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31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races slated April 17-19

The 31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races will be held April 17-19. Before the Show and Shine Boat Show on April 17, four classes of jet boats will take to the water for a day of preliminaries, with two race days to follow, April 18-19, with six laps per boat starting that Saturday at 10 a.m.

Traffic across Hells Canyon Dam still restricted to one lane

Vehicles crossing Hells Canyon Dam will continue to be restricted to one lane for several weeks while Idaho Power crews perform maintenance on the dam.

Syringa Board has new trustees

Syringa Hospital has appointed two trustees to serve until the election in May when new trustees will be elected for new terms.

Veterans’ advocate to be in Grangeville April 14

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veterans’ advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, April 14, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Idaho driver’s licenses, ID cards will be accepted for official federal purposes

Idaho driver’s licenses and identification cards will be accepted for official federal purposes following approval of a REAL ID compliance enforcement extension request, granted March 27, by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Arrests made, citations issued during emphasis patrols

The Idaho State Police District 2 participated with the Idaho Transportation Department and local law enforcement agencies with high-visibility education and impaired driving enforcement patrols March 15-22. Additional patrols were paid through federal grant funds to make District 2 highways and roadways safer.

Conference calls with District 7 legislators every Wednesday

District 7 legislators — Senator Sheryl Nuxoll, representatives Paul Shepherd and Shannon McMillan – are available for weekly conference calls with constituents every Wednesday, 1-1:30.

Border Days 2015 dates announced

The Grangeville Border Days 2015 celebration dates have been announced: July 3-5. Border Days is on Facebook and online at grangevilleborderdays.org/.

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Kooskia man arrested in stolen car incident

Jason Ash, 35, of Kooskia was arrested March 16 on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges related to a stolen vehicle.

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.

Idaho County Democrats to meet March 9

Idaho County Democrats will meet Monday, March 9, at the Soltman Center in Grangeville, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Veterans’ advocate to be in Grangeville March 10

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veterans’ advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, March 10, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Latah County investigating death of Elk City man

The Latah County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is investigating the apparently accidental death of Steven A. Zimmerman, 47, of Elk City. An autopsy to determine exact cause of death is pending.

Mailbox vandalism spree hits

Kamiah area; ICSO seeks info

Information is sought on a series of mailbox vandalism incidents in the Beaverslide, Caribel, Kidder Ridge and Woodland areas that occurred Sunday night and Monday morning, Feb. 22-23.

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