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Syringa Hospital concerns discussed; trustees delay Main Street helipad issue until spring

“This is very unusual for us to have this many guests – I have never seen this in my five years on the board,” stated Dave Green, chair of Syringa Hospital board, at the regular meeting Monday, July 28. More than 40 people – including hospital administrators, board members and staff — attended the meeting.

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Fire: Forests respond to small blazes

A small fire was found at Burn Creek on the Salmon River Ranger District at 2:50 p.m. last Monday, July 28, and brought under suppression by a 20-person initial attack crew and fire engine. As of Tuesday morning, firefighters were “removing heat and fire from the large logs and continuing to mop up hot spots and stump holes.”

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Mendenhall takes deal, pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter charge

Charged in last fall’s murder of a fellow Elk City resident, Tara R. Mendenhall on Monday pleaded guilty to an amended felony of voluntary manslaughter.

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NICI escapees get 2-5 years added on

It’s back to prison for two NICI escapees who last week earned themselves a minimum incarceration of two years for their flight last month from the Cottonwood facility.

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Sweet Silver

Olympian Pikus-Pace visits Grangeville, thanks locals for their part in her success.

News

Sports

    Controlled tag purchase deadline coming up

    Big game hunters who were drawn in controlled hunt drawings for deer, elk, antelope and bear have only until Aug. 1 to purchase their tags. Any tags not purchased by that date will be forfeited.

    Scorecard

    Swimming, golf results.

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    Bar None

    These are the all-around winners of the Triple Bar Drill Team O-Mok-See held last Sunday, July 27.

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    Wood Chips

    Terry Wood chipped this one just past the No. 9 hole on the final night of men’s league play July 23 at Grangeville Country Club.