July 19, 2017
Fixed-wing aircraft will still be able to use facility
Construction work starts at the Idaho County Airport on Tuesday, July 25. A portion of the taxiway will be closed during this approximate 10-day period, as will a second portion during another closure tentatively set to start Aug. 8 and last around five days.
Nineteen-year-old Emily Kaschmitter knew she needed a summer job that paid well. What she didn’t know is that this thought would lead her on the path to entrepreneurship. The soon-to-be college sophomore, who graduated in 2016 from Grangeville High School, is used to working.
United Country Musick & Sons Auction & Real Estate Services has a new face, but it’s a familiar one for the area. Brandy Schwab has joined the business as a real estate agent.
Back to school immunization clinics are set for your local public health departments. Make an appointment now. In Grangeville, come in July 24, Aug. 10, 15, 16 or 22. Call 983-2842. In Kamiah, clinics are July 26 and Aug. 7, 9 and 30. Call 935-2124.
Free Press / David Rauzi Kooskia celebrated July 4 with activities, food and then fireworks at Clearwater Valley High School Tuesday, July 4. The event was sponsored by Freedom Northwest Credit Union (FNCU). Here, FNCU mascot, Scorchy the Torch, holds a hand out to make a new friend with one of the kids who attended the July 4 event. See www.idahocountyfreepress.com for video. Free Press / Andrew Ottoson Rocky Taylor was the winner of the recent Lucky Star Satellite promotion. He is pictured here (left) with Troy Benefield, Jr., and Troy Sr., at Lucky Star. Rocky Taylor was the winner of the recent Lucky Star Satellite promotion. He is pictured here (left) with Troy Benefield, Jr., and Troy Sr., at Lucky Star.
District/Magistrate Courts - Idaho County
Dispatch Log, July 10-16
New board members are in place, and Syringa Hospital’s guiding force is continuing its quest for a new CEO as well as nailing down its formal affiliation with Kootenai Health.
Comment sought by July 30 on proposals
An estimated $86 million-plus in Idaho County infrastructure work is being proposed – starting next year and through 2024 — as part of the Idaho Transportation Investment Program (ITIP).
“Definitely that will be a plus,” said Chief Terry Cochran, Cottonwood Police Department, on a state proposal for intersection safety improvements at Graves Creek and Twin house roads.
Cottonwood’s city streets director reported on a looming crisis during the City Council meeting Monday, July 10. According to Jack Duman the culvert carrying Cottonwood Creek below a portion of downtown is rotted.
Mountain View School District 244’s Zone 5 is in need of a representative.
Several lightning-caused starts, detected July 14-16, on the Lochsa/Powell, Moose Creek, and Red River Ranger Districts, are currently staffed, in mop-up status, or are being managed for resource benefits.
Organizers estimated several hundred people had attended the Puget Sound Antique Airplane Club's 2017 Northwest Air Tour during the morning July 12 at the Idaho County Airport.
Recovery not yet possible
The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office is focusing on the river recovery of a Boise man after he failed to return home from a Riggins fishing trip July 1.
- Scorchy Makes A New Friend
- Kooskia City Park Splash Pad Dedication
- Law Enforcement Training, May 26, 2017
- Flag Day Ceremony
- Lochsa River Madness event 2013: Thrill and Spill
- Lochsa River Madness event 2013: Rapids Success
- 2017 Kyle Petty Charity Ride visits Kooskia
- GHS Jazz Band May 8 2017 Pops concert
- GHS Varsity Blue The Lion Sleeps Tonight
- GHS Varsity Blue Mah-Na Mah-Na March 21, 2017