New Medicare cards on the way in Idaho

The newer, safer version of the Medicare identification card is on its way to Idahoans who utilize the federal health plan. Unveiled in the spring, the new ID card is designed to help prevent fraud and identity theft. Updated cards are now being mailed automatically at no cost to Idaho residents and should arrive within the next few weeks.

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

It's Your Business: Food bank in desperate need

Camas Prairie Food Bank (CPFB) in Grangeville is in desperate need of soups and other packaged food items such as Top Ramen and macaroni/rice packet mixes. Note the soups needed currently are eating soups as opposed to cream soups for cooking purposes. With the continued CPFB need, manager Carlene Whitesell encourages the community for its support, dropping off food items at the center (411 East North Street, behind Les Schwab Tire Center) during both its operation hours and after-hours. For questions call 208-507-2365.

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

Oct. 26 class in Cottonwood on scoring of beef cattle

Fall is here, and with it fall calving for some and weaning spring born calves for others. This is a good time to evaluate the body condition of your cattle. Cattle producers are invited to a body condition scoring of beef cattle class on Friday, Oct. 26, at the Cottonwood Livestock Auction in Cottonwood.

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

Dog grooming opens shop on C Street

For Sara Corder, having her own shop is a dream come true. “That’s always been my goal,” she smiled. “And it’s happened!” Grooming By Sara is open at 416 North C Street (blue building across from Camas Body Shop). “I’ve always loved animals, so it was a good fit,” she said. Corder previously lived in Orofino and worked as a dog groomer for six years. She learned from a groomer in Lewiston. She later became a veterinarian assistant at Camas Prairie Veterinary Hospital for Dr. Volkman and then started grooming dogs from that location.

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

Farmer’s Almanac 2019 available

Old reliable is here again. It’s the 227th edition of North America’s “The 2019 Old Farmer’s Almanac.” This annual favorite focuses on what’s useful and timeless information and includes gardening, food, home and weather information as well as additional advice in a variety of areas.

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

McKay takes leave as WB postmaster

The White Bird Post Office will lose a familiar face come Oct. 31. Christine McKay will end her postal career when she retires next month. McKay has worked about four years in White Bird, and previously worked in Riggins, New Meadows and Grangeville, as well.

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

It's Your Business: Flu shots ready locally

Syringa Hospital and Clinics in Grangeville is offering to bring influenza vaccines to local businesses to administer to employees. The “Traveling Flu Clinic” will be available to Grangeville businesses from Monday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 19. To schedule a time for the clinic to stop by your business, call Dana at 208-983-8571. Flu shots are a preventative service covered 100 percent by most insurance companies. If employees wish to not use insurance, vaccines will be $35. Cash or checks accepted at time vaccine is administered.

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

Scarecrow contest is on

The Oktoberfest scarecrow contest is back! The scarecrow contest is open to all Grangeville merchants. All voting will be by the public.

September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

It's Your Business: Get Oktoberfest carnival tickets now

Presale carnival tickets for Oktoberfest are available now. Cost is $20 for one session. Get them now by calling Melinda Hall (or stop by KORT), 208-983-5832 or stop by Asker’s Harvest Foods Friday afternoon (4-6 p.m.) or Saturday (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) to purchase. They are also available at Home Grown Quilts, Fairchild Accounting and from Peggy Wright.

September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Forsmann moves up to GM at AWS

As many young people do, during college Adam Forsmann decided he would like to someday settle down back home. A 1996 graduate of Prairie High School in Cottonwood, he had spent two years at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene in a pre-engineering program and then went on to finish in agricultural engineering at the University of Idaho.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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