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SEASONAL PAYMENT 12/15/2017
Less than a week before property tax payments are due.
 
FOCUS REMINDER 12/13/2017
Request for commissioners to stay focused on current forest plan.
 
CLEARING THE WAY 12/12/2017
Road maintenance agreement between county and Formation Capital is official.
 
TRAIL STILL ON TARGET 12/12/2017
Commissioners updated on trail to be built along Highway 93 South.
 
DEMAND IS HIGH 11/28/2017
Cobalt Project update presented to commissioners.
 
NO COIN TOSSING NEEDED 11/13/2017
Tie vote in Elk Bend fire district election decided by concession and resignation.
 
OFFICIAL ACCEPTANCE 10/16/2017
County accepts corrected bid.
 
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY 10/15/2017
Hospital changes recommended to Lemhi County Commissioners.
 
REBUILDING COSTS 10/11/2017
Construction bids opened for barn replacement.
 
LITTERALLY SOARING FUEL PRICES 10/02/2017
Commissioners told the Lemhi County Airport is an expensive place to do business.
 
FIXES IN ORDER 09/25/2017
Hospital report not as positive as hoped.
 
JUNK CARS 09/13/2017
Junk cars holding river banks to be removed.
 
COMMUNICATION ESTABLISHED 09/12/2017
The Forest Service and Lemhi County pledge to stay in touch over down river road.
 
OVERUSE HURTING FAVORITE AREA 09/11/2017
BLM tells updates commissioners on on-going issues.
 
REPORT ON STANLEY FIRE 09/08/2017
Fire in Wilderness area.
 
POSSIBLE SHOWERS FORECAST 09/07/2017
Report on fire, smoke and possible showers.
 
LABOR DAY FIRE UPDATE 09/04/2017
List of smoke sources.
 
LOCAL FIRES 09/02/2017
Reports on two area fires.
 
OUTSIDE BOUNDARIES 08/29/2017
FS to host meeting in Challis as IBEX moves beyond wilderness boundaries.
 
FIRE REPORT FROM STANLEY 08/28/2017
Two fires being watched.
 
IBEX FIRE REPORT 08/28/2017
Community meeting planned for Tuesday.
 
NOXIOUS ISSUE 08/28/2017
County passes budget and taken to task for weed program.
 
FIRE REPORT FROM PAYETTE 08/25/2017
Fire north of Chamberlain Basin.
 
CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE 08/23/2017
Forest Service announces downriver projects.
 
QUESTION OF WHEN 08/16/2017
County Treasurer warns of cyber attacks.
 
MODERN PROSPECTING 08/14/2017
New gold project on old digs described to commissioners.
 
STAGE 1 08/07/2017
Forest will be activating Stage 1 fire restrictions.
 
AUGUST 3 UPDATE 08/04/2017
Latest on fire activity.
 
AUGUST WELCOMED WITH FIRE 08/02/2017
Forest Service reports new fire in Middle Fork area.
 
TAPPAN FIRE UPDATE 08/02/2017
Impacts to Middle Fork floaters.
 
FIRE ACTIVITY 07/26/2017
Middle Fork fire
 
GETTING KIDS OUTSIDE 07/25/2017
County grants funds to Mahoney House program.
 
FOREST FUTURE 07/25/2017
Progress report on forest revision plan and draft MOU.
 
TRAVEL ADVISORY 07/19/2017
Forest Service issues rules of some roads.
 
FIRE REPORT 07/17/2017
Forest Service reports downriver fire.
 
FIRES BEING WORKED 07/10/2017
Fire starts so far...
 
ABUSE IT...LOST IT 06/29/2017
Free spray program shut down due to abuse.
 
CORN CREEK CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE 06/29/2017
Corn Creek ramp construction starts in August.
 
ROAD OPENED 06/27/2017
Forest Service announces road opening and advises travelers.
 
MEGA THANKS TO CITY/COUNTY CREWS 06/13/2017
Crews receive high praise for preventing a lot of flood damage.
 
FOREST SERVICE UPDATES 06/12/2017
Reports on fires and road openings.
 
COMMISSIONERS DECIDE REQUESTS 05/24/2017
Vacation of subdivision decided - updated ordinance approved.
 
RIVER FLOWS 05/23/2017
Tracking a century of river flows.
 
MISSING GIRLS 05/15/2017
AMBER ALERT
 
PHASE I OF PLANNING PROCESS 05/10/2017
Forest Plan progress reported to Lemhi County Commissioners.
 
WORKSHOP ABOUT SALMON RIVER ROAD 05/08/2017
Justification offered for road closure.
 
RAPELLERS DUE TO ARRIVE 04/29/2017
Salmon to host crew training.
 
STODDARD BRIDGE DEBRIS 04/24/2017
Forest Service has contracted for bridge debris removal.
 
HEARING SUBJECT DEFINED 04/24/2017
County Commissioners hold two public hearings.
 
CONTAMINATION DOCUMENTED 02/27/2017
DEQ reports soil sample results from Gilmore Townsite.
 
IDAHO COBALT PROJECT 02/15/2017
Company is gearing up to restart the Idaho Cobalt Project.
 
ROAD CLOSURE 02/09/2017
Forest Service closes down river road due to safety concerns.
 
BE PREPARED 02/08/2017
Forest Service warns visitors of rapidly changing conditions.
 
DOWN RIVER ROAD CLOSED 02/06/2017
Forest Service has closed road due to hazardous conditions.
 
SALMON RIVER ROAD ACCIDENT 01/30/2017
Idaho State Police report fatality.
 
REVISION OFFICIALLY BEGINS 01/26/2017
Public input crucial in new Forest Plan.
 
INSURANCE IS A GOOD THING 01/25/2017
County insurance provider being kept busy.
 
SUMMER PLANS FOR LAKE 01/12/2017
Williams Lake to receive new boat ramp.
 
TRAVEL DISCOURAGED 01/10/2017
Forest Service advises of dangerous conditions on down river road.
 
SUDDEN WEATHER CHANGE 01/09/2017
Warm temperatures plus rain creates dangerous conditions.
 
DIRECTIONS FOR ACCESS 12/06/2016
Forest Service is redirecting traffic around timber sale area.
 
PROVISIONS UNACCEPTABLE 11/29/2016
Commissioners suspend negotiations on city/county agreement.
 
LICENSE TO CARRY 11/29/2016
Commissioners pass motion which allows probation officers to carry concealed weapons.
 
WINTER SHUT DOWN 11/21/2016
Crews close down Shoup Bridge replacement work until January.
 
BIG VOTER TURNOUT 11/09/2016
Many voters determined to have a say.
 
CONCENSUS IS FIRST STEP 11/07/2016
Entities discuss what is needed before new bridge process can be begin.
 
BRIDGE PROJECT LOGISTICS 11/07/2016
City and county must find agreement before steps towards second bridge are taken.
 
TREE TO VISIT SALMON 11/02/2016
The national Christmas Tree on its way to Salmon.
 
ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME 10/31/2016
Short traffic delays in getting across the Shoup Bridge begin this week.
 
MANAGEMENT TO BE REVISED 10/26/2016
30 year old forest management plan headed for revision.
 
SHERIFF RETIRES 10/24/2016
Sheriff retires - acting sheriff named.
 
MEDICAL CENTER CONSTRUCTION UPDATE 10/17/2016
Officials present 2017 budget and building update.
 
PAST SERVICE RATED BETTER 10/17/2016
Resident complains about current service at Steele Memorial.
 
BURN SCHEDULE 10/05/2016
Forest Service burn piles to be lit.
 
BRIDGE SCHEDULE 10/03/2016
Work is to begin on replacement of the Shoup Bridge.
 
FEE INCREASE DISCUSSED 09/28/2016
County Commissioners discuss rate increase with Challis city councilman.
 
VOTES WANTED 09/27/2016
Local teacher in the running for large grant.
 
APPOINTMENTS TO BOARD 09/26/2016
New members named to hospital board.
 
LANDFILL WORK 09/14/2016
Commissioners hear department reports and discuss Landfill.
 
FOREST SERVICE REPORT 09/01/2016
Roaring Fire and Stein Fire update.
 
HEAVY SMOKE IN VALLEYS 08/29/2016
Overcast skies trap smoke in valleys.
 
FINAL UPDATE ON STEIN FIRE 08/26/2016
Mop up efforts on Stein fire.
 
FOREST SERVICE EXPLAINS TECHNIQUES 08/26/2016
Forest Service monitors wilderness fire.
 
DATA ON MOST RECENT FIRE 08/22/2016
Fire north of Salmon at 104 acres.
 
COMMUNITY MEETING CALLED 08/19/2016
Forest Services sets community meeting to discuss Stein Fire.
 
NEW FIRE START 08/17/2016
Lightning strike from August 14th erupts.
 
FEES WAIVED 08/09/2016
Commissioners help clean up with fee waiver.
 
MONDAY MORNING FIRE UPDATE 08/08/2016
Sunday storms keep fire crews busy.
 
MORE FIRES 08/05/2016
Forest Service reports new fire starts.
 
LOCAL FIRE REPORT 08/03/2016
Forest Service report on local area fires.
 
MOP UP 08/01/2016
Final report on Comet Fire.
 
75% CONTAINMENT 07/31/2016
Comet Fire 75% contained plus reports on two other fires.
 
TWO NEW FIRES 07/30/2016
Comet Fire is 40% contained. Two new fires discovered.
 
PERCENTAGE CONTAINED ON COMET 07/29/2016
Officials report 35% containment on Comet Fire north of Salmon.
 
NEW FIRE UPDATE 07/27/2016
Storm brings fire start.
 
WEDNESDAY UPDATE ON COMET 07/27/2016
Crews continue to fight Comet Fire.
 
AERIEL SPRAYING ALLOWED 07/26/2016
Forest Service Record of Decision will allow aerial spraying of weeds.
 
RED FLAG ALERT 07/18/2016
Forest Service reports on weekend fires.
 
CRAGS CLOSURE ANNOUNCED 07/07/2016
Forest Service report on closure and status.
 
FIRE CREWS 07/06/2016
List of crews working local fires.
 
FIRE DANGER HIGH 07/04/2016
Forest Service update on fires and upgrades on fire danger.
 
FIRE SEASON BEGINS 07/03/2016
Forest Services reports several fire starts since Friday storm.
 
LEMHI RIDE 1ST YEAR STATISTICS 07/01/2016
Commissioners hear report on number of Lemhi Ride riders.
 
ROAD CLOSURE 06/28/2016
Closure in North Fork District announced.
 
GOAL IS SELF SUFFICIENCY 06/27/2016
Committee reports on landfill challenges and possible solutions.
 
ALL AGE RELATED 06/23/2016
Census Bureau names oldest and youngest counties.
 
IDAHO STATE POLICE REPORT FATALITY 06/20/2016
Accident claims life of local man.
 
ACCIDENT REPORT 06/17/2016
Idaho State Police report fatality accident
 
BACK ON TRACK 06/15/2016
Local construction activity climbs back to past levels.
 
GOODWILL GOAL 06/14/2016
County Commissioners pay to speed bridge construction and opt to build containment facility at Fairgrounds.
 
FISH & GAME REPORTS OPPORTUNITIES 05/24/2016
New areas may open to hunters and anglers.
 
ON TO NOVEMBER 05/18/2016
Results of primary election.
 
LOCAL MAN IN EASTERN IDAHO ACCIDENT 05/16/2016
State police report early morning accident near Blackfoot.
 
LINGERING EFFECTS OF THE PAST 05/09/2016
Mining residue to be studied.
 
TAX DEEDS TAKEN 04/26/2016
Commissioners take tax deed and hear department reports.
 
NAME CHANGE 04/26/2016
Navigable VS non-navigable.
 
REPORTS TO COMMISSIONERS 04/18/2016
Commissioners receive updates from county departments.
 
MORE SMOKE FOR VALLEY 04/15/2016
Forest Service announces a continuation of prescribed burn.
 
HOSPITAL ADDITION BEGINS 04/14/2016
Seven million dollar addition to hospital begins next week.
 
DETERMINING THE SEQUENCE 04/12/2016
Decision on where to start next bridge building process.
 
CREATING A PATH 04/11/2016
Representative Beyeler supports LED.
 
$$$ FOR FUEL REDUCTION AWARDED 03/31/2016
Upper North Fork Project once again awarded money from Chief\'s Joint Landscape Restoration partnership.
 
P&Z RETIREMENT 03/28/2016
Barrett retires from P&Z Board with honors.
 
COMBINED EFFORT FORGED 03/22/2016
City and County will join forces to secure another bridge across river.
 
P&Z DECISION UPHELD 03/14/2016
Commissioners uphold previous ruling, hear about road conditions and receive audit report.
 
PRESCRIBED BURN PLANNED 03/04/2016
Forest Service plans to burn around tree wells in Hughes Creek.
 
POSSIBLE HOMICIDE 02/15/2016
Lemhi County Sheriff\'s office arrests suspect involved in shooting death.
 
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR 02/08/2016
County names Volunteer of the Year.
 
ACCESS AT LAST 01/28/2016
New Rattlesnake Bridge officially opens.
 
PATHWAY,FUEL REDUCTION FUNDS AND FOOD PREP 01/25/2016
Salmon Valley Stewardship report to County Commissioners.
 
UNAUTHORIZED COLLARING 01/20/2016
Forest Services takes action against Idaho Fish and Game to remediate wolf collaring incident.
 
UNAUTHORIZED 01/13/2016
Forest Supervisor unset over Fish and Game action.
 
ALMOST DONE 01/13/2016
Plans are in the works for a ribbon cutting to officially open Rattlesnake Bridge.
 
GRADUATE HONORED 01/12/2016
Treva Sorenson honored for her completion of POST Academy training.
 
COMMISSIONERS SIGN RESOLUTION 01/11/2016
Commissioners adopt refugee resolution.
 
DOCUMENTATION NEEDED 01/11/2016
Commissioners informed about missing landfill documentation.
 
SECURITY,TAXES AND BIDS 12/16/2015
Commissioners discuss security with Sheriff, taxes due with Treasurer and open bids for gravel materials.
 
LOCAL OPPOSITION TO RESETTLEMENT 12/15/2015
County asked to adopt proposed resolution.
 
COOPERATIVE SURVIVAL 11/24/2015
Move to form tri-county emergency disaster teams.
 
CHILD SEAT BELT SAFETY 11/23/2015
County is asked to become hub for state Child Passenger Safety program.
 
TREES FOR 4TH GRADERS 11/17/2015
Forest Service announces free tree permits for 4th grade students.
 
IDAHO DELEGATION SAYS NO 11/16/2015
Idaho delegation wants a hold placed on refugee program.
 
HOSPITAL PLAN 11/10/2015
Hospital needs more room and plans $6.5 million expansion.
 
RANGER OF THE YEAR 10/20/2015
Gebhardt named Intermountain Region Ranger of the Year.
 
LOCAL PROJECT EARNS AWARD 10/19/2015
North Fork restoration project awarded for sustaining forests and grasslands.
 
BRIDGE BUILDING BEGINS 10/15/2015
Commissioners hear update on Rattlesnake Bridge construction.
 
DOWN RIVER ROAD RULES 10/09/2015
Forest Service reminds Salmon River Road users about parking and camping rules.
 
EDUCATION PROJECT REPORT 09/30/2015
Lemhi Education Project receiving recognition.
 
FLOODING PROBLEMS DISCUSSED 09/29/2015
City and county officials review reasons behind flooding along creek.
 
FUNDING GRANTED 09/29/2015
Gem Air receives grant for establishing scheduled flights.
 
FISH & WILDLIFE RULE AGAINST LISTING 09/21/2015
Simpson comments on no listing for Sage Grouse.
 
HOSPITAL IS HEALTHY 09/16/2015
Steele Memorial Medical Center reports revenues continue to grow.
 
ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE 09/15/2015
Positive comments sought for outfitter permits.
 
FINAL ELEVEN MILE REPORT 09/10/2015
Eleven Mile fire downgraded to monitoring.
 
ELEVEN MILE UPDATE 09/07/2015
Firefighters report progress.
 
FINAL REPORT ON MIDDLE FORK FIRES 09/07/2015
Fire activity now minimal.
 
RECORD SETTING WET 09/05/2015
Wet weather brings down snags.
 
MORNING REPORT ON ELEVEN MILE 09/03/2015
Crews working on hot spots from yesterday.
 
ROAD AGREEMENT STAYS IN PLACE 09/02/2015
Decision to leave current Forest Service/County road agreement on Williams Creek Road as is.
 
MORNING UPDATE ON ELEVEN MILE FIRE 09/02/2015
Growth reported on Eleven Mile Fire.
 
SMOKE IN CHALLIS 09/02/2015
Evening update on Eleven Mile fire and today\'s smoke.
 
ELEVEN MILE FIRE UPDATE 08/31/2015
Morning report on Eleven Mile.
 
MORNING REPORT 08/30/2015
More wind expected today as crews continue to build lines.
 
RED FLAG WARNING 08/29/2015
Saturday update on Bobcat.
 
HIGHWAY 28 ACCIDENT 08/29/2015
Local residents involved in accident near Lone Pine.
 
FIRE NEAR CHALLIS GROWS 08/28/2015
9AM update on Eleven Mile Fire predicts more growth.
 
WATER GRAB ON HOLD 08/28/2015
North Dakota judge stops EPS plan to change Clean Water Act.
 
UPDATE ON CHALLIS FIRE 08/26/2015
Fire status as of Tuesday night.
 
MOP UP 08/26/2015
Crews are still working hot spots but mop up is underway on Bobcat Fire.
 
FIRE REPORT ON TWO FIRES 08/25/2015
Reports on Bobcat and new 11 mile fire in Challis area.
 
WARNING 08/24/2015
Hotsprings too hot to enter.
 
HAINES INDEX HIGH 08/24/2015
Conditions dry and unstable.
 
FIRE NEAR CHALLIS 08/24/2015
Crews called to fire west of Challis.
 
BOBCAT UPDATE FOR SUNDAY 08/23/2015
Positive predictions for containment.
 
BOBCAT UPDATE 08/22/2015
Fire lines holding.
 
BOBCAT STATUS 08/21/2015
Morning update on Bobcat lowers acreage.
 
CLOSURE ON CLEAR CREEK 08/21/2015
Forest Service announces Clear Creek Trail.
 
IT IS WHAT THEY DO 08/21/2015
Fire crew stops to aid injured forest visitor.
 
MORNING REPORT ON BOBCAT 08/20/2015
Progress being made....Strong winds expected
 
SEVERAL ROADS CLOSED 08/20/2015
Fire related road closures will be put in effect.
 
AUGUST 19 FIRE UPDATE 08/19/2015
Fire near North Fork declared out.
 
MIDDLE FORK COMPLEX FIRES 08/19/2015
Report on all fires.
 
MEETING SCHEDULED 08/18/2015
Forest Service will meet with residents tonight.
 
TRAILS CLOSED 08/18/2015
List of trails closed due to fires in Salmon Challis Forest.
 
ADDITIONAL HELP FOUND 08/18/2015
Additional crews for Bobcat Fire.
 
FIRE UPDATE 08/17/2015
Update on fire commplex
 
CAUSING TRAFFIC CONGESTION 08/16/2015
Bobcat Fire north of town creating Highway 93 North congestion.
 
SUNDAY SUMMARY OF FIRES 08/16/2015
Bear Trap fire discovered on Sunday afternoon.
 
FIRE MEETING SCHEDULED 08/15/2015
Forest Service will hold meeting tonight to brief residents on fires.
 
FIRE REPORT 08/15/2015
Recap of fire activity.
 
SMOKE 08/14/2015
New fire adds smoke to valley.
 
CLOUSURES DUE TO FIRES 08/13/2015
Forest Service closes several roads located near fires.
 
LEFT OVER FROM MONDAY 08/12/2015
Forest Service reports another fire start from Monday afternoon storm.
 
FOREST SERVICE UPDATE 08/12/2015
Summary of fires on the Salmon Challis National Forest.
 
FOREST SERVICE REPORTS FIRE STARTS 08/11/2015
Afternoon storm results in three fire starts.
 
WILDERNESS LEGISLATION 08/10/2015
Salmon Challis Supervisor welcomes new wilderness areas.
 
RATTLESNAKE BRIDGE TIMETABLE 08/03/2015
Contractor hopes to begin Rattlesnake Bridge construction by mid-September.
 
$ FOR SERVICES RENDERED 07/28/2015
County to pay ELCEDA for administration work at Industrial Park.
 
TREASURER REPORTS ON CONVENTION 07/27/2015
County Treasurer represents state at convention.
 
SEARCH FOR CHILD REDIRECTED 07/20/2015
The search for two year old DeOrr Kunz scaled back.
 
CLOSED FOR REPAIRS 07/15/2015
Forest Service closing waste site to make repairs.
 
SEARCH RECAP 07/14/2015
Sheriff describes search for toddler.
 
LCEDA REPORTS POSITIVES 07/14/2015
Commissioners hear reports and approve new trash bins.
 
FOREST SERVICE ANNOUNCES INSECT PLANS 06/29/2015
Proposed management plan for insects and disease infestations.
 
CLEAN AIR ACT 06/23/2015
DEQ urges commissioners to activate efforts towards cleaner air.
 
MAG WATER SCHEDULE 06/22/2015
Forest Service announces mag water applications.
 
SUB PARTS EXPLAINED 06/10/2015
Supervisor assures commissioners Travel Plan is not being redone.
 
HAZ MAT DAY REPORT 06/10/2015
Household Hazardous Materials Disposal Day a great success.
 
COUNY NOT INCLUDED 05/28/2015
County displeased over not being included in latest road management talks.
 
EFFORTS TO BLOCK EPA RULE 05/19/2015
Congressional aides discuss legislative moves with local commissioners.
 
2015 SCHOLARSHIPS 05/18/2015
Salmon, Challis, Leadore and Mackay students awarded scholarships.
 
BUILDING STATS & BRIDGE REPORT 05/11/2015
Local economy is booming in Building Department.
 
AUCTION SETS RECORD 04/28/2015
Tax Deed Auction sets monetary record.
 
TRAINING SCHEDULED 04/20/2015
National fire fighting teams coming to Salmon for training.
 
DECISION POSTPONED 04/20/2015
Complaint upheld and crane award to be reconsidered.
 
LIBRARY GRANTED WAIVER 04/13/2015
County waives over $8,000 building fee for Library.
 
DEMOLITION SCHEDULED 04/07/2015
Forest Service cabin to be removed.
 
PROCESS HALTED 03/31/2015
Omissions in bid document cause halt to issuance of Rattlesnake Bridge abutment award.
 
LEGAL OPINION OFFERED 03/25/2015
County Attorney thinks county participation in community Multi-purpose Building effort is legal.
 
PROJECT MANAGER TO BE SELECTED 03/23/2015
County Commissioners select crane company and will next select bridge abutment project manager.
 
SMOKE ALERT 03/19/2015
Forest Service announces prescribed burn.
 
BUILDING REPORT 03/09/2015
Commissioners hear building activity report.
 
LESSONS IN BRIDGE BUILDING 02/24/2015
Commissioners start official bidding process for crane work on Rattlesnake Bridge.
 
LOCAL FOREST PROJECT APPROVED 02/23/2015
Restoration project wins funding.
 
SUPPORT FOR COUNTIES 02/13/2015
Efforts underway to fund Secure Rural Schools Act and Payment in Lieu of Taxes program.
 
ROAD WORK AHEAD 02/09/2015
Road work and bridge work scheduled.
 
SOURCE DEPLETED 02/06/2015
Forest Service determines gravel pit resource is depleted.
 
APOLOGIES TO APPLICANTS 02/04/2015
River lottery page fails to mention deadline.
 
POSSIBLE CONSTRUCTION THIS SUMMER 02/02/2015
Long awaited Allen Bridge on track.
 
AWARDS GIVEN 01/26/2015
Volunteer of the Year plaques awarded.
 
ROOM TO GROW 01/19/2015
Forest Service request for Salmon Air Base expansion.
 
MORE FISH FOR PANTHER CREEK 01/19/2015
Fish project being planned for the Forest Service Cobalt facility.
 
QUAKE REPORT 01/16/2015
Earthquake update.
 
ACCESS VS PRIVATE 01/13/2015
Residents angered by access plan.
 
RATTLESNAKE BRIDGE 01/12/2015
County awards bridge contract.
 
STILL QUAKING 01/04/2015
Earthquakes in Challis continue with magnitudes ranging from 4.0 to 2.6.
 
CHALLIS ON THE MOVE 01/03/2015
A 4.9 earthquake startled the town of Challis this morning.
 
DAUBER ARRESTED 12/16/2014
Man arrested in Reddington case.
 
SELECTION ANNOUNCED 12/14/2014
Decision made on which local trails will be proposed for funding and development.
 
ERAS END 12/11/2014
Two veteran county officials retire.
 
PUTTING PLANS IN PLACE 12/10/2014
Commissioners hear progress report on Rattlesnake Bridge.
 
RECORD OF DECISION 12/09/2014
North Fork project becomes official.
 
MULTIPLE INJURY CRASH 12/01/2014
State Police report on Saturday crash.
 
CLOSURE 11/29/2014
I 15 closed.
 
THAT TIME OF YEAR 11/17/2014
Forest Service ready with Christmas tree permits.
 
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD ACKNOWLEDGMENT 11/12/2014
County Commissioner acknowledged in Congressional Record.
 
VETERANS DAY 11/07/2014
Thanks to public pressure this year and every year, Veterans Day is observed on November 11.
 
OFFICE WINNERS 11/05/2014
Results of Tuesday election.
 
NEW KITCHENWARES 10/28/2014
Local schools receive funding for new kitchen equipment.
 
THE GOODBYES BEGIN 10/27/2014
Commissioner Cope thanked for health board service.
 
ANNUAL REPORT 10/27/2014
Eastern Idaho Public Health officials visit County Commissioners.
 
DECISION ON JET BOAT 10/20/2014
Commissioners award jet boat bid.
 
ISP REPORTS FATALITY 10/20/2014
Local man dies in highway accident.
 
COMMISSIONERS HEAR PROPOSED BUDGET 10/17/2014
Hospital officials explain budget figures.
 
DEVELOPMENT COMPANY WILL OVERSEE GRANT 10/17/2014
Commissioners choose firm to administer yet to be awarded Elk Bend grant.
 
REMAINS OF LOCAL MAN FOUND 10/08/2014
Man missing for 14 years may have been found. Homicide suspected.
 
DO NOT PAY BY PHONE 09/26/2014
Idaho State Police explain \'spoofing.\'
 
FOREST SERVICE ANNOUNCES BURN 09/23/2014
Prescribed burn scheduled for South Fork of Williams Creek.
 
NEW DISTRICT RANGER CHOSEN 09/11/2014
New ranger is well known for her local work while with the BLM.
 
DATE SET FOR INFO MEETING 09/08/2014
County to host October informational meeting on Rattlesnake Bridge plans and emergency access road.
 
NOT HOW IT SOUNDS 09/05/2014
Idaho State Police do not phone in arrests.
 
WARM SPRING CREEK FIRE 09/04/2014
Forest Service announces fire in Warm Springs and road closure at Bayhorse Creek.
 
ROAD ACCESS ISSUE 08/25/2014
Commissioners hear update on bridge conditions and road access options.
 
EIS COMPLETED 08/15/2014
Commissioners hear report regarding Environmental Impact Statement on restoration and fuel reduction in Upper North Fork.
 
HIGHWAY FATALITY 08/14/2014
Motorcyclist dies from accident on 93 North.
 
QUESTIONS FOR COUNTY 08/13/2014
Resident asks questions about road maintenance and fuel wood program.
 
WEATHER DAMPENS FIRE 08/12/2014
Goat Fire up to 469 acres as rain slows spread.
 
REVISED TRAVEL PLAN FINAL 08/11/2014
Supervisor signs final Record of Decision.
 
SALMON-CHALLIS TRAVEL PLAN FINALIZED 08/11/2014
Forest Service Supervisor signs off on Travel Plan.
 
PERSONAL USE FUELWOOD ALERT 08/11/2014
Forest Service announces fuelwood and personal use harvest area.
 
TRAIL CLOSURE ANNOUNCED 08/09/2014
Forest Service closes trail in Goat Fire area.
 
GOAT CREEK FIRE UPDATE 08/07/2014
Some preventative measures taken on Goat Creek fire.
 
GOAT FIRE UPDATE 08/04/2014
Inaccessible fire continues to grow.
 
INACCESSIBLE FIRE 08/03/2014
FS deems Goat Fire terrain too rugged to reach.
 
HOUSE VANDALIZED 07/30/2014
Reward offered for identity of vandals.
 
PROCESS ALMOST COMPLETE 07/28/2014
Commissioners hear report on Area of Impact update process.
 
BAN ON TARGETS 07/23/2014
FS officially bans use of exploding targets.
 
GOOD START FOR NEW SERVICE 07/16/2014
First month of air commuter service is good beginning.
 
NO LOCAL FIRES 07/16/2014
Air quality poor due to surrounding fires.
 
CLOSURE SOONER THAN EXPECTED 07/14/2014
Rattlesnake Bridge closed to traffic.
 
SOONER THAN EXPECTED 07/14/2014
Rattlesnake Bridge closed to traffic.
 
MILESTONE IN TRANSPORTATION 07/14/2014
Wolters updates commissioners on transportation successes over the years.
 
ACCIDENT CLAIMS TWO LIVES 07/07/2014
Single vehicle accident ejects four people, killing two.
 
FIREWORKS AHEAD 07/01/2014
Forest Service urges caution in dry forests.
 
MAKING USE OF LEFT OVERS 07/01/2014
Biochar to be tested produced and tested on Lemhi County soils.
 
HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION SEASON 06/19/2014
IDT begins work on US Highway 93 South.
 
COUNTY EXERCISES OPTION 06/12/2014
Sunday sales of packaged liquior.
 
IN HONOR OF VETS 06/12/2014
Memorial to be created.
 
BOWERMAN RESPONDS TO NEWS STORIES 06/10/2014
Sheriff clarifies stance on Dispatch proceedings.
 
P&Z OPINION ACCEPTED 06/09/2014
Commissioners Snyder and Cope approve a vacation request by Jakovac.
 
IN HONOR 06/03/2014
Annual marathon run remembers firefighters killed in action.
 
ENDURANCE RACE RESULTS 05/29/2014
152 compete in YEPs 12 Hours of Disco bike race.
 
PROFESSIONAL STUDY ON OPTIONS 05/29/2014
Engineering firm hired to study all alternatives involving Rattlesnake Bridge.
 
BOARD TO BE FORMED 05/28/2014
Commissioners hear transportation update.
 
PUBLIC INPUT WANTED 05/28/2014
Most of Area of Impact will remain as is.
 
LOCAL FOREST SERVICE ANNOUNCES AWARDS 05/22/2014
Scholarships have been awarded.
 
PRIMARY RESULTS 05/21/2014
Candidates to run for office in November were chosen in local election.
 
MUSHROOM HUNTING SEASON 05/19/2014
Mushroom picking commercial permits for Mustang burn.
 
ONE WEEK TO DISCO RIDE 05/08/2014
Youth Employment Program\'s 12 Hours of Disco gains popularity and credibility.
 
BANK RESTORATION PLANNED 05/04/2014
Official notice from ITD on closure for construction.
 
WITH FIRE COMES SMOKE 05/01/2014
Forest Service burns excess fuel material.
 
CARIBOU-TARGHEE REPORT 04/30/2014
Commissioners hear report from the Caribou-Targhee segment of the county.
 
CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP 04/28/2014
County sells surplus property at auction.
 
SMOKY SKIES AHEAD 04/22/2014
Forest Service announces planned prescribed burns.
 
LOCAL BUS SERVICE 04/21/2014
Progress report on locally managed bus services.
 
AIR TRANSPORTATION RE-ESTABLISHED 04/21/2014
Scheduled flights to and from Boise will begin in June.
 
ARREST FOLLOWS CHASE AND STAND-OFF 04/14/2014
Lemhi County Sheriff reports on Friday afternoon high speed chase and standoff.
 
QUAKING AGAIN 04/14/2014
4.4 earthquake registered 14 miles north of Challis.
 
A MOVING EXPERIENCE 04/13/2014
Sharp earthquake rattles Challis and surrounding areas....again.
 
HELPING WITH FUEL REDUCTION 04/11/2014
Forest Service announces new permit program.
 
CHALLIS EARTHQUAKE 04/10/2014
4.1 quake shakes Challis and surrounding area.
 
REGIONAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED 04/09/2014
Forest Service announces local recipients of regional awards.
 
PACKING CLINIC OFFERED 04/07/2014
Backcountry Horsemen will host free clinic at Salmon Select Horse Sale.
 
VEHICLE PARTS STOLEN 04/06/2014
Reward offered for information regarding vandalized vehicle.
 
WARRANT SERVED 04/04/2014
Cooperative effort leads to more drug arrests.
 
REGULATING MUDPUDDLES 04/03/2014
Crapo against EPA\'s latest attempt to control country\'s water.
 
CHANGE IN POLICY 04/02/2014
Firewood permits have to be obtained in person.
 
ASSISTANCE REQUESTED IN LOCATING STOLEN ITEMS 04/01/2014
Lemhi County Sheriff\'s Office requests public assistance in information leading to recovery of stolen items
 
NORTH FORK PLAN READY FOR REVIEW 03/28/2014
41,000 acre fuel reduction and forest restoration plan comment period announced.
 
SEWER UPGRADES REQUIRED 03/27/2014
County agrees to support block grant application for Elk Bend sewer system upgrades.
 
REPLACEMENT IS NECESSARY 03/26/2014
Commissioners hear estimated cost of bridge replacement.
 
SITUATION RESOLVED 03/25/2014
Emotionally disturbed man causes law enforcement standoff in residential area of city.
 
RESTORING THE PAST 03/24/2014
County to get bids on restoring the Courthouse courtroom dome.
 
PREPARING FOR CODE CONVERSION 03/10/2014
Hospital applying for backup line-of-credit.
 
ALLOWANCES INCREASED 03/01/2014
Forest Service ups amount of firewood allowed per permit.
 
SHIFTING TO DISASTER CATEGORY 02/26/2014
Bill introduced to classify and fund forest fires as natural disasters.
 
GUARDIANS WANTED 02/25/2014
County Board of Guardians in search of applicants.
 
PERMITS AVAILABLE AT BUSINESSES 02/20/2014
Forest Service announces retail outlets carrying fire wood permits.
 
TRPTA STATUS 02/13/2014
TRPTA transportation services will remain through 2014.
 
FARM BILL INCLUDES FOREST HEALTH 02/05/2014
Crapo outlines what the Farm Bill includes.
 
ROAD RECYCLING 01/28/2014
Left over materials from airport project will be used to rebuild road.
 
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED 01/26/2014
Local young people enroll in the academy.
 
EIS SEASON 01/18/2014
Two major Environmental Impact Statement documents on the way.
 
COUNTY BUSINESS 01/13/2014
Pictures of Shoup Bridge in past high water seasons needed.
 
ISP WILL PROVIDE TWITTER UPDATES 01/07/2014
Idaho State Police will be putting mega load updates on Twitter.
 
PHONE SCAM 12/26/2013
Sheriff warns of phone scam which targets elderly.
 
HUNT BRINGS THREATS 12/26/2013
A local hunt meant to emphasize dangerous diseases being carried and spread by wolves has resulted in threats which will be investigated.
 
SPECIES STUDY 12/19/2013
Forest Service teams with U of I to study Pygmy Rabbits.
 
VIEWING WILDFIRES AS NATURAL DISASTERS 12/19/2013
Bipartisan bill addresses funding for wildfire prevention.
 
ROAD SIGNS 12/16/2013
Commissioners urge residents to make sure EMS personnel find the right address.
 
LOCAL SHERIFF HONORED 12/16/2013
Sheriff Bowerman receives POST Executive Certificate.
 
UNIT 49 TIMBER HARVEST 12/12/2013
Temporary road closure during harvest work.
 
HIGH DIVIDE COLLABORATIVE 11/30/2013
Commissioners hear details of huge land and water conservation collaborative effort.
 
SCRAP METAL AND SALVAGING POLICIES 11/21/2013
Landfill practices being investigated.
 
FISH & GAME EQUIPMENT MISSING 11/21/2013
Sheriff reports theft of hoists belonging to Fish & Game.
 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 11/20/2013
Forest Service announces Job Fair.
 
LEGAL INTERPRETATION ISSUES 11/19/2013
Membership on P&Z depends on how state laws are read.
 
UNITED EFFORT PLANNED 11/18/2013
City and County to work together on area\'s future transportation needs.
 
CLOSING PROCESS EXPLAINED 11/18/2013
County Treasurer explains process involved in closing out Urban Renewal Agency.
 
COMMISSIONERS MEET WITH FIRE CHIEFS 11/15/2013
Elk Bend and Williams Lake fire chiefs discuss various issues.
 
IN HONOR 11/03/2013
Donations for poppies support local veterans.
 
DONATION REQUESTED 10/18/2013
Organization requests funds for feline spay and neuter program.
 
STAFF BACK ON DUTY 10/17/2013
Forest Service allowed to go back to work.
 
COMMISSIONERS HEAR UPDATE ON STEELE MEMORIAL 10/17/2013
Appointments made to hospital board.
 
COUNTY ACCUSED OF COMPETITION WITH PRIVATE SECTOR 10/17/2013
Local car wash owners voice complaints about free weed wash station.
 
WHERE IS THE HAY? 10/05/2013
A start has been made on developing a Hay Directory for the valley.
 
FS OFFICES CLOSED 10/01/2013
Forest Service releases office rescheduling.
 
ROADS,SCHOOLS AND LANDFILL 09/26/2013
Commissioners hear updates on roads, landfill equipment and Lemhi Education Project.
 
TRANSPORTATION UPDATE 09/25/2013
Awaiting word on grant for air service restoration.
 
LOCAL TREASURER REPRESENTS STATE 09/12/2013
Heiser selected to represent state in national organization.
 
TRAILS OPEN 09/10/2013
Trails closed during the Papoose Fire have been opened.
 
DEPARTMENT REPORTS 09/09/2013
Commissioners hear reports from department managers.
 
NEZ PERCE FIRE UPDATE 09/07/2013
Over an inch of rain gives firefighters a helping hand.
 
RAIN DAMPENS NORTH FORK DISTRICT FIRE 09/04/2013
Fire east of Gibbonsville now over 300 acres.
 
FIRE REPORTED NEAR GIBBONSVILLE 08/31/2013
Crews are fighting a lightning caused forest fire east of Gibbonsville.
 
LONG WAY AROUND 08/29/2013
Downriver road closed at Deadwater due to storm related wash out.
 
OTHER NEEDS MENTIONED 08/28/2013
Commissioners support city grant application as long as other needs are not forgotten.
 
TYPE 2 CREW REMAINS ON DUTY 08/23/2013
One new fire start as crew remains on Lodgepole Fire duty.
 
LODGEPOLE FIRE STATUS 08/22/2013
Crews are mopping up and monitoring new starts in Lodgepole Fire acreage.
 
LODGEPOLE FIRE UPDATE 08/20/2013
Lodgepole fire is 74% contained.
 
FINAL PAPOOSE FIRE REPORT 08/19/2013
Crews going into monitor mode.
 
FIRE REPORTED IN THE SAWTOOTH 08/18/2013
Crews work fire near Atlanta, Idaho.
 
LODGEPOLE FIRE REPORT 08/17/2013
Lodgepole up to 74% containment.
 
LODGEPOLE FIRE 8-14-15 08/15/2013
More acreage added to Lodgepole burn.
 
VYING FOR COMMUTER AIR SERVICE GRANT 08/15/2013
Opportunity to comment on the importance of commuter air service in Salmon.
 
WORKING NEW SPOT FIRES 08/13/2013
Report on Papoose fire and three new fire starts.
 
MAKING PROGRESS ON LODGEPOLE 08/13/2013
Lodgepole containment reaches 67 percent and crews prepare for mop up.
 
LODGEPOLE FIRE DAILY UPDATE 08/11/2013
Containment listed at 61 per cent.
 
PAPOOSE FIRE EVENING UPDATE 08/10/2013
Initital attack teams on spot fires near Gibbonsville and Carmen
 
LODGEPOLE FIRE UPDATE 08/08/2013
Flight restrictions modified.
 
CONTAINMENT PLANS ANNOUNCED 08/06/2013
Plans to reduce fuels in Lodgepole fire path.
 
DEPARTMENT MAKES DROUGHT OFFICIAL 08/05/2013
IDWR grants official emergency declaration.
 
LODGEPOLE FIRE UPDATE FOR SUNDAY 08/04/2013
Lodgepole fire 40% contained.
 
LODGEPOLE UPDATE FOR SATURDAY 08/03/2013
Crews making some progress towards containment.
 
UPDATE ON PAPOOSE AND STORM DAMAGE 08/02/2013
Fire update and mud slides on down river road.
 
LODGEPOLE MORNING UPDATE 08/01/2013
Hoping for more rain than wind.
 
LODGEPOLE FIRE 07/31/2013
Fire makes run to the northeast.
 
EMERGENCY CLOSURE ANNOUNCED 07/30/2013
Closure orders issued on Lodgepole Fire.
 
FIRE NEAR RED FISH LAKE CONTAINED 07/28/2013
Last report on Road 210 Fire.
 
FIRE UPDATES AND NEWS OF DROWNING 07/27/2013
Updates on Lodgepole and Papoose fires. Crews assist with Middle Fork drowning incident.
 
NEW BRIDGE BECOMES POSSIBILITY 07/26/2013
Federal Lands Access Program has accepted a funding application for replacement of the Shoup Bridge.
 
FRIDAY NIGHT UPDATE 07/26/2013
Smoke but no new fires.
 
SAWTOOTH WILDERNESS FIRE 07/25/2013
Fairfield Ranger District fire update.
 
PETITION ACCEPTED 07/25/2013
Petition for Williams Lake Fire District accepted by county.
 
FIRE NEAR CHALLIS GROWING 07/24/2013
Latest information on the Lodgepole fire 10 miles west of Challis.
 
PAPOOSE FIRE 07/24/2013
Forest Service reports moderate fire activity but acreage continues to grow.
 
ROAD OPENED 07/23/2013
ISP reports road has been opened near Red Fish Fire.
 
LODGEPOLE FIRE 07/22/2013
Report on fire west of Challis.
 
STATE POLICE REPORT FIRE EVACUATIONS 07/22/2013
ISP reports fire near Redfish Lake has closed campgrounds.
 
FIRE UPDATE 07/22/2013
/smoke fills the valley from numerous fires.
 
NEW FIRES - UNKNOWN ORIGIN 07/20/2013
Wind pushes Papoose Fire and two new starts.
 
ANOTHER 778 ACRES BURNS 07/19/2013
Papoose Fire continues to expand.
 
THURSDAY UPDATE ON FIRES 07/18/2013
Papoose fire still gaining ground.
 
PAPOOSE FIRE DAMPENED 07/17/2013
Rainfall helps but fire continues.
 
SEVERE WEATHER WARNING 07/15/2013
Storms predicted to begin Tuesday afternoon.
 
FOREST HEALTH DOCUMENTARY STATISTICS 07/09/2013
Latest stats show over 12,000 viewings of county documentary.
 
COMMISSIONERS SUPPORT APPLICATION 07/09/2013
County Commissioners see possible air commuter service as benefit to community.
 
FIRE SEASON BEGINS 07/06/2013
Fire Dispatch reports three fires on Salmon-Challis National Forest.
 
FATALITY NEAR ELLIS 07/06/2013
Motorcycle rider dies after colliding with antelope.
 
ROAD DAMAGE REPORTED 07/03/2013
Forest Service reports road closure due to wash out.
 
SPREAD THE WORD 06/30/2013
Commissioners ask residents to help spread the facts about forest fires.
 
ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 28 06/26/2013
Idaho State Police report Wednesday morning accident near Tendoy.
 
ISSUES BEING FACED 06/25/2013
Commissioners hear reports from Salmon-Challis and Caribou-Targhee forest personnel.
 
HIGHWAY 28 ACCIDENT 06/18/2013
Idaho Staate Police report fatality accident.
 
BURING PREDICTIONS 06/14/2013
Senator comments on western forest needs.
 
CLEANING OUT HAZARDS 06/11/2013
Residents use opportunity to get rid of hazardous materials.
 
BUY AT HOME 05/31/2013
Ag Office compiling directory for local produce and meat purchases.
 
REMEMBERING 05/15/2013
June will officially be History Month in Lemhi County.
 
ANNUAL CLEAN UP AND OUT 05/14/2013
Household Hazardous Waste Day scheduled and landfill composting project update.
 
PROPERTY STOLEN FROM FS 05/14/2013
Public asked for information leading to stolen hose lay equipment.
 
PERMITS REQUIRED 05/14/2013
Burn permits now available on new web site.
 
TAX IMPACTS 05/13/2013
County Treasurer will calculate bond election impacts on properties.
 
ROLLOVER ACCIDENT REPORTED 05/08/2013
No serious injuries from rollover accident on 93 North.
 
WEEKEND TRAFFIC FATALITY 05/06/2013
Sheriff Bowerman reports fatality discovered Saturday morning.
 
MUSHROOM RULES 05/01/2013
Rules for after fire mushroom pickers.
 
COUNTY HEARS TRAIL PLANS 04/24/2013
Adams and Lohneyer explain plans aimed at obtaining trail funds
 
COUNTY SELLS PROPERTIES 04/23/2013
Auction held for tax deed and quit claim deed properties.
 
PLAN AHEAD FOR JUNE 04/16/2013
Register now to join the Jeff Allen-Shane Heath Memorial marathon.
 
EASY ACCESS FIREWOOD PERMITS 04/11/2013
Forest Service makes permits available at local business.
 
SIMPSON TAKES COUNTY CONCERNS TO DC 04/11/2013
Congressman Simpson discusses local concerns with outgoing secretary.
 
CONGRESSMAN VISITS SALMON 04/08/2013
US Representative Mike Simpson meets with County Commissioners to discuss local and national issues.
 
COMMISSIONERS MEETING 04/08/2013
Commissioners hear reports from county department heads and the Airport Board.
 
APPLICATION DENIED 04/02/2013
TRPTA application for $145k to fund services in this area denied on technicalities.
 
BID OPENING MEETING 03/27/2013
Bids for the jail\'s food service contract will be opened tomorrow.
 
GIVE IT BACK! 03/26/2013
Commissioners discuss how best to return funds already received from government.
 
GETTING ACQUAINTED 03/26/2013
New district health director visits commissioners.
 
DELAYS EXPECTED ON ROAD 03/19/2013
Forest Service announces Salmon River Road work schedule.
 
BULLDOG TENACITY 03/17/2013
County Veterans Service Officer recognized as moving force behind establishment of Salmon VA Clinic.
 
ELECTION # EIGHT 03/13/2013
School bond fails passage for eighth time.
 
NEW FOREST SUPERVISOR ANNOUNCED 03/13/2013
Forest Service selects new Salmon-Challis National Forest Supervisor.
 
CONTINUTED SUPPORT 03/12/2013
County expresses continued support of SWCD.
 
MAJOR DRUG CONFISCATION 03/09/2013
Idaho State Police seize over a million dollars worth of illegal drugs.
 
SITE SPECIFIC DOCUMENTATION 03/02/2013
County now has documentation on which to base snow load requirements for roofs.
 
HOWELL HONORED 02/25/2013
County names Alan Howell Volunteer of the Year.
 
NO CRIMINAL ACTION 02/15/2013
Independent investigation concludes no criminal actions on the part of local law enforcement.
 
COUNTY FINANCIAL STATUS DISCUSSED 02/14/2013
Secure Rural Schools Act funding apparently done for now as county looks ahead.
 
SEASONAL ROAD CLOSED BY SLIDES 02/14/2013
County discusses Salmon River Road closure with Forest Service.
 
GOING GLOBAL 02/12/2013
County\'s \"Forests Under Fire\" documentary being viewed internationally.
 
FUNDING ISSUES SLOW RECOVERY 02/06/2013
Forest Service report details shortages for restoration work.
 
FOREST SERVICE RECAPS YEAR 02/06/2013
Acting Supervisor updates Commissioners on 2012 agency projects.
 
JUVENILES ARRESTED 02/01/2013
Sheriff reports arrest in joy ride that ended with burned jeep.
 
SNOWMOBILE RIDER RESCUED 01/29/2013
Sheriff\'s Office reports rescue of injured snowmobile rider.
 
LEMHI COUNTY PRESENTS... 01/28/2013
Local documentary on Forest Health released to Internet.
 
PLAN B 01/28/2013
County will take lead in submitting next proposal for new Shoup Bridge.
 
PROCEDURES FOR ANIMAL ABUSE REPORTS 01/16/2013
Humane Society discusses animal abuse reporting problems with commissioners.
 
MOVING AHEAD WITH MOBILITY 01/16/2013
Commissioners OK research into establishing air service.
 
PLANS IN PLACE 01/14/2013
Law enforcement and area teachers have safety planning session
 
GRANT REQUEST 01/04/2013
Sheriff seeks public support for grant application.
 
COLD AND WET BUT SAFE 12/31/2012
Driver takes unexpected river plunge.
 
REPAIRS BEGIN 12/20/2012
Agencies join forces to begin habitat restoration.
 
ADDITIONAL INVESTIGATION ORDERED 12/17/2012
Lemhi County Prosecuting Attorney Bruce Withers wants further review of in-custody death.
 
GUZMAN MOVES ON 12/05/2012
Salmon-Challis Supervisor will be leaving for Boise job.
 
APPROACHING THE EDGE 12/04/2012
Senator Crapo defines \'the cliff.\'
 
TROUT UNLIMITED ANNOUNCEMENT 12/03/2012
Sportsman group reports successful end to project.
 
ISP FINDS HOMEMADE BOMB 11/30/2012
Routine traffic stop results in multiple charges.
 
EXEMPTIONS POSSIBLE 11/27/2012
Commissioners decide to make roof code exemptions possible.
 
THANKSGIVING DAY WRECK 11/26/2012
Sheriff reports deer caused accident.
 
FAMILY ESCAPES INJURIES 11/19/2012
Sheriff reports roll-over accident.
 
THAT TIME OF YEAR 11/09/2012
Statements are in the mail and taxes are due December 20.
 
YEP MILESTONE 11/06/2012
Youth Employment Program has own home base.
 
LOCAL RETURNS 11/06/2012
Local voters re-elect sheriff and reject seventh school bond initiative.
 
REMEMBERING VETERANS 11/05/2012
Veterans Day Poppies available for a donation.
 
PROBATIONER HOSPITALIZED 11/01/2012
Sheriff reports woman on probation in critical condition.
 
DISRESPECT CAUSING CLOSURES 10/29/2012
Abusive treatment of property causes owners to cut access.
 
BOARD MEMBER NAMED 10/15/2012
Commissioners appoint Hospital Board Member and hear department reports.
 
BREAKING CAMP 10/06/2012
Crews begin packing camp as fire calms.
 
MAJOR GRANT AWARDED FOR COMMUNICATIONS 10/02/2012
Lemhi County emergency communications to take giant leap forward.
 
MUSTANG CONTAINMENT AT 50% 10/02/2012
Rehabilitation begins in some areas while fire lines still monitored in others.
 
FIRE ACTIVITY 09/29/2012
Wind encourages fire activity on complex.
 
STILL SMOKING 09/28/2012
Fire activity slowing on Mustang Complex but not done yet.
 
FIRST STEP TOWARD LANDFILL COMPOST PROJECT 09/27/2012
Department managers report to County Commissioners.
 
WILLIAMS LAKE ROAD PROBLEMS 09/26/2012
Homeowner president brings road issues to commissioners.
 
HALSTEAD & MUSTANG COMPLEX UPDATE 09/23/2012
Officials hope weather change will dampen fires.
 
AREAS OF HALSTEAD STILL ACTIVE 09/22/2012
Active burning continues in Halstead. Inversion predicted to lift by noon.
 
MUSTANG COMPLEX - IDAHO/MONTANA UPDATE 09/22/2012
Active fire day predicted.
 
RADIATION FEARS ADDED TO THE MIX 09/21/2012
Department of Environmental Quality researching risks of areas burning around old mines.
 
HALSTEAD QUIET 09/21/2012
Heavy smoke actually retarding fire activity on Halstead.
 
MUSTANG COMPLEX UPDATE 09/20/2012
Fire activity calming and rehab work beginning.
 
MUSTANG UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY 09/19/2012
Mop up operations in some fire areas.
 
MUSTANG COMPLEX UPDATE 09/16/2012
Local fire departments fight to save structures.
 
EVACUATION CHANGES ANNOUNCED 09/16/2012
Some residents will be allowed to return to their properties as of Monday.
 
HALSTEAD REACTIVATES 09/15/2012
More acreage consumed as windy conditions bring new life to Halstead fire.
 
FIRE EAST OF HIGHWAY 93 09/14/2012
Local fire departments called to fire on east side of 93 North.
 
NEW TEAM TO TAKE OVER HALSTEAD 09/13/2012
Containment at 50 % on Halstead Fire.
 
MUSTANG COMPLEX NEARS 300,000 ACRE MARK 09/13/2012
Cold weather allows burnout operations on Mustang Fire Complex.
 
MUSTANG FIRE UPDATE 09/12/2012
Acreage continues to increase but weather is helping to calm fire spread.
 
HALSTEAD 45% CONTAINED 09/12/2012
Halstead Fire becoming more manageable.
 
ADDITIONAL ACREAGE 09/11/2012
Mustang Complex grows by 8,419 acres.
 
HALSTEAD UPDATE 09/11/2012
Some areas around Halstead reopenning.
 
HALSTEAD 40% CONTAINED 09/10/2012
Conditions allowing for some mop up to begin.
 
+ 20,000 ACREAGE ON MUSTANG 09/10/2012
Wing enlarged Mustang Complex by 20,000 acres Sunday.
 
WIND PREDICTED 09/09/2012
Forecast for wind over 261,010 acre Mustang fire.
 
EVACUATION ORDERS ISSUED 09/09/2012
Residents in area of Mustang Complex fire being evacuated.
 
MUSTANG COMPLEX REPORT 09/08/2012
Fire activity slows. Wind expected tomorrow.
 
FRONT LINES HOLDING ON HALSTEAD 09/08/2012
Weather is helping firefighters hold lines and increase containment to 30%.
 
EVACUATIONS POSSIBLE 09/08/2012
Wind warning may cause evcuations in North Fork area Sunday.
 
MUSTANG FIRE SLOWS 09/07/2012
Even though Mustang has momentarily calmed, officials warn against becoming complacent.
 
HALSTEAD UPDATE 09/07/2012
Halstead at 20% containment.
 
MUSTANG REPORT FOR THURSDAY 09/06/2012
6,666 acres added to burn.
 
EVACUATION LEVELS REVISED 09/06/2012
Sheriff reevaluates evacuation levels for North Fork area.
 
HALSTEAD MOVES NORTH AND EAST 09/05/2012
Wind moves fire to the north and east and adds acerage.
 
FIRE GROWS TO THE EAST 09/05/2012
Winds expected to push Mustang Complex fire further east.
 
MUSTANG UPDATE FOR TUESDAY AM 09/04/2012
Mustang Complex continues move towards Highway 93 North.
 
HIGHWAY 93 DELAY PREPARATIONS 09/04/2012
Officials prepare for possible delays on Highway 93 North due to Mustang Fire.
 
TWO MORE FIRES JOIN THE COMPLEX 09/03/2012
Cabin Springs and Lost Packer join the Mustang Complex.
 
EVACUATION ALERT 09/03/2012
Evacuation levels increased along Highway 93 corridor north of Salmon.
 
HALSTEAD UPDATE FOR SUNDAY 09/02/2012
Torching and spotting continues.
 
MUSTANG COMPLEX REPORT 09/02/2012
Fire still expected to impact Highway 93 corridor.
 
HALSTEAD FIRE UPDATE 09/01/2012
Halstead fires holding at 124,892 acres.
 
ANOTHER 7,000 ACRES BURNED 08/31/2012
Halstead Fire reaches 123,893 acres.
 
HALSTEAD FIRE STILL GROWING 08/30/2012
Weather continues to contribute to fire growth.
 
MUSTANG COMPLEX UPDATE 08/30/2012
Burned acreage nearing the 200,000 mark on Mustang complex.
 
EVACUATIONS IMMINENT 08/29/2012
North Fork area residents alerted to be ready and set to go quickly.
 
HALSTEAD FIRE JUMPS IN ACREAGE BURNED 08/29/2012
Aternoon winds sent fire onto new acreage. More wind predicted for today.
 
HIGHWAY CLOSED DUE TO HALSTEAD FIRE 08/29/2012
Officials close section of Highway 75 because of fire threats.
 
LEVEL 3 EVACUATION ON AREAS OF MUSTANG COMPLEX 08/29/2012
Evacuation alert goes to level 3 for portions of North Fork area.
 
SMOKEY THE BEAR DESCENDANT? 08/28/2012
A blistered bear cub rescued by Forest Service and Fish and Game personnel.
 
HALSTEAD FIRE UPDATE 08/26/2012
Halstead fire continues to burn as it turns one month old tomorrow.
 
RED FLAG FOR MUSTANG FIRE 08/26/2012
Red Flag warning for afternoon weather in vicinity of Mustang Fire Complex.
 
MUSTANG FIRE 08/24/2012
Mustang fire grows to 118,220 acres.
 
MUSTANG FIRE UPDATE 08/23/2012
Mustang fire over 99,000 acres and nine percent contained. Corn Creek open for boat launches.
 
EVACUATION ORDERED 08/23/2012
Evacuation ordered for downriver areas due to Mustang Fire.
 
HALSTEAD FIRE REPORT 08/22/2012
Fire report of 5 percent containment
 
HALSTEAD FIRE UPDATE 08/21/2012
Halstead Fire expecting afternoon wind.
 
MUSTANG COMPLEX EXPECTING GUSTY WINDS 08/21/2012
Growth has slowed on Mustang Complex however afternoon winds expected.
 
MUSTANG COMPLEX UPDATE FOR SUNDAY 08/19/2012
Red flags are flying for afternoon and evening weather in fire areas.
 
CONTAINMENT REMAINS AT 3 PERCENT 08/18/2012
Halstead Fire at 88,371 acres burned. Possible thunderstorms by tomorrow.
 
CREWS FIGHT TO STOP FIRE AT RIVER 08/18/2012
Crews fought through night to hold fire on north side of river.
 
ALMOST 84,000 ACRES 08/17/2012
Halstead Fire continues to spread causing evacuation concerns.
 
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT TAKES LIFE 08/17/2012
Idaho State Police report fatality from motorcycle accident.
 
MUSTANG JUMPS TO 73,000 ACRES 08/16/2012
Mustang complex grows to 73,000 acres as it spreads in all directions.
 
EVACUATION ORDERED 08/16/2012
Custer County Sheriff orders evacuation.
 
HALSTEAD UPDATE 08/14/2012
Halstead Fire continues to grow.
 
MONDAY FIRE UPDATE 08/13/2012
One fire out and two more detected.
 
BEING NEIGHBORLY 08/13/2012
County Sheriff answers call for assistance from fellow sheriff.
 
RIVER ROAD CLOSED 08/13/2012
Forest Supervisor talks with County Commissioners about Mustang Complex fire. River Road closed a few hours later.
 
FOREST SERVICE ANNOUNCES ROAD CLOSURE 08/13/2012
SALMON RIVER ROAD IS CLOSED AND RESIDENTS ARE BEING EVACUATED.
 
SOME DOWNRIVER RESIDENTS EVACUATED 08/12/2012
Forest Service issues list of actions being taken due to Mustang Complex fire.
 
FIRE COUNT FROM LIGHTNING STORM LAST NIGHT 08/11/2012
Strong lightning storm leaves more fires than rain.
 
STANLEY RESIDENTS MEET TONIGHT 08/11/2012
Stanley residents will hear updates on Halstead Fire.
 
FIRES NOW GROUPED AS MUSTANG COMPLEX 08/09/2012
Several fires in the north zone have joined and are now treated as one complex.
 
TWICE THE SIZE 08/03/2012
Afternoon winds push Halstead Fire to the north and east.
 
WIND SPURS FIRE GROWTH 08/02/2012
Halstead Fire moves east. Community meeting planned.
 
HALSTEAD FIRE UPDATE 08/01/2012
Halstead Fire passes the 5,000 acre mark.
 
AREA FIRES 07/31/2012
Report on six of the fires burning on the Salmon Challis National Forest.
 
FIRE IN STANLEY AREA DRAWS CREWS 07/30/2012
A fire that started over the weekend 18 miles from Stanley goes into high gear.
 
HALF WAY THERE 07/26/2012
Containment now 50 percent.
 
SHERIFF FILES THEFT REPORT 07/25/2012
Sheriff Bowerman details Panter Creek area break-in and theft.
 
LINE WORK IS HOLDING 07/25/2012
In spite of dry breezy weather crews are holding Chrandal Fire at 40 percent containment.
 
25 YEAR VOLUNTEER HONORED 07/22/2012
Lemhi County Fire Protection District and Ed Gibson.
 
RED FLAGS FLYING 07/22/2012
Red flag weather alert for Chrandal Fire crews.
 
LATEST ON CHRANDAL FIRE 07/18/2012
Crews monitor fire as weather turns warmer, drier and windier.
 
NEW FIRES 07/18/2012
Fire at Ten Mile on Highway 93 south has topped the ridge and threatening Sunset Heights Subdivision.
 
THANKS FOR BEING THERE 07/17/2012
Recipients of local emergency services volunteers say \'thank you.\'
 
MINING RESTRICTIONS EXPLAINED 06/16/2012
FS explains postion on mining requests.
 
GUNFIRE REPORTS 06/14/2012
Sheriff reports two shooting incidents, one with injuries.
 
DUE DATE 06/12/2012
Second half of taxes due.
 
FILLING THE LANDFILL 06/12/2012
New DEQ rules mean shorter life for landfill.
 
MOTORCYCLE CRASH 06/11/2012
Sheriff reports effects of motorcycle accident on 93 North.
 
LOCAL MAN INJURED 06/06/2012
Local resident injured in crash reportedly caused by being run off the road.
 
LOCAL GRADUATE WINS DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIP 05/29/2012
Idaho Association of Counties scholarship goes to Salmon graduate.
 
DUMPSTER ETIQUETTE NEEDED 05/16/2012
Landfill manager reminds residents how to use dumpster sites.
 
POSSIBLE LAND TRANSFER 05/15/2012
Nature Conservancy proposes land donatation to Fish and Game.
 
VOTER CHOICES IN PRIMARY 05/15/2012
School levy passes and preferences for who should move on to the general election stated.
 
DOWNRIVER ROAD CLOSURE 05/10/2012
Four hour road closure Friday afternoon.
 
UPADATES FROM COBALT DISTRICT 05/03/2012
Acting District Ranger reports on plans for old mines, new mines and weeds.
 
FUNDS AFFECT ROADS AND A-FRAMES 05/03/2012
High priority roads first, no more A-frame rentals, progress on timber sales and inventories among topics discussed.
 
REPPELLERS COMING TO TOWN 05/01/2012
Salmon Air Base to host training.
 
SHERIFF URGES CAUTION 04/26/2012
Sheriff warns of dangers as Salmon River reaches high water season.
 
RAC HAS HISTORY OF SUCCESS 04/18/2012
Forest Service recounts the eleven year history of Resource Advisory Council projects.
 
RULES TO MATCH THE TIMES 04/10/2012
Airport Board presents new list of rules for approval by commissioners.
 
ACCIDENT REPORT 04/09/2012
County sheriff files accident report for Easter weekend.
 
FROM WASHINGTON DC... 03/27/2012
Forest Service announces new national plan.
 
MORE TRANSPORTATION FUNDS 03/23/2012
District Six awards more dollars for local transportation needs.
 
ON THE ROAD AGAIN 03/20/2012
Long awaited transport arrives.
 
GEOTHERMAL COMMENTS INVITED 03/19/2012
Forest Service to host public comment meeting on geothermal leases.
 
VOTERS SAID NO 03/14/2012
A #13,500,000 school bond has been rejected.
 
VOLUNTEERS HONORED 03/12/2012
Three people chosen by county as outstanding volunteers.
 
VANDALISM CASE RESOLVED 03/08/2012
Those responsible for damage to county vehicle have been identified.
 
MAJOR DAMAGE FROM ACCIDENT 03/08/2012
Sheriff reports one vehicle accident north of town.
 
REWARD OFFERED 02/28/2012
Reward offered for information leading to vehicular vandalism.
 
COMMISSIONERS HEAR BOND DETAILS 02/28/2012
Committee representative describes goal of school bond.
 
COMPOST PROJECT CONTEMPLATED 02/27/2012
Landfill manager taking steps towards implementing a compost program.
 
ROAD ACCESS NOT AN ISSUE 02/24/2012
Roads targeted for reclamation in North Fork area are not in violation of Travel Plan.
 
ROAD ACCESS NOT AN ISSUE 02/24/2012
Roads targeted for reclamation in North Fork area are not in violation of Travel Plan.
 
NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS NAMED 02/22/2012
Commissioners select volunteers to fill vacancies on committees.
 
CAUSE OF DEATH DETERMINED 02/21/2012
Pathologist report classifies death as accidental.
 
COURTHOUSE UPGRADES 02/16/2012
Two Courthouse offices will be getting heating and cooling system.
 
ROAD ISSUE AND DOG TRAINING 02/15/2012
Commissioner Jakovac reports planned closures of some roads in North Fork District. Law enforcement gives progress reports on K-9 training.
 
SAGE GROUSE COMMENT EXTENSION 02/13/2012
Salmon/Challis one of ten forests to received extended comment period on Sage Grouse.
 
TEST OF ENDURANCE 01/23/2012
12 hour Mountan Bike race scheduled.
 
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT CLAIMS LIFE 01/16/2012
State Police report death of 18 year old Challis man.
 
FUTURE OF LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION UNCERTAIN 01/12/2012
TRPTA Executive Director outlines problems facing the transportation company.
 
GEARING UP FOR EXPANDED RUNWAY 01/09/2012
Airport Board reports major improvements scheduled for runway.
 
EDICT SATURATION POINT REACHED 01/09/2012
The Lemhi Cattle Growers are fed up with Washington edicts and apparent lack of local support.
 
YEAR ENDS WITH NO INJURY ACCIDENT 01/03/2012
Montana pick-up truck takes icy plunge.
 
MUCH LOVED POLICE DOG DIES 12/23/2011
Ten year old Lyka passes away.
 
MISSING VEHICLE FOUND 12/22/2011
Washington state vehicle missing since last February found in Lemhi County.
 
TEENAGER FOUND DEAD 12/11/2011
Sheriff reports death of a local teen. Cause is being investigated.
 
COMMISSIONERS HEAR AGENCY REPORTS 12/11/2011
BLM and FS representatives bring County Commissioners up to date on projects.
 
LESSONS LEARNED 12/07/2011
The 2011 fire season taught Forest Service a few lessons.
 
UPDATE ON FS PROGRAMS 12/07/2011
Programs other than fire fighting outlined by Forest Service officials.
 
DRIVERS CAUTIONED 11/25/2011
One road closed, another is hazardous.
 
REPORTS FROM DEPARTMENT MANAGERS 11/14/2011
Snow moisture content, dumpster sites, taxes, forest roads and the Fire Wise program are some of the topics discussed by commissioners.
 
NEW RULES FOR FIRE CONTRACTORS 11/13/2011
Seminar to be held on new rules for those wishing to contract with agencies.
 
LEADORE HOME BURGLARIZED 11/08/2011
Money and coins missing from Leadore home.
 
ICY ROAD LEADS TO ACCIDENT 11/02/2011
Sheriff Bowerman reports accident on Lost Trail Pass.
 
BEING $ PREPARED 11/01/2011
County reports end of fiscal year savings.
 
CONSTRUCTION ZONE 10/31/2011
Down river road drivers warned about bridge construction activities.
 
COMMISSIONERS SELECT BOARD MEMBERS 10/25/2011
Three new members for Hospital Board.
 
UNSCHEDULED LANDING 10/17/2011
Forced landing inflicts damage to aircraft but no physical injuries.
 
FIRE PLAN EFFORTS PRAISED 10/15/2011
Idaho Fire Plan Working Group is making great progress towards assisting counties and communities.
 
END OF THE YEAR SAVINGS 10/14/2011
Sheriff Bowerman repays county coffers.
 
COMMISSIONERS WILL APPOINT BOARD MEMBERS 09/28/2011
Appointments to the Hospital Board will be made next month. Applications invited.
 
SEARCH ENDS SUCCESSFULLY 09/26/2011
Salmon Search and Rescue volunteers flown to Middle Fork area to find lost hunter.
 
FIRE NOT OVER YET 09/25/2011
Weather conditions give new life to the Salt Fire.
 
FALL EQUINOX FIRE UPDATE 09/23/2011
Salt Fire continues to creep and smoke.
 
MORE AREAS REOPENED 09/20/2011
Forest Service continues to reopen areas closed by fires.
 
MOP UP IN PROGRESS 09/19/2011
Fire crews turn efforts to mop up operations.
 
CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO IMPROVE 09/18/2011
Weather conditions continue to keep a lid on fire activity.
 
RAIN IMPROVED OUTLOOK 09/17/2011
The cold front that brought rain to several area fires has calmed fire activity in general.
 
CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS CHANGED 09/14/2011
County Commissioners vote to restore state snow load codes.
 
VIRUS INFECTS CAMP 09/14/2011
Fire crew on Black Canyon fire sent home due to illness.
 
FOREST SERVICE BRIEFS COUNTY 09/13/2011
Salmon-Challis Natiional Forst officials update County Commissioners on fire activity.
 
FIRES REMAIN ACTIVE 09/11/2011
Changes in closure orders status.
 
NOTICE FROM LEMHI COUNTY SHERIFF 09/10/2011
Sheriff announces evacuation order status.
 
WEATHER IS KEY TO SALT FIRE 09/09/2011
Lines are holding on the Salt Fire as officials watch weather conditions.
 
UPDATE ON IDAHO-MONTANA FIRE 09/09/2011
Inversion that calmed the Salt Fire is having the same effect on the Saddle Complex area.
 
THURSDAY MORNING REPORT 09/08/2011
Salt fire report lists 17,567 acres burned.
 
SALT FIRE REACHES 15,818 ACRES 09/07/2011
Salt Fire continues to its march to the south.
 
SALT FIRE CLOSURE ORDER EXPANDED 09/07/2011
Salmon-Challis National Forest Supervisor Guzman expands closure order.
 
LABOR DAY BLOWOUT 09/06/2011
Salt Fire blows up to the south adding 2800 acres to burned area.
 
FS FIRE REPORT 09/06/2011
Recap of fires on the Salmon-Challis National Forest.
 
LABOR DAY FIRE REPORT 09/05/2011
Salt Fire continues to grow and inversion chokes valley with smoke.
 
AREA FIRE UPDATE 09/05/2011
Report on all fires in Salmon-Challis National forest.
 
ITEMS TAKEN FROM FAIRGROUNDS FOUND 09/01/2011
Coors drums and two rabbits stolen from the fairgrounds have been found according to a Lemhi County Press Release from the Sheriff\'s office
 
NEW FIRES REPORTED 08/30/2011
Forest Service reports three new fire starts.
 
DOZER TRANSPORT BURNS 08/30/2011
Truck and trailer burns in Salt Fire. No fire crew injuries sustained.
 
WEATHER WARNING 08/29/2011
Red Flag warning has been issued for this afternoon on fires to the west and south of Salmon.
 
FAIRGROUNDS THIEVERY 08/29/2011
Sheriff seeks information on who would rob 4-H members and beer sign.
 
SADDLE COMPLEX-LATEST REPORT 08/27/2011
Fires north of Salmon and North Fork continue to burn, slowly.
 
FIRES TO THE SOUTH AND WEST 08/27/2011
Forest Service updates status on fire starts from earlier in the week.
 
OFFICIAL ROAD CLOSURES 08/27/2011
Forest Service issues official road closure document for areas near Salt Fire.
 
PREPARING FOR EAST AND SOUTH MOVEMENT 08/24/2011
Saddle Complex fire predicted to move east and south causing concerns for Owl Creek area.
 
CLEAN UP IS HUGE SUCCESS 08/22/2011
Forest Service Press Release describes day on the river.
 
COUNTY REFINANCES BOND 08/19/2011
Successful refinancing of 2003 Hospital Bond saves taxpayers over a half million dollars in taxes.
 
DISAPPOINTING RESULTS 08/09/2011
County is disappointed over Transportation Plan document.
 
SALMON RIVER ROAD REPAIRS 08/02/2011
Forest Service announces road repairs at Deadwater.
 
EYE ON BOND MARKET 07/26/2011
County Commissioners watch savings decline as congress fails to resolve deficit and debt ceiling crisis.
 
BACKBURN BEING CONSIDERED 07/25/2011
Fire officials consider back burn to block Indian Fire.
 
MOTHER AND CHILD SURVIVE ACCIDENT 07/21/2011
Jennifer and Deanda McCullough uninjured as car rolls into river.
 
QUICK CALL LEADS TO RESCUE 07/18/2011
Immedicate call to Dispatch puts Lyka on scene and on scent.
 
SEARCH & RESCUE TO THE RESCUE 07/18/2011
Search and Rescue jet boat rescues stranded deaf boy.
 
DOWNRIVER PROJECT TO BEGIN 07/12/2011
Forest Service Press Release announces bridges across river project is set to begin.
 
STILL CLOSED TO CAMPING 07/12/2011
Two downriver areas still closed pending archaeological inventory.
 
FIGHTING JURISDICTIONAL AUTHORITY 07/05/2011
Senator and County Commissioner comment on Guidance Document.
 
HOLIDAY CAMPGROUNDS 06/28/2011
Forest Service Press Release lists campgrounds open for 4th of July weekend.
 
COURTHOUSE ENERGY PLAN MOVES AHEAD 06/27/2011
A bid has been accepted on Courthouse window replacement and attic renovation.
 
RIVER READINGS 06/26/2011
National Weather Service predicts area river flows will continue to drop.
 
HOW HIGH? 06/25/2011
National Weather Service river levels for Saturday morning, June 25.
 
SEARCH ENDS 06/23/2011
Sheriff reports the body of Lela Knox has been found and identified.
 
ENERGY UPGRADE AT COURTHOUSE 06/14/2011
Energy wise improvements planned at Courthouse. New Field Manager announced for BLM.
 
PAYMENTS DUE 06/13/2011
County Treasurer reminds property owners tax time is near.
 
RESIDENTS CLEAN HOUSE 06/13/2011
Many participate in Household Hazardous Waste Day.
 
$5,000 RAISED FOR FIREFIGHTER FOUNDATION 06/07/2011
Memorial run/walk pays tribute to Allen and Heath.
 
YIELD TO RUNNERS 06/03/2011
Sheriff asks drivers to be cautious in area of Memorial Run.
 
REPORT FROM SHERIFF 06/02/2011
Sheriff reports on search status and single vehicle accident.
 
MEMORABLE HUNT OPPORTUNITIES PLANNED 05/27/2011
Commissioners told of special hunting and fishing opportunities being arranged for Wounded Warrior Veterans.
 
STILL MISSING 05/27/2011
Search continues for local woman feared drowned.
 
CITATIONS PENDING 05/27/2011
Driver escapes from river after truck lands in Salmon River.
 
BACK ON SCHEDULE 05/27/2011
Drivers License office hours returning to normal soon.
 
RIVER SEARCH 05/26/2011
Sheriff reports rescue attempt has become recovery mission.
 
FAIRGROUNDS ADDITION AND ESCALATING JAIL COSTS 05/24/2011
Commissioners approve purchase and explain mandatory county costs.
 
WILDLIFE WATCHING EXACTS TOLL 05/23/2011
Rear end accident occurs due to watching wildlife instead of traffic.
 
ALLEN BRIDGE TO BE REPLACED 05/10/2011
Commissioners sign on to bridge building process.
 
LEVEE CONDITIONS 05/10/2011
County not allowed access to levees through some properties.
 
HUMANE SOCIETY REQUEST 05/10/2011
Commissioners hear funding request and continue land purchase negotiations.
 
WEATHER RELATED 05/09/2011
Weather plays role in three traffic accidents.
 
DRUG DISPOSAL DAY 04/29/2011
Law enforcement sponsors opportunity to safely dispose of old medications.
 
NAVIGATION UPDATE 04/27/2011
Forest Service press release updates Salmon River conditions at blow out.
 
DETERMINING RIGHT-OF-WAY 04/26/2011
County begins official process to determine Geertson Creek road status.
 
PROPERTY RETURNED TO TAX ROLL 04/25/2011
Seven properties sold by county in tax deed sale.
 
LOG JAM STATUS 04/21/2011
Forest Service Public Affairs Officer Kent Fuellenbach reports treacherous conditions.
 
WORKING WITHIN REGULATIONS 04/20/2011
Best management seminar provided for those working projects near streams or river.
 
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS ON WEEKEND 04/18/2011
One DUI citation and one missing mule.
 
OUTREACH PROGRAM DISCUSSED 04/14/2011
Local committee works to connect Salmon with Outreach Program.
 
ENERGY RENOVATION 04/12/2011
Classic building to undergo energy upgrades.
 
FS ANNOUNCES RIVER BLOCKAGE 04/07/2011
Creek blow out jams river below Salmon Falls.
 
ROAD DESIGNATION QUESTION 04/04/2011
Initiation of road validation process is recommended.
 
HIGHER EDUCATION 04/01/2011
Commissioners hear junior college potential for Lemhi County.
 
COMMISSIONERS HEAR FROM TRPTA 03/29/2011
Officials from transit company visit with commissioneers.
 
COUNTY ACCEPTS GIFTS FROM ARTIST 03/28/2011
The late Roger Grenier left the county a collection of his artistry.
 
LOCAL FS WINS EXCELLENCE AWARD 03/26/2011
Salmon-Challis Forest connects wilderness areas to satellite internet.
 
CLEAN OUT OLD PRESCRIPTION DRUGS 03/25/2011
Local law enforcement to provide safe disposal of old prescription drugs.
 
OFFICERS HERE FROM TWO STATES 03/22/2011
Sacajawea Center hosts law enforcement training.
 
FAIR GROUNDS ADDITION 03/15/2011
County plan to buy acreage will proceed and bridge installation plans on track.
 
FINANCIAL STATUS RATED EXCELLENT 03/14/2011
Yearly audit report on finances show county is in very good shape.
 
LETTER EXPLAINS LETTER 03/10/2011
Sheriff Bowerman clears confusion over fund raising letter.
 
PRESS RELEASE FROM SHERIFF 03/02/2011
Sheriff reports dog shooting incident.
 
PREPARING FOR SPRING 02/28/2011
County Road and Bridge crews repair damages from last year and get ready for the 2011 work season.
 
ACCIDENTS HAPPEN 02/25/2011
Emergency crews respond to two accidents, one after the other.
 
RURAL EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT PROVIDES TRAINING 02/23/2011
Sheriff\'s office press release describes recent training for Sheriff and Police Chief.
 
FS EXPLAINS COURT ORDER 02/16/2011
Salmon-Challis National Forest Supervisor comments on recent court ruling.
 
SHERIFF SERVES ASSOCIATION 01/28/2011
Bowerman elected as association Secretary.
 
LOCAL BUILDERS HONORED 01/24/2011
Salmon River Builders Association named County Volunteer of the Year.
 
SNOW SLIDES KEEP CREWS BUSY 01/19/2011
Forest Service reports the downriver road has been closed several times due to weather related snow and rock slides.
 
ACCIDENT COSTS LIFE 01/18/2011
Carmen resident dies as result of accident.
 
ONE STEP CLOSER 01/17/2011
Design drawings for new ambulance building have been completed.
 
FISH PASSAGE WORK APPROVED 01/12/2011
Wallace Creek project approved and funded.
 
RESOURCE ADVISORY MEETING SCHEDULED 01/11/2011
Forest Service office announces next RAC meeting.
 
SUB ZERO EMERGENCY POWER LINE REPAIRS 01/11/2011
Local Idaho Power crews endure cold to restore power to customers.
 
SWEARING-IN CEREMONY 01/10/2011
Those elected in November officially take office.
 
DRIVER INFORMATION BEING SOUGHT 01/03/2011
Sheriff requests information on driver who left accident scene.
 
HOURS ANNOUNCED 12/30/2010
Press Release from Sheriff Bowerman announces new hours for Drivers License Office.
 
POSITIVE STEP TOWARDS COBALT PROJECT 12/28/2010
County Industrial Development Corporation facilitates availability of more tax exempt bonds.
 
NEW DOWNRIVER BRIDGES PLANNED 12/23/2010
Forest Service Press Release announces confirmation of downriver bridge projects.
 
ROAD CONDITIONS CONTRIBUTE TO ACCIDENTS 12/20/2010
It was a busy weekend for deputies according to a Press Release from the Lemhi County Sheriff.
 
EIGHT YEAR OLDS DRIVING ATVs 12/16/2010
Senate Bill 1098 allows underage ATV drivers on all Forest Service roads.
 
DAMAGES CAUSE CLOSURES 12/16/2010
Forest Service explains reasons behind downriver campsite closures.
 
END OF YEAR PERMIT STATS 12/15/2010
Building Department Administrator gives year end overview of local construction activity to County Commissioners.
 
COMMUNICATIONS ASSIST 12/14/2010
Sheriff urges improvements to emergency communications system.
 
LAST STEPS TOWARD CONSOLIDATION 12/13/2010
Petition to annex city into County Fire Protection District proceeds to State Tax Commission.
 
FS ANNOUNCES SALMON AIR BASE 12/06/2010
A Forest Service Press Release describes new helicopter base to be built at Salmon Airport.
 
EXPENSIVE NO INJURY ACCIDENT 12/03/2010
Two semi trucks collide on 93 North.
 
PERMANENT ACCESS SITE FOR BOATERS 11/30/2010
Local Fish and Game personnel discuss plans with County Commissioners for new boat access near Carmen Bridge.
 
OFFICIAL COMMITTEE REQUESTED 11/29/2010
Local Transportation Mobility representative asks County Commissioners to establish committee.
 
ROAD AND BRIDGE WILL ASSIST 11/29/2010
County will participate in fish friendly project on Wallace Creek.
 
STILL TIME TO COMMENT 11/16/2010
Forest Service Press Releases invites comments on Middle Fork management.
 
CAREER OPPORTUNITY 11/09/2010
Local law enforcement taking applications for upcoming training opportunity.
 
OFFER TO BUY ROAD 11/09/2010
Twin Peaks Ranch offers to buy Rattlesnake Creek Road from county.
 
NO GATES ALLOWED 10/25/2010
Twin Peaks Road gates still against state law.
 
COMMISSIONERS AGREE WITH STATE DECREE 10/25/2010
Commissioners favor state withdrawal from wolf program.
 
IDAHO ACHIEVED 74 PERCENT CENSUS PARTICIPATION 10/21/2010
Seventy four percent of the census forms mailed to Idaho residents were completed and returned. Salmon scored a 78 percent and Lemhi County had a 65 percent return rate.
 
RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE 10/20/2010
RAC is looking for project proposals according to Forest Service press release.
 
CAMPSITES READY FOR FISHING SEASON 10/20/2010
Forest Service announces downriver campsites available for steelhead fishing season.
 
COUNTY BUSINESS 10/13/2010
Commissioners assist residents and hear reports.
 
NEW RULES ON THE MIDDLE FORK 10/12/2010
Forest Services announces new Middle Fork rules to protect spawning Chinook.
 
NEW APPROACH TO OFFICE 09/28/2010
County Commissioners approve remodeling project for office entrance.
 
WRITE-IN CAMPAIGN DECISION 09/27/2010
Commissioner Barsalou declines write-in campaign attempt.
 
P&Z MAKES ITS DECISION 09/27/2010
Controversial gravel pit and hot mix plant proposal gets P&Z Commission approval.
 
RAC APPROVAL PROCESS BEGINS 09/24/2010
Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Salmon next month to evaluate project proposals.
 
FRIENDSHIP AND TRADE 09/15/2010
County Commissioner returns from trade and friendship mission to China.
 
COUNTY AGREES TO HELP OBTAIN NEW BRIDGE 09/14/2010
If the Federal Highway Administration will build it, the county will accept a new bridge.
 
BACK COUNTRY ROAD WORK 09/14/2010
Road work will cause some travel delays.
 
FS ANNOUNCES NEW OPEN-CLOSE DATES 09/14/2010
FS press release tells of changes enact4ed with new Travel Plan.
 
ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING CLAIMS LIFE 09/09/2010
Family dog triggers shotgun blast causing death of owner.
 
MOP UP BEGINS ON JESSE CREEK 08/30/2010
Weather puts an end to fire in City of Salmon watershed.
 
BANNER FIRE 52% CONTAINED 08/28/2010
Containment figures released on Banner Fire.
 
LOCAL COMMISSIONER TAKES LOCAL CONCERNS OVERSEAS 08/27/2010
Commissioner Bob Cope one of eight selected nationwide to confer with Chinese officials.
 
BUGS ARE WINNING 08/23/2010
Special agent insects are winning against noxious weed.
 
LEGISLATIVE ISSUES OF PRIME CONCERN 08/23/2010
Representatives from Senator Risch visit commissioners.
 
LCEDA HIRES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 08/18/2010
Economic Development Professional has been hired by local Economic Development Association.
 
RAIN SLOWS FIRES 08/09/2010
Weekend bursts of rain slow forest fires according to a Press Releases from the Forest Service.
 
SEDIMENT RELEASE MAY BE VIOLATION 08/09/2010
Small plume of sediment sent to river by overflow of liner is enough for violation.
 
NEW SHERIFF NAMED 07/26/2010
37 year law enforcement officer appointed as sheriff.
 
JUDGE DECIDES SLAVIN PENALTIES 07/22/2010
Retired sheriff Sam Slavin begins serving jail term.
 
LIST HAS BEEN SUBMITTED 07/16/2010
The Republican Central Committee has submitted a list of nominees for the office of Lemhi County Sheriff.
 
PLAN NEARS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD 07/14/2010
BLM presents preview of Travel Plan to County Commissioners.
 
WHAT TO DO WITH CAVES 07/14/2010
BLM will ask for public input on Dugout Dick\'s former residence.
 
SECOND DUI 07/13/2010
Second DUI for Sheriff Slavin results in arrest.
 
PROCESS TO FILL VACANCY 07/12/2010
Republican Central Committee meeting to create nominee list for new sheriff will be open to the public.
 
GETTING THERE FROM HERE 07/06/2010
Report on efforts being made to improve local transportation services.
 
BOND PAYMENT PRESENTED 06/30/2010
Hospital presents $232,000 check to county.
 
PROGRESS REPORT 06/29/2010
LCEDA redefined and revamped.
 
GRAVEL PIT DO OVER 06/29/2010
An error in proper procedure sends Special Use Permit application back to Planning and Zoning.
 
DESIGNATED ROADS 06/25/2010
Forest Services announces new maps are available.
 
ELECTRONIC TICKETING 06/24/2010
ISP officers gear into high tech ticketing process.
 
ROAD STATUS AND LAND SWAP 06/15/2010
Commissioners decide status of two roads and hear of F&G land exchange.
 
FAA COMMENDS LOCAL AIRPORT 06/07/2010
FAA gives airport high praise for improvements.
 
NINTH TERM 05/26/2010
Lenore Hardy Barrett of Custer County has successfully retained District 35 B House seat.
 
PRIMARY BRINGS CHANGES 05/25/2010
Primary elections bring change to county Board of Commissioners.
 
COUNTY ACTION ON ROAD AND DUMPSTER ISSUES 05/11/2010
Commissioners say no to road vacation and yes to dumpster reinstatement.
 
COUNTY ASKED TO CLOSE TWIN PEAKS ROAD 04/27/2010
Commissioners conduct hearing on road closure request.
 
SOLID WASTE ISSUES 04/13/2010
Commissioners from two counties discuss Pahsimeroi trash services.
 
AIR BASE AND BRIDGES 04/13/2010
Commissioners hear plans for Salmon Air Base and downriver bridges.
 
PRIMARY ELECTION 03/23/2010
The official list of candidates is set for May Primary Election
 
FINANCIALLY SOUND 03/22/2010
County Commissioner\'s receive report on fiscal year 2009 audit.
 
BLM PROPOSING LAND PURCHASES 03/12/2010
BLM informs county of recreation corridor plans.
 
BUSINESS OLD AND NEW 03/11/2010
County Commissioners hear department reports and resolve long standing property line issues.
 
WINNERS HONORED 02/23/2010
County announces recipient of Volunteer of the Year award.
 
COMMISSIONERS NAME BOARD MEMBERS 02/22/2010
A Board of Appeals has been created to hear construction code appeals.
 
BRIDGE CONTRACT SIGNED 02/15/2010
Commissioners sign off on project agreement with Lemhi Soil and Water Conservation District.
 
STATE FUNDING IN QUESTION 02/10/2010
Lemhi County Economic Development Association searches for funding.
 
DONATED HOURS DOLLARS AND CENTS 02/03/2010
Local volunteer hours calculated at minimum wage rates.
 
PROGRESS MADE TOWARD SOLID WASTE ISSUE 02/02/2010
Commissioner reports on Pahsimeroi dumpster site meeting.
 
2009 STATISTICS 01/28/2010
Statistical data from 2009 compiled by volunteer.
 
LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AT WORK 01/18/2010
LCEDA recaps accomplishments and goals.
 
ANALYSIS OF TIME COMPILED 01/13/2010
Grenier completes time management report on Road and Bridge Department.
 
COMMUNITY REACTS TO DUMPSTER REMOVAL 01/13/2010
Pahsimeroi residents upset over discontinuation of dumpster site.
 
MOVING INTO 2010 01/12/2010
County handles details involved with beginning a new year.
 
GUZMAN TO HEAD LOCAL FS 01/07/2010
Forest Service press release announces new supervisor for Salmon-Challis Forest.
 
COUNTY ACTION ON ROAD AND DUMPSTER ISSUES 2010
Commissioners say no to road vacation and yes to dumpster reinstatement.
 
FS ALLOWS HELICOPTERS IN WOLF MANAGEMENT 12/22/2009
A Forest Service press release announces regional office decision to allow IDF&G to use helicopters in wolf management.
 
COBALT PROJECT APPROVED 12/09/2009
Forest Services announces Cobalt Project is approved to begin.
 
FEDERAL GRANT RAMIFICATIONS EXPLAINED 11/24/2009
County departments report recent activities to commissioners.
 
COUNTY DESIGNATES UNEXPECTED MONEY 11/09/2009
Commissioners designate unexpected county money for city swimming pool restoration.
 
TRAVEL PLAN APPEALED 11/09/2009
County sends official letter of appeal on Forest Service Travel Plan.
 
PROCESS FINISHED AT LAST 10/14/2009
New County Development Code will become law.
 
LANDMARK CENTENNIAL 09/25/2009
Lemhi County Courthouse turns 100.
 
MOTORCYCLE FATALITY 09/21/2009
Body of missing motorcyclist found.
 
ICE FREE WALKWAY 09/15/2009
Construction bid awarded for covered entryway at Courthouse.
 
TRAVEL PLAN DECISION REACHED 09/08/2009
Forest Service Press Release announces record of decision on long awaited forest Travel Plan
 
PLANE CRASHES IN TOWN OF MAY 09/01/2009
Investigation into cause of a plane crash in May, Idaho is underway.
 
ACCIDENT CLAIMS LIFE 08/29/2009
Jodie Witkin of Salmon dies in single vehicle accident.
 
ENVIROMENTALISTS TARGET LEMHI WATERSHED 08/25/2009
Lawsuit filed against federal agencies will affect Lemhi Valley ranchers.
 
VISIONS UNDERWAY 08/12/2009
Members of Horizons Vision committee seek communications ideas from County Commissioners.
 
EXPLORING OPTIONS 07/30/2009
Local government officials meet to discuss duplication of services and cost saving options.
 
FIRE CREWS SAVE SUBDIVISION 07/24/2009
A runaway cheat grass fire endangers homes surrounding what was Salmon\\\\\\\'s original golf course.
 
FIRE WISE INTEREST GROWS 07/14/2009
Departments report to County Commissiioners.
 
SERVICES IN DEMAND 06/23/2009
Search for lost hiker continues. Pace of demand for emergency services exceeds 2008 figures
 
FOCUS ON FIRE PLANS 06/15/2009
Idaho State Fire Plan officials meet in Salmon.
 
NEW LEGISLATION MAY FORCE USE CLOSURES 06/10/2009
State legislature removed age limits for ATV drivers. FS may remove roads from ATV use list.
 
CHECK PRESENTED TO COUNTY 06/09/2009
Hospital pays its share of annual hospital bond payment.
 
BRIDGES FOR SALMON-CHALLIS 06/05/2009
Forest Service press release announces bridge projects for Salmon-Challis Forest.
 
FS WANTS OTHERS TO SHARE COSTS 06/01/2009
Agency won\'t do structures and seeks shared cost for fire suppression.
 
STEPPING UP 06/01/2009
Courthouse steps to be repaired and ADA ramp covered.
 
WILLIAMS LAKE ROAD ACCIDENT CLAIMS LIFE 05/26/2009
Plunge over the edge of the Williams Lake Road kills one, seriously injures another.
 
THE ANSWER IS DECIDEDLY NO 05/20/2009
Voters soundly reject latest school bond proposal.
 
PROPOSAL FOR ALUMINUM SCRAP 05/14/2009
Grenier presents manufacturing project idea to commissioners.
 
COUNTY ANNOUNCES ROAD DECISION 05/11/2009
Parmenter Road in Carmen Creek ruled to be public therefore elegible for county maintenance.
 
TAX BASE INCREASE FOR COUNTY 04/28/2009
A three way land exchange will add private acreage to county tax base.
 
FS COBALT DECISION UPHELD 04/23/2009
Regional FS upholds local FS decision which clears Cobalt Project to continue with necessary steps.
 
TEN YEARS LATER 04/13/2009
County declared to be in excellent financial shape.
 
12 YEAR OLD ROAD ISSUE IN COURT AGAIN 03/23/2009
Question of public or private road debate continues.
 
SUCCESSFUL FUEL REDUCTION PLAN 03/17/2009
Press release on approved fuel reduction plan.
 
FS COBALT DECISION APPEALED 03/16/2009
Forest Service press release announces two appeals filed against Idaho Cobalt Project.
 
INNOVATION & INDUSTRIAL CENTERS REPORT 03/11/2009
Economic Development report to County Commissioners.
 
HOSPITAL OPERATING IN THE BLACK 03/11/2009
Hospital Board representatives meet with County Board.
 
ORDINANCE TO OPEN EMPLOYMENT DOORS 03/03/2009
County Commissioners create county corporation to facilitate sale of tax exempt bonds for qualifying companies.
 
POSSIBLE SUMMER JOBS 02/24/2009
There may be money to hire extra workers in the county Weed Management department.
 
ANNUAL AWARD GIVEN 01/28/2009
County selects two Volunteers of the Year.
 
VOLUNTEER PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE REPORT 01/26/2009
Volunteer Grenier compiles year end report for and about the county.
 
FS DECISION ON COBALT PROJECT 01/20/2009
Long awaited Record of Decision on Cobalt Project released
 
RISCH FRUSTRATED OVER LAWSUIT 01/20/2009
Environmental groups that declined participation in forest designation process file lawsuit against the Idaho plan.
 
LAND GIFT 12/09/2008
County conveys City Park land to city.
 
SOLUTION LOOKING FOR A PROBLEM 11/24/2008
Lemhi County Commissioners submit written comments on Forest Service Travel Plan for Salmon-Challis Forest.
 
CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENT CHANGE 11/11/2008
Commissioners lower snow load maximum construction figures while looking for professional snow fall documentation.
 
GENERAL ELECTION DAY 2008 11/05/2008
Local voters eagerly participate in November 4 election.
 
CRAIG/WYDEN REINSTATED 10/28/2008
Congressional extension of Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act welcomed by county.
 
SNOW-LOAD CODES 10/28/2008
Goodman explains snow-load roof requirements.
 
FOREST INPUT VITAL 10/15/2008
Commissioners call on public to become involved in future of forest.
 
COBALT DECISION REVERSED 10/06/2008
Forest Service press release tells of further delay on Idaho Cobalt Project.
 
SAFETY FIRST PLEASE 09/23/2008
Landfill manager reminds residents that inappropriately discarded hazardous materials can harm landfill personnel.
 
IDAHO PLAN FIRST IN NATION 09/22/2008
A state wide roadless plan based on public input is first in the country and could lead to protection of city water suppy.
 
DEIS PRESS RELEASE FROM FS 09/15/2008
Forest Service Press Release announces date for Travel Plan document publication.
 
POSSIBLE AVIATION FACILITY FOR FS 09/12/2008
Commissioners agree to discuss potential landsale to accomodate FS aviation facility.
 
FS PRESS RELEASE ON ROADLESS 09/01/2008
Forest Service Intermountain Region in Ogden releases announcement of final EIS on Roadless Rule.
 
WEEKEND ADVISORY 08/28/2008
Forest Service provides information for upcoming holiday weekend.
 
GIBBONSVILLE UPSET OVER LANDING STRIP 08/26/2008
Gibbonsville resident builds air strip as neighbors complain.
 
COBALT PROJECT RULING APPEALED 08/25/2008
Forest Service reports four appeals filed on Cobalt Project ruling.
 
WIND AND FIRE 08/22/2008
Interagency fire update details fire activity in Fourth of July Creek.
 
FAA FUNDS FOR AIRPORT 08/12/2008
County hears department reports plus funding news from Airport Board.
 
RECREATION FUNDING SOLUTION 07/29/2008
City and county agree to cooperative funding effort.
 
COUNTY-BLM LAND TRANSACTION 07/29/2008
Commissioners meet with BLM representatives for land transaction update.
 
STORM CHANGES RIVER RUNS 07/25/2008
Violent July 22 storm triggers tributary stream blow-outs that form new rapids on Middle Fork River.
 
FS BEGINS BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION 07/14/2008
Forest Service press release announces beginning of long awaited construction project on Indian Creek Road.
 
STRUCTURE PROTECTION CURTAILED 07/14/2008
Present costs of fire fighting mean a future of very limited structure protection.
 
EQUIPMENT PURCHASE APPROVED 07/14/2008
County Commissioners approve purchase of a graderfor landfill. Miller receives SWANA cerfificate.
 
JOBLESS RATES CLIMB 07/07/2008
Idaho Department of Labor figures show major employment dips.
 
FUEL OF THE FUTURE 06/28/2008
Possible use of woody biomass in production of electricity being explored.
 
SALMON TO HOST REGIONAL OFFICIALS 06/18/2008
Sixth and Seventh District judges and elected officials convene in Salmon.
 
FS COBALT PROJECT ROD 06/16/2008
Record of Decision on Cobalt Project lists projects still needed for approval.
 
FUEL PRICE IMPACTS 06/10/2008
County officials discuss fuel cost impacts and what operating changes can be made.
 
COPE RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE 06/03/2008
County Commissioner honored for efforts on behalf of county and region.
 
UPDATED RESULTS 05/28/2008
Primary election numbers for Presidential Democratic candidates revised.
 
VOTE COUNTING 05/27/2008
Primary three-way Republican race for Sheriff won by incumbent.
 
DOWN FOR THE DAY 05/08/2008
Series of events leaves valley powerless for a day.
 
RIBBON CUTTING 04/12/2008
Old Brooklyn School officially becomes Brooklyn Annex.
 
COBALT PROJECT UPDATE 03/21/2008
Forest Service press release reports progress in Cobalt Project approval process.
 
COLD CUTS POWER 01/15/2008
Extreme cold and line fatique blamed for valley wide power outage.
 
CLOSING DOORS 11/28/2007
Courthouse Annex II no longer meeting room for commissioners.
 
NEW HOME FOR COUNTY OFFICES 11/27/2007
The move to the Brooklyn has begun.
 
FEDERAL CONTROL OF ALL WATER 10/16/2007
Bill seeks federal control of all waters in the United States.
 
IAC AWARD FOR LOCAL COMMISSIONER 10/08/2007
Cope commended for Exemplary service.
 
ROAD ISSUES DISCUSSED 09/18/2007
Roads discussed with Governor Otter.
 
MINE DESTROYED BY FIRE 09/03/2007
Hulihan downriver gold mine destroyed by fire.
 
QUICK RESPONSE BY VOLUNTEERS 09/03/2007
Early morning fire in Lake Creek draws full contingency of equipment and volunteer firefighters.
 
CITY/COUNTY IMPACT ZONE DISCUSSION 07/26/2007
City and county officials agree on impact zone map.
 
FISCAL YEAR 2008 07/10/2007
County departments working on next year\'s budget requests.
 
AGENCIES PROVIDE JOBS FOR YEP 04/23/2007
Youth Employment Program thanks local agencies for years of support.
 
PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE 03/01/2007
March begins with a schedule of meetings for Comprehensive Plan.
 
COUNTY BUYS BROOKLYN 02/21/2007
Lemhi County bid to buy Brooklyn School accepted by School District Board.
 
LOST SINCE 1979 10/01/2006
Authorities think they have found the remains of a hiker missing for 27 years.
 
OVER A DECADE OF JOBS FOR YOUTH 08/29/2006
Youth Employment Program is 11 years old and has provided jobs for 395 young people.
 
COPE TRAVELS TO NACo CONVENTION 08/15/2006
Commissioner Cope member of national board dealing with county issues.
 
MAN OF VISION HONORED 08/29/2005
Services held for BLM Salmon Field Office Manager.
 
EVALUATING ROADLESS AREAS 08/04/2005
County begins roadless area designation research.
 
BARSALOU GOES FISHING 01/10/2005
Lemhi County Sheriff moves on.
 
COPE OPPOSES ROAD CLOSURES 03/15/2004
County takes official stand on proposed Forest Service road closures.
 
EXTENSION NUMBERS CALLERS NEED TO KNOW 07/17/2003
In-house phone extension numbers to add to your phone book
 

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