The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Friday, Sept. 19, at Kamiah. North Suttler, located 14 miles northeast of Kooskia, was sold to IFG Timber LLC. The estimated 1,865 MBF was sold for an average price of $273 per M. Proceeds will benefit the State Hospital South endowment.
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will hold a meeting for collaborators on Oct. 18 on the proposed action for Forest Plan Revision.
The Moose Creek Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests has begun logging and timber hauling operations on the Iron Mountain Stewardship Project, which is located north of Elk City near Iron Mountain.
Starting Sept. 28, work will begin on Rapid River Trail bridges. Two bridges will receive new decking material, running planks, and handrails due to weathering and old age.
The Powell Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests has begun logging and timber hauling operations on the Fern Salvage Timber Sale, which is located southeast of Powell Ranger Station on the Colt Creek Road 59.
Idaho County Democrats will host an election year dinner Saturday, Oct. 11.
Paul Lee Oatman, 33, of Kamiah, was sentenced Monday, Sept. 15, to 36 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for assault resulting in serious bodily injury. U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered Oatman to pay $25,719 in restitution and serve 100 hours of community service. He was found guilty by a jury on June 26, 2014.
Peasley Creek Road No. 469, a popular access road for hunters and other forest visitors, was reopened Aug. 26 after being closed for 10 years for safety reasons. The Peasley Creek Road Project is located approximately 15 air miles southeast of Grangeville.
Due to designation in a neighboring jurisdiction, Idaho County farmers and ranchers qualify for USDA natural disaster assistance.
The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (breaking for lunch at noon).
In September and October, the U.S. Forest Service Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail (NPNHT) staff will host a number of public meetings across the length of the NPNHT. Locally, the upcoming meeting will be Monday, Sept. 22, in Kamiah, 7-9 p.m., at the Kamiah Emergency Services Building (Fire Hall), at 515 Main Street.
Weather-dependent, prescribed burning set to begin this month on the Salmon River Ranger District to meet ecosystem management objectives on approximately 2,000 acres total in several areas: ...
Robert Wesley Warden, 49, of Kamiah, was sentenced Aug. 27 in federal court to 10 months in prison for assaulting three law enforcement officers. He went to trial and was convicted on May 7.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, completed more than 50 environmental compliance and enforcement actions in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington from April 1 through June 30.
Recycling for cardboard, plastics, tin and aluminum cans is available at Idaho County Recycling sites in Cottonwood, Grangeville and Kooskia.