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Halloween events this Friday

Reformed Church event set 5-8 p.m.; treats, crafts GRANGEVILLE — All are welcome to stop by the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church Oct. ...

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Primping Pumpkins

Friends gathered at The Gallery in Grangeville for the annual “Pumpkin Therapy” night Thursday, Oct. 23.

Election 2014: Idaho County, Dist. 7 Legislative: Voters decide contested commission races Nov. 4

Idaho County voters head to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 4, to decide contested commission races and the formation of a White Bird recreation district.

Council tables cat licensing issue to Nov. 3 meeting

Ending a city regulation for cat licensing is looking to be no simple matter for the Grangeville City Council. And comment at last week’s regular meeting shows the issue lies deeper than whether there’s a tag dangling or not from a collar.

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ICSO search for Shippey; seen Oct. 25

The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in locating a runaway juvenile.

USFS head, Brazell, to step down

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests confirmed a new forest supervisor will soon step in for retiring forest supervisor Rick Brazell. Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest deputy supervisor Cheryl Probert will shadow Brazell during the transition and is scheduled to report Nov. 17.

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Minor injury in two-car crash near Cottonwood

An inattentive driving citation is pending for a Moscow man who received minor injuries in a two-car crash last Friday, Oct. 24, north of Cottonwood on U.S. Highway 95.

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Halloween Fun

Grangeville High School FFA and student council put on the annual carnival and haunted house at GHS Friday, Oct. 24. Kids from the area had fun being scared and participating in a variety of carnival events such as bowling and face painting.

‘Surviving the Holidays’ session is Nov. 16 in Grangeville

A seminar to help people through the holidays when that time of year may be difficult will be offered starting Nov. 16.

Museum to present Idaho mining program

This Thursday, Oct. 30, historian Tom Blanchard will present, “Mining in Idaho: Today and Yesterday.” The lecture is the final event of the 15th annual Fall Lecture Series presented by the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude.

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Mt. Idaho Gymnastics reopens

After 15 years of retirement, Mt. Idaho Gymnastics (MIG) is back in full force. “Everything just came together like a perfect puzzle,” smiled MIG owner Lynn Welborn. “Really, there was just one miracle after another.”

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1870 Medal of Honor recipient receives belated grave marker: Smith recognized for gallantry

Actions of gallantry during an engagement with American Indians in the Arizona Territory more than a century ago warranted William H. Smith to receive the Medal of Honor. Less than 10 years later he died of natural causes and was buried in a cemetery near Mt. Idaho.

Election 2014: Dist. 7A house: Chilcott, McMillan Employment, education, ending obstruction issues for candidates

The need for legislators to end obstructionism and work for citizens’ best interests, such as in education, supporting living wages and job creation are issues in the race for State District 7A Representative, sought by Jessica Chilcott (D) of Sagle and incumbent Shannon McMillan (R) of Silverton.

Election 2014: White Bird Recreation District ‘Yes’ vote ensures facility stays in public’s hands

“This is a one-time deal,” said Nicole Lowe of White Bird. “If it doesn’t pass, we lose the school and its property, period.”

Commission enlists Veritas Research Consulting for federal lands fight

Doyel Shamley of Nevada-based Veritas Research Consulting will accompany and advise Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik in visits with Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests officials later this month.

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