Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics, in Orofino, and St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics, in Cottonwood are introducing new names, brands and vision as part of their integration into the Kootenai Health regional health care system, headquartered in Coeur d’Alene.

    Kristy Beckstead, Idaho County YWCA advocate, wants the community to know that the 2021 “Purse Auction,” held to assist those affected by domestic violence in our county, has been postponed due to the storage unit being robbed in Cottonwood.

    Vrbo just released the top 5 fastest-growing travel destinations for Memorial Day weekend based on demand. They are: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Broken Bow, Okla.; Grand Teton, Wyo.; Caribou-Targhee and Yellowstone, Idaho; and Naples, Fla.

    Employers across the U.S. report difficulties recruiting workers. The problem is especially intense in Idaho, where unemployment rates are lower, and employers are trying to add jobs faster.

    BOISE — May 12th’s announcement by Gov. Brad Little that he is ending the state’s participation in three federal pandemic unemployment compensation programs, combined with last week’s signing of House Bill 380 into law, come on the heels of a recent release of the latest Rich States, Poor St…

    This from a recent post on Idaho Forest Group’s Facebook page: “As the saying goes, ‘records are made to be broken.’ Well, the Grangeville team set the bar a little higher in two categories during the first quarter. The sawmill swing shift broke a production board footage mark in January wit…

    GRANGEVILLE — Private contributions covered a big cost for new works at the GHS football and baseball field, where the baseball Bulldogs lit up their new scoreboard with district tournament wins last week and where the football Bulldogs will this fall light up one that went up Thursday, May 13.

    So, just how much red tape exists between a man and his beer? (Or a woman and her beer!) Using the Mercatus Center’s State RegData 2.0 database, researchers at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State were able to explore state-by-state regulatory variation in U.S. beer supply and…

    Grangeville Community Foundation, Animal Rescue Foundation, ALACCA Bible Conference and many others have been joining hundreds of Idaho nonprofits and their supporters in Idaho Gives which runs through May 6. This statewide effort is designed to bring the state together, raising money and aw…

    GRANGEVILLE — “We’re here at the beginning of life, the end of life, and basically for all the stages in between,” to offer the appropriate levels of care, said Syringa clinical nurse manager Curt Brimacomb. Brimacomb spoke to the board of trustees at the March 22 meeting.

    GRANGEVILLE — A room of nearly 30 Super 8 and Gateway Inn motel employees and their owners erupted in cheers last Tuesday, April 13, while watching a company meeting via Zoom. Though most Zoom meetings don’t bring this much joy, this one has a special message:

    Pine Tree Community Credit Union is going paperless. PTCCU will no longer be mailing printed statements after Dec. 31. Did you know the Environmental Protection Agency estimates Americans use about 99 million tons of paper each year and paper makes up about 34 percent of the waste in our cou…

    GRANGEVILLE — Despite a previous year filled with disappointments and cancellations, Grangeville High School’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) members had a successful run at the regional conference, as well as in the state competition.

    Salmon River Mobile Veterinary, Amy Keehner, is a new veterinarian serving Riggins. Dog wellness exams and a vaccination clinic will be held at the Salmon River Heritage Center, Saturday, April 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Preregister by email at appointments@salmonrivermobilevet.com. A cat only clini…

    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.

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