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Hall receives ‘Woman of Distinction’ award

A local woman with a longtime presence was recently selected to be included in the forthcoming Trademark Women of Distinction Honors Edition. Hall was selected for “demonstrating dedication, leadership and professional excellence,” the press release read.

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Ballet Barre

Members of Ballet Barre of Idaho County pictured March 7 at the United Methodist Church in Grangeville. Ballet Barre provides lessons in tap, ballet and lyrical dance to those age 4 and through to seniors in high school. Classes are offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For inquiries, contact Jennifer Glassman, balletbarregv@gmail.com .

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Council reviews options to fix sinking Main Street brick strip

In the nearly two decades since the decorative brick strip was installed along Grangeville’s Main Street, its care and maintenance has been – at best — very little, but more often on the slim to none side. As a result, bricks are obscured with dirt, overgrown with weeds in places, and sunken below grade for long stretches. Twice in past years, the issue has come before the city council’s attention, with no action. Could the third time be a charm?

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Bathrooms at square? Save your money

Last week the city council got to the bottom of what it would take to put in bathrooms at Heritage Square. For now, it’s not their number one priority. Continuing a discussion topic from last year, the Grangeville City Council last Monday, March 5, heard from public works on cost estimates, placement and continued maintenance for a public restroom.

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GHS Music Nite Auction

The Grangeville Music Nite Auction and Dinner was held Saturday, March 10, at Grangeville High School. Choirs and bands sixth through 12th grade performed at the event.

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Kamiah gains levy support; MVSD squeaks by

After years of failed levy attempts, Kamiah Joint School District 304 patrons said “yes.” Voters in Kamiah decided on a $500,000 request Tuesday, March 13, with 57 percent of voters giving the nod to schools. In addition, Mountain View School District 244 also approved its levy, the largest ever. The $3,090,048 request passed with 53 percent saying yes. The levies are passed on simple majority.

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Risch recognizes AWS as Small Business of the Month

U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID), chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, has named Advanced Welding and Steel (AWS) of Grangeville, as the “Small Business of the Month” for February 2018. AWS will be recognized in the Congressional Record of the Senate.

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Cookbook available from Nazarene ladies

From Watergate Salad and Shipwreck Stew to Boiled Cake and Eggnog Ice Cream, “Recipes and Remembrances,” has it all. The 96-page Nazarene Ladies Cookbook was recently published and is on sale for $15. Included in the book are recipes from current Grangeville Church of the Nazarene members as well as those who have died.

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GEMS kindergarten registration is March 23

Friday, March 23, Mountain View School District 244 will be holding kindergarten registration at Grangeville Elementary Middle School. This is for school age children for entrance into kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to be eligible for enrollment for kindergarten.

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‘Buying your portion...’ - Hard facts of city fees aired at Grangeville public meeting

Figuring out what the city will charge users for its fees can be a confusing, complex formula with an alphabet soup of acronyms. As well, it involves the entirety of public utility issues imaginable from existing water capacity, needed repairs, wastewater plant chemistry, federally mandated upgrades and essential public safety concerns. “And then you try to explain it to the people paying the bills,” said Grangeville public works director Jeff McFrederick, “and they look at you like you’re full of it.”

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Three EMTs honored for service at GEMTA Spring Fling

Three Grangeville EMTs were honored for 115 years of combined service at the annual GEMTA Spring Fling conference, held March 3-4. Recognized were Bill Spencer, Jerry Haaland and Bob Helena. The trio was recognized at the Saturday evening, March 3, banquet.

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