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Robber to serve time for heist: 27-month stretch for 19-year-old

The getaway driver in May’s US Bank robbery in Cottonwood will spend more than two years in federal prison.

Wind gusts cut power, roll semi

High winds from last Friday night’s storm resulted in minor power outages and a non-injury semi-truck crash.

Election 2014: official results: County shows 60.55 percent turnout

Idaho County voters made a good showing at the midterm elections: 60.55 percent (5,773) of total registered voters participated in the Nov. 4 general election, according to official results.

Flue blaze spreads to burn home

Initially reported as a chimney fire at a home northeast of Kooskia, a Nov. 13 blaze soon spread to destroy the entire structure.

Weippe man in good condition following crash

A Weippe man is listed in good condition following injuries suffered in a two-vehicle collision east of Weippe last Thursday, Nov. 20.

Teens charged following disturbance; inquiry under way

Investigation continues into a Saturday evening incident that resulted in misdemeanor charges against three 18-year-olds.

2013 Crime in Idaho County: Larceny again tops list

Thou shalt not steal? Disobeying the eighth commandment remains the top criminal problem in Idaho County.

Council to change bulk water fees; Walco talks on DEQ landfill plans

“Basically we’ve been giving away bulk water free for years,” said Grangeville Public Works Director Jeff McFrederick.

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On Target ... For Fun

Kooskia First Presbyterian Church held its annual community party Friday evening, Nov. 21, at the Kooskia Community Center on Main Street.

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Agencies begin determining disaster priorities, county mitigation projects

As participants worked through grading the magnitude and frequency of hazards and potential disasters in Idaho County, coordinator Brad Tucker, Northwest Management Inc. (NMI), joked on the emerging trend that incidents here are of high risk and occur rather frequently.

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Aloha Laundry opens its doors

Bright yellow and orange walls, a paradise welcome and an inviting place to relax are all part of the new Aloha Laundry at 817 Cunningham Street. Bob and Carolyn Haning opened the new business last week and are still putting the final touches on it.

Drive carefully — roads are busy for holidays

It's Your Business

When Americans hit the road this year for Thanksgiving family gatherings, 31 percent of us say we’ll be traveling more than 500 miles and another 31 percent will travel between 200 and 500 miles.

Insurance marketplace information events set Dec. 2-3 in Grangeville, Riggins

Adams County Health Center will be hosting public events next Tuesday and Wednesday for the insurance marketplace.

Market Report: November 26, 2014

Sales Yards, Grain Market

Market Report SALES YARDS

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Stringing Poles For Christmas

Alicia Asker was part of a crew from the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce stringing bows and garland on lampposts along Main Street last Friday, Nov. 21, in preparation for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

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