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New Views For July 4 Border Days Firecracker Fun Run

Route change this year to protect runners’ safety

The Firecracker Fun Run will go off this July 4 as it has for years, but will pop a bit differently this year.

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Idaho auctions second Good Neighbor Authority timber sale on federal lands

Syringa-area cut to net $2.2 million

The State of Idaho auctioned another U.S. Forest Service timber sale today as part of a state-federal partnership to increase management activities on federal lands in Idaho.

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Planned Avista power outage June 27 to impact 650 customers

Affected: customers in Elk City, Red River, Dixie and Orogrande

Planned outage needed as Avista performs upgrades on June 27; Avista to perform maintenance and infrastructure upgrades in and near Grangeville

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Earthquake reported in western Idaho County

USGS marks magnitude 2.5 wobble

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 2.5 earthquake at a depth of about 3,300 feet centered 18 miles west northwest of White Bird and 22 miles southwest of Cottonwood.

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Riding High

The Clearwater Valley Rodeo Association’s Sunday in Kamiah last weekend, June 17-18, included a 73-point saddle bronc ride by Clancy Glenn — which was good enough to win the event.

Sports

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New Views For July 4 Border Days Firecracker Fun Run

Route change this year to protect runners’ safety

The Firecracker Fun Run will go off this July 4 as it has for years, but will pop a bit differently this year.

Tease photo

Riding High

The Clearwater Valley Rodeo Association’s Sunday in Kamiah last weekend, June 17-18, included a 73-point saddle bronc ride by Clancy Glenn — which was good enough to win the event.

Scorecard

Golf results.

News

Tease photo

New Views For July 4 Border Days Firecracker Fun Run

Route change this year to protect runners’ safety

The Firecracker Fun Run will go off this July 4 as it has for years, but will pop a bit differently this year.

Tease photo

Idaho auctions second Good Neighbor Authority timber sale on federal lands

Syringa-area cut to net $2.2 million

The State of Idaho auctioned another U.S. Forest Service timber sale today as part of a state-federal partnership to increase management activities on federal lands in Idaho.

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Planned Avista power outage June 27 to impact 650 customers

Affected: customers in Elk City, Red River, Dixie and Orogrande

Planned outage needed as Avista performs upgrades on June 27; Avista to perform maintenance and infrastructure upgrades in and near Grangeville

Opinion

Time to commemorate Vietnam war; to give, receive peace

Editorial

“I don’t care who served when, for how long, doing what. They did their job. Every piece of the puzzle was important. Every person from every branch contributed.” This quote comes from Dennis Moore, who served in the U.S. Marines in Vietnam, 1965-66. He’s among several interviewed in the Idaho County Free Press this week concerning their experiences as part of the upcoming 50th commemoration of the war.

Helping to raise PTSD awareness

Guest Opinion

Greater awareness of PTSD can help ensure that more who suffer from PTSD get the help they need

Applause for Smith’s defense of constitution

Guest Opinion

Smith gave a memorable and earnest defense of the state constitution, not as an attorney doing a job for his client legislators, but as a resident of the state. It was he who realized in April that the governor’s veto was improper and that the constitution wasn’t being followed.

Community

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New Views For July 4 Border Days Firecracker Fun Run

Route change this year to protect runners’ safety

The Firecracker Fun Run will go off this July 4 as it has for years, but will pop a bit differently this year.

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Middler day camp on tap for July

Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will sponsor a Middlers Day Camp for kids ages 10 through 13.

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Corral Dust: Two Shiznits food trailers; drill team celebrates 60 years

This year’s Border Days rodeos are all night rodeos, which seems to be crowd pleasers. Rodeos are going to be July 1, 2 and 3, all at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 2, will be family night, there will be a “no alcohol” seating section available. On Monday, July 3, it’s a “Pink Out the Stands” night. The Border Days Committee is raising money to support local cancer charities. For everyone wearing something pink the committee will donate $1 to a local cancer charity.