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MVSD board ponders levy

“If it comes down to it, we will have to look at [cutting] extracurriculars,” Mountain View School District 244 board chair Mike Dominguez stated.” As much as it hurts me to say that – I have kids who are very involved in athletics. But we’re here to educate children, not make athletes out of them.” Dominguez, of Kooskia, spoke to the board at its regular meeting Dec. 18.

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Community buy-in needed to face EMS volunteer crisis

“We need to go to the towns and say, ‘we need your help,’” said Dr. Matthew Told, Syringa Hospital and Clinics. “This affects them, and we have to have their buy-in.” Told responded to a written report from board member Jim May, Kooskia, that was discussed at the Dec. 28 trustee meeting. The “EMS Study – Summary Report” describes the difficulty in recruiting sufficient volunteers and raising funds to maintain ambulance and quick response units, among other EMS-related issues, throughout the area. Told said he feels the communities have to be at the forefront of finding solutions.

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Partnership provides warming place for snowmobilers

It can be a great day, tooling along to the whine of a snow machine in the back country, but even bundled up for a long trip, it can still be a long, cold ride. Meeting the snowmobiler’s needs for a warm place to rest, the Sno-Drifters of Grangeville, in partnership with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, is providing Adams Camp warming cabin.

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Kids Klub building is ‘right on schedule’

“We’re right on schedule,” smiled Kids Klub Program Director Kristi Keeler. The Kids Klub building project broke ground Nov. 7 with contractor Morris Arnzen, Arnzen Building Construction, Cottonwood, who was awarded the contract to start work on the 4,016 square-foot building at the 506 South A Street site (adjacent to Grangeville Elementary Middle School).

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Gates gains experience as KK, AmeriCorps employee

For Abby Gates, working at Kids Klub is like a homecoming of sorts. “I attended here as a child,” smiled Gates, 18. A Grangeville High School graduate of 2017, Gates saw the chance to work at Kids Klub as “a great opportunity,” she said.

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Teams sought for co-ed volleyball

Team sign-ups are open for the Grangeville Co-Ed Volleyball season that starts in mid-March. Teams can be up to 11 people per roster, and it is open to men and women ages 18 (and graduated) and up to 101. Playing fees to be determined.

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Bulldog Wrestling Crab Feed set Feb. 17

The Bulldog Wrestling Crab Feed will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Grangeville Elks Lodge. The event is organized by Grangeville Youth Wrestling, and sponsored by Shiznits and Superior Events.

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World’s Fair exhibition set for E-Free Church

The 4th Home School World’s Fair is set for Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Centennial Evangelical Free Church in Grangeville. It will be an open house, held between noon and 2 p.m. The countries being presented are Scotland, Sweden, France, Australia, New Zealand, Chad, Jordan, Vietnam, Ireland, Switzerland, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, India, Egypt, Romania, Haiti, Canada, and Austria.

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