Boil order lifted for White Bird; water back on

Water is again flowing for White Bird residents who had been without since disruption late last month due to infrastructure issues. From here, the city is looking toward system improvements, as well as to funding sources to help with the thousands of dollars in related emergency costs. A boil order for system users was lifted Tuesday morning, Dec. 12, according to Idaho DEQ, as water tests have shown no coliform contamination for two consecutive days. Read more...

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Sponsored content: Winterizing the garden - Preparing roses for winter

The summer garden debris is cleared out, the yard raked and raked again of leaves, and tools are winterized and stored. What did I forget? How about those roses? Winter weather across much of Idaho County can put the challenge to rose bushes to survive and thrive. So, what should you be doing to help those through the winds, frosts, freezes and snowloads our region can throw at them?

November 15, 2017 12:22 p.m. read more..


Sponsored content: Hot springs tours: Jerry Johnson Hot Springs

Tires get us to places we have to go, and more importantly, destinations we want to go. And North Central Idaho has lots to go see. So … go soak your head! And the rest of yourself in a dip in Jerry Johnson Hot Springs.

November 15, 2017 12:21 p.m. read more..


Sponsored content: ICL&P adopts smallest rate increase in co-op’s history

If you attended your annual meeting on Nov. 2, you heard a lot of information about your cooperative, including an upcoming rate increase this Jan. 1. It’s never easy to raise rates, because our members are our owners, but costs continue to increase. We work diligently to make sure that you receive safe, affordable and reliable power at cost. This, after all, is the cooperative way.

November 15, 2017 12:19 p.m. read more..


Sponsored content: Cooking for residents an enjoyable experience

“I love the elderly. Just visiting with them and getting to know them is worthwhile,” she said. Bruegeman has worked at GHR for two years and before that was a property appraiser for 14 years. Before that, she and her husband owned a restaurant for a decade.

November 15, 2017 12:16 p.m. read more..
  

Sponsored content: Diabetes awareness month: Learning to control the disease

“When people are diagnosed with diabetes, it can be confusing and scary,” said Wren. “Almost everyone knows about diabetes, but it can be difficult to understand. We explain not only what the disease is, but how it progresses and, most importantly, how it can be controlled.”

November 15, 2017 12:08 p.m. read more..

Sports

Benavidez tops Spangle event

Grangeville’s Brittney Benavidez went unbeaten at the first annual all-girls wrestling meet in Spangle, Wash., last weekend and she figures competing alongside t...

December 13, 2017 8:59 a.m. read more..

Community

 

Avista names new district manager for Grangeville

Avista has selected Matthew Casey as the new district manager for the Grangeville operating district where he will oversee all electric operations on behalf of Avista. “We are very excited to have Matthew join our team. His familiarity with the Grangeville area, strong work ethic and leadership skills will greatly benefit Avista and its customers,” said David Howell, Avista’s director of operations.

December 13, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Beardin joins SHC as PT in Kooskia

Monte Beardin, DPT has joined Syringa Hospital and Clinic’s therapy services staff and will be regularly scheduled at the Kooskia Clinic Mondays through Thursdays. Beardin obtained his master in physical therapy in 2001 and his doctorate in 2015. He is also a certified manual physical therapist (CMPT). He lives in Orofino with his wife, Cindy, a photographer and craft designer, and their six children. He has spent the last 10 years practicing in Orofino.

December 13, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Pizza Factory opens meeting/party room

Having a party and looking for a space? Need a place to surprise grandma on her 80th birthday or simply somewhere to host a meeting? Pizza Factory has turned the space beside it (formerly Yummyz and Sweet Brew) into a room meant to fit the needs of area residents.

December 13, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Opinion



Beyond sexual harassment training

We must promote talent and ability wherever we find it - not hold it back. Incorporating sexual harassment training into our workplaces is one more step in publicly denouncing sexism and violence toward women.

December 13, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
  

Is it not time to return to spirit of holidays?

With Thanksgiving just over and Christmas near, it might be well to ponder the good fortune we have being born in this part of the world! Contemporary news might suggest that too many living in our country today do not realize how fortunate they are to be citizens here!

December 13, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
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