Toys for Tots is up and running.
The Grangeville Church of the Nazarene hosted its 30th annual Community Thanksgiving dinner at Grangeville Elementary Middle School Sunday, Nov. 23, serving more than 200. Longtime organizers Doug Long and Joe Bednorz will step down and allow others in the church to coordinate the event starting in 2015. Pastor Mike Greenwood thanked the men – and many additional volunteers – for their years of service. Pictured here, church members serve the dinner.
arly 30 years in motion, the Grangeville Holiday Gift and Food Fair is an annual event for many people in the area. The 29th fair is set for this Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School.
Don’t be fooled by a call from the nation’s capital.
Bright yellow and orange walls, a paradise welcome and an inviting place to relax are all part of the new Aloha Laundry at 817 Cunningham Street. Bob and Carolyn Haning opened the new business last week and are still putting the final touches on it.
The GHS Concert Band has been selected to perform at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday, March 14, 2015.
What costs $7 to deliver halfway across the world (or maybe all the way across the world) and brings priceless joy? A box full of goodies through Operation Christmas Child, of course.
Born and raised a Dutch citizen in Indonesia on the Island of Java, Pearl Barden never saw what was coming in 1942.
Cottonwood’s Prairie High School graduate David Swisher was either in the right or wrong place at the right or wrong time, depending on how one looks at it.
How many of you juniors and seniors here have a plan following graduation?” Jared Everson asked students at Grangeville High School.
Mountain View School District is seeking a trustee for its school board.
‘Tis the most wonderful time of the year … but not for everyone. Many local residents are struggling with food needs year-round, but especially during the holiday season when money is tighter and needs are greater.
To have a helipad on Main Street or not? That question will hopefully be answered for area residents.
For the second year in a row, Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) awarded grants to a variety of local groups.
There’s a new face running around at Les Schwab Tire Center in Grangeville.
Nov. 4 unofficial election results; county voter turnout high at 60 percent
Tuesday night unofficial election results show a GOP sweep in the Idaho County Commission race, with Dist. 1 incumbent Skip Brandt and Dist. 2 newcomer Mark Frei receiving the voter majority.
Doctor Jim Dardis knew what he wanted to do with his life from a young age. “I still remember in first grade writing on the board that I wanted to be a doctor,” he said. “And my family said they remember me saying it before then.”
Friends gathered at The Gallery in Grangeville for the annual “Pumpkin Therapy” night Thursday, Oct. 23.
As Winnie the Pooh so aptly stated, “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.”
After 15 years of retirement, Mt. Idaho Gymnastics (MIG) is back in full force. “Everything just came together like a perfect puzzle,” smiled MIG owner Lynn Welborn. “Really, there was just one miracle after another.”
What does it take to succeed in 4-H? Ask the 2014 Idaho County Achievement Award Winners who were recently announced. Junior winners are Chloe Rowland, Aidan Acton and Sydney Rylaarsdam-Schoo. In the intermediate category are Anna Kaschmitter, Sydney Andrews, Lauren Goldman and Rachel Kelley. Senior honorees include Mitchel Nuxoll, Selena Davila and Elizabeth Orgish.
Dr. Grauke speaks to Grangeville women
“Breast cancer runs in my family, so it really hits home for me,” Dr. Luke Grauke told a room full of about 20 women at the Soltman Center Wednesday Oct. 15.
“It’s been a dream of mine for a long time to have my own quilting shop,” said Christina Doughty. That dream comes true this week when she and her family open “Quilt Treasures.”
Story hour, teen read on tap for this week
Where’s the hub of the community? Well, one of them is in the center of town at Grangeville Centennial Library. According to librarian Becky Hosman, the library has a lot going on, including some upcoming activities.
It's Your Business
Hey Idaho County – do you like to cook? Do you like to eat? I need one of your favorite family holiday recipes. Just e-mail them to me as well as why it’s a family favorite or where/who it came from, along with your name, the town you live in, and a “mug shot” photo to use along with it. These will appear in an upcoming recipe booklet. Hurry! Get them to me no later than Nov. 10! E-mail to email@example.com.
“This is a one-time deal,” said Nicole Lowe of White Bird. “If it doesn’t pass, we lose the school and its property, period.”
“Are you going to be scared if a fireman has to come to your home in the middle of the night?” asked Grangeville Volunteer Fireman Andrew Lane.
A familiar face is again gracing Alicebelle’s Beauty Parlor.
Grab the girlfriends, mothers, sisters, aunts and grandmas and make a date for Wednesday, Oct. 15, noon, at the Soltman Center.
2007 accident leaves McAdow paralyzed but ‘disability’ doesn’t slow him down
The past seven years have been hard rows to hoe for 22-year-old Tom McAdow. But don’t offer a him any sympathy – that’s not what he’s looking for.
Area domestic violence task force members were tying one on Monday, Oct. 6. Tying ribbons, that is.
Matt Jessup received some exciting news Sept. 11: He passed the bar exam.
Standing in proxy for his mother, Joanne Sonnen, Allen Sonnen was the last man standing Saturday night, Oct. 4.
‘God thought I was worthy’
Who knew that a lonely, abusive childhood would ever give credence to a young Christian as she visited half a world away? More than 20 women were in attendance at the monthly Encouragers meeting Sept. 25 when Yolanda Stout of Grangeville briefly told about her recent mission trip to Cambodia.
Memorial to Dominick Boyd also set up
“I enjoy helping the community,” said Grangeville High School junior Zach Told...
Those who would like to attend a plant workshop at Pleasant View Baptist Church in White Bird Saturday, Oct. 11, need to register with Kathy Stefani so enough packet information is available.
A couple trying to be good Samaritans left a Slate Creek couple searching for their beloved dog last week.
It seems last week was a week for recovering lost pets. Julie Cuffe of Grangeville discovered a visiting feline on her home’s roof Sunday, Sept. 21.
Once again, a job move has thwarted the efforts of Mountain View School District 244 to retain a board member.
Goal is 1 million
Junior Krystin Uhlenkott is helping bring awareness to the Ronald McDonald House in a big way.
If things go as planned, Kooskia’s Syringa Clinic will be seeing a facelift.
Two new faces have joined the ranks at Kids Klub, Inc., this year. Anissa Burgess and Abigail Cartright were hired as employees for the youth development program for the 2014-15 school year.
It's Your Business
Syringa Hospital & Clinics is hosting a free car seat fitting in the Soltman Center parking lot Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Certified volunteers will be available to make sure kids fit and sit in their car seats properly, to ensure the seats work to their full potential.
Women — mark your calendars for Wednesday, Oct 15, noon at the Soltman Center. St. Joseph radiologist Dr. Luke Grauke will speak on breast health. This is for all ages and the event will include refreshments and silicone breasts to see and feel.
We’ve all heard that change is good. At least we can agree it’s inevitable, right?
The removal of two large trees – one cottonwood and one maple – in front of Syringa Hospital last week is the beginning phase of renovation plans for the facility.
‘We saw the [GHS] sign’
As the ’80s lyrics go, “I saw the sign. I opened up my eyes and saw the sign.” A new brightly-painted sign at Grangeville High School is hard to miss. And that’s a good thing.
Book includes local sports figures
Think you know sports history? Come up against Lewiston’s Dick Riggs and you just may change your position.
A lifelong dream was recently fulfilled for Prairie Junior-Senior High School’s Jayde Wilson.
A variety of historic preservation ideas were brought to the attention of a specialist and people interested in the area’s past, Aug. 28. Nine local residents attended a meeting held Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Bicentennial Historical Museum.