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Democrats to meet Nov. 30; Maldonado to be guest speaker

Idaho County Democrats will hold their last 2015 meeting at the Twisted Cellar in Grangeville Monday, Nov. 30.

Extra Idaho State Police patrols through holiday, Nov. 29

Idaho State Police troopers are conducting extra seat belt emphasis patrols through Nov. 29 for “All Hands on Deck” in conjunction with the beginning of stepped up enforcement of Idaho’s seat belt law.

State sells two timber sales

The Idaho Department of Lands sold two timber sales on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Kamiah.

Register by Nov. 30 for free workshop set Dec. 2 on fire recovery for forest landowners

University of Idaho Extension and the Idaho Department of Lands are conducting a free workshop in Kamiah on Dec. 2: After the Fire: Implications for Property Taxes, Income Taxes, and Insurance for Forest Landowners. Attendees should preregister by Nov. 30.

Applications due Dec. 15 for ground water grants

The Idaho Water Resource Board invites cities, school districts and smaller agricultural water users to apply for a Ground Water Conservation Grant by Dec. 15 to help reduce ground water consumption in local areas. A total of $200,000 is available for the grants this year.

Regional animal shelter proposal topic of Dec. 9 community meeting

The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) will host an informational meeting Wednesday, Dec. 9, for those looking to be involved in the creation of a regional animal shelter. The public meeting runs 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Soltman Center, 700 West Main Street, Grangeville.

Ambulance benefits from generosity

Thanks to Idaho Power, the Weiser Ambulance District is $3,400 richer in resources that will not only benefit the efforts of the Quick Response Unit, but will be an asset to the community as a whole in time of emergency.

Logging operations on Adams Timber Sale to begin in November

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Logging operations will begin this month on the Adams Stewardship timber sale on the Salmon River Ranger District.

Fire safety burn permits no longer required this year

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Effective Monday, Nov. 2, State of Idaho fire managers no longer are requiring fire safety burn permits for burning operations outside city limits until next year.

Second Amendment guest speaker at county GOP meeting Nov. 17

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The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Super 8 meeting room in Grangeville at 6 p.m.

State sells Timber Sale

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The Idaho Department of Lands sold a sale on Oct. 30 at Kamiah. Lower Lolo Fire was sold to Blue North Forest Products, LLC.

Veteran’s advocate will be in Grangeville Nov. 10

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The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Department of Labor at 305 N. State St., Grangeville.

Truck route to close Oct. 26-29 for sewer line replacement

The Grangeville truck route will be closed on Oct. 26-29, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, due to a sewer line replacement project, conducted by the City of Grangeville.

Guest speaker to address Common Core at Oct. 20 Republican committee meeting

Isaac Moffat of Lewiston will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday, Oct. 20, meeting of the Idaho County Republican Central Committee at the Super 8 Motel in Grangeville.

Power outage set Oct. 22 in Kamiah area for substation maintenance

Avista is planning a power outage for the entire Kamiah area on Thursday, Oct. 22, midnight to 4 a.m., to conduct maintenance at the substation.