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ICSO investigates two injury, property damage accidents Aug. 17

The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) investigated two damage and injury vehicle accidents on Sunday, Aug. 17. Information was limited as crash reports were not completed as of press time.

Road Work: South Fork of the Salmon River Road closed for work through Sept. 18; Extra truck traffic on Grangeville-Salmon Road 221 due to timber sale activity

The South Fork of the Salmon River Road will be temporarily closed for road work from Sept. 3-18.

City Pool’s last day is Monday, Aug. 18

Grangeville City Pool will close its season Monday, Aug. 18. The only swim times offered that day will be adult lap swim from noon to 1 p.m. and general swim from 1-4:40 p.m.

Idaho County GOP sets meeting, potluck in

Riggins July 15

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 15 deadline for producers to file acreage reports for USDA

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.

Veteran’s Advocate will be in Grangeville July 15

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).

Nominations open for FSA county committees

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.

State sells timber sale

The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Friday, June 27, at Kamiah. Expulsion, located six miles east of Kamiah, was sold to IFG Timber, LLC.

Public service announcement from Doumecq Highway District

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.

Update: Motorcyclist involved in June 21 crash dies of injuries

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.

Nominations open for FSA county committees

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.

Last of city’s compost for sale

The City of Grangeville has ended its composting program; however, the last of its compost is available for sale until it’s gone.

Traffic over Hells Canyon Dam to be delayed June 25-27

Travelers planning to drive over Hells Canyon Dam June 25–27 should prepare for significant delays while crews repair communications cable on the bridge leading to the dam.

Kamiah crash victim trapped for hours until Saturday rescue

An injured Kamiah motorist was trapped for hours until his rescue off a steep embankment last Saturday, June 21. George W. Garrett, 48, was transported by MedStar helicopter to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston for treatment of unspecified injuries. As of Tuesday, June 24, he was listed in the ICU in fair condition.

Update: Drowning victim, Gray, found south of Lewiston

The body of Joseph ‘A.J.” Gray, who drowned in a June 8 rafting accident, was found south of Lewiston last week.

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