GRANGEVILLE – “Of course, in the ambulance and emergency services, we continue to be concerned about recruitment and retention,” Syringa Hospital facilities manager Bill Spencer told the board of trustees at the July 20 meeting.

    AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has kicked off volunteer recruitment for its Tax-Aide program, the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax-preparation service. The foundation is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season and is accepting new volunteers through the end of October.

      KAMIAH – The area surrounding the St. Mary’s Medical Clinic in Kamiah is busting with activity. This is in preparation to make way for the $5-million-dollar clinic expansion that will allow St. Mary’s to accommodate more patients in the area.

        Come support your Grangeville Farmers’ Market Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Pioneer Park. This week’s spotlight vendor is “WOW! Fresh Fruit” owned and operated by Hermilo Angeles. Angeles is one of the market’s newest produce vendors. He lives in Kamiah, but brings certified organic fruit …

        Last week, I included the e-mail I received from Idaho Department of Labor director Jani Revier in response to the e-mail I sent inquiring about the Grangeville IDOL office being closed. Revier said, in part, “The regional office in Grangeville does not meet … current requirements for the Am…

          GRANGEVILLE -- The Idaho Department of Labor (IDOL) is implementing its new service model in the Grangeville region, providing direct mobile services to Grangeville, Riggins, Kamiah and Nezperce beginning Thursday, Aug. 1.

          GRANGEVILLE – After 32 and 25 years with the United States Forest Service, respectively, Chris and Rachel Young are on to new adventures.

            BOISE – Idaho Department of Labor (IDOL) Director Jani Revier announced July 8 a new statewide model that she states will directly serve more Idahoans.

            GRANGEVILLE – Syringa Hospital Board met May 28 with a full slate of discussion items. Included are highlights from the leadership reports:

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            It’s not too late to be in one of the Grangeville Border Days parades. These are set for July 4, 5 and 6, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. each day. This year’s theme is “Blue Jeans and Country Dreams.”

            GRANGEVILLE – Darin Hunter has turned a beloved hobby into a career path. That path recently led him to winning the Real Knife Makers of America challenge recently.

            KOOSKIA – The June 3 Mountain View School District 244 board meeting left many numb as the contracts of three teachers were not renewed and superintendent Marc Scheibe announced more cuts are on the way.

            Move.org recently conducted a poll and found that 53.2 percent of millennials surveyed said they prefer to live in small or midsize cities. Compare that to 8.6 percent, the percentage of millennials who prefer a metropolis like New York City or Los Angeles.

            Idaho Department of Insurance will be host to a Medicare workshop with the Orofino Health Clinic on Thursday, May 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 1055 Riverside Ave. This is an opportunity for those new to Medicare, people getting ready to turn 65, disabled individuals under 65 becoming eligi…

            This in from Kim Johnson, community relations and foundation manager, St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics: “We have some exciting news and we're so happy to share it...we're growing! Beginning this fall you will be seeing some new faces in our facilities as 4 new medical providers join our staff…

            Idaho County Free Press bookkeeper Jolene Rupp made sure the entryway to the newspaper would reflect some spring joy when she planted tulip and daffodil bulbs last year.

            In February, Idaho County’s solid waste contractor reported nearly 4,900 tons of garbage were collected in the Camas Prairie-Elk City-Salmon River area during 2018, which overtopped the regular amount of 4,630 tons per calendar year anticipated under the contract.

            GRANGEVILLE – “I want to apologize for our previous value-based discussion process,” Syringa board chair Leta Strauss stated at the April 23 board meeting. “I believe I went about that the wrong way.”

            The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Monday, April 22, at Kamiah. Cedar Remix, located nine miles northeast of Kooskia, was sold to IFG Timber LLC. The estimated 1,765 MBF cedar was sold for $380 per M and 3,640 MBF non-cedar was sold for $146 per M. Proceeds will benefit the …

            The phrase “value-based healthcare” is being tossed around quite a bit these days, and for good reason. It represents a healthcare delivery model in which providers, including hospitals and physicians, are paid based on patient health outcomes. The benefits of value-based healthcare are what…

            GRANGEVILLE – Airbridge Broadband recently offered Idaho County a deal on Internet service others – including the county’s longtime provider – may find difficult to match. Currently, First Step Internet of Moscow provides the county 30 MBPS (megabits per second) at a cost of $200 per month, …

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