Lorie Palmer

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Seven try out for Idaho County Fair Queen

Seven young ladies will vie for Idaho County Fair Queen for the coming year. Madison Adams, Ciara Chaffee, Naomi Connolley, Anna Kaschmitter, Halle Klapprich, Clarissa Stevens and Grace VanGunten are all candidates for the 2018-19 royalty court. Crowning will take place Friday evening of the fair, Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., in the main building.

July 18, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Dr. Durnin joins Two Rivers Dentistry

Two Rivers Dentistry now has an option to allow their patients to have more dental work done locally. Dr. Michael Durnin is joining the practice to assist locals with implants and other work.

July 18, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

‘It’s not easy – and it shouldn’t be’ - 14 school personnel from region take firearm training course

Fourteen school personnel, 11 from MVSD and three from Salmon River, recently took a firearms safety and training course. The end result, — the school board hoped as they were finalizing the policy — was to place specific educators/staff with firearms on their person or be privy to a classified place and code where a firearm was hidden, thus being able to protect students if needed.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Methodist prayer box open to public for requests, praises

Passersby may have noticed a little elevated box on the steps of the United Methodist Church in Grangeville (on the corner across from Asker’s and the Idaho County Courthouse). The little gem was the idea of parishioner Rose Mangini, who had seen something like it on social media. “We commissioned Norm Rice, who completed the work in gorgeous fashion,” said Pastor Ryan Campbell of the wooden prayer box.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Nichols to compete in Mrs. Idaho pageant

“I’m always up for a new adventure,” said Erin Nichols of Grangeville. With the support of her husband, Zach, and their four children, Nichols was encouraged to apply to the Mrs. Idaho America pageant. She did and was awarded the title of “Mrs. Grangeville” to begin her journey. Oct. 4-6, Nichols will compete in the pageant in Boise. The competition is scored 50 percent on the judges’ personal interview where they will look for articulation and confidence as well as posture, grace, elegance and overall appearance.

July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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