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  • Above, the last Simplot truck is ready to leave the Grower Solutions location in Weiser. The property is now empty, except for a few fertilizer bays, shown below, which still contained a small amount of product. Services have moved to Ontario. Photos by Philip A. Janquart
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    01/24/2023 - 9:16pm

  • Independent journalist Josh Gibbons, shown above, spoke about his recent experience covering the border crisis for Rebel News at the Bee Tree Folk School in Weiser last week. Gibbons was invited to come speak to Washington County residents by ConservativesOf: Washington County. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
    01/24/2023 - 8:28pm
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  • Idaho Gov. Brad Little, shown above, speaks during a recent engagement in Boise. He will be at the Vendome on Friday, Jan. 27 along with various state department heads to field questions from Washington County residents who are encouraged to come meet the governor face to face. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
    01/24/2023 - 8:03pm

  • Kids from Greenhouse Preschool visited the Weiser Signal American newspaper office last week to see how a newspaper is put together. From left, Braxton Downing, Atty Hickey, Alexa D’Addabbo, Sawyer King, and Michael Flowers. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
    01/24/2023 - 7:57pm

  • Trevor Warren and his mother, Laurie, have been running sled dog teams together for many years now. In the picture above, Laurie is on hand during a recent training run in preparation for the 2023 Idaho Sled Dog Challenge set to kick off Jan. 30. The 100-mile race ends Jan. 31. Photo courtesy of Trevor Warren
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  • Angel Wings Network was recently added to the Idaho Business Review’s December 2022 Power List and also named the Fruitland Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit of the Year. Director Mabel Dobbs, shown above left, and boardmember Toni Burnett, right, pose in front of the 2012 Lincoln MKZ that was donated to the organization last fall. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
    01/17/2023 - 8:54pm

  • Participants and volunteers pose for a group shot during the 51st annual Elks Hoop Shoot held Saturday, Jan. 14. Winners of each age group now move on to the district shoot to be held in Nampa this weekend. Photo by Nancy Grindstaff
    01/17/2023 - 8:49pm
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    Weiser Ambulance Director Luke Smith describes the various pieces of equipment that will be added to the new ambulance. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
    01/17/2023 - 8:45pm

  • Weiser Memorial Hospital recently purchased original prints by local artist Gwen Toomalatai, which are now on diplay within the hospital’s new medical wing. From left, Gwen Toomalatai, WMH Foundation Executive Director Kimberly Burgess, and WMH CEO Steven Hale. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
    01/12/2023 - 10:13pm

  • The corner at Highway 95 and Main Street in Weiser is slated to receive traffic signals in 2029, but an effort by the City of Weiser could potentially move the date up to 2026 with a letter of intend to contribute funds to the project. The Weiser City Council will follow up discussion at a future meeting, possibly on Feb. 13, 2023. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
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News


Above, the last Simplot truck is ready to leave the Grower Solutions location in Weiser. The property is now empty, except for a few fertilizer bays, shown below, which still contained a small amount of product. Services have moved to Ontario. Photos by Philip A. Janquart
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01/24/2023 - 9:16pm
Local farmers will still be serviced from the company’s Ontario location    Simplot Grower Solutions (SGS) has closed its location in Weiser.  It does not, however, mean that local growers won’t have access to services. Although the...

Opinions

01/24/2023 - 8:54pm
Last Saturday, Cathy and I were invited to a 70th birthday party for an “old” friend. Joe and I have been friends since we were in our early 20s’, back in Parma where we were backdoor neighbors and went to church together.    We had a great time...

Sports


Weiser’s wrestlers were busy last week hosting a tri-meet against Parma and Vallivue and then competed in the Clearwater Classic. The Wolverines came out on top of both their matches against Parma and Vallivue. Weiser controlled the mat and beat Parma, allowing no wins, to take the match 76-0. They they went up against 4A Vallivue and won the dual 48-28. Pictured above is Trenton Hawker wrestling at 220 pounds. Hawker won by fall in both matches. At the Clearwater Tourney Hawker placed first along with Maddox Stevens, who wrestled at 170 pounds and Kash Cobb. Photo by Katie von Brethorst
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Wrestling at 152 pounds sophomore Kash Cobb had a winning streak beating his two opponents at the tri-meet in Weiser by fall. He kept up his winning ways by beating all four of his opponents by fall and finished in first place at the Clearwater Tournament this past weekend. Photo by Katie von Brethorst
01/24/2023 - 9:11pm
by Katie von Brethorst  Last Wednesday, the Weiser Wolverine wrestlers hosted a tri-meet with Parma and Vallivue. It was a good night to see what Parma had for competition in the SRV conference as well as the challenge of a 4A school wrestling...

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