Highway closed Sunday night
After a nearly two-day closure due to threat of avalanche, U.S. Highway 12 was set for reopening as of press time Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 10.
Thousands in stolen property recovered
Law enforcement is seeking a Boise man following recovery last week of thousands of dollars in stolen items recovered during a warrant search at a Riggins property. An arrest warrant has been issued for Joshua Blair Manley, 27. The warrant has a $30,000 bond and nationwide extradition. Those with information on Manley’s whereabouts are asked to contact the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) at 983-1100, or their local law enforcement agency.
A Grangeville man faces firearm-related felonies resulting from his New Year’s Eve arrest.
A snowy night didn’t discourage attendance at last Saturday’s Jan. 7 gathering of the Mountain Dewers Square Dance Club.
Representatives of Pine Tree Credit Union in Grangeville presented a $4,832 check to volunteers with the Camas Prairie Food Bank. Funds were raised through the second annual food drive – sponsored by the credit union and Bud’s Powersports that matched $3 with every dollar donated.
Container for worn flags at vet center
Have a damaged U.S. flag that needs to be disposed of? Toss it in the can!
Inmates from North Idaho Correctional Institution at Cottonwood handed out presents of their own making on Friday, Dec. 23, to residents at the Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood Shelter Home, and in Grangeville at Meadowlark Homes and Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation.
The American Red Cross reported a great turnout for its blood drive in Grangeville last Thursday, Jan. 6, held at the Idaho National Guard Armory, with 68 donors generating 60 units.
Sunday night closure of highway due to avalanche risk east of Kooskia
UPDATE, Jan. 9 - When travel will resume is undetermined at this point, following a Sunday night closure of U.S. Highway 12, east of Kooskia, due to avalanche danger. Threats to safety were too high to allow motorists to traverse the route, according to Jake Melder, spokesman for the Idaho Transportation Department.
A White Bird juvenile has been charged with felony vehicular manslaughter in connection with a fatality accident on U.S. Highway 95 last summer.