 Border Days parade on his pogo stick.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
This letter is in response to David Rauzi’s editorial printed on June 25 in regards to the Clearwater Economic Development Association’s new initiative titled, “Putting All the Pieces Together for Success.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Rough Riders 4-H Club members met June 25 at the Grangeville Border Days Arena for an organizational meeting followed by a horse project meeting. Those present included president Rachel, Kortney, Bella, Micaela, Hailey, Macenzie, Colby, Kayla and Emmy. Leaders Debbie Kelley and Lisa Canaday were present along with several parents.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Agnes Forsman opened the July 1 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance. Joyce Forsmann gave the dinner prayer. Larry and Karon Schlieper of Kamiah have returned — welcome back. There were 41 dinners served with 16 takeouts. Donna Barnett won the free dinner.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Sign up now for the 2014 Hot Summer Nights Talent Show to be held Friday, July 25, beginning at 7 p.m. with $1,500 in cash prizes for three divisions of amateurs only, 1-youth 12 and under, 2-non-theme, and 3-theme… no bands... sign up for one division only. All talent show sign-ups need to be in by Wednesday, July 23.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Freedom Bible Outreach will host this week’s soup canteen at the Presbyterian Church fellowship hall, located at the corner of 7th and Hall Street in Kamiah, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. This week you will enjoy barbecue beef on a bun with trimmings.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
VBS, Vacation Bible School, began Monday, July 7, and runs through Friday, July 11, at the Salmon River Community Church from 9 a.m. to noon daily with the tremendous Texas Team of Teens leading the way. There’s still time for your kids to go Thursday and Friday.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
After the psychologist had directed me to make a threatening statement to the police in order to get treatment, the police began shadowing me. They did not press charges for what I actually did – make an unspecified threat – but instead used it as an opportunity to conduct a 24-7 campaign of the most personal and malicious kinds of harassments that the resource-laden intelligence community could contrive.July 9, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
KAMIAH – Antenna sprouted among camp tents at Kamiah’s Riverfront Park last weekend, harvesting voices across the airwaves for the annual American Radio Relay League (AARRL) Amateur Radio Field Day exercise.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
A citation is pending following a single vehicle rollover crash last Thursday on U.S. Highway 12 in which a Grangeville man was injured.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The City of Stites heads toward a second month into its water system boil order as it works toward solving a bacterial contamination issue.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Investigators positively identified the body found in the Salmon River last month as that of a Caldwell man reported missing following a May vehicle accident in Valley County.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
On June 12, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Archeologist David Sisson of the Cottonwood Field Office, along with Dr. Loren Davis, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Oregon State University (OSU), was presented the 2014 Idaho Historical Society’s “Esto Perpetua” award for their efforts to evaluate and preserve the archaeological resources along the Lower Salmon River.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The next North Central Idaho Back Country Horsemen monthly meeting will be held Monday, July 7, at Jo Hardy and Robin Herrman’s home just outside of Grangeville. There will be a potluck at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Call Jo at 983-0070 for directions.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The Grangeville Music Department is currently posting a Donors Choose project to replace a keyboard/synthesizer that has worn out. The project closes as of Monday, July 7, and is just shy of reaching its goalJuly 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Author John Sangster will host a book reading and signing at Grangeville Centennial Library Thursday, July 3, 5:30-7 p.m. Sangster’s book, Salmon River Fire- 30 Years an Idaho Firefighter, is available through Barnes & Noble and through local businesses.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Do you have an interest in history and rodeos? If so, a recently-released book may be the perfect read.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Happy Fourth of July to everyone. Have fun with your family and friends, and remember “Freedom isn’t Free.” We have to work at keeping the freedoms we have or they will be taken away. Fr. Paul will have a Mass at 7 a.m. at St. Anthony’s in Greencreek on the 4th of July. What a great way to start the day.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Happy birthday America, Friday, July 4! Whether you fill your day with rodeos, parades, picnics, BBQs, hiking, rafting, sleeping, or celebrating and visiting with family and friends, remember we live in a free country because of men and women who have fought for this freedom for us.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Grangeville Centennial Library’s Drama Club was invited to the Idaho Community Foundation Annual Luncheon to present for an “On the Spot Grant.”July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Making up approximately 39 percent of Idaho’s land, forests have an important role in our quality of life and economy in Idaho. Environmentally, our forests are central to air and water quality, wildlife habitat, and they are resources for recreation.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Once again, Independence Day is upon us and the Grangeville Police Department wants to remind you that only safe and sane fireworks are permitted in the city limits. There is a zero tolerance policy toward the possession and use of fireworks defined as dangerous.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
The old town gets a little busier during Border Days, what with all our returning kids and friends showing up for reunions and some general holiday malarkey. For all the homegrown folks – and for us somewhat seasoned transplants from elsewhere – we’ve got the unique characteristics down for this rural Camas Prairie town (and all our rural neighbors in Idaho County).July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
As of June 27, harvest of chinook 24 inches or longer is no longer allowed from the mouth of the Little Salmon upstream to the Pollock Bridge at milepost 190 on Highway 95. Anglers can continue to harvest jack salmon (those less then 24 inches) in this river section. Anglers may keep up to four adipose-clipped jacks per day.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Edward Tobler, 86, of Eagle Creek, Ore., died June 24 at St Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula as the result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash on U.S. Highway 12 three days prior, according to Idaho State Police.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Commencing immediately and until further notice, the Silver Bridge across the Salmon River two miles south of White Bird will have a temporary weight limit restriction in effect until the necessary repairs have been completed. For information: 839-2438 or 839-2351.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Nominations are open for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees. Nomination forms for the 2014 election must be postmarked or received in the local USDA Service Center by close of business on Aug. 1. Elections will take place this fall.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Pleasant View Baptist has numerous scholarships available for Camp Alacca. Middle School/Senior High Camp begins Monday, July 7, 5:30 p.m., and through Saturday, July 12, 1 p.m.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Convention June 20-22, the ladies voted to support Trinity Lutheran’s grant application for $7,500 to help Lutherans in Madagascar.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
Boosted by this spring’s rain, area crops are on track – and many are in excellent shape, according to University of Idaho’s Lewis County ag extension agent Ken Hart. Winter wheat crops are doing “about average,” Hart said Tuesday, July 1.July 2, 2014 6 a.m. read more..
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