GRANGEVILLE – “If this is to come to fruition, we’ll need everyone’s support,” said Daryl Mullinix, project lead for a proposed multi-use path west of Grangeville. “The reason we’re trying to get this funded is safety improvement for transportation for the community.”

GRANGEVILLE – With a 1950s Grease theme, four young ladies stepped out to dance the night away at the Distinguished Young Women of the Camas Prairie program Saturday, June 8, at Grangeville High School.

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Take it to the streets Saturday, July 6, when the popular local band Vintage Youth will play for the street dance from 8 to 11 p.m. This will take place on North Hall Street next to The Trails. What a perfect place to go following the rodeo that night.

    FT. IRWIN, Calif. -- Local soldiers from the Idaho Army National Guard’s 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team are currently mobilized in a four-week deployment to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., to participate in a large-scale exercise. This deployment is the state’s largest…

      KAMIAH – The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Employee Association recently awarded four local high school graduates with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Memorial Scholarship, which recognizes local youth who demonstrate a passion for National Forests and care for their commun…

      Illegal drug use in popular recreation areas along U.S. Highway 12 came under scrutiny during the Memorial Day weekend with law enforcement emphasis patrols resulting in 30 individual charges, including some felonies.

      GRANGEVILLE – With the majority of public comment received so far as in favor, the Grangeville Highway District is moving forward on its project to develop a multi-use path west of Grangeville.

      GRANGEVILLE – Possible equipment issues with a lawnmower are a suspected cause of last Saturday’s structure fire that consumed a garage. No injuries were reported, and the wood-framed steel structure, which included a small apartment, was a total loss.

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      Here we are, poking around for news again as the 108th annual Border Days draws near. The area’s biggest celebration is set for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 4, 5 and 6.

      KOOSKIA – Longtime Idaho County Sheriff’s Office deputy, Doug Ulmer, is looking to take the next step. Last week, the Kooskia resident formally announced his candidacy for Idaho County Sheriff, which will come up for election next year.

      Results of the May 21 election were canvassed last week by the Idaho County Commission with no substantive changes to results.

        GRANGEVILLE -- A Grangeville resident recently received a new access ramp installed by Disability Action Center NW (DAC NW). This ramp was paid for by Medicaid as the previous wooden ramp was becoming old and unsafe. The surface allowed ice to build up this past winter, making it risky to co…

        KOOSKIA – Following a nearly two-and one-half hour executive session earlier in the meeting, the Mountain View School District 244 board voted to extend contracts to all but three teachers for the coming school year at their Monday night, June 3 meeting.

        Move.org recently conducted a poll and found that 53.2 percent of millennials surveyed said they prefer to live in small or midsize cities. Compare that to 8.6 percent, the percentage of millennials who prefer a metropolis like New York City or Los Angeles.

        Several quilters have donated more than 80 unfinished quilt tops with the intent that any proceeds from the quilt tops be donated to local animal shelters. To help bring this to pass, Home Grown Quilts has implemented the “Adopt-a-Top” program.

        The U.S. Forest Service informed the Idaho County Commission last week that the federal agency has paid $1.2 million for 110 acres of private land 10 miles west of Lolo Pass.

        Federal law enforcement will be assisting Idaho County investigators in determination on the partial skeletal remains of Shawnta L. Pankey.

        GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School’s class of 2019 graduated 57 members Friday night, May 24. They were sent along their journey with words of wisdom-- and laughter.

        Bright yellow canola fields make for a picturesque scene against a bright blue and white-clouded sky on Zumwalt Road outside of Grangeville on Memorial Day, May 27.

        Should local government run the local recycling program?

        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.

        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.

        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.

          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.

          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…

          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.

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