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Agencies keep eye on early runoff, below-average pack

The Salmon River has been running far higher than it usually does this time of year.

Call Log: Lewis County Sheriff

March 18, 2015

Tuesday, March 3 911 hangup - Called land line back. Adult female just checking her Life Alert button...

Court Records: March 18, 2015

Idaho County District Court Judge Gregory FitzMaurice Magistrate Jeff Payne

Dispatch Log: ICSO, GPD, CPD

March 18, 2015

Grangeville – Fire Doumecq Rd; 911 call, nobody there, possible domestic dispute Hoot’s...

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Hospitals expand Telehealth program

St. Mary’s and Clearwater Valley Hospitals are two of four community hospitals in North Idaho that now provide a higher level of care for patients experiencing stroke as part of the telemedicine program offered by Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center; the other two are Bonner General Health in Sandpoint and Gritman Medical Center in Moscow.

IDOL posters available to employees at no cost

Idaho businesses are often solicited by private companies to pay for required labor law posters that the Idaho Department of Labor provides free online and through its local offices.

Concerning pine yellowing, IDL advises landowners evaluate trees in June

Yellow discoloration of ponderosa pine foliage has been observed in parts of north central and northern Idaho.

Friday filing deadline for district elections

Filing deadline is this Friday, March 20, for declarations of candidacy for upcoming board elections for schools, hospital, library, water and sewer, and highway districts. Filings are due by 5 p.m. with the respective district clerk or secretary.

Investigation into March 10 Kamiah HS bomb threat

Investigation continues into a bomb threat incident called in to Kamiah High School, Tuesday, March 10.

Eagles breakfast moved to 29th; FFA sells donuts

It's Your Business

Grangeville Eagles breakfast will be held Sunday, March 29, 7 a.m. to noon, at the Eagles Aerie on C Street. This was moved up a week due to Easter on April 5.

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Camas Prairie unites for Quilts of Valor

The Camas Prairie Quilts of Valor ladies recently announced a new group of ladies from the Cottonwood area have joined efforts with the Grangeville and surrounding area groups.

Egg hunt is March 28

Elk City News

Sunday, March 22, Tom Moore, pastor of the Baptist Church, will be presenting a slide presentation of his recent trip to India where he has ministered for the last 17 years. He taught counseling at the Bangalore Baptist Hospital in south India and then went to Nagaland in the northeast corner of India. Food/snacks will be provided that are of Indian origin.

Court remands Clearwater National Forest travel plan

Forest Service to reconsider its reasons for restrictions

Environmentalists have long pressed the Forest Service for tougher motorized recreation rules, but their partial victory in federal court last Thursday, March 11, will now force the combined Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests to reconsider a plan to force drivers to stick to designated routes.

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Glamour Girls

Cottonwood Community Hall was packed last Sunday, March 15, for the annual Little Princess Tea Party, presented by the Idaho County Fair Royalty.

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Manning bridge near Riggins set for fall demolition

Construction may start in August

This fall, a crawler crane will roll through Burgdorf, north-bound, then on to French Creek Road, then down the dozen or so switchbacks that descend toward the Salmon River, then west to the Manning Crevice Bridge, where it will stand opposite an outrigger crane. Together, these cranes will help raise a replacement for the span originally constructed in 1934. Then they’ll remove the old bridge.