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This project is to fund at least one half of the cost of a new/slightly used YANMAR SV08 1A Mini Excavator. Because our program is actively working with trail user groups we have other fundraising projects going on that are specific to trails and trail use. We expect that we cannot raise the total amount via these other projects so it is our hopes that we can gain support from individuals that value safe accesses to public lands.
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Steele Memorial Medical Center (SMMC) in Salmon, Idaho, was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) for overall performance and patient perspective in the country. There are a total of 1,339 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation. The Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals, including Steele Memorial Medical Center, scored best among critical access hospitals on iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength Index™ for overall performance and patient perspective. The rankings were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). An awards ceremony will be held during NRHA’s Critical Access Hospital Conference in September in Kansas City, Missouri. The Top 20 Critical Access Hospital “winners” are those hospitals that have achieved success in overall performance based on a composite rating from eight indices of strength: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives, costs, charges and financial stability. This group was selected from iVantage’s Top 100 CAH list released earlier this year...
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A high wind advisory has been issued in eastern Idaho for Wednesday, May 24. Southwest winds of 30 to 45 mph, with gusts of up to 65 mph, will begin at noon and continue until late this evening in the following cities: Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Idaho Falls, Rexburg, and Pocatello Strong winds will make driving difficult for high profile vehicles and blowing dust may limit visibility for motorists near recently plowed fields, according to the National Weather Service.
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National Weather Service Missoula MT
318 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017

Eastern Lemhi County-
318 AM MDT Wed May 24 2017


* Impacts/Timing: Strong winds will develop by mid morning and
  continue through the evening. Tree damage is possible.
  Crosswinds will create hazardous driving conditions.

* Winds: Southwest 20 to 30 mph...gusting to 45 mph.

* Locations impacted include: Bannock Pass, Highway 28 Tendoy to
  Lone Pine, Highway 93 Lost Trail Pass to Gibbonsville, Lemhi
  Pass, and Salmon


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Salmon is Number 2!

Salmon is a town clinging to an old wild west identity without the roughness. The western themed architecture and untouched surroundings might just make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time, especially if you’re a city slicker. You’ll have to venture over unpopulated and rugged terrain to arrive here if you come by car, but it’s worth it. Salmon is a great base for outdoorsmen, white water rafting, and is next to the Frank Church River of the No Return Wilderness Area. If you visit during winter, spend the days on the ski slopes, tucked into wooden cabins, and tasting comfort food at the town’s many restaurants.

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