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.

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.

    GRANGEVILLE – The Grangeville Police Department is investigating a June 4 burglary at the Masonic Lodge on the corner of South Hall and West South streets.

      A house on the 1400 block of 8th Street in Lewiston sustained significant fire and smoke damage on Monday, April 22, prompting an investigation by the fire marshal and fire inspector.

        McCall firefighters rescued a 79-year-old male pilot who had crash landed his plane in the top of a tree in the Poorman Creek area on Monday night. Randy Acker, a firefighter and owner/operator of a hazardous tree removal company, assessed the situation with McCall Fire Captain Brandon Swain…

          A new trial has been scheduled for Daniel Alldrin, 28, of Orofino. The trial will be held in 2nd District Court, beginning June 10, in Coeur d’Alene, at the Kootenai County Courthouse. Second District Judge, Gregory FitzMaurice approved the motion for a change of venue that had been filed in…

            A memo of understanding between the Cottonwood and Grangeville Police Departments was approved by the Cottonwood City Council. This allows each entity to help the other if asked. It does not require one to help the other as local events may take precedence. Each department can opt out at any time.

              CLEARWATER -- The QRU (quick response unit) in the Clearwater area held a successful spaghetti feed fundraiser on March 9 in Clearwater. Approximately 150 community members and supporters attended and generously donated to the ambulance fund. Ample donations were made to the spaghetti meal, …

              A shop in Elk River was a total loss after catching fire just after midnight Sunday. Larry and Jenifer Bailey woke up in the middle of the night to find their shop on fire. The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office, Elk River Fire and Elk River Ambulance responded to the incident and the fire w…

              Reports of gunfire and fisticuffs ended with one man hospitalized for head wounds, and several others arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges in the aftermath of two unrelated bar fights reported in Elk City and Cottonwood on New Year’s Eve.

                Two arrests made last week in connection to a series of reported buTwo arrests made last week in connection to a series of reported burglaries in the Selway Road area are part of an ongoing investigation into additional incidents – including a house fire that may be related.rglaries in the Selway Road area are part of an ongoing investigation into additional incidents – including a house fire that may be related.

                  Two men have been arrested as the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) investigation continues into a series of reported burglaries in the Selway Road area. ICSO also stated a suspicious structure fire, reported Dec. 31, is being investigated by the agency and the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

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