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ICLP hires new manager

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.

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It's Your Business: Kooskia sports physicals set for Aug. 3; St. Mary’s pig roast is July 21

Happy 90th birthday to former Free Press pressman Dick Hooper! Rumor has it he turned 90 on Monday.

Avista to do away with $3.50 convenience fee

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.

Syringa Thrift makes improvements to building, lot

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.

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Televison Winner

Winner is Gradient Shift of Riggins.

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It's Your Business: Thanks to Grangeville Health and Rehab for yard flags

The ACS Camas Prairie Relay For Life event is right around the corner, set for Saturday, July 16, in Pioneer Park in Grangeville. The survivor reception begins at 5 p.m. and all cancer survivors and their caregivers in the area are encouraged to attend for refreshments, celebration and surprises.

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Corral Dust: Rodeo, parades and reunions, oh, my!

This is it! It’s Border Days week, set to start this Friday, July 1, with family night at the rodeo, and run through Monday, July 4, with fireworks at 10 p.m.

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The Gym buys Groaners

After a 16-year, post-retirement venture, Groaners Fitness will change hands. Paul and Julie Hauger are turning the Groaners keys over to Lance and Eve McColloch, current owners of The Gym.

It's Your Business: Town dressed up for Fourth

When you have a chance, stop and look in the windows (and go in the store, too!) at Walker’s Jewelry on Grangeville’s Main Street. They have a beautiful red, white and blue display window that is very festive for this Fourth of July. They also have some unique western jewelry displayed.

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Grangeville Farmers’ Market to open July 2; Food stamps will be accepted at this year’s market

The Grangeville Farmers’ Market (GFM) will be starting its 10th market season Saturday, July 2. In celebration, the steering committee has plans to enter a float in the Border Days parade Sunday, July 3, along with more celebration events to follow throughout the market season. Gordon Talley will be performing music at the first market.

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Thanks to Larson’s

Thanks to Larson’s clothing store for the donation of their nice, handled paper bags for Quilts of Valor recipients to place their quilts in. This group of veterans received their quilts at the Keuterville Pub and Grub on Memorial Day.

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It's Your Business: Elk City businesses welcome guests

Reminder: The three Idaho County Recycling sites (Grangeville, Kooskia and Cottonwood) will be closed Saturday, July 2, so volunteers can enjoy the holiday weekend activities.

Corral Dust: ‘Pink Out the Stands’ on July 3

Don’t forget: Pink Out the Stands is set for the rodeo Sunday, July 3, 6 p.m. For everyone who wears pink, $1 will be donated by the Border Days Committee to a local cancer charity. Support the rodeo and support your local friends and family members who may be experiencing complication from a cancer diagnosis.

Pacific Cabinets receives workforce training grant

Pacific Cabinets will use a $63,170 Workforce Development Training Grant from the Idaho Department of Labor to train 11 new and retrain 11 current permanent, full-time workers at its Ferdinand manufacturing facility.

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Corral Dust: Volunteers sought for Bingo

The Merchants of Grangeville want to help with the Elks Bingo stand this year but need volunteers to do so. If you would like to play Bingo at this year’s Border Days event, volunteers are needed.


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