Regional News for Idaho and the Pacific Northwest


Odorless gas second-leading cause of lung cancer

Several areas within Idaho County are at or above the state average for homes with detected high levels of radon. This information comes as Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s Division of Public Health promotes awareness and detection during January as part of National Radon Action Month.

January 16, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

State purchase of Lochsa land talks are continuing

Idaho County Commissioners Skip Brandt and Denis Duman last week signed off on a letter to Gov. Otter and the Idaho Land Board which states the county “would not oppose the concept” even though “concerned about the loss of tax dollars that ultimately benefit our schools.”

December 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Internet infrastructure needs discussed at informational meeting

With leaders from Idaho County and the cities of Winchester, Craigmont, Grangeville, Cottonwood and Nezperce in the crowd, Idaho Department of Commerce senior economic development advisor George Lynch opened an informational meeting Dec. 5 at Cottonwood City Hall with a plainspoken description of why broadband Internet access matters enough to merit state and local government attention.

December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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