GRANGEVILLE – County law enforcement moves a step further into the computer age later this month when e-ticketing goes online.
GRANGEVILLE – A Grangeville woman on probation for a 2018 forgery and grand theft conviction has incurred the same charges from a new incident from earlier this summer.
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.
(This online story was corrected to clarify the agencies involved in the Lankford brothers’ arrests.)
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 – Idaho County’s calm was shattered last week when an armed subject sped through the region, eluding law enforcement, stealing two vehicles – one at gunpoint – and ditching north of Grangeville where he hid out in a canyon before surrendering to police.
BOISE — The Vatican has formally cut ties with W. Thomas Faucher, a former Boise priest who pleaded guilty last year to some of the most violent, depraved child pornography seen in recent Ada County history.
GRANGEVILLE – A court date is pending for a Grangeville woman, alleged to have forged a $1,722 check.
Idaho State Police is currently investigating two unrelated traffic crashes on U.S. Highway 95 from Friday night, Oct. 4, with both resulting in fatalities.
A 2017 lawsuit brought by a Syringa wrecking services provider -- alleging civil rights violations and breach of contract on the part of the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office and Idaho County Commission -- has been dismissed in federal court.
Idaho State Police is currently investigating two unrelated traffic crashes on U.S. Highway 95 from Friday night, Oct. 4, one of which resulted in the death of a Sandpoint man.
DAYTON, Wash. – Marvin E. Vansickel, 80, of Kamiah, died Monday morning, Sept. 30, in a single-vehicle rollover accident near Dayton, Wash., according to the Washington State Patrol (WSP).
STITES -- Alcohol is a suspected factor in a rollover accident into the Clearwater River last week.
Failure to negotiate a curve resulted in the death of a Grangeville woman on State Highway 14 last week.
GRANGEVILLE -- Multiple felony charges are pending against Jackie Shayde Sedillo, who is alleged to have fled from law enforcement in a stolen vehicle, took two more during his escape attempt – one at gunpoint – and fled into Cottonwood Creek canyon where he was taken into custody Wednesday …
SLATE CREEK -- Idaho State Police is investigating a Sunday afternoon noninjury crash on U.S. Highway 95 that blocked the road for 45 minutes.
The Salmon River Ranger District will be initiating the Wickiup prescribed fire southeast of Grangeville as early as Wednesday, Sept. 4, conditions permitting.
LUCILE -- Idaho State Police is continuing to investigate last week’s multiple injury collision between a car and motorcycle on U.S. Highway 95 at Lucile.
WINONA – Multiple law enforcement agencies were on search efforts late Tuesday afternoon for a suspect – believed armed -- involved in a high-speed chase from New Meadows to Grangeville.
Law enforcement officials are pursuing an armed suspect who allegedly fled a traffic stop in Adams County and then headed to the Grangeville area, according to David Rauzi, editor of the Idaho County Free Press, who is on the scene.
The Big Smith Fire, reported to Grangeville Interagency Dispatch Center at about 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, is about 1.5 acres in size, about 1.5 miles north of Syringa, and is being contested by 13 personnel and a helicopter with additional resources responding. Those resources include a Loch…
Public comment is sought on a prescribed burning project, the Rapid River Ecosystem Maintenance Burn Project, located on the Payette and Nez Perce-Clearwater national forests. Comment deadline is Sept. 16.
The Burgdorf-area Nethker Fire remains 98 percent contained at 2,355 acres in size. It has not increased in size for several days, according to the management team in charge.
GRANGEVILLE -- Law enforcement officers investigating a domestic abuse incident last week arrested a Grangeville man for physically combatting a police officer.
KAMIAH – Forest Service law enforcement officers are seeking information to recent vandalism at O'Hara Campground, located on the Moose Creek Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests at the confluence of O’Hara Creek and the Selway River. A concrete picnic table at one of…
Eating bugs and sleeping three hours a night, a lost Utah man survived five days in Idaho County’s remote back country until a guiding light helped lead him out to a rescue party camp.
STITES – An unfortunate osprey took a tangle into power lines last week that sparked a wildfire, which burned 20.1 acres outside the community.
Mark H. Lankford’s third murder trial related to the 1983 deaths of U.S. Marine Capt. Robert Bravence and his wife, Cheryl, a special education teacher, is set to begin Sept. 3 in Canyon County.
A Boise man was transported home for medical treatment following a two-vehicle sideswipe accident that occurred three miles south of White Bird on U.S. Highway 95.
SLATE CREEK – Susie Bradley of Slate Creek wasn’t on the phone long with this caller.
The Nethker Fire remains 98 percent contained as of Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, and is still 2,355 acres in size.
COTTONWOOD -- North Idaho Correctional Institution and University of Idaho celebrated the first Inside Outside course completion graduation. After the success of this course at Idaho Correctional Institution – Orofino, U of I assistant professor, Dr. Omi Hodwitz, was able to readapt the cour…
GRANGEVILLE - Judge Gregory FitzMaurice granted a motion from the defense to postpone from September to January the trial of two Greencreek sisters accused of attempting to contract the murder of their neighbor.
BOISE — The Idaho Transportation Department is partnering with law enforcement agencies across the state in an effort to get drunk drivers off the roads. Beginning Friday, Aug. 16, through Sept. 4, officers will be conducting additional patrols to reduce drunk driving on Idaho roads.
An Orofino man is being charged with felony vehicular manslaughter following last month’s fatal motorcycle crash at Kamiah.
RIGGINS – A field fire last Thursday, Aug. 8, at Race Creek was human caused and remained under investigation at press time Aug. 13.
The Nethker Fire, near Burgdorf in southern Idaho County, grew by nearly 1,400 acres on Saturday, Aug. 10, with much of the growth advancing northeast. To the northwest, five hotshot crews worked to tie new lines into the old burn scar left over from the July 2000 Burgdorf Junction Fire. The…
Idaho State Police is continuing its investigation into an injury motorcycle crash last week that blocked traffic on State Highway 13 for three hours.
Kids Klub recently welcomed Grangeville Police Department’s Sgt. Mike Quintal who taught about 30 kids about bike safety.
KOOSKIA – Federal agencies continue to investigate a fatal plane crash last Sunday, Aug. 11, outside Kooskia.
US 95 is closed between Nora Street in New Meadows and Lake Road, which is about four miles south of Grangeville.
KAMIAH – Idaho State Police is investigating last week’s fatal motorcycle crash outside of Kamiah.
BURGDORF -- Shortly after a column of smoke shot up in the Burgdorf area, Burgdorf-French Creek Road was pronounced closed by the Payette National Forest last Sunday afternoon, Aug. 4. The PNF declared the road open later in the evening, even as a “heavy presence of firefighting resources” w…
Joe Armstrong, 76, of Dufur, Ore., was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash on U.S. Highway 12 near Kamiah on Tuesday.
GRANGEVILLE – A Grangeville man received a misdemeanor citation following a single-vehicle crash on Washington Street last Saturday afternoon that put his vehicle on its top.
WHITE BIRD – While attempting to find a man to serve a protection order, an Idaho County sheriff’s deputy instead found more than two dozen potted marijuana plants. Now, a White Bird man faces a felony trafficking charge.
Drug-related offenses moved to the top spot of Idaho County crimes last year, which also stood out as the record high in the five-year trend.
GRANGEVILLE – Earlier this month, Idaho County Commissioners penciled a 3 percent across-the-board cost-of-living increase to county employee pay as part of the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests marked the start of wildfire season last Friday, July 26, with an effort to counter the eruption of a lightning-caused burn six miles east of the Powell Ranger Station, near where Crab Creek meets Colt Killed Creek in the deep woods.
COTTONWOOD – Preparedness was the name of the game for Idaho Department of Correction personnel involved in an emergency training exercise at Cottonwood earlier this month.
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