Lorie Palmer

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Family Dollar to open July 12

Trucks buzzing in and out, lights on at all hours. What’s going on at the former King’s Discount Store Building off US Highway 95 in Grangeville? “We’re moving in,” laughed David Marsey, Boise, district manager for Family Dollar.

May 23, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Dumas uses Print Shop to publish mother’s poetry

Shelly Dumas recently finished a project that had been on her “to-do” list for a long time. Dumas gathered the writings of her mother, Taimie Erickson Preston, and had the originals scanned and published in a book called “Fragments of Me.” “My mom was a prolific writer and had several things published throughout her life,” Dumas said. Her mother was from the Coeur d’Alene area.

May 23, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Fishing Fun At Winchester

Winchester Lake was busy on a recent Saturday. Jannette Mendenhall of Nezperce helps 5-year-old Robby Maynard ready his pole and her granddaughter, Hailey, settles in to fish.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Told uses reading to help attain Eagle Scout status

Eagle Scout projects generally require about 15 hours of community service time. However, that amount for Michael Told could be quadrupled and not even touch the time he has devoted to his project. “I’ve spent a lot of time here at GEMS [Grangeville Elementary Middle School],” the Grangeville High School junior smiled.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Mt. Idaho Gymnastics

Mt. Idaho Gymnastics held its end-of-year meet and skills testing recently. On Thursday, May 10, 30 intermediate gymnasts met. Owner and coach Lynn Welborn, along with coaches Christy Sonnen and Emily Schacher, led the girls through their moves and scored them on beam and floor exercises. They also competed on floor vault exercises and worked on bars.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Library makes updates to young adult reading area; June 11 is sign up for summer reading program

Thanks to several grants and local volunteer help, Grangeville Centennial Library is making some changes. Most notable is the brightly painted and redecorated young adult area. “One of our library aides, Nicole Hill, did the painting and the refurbishing of tables,” said librarian Angie Norman. The bright greens, purples and geometric shapes add vitality to the area that is meant to entice teenagers.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


ARF Fund-raiser

Grangeville’s Animal Rescue Foundation was host to a fund-raising dinner and auction Friday, May 11, at The Gallery. All funds raised will go toward the building of a regional animal shelter.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Students learn history of Nimipuu people

At the heart of every culture are the stories and places that sustain them as a people. Nez Perce Tribe member Marcie Bailey stops often for an up-close look at local history and Nez Perce legend at the Heart of the Monster site on U.S. Highway 12.

May 9, 2018 6:10 a.m. read more..

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