Clark County, ID

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2022 Primary Election Results in Jefferson and Clark Counties

Both contested seats remain in the possession of the incumbents for Jefferson and Clark County Commissioners Roger Clark and Gregory Shenton after the May 17 Primary Election. Now that all precincts have reported, here are the results for each county. In Jefferson County, incumbent County Commissioner for Zone 2 Scott...

Idaho counties adopt voter accessibility measures for primary election

Counties across Idaho are taking measures to ensure voters have an equitable experience at the polls on Tuesday. In particular, polling places in certain areas are working to overcome physical barriers for handicapped voters, as well as language barriers for those who don’t speak English. Polling places in Ada...
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Race for Clark County Commissioner for District 2

This year’s May 17 primary election will see incumbent Clark County Commissioner Greg Shenton’s seat contested by two individuals, Steven Gilger and Katie Cross. The Jefferson Star reached out to all three candidates in the election and asked them to fill out an online survey. The following are responses received by the deadline date:
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Clark County brings in new county ambulance

Clark County acquired a new ambulance this last week, after ordering from Braun Northwest over a year ago. Emergency Management Coordinator Jill Egan stated she began the process for acquiring a new ambulance in September of 2020 when the Idaho Department of Commerce reached out to her about their Community Development Block Grant.
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2022 Easter egg open season: where to hunt this year

Several cities in the area will be hosting their annual Egg hunts this year. The Dubois Lions Club will be hosting their Easter egg hunt this year for children aged 0 - 11 at Waring City Park on April 16 at 10 a.m. In Jefferson County. The Hamer Lions Club...
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Clark County Schools awarded a $17,000 grant for front doors

Superintendent Eileen Holden announced that the district was awarded a grant of $17,000 at the March 10 Clark County School District board meeting, among other updates. Holden stated that the Upper Valley Child Advocacy Center provided them with a grant targeted to certain age groups through Idaho Community Projects. The grant will help cover the cost to update the front doors at Lindy Ross Elementary School and Clark County Junior and Senior High School.

Dangerous Wind Chills today

Wind Chill Warning through 9am for northern counties: northern Butte County, Clark County, northern half of Fremont County. We've also registered severe wind chill in Jackson Hole this morning; -47 below just ahead of sunrise. High pressure drifts and ushers out this arctic air and we'll have warmer temperatures tomorrow...