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    On Oct. 27, the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office and Backcountry Medic's responded to a UTV accident near Cayus Junction. Upon arrival they found Derek Dayley, 40, of Boise, had rolled his Can Am UTV down an embankment. He walked several miles before building a shelter. He was unable to ge…

      Adams County has seen an upsurge in criminal activity in recent weeks, particularly with regard to car and home thefts. Suspects have been sighted checking car and house doors. Thefts of items such as ATM cards and valuable equipment in vehicles and have been reported from unlocked areas. Th…

        The Greater Chamber of Commerce of Craigmont presented Erle Streibeck of Craigmont with a plaque to thank him for all of his volunteer work during the chambers regular monthly meeting on Wednesday Oct. 14 held at Sweets & Eats in Craigmont.

          The Lewis Clark Valley has been welcoming riverboat cruise traffic for several decades. In recent years there has been an uptick in the number of cruise vessels with additional growth expected in the future. The Ports of Clarkston and Lewiston, with support from local stakeholder organizatio…

            A proposed cap on new sewer hookups in McCall could hamper the city’s efforts to generate housing for local residents, the McCall City Council was told last week.

              Crews are nearing completion of a $6.6 million project to move a mile-long taxiway at the McCall Municipal Airport about 100 feet east of its previous location.

              POLLOCK — Two construction personnel are back at work this week, following an equipment failure that caused the pair to fall at the Pollock slide south of Riggins last week.

              Construction on the new Orofino Creek Bridge has been slightly delayed due to the boulders they encountered and had to drill. LaRivierre will be working longer days and during the weekends to get caught up.

              Between 50 percent and 80 percent of Midas Gold workers would not live in the area during construction and operation of Stibnite Gold Project, according to Payette National Forest’s draft study of the proposed mine.

              Human remains have recently been discovered along the Selway River, with one set currently undergoing analysis to assist in identification. With two men -- brothers Jesse and Raymond Ferrieri-- still missing following a 2018 vehicle accident in the region, investigators are hopeful these may…

              Orofino City Council members and city staff praised the efforts of several local members of the community at the meeting held Sept. 22, to deliver some long-awaited projects in Orofino.

                The nearly 64-year-old Pilot Peak Lookout on the Payette National Forest has received some much-needed restoration to keep the remote lookout in operation.

                  In lieu of a speaker an open forum evolved at the Sept/ 2 Chamber of Commerce meeting, Paul Pence, Natural Resource Manager at Dworshak Reservoir, provided an update as folks from all over the country flee to Idaho from COVID, bringing record number visitors to Dworshak Reservoir.

                    At about 3:45 a.m., Clearwater County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a wildfire near mile marker 2 on Upper Fords Creek Road. CPTPA, Orofino Fire, and Upper Fords Creek Fire responded to the area. Two helicopters were designated to assist in fighting the fire. The fire was contain…

                      The Environmental Protection Agency in September awarded the Nez Perce Tribe a $200,000 grant, part of a $2.053 million amount split among 14 organizations, universities, and government agencies to reduce and assess toxins affecting the Columbia River Basin watershed.

                        Due to the significant loss of homes and property by the Whitetail Loop fire on Sunday, Aug. 30, and more recent Sunnyside Complex Fire (Clover and MM49) on Monday, Sept. 7, Harold Kinne VFW Post 3296 has established an account at Lewis Clark Credit Union to help the victims of these devasta…

                        On Sept. 9, at approximately 8:45 a.m., the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office responded to a single vehicle crash at about mile marker 1 on Townsite Road. Upon arrival deputies discovered the driver of the white Toyota Tacoma a 71-year-old male identified as Michael Brown from Moscow. Micha…

                        BOISE -- Nearly three dozen venomous snakes were recently seized from a Boise residence following a lengthy Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) investigation. While many of the specimens were Great Basin rattlesnakes – a species native to Idaho – many others were exotic species from Sou…

                        City Council members faced a busy agenda for Aug. 25. Under Petitions, Appeals, Applications, and Communications, a letter in reference to the City of Orofino’s Forgone Tax Accrual was received from Don Gardner, and distributed to council members, recommending the council not to use the Forg…

                          The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office received report of the overdue hiker, in the Black Lead Mountain area, on Sept. 1. Andrew Schubauer, from Missoula, was supposed to return on Aug. 31 for work, and did not show up. Deputies and Back Country Medics responded to search for Schubauer. The …

                          On Friday, Aug. 14, New Meadows Mayor Darbey Edwards turned in his resignation letter to the City of New Meadows.

                            (McCall, Aug. 21, 3:40 p.m.) - The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) is urging the public to be aware of and avoid the area near the Copeland Fire, burning approximately 5 miles east of McCall on Idaho Endowment Land. It is 90 acres in size.

                            According to court documents, Nez Perce County prosecutors have charged a Peck man with voluntary manslaughter after his roommate died Sunday, Aug. 9 at Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane.

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