Personal Fireworks Banned from Independence Day Celebrations

Garden Valley -- The Greater Garden Valley Chamber of Commerce had a meeting with the members to decide on the firework situations in Crouch on the 4th of July. Good planning and additional security last year made only a small difference in the chaos in the center of town. City leaders have taken a hard look into how to manage the use of illegal fireworks in the center of the City of Crouch.
There are divided feelings about the handling of a huge influx of people that grows to larger numbers every year. Literally thousands of people show up with loads of fireworks and alcohol. The unsponsored personal fireworks are set off in the middle of town. This has been going on for many years with the idea of centralizing fireworks in town and having emergency resources close by. Over the years, wo...

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