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North central Idaho features hundreds of miles of whitewater, as well as lakes, reservoirs a…

Welcome to the Idaho County Free Press’s first Youth in Focus special section. Here you will…

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.

    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.

    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 – 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.

      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.

          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.

              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.

              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.

                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.

                  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.

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