Work may be delayed a year on the $8 million Idaho County Airport runway reconstruction project, but the engineering preparation work continues.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Monday, July 20 Grangeville - Medical Whitetail Dr; Medical White Bird; Fire Zumwalt Rd; Trailer riding on rim Hwy 13/UTL; Mental Problems G'ville Salmon Rd/NRR; Kooskia - Agency Assist KMO Rock Rd/NRR; Non-injury Accident Hwy 12/RT; Citizen Dispute Red Rock Rd/NRR; Suspicious Person hanging around Kidder Ridge/NRR; Riggins - Abandon Vehicle Whitewater Wilderness; Medical Main St; Citizen Dispute Seven Devils Rd/UNF; DUI arrest of 64-year-old Pollock man/ARR; GPD - Welfare Check City Park; Non-injury Accident Main St; Runaway Juvenile E North St.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Starting Aug. 1, anglers can take home steelhead like those they’ve been catching and releasing this July. The steelhead harvest season opens on about a two-mile stretch of river from its mouth to the Highway 12-95 Bridge in Lewiston, also known as the Memorial Bridge.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Sage-grouse season up for public input; Pick up controlled hunt tags by Aug. 1; Raspberry Festival fun run coming up Aug. 2; Swim team’s home meet slated Aug. 15; Swim team’s home meet slated Aug. 15; Preseason football events scheduled; Volleyball set to begin at GHS Aug. 14; Volleyball set to begin at GHS Aug. 14; Kids football camp to be held Aug. 10-11July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The 2015 Idaho County 4-H Horse Show was held Saturday, July 25, at the Grangeville Border Days arena. Forty-six 4-H members participated in the show to complete their 4-H project. Judges for the show were Shyla Lisenbee of Farmington, Wash., and Cindy Samson of Pullman, Wash. Alyssa Frei of Havre, Mont., was the trail class judge.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Aug. 1 will be the last Elk City Wagon Road meeting until October. A wrap-up of this year’s celebration and road trip is on the agenda.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
This past week at Kamiah Community Library’s “Every Hero Has A Story” Summer Reading Program, participants learned about “Environmental Heroes” Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir’s efforts to expand and protect wilderness areas. Kids rotated through different activity stations for knot tying, animal tracks, using a compass and National Parks trivia.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Harvest is progressing well on the Camas Prairie. On the average, most farmers are reporting yields are down from what they usually are. Haying is winding up on the west side of the prairie. It was cold this morning when we were out picking raspberries. The berries are almost finished also.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Elk City Days is fast approaching. Hope you all can make it for the celebration. Don’t quite know how long it’s been going on, but I have photos of a horse race down Main Street when it was on July 4 back in 1917. Don’t even know if it was called Elk City Days back them or an Independence Day celebration. I also have a photo of a drilling contest.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Once a year the City of Kooskia celebrates their beginnings. There will be lots of interesting events this year. There will be a re-creation of the original production of Oklahoma featuring some of the original cast plus additional talent to re-create the magical summer when Oklahoma came to Idaho.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
This week, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests report fire danger in the uplands is listed as “moderate,” and the Salmon River Canyon area as “extreme.” To prevent wildfires, the USFS says use your ashtray; don’t throw a cigarette out of the window of a vehicle.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Unclaimed property lies in the possession of the State of Idaho awaiting to be claimed by residents.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Spotted Owls are sluts. Polar bears, not so much. There is probably no good explanation why anybody would spend money to buy a newspaper to learn such drivel. But we are sure glad you did. And keep it up. Despite what all those self-help gurus claim, some habits -- like buying newspapers -- are good.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho lawmakers should take note of what just happened in Maine. Gov. Paul LePage signed a bill that will let Mainers carry a concealed weapon without a permit.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A curious raccoon survived to tell a shocking tale … at the expense of more than 1,000 Avista customers left without power for nearly nine hours last week.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Last Thursday’s storm that pounded the region with rain and lightning likely contributed to igniting a structure fire that destroyed a Battle Ridge Road home, garage and adjacent outbuilding.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Despite an injunction that has prevented the use of Forest Road 652 by log trucks, logging of a state land timber sale near Lowell now appears ready to start in time for the Idaho Department of Lands to net $500,000 to $750,000 for the state schools endowment. The Idaho Land Board last week gave approval for logs from the $2.5 million Selway Salvage timber sale to be transported off-site by helicopter, reducing the public’s profit by as much as $1.5 million compared with hauling the logs by road.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A parade of men, pink boas decorating their trucks, made their way down the narrow road toward the Flying B Ranch the morning of Sunday, July 19. These net-wielding, pole carrying, vest-clad men were met with whoops, hollers and cheering. Fourteen women were paired with these river helpers – and some were even greeted with a good-natured “dance dollar” poked in the pocket of their fishing guests as the duos met for the first time. They soon made their way to the pond on the ranch and began Casting for Recovery.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Six local young ladies will vie for Idaho County Fair Queen for 2016. Royalty will be crowned Friday night of the fair, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., in the Arena Building. Candidates for royalty are Katrina Frei, Rachel Kelley and Abigail Stowell of Grangeville, Davi Murphy and Hailey Williams of Kooskia, and Kortney Sims of Elk City.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
In the mood for some fresh-grown raspberries? The Raspberry Festival is an annual fund-raiser for the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude and is set for this Sunday, Aug. 2.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Despite a storm that dropped buckets of rain and blew down tree branches throughout Grangeville just more than an hour prior to Shook Twins performing at Pioneer Park July 23, the concert ended up being well attended by nearly 200 people.July 29, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Center Ridge fire approximately three to four miles southwest of Slate Creek Ranger Station was reported at 12:23 p.m. Thursday afternoon and met by aerial attack from the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. The fire had grown to 10 acres by Thursday evening, and has since grown to 23 acres. The Forest Service has 42 people working the fire today.July 24, 2015 10:43 a.m. read more..
The Center Ridge fire approximately three to four miles southwest of Slate Creek Ranger Station was reported Thursday afternoon and met by aerial attack from the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. The fire is currently 10 acres, and the Forest Service is checking smoke reports, including one at Buford Flat. "Aircraft are working it, and we have people on the ground," fire information officer Rae Brooks said.July 23, 2015 2:41 p.m. read more..
The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for west central Idaho County until 1:30 p.m. July 23. At 12:48 p.m. doppler radar tracked a strong thunderstorm over Grangeville moving northeast at 35 miles per hour. Pea size hail will be possible with this storm. Impacted locations include Grangeville and Fenn, and torrential rainfall may lead to flash flooding. Mud and rock slides are possible due to extreme runoff. This storm may intensify.July 23, 2015 1:06 p.m. read more..
Hungry Ridge Road 309 & East Fork Imnamatnoon Roads scheduled for closures.July 22, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
For Josh Kays and Dan Hatton of Louisville, Ken., pedaling more than 50 miles at a time is all in a day’s work.July 22, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet July 29-30 at Fish and Game’s Southeast Regional office, 1345 Barton Road.July 22, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Lewis County 4-H and FFA will have a Horse Show on Saturday, July 25, beginning at 8 a.m. Public is invited and they will be able to enjoy bareback, fitting and showing, equitation, English equitation and trail classes just to name a few.July 22, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Rural communities are needy: needing jobs, needing access to services (social, health), needing a healthy retail district, needing a crime-free environment.July 22, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
In response to dry summer conditions and high fire danger in the region, Avista is now undertaking temporary changes to power line operations in its Washington and Idaho service area.July 22, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Overlooking July’s golden hills in the Clearwater Valley, a community festival drew residents, participants and history enthusiasts for an annual commemoration now two decades old.July 22, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Eleven firefighters are monitoring a new lightning-caused fire near the Montana state line in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, roughly 20 air miles from both Hamilton and Darby – approximately 48 miles due east of Lowell, or 45 miles northeast of Elk CityJuly 22, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated Benewah, Bonner, Clearwater, Kootenai and Latah counties in Idaho as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by a recent drought.July 16, 2015 9:37 a.m. read more..
Between Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest recorded 2,527 lightning flashes, at least 84 of which reached the ground. Amounts of recorded rainfall with these storms varied tremendously across the reporting area, from trace amounts to almost two inches over the last 48 hours.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A federal judge has ordered work on the Selway Salvage timber sale delayed while a lawsuit goes forward. At issue is whether Forest Road 652 is open for hauling timber; from the Swiftwater Bridge, Forest Road 652 crosses private land to reach state endowment land which is near the Selway River. Last Friday, July 10, U.S. District of Idaho Chief Judge B. Lynn Winmill ordered the work not to go forward. The lawsuit was filed by Idaho Rivers United (IRU) on May 19 and a footnote in one of the filings referred to its rapid progress as “a fire drill” but as of Monday, July 13, it remains unclear how long it may take to resolve.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Warm, windy weather and a full crowd greeted brothers band Thorn Creek Express last Thursday night at Pioneer Park. The event was the first in the annual Thursday night concert series. Programs will run through July 30.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Friends and family gathered for a community time of sharing, recreating and just plain visiting at last weekend’s Stites Days, held Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12. The two-day event featured activities including a parade and horseshoe tournament. Activities for kids included games, as well as a bubble blow. Here, Zander McFee of Lewiston grows an exceptionally large soap bubble, rippling with rainbow colors, at Stites City Park.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Motorists can expect delays on State Highway 14 through Friday, July 17, due to an Idaho Transportation Department bridge maintenance project at milepost 35.8.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation recently donated more than $77,000 to the hospital to help fund the new colonoscopes. These new high resolution Pentax Medical i-series scopes improve visualization and polyp detection when performing colonoscopies. Through screening, a normal (benign) polyp called an adenoma can be removed before it becomes cancerous. Screening can also detect colorectal cancer early — when it is most curable.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Next Monday, the Grangeville City Council will be considering a proposed ordinance establishing maximum grass heights allowed within the municipality.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
It’s an interesting case of déjà vu as we look across the fence to our neighbors in Kamiah as they struggle across the issue of school funding; specifically, the merits of passing a $325,000 supplemental maintenance and operations levy.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
I and three other women from Grangeville have just returned from a Missouri Lutheran Women’s Convention in Des Moines, Iowa. I want to share the closing remarks of one of the key speakers, Dr. James Lamb, executive director of Lutherans for Life.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
As usual, I am confused as to what the U.S.F.S. was doing when it announced in the 1990s to let some fires burn if they were not threatening private property, because they wanted to put fire back into the management of our forest, especially in the wilderness.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
I was wondering who appointed the East Coast environmental cartels the kings of our lands. I believe local people care more about the true health of our forests and will do a better job of managing them because clean water and air and access and jobs matter to our families. So let’s clear up the smoke around wildfire and our public lands.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) implemented new income guidelines effective July 1, that raise household income eligibility limits to help offset cost of living increases. This is an annual adjustment.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest employees partnered with Nez Perce Tribe staff members and Forest Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) crews earlier this month to capture and transfer tadpoles from the Collette Mine site to a millpond near Musselshell Work Center. The forest is preparing for a riparian restoration project to correct mine tailings sedimentation and erosion problems into Lolo Creek. The old Collette Mine site involved dredging and resulted in artificial ponds. Sensitive toads and frogs have been breeding in the ponds since the 1970s; the tadpoles in the ponds now needed moved before the restoration work begins.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Elk City Volunteer Fire Department and the Elk City VFW Post and Auxiliary wish to thank all of you folks who attended the giant taco feed which benefits the fire department as well as the entire community. A total of $844 was raised and the entire amount goes to them. The fire folks are indebted to the auxiliary for putting on this event every year and, of course, to all who attend.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Second Hand Treasures Cottonwood Yard Sale is July 18. It will be held in the grange building on Main Street in Cottonwood from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many new items have been added so come and see — lots of toys, books, games, puzzles and things of interest to kids. They are doing Christmas in July, so lots of decorations, etc. Other items include twin beds, a crib that makes into a junior bed, electric range, small chest freezer, dresser with a mirror, two nightstands, two TV tables, bookcase, assorted tools, fishing poles, and an electric handicap chair mounted on the wall for getting up and down stairs. Proceeds go to Summit Academy. Arnzen Drug, Purses Galore, Pure Elegance and possibly more downtown businesses will have sidewalk sales.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Elk City Wagon Road History Museum is celebrating its second year anniversary in July. It is located in the Grange Hall in Clearwater. The little town of Clearwater, four miles off Highway 13, between Grangeville and Stites, is also celebrating its annual Elk City Wagon Road observance this weekend, July 18-19. See the Free Press article for details.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
It is time for Hot Summer Nights in the Riggins City Park, sponsored by the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce on Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25. Hot Summer Nights promises to be filled with lots of exciting activities including the sizzling car show, the famous talent show, kids’ games, visiting, and lots of dancing. There will be food booths, a beer garden, and combo waterslides, sno cones, face painting and games for the kids both days. Just $5 per person or $20 per immediate family each day… children under 6 are free. Plan now to attend.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Carson Sass plays his banjo during the first in the Grangeville Summer Concert Series held Thursday, July 9, at Pioneer Park. He and his three older brothers made up Thorn Creek Express. More than 250 attended the event. This Thursday’s concert, July 16, will feature the band, Working Poor, out of Lewiston.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Kamiah Community Library kicked off the first week of its Summer Reading Program on July 8 with the theme of “Heroes of the Future – Coding is a Superpower!” Kids in attendance from ages 4-12 learned why computer coding is a good skill to have for the future and the basics of algorithms and debugging with several activities – graph paper programming, peanut butter sandwich coding, and a coding app called Lightbot on the branch’s iPads. A list of free coding resources for kids is available at the library.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Andy Walyer celebrated his 92nd birthday July 11 at a family dinner with his wife, Bev, and their daughter and husband, Lee and Cathy Tumelson. He received lots of birthday cards from family and friends, and is thankful for all life has brought him in his long, happy life.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho County Recycling seeks volunteers for centers; Idaho Master Gardeners at farmers’ markets; Idaho Master Gardeners at farmers’ markets; CIAA artists bring home awards from the Wallowa Festival of the Arts; Sydney Andrews to attend Writers at Harriman; Kooskia Library to raffle quiltJuly 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
“Sometimes when you are living an experience, you don’t even realize the lovely impact it will have on your whole life and personal memory bank,” said former Kooskia resident now living in Lewiston, Cheryl Tousley. “Directing and watching Oklahoma! at the Kooskia Opera House was one of those experiences for me.”July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Jean and Jerry Martin celebrated 60 years of marriage on May 1, 2015. The couple’s 1955 wedding took place in Grangeville, where they spent more than 40 years of their lives. They currently reside in Liberty Lake, Wash., and will be commemorating their anniversary this summer during a cabin vacation in Montana with immediate family.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Clearwater Management Council (CMC) is in need of volunteers to help with the annual Clearwater Cleanup Day. This year’s event will be held beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 18. Volunteers will scour the shoreline and islands for trash and other unsightly debris that takes away from the overall experience of floating the Clearwater River.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Horsethief Reservoir will open to public fish salvage starting Saturday, July 18, to continue through Tuesday, Oct. 20. The salvage, which suspends fish bag and possession limits, is the first step in rehabilitating the reservoir to remove undesirable fish species, namely brown bullheads.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Wild fires burning in Idaho have raised concerns about public safety and access to public lands.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Knights of Columbus sixth annual Golf Tournament, “On a Swing and a Prayer,” was a success again this year. Dodging rain showers, 11 teams teed off at 9:15 a.m. last Saturday, July 11. The four-person best ball scramble tournament saw two teams tie at 25.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
After an early start and a quick dryout due to several 100-plus degree days earlier this month, harvest was all set to begin three weeks to a month ahead of schedule. But recent storms have set back many area winter wheat producers.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The hay harvest is progressing really nicely and it is about two to three weeks early this year. Reported yields have varied depending on location but most growers are reporting a reduction in tonnage produced per acre.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho County Farm Service Agency can help to improve the financial security of farmers and ranchers who are just starting out through a new online resource, www.USDA.gov/newfarmers.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Nominations are due by Aug. 3 for open positions on local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees.July 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A lawsuit over the use of a road near Swiftwater Bridge continued at warp speed last week, with the Forest Service, the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), and Idaho Rivers United (IRU) all filing arguments as to whether or not the court should put a state-land timber sale on hold.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Grab a chair, some snacks and your family and head to the park Thursdays during July.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Stites Days are set for July 11 and 12 with the theme of “Celebrating Our Heritage.” July 11 begins with the pancake, eggs and sausage breakfast at Stites City Park from 7 to 9 a.m.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
“It hasn’t changed a bit here – it’s just even nicer,” smiled Maria Cecilia Medaura.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Lenette Smith of Battle Ridge is a recipient of the Good Neighbor Award. She and her husband, Carroll, have built their home at the top of the ridge with a beautiful view of the breaks of the Southfork of the Clearwater River and the Camas Prairie beyond.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Money in hand, not assurances, talk. So with federal grant funding not a sure thing for the approximate $8 million Idaho County Airport runway reconstruction project, all those involved have agreed to postpone the work until 2016.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Nezperce will have their Prairie Days this weekend. This is a fun event, very children friendly, parade and events for all the family. This has been an iconic event in this town for many years and one of the best little parades in our area.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
On June 26 at 9:58 p.m. we received a call that the Southfork Cafe in Stites was on fire. I arrived a few minutes later and found the large building nearly totally engulfed.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The importance of having clean water cannot be overstated. The fact that we can turn on the tap in most places of our country and know that the water we drink will not make us sick happens because communities across our nation invest in the infrastructure necessary to ensure high water quality.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
More than a year after their escape from incarceration at Cottonwood, two former North Idaho Correctional Institution inmates are set for hearings on these charges.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
What do Grangeville Farmers Market and kids have in common?July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Expert sewing machine repair is now available in the Riggins area by a man with 35 years of experience.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
With the threat of wildfire danger increasing rapidly throughout parts of northern and central Idaho, local land management agencies have implemented additional Stage 1 Fire Restrictions on all land in the Coeur d’Alene and Grangeville Dispatch areas and Zone 4 of the Payette Dispatch area.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
As the only Border Days bull rider with a qualified ride to his name, Grangeville's own Bo Marek cashed one heck of a check this year. His score of 77 points on the back of bilious bovine River Rock wound up being good for more than $2,200, and Marek earned every penny.July 8, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A small amount of acreage was burned in an apparent negligence-related grass fire at the intersection of U.S. Highway 95 and Johnston Road (south) Wednesday morning, July 1.July 1, 2015 11:44 a.m. read more..
Happy 4th of July to all of you. However you spend it, be safe with fireworks and have fun. A great way to celebrate the 4th is to come to Greencreek for all-day fun. With breakfast, lunch, auction and street sports, you are guaranteed a good time. Fun for the younger set are the kiddie rides. I will make my gooseberry pie again this year.July 1, 2015 8:27 a.m. read more..
The Idaho County Commission is continuing to get serious about reforming the way solid waste disposal works on the Camas Prairie.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Initial speculation is an accidental cause for last Friday night’s structure fire that destroyed the South Fork Café on Stites’ Main Street.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Public comment on a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposal to sell about 22 acres of land is being accepted through July 20.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests and Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) advise the fire danger is currently ‘very high.’ Citizens are reminded that fireworks are prohibited on national forest and State of Idaho lands.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The South Fork Salmon River closed to chinook salmon fishing last week, but chinook salmon seasons continue on the Clearwater River upstream of the Orofino Bridge, South Fork Clearwater, Middle Fork Clearwater, Lochsa, Snake, upper Salmon, and Boise rivers.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Two local tandems snapped off times that would have made the money in the pro team roping, but by a bit more than a second, the best buckle time belonged to Jake Lish and Jim Lish.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Starting with slack time at 10 a.m. July 3, more than 200 rodeo pros affiliated with the Idaho Cowboys Association, Pro-West and NPRA will be taking their turns at Border Days arena, vying for $12,300 in added money.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Sentencing is set later this summer for a Grangeville man charged with last year’s bomb threat incident at Syringa Hospital.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Two minor injuries were reported, neither requiring medical response, following a two-vehicle crash last Thursday, June 25, at the Main Street / U.S. Highway 95 intersection in Grangeville.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking public feedback on proposed fishing seasons and rule changes for 2016-2018.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Idaho Department of Lands estimated more than $2 million could be netted for the state schools trust if work on the Selway Salvage timber sale starts soon, but the work may be held up by a controversy about the use of a road that cuts through private property.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Detected on Saturday, the Blue Fire approximately four air miles southeast of Dixie was holding at 250 acres as of press time Tuesday, with zero percent containment. No structures are currently threatened.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho County residents and visitors are invited to Cut ‘Em Loose at the 104th annual Border Days celebration July 3-5. A lot of events are set for town and here’s a round-up for all the area cowboys, cowgirls, cowpokes … and everyone else, too...July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Artisans and other vendors are invited to participate in the 23rd Annual Raspberry Festival arts and crafts fair Sunday, Aug. 2.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is holding public meetings in July on the Nez Perce National Forest travel plan. The project is commonly referred to as the Designated Routes and Areas for Motor Vehicle Use (DRAMVU).July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A Riggins-area couple escaped without injury last week from a fire that consumed their pickup, along with a trailer loaded with a second truck they were hauling.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
There’s growing consensus that something must be done on federal lands to improve the health of our forests and rural communities. To that end, collaboration is commonly touted as the model for resolving controversial issues in federal forest management.July 1, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
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