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TIMES PAST: More Than A Century Of Idaho County News

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A Clearwater Valley Elementary School student searches for his ornament at the annual Kooskia tree lighting ceremony in 1999.
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10 YEARS AGO December 13, 2006

• Drew Cochran, a fifth grader at Prairie Middle School, was accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum.

20 YEARS AGO December 11, 1996

• Nearly 200 people have signed the petition which states a “voice of no confidence in” the Chief of Police and two officers of the Grangeville Police Department.

30 YEARS AGO December 10, 1986

• A motion to request a Federal Grand Jury investigation of the Nez Perce National Forest, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Fish and Game Commission was passed at the Dec. 6 meeting of the Independent Miners Association in Grangeville.

40 YEARS AGO December 8, 1976

• Sheryl Wasem, 18 was crowned Junior Miss of Grangeville for 1977.

50 YEARS AGO December 8, 1966

• A federal grant of $48,000 to the Village of Riggins for construction of an interceptor pumping station and sewage treatment works was announced last week.

60 YEARS AGO December 13, 1956

• The 27 homes to be built in Cottonwood the coming year will house only one-third of the personnel that will be living off the radar base.

70 YEARS AGO December 12, 1946

• A beef cattle tour of range herds will be held on Salmon River Friday, Dec. 20.

80 YEARS AGO December 10, 1936

• The Ladies of the Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a Community Christmas tree benefit dance in the Legion hall tomorrow night.

90 YEARS AGO December 9, 1926

• Willis Mattox reports five feet of snow at the Mountain House and hard going, even with the team.

100 YEARS AGO December 14, 1916

• The many friends of Deputy Sheriff Tim Quinlan and Miss Estella Edwards were treated to a little surprise this week when these young people quietly left for Lewiston where they secured a marriage license Monday. Tim has been suspected by his friends of having such intentions and is receiving congratulations on his selection of so worthy a young lady.



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