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Robber to serve time for heist: 27-month stretch for 19-year-old

The getaway driver in May’s US Bank robbery in Cottonwood will spend more than two years in federal prison.

Wind gusts cut power, roll semi

High winds from last Friday night’s storm resulted in minor power outages and a non-injury semi-truck crash.

Election 2014: official results: County shows 60.55 percent turnout

Idaho County voters made a good showing at the midterm elections: 60.55 percent (5,773) of total registered voters participated in the Nov. 4 general election, according to official results.

Flue blaze spreads to burn home

Initially reported as a chimney fire at a home northeast of Kooskia, a Nov. 13 blaze soon spread to destroy the entire structure.

Weippe man in good condition following crash

A Weippe man is listed in good condition following injuries suffered in a two-vehicle collision east of Weippe last Thursday, Nov. 20.

Teens charged following disturbance; inquiry under way

Investigation continues into a Saturday evening incident that resulted in misdemeanor charges against three 18-year-olds.

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1AD1 State Championship: Breakthrough boys

In the aftermath of a 72-18 final score, it is clear that visiting Valley was wholly overmatched during the 1AD1 football championship game held at the Kibbie Dome last Friday night, Nov. 21.

2013 Crime in Idaho County: Larceny again tops list

Thou shalt not steal? Disobeying the eighth commandment remains the top criminal problem in Idaho County.

Council to change bulk water fees; Walco talks on DEQ landfill plans

“Basically we’ve been giving away bulk water free for years,” said Grangeville Public Works Director Jeff McFrederick.

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GHS FFA fares well at district

On Friday, Nov. 14, the Grangeville FFA Chapter traveled to Moscow to compete in several District Career Development Events (CDEs,) which were organized by students in the University of Idaho College of Ag and Life Sciences’ Department of Agricultural and Extension Education.

Night Shoot: Riener’s, Mader win

Riener’s Grocery (1,242) won the Cottonwood Gun Club’s night shoot, followed by Winchester Gun Club (1,205) and Quality Heating (1,204).

BLM cancels predator derby permit

In response to a lawsuit from conservation groups, the Bureau of Land Management has decided to cancel a permit that would have allowed a “predator derby” on more than three million acres of public land.

Two months in, two record coho caught

For the second time in as many months an angler has set a new record in Idaho. On Nov. 8, Idaho Falls angler Steve Micek landed a coho salmon weighing 11.8 pounds. It was 33 inches in length.

Licenses on sale Dec. 1

Licenses and permits for 2015 go on sale Monday, Dec. 1.

Harvest report drawing Q&A

Q: I noticed you have a special drawing where I can win a tag of my choice if I submit my harvest report by Dec. 1. What if I’m still hunting by then?

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Girls Basketball: Bulldogs Stumble Vs. Lapwai, Blast McCall

Grangeville’s Hailey Sullivan beat McCall’s Lexi Tinney off the dribble and fought through this foul to make a short-range basket late in the Bulldogs’ 50-41 victory over McCall last Thursday night, Nov. 20, at GHS.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Why we shop local

We’ve all shopped the big box stores and there’s nothing wrong with that. There are things we can purchase from those facilities that we can often not get in our small towns.

Responsibility of governing

The American people sent a message Nov. 4, putting Republicans in control of the Senate and boosting our majority in the House. Now, it is our job to show that we can govern so we can restore the shaken confidence of our constituents and put the greatest country in the world on the right track.

Mismanagement by Brazell doesn’t stop at clear-cut

Letter: Dick Artley Grangeville

Idaho’s infamous Nez Perce National Forest supervisor Brazell, responsible for proposing to dispose of 30 square miles of national forest land to an Oregon development/real estate company, is up to it again.


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