Up 16.8 percent from 2014; county election interest shows in absentee voting

Traditionally known for low voter turnout, midterm elections this November are forecasted to see a sizeable bump in the ballot box from the average, according to national analysts, as a left-versus-right referendum on the Trump Administration, and for which party will control Congress. At the local level, absentee voting numbers from the Idaho County Election Office are bearing out the predictions.

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Having A Ball At Kids Klub Halloween event

A cast of characters mingled, ate and danced in the Greencreek Community Hall last Saturday evening, Oct. 27, at the Kids Klub Halloween Costume Ball. Approximately 200 people attended the fund-raising event, proceeds from which will go toward playground equipment.

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Cottonwood News: Rain good for crops; year’s apples are big

Happy Halloween to everyone. The drenching rain on Sunday was good for the crops just coming up. But not so welcome to the many ranchers working with cattle during the weekend. We had our apple squeezin’ party on Sunday. The apples were unusually big this year. Now to can the apple juice so we can use it all year. I found a new apple pie recipe that I would like to share. This can also be canned in a boiling water canner for 30 minutes to use later.

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Riggins: Savage footballers to play Deary at SRHS on Saturday

My quote of the week: “Love the people God gave you because He will need them back one day.” Halloween is tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 31! Get your trick or treats and/or costumes ready because kiddos will be knocking at your door with their costumes and goodie bags soon.

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Clearwater Valley News: Craft fair set for Harpster this Saturday

After the Halloween festivities are you ready for Christmas shopping? This Saturday, the first craft fair of the fall season is happening right here in downtown Harpster. The old Harpster school house, now a community center, will be chock full of handmade items ranging from baked goods to purses and totes and items from Avon and Tupperware.

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42 percent have one or more aged 65 or older

What makes up a household in Idaho County? According to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012-2016 American Community Survey (ACR), there were 6,400 households in Idaho County, with an average household size of 2.4 people.

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