Time for transfer station sticker renewal

Print Article

KELLOGG — It’s that time again Shoshone County residents!

Those who wish to use the Shoshone County Transfer Station outside Kellogg need to make sure that they update and renew their stickers.

After the Shoshone Board of County Commissioners approved the implementation of the new sticker program last year, there were a few hiccups getting it going. Headed into year two of the program though, it seems that the kinks have been worked out.

In a notice sent out to residents prior to the program’s beginning, the BOCC made sure that customers had an understanding as to what the sticker program entailed — which hasn’t been changed.

“The purpose of this program is to readily identify Shoshone County Solid Waste customers and allow them access to the Solid Waste System,” the notice read. “The windshield sticker allows the customer to dispose of waste at the transfer station and the rural sites.”

Shannon Atkins, the office manager at the transfer station, wants customers to know that there will be no real changes for customers and that renters would need to get permission from their landlords before they could have a sticker.

“There is no cost increase, and we are issuing two stickers per parcel,” Atkins said. “We will not be issuing the stickers to renters without homeowners approval.”

Stickers are for residential customers only, not commercial.

Atkins also stressed that the sticker program doesn’t affect regular garbage pickup.

“Not having a sticker does not mean that your garbage service will be stopped,” Atkins said. “A sticker is only needed for people that utilize the county transfer station.”

Stickers are to be picked up at the Shoshone County Transfer Station not at the Shoshone County Courthouse.

The Shoshone County Transfer Station is located at 52619 Silver Valley Road, near Kellogg.

For more information call 208-784-5190.

Print Article

Read More Local News

Drug detection K-9 utilized in drug arrests

February 21, 2019 at 11:41 am | Shoshone News-Press WALLACE – The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office reports that two Montana residents were taken into custody Wednesday night for drug related charges in Wallace. At approximately 10:45 p.m., Deputy ...

Comments

Read More

Superfund delisting request draws response from local officials

February 20, 2019 at 11:28 am | Shoshone News-Press KELLOGG — A recent proposal by a local resident titled “To Request IDEQ To Petition the EPA to Delist the Residential Soils Operable Unit (OU 1) from the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex ...

Comments

Read More

Want to drive? Don't miss school!

February 20, 2019 at 11:29 am | Shoshone News-Press KELLOGG — A recent Facebook post concerning Kellogg High School’s attendance policy has caught the eye of many parents who don’t seem terribly thrilled by what the school had to say. The subject of ...

Comments

Read More

Events calendar: Feb. 20-26

February 20, 2019 at 1:00 am | Shoshone News-Press WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20 • Mom mingle from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Church, 106 S. 4th Street, Osburn. Weekly topics, guest speakers, lessons and devotions shared by fellow moms. • Asan...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 752-1120
620 E Mullan Ave.
P.O. Box 589
Osburn, Idaho 83849

©2019 Shoshone News Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X