Grangeville News

MVSD to lose $615k to decline in schools’ enrollment

“The first mid-term report showed we are 59 students down,” chair Lot Smith said at the Dec. 17 Mountain View School District 244 board meeting that about 135 people attended. He explained this decrease in average daily attendance (ADA) would cost the district $615,000.

January 16, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

Council reviews cross-control draft policy; to review Jan. 23

Last Monday, the Grangeville City Council had its first look at a draft cross-control policy that would implement state-mandated procedures to protect the municipal water system. The draft remains a work in progress, with suggested changes to be put in a revised draft set for council review later this month.

January 16, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

2019: Sworn In, Ready To Serve

Idaho County officials who ran unopposed for election in 2018 were sworn in and took the oath of office in a short ceremony preceding the Monday, Jan. 14 commissioners’ meeting at the Idaho County Courthouse in Grangeville.

January 16, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

ITD says US95 speed zone change ‘not appropriate at this time’

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) will maintain the speed status quo on U.S. Highway 95 and retain a 45-mph zone entering south into Grangeville. This determination responds to a citizen petition submitted in November requesting to extend the 35 mph zones to improve highway safety.

January 9, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

Syringa board tackles value-based care, entering pilot program

The Syringa Hospital Board meeting Dec. 18, 2018, had nearly its entire focus on “value-based care.” Value-based care is defined as a payment model that rewards healthcare providers for providing quality care to patients by focusing on collaboration and keeping care more affordable through a variety of tasks

January 9, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

Ward to celebrate 100th birthday

Friends and family of Elsie Ward are invited to celebrate her 100th birthday. An open house with cake and ice cream is set for this Saturday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m., at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Elsie was born Jan. 16, 1919, at Cutbank, Mont.

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