Grangeville News



Area 10th graders recruited for career training pilot program

Lewis-Clark State College and its partners are recruiting 90 area high school students for training preparing students for entry-level manufacturing jobs as part of a free two-year pilot program. Informational events for interested students and their parents or guardians will be held 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Grangeville; additionally, on Nov. 30 (Clarkston), Dec. 7 (Orofino), Dec. 11 (Moscow) and Dec. 13 (Lewiston).

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Family Read Week Chess Lessons

Family Read Week was celebrated at Grangeville Centennial Library with the annual pajama party Thursday, Nov. 16. Parents and children had pizza and participated in a variety of activities including games. Here, Sanford Staab, “The Chess Guy,” plays a match with a parent while others watch.

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Emergency funds help food, shelter needs for county

A few thousand dollars doesn’t go far these days, but for those individuals and families in need in Idaho County, it can bridge the financial gap to keep the lights on, fill the pantry shelves, and especially keep a roof over their heads. It’s around this time every year Idaho County puts out word on assistance funds available through the emergency food and shelter program, funded solely through a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


GVFD Christmas Truck a Grangeville holiday tradition for nearly three decades

“It’s definitely a group effort on keeping the old girl going,” said Andrew Lane, a GVFD firefighter since 2002, on volunteers decorating and maintaining the truck, and getting it ready for its annual Christmas runs – one of two events, including the July 4 parade, it participates in annually. “All the fire department members are pretty proud to be a part of it.”

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Open house scheduled Nov. 29 at Kooskia Library; Library has new items to showcase

Kooskia Community Library invites the public to an open house Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 2-5:30 p.m., at 026 S. Main (next to Kooskia City Hall). The library has new tables and chairs, improved 24/7 Internet service through AirBridge Broadband, Lego kits and more. Lisa Puckett, technology and education coordinator for PRLD, will also be there to introduce Talking Books Service (TBS) for print-disabled readers and demonstrate the equipment.

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
    

Share the warmth:Youth coat drive set at GEMS

Mrs. Bush’s 4/5 class (Grangeville Elementary Middle School) is holding a coat drive! We shall be accepting donations of coats. We are going to give these to coatless kids, because we would like to make sure nobody at our school is cold this winter. We will have a drop box by the GEMS office and near the school library during the craft fair (Saturday, Dec. 2). Items can also be dropped off at the school office any time. We will only be accepting new and gently used coats, from now through Dec. 8. Please donate!

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Comm - Milestone - Birth - Amelia Louise Aiken

Nathan and Heather Aiken of Grangeville are the parents of a baby daughter. She was born at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at 8:45 p.m. She weighed eight pounds, 1.25 ounces and was 20.25 inches long. Grandparents are Jeremy and Wendy Ringer, Dwayne and Candice Bailey, Ron and Lynn Clark, and Steve and Jessica Aiken.

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
 

Holiday Happenings - Nov. 22, 2017

•The Grangeville Lions Club’s annual Christmas Tree sale starts Saturday, Nov. 25, at Green Acres and continues every weekend through Dec. 17. Proceeds support the scholarships the club provides to GHS students who take their educations to the next level. Last year’s successful Christmas Tree sale and the club’s other fund-raisers allowed the Grangeville Lions to provide three $2,000 scholarships for GHS graduates. The tree sale is located at Green Acres and runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 17.

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Donate meat for holidays

Holiday meats can be donated at Les Schwab for Camas Prairie Food Bank. Meats, as well as other donations, can also be donated directly at the food bank on Tuesdays or Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A donation box is also at the back door for their facility located at 411 E. North Street (corner of Florence and North streets) across from Les Schwab. For information: 208-507-2365.

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Lions Trees for sale

•The Grangeville Lions Club’s annual Christmas Tree sale starts Saturday, Nov. 25, at Green Acres and continues every weekend through Dec. 17. Proceeds support the scholarships the club provides to GHS students who take their educations to the next level. Last year’s successful Christmas Tree sale and the club’s other fund-raisers allowed the Grangeville Lions to provide three $2,000 scholarships for GHS graduates. The tree sale is located at Green Acres and runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 17.

November 22, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

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