Partnership provides warming place for snowmobilers

It can be a great day, tooling along to the whine of a snow machine in the back country, but even bundled up for a long trip, it can still be a long, cold ride. Meeting the snowmobiler’s needs for a warm place to rest, the Sno-Drifters of Grangeville, in partnership with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, is providing Adams Camp warming cabin. Read more...

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Sponsored content: Spinal health: Good nutrition and hydration

The discs in your cervical spine, between the vertebrae, and in your lower back serve as a cushion or shock absorber and add about 25 percent of the length of the spine. Degeneration of these discs result in a decrease in the height of spine and a person’s overall height.

January 17, 2018 11:14 a.m. read more..


Sponsored content: Idaho County Light and Power talks about future.

One of my favorite quotes has always been, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Yet sometimes remembering our history with the goal of repeating it can actually be a good thing.

January 17, 2018 11:10 a.m. read more..
  

Sponsored content: Winter maintenance: Schedule routine service now

All too often, we put them away without realizing that the fuel is going to age, the winch cable is tangled up, and there are remnants of food and supplies from the last ride. These are all recipes for disaster.

January 17, 2018 10:51 a.m. read more..


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Spring soccer registration now open

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lewis Clark Valley spring soccer registration is open through Feb. 8 for grades K-9. Youth are guaranteed six Saturday games beginning ...

January 18, 2018 8:33 a.m. read more..

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MVSD board ponders levy

“If it comes down to it, we will have to look at [cutting] extracurriculars,” Mountain View School District 244 board chair Mike Dominguez stated.” As much as it hurts me to say that – I have kids who are very involved in athletics. But we’re here to educate children, not make athletes out of them.” Dominguez, of Kooskia, spoke to the board at its regular meeting Dec. 18.

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Community buy-in needed to face EMS volunteer crisis

“We need to go to the towns and say, ‘we need your help,’” said Dr. Matthew Told, Syringa Hospital and Clinics. “This affects them, and we have to have their buy-in.” Told responded to a written report from board member Jim May, Kooskia, that was discussed at the Dec. 28 trustee meeting. The “EMS Study – Summary Report” describes the difficulty in recruiting sufficient volunteers and raising funds to maintain ambulance and quick response units, among other EMS-related issues, throughout the area. Told said he feels the communities have to be at the forefront of finding solutions.

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Partnership provides warming place for snowmobilers

It can be a great day, tooling along to the whine of a snow machine in the back country, but even bundled up for a long trip, it can still be a long, cold ride. Meeting the snowmobiler’s needs for a warm place to rest, the Sno-Drifters of Grangeville, in partnership with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, is providing Adams Camp warming cabin.

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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EMS issue needs core group demonstrating leadership, direction

“It’s a flawed model to base emergency resources on volunteerism only. Funding is definitely an issue.” This is the view of Jerry Zumalt, who’s not only a trustee for the Syringa Hospital Board, but he’s also the coordinator for Idaho County Disaster Management. Maybe we should be paying attention.

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 
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