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ICFP Archive, Nov. 20, 1985 - Greg Young of American Falls was driving a grain truck for Kent Brothers when it slid off the road on the truck route near Union Warhouse. No one was injured.

Donna Henderson, 1985 ICFP staff
ICFP Archive, Nov. 20, 1985 - Greg Young of American Falls was driving a grain truck for Kent Brothers when it slid off the road on the truck route near Union Warhouse. No one was injured.



10 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 9, 2005

GRANGEVILLE – Last Thursday, the “Soldier Stone” was placed at the National Guard Armory in Grangeville honoring the 18-month Iraq deployment of Detachment 2 Company B of the 116th Combat Engineers Serving with Idaho’s 116th Brigade Combat Team.

COTTONWOOD – Home and Garden television show “Offbeat America” host Patrick Clark and the Home and Garden TV camera crew spent most of Sunday afternoon at Dog Bark Park in Cottonwood where they interviewed and filmed Dennis Sullivan and Frances Conklin.

20 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 8, 1995

The Grangeville Branch of West One Bank will be decking the halls in a big way Dec. 9 as the Festival of Trees Gala returns for its third year.

The festival, which is a fund-raiser for the Syringa General Hospital Auxiliary, is to be expanded into a two-day event this year.

In addition to the gala with its Christmas tree auction, the festival will include a family day and will run from noon until 4 p.m. and will include a story hour and visit from Santa.

30 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 6, 1985

When Red Cross volunteers asked the Grangeville High School senior class for help during the Nov. 11 blood drive, they were quite surprised when 35 seniors stepped forward.

Seniors saw a video and asked a variety of questions, and then, stood up to form a long line of new blood donors.

Donors here are enthusiastic and community spirited, she said, much like the high school students who signed up last week.

40 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 12, 1975

Rae Bros. Sporting Goods is having their official grand opening this Saturday at 247 E. Main Street, Grangeville.

The all-new store will be manned by Bill, Jim and Dueane Rae.

50 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 11, 1965

KAMIAH – Dr. Charles Ryan was feted this week for his 50 years of service in this area. Dr. Bryan has devoted a lifetime to the people of Idaho using his medical skills to help mankind.

The first of the non-silver coins made their appearance last week when 4,000 quarters arrived at First Security Bank.

60 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 10, 1955

Grangeville Chamber of Commerce is well pleased that the State Department of Commerce and Development has elected Salmon River Slim to tell the world “the place to go is Idaho.”

70 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 1, 1945

The Victory Bond drive has started in Idaho County. Early reports from workers are that they are meeting with wholehearted response from the people and are confident the county quota of $402,000 in bonds will be sold before the close of the drive Dec. 8.

80 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 7, 1935

Fires believed to have both been caused by faulty flues destroyed the building of the Grangeville Lumber Co. and an adjoining building which housed the Oliver apartments and the residence property of Gus Larson, occupied by Rev. Storms.

“Thunder Mountain” is Zane Grey’s newest and greatest novel. The story of Idaho gold rush to our own backdoor country has been filmed and will be at the Blue Fox Theatre.

90 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 12, 1925

Idaho farmers are being warned against placing faith in forecasts of an extremely cold winter to be followed by an unseasonable summer. The winter may be cold and the summer may be hot but at this time scientists can only tell a week at a time what weather may be in store.

100 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 11, 1915

A deputy game warden had quite a surprise when he stopped what he thought were game violators. He examined a car that appeared to be loaded with deer or elk. However, when he peeled back the canvas he found the car stuffed to capacity with booze. The two hunters who had come through Montana took off immediately and went fast; evidently relieved to know the warden’s official powers did not extend to bootleggers.

Citizens of the Doumecq country are restless and want a bridge across the river at White Bird. (This could have been true six months ago, also.)

110 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 9, 1905

Friends and patrons of Dr. H. Riggs will be pleased to know he has again opened his office to the public, after losing his former office in the recent fire.

Get busy. The railroad is coming.

120 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 8, 1895

A.T. Carter of Butte, Mont., has shipped in 4,000 pounds of groceries and supplies to the Buffalo Hump district and plans to erect a hydraulic elevator on American Hill.

Commissioners’ Proceedings -- $20 allowed to C.A. Hastings and others for “scalps.” (No mention was made as to the kind of “scalps”)

The Hallett pack train which loaded here some days since for the north fork of the Clearwater, came to disastrous shape. The animals were contrary, and the packers tied them head and tail, and in passing over the ridge one horse fell over and carried the entire train with it, killing 15 and injuring as many more.



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