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It's Your Business: ICLP to meet Nov. 2; Ladies Night Out at Gallery tonight

Local business employees were dressed to go on Halloween, yesterday, Oct. 31. (L-R) Jenny Underwood, Lisa Learn and Shauna Simonsen at Asker’s Harvest Foods were looking rather witchy and (right, L-R) Jill Bruegeman (and her canine pal), Jim Gorges and Shanna Legg were dressed for the day at the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office.

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Local business employees were dressed to go on Halloween, yesterday, Oct. 31. (L-R) Jenny Underwood, Lisa Learn and Shauna Simonsen at Asker’s Harvest Foods were looking rather witchy and (right, L-R) Jill Bruegeman (and her canine pal), Jim Gorges and Shanna Legg were dressed for the day at the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office. Facebook images



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Lorie Palmer

Note: School will be in session this Thursday, Nov. 2, Grangeville High School. Though this was supposed to be a parent/teacher conference day, the students will be in school this day to make up for the bomb threat day in October. Classes will run on a normal Thursday schedule with attendance policy in effect.

Know that conferences will be held at GHS tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 1, and tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 2, 4 to 7:30 p.m. There is no school Friday, Nov. 3.

Grangeville Elementary Middle School students will not have school Nov. 2 or 3 and conferences will also be held. School will also not be in session at Clearwater Valley in Kooskia.

The Hangout in Cottonwood will offer all veterans a free hot roast beef sandwich on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

The 79th annual Idaho County Light and Power cooperative association meeting is set for Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Elks Lodge in Grangeville. Members are invited; registration starts at 11 a.m. and a hosted lunch will be served at noon. Free door prizes will be available for all registered members. For questions call 208-983-1610.

It’s Ladies Night Out at The Gallery tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 5 to 8 p.m. Stop in for “Moonlight Magic” featuring hand-crafted jewelry, doTERRA oils, homemade canned goods, LuLaRoe, soap, food, Hammered Treasures, Pampered Chef, Limelight, cleaning products, makeup and more.

Taste a bit of local wine with Lindsey Creek Vineyards. Light appetizers will also be served.

The Gym will be hosting a Holiday Fair every Saturday from 9-1 starting Nov. 25 through Dec. 16. There was a great turnout for this last year at Real Life Church (located in the back of The Gym). Vendors can reserve their space by calling 208- 983-7070.

Do your family, church or organization in the Grangeville-area want to “adopt” a local family for Christmas? Contact Angie Edwards at Grangeville Elementary Middle School at 983-0400.

Fresh holiday swags are available through the Big Cedar Homemakers, but you need to get your order in by Nov. 6. Call Suzanne Stephens at 208-926-4704. Swags will be delivered in Grangeville Nov. 15, and in Kamiah/Kooskia Nov. 20. Cost is $15 each.

Ken Lefsaker recently retired from Grangeville Builders. We wish him well on his future endeavors!

The public is invited to join Syringa Hospital and Clinics staff for brown bag presentations by providers of SHC. The next presentation speaker and topic is set for Tuesday, Nov. 14, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., at the Soltman Center. Dr. Tema Jessup will present “Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes.”

Sadly, several of our local bank branches in Idaho County are set for closure. With the popularity and accessibility of on-line banking, it’s just difficult to keep some of the outlying branches open.

Wells Fargo in Cottonwood will close Nov. 8 at noon.

In Kooskia, Umpqua Bank will close Jan. 25, 2018. In Riggins, Umpqua Bank will close March 14, 2018.

I recently read a thank you posted on Facebook offering kudos to John at Early Bird Supply in Grangeville for going above and beyond to assist a customer in Elk City. Way to go! It’s nice to hear about our local businesses offering great customer service.

Richard and Terry Eller have taken the helm at White Bird’s Red’s Café. Their grandson, Jake, who has been working there, will manage the restaurant. Due to some unforeseen health problems, Mike and Wendy Kunkel needed to sell the eatery.

Learn to Dance: The Nightclub Two Step class will be offered by Jeff and Carla Wilkins at Grangeville High School Tuesdays Nov. 7 and 14, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $30 per couple.

Overnight Breads will be offered by Liz Clark at GHS Thursday, Nov. 16, 6 to 9 p.m. Cost is $30.

Both classes are through Lewis-Clark State College Grangeville Outreach.

To register call 208-983-2164 or e-mail cnwilkins@lcsc.edu.



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