Photo by Lorie Palmer
Grangeville High School senior Wyatt Perry leads veterans through the student trunnel of gratitude Nov. 10.
As of Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Newly revamped, the City of Grangeville website – www.grangeville.us – has a clean look, is mobile-friendly and provides quick access to city services and information. “We’re still tweaking it,” said city clerk Tonya Kennedy, with more offerings to come. An online calendar will provide dates and basic info on city events, council meetings, etc., and the city’s Facebook feed is available for view. Find forms to fill out, make comments, and have better access to city records through the site, which is developed through Wild Web West.
Make a note: Toys for Tots distribution in Grangeville is set for Saturday, Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans and Community Outreach Center at 318 East Main Street.
Call for sign-up prior to Dec. 10: Julie Bentley, 208-983-2183 (leave a message). Collection boxes for donated toys are at the following locations: Camas Lanes, the Veterans Center, Umpqua Bank and Larson’s in Grangeville and The Hangout in Cottonwood.
The public is invited to join SHC staff for brown bag presentations by providers of Syringa Hospital & Clinics. The next presentation speaker and topic is set for Thursday, Dec. 7, Dr. Matthew Told with “ABC’s of Dermatology: Common Skin Conditions.” The presentation will be held at the Soltman Center in Grangeville from 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Another year of low unemployment and high consumer confidence will motivate 50.9 million Americans to hit the road and take to the air for the Thanksgiving holiday, celebrated from today, Wednesday, Nov. 22, to Sunday, Nov. 26. That’s the most since 2005.
AAA Idaho projects 265,000 Idahoans will travel 50 miles or more from home this holiday season, with 236,000 opting to travel by automobile. In the Mountain region (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada Utah and Wyoming), travel volume is expected to top 3.7 million during this period.
In last week’s story on the City of Grangeville’s proposed timber harvest project, it should have stated the volume of timber to be removed as 350,000 board feet. An overestimation in the story was due to reporter error.
Snowhaven is looking for experienced snowboarders and skiers who would be interested in teaching lessons this ski season. Those hired must have experience and also be available to work weekends and holidays through mid-March. If you are interested, contact Cheryl or Brian Geib at 208-451-4123. Go to the city clerk’s office and complete paperwork.
GHS student Shauna Calhoun is seeking fleece for her senior project. If you have any to donate, drop off at the GHS office.
Note that former Syringa Foundation director Clarence Chapman is currently serving as interim director of the foundation until a new director can be hired.