“My mother was a Sunday school teacher, and she said the best gift God gave us is choice,” Wintrow said. “You don’t drag anybody kicking and screaming toward you, right? You create a presence around you that people want to approach. That day she taught me, you choose how you show up every day.” Wintrow, D-Boise, representing Dist. 19, was the evening speaker for last Friday’s Feb. 16 Pizza and Politics event, held at The Gallery in Grangeville, which drew nearly 50 participants.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
What are equity buy-in fees? Last fall, the Grangeville voters considered this issue in evaluating prospective candidates for council elections, and it’s been on the city government’s radar for nearly a year. But exactly what these are, their purpose and how they fit into other charges for city services still remains confusing for many. Addressing this, the City of Grangeville is holding a public information meeting next Tuesday evening, Feb. 27, at the Soltman Center.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The American Red Cross, Kooskia and Stites fire departments are holding a Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event. Red Cross volunteers and local partners will be canvassing neighborhoods, installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms and helping families create escape plans.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Fifteen area high school students are participating in the 2017-18 Idaho County Sheriff’s Office Cadet Program. Each year students from Grangeville, Cottonwood, Riggins, Kooskia and Kamiah high schools are invited to participate in the program.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
A 45-day public comment period is under way on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Lolo Insect and Disease project. A public meeting on the project is set for March 7 in Kooskia. The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is proposing forest management and watershed improvement in the Lolo Creek drainage.February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The National Weather Service Missoula Office has issued a winter storm warning, effective from 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, through 4 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18. Impact within region to be eastern portion of Idaho County. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Tree branches could fall. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.February 16, 2018 2:37 p.m. read more..
Court Records: District/Magistrate Jan. 27 - Feb.February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Taco Thursday at the Idaho County Veterans and Community Outreach Center brings in not only a crowd for tacos, but also a group of musicians to keep the atmosphere lively. Pictured here on Feb. 8 are (L-R) John Purdy, Ginny Cash and Marian Wikoff. Not pictured is Bob Wikoff.February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
“I know it’s not the best system to have property taxes bear the brunt of education costs – but what other options do we have?” questioned Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Marcus Scheibe. MVSD will go to the polls March 13 to request a $3,090,048 levy.February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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