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Regional animal shelter an idea to consider

Last week, the Grangeville City Council began discussion on proposed code changes that, if adopted, would end licensing cats.

Support of timber industry is your story to tell

What is vitally important to the economy and well-being of Idaho County? Say the “forest products industry” and you’ll get a lot of “tell us something we don’t know” responses around here. And rightly so, as this industry forms the historic bedrock of this region’s – and, in fact, the Northwest’s – formation and development.

Easy choice: Yes to recreation district

White Bird area voters have an easy choice Nov. 4: Whether or not to form a recreation district.

County drivers not rude, just annoyingly courteous

Someone once said that the value of a survey is not in the results but in the controversy it generates in its aftermath with folks vying to contradict its findings.

Support student innovation and curiosity

The teenage years are perhaps the most important time for students to develop their individual skills and interests. It is one of the greatest times for character development that begins to turn teenagers into adults.

Idahoans value honesty; state GOP leaders don’t

Idaho’s Republican Party Chair has told Idaho that he thinks plagiarism is no big deal: Mr. Yates’ words upon hearing that a Republican politician plagiarized, “This is plain vanilla prose.

No easy answers to address motorcycle fatalities

Usually in this spot we’re calling your attention to an issue and yapping about what we’d do to make the world a better place if we were named kings for a day.

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Look past falling timber; focus on the positive

We’ve all heard that change is good. At least we can agree it’s inevitable, right?

Newspapering is just fine ... thanks

How does it feel to be working for a dying industry? Well, you must be talking about eight-track tapes or Chia pets, because newspapering is humming right along, thank you...

Where’d my stuff go? Check your storage locker

Is your stuff safe? Are you sure? Have you checked?

Great effort by outstanding kids

Letter of thanks: Dori Dixon, Mary Ann Davidson Animal Ark Grangeville

Thank you to the Animal House 4-H Club and the Crazy Critters 4-H Club. Animal House 4-H Club set a goal of collecting 500 pounds of dog food for Animal Ark, and they exceeded their goal.

Rest areas a good opportunity for cooperation

Chances for success improve when you are engaged with partners sharing mutual goals. And we have a lightly tapped resource that could be the catalyst for such a cooperative effort.

Labrador takes on rap that legislators all ‘morally bad’

It’s good to be reminded that our opponents are not necessarily our enemies, and just because they oppose us doesn’t mean they are moral degenerates.

Remembering Robin Williams

Robin Williams death struck a chord with many people for a variety of reasons. That his death was due to suicide hit us extra hard.

While rates rose, county gave garbage service away

“It was our mistake, not the tribe’s,” Idaho County Commission chairman James Rockwell said last Monday, Aug. 11, of 28 years of garbage fees the board failed to collect...

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