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The statewide management plans for mule deer and white-tailed deer are being revised, and hunters will want to take note of upcoming opportunities to review and comment on the plans and talk to wildlife managers about them.

Camas Lily is in bloom across the Camas Prairie now. Camassia is a genus of plants in the asparagus family native to Canada and the United States. Common names include camas, quamash, Indian hyacinth, camash, and wild hyacinth, and it grows in the wild in moist meadows, such as this one on F…

Idaho County has been at odds with the state’s land use planning law for decades, but the people responsible for keeping the county up to code – the Idaho County Commissioners – won’t face prosecution any time soon.

    KAMIAH -- The Idaho Conference on Alcohol and Drug Dependency recently recognized Sharlene Johnson as the 2019 Substance Abuse Prevention Advocate. This was in recognition of her passion and dedication to preventing substance abuse in Idaho. Nominees for this award must have been a strong pr…

    Idaho Department of Insurance will be host to a Medicare workshop with the Orofino Health Clinic on Thursday, May 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 1055 Riverside Ave. This is an opportunity for those new to Medicare, people getting ready to turn 65, disabled individuals under 65 becoming eligi…

    GRANGEVILLE – “We’re not going to tell people the sky is falling if this levy does not pass. We’re not using scare tactics about what we will take away – we will, as always, do the best we can with what we have,” Mountain View School District 244 board chair Lot Smith said Monday, May 13. “W…

    Human remains discovered in the Snake River more than a week ago have been positively identified as those of missing Grangeville woman, Shawnta L. Pankey. However, this resolves only part of the year-long mystery that remains under investigation by the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office.

    Fourth and fifth graders from throughout the area participated in the Idaho History Rendezvous at the Idaho County Fairgrounds in Cottonwood Wednesday, May 15. Students gathered from Grangeville, Nezperce and Cottonwood to learn hands-on Idaho history including seeing demonstrations on campi…

    COTTONWOOD – Representatives from the National Weather Service Missoula office visited the Monastery of St. Gertrude last week to commend 80 years of weather reporting service.

      GRANGEVILLE -- Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) 52nd Annual Spring Show was held on May 2-4 at the Super 8 Conference Room. Featured artist was Blanche Rockwell, a Grangeville artist, art instructor, and mentor of many young artists.

      This in from Kim Johnson, community relations and foundation manager, St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics: “We have some exciting news and we're so happy to share it...we're growing! Beginning this fall you will be seeing some new faces in our facilities as 4 new medical providers join our staff…

      62 veterans enjoyed tacos provided by Syringa Hospital and Clinics Thursday, April 25, at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center’s weekly taco night. Syringa providers enjoyed visiting with the veterans during dinner.

      The Idaho County Commission signed on to a community partnership agreement with Midas Gold last fall, under which in February Midas launched a foundation expected to return about one percent of Stibnite Mine profits to communities such as Yellow Pine and Riggins.

      Students at Sts. Peter and Paul School in Grangeville received an education in the capabilities of stock dogs at an afternoon demonstration last Friday, May 10.Ray Holes of Lazy H Livestock and Prescriptive Livestock Services of White Bird, conducted two half-hour sessions, explaining the wh…

      I’ve always believed a good book, if it comes along at precisely the right time, can change your life.

      The family of missing Grangeville resident Shawnta Pankey has announced that human remains found in the Snake River last weekend are those of the 25-year-old woman who has been missing for a year.

      GRANGEVILLE – Following a tense two-plus hour negotiations meeting Thursday, May 2, Mountain View School District board members and Central Idaho Education Association team members came to a tentative agreement for 2018-19 teacher contracts.

        Forest Service Road 650, located on the Moose Creek Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, will be closed beginning Monday, May 20, for public safety while crews repair road damage.

        GRANGEVILLE – “I want to apologize for our previous value-based discussion process,” Syringa board chair Leta Strauss stated at the April 23 board meeting. “I believe I went about that the wrong way.”

        The 2019 Riggins Rodeo Parade Sunday, May 5, saw people enjoying the sunshine on Main Street.

        Stars Dance Academy presented “A Summer Celebration” dance recital Saturday, May 4, at Grangeville High School. Teacher Lori Zechmann directed about 45 students in short skits and a variety of dances to make up a complete summer scene, from school letting out to traveling. 

        The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Monday, April 22, at Kamiah. Cedar Remix, located nine miles northeast of Kooskia, was sold to IFG Timber LLC. The estimated 1,765 MBF cedar was sold for $380 per M and 3,640 MBF non-cedar was sold for $146 per M. Proceeds will benefit the …

        KOOSKIA -- On Friday, April 26, five Clearwater Valley High School students traveled to Idaho Falls to participate in the 15th Annual Kiwanis Teen Film Festival.

        About 100 people met to commemorate the National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 2, at Soltman Center in Grangeville. Small groups prayed for the nation, law enforcement, schools, local government and church and others at the meeting, which was led by Michael Stevens. Here, the United Methodist …

        KAMIAH – More than 125 showed up for the annual Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) volunteer appreciation dinner April 22, where a variety of individuals and organizations were honored for their involvement.

        GRANGEVILLE – In April, a group of HOSA (Health Occupation Student Association) members from Grangeville High School attended the state conference in Boise.

        Grangeville Centennial Library celebrated Earth Day April 22 with a variety of activities for kids, including a visit from Smokey Bear, birdhouse painting and planting seeds.

        The Grangeville Elks Lodge No. 1825 recently gave three checks to local charitable organizations. The Grangeville Lodge presented a check for $750 to the local Boy Scout troop represented by Ty Reuter and Cody Farmer; presented a check for $750 to the Grangeville Farmers Market children's pr…

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