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Manufacturing top payroll 2016 for Idaho County according to Census

When it comes to take-home pay in Idaho County, the manufacturing industry leads the pack, and it is among the top five business sectors that, combined, comprise nearly 75 percent of total annual payroll. This information is according to new U.S. Census Bureau economic statistics released in April.

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

Plant sale set for Saturday, May 19

Spring is in the air and Grangeville Farmers’ Market has been busy. “We are happy to announce a partnership with the Grangeville High School Chapter of FFA and Ms. Mosman’s botany class,” said market volunteer Lynette Mullis.

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

Local Super 8 achieves ‘No. 1 Best Quality’

The Wyndham Hotel Group announced May 8 that the Super 8 Hotel by Wyndham in Grangeville has been awarded the No. 1 Best Quality Award out of more than 2,400 properties in North America. The award goes to the highest guest satisfaction scoring hotel on TripAdvisor and WynReview combined with cleanliness inspections. Super 8 Grangeville has been a “Pride of Super 8 Property” and in the top 3 percent of all Super 8 properties since its opening in October 1999.

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

It's Your Business: Camas Prairie Insurance working on new office building

You may have noticed that Dave Seyer’s former insurance office building on Grangeville’s Main Street was demolished May 3. Camas Prairie Insurance (owned by Dominic Lustig) is rebuilding its new office on the same site at 526 W. Main Street. They are temporarily located at 621 West South 1st Street (one block west of the old building, across from Grangeville Builders). The new office is planned to be finished by this fall.

May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Lustig takes over management of The Tire Guy

Sometimes the perfect job comes along at just the right time. “I get to work outside,” smiled Dan Lustig. “That’s a huge plus.” Lustig recently became the store manager for The Tire Guy. He is in charge of keeping the store running smoothly, which includes keeping an inventory of tires needed for customers.

May 2, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Beck joins Images Salon as hair stylist

Images Salon has a new face and she’s ready for your hair needs. Stylist Aly Beck graduated from beautician school in Twin Falls and moved to Grangeville recently. “My parents, grandparents and aunt all moved here,” she smiled. “It’s good to be close to family.”

May 2, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
   

D-3 wins Kooskia-area fire mitigation bid

The Idaho County Commissioners on April 17 approved a bid by D-3 Native Woodworks of Grangeville for fire mitigation work at a cost of $834 per acre, totaling $5,504. Work on the Tahoe Fire Mitigation Project, which consists of fuels reduction on 6.6 acres east of Kooskia, is to be complete by July 30.

April 25, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


CEDA celebrates 50th

During the Clearwater Economic Development Association’s (CEDA) 50th anniversary celebration Friday, April 13, in Lewiston, at the Nez Perce County Fair Building, area individuals were recognized for their community service. Some of the honorees are no longer alive; however, their service to the community lives on. One of those honored was former County Commissioner Joseph “Joe” Leitch, who died Aug. 31, 2017.

April 18, 2018 noon read more..


It's Your Business: Crabtree to speak at chamber meeting

Grangeville Chamber of Commerce will host its quarterly meeting this Thursday, April 19, at the Super 8 meeting room. Senator Carl Crabtree of Grangeville will be the special speaker. Social time is 5:30 p.m. with a potluck format; bring finger foods to share. Utensils and plates and napkins will be provided. Bring your own beverage. Social time starts at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting commencing at 6 p.m. A Q&A session will follow.

April 18, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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