Wednesday, July 30, 2014
10 YEARS AGO
JULY 28, 2004
•GRANGEVILLE – Bond is set at $50,000 for a Kamiah man, John A. Anderson, Jr., 39, awaiting an extradition hearing in magistrate court next Monday on allegations that he kidnapped his estranged wife out of West Virginia.
•GREENCREEK – Lifelong Greencreek residents, Clark and Eleanor Hinkleman, have been chosen to represent the Idaho County Fair as its grand marshals for 2004.
20 YEARS AGO
JULY 27, 1994
•Work intended to restore Tolo Lake to its former status as a valuable community resource will begin in earnest in the coming weeks and the people involved are looking for donations to help with the expense.
30 YEARS AGO
JULY 25, 1984
•Two moose could be found Friday contentedly feeding in Grangeville just north of the Border Days arena, consuming the willow leaves which grow along the roadside by the Camas Health Club. The animals didn’t appear to be disturbed by passing motorists, or picture takers. One, possibly the mother, was wearing a collar, apparently a radio transmitter. The other moose appeared somewhat smaller.
40 YEARS AGO
JULY 31, 1974
•Members of the Idaho County 4-H horse judging team competed July 23 in the state competition at the Western Idaho Fairgrounds in Boise. They were Mary Snyder, Judy Gauss, Robin Hancock and Tammy Wilsey.
50 YEARS AGO
JULY 30, 1964
•School prayers in the grades will be dropped from class procedures in line with the voiding Monday of Idaho’s 40-year-old compulsory school Bible reading law.
60 YEARS AGO
JULY 28, 1954
•F.N. Norris and his sister, Faye Norris, of Dayton, Wash., have a 1913 Border Days pass. The pass was signed by M.C. Priddy, secretary, and Doc Denny, general manager.
70 YEARS AGO
JULY 27, 1944
•Although only four years old, parachute jumping for firefighting has definitely established its value, forest headquarters in Missoula report.
80 YEARS AGO
JULY 31, 1934
•The new St. Gertrude’s convent on the mountain west of Cottonwood, was dedicated Sunday with services in the chapel that were carried out with all the splendor and solemnity that characterizes events of this nature in the Roman Catholic church.
•RED FIR – Bill Schlieper and family, Mrs. Nelson Judd, Mrs. Milton Clements, Misses Alice and Merl Winnick came home Sunday with 60 gallons of huckleberries.
90 YEARS AGO
JULY 31, 1924
•Grangeville residents had a meeting with state authorities in an effort to route North and South Highway through the business district of the community.
100 YEARS AGO
JULY 30, 1914
•Idaho is today for the first time in history without a supreme court and will continue without one, unless emergency exists, until the September term of court for the resignation of the chief justice went into effect at noon yesterday and Governor Haines does not feel himself called upon to name his successor immediately.
110 YEARS AGO
JULY 28, 1904
•A movement has been started and a petition will be circulated asking the business houses to close on Sundays. It is better for people engaged in business or employed in labor of any kind to have one day in seven for rest.
120 YEARS AGO
JULY 27, 1894
•ELK CITY – The hot sulfur springs situated near W. Ryan’s ranch is to become a health resort. Waters of these springs have long been famed and a hotel will be built there.