I need to make a correction to last week’s column and an apology to the Sew Help Me Quilters who were responsible for awarding the quilts. It was the Dixie members of the club who made and presented the quilts, but it was in the name of the club. Sorry about that.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Members of the 3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise on Saturday and Sunday, June 23 – 24, at Fish Creek Campground approximately 12 miles south of Grangeville.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Another great celebration is in the books...I hope everyone enjoyed our little town get-together. Wow, 40 years have now passed for White Bird Days and 29 for the rodeo. The weather held and with it being a little cooler...perfect weather. Thanks to all the volunteers and anyone who helped in any way to make this another success - your help is always greatly appreciated.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Emergency medical response is a critical service. Why aren’t its providers getting paid for it?June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
My quote of the week is “A father stands tall regardless the height of his children.” Belated Happy Father’s Day to all you dads, fathers, stepfathers, and grandfathers. Thank you for your vital part in the growing up of your children. Salmon River Public Library Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock,” will begin Tuesday, June 26, at 1 p.m., and each Tuesday following, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and Aug. 7.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
June 13, Tom Reilly’s letter to the editor to the Idaho County Free Press commented on the difference between the Lochsa Land Exchange (ULX) and the proposed Central Idaho Land Exchange (CIS). He feels they are markedly different and blames “environmentalists” for pushing wrong-headed thinking. I’ve followed this land exchange proposal for over a decade, and here are some points to consider:June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
After going over teacher salary schedules and contracts with a retired teacher, I owe Mrs. McKinney an apology. She was correct when she stated that teachers do not get paid for spring, summer or Christmas breaks.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The search for the lost men in the Selway has been called off. The search for Shawnta Pankey, likewise. Both searches could have been handled differently than they were.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
I see in the Idaho County Free Press where the Lochsa Land Exchange is still being pushed by the Nez Perce/Clearwater National Forests, and the general public is wanting to know why they are pushing to dispose of national forest land.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Gardens are sprouting, hummingbirds are back, fish are biting at Fenn Pond, Big Black Helicopters flying over confluence in hopes of recovering accident victims off the Upper Selway.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The Grangeville Elks Lodge commemorated the history, significance and symbolism of the United States flag during a Flay Day ceremony held last Thursday, June 14, at Heritage Square. At the close of the event, scouts with troop and pack 555 conducted a retirement by fire of damaged flags. Pictured, Archi Tirado, Grangeville Elks Esteemed Loyal Knight, displays the U.S. “Betsy Ross” flag, introduced in 1776, with 13 stars.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Why put capital in ideologies that destroy societies when you can put fiduciary interests into projects that ensure a sound future built on infrastructure that defies human failure?June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
A fixture of nearly 20 years at the Grangeville Christian Church will soon step down from the pulpit. Pastor Harold and Linda Gott will retire from their pastorate; however, they aren’t going anywhere.June 20, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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