Private and self-employed workers make up the majority of employment within Idaho County. This, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012-2016 American Community Survey (ACR).June 27, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Population grew marginally – 51 total — for the region’s eight incorporated cities last year, according to figures released May 24, through the Idaho Department of Labor’s report on U.S. Census Bureau estimates. Largest growth was in Grangeville, which increased by 27 people from 2016 to 2017 (0.9 percent) for a total 3,166 population.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
A tiny lime-green insect with red eyes that ejects bubbles from its rear end is hiding in your backyard. And when it reaches adulthood, it will become the jumping champion of the world. Meet the spittlebug, Philaenus spumarius.June 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The National Weather Service Missoula Office is forecasting possible strong to severe storms for North Central Idaho, starting late Friday afternoon, May 25, through that evening. Storm events are forecast to continue through Sunday, May 27.May 24, 2018 6:02 p.m. read more..
Idaho State Police is investigating a noninjury commercial vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 12 that occurred on Tuesday, May 22.May 23, 2018 3:44 p.m. read more..
Every year, Memorial Day weekend draws a crowd of people to the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests for Lochsa Madness–a weekend of river adventure as whitewater enthusiasts take advantage of spring runoff and wild water on the Lochsa River. Upcoming events:May 23, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
An arraignment hearing is pending for a Kooskia resident alleged to have beat another man with a pipe. Kevin M. Gamboa, 38, was taken into custody on Sunday, May 6, and charged with aggravated battery, a felony. He was released on his own recognizance.May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
“The county road infrastructure survived fine, at least as what we know at this point,” said Jerry Zumalt, coordinator for Idaho County Disaster Management. “I think, for the most part, we did alright.” Wet and windy, but no major damage; that’s the overall summary from officials following last weekend’s storm event that generally brought up to an inch in precipitation across Idaho County with related water impacts to area streams and minor power outages and road blockages.April 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Bridge work starting next week kicks off $17 million in infrastructure improvements for U.S. Highway 12, a revitalization project by the Idaho Transportation Department that is expected to be completed this fall. According to ITD public information specialist Megan Sausser, work on Fish Creek Bridge near Bald Mountain (46 miles east of Kooskia) will begin on Monday, April 16, and work on Maggie Creek Bridge near Kooskia is expected to begin April 30.April 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Recent reauthorization of SRS (Secure Rural Schools) funds do not have Mountain View School District 244 rolling in the dough. “This will help do the things we need to for the maintenance of our schools,” said superintendent Marc Scheibe.April 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for today, Wednesday, April 4, noon. Turkey dinner will be served. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church. No charge for the luncheon, $5 donation appreciated when possible. All are welcome. Call 926-7776.April 4, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Registration for children entering kindergarten at Clearwater Valley Elementary School in Kooskia this fall will be held Wednesday, April 25. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2018. A 20-minute informal evaluation is part of the registration process. Call CVES at 208-926-4311 to reserve an appointment for your child. Bring child, certified birth certificate and record of immunizations to the scheduled appointment time.April 4, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The old adage, “no good deed goes unpunished,” seemed to come alive at the March 19 Mountain View School District 244 board meeting. Clearwater Valley High School baseball coach, Josh Bradley of Stites, relayed to the board what he and his teams have done during the past several years to improve the baseball field at CVHS. “I have volunteered my labor and the kids have been involved in all the projects – I always tell them if they’ll work, I’ll work,” he said.March 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
With about 35 percent voter turnout, Mountain View School District passed its $3,090,048 levy, the largest ever, by simple majority Tuesday, March 13. MVSD saw 1,081 yes votes to 954 no votes for a total of 2,035 votes, or 53 percent in favor of the levy. In 2017, the levy passed by 52 percent.March 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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