Informal event runs Saturday to Monday, as river conditions permit
Are you ready for some madness on the Lochsa? Each Memorial Day weekend, the Lochsa River Madness event draws out boaters to enjoy the spring whitewater action and also kick off the start of the rafting season.
Accidental causes have been determined in final reports on two fatal aircraft crashes that occurred within Idaho County in 2014. The National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) recently published its findings online that were completed and approved last September.
Attempt to avoid deer cause of Sunday morning accident on U.S. 95
An unexpected encounter with wildlife early Sunday morning resulted in a vehicle crashing into the Salmon River. Sariah M. Lara, 32, of Boise, was transported for evaluation and treatment at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville.
Limited scholarships for lessons available
The summer swimming season begins next week with the annual opening of the Grangeville city pool. Swimmers are treated with the traditional free swim day: Saturday, June 3, 1-5 p.m.
Challenge this year is limited storage space if inflows continue
It’s “water, water everywhere,’ according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) that reports precipitation levels are above or well above average across Idaho, since the water year started last October.
Members of the Camas Rovers, a local Irish dance troupe, performed songs and dances on Monday, May 15, at both the Grangeville Senior Center and Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation. Pictured here at the senior center performance dancing and stepping are (L-R) Kelly Turney, Hannah Rauzi, Katherine Uhlenkott and Theresa Uhlenkott.
Most will be off this Monday, Memorial Day, and for the commemoration we’ll be recommending you be a little selfish with your time.
Money sought for mitigation, repair 10 county sites
Damages incurred to county and municipal infrastructure due to spring flooding events may be eligible for federal funds that were released last week due to a presidential disaster declaration for eight northern Idaho counties. A timetable for repair and/or mitigation work to begin is pending a review process by state and federal agencies.
Watchers for winged wildlife have many majestic species to choose from in North Central Idaho.
A misty rain throughout Saturday morning, May 6, didn’t dampen efforts by volunteers preparing the Camas Prairie Food Bank community gardens. More than two dozen people from several areas churches weeded garden beds, transported in soil and tilled it into prepared boxes for summer planting. The grounds were also cleaned and new composting boxes built. The event was co-organized by Grangeville Real Life, and also the newly formed men’s ministry meeting at Centennial Evangelical Free Church.