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A bill that would invite Oregon to begin talks with the Idaho Legislature about relocating their state line was unanimously awarded a bill number, HJM 1, by the Idaho House of Representatives’ State Affairs Committee on Feb. 1 after a short discussion. It was then read on the floor of the Ho…

Hunter and bowhunter education class is scheduled Feb. 20-March 4 at Grangeville Elks Lodge. Time is 6-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday. It's for ages 9 and older. Fee is $9.75. Class size is limited to 25, first come, first serve. Register online at https://idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/education.

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Some people have become so alarmed by what children might read in school or in libraries that they want books they don’t like removed — immediately. The targeted books include scenes of sexual awakening, gender identity, racism or violence.

Kenneth Wade Carpenter was born Sept. 18, 1939, in Bakersfield, Calif. to Wade Benjamen and Lois Lillian Foster Carpenter. At a young age, Ken’s family began an up-and-down journey along Route 66 between the San Joaquin Valley of California and lands around Gainesville, Texas, where his pare…

William Henry Smith “Bronco Bill,” 84, of Old Pollock, Idaho, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Bill was born in Reo Dell, Calif. He was one of four children. He had a brother Larry, and two sisters, Linda and Deanne. He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Wilma (Hollenbeak) Smith; …

BOISE — Salmon River FFA was able to complete its first conference as a reinstated FFA Chapter. Three FFA members, Maddie Pottenger, Lacy Smithers, and Cordell Bovey, along with their advisor Mr. James Bogan, attended the Gem State Leadership Conference in Boise on Jan. 23 and 24. Representa…

WHITE BIRD — Red’s Café has new hours for Sunday. They will be open until 6 p.m. This is a note from Velma: “Here is a real sweet treat to get your sweetie this year — a homemade jumbo heart doughnut. For size reference, we put it in a 10-inch pizza box. The iced with buttercream, maple, gla…

WHITE BIRD — FYI: The Corp of Engineers requires the dike along White Bird Creek be kept clear of brush and trees to allow for good water flow during the high spring water season. A crew from Pineda Post and Pole will begin cutting along the dike from the creek water line up to the easement,…

GRANGEVILLE — On Saturday, Feb. 4, Idaho County Democrats will meet with the state executive director, Jared DeLoof. There will be an update of Idaho Democrat activities and a preview of 2023 goals. This informational session will be at Grangeville’s Soltman Center. Doors will open at 12:30 …

ELK CITY — It got down to minus 27 degrees by Sunday morning, but the sunshine was beautiful. Monday morning saw a minus 33 degrees! Looks like our 50 year weather cycle is kicking in.

RIGGINS — Quote of the week: “Live a life that matters. At the end of life, what really matters is not what we bought, but what we built; not what we got, but what we shared; not our competence, but our character; and not our success, but our significance. Live a life that matters. Live a li…

KAMIAH — Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) recognizes and honors members and partners for their contributions and commitment to its mission of empowering youth and adults to build healthier communities. They will honor members and partners for the council’s awards during the 2023 Upriv…

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