Event part of Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month
Local historian Penny Casey will present a history on the Florence Cemetery on Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 p.m., at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests office in Grangeville, Idaho, located at 104 Airport Road.
Funeral service on Saturday, May 20
Funeral services are later this week for Harry E. Owens who died last week in a vehicle crash into the Clearwater River. Owens, 89, of Grangeville, was a former Idaho County Commissioner who served five terms (1987-2002) on the board.
Group meets to hear about county services
Fourteen months of intense work in the State of Idaho children’s mental health realm has brought Jen Griffis full circle. She is now explaining the YES (Youth Empowerment Services) program to her community.
Just more than 150 people came out Saturday, May 13, for Hope Center’s 10th Annual Walk for Life.
Bikers for a cause
The deep rumble of motorcycle engines filled the air all along Kooskia’s Main Street as riders with the Kyle Petty Charity Tour Across America filed into town last Sunday afternoon.
Perri, 57, of Kooskia, still missing
A body was discovered last week, identified as Tark H. Meyer, 67, who had been reported missing since last November. Cause of death is to be determined by the Idaho County Coroner’s Office.
Dog alerts occupants to blaze; minor smoke inhalation injury
Cause is believed accidental for a Saturday evening fire that destroyed a home west of Syringa on U.S. Highway 12. An unidentified member of the household was transported to Syringa Hospital in Grangeville for smoke inhalation.
On Thursday, May 4, the Grangeville Centennial Library hosted a Star Wars Family Night event with snacks, and contests with trivia and costume judging. Among the participants was this girl dressed as Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Unofficial Results: May 16 elections
Five locals were elected as Syringa Hospital board trustees in the Tuesday, May 16, election. In addition, levies passed in both Riggins’ Salmon River Joint School District 243 and Cottonwood Joint School District 242.
Spent early career working in Lochsa River country
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, in partnership with the Idaho County Historic Preservation Commission, will celebrate Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month with a public showing of the documentary Bud’s Place on Wednesday, May 17
Court hearing pending for Mercer, Roberts
Two individuals were arrested today (Wednesday, May 10) on multiple drug-related charges following a high-speed pursuit. Court hearings are pending for Kyle W. Mercer, 28 of Orofino, and Susan E. Roberts, 28 of Lewiston.
Steps in need of repair
The Grangeville Post Office is open, but the front steps are temporarily closed due to crumbling concrete. Repairs aren’t likely to be done this week, as the work is on hold during the facility’s transition to a new postmaster, whose first day is anticipated next Monday, May 15.
We have all heard about grass tetany and several of you may have experienced it firsthand on your ranch, so this article will probably not be breaking ground in regards to new information, but I thought it would be good to have a review on this subject.
Fans encouraged to meet riders May 14
NASCAR’s Kyle Petty will bring his 23rd anniversary Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America to Kooskia on Sunday, May 14.
'This learning experience can pave the way for career choices'
With only a few years under its belt, the Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization at Prairie High School (PHS) earned some recognition recently. PHS walked away with respectable honors after the 86th Idaho FFA State Leadership Conference April 5-8 in Twin Falls.