Camas County, ID

Bruce Willis Backs Away From Idaho Airport Plans

It’s tough to see a good man lose a dream. We got the news a couple of months ago that sometimes Idaho resident and actor Bruce Willis was suffering from an illness that ended his movie career. The actor had long sought to build a private airport in Camas County. He had faced numerous hurdles and some of these appeared quite petty from an outsider’s view.
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ATV Trails Ascend 9,000 Ft Of Vivid Flowers North Of Twin Falls

For owners of off-highway vehicles (OHVs) including side-by-sides, dirt bikes, and ATVs that enjoy rides offering scenic beauty and incredible views, there's a network of trails in the mountains of Camas County that are hard to top. The forest service trails that immerse visitors in the incredible floral blooms of the area's marshlands located 120 miles northwest of Twin Falls make for an unforgettable southern Idaho trip.
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Sho-Ban elder alleges Boise man hit her at Camas Prairie

CAMAS PRAIRIE MARSH — Shoshone-Bannock tribal elder Zelphia Towersap had to file a complaint with the Camas County Sheriff after a white male hit her at the Camas Prairie on May 29 while she was gathering camas. The white male was reportedly telling Zelphia she was doing illegal things...
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Lesia Jonette Gorringe Knowlton

Lesia Jonette Gorringe Knowlton, 51, of Fairfield, ID returned to her father in heaven on May 6, 2022. It is with the deepest sadness we say farewell to our enduring Lesia. She was born on October 14, 1970 to Dan and Jean Gorringe as their first child. Lesia was married to her husband of 27 years, Tommy Knowlton on December10, 1994. The couple raised their family in Fairfield, ID where Lesia discovered her passion for saving lives. She was an EMT for Camas County and Pine for 25 years. She was a trainer for several different services. She took it upon herself to write grants and increase funding for Camas County and Pine Emergency medical services. Through her efforts, Fairfield and Pine were both awarded new ambulances and valuable life saving equipment for the fire department. She worked in her last years inspecting ambulances and fire trucks for the state.

Zuiderveld unseats Patrick by 37 votes

TWIN FALLS — In a race with razor-thin margins, challenger Glenneda Zuiderveld edged out incumbent Republican Sen. Jim Patrick for District 24, which represents rural Twin Falls, Gooding and Camas counties. Zuiderveld, with 50.24% of the vote, came out 37 votes ahead of Patrick. If the outcome is verified...

Bruce Willis’s Plans for Private Idaho Airport Could be Over

Camas County Commissioners have postponed any action until June. Last week I mentioned a small group of citizens approached the commission with a claim that a county road ran dead smack through the proposed land where Willis plans to build his private airport. I also wrote that if the county didn’t maintain the road and hadn’t maintained it for several years then the objections would be moot.