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Council denies Syringa helipad demo request

Takeoff was denied for a helicopter demonstration at Syringa Hospital’s proposed Main Street helipad location. From here, the matter continues for deliberation at next Tuesday’s April 28 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) meeting, which will make its recommendations on the proposal for final determination by the Grangeville City Council.

Minor county population growth from 2013 to 2014

Migration provided Idaho County a minor population bump last year, offsetting the decrease of more deaths than births.

Felonies charged following crash that claims life of Cottonwood man

A Lapwai woman faces multiple felony charges stemming from Sunday evening’s two-vehicle crash south of Lewiston that resulted in the death of a Cottonwood man.

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Color Blast run in Kamiah draws 162

Community gets behind fund-raiser for Clearwater Valley

Puffs of multicolored clouds of dyed cornstarch kicked off Saturday’s fun run to raise funds for area cancer patients.

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PCS Laser connects generations with QR Coding

Imagine walking through a cemetery of your ancestors and being able to learn more than simply a date or name. QR Coding, and, specifically, PCS Laser and Memorial out of Lewiston, has made that a possibility.

Sports

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Schlotthauer repeats as jet boat races’ top division champion

Ross Schlotthauer won here last year and repeated as unlimited class champion at the 31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races.

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1A Baseball: Genesee locks down Whitepine League lead

With two weeks left in the regular season, Genesee kept up its league-best one-loss record with a 24-4 victory over defending state champion Prairie last Monday night, April 20.

Chinook season opens Saturday

The spring chinook salmon fishing season will open April 25, on parts of the Clearwater, Lochsa, Salmon and Snake rivers.

News

Council denies Syringa helipad demo request

Takeoff was denied for a helicopter demonstration at Syringa Hospital’s proposed Main Street helipad location. From here, the matter continues for deliberation at next Tuesday’s April 28 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) meeting, which will make its recommendations on the proposal for final determination by the Grangeville City Council.

Minor county population growth from 2013 to 2014

Migration provided Idaho County a minor population bump last year, offsetting the decrease of more deaths than births.

Felonies charged following crash that claims life of Cottonwood man

A Lapwai woman faces multiple felony charges stemming from Sunday evening’s two-vehicle crash south of Lewiston that resulted in the death of a Cottonwood man.

Opinion

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Dog Pound

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Got it right: Using local products to help local communities

Homestead Ministries has it right. The non-profit’s mission in a sentence is to “spread love one soup packet at a time.”

Kids deserve access to child support

It’s not right for Idaho children and families to lose their protections just to pacify nine far right committee members.

Community

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Prom Runway

Grangeville High School’s 2015 prom, with a Las Vegas theme, was held at the school Saturday, April 18.

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Wedding Day Shoot

Sunny, warm weather and trees in blooming pink set the backdrop for wedding photos taken at the Kooskia Kiosk on U.S. Highway 12 last Saturday afternoon, April 18.

Community yard sales set for May 2

White Bird News

The Doumecq Highway District will be changing their regular meeting nights from the second Friday of the month to the second Monday of the month. The meeting time will remain the same, 6 p.m., and it will continue to be at the Doumecq Highway District shop/office.