The first Bulldog Wrestling Crab Feed, catered by Superior Events and Shiznits, drew a large crowd to the Grangeville Elks Feb. 17. It included live music by Vintage Youth and a talent show where (middle, photo courtesy Amy Farris) Grangeville Border Days Royalty Queen Micaela Farris and Princess Bella Klapprich received second place for their dance.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
When voting for a county commissioner, should you be limited to casting a ballot within your own district? This is an amendment to state law that is being proposed to go before the Idaho Legislature. One that we say is unwarranted.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
With the exception of Good Friday and Holy Saturday (the two days before Easter Sunday), the bells of St. Gertrude’s ring out over the Camas Prairie every day of the year, as they have since the early 20th Century. While the chapel is on the National Register of Historic Places, the sound of the bells proves that this sacred building is still in use for the purpose it was intended when it was dedicated in 1924.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
On March 9th, Lewis and Idaho County Republicans will host statewide, congressional and local candidates as part of the Lewis & Idaho County Republican Party “Lincoln Day Dinner.” From now through the end of April, nearly every county Republican Party across Idaho will hold a celebratory event honoring Abraham Lincoln, America’s 16th president and the first Republican to hold that office.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
District 244 Supt. Schiebe talks about levy costs rising only slightly, citing the 2018 levy will be $3.67 per thousand of net taxable property value or only about $31 per month. Problem is the county tax assessor does not bill monthly.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
After this latest mass shooting in Florida, it should come as no surprise to you that the Republican Party and their president do not care in the least about the safety of our children. Don’t be misled by what they say, just look at what they do.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Compared to simply having fewer children, all your well-intentioned efforts like “recycling” or buying expensive little “hybrid” cars, etc., are pretty much flatulating in the wind … treating the symptoms and not the cause.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Get ready to support the arts in Grangeville – it’s “Music Time.” The Grangeville bands in choirs, grades six through 12, will present the musical dinner and auction event Saturday, March 10, at Grangeville High School. Tickets are on sale through March 1 and are $20 per person or $35 per couple. Cost at the door is $25 per person. Students from Grangeville Elementary Middle School and the entire GHS music department will be performing for the evening fund-raiser.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
“My mother was a Sunday school teacher, and she said the best gift God gave us is choice,” Wintrow said. “You don’t drag anybody kicking and screaming toward you, right? You create a presence around you that people want to approach. That day she taught me, you choose how you show up every day.” Wintrow, D-Boise, representing Dist. 19, was the evening speaker for last Friday’s Feb. 16 Pizza and Politics event, held at The Gallery in Grangeville, which drew nearly 50 participants.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The Grangeville Elks Lodge is the place to be this Friday night for the monthly Elks Burger Feed. Proceeds from this month’s event will go toward the Camas Prairie Quilts of Valor group.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
What are equity buy-in fees? Last fall, the Grangeville voters considered this issue in evaluating prospective candidates for council elections, and it’s been on the city government’s radar for nearly a year. But exactly what these are, their purpose and how they fit into other charges for city services still remains confusing for many. Addressing this, the City of Grangeville is holding a public information meeting next Tuesday evening, Feb. 27, at the Soltman Center.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Public comment is sought on the End of the World Project, proposed by the Salmon River Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests The End of the World Project is located approximately six miles south of Grangeville, and the boundary encompasses about 49,565 acres within the Salmon River Ranger District.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The Cottonwood Police Department’s Drug and Alcohol Trends Education (DATE) Program will be presenting at Kooskia City Hall this Friday, Feb. 23, hosted by Kooskia EMS. The public is invited to attend this free event starting at 6:30 p.m.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The American Red Cross, Kooskia and Stites fire departments are holding a Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event. Red Cross volunteers and local partners will be canvassing neighborhoods, installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms and helping families create escape plans.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
After about an hour of debate Monday, Feb. 19, the Idaho House voted to kill House Bill 461, on nullification of federal laws, with a 40-29 vote. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Paul Shepherd, R-Riggins, declared Idaho lawmakers have the power to nullify federal laws and U.S. Supreme Court decisions. “It should be obvious to us over the years there’s been quite a few cases that many of our constituents and us probably don’t think were fully constitutional,” Shepherd said.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Fifteen area high school students are participating in the 2017-18 Idaho County Sheriff’s Office Cadet Program. Each year students from Grangeville, Cottonwood, Riggins, Kooskia and Kamiah high schools are invited to participate in the program.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
A 45-day public comment period is under way on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Lolo Insect and Disease project. A public meeting on the project is set for March 7 in Kooskia. The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is proposing forest management and watershed improvement in the Lolo Creek drainage.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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