Idaho County reporting closure on Cedar Creek Road due to Thursday night collapse; problems on Big Cedar, Cove Road. Nez Perce-Clearwater Reporting two forest roads closed on Moose Creek Ranger District due to slides and debris.
State to "provide resources and assistance wherever we can"
Acting Governor Brad Little declares two states of emergency; Idaho, Lewis counties declared disaster areas
Vehicle located Monday upside down in the river
Search efforts continued along the Salmon River as of press time for Derek L. Olson, 35 of Riggins, presumed drowned following an early morning Monday accident.
Three public entities are seeking funding through Idaho Department of Environmental Quality for planned wastewater and drinking water construction projects. Public comment on these proposals is due April 14.
Good work continues for sexual assault victims, as Monday saw unanimous passage of House Bill 146 that addresses untested rape kits in the state.
Vote set May 16
Multiple races will be contested in the May 16 election on area hospital, school and highway districts.
Sts. Peter and Paul School hosted its annual Chocolate Fantasy fund-raiser last Saturday, March 18, at the SPPS gymnasium.
“We had a quick response, we put out the fire right away..."
Firefighters made short work on an Elk City house fire last week, saving the two-story structure. No injuries were reported. An electrical issue – old wiring – is the suspected cause of last Wednesday’s March 15 fire, according to Jon Menough, board chairman, Elk City Volunteer Fire Department, that originated in the attic.
Electrical issue determined as cause
Firefighters made short work on an Elk City house fire last week, saving the two-story structure. No injuries were reported.
About 60 kids participated in a six-week soccer clinic at Sts. Peter and Paul School that finished last Saturday, March 11. The approximate hourlong sessions were put on by volunteers Patrick Gallagher and Joel Gomez.