Latest stories

Subscribe

Volleyball tournaments: Bulldogs advance

Grangeville's offense put Madison Brown (42 kills, 4.2 per game) in position to take point after point during the first day of 2A District I-II volleyball tournament day -- which GHS survived with wins over Orofino and St. Maries.

Tease photo

Friday Night Results: Week 7

Kamiah surged to victory, 50-20, during the second half of Friday night's homecoming game. Elsewhere, Prairie and Salmon River won in lopsided fashion.

Tease photo

Grangeville tops Orofino on senior night

Grangeville defeated Orofino (25-9, 25-13, 20-25, 25-14) Thursday night and will be seeded higher than the Maniacs when the 2A District I-II tournament opens on Saturday, Oct. 18.

District II volleyball tournament brackets announced

The upper and lower division 1A volleyball tournament brackets have been announced. In the upper division, CV and Kamiah open on Saturday evening, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., respectively. In the lower division, Summit will open at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18. All games are at LCSC.

Tease photo

1870 Medal of Honor recipient receives belated grave marker: Smith recognized for gallantry

Actions of gallantry during an engagement with American Indians in the Arizona Territory more than a century ago warranted William H. Smith to receive the Medal of Honor. Less than 10 years later he died of natural causes and was buried in a cemetery near Mt. Idaho.

Election 2014: Dist. 7A house: Chilcott, McMillan Employment, education, ending obstruction issues for candidates

The need for legislators to end obstructionism and work for citizens’ best interests, such as in education, supporting living wages and job creation are issues in the race for State District 7A Representative, sought by Jessica Chilcott (D) of Sagle and incumbent Shannon McMillan (R) of Silverton.

Election 2014: White Bird Recreation District ‘Yes’ vote ensures facility stays in public’s hands

“This is a one-time deal,” said Nicole Lowe of White Bird. “If it doesn’t pass, we lose the school and its property, period.”

Commission enlists Veritas Research Consulting for federal lands fight

Doyel Shamley of Nevada-based Veritas Research Consulting will accompany and advise Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik in visits with Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests officials later this month.

Gunfire, fight ends in felony charges

A gunfire incident in Grangeville earlier this month has resulted in felony charges for two 35-year-old men. Preliminary hearings are set this Friday, Oct. 17, in magistrate court for Mike A. Heisey of Moriarty, N.M., and Abraham A. Oman of Grangeville.

Tease photo

Equipment failure ends in pickup fire: Occupants, animals escape without injury

A vehicle malfunction is the suspected cause in a fire last week that destroyed a pickup on the White Bird Grade and partially obstructed traffic along U.S. Highway 95.

Grangeville man in fair condition following crash

A Grangeville man remains hospitalized in intensive care for injuries suffered in a rollover accident last week near Genesee.

Tease photo

Familiar face joins Alicebelle’s

A familiar face is again gracing Alicebelle’s Beauty Parlor.

Hospice seeks canning rings for program

It's Your Business

Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) is offering its customers their free consumer credit score and complimentary credit report through Nov. 16, in an ongoing effort to help customers succeed financially. Visit www.wellsfargo.com/freecreditscore.

Republican tour: candidates to visit county Oct. 16

Republican candidates for local and state offices will be visiting with the public at stops in Riggins, Grangeville, Kooskia and Kamiah this Thursday, Oct. 16.

Republicans to meet Oct. 21; movie to be shown

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will meet Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m., at Super 8 Motel in Grangeville. This is the regular third Tuesday of the month meeting.

Market Report: October 15, 2014

Sales Yards, Grain Market

GRAIN MARKET GRANGEVILLE (Primeland Co-op) October 13, 2014 Wheat (bu.) $5.76

Clarifying issues on Forest Plans

I would like to thank Mr. Haverstick of Friends of the Clearwater for his opinion piece shared with many northern Idaho newspapers, including last week’s Idaho Free Press.

Easy choice: Yes to recreation district

White Bird area voters have an easy choice Nov. 4: Whether or not to form a recreation district.

Perry: qualities that best serve citizens

Idaho County needs county commissioners who will focus on running the business of the county.

Zumalt: understands county, its needs

Zumalt! Whether you zoom or zumba to the polls, Jerry Zumalt is deserving of your vote for Idaho County Commissioner, Dist. 2.

Prev

Archive by year

2013 2014