Letters to the Editor

McGeorge: brings new ideas, common sense

I would humbly ask all my Grangeville friends to consider voting for Todd McGeorge for Grangeville city council. Todd has a history of volunteering for causes he cares about in his community.

November 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Buy-in fees basics: helpful to know these

Do you support allowing new construction and users to hook into your system without paying back some of the investment you have made over the years? The “Equity Buy-in Fees” are simply that. Nobody likes fees, but everyone dislikes paying someone else’s fees.

November 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Thankful to be part of supportive Riggins community

I would love to reach out to the entire Riggins community for all of the love and support you show toward our young student-athletes here at Salmon River Jr.-Sr. High School. It is evident over the years that a large part of our identity has been shaped by our success both on and off the field and court, so to speak.

November 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

CCC boys did a good job on roads, trails

Giving our public lands to the states is the quickest way to lose all of our rights, including hunting and fishing on our public lands. The State of Idaho can’t afford to manage our public lands, but they could make a bundle selling them to the highest bidder.

November 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Canaday: wants to give his time, abilities

Dylan Canaday is one candidate for city council who has no personal business interests that might influence his priorities. He is at a time in his life when he has only himself to support. He plans, for his first year as a council member, to work almost full-time learning how things work, why, what things cost, why, and whether they should, and seeking businesses that would locate in Grangeville.

November 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

McColloch: earnestly serve best interests of Grangeville

After deliberating on my position running for mayor, I have decided to withdraw from this race and endorse Lance McColloch for mayor of Grangeville. I believe that Lance will earnestly serve in the best interests of Grangeville as I would have.

November 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

McColloch: eager to work with council, community

We are fortunate to have several capable candidates in the running for Grangeville mayor. After discussions with Lance McColloch, I’m impressed with his grasp of the issues and the effort he has made to really understand their complexities.

October 25, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Lester: true steward of taxpayer money

Wes Lester has the experience to be the next mayor of Grangeville. With his knowledge of how city government works and the things that don’t work, he is the most qualified to make the best decisions.

October 18, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Lester: knows how the city works; someone with experience

We need persons who are aware of the budget process of a government agency, have been exposed to the ins and outs of running a municipality. Wes Lester has been on the council for 20-plus years and has the experience needed for the job of mayor.

October 11, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

ARF gains momentum; facility plan for 2020

ARF’s mission is to develop a “no kill” regional animal shelter that will: protect the welfare of abandoned and abused pets, provide care and shelter to pets, spay and neuter to prevent future unwanted pets. Secure adoptive homes for pets and support community awareness of ethical treatment of animals.

October 11, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


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