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Notes from the Idaho County Commission May 10

Court Records: District, Magistrate

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Idaho County District Court

Dispatch Log: ICSO, GPD, CPD

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Dispatch Log: Idaho County - May 9 - 15

Call Log: Lewis County Sheriff's Office

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Call Log: Lewis County Sheriff's Office 0 May 2 - 8

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Nafziger retires from teaching after 32 years

The end of the 2015-16 school year will be the beginning of a new chapter for social studies teacher Betty Nafziger. After 32 years working with students and staff in our school district, Nafziger is retiring.

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It's Your Business: Red River Hot Springs under new management; food sought

Red River Hot Springs is under new management. As of May 1, Todd Clift took over the springs and said he is looking forward to the summer season. Summer hours start the week before Memorial Day. Call the office at 842-1587 or cell 842-553-3514.

In the News briefs - May 18, 2016

The Richard Jacobs VFW Post 4902 in Cottonwood, Idaho is sponsoring a Veterans Town Hall Meeting Thursday, May 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cottonwood Community Hall located at 506 King St., Cottonwood. Veterans will be able to visit with representatives from the Idaho Dept. of Veterans Services, Senator Crapo’s office and Senator Labrador’s office.

Register today for ‘Life After Fires’ conference in Kamiah this Saturday

The “Life After the Fires: Living for Today & Planning for Tomorrow” conference will be open to the public this Saturday, May 21, at The Life Center in Kamiah. Attendees for this free conference are asked to RSVP by Wednesday, May 18.

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Frei, Duman take commission seats; levies pass

Primary Election May 17: unofficial results

Only incumbent Mark Frei held on to contested Idaho County Commission seats in Tuesday night’s Republican primary election. Patrons also passed school district levies in both Cottonwood and Salmon River.

Early results show SR levy passing

Early unofficial numbers for Idaho County elections show the following:

Forest Service salvage logging blocked

Late yesterday, a federal court ordered a preliminary injunction in the civil case over the Forest Service's Johnson Bar Fire Salvage project. The order stops salvage logging near the Selway and Middle Fork Clearwater Wild and Scenic rivers.

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Absent "critical mass of consensus," Risch will not advance Lochsa Land Exchange

In a letter to Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell dated May 12, U.S. Senator Jim Risch formally ended his pursuit of a legislated end to one long, controversial saga: the Lochsa Land Exchange.

County support sought on grant for Kids Klub

Commission gives ‘basic nod yes;’ nonprofit yet to set return date

“In no way did we say no to them,” Brandt explained last Friday, May 6. “We did not say yes either, and there is more we need to consider before we can say yes.”

Thieves take opportunity, keys to drive away with cars

Two local car thefts within Grangeville had one thing in common: “In both vehicles, the keys had been left in the car.”

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Ready to vote?

Primary election is next Tuesday

Elections are next Tuesday, May 17, for contested county and state races: Idaho County, Dist. 7 Legislature