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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.

New Briefs: May 11, 2016

Grangeville Police will be increasing patrols, as duties permit, to address citizen traffic complaints, including double parking on Main Street, motorists failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and inattentive driving by texting drivers.

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The long term fire recovery group, WUNCCIL (Wildfire Unmet Needs Committee of Clearwater, Idaho and Lewis counties) is wrapping up its list of unmet needs resulting from the 2015 fires. For those residents of Idaho, Lewis and Clearwater counties, who live in a burn area and have an unmet need brought on directly from the wildfires that swept through last summer, they are encouraged to call Kamiah City Hall, 935-2672, by May 6.

Candidate forums set April 19-21 in Grangeville, Stites, Riggins

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee has set the following candidate forum events that are open to the public to attend and ask questions...

Ken Meyers open house set for Thursday in Grangeville

Democratic candidate for District 7 Senate seat, Ken Meyers, is hosting an open house in Grangeville this Thursday. The public is invited to meet Meyers at the Grangeville Senior Center at 6 p.m., April 14.

White Bird Rec District sets game night, breakfasts

WHITE BIRD — The White Bird Recreation District, which meets at the recreation hall (former White Bird School) has set two monthly activities.

Drug trends presentations available

Groups and organizations interested in having a local presentation on current drug trends can contact the Cottonwood Police Department (CPD), 962-3231, for presenter Danielle Cochran.

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Firewood permits are available at U.S. Forest Service offices and at the following area businesses: Cloninger’s Harvest Foods in Kamiah, Tom Cat Sporting Goods in Kooskia, Harpster Store, Lolo Visitors’ Center; and in Grangeville at Rae Bros Sporting Goods and Tackett’s Saw Service. Permits are $5 per cord with a minimum of four cords ($20) and a maximum of 12 cords.

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A fire recovery workshop for landowners will be offered on Wednesday, March 30, at the American Legion Hall at 618 Main Street in Kamiah. Topics addressed will include salvage, replanting and fire mitigation for timberlands, range and pasture recovery, and weed control measures for invasive grasses, noxious weeds and invasive roses. Fire prevention and mitigation measures for homes and structures will also be covered.

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The North Central Idaho Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) is scheduled to meet on March 30 and 31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Office, 104 Airport Road in Grangeville. The meeting is open to the public.

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FERDINAND — Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will meet with residents Saturday, March 12, 3 p.m., at a town meeting in Ferdinand at the Ferdinand Community Center, 240 Front Street.

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The Idaho County Courthouse has a new phone system that does not accurately display the call from number on ‘Caller ID,’ according to county clerk Kathy Ackerman.

In The News: Briefs

The deadline is March 1 for Idaho’s students to apply for internship opportunities in U.S. Senator Mike Crapo’s Washington, D.C., office, or one of his six regional offices throughout Idaho. Students will be considered for an internship position for both the summer and fall semesters.

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A Second Amendment rally will be held in Grangeville this Saturday, Feb. 20, noon to 2 p.m.

Veteran’s advocate will be in Grangeville Feb. 9

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St. in Grangeville.

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