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Dumped cigarette butts apparent cause of grass fire

A small amount of acreage was burned in an apparent negligence-related grass fire at the intersection of U.S. Highway 95 and Johnston Road (south) Wednesday morning, July 1.

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Accidental cause speculated for South Fork Café fire

Stites restaurant destroyed; draws multi-agency firefighter response throughout region

Initial speculation is an accidental cause for last Friday night’s structure fire that destroyed the South Fork Café on Stites’ Main Street.

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‘Old Glory’ all new for Main Street

Grangeville’s Main Street will have a fresh red-white-and-blue look come July 1.

Minor injuries after two-vehicle crash on Main Street, US 95

Two minor injuries were reported, neither requiring medical response, following a two-vehicle crash last Thursday, June 25, at the Main Street / U.S. Highway 95 intersection in Grangeville.

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Mechanical failure torches truck, spreads to trailer, second vehicle

A Riggins-area couple escaped without injury last week from a fire that consumed their pickup, along with a trailer loaded with a second truck they were hauling.

Border Days 2015: Tips to get you through it

Whew! Hot enough for ya? What a way to start off the week going into Border Days.

Fire destroys crashed semi, scorches hill

No injuries were reported in a chip truck accident south of Lucile last week that caused a minor 2.2-acre wildfire along a U.S. Highway 95 hillside. The semi-truck was destroyed and a portion of the trailer was damaged.

Idaho rural populations up 1 percent; Idaho County growth minimal according to U.S. Census estimates

Idaho County communities were a part — though incrementally — of a 1 percent population increase seen in the state’s rural areas last year, according to estimates released May 21 by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Vehicle registration, gas tax jump July 1

Increase funds state road, bridge projects

Idaho vehicle registration fees are set to take a big jump come the start of July, but an early trip to the DMV office could head off some of those extra costs, at least for a year.

Multi-agency response by Stites makes quick work of hayfield fire; conditions warrant care

A multi-agency response made quick work of a hayfield fire near Stites last week, an incident highlighting the start of fire season and, according to officials, a reminder to be prepared.

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