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Regional animal shelter an idea to consider

Last week, the Grangeville City Council began discussion on proposed code changes that, if adopted, would end licensing cats.

Frei: deep roots, independent

Letter: Kevin Rehder Cottonwood

Mark Frei is an excellent choice for Idaho County Commissioner on Nov. 4. He brings strong leadership skills and a financial background to support his vision for increased economic opportunity for residents of Idaho County.

Halloween events this Friday

Reformed Church event set 5-8 p.m.; treats, crafts GRANGEVILLE — All are welcome to stop by the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church Oct. ...

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Primping Pumpkins

Friends gathered at The Gallery in Grangeville for the annual “Pumpkin Therapy” night Thursday, Oct. 23.

Election 2014: Idaho County, Dist. 7 Legislative: Voters decide contested commission races Nov. 4

Idaho County voters head to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 4, to decide contested commission races and the formation of a White Bird recreation district.

Council tables cat licensing issue to Nov. 3 meeting

Ending a city regulation for cat licensing is looking to be no simple matter for the Grangeville City Council. And comment at last week’s regular meeting shows the issue lies deeper than whether there’s a tag dangling or not from a collar.

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ICSO search for Shippey; seen Oct. 25

The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in locating a runaway juvenile.

Coho season coming through

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Oct. 20 approved an historic fishery for the first time ever: a specific season for coho salmon is open in Idaho.

USFS head, Brazell, to step down

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests confirmed a new forest supervisor will soon step in for retiring forest supervisor Rick Brazell. Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest deputy supervisor Cheryl Probert will shadow Brazell during the transition and is scheduled to report Nov. 17.

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Hospice program set for Dec. 14: Donations sought through Dec. 1

As Winnie the Pooh so aptly stated, “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.”

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Pages succeed in first hunting seasons

On the Sunday morning of Opening Weekend 2014, Jackson Page, 10, went to his dad to ask for a chance to go after a deer he had seen weeks earlier and decided would be his come hunting season.

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Minor injury in two-car crash near Cottonwood

An inattentive driving citation is pending for a Moscow man who received minor injuries in a two-car crash last Friday, Oct. 24, north of Cottonwood on U.S. Highway 95.

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No holding back

With one of the school’s Class of 2015 most decorated athletes hampered by injury, Prairie seniors Hunter McWilliams, Isaiah Shears and Mason Dalgliesh provided the scoring punch the Pirates required to win during a key matchup in the Whitepine League's regular season finale last Friday night, Oct. 24.

Poaching stirs anger among social networks

Several recent poaching cases are catching the attention of Facebook users who follow the Citizens Against Poaching page; a trophy mule deer shot before rifle season in Caribou County, two five-point bull elk shot out of season in Owyhee County, five mule deer with backstraps removed, left to waste in Homedale. The list goes on.

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Do You Know The People in Your Neighborhood?

Kinder Ready at Grangeville Elementary Middle School had a visit from local volunteer firemen last week as part of Fire Safety Week.

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Halloween Fun

Grangeville High School FFA and student council put on the annual carnival and haunted house at GHS Friday, Oct. 24. Kids from the area had fun being scared and participating in a variety of carnival events such as bowling and face painting.

Quilters have auction success

Riggins News

Halloween is this Friday, Oct. 31 … be ready for those little trick or treaters. Kids, wear light colored clothing or carry a flashlight …little ones, be sure to have an adult with you. Have fun and be safe. Happy Halloween!

Kooskia Clinic renovates space

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Syringa Kooskia Clinic will be experiencing growing pains. They are currently remodeling the old Eldon’s Sausage space to make an additional exam room and make more space for therapy services.

Parish dinner on tap for Sunday

Cottonwood News

Prairie Community Library’s Bräts & Brew Fest went very well this year with only a few minor hitches. There was a good list of auction items. The Coffey Twins lived up to their reputation and kept the crowd dancing. John and Mary Funke won first place in the dance contest. Second place went to Greg Frei and his partner, and third place went to Bud and Sylvia Uhling. Prizes were given out by the judge, Jane Burgess.

SD, Mac’s set parties

White Bird News

Happy Halloween everybody! A great big thank you to the Brumley family and all the people who volunteered their time at the Halloween party for the kids. Thank you, Maggie and Beth for running the cake walk that lasted a very long time.

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