GRANGEVILLE -- A hurricane wails away and Nick and Selma are shipwrecked. They make their way to a small island with only one hotel -- the Jolly Roger Bed and Breakfast. Here, everyone mistakes them for the elusive, mysterious J.J Hay and his mother. The only problem is, someone wants Mr. Ha…

The Grangeville Eagles No. 539 donated $100 toward replacing aging GHS cheerleader uniform items and the cheerleaders received the check during halftime of the basketball games Jan. 18 against St. Maries. Pictured are (from left): front, Bryce Cassill, James Gortsema, River Phillips and Kenn…

    RIGGINS -- At the board of trustee annual meeting for Salmon River School District 243 Tuesday, Jan. 21, the board appointed Laina Walkington as the new board member representing Zone 3.

      Grangeville Elementary Middle School held its third annual talent show Thursday, Jan. 23. More than 50 students performed in 28 acts that included dance, comedy, vocals, instruments and jump roping.

        GRANGEVILLE -- Tryouts for Missoula Children’s Theater’s “The Snow Queen” will be Monday, Feb. 10, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., in the Grangeville Elementary Middle School multi-purpose room. The show will be Friday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. Admission prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children and th…

        GRANGEVILLE – Three teams of students from Grangeville Elementary Middle School will make their way to the University of Idaho this Saturday, Jan. 25. The occasion? The state First Lego League robotics competition.

        GRANGEVILLE – You may know where Laredo, Panama City and Bangor are located, but what about the Great Dismal Swamp? Do you know in what environment the endangered Red Wolf lives? Would you be able to answer questions about Shanghai or the Falkland Islands?

        BOISE -- “We can't seem to get beyond this place for whatever reasons. We have supporters, we have opponents, and we circle around this conversation,” said Idaho State Board of Education President Debbie Critchfield. “Not much has changed, as far as the talking points are concerned.”

        GRANGEVILLE – Reclaim Idaho – or any other politically charged group for that matter – won’t be spreading its word on Mountain View School District 244 property anytime soon.

        KAMIAH – Kamiah may have a bad rep for not passing school levies in the past, but that isn’t stopping the Kamiah Joint School District (KJSD) board 304 from going for an unprecedented two-year levy request.

        Idaho County education and roads will continue to receive federal funding – at least in the short term, following a two-year extension of Secure Rural Schools (SRS), authorized by Congress last month.

        GRANGEVILLE – “It has been an honor to serve this district, community, staff and, most of all, its students,” Mountain View School District 244 board chair Lot Smith said at the Dec. 16 meeting. “We’re human and don’t always make the right choices, but I don’t have any regrets.”

        Grangeville eye doctor Joel Brown spent time at Grangeville Elementary Middle School in Mr. Johnson’s science class in the fall, where he helped students dissect a cow’s eyeball.

        GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) has a new captain at its helm this year, though he’s not a stranger to the Camas Prairie.

        LEWISTON -- Grangeville High School took 15 students to compete at this year’s Regional BPA competition at Lewis-Clark State College on Monday, Dec. 16.

        Each year, Grangeville High School FFA facilitates a competitive all-school fund-raiser to bring gifts and Christmas dinner and accessories to local families. This year shattered previous records and they were able to adopt five families! Here, Katie Mosman Wilson’s “sleigh” is loaded with a…

        The Grangeville Elementary Middle School Christmas concert for grades kindergarten through five was held Thursday, Dec. 12. The program, “Holiday Folk Songs,” was under the direction of music teacher Carla Astle and accompanied by Kimberly Page on piano. For highlights of the concert, see a …

        Grangeville Eagles No. 539 were host to the annual kids Christmas sale Saturday, Dec. 14, where children could purchase gifts for their families at a reasonable price. The Grangeville High School cheerleaders, along with coach Renita Lee, spent the day volunteering their efforts to wrap gift…

        Grangeville High School held its annual Christmas concert Monday, Dec. 9, under the direction of music teacher Danica Schmidt. Performing were the band, concert choir and Varsity Blue Select Choir.

        Jan and Jim Adams of Harpster sell their handmade antler art at the annual Grangeville craft fair at Grangeville Elementary Middle School, held Saturday, Dec. 7.

        BOISE – Statewide, district and school final results are out for the fall Idaho Reading Indicator. Like the preliminary statewide data released in October, the results show that more Idaho students in first through third grade are performing at grade level than was demonstrated in the new IR…

          The upperclassmen team, Jive Turkeys, beat the freshman team, Average Joes, in the annual Grangeville High School dodgeball tournament, held Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 18-19. Two 10-player teams participated, each paying $10, which goes to the Lifetime Sports class to help offset expenses for …

          KOOSKIA – “At Clearwater Valley Elementary School, our students have checked out 2,680 books so far this year,” CVES Principal Joe Rodriguez told the Mountain View School District 244 board at the Nov. 18 meeting. “That’s more than has been checked out at GEMS [Grangeville Elementary Middle …

          GRANGEVILLE – “The Grangeville FFA Alumni group is all about supporting the kids in the Grangeville High School FFA program,” said alumni member Marie Heckman. “We want to see the kids succeed and grow with in the agriculture community.”

          Grangeville Elementary Middle School PTO held its annual jogathon fund-raiser this fall. Bringing in the most money for their school were (L-R) Clayton Keeler, Kobe Nadiger, Zoey Alm and Daxton Alm. All children received a pedal car with the exception of Nadiger who received a laser tag game.

            COTTONWOOD – Planning for the worst-case scenario -- a subject attacking a school, intending to hurt children – will be the focus of a three-day course for regional emergency service responders set in Cottonwood this Friday through Sunday, Nov. 15-17.

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