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LEWISTON — A former in-law to the Devin family was arrested Sunday evening, Oct. 31, charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Edwina “Eddy” Devin of Grangeville and Michael T. Devin of Lewiston.

    After more than two years of investigation, a case referred to the Idaho Attorney General’s Office and the Idaho Office of Professional Responsibility has been closed.

    An Orofino resident was bludgeoned to death last week, and a Peck man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection.

      KOOSKIA — Cause is officially undetermined for last week’s fire just east of Kooskia that destroyed a double-wide mobile home. No injuries were reported, according to chief Mark Anderson, Kooskia Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD).

      GRANGEVILLE — A pretrial hearing is set for Sept. 7 in magistrate court for a Grangeville man on misdemeanor charges related to a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accident in May.

      A morning blaze damaged the Elk City Baptist Church last Thursday, Aug. 12. The Elk City Fire Department was dispatched to the church following the 11:47 a.m. report of the fire.

        As of press time on July 27: As of yesterday, there were no new initial attack fires detected on Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. The Forest is managing 43 active fires, seven are contained, 27 in extended attack, and nine are being evaluated for further action.

        GRANGEVILLE — “Every school except CV elementary has fire teams using the facilities,” said Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske at the July 19 board of trustees meeting.

        KAMIAH — “...a great loss and tragedy,” for the community of Kamiah, commented Mayor Betty Heater following Monday evening’s shooting incident at a local motel that resulted in three people dead.