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County Commissioners approved a public hearing, April 26, 2021, to address new and increased fees for county building permits, Federal Building usage, and a DMV administration fee.

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One’s old stuff could be another’s new favorite outfit, piece of furniture or toy. A local church wants to give residents a chance to purchase their new favorite ‘thing.’

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Neighbors who sued the owner of an Emida dog breeding operation for harassment were awarded $110,000 following a nearly three-year legal battle.

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The Heyburn Elementary students will get a head start on the Chamber of Commerce’s city-wide cleanup this month.

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The Friends of The St. Maries Library will sponsor virtual theater performances by the Idaho Theater for Youth for students of Heyburn Elementary and St. Maries High School. Elementary students will view Oz: The Disbelievable Domain of Zee, a modern adaption of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Th…

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Four St. Maries High School students earned first place awards last month at the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference.

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Elva (Cookie) Allan has been named to the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health board of directors. Her appointment was announced last week.

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The Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN) and the St. Maries High School art students teamed up to bring suicide awareness to the community.

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Area employers report that they have had a hard time hiring over the last few months. Some say it could be due to fallout from COVID-19 benefits and the stimulus bill.

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Longtime St. Maries High School principal John Cordell recently announced that this will be his last year with the district.

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The St. Maries School District will have new principals in each of its schools next year. Superintendent Alica Holthaus said the vacancies were not a complete surprise.

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FEMA will help pay for funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020 for deaths related to COVID-19. The policy was finalized last month.

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Your Health Idaho, the state insurance exchange, will remain open throughout the month of April so Idahoans can take advantage of programs that lower the cost of health insurance premiums.

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The application period for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat controlled hunts begins on April 1 and runs through April 30. Hunters can apply online or at any Fish and Game office, license vendor, or by telephone by calling (800) 554-8685.

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If nothing changes, response times to calls for police in the city of St. Maries will change.

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The Heyburn Elementary students of the month for March included Chloe Lindstrom, Sterling Patterson, Desmond Doupe, Asher Scheffelmaier, Conrad Vore, Emma Rogers, Hope Grosvenor, Titus Clift, Nova Pierce, Madelynn Darst, Nikki Fuller, Harlie Wendt, J.R. Moore, Allie Sibert, Kerry Nelson, Axt…

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The Idaho State Tax Commission extended the 2020 Idaho income tax filing and payment deadlines from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021, to match the federal extended deadline.

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The Benewah County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle accident at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Tenth Street and College Avenue, Wednesday, March 25, 2021. According to Benewah County Undersheriff Tyler Morris, two vehicles collided causing damage to a utility pole at the intersection …