Regional News for Idaho and the Pacific Northwest

Standing room only for Lochsa public meeting

At issue is whether or not a vast tract of Lochsa River country, which officials described as about 750,000 acres in size, may be listed as a district on the National Parks Service's register of historic places.

September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Meeting tonight on Lochsa corridor historic nomination

The Lochsa’s recent history has been one of controversy, and the long-running clash over the future of ancient places dear to the Nez Perce Tribe was renewed last month with the start of a public process that could end with addition of a new historic district to the National Register of Historic Places. A local informational meeting is scheduled for tonight, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Super 8 in Grangeville.

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

Foster parent info meeting set for Sept. 25

Those with a heart for children in need are invited to an informational meeting “Foster Care on the Prairie.” This is set for Tuesday, Sept. 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Camas Counseling, 304 S. State Street. “We have a desperate need for foster parents in Idaho County. It has the fewest foster parent resources of any county in North Central Idaho,” explained Katie Stinson, LMSW.

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

Only 11.6 percent had less than HS diploma

According to U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012-2016 American Community Survey (ACR), 88 percent of people 25 years and older had at least graduated from high school, and 17 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. An estimated 12 percent did not complete high school.

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

Moving Tribute For 9-11

Idaho National Guard soldiers from Grangeville, Orofino and Moscow participated in the 9/11 Memorial Moving Tribute in Lewiston last Sunday, Sept. 9.

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

Road Update for the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

Multiple construction, maintenance, and timber harvest operations are taking place across the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests and may affect visitor travel on Forest Service roads This update summarizes recent and upcoming travel impacts on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.

August 29, 2018 6 p.m. read more..

GHS grad Kelley serving aboard ballistic sub

A 2013 Grangeville High School graduate and Grangeville native is presently engaged in a critical mission for the security of the United States: deterring nuclear war. Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Kelley, an electrician’s mate, is serving aboard one of the world’s most advanced ballistic missile submarines, USS Pennsylvania. Based at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Washington, not far from Seattle, USS Pennsylvania is one of 14 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines in the Navy’s fleet.

August 22, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Rattlesnake fire ‘more likely’ to hold this week; at 5,336 acres

According to the Rattlesnake Creek Fire incident management team's Inciweb page Tuesday morning, Aug. 14, the fire had burned 5,336 acres so far—about 700 acres more than the IMT reported Monday morning. The page described "active fire behavior with single tree torching and short-range spotting."

August 15, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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