Lorie Palmer

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Syringa eyes affiliation with Kootenai Health

‘Opportunities here in which we are quite serious about pursuing’

In an effort to continue to support its mission to provide high quality health care to its patients, Syringa Hospital’s board is exploring a new avenue. A special board meeting was held June 21 with John Ness, CEO of Kootenai Health (KH) in Coeur d’Alene, speaking about benefits of affiliation with KH. KH already has this relationship with four other hospitals in Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Kellogg and St. Maries.

Transparency — keeping meeting open — good move by hospital board

Editorial

Syringa Hospital’s board of trustees is not only looking to the future sustainability of the hospital and clinics it represents, but they are also concerned with those they represent in other tangible, meaningful ways.

MVSD 244 board passes $19M budget

Mountain View School District 244’s board of trustees voted unanimously at their regular June 20 meeting to accept a 2016-17 proposed budget of $19,068,410.

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Border Days Princess 2016: Hailey Russell: Going places, meeting new people have been highlights

“Being royalty has been a great experience because I have gotten to go to so many fun places and meet a lot of new girls,” said Hailey Russell.

Border Days events to run July 1-4

Cut ‘em Loose!

Break out the cowboy boots, hats and Levis — the 105th Annual Grangeville Border Days events are set to take place Friday through Monday, July 1-4.

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Craigmont June Picnic Parade

Craigmont’s annual June Picnic parade was held Saturday, June 25, with more than 55 entries in its parade.

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Cow Town

Cows run the long driveway at the Wayne James ranch on Reservation Line Road outside of Grangeville.

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July 3 rodeo ‘Pink Out’ to raise cancer awareness, local funds

The clothes you wear don’t always make a difference in the world, but the color you wear July 3 can make a big difference locally. The Border Days Committee and 2016 Royalty have declared Sunday night at the rodeo “Pink Out the Stands” night. For everyone who wears pink to the rodeo, Grangeville Border Days will donate $1 to a local cancer fund.

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White Bird Color Guard

Thomas Schwartz of White Bird donned his uniform and marched with the Salmon River color guard at the White Bird Days parade Saturday, June 18. See parade results, 5A; rodeo results, page 8B.

Board puts soccer in, cross-country is out for GHS this fall

It’s official: After nearly two years on the back burner, Mountain View School District 244’s board agreed to offer soccer this fall at Grangeville High School.

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