As of Tuesday, January 28, 2014
It’s time to get ready for enrichment classes through Lewis-Clark State College Grangeville Outreach.
A photography class Angle of a Photo will be offered by Shilo Bradley at the center Feb. 10 and 24, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a camera and USB cord and get ready to learn some lighting and other photo techniques. Cost is $37.
Icing and Piping will be instructed by Beth Sturdevant at The Pizza Factory Feb. 12, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $32 and all proceeds are donated to the GHS dual credit scholarship program.
Intermediate Fly Tying will be offered by Phil Jahn at the Grangeville Elementary Middle School community room in four sessions slated for Tuesdays and Thursdays Feb. 18 through 27, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Cost is $60 and fees will also be donated to the dual credit program. Those interested for this class must register by Feb. 11.
To sign up for classes contact coordinator Carla Nuxoll Wilkins at 983-2164 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thrift store has new hours
FENN — Second Hand Treasures off U.S. Highway 95 in Fenn has new hours. The second-hand store is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The thrift store, whose proceeds benefit Summit Academy, will have a 50 percent off of everything sale Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and 8. Stop by or call 983-5549 with questions.
Have you heard two new flavors of Oreos are coming out? Cookie dough and marshmallow crispy. Will you try them?
Grangeville Merchants are going to start up their monthly meetings. The first is set for Monday, Feb. 10, 7:30 a.m., at Oscar’s Restaurant. Subsequent meetings will be set following this meeting.
It’s School Choice Week in Idaho and across the nation. National School Choice Week spotlights all types of education options for families including public, charter, private and home schools as well as online. Learn more at www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
Think you’re too old for technology updates? Think again. Facebook’s oldest member, Edythe Kirchmaier, turned 106 last week. According to Parade Magazine, Kirchmaier joined the social networking site last year in an effort to raise awareness for her favorite charity, the medical aid non-profit Direct Relief. Currently, she has around 45,000 friends on her personal Facebook page, and her Direct Relief fan page has nearly 130,000 likes.
The Idaho Department of Labor is offering businesses incentives to hire unemployed workers and train them on the job.
Under the on-the-job training program, Idaho employers hiring qualified workers can get 50 percent of the new employee’s wages reimbursed by the department for up to six months of training, depending on the occupation and the trainee’s skill level. The jobs have to pay at least $10 an hour, and employees must have been laid off or displaced by foreign or other competition.
Learn more about Idaho’s On the Job Training program online at www.labor.idaho.gov.
As many people know, Vern (wife Thesa) Snyder of Grangeville has been very ill with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). He has been in Spokane for treatment and a fund has been set up at Sterling Bank for those who want to donate to help with his medical expenses. Know that you can also drop donations off at Irwin Drug (where his daughter is employed) and these will be added to the Sterling funds.
Rosemary Agee, LPN
, was chosen as the employee of the month for January at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Agee works in all the different clinics and has worked for St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics since 2005. She received her LPN license from Spokane Community College.
When not busying taking care of patients, she enjoys gardening and reading. She and her husband Mike have two sons, one daughter and six grandchildren.
On Saturday, Feb. 1, Allen Pinkham and Steven Evens will discuss their new book Lewis and Clark Among the Nez Perce Strangers in the land of the Nimiipuu. The program will begin at 1p.m., at the Nez Perce National Historical Park’s Spalding Visitor Center. The book looks at the Lewis and Clark Expedition through the eyes of the Nez Perce and examines the interactions of the visitors and their hosts through both the journals of the Captains and oral histories of the Nez Perce. During the program they will discuss and share the results of their eleven years of research. They will also sign copies of the book.
The Spalding Visitor Center is located 12 miles south of Lewiston on US Highway 95.
Call the park at 843-7035.