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Citizens On Target

Eleven participants attended an all-day basic handgun firearms class last Friday, April 4, sponsored by the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office, with funding assistance from the NRA Foundation.

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‘Accidental’ trooper: ISP officer Jim Brouwer retires after 27 years

Considering what he does for a living, Jim Brouwer had an appropriate way to describe how he got involved in law enforcement. “Actually, it was quite by accident,” he said.

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Double time: Second win for Singh in state geo bee

Amrit Singh did what no other Grangeville student has done in the 26-year history or the state geography bee: He won two years in a row.

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Wolf report: 659 live in Idaho: Fewer packs counted in 2013 surveys

Last year, for the first time since their establishment in Idaho during the mid-1990s, the number of wolf packs documented in the state declined from the prior year count. Despite documenting nine new packs, per official numbers released last Friday, April 4, the pack count dipped 16.4 percent from the 2012 year-end count of 128.

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Police pursuing leads in case resulting from April 2 incident

(Another) bomb threat causes delay at Grangeville schools

It’s like Groundhog Day: The same thing keeps happening over and over. Patrons in Mountain View School District 244 were greeted with an automated call Wednesday morning voiced by Grangeville Elementary Middle School principal Alica Holthaus, April 2, 7 a.m., stating Grangeville schools would be starting two hours late. “As people probably suspected, it was another bomb threat at Grangeville High School,” said superintendent Kent Stokes.

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    Egg hunt schedules for Idaho County

    Make sure and pickup tomorrow's Free Press for more Easter Events!

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    Police pursuing leads in case resulting from April 2 incident

    (Another) bomb threat causes delay at Grangeville schools

    It’s like Groundhog Day: The same thing keeps happening over and over. Patrons in Mountain View School District 244 were greeted with an automated call Wednesday morning voiced by Grangeville Elementary Middle School principal Alica Holthaus, April 2, 7 a.m., stating Grangeville schools would be starting two hours late. “As people probably suspected, it was another bomb threat at Grangeville High School,” said superintendent Kent Stokes.

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    State office candidates take to the stump at Grangeville event

    With candidates for several state offices making a campaign stop together, Idaho County officials, local Republican leadership and GOP rank-and-filers from surrounding counties nearly filled the Super 8 conference room last Wednesday night, April 2. Meanwhile, stopping in Lewiston, incumbent state attorney general Lawrence Wasden reportedly, per the Lewiston Tribune, described them as “fringe members of his party running primary campaigns.”

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    ‘Accidental’ trooper: ISP officer Jim Brouwer retires after 27 years

    Considering what he does for a living, Jim Brouwer had an appropriate way to describe how he got involved in law enforcement. “Actually, it was quite by accident,” he said.

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