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Slack time sees some fast times

Grangeville Border Days is off and running, and some of the rodeo riders hit the arena this morning, most notably tiedown roper Taylor Santos. Santos unofficially leads that event with a scorching time of 8.4 seconds.

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Dumped cigarette butts apparent cause of grass fire

A small amount of acreage was burned in an apparent negligence-related grass fire at the intersection of U.S. Highway 95 and Johnston Road (south) Wednesday morning, July 1.

Idaho County Free Press publisher McNab to retire

Klement to start Oct. 1

Idaho County Free Press publisher Andy McNab today announced he will retire Sept. 30, and his job will transition to Free Press advertising director Sarah Klement starting Oct. 1.

Kooskia bans fireworks due to fire conditions

Don’t light that fuse in Kooskia!

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‘Old Glory’ all new for Main Street

Grangeville’s Main Street will have a fresh red-white-and-blue look come July 1.

Sports

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Slack time sees some fast times

Grangeville Border Days is off and running, and some of the rodeo riders hit the arena this morning, most notably tiedown roper Taylor Santos. Santos unofficially leads that event with a scorching time of 8.4 seconds.

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Full slate set for 2015 Border Days Rodeo: Bucking broncs blast off this Friday

Starting with slack time at 10 a.m. July 3, more than 200 rodeo pros affiliated with the Idaho Cowboys Association, Pro-West and NPRA will be taking their turns at Border Days arena, vying for $12,300 in added money.

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CVRA Rodeo: Lish team edges out Yates team in buckle roping

Two local tandems snapped off times that would have made the money in the pro team roping, but by a bit more than a second, the best buckle time belonged to Jake Lish and Jim Lish.

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Dumped cigarette butts apparent cause of grass fire

A small amount of acreage was burned in an apparent negligence-related grass fire at the intersection of U.S. Highway 95 and Johnston Road (south) Wednesday morning, July 1.

Idaho County Free Press publisher McNab to retire

Klement to start Oct. 1

Idaho County Free Press publisher Andy McNab today announced he will retire Sept. 30, and his job will transition to Free Press advertising director Sarah Klement starting Oct. 1.

Kooskia bans fireworks due to fire conditions

Don’t light that fuse in Kooskia!

Opinion

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Border Days 2015: Tips to get you through it

Whew! Hot enough for ya? What a way to start off the week going into Border Days.

Forest collaboration needs federal support to be model of the future

There’s growing consensus that something must be done on federal lands to improve the health of our forests and rural communities. To that end, collaboration is commonly touted as the model for resolving controversial issues in federal forest management.

Community

SGA class of ’65 gets together

Cottonwood News

Happy 4th of July to all of you. However you spend it, be safe with fireworks and have fun. A great way to celebrate the 4th is to come to Greencreek for all-day fun. With breakfast, lunch, auction and street sports, you are guaranteed a good time. Fun for the younger set are the kiddie rides. I will make my gooseberry pie again this year.

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Eimers scholarship will benefit GHS seniors

A memorial scholarship fund in the name of Bill Eimers has been set up for the benefit of Grangeville High School seniors. Eimers was born and educated in Grangeville.

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Winchester Queen To Reign July 4, 5

The 2015 Winchester Open Rodeo queen is Faith Lenz, 14, daughter of Dennis and Megan Lenz of Clarkston.