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Kids Klub building is ‘right on schedule’

“We’re right on schedule,” smiled Kids Klub Program Director Kristi Keeler. The Kids Klub building project broke ground Nov. 7 with contractor Morris Arnzen, Arnzen Building Construction, Cottonwood, who was awarded the contract to start work on the 4,016 square-foot building at the 506 South A Street site (adjacent to Grangeville Elementary Middle School).

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Gates gains experience as KK, AmeriCorps employee

For Abby Gates, working at Kids Klub is like a homecoming of sorts. “I attended here as a child,” smiled Gates, 18. A Grangeville High School graduate of 2017, Gates saw the chance to work at Kids Klub as “a great opportunity,” she said.

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


It's Your Business: Cribbage class set; light bulbs missing from decorations

Pine Tree Community Credit Union will host its annual meeting Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Grangeville Event Center (back side of The Gym; Real Life entrance). Lunch will be served at noon with meeting beginning at 1 p.m. No charge for lunch, but members need to call for reservations: 208-983-1558. (Last week I put in Pine Tree’s fax number! Sorry about that!)

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

It's Your Business: LCSC classes offered; Cottonwood Credit Union buys Wells Fargo building

Advanced Welding and Steel, Inc., is offering Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University program Thursday evenings, 6 p.m., Feb. 1-March 29. The program teaches how to beat debt and build wealth. This will be held in the AWS break room, 257 Highway 95, North, Grangeville. Cost is $99 per person or couple. Contact Lisa Forsmann at 208-983-7608 or sign up at https:fpu.com/1055693 or learn more at an open house set for Thursday, Jan. 18, 6 p.m.

January 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Avista rates increased Jan. 1 due to settlement

A rate increase took effect Jan. 1 for Avista Utilities electric and natural gas service as a result of a settlement adopted by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. Electric rates rose by an average of 5.6 percent Jan. 1, and natural gas rates increased by 2.3 percent – significantly less than the company had proposed in a two-year rate plan submitted to the commission in April.

January 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


New CEO, King, named to lead Syringa

Syringa Hospital and Clinics recently announced Abner King, FACHE, as its new chief executive officer. King will begin Jan. 9. He most recently worked as the chief operating officer at Steele Memorial Medical Center in Salmon.

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Once Around Again opens in Grangeville

Gifts, plaques, books, signs, glassware, knickknacks and many more home décor items are all part of Grangeville’s newest gift and consignment shop. Once Around Again is open for business at 325 East Main Street, next door (same building) to Main Street Service and across the parking lot from Camas Prairie Eye Clinic. Sisters Lynn Chernugel and Lori Beck, as well as Lynn’s daughter, Sarah Chernugel, and her son, Aaron’s girlfriend, Madison Chounard, all have gift items in the shop.

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Kids Klub Inc., awarded Rural Community Grant from NWFCS

Northwest Farm Credit Services recently awarded Kids Klub Inc., in Grangeville a $1,500 Northwest FCS Rural Community Grant. “Kids Klub is honored and excited to receive a Northwest Farm Credit Services grant,” said Shannon Fuchs, Kids Klub board member. “The funds will be used to help us complete our building project for the Kids Klub, which will allow us to serve more children. Thank you to Northwest Farm Credit Services for your generous support of Kids Klub and the kids in our community.”

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


It's Your Business: Redbox opens in Riggins

The Riggins Taphouse, R&R/Rant and Rave Brewery, opened last week right on Main Street of Riggins. In other Riggins news, Summervilles is open and serving meals, so stop in and check these businesses out. Also, need a movie in Riggins? A Redbox is now available at the new Whitewater Market. There’s a lot happening in that small town! •

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
  

GHS students certify in Microsoft programs

A variety of Grangeville High School students in the business and technology classes of Bruce Wassmuth have passed the Microsoft Office Specialist certification. Students learn Microsoft Office programs, including Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016, and PowerPoint 2016, in business computers class. They then focus on specializing in one of the four programs. Once they become proficient in the program, they take a nationally recognized test to prove their knowledge of the software. If they pass, they are awarded with a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification. After they certify in one area, they focus on another area. Currently, students are certifying in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

December 27, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Santa, Baby? ~ Meeting Santa at Bell Equipment

Baby Jack Schacher is all smiles while big brother, Benson Schacher, isn’t quite sure about the Santa experience. The duo, children of Chris and Emily Schacher of Grangeville, stopped in to have their picture taken at Bell Equipment Friday, Dec. 15.

December 27, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

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