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Bells of St. Gertrude’s continue to ring

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..


Grangeville Music Department ‘Music Time’ dinner, auction is March 10

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..


Legislator addresses education, domestic violence, wage theft

“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..
 

City fees focus of public meeting set Tuesday, Feb. 27

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..


Comment sought on End of the World Project; public meeting on March 7

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..


Drug, alcohol trends program Friday in Kooskia

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..


Free detectors in Kooskia, Stites for fire safety effort

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..


House kills Shepherd bill on nullification of federal laws

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..


Community Briefs - Feb. 21, 2018

The Grangeville Senior Citizens Center Dollar-A-Month- Club will meet the second Friday in March (March 9) to conduct business and elect new officers. This will take place during the noon lunch time at the center.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Fifteen participating in ICSO Cadet Program

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..
   

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