Giddings to give presentation at ICRCC meeting Sept. 18

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in the meeting room at the Super 8 in Grangeville. Guest speaker will be Priscilla Giddings speaking on how state agencies get rules made into laws. The public is invited.

September 13, 2018 7:47 p.m. read more..

Lochsa River Corridor nomination decision pushed back to March 2

Though there were about 80 seats set out beforehand in the conference room, it was standing room only Wednesday night, Sept. 12, at the Grangeville Super 8. Local politicians, Lochsa River-area landowners and others who said their interests are at stake in a pending decision came to make commentary before the Historic Sites Review Board decides. That board's decision had been scheduled to take place in Sandpoint 10 days after this one, but after introducing those at the head table, Idaho State Historical Society executive director Janet Gallimore's first words were to announce the board's decision had been deferred to the board's spring meeting, tentatively scheduled for March 2. Late in the meeting, a voice from the back of the room asked her to arrange for a bigger venue.

September 12, 2018 8:47 p.m. read more..

BAER team finds areas of moderate- and high-severity burning in Rattlesnake Creek Fire area

On the Rattlesnake Creek Fire, the BAER team has completed their data gathering and verification field work, and the Soil Burn Severity map has been finalized. The map shows that the 8,213 within the Rattlesnake Creek Fire area are either unburned (43%) or low (37%) soil burn severity, while 19% sustained a moderate soil burn severity, and 1% burned at high soil burn severity.

September 12, 2018 2:24 p.m. read more..

Meeting tonight on Lochsa corridor historic nomination

The Lochsa’s recent history has been one of controversy, and the long-running clash over the future of ancient places dear to the Nez Perce Tribe was renewed last month with the start of a public process that could end with addition of a new historic district to the National Register of Historic Places. A local informational meeting is scheduled for tonight, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Super 8 in Grangeville.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Foster parent info meeting set for Sept. 25

Those with a heart for children in need are invited to an informational meeting “Foster Care on the Prairie.” This is set for Tuesday, Sept. 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Camas Counseling, 304 S. State Street. “We have a desperate need for foster parents in Idaho County. It has the fewest foster parent resources of any county in North Central Idaho,” explained Katie Stinson, LMSW.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Swinging For The Outfield

The inaugural Clash of the Quacks softball tournament last Saturday, Sept. 8, pitted teams from regional hospitals and raised $1,000 to benefit Idaho and Clearwater counties search and rescue teams.

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Need for agreement, city to be project manager in band shell project, says Grangeville council

The vision and fund-raising for a proposed band shell at Pioneer Park would remain in private hands, but overseeing the project would now fall under the management of the City of Grangeville. This is the consensus reached by the city council at its Sept. 4 meeting, which appointed two members to meet with project coordinators on formalizing civic and private responsibilities in subsequent planning and development efforts for the structure now two years in the making.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Forsmann moves up to GM at AWS

As many young people do, during college Adam Forsmann decided he would like to someday settle down back home. A 1996 graduate of Prairie High School in Cottonwood, he had spent two years at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene in a pre-engineering program and then went on to finish in agricultural engineering at the University of Idaho.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Riggins News: Salmon Fun Run sees 60 runners compete

My quote for the week: “Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.” Ron and Ruth Mahurin will be honored at a send-off reception Sunday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. PST, at the IOOF Hall in White Bird, Idaho. They are moving, come wish them well. Desserts and refreshments will be served. Tell your friends and neighbors to join this celebration.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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