Airport revenue tops $150K three-quarters into fiscal year; new fees add $945 in the first month

New fees have been in effect at the Idaho County Airport since June 12, when the county commission approved a resolution declaring $5 per day or $50 per month due for light plane ramp and parking facilities at the airport. As of July 12, operators had paid $945 in ramp and parking fees, among total airport revenue of more than $152,000 during the current fiscal year.

July 18, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

‘It’s not easy – and it shouldn’t be’ - 14 school personnel from region take firearm training course

Fourteen school personnel, 11 from MVSD and three from Salmon River, recently took a firearms safety and training course. The end result, — the school board hoped as they were finalizing the policy — was to place specific educators/staff with firearms on their person or be privy to a classified place and code where a firearm was hidden, thus being able to protect students if needed.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

US12 paving work under way; part of 50-mile ITD project

Paving work started this week, the first section of a 50-mile project along U.S. Highway 12 to improve mobility and safety. According to the Idaho Transportation Department, the 27-mile section between Tumble Creek and Saddle Camp Road will be resurfaced first, followed by the 23-mile section between Warm Springs and the Idaho-Montana border in August.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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