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In a report issued Sept. 22 from Cameron Eck, Program Fire Planner for Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association, (C-PTPA), the agency responded to two fires this past week, both on Sept. 16.

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Clearwater Highway District announces that the Musselshell Road between Cemetery and Chapman Road will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 30, for culvert replacement.

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites Idahoans to show their nearly 12 million acres of public lands in the Gem State some love. How? By participating in one of the 13 in-person or virtual National Public Lands Day events that will be held in September and October!

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Due to wildfire smoke from local and regional wildfires, an Air Quality Advisory is issued for Clearwater County and the northern sections of Lewis and Nez Perce Counties on the Nez Perce Reservation including the cities of Orofino, Peck, and Lapwai Depending on fire and wind activity, wildf…

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The Grangeville Interagency Dispatch Center reports no new fires on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests as of the morning of Sept. 1. Precipitation yesterday moderated fire activity across much of the forest. The National Weather Service is forecasting a shift to warmer temperatures an…

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The Grangeville Interagency Dispatch Center reported 25 new wildfires yesterday in north-central Idaho scattered across public lands administered by the USDA Forest Service and the Idaho Department of Lands. New incidents on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are all approximately one…

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Snow Peak Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a backcountry hunting and fishing destination. It takes a bit of effort to get to the main trailhead but once you arrive there are fifty miles of trail to explore this rugged and exclusively non-motorized WMA.

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Analysis of water level monitoring data indicates the volume of water stored in the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer (ESPA) has increased by about 350,000 acre-feet in the last year and 2.2 million acre-feet in the last five years, officials told the Idaho Water Resource Board Thursday in its reg…

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Several historic fire lookout towers across the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are still staffed every fire season to detect smoke from wildfires in remote locations and support the agencies’ wildfire response. In alignment with current federal, state and local guidance for social dis…

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With the hot summer weather and the desire to stay cool many people are heading for the water. Just a reminder for those of you floating or paddling down the river in the next few weeks. We at the Sheriff’s Office want you to have fun, but most of all we want you to be safe, while enjoying t…

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In coordination with Bureau of Land Management, Idaho Department of Lands and Idaho Department of Fish and Game we will be issuing firewood collection permits for personal use. Each agency will issue permits at their offices for their respective property. It is the responsibility of the perm…

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The Idaho Transportation Department opened US-95 at milepost 188 on Monday, July 27. Drivers will be able to navigate through the area on a temporary gravel road that was built at the base of the slide.

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According to a report issued from Cameron Eck, Program Fire Planner for Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association, (C-PTPA), the agency responded to one fire on July 25, at the old Konkolville mill. The fire, a rekindled pile was kept to one-tenth of an acre.

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According to Tammy Davis with Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association (C-PTPA), one fire burning one-tenth on an acre was reported Sunday, July 19, in the Cavendish area.

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It’s the perfect time to learn about Nez Perce culture right in your own backyard. Join park rangers at Nez Perce National Historical Park’s Spalding Visitor Center for daily programs this summer. Topics range from historical figures like Nez Perce Cowboy Jackson Sundown to the use of tradit…

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The Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association (CPTPA) responded to one wildland fire since the last report. The C-PTPA was notified of the fire on the evening of July 6.

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The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will begin work this month to replace and update four restroom facilities at camping areas along the Selway River. New facilities at Boyd Creek Campground, O’Hara Campground, and the 20 Mile dispersed camping area will replace old, deteriorating buil…

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The Rainbow Family of Living Light has chosen a site on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest for its 2020 national gathering. The event will coincide with the Fourth of July holiday and participants have already begun arriving. The forest will experience the highest concentration of visi…