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Best of Idaho County.

Best of Idaho County.


Lorie Palmer

Nominations began Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, for The Best of Idaho County.

Visit to nominate your favorites for places and events, food & drink, businesses, people, government, medical, entertainment and overall.

If you bought an ad in the 2018 Get Acquainted, then congratulations, you’ve been nominated!

Voting begins Feb. 26. May the best win!

Syringa Hospital’s fax number was listed in last week’s article on donations sought for the gala event Feb. 24. The number for people to call to make a donation to the event should be 208-983-8573.

Grangeville Arts will be host to its annual sushi night at The Gallery Saturday, March 3. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. With dinner starting at 6. Dinner is a sushi bar, orange chicken, rice, edamame and veggies.

Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. Call 208-983-2595.

Are you sick of sugar ruling your thoughts and your waist-line? Attend “How to Kick the Sugar Habit” with life coach Beth Davis next Wednesday, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m., at The Gym. There is no cost, and all are welcome. The program is just about one hour and will include take-home information.

Mark your calendars: Protect yourself from identity theft with a class set for Thursday, March 15, 1 to 2 p.m., at the Soltman Center.

This free of charge class will go over the fastest growing crime in the U.S. – identity theft. The most recent scare with the Equifax Breach has left many credit users wondering what they need to do to protect themselves from this invasion of privacy and what they can do to prevent the next one. In this class, learn what identity theft is (it’s not just about your credit), how to minimize your risk of being a victim, and what to do if you suspect or are already a victim. The class is free; the information is invaluable

To register, contact Karen by March 9 at 208-883-2241 or e-mail at

The Grangeville Merchants Chili Cook-Off is set for March 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register your business name and the name of your chili now (spell the name if it has a unique spelling) with Nancy Asker. Leave a message on the answering machine – 208-983-0583 – or mail to 123 W. South 2nd Street, Grangeville, by Monday, Feb. 19, to be listed on the ballots and to be advertised locally.

Did you know “hangry” is now an official word, according to the Oxford English Dictionary’s latest update. It is defined as “being bad-tempered or angry as a result of being hungry.” I know some people don’t appreciate the new slang terms being added to the dictionary, but I think it reflects our culture.


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