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Update: Johnson Bar Fire burnouts to continue Friday and Saturday

About 150 firefighters with a local Type 3 organization are in place for burnout operations on the Johnson Bar Fire, which has consumed more than 11,000 acres so far. The burnouts will continue Friday and Saturday until the fire is tied into the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River.

Update: Freezeout Ridge Fire tops 3,200 acres

A public meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. MT Friday, September 19, at Salmon River High School, 711 Aces Place in Riggins.

U.S. 12 delays, closures possible Sept. 19-21 due to Johnson Bar Fire containment efforts

Potential delays or closures are possible on a section of U.S. 12 Friday (Sept. 19) through Sunday (Sept. 21) due to Johnson Bar Fire containment efforts east of Kooskia

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Freezeout Ridge Fire approaching 2,800 acres, threatens Jackley Lookout

Community meeting set for 6:30 p.m. MT Friday night, Sept. 19, at SRHS

The Freezeout Ridge Fire west of Pollock, 11 miles southeast of Riggins, was very active yesterday.

Kids’ tennis shoes sought

Women — mark your calendars for Wednesday, Oct 15, noon at the Soltman Center. St. Joseph radiologist Dr. Luke Grauke will speak on breast health. This is for all ages and the event will include refreshments and silicone breasts to see and feel.

Sports

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Gordon hits hole-in-one

The final club tourney for the season at Grangeville Country Club saw a small field turn out for the annual Agri-Timber two-person scramble this past weekend, Sept. 13 and 14.

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High school football Week Two, and bowling results.

Decoy animals help IDFG spotlight the violators

Fish and Game is taking aggressive action to catch and prosecute people who spotlight game animals. In areas where conservation officers suspect spotlighting or other suspicious activity near roads, they are using "artificial simulated animals" to bust unlawful hunters. Artificial simulated animals, commonly called ASAs, are life-like figures of deer, elk and other game species, complete with moving parts.