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The Idaho County Fair, which features a wide variety of 4-H projects, a parade, talent show,…

North central Idaho features hundreds of miles of whitewater, as well as lakes, reservoirs a…

Border Days 2019 featured sunny skies and tons of events. From the rodeo to the egg toss, th…

Welcome to the Idaho County Free Press’s first Youth in Focus special section. Here you will…

In its 36th year, "Get Acquainted" is one of The Idaho County Free Press' most popular publi…

BOISE — As school buses hit the streets for another school year, drivers who zoom past the buses’ stop signs may get hit with a much higher fine than before.

Have you ever found yourself saying, “Somebody should do something about that?” Charlie Sampson, who often went by C.B., had one of those moments back in 1914. Rather than just letting the thought drift out of his head as you and I would likely do, Sampson took on a little job himself. He began marking highways in Idaho so people wouldn’t get lost.

    BOISE — The Idaho Transportation Department is partnering with law enforcement agencies across the state in an effort to get drunk drivers off the roads. Beginning Friday, Aug. 16, through Sept. 4, officers will be conducting additional patrols to reduce drunk driving on Idaho roads.

      BURGDORF -- Shortly after a column of smoke shot up in the Burgdorf area, Burgdorf-French Creek Road was pronounced closed by the Payette National Forest last Sunday afternoon, Aug. 4. The PNF declared the road open later in the evening, even as a “heavy presence of firefighting resources” w…

        After a wet spring, tall stands of grass and other vegetation from the valleys to the mountains are beginning to dry. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is reminding users of federal forest and rangelands, state endowment lands and department-managed lands and access sites, that fireworks…

          The Lolo Motorway (Forest Service Road #500) and the Magruder Road (Forest Service Road #468, aka the Montana Road) are two popular high–elevation routes for summer travel on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. At this time, both are still snow–covered in places and are not passable f…

            GRANGEILLE -- Pat Sullivan, a teacher at Grangeville High School, has been named the 2019 Idaho History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to K-12 American history education.

            While urban centers are moving at top speed along the digital highway, rural Idaho remains largely stalled on the shoulder. Plans to change that will be formed by a task force in the coming months – with proposed action for the 2020 legislative session -- as per a directive by Gov. Brad Little.

              Fish and Game Commissioners on Thursday, June 13, opened chinook salmon fishing effective immediately on the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River to allow anglers the opportunity to harvest hatchery fish bound for the Selway River that are normally caught in the Lower Clearwater River, which …

                COEUR D’ALENE – The Idaho Community Foundation’s Northern Region Grant Panel has selected 75 north Idaho nonprofit organizations to receive more than $255,000 through its annual competitive grant cycle.

                  FT. IRWIN, Calif. -- Local soldiers from the Idaho Army National Guard’s 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team are currently mobilized in a four-week deployment to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to participate in a large-scale exercise. This deployment is the state’s largest…

                    McCall firefighters rescued a 79-year-old male pilot who had crash landed his plane in the top of a tree in the Poorman Creek area on Monday night. Randy Acker, a firefighter and owner/operator of a hazardous tree removal company, assessed the situation with McCall Fire Captain Brandon Swain…

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