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Firewood permits are available at U.S. Forest Service offices and at the following area businesses: Cloninger’s Harvest Foods in Kamiah, Tom Cat Sporting Goods in Kooskia, Harpster Store, Lolo Visitors’ Center; and in Grangeville at Rae Bros Sporting Goods and Tackett’s Saw Service. Permits are $5 per cord with a minimum of four cords ($20) and a maximum of 12 cords.

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A fire recovery workshop for landowners will be offered on Wednesday, March 30, at the American Legion Hall at 618 Main Street in Kamiah. Topics addressed will include salvage, replanting and fire mitigation for timberlands, range and pasture recovery, and weed control measures for invasive grasses, noxious weeds and invasive roses. Fire prevention and mitigation measures for homes and structures will also be covered.

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The North Central Idaho Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) is scheduled to meet on March 30 and 31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Office, 104 Airport Road in Grangeville. The meeting is open to the public.

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FERDINAND — Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will meet with residents Saturday, March 12, 3 p.m., at a town meeting in Ferdinand at the Ferdinand Community Center, 240 Front Street.

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The Idaho County Courthouse has a new phone system that does not accurately display the call from number on ‘Caller ID,’ according to county clerk Kathy Ackerman.

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The deadline is March 1 for Idaho’s students to apply for internship opportunities in U.S. Senator Mike Crapo’s Washington, D.C., office, or one of his six regional offices throughout Idaho. Students will be considered for an internship position for both the summer and fall semesters.

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A Second Amendment rally will be held in Grangeville this Saturday, Feb. 20, noon to 2 p.m.

Veteran’s advocate will be in Grangeville Feb. 9

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St. in Grangeville.

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Idaho Transportation Department’s Public Transportation group invites citizen participation and encourages comments regarding applications submitted for the District 2 Public Transportation Advisory Committee (PTAC) member seat in North Central Idaho.

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The Maggie Creek Supervisory Area of the Idaho Department of Lands in Craigmont will be closing the road accessing the Service Flats block of state land Thursday, Dec. 17.

Democrats to meet Nov. 30; Maldonado to be guest speaker

Idaho County Democrats will hold their last 2015 meeting at the Twisted Cellar in Grangeville Monday, Nov. 30.

Extra Idaho State Police patrols through holiday, Nov. 29

Idaho State Police troopers are conducting extra seat belt emphasis patrols through Nov. 29 for “All Hands on Deck” in conjunction with the beginning of stepped up enforcement of Idaho’s seat belt law.

State sells two timber sales

The Idaho Department of Lands sold two timber sales on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Kamiah.

Register by Nov. 30 for free workshop set Dec. 2 on fire recovery for forest landowners

University of Idaho Extension and the Idaho Department of Lands are conducting a free workshop in Kamiah on Dec. 2: After the Fire: Implications for Property Taxes, Income Taxes, and Insurance for Forest Landowners. Attendees should preregister by Nov. 30.

Applications due Dec. 15 for ground water grants

The Idaho Water Resource Board invites cities, school districts and smaller agricultural water users to apply for a Ground Water Conservation Grant by Dec. 15 to help reduce ground water consumption in local areas. A total of $200,000 is available for the grants this year.