Equipment failure results in outage for Kooskia region KOOSKIA – Avista Utilities reported an equipment failure last Tuesday evening, March 28, resulting in 538 customers being affected in a three-hour outage. The outage started at 11:05 p.m., and power was restored at 2 a.m. Area affected included both sides of the Clearwater River in the Kooskia/Kamiah region.
The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will host its annual Lincoln Day Dinner this Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Greencreek Community Hall, Greencreek
District 7B Representative Paul Shepherd of Riggins was one of 90 legislators honored recently by Food Producers of Idaho, Inc., (FPI) as an Ag All Star Legislator. FPI annually honors legislators for their voting record on issues supported or opposed by the organization.
The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veterans’ advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Idaho Department of Labor office on 305 North State Street.
The American Red Cross has upcoming blood donation opportunities in the following area communities: •Grangeville: Thursday, Jan. 5, Idaho National Guard Armory, 105 NE 4th Street, noon-5:45 p.m.
The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office is seeking volunteer interpreters-translators. Those speaking Spanish are preferred, and other language offerings, as well as sign language, interpreters are welcome. ICSO will be developing a list to draw from when translator needs arise.
An equipment failure resulted in a seven-hour outage for Avista customers in the Kooskia area last Saturday, Dec. 10. An Avista spokesman said 466 customers were affected, starting at 9:43 a.m., due to a breaker problem at the substation in the Kooskia area.
The Foundation for Wildlife Management (F4WM) is holding an informational meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 30, starting at 6 p.m. at the Grangeville Senior Center. Open to the public, the meeting is to learn more about F4WM; its plans for saving Idaho’s moose, elk, deer and livestock; and to discuss its accomplishments and goals and fund-raising ideas. Call Charlotte Sickels, 816-1148.
The Idaho Division of Veterans Services will have a veterans’ advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Idaho Department of Labor office, 305 N. State Street, Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have an advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Idaho Department of Labor office, 305 N. State Street.
GRANGEVILLE – The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office is seeking volunteer interpreters-translators. Those speaking Spanish are preferred, and other language offerings, as well as sign language, interpreters are welcome. ICSO will be developing a list to draw from when translator needs arise.
For the upcoming Nov. 8 general election, Idaho County voters are reminded that requests for absentee ballots must be made each calendar year. The request must be made in writing and contain a signature; an e-mail request cannot be accepted. The absentee ballot request form is available at www.idahocounty.org, or voters can make a written, signed statement requesting an absentee ballot.
Independent candidate for Sheriff, Carlos Martinez, will hold a town hall event in Kooskia on Monday, Aug. 29, 6 p.m., at The Outpost. Martinez will discuss his plans for the sheriff’s office and take questions from the public. For information: 935-8260 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Work started Monday, July 18, on application of a double seal coat to an approximate 18-mile section of State Highway 14. The work will preserve the roadway surface and provide greater traction for motorists.
Insurance help for wildlife survivors is the topic of a Roadmap to Recovery workshop set Tuesday, June 28, Kamiah Fire Station on Main Street, starting at 6 p.m. Those property owners whose homes were damaged or destroyed are encouraged to attend. Topics covered will be navigating your insurance claim, extending deadlines, recovering “held back” depreciation and full value on your property, and overcoming challenges around the one-year anniversary. Free copies of the Disaster Recovery Handbook and Household Inventory Guide will be available.