County authorized for CRP haying, grazing use

Idaho County is one of eight counties in the state authorized by the Idaho Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Committee for emergency haying and grazing use through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres due to drought.

Avista takes precautionary measures for dry weather conditions; could impact outage times

In response to dry summer conditions and high fire danger in the region, Avista is now undertaking temporary changes to power line operations in its Washington and Idaho service area.

Kamiah woman sentenced for resisting FBI agent in July

Pennie Sue Moffett, 41, of Kamiah, was sentenced July 20 to 10 months in prison to be followed by three years supervised release for resisting and impeding an officer of the United States. Moffett pleaded guilty on April 28...

Positive test reported on rabid bat found in Idaho County

Idaho North Central District reports receiving positive laboratory results for a rabid bat in Idaho County, the first in North Central Idaho this year. Every year, Idaho averages more than 15 rabid bat reports.

Eagles Bingo set for twice monthly

The Grangeville Eagles and Aerie on C Street hosts Bingo twice a month.

Red Cross blood donations taken in Riggins, Kooskia

The American Red Cross (ARC) will be holding blood donation times today and Thursday in Idaho County.

Avista’s proposed rate changes could decrease monthly electric bills effective Oct. 1

Avista has made two annual rate adjustment filings with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC) that could, if approved, result in a modest electric decrease effective Oct. 1.

City reminds residents to prominently display house numbers

The City of Grangeville reminds residents to make sure their home address numbers are prominently displayed to ensure prompt response by emergency service providers, municipal work crews and for package/mail delivery.

Recycling options in Cottonwood, Grangeville, Kooskia, Riggins

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

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Appaloosa horse club to hold Thursday dedication at Indian Post Office

Last summer, the Nez Perce Appaloosa Horse Club (NPApHC) completed a project with the Nez Perce National Historic Trail (NPNHT) to locate, reopen and mark 2.2 miles of historic Nez Perce Trail and redo one mile of the Trail from Moon Saddle to Indian Post Office, which is located along the Lolo Motorway Road 500, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.

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Fire burns structure

Salmon River Rural Fire Department crews responded to an early morning agricultural ...

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.