Local

Page updated June 11,  2021

Click here for current Road Reports

Roads Open:
South Fork Road * weight restrictions
East Fork of the South Fork
Stibnite Road
Johnson Creek Road
Lick Creek
Deadwood Summit

Roads Closed to wheeled vehicles:
Monumental Summit
Profile Road
Elk Summit
Quartz Creek Road
Golden Gate Road
Sugar Creek Road


Community Calendar:

April 17, 2020 – Boil water order issued
March 31 – Weight Restrictions South Fork Road
May 10 thru Oct 20 – Burn Permit season
May 15 – Firewood Season Permits at The Corner
May 25 – Upper Johnson Creek road and Landmark Open
June 12 – 10am Fire siren test
June 12 – YPFD meeting 10am at Fire Hall
June 12 – VYPA Meeting 2pm at Community Hall
June 14-15 – Abstein Bridge core drilling
June 15 thru July 4 – Community Hall Yard Sale
June 26 – Bald Mountain Knuckle Draggers Highland Games
July 2-4 Yard Sale Silver Dollar Cafe
July 3 – Annual Golf Tournament
July 3 – Independence Day Parade 4pm
July 10 – YPFD meeting 10am at Fire Hall
July 10 – VYPA Meeting 2pm at Community Hall
July 17 – ATV/UTV Escapade 10am
July 21-22 Mastercraft stove maintenance

Events

June 15 thru July 4 – Community Hall Yard Sale
At the Community Hall, This self-serve yard sale supports maintenance on the Community Hall. Shop at your leisure; decide what the items are worth to you; and pay one of the volunteers.

June 26 – Highland Games
The Highland Games are back in Yellow Pine
All day, June 26th. Watch the Bald Mountain Knuckle Draggers compete.

Annual Golf Tournament, July 3rd
Check in at the golf course at 10am. Bring a team or we’ll set one up for you. $20 registration requested. Fun Prizes. Proceeds support the Village of Yellow Pine.

Independence Day Parade July 3 at 4pm
Join us to watch or participate in the annual Yellow Pine Independence Day Parade. All family-friendly entrants are welcome. If you want to participate, meet at the fire house at 315pm.

ATV/UTV Escapade July 17
This out-and-back ride is rated as intermediate. Participants ride from Yellow Pine Community Hall to Logan Creek , then return to Big Creek Campground for lunch (provided) and history/stories. After lunch, participants will continue the ride to Pilot Peak. The timeframe of this event is estimated to be from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Check-in starts at 9:00am; leave at 10:00am. You can register early at (link)

Announcements:

Boil Water Order issued April 17, 2020
As of today April 17th 2020, Yellow Pine is under a “Boil Order”.  This boil order will be in effect until further notice.
Boil Your Water Before Using
Boil Water Order issued April 17, 2020. Link: to Notice

Midas Gold is now Perpetua Resources
Perpetua Resources is a nod to our Idaho roots and our commitment to follow our state’s tradition of Esto Perpetua, translated to mean let it be eternal.

Protect Your Mountain Playground
We know Yellow Pine holds a special place in many hearts. As we transition through Idaho’s reopening phases and welcome visitors to our area, we invite you to take a moment to learn about what is new, what to expect and a few simple ways you can help protect yourself and this special mountain playground at (link)

Valley County Wildfire Evacuation Checklist
A wildfire evacuation checklist that property owners in the Yellow Pine area might find useful.
link: Valley County Evacuation Checklist – 2021.pdf

Yellow Pine Fire Protection District Community Service Notice
The purpose of this letter is to show how you as a Yellow Pine Resident can help protect your structure against a wildland fire by being “Fire Wise.”
Link to: 20190724 Yellow Pine Fire Protection mitigation document


Biz Directory:

Alpine Village (208) 633-6208 Facebook page

Murph’s RV Park & Mary’s Cabins Facebook page

Yellow Pine Lodge (208) 633-3377
Opened June 12 for summer. 

The Corner (208) 633-3325 Website link Facebook page
Hours 1pm-8pm, closed on Tuesdays
We offer smoked tri tip, brisket, and chicken sandwiches and also burgers and chicken wings.
Firewood Permits available May 15th.

Yellow Pine Tavern (208) 633-2233 Facebook page
Yellow Pine Tavern open daily:
Monday thru Thursday 8am to 9pm
Friday and Saturday 8am to 10pm
Sunday 8am to 8pm
Indoor Dining with limited seating and Outdoor Dining Available.
Full Breakfast Menu. Burgers, Pizza, Fajitas, Beer, Wine and Pop

Yellow Pine General Store (208) 633-3300
The store is now receiving inventory of Food items. The ATM is operational, and Debit/Credit cards are accepted. Currently there is fuel, ice, alcoholic beverages (non liquor) tobacco, non alcoholic beverages, snacks, and Dairy items (ice cream, milk, butter, and yogurt). Fresh produce is soon to come. Times may be in flux as we adjust to trends, but more or less the summer hours are going to be from 10-5pm, Monday – Saturday, and Sunday 10-3pm. If there are needs for fuel or anything during off hours, Josh will be around on call to accommodate. For any particular store item requests, please call 208-633-3300 or Email
For room reservations, please call 208-633-3300 or Email for reservations

Silver Dollar Café is for sale
See Real Estate Page

Knotty Kat Crochet Works – 208-633-3614
FB page link
open Tue – Sat, 9-5
Yellow Pine eggs $3/doz

Buck Horn Outfitters LLC 208-633-3614
Tom & Sarah Lanham
156 Yellow Pine Ave, Yellow Pine, ID 83677
Website:
Link to FB page:

Wapiti Meadow Ranch – Johnson Creek (208) 633-3217
or 208-315-3554 – cabin rentals
website:

Local Color Photography
Website
Facebook page

Perpetua Resources
(formerly Midas Gold)
New website
Facebook
Twitter
Link to: 2018 Community Partnership Agreement with the Village of Yellow Pine

The Star-News
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Yellow Pine Museum

Website
Facebook page

Village of Yellow Pine Association

VYPA Officers:
Deb Filler – Chairperson
Matt Huber – Vice Chair
Rhonda Egbert – Secretary
Ronda Rogers – Treasurer
Ron Noel – Member at Large
Village of Yellow Pine Association Bylaws
VYPA Bylaws adopted 8/8/2020 (link)
YPAC Corp Bylaws (link)
If you have questions, ideas to share, or want to use the Community Hall please contact a VYPA officers.
Community Hall Facebook page
Cemetery Committee:
Tim Rogers
Marj Fields
Ron Earl

Yellow Pine Fire District

YPDF COVID19 Policy Link
EMS COVID19 Policy
Link
Fire Chief: Tim Rogers
Commissioners:
Sue Holloway District 1
Dan Stiff, District 2
Merrill Saleen, District 3
Secretary/Treasurer Nikki Saleen
Yellow Pine Fire Protection Mitigation
Valley County Firewise Brochure
Valley County, Idaho Wildland-Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Plan

Yellow Pine Water Users Association

YPWUA Bylaws September 1976
YPWUA Articles of Incorporation April 1976
YPWUA Articles Inc 1st Amendment September 1976
YPWUA Articles Inc 2nd Amendment February 1984
YPWUA Articles Inc 3rd Amendment June 1984
YPWUA Board:
Dawn Brown
Stu Edwards
Willie Sullivan
Steve Holloway
Dave Prouty
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