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Farris takes on large, blank canvas for senior project

“I thought about a barrel racing event fund-raiser, but I wanted to do something for my community that was long-lasting,” Grangeville High School senior Macenzie Farris said of her senior project. That thought led Farris to a large endeavor.

June 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

U of I releases spring semester dean’s list

More than 2,500 students qualified for the U of I Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester. To be included in the Dean’s List, U of I students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 graded credits during the semester. The spring 2018 semester ended May 11.

June 27, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Van Gunten is essay contest winner

Grangeville High School junior Grace Van Gunten was the recent winner in an essay contest. In December of 2017, Van Gunten won the local Lewis Clark Valley Chapter contest and then her essay received second place in the 2017 Fleet Reserve Association- Pacific Northwest Region contest.

June 13, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Governor’s Cup recipients announced

Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the recipients recently of the 2018 Governor’s Cup Scholarships to Idaho colleges and universities. The 43rd Governor’s Cup fund-raising drive brought in enough money for 36 new scholarships to be awarded this year.

June 13, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Grangeville High School Senior Fun Night

Grangeville High School’s class of 2018 held its Senior Fun Night Friday, May 25, following graduation. Here, seniors and their friends play the various games offered. Senior parents raised money through the generosity of the community throughout the year to provide the safe and drug-free event. Students were awarded and won a variety of gifts from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

June 13, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

GHS graduation: ‘Don’t be afraid to embrace plan B’

A beloved former Grangeville High School teacher had the crowd lit at graduation Friday night, May 25. Kathy Stefani, music teacher, was the guest speaker for the class of 2018’s ceremony. Stefani received whistles and whoops as well as thunderous applause as she greeted the standing-room only crowd. “I have missed you, and am so honored to be here,” she said, sharing memories of her decade in Grangeville that ended just two years ago when she moved to Moscow.

May 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Prairie High School Graduation

Cottonwood’s Prairie High Schoool graduated 28 students for the class of 2018 Friday night, May 25. Here, students ready for their commencement in the PHS gym.

May 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Grangeville High School Concert Choir

Grangeville High School held its end of year concert May 15 featuring GHS Wind Ensemble Band, Concert Choir (pictured) and Varsity Blue Choir. The music program is under the direction of Merrill-Lee Rasmussen.

May 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Kamiah HOSA continues fund-raising efforts

The Kamiah Chapter of HOSA-Future Health Professionals is kicking off a series of fund-raising activities to fund travel to the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, June 27-30. At the conference students will compete in a variety of health-related competitions and workshops.

May 23, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

BSU names spring 2018 graduates

Boise State University honored spring graduates during two commencement ceremonies May 5 in Taco Bell Arena. Together they drew a record 1,800-plus students.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Told uses reading to help attain Eagle Scout status

Eagle Scout projects generally require about 15 hours of community service time. However, that amount for Michael Told could be quadrupled and not even touch the time he has devoted to his project. “I’ve spent a lot of time here at GEMS [Grangeville Elementary Middle School],” the Grangeville High School junior smiled.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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