Stories for November 2014

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Wednesday, November 26

   

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.

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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.

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SPPS sets Christmas program for Dec. 17

Sts. Peter and Paul School Christmas program will be held Wednesday, Dec. 17, 7 p.m. Note this is a change from an earlier-listed date. Dress rehearsal is the same day at 1 p.m.

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Deer In Winter

This deer was looking behind to check on her partner – a buck who jumped back over the fence – at the Sunset Auto Vue Drive-in on Mount Idaho Road last week

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Stringing Poles For Christmas

Alicia Asker was part of a crew from the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce stringing bows and garland on lampposts along Main Street last Friday, Nov. 21, in preparation for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

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Aloha Laundry opens its doors

Bright yellow and orange walls, a paradise welcome and an inviting place to relax are all part of the new Aloha Laundry at 817 Cunningham Street. Bob and Carolyn Haning opened the new business last week and are still putting the final touches on it.

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Bargain Hunters

Makenna, 7, of Grangeville picked through a box of hats and scarves while shopping with her mom, Heidi York, at the Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Area’s annual ski swap, held last Saturday, Nov. 22, at GHS.

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Meal site set for Dec. 3

The next luncheon of the Clearwater Meal Center will be served on Wednesday, Dec. 3, noon, at Clearwater Baptist Church.

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GEMS book fair set for December

The Grangeville Elementary Middle School book fair will run from Dec. 6-12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day except the final day when it will close at 3 p.m. A pre-fair online sale started Friday, Nov. 21, and will run through Dec. 9.

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Mourning town’s recent losses

Elk City has been rocked in the last week and a half by the death of three of its residents – Rolph Olson, Robert Roy and now Ralph Crocker. We, as a community mourn with the families and friends, and offer our prayers for comfort. After all, God is a God of all comfort.

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Silver Dollar to offer dinner

I wish you all a happy Thanksgiving. I know we all have something to be thankful for, so don’t forget to take a moment to reflect on those things, and thank God for them. I like to look at it this way.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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On Target ... For Fun

Kooskia First Presbyterian Church held its annual community party Friday evening, Nov. 21, at the Kooskia Community Center on Main Street.

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SMHC sponsors annual Angel Tree

For the 17th year in a row St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics will sponsor a Christmas “Angel Tree” for families in need of help getting through the holidays.

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Tuesday, November 25

 

Jackie Ragains, 81

Jackie Ragains, 81, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at her Kamiah, Idaho, home. Trenary Funeral Home of Kooskia, Idaho, is assisting the family.

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Raymond J. Zumwalt, 98

Raymond J. Zumwalt, 98, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville.

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Friday, November 21



Pirates take title

Behind four first half touchdowns by Jake Bruner, the Prairie Pirates won the 1AD1 state football championship Friday night.

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Wednesday, November 19

 

Focused On The Story

Grangeville Police Chief Morgan Drew read to kids and parents Monday night, Nov. 17, at the Grangeville Centennial Library’s annual pajama party.

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Kennedy chosen for honor choir

Marissa Kennedy, a sophomore second soprano at Grangeville High School, is among students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming who have been selected to participate in the 2015 NAfMe All-Northwest performing group.

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Clearwater meal site to present program Nov. 19

Residents of Clearwater, Stites and Harpster and any other community are invited to a Thanksgiving historical dialogue/skit Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Clearwater meal site, 158 Main Street, Clearwater Baptist Church, at noon.

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Encourage kids in joy of reading

Idaho Family Reading Week takes place Nov. 16-22. All around the state, adults and children will participate in literacy activities in homes, schools and libraries.

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Knights conducting coat drive

We still have our first skiff of snow on the ground and the temperature is still hovering around 10 to 20 degrees. Brrrrr! What an introduction to winter! But I guess it’s time.

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Women take on Las Vegas

It’s colder than a well drillers behind in Montana, only we’re in Idaho, so I guess it would be an Idahoans behind. Anyway whoever’s backside, it’s cold.

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Help light up Riggins for the holidays

Join in on the fun to light up Riggins with Christmas decorations and lights to delight and share joy with our local people as well as people traveling though Riggins, of which we have lots!

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Food sought for locals

The Kooskia Food Bank is accepting donations through the end of December. They are seeking nonperishable items as well as cash donations, to help those less fortunate in our community.

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Dinner a success

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I hope you all get to share a meal and some time with the people you love. Don’t forget to thank God for all the many blessings we have.

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Food bank gets grant

The Camas Prairie Food Bank in Grangeville recently received a grant through the Idaho Food Bank.

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Sad GHS Superfan

Grangeville’s superfans — including (pictured) Zoey Alm, 3 — shrugged off cold weather and made the drive to Moscow to root for the Bulldogs during the quarterfinal football game held last Friday night, Nov. 14, against West Side.

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Vendors sought for SPP bazaar

Vendors are needed for the annual Sts. Peter and Paul Bazaar to be held Dec. 6. Contact Sheryl at 983-0403 for application or information.

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Relay planners to meet; new people sought to help with event

The Relay For Life of Clearwater to Salmon Rivers committee will hold an informational meeting today, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m., at the new Aloha Laundry at 817 Cunningham Street. The purpose of the meeting is to recruit new event leadership volunteers. Refreshments will be provided.

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Encouragers to meet Nov. 20

Debbie Ewing, local pastor’s wife and co-leader of Encouragers, shares about her recent visit to Ireland with her husband, Pastor Brent Ewing.

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Workplace posters available

Idaho businesses are often solicited by private companies to pay for required labor law posters that the Idaho Department of Labor provides free online and through its local offices.

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Kamiah merchants to put up lights Nov. 23

Kamiah Chamber of Commerce and area merchants will be starting Christmas light set-up Sunday, Nov. 23. Meet at The Hub Restaurant at 8 a.m. Decorations will be placed on U.S. Highway 12 and Main Street...

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SMHC sponsors Angel Tree

For the 17th year in a row St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics will sponsor a Christmas “Angel Tree” for families in need of help getting through the holidays.

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Snowhaven hiring workers

Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Area is in search of lift operators, a cook, kitchen help, and ski school help, of which the cook and the lift operators must be 18 years or older. Pay is dependent on experience.

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Ski swap set for Nov. 22

Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Area’s annual ski swap has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 22 at the Grangeville High School cafeteria.

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Night Shoot: Uhlorn closes in on Jungert

With temperatures below freezing for the fifth week of Cottonwood Gun Club’s six-week night shoot, Riener’s Grocery maintained its cumulative team scoring lead (1,033) with Winchester Gun Club (1,005) in second and Quality Heating (1,003) in third.

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Wolf derby faces court challenge

Defenders of Wildlife will ask the courts to reverse a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) decision granting a permit for an Idaho anti-wolf group to hold a hunting contest annually for the next five years in eastern Idaho.

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Board moves to mandate trapper class

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has elected to choose education over restriction concerning the use of Conibear and similar body-gripping traps in Idaho. Use of these body-gripping traps came into question after the two dogs were killed last year in Idaho. The Commission feels these are isolated incidents.

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Accidents mark start of winter weather

Winter’s first snowfall took motorists for a ride last week, resulting in numerous crashes, including one incident involving four vehicles that escalated when an Idaho Transportation Department snowplow slid into an Idaho County Sheriff’s patrol vehicle.

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Report harvest by Dec. 1 to enter tag drawing

Idaho Fish and Game will mail out more than 100,000 postcards reminding hunters to file harvest reports on their deer, elk and pronghorn hunts. Though most deer, elk, and pronghorn hunts are closed now, a few hunts are still open; especially late archery and muzzleloader hunts, as well as white-tailed deer hunts in northern Idaho. Hunters are required to file

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Sharp Shots

Ryan Wilson of Grangeville marked this deer during an after school hunt with IDFG district conservation officer George Fischer.

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Girls basketball roundup: Season begins with a Clearwater Valley win

Clearwater Valley, a year removed from a 10-12 overall record last year, returned to the floor last Saturday, Nov. 15, and thumped visiting Nezperce 48-31. Paced by senior guard Savannah McHone, who scored 20 points, the Rams led by four after the first quarter, by eight at halftime, and by double-digits the rest of the way.

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Poachers hit Clearwater Valley

Several deer and elk have been shot and left to waste in the Clearwater valley this fall. All of the cases started with calls from concerned citizens, and investigating Idaho Department of Fish and Game officers found some evidence at the scene, but they still need help to solve these crimes.

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Tuesday, November 18

 

Rolph G. Olson, 91

Rolph G. Olson, 91, of Elk City, Idaho, died Nov. 18, 2014, at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville, Idaho. Services are pending with Trenary Funeral Home of Kooskia, Idaho.

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Lloyd “Bud” Carr, 81

Lloyd “Bud” Carr, 81, of Kamiah, Idaho, died Nov. 15, 2014, near Kamiah, Idaho. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Community Presbyterian Church in Kamiah.

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Robert W. Roy, 73

Robert W. Roy, 73, of Elk City, Idaho, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood. Services are pending with Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville.

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Dale Brink, 85

Dale Brink, 85, of Kamiah, Idaho, died Nov. 4, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood, Idaho.

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Wednesday, November 12

 

Food bank seeks holiday items

‘Tis the most wonderful time of the year … but not for everyone. Many local residents are struggling with food needs year-round, but especially during the holiday season when money is tighter and needs are greater.

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A Salute To Veterans

Veterans were honored in style at the annual Grangeville High School Veterans Day program Tuesday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day.

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Dispatch Log: ICSO, GPD, CPD

Medical Dasenbrock Rd; Reckless driver Hwy 95 MP 278/NRR; Non-injury deer vs vehicle accident Hwy 95 MP 223/NRR; Disabled vehicle Hwy 13 MP 4/NRR; Kooskia ...

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Valley Garden Club awards Good Neighbor Award

The Good Neighbor Award was recently given to Elayne and Pat Murphy of Battle Ridge. Walking into their one-acre-plus yard is like walking into another world containing spacious open gardens with a cottage garden-style feeling to them.

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Grangeville Senior Citizens

The Nov. 3 meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Roy Powell and the prayer was given by Barbara Essen. The free dinner went to Patsy Meyers. There were 72 meals and 32 takeout meals served.

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Cottonwood Senior Citizens

Agnes Hill opened the Nov. 4 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer. Guests were Joe and Dianna Didier and J.D. Lauer.

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No longer ‘school’ Rec district measure passes

Years ago, when our school got shut down, I told all of you that I would never refer to our school as anything other than, “the school.” Even when the city rented it and turned it into city hall for a short stint, I still refused to call it anything else.

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Town sees dusting of snow

A new dusting of snow and forecasts for near zero temperatures indicate that winter is quickly approaching. Combined with the near “dead” conditions around town, Elk City looks to be “snuggling in.”

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Sharing Tree applications available

Squanto Who? This will be the lighthearted themed historical dialog skit which will be presented at the fifth luncheon of the Clearwater Baptist Church located at 158 Main Street, in Clearwater.

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Anglen featured library artist

For the month of November the Prairie Community Library is featuring artisan, Jean Anglen who practices a firing and glazing technique that started more than four centuries ago in Japan — the raku firing of pottery.

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Timber strumming his guitar

Dustin Rinker, son of Eric and Wendy Hook and senior at Carroll College who reached the all-time rushing record during this 2014 season which is Carroll College football program’s 100 year anniversary, will play his last home game this Saturday. Eric and Wendy will host a tailgate party at 10 a.m. at the college this Saturday, Nov. 15.

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Expressive Readers

Kids with the Grangeville Centennial Library Drama Club/Readers’ Theater Group performed their original drama, Camp Eclipse, Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Blue Fox Theater.

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Display house numbers prominently, city reminds

The City of Grangeville reminds residents to make sure their home address numbers are prominently displayed to ensure prompt response by emergency service providers, municipal work crews and for package/mail delivery.

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Lighting contest set

Get ready for the 3rd annual “Light Up Riggins” sponsored by Salmon River Chamber of Commerce.

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ICLP hosts 76th annual meeting

Idaho County Light and Power Cooperative members received a report on their utility’s business at last week’s 76th annual membership meeting, held in Greencreek.

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Risch, Labrador legislate away 39,000 acres

This is directed to those citizens who were aware of the promise by Risch and Labrador related to legislating away up to 39,000 acres of public forest lands in Latah, Clearwater, Idaho and Benewah counties and then voted them back into office to accomplish this.

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Editorial reveals ‘ugly bias’

I am proud to be a Democrat in Idaho. I am proud to be an advocate and practitioner of our values and platform: social and environmental responsibility, education reform and advancement, fair and equal human rights, strengthening the family framework through decent wages and schooling opportunities.

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Crash reminder of veterans’ service

A parade, a recognition ceremony, flags along Main Street: All are great and honorable ways leading up to Veterans Day to recognize the men and women who served in U.S. Armed Forces.

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What will change? A politician talking politics

But we’re going to risk it in this instance because this week’s election makes it somewhat timely. That, combined with the fact that the politician to whom we spoke is not running for office, makes this all a bit more interesting. During election season, politicians are always pressed for time — halfway out the door they just walked through — so there is little opportunity to really discuss what’s happening.

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Ski swap set for Nov. 22

Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Area’s annual ski swap has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 22 at the Grangeville High School cafeteria.

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Clearwater meal, harvest skit on tap for Nov. 19

Residents of Clearwater, Stites and Harpster and any other community are invited to a Thanksgiving historical dialogue/skit Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Clearwater meal site, 158 Main Street, Clearwater Baptist Church, noon.

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Upland birds going strong

Several upland bird seasons remain open: California and bobwhite quail through Jan. 31; chukar and gray partridge through Jan. 31; pheasants through Dec. 31; forest grouse through Dec. 31.

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Four wolf trapping courses slated

Idaho rules require prospective wolf trappers to successfully complete a Wolf Trapper Certification course before they can purchase wolf trapping tags.

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First Deer

Laura Fischer of Grangeville recently got her first deer while hunting with her father, Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game district conservation officer George Fischer.

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Colliding at Kibbie

There are no ghosts, but for much of the first half last Friday night, Nov. 7, Prairie must have been wondering whether more than their memories haunt the Kibbie Dome. Every bounce — including three PHS fumbles recovered by Oakley during the first quarter — seemed to favor their foe.

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QRU presses apples

What is one of the big differences between a farmer and a rancher? A farmer delivers his cider press with a John Deere tractor, and a rancher delivers his with a pick-up truck and a horse trailer.

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Monday, November 10



Wednesday, November 5



State Champions! Prairie claims school’s first volleyball title

Starting in the mid-1990s and continuing until last week, Troy and Genesee put together an impressive run: 12 of the past 18 class 1A division titles. But Prairie will mark 2014 as the year when a senior-led squad directed by Whitepine League “coach of the year” Cheyenne Hudson topped both the league and the state.

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Commitment to land, diversity, business sense

A successful rancher wears many different hats; businessman, bookkeeper, diplomat, truck driver, veterinarian, mid-wife, laborer, equipment operator, mechanic, nutritionist, leader, tracker, welder, horseshoer…the list goes on and on.

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Johnson Bar Fire salvage set for 2015

The Forest Service is proposing harvest of an estimated 4,000 acres of timber out of this year’s Johnson Bar Fire, a project strategically designed to both remove dead and dying trees as well as reduce the likelihood of sediment reaching area streams.

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Missing teen, Shippey found in Kamiah

Katie L. Shippey, 17, of Clearwater, reported missing Oct. 25 showed up at a friend’s house in Kamiah last week in good condition, according to the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office. No further law enforcement involvement is warranted.

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State road closures announced

The Maggie Creek Supervisory Area of the Idaho Department of Lands in Kamiah will be closing roads accessing the Woodrat Mountain block of state land this Friday, Nov. 7. Entrance roads will be closed at Suttler Creek, Wilson Creek, Harris Ridge, Kidder Ridge, Glenwood Meadows and Woodrat Mountain. Closures will remain in effect through May 2015.

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Dispatch Log: ICSO, GPD, CPD

Grangeville: Intoxication Fenn/NRR; Horses in rd Lukes Gulch/NRR; Lost Camping Gear Snake River/RT; Elk City: Harassment Main St; Assault Hillcrest Dr/NRR; Kooskia: Medical Woodland Rd; Natural Death Wild Plum Lane/RT; Medical Hwy 13; Missing Person Maggie Creek/Subject returned/NRR; Trespassing Rabbit Crk Rd; Warrant arrest of 43-year-old Stites man/ARR; Welfare Check Tommy Taha/NRR; Welfare Check Dyche Rd/NRR; Riggins: Citizens Assist City Hall/NRR...

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Bazaar Time In Harpster

The community of Harpster held its annual bazaar, craft fair and luncheon at the Harpster Community Building Saturday, Nov. 1. A rainy fall day allowed for a good crowd of attendees who crowded into the building to shop, eat and visit.

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Field burning needs to be changed

A week or so ago staying inside my house without venturing out was my best option. The air was filled with fields burning in addition to forests burning, making breathing painful. The reasoning that “farmers have their rights, we have always done this or we were here first,” just doesn’t have its place anymore.

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GHS bounced by West Side, Nampa

Though the Bulldogs were eliminated on the first day of play at state, coach Kelcey Edwards counts Grangeville’s trip to the 2A volleyball tournament as a positive experience for a team that will return players at most positions next year.

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Post Harvest

Members of the Real Life Grangeville church conducted community service projects in town Saturday, Nov. 1, as part of their twice-yearly ServeFest event.

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Child shoebox drop items being collected; packing party Nov. 15

ALACCA Bible Camp in Harpster will again be the host site for an Operation Christmas Child packing party Saturday, Nov. 15, 1 p.m. Donations for the boxes are currently being sought and may be dropped off at ALACCA or at the Grangeville business of Bob and Cristy Facey: Grangeville Auto Diesel Electric, 304 N. Hall Street.

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Faith Lutheran invites participants

Faith Lutheran Church in Kamiah invites the public to worship each Sunday with Pastor Phylis Strumy leading, at 11 a.m. This is followed by a social hour with refreshments.

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Lend a Helping Hand

Those looking for a tangible yet easy way to help others during the holiday season are invited to pop into Asker’s Harvest Foods.

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Bass runs new personal best at state

Grangeville’s cross country runners finished up the year against competition from the 1A, 2A and 3A classes last Saturday, Nov. 1, at Eagle Island State Park.

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Dr. Dardis takes on ER, clinic duties

Doctor Jim Dardis knew what he wanted to do with his life from a young age. “I still remember in first grade writing on the board that I wanted to be a doctor,” he said. “And my family said they remember me saying it before then.”

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Lyla Simmons 90th birthday party is Nov. 8

Lyla Simmons will be celebrating her 90th birthday Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Lewiston Orchards Community Church located at 822 Bryden Ave, Lewiston, with a potluck lunch from noon until 3:30 pm. Meat and drinks furnished.

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Kooskia Saddliers dinner, meeting on tap for Nov. 9

The Kooskia Saddliers will host their annual Thanksgiving dinner Sunday, Nov. 9, at the First Presbyterian Church in Kooskia on Broadway Ave. Setup is at noon with the dinner at 1 p.m. Following the dinner will be the meeting and election of officers.

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St. Catherine’s dinner set for Nov. 9 in Kamiah

The Annual Fall Dinner and Bazaar is Sunday, Nov. 9, at St. Catherine’s Parish Hall, 7th and Idaho Streets in Kamiah. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m., for those interested in playing bingo or viewing the items in the silent auction and country store.

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American Legion Post 37 to hold meeting today, Nov. 5

American Legion Post 37 will have the November monthly meeting today, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Idaho National Guard Armory. Plans for Veterans Day and holiday activities will be discussed. All community veterans are welcome. For information contact Adjutant, Morris Bentley at 983-5535.

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3Rivers Amateur Radio Club

On Oct 11 and 12 several club members participated in the simulated emergency test for the state of Idaho ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service). Each hour of the 24-hour exercise, communications were established with stations throughout Idaho.

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Poachers hit G’ville subdivision

Someone illegally shot and wasted a deer in a subdivision east of town, putting residents at needless risk — and wildlife wardens are on the case. A deer was shot in the neck in the Golden Hills subdivision during opening week.

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Cottonwood Senior Citizens

Agnes Hill opened the Oct. 28 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer. Guests were the Old Time Fiddlers. Also Jeanette Chelini and Amy Ratcliff came over with Mary Purdy. Amy is Mary’s daughter.

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Grangeville Senior Citizens

The Oct. 27 meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Stanley Modrell and the prayer by Jim Myers. The free dinner came to Julia Dreadfulwater. There were 51 meals and 35 takeout meals served.

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Educator award created at LCSC

The Lewis-Clark State College Teacher Education Program is starting a new program this fall called the Outstanding Educator Award Program.

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Dome to host PHS quarterfinal game

Wallace had Prairie in a tough spot once during an 80-26 Pirates last Thursday night, Oct. 30. The Pirates were backed up against their own goal line after a defensive stand deep in their own territory.

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Kubs bust Mustangs

Stops were hard to come by for both defenses on a night the teams combined to score a Franklin’s worth, but Kamiah’s offense cashed in on runs by Parker Whipple, Ryker Grimm and Taylor McAlister to give KHS its first playoff win since the state championship game two years ago.

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Ski swap set for Nov. 22

Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Area’s annual ski swap has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 22 at the Grangeville High School cafeteria.

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Turkey dinner set

One more month of our lives gone with the wind. I hope you made some good memories, because these days are flying by faster than a hurricane.

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Nazarene church to host dinner each Wednesday night

If you are a horseman and have an interest in participating in interesting events in our area and belonging to a group who maintains many of the trails for your horse-riding pleasure, then you might be interested in the North Central Idaho Back County Horsemen.

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Blood drive to be held Nov. 18 at lodge

Veterans Day is next Tuesday, Nov. 11. Thank a veteran today for his/her service to America. “Veterans Day has been observed on Nov. 11 since 1978, regardless of what day of the week on which it falls.

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