Dr. Danny Griffis, a family physician at Syringa Hospital and Clinics, was recently awarded a diploma in Mountain Medicine (DiMM) through the University of New Mexico. The Diploma in Mountain Medicine is an internationally accredited program that has set the standard in advanced training for medical providers in austere backcountry settings for the past 20 years. It consists of 50 hours of didactics in mountain medicine and rescue and 18 days of practical hands on training in the mountains of New Mexico and Colorado during both summer and winter conditions.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Christon Medley of Grangeville, an employee of Idaho County Light and Power, was winner of the 4 Weeks of Christmas giveaway’s second week. She received a $250 gift certificate to B&B Bargain. See this page or go online to enter by answering questions for next week’s prize of a $500 gift certificate from Bud’s PowerSports in Cottonwood.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Don’t forget: Syringa Hospital & Clinics is sponsoring a Senior Holiday Luncheon at The Grangeville Senior Citizens Center, this Friday, Dec. 8, noon, the regular lunch time. A three-course meal and sparkling cider will be served tableside by SHC staff. There is no charge for the meal, but donations are appreciated and will benefit the Senior Nutrition Program. •December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Well, it’s December, along with the town being decorated for the Christmas holiday, we have had an even bigger problem to contend with. That’s right, no water within the city limits. As of this writing on Sunday, they still didn’t have the problem solved. They have been trucking in bottled water to whoever needs it and a portable water truck was coming in to help fill the storage tanks. Many volunteers have helped from near and far. If you need anything you are to call city hall at 208-839-2294 or Sandy at home at 208-839-2239. Swiftwater RV has opened their showers up to the ones who would like a hot shower – thanks Anna as this is greatly appreciated!December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Did you know they have an advertisement this year for “hands free TV”? You can sit in your recliner, just say “Dr Phil”, and the TV will go on, and find Dr. Phil, and there you go! You don’t have to go to the trouble of picking up your remote and pressing a button, let alone actually stand up and press a button on the actual TV, nope those days are over. Life is getting easier, sure glad I’m still alive to see this wonderful invention.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
The Haiti 2018 mission team is selling Christmas poinsettia plants again this year for $14. If you would like to buy one for yourself or someone else, contact Debbie at the parish office or another Haiti team member. They will arrive Dec 14, for delivery or pickup. The group of young people appreciates your support.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Snow! Got about three inches Sunday. Mt. View School District would like patrons to know they have an app that you can access the district and all the happenings at “MVSD244”. You can go to the app store or Google Play. For any questions, call Jenna Boggan at 208-983-0990.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
My quote for this week is “I admire people who always show kindness and help people, no matter if they’re struggling with their own problems. They are truly a gift to this world.” Anonymous. ‘Tis the season to show kindness, compassion, love, and friendship to everyone; we never know the struggles of others. A smile or a kind word may be just the thing that person needs.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Christmas tree, O Christmas tree… If you want to cut your own live tree close to town, check out McFeron’s Christmas Tree Farm on Lukes Gulch Road. Just cross the South Fork bridge in Stites, turn left and go ¼ mile and turn right. Trees are $25 each. Call 208-926-7301. For a blue spruce tree, a place at 1580 Roby Road off Highway 162 near Kamiah is selling them, also $25; call 208-935-1220.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Beginning Nov. 1, Idahoans were able to purchase health and dental insurance for 2018 on the Idaho health insurance exchange, Your Health Idaho. The exchange is the only place in the state where individuals can purchase health insurance and receive a tax credit to help offset the costs of their monthly premium.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Permits for Christmas tree cutting are now available at Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests offices, as well as several local vendors. Free permits are also available to all fourth graders through the Every Kid in a Park program.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
The public is invited to the annual Hospice Tree of Lights Memorial Service Sunday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m., Grangeville Senior Citizens Center (108 Grangeville Truck Route). Doors open at 1:30 p.m. This is sponsored and organized by the staff and volunteers of the Syringa Hospice Program. The candlelight service will include a memorial service for loved ones, music and inspirational poems.December 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
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