County producers to present at Jan. 8 grazing conference

Two Idaho County ag producers will be presenters at the upcoming Three Rivers Grazing Conference in Lewiston. Dion Heckman of White Bird, and Derrick Stuivenga of Grangeville, will be presenting on using drones for cattle surveillance and herding.

December 13, 2018 10:32 a.m. read more..

Internet infrastructure needs discussed at informational meeting

With leaders from Idaho County and the cities of Winchester, Craigmont, Grangeville, Cottonwood and Nezperce in the crowd, Idaho Department of Commerce senior economic development advisor George Lynch opened an informational meeting Dec. 5 at Cottonwood City Hall with a plainspoken description of why broadband Internet access matters enough to merit state and local government attention.

December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Clovis retires after 35 years with Gortsema

“I’ve been really fortunate – this job has been more like a hobby to me,” said Mike Clovis. On Dec. 21, the shortest day of the year, Clovis will have his shortest workday: He will leave Gortsema Motors and delve into the land of retirement.

December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

It's Your Business: Syringa brown bag is Dec. 17

The public is invited to join SHC staff for brown bag presentations by providers of Syringa Hospital and Clinics. The next presentation speaker and topic is set for Monday, Dec. 17, with Kimberly Campbell, MD, who will speak on “The Pathology of Alzheimer’s.” This will be on understanding this most common form of dementia. The presentation will be held at the Soltman Center in Grangeville from 12:15 –12:45 p.m.

December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

MVSD’s Johnson takes Lewiston Library job

After 11 years as the Mountain View School District 244 librarian, Lynn Johnson will be shelving her last books for the district. Johnson was recently hired as the Lewiston Library director by the Lewiston Library Board of Trustees. Her first day on the job will be Jan. 14, 2019.

December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Stars Dance Academy

Stars Dance Academy presented its recital “Christmas Stories,” Saturday, Dec. 8, at Grangeville High School. More than 50 dance students participated in the program under the direction of instructor Lori Zechmann (see Stars Dance Academy on Facebook).

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Kamiah play set for Dec. 17, 19

The Kamiah Characters Theater Club will be presenting “Star Tracks: The Exposition Menace” at the Kamiah Multipurpose Room on Monday, Dec. 17, and Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m. There will be an intermission, complete with a bake sale.

December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Riggins News: Harper joins public works department

Quote of the week: “Children don’t need more things. The best toy a child can have is a parent who gets down on the floor and plays with them.” The planned protest about closing steelhead fishing turned into a celebration. “We would like to take a moment to thank local business owner, Roy Akins, for his efforts in our Salmon River Community, for his perseverance and dedication in this cause … organizing and leading meetings, devising a plan and launching the Alliance. Thank you, sir, and thank you to the many others who were front and center in this process.#community #rigginsidaho,” by Salmon River Chamber of Commerce. See more info on this protest/celebration in the Free Press.

December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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