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Hang That Frosty Star

The angel at the United Methodist Church on Grangeville’s Main Street was covered in thick frost Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, as she seemed to reach to hang the Christmas star.

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Prayer time set for Jan. 13

The community is invited to gather in prayer at the Soltman Center (across Main Street from the hospital) in Grangeville at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13. Also, those who would like to share and discuss ideas for the observance of the National Day of Prayer in May, the group will meet for that purpose preceding the prayer time, at 8 a.m. Contact Dick or Dee Lasse at 253-651-7759.

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Let’s Talk About it book series to focus on global perspectives; First meeting set for Jan. 16; books available now

Chase those winter blues by grabbing a book and discussing it with a group of peers. Grangeville Centennial Library was again chosen to be a partner in the Let’s Talk About It program. The public discussion group will meet through April. All meetings are set for Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., at the library, 215 West North Street, Grangeville. Books are currently available for pickup and the first session is set for Jan. 16. Call 983-0951.

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

GHS Blood Drive

Grangeville High School senior Ethan Ormsby was host to an American Red Cross blood drive at the school in December 2017. The project is part of Ormsby’s senior project.

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Keep pavilion in park: City council hears from Grangeville Horizons

The Soroptimists Pavilion should stay in Pioneer Park. That’s the opinion of the Grangeville Horizons Committee, representatives of which were at Monday’s Dec. 18 Grangeville City Council meeting to advocate keeping the 31-year-old park shelter in conjunction with private plans to construct a band shell.

December 27, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Team makes Grangeville stop for Medicaid expansion push

Idaho is among 19 states that have not expanded Medicaid. This proposal would expand Medicaid to Idahoans who earn less than $16,000 a year if they are single and $22,000 a year for a family of two. It is 90 percent funded by the federal government and will ensure that federal tax dollars currently sent out of state will remain in Idaho to help other Idahoans.

December 27, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
 

5th Sunday Hymn Sing set for Dec. 31

The community is welcome to attend the 5th Sunday Hymn Sing on Sunday, Dec. 31, from 6 - 7 p.m., at the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church located on the corner of 4th and Junction Street. All those who would like to perform special music, contact Maryann Gulotta at 208-983-1213. A love offering will be taken and given to The Traveler’s Aid Fund. Refreshments will be served following the event.

December 27, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


GHS students certify in Microsoft programs

A variety of Grangeville High School students in the business and technology classes of Bruce Wassmuth have passed the Microsoft Office Specialist certification. Students learn Microsoft Office programs, including Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016, and PowerPoint 2016, in business computers class. They then focus on specializing in one of the four programs. Once they become proficient in the program, they take a nationally recognized test to prove their knowledge of the software. If they pass, they are awarded with a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification. After they certify in one area, they focus on another area. Currently, students are certifying in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

December 27, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Santa, Baby? ~ Meeting Santa at Bell Equipment

Baby Jack Schacher is all smiles while big brother, Benson Schacher, isn’t quite sure about the Santa experience. The duo, children of Chris and Emily Schacher of Grangeville, stopped in to have their picture taken at Bell Equipment Friday, Dec. 15.

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Volunteers Help With Toys For Tots

Area Toys for Tots volunteers worked in conjunction with Marines in Lewiston to provide toys for local children in need. (L-R) Kathy Parsells, Julie Bentley and Mary Beth Meyers were working getting toys ready at the Idaho County Community and Veterans Outreach Center Saturday, Dec. 16, prior to distribution.

December 27, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Expect snow Christmas Eve, into Christmas Day

Winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24, to 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 25. This is planned to impact the northern and southern Clearwater Mountains, Orofino/Grangeville region and lower Hells Canyon/Salmon River region.

December 24, 2017 3:24 p.m. read more..

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