Grangeville News

Commission takes up bridge concerned in gold haul route

Concern for a bridge – mainly, for who would be liable for injuries and repairs if it failed under freight weight – is expected to hold up new Orogrande-area gold digs for a month or more while Idaho County researches road history details and prepares to enter an agreement that may involve residents and the company now leasing the old Friday Mine.

August 15, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Budget: MVSD OKs $20M for FY2019

Mountain View School District 244’s board of trustees voted unanimously at their regular June 18 meeting to accept a 2018-19 proposed budget of $20,275,266, which includes all funds. The budget includes the general maintenance and operation (M&O) fund ($13,225,221) along with all other funds ($7,050,045) as was listed in a June issue of the Free Press under “notices.” The 2017-18 budget for all funds was approximately $22 million.

August 8, 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..

Dodgy Mountain Men

The Dodgy Mountain Men out of Missoula, Mont., drew a crowd to Pioneer Park for the final Summer Concert Series event. The month-long concert series was sponsored by Grangeville Arts, Inc., and the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce, with donations from concert-goers.

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

Placzek receives PEO scholarship

Erin Placzek of Grangeville was presented with this year’s $1,000 Sharon Clark Nursing Scholarship by PEO Chapter BV. Placzek will be attending Lewis-Clark State College in Fall 2018 where she will be working toward her registered nurse’s degree. She is a 2007 graduate of Grangeville High School and is the daughter of Karl and Debbie Urquhart.

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

Harvest Time

It was a busy harvest day on Grangeville Truck Route Friday, Aug. 3, in a field adjacent to the Forest Service office.

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

DMV office to be closed Thursday, Friday for statewide upgrade

Driver’s license services will be unavailable at the Grangeville DMV this Thursday and Friday, Aug. 9-10, as part of a statewide shutdown for a computer system upgrade. County sheriff’s DMV offices will reopen on Monday, Aug. 13; however, customers should anticipate delays while employees adjust to the new system.

August 6, 2018 10:25 a.m. read more..

Dodgy Mountain Men to finish concert series

Get down to Pioneer Park as the last in the Summer Concert Series will feature some serious Montana stompgrass! The Dodgy Mountain Men out of Missoula will be featured for the last in the Grangeville Summer Concert Series, Thursday, Aug. 2.

August 1, 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..

City land donation for shelter still ‘possible’; ARF building set for 2022 start

Plans for constructing a regional animal shelter facility continue to move forward with a new ground-breaking date within four years. Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), a nonprofit group, updated the Grangeville City Council last Monday, July 16, on its achieved benchmarks so far, and also sought clarification that public land promised for the facility is still available.

July 25, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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