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.

            - A 16-year-old Kooskia male has been charged with making threats of violence involving firearms at Clearwater Valley Jr./Sr. High School (CVJSHS). - “I want to thank the administration for their thoughtfulness and the way they reacted to the situation,” said parent Susan Graves

            County sheriff’s deputies will be saving money on razors as the agency has relaxed its policy on growing beards, a change that will also benefit local charities. “If you want to grow a beard, it’s going to cost you,” said Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings.

            A Craigmont woman received minor injuries in a two-car crash on the Grangeville truck route last Friday afternoon, Nov. 2. Ruth Greiner, 56, was transported to Syringa Hospital for treatment.

            A 15-year-old male has been charged in connection with an Aug. 27 bomb threat hoax at Grangeville High School. However, no further information will be available as the records are not public due to the suspect being a juvenile.

            Grangeville firefighters tackled a structure fire at the northern edge of the rural district last week, an action that focused on containment to prevent its spread to adjacent structures and nearby properties. “The building was gone when we got there,” said chief Bob Mager, Grangeville Rural Fire Department (GRFD). “We basically kept it from going anywhere else.”

            It was a fortunate discovery for homeowners who detected an early Sunday morning blaze that firefighters were able to contain within the residence’s kitchen area. No injuries were reported from the Oct. 21 incident, reported at 3:18 a.m. at the Jim and Patty Suhr home at the corner of Crooks and Harrison streets. The home is insured.

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