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Sponsored content: Support group available for all caregivers

The disease of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia are prevalent in this day and age. Unfortunately, there is no cure—-yet. It is very baffling, not only for the person with the disease, but also for his/her family and friends.

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Sponsored content: Make sure mowers are up to task

It’s sunny, it’s raining – sometimes in the same day. Yet, we’re already out there, working in the yard to keep up with the spring growth busting out all over.

May 16, 2018 9:26 a.m. read more..


Sponsored content: The meaning of Memorial Day

All too often around Memorial Day we tend to forget exactly why the holiday was created - to honor those American men and women who died during combat. The holiday, instituted in 1866 after the Civil War, was first known as Decoration Day. It was set aside to remember both Union and Confederate soldiers alike.

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Sponsored content: PCR testing is here

St. Mary’s Hospital (SMH) announces the availability of PCR testing to be performed at our hospital laboratory. PCR is utilized to detect pathogenic viruses or bacteria with extraordinary accuracy.

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Sports

Sports...in brief

Sprague wrestling camp tour coming to Kamiah this summer; ‘Softball Revival’ slated for June Picnic; Kooskia Days softball game scheduled; Border Days Fun Run ca...

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Baseball Blast

Sunny and warm, last Friday evening, June 8, was a great day for Central Idaho League machine pitch baseball at Cottonwood.

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Youth Links

Grangeville Country Club is hosting a youth golf clinic this week, through Friday, June 15. More than 40 participated despite Monday’s weather, and even more sho...

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Community

  

White Bird News: Let ’er rip with White Bird Days, Rodeo

SRAG will hold their meeting on June 13 at 10 a.m. Remember, the chamber will also meet on the 13th but at 6 p.m. at city hall. They will be trying to meet in the evenings every other month in hopes that some of the business owners and organizations can attend. They will not be meeting in July or August for them.

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Opinion



Investment today brings doctors to stay

A recent article in the Twin Falls Times-News brings into sharp relief a major hurdle rural Idaho communities must overcome. The story focused, in part, on Doctor Keith Davis, who has served the people of Lincoln County since 1985. However, that was just the setup to the story. Doctor Davis is the county’s one and only doctor.

June 13, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Oregon voting reform proposal something Idaho should watch, consider

You rate hotels, restaurants, how your product or service was provided. So why not do the same in choosing those for elected office? Reform in some U.S. states is providing for improved candidate selection, such as rank choice voting where the top contestants in a multiple candidate race are determined by eliminating those with the fewest first-choice votes.

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Red herring tactic to undermine exchange

Judging from last week’s letters to the Free Press, radical environmentalists are putting on a full court press before the ink is even dry on the proposed Central Idaho Land Exchange. They are likening it to the failed Lochsa Land Exchange of a few years ago, which it is not.

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