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Rural schools funding in limbo

September 22, 2017 at 3:20 pm

WALLACE — Each year, Shoshone County receives a chunk of money from the Federal Government in the form of Secure Rural Schools (SRS) funds. These funds have been vital to the existence of rural sch...

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It’s party time!

September 22, 2017 at 3:17 pm | Shoshone News-Press The Historic Silver Valley Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual auction this coming Friday night and it looks like it’s going to be a wild night. The “Animal House” themed night is set t...

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Keeping warm, staying active, and having fun!

September 21, 2017 at 3:41 pm | Shoshone News-Press SMELTERVILLE — Reported on by the News-Press earlier this year, Shoshone County ranked second to last among Idaho counties in overall health. In order to improve this rating, it makes sense to edu...

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KPD Roll Call 9/12-9/19

September 20, 2017 at 3:13 pm | Shoshone News-Press •Shots fired call up Wardner, multiple callers. It seems someone was shooting at a coyote on the hillside as the coyote could be heard in all of Wardner- Cleared unable to locate. •Called to yo...

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Block party!

September 20, 2017 at 1:00 am | Shoshone News-Press This past weekend the owners of McConnell Hotel decided to have a “Block Party” for most of Saturday to help raise some money and bring a little closure to the community. After the building was gutt...

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One big thank you

September 20, 2017 at 1:00 am | Shoshone News-Press KELLOGG — Because of how the fire districts in the Silver Valley are designed, Shoshone County Fire District No.1 (SCFD1) firefighter John Miller says it is common for members of responding districts...

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Event Calendar 9/20-9/26

September 20, 2017 at 1:00 am | Shoshone News-Press Thursday, Sept. 21 •Story time at the Osburn Public Library from 11 a.m. to noon., 921 Mullan Avenue. For ages 0-5. Singing, crafts, stories, and snacks. Event reoccurs every Thursday. •Pinochle ...

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Fire danger lowered and restrictions lifted

September 19, 2017 at 4:53 pm | Shoshone News-Press CATALDO — The Shoshone County Fire Chief’s Association (SCFCA), which includes members from all local fire departments and wildland fire agencies, have determined it is time to lower the fire dange...

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Fire cause still under investigation

September 19, 2017 at 4:44 pm | Shoshone News-Press KELLOGG — It may be some time before an official cause of the McConnell Hotel fire is declared, according to local and state fire officials. Since the fire occurred on Aug. 29, speculation has been ...

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