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LeAnne’s Nursery Visit: In an effort to learn about local businesses in their community, Cornerstone Christian Learning Center students visited LeAnne’s Flower and Gift Shop May 3. Students toured the nursery, asked questions and walked home with purchased flowers.

Photo by Lorie Palmer
LeAnne’s Nursery Visit: In an effort to learn about local businesses in their community, Cornerstone Christian Learning Center students visited LeAnne’s Flower and Gift Shop May 3. Students toured the nursery, asked questions and walked home with purchased flowers.



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Lorie Palmer

You may have noticed that Dave Seyer’s former insurance office building on Grangeville’s Main Street was demolished May 3. Camas Prairie Insurance (owned by Dominic Lustig) is rebuilding its new office on the same site at 526 W. Main Street. They are temporarily located at 621 West South 1st Street (one block west of the old building, across from Grangeville Builders). The new office is planned to be finished by this fall.

Straight from the horse’s mouth — Idaho Department of Labor in Grangeville in this case — Family Dollar is currently hiring for its Grangeville store location (former King’s store). A variety of sales/clerk positions are open and the next hiring event is June 5.

In the meantime you can always stop in IDOL and visit with them about this and other jobs available in our communities: 158 East Main Street Suite 1A; 208-983-0440 ext. 3789.

Did you know the Jewish state of Israel was established in 1948 and one-third of the citizens are survivors of the Holocaust?

Here’s some more Best of Idaho County winners:

Best Salon/Barbershop: Shear Magic, Signature Salon: Blown Away; Best Utility Company: Avista Utilities; Best Craft Store (quilting, sewing, scrapbooking…etc): Home Grown Quilts; Best Gym/Fitness Center: The Gym/Groaners; Best Fuel Service: CHS Primeland; Best Fencing: Camas Fence; Best Commercial Printing: The Print Shop; Best In-Home Care: Devin’s Home Care; Best Equipment Rental: Prairie Equipment Rental; and Best Forestry Services: Idaho Forest Group. Look for more next week!

Don’t forget, the first business showcase is set for Saturday, June 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Gym Event Center. Bring your table and marketing materials to display and share with everyone who attends. Cost is $20 per vendor. There will be a free barbecue and bounce houses for the kids as well. RSVP by May 21 to reserve a spot. Contact Zack Gonsalves at 208-751-1005 ext. 2960 or zachary.gonsalves@mannmortgage.com

Looking for a place to take mom this Mother’s Day? Don’t forget the Grangeville Elks Lodge annual Mother’s Day Champagne Breakfast Buffet. It’s set for this Sunday, May 13. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Everyone is invited.

To make a reservation call Nancy at 208-983-0583 or Jay at 208-962-7170. Cost is $14 for adults, $8 for those 6 to 11 and kids 5 and younger are free. Breakfast consists of pancakes, ham, eggs Benedict, sausage, scrambled eggs, fruit, pastries, biscuits and gravy, coffee, milk, orange juice, champagne and sparkling cider.

The Elks uses its funds to sponsor a variety of charitable activities including youth baseball, scouting, hunter education and drug awareness programs.

The Cottonwood Community Yard Sale is set for Saturday, May 19. Emily McHugh is the chair. Contact her at mchu6621@vandals.uidaho.edu to get your yard sale on the map.

Saturday was a Norman Rockwell kind of day in Grangeville as I mostly sorted through things on the home front. I did, however, venture out to the post office where I ran into Mary Kaschmitter. She is graduating from college this week and applying to dental schools. Wow!

When I drove by the park I saw Earl Musick and Steve Munson playing catching with kids and grandkids. I saw Shannon Wimer mowing her beautifully manicured lawn, Jerry Jessup spraying some weeds by his creek and Dr. Jim Haug planting some shrubs and trees. Just a nice little drive seeing people enjoying the sunshine.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. Gift Mom the best gift of all: your time.



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