Businesses, individuals, family, friends, the Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department, Idaho County and Grangeville law enforcement officers, churches and organizations all came together Friday, May 22, to honor Grangeville High School class of 2020 graduates. GHS seniors and their families ma…

St. John Bosco (formerly Summit Academy) in Cottonwood held its graduation ceremony May 23 in Greencreek with a Mass for families. Erin Chmelik, Alexis Currier, Jessie Sonnen and David Wassmuth are the class of 2020 graduates.

    The Idaho High School Activities Association named Clearwater Valley’s Martha Smith the IHSAA’s 2020 1A Interscholastic Star, which is an award recognizing her for exemplifying “the best qualities of students who are involved in high school activities.” Along with the award, the IHSAA will s…

    Kamiah High School’s class of 2020 held its graduation Saturday, May 23, at the track and football field while practicing safe social distancing.

    GRANGEVILLE – Two local Sts. Peter and Paul School student writers recently fared well in the Alice Whitman chapter (Lewiston) of the Daughters of the American Revolution Essay contest. 

    Although graduation ceremonies will look quite a bit different than previous traditional celebrations, the class of 2020 will still be able to highlight their achievements this month. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, schools have planned alternate ways to honor graduates.

    KAMIAH -- The format was different, but the outcome was the same: Kamiah High School students continue to place at the statewide competition, with sophomore, Maya Engledow and freshman, Bridget Breeding, bringing home silver second-place medals.

    GRANGEVILLE – “This is difficult work, with many frustrations for teachers, staff, parents and students,” said Mountain View School District 244 Acting Superintendent Woody Woodford at the April 20 board meeting. Board members, practicing safe social distancing etiquette, met in person while…

      KAMIAH – “Kamiah is the small high school that offers big opportunities for students who seek to jump-start their post-secondary education by taking dual credit classes in high school,” said principal Peggy Flerchinger, adding, “think of Kamiah as the little school that could.”

      Schools across Idaho put the lights on last Friday, April 10, to show support for students, coaches, families and the class of 2020, impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus. Playing field lights were turned on at 8:20 p.m. – 20:20 for 20 minutes -- with participants asked to drive by to show su…

        GRANGEVILLE – “We started planting baskets more than a month ago,” said Grangeville High School agricultural sciences teacher and FFA advisor Katie Mosman Wilson.

          Schools across Idaho are organizing an event to show support for students, coaches, families, and especially for the class of 2020. Accordingly, Salmon River will be turning on the lights on the football field “as a beacon to show that we are thinking of our students and families in this dif…

          GRANGEVILLE -- Seattle’s Xakary the Magician donned his “Doctor Science” persona and presented his Wacky Science assembly at Grangeville Elementary Middle School Wednesday, March 11.

          GRANGEVILLE – Mountain View School District 244’s trustees have chosen a new superintendent.

          KAMIAH – Kamiah voters narrowly passed a two-year levy March 10.

          GRANGEVILLE-- Patrons in Mountain View School District will be asked to support a $3.9 million levy this spring.

          COEUR D’ALENE – Two juniors from Kamiah High School won the top prizes at the North Idaho Science and Engineering Fair in Coeur d'Alene on Friday, March 13.

          GRANGEVILLE – “I don’t know many people who would stand up and say teachers are overpaid,” Region 2 Idaho Education Association director Jason McKinley spoke at the Mountain View School District 244 negotiations meeting Feb. 25.

            To expand the range of options available to families in the surrounding communities, the Prairie River Library District created 100 Kindergarten Readiness Kits with funding received from a grant through the Idaho Commission for Libraries. District staff designed the kits in collaboration wit…

            KOOSKIA – A group of Clearwater Valley High School students are prepared to attend the BPA (Business Professionals of America) state competition in Boise this weekend after qualifying at regionals in December 2019.

            GRANGEVILLE – Twenty-four Grangeville High School students have recently prepared for, taken, and passed the Microsoft Office Specialist certification. 

            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.

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