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    Proud, appreciative of community’s support

    Letter to the Editor

    The 2017 Grangeville High School graduating class and their parents want to thank you for your support in making the 2017 Alcohol and Drug Free Senior Fun Night Graduation Party a huge success.

    Fortunate so many EMTs serve in Idaho County communities

    Letter to the Editor

    Idaho County is fortunate to have EMTs serving throughout the county, with ambulances in Grangeville, Cottonwood, Riggins, Elk City and Kooskia. Quick Response Units (QRU) are available in White Bird, Lowell, Powell, Clearwater, Tahoe and Glenwood/Caribel.

    Appreciate Idaho County Free Press help

    Letter to the Editor

    On behalf of the board of directors of the Grangeville Country Club, I wish to express sincere thanks for the wonderful cooperation and ad donation by the ICFP to help advertise our June 10 club benefit. Specific mention goes to Sarah, Lisa and Judy.

    Loss of opera house will change many lives

    Letter to the Editor

    Unless something happens very soon, a disaster is close to happening that will change not only our lives, but the lives of our children, grandchildren and many others who have come to cherish a unique piece of history. I speak of The Old Opera House in Kooskia.

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    Candidate Labrador should resign

    Guest Opinion

    Yes, we are bankrolling his run for higher office whether you know it or not. Therefore, Raul Labrador should resign his seat immediately.

    Reducing mental health stigma key to supporting healthy communities

    Guest Opinion

    Mental health and substance use disorders impact an estimated 18,000 children and 54,000 adults in Idaho, including many of our friends, neighbors and co-workers. You likely know someone struggling with mental illness or addiction and are aware of the toll these issues can take on individuals, families and communities.

    Idaho needs veto override amendment

    Guest Opinion

    As the state Supreme Court gets ready to consider the fate of the sloppily vetoed grocery-tax repeal legislation, it’s increasingly apparent that Idaho’s constitution contains a major defect. That defect allows too much power to be concentrated in the hands of the governor and silences the voices of the people’s representatives in the Legislature.

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    Celebrate mothers in heaven, earth

    Column

    This will be the first Mother’s Day without my mama. Although I miss her, I don’t plan for it to be a sad day. She would not have wanted that. And though I am not sure yet what I will do, I have some ideas for those who are motherless this holiday.

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On Memorial Day: Honor the dead and then serve the living

Editorial

Most will be off this Monday, Memorial Day, and for the commemoration we’ll be recommending you be a little selfish with your time.

Candidate Labrador should resign

Guest Opinion

Yes, we are bankrolling his run for higher office whether you know it or not. Therefore, Raul Labrador should resign his seat immediately.

Proud, appreciative of community’s support

Letter to the Editor

The 2017 Grangeville High School graduating class and their parents want to thank you for your support in making the 2017 Alcohol and Drug Free Senior Fun Night Graduation Party a huge success.

Fortunate so many EMTs serve in Idaho County communities

Letter to the Editor

Idaho County is fortunate to have EMTs serving throughout the county, with ambulances in Grangeville, Cottonwood, Riggins, Elk City and Kooskia. Quick Response Units (QRU) are available in White Bird, Lowell, Powell, Clearwater, Tahoe and Glenwood/Caribel.

Appreciate Idaho County Free Press help

Letter to the Editor

On behalf of the board of directors of the Grangeville Country Club, I wish to express sincere thanks for the wonderful cooperation and ad donation by the ICFP to help advertise our June 10 club benefit. Specific mention goes to Sarah, Lisa and Judy.

Loss of opera house will change many lives

Letter to the Editor

Unless something happens very soon, a disaster is close to happening that will change not only our lives, but the lives of our children, grandchildren and many others who have come to cherish a unique piece of history. I speak of The Old Opera House in Kooskia.

Stand to lose much if unable to raise funds

Letter to the Editor

The Opera House Committee wishes to inform the community of the tragedy of possibly losing our historic theatre.

Not too early to consider city council races

Editorial

Coming off Tuesday’s elections, we’re striking while the political iron is hot: You should start thinking about city council and mayoral elections this fall. While this may seem early, really, it’s not.

Reducing mental health stigma key to supporting healthy communities

Guest Opinion

Mental health and substance use disorders impact an estimated 18,000 children and 54,000 adults in Idaho, including many of our friends, neighbors and co-workers. You likely know someone struggling with mental illness or addiction and are aware of the toll these issues can take on individuals, families and communities.

Idaho needs veto override amendment

Guest Opinion

As the state Supreme Court gets ready to consider the fate of the sloppily vetoed grocery-tax repeal legislation, it’s increasingly apparent that Idaho’s constitution contains a major defect. That defect allows too much power to be concentrated in the hands of the governor and silences the voices of the people’s representatives in the Legislature.

Surcharge suspension surprising, a start

Editorial

We’re all leery of the government when it starts charging taxes and fees, as more often than not they’ll remain in effect well after we and our children are long gone. So, it was a surprising bit of news that came across the desk last week....

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Celebrate mothers in heaven, earth

Column

This will be the first Mother’s Day without my mama. Although I miss her, I don’t plan for it to be a sad day. She would not have wanted that. And though I am not sure yet what I will do, I have some ideas for those who are motherless this holiday.

Animal care access critical to Idaho agriculture

Guest Opinion

Access to quality animal care is critical to Idaho’s agricultural economy. But, too often, ranchers and farmers cannot access the care they need because of a lack of veterinarians.

Election: Incumbents earned opportunity to build on contributions

Letter to the Editor

The incumbent board of trustee members have earned the opportunity to build on their contributions and to continue to support the employees, providers and management staff who provide exceptional care to the people of the hospital district.

No-show candidate not a great start

Letter to the Editor

If this is an indication of how he plans on running our state if elected governor, then I wonder why anyone would support him?

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