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Times Past: More Than A Century Of Idaho County News, July 13, 2016

This image was found on an antique camera purchased in a Craigmont second-hand shop. This image is the only surviving exposure and may show children from the area. The film is dated to possibly the 1940s and ‘50s. If you recognize any of the girls, contact Laurie Chapman 
at the Idaho County Free Press at 983-1200, 
ext. 309.

Courtesy photo / Kevin Price


This image was found on an antique camera purchased in a Craigmont second-hand shop. This image is the only surviving exposure and may show children from the area. The film is dated to possibly the 1940s and ‘50s. If you recognize any of the girls, contact Laurie Chapman at the Idaho County Free Press at 983-1200, ext. 309. Courtesy photo / Kevin Price



10 YEARS AGO JULY 12, 2006

Storm leaves 15,000 customers in Kamiah, Cottonwood, Nez Perce, Grangeville, and the Elk City/Dixie areas without power. A mobile substation was brought in to assist with the outage.

20 YEARS AGO JULY 10, 1996

KOOSKIA - Fireworks cause 15-acre fire near Kooskia. No injuries were reported and mishandling of bottle rockets were blamed as the cause.

30 YEARS AGO JULY 9, 1986

The city waits for a decision on the prison site. The Idaho Department of Corrections declines to release the finalists in the bid for a site. Cottonwood and Grangeville are among 27 cities vying for selection.

40 YEARS AGO JULY 14, 1976

GRANGEVILLE - The Grangeville City Council agrees to let a parking lot be used for the Bicentennial Museum site. The library plans to consist of two 30 by 40 foot buildings built at an angle to each other and connected by an entrance.

50 YEARS AGO JULY 14, 1966

COTTONWOOD - Pacific Northwest Bell nears completion on a major underground phone service improvement project between Cottonwood and the Salmon River.

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