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    GRANGEVILLE -- Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) were suspended on Tuesday, Oct. 13, following notification that a currently incarcerated inmate has tested positive for Covid-19.

      The Idaho County Republican Party Central Committee, shocked by the nationwide abuse of police departments, decided they needed to take a stand. Three billboards -- two in Grangeville and one in Riggins -- make their case to passing motorists: “Idaho County Backs The Blue.”

      STITES – A preliminary hearing is set for this Thursday, Sept. 10, for a Stites man, alleged to have shot at a person who, as a result, was injured from subsequent flying glass debris.

        CLEARWATER -- A fire broke out in a hayfield on Brotnov Road, near Clearwater, mid-morning last Friday, Aug 21. According to Dave Baldwin of the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office it is believed that the fire was started by a hay bailing machine, and some seven acres were consumed before fire fig…

        Wildfire season picked up last week, with 32 acres of grass and timber catching fire at the top of a creek near Kelly Mountain, east of Riggins, on the afternoon and evening of Aug. 6. While smokejumpers and other air- and ground-based firefighters hit it last Thursday, another fire popped u…

        An Idaho Attorney General’s Office investigation released to the public last week alleges misconduct by an Idaho County jailer, and the sheriff’s office providing a fraudulent agency document to state investigators -- claims that Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings says are not the case, and,…

        Nearly 15 years old, the case of a murdered Harpster man is now closed, not due to court proceedings but rather with the natural death early this year of the woman charged – but not convicted of -- killing him.

        The Grangeville City Police Department swore in its newest officer, Ryan Brown, to the law enforcement team recently. Ryan, his wife and his newborn baby daughter, moved here from Southern Idaho recently. Here, Grangeville Police Chief Morgan Drew (left) swears in Brown.

        Firefighters with the Grangeville Rural Fire Department responded to 616 Tolo Lake Road Saturday, March 28, at 6:44 p.m., to a barn fully engulfed in fire. Crews worked on containing the fire to the structure, and spraying down adjacent grass to prevent the blaze from spreading. Owned by the…

        Personnel with the Grangeville Rural Fire Department responded last Thursday, Feb. 13, just after noon, to a camper trailer fire on Tort Court off Mt. Idaho Grade. The trailer was destroyed; however, firefighters prevented the blaze from spreading to an adjacent building, and stopped a relat…

        A GoFundMe account has been set up to assist a Clearwater Valley family whose shop – filled with personal belongings and family heirlooms – was destroyed by fire last Friday, Dec. 20.

          The Idaho State Police currently have all available troopers working throughout the state to keep Idaho roads safe. The increased patrols will focus on reducing the number of impaired and other unsafe drivers on Idaho roadways during the holiday season.

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