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Peasley Creek Road 469 open to forest visitors

Peasley Creek Road No. 469, a popular access road for hunters and other forest visitors, was reopened Aug. 26 after being closed for 10 years for safety reasons. The Peasley Creek Road Project is located approximately 15 air miles southeast of Grangeville.

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Tempus Fugit: September 10, 2014

A look at the history of Idaho County.

Higgins tops in carcass judging

Winners were announced in the Idaho County 4-H and FFA Carcass Judging contest, which was held Aug. 27th at Sonnen Meats in Greencreek.

Idaho County ag producers qualify for disaster assistance

Due to designation in a neighboring jurisdiction, Idaho County farmers and ranchers qualify for USDA natural disaster assistance.

Advocate to be in Grangeville Sept. 16

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (breaking for lunch at noon).

Kamiah public meeting is Sept. 22 for NPNH Trail revision

In September and October, the U.S. Forest Service Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail (NPNHT) staff will host a number of public meetings across the length of the NPNHT. Locally, the upcoming meeting will be Monday, Sept. 22, in Kamiah, 7-9 p.m., at the Kamiah Emergency Services Building (Fire Hall), at 515 Main Street.

Fall burning tentative to begin on Salmon River Ranger District

Weather-dependent, prescribed burning set to begin this month on the Salmon River Ranger District to meet ecosystem management objectives on approximately 2,000 acres total in several areas: ...

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Kamiah’s Orr is featured quilter

At the age of 8, a little girl dug through her mother’s sewing scraps. To keep her busy the little girl’s mother set up her daughter with a needle and thread to go with the fabric.

Still feeding firefighters

Lowell, Syringa News

News is happening right here in River City; we are in the middle of a mecca of activity, the fires, weddings, memorials, birthdays and don’t forget football.

Navajo taco feed is this weekend

This is Navajo Taco Saturday at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse! In honor of its 100th birthday, the Big Cedar Homemakers will be serving their delicious tacos, desserts and drinks at the schoolhouse located at the junction of Red Fir and Big Cedar Roads — south intersection.

Sign up for cookoff

White Bird News

The next event on the calendar is the chili cookoff, sponsored by the White Bird Medical Relief Fund. It will be Sept. 27 downtown.

Football, volleyball schedules set

Riggins News

The Riggins Salmon Run — “A foot race along the beautiful Salmon River,” is this Saturday, Sept. 13, in Riggins. Half marathon, $40, start time, 9 a.m. (MT); 10K, $30, start time, 9:30 a.m. (MT); 5K, $20, start time, 10 a.m. (MT). For details see Riggins news on-line (www.idahocountyfreepress.com).

Support sought for CV schools music program

Clearwater Valley Music Department is accepting donations to assist band students with rental costs for their instrument.

Riggs to discuss local sports history

It’s that time of year for area residents to plan their Wednesdays to include the Bicentennial Historical Museum’s Brown Bag Program.

Stroke awareness speaker to address public at SHC Sept. 17

Syringa Hospital & Clinics is hosting a stroke awareness presentation Wednesday, Sept. 17, 12:15 – 1 p.m., in the Syringa Hospital Northwest Annex conference room.