Numerous lightning-caused starts have been detected across the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests due to a late afternoon thunderstorm on July 14. Currently, 18 fires have been detected on the Lochsa/Powell, Moose Creek, and Red River Ranger … [Read more...] about Fire danger reaches ‘very high’ level
Idaho County residents will once again be stuck with the bill to try twice-convicted killer Mark Lankford for a third time. Will the third time be the charm when justice actually prevails? Or will the charade continue until a financially strapped … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: Justice system focused on the system, not justice
This is the first of a two-part series. Next week will feature Idaho County crime statistics. A reduction in crime in Lewis County can be credited in part to a more observant public, says Lewis County Sheriff Jason Davis. The Idaho State … [Read more...] about Lewis County Sheriff credits public ‘eyes’ for drop in criminal offenses
Fireworks are like Charles Dickens to me: they are the best of times and the worst of times. As an eight year old I loved watching our neighbors set off hundreds of dollars of explosive sparkles. Some shot high in the air culminating in the … [Read more...] about Fireworks: Set ’em or snuff ’em?
Kamiah police have decided to let fireworks offenses be complaint driven rather than seeking out offenders. The issue has become a hot topic statewide, as a recent opinion from the Attorney General’s Office has labeled the purchasing, using, or … [Read more...] about City of Kamiah to ban fireworks next year?
Kamiah School Trustees floated the idea of implementing a four-day school week during a regular board meeting on June 19. Public reception to the idea was mixed with teachers, staff, and parents sharing concerns and benefits of a four-day school … [Read more...] about Kamiah School District eyes four-day week
I never would have imagined being given the opportunity to meet, let alone interview, NFL legend Herschel Walker, but sometimes the world moves in unexpected ways and we must be open and ready for it. It happened this past Mother’s Day when Walker … [Read more...] about Lessons from a Cowboy: Contribute and pass it on
Kooskia hosted a Mother’s Day unlike any other as about 200 motorcyclists led by former NASCAR racer Kyle Petty stopped over for a lunchbreak en route to Missoula, Mont. The Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America rolled into town on day two of a … [Read more...] about Charity ride is all about the kids
What began as a simple cross country motorcycle ride 23 years ago has blossomed into one of the most popular charity rides in the nation. And this year it’s coming to Kooskia. The Kyle Petty Charity Ride will stop for lunch at the Old Opera … [Read more...] about Kyle Petty Charity Ride ready to roll
A Lewis County inmate who went on the lam for about 18 hours is back in custody after a farmer found him hiding in a barn at Juliaetta the morning of April 20. Derek Bost, 54, of Nezperce slipped his wrist cuffs while being transported to jail … [Read more...] about Freezing fugitive surrenders after 18-hour run