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Area fire danger puts restrictions into effect

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.

Nominations due Aug. 3 for open Idaho County FSA county committee positions

To be eligible to serve on a FSA county committee, a person must participate or cooperate in an agency administered program, be eligible to vote in a county committee election and reside in the local administrative area where they are nominated.

State, federal fire agencies create new Idaho Fire Information website

The public can access wildfire related information in Idaho from a single website ...

Salmon River, Red River ranger districts open personal use firewood areas

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest plans to open several forest roads on the Salmon River and Red River Ranger Districts again this summer for personal use firewood cutting.

County weed department hosting weed ID booth for third grader field trip

The Idaho County Invasive Plant Department is hosting a weed identification booth at the Celebrating Wildflowers School Field Trip for area third-grade students this Friday, May 22.

Logging begins on JBar Decks sale

Logging operations are beginning on the JBar Decks Timber Sale located on the Moose Creek Ranger District.

July 8 proposal deadline for conservation program

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest up to $235 million to improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.

Foreign persons with ag lands required to report transactions

The Farm Service Agency in Idaho County reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to report their holdings and any transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Emergency? No: Cottonwood emergency services plan ‘Sober Graduation’ event Monday, May 18

If you see flashing lights and emergency vehicle whizzing by next Monday, don’t panic.

Dist. 7 Rep. Paul Shepherd to speak at May 19 Idaho County GOP meeting

Dist. 7 Representative Paul Shepherd will be the featured speaker at the Idaho County Republican Central Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 6 p.m., conference room at the Super 8 Motel in Grangeville.

May 30 public workshop on forest plan revisions

On Saturday, May 30, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will hold a public workshop to update the public on forest plan revisions.

Watch for hazards through prescribed burn areas

The Forest Service will be conducting prescribed fires around Blanco, Red River Meadows and Loon Creek areas now through May 30.

Veteran’s advocate will be in Grangeville May 12

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a Veteran’s Advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, May 12, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

American Legion meeting set for tonight, Wednesday, May 6

Grangeville American Legion Post 37 will have the May meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 6, at the Idaho National Guard Armory at 7 p.m.

Fire safety burn permits required starting May 10

Starting this Sunday, May 10, Idahoans must obtain a fire safety burn permit from the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) before starting certain controlled burn activities.

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