Lorie Palmer

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King’s store to close

Company-wide liquidation affects 15 employees locally

“This community has been very supportive of King’s so this is really difficult,” said King’s Variety Store Manager Brad Olson, Grangeville. Olson just recently learned that all King’s Variety Stores will close this year. The closure will affect 15 employees in Grangeville.

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Syringa officially affiliates with Kootenai

SH trustees sign affiliation with Kootenai

After more than two years of discussion and planning, Syringa Hospital’s board of trustees signed an agreement Feb. 1 for Syringa Hospital District to affiliate with Kootenai Hospital District in Coeur d’Alene.

Six go on to state contest for PTA Reflections

After placing first in the regional PTA Reflections contest, the projects of six Grangeville students are headed to state competition in Boise.

Syringa Pharmacy to open its doors April 1

Local residents, especially those utilizing Syringa Hospital and Clinics, will now be able to have more convenient access to pharmacy needs.

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Learning to live again: Rare brain disease changes life for Grangeville woman

In 2002, numbness and tingling on the left side of her body, and particularly her face at first, made Michele Waite think she had a tooth mishap.

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King’s Variety Stores to close

Company liquidating all locations

“This community has been very supportive of King’s so this is really difficult,” said King’s Variety Store Manager Brad Olson, Grangeville.

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Friends And Music

The Old Time Fiddlers and friends played music at the Idaho County Veterans Community and Outreach Center in Grangeville Friday, Feb. 10, while local historian Eldene Wasem signed her book, “Taming the Meadows.”

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The Domino Effect

It was dominoes play time at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center Friday, Feb. 10. Assistant activities director Marilyn Deardorff (not pictured) played several games with residents prior to lunch time. (Left) Mary Howery watches as Jerry Rothchild plays his domino and (right) Colleen Prickett is thoughtful about her game plan.

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Frank answers by area districts

Local school reps draw crowd at Monday meeting in Grangeville; funding, levies are top issues

Funding concerns, educational needs and Common Core questions were all part of a community forum held Monday night, Feb. 13, at the Grangeville Senior Citizens Center. A panel of three local school superintendents presented overviews of their schools as part of a forum sponsored by the Idaho County Democrats, and more than 65 people attended the event to listen and ask questions.

Higgins named 304 superintendent

'It will be hard to leave behind the school and community that has been so supportive'

Grangeville High School will be seeking a new principal for the 2017-18 school year. Current GHS Principal Steve Higgins notified the school board and staff Tuesday, Feb. 7, he will step down as principal. Higgins has been hired as the superintendent for Kamiah School District 304.

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