Nurses are caring, compassionate and ethical professionals,” said Syringa Chief Nursing Officer Alex Frei. He addressed the board at an education session prior to the board meeting Aug. 28.September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Presale carnival tickets for Oktoberfest are available now. Cost is $20 for one session. Get them now by calling Melinda Hall (or stop by KORT), 208-983-5832 or stop by Asker’s Harvest Foods Friday afternoon (4-6 p.m.) or Saturday (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) to purchase. They are also available at Home Grown Quilts, Fairchild Accounting and from Peggy Wright.September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
As many young people do, during college Adam Forsmann decided he would like to someday settle down back home. A 1996 graduate of Prairie High School in Cottonwood, he had spent two years at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene in a pre-engineering program and then went on to finish in agricultural engineering at the University of Idaho.September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Congratulations to the 2019 Lewiston Round-up Queen, Bella Klapprich. Bella is a senior at Grangeville High School and is the daughter of Melissa Miller and Bilejo Klapprich of Grangeville and the granddaughter of Rick and Mickie Miller of Grangeville and Judy Klapprich and Lloyd Uhlenkott of Cottonwood.September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The Architectural Barriers Act, which was signed into law 50 years ago this month, influenced federal agencies across the nation to construct facilities that were universally accessible to visitors of varying physical capabilities. The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests has designed visitor centers, trails, and other facilities with the standards set by this law.September 5, 2018 6:10 a.m. read more..
GRANGEVILLE — Are you ready to participate in America’s favorite pastime? That’s right, baseball. Or softball in this case. This Saturday, Sept. 8, the first Tri-Hospital Employee Softball Tournament will be held with all proceeds going to local search and rescue organizations. The event is set for the Grangeville Lions Park ball field. The event is lightheartedly named “Clash of the Quacks” and will be a round robin softball tournament with employees from Syringa Hospital and Clinics in Grangeville, St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics in Cottonwood, and Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics in Orofino.September 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Get your cars polished and ready for the Camas Prairie Cruisers’ Octoberfest Car Show Saturday, Sept. 29. Check-in is 9 a.m. and the show is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Umpqua Bank parking lot off Main Street in Grangeville. Come view these great local cars. All wheeled vehicles are welcome. For questions call 208-983-2333. •September 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Anyone who has been in the Grangeville community for any period of time has heard of the Kids Klub Youth Development Center. The Kids Klub, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists thanks in part to the generosity of donors, volunteers and the commitment of its volunteer board of directorsSeptember 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
In 2017, for its debut issue, “It’s Your Business” focused on several family-owned businesses throughout Idaho County. Our communities would not be the same without them. This year, in this expanded section which gets its name from the weekly column I write for the Free Press, we wanted to focus on some of our county’s youth development programs.September 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Whether you’re looking for a local charity to donate toward or a way to gain some funds for a special project for your own nonprofit, Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) may be the answer for you.September 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
“ASK is definitely a positive in our community,” said Rhonda Damon. Damon is the business manager and past program director for the Riggins After School Kids, Inc., program. However, ASK is more than “after school.” Damon, who has worked with ASK for seven years, said the program is open to all kids in the community and serves an integral role in social and academic development.September 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho is standing mid-range in most “kid” categories, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation 2018 Kids County Date Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being, which was recently released. Since 1990, Kids Count has ranked states annually on overall child well-being using an index of key indicators in four areas: economic well-being, education, health, and family and community.September 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The need for more in their local schools brought two men together six years ago; however, the meeting relied on a relationship that was actually forged years before. Kamiah’s Greg Drake, a now retired educator and 1965 alumnus of Clearwater Valley High School, and then-CVHS principal, Dave Harrington, Lowell, a Kamiah High graduate, had known each other for years. “He had played football for me when he was in middle school,” Drake smiled.September 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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