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ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.” (Eighth Amendment to the Constitution for the United States of America)

ELK CITY – Quote of the week: “In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the c…

ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be inf…

ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; …

GRANGEVILLE — “Our staff is doing a very good job of keeping our kids safe,” Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Steve Higgins reported at the Oct. 20 board meeting.

ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly descr…

ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.” (Third Amendment to the Constitution for the United States of America)

    ELK CITY — Elk City Area Alliance (Alliance), owners of the medical clinic building in Elk City, have planted five trees at the clinic and three trees at the community park, also owned by the Alliance. The trees have had fencing placed around them to protect them from the beavers that are li…

    ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” (Second Amendment to the Constitution for the United States of America)

    ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of …

    ELK CITY — “My observations of academic programs are positive. I expressed to schools last spring that the program was not broken, and my current observations indicate that,” Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Steve Higgins reported at the Sept. 15 meeting held in Elk City.

    A shoutout to Grangeville resident Don Soltman. I saw Don lowering the flag at the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center the other day. Don volunteers there and also at the Camas Prairie Food Bank. He retired and moved back to his hometown, and he spends a lot of time giving back to…

      ELK CITY — Dr. Bill Higgins, chiropractic services, will be at the Framing Our Community Building in Elk City Friday, Oct. 7. Call 208-305-7583 for appointments.

      ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished charac…

        ELK CITY — The Mountain View School District 244 regular board meeting is set for this Thursday, 6 p.m., at the Elk City School.

        ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “There is scarcely a king (or would-be-king) in a hundred who would not, if he could, follow the example of Pharaoh – get first all the people’s money, then all their lands, and then make them and all their children slaves forever.” – Thomas Jefferson

        ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “The teachings of the Bible are so interwoven and entwined with our whole civic and social life that it would be literally – I do not mean figuratively, I mean literally – impossible for us to figure to ourselves what life would be if these teachings were remove…

          Activities ran for three days in Elk City featuring the main parade, sawdust scramble, Great American Bathtub Push Race and quilt show.

          ELK CITY — With the theme of “It’s an Elk City Thing,” the community will celebrate its annual Elk City Days Friday through Sunday, Aug. 12, 13 and 14.

          ELK CITY — Elk City lost a longtime resident this past week. Paul Selman passed away on July 27, 2022. There was a memorial service held last Thursday but it was planned on short notice, so it was not able to get in the paper. He was born on Sept. 16, 1938, in San Marcos, Texas. Paul served …

          ELK CITY — Town has been super busy, with all businesses benefiting. People coming in on motorcycles, 4-wheelers, side-by-sides, jeeps – all pretty much going over or coming from the Magruder Corridor, AKA, the Montana Road. Starting Aug. 1, the Forest Service began some road maintenance, re…

          ELK CITY — Plans and activities are still in the works for Elk City Days, Aug. 12-14. If you want to know the schedule of events, see last week’s column.

          ELK CITY — One of the many lookout towers in Idaho is Elk Summit, located about 18 miles from Elk City. At just around 6,000 ft., this summit and tower has an amazing view of Elk City and surrounding forests.

          ELK CITY — Quote of the week: “No people ought to feel greater obligations to celebrate the goodness of the Great Disposer of events, and of the destiny of nations, than the people of the United States.” — James Madison, 1815

          Nearly $8 million in state and federal funding was approved last week to push work on multiple water and wastewater projects in Idaho County communities. Overall this is part of $300 million in funding to benefit 63 communities across Idaho

          ELK CITY — The voting results are in for the steering committee to plan, and possibly execute, a community hall building. They are as follows: Greg Coon, Adam Geyer, Sheena Geyer, Lamar Johnson, Sue Phillips, Heather Kestner and Mike Edmonson.

          ELK CITY — The summer REACH Club program had the children visiting the Elk City Ambulance barn (see photo). Bill Munson and Teresa Enos were there to show and teach the kids about what an EMT does. Hopefully, one or more of them will be a future EMT! The children were given a ride on the amb…

            ELK CITY — Elk City Dust Devils ATV Club will host its Scoot and Shoot this Saturday, July 2. Check-in is 8-10 a.m. at Shearer Park and cost is one for $8 or three for $20. There is a 50/50 raffle and a potluck at 5 p.m. This is open to both members and non-members. Framing Our Community has…

              ELK CITY — Elk City Dust Devils ATV Club will host its Scoot and Shoot this Saturday, July 2. Check-in is 8-10 a.m. at Shearer Park and cost is one for $8 or three for $20. There is a 50/50 raffle and a potluck at 5 p.m. This is open to both members and non-members. Framing Our Community has…

              ELK CITY — The Community Center Committee is holding voting for seven positions on the steering committee on Saturday, June 25, 3-5 p.m. at Elk Summit Restaurant next to the Elk City Hotel. Absentee ballots will be available, so email Sheena Geyer at eccommunitycenter@protonmail.com if you a…

                ELK CITY — Wilderness Post 8311 Auxiliary recently announced the winners of our annual scholarship from students in our local communities. Post members said they are “proud to announce that we have been able to play a small part in the career success of these two individuals.”

                ELK CITY — The Memorial Day ceremony, held at the bridge next to the Elk City Park, was well-attended, and it didn’t rain! The three veterans who received quilts are as follow: Pamela Fay Roebuck Marcum, a former hull maintenance technician, 2nd-class, was presented with a Quilt of Valor. Sh…

                  ELK CITY — The Elk City Area Alliance applied for a grant with the Blue Cross Community Project for use to improve the Elk City Medical Clinic. The alliance was awarded a small grant from the Foundation’s Mayor’s Walking Challenge. Even though Elk City does not have a mayor, the grant was aw…

                  GRANGEVILLE — “Every bridge has its individual issues,” said Gene Meinen, Idaho County Road Supervisor, in describing the bridges he proposed for the Leading Idaho Local Bridge (LILB) funding. After reviewing bridges eligible for the program, he recommended to Idaho County commissioners to a…

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