Walkout becomes awareness walk, ‘challenge’ to kids

The message at Grangeville High School Wednesday, March 14, was one of hope: Hope for change, an open dialogue and the skills to agree to disagree – but always listen. “When students came to me asking about becoming involved in the National School Walkout, I offered a challenge to them,” said GHS Principal Randall Miskin. “We got people together and decided what we wanted our participation to represent.”

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

Girls Have Royal Time at Little Princess Tea

Living the fantasy for a day, 75 girls ages 4 to 4th grade attended the annual Little Princess Tea Party last Saturday, March 17, at Prairie Elementary School. Participants came in princess and party dresses, and enjoyed refreshments, games, crafts, and learning the basics in being royalty, including the parade wave. The event was presented by the Idaho County Fair Royalty.

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

County commits to road repairs dating back to last year; still chasing fed funds

Two more major road repair projects out of those that date back to Spring 2017 went to bid earlier this month, with work at Ft. Misery won by Cook & Sons and work at Cottonwood Creek won by Crea Construction during the Idaho County Commission’s March 13 meeting. Both projects are eligible for FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) funding but the feds had not yet obligated the money for these projects, Idaho County disaster management manager Jerry Zumalt told the Free Press last week.

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

Hands-on event next Wednesday to promote app development

The public is invited next week for hands-on drone and robot programming, while learning about the Inspire Idaho program and how to receive high tech work-skill training at little to no cost. Open to all ages, this free event will be Wednesday, March 28, at the Soltman Center (across from Syringa Hospital) in Grangeville at two times: 3 and 5 p.m.

March 20, 2018 5:36 p.m. read more..



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