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Shores settle into Inland Title; Couple also own Clearwater Title

Troy and Mary Shores have a year at Inland Title & Escrow under their belts, but the business owner couple is not new to the business world.

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It's Your Business: Farewell set May 24 for staff leaving Grangeville High School

Those interested in volunteering with the Grangeville Farmers’ Market are invited to a meeting Sunday, June 4, 2 p.m., at Pioneer Park.

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Food service director wins national award

The national, non-profit School Nutrition Association (SNA) has awarded Carmen Griffith, food service director for Orofino Joint School District 171, the Northwest Regional Director of the Year Award. This recognizes extraordinary contributions of school nutrition directors who manage effective school meal programs providing healthy, appetizing meals to students.

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County service officer available to assist veterans

Nestled away in a basement corner of the Idaho County Courthouse is a treasure to area veterans: Camden Schacher, Idaho County Veterans Service Officer. “I’m here to help, and I just want veterans and their families to know I’m here,” smiled Schacher from behind a desk in room 29.

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It's Your Business: Home business fair is June 3; Dance recitals scheduled

Have you wondered what type of home business you may like to have? A home business fair is set for Saturday, June 3, noon to 4 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Community Outreach Center in Grangeville. Stop by and visit with representatives from more than a dozen different companies and learn what business opportunities may benefit you or just make contact with a rep about the great products they are offering.

St. Mary’s Clinics to offer sports physicals in area

St. Mary’s Clinics will be host to its 22nd annual sports physical clinics for all area schools. This program provides the necessary sports physical screening required by the Idaho High School Activities Association. The cost of the exams is $25 (payable at the time of the exam) with $15 being donated back to the schools’ athletic department.

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Grangeville Farmers’ Market plans for season

The Grangeville Farmers’ Market held their third annual Meet, Greet and Eat event, Sunday, April 30, at the Soltman Center. Nearly 40 people attended the informational meeting. Those interested in selling and others offering volunteer support stepped forward with questions and comments.

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St. Mary’s Summers receives ESGR Patriot Award honor

Heidi Summers of St. Mary’s Hospital was recently honored with the “Patriot Award.” Summers was surprised during a “meeting” when Jinny Cash of the American Legion stopped in to give Summers the ESGR Patriot Award.

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It's Your Business: Bigfoot captured? Or not? Hmmm...

The Grangeville Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center is now open. With a shortage of volunteers, the facility is open limited hours Monday through Thursday. Those who are interested in greeting visitors can call Annelle Urbahn at 983-2333 or the chamber of commerce at 983-0460.

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Businesses & People in Action

Ace Home Center gave away a free Craftsman lawnmower via a drawing, in which customers signed up during the month of April. Winner was Louie Delatorre (right) of Grangeville, pictured here being congratulated by ACE owner Bill Vetter.

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Wassmuth retires after 48 years at Asker’s

A longtime familiar face won’t be showing up at Asker’s Harvest Foods anymore. After 48 years on the job, manager Brad Wassmuth has retired. “I think it’s time,” he smiled.

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Kamiah forester recognized as IDL employee of the year

Patrick Hagen, a senior forester for the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) Maggie Creek Supervisory Area based in Kamiah, was selected from hundreds of employees as the agency’s 2016 employee of the year.

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It's Your Business: Benefit set for White, Underwood; Killgores add on to river business

You may have heard about the auto accident that Asker’s Harvest Foods employees Sheri White and Jenny Underwood were involved in at Spokane last month. Jenny is home and Sheri is still up north, and both are slowly recovering. A spaghetti benefit dinner is set for the duo to help cover some of their medical and travel expenses. Everyone is invited to the Grangeville Elks Lodge this Friday, May 5, 6 p.m. Donations of $10 per plate will be appreciated and a no-host bar will be available. A silent auction is also set from 6 to 9 p.m., with karaoke after dinner.

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Blooming Beauties

Evergreen Suites on the south end of Main Street across from The Depot Express is currently framed by a sea of bright yellow daffodils. The garden areas at the apartments change in color and landscape each season.

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Madden retires after 40 years in banking; open house set for Friday

Peggy Madden of Cottonwood has spent the last 40 years in the banking industry, 34 of those years at Wells Fargo.

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