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It's Your Business: Donations sought for Animal Ark yard sale

Liz Clark was having a ball at Cash and Carry during Grangeville Merchants’ Crazy Days Friday, Aug. 3. She was dressed as a flower pot giving out root beer float samples.

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Liz Clark was having a ball at Cash and Carry during Grangeville Merchants’ Crazy Days Friday, Aug. 3. She was dressed as a flower pot giving out root beer float samples.



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Lorie Palmer

Animal Ark volunteers will hold a fund-raiser yard sale Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Eagles Hall, 218 North C Street, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drop-off is set for Friday, Sept. 7, at the Eagles Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Note Irwin Drug on Grangeville’s Main Street will be changing its Saturday hours to be 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This begins Sept. 1.

Puretone Hearing Aid Service is in Grangeville the first Thursday of each month at Camas Prairie Eye Clinic, 405 E. Main Street, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will be here Sept. 6. Call 208-746-6068 or 1-800-248-5049 for an appointment.

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With school staring soon, it’s a good time to think about positive ways to let kids know they matter. Last year, Clearwater Valley Junior-Senior High students in Kooskia did just this with encouraging notes written on Post-Its and placed on their lockers.

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Idaho Forest Group has a colorful display of red, white and purple flowers lined along the parking lot entrance of its Grangeville office just off U.S. Highway 95.

Did you hear Marie Cox has opened a new dog grooming business? For your doggie salon needs, call her at 208-661-4788.

An Adams Camp Reunion of family and friends is set for Saturday, Aug. 25, 2 p.m. MST. Participants are asked to bring stories of the past as well as side dishes to share, chairs and drinks. Joaquin and Verna Lowe and Dave will be providing the music. RSVP to Glenna at 208-315-2309.

According to mattressclarity.com, Idahoans are the 7th most sleepless in the nation (31.6 percent of Idahoans survive on less than five hours of sleep per night); more than half of respondents said work stress affects sleep; and one in 10 use alcohol to help them sleep.

Additionally, an ABC News poll found 26 percent of Americans feel they work too hard, which is twice as many as 13 percent of respondents told a Harris Poll in 1960 that they felt overworked. This increased to about a third of people with kids, or workers between 35 and 54 years old.

We will see you all at the Idaho County Fair in Cottonwood this week! You don’t have 4-H kids? Doesn’t matter. Stop on by the fair for an afternoon or evening of fun, food and friends. See schedules in this week’s Shopper, Free Press, special section and premium book.



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