ICLP has ‘interesting, resilient’ year

“As President [Ernie] Robinson said, it has been an interesting year, but it has proven that your cooperative is resilient,” said Jake Eimers, general manager for Idaho County Light and Power Cooperative.

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Adding To The Beauty

This young girl gets the special face painting treatment at Saturday’s Riggins school carnival. The Salmon River PTO sponsored the Nov. 7 carnival, held at the Salmon River High School gym.

Crafty Bowl Work

Mr. W. Evans of Clearwater again sold his wares at the Harpster Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 7. He has been making items with a scroll saw as a hobby, using a variety of different woods, for about four years.

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Fall Chore

Marc Dickinsin was busy raking leaves on Hill Street in Kamiah Saturday, Nov. 7. Brilliant colors shone along the river and through town as the day offered a little breeze to help bring down some of the colorful piles.

Lochsa Land Exchange meeting slated Nov. 24 at GEMS

Gov. Butch Otter is set to attend a meeting about the Upper Lochsa Land Exchange later this month in Grangeville, Sen. Jim Risch's office noted among details released today. Details as to time and place weren't final when the senator announced the meeting last month, but today Risch's office confirmed it will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 24 at the GEMS gym. The meeting will include remarks by Risch, Otter, Idaho County Commissioners, and representatives from the U.S. Forest Service, Western Pacific Timber, the Nez Perce Tribe and others. Panels will include retired Forest Service chief Dale Bosworth, "Stop the Swap" organizer Ray Anderson, representatives of the Idaho Recreation Council and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and retired Palouse Ranger District ranger Blake Ballard. The agenda allows 60 minutes for comments from citizens, who will be afforded the chance to talk for two minutes apiece. Risch will accept written comments through Dec. 11.

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Johns diagnosed with blood cancer; stem cell transplant saves his life

A routine physical in 2008 changed the life of Ron Johns. Dr. Wayne Hollopeter had noticed Ron’s platelets had steadily been going down for the previous few appointments and decided it would be best to send him to a specialist.

New group for area youth to meet twice a month

A new twice-monthly group for area youth, ages high school through college, will meet the first and third Sundays of the month, 4 p.m., at the Hope Center (by Crema Café) in Grangeville.

Vacancy available on Syringa Hospital board Trustee Dave Green moving out of area

Those who have an interest in the future of Syringa Hospital and live within its taxing district may want to consider a new volunteer job.

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Water Oz fire cause undetermined, under investigation

Specialty water company hopes to resume production soon

The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office is investigating last Friday’s fire that destroyed the WaterOz facility near Stites, the cause of which at this point is unknown.

Kooskia’s Umpqua collecting food; WB chamber sets meeting

It's Your Business

Mark your calendars: Pets Pictures with Santa will be on Saturday Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Green Acres Nursery in Grangeville. Cost for a 5 x 7 color matted photo is $10. Pet owners are also invited to bring in dog and cat food, wet and dry, litter and monetary donations. For questions call Melinda at 983-5832.

Logging operations on Adams Timber Sale to begin in November

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Logging operations will begin this month on the Adams Stewardship timber sale on the Salmon River Ranger District.

Fire safety burn permits no longer required this year

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Effective Monday, Nov. 2, State of Idaho fire managers no longer are requiring fire safety burn permits for burning operations outside city limits until next year.

Second Amendment guest speaker at county GOP meeting Nov. 17

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The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Super 8 meeting room in Grangeville at 6 p.m.

State sells Timber Sale

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The Idaho Department of Lands sold a sale on Oct. 30 at Kamiah. Lower Lolo Fire was sold to Blue North Forest Products, LLC.

Veteran’s advocate will be in Grangeville Nov. 10

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The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Department of Labor at 305 N. State St., Grangeville.