Former elementary set for transition into senior apartments

For nearly seven years, the former Prairie Elementary School building at Lewiston and Church streets has sat vacant, for sale. Within the next two months, the 1950s-era building will again be filled with sound, not of children but of construction crews as the facility looks to a new life — senior housing to start with, and plans for more related commercial developments on the property in the works.

August 22, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

CBYCC crew members put out Orofino fire

After a summer of learning about trail maintenance, handling tools, and fire safety, the Orofino Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps Crew saved their own hometown from a fire. Orofino CBYCC Crew Members Jacob Strahan, Sam Naden, Arden Rueben, Christian Norman, Malachi Kirk and their Crew Leader Brandi Bundy were on their way back from the End of Season CBYCC BBQ at the Big Eddy Marina on August 2nd when they spotted a small smoke plume on Ahsahka Beach. The crew pulled over to investigate the smoke and found a fire. The crew grabbed shovels from their truck and extinguished the flames.

August 22, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

It's Your Business: Ladies Night at Primeland is this Thursday

CHS Primeland country store will host its Ladies Night this Thursday, Aug. 23, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Door prizes and refreshments will be served. There will be 50 percent off closeout prices on clothing (excluding Wrangler) and other deals throughout the store. Free gift bags will be available for the first 50 ladies through the door! Stop by 1001 North A Street; call 208-983-1745; on-line log onto

August 22, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Dr. Matthews joins Syringa family

Syringa Hospital is one doctor richer. Doctor Michael Matthews recently started at the Syringa Primary Clinic and hospital in Grangeville, but he wasn’t exactly a stranger to the area

August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

New owners take helm at Exodus Salmon River Rafting

Bill and Kristy Bonner of Moscow, Idaho, recently purchased the rafting permit previously held by Exodus Wilderness Adventure in Riggins. The new company offers customized family-focused rafting experiences on the Salmon River, from Vinegar Creek down to Hammer Creek.

August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Schaeffer obtains CMPE

Michelle Schaeffer, CMPE, director of clinic operations, Syringa Hospital and Clinics, has earned the professional designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) by the American College of Medical Practice Executives, the certification entity of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

August 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

14 take SMH Safe Sitter course

This year, 14 young ladies and gentlemen attended and passed the Safe Sitter Course which St. Mary’s Hospital has been sponsoring for more than 25 years.

August 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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