TIMES PAST: More Than A Century Of Idaho County News

Kamiah Kubs celebrate their win over Orofino making them state contenders in this November 2006 photo. They lost the state title in 2006 to Firth.
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Kamiah Kubs celebrate their win over Orofino making them state contenders in this November 2006 photo. They lost the state title in 2006 to Firth. Free Press Photo

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10 YEARS AGO November 22, 2006

• Patrons in JSD 241 and the Riggins area voted overwhelmingly in favor Tuesday, Nov. 21, to divide the school district.

20 YEARS AGO November 27, 1996

• An early morning rock and mud slide Tuesday has closed U.S. 95 south of White Bird, according to the Idaho Transportation Department.

30 YEARS AGO November 26, 1986

• Idapine Mills of Grangeville will soon have two new products on the local market which will also mean new jobs for local residents.

40 YEARS AGO November 24, 1976

• Meeting with newly elected sheriff Bud Walkup, Grangeville mayor Ralph Bos, Chief of Police Ted Carpenter and other city and county officials, Idaho County Commissioners revealed plans Monday for a new courthouse addition wholly funded by Law Enforcement Assistance Administration.

50 YEARS AGO November 24, 1966

• Identical dreams of two men led to the discovery of the body of a hunter lost for 27 days in the Goddard Creek area.

60 YEARS AGO November 22, 1956

• Sheriff Bud Taylor said the county’s four prisoners will be fed whopping portions of a fine holiday dinner Thanksgiving Day.

70 YEARS AGO November 28, 1946

• The coal situation in Grangeville is no different than in most places over the country - there is practically none on hand with the three dealers.

80 YEARS AGO November 26, 1936

• The first case this year in the northern Rocky Mountain forest region involving forced entry into a forest cabin resulted in fines of $15 and $3 costs for each of two hunters from Moscow.

90 YEARS AGO November 25, 1926

• Miss Fern Spencer, who won the Montgomery Ward award, a trip to Chicago for club work in Idaho, and her companion Miss Estaline Geary left Tuesday morning.

100 YEARS AGO November 23, 1916

• The preliminary hearing of Jack Rooney of Stites was concluded when he was ordered discharged. The preliminary hearing of Mrs. Jack Rooney of Stites on a charge of murdering her newborn child was concluded and the accused was bound over for trial at the next term of the district court.


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