Debbie Ilene Morley, 56, DUI, $1,790.50, 2 years probation, 2 years determinate time, 3 years indeterminate time, penitentiary suspended, 180 days in county jail, 30 days absolute, will be allowed work release after initial 30 days.September 30, 2015 7:15 a.m. read more..
Notes from the Idaho County Commission Sept. 22. Guests/Presenters: Syd Fuzzell-Claims; Jerry Zumalt-Phone System Upgrade; Kathy Ackerman-Designation of Polling Places; Connie Jensen-Blyth and Richard Spencer-Fire Rehab Planning; Gene Meinen-BLM Right-of-Way; Kirk MacGregor-Ada County Pathology Agreement, Juvenile Detention MOU; Mark Frei-Solid Waste Mega Site Update; Kelly Lineberry-Request for Exemption of Church Property. Approvals: Claims totaling $140,150.64; Valence Phone Upgrade; Designation of polling places for November 3 election; Wage and salary increases as requested by department heads; Hiring of Cody Parker as Detention Officer; Levy Rates for Taxing Districts; Certificates of Residency; BLM Right-of-Way; Juvenile Detention MOU; Life Center Church exemption; Minutes of the Sept. 15 meeting. An official copy of the minutes of this meeting will be available at www.idahocounty.org upon approval by the Idaho County Board of Commissioners.September 30, 2015 7:14 a.m. read more..
GIRL SCOUT CAMPGROUND — Pristine beauty, rugged dirt roads and a blazing fire make for an inviting campground. Add 50 sixth-grade students, a plethora of parent, teacher and community volunteers, and it’s Grangeville’s annual outdoor classroom event, or what’s commonly called The Sixth Grade Campout.September 30, 2015 6:35 a.m. read more..
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude announces the 15th Annual Fall Lecture Series. These free events, held on Thursdays during the month of October, provide insights into the history of the region. Lectures begin at 7 p.m., and end at 8:30 p.m., and each event includes a Q&A session with the presenter. Light refreshments are provided.September 30, 2015 6:31 a.m. read more..
Does your child get bored while reading alone? Maybe he needs a “Reading Buddy.”September 30, 2015 6:28 a.m. read more..
Grangeville played its busiest week of the season so far, with seven matches in as many nights. GHS split the crucial ones last Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Maries. There, the Bulldogs opened Central Idaho League play with a win over Coeur d’Alene Charter and a loss to St. Maries.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
For the second week in a row, Grangeville played a non-league opponent that Central Idaho League rival Orofino had already beaten. For the second week in a row, GHS won in a blowout, with a recent 62-19 win over Asotin sending a signal to the CIL: the Bulldogs mean business.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Kamiah Community Library invites the public to stop by 505 Main Street and view the display of “banned” books that have been challenged for their content. The library is celebrating Banned Books Week through Oct. 3. All week they are holding contests giving away copies of banned books on our Facebook and on Monday we gave away a copy of Sherman Alexie’s young adult novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. More information on banned books can be found at www.bannedbooksweek.org.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Sometimes it takes year of planning – even nearly 20 years – for a project to come to fruition. Kids Klub, Inc., board members and staff know about that. The non-profit organization is currently researching and implementing funding options to build their one facility.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Pictured are (L-R) Steve Knutzen of Elk City and Tom Reilly of Grangeville who met up five years ago while on military duty in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan. The pair were photographed this month at Knutzen’s home in Elk City, meeting for the first time since their deployment. Knutzen is a retired U.S. Army colonel, and Reilly is a retired Marine sergeant major.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The VFW Auxiliary invites the community and visitors to the annual “Hunters Feast” on Oct. 17 from 5-7 p.m. at the VFW hall. Donations of wild game, fish or birds to this effort would be appreciated. Bring your prepared dished to the dinner, but if you are unable to attend, frozen meats and dishes can be donated early and placed in the freezer in the kitchen. The auxiliary will furnish spaghetti and green salad. Contact Cocoa at 842-2466 or Marlene at 842-2804.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
And there went September. Just a few quick notes today. Let’s make sure we have the date right for the next Parks and Rec meeting. It will be on Oct. 12 at the school. The meetings are held on the second Monday of each month. We are looking for ways to come up with some much needed money for maintenance that is needed ASAP. If you have an idea, get a hold of Dean, Steve or Christy. Come to the next meeting on Oct. 12. Everyone is welcome!September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
If you would like to show your gratitude to the emergency responders who were on duty now and during the recent fires, you will have your chance to do so on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Kamiah Riverfront Park. The Chamber of Commerce, City of Kamiah and the Kiwanis Club will be hosting a gathering for you to personally say, “thank you,” to those who work to help make us all safe. Festivities will begin at 1 p.m., with music, and the Kiwanis will provide free ice cream. Come and join your neighbors in telling your friends and neighbors who volunteer thanks for all they do.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
For Prairie High School senior Hailey Danly, tradition is at the root of her senior project. “I wanted to help continue Prairie’s ‘Think Pink’ volleyball tournament tradition, to keep it a strong, fun community event,” she said.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The lawsuit announced against the Boise School District is one worth watching because it will have sweeping consequences throughout Idaho. While the Idaho Freedom Foundation’s complaint is directed at the Boise School District, it’s not the only school in Idaho where taxpayers are being forced to subsidize labor union organizing activities.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
In the Sept. 17 issue of the Star News was a viewpoint entitled “Fire is a part of nature not a demon.” Yes, a small fire of 100 acres or so would probably be beneficial to the forest and wildlife, but a fire of several thousand acres does more harm than good. But, by the same token, after a fire gets more than 10 acres in size the Forest Service, with their current fire suppression policy, has only two chances of putting the fire out, slim and none, without help from Mother Nature.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Newspaper people can be a little self-important at times: We get to spout on about how we would change things if we were in charge and, at times, we get to choose who we congratulate. We also use up newsprint and black ink when we retire.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The meeting will begin with an approximate 15-minute presentation and question and answer session, followed by informal time for participants to meet with officials.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
In 2015, St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Board has approved giving more than $88,000 in funds to the hospital. With these funds St. Mary’s has been able to purchase new lights and scales for the emergency room, new radios for the ambulance crew, a TV for the ultra sound room so OB patients can view their babies, and literature for the Alzheimer’s group. The bulk of the money will go toward purchasing new colonoscopes.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Runners were up bright and early Saturday morning, Sept. 26, for the second annual Flamingo Fun Run 5K, starting at Grangeville Lions Park. The fund-raising event benefits finding a cure for SMA (spinal muscular atrophy), the number one genetic killer of children younger than age 2. Saturday’s event drew 81 runners/walkers and raised more than $5,000. Pictured here is participant Ellie Harrison of Rigby. Flamingo Fun Run results are on page 10B.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Pristine beauty, rugged dirt roads and a blazing fire make for an inviting campground. Add 50 sixth-grade students, a plethora of parent, teacher and community volunteers, and it’s Grangeville’s annual outdoor classroom event, or what’s commonly called The Sixth Grade Campout.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
For the next 12 months, U.S. Forest Service visitors will be asked to provide information that will shape recreation opportunities on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest now and in the future.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
If approved, district patrons could see at minimum a $10 water rate increase, and construction on the approximately million-dollar project would tentatively start in fall 2016.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Is Idaho County getting grayer? Yes, but it is also showing an increase in younger-age populations as well, according to estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau.September 30, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Salmon River made short work of Garden Valley, dropping a Long Pin Conference foe -- an outfit Savages coach Paula Tucker coached previously -- by scores of 25-11, 25-8, 25-6 Thursday night in Riggins. A tri-match in Grangeville went in Kendrick's favor, as the Tigers beat both the Bulldogs and Summit in four sets. GHS edged the Patriots in five sets (25-15, 20-25, 26-28, 25-20, 16-14).September 24, 2015 11:36 p.m. read more..
Layton Harris had a strong performance throwing the football during Grangeville’s 48-8 win over McCall-Donnelly last Friday night, Sept. 18. With 300 yards on pass plays, which averaged 30 yards per attempt, Harris delivered four touchdown throws.September 23, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
While walking to the Motorway Complex camp Sept. 15, the fourth and fifth graders of Clearwater Valley Elementary School were barraged with horns honking and waves from camp personnel as they traveled to their assignments for the day.September 23, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Volleyball was created in 1895 by a YMCA instructor. In 1964, it first appeared in the Olympics. In 1968, it became the NAIA’s 15th competitive sport. And 30 years ago, in 1985, volleyball made its way to Grangeville High School. * “I really pushed to get volleyball through,” said Sally Greene, who taught at Grangeville High School for five years in the ‘80s.September 23, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Hear ye, hear ye! All ye kings and queens, knights and nobles and peasants: thou hath been summoned to join the festivities of the 18th annual Mystery Night. “A Knight to Remember” will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Greencreek Community Hall.September 23, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Medications collection will be open in Kamiah this Saturday, Sept. 26, as part of the 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back event.September 23, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
With acreage unchanged since last week and containment nearing completion on the Tepee Springs Fire, federal land managers are under way on a post-fire assessment of the affected area. As of press time Tuesday, Sept. 22, the fire remained at 95,709 acres with 92-percent containment. The Payette National Forest reports the remaining 9 percent will be monitored, along the eastern flank.September 23, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The City of Grangeville has a new way to pay utility bills online that looks to make payments more convenient for customers, and on the receiving end reduce both hands-on processing and mailing expenses.September 23, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
With volleyball action set to continue this afternoon, Grangeville and Salmon River both have three wins to their credit so far. GHS has beaten Summit Academy, Nezperce and Cascade, while Salmon River has beaten Cascade, Nezperce and Tri-Valley. Grangeville and Salmon River will square off during pool play later this afternoon, and that match appears likely to determine the top seed for the bracket round to follow. .September 19, 2015 1 p.m. read more..
Prairie led Council 44-6 at halftime and won 64-24. Grangeville led McCall-Donnelly 21-0 at halftime and won 48-8.September 18, 2015 10:37 p.m. read more..
As many others have already done, I, too, wish to express my appreciation to all of the selfless firefighters...September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
I disagree with Planned Parenthood selling baby body parts. I am very disappointed in my fellow man with respect to life, especially the most vulnerable and the most innocent person.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
I have never heard of any plans to give publicly managed timberlands to timber companies to log, but it sounds like a good idea to investigate.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
City council races in Grangeville and White Bird will be contested in the Nov. 3 elections. In Grangeville, three four-year-term council positions are open, sought by Amy Farris, Peter Lane, Daniel Gautney and Michael Peterson. In White Bird, the four-year-term mayor position is sought by Rick Alley and Rod Pilant. Two four-year-term council seats are open, sought by Homer Brown, Janis Ann Owen-Comrie and Darlene Wadsworth.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Looking to lose some weight before winter? Clearwater Valley Hospital and the Clinic’s Healthy Horizons program is gearing up this month to have several of their programs available to anyone interested in losing weight, and/or embracing a healthier lifestyle.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The worst fire season in Idaho County’s long memory will be over soon, if wet weather now moving through the area delivers. As of last Friday, Sept. 11, the National Weather Service’s Missoula-based forecasters were anticipating a tenth of an inch of rain across the fire-afflicted region, but the line of storms that arrived Monday, Sept. 14, is now expected to bring about an inch of rain to many areas.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Come to the potluck dinner at 1 p.m. at the old school, this Saturday, Sept. 19.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The start date for the Race Creek Bridge project is Monday, Sept. 21. Idaho Transportation Department has scheduled a public information meeting today, Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m. at Riggins Community Center - Upper Level, to review schedules and plans for the Race Creek Bridge Project.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Tort claims have been filed against seven North Central Idaho cities by two Nez Perce Tribe members stating they thousands of dollars in lost fireworks sales revenue due to the municipalities allegedly infringing on tribal sovereignty.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A sign of the times faces students as they walk into Grangeville High School classrooms this year. An elementary-school type of pouch with 30-ish clear pockets is in each class.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Somewhere in the past decade or so, Grangeville High School cheerleaders have gotten a bad rap. “I’m not sure when it happened, but somehow it became considered not cool or popular to be a cheerleader,” said GHS secretary Alecia Hagen.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Come Saturday, Sept. 19, Grangeville will have one more place to shop. Jan Meggerson is opening “Jan’s Paparazzi Boutique” at 322 W. South Street, located just behind the courthouse.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Evie Ruttman is retiring from Alicebelle’s salon in Grangeville after 38 years. She will be moving to Boise to be near family.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Troy’s height — embodied by Abbey Blum — proved disruptive during the Trojans’ three-set win (25-21, 25-21, 25-18) over Grangeville last Thursday, Sept. 10, but the GHS girls still committed too many errors in coach Kelcey Edwards’ estimation.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Cooler weather and precipitation, including snowstorms in the central Idaho mountains, have slowed fire activity and allowed land agencies to lift some restrictions, and the Forest Service expects to lift more by the weekend.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
“Where do we go from here?” questioned Eric Yarbrough, succinctly summing up the sentiment for those speaking their piece at a public listening session attended by more than 113 people in Kamiah last week about recent devastating wildfires.September 16, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
For the second time this season, Grangeville drove more than an hour to the north for the chance to square off against a larger school, and for the second time this season, the Bulldogs committed too many errors to put a scare into their opponents.September 15, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
During the past week, air quality conditions in north central Idaho have steadily improved. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Nez Perce Tribe are advising the public that agricultural burning is expected to resume this week, contingent on local conditions.September 9, 2015 4:07 p.m. read more..
The Idaho Cattle Association (ICA) recently celebrated 100 years of raising beef during a weeklong convention held in Boise, July 14-18.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Fall calving has started in North Central Idaho. There is a growing number of cattle producers who have adopted a fall calving program. This is due in part to the wet, cold and muddy conditions in our area during the spring months. The fall calves are born in warm weather with no mud. It is easier on the calves.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency reminds farmers and ranchers they have until Sept. 30 to enroll in several key Farm Bill safety net programs – Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy).September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Grangeville’s first match of the year yielded a quick victory in straight sets over Cascade (25-4, 25-19, 25-20) last Thursday night, Sept. 3. Madison Brown and Abigail Stowell had four kills apiece, and six different GHS players hit for high percentages: Brown, Stowell, Darby Finnegan, Rachel Kelley, Kenzie Kennedy, and Sarah Wilson all put pressure on Cascade’s defense.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Second Annual Flamingo Fun Run 5k is set to take place Saturday, Sept. 26. The race begins at 8 a.m., Lions Park, Grangeville. Cost is $20 for adults with shirt, $15 without and children 10 and younger, $10 with a shirt. Participants must register by Sept 16 to guarantee a T-shirt. Register at www.flamingofunrun.com.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The following agencies jointly announced fire restrictions are being lifted effective Sept. 10, except on land managed by IDFG: BLM, Clearwater Potlatch Timber Protective Association (CPTPA), Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), Nez Perce Tribe Fire Management, Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service (Idaho Panhandle National Forests, Nez Perce-Clearwater, Payette, and Wallowa-Whitman).September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Looking to the Nov. 3 elections, city council races are contested in Grangeville and White Bird, following close of filings last Friday, Sept. 4.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Improving safety is driving turnbay construction at three intersections, which are set for completion in October; the $2.3 million Race Creek Bridge replacement project north of Riggins is now tentatively set to begin on Monday, Sept. 14.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Salmon River built a 22-6 lead last Friday night, Sept. 4, holding Colton scoreless through the middle quarters. A couple of passing touchdowns made it close in the fourth quarter, but the Savages held on defensively and added a late touchdown for a 28-20 victory in their season opener. Tucker Boyd, Devin Buys and Canyon Harper each found their way to the end zone by way of short runs, and Boyd broke a 29-yarder for the clinching touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Riley Travis booked 19 tackles. Up next, the Savages (1-0) have the toughest team they’ll see all season: they play at Prairie at 7 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 11.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
If the preseason vote of Whitepine League coaches knocked Prairie off the top of the winners podium, the Pirates pushed much more forcefully for the league’s highest place with a 48-8 win over Genesee last Friday night, Sept. 4. Only one other WPL team — Troy — has a league win to its credit thus far. Meanwhile, top-voted Kamiah added a second shutout rout to its ledger — 46-0 over Pomeroy — albeit over a non-league opponent. That afternoon, Clearwater Valley won its season opener for the third straight year, crushing non-league Cascade 80-28.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Parents of preschoolers and kindergarteners in Grangeville now have another schooling option. Cornerstone Christian Learning Center has opened at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene with classes beginning yesterday, Sept. 8.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Monastery of St. Gertrude will once again welcome the Gonzaga University Choir for a performance in the chapel this Sunday, Sept. 13 at 1:30 p.m. The group will also provide music for 10:30 Mass that morning, including cantoring and favorite hymns. This will be the choir’s fifth performance at the Monastery and will conclude their annual retreat at Spirit Center.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Men’s breakfast at Pleasant View Baptist Church in White Bird will be the third Saturday of September for this month only, Saturday, Sept. 19. Breakfast will be served in the Fellowship Hall at 7 a.m. All community men are welcome free of charge.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Farmers, ranchers and private forest landowners can now do business with U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through a new online portal.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
You may remember this guy from last year, passing north along U.S. Highway 95 with just his bicycle and cat, Marilyn, for company. Now you can read about his multi-state journey from southern California and through the Pacific Northwest into Oregon in his recently self-published book, Fog on Fire: 4,000 miles on the road.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Grangeville Biennial Quilt and Art Walk is set for Saturday, Sept. 19.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
GHS parents: Save the date of Sept. 16 for open house; WB Rec District sets Sept. 19 meeting; Grangeville ‘Little Britches’ screening set for Oct. 8, 9; CV music department seeks donations; Clearwater meal set for Sept. 16; Community sale is Sept. 12 at Tahoe; Navajo taco dinner planned for Sept. 19.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A cloudy Saturday, but the rain held off for the duration of the annual Kamiah BBQ Days parade. Among the entries Sept. 5 was the Kamiah High School Class of 1960 that included this happy pair: (L-R) Vickie Ayars Harman and Jo Hendren Page.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Happy belated Labor Day! Time to get ready for fall and all the events it brings.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
On Saturday, Sept. 19, from 5-7 p.m., the Big Cedar Homemakers will have their annual taco feed. This is an amazing group that does an awesome job of taking care of the historic Big Cedar Schoolhouse as well as helping other groups in our community. Do go to this fund-raiser and enjoy a really good meal and great conversation.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
It feels like fall is starting to set in. I’ve even seen smoke coming from some chimneys. The rain has been a well-needed blessing. I’m hoping God puts those fires out before the entire region burns up. It breaks my heart to know that my children’s children will never see those forests the way I did.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A public information meeting for agriculture producers and landowners affected by the recent fires and drought will be held Tuesday, Sept. 15, 9 to 11:30 a.m., at the American Legion Hall, 618 Main Street in Kamiah.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
With the region now in recovery mode from recent devastating wildfires, the 79th annual Kamiah Barbecue Days event Sept. 4-6 provided the community an opportunity to come together and a respite from the recent chaos. Downtown was packed last Saturday as the Main Street grand parade highlighted community businesses, organizations, as well as representatives from fire and emergency services. Pictured here, children watch the oncoming parade with the backdrop behind Kamiah of blackened hills from the August wildfires. Event results are on page 6A.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Minor injuries resulted from a two-vehicle, rear-end crash on Lukes Gulch Road last Thursday, Sept. 3.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Many people would like to know how could giving our public lands, owned by the people, to private, large timber companies which mostly clear cut forests versus selective logging to bring in more bucks and more money to Idaho?September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
We have a crisis of church and state. Of the perception of authority and governance and the global shift from the analog world of agriculture and the industrial period to the high speed algorithmic programs whose strategies and systemic relations are based on digital mechanisms that increase the volatility we experience in all things that affect us.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Twenty-six years ago this month on Sept. 22, 1989, Deputy Sheriff John Huston was struck and killed by a drunk driver while operating a roadblock during a search for two escaped prisoners from the North Idaho Correctional Institution.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Beware of strangers: That’s good advice for any age, especially for adults who are into social media. And if you’ve been on sites such as Facebook long enough, chances are you’ve run into your share of strangers, some of who may have been scammers looking to friend you and steal your identity.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The advocate will be available to veterans and their dependents to answer questions about benefits, assist with ongoing claims, and take new claimsSeptember 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
A public information meeting for agriculture producers and landowners affected by the recent fires and drought will be held Tuesday, Sept. 15, 9 to 11:30 a.m., at the American Legion Hall, 618 Main Street, in Kamiah.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The first cross-country meet of the season brought runners from as far away as Potlatch and Logos to the Grangeville Country Club last Thursday afternoon, Sept. 3 — as well as the whole host of local runners from Clearwater Valley, Grangeville, Highland and Prairie high schools.September 9, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
“We want to gather as much information as we possibly can and start formulating a strategic plan,” said commission chair Jim Chmelik.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Extension Office will match those that have hay for sale or pasture for rent with those that are requesting help in finding forage.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Operating out of the Idaho County Airport, GAC provides rapid response to wildfires with more than 30 smokejumpers along with approximately 10 fixed-wing aircraft and five helicopters that can provide reconnaissance, supply drops, personnel transport and medivac, and water and retardant dumps.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Internet working, electricity on, fire five miles away, fire trucks in front of all structures, it’s a “wait and see” period. Don’t want to call it over yet, but Lowell and Syringa are much better off today than we were two weeks ago.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Tepee Springs fire claimed another 15,000 acres to a total of roughly 40,000 last Friday, and it more than doubled in size after last Saturday’s winds pushed it north of the Salmon River. The fire reportedly totaled 91,000 acres – 142 square miles – as of Sept. 1.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The host Bears returned Grangeville’s first kickoff of the season 85 yards for a touchdown, then stopped the GHS offense three-and-out despite committing an encroachment penalty on the game’s first snap. Then Moscow’s Devin Carscallen completed a 52-yard strike to Collin Niehenke on their first play from scrimmage, putting Grangeville behind by a 13-0 score less than two minutes into the game.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The crash was reported at 2:45 p.m. six miles east of Kooskia.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho Fish and Game is extending the deadline to exchange tags for some early elk hunts that are about to start, or have already started, in the Panhandle, Clearwater and McCall areas that have large land closures due to wildfires.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
The Grangeville Music program is welcoming sponsorships for starting musicians who may not be able to play an instrument due to financial restraints. Rental for the year is $50 or $25 per semester.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Bulldog Cards are on sale again, currently at Sheer Magic on Grangeville’s Main Street.September 2, 2015 6 a.m. read more..
Recent rainfall gave firefighters a much needed reprieve to allow work to create defensible space for properties in the Elk City township. A structure assessment group is working in Elk City to identify hazardous fuels and ways homeowners can reduce the risk of wildfires damaging or destroying homes and other buildings on their properties.September 1, 2015 3:28 p.m. read more..
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