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Council denies Syringa helipad demo request

Takeoff was denied for a helicopter demonstration at Syringa Hospital’s proposed Main Street helipad location. From here, the matter continues for deliberation at next Tuesday’s April 28 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) meeting, which will make its recommendations on the proposal for final determination by the Grangeville City Council.

Minor county population growth from 2013 to 2014

Migration provided Idaho County a minor population bump last year, offsetting the decrease of more deaths than births.

Felonies charged following crash that claims life of Cottonwood man

A Lapwai woman faces multiple felony charges stemming from Sunday evening’s two-vehicle crash south of Lewiston that resulted in the death of a Cottonwood man.

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Color Blast run in Kamiah draws 162

Community gets behind fund-raiser for Clearwater Valley

Puffs of multicolored clouds of dyed cornstarch kicked off Saturday’s fun run to raise funds for area cancer patients.

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Prom Runway

Grangeville High School’s 2015 prom, with a Las Vegas theme, was held at the school Saturday, April 18.

TOPS to host tea; Kamiah Farmers’ Market opens April 25

It's Your Business

The National Weather Service will sponsor an upcoming weather spotter training today, Wednesday, April 22, at Super 8, 7 p.m.

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Feeding the hungry in region’s communities: SPPS students help put together 600 soup mix bags

“And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward.” ~ Matthew 10:42, NIV.

Arbitrator to decide suit between Kooskia, Stites: Disagreement for wastewater services at issue for municipalities

Disagreement concerning contractual obligations for intermunicipal wastewater disposal is at the heart of a civil suit filed earlier this year by the City of Kooskia against the City of Stites.

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Extreme Adventure Club Group sponsors free activities for kids

Partners Inspiring Community Health (PICH) has decided to focus in a different area.

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Probert, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest, talks with chamber members

Transparency, communication among areas of interest for supervisor

“I feel the great need for more transparency. For quite some time now the Forest Service has had very limited activity within the community,” said Jerry Asker at the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce quarterly meeting April 16. “In the past five years there have been some very unpopular decisions in Grangeville made by the Forest Service and I feel proper communication could have changed the feelings.”

Riggins, Grangeville, Kooskia: Multi-hazard planning public meetings start next week

Public meetings will be held next week in Riggins, Grangeville and Kooskia to providing information and take comment on Idaho County’s updating its multi-hazard mitigation plan.

Helipad demo waits on council approval

Grangeville’s Main Street may feel the blast of rotor wash within the month as part of a demonstration being planned by Syringa Hospital in its efforts to develop a helipad adjacent to the facility for air transport of critical patients.

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Mock crash a grim lesson

The scene was grim at Grangeville High School Friday, April 10.

Seats contested in May 19 races for hwy districts

Board positions for two highway districts will be contested in the upcoming May 19 elections.

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