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Idaho County Fair Results 2015

Katrina Frei of Grangeville was crowned the 2016 queen...

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Buyers put $219,162 into Idaho County Fair livestock sale

Sales, animal numbers down from 2014

Numbers were down for both total animals and gross proceeds from Saturday’s Idaho County 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale.

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Bledsoe is new PA at Syringa Clinic

CV graduate returns home

Physician assistant Todd Bledsoe has made a full circle. The Clearwater Valley High School graduate is one of the newest faces at Syringa Clinic. “It is good to be back,” he smiled.

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Youth Conservation Corps completes employment

Twenty area youth between the ages of 16 and 18 recently completed eight weeks of training and employment through the Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps (CBYCC) program.

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Kamiah-area fires impact power, school levy, may delay CV schools start

Clearwater Complex 2015

Kamiah-area fires have impact on power services, Kamiah district levy, possible start of CV schools

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Kamiah fires: Where to help

An abundance of local support has popped up throughout Idaho County and beyond for locals displaced by fires. In addition, citizens want a chance to help donate to those people.

Idaho County Fair 2015: Fairgrounds camping popular tradition for many

‘For me, this is the official start of the fair’

A long line of cars and campers line the streets leading to the Idaho County Fair, winding like a caterpillar. “When that cable across the driveway hits the ground Saturday morning prior to the fair, campers are already lined up anticipating on getting a spot with hook-ups,” said Idaho County Fair board member Tony Schumacher, who is in charge of RV parking. “For me, this is the official start of the fair.”

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White Bird IOOF Hall gets inside facelift

It takes a village … or at least several communities to renovate a hall.

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Royalty hopefuls give speeches; court speaks about year’s events

Six young ladies fought nerves and gave speeches to a crowd of onlookers and judges July 28 at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene.

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Video livestock marketing: Puts cattle in front of variety of buyers

From long cattle drives, to railcars, to semi-trucks, to satellite television, producers continue to find the best way to market their livestock for the highest price.

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Idaho County FSA: Producers can apply for livestock forage disaster benefits

The Agricultural Act of 2014—better known as the 2014 Farm Bill—made the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) a permanent program.

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Vote for champion ‘pig kissers’ now

Winner will smack the best hog at the Idaho County Fair Aug. 22

Three local men are vying for the honor to kiss the grand champion pig Aug. 22 at the Idaho County Fair – “And you can help decide on the winner,” said Idaho County 4-H Program Director Susie Heckman.

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Fires break out across forests; state, private lands

Monday storm sparks two dozen blazes near Kamiah

A Type II incident management team is en route to state land near the Flying B Ranch approximately three miles west of Kamiah, where Aug. 10 lightning storms caused more than two dozen fires.

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Sorting For Gems

Main Street was packed with more than several hundred people Saturday, Aug. 8, for the annual Elk City Days parade, featuring entries by local organizations and businesses.

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‘Worst harvest in 27 years’ in county

Crops suffer heavy losses; county declares disaster

The Idaho County Commission declared a drought disaster at the Tuesday meeting, Aug. 4, and informed Gov. Butch Otter’s office that local crop yields – including hay, barley, canola and wheat have been hit with heavy losses.