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Rule change before council allowing dogs some park space

New $300 infraction included for failure to scoop the poop

Senate approves Idaho Education Network funds allocation

On Monday Idaho’s Senate voted to approve the allocation of more than $3.5 million from general funds to reimburse Idaho schools for the cost of new broadband Internet contracts extending through the current fiscal year. The measure also returns more than $5 million to the general funds that had been set aside for now defunct Idaho Education Network contracts.

Helipad plan moves to next phase

Following months of discussion amongst themselves and with community members and other organizations, Syringa Hospital’s board of trustees made its first official action concerning a helipad on Grangeville’s Main Street.

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On The Bench

Grangeville attorney Gregory Fitzmaurice took the oath of office on Monday, Feb. 23.

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Cattle business a family legacy for Camas Prairie Angus Ranch

“Females are the foundation, but bulls are our business”

Sweepstakes scam takes local woman for $19,000-plus

It was the lure of a Publishers Clearing House (PCH) prize windfall: $2.5 million. Instead, it turned out to be a scam that cost a Grangeville-area woman more than $19,000.

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Summit bids farewell to Chilean students

Summit Academy students and staff gathered on Jan. 28 after lunch to wish foreign exchange students “Cocoa” Maria Jose Garcia and “Nachi” Maria Ignacia Garcia “Adios” for their return to Chile, South America. The two arrived in September 2014.

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‘Childish’: Vandals leave spray-painted trail on cars, buildings across west side of Grangeville

Grangeville police continue to investigate last week’s vandalism spree across multiple west side blocks that left vehicles and buildings tagged with spray paint.

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Clear Creek restoration moving forward

In Clear Creek, Alternative C it is.

Ordinance change in works to allow dog use at Lions Park

Dogs may get the run of the east side of Grangeville Lions Park, pending an ordinance change to be considered by the city.

Hypothermia takes Kamiah men who fell through ice

Two Kamiah fishermen died from hypothermia last week after falling through the ice at Winchester Lake. David Kries, 79, and Roger Ward, 73, were flown to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston last Friday, Feb. 6, where they were pronounced deceased.

Loss of SRS funding huge financial hit for Prairie schools District plans to run levy in May

SRS funding loss will also affect Cottonwood Joint School District 242 in a big way, according to superintendent Rene Forsmann.

Prairie Area Cereal School set for Feb. 24 in Greencreek

Preregister by Feb. 17; topics on production, management

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Brilliant Sunset

A brilliant sunset outlined the horizon Thursday, Jan. 29, on the outskirts of Grangeville as the teasel stood tall, silhouetted in the foreground.

County investigating thousands in cash found at property

Who left a sealed container of tens of thousands of dollars at a remote Keuterville property, and why? Investigators are “looking into possible reasons,” according to Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings, and whether criminal intent, if any, may be involved.

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