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.
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.
Grangeville’s Main Street will have a fresh red-white-and-blue look come July 1.
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.
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.
Whew! Hot enough for ya? What a way to start off the week going into Border Days.
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.
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.
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.