Marek leads bull riding, plus other unofficial results
As the only Border Days bull rider with a qualified ride to his name, Grangeville's own Bo Marek stands to cash one heck of a check this year. If his score holds up -- 77 points -- Marek will have earned every penny.
The Idaho County Commission is continuing to get serious about reforming the way solid waste disposal works on the Camas Prairie.
Starting with slack time at 10 a.m. July 3, more than 200 rodeo pros affiliated with the Idaho Cowboys Association, Pro-West and NPRA will be taking their turns at Border Days arena, vying for $12,300 in added money.
The Idaho Department of Lands estimated more than $2 million could be netted for the state schools trust if work on the Selway Salvage timber sale starts soon, but the work may be held up by a controversy about the use of a road that cuts through private property.
Grangeville’s Marcus Gravatt started his Eagle Scout project two years ago, having weighed a variety of civic ideas.
White Bird Days grand marshals Polly Hollandsworth (green vest) and Peg Marek (brown vest) led the parade on horseback last Saturday, June 20.
History advises against fighting battles that can be won only by self-destruction, but a fight now under way in a federal court is exactly that kind of fight.
Morgan and Olga Wright are suing the Forest Service to stop the use of a road that crosses their property to reach state land where the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) has proposed to cut nearly seven million board feet of timber.
The rippling consequences of the failure of a school levy in Troy are already being felt more than 130 miles to the south, as the Whitepine League bastion’s plans to visit Riggins for a Zero Week game at Salmon River High School may not hold up this August.
Late last month, Sen. Mike Crapo visited the area. His tour included stops in seven Idaho County communities; he met with the Idaho County Free Press editorial board on May 29.