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Lt. Governor declares Idaho, Lewis counties in state of emergency

State to "provide resources and assistance wherever we can"

Acting Governor Brad Little declares two states of emergency; Idaho, Lewis counties declared disaster areas

Riggins man presumed drowned in accident

Vehicle located Monday upside down in the river

Search efforts continued along the Salmon River as of press time for Derek L. Olson, 35 of Riggins, presumed drowned following an early morning Monday accident.

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Night Of Fantasy

Sts. Peter and Paul School hosted its annual Chocolate Fantasy fund-raiser last Saturday, March 18, at the SPPS gymnasium.

April 14 comment deadline on DEQ funding three area utility projects

Three public entities are seeking funding through Idaho Department of Environmental Quality for planned wastewater and drinking water construction projects. Public comment on these proposals is due April 14.

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Electrical issue cause for Elk City fire

“We had a quick response, we put out the fire right away..."

Firefighters made short work on an Elk City house fire last week, saving the two-story structure. No injuries were reported. An electrical issue – old wiring – is the suspected cause of last Wednesday’s March 15 fire, according to Jon Menough, board chairman, Elk City Volunteer Fire Department, that originated in the attic.

Contested elections for hospital, school, highway districts

Vote set May 16

Multiple races will be contested in the May 16 election on area hospital, school and highway districts.

Good legislative effort continues for sexual assault victims

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Good work continues for sexual assault victims, as Monday saw unanimous passage of House Bill 146 that addresses untested rape kits in the state.

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No injuries reported in Wednesday Elk City house fire

Electrical issue determined as cause

Firefighters made short work on an Elk City house fire last week, saving the two-story structure. No injuries were reported.

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Six-week soccer clinic teaches kids skills

About 60 kids participated in a six-week soccer clinic at Sts. Peter and Paul School that finished last Saturday, March 11. The approximate hourlong sessions were put on by volunteers Patrick Gallagher and Joel Gomez.

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‘Fast jump’ keeps fire damage at minimum in Grangeville

Damage was kept to a minimum following last Wednesday’s March 8 house fire in Grangeville. Cause is believed accidental. No injuries were reported.

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