Had a hard day’s work? Stressed to the hilt? A massage and some beauty treatments are in order, and it just got easier to fit into your busy schedule. Megan Lorentz has opened The Massage Boutique at 402 King Street, Suite B, in Cottonwood (the old Simmons building-next to Riener’s Groceries and Purses Galore).
Locals are out and about.
Pine Tree Community Credit Union in Grangeville, as well as the Riggins branch, will host a Member Appreciation Day Barbecue Friday, Aug. 5, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop on by for hot dogs, chips, soda and cake. Also enter for a chance to win a $50 VISA gift card.
Jessaca Austad has found her niche. Austad started her new job as Idaho-Lew Economic Development Specialist June 1. “I love this job – every day I think, ‘I get paid to do this!’” she smiled from her office above the Grangeville Post Office on Main Street.
Laurie Chapman started at the Free Press on June 29. Chapman will be responsible for legal notices each week, as well as reporting news for the weekly publication.
Do you have a small welding job you aren’t sure where to go to get it taken care of? Try Bryan’s Welding &RV Repair. Bryan Cox is a certified welder and specializes in RV repair, small welding projects, mower repair/blade sharpening, oil changes and trailer wiring. Call 507-0929.
The Idaho County unemployment rate for May 2016 stands at 5.1 percent, higher than the state by 1.4 percentage points. But efforts to put residents back to work are ongoing. The Idaho Department of Labor will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at Kamiah Middle School Gym, 906 12th Street.
This week, Idaho County Commissioner Skip Brandt is in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention July 18-21. Brandt said he has never gone to the convention as a delegate before, but wanted to be part of it this time, as a Trump delegate for Idaho. “I have never wanted to go,” he said, “but this is history in the making.”
A local face has been seen working away at the Idaho County Free Press and The Shopper office this summer.
A familiar Grangeville face is embarking upon a new business journey. Tom Cassill, Jr., is now a residential specialist/Realtor with United Country Real Estate in Grangeville.
The Board of Directors of the Idaho County Light and Power Cooperative Association, Inc., based in Grangeville, recently announced Max Beach has been selected to be the cooperative’s next general manager.
Happy 90th birthday to former Free Press pressman Dick Hooper! Rumor has it he turned 90 on Monday.
A $3.50 convenience fee paid by residential customers of Avista Utilities will soon be going away. The fee is charged by a third-party vendor when Avista electric or natural gas customers pay their bills online or by telephone.
yringa Foundation is strong and viable, according to a profit and loss statement presented by director Clare Chapman at the Syringa board meeting June 27.
Winner is Gradient Shift of Riggins.