New and returning faces took the oath of office on Monday morning, Jan. 11, at the swearing in ceremony for Idaho County elected officials, held at the courthouse in Grangeville. Idaho County Clerk Kathy Ackerman administered the oath to commissioner Skip Brandt and county prosecutor Kirk MacGregor (re-elected in the 2020 elections), and newly elected commissioner Ted Lindsley and sheriff Doug Ulmer. Two unique aspects of the ceremony included it being held outdoors to accommodate the anticipated public interest: More than 65 people attended to witness both the continuation and transition of county offices.

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