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Streets problem surfaces in city discussion on tax

Estimates put potential revenue for Grangeville around $300,000 annually from a half-percent local option tax (LOT). But funding is just part of the discussion for the Grangeville City Council on the merits of adopting a new tax to address public infrastructure needs.

Fire escapes, burns acres above US 12

Don’t take the spring weather for granted, advise state officials when it comes to fire. “Even with all the moisture out there, it’s drier than people think,” said Dave Summers, resource supervisor/fire warden for the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) Maggie Creek Fire District.

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‘Accidental’ trooper: ISP officer Jim Brouwer retires after 27 years

Considering what he does for a living, Jim Brouwer had an appropriate way to describe how he got involved in law enforcement. “Actually, it was quite by accident,” he said.

$7.017 million for FY14: County sees 8.5 percent drop in SRS allocation

Idaho County will be allocated $7.017 million this year, part of $300 million-plus to be paid nationwide through the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) and Community Self-Determination Act.

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Citizens On Target

Eleven participants attended an all-day basic handgun firearms class last Friday, April 4, sponsored by the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office, with funding assistance from the NRA Foundation.

1.3 percent drop in 2013: Fewer folks in Idaho County says Census

Population growth in rural Idaho is up, but not in Idaho County, one of 21 counties in the state to lose population last year.

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Man cited following two-car crash

Both drivers escaped injury following a two-car collision Monday afternoon, March 31, at the U.S. Highway 95/State Highway 13 intersection.

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Temporary line in place following 21-hour outage

Distribution line repairs are in place following last week’s wind damage along State Highway 14 that disrupted power service to 657 Avista customers on the Elk City/Dixie line for approximately 21 hours.

County’s aging population requires new discussions

An AARP Armageddon? Tone down the hysteria involved in news reporting of our graying population and let’s focus on what we need to do to meet the future – and in some cases, present – challenges of our growing group of older folks.

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Power expected to be restored 2 p.m. Wednesday

Tuesday microburst knocks out Avista's Elk City line

An estimated 657 Avista customers are out of power as of Tuesday, March 25, due to a significant outage on Avista's Elk City line.

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