White Bird veterans’ memorial something to be ‘proud of’

Sunday morning saw a dual recognition for Veterans Day, with more than 100 people turning out to commemorate the holiday, as well as White Bird’s newly constructed memorial park. “Oh God of hosts, we bow our heads and thank thee for the victories thou has granted us,” said Bob Black, post chaplain for American Legion White Bird Post 152 Read more...

News and information from our partners


Neighborhood Experts


Sponsored content: Amy Hall enjoys job as CNA

“I enjoy my job and having the flexibility to help my dad, too,” she said. “This is a good place to work.”

August 17, 2018 11:21 a.m. read more..

Sponsored content: How to get a military or veteran ID card

A military ID card or dependent ID is a valuable card, which can unlock a variety of valuable benefits, such as health care through TRICARE, education benefits, and access base facilities, including the commissary, base exchange, MWR centers and other support agencies.

August 17, 2018 11:08 a.m. read more..

Sponsored content: Think smarter when watering, caring for yard during the heat

Now well into the dry heat of an Idaho County summer, your lawn may be showing the strain – and brown — of the season. But just dumping more water onto the ground may not be the solution. Think smarter on how better to maintain your yard in August.

August 17, 2018 11:07 a.m. read more..

Sponsored content: How equine assisted resilience coaching helps military men and women

Active duty military and veterans may be interested in an upcoming program July 27-28 that brings participants and horses together for a variety of activities, starting with simple care and grooming and including use of the horses for therapy and personal growth, known as equine assisted resilience coaching. The full days are filled with opportunities for learning and ample time for participants to bond with others who have shared similar experiences from their military careers.

July 24, 2018 3:18 p.m. read more..


Kaschmitter, Bulldogs surge

Grangeville’s quarterfinal game against Cole Valley included a few nervous moments early on. The GHS defense kept Cole Valley mostly in check — and then the Bull...

November 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Salmon River bounces Deary

With head coach Charlie Shepherd's last season in charge coming to an end, the Salmon River football team added at least one more week to his storied run with a ...

November 3, 2018 5:34 p.m. read more..



Veterans honored at annual GHS assembly

“Our time is past,” U.S. retired Army veteran Preston Funkhouser swept his hand across the area where veterans sat at Grangeville High School Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day. “Now, it’s your time,” he told students, half-jokingly adding, “don’t screw it up.”

November 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood News: VFW names winners of speech, writing contests

Sunday was Veterans Day, but it was observed many places on Monday, Prairie High School among them. We owe a debt of gratitude to all the veterans who have served our country, many giving their lives as the ultimate sacrifice. I hope all of you honored your own personal vet in your family.

November 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Lowell / Syringa News: Butterball it is for the Smith family

1,000 snowflakes fell from above in Lowell on Sunday, Nov. 11, and so begins the winter of 2018/2019. And then it stopped. The rivers are up, the helicopters are stacking logs off Coolwater Mountain every day now and the leaves have fallen. I’ll try to get information on the Lowell: Syringa EMT Christmas party in December and report back next week.

November 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Idaho County honors its veterans every day

Idaho County is second to none in how it honors and recognizes its veterans; not just on holidays, but every day. It’s easy to be reminded of this during commemorative events, such as Veterans’ Day.

November 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Need management to protect Idaho’s lands

Our wilderness areas in Idaho: Why do we have them? Our government has got this land closed up so it’s not accessible to be able to enter or take care of the dying timber, that is happening in these areas.

November 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Information from the Free-Press and our advertisers (Want to add your business to this to this feed?)