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County weed department hosting weed ID booth for third grader field trip

The Idaho County Invasive Plant Department is hosting a weed identification booth at the Celebrating Wildflowers School Field Trip for area third-grade students this Friday, May 22.

Logging begins on JBar Decks sale

Logging operations are beginning on the JBar Decks Timber Sale located on the Moose Creek Ranger District.

July 8 proposal deadline for conservation program

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest up to $235 million to improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.

Foreign persons with ag lands required to report transactions

The Farm Service Agency in Idaho County reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to report their holdings and any transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Emergency? No: Cottonwood emergency services plan ‘Sober Graduation’ event Monday, May 18

If you see flashing lights and emergency vehicle whizzing by next Monday, don’t panic.

Dist. 7 Rep. Paul Shepherd to speak at May 19 Idaho County GOP meeting

Dist. 7 Representative Paul Shepherd will be the featured speaker at the Idaho County Republican Central Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 6 p.m., conference room at the Super 8 Motel in Grangeville.

May 30 public workshop on forest plan revisions

On Saturday, May 30, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will hold a public workshop to update the public on forest plan revisions.

Watch for hazards through prescribed burn areas

The Forest Service will be conducting prescribed fires around Blanco, Red River Meadows and Loon Creek areas now through May 30.

Veteran’s advocate will be in Grangeville May 12

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a Veteran’s Advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, May 12, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

American Legion meeting set for tonight, Wednesday, May 6

Grangeville American Legion Post 37 will have the May meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 6, at the Idaho National Guard Armory at 7 p.m.

Fire safety burn permits required starting May 10

Starting this Sunday, May 10, Idahoans must obtain a fire safety burn permit from the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) before starting certain controlled burn activities.

31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races slated April 17-19

The 31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races will be held April 17-19. Before the Show and Shine Boat Show on April 17, four classes of jet boats will take to the water for a day of preliminaries, with two race days to follow, April 18-19, with six laps per boat starting that Saturday at 10 a.m.

Traffic across Hells Canyon Dam still restricted to one lane

Vehicles crossing Hells Canyon Dam will continue to be restricted to one lane for several weeks while Idaho Power crews perform maintenance on the dam.

Syringa Board has new trustees

Syringa Hospital has appointed two trustees to serve until the election in May when new trustees will be elected for new terms.

Veterans’ advocate to be in Grangeville April 14

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veterans’ advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, April 14, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.