Lorie Palmer

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Loebers to bid adieu to Grangeville after 34 years

Landing in Grangeville may have been a bit of a fluke for Les Loeber, but staying wasn’t.

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School levies pass in districts 242, 243

Levies in Cottonwood and Riggins passed by 71.3 percent and 75.3 percent, respectively. Idaho County’s total voter turnout was 18.1 percent, with the lowest voter turnout in the Grangeville precincts (1 through 5) for 4.3 percent.

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GHS’s Stefani nominated for music educator award

Kathy Stefani of Grangeville High School is one of a total of 213 music teachers from 194 cities across 42 states who have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation.

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Becoming foster parents: Local couple shares journey through blog

Hosmans foster; start adoption process

For Jeff and Becky Hosman, parenthood hasn’t come quite how they initially imagined it.

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Foundation honors Idaho County Recycling program

“I feel honored to speak on behalf of Idaho County Recycling,” said Janie Fluharty Thursday night, May 7, at the annual Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) event.

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Purchase of kiln allows for ceramics at Grangeville schools

A sixth grade ceramics project has come full circle for Grangeville schools art teacher Patrick Phillips.

Readers discuss last book in series

“I feel this was a very powerful book that pulled me in and kept me engaged through the end,” said Shelley Dumas.

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Farm & Forestry Fair: Students get a quick study on Idaho agriculture

“How old was this tree?” Idaho Forest Group’s Glenn Poxleitner asked a group of kids as he held up a cut tree ring to them.

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Kretzmann returns to Nepal to help relief

April earthquake leaves areas in ruin, takes thousands of lives

For most Idaho County residents, the connection to Nepal and its devastating earthquake of April 25, is remote. However, for 2003 Grangeville High School graduate Eli Kretzmann, the tragedy hits close to home – literally.

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Co-op serves up the goods on Kamiah’s Main Street: Members sought

A mini grocery box store exists in Kamiah, but it’s more than that.

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