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Syringa Serves At Senior Center Luncheon

Syringa Hospital and Clinics helped host the Grangeville Senior Center luncheon on Dec. 8, and included extra touches to the dining as well as giveaway items. Among those helping were Syringa board members and also (pictured) community relations and marketing coordinator Dana Greig.

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‘Let’s Talk About It’ first session is Jan. 16

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 208-983-0951. This year’s theme is “Global Perspectives.”

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Cornerstone Christian Christmas Program

Cornerstone Christian Learning Center children held their school Christmas program, “A Visit from Jesus Christ,” at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Thursday, Dec. 14. Students are in preschool through grade two.

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Library Story Time

Grangeville Centennial Library story hour in Grangeville Wednesday, Dec. 13, consisted of making snow measuring sticks (left) and several Christmas and wintertime books read by librarian Angie Norman (above). Today, Wednesday, Dec. 20, preschoolers can stop by at 11 a.m. for a visit with Santa.

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Singing Sheep at Sts. Peter & Paul School

Sts. Peter and Paul School in Grangeville held its Christmas program Dec. 14. Here, the day prior during dress rehearsal, (L-R) Harper Blewett, Bryden Pineda and Olivia Beckman sing a Christmas song as little sheep at the birth of Jesus.

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Forest health issues driving harvest project

“People here think of that as ‘their mountain,’ and they’re [Prairie Tree Farms] very attentive to that, and to the public as this view being very important to them,” said Glenn Poxleitner, forester/log buyer for Idaho Forest Group (IFG) in Grangeville, which is providing timber management services for the company.

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New county ordinance outlines business property tax exemption

Aiming to boost economic development, the Idaho County Commission has adopted a new ordinance under which the county may provide property tax breaks to new businesses. A 2017 state law allows counties to establish criteria, and the ordinance – No. 62, published in full on the website – states how the local board has drawn the lines. The law on which the ordinance is founded – state code 63-602NN – says the exemption is allowed for “plant or building facilities…for nonretail purposes that are either commercial or industrial.”

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KMO investigating inmate’s death in Idaho County Jail

Cause of death is pending an autopsy for a 21-year-old Grangeville man who suffered medical issues while in Idaho County custody. Justin R. Ross was pronounced deceased at Syringa Hospital last Thursday night, Dec. 14. The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) has requested the Kamiah Marshall’s Office to conduct an incident investigation.

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Carbon monoxide poisoning factor in minor crash

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a suspected factor in a minor one-car crash at the east end of Grangeville’s Main Street last Saturday, Dec. 9. Anthony Nadiger, 18, of Grangeville, and an unidentified 17-year-old female passenger were taken to Syringa Hospital for evaluation and released.

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