Showing posts from September 16, 2012

MOA Tonight

We listen to music and talk to people. Watch on cable channel 11 in the Boise area or on-line at . Watch previous shows here , and check out the backgrounds here . Join us at MOA's Facebook page  for discussion throughout the week. :) Band info at   Posted via email from Moments of Awareness

Sheriff calls for evacuation of 60 more homes near Robie Creek; Karney Fire escapes containment | Fire Season

A house that burned on Majesty Heights Drive just above Robie Creek Road in the Karney Fire, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Joe Jaszewski — Related Galleries:   Gallery: Karney Fire 9/18/2012 Story Photos:   By Patrick Orr   Wildland fire crews spent much of Tuesday afternoon working on the north and northeast flanks of the Karney Fire near off Robie Creek Road in Boise County to keep those flames from getting into the Wilderness Creek Subdivision. The fire, which Boise County Sheriff’s officials say was purposefully lit by an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter near his Robie Creek home Monday, had grown to more than 300 acres by 9 p.m. Tuesday. Its containment was described as "zero percent." Sheriff’s officials gave an voluntary evacuation notice to about 10 homeowners in the Kelly Gulch area and about 50 more along Robie Creek Road Tuesday. Sheriff’s officials gave the first ev

Majesty Heights Fire from Our Front 'Yard'

Yesterday afternoon, just started; black smoke, structure fire; last night, from the road near the point of origin; little Dude, havin' some fun; previously unseen nocturnal visitor, probably displaced; this morning, from our driveway; around noon, when the winds shifted; point of origin in daylight, mostly just blackened grass until it gets up the hill a ways; this afternoon, moving northeast again; this evening, mostly quiet. Many thanks to all the firefighters who are participating in keeping everyone safe, and to everyone who kept the Creek in your thoughts and prayers. It could have been much worse (and still could be for folks still in it's path; wishing them well). See the full gallery on Posterous Posted via email from Moments of Awareness