Spokane day trip set for May 9; to benefit SPPS

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Has anyone seen the 1972 bound volume of the Free Press? It’s missing from our office and we would love to have it returned. Let us know if you know of its whereabouts.

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Crabtree retires after 31 years on the job

After defending Idaho County from invaders for 31 years, Carl Crabtree is stepping down.

Syringa survey will go to locals

In 2016, significant amounts of money will be awarded to Idaho communities through the Idaho Department of Commerce Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).

Les Schwab chili winners; GHS drill set

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King’s in Grangeville will host a “Bunny Hop” Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stand on an egg each half hour and if your number is called you will win a $20 Kings gift card.

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Umpqua grant provides iPads for Kids Klub

Thanks to Umpqua Bank, area kids will be a little more tech savvy.

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SMH gets new ambulance

Thanks to a $102,000 grant from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, a $5,000 donation from St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation and a $1,500 donation from the Berklund Foundation, St. Mary’s Hospital was able to purchase a new 2014 Chevy G4500 diesel ambulance priced at $146,341.

County weed expert Crabtree to retire; open house is Friday

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Start getting your bikes tuned up and ready now! The Just for the Hill of It bike challenge is Saturday, June 6. Registration or sponsorship forms are available at Syringa Hospital or hospice. All proceeds go to Syringa Hospice.

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Hospitals expand Telehealth program

St. Mary’s and Clearwater Valley Hospitals are two of four community hospitals in North Idaho that now provide a higher level of care for patients experiencing stroke as part of the telemedicine program offered by Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center; the other two are Bonner General Health in Sandpoint and Gritman Medical Center in Moscow.

IDOL posters available to employees at no cost

Idaho businesses are often solicited by private companies to pay for required labor law posters that the Idaho Department of Labor provides free online and through its local offices.

Concerning pine yellowing, IDL advises landowners evaluate trees in June

Yellow discoloration of ponderosa pine foliage has been observed in parts of north central and northern Idaho.

Eagles breakfast moved to 29th; FFA sells donuts

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Grangeville Eagles breakfast will be held Sunday, March 29, 7 a.m. to noon, at the Eagles Aerie on C Street. This was moved up a week due to Easter on April 5.

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CV, SM get $100,000 for telehealth program

Clearwater Valley and St. Mary’s Hospitals and Clinics have been chosen from hundreds of programs nationwide to honor their creative efforts to improve health. They are the national winners of the 23rd annual Monroe E. Trout Premier Cares Award.

Bodine is new PTCCU chair

David Bodine was recently elected chairman of the board of directors at Pine Tree Community Credit Union. Bodine assumes the position from Jerry Zumalt who is standing down as board chair, but will remain on the board.

Fund set up for Mundt twins

A recent CTIA and Nielson study shows that the number of text messages sent each month increased by 840 percent between 2007 and 2012. People, particularly those under 35 years old, prefer texting over any other form of communication, especially in confrontational situations ( CTIA, Nielsen).

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Report focuses on Clearwater, adjoining towns; economist talks on region’s demographics

Statistics are often seen for the main cities in Idaho County, but what about the smaller areas?