Helipad denied permit by city

In a unanimous decision Monday night, the Grangeville City Council approved a recommendation by the Planning and Zoning Commission to deny a conditional use permit for a Syringa Hospital helipad on Main Street.

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No sign of missing canoeists

While friends and family continue to search for missing men Patrick Lusk and Jason Gritten this morning with help of Corporal Justin Scuka, Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings said no signs of life were found Tuesday, May 19.

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Investigators determine Cottonwood man took own life after setting trailer home fire

Following inquiry on last week’s fatal house fire in Cottonwood, investigators say the owner, Robert George Jull, 72, intentionally set his trailer home on fire just prior to shooting himself.

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All About That Bass

Grangeville senior Kaleala Bass capped a brilliant season with individual victories in the girls 800 (pictured, 2:17.04), 400 (58.34 seconds) and 200 (26.67), in addition to anchoring a victorious medley relay (1:52.04) earlier in the track and field meet held May 15-16 in Middleton.

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Loebers to bid adieu to Grangeville after 34 years

Landing in Grangeville may have been a bit of a fluke for Les Loeber, but staying wasn’t.

Grangeville sets Memorial Day events

Grangeville American Legion Post 37 is coordinating Memorial Day Events on Monday, May 25. At 9 a.m., all community members are invited to a memorial ceremony with presentation of wreaths at the Veterans Memorial at Prairie View Cemetery.

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Bluegrass Jam Session

The Idaho Sawtooth Bluegrass Association held its annual Spring Jam in Kamiah at the Lewis Clark RV Resort/KOA Campground.

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Check logging slash piles for heat reminds IDL

Piles of logging debris that were lit in the fall, winter or spring may still be burning under the surface and present a wildfire risk because of the lack of snowpack this year.

GPD seat belt emphasis runs through June 2

Grangeville police officers will be keeping an eye on you … for safety.

Senator Crapo sets town meetings next Thursday, Friday in region

Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will host a series of town meetings in Idaho County next Thursday, May 28, and Friday, May 29, during the Memorial Day state work period.

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Becoming foster parents: Local couple shares journey through blog

Hosmans foster; start adoption process

For Jeff and Becky Hosman, parenthood hasn’t come quite how they initially imagined it.

Comment sought on Riggins public shooting range

The Bureau of Land Management’s Cottonwood Field Office is asking for public comments by mid-June regarding a 36-acre parcel just north of Time Zone Bridge.

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Foundation honors Idaho County Recycling program

“I feel honored to speak on behalf of Idaho County Recycling,” said Janie Fluharty Thursday night, May 7, at the annual Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) event.

Idaho County sees increase in foreign-born residents

Like most of the United States, Idaho County saw an increase in the number of foreign-born residents over the last decade.

SRS level low but to increase next fiscal year

Idaho County to receive $6M

Coming in at a five-year funding low for Idaho County, Secure Rural Schools (SRS) appropriations were reauthorized by Congress late last month.