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Wheat Montana farm under new ownership

View this story on its original site Often lauded as one of the state’s major business success stories, owners of a prominent Montana farm have sold their land. Wheat Montana, based in Three Forks, sold its mills and bakeries to a private equity firm in 2015 and sold its farm to a new family in […]

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Summer learning

View this story on its original site Krystel Fernandez Torres, wearing a set a gray wolf ears and a long, gray tail, had no trouble huffing and puffing and blowing away the straw and stick houses of two of the three little pigs. The pigs – all wearing pink ears – ran away as members […]

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Celebrate community with Rocky Point Festival Saturday

View this story on its original site Rocky Point Fire and EMS Department invites everyone to attend its 38th annual barbecue, flea market, bake sale and auction, set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event takes place at the Rocky Point fire hall on Rocky Point Road, just north of Highway 140 West […]

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Fink wins Rutschman Award as top college athlete

View this story on its original site Mitchell Fink has added to his laurels with one final Oregon Tech basketball season looming in his future. The senior-to-be was named winner of the male Ad Rutschman Award by the Oregon Sports Award program, and joins Ryan Feigi (2008) and Bryant Sentman (2011) as OIT winners of […]

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New fire hall opens its doors

View this story on its original site Firefighters at Central Valley Fire District’s Station 1 have a new home, and the public is invited to celebrate its grand opening and tour the facility on Saturday. After three years of planning and construction, the district’s new headquarters on Wings Way near the airport is operational. The […]

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Local teen dies in water accident

View this story on its original site An American Falls teen tragically died in a water accident this past weekend. According to her obituary, the victim was 18-year-old Taylor Paige Smith, a recent graduate of American Falls High School. Elmore County sheriff’s officials on Wednesday released some additional details about the accident that occurred on […]

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Stanwood House’s art building burns

View this story on its original site The first thing Chaim Bezalel said when asked about the fire on his property was, “We have more friends than what I thought. It was an amazing experience.” Tuesday night, a fire broke out in an art studio next to the historic Stanwood House, 9915 270th St. NW, […]

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Immigration vigil draws supporters, protesters

View this story on its original site On Tuesday evening, the Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee held an “Immigration Vigil” outside the Klamath County Government Center. The demonstration was intended to “bear witness to the injustice that is happening in ICE detention facilities” and to “honor those who have died in ICE custody,” a press […]

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WSDOT recommends roundabout at I-90 and Canyon Road

View this story on its original site There are more than 400 roundabouts in Washington state and approximately 170 in Washington State Department of Transportation facilities. Now it’s looking like the statistics will increase by one more with the I-90-Canyon Road Interchange-Eastbound Ramp Terminal Improvements Project. WSDOT assistant regional administrator Brian White outlined the project […]

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Local residents earn degree from WGU

View this story on its original site Originally published by the Preston Citizen. Six area residents have completed their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university held its 70th (Orlando, Florida); 71st (Cincinnati, Ohio); and 72nd (Anaheim, California) commencement ceremonies this year to celebrate the graduation of more than 22,000…

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Lake County’s new District Attorney announced and sworn in

View this story on its original site Lake County has a new District Attorney. Ted K. Martin of Malheur County officially began his duties as District Attorney after swearing in front of family, co-workers and Judge Robert Nichols on Wednesday, July 10. Being a district attorney has been something that Martin always wanted to do, […]

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Take part in a ‘Live Bat Chat’ at Lava Beds

View this story on its original site A “Live Bat Chat,” at Lava Beds National Monument will offer a close-up encounter with these fascinating creatures of the night at 9 p.m. Friday, July 19 at the Campground Amphitheater, according to a news release. Park rangers will kick off the evening with a brief talk discussing […]

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