Actions of gallantry during an engagement with American Indians in the Arizona Territory more than a century ago warranted William H. Smith to receive the Medal of Honor. Less than 10 years later he died of natural causes and was buried in a cemetery near Mt. Idaho.
Election 2014: Dist. 7A house: Chilcott, McMillan Employment, education, ending obstruction issues for candidates
The need for legislators to end obstructionism and work for citizens’ best interests, such as in education, supporting living wages and job creation are issues in the race for State District 7A Representative, sought by Jessica Chilcott (D) of Sagle and incumbent Shannon McMillan (R) of Silverton.
A gunfire incident in Grangeville earlier this month has resulted in felony charges for two 35-year-old men. Preliminary hearings are set this Friday, Oct. 17, in magistrate court for Mike A. Heisey of Moriarty, N.M., and Abraham A. Oman of Grangeville.
A vehicle malfunction is the suspected cause in a fire last week that destroyed a pickup on the White Bird Grade and partially obstructed traffic along U.S. Highway 95.
Scammers are working familiar angles to defraud area residents of their money.
Public lands management and improving communication and education with county residents on its governmental operations are a few issues for candidates in the District 1 Commissioner race. Incumbent Republican “Skip” Brandt will face fellow Kooskia resident, Independent George Perry, in the Nov. 4 general election. This is a four-year-term position that receives an annual $23,945 salary.
Three people were injured yesterday, Oct. 7, in a two-vehicle collision on Johnston Road just west of Grangeville.
Two people were transported for treatment for minor injuries suffered in a Sunday two-vehicle collision on Eldorado Creek/FS Road 500.
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.
Johnston Road is closed as emergency crews extinguish a burning box truck involved in a multiple injury crash this morning, Tuesday, Oct. 7.