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ISP investigating Sept. 12 fatality crash at Woodland

Investigation continues into last week’s fatality crash at Woodland that claimed the life of an Oregon woman. Tracy Schiedler, 42, of Portland, died at the scene of injuries suffered in the crash. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the Sept. 12 single-vehicle accident reported on Woodland Road – a half-mile south of Harrisburg Road — last Tuesday, Sept. 12, according to information from the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) and Idaho State Police. Reported around 6:48 p.m., Cord Wilson, 26, of Paul, Idaho, was driving a Chevrolet pickup with passengers Schiedler, an unidentified juvenile, and Alicia Crume, 40, of Kamiah northbound on Woodland Road. Approximately eight miles from U.S. Highway 12, Wilson lost control of the vehicle that went off the road and traveled around 150 feet down an embankment.

Kooskia man charged with felony DUI

A preliminary hearing is set for Thursday, Sept. 21, for a Kooskia man charged with felony DUI. According to the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO), David L. Cobb, 24, was arrested Sept. 9 by Corporal Craig Hoodman following a traffic stop on an equipment violation on U.S. Highway 12 near milepost 72. While talking with Cobb, Hoodman suspected that Cobb had been drinking and had him perform standardized field sobriety tests.

Court hearing pending in felony drug charges

A court hearing is pending for a Grangeville woman arrested Monday, Sept. 11, on multiple felony drug charges. According to ICSO, the arrest came after Corporal Craig Hoodman made contact with Lacy L. Brannan, 32, and another subject at the dumpsters at Lukes Gulch and Prairie roads. While Hoodman was conversing with the subjects, Corporal Mike Chlebowski and his narcotic detection canine

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship set for Sept. 23

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship is set for this Saturday, Sept. 23, 6 p.m., in the Porter’s fellowship barn at 43 Whitetail Drive just south of Grangeville. Chicken and noodles will be served for the potluck. Bring a favorite side dish and bring a friend. For details call 208-983-0112.

Kooskia Saddliers to host horse and rider obstacle challenge this Saturday, Sept. 23

Kooskia Saddliers will host an obstacle challenge at the Kooskia Saddliers Arena Saturday, Sept. 23. Sign-up is 9:30 a.m.

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GHS Homecoming Queen and King

Grangeville High crowned Morgan Crea and Garett Malone homecoming queen and king during a ceremony at halftime of the Bulldogs' 42-8 win over McCall Friday night, Sept. 15.

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SRHS Homecoming Queen and King

Salmon River High School crowned Miranda Hofflander and Joe Fredrickson homecoming queen and king Friday night, Sept. 15.

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Obituary: Urban J. ‘Shorty’ Arnzen, 85, Greencreek, Idaho

Urban J. “Shorty” Arnzen, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in the early afternoon. God needed him in heaven to sell the cow sale. Shorty was born Aug. 7, 1932, in Greencreek, Idaho, to Frank and Mary Nuxoll Arnzen, the youngest child of ten. He attended grade school and high school in Greencreek, graduating as valedictorian of his class. Gonzaga University utilized Shorty's athletic talents in baseball and boxing. A one-year stint with the Lewiston Broncs rounded out Shorty's athletic career.

Obituary: Vernon Ray Vance, 87, Nampa, Idaho

Vernon Ray Vance, 87, of Nampa, Idaho, died peacefully Sept. 14, 2017, at his home. He was born Dec. 16, 1929, in Garnett, Kan. Inurnment will be held Sept. 29, 2017, at the Homedale-Marsing Pioneer Cemetery and the funeral service will be held Sept. 30, 2017, at the Meridian Assembly of God Church in Meridian, Idaho. Full obituary next week.

Obituary: Bernadine ‘Bonnie’ L. Haener, 86, Grangeville, Idaho

Bernadine "Bonnie" L. Haener, 86, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at the Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending with Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville.

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Organizations - Sept. 20. 2017

Pam Smith opened the September 12 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and Dolores VonBargen led the dinner prayer. There were 48 meals served with 21 takeouts and 20 frozen dinners. Barbara Rehder won the free dinner. Diane Schultz and Ingrid Mader each shared a joke with the group. Ella Schaeffer and Donna Barnett shared the nickel Bingo pot while Barnett won the blackout. Door prize winners were Ivan Nuxoll, Dolores VonBargen, Loycie Sonnen, Ron Sonnen and Judy Arledge.

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Missing man found alive 75 feet down Highway 162 ravine

Jacob L. Phillips, 24, of Kamiah was reported overdue coming home from work and was found days later by the Idaho County Sheriff's Office.

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Baerlocher family farm reaches century mark

One hundred years ago, Bernard A. Baerlocher paid $22 per acre for the first 100 acres of what is now the farm owned by Joe and Arlene Baerlocher near Greencreek. That historical fact and others were shared recently when the Baerlocher farm was recognized as an Idaho Century Farm through the Idaho State Historical Society and the Idaho Department of Agriculture.

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Grangeville man invents Polymule cart

After a year of design and engineering and more than 980 hours of 3D printing, Dennis Draleau came up with an invention to be proud of. Draleau is the founder and inventor of Polymule, Inc. He began his start-up company in July 2017, but his love for all things mechanical started long before that.

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Gonsalves joins Mann Mortgage

Need mortgage help? Zach Gonsalves is at your service. In the Real Estate business for the past decade, Gonsalves is a loan officer for Mann Mortgage, working in Idaho and Lewis counties.

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