Riggins, Grangeville, Kooskia: Multi-hazard planning public meetings start next week

Public meetings will be held next week in Riggins, Grangeville and Kooskia to providing information and take comment on Idaho County’s updating its multi-hazard mitigation plan.

Helipad demo waits on council approval

Grangeville’s Main Street may feel the blast of rotor wash within the month as part of a demonstration being planned by Syringa Hospital in its efforts to develop a helipad adjacent to the facility for air transport of critical patients.

Seats contested in May 19 races for hwy districts

Board positions for two highway districts will be contested in the upcoming May 19 elections.

County objecting to Crooked River Valley rehab project

The Forest Service’s Crooked River Valley Rehabilitation would dramatically reshape a valley marked by mining five miles west of Elk City, and the Idaho County Commission is objecting.

IPU Commission taking comments on annual fixed cost adjustment

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is taking public comment on an Idaho Power Company proposal to increase rates for residential and small commercial customers by 0.35% as part of the company’s annual Fixed Cost Adjustment (FCA).

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Report emphasizes need for early childhood education

Idaho County highest in state for preschool enrollment

Less than 54 percent of Idaho’s kids are ready to read when they enter kindergarten, a new report, Building Stronger Foundations, outlines.

Dispatch Log: ICSO, GPD, CPD

April 6-12

Grangeville – Welfare check, subject OK,...

Call Log: Lewis County Sheriff

April 1-5

Reckless driving - Two vehicles driving erratically...

Orrin and Eleanora Webb Community Giving award celebration set for May 7

Idaho County Recycling program to be honored

Thursday, May 7, Grangeville Community Foundation will honor Idaho County Recycling at the second annual Orrin and Eleanora Webb Community Giving Award celebration. It will be held at The Gallery from 7-8 p.m.

Hay market in 2014 lowest since 2008

According to Northwest Farm Credit Services, the Northwest hay market is tepid ahead of new crop harvest.

Nearly 30 percent of Idahoans have low wage jobs

Where does Idaho rank on improving the financial security of families?