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Kamiah man arrested for DUI

     A Kamiah man was arrested June 19 and charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence.

     Idaho County Cpl. Tom Remington arrested Russell Wiggins, 61, after observing him drive errantly along Highway 12 at approximately 2:31 a.m.

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Kooskia man arrested for aggravated assault

     Darren Cooley of Kooskia was arrested for felony aggravated assault after allegedly pointing a pistol at the back of another man’s head on June 20.

     Idaho County Dep. Sam Denham responded to an assault report at approximately 12:35 a.m. at 1303 Clear Creek Rd.

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Harpster man arrested on battery charges

     Robert Montgomery, 66, of Harpster was arrested and charged with felony aggravated battery after alleging choking a woman.

     According to police records, Montgomery is alleged to have grabbed Barbara Harrison by the neck and choked her until she was nearly unconscious. The incident occurred at 10:54 p.m. on June 18 at Robert Sandberg’s home. Sandberg witnessed the event.

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Woman stabs boyfriend in domestic dispute

     Two Kamiah residents were arrested for injuring each other during a domestic dispute on June 11.

     Melanie Jean McCoy allegedly stabbed her boyfriend Shawn Phillip Gray after they got into an argument at their Glenwood residence.

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Celebrate your heritage in Stites Print E-mail

Stites Days coming July 11-12

     Stites Days, with the theme of “Celebrating Our Heritage,” will be held July 11-12.

     On Saturday a pancake breakfast will commence at 7 a.m. There will also be pie and ice cream, a parade at 10 a.m., kids activities, horse shoes, lunch barbecue, taco supper, music, a raffle, and vendors booths.

     On Sunday, a morning  community church service will be held at 10:30 a.m., followed by a covered dish meal, and an evening Singspiration at the Gospel Lighthouse Church Of God at 6 p.m.

     Contact Pastor Troy Hall Jr. at 926-4766 for details of the church events and Martha at 926-7300 or Dan Coulter at 926-7241 for parade entry forms or vendor or raffle information.

     Stites Days is hosted by the City of Stites, area volunteers, businesses, and churches.

Deer vs. motorcycle Print E-mail

Deer causes motorcycle accident

     Sergeant Carlos Martinez of the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motorcycle accident on June 19 that took place at 2:13 p.m. near Sally Ann Road on Highway 13.

     Donald, 66, and Carol, 63, Markovetz  of Kuna Idaho were traveling in a group of motorcycle riders when a deer jumped out in front of their 2008 Harley Davidson.

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Obituaries, Death Notices in the June 25, 2015 issue Print E-mail

Betty Canary, 84

     Betty Canary, 84, of Nampa, Idaho, died, Monday, June 15, 2015 at her home.

     The family has placed trust in Alsip & Persons Funeral Chapel, Nampa for their final arrangements, (208) 466-3545.


Memorial for Bob and Donna Jackson

     A memorial service for Bob and Donna Jackson will be on Saturday, July 4, at the Jackson Place in Woodland, starting with a barbecue at noon.  The service will be at 3 p.m. For more information call 935-0870.


Obituary policy Print E-mail
Obituary policy: There will be a $50 flat fee for obituaries up to 500 words. For each additional 50 words beyond the 500 word limit, an additional $5 will be charged. The flat fee includes one picture. Additional pictures are $5 each. Larger two-column pictures are $20. There is no charge for service/death notices.
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