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Kretschmer sentenced; sentencing set in felony theft

Crime Briefs:

Sentencing set in felony theft, stolen checks case; Kretschmer sentenced in storage unit burglaries, thefts

PILT, SRS again at issue; funds no less warranted

Editorial

At issue – yet again — are millions in federal appropriations to rural communities, including Idaho County: PILT (Payment In Lieu of Taxes) and Secure Rural Schools (SRS) funding.

Texas man dies in Sunday crash

Health condition a possible factor

A Texas man was killed Sunday morning in a single-vehicle accident on State Highway 14. Frank H. Sayle, 67, of Sealy, died at the scene.

Brody seeks Idaho Supreme Court justice seat

'They want to be able to trust their justices will uphold the law...'

In discussing her race, candidate for Idaho Supreme Court Justice Robyn Brody said Idahoans she’s talked with across the state share a common view. “More than anything,” Brody said, “they want to be able to trust their justices will uphold the law and that they will apply the law equally, no matter who walks in the courtroom, and that their voice will be heard and considered.”

Somber anniversaries mark need to avoid complacency in region’s back country

Editorial

This month marks a series of sad anniversaries.

Elk City slide cleanup set for end-of-month

“It’s getting close.” Under the best-case scenario, by the end of the month, State Highway 14 will return to normal through the Elk City slide site, with cleanup, repair and stabilization work essentially completed by that time, according to Reed Hollinshead, spokesman for the Idaho Transportation Department.

Tease photo

Future Gridiron Stars

Clearwater Valley played against Grangeville last Wednesday, Sept. 14, as part of the area’s youth football program. The 5th/6th grade boys played the evening game at Grangeville High School with CV winning 14-12. Here, CV ball carrier Anthony Fabbi runs up the field with other players in pursuit.

James Piotrowski (D) to face Rep. Labrador in November

Election 2016: race for Congress

James Piotrowski grew up in a family that emphasized public service; his parents were involved in service and youth organizations. And in his legal career, Piotrowski took that service to heart in representing the real needs of working people, the disabled community and helping to enhance and protect civil rights, he said. “This race is an extension of that,” he said, “to make Idaho the best it can be while respecting what it already is.”

Local voice needed in oversize shipments issue

Editorial

The issue has laid dormant for a few years, but the matter of oversized shipments being transported along U.S. Highway 12 has returned to the public sphere. Your comments are sought for a proposed rule to regulate these along a nearly 100-mile stretch of the road.

Montana motorcyclist dies in US 12 accident

Montana resident Gerald Mick died last week following a motorcycle versus vehicle accident along U.S. Highway 12.

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