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Rodeo awards $33K, Alires wins big

The mid-week date of this year’s Independence Day put Border Days organizers to a tough choice, but in the end, the rodeo — both fans and contestants — made a strong showing.

July 11, 2018 6:39 a.m. read more..

Spring conditions limiting stock access on some Selway area trails

As snowpack melts off and trail crews are reaching further into the backcountry, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are working to clear trails and share information about the latest trail conditions with forest visitors. On the Moose Creek Ranger District, conditions are changing rapidly and trail crews and recreation managers urge the public to travel with caution, especially on three popular trails that have segments which are currently impassable or temporarily closed to stock due to these spring conditions.

July 11, 2018 6:36 a.m. read more..

Controlled hunt drawing results available

Hunters can check to see if they drew controlled hunt tags for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, and turkey. Results are posted through Fish and Game's licensing system at for those who have have an account.

July 11, 2018 6:35 a.m. read more..

Football officials association recruiting refs for fall

Recruitment is under way for football officials for high school and junior high school football in Idaho’s District 2. The first meeting, which is an introductory meeting for coaches and officials, touches on rules changes from last season and points of emphasis for this season. It will be held Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Lewiston High School Auditorium.

July 11, 2018 6:34 a.m. read more..

Grangeville wins Babe Ruth finale

The local youth baseball season is not quite over, as area Babe Ruth all-stars prepare for a tournament this week in Meridian. Grangeville’s 13-15 year-olds — several of whom played varsity baseball at GHS this spring — won the last local game of the summer June 29 at Clearwater Valley High School. Three rounds of tournament play concluded with a 13-3 Grangeville win over Kamiah — a final score coaches agreed did not reflect how closely the game was contested.

July 11, 2018 6:07 a.m. read more..

‘It’s not easy – and it shouldn’t be’ - 14 school personnel from region take firearm training course

Fourteen school personnel, 11 from MVSD and three from Salmon River, recently took a firearms safety and training course. The end result, — the school board hoped as they were finalizing the policy — was to place specific educators/staff with firearms on their person or be privy to a classified place and code where a firearm was hidden, thus being able to protect students if needed.

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US12 paving work under way; part of 50-mile ITD project

Paving work started this week, the first section of a 50-mile project along U.S. Highway 12 to improve mobility and safety. According to the Idaho Transportation Department, the 27-mile section between Tumble Creek and Saddle Camp Road will be resurfaced first, followed by the 23-mile section between Warm Springs and the Idaho-Montana border in August.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Gun used to threaten, hit victim

Earl A. Clough, 73, is charged with aggravated battery and robbery, both felonies. He is released from custody on a $50,000 bond, pending his July 12 hearing in magistrate court.

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Oregon man arrested for felony eluding

Jeremy W. Garcia, 40, with his last address as Grants Pass, was arrested on charges of felony eluding, misdemeanor resisting and obstructing and driving without privileges. He is being held in the Idaho County jail on $30,000 bond.

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