Sports cuts likely for MVSD 244

“I would like to have anyone who says our coaching policy is unfair here right now,” said Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Kent Stokes. “This is not easy and it’s never fun to cut kids. No coach likes that.”

Raspberry Festival slated for Sunday in Cottonwood

In the mood for some fresh-grown raspberries? The Raspberry Festival is an annual fund-raiser for the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude and is set for this Sunday, Aug. 2.

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Casting for Recovery: Women with breast cancer learn to fly fish

A parade of men, pink boas decorating their trucks, made their way down the narrow road toward the Flying B Ranch the morning of Sunday, July 19. These net-wielding, pole carrying, vest-clad men were met with whoops, hollers and cheering. Fourteen women were paired with these river helpers – and some were even greeted with a good-natured “dance dollar” poked in the pocket of their fishing guests as the duos met for the first time. They soon made their way to the pond on the ranch and began Casting for Recovery.

Dixie Days on tap for this weekend

The annual Dixie Days event will feature a variety of activities for its 104th annual celebration Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 and 2.

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Next Level Athlete: Michael Stevens

Stevens joins Corban’s track program

On the track, Michael Stevens’ first breakthrough came when Grangeville High School coach Larson Anderson pushed him out of his comfort zone.

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Connolley helps man in trouble at river

Emergency training pays off for local student

On a hot day in early July, 16-year-old Hunter Connolley was in the right place at the right time.

Monday chip seal project covers quarter of town

Approximately a quarter-section of Grangeville will undergo a chip seal project starting Monday, July 27.

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Kentucky cyclers pedal through, encourage others to experience their own adventures

For Josh Kays and Dan Hatton of Louisville, Ken., pedaling more than 50 miles at a time is all in a day’s work.

Road work: Hungry Ridge Road closed for culvert installation

Hungry Ridge Road 309 & East Fork Imnamatnoon Roads scheduled for closures.

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Shook Twins to perform Thursday

“I came to the park at 4:30 to make sure these guys were all here and doing OK,” Grangeville Arts member Jane Spencer told the crowd at the Thursday, July 16, concert at Pioneer Park.

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Preserving history focus of annual wagon road event

Celebration marks historic era for mining boom

Overlooking July’s golden hills in the Clearwater Valley, a community festival drew residents, participants and history enthusiasts for an annual commemoration now two decades old.

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St. Mary’s 50-year party

Ribs, balloons and people, oh my! It was a party for all generations as St. Mary’s Hospital celebrated 50 years July 15 with a barbecue at the Idaho County Fairgrounds.

Avista takes precautionary measures for dry weather

In response to dry summer conditions and high fire danger in the region, Avista is now undertaking temporary changes to power line operations in its Washington and Idaho service area.

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Queening clinic on tap for Aug. 1

All current and potential royalty candidates invited

“I competed in my first rodeo queen pageant when I was 11,” said Alyson Grinestaff Hanson of Grangeville.

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Border Days 2015: wrap-up

Three-day event draws family, friends for fun

Despite some high temperatures during the annual Border Days celebration, friends and family gathered at events each day, making the best of the heat.