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From homeless to double the love: Stray dog happy ending in two homes

'she loves to come here and is excited and happy and we have a great time'

A stray dog roaming the streets of Grangeville ended up with a double happy ending: Two homes. However, it wasn’t only the canine that received help; she also offered it. “I feel good to have helped her, but, honestly, I needed her, too,” said Nona Donaldson.

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Boise woman to sing her stories April 25

Concert is free, open to all ages

Those interested in music or stories or both will want to mark their calendars for Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School. Singer, songwriter and storyteller Tracy Morrison of Boise will offer the program “Historical Idaho Women Stories and Folk Songs.” The concert is free and open to all ages.

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American Legion Post celebrates 98th birthday

The Grangeville American Legion Post 37 celebrated the 98th birthday of the American Legion with a party on March 11 at the Idaho County Veterans and Community Center. Unit 37 of the American Legion Auxiliary provided cupcakes and snacks. The keynote speech on the American Legion programs was given by Commander Don Owen.

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Milestone: Engagement - Uhlenkott and Gervais

Chuck and Kerry Uhlenkott of Cottonwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristina, to Joe Gervais of Seattle, Wash. She is currently an intensive care unit nurse employed by Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She began her ICU nursing career at Georgetown University Medical Hospital in Washington, D.C. after receiving her bachelor of science nursing degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville. For the past four years she has been a travel nurse in various cities including Seattle.

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Woman to sing her stories at GEMS April 25

Those interested in music or stories or both will want to mark their calendars for Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School.

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Times Past

This appears to be a four-generations photo and the Free Press would like to identify the family members pictured.

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Homeless dog finds double the love

What happens when a stray dog roaming the streets of Grangeville finds two loving woman who come to her rescue? She ends up with a double happy ending: Two homes.

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Jet boat book displays photos, history

“The forecast this weekend is dry and in the 60s,” said Marlene Mignerey, with a smile in her voice. It’s no wonder husband and wife duo Frank and Marlene Mignerey would be concerned with the weather the second weekend of April: It’s jet boat weekend in the town the Mignereys love.

Riggins News: Jet boat racers roar into town this weekend

The 33rd annual Jet Boat Races and activities will be held this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 14-16, sponsored by the Salmon River Jet Boat Committee. Race teams from Canada and the United States will be competing not only for cash prize awards, but also bragging rights for racing the famous “River of No Return” and having raced the most exciting and longest running river jet boat race in the U.S.A.! Race class sponsors are Rogers Toyota, American Turbine, Salmon Rapids Lodge, and Salmon River Helicopter. Get down by the river to be a part of the action.

Clearwater Valley News: Libraries rock; celebrate public libraries this week; Kooskia Library book sale set for April 22

April 9-15 is National Library Week with the theme, “Libraries Transform”. Public libraries exist in many countries across the world and are considered an essential part of having an educated and literate population. With so much fake news out there, libraries provide a great place to seek the truth.

White Bird News: Bucks are new store owners

Another round of snow…Another round of sunshine! Give it five minutes and it will all change again.

Lowell / Syringa News: Guides prepare for summer whitewater

Helicopters flying low overhead, white trucks carrying telephone poles, panel trucks and lift trucks, all upriver on a sunny Sunday replacing downed poles on the Selway River Road near Swiftwater Bridge. We had an “event” last week and a burst of wind took out about 50 trees. Could have been worse if closer to local homes up there, but at least it’s fixable: ICL&P to the rescue once again.

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Playing Bingo in Kamiah

Games of Bingo are offered at the Kamiah American Legion Hall every first and third Friday of the month, starting at 7:30 p.m.

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