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GHS FFA has successful fair

The Grangeville FFA Chapter had an amazing year in the 2017 Idaho County Fair. The I.C.F has always been enjoyable for young and old, with everything from delicious Lions burgers and huckleberry ice cream to live music and a parade to end the events and festivities. The Grangeville Chapter of the FFA was there not just to have fun and enjoy the food, but to also show off their summer’s hard work.

Sullivan among EOU spring graduates

LA GRANDE, Ore. (August 30, 2017) - Eastern Oregon University awarded 639 bachelor’s degrees, 107 master’s degrees, five associate degrees and two certificates during the 2016-17 academic year.

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Dancers Open House

Girls from 2 on up to 22 were all part of Shirley’s Dance Studio’s open house in Grangeville Aug. 28. Current and future students met, signed up for the coming year and danced a little, too. Sign-ups are still available by calling Shirley Sears at 509-758-6510. Dancers meet each Monday at the United Methodist Church in Grangeville. (Top) Capri Hagen practices her moves while (left) Faye Kennedy gets into the groove.

Tribe awards grants to area schools; recipients: Kooskia, Grangeville

“My first three weeks here have been fantastic – busy, but fantastic,” said Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Marc Scheibe.

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4-H mustang project auctions for high price

This past Friday, Aug. 25, three local 4-H’ers made a trip to the Western State Fair. Alleyna Edmondson, Aidan Acton and Molly VanSteenwyk showed the yearling mustang, Juniper, at the Western Idaho Fair in Boise, and won the 4-H Mustang Challenge. This consisted of extreme trail obstacles.

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Klapprich sisters rock the fair fashion world

Those who were at the Idaho County Fair last week surely heard the “Klapprich” name repeatedly. That was due in part to the Fabulous Klapprich Sisters.

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Hauger lets the dogs out: Raises money for Animal Ark through senior project

“I really love working with animals, so I thought, ‘why not do that and help out locally while doing my senior project at the time?’” said Marie Hauger. Hauger, a senior at Grangeville High School, has worked this summer for Animal Ark Lost and Found. Melinda Hall, a longtime Animal Ark volunteer and organizer, was her mentor. “Marie did a great job,” she said. “She is so sweet and has a great attitude. I have really been blessed by her.”

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R.E.D.: Senior project meant to support U.S. troops

When people are on the home front, going to work and attending school and simply living their lives, it’s easy to forget those serving in the U.S. military who are living apart from their homes and families.

‘Chieftain’ play to be performed Aug. 11-13

My Cheiftain Faðir said to me: ‘My son, you must be strong. The world is yours; where’re you are, it’s there that you belong.’” With this verse, young Bjorn assumes his destiny as chieftain of his village after the tragic death of his father. Bjorn is the best of Vikings, but he realizes that there is so much more to be had than the life that he was given. His questions begin with a priest, then with long relationships broken, then with a battle not only for his life, his village, and everything he holds dear, but also for his soul and the souls of all under his rule.

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Willis to improve CV long jump as part of Eagle Scout project

Clearwater Valley High School will soon have an improved long-jump run, thanks to student Will Willis. Willis of Kamiah, an incoming freshman at CV, will be working on the track as part of his Eagle Scout project.

School registrations scheduled: Cottonwood, Grangeville, Kamiah, Kooskia, Riggins

School registrations scheduled: Cottonwood, Grangeville, Kamiah, Kooskia, Riggins

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Scheibe hired as new MVSD 244 superintendent

'We are definitely excited to have him on board'

A familiar face is taking the helm at Mountain View School District 244. The board voted July 27 to hire Marcus Scheibe as the new district superintendent. “I had said, if there was one place I would want to go to, it would be here,” Scheibe said.

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Crews work on local projects, gain experience

“I hear about other people not wanting to go to their jobs and I literally get up every morning and cannot wait to go to my job,” said 17-year-old Clearwater Valley High School senior Harmony Edmondson. “I love this job.”

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Arnzen chosen for youth leadership conference in D.C.

When Grangeville High School senior Kyra Arnzen first got the letter in the mail from National Youth Leadership Forum for Law and CSI, she thought it was spam. “Is this for real?” she asked GHS counselor Susan Morris. And it was. Based on classes she had taken in the past – forensics, psychology and sociology – she received an invitation to apply for the Washington, D.C., conference. So, she gave it a whirl.

MVSD 244 hires new superintendent

Mountain View School District 244 board voted this week to hire a new superintendent.


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