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Grangeville chamber meeting draws crowd to Elks Jan. 25

A potluck of snacks, visiting and local information were all part of the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce meeting Jan. 25. Nearly 30 people showed up for the quarterly meeting and get-together, held at the Elks Lodge. Jeff Kutner, chamber liaison, reported that $17,000 in Mammoth Bucks are still out. “Just imagine if everyone dug out those bucks and spent them in one weekend,” Kutner said. “Find them! Spend them!”

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


GHS grad appointed to Maricopa County Superior Court as judge

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently announced the appointments of Sara J. Agne, Suzanne Scheiner Marwil, Justin Beresky, Lisa VandenBerg and Kevin Wein to the Maricopa County Superior Court. These appointments are to fill vacancies resulting from the retirement of five judges.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


It's Your Business: ‘Best of Idaho County’ contest on its way

Lewis-Clark State College Grangeville Outreach has several enrichment classes upcoming. A Tales and Jail Tour is set for Wednesday, March 14, 6-7:30 p.m., with Lt. Jerry Johnson. Cost is $15. Learn to Clean Your Computer with Elijah Zeida for $45 Thursday, March 15. A SBDC Business Roundtable for $35 will be held Friday, March 16, 1:30 to 4 p.m., with Barbara Leachman. To register for a class or for details, call coordinator Carla Nuxoll Wilkins at 208-983-2164 or e-mail cnwilkins@lcsc.edu.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Diagnosis changes life of area nail technician

What started as a nuisance a few months ago became a life-changing diagnosis for Jen Huntley. Huntley has owned the business Get Nailed! since 2006, and prior to that cleaned rooms at Elk Horn Lodge, so her lifestyle has been that of physical work.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
  

Childbirth classes available for all expectant parents

Tracy Williams, BSN, of St. Mary’s Hospital, who is an 18-year nursing veteran with an additional four years labor and delivery experience, is now a certified childbirth educator and is offering her services to the public free of charge. “No matter where you are planning to receive care and deliver your baby, these childbirth classes are open to everyone,” Williams said. “Typically, expectant parents take the classes sometime during the third trimester.”

January 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


It's Your Business: Grangeville chamber to elect officers Thursday

Thursday, Jan. 25, the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce will host its annual membership meeting. At this time, board members will be elected. Current board members up for election and willing to run again are Nancy Asker, Terrie Schmitz and Lori Courtright. There will be a presentation on the Idaho Medicaid Expansion initiative that hopes to be put on Novembers ballot.

January 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Dist. 7 legislators named ag all-stars

All three District 7 legislators were among 81 who were named this month as Ag All Stars by Food Producers of Idaho. Senator Carl Crabtree (R, Grangeville), and reps. Priscilla Giddings (R, White Bird) and Paul Shepherd (R, Riggins) were recognized, based upon their voting records on selected pieces of legislation in the 2017 Idaho Legislative Session. The legislators were honored at a recognition banquet at the beginning of the 2018 session.

January 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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..

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