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Comm - Milestone - Birth - Zachariah David Gortsema

Tyler and Rachel Gortsema of Grangeville, Idaho, are the parents of a baby son. Zachariah David Gortsema was born Saturday, Sept. 27, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics in Cottonwood, Idaho. He weighed six pounds, eight ounces, and was 18 inches long.

October 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Comm - Milestone - Birth - Weston John Ridley

Stephanie and Adam Ridley of Grangeville, Idaho, are the parents of a baby son. Weston John Ridley was born in Lewiston, Idaho, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2018. He weighed five pounds, 11 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long.

October 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Oktoberfest events start this Thursday

From scarecrows and wiener dogs to quilts and cars, this is the weekend to be out and about in Grangeville. The Grangeville Merchants Annual Oktoberfest celebration is set for this week, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27, 28 and 29. Most events take place in Heritage Square.

September 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Mini Bull State Finals Saturday in Grangeville

It’s almost time for the Idaho Mini Bull State Finals. Having been here for Border Days, Olson’s Miniature Rodeo Bulls will be back in Grangeville this Oktoberfest, with 40-42 rides already booked for the season buckle finals on Sept. 29.

September 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Weed ordinance not working, council to revisit in October

“We had good intentions,” said city councilor Beryl Grant, “but it’s not enforceable. So, let’s fix it, get rid of it, and go back to where we were.” Weeds were on the Grangeville City Council agenda at its Sept. 4 meeting, specifically the continued problem with overgrown lots and difficulty in getting property owners to take care of this vegetation nuisance, both to the eye and for its potential fire danger.

September 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Sex assault charge pending against eluding suspect

An eluding suspect arrested south of Lapwai last week may face a sexual assault charge on an incident in Grangeville earlier that day. In connection to this incident, the Grangeville Police Department has referred for review its case against Flores for sexual battery.

September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Standing room only for Lochsa public meeting

At issue is whether or not a vast tract of Lochsa River country, which officials described as about 750,000 acres in size, may be listed as a district on the National Parks Service's register of historic places.

September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Meeting tonight on Lochsa corridor historic nomination

The Lochsa’s recent history has been one of controversy, and the long-running clash over the future of ancient places dear to the Nez Perce Tribe was renewed last month with the start of a public process that could end with addition of a new historic district to the National Register of Historic Places. A local informational meeting is scheduled for tonight, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Super 8 in Grangeville.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Foster parent info meeting set for Sept. 25

Those with a heart for children in need are invited to an informational meeting “Foster Care on the Prairie.” This is set for Tuesday, Sept. 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Camas Counseling, 304 S. State Street. “We have a desperate need for foster parents in Idaho County. It has the fewest foster parent resources of any county in North Central Idaho,” explained Katie Stinson, LMSW.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Swinging For The Outfield

The inaugural Clash of the Quacks softball tournament last Saturday, Sept. 8, pitted teams from regional hospitals and raised $1,000 to benefit Idaho and Clearwater counties search and rescue teams.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Need for agreement, city to be project manager in band shell project, says Grangeville council

The vision and fund-raising for a proposed band shell at Pioneer Park would remain in private hands, but overseeing the project would now fall under the management of the City of Grangeville. This is the consensus reached by the city council at its Sept. 4 meeting, which appointed two members to meet with project coordinators on formalizing civic and private responsibilities in subsequent planning and development efforts for the structure now two years in the making.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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