Rural communities are needy: needing jobs, needing access to services (social, health), needing a healthy retail district, needing a crime-free environment.
It’s an interesting case of déjà vu as we look across the fence to our neighbors in Kamiah as they struggle across the issue of school funding; specifically, the merits of passing a $325,000 supplemental maintenance and operations levy.
The week following Border Days is a good time to think about what community organizations we support and thank those who are members of those groups.
Whew! Hot enough for ya? What a way to start off the week going into Border Days.
History advises against fighting battles that can be won only by self-destruction, but a fight now under way in a federal court is exactly that kind of fight.
Dads come into the spotlight this Sunday as we commemorate Father’s Day.
Community newspapers serve a variety of purposes, and one of the most important is to provide a voice for the opinions of its readers.
Do town hall meetings matter? Is there value in exercising your free speech to your elected officials among your fellow citizens? Can you truly say it’s made a difference?
Good effort by Congressman Raul Labrador who remains persistent on his proposal to allow state and local management of federally managed forests.
Editor’s preface: Of our many holidays, Memorial Day is a standout for encouraging remembrance of those who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces.
You’ve heard the quote before. In fact, we’ve printed Margaret Mead’s words of wisdom here on this very page in the past:
Many things should be mandatory, such as slow speeds in school zones and that you don’t hit people you dislike with hammers. But voting?
As firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) rushed about at Saturday’s mass casualty drill in Kamiah last Saturday, one observer made the comment that the EMTs are looking pretty gray.
Homestead Ministries has it right. The non-profit’s mission in a sentence is to “spread love one soup packet at a time.”
Next Monday, the Grangeville City Council will be hearing a proposal for a helicopter demonstration at the proposed Syringa Hospital helipad site on Main Street.