Page updated April 19, 2019

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Roads Open:
South Fork Salmon River & EFSF
Lower Johnson Creek

Roads Closed to wheeled vehicles:
Yellow Pine to Stibnite – closed due to Avalanche
Upper Johnson Creek
Lick Creek
Monumental Summit
Profile Road
Elk Summit – Big Creek to Warrens Road
Deadwood Summit
Quarts Creek Road
Golden Gate Road
Sugar Creek Road

Community Calendar:

Ice Hole Campground Closed
April 21 – 2pm Easter pot luck at the YP Tavern
May 5 – 3pm, Taco Feed at the Community Hall
May 15 – Firewood Season opens
May 20 – Deadline 2019 Festival T-Shirt Contest
May 25 – ATV-UTV Scavenger Hunt Memorial Day Weekend
June 11 – Vet Day Yellow Pine
June 29 – Highland Games
July 6 – Golf Tournament
July 13 – Ride to Big Creek
July 18 – (tentative) Noxious Weed Spray day
Sep 14 – Ride to Cinnabar


April 21 2pm Easter pot luck at the YP Tavern
Fried Chicken and Potato Salad provided by the Tavern

May 5, 2019, 3pm, Taco Feed at the Community Hall
In thanks for the great support of the community, the Community Hall Committee is giving back. A Taco Feed will be held at the Community Hall on May 5th at 3pm. The Community Hall is providing the fixin’s. Please join us for good food and to check out the progress that has been made in the Community Hall.
Thanks again for all your support.
Kathy Hall – Community Hall Chairman

June 11 – Vet Day
On Tuesday June 11th the Cascade Vet clinic will be coming to Yellow Pine. Please call (208) 382-4590 to get on the list.

June 29 – Highland Games
For the second year, Bald Mountain Knuckle Draggers will bring the Highland Games to Yellow Pine on June 29th. Last year they donated over $2,600 to the Helipad and this year money will be raised for the water department. Come see these fantastic athletes and support the water department.

Annual Golf Tournament
It’s time to plan for the annual 4th of July Yellow Pine Golf Tournament. This year the proceeds will support the Community Hall and road repair.
The event will begin July 6th at 11am at the golf course, where the fairways aren’t fair and the greens aren’t green. The cost will remain the same at $50 per couple for sponsoring a hole with a sign displayed. $20 for individuals, each person playing will get a ticket for beer, additional tickets can be purchased for $3. Soda and water are free. Checks can be written to VYPA (Village of Yellow Pine Association)
There will be prizes for first, second and third places for men’s women’s and mixed. Also, there wil be a prizes for closest to the pin. Spots go quickly, so be one of the first!
There will be a hearty breakfast at the museum from 8-10. The cost is $6 and all proceeds benefit the upkeep of the museum.


2019 Yellow Pine Escapades
The 2019 schedule for the Yellow Pine Escapades has been updated on the website!
Expect new escapades this coming year, including an ATV-UTV Photo Scavenger Hunt; two (yes, two) ATV-UTV rides, a golf tournament, and even a community yard sale. Other events will be added to the calendar as plans are finalized.
Join us for a great season of fun! The starting point for fun in Yellow Pine! The website includes information on the events hosted by the Yellow Pine Community Hall as well as the other “goings-on” in the village. Food, lodging and fuel are available in Yellow Pine. Link to webpage:

Biz Directory:

Alpine Village (208) 633-6208 Facebook page

Murph’s RV Park & Mary’s Cabins (208) 633-6677 Facebook page

The Corner (208) 633-3325 Website link Facebook page
Closed for winter

Yellow Pine Lodge (208) 633-3377
Closed for winter

Yellow Pine Tavern (208) 633-2233 Facebook page
Winter Hours at the Tavern: 9am-2pm and 4-8pm Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat and 9am-2pm Sun. Or call 208 633-2233 the phone rings into the house.

Local Color Photography Website Facebook page

Midas Gold website
Link to: 2018 Community Partnership Agreement with the Village of Yellow Pine

Yellow Pine Museum Website Facebook page

Village of Yellow Pine Association

Village Meeting Schedule 2019: June 8th; July 20th; August 10th; September 14th.
VYPA Officers:
Deb Filler – Chairperson
Rhonda Rogers – Vice Chair
Lynn Imel – Secretary
Joel Fields – Treasurer
Kathy Hall – Member at Large
Yellow Pine Harmonica Meetings 2019:
March 30, 2019 Saturday 2pm at the Tavern
April 23, 2019 Tuesday 2pm at the Tavern
May 23, 2019 Thursday 2pm at the Community Hall
June 20, 2019 Thursday 2pm at the Community Hall
July 27, 2019 Saturday 2pm at the Community Hall
Village of Yellow Pine Association Bylaws
VYPA Bylaws Adopted 9-12-2015
If you have questions, ideas to share, or want to use the Community Hall please contact the VYPA officers. Community Hall Facebook page
Cemetery Committee:
Tim Rogers
Marj Fields
Ron Earl

Yellow Pine Fire District

The next meeting to be in May 18th, 2019 at the Community Hall.
Fire Department Training on Sunday’s at 11:00 all are welcome
There are YPFD T-shirts, as well as YPFD patches and stickers for sale at the Tavern now.
Fire Chief:
Jeff Forster
District 1 Cecil Dahlman
District 2 Dan Stiff
District 3 Merrill Saleen
Secretary/Treasurer Nikki Saleen
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