Monday Aug 11
Timber Butte, Highrange Wildfires Continue to Rage
The fast moving Timber Butte Fire, which has burned more than 7,000 acres northeast of the town of Sweet, threatened approximately 25 homes in the towns of Brownlee, Timber Butte and Liberty over the weekend.
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Gem County community wants emergency help for mosquito mess
A meeting in a Gem County community to discuss solutions for its mosquito problem ended soon after a county official walked out, according to organizer Linda Lowe.
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Heated meeting over BLM natural gas leases in Payette
The Bureau of Land Management held a meeting Thursday night at the Payette County Courthouse to talk about possible natural gas leases in an area.
West Nile virus found in Gem County mosquito trap
Southwest District Health officials say mosquitoes collected in a trap in the Sweet area of Gem County have tested positive for the West Nile virus.
Town that opted out of mosquito abatement suffering 50 years later
Northern Gem County has a horrible mosquito problem but no mosquito abatement program.