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It's Your Business: Flu shots ready locally

Syringa Hospital and Clinics in Grangeville is offering to bring influenza vaccines to local businesses to administer to employees. The “Traveling Flu Clinic” will be available to Grangeville businesses from Monday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 19. To schedule a time for the clinic to stop by your business, call Dana at 208-983-8571. Flu shots are a preventative service covered 100 percent by most insurance companies. If employees wish to not use insurance, vaccines will be $35. Cash or checks accepted at time vaccine is administered.

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

GEMS Jogathon: Bubbles And Colors

The Grangeville Elementary Middle School Parent Teacher Organization held its annual jog-a-thon to raise funds for various school projects. Students through fifth grade participated in the bubble run while those in grades six through eight participated in the color run. People from throughout the community sponsored the runners. Main T-shirt sponsor was Central Idaho Properties.

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Border Days Royalty

The 2018-19 Border Days Royalty held its coronation dinner Friday night, Sept. 28, at the Border Days Arena. Pictured here are (L-R) queen Colby Canaday and princess Molly DeFord, cousins. Canaday (the daughter of Gary and Lisa Canaday) is a junior at Grangeville High School and DeFord (the daughter of Carl and Lori DeFord) is a senior at GHS. The evening included a tri-tip dinner catered by Shizznits, an auction of a variety of donated items, and music by Marcos Dominquez. The outgoing royalty — queen Micaela Farris and princess Bella Klapprich — presented goodbye speeches and crowned the new royalty. Money made from the event will be used for royalty court expenses including traveling and clothes.

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Holsinger honored with American Red Cross 15-gallon pin

Jim Holsinger has no doubts on the importance of donating blood. “For me, it absolutely saved my life,” he said. The Grangeville resident has been donating blood to the American Red Cross (ARC) since 1981. At last Thursday’s Sept 27 ARC collection in Grangeville, the organization recognized Holsinger for a milestone: completing his 15th gallon donation. A birthday celebration was held during the day to honor all the recipients who will have another birthday due to Holsinger’s total 120 blood donations.

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Comm - Milestone - Birth - Zachariah David Gortsema

Tyler and Rachel Gortsema of Grangeville, Idaho, are the parents of a baby son. Zachariah David Gortsema was born Saturday, Sept. 27, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics in Cottonwood, Idaho. He weighed six pounds, eight ounces, and was 18 inches long.

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Comm - Milestone - Birth - Weston John Ridley

Stephanie and Adam Ridley of Grangeville, Idaho, are the parents of a baby son. Weston John Ridley was born in Lewiston, Idaho, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2018. He weighed five pounds, 11 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long.

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Oktoberfest events start this Thursday

From scarecrows and wiener dogs to quilts and cars, this is the weekend to be out and about in Grangeville. The Grangeville Merchants Annual Oktoberfest celebration is set for this week, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27, 28 and 29. Most events take place in Heritage Square.

September 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Mini Bull State Finals Saturday in Grangeville

It’s almost time for the Idaho Mini Bull State Finals. Having been here for Border Days, Olson’s Miniature Rodeo Bulls will be back in Grangeville this Oktoberfest, with 40-42 rides already booked for the season buckle finals on Sept. 29.

September 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Weed ordinance not working, council to revisit in October

“We had good intentions,” said city councilor Beryl Grant, “but it’s not enforceable. So, let’s fix it, get rid of it, and go back to where we were.” Weeds were on the Grangeville City Council agenda at its Sept. 4 meeting, specifically the continued problem with overgrown lots and difficulty in getting property owners to take care of this vegetation nuisance, both to the eye and for its potential fire danger.

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