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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: ...

Kamiah man sentenced for assaulting officers

Robert Wesley Warden, 49, of Kamiah, was sentenced Aug. 27 in federal court to 10 months in prison for assaulting three law enforcement officers. He went to trial and was convicted on May 7.

EPA compliance actions made against regional businesses for violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, completed more than 50 environmental compliance and enforcement actions in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington from April 1 through June 30.

Recycling at Cottonwood, Grangeville, Kooskia

Recycling for cardboard, plastics, tin and aluminum cans is available at Idaho County Recycling sites in Cottonwood, Grangeville and Kooskia.

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.