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‘It’s not easy – and it shouldn’t be’ - 14 school personnel from region take firearm training course

Fourteen school personnel, 11 from MVSD and three from Salmon River, recently took a firearms safety and training course. The end result, — the school board hoped as they were finalizing the policy — was to place specific educators/staff with firearms on their person or be privy to a classified place and code where a firearm was hidden, thus being able to protect students if needed.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Fireworks sales, discharge extended through midnight, July 7

This Fourth of July holiday, Grangeville city residents can purchase fireworks and set them off for two extra days. In two separate actions – on June 18 and July 2 -- by the city council, a 48-hour extension was approved on the sale of fireworks, and also their discharge, through Saturday, July 7, at midnight.

July 3, 2018 6:25 p.m. read more..

Readers share memories of Border Days

“What’s your best memory of Border Days? The Free Press asked this question on social media, and we received a great response of those recalling events, incidents and personal moments.

June 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Canaday, Hausladen in running for Border Days Royalty 2019

Grangeville Border Days is already looking ahead to 2019. Last Thursday, June 28, Colby Canaday, 16, and Jillian Hausladen, 17, both of Grangeville, competed in royalty tryouts at the Border Days arena. Who will be chosen as queen and princess to represent the 2019 event will be announced at the Friday, July 6, rodeo.

June 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

More than 140 turn out for Vietnam veterans event

“I still remember what it was like — what it smelled like, what it tasted like — to be in Vietnam. I don’t regret being there and the job we needed to do,” said Preston Funkhouser. As chairman of the Idaho County Veterans Association (ICVA), and also a two-tour Vietnam War veteran, Funkhouser of Clearwater was keynote speaker to a 140-plus-person assembly at Sunday’s Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home and Recognition Day event at the Idaho County Veterans’ Center in Grangeville.

June 27, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

MVSD board disagrees on public input session

“Are you going to say the Pledge of Allegiance?” patron John Warford of Grangeville asked as soon as the June 18 Mountain View School District board meeting was called to order. “Please, just give us a minute,” chairman Mike Dominguez of Kooskia said to Warford. Following this, Dominguez asked the audience to stand for the pledge.

June 27, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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