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COUER D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho residents soon will have to enter an area code to call other people in the state. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that ( starting in August, Idaho telephone customers must start dialing 10 digits to make a call.

RIGGINS, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho County Sheriff's Office says it has found a medical item belonging to a 54-year-old Boise man who went missing June 29. The office said late Saturday that someone found a medical item belonging to John "Randy" French about five miles north of Riggins on the bank of the Salmon River.

WEISER, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a west-central Idaho man has died after a farm tractor ran over him. Washington County Sheriff Matt Thomas tells KTVB-TV that 69-year-old Lynn Evans of Weiser died July 4. Thomas says Evans had just put a new motor in the tractor in his repair shop when it apparently slipped into gear and ran over him.

KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — Officials in the central Idaho tourist town of Ketchum have passed an ordinance banning gas stations on Main Street. The Idaho Mountain Express reports that the city council on Monday unanimously approved the ban and waived a provision requiring the ordinance be read at two more council meetings.

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