Sales, animal numbers down from 2014
Numbers were down for both total animals and gross proceeds from Saturday’s Idaho County 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale.
Firefighting at Syringa; ‘outpouring of donations’ at Kooskia ARC shelter
Last Friday afternoon, as the hills just west of Syringa on U.S. Highway 12 were smoking and periodically bursting with flare-ups as part of the Motorway Complex, the Schwartz family was out protecting access to their ranch just across the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River.
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Kamiah-area fires have impact on power services, Kamiah district levy, possible start of CV schools
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By the time I arrived at a viewing area on No Kid Lane in Kamiah, around 7:15 p.m. last Friday, Aug. 14, the fires were sporadically bursting up trees and could be seen moving across patches of dry grass along the hillside headed toward Woodland Road.
What a difference a decade makes.
Crews with Cottonwood Volunteer Fire Department were able to contain a hay bales stack fire at the Crea residence off U.S. Highway 95 Thursday afternoon, Aug. 13.
An accidental fire last week destroyed a barn and approximately 250 tons of hay stored inside.
With the evidence supporting a self-defense claim, an aggravated battery charge has been dismissed against Billy J. Ellenberg, 52, of Kamiah. “Based upon the evidence and witness testimony,” said Idaho County Prosecutor Kirk MacGregor, “I did not feel I could prove the case without a reasonable doubt.”