Lorie Palmer

Community Editor


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Preschool Story Hour

Grangeville Centennial Library preschool story hour focused on sharks Wednesday, Jan. 9. Children made a shark craft and volunteer Katie Matthews read “A Shark in the Park” to the children. Kids also sang “Baby Shark.”

January 23, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

Book discussion draws 20-plus readers

More than 20 people gathered at The Gallery Tuesday, Jan. 15, for the first “Let’s Talk About It” session of 2019. Participants discussed the book “Bridge to Terabithia” by Katherine Paterson. This year’s discussion in Grangeville, and at several libraries across the state of Idaho, focus on “Connecting Generations.” “Books bring people together,” said Nancy Casey of Moscow, who was the scholar and meeting facilitator for Bridge to Terabithia.

January 23, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

MVSD 244 board does not extend superintendent's contract

Following a tension-filled board meeting and hour-long executive session Jan. 22, the news was not favorable for Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Marc Scheibe. "The board did not take any action on the superintendent's contract," said board chair Lot Smith.

January 22, 2019 10:08 p.m. read more..

MVSD to lose $615k to decline in schools’ enrollment

“The first mid-term report showed we are 59 students down,” chair Lot Smith said at the Dec. 17 Mountain View School District 244 board meeting that about 135 people attended. He explained this decrease in average daily attendance (ADA) would cost the district $615,000.

January 16, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

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