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Dr. Miller opens chiropractic center in Grangeville

Though he started his career on a different path, chiropractic physician Loren C. Miller, DC, FACO, has always enjoyed working with people. “I love people,” Miller smiled.

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It's Your Business: Get costumes ready for annual Kids Klub ball

Mark your calendars and start planning your outfit for the Kids Klub Halloween Costume Ball Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m., at the Elks Lodge in Grangeville. A costume contest will be held as well as an opportunity to duct tape a local celeb to the “Spider Wall.” Tickets (which includes dinner) are available at: The Gallery, Lindsley’s Furniture and online at for $50 per person or reserve seating “Munsters Table” for eight for $600.

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Ceremony opens new vet center

A place to meet

One person stood clear of the scissors at Saturday’s dedication ceremony for the new veterans’ center in Grangeville. “I’m commissioned now and they won’t let me touch anything sharp!” joked Robert Skinner, commander for the State of Idaho American Legion. Around 160 people attended the Oct. 15 event, celebrating the grand opening of the Veterans Outreach and Community Center at 318 East Main Street.

Saturday fire damages Kooskia residence

The Kooskia Fire Department (KFD) responded to a house fire on Saturday. A chimney blaze erupted in the residence and no injuries were reported.

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Student input large part of MVSD dress code policy update

“I am asking for a change to the Grangeville High School dress code,” GHS Principal Steve Higgins told the Mountain View School District 244 board at the Monday, Oct. 17, meeting. Higgins said questions and concerns from students and parents caused him to delve into the policy.

Idaho County Republicans pull Crapo support following Trump decision

Senator Mike Crapo crossed a line in the sand for Idaho County Republicans who last week pulled their support for the three-term incumbent just days following his decision to pull his endorsement for GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump. As a result, the Idaho County Republican Central Committee (ICRCC) stated, in an Oct. 11 letter to the senator, its members would not be providing physical nor financial support toward his re-election campaign, which would include sign and literature distribution, as well as removal of signs currently placed.

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‘The state needs to measure progress’ - Crabtree

Election 2016: Dist. 7 Senate - Crabtree, Meyers race for state seat

Years spent in various leadership positions have led the way to where Carl Crabtree (R) is headed: the Idaho State Senate. “I’ve spent my life working with people as well as bringing groups together that traditionally may not have gotten along or had very little in common,” Crabtree said. That knack for working with people has guided Crabtree’s life and career.

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Platform to address issues, more responsive - Meyers

Election 2016: Dist. 7 Senate - Crabtree, Meyers race for state seat

From education to economics, District 7 is faced with a complex set of issues, according to Ken Meyers. “There are a lot of things we need to be focused on,” he said, “and we have a platform here to focus on them,” within the Idaho Legislature.

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‘Hey, Know The Way?’

At the close of summer, these two young elk were spotted wandering around off Old Highway 7 near Grangeville. Photographer Joseph Zahnle said, “They sure acted as if they weren’t sure which way to go. They looked over every direction, then headed toward Grangeville.”

Cottonwood talks compliance; Ferdinand assesses overage bill

City Council news: Cottonwood, Ferdinand, Kooskia, Riggins

Area cities held regular meetings the second week of October. Since the budget season has cleared, council members have moved on to a myriad of other issues. News on Cottonwood, Ferdinand, Kooskia, Riggins council meetings.

Idaho County CASA volunteers sought

Who speaks on behalf of abused and neglected children? That person could be you. A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a volunteer appointed by the court to represent the best interests of abandoned, abused, or neglected children.

Lecture explores Benedictine Sisters in Idaho

This Thursday, Oct. 20, the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude will present an event that focuses on the history of the Benedictine Sisters of Cottonwood. The lecture and tour will be offered at both 3 and 7 p.m. The event is free and admission to the Historical Museum will be free all day.