WHITE BIRD — “Sometimes it’s difficult for people when things change, but we are really excited to be there and offer our services to the community and those who visit,” Heather Surerus said. Heather and her husband, Dan, purchased Hoot’s Café on U.S. Highway 95 outside of White Bird in Janu…

Grangeville Arts, Inc., will be back in Pioneer Park this summer for the Free Summer Concert Series! Look for more details soon, but know Vintage Youth and American Bonfire have been booked for July 22 and 29, respectively.

KAMIAH — With a change in the ownership of The Clearwater Progress in 2020, along came a change with the people who are the faces of the longtime business and community advocate. Although they may be new to the Progress, the three women -- who are the representatives community members deal w…

    GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital & Clinics (SHC) recently updated its outdoor wayfinding signs, directing emergency foot traffic to the main entrance. The project has been in the making since the latest remodel when the emergency entrance was established as an ambulance only entrance.

    GRANGEVILLE — “We’re not testing as much for the flu this year, but when we have, we have had a few positives,” Dr. Kelby Wilson told the board at the Syringa Hospital trustees meeting Feb. 22.

    GRANGEVILLE — Final Touch Salon has a new face: Sydni Kaschmitter is taking over the styling chair for Heather Slichter, who will be pursuing other interests.

    KAMIAH — A sign behind the counter at the new Pete’s Prep and Trading Post reads “parati ad omni,” Latin for “prepared for anything.” Peter DuPre and his wife, Karen, opened the store in December 2020, after working to get ready since late summer.

    Note that it is not Dollar General that is coming to Grangeville merging with Family Dollar, but Dollar Tree. Family Dollar is already under construction, which you may have noticed if you have been in lately. The merger is set to take place March 25.

    Speedway Laundromat, 318 S. C Street, Grangeville, has a new service to offer to its patrons: A self-service dog washing sink and station. Cost is $10 for any size dog and allows 15 minutes to wash, rinse, towel and blow dry. No grooming allowed inside, but in the future (as weather changes …

    I purchased some books from Cottonwood the other night which gave ne the perfect excuse to drive through The Hangout and buy a taco salad for dinner. It was perfect! Check them out for a good meal if you’re in Cottonwood. Not only is the food good, but owners Ron and Debbie are great!

      BOISE — The Department of Finance (DOF) responded to nearly 200 consumer complaints in fiscal year 2020 restoring approximately $39,000 to consumers, as well as pursuing securities enforcement actions resulting in restitution, recission, and judgments exceeding $10 million dollars, and penal…

      A large book giveaway, forced by a move, is available in Cottonwood with more than 500 books. This is taking place at Uhlenkott Storage, unit G-8. Open 24 hours a day; bring a box and take what you want. When leaving, turn off lights and shut door. Books are from the collection of Jerry Wren.

        KAMIAH — Kamiah’s first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communication with the addition of a new, purpose-built FirstNet cell site. The site—located north of Kamiah—is part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place in Idaho, which is bringing increased coverage, c…

        If you haven’t heard, the Idaho County Free Press community event calendars 2021 are available at the office. Pick a free calendar up today. They are also at several local businesses.

        Several local businesses took the opportunity to donate to the Camas Prairie Food Bank during the holiday season. Among those are Nikkoal Kantner, realtor with Idaho Country Properties, who donated $300 is pictured with CPFB director Ken Lefsaker; P1FCU manager Lori Courtright is pictured wi…

        National Today, the world’s largest holiday website, crowned Dec. 23 as the big day, with the whole nation being encouraged to binge on their favorite Christmas movies as they spend quality time indoors with the family.

        This is a little reminder to you to reach out to your family, friends and neighbors, especially this 2020 Christmas season where many people have been isolated and lonely. This is the perfect time to leave a little treat on a doorstep, make a phone call or find another way to connect. My adv…

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