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Men line up outside the R. A. Nims Cottonwood Bar during a 1913 Fourth of July celebration.


Men line up outside the R. A. Nims Cottonwood Bar during a 1913 Fourth of July celebration.



10 YEARS AGO

September 6, 2006

•Basic 911 emergency service is now a reality for the Riggins, White Bird and the Elk City areas.

20 YEARS AGO

September 4, 1996

•Residents in Elk City voted 30 to 1 in favor of submitting a proposal for consideration by the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections.

30 YEARS AGO

September 3, 1986

•Strong winds and flash floods caused havoc from Greencreek to Moscow Friday afternoon when thunderstorms ripped across the prairie.

40 YEARS AGO

September 1, 1976

•Ski patrol shack fire deliberately set says Ted Carpenter, chief of Grangeville Police of the August 28 burning of a 12 foot by 16 foot first aid house near Snowhaven.

50 YEARS AGO

September 1, 1966

•Moose Creek Ranch, once one of the most luxurious hunting lodges in the Nezperce National Forest, is now a pile of ashes. The area will be allowed to revert to a natural state as brush and trees gradually take over.

60 YEARS AGO

September 6, 1956

•A black bear entered a cabin at Nezperce national forest, Slate Creek district and took off with an adding machine.

70 YEARS AGO

September 5, 1946

•Wheat piles going into the new Union Warehouse & Supply Co. elevator at Fenn. Formal change of ownership whereby First National bank of Lewiston with branches in Grangeville, Craigmont and Genesee became units of First Security Bank of Idaho.

80 YEARS AGO

September 3, 1936

•John R. Painter, 75, prominent in mining circles and a resident of Idaho County since 1908 passed away.

90 YEARS AGO

September 2, 1926

•Three exceptionally good western pictures will be showing at the Lyric Theatre during Border Days to celebrate Paramount Week.

100 YEARS AGO

September 7, 1916

•Jurymen called to appear. Few matters disposed of since last week.

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