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Adkison, Meyers join newspaper staff

It’s a full house at the Idaho County Free Press and Shopper with the hiring of two new advertising representatives. Lisa Adkison and MaryBeth Meyers, both of Grangeville, joined the Free Press and Shopper last month. They are available for display and on-line advertising needs for all of the Free Press and Shopper publications.

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It's Your Business: Free Easter dinner set for The Hangout; merchants to meet

The movie The Champions will be shown Saturday, April 10, Blue Fox, at 3:30 p.m., with donations being accepted to go toward the local future regional animal shelter, ARF.

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Solar company puts roots down in Grangeville; Local takes RaloSolar reins

RaloSolar recently announced the opening of its newest office in the Grangeville area with Angela Baxter at its helm.

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It's Your Business: Chocolate Fantasy set for Saturday

Mark Imus and Phil Jahn will be instructing a series of free introduction to fly fishing classes on April 6, 7, 13 and 14, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Soltman Center in Grangeville.

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Kooles purchase Kamiah, Kooskia NAPA stores; Grand openings set for this week

Cory and Haley Koole of Grangeville entered a whole new world last fall. The husband-wife team purchased NAPA Auto Parts stores in Kamiah and Kooskia. “It’s definitely an adventure,” they smiled.

It's Your Business: Dr. Wolfrum to travel to Elk City, White Bird

Dr. Kim Wolfrum House Call Vet will be in Elk City March 17 and 18, April 21 and 22, and May 19 and 20. She will also offer a vaccination clinic downtown White Bird Friday, March 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 553-9283.

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Farmers’ market supporters gather: Food stamp acceptance, more market days in works for season

“We’re celebrating our 10th market season!” Michelle Perdue told attendees of the Grangeville Farmers’ Market Meet, Greet and Eat meeting held Saturday, Feb. 27. Farmers’ Market enthusiasts – 18 in all – gathered at the Soltman Center to hear about plans for the 2016 season.

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It's Your Business: Auction to benefit YWCA set for Saturday

Cottonwood will host the Second Annual Purse Auction fund-raiser to help local victims of domestic violence and sexual assault through Grangeville’s YMCA.

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Quilt Treasures offering vintage sewing machines

Quilt Treasures is doing more than offering quilting supplies, it’s building a niche. The 120 West Main Street shop, in business for more than a year now, has added to its inventory Singer Featherweight sewing machines.

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It's Your Business: Look for survey in utility bill

Baring the unexpected, Oscar’s Restaurant is set to open back up in March. That’s next week! A lot has been going on there — new flooring in the kitchen, painting, carpets have been cleaned and the menu is being worked on.

Do you qualify for the grocery credit?

Idaho residents who don’t normally make enough money to file an income tax return can still get a refund of the grocery tax credit for 2015. The tax credit, which offsets the sales tax on groceries, is $100 for most Idaho residents who aren’t required to file an income tax return, plus $100 for each of their dependents. Residents age 65 and older get $20 more.

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GHS graduate is new ICLP CFO

A new face at Idaho County Light and Power is actually a familiar face in Grangeville. Grangeville High School 2005 graduate Christon Vander Esch Medley is the new chief financial officer for the company. She takes over from Patrick Bird, CPA, who is retiring this year.

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It's Your Business: Febrewary Brewfest is this weekend in Kamiah

Students who took some college entrance exams in 2014-15 via computer tended to score lower than those who took the exams with paper and pencil—a revelation that prompts questions about the validity of the test results and poses potentially big problems for state and district leaders. I’m not sure what else to say on this right now but it’s interesting. Check out www.edweek.org for details in a news story.

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Full service ortho available in Grangeville

Do you think your kids need braces but you’re dreading those monthly or bi-monthly trips to Lewiston or Moscow? Well, your orthodontics experience just got a little easier. Dr. Bret Christensen now offers full service orthodontics in Grangeville every two weeks.

It's Your Business: Partsway to host high school tech night

Super 8 Motel now has a little extra power … for electric cars, that is. The facility is wired with new power stations for these cars and their people who come to visit. Super 8 thanks Live Wire Electric for “such care and quality work.”