Tucked in a brown paper sack in my mother’s upstairs bedroom closet, I discovered another tattered brown paper grocery sack, rolled down and labeled “Dave – Vietnam.”

Would you like to share a Valentine with a local person and make their day? Here’s your chance. Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation will be host to a Valentine party with sweet treats Thursday, Feb. 14, 3:15 p.m. All residents will have a Valentine bag hanging outside his or her door so Va…

Valentine’s Day, set for this Thursday, Feb. 14, is different things to different people. Children may love the holiday for its opportunity to give and receive tiny cards and candy at school and adults may enjoy the chance to go out to dinner and a movie. Teenagers may face the angst of wond…

BOISE - Representatives Priscilla Giddings (R-White Bird) and Caroline Nilsson Troy (R-Genesee) presented a bill last Thursday, Feb. 7, to the House Judiciary, Rules & Administration committee that would add the act of a female child genital mutilation as a felony in Idaho.

Grangeville students told the story of The Emperor’s New Clothes in song and dance last Friday evening, Feb. 8, at Grangeville Elementary School. The performance was organized by Missoula Children’s Theater and co-sponsored by The Kids Klub.

    Recent winter storms have been good for Grangeville's Snowhaven Ski Area, putting fresh powder across the hill for eager skiers and snowboarders. Pictured here were recreationists enjoying Saturday afternoon, Feb. 9.

    GRANGEVILLE – Passage was unanimous by the Grangeville City Council last week for both an ordinance and policy establishing a cross-connection process of protections and testing for water systems – both private and public – serviced by the municipality.

    Sts. Peter and Paul School 7th and 8th grade class participated in the “Souper Bowl of Caring” last weekend. They collected this car full of food and $350 for the Camas Prairie Food Bank. They would like to thank the community for their generosity. “We were overwhelmed with kindness as we co…

    GRANGEVILLE – The pieces all came together perfectly, Camden Schacher said.

    KOOSKIA – Chaos and tension punctuate each video cut as two young men search and run through forests, something red spatters across a tree, and a shocking moment of discovery is made. Could it be the legendary Bigfoot, the Sasquatch?

    GRANGEVILLE – “You had a very good year,” accountant Carl Swenson told the Syringa Hospital board Tuesday, Jan. 22.

      KAMIAH -- On Jan. 16, the Kamiah Joint School District 304 school board approved the recommendation by Superintendent Steve Higgins to run the maintenance and operations levy election for $500,000.

      WHITE BIRD – New digs on a civic water system overhaul under planning for years appear set to begin next month. With city officials sounding sanguine, with Cook & Sons Construction, LLC, of Grangeville under contract for the construction, and with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers having …

        A winter storm is coming in, “probably the strongest one we’ve seen in a while,” according to a National Weather Service (NWS) Missoula office briefing, bringing a potential for freezing rain, snow accumulations, and gusting winds with accompanying frigid wind chills.

        GRANGEVILLE – A group of more than 45 people crowded into the Mountain View School District 244 district office meeting room Tuesday, Jan. 22, for the regular monthly board meeting.

        GRANGEVILLE – “Idaho’s too great to hate” and “build a bridge, not a wall!” could be heard Saturday, Jan. 19, as more than 50 people braved rain and cold to march from Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, downtown Grangeville and back.

          How much difference a month can make: The Jan. 4 SNOTEL data showed the Clearwater River basin running ahead of average, but as of Feb. 1, the basin had slipped from 102 percent of the 1981-2010 median to 87 percent. Parts to the south and west saw their snow-water equivalent scores climb fr…

            The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest is currently applying for state grant funding through three Idaho Parks and Recreation funds: the Recreational Road and Bridge Program, the Recreation Trails Program and the Off Road Motor Vehicle program. The grants would supplement funding for the f…

              KAMIAH -- Kamiah Community Library will screen an Indigenous Rights Film Series featuring several documentaries by director Christopher (Toby) McLeod beginning Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m. at the library, 505 Main St. The series is free and open to the public and will continue on Tuesdays at 2…

                The Orofino Shopko Hometown Store is set to close May 5, according to a recent list of closures. In January, the company filed for bankruptcy.

                  Elk River's mayor recall election will be held March 12. Residents must register to vote. Ballots will be mailed to registered voters around Feb. 19. Register online at www.idahovotes.gov by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15. Voters can also register and vote on March 12 at the county auditor/recorder'…

                    The Adams County Commission has proposed adding a $5 fee per tire dumped in the Goodrich Landfill or the New Meadows Transfer Site. The move comes as some people have been dumping 30 or more tires to the sites despite a five-tire limit.

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