On April 24, Deputy Attorney General Paul Panther sent a letter to the Idaho County Attorney complaining that this county had failed to adopt a comprehensive zoning plan and ordinance to comply with Idaho statues. Idaho County has several … [Read more...] about The zoning dilemma—again?
Letters to the Editor
My guys went fishing on Dworshak Lake on June 8. Being the eighth time out on the 1962, 16-foot turquoise (memorable) little boat, the guys were surprised by yet another boat inspection. The fourth in eight outings seemed curiously … [Read more...] about Seek and fine?
Concerning the 5-22 Tribune article: Idaho County never had a land use plan with building permits and zoning codes. In 1976 I left my car in Stites, rode with John Brandt to the public meeting at the Grangeville armory where a large crowd told … [Read more...] about FEMA will hold commissioners hostage
On Monday, June 3, the school board of Mountain View School Dist. #244 voted to renew all contracts with the exception of Mike Johnson, Keri Schumacher and Vincent Martinez. I was not at the meeting but was informed of this event by a coworker who … [Read more...] about Please HELP!
In light of the conflict and negative news that has flooded our community, I’d like to share an event that I found extremely uplifting. While shopping at our local Harvest Foods market, I waited behind a gentleman who came up short on funds to pay … [Read more...] about So grateful for community that cares
On behalf of the Associated Student Body of Clearwater Valley High School, we would like to express our gratitude toward our community that chose to support the future of our schools. The passing of this levy means our community values our education … [Read more...] about Grateful for your support
Now that Kooskia voters have refused to recall Mayor Charlotte Schilling I hope that the spirit of cooperation and good will that used to exist between the ambulance volunteers and the city can return. I have good friends in both groups and I know … [Read more...] about Set aside the ego and work out differences
As most already know, the opiate epidemic has been worsening, each year claiming more lives than the last. What is less known by the general public is the problem with methamphetamines has been growing over the last several years as well. In the … [Read more...] about Be aware of the signs of meth
Dear Senator Crabtree, After consulting with the Idaho County Sheriff and county attorney, and the state Attorney General, I was unable to get any clarification regarding Idaho statute: 18-3315A, 18-3315B. My questions are: 1) If I possess and … [Read more...] about A little information please
I moved to the Kamiah – Kooskia area in the fall of 1982 from the east coast, just out of college and starting work. I found a community that welcomed and supported me over the years. I became involved in the community, and found this to be my … [Read more...] about Hopeful that community can rise above conflict