Starting Sept. 28, work will begin on Rapid River Trail bridges. Two bridges will receive new decking material, running planks, and handrails due to weathering and old age.
The Powell Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests has begun logging and timber hauling operations on the Fern Salvage Timber Sale, which is located southeast of Powell Ranger Station on the Colt Creek Road 59.
Idaho County Democrats will host an election year dinner Saturday, Oct. 11.
Paul Lee Oatman, 33, of Kamiah, was sentenced Monday, Sept. 15, to 36 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for assault resulting in serious bodily injury. U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered Oatman to pay $25,719 in restitution and serve 100 hours of community service. He was found guilty by a jury on June 26, 2014.
Peasley Creek Road No. 469, a popular access road for hunters and other forest visitors, was reopened Aug. 26 after being closed for 10 years for safety reasons. The Peasley Creek Road Project is located approximately 15 air miles southeast of Grangeville.
Due to designation in a neighboring jurisdiction, Idaho County farmers and ranchers qualify for USDA natural disaster assistance.
The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (breaking for lunch at noon).
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.
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: ...
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.
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 for cardboard, plastics, tin and aluminum cans is available at Idaho County Recycling sites in Cottonwood, Grangeville and Kooskia.
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.
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.