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Vote on Tuesday - State funding comes with caveats

Additional funding from the state of Idaho for education is good news, right? Yes, but don’t put away your checkbooks just yet. “The increase in state funding for next year is a little more than $300,000 for Mountain View School District 244,” said school district business manager Becky Hogg. This means the share of MVSD’s daily operating costs paid by the state has increased from the current level of 65 percent to 66 percent.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Scam call claims Microsoft refund due

Software company giant Microsoft is going out of business, and you are due for a refund. Umm, no, it’s not, and no, you’re not. “It’s so strange. It’s so obviously a scam,” said Bonnie Asker of Grangeville.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
  

Syringa Hospital Foundation Gala draws 180

Approximately 180 attendees packed the Grangeville Event Center last Saturday night, Feb. 24, for the Syringa Hospital Foundation Gala, featuring dinner, auctions and live entertainment by The Hitmen. This is the 25th annual fund-raiser for the foundation, with money raised this year to go toward a new cardiac monitoring system.

February 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
   

Men’s retreat set for March 2, 3

A Regional Men’s Retreat is set for March 2 and 3, at the Grangeville Christian Church, 402 W.S. 1st Street in Grangeville. There will be a meeting Friday evening March 2, and meetings morning and afternoon Saturday March 3, with lunch served.

February 23, 2018 9:17 a.m. read more..
 

Umpqua Donates to Kids Klub

Umpqua Bank recently donated $5,000 to Kids Klub, Inc., through its community reinvestment grant. The money will pay for an entire year of snacks for the program. Pictured here are (left) Umpqua representative Tammy Nail, handing the check to Kids Klub Executive Director Cindy Godfrey.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Varsity Blue Valentine And Birthday Wishes

Grangeville High School’s Varsity Blue Choir, under the direction of Ms. Merrill-Lee Rasmussen, performed about 40 singing Valentines on Feb. 14. Here, the group sings to Mr. Andrew Riener at the Grangeville Senior Citizens Center. Riener recently celebrated his 101st birthday and was treated to the song, “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You.” Riener is seen here thanking the group as (L-R) Jillian Hausladen, Anastasia Bearden and Colby Canaday look on.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Wrestling Crab Feed Fund-Raiser

The first Bulldog Wrestling Crab Feed, catered by Superior Events and Shiznits, drew a large crowd to the Grangeville Elks Feb. 17. It included live music by Vintage Youth and a talent show where (middle, photo courtesy Amy Farris) Grangeville Border Days Royalty Queen Micaela Farris and Princess Bella Klapprich received second place for their dance.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Grangeville Music Department ‘Music Time’ dinner, auction is March 10

Get ready to support the arts in Grangeville – it’s “Music Time.” The Grangeville bands in choirs, grades six through 12, will present the musical dinner and auction event Saturday, March 10, at Grangeville High School. Tickets are on sale through March 1 and are $20 per person or $35 per couple. Cost at the door is $25 per person. Students from Grangeville Elementary Middle School and the entire GHS music department will be performing for the evening fund-raiser.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Legislator addresses education, domestic violence, wage theft

“My mother was a Sunday school teacher, and she said the best gift God gave us is choice,” Wintrow said. “You don’t drag anybody kicking and screaming toward you, right? You create a presence around you that people want to approach. That day she taught me, you choose how you show up every day.” Wintrow, D-Boise, representing Dist. 19, was the evening speaker for last Friday’s Feb. 16 Pizza and Politics event, held at The Gallery in Grangeville, which drew nearly 50 participants.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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