10 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 23, 2005
•GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Democrat Darcy James announced this past week she will run in 2006 for District 8A Representative. This is her second bid for the position representing Clearwater, Idaho, Lewis and Valley counties currently held by Ken Roberts (R) of Donnelly.
20 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 22, 1995
•BIG TURNOUT – John McKenzie, Jon Zehner, Mick Alley, Don Travis, Bob Cunningham, Sam Stamper, David Seyer, Adam Seyer and Wes Weeks, all from Grangeville, attended the Halloween Classic at Firebird Raceway in Meridian.
30 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 20, 1985
•Jane Kissinger, World President of International Training in Communication (formerly International Toastmistress Clubs), met with Idaho Governor John V. Evans in his office at the State Capitol in Boise recently. Governor Evans commended Kissinger for her office as world president of the organization and proclaimed October as International Training in Communication Month in Idaho.
40 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 26, 1975
•Ann Laine captured the Kooskia Junior Miss title at the ninth annual pageant sponsored by the Kooskia Lions Club.
50 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 25, 1965
•A wet snow, the first of the season in Grangeville greeted the public Tuesday morning following the coldest night so far this season. The temperature dropped to 26 degrees at 10:30 Monday night, according to Alice Rickman, official weather observer.
60 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 24, 1955
•Alan Hoene, Fred Mader, Cottonwood, and Gerald Wessels, Greencreek, were inducted into the Army at Spokane and went on to Fort Ord, Calif. Guy Carlson, Riggins; Virgial Grant, Ferdinand; Alois Schmidt, Cottonwood, and Delph Arnzen, Greencreek, were selected for two years of Navy duty and went to Portland, Ore., for processing.
70 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 22, 1945
•A pheasant flew against the windshield of a car driven by Fred Carpenter with Mrs. Carpenter by his side. The bird struck her in the face, resulting in severe lacerations and bruises. The accident happened while they were in Hagerman Valley.
80 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 21, 1935
•Banking history was made in Idaho County. Total deposits of the First National Bank of Grangeville approached the sum of $1,128,874. Wheat allotments of $200,000 have been added to the sum.
90 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 26, 1925
•The Kamiah-Kooskia link of the Lewis and Clark Highway, which has been under construction since last spring, is now completed. The completion of this road puts the great hunting and recreation regions of the Selway forests in close touch with the outside world.
100 YEARS AGO
•Senator Borah of Idaho has been complimented to the extent of having his name mentioned as a possible presidential candidate, but whatever chances he might have had he appears to have ruined by raising a calamity howl a few weeks ago in Leslie’s Weekly. – Editorial comment.
110 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 23, 1905
•The outlook for early railroad construction on the Camas Prairie is growing brighter every day. A contract for 5,000 ties and a lot of lumber has been let.
120 YEARS AGO
NOVEMBER 22, 1895
•Several hundred people had been attracted here by the prospect of getting a home on the Nez Perce Indian reservation which was opened for settlement Nov. 18, 1895. Every team, wagon, hack and even wheelbarrow was pressed into service in getting the settlers to the border of the promised land. About 1,500 people participated in the rush to stake claims in the proposed Nez Perce City.