The election is set for Tuesday, Nov. 5 and voters across Idaho County will vote for school board trustees, city council members and a couple of revenue bonds.
Ryan Glimp graduated from Prairie High School in 2017 with 32 college credits, enough to enter Lewis-Clark State College as a sophomore. Now, he’s on track to graduate from LCSC with a degree in kinesiology a year ahead of schedule.
GRANGEVILLE – County law enforcement moves a step further into the computer age later this month when e-ticketing goes online.
GRANGEVILLE – An ordinance passed by the Grangeville City Council last week will now require electrical or communication facilities installed underground to be placed in conduit.
The Idaho Public Health Department is offering free instructor training on Oct. 23 to lead area Fit and Fall Proof programs.
This time of year is great, and not just for that first fall chill, or the return of stew for dinner.
COTTONWOOD -- The 20th Annual Historical Museum at St. Gertrude Fall Lecture Series continues with presentations at both 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, with Lyle Wirtanen, who will present “Chinese in Idaho.”
Have you noticed all the skunks in Idaho County? It seems like every time you turn around, the air is wafting with that distinct smell, you see a black and white blur waddle across the road or even one run over.
GRANGEVILLE – “While we don’t procure an income for Syringa, we do create an asset,” health information technology (HIT) manager Darla Anglen-Whitley told the Syringa Hospital board Sept. 24.
City elected positions will be contested in Grangeville, Kooskia, Riggins and White Bird in the Nov. 5 elections, as will trustee positions for Mt. View School District 244.
Student Camden Barger accepts a check on behalf of Grangeville High School from KREM 2’s Tom Sherry at the Friday, Oct. 11, football game verses St.Maries. St. Maries was the location for Tom’s Tailgate party.
Determination on human remains found along the Salmon River last month is pending anthropological examination. However, Idaho County law enforcement believe, at this point, it is not related to any of its unsolved cases.
GRANGEVILLE – A few years ago, Marie Cox began to tire of working retail and not having enough family time. She had also spent many years as a farrier and felt the need for a change.
GRANGEVILLE – In 2007, Carlene Whitesell had a vision for a community food bank that was open more than once a month.
Idaho has always required registered vehicles to carry valid liability insurance, but the only check of proof when registering the vehicle was the signature of the owner on the registration stating that the vehicle had coverage.
GRANGEVILLE – What challenges do you see within your community? What barriers are preventing you from meeting your goals? What are your dreams for your family? These questions and more were discussed at the Innovia Data Walk event Oct. 2.
Pine Tree Community Credit Union in Grangeville and Riggins will celebrate International Credit Union Day Thursday, Oct. 17. Stop by PTCCU to say hi and have some refreshments. P.S. Did you know PTCCU has 3,929 members?!
One year ahead of the federally mandated deadline, the DMV continues to raise awareness of the importance of obtaining a Star Card, Idaho’s Real ID.
CLEARWATER -- In late August, BPC (Battle Ridge, Pleasant Valley and Clearwater) Volunteer Rural Fire Department acquired a vehicle through a Federal Excess Program (FEP) administered by Idaho Department of Lands.
More than 60 people, representing several area churches, participated Sunday, Oct. 6, in the National Life Chain in Grangeville. This is the 10th year for the local involvement – involving participants from Grangeville, Cottonwood and White Bird – which is one of many as part of the national…
NAMPA – Grangeville City Administrator Tonya Kennedy was honored with the Dr. James B. Weatherby Award at the ICCTFOA (Idaho City Clerks, Treasurers, and Finance Officers Association) conference in Nampa recently.
Prairie River Library District's branches are offering a variety of book clubs, story hours, Halloween celebrations and much more.
A Kooskia man will spend the next several years in prison for a series of burglary, theft and related crimes committed across three counties late last year.
GRANGEVILLE – A Grangeville man was evaluated at Syringa Hospital Monday afternoon following a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Highway 13 and the truck route.
GRANGEVILLE -- It’s a place for veterans to meet, the community to gather, and somewhere to pick up a good meal.
COTTONWOOD -- The 20th Annual Historical Museum at St. Gertrude Fall Lecture Series begins 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, with author Lin Tull Cannell, who will present “Intermediary: William Craig Among the Nez Perce.”
Before there were weather apps for the smartphone, Doppler radar, or the National Weather Service, our ancestors looked to the signs from nature to prepare for what’s to come. These were passed down from generation to generation and were recently shared by Farmers’ Almanac as bits of weather…
KOOSKIA – Friends of the Kooskia Library group will present a special program featuring Roger Amerman on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 1-2 p.m., at the Kooskia Community Center (26 S. Main Street). Refreshments will be provided after the presentation.
KOOSKIA -- On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Friends of the Kooskia Community Library will host Roger Amerman at the Kooskia Community Center.
COTTONWOOD -- Folklorist and musician Gary Eller will present “Strong Women of Early Idaho” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, in the multi-purpose Room of the Monastery of St. Gertrude.
Students from throughout the region participated in a career fair on Sept. 19 sponsored by Ida-Lew at the Idaho County Fairgrounds in Cottonwood.
GRANGEVILLE – Despite rain and cold, The Grangeville Merchants’ Oktoberfest celebration Sept. 27-29 saw a crowd of people downtown to celebrate fall – or the beginning of winter, as the case may be.
Playing in the rain as Superman: pictured is Nate Rioux, 3, having a fun time on Saturday, Sept. 28 in Grangeville. He is the son of Catrina and Jason Rioux.
(This online story was corrected to clarify the agencies involved in the Lankford brothers’ arrests.)
WINCHESTER – Public Health – Idaho North Central District in cooperation with the Nez Perce Tribe are issuing a public health advisory today (Friday, Sept. 27) for Winchester Lake. Residents are urged to use caution when recreating in or near the water.
GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville’s Super 8 Motel has done it again – for the third year in a row. The Wyndham Hotel Group announced this week that the Super 8 Motel by Wyndham in Grangeville has been awarded the No. 1 Best Quality Award out of more than 2,400 properties in North America.
Nez Perce National Historical Park recently restored the Old Chief Joseph’s Gravesite and Cemetery rock wall, located outside Joseph, Ore. The month long masonry project, led by members of the National Park Service Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC), was finished Sept. 20.
RIGGINS – The annual Salmon River Art Guild show and sale will be held at the Riggins Community Center, 121 S. Lodge St. (behind the Chevron), Oct. 5 and 6.
GRANGEVILLE -- Work continuation is pending this week on the Butcher Creek Bridge replacement project outside Grangeville, delayed due to a construction issue.
Freshly harvested vegetables, homemade craft items and a variety of flowers were on display for sale at the Kooskia Farmers’ Market last Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Kooskia City Park. The market is held each Thursday at the park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., with the last event for the season set Oct. 3.
PUYALLUP, Wash. – The 2019 Washington State Fair Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Show was held in Puyallup, Wash., Sept. 8. Angus exhibitors led 81 entries at the show.
GRANGEVILLE – “Our board feels it is important to acknowledge those who demonstrate the spirit of philanthropy,” said Patrick Bird, member of the Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) board Thursday evening, Sept. 19, at The Trails.
An emphasis on drivers’ safety, conducted in Idaho County on U.S. Highway 12 by state and tribal police agencies, resulted in several dozen motorist contacts, along with traffic citations and two misdemeanor charges.
GRANGEVILLE – “Our coding department has gone from the ICD-9-CM in 2015, which has 13,000 diagnostic codes, to the ICD-10, which has 68,000 diagnostic codes,” Carri Forsman reported to the Syringa board of trustees, Aug. 27.
Idaho Transportation Department State Bridge Engineer Matt Farrar had been working for the department’s bridge section for just a few years back in late summer 1989, when he was tapped to design the new Lawyers Canyon Bridge connecting Idaho County to Lewis County in North Central Idaho.
Save the date for the upcoming Elks / ARF fund-raiser Halloween ball at the Elks Saturday, Oct. 19. Vintage Youth will play from 7 to 11 p.m. Stay tuned for more details.
What’s your commute like? Within Idaho County, you’re more likely to spend time on the road to work if you are from the Kooskia and Riggins zip code areas, according to U.S. Census data compiled by United States ZipCodes.org.
GRANGEVILLE – A benefit fund-raiser for Heather Kunkel Van Ostrand has been set for Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Elks Lodge, 111 South Meadow Street.
CLARKSTON, Wash. – A fund-raiser for Erika Pepper is set for Saturday, Oct. 12, in Clarkston, Wash.
KAMIAH – The Kamiah Valley Historical Society’s “event of the year” is set for Oct. 6, 2 p.m., at the Welcome Center on Main Street.
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