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Series of snow events begins Thursday night

Valleys to expect 'impressive totals;' potential impact to ground, air travel

More snow is on its way for Idaho County in a series of forecasted systems set to start Thursday evening, Dec. 8. Multiple rounds are expected, according to a Dec. 7 video briefing by the National Weather Service Missoula office, with Thursday beginning a four- or five-day period where many valleys will see accumulating snow each day.

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Elks Donate To VFW

Grangeville Elks Lodge 1825 donated $2,000 to VFW Post 3520. Funds came through the Elks National Association’s gratitude grant provided to support local, charitable activities. Presenting the check on Dec. 2 were (L-R) Dan Tackett, vice president of the Idaho Elks Association; Eric Jones, Grangeville Elks Lodge trustee; and Chad Miller, commander, VFW Post 3520.

Cottonwood pair treated following crash at Winchester

Black ice a contributing factor in Dec. 4 accident

Two Cottonwood residents were injured in a Sunday evening, weather-related crash on U.S. Highway 95 along the Winchester grade. Idaho State Police (ISP) is investigating the incident.

Homeless man charged with church burglary

A homeless man found in a church restroom last month faces a felony burglary charge.

$1M work proposed for bridge

Comment due Dec. 10 SH13 project at Butcher Creek

Butcher Creek Bridge on State Highway 13 is being proposed for $1 million in replacement work by the Idaho Transportation Department. This is one of 26 such projects ITD proposes for implementation throughout the state, pending available funding.

Human experience conveys more meaning than a date

Editorial

Three-quarters of a century ago, on this date, Dec. 7, Imperial Japanese forces launched a surprise aerial attack on the U.S. Naval facilities at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; the event enraged the nation and launched U.S. involvement in World War II. We all know the story. Or do we?

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Significant weather event may start Saturday night

Snow in mountain passes could hamper travel; frigid temperatures by Tuesday

North Central Idaho could begin seeing the impacts of a big winter storm as early as Saturday night, Dec. 8, according to the National Weather Service office in Missoula, with significant snow amounts and frigid temperatures causing problems for travel.

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Generosity keeps park lit for holidays

Event now nine years running; volunteers do the job, ‘because we love it’

“The generosity of our community,” said Terra Hill, has provided for Pioneer Park Christmas lighting, allowing the public to “enjoy it in winter as well as summer.”

Investigation continuing into Friday two-vehicle collision on Highway 95

Idaho State Police is continuing its investigation into a two-vehicle collision last Friday, Nov. 25, five miles north of Ferdinand.

Idaho Democrats’ plan inspires change for all

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Proactive forward-thinking plans by Idaho Democrats in the wake of the 2016 General Election are an inspiration for a change in state party politics overall.

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