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Minor injuries result from Nov. 20 three-vehicle crash at US 95 intersection

Minor injuries resulted from a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Grangeville’s Main Street and U.S. Highway 95 last Friday, Nov. 20.

Tribe health center awarded half-million USDA grant

Nearly a half-million in federal grant dollars has been awarded to the Nez Perce Tribe Nimiipuu Health Center as part of an overall $23.4 million investment through USDA Rural Development.

Dec. 3 hearing set for comment on 129,000-pound truck route applications

Evening meeting set in Kamiah

Public comment will be taken at a Thursday, Dec. 3, hearing in Kamiah on applications allowing trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds on sections of U.S. Highway 12, and state highways 13 and 162

Council to review helicopter ordinance for change, passage at Dec. 7 meeting

An ordinance prohibiting helicopter landings and takeoffs within the municipal limits is before the Grangeville City Council. Last week, the council held a first reading on the proposed regulation, and at its Dec. 7 meeting the six-person board will consider the matter for adoption.

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Alcohol a suspected factor in Nov. 18 crash

Citations are pending in a suspected alcohol-related injury crash on White Bird hill last week.

Running against the wind

Tuition reduction, cigarette tax proposal a long-term, difficult improvement

I am 29 years old, but I have been around public policy long enough to know that it is easier to oppose an idea than to build policy that improves lives. Why? Two reasons: • Opposition is faster: Less accountability to the public, to staff, and to partners; • There is no silver bullet: No policy solves every aspect of every complex problem.

We’re a great county, good people

Letter to the Editor

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks to all that we hold dear.

Support exchange; get local work force back into woods to harvest

Letter to the Editor

I fully support the Lochsa land exchange. Environmentalists have created a bug-a-boo in order to scare the local populace away from this proposal.

Morality of nation dropped so low Hillary has chance to be president

Letter to the Editor

President Bush had golfed 24 times but out of respect for our troops, he stopped golfing. As of Aug. 23, 2015, Obama had golfed 247 rounds, more than 10 times more than Bush.

Opposed to state taking over and selling off our public lands

Letter to the Editor

I’m writing this in response to the dialogue we’ve seen in the statehouse and in the newspapers in Idaho over the last few years that’s been happening amongst some of our more extremist politicians.

No good alternative to being locked out of our forest

Letter to the Editor

The Lochsa Land Exchange has reared its ugly head again, and nothing in the past three years has changed to make it a better plan for the citizens of Idaho County, the users and owners of our public lands.

Winter Magic: Saturday tree lighting set at Grangeville park Area towns to host events starting Dec. 4

Winter Magic tree lighting, sponsored by Grangeville Horizons Recreation Committee, is set for Pioneer Park Saturday, Nov. 28, 5 p.m.

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It's Your Business: Join Silver Dollar, Hilltop, Hangout for Thanksgiving

Join neighbors and friends on Thanksgiving Day at the Silver Dollar in White Bird. Bring a dish to share and visit with friends.

Democrats to meet Nov. 30; Maldonado to be guest speaker

Idaho County Democrats will hold their last 2015 meeting at the Twisted Cellar in Grangeville Monday, Nov. 30.

Extra Idaho State Police patrols through holiday, Nov. 29

Idaho State Police troopers are conducting extra seat belt emphasis patrols through Nov. 29 for “All Hands on Deck” in conjunction with the beginning of stepped up enforcement of Idaho’s seat belt law.

State sells two timber sales

The Idaho Department of Lands sold two timber sales on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Kamiah.

White Bird: Bus available for trips to Grangeville

Once again our little town is blanketed with chimney smoke and the ground is covered in leaves. Next thing you know it’ll be 100 degrees outside again. But right now, we are thinking about Thanksgiving and all the many blessings we have to be thankful for. I hope you all get to spend some time with your families and friends this Thursday.

Lowell-Syringa: Hunters go home

Best recipe for the Thanksgiving turkey yet, heard it on Saturday Night Live, “Just stick the bird in the oven ‘til it’s done.” Then, of course, there are 501 versions for pumpkin pie, and one read “if you use real pumpkin you will have to add more spices.”

Kooskia/Kamiah: Items stolen from food program

Last week someone broke into the facility of the Emergency Feeding Outreach program in Kamiah and stole most of their food.

Congratulations to SRHS boys state football champs

Congratulations Salmon River Savage State Champions for your courage, stamina and super win over Deary!


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