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1870 Medal of Honor recipient receives belated grave marker: Smith recognized for gallantry

Actions of gallantry during an engagement with American Indians in the Arizona Territory more than a century ago warranted William H. Smith to receive the Medal of Honor. Less than 10 years later he died of natural causes and was buried in a cemetery near Mt. Idaho.

Election 2014: Dist. 7A house: Chilcott, McMillan Employment, education, ending obstruction issues for candidates

The need for legislators to end obstructionism and work for citizens’ best interests, such as in education, supporting living wages and job creation are issues in the race for State District 7A Representative, sought by Jessica Chilcott (D) of Sagle and incumbent Shannon McMillan (R) of Silverton.

Election 2014: White Bird Recreation District ‘Yes’ vote ensures facility stays in public’s hands

“This is a one-time deal,” said Nicole Lowe of White Bird. “If it doesn’t pass, we lose the school and its property, period.”

Commission enlists Veritas Research Consulting for federal lands fight

Doyel Shamley of Nevada-based Veritas Research Consulting will accompany and advise Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik in visits with Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests officials later this month.

Gunfire, fight ends in felony charges

A gunfire incident in Grangeville earlier this month has resulted in felony charges for two 35-year-old men. Preliminary hearings are set this Friday, Oct. 17, in magistrate court for Mike A. Heisey of Moriarty, N.M., and Abraham A. Oman of Grangeville.

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Equipment failure ends in pickup fire: Occupants, animals escape without injury

A vehicle malfunction is the suspected cause in a fire last week that destroyed a pickup on the White Bird Grade and partially obstructed traffic along U.S. Highway 95.

Grangeville man in fair condition following crash

A Grangeville man remains hospitalized in intensive care for injuries suffered in a rollover accident last week near Genesee.

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Familiar face joins Alicebelle’s

A familiar face is again gracing Alicebelle’s Beauty Parlor.

Republican tour: candidates to visit county Oct. 16

Republican candidates for local and state offices will be visiting with the public at stops in Riggins, Grangeville, Kooskia and Kamiah this Thursday, Oct. 16.

Republicans to meet Oct. 21; movie to be shown

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will meet Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m., at Super 8 Motel in Grangeville. This is the regular third Tuesday of the month meeting.

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Upcoming jazz concert to feature : Camas Prairie native Jill Terhaar Lewis

Spirituality and the Arts at St. Gertrude will presents “The In-Between: From Classical to Jazz” on Sunday, Oct. 19, 3 p.m.

Fitness boot camp to take off Oct. 21

The fall session of “Kick Your BootCamp” is set to begin.

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GEMS kids get familiar with local firefighters

“Are you going to be scared if a fireman has to come to your home in the middle of the night?” asked Grangeville Volunteer Fireman Andrew Lane.

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Dinner withe D's

The Idaho County Democrats held their election season Greencreek Dinner last Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Greencreek Community Hall.

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We’ve Got Spirit

Grangeville High School hosted its homecoming activities last week which included a parade through town ending in a pep rally at Heritage Square Friday, Oct. 10.

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