GRANGEVILLE – “I want to address [rumors in the community] what the VA is telling veterans,” said Syringa trustee Steve Didier at the Jan. 22 board meeting. “They are saying we [Syringa] refused to sign the local VA contract and that is false.”
GRANGEVILLE – Area residents seeking the perfect, handmade gift now have another option.
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…
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.”
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…
Idaho County residents are expected to face more snow, severe winds and icy roads the rest of this week and into next week.
District Court arraignments are set Feb. 25 for two Greencreek sisters charged with attempting to contract the murder of a neighbor.
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…
BOISE - Idaho doesn’t have a minimum age for marriage. Rep. Melissa Wintrow (D-Boise) believes this is one of the ways Idaho children are being trafficked.
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 – Medicaid expansion, education funding and minimum wage were among the topics up for discussion at last week’s Pizza and Politics event. Rep. Mat Erpelding (D), minority leader (Dist. 19A, Boise) addressed nearly 40 people who attended last Thursday evening at The Gallery in Gra…
GRANGEVILLE – “You had a very good year,” accountant Carl Swenson told the Syringa Hospital board Tuesday, Jan. 22.
Brace for the cold. The National Weather Service Missoula office is advising another arctic event – similar to last weekend -- is heading into the region, with the effects to impact North Central Idaho starting this Saturday, Feb. 9.
Winter-months steelhead fishing on the South Fork Clearwater River has been pretty good for the few people who have taken the time to give it a go – and was especially good for one local youngster who put in a full effort on Christmas Day.
GRANGEVILLE – More than 75 people attended the Pine Tree Community Credit Union (PTCCU) 63rd annual membership meeting at the Elks Lodge Saturday, Jan. 26.
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.
Snow load on power lines from a late Sunday winter storm led to an outage that disrupted service to approximately 6,000 utility customers for nearly three hours that night.
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 …
Students at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Grangeville participated in the Two Minute Talent Show Jan. 31, as part of Catholic Schools’ Week. Winners in the talent show were the following:
GREENCREEK – Investigators state a neighbor dispute is what led two Greencreek sisters to allegedly contract his murder to solve the matter.
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.
Stolen vehicles, a torched home, and a trail of crime across two states.
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 – After a year-and-a-half at the helm of The Melting Pot, Joel Gomez feels he is in a good place to offer great food to the community.
GRANGEVILLE – In the works since last fall, a cross-control check program goes before the Grangeville City Council next week to establish a process of protections and testing for the municipal water system.
CALDWELL – Former Grangeville resident Travis Spencer was recently selected to participate in the 2019 EMS Leadership of Tomorrow executive training program.
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.
Tonight is an important night for homeless people and their advocates across the state of Idaho.
KOOSKIA – Petitioners have less than 75 days to gather enough signatures to put the recall of Kooskia Mayor Charlotte Schilling up for special election.
KOOSKIA – State funding has been approved for emergency repairs to the City of Kooskia wastewater lagoon, with the next steps in planning the project hoped to be completed by mid-spring.
LEWISTON – A crowd turned out for the Jan. 31 meet-and-greet dinner Idaho Fish and Game put on to introduce new director Ed Schriever to Clearwater Region sportsmen and women.
GRANGEVILLE – It’s the same faces but new roles for two City of Grangeville employees.
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…
HARPSTER – ALACCA Bible Camp in Harpster will host two upcoming retreats.
Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.6 percent in December – the 16th consecutive month the rate has been at or below 3 percent.
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 Clearwater Region is hosting a sportsmen dinner, 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Clearwater regional office located at 3316 16th St. in Lewiston. Dinner is free to the public and attendees will have an opportunity to meet and hear from new director of the Idaho Fish and Game, Ed Schriever.
GRANGEVILLE – It was the second time that was definitely a charm for two Grangeville students last week.
Starting Jan. 1, all U.S. hospitals were required to list their medical service prices on-line. However, hospitals are warning these dollar amounts may not be exactly what they seem.
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.
The winners of the Idaho Dog Sled Challenge finished late in the night of Friday, Feb. 1, with the rest of the mushers and their dog teams crossing the finish lines in the morning of Saturday, Feb. 2.
Cottonwood Community Credit Union is readying its building (former Umqua Bank) in Kooskia.
- Wensmans set for Feb. 25 arraignment on murder contract charges
- Girls basketball: Prairie's Higgins named Whitepine League 1AD1 "player of the year"
- Girls State basketball tournament: Salmon River advances on 59-43 win over Dietrich
- Syringa’s VA Clinic future unclear
- Reps. Giddings, Troy want to add child genital mutilation as felony in Idaho
- Local lad lands state record catch-and-release steelhead in South Fork Clearwater River
- Dakota Johnson finds periods 'traumatic'
- Brace for more cold, Idaho County; blowing, drifting snow, wind chills main concern
- Dorothy Pearl Earp, 95, Grangeville
- Wishful Thinking Enterprise opens in Ray Holes Mini-Mall
- Ashton considering enforcing, updating dog ordinance
- Aaron Jones, Jamaal Williams eager for Packers’ new, more balanced offense
- Hawkeyes add grad transfer defensive lineman
- LSU receives second commit from California, 3-star DT prospect Jordan Berry
- Tigers late to Ole Miss but Smith returns to lineup
- City makes committee for better census count in 2020
- Avalanche warning in Island Park
- Hoof disease detected in Idaho elk for the first time
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