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 email@example.com. A cat only clini…
KAMIAH — “We had the dream of moving to this area”, said Janet Brennan, a sales representative for Brady Industries, a company selling wholesale cleaning supplies and equipment. “My husband, Scott, and I are outdoor enthusiasts, enjoying mountain biking.”
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 — Meadowlark Home two, a senior housing unit in Grangeville, will close its doors by the first of April — at least for now.
A variety of Easter egg hunts are set throughout Idaho County. Following is a list of those activities:
1. What made you want to become a Realtor?
GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho County Free Press has hired Gary Altman of Grangeville to report Idaho County Commission news.
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.
COTTONWOOD — With the recent news of the approval of a grant proposal to the Murdock Trust, the Monastery of St. Gertrude has crossed the fund-raising goal line for a $2.3 million renovation project of the 72-year-old residential wing.
Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in January, down slightly from a revised 3.8 percent rate for December, and well below April 2020’s revised historic high of 11.6 percent. Revisions made to Idaho’s 2020 unemployment rate are the result of an annual benchmarking p…
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…
White Bird’s Canyon House will be celebrating its 18th anniversary with a sale Saturday and Sunday, March 20 and 21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A variety of espresso and beverages and gifts are also available in the shop. Stop by Canyon House just off U.S. Highway 95 at the entrance into White Bird. L…
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.
SmartAsset recently ranked Idaho County among the places in Idaho where residents are staying on top of their credit card bills.
GRANGEVILLE — “If Cerner isn’t broken, why are we trying to fix it?” questioned trustee Jane Carlson at the Syringa Hospital Feb. 22 board meeting.
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.
A former Grangeville-area resident, Rose Sherrer Meyer, recently moved back to Grangeville and is trying to obtain her dog training certification within the next year. She is offering dog training in the Grangeville area on Saturdays. If interested, she will come to your home and work with y…
COTTONWOOD — Recently, St. Mary’s Hospital radiology department updated its machines to direct digital radiology equipment.
The obituary section is often the most well-read part of any newspaper.
You may have noticed that last week, the Zip Trip sign at the Grangeville gas station was changed. Zip Trips in Lewiston, Moscow, Clarkston, Grangeville and other cities have been purchased by Nom Nom. Nom Nom owns gas stations throughout the Pacific and Inland Northwest, including about 18 …
Hi ho, hi ho — it’s off to Idaho we go. At least that’s what more than 25,000 people said in 2018, and the numbers are likely to increase in the coming years.
A benefit fund-raiser to help with medical expenses for Delvin Keeler of Grangeville has been set for Saturday, Feb. 27. This chili cookoff event will be held outside of the Silver Dollar Bar in White Bird from 2 to 6 p.m. To compete costs $25 for entry and to consume costs $3 per person. Co…
GRANGEVILLE — “We’ve had more than 700 calls,” to be placed on the COVID-19 vaccination list, said Syringa Director of Clinic Operations Michelle Schaeffer at the Jan. 26 board meeting.
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.
GRANGEVILLE — The Syringa Hospital Foundation (SHF) recently purchased $45,000 in equipment to benefit a wide range of patients at Syringa Hospital & Clinics.
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.
Was there a specific experience that motivated you to add boudoir sessions to your list of services?
GRANGEVILLE — A project that started in July of 2020 is coming to fruition for a local couple.
The Vinyl Bar, LLC, is open at 416 Main Street in Kamiah. Stop in for custom clothing, hats, auto decals, business signs, tumblers and more. Call 208-405-9045.
COTTONWOOD — North Idaho Correctional Institution (NICI) and staff recently recognized employee Brad Lutz for his commitment to Idaho and the department of correction for the last 25 years.
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 …
NEZPERCE — Nathan Riggers of Nezperce was recently recognized for his outstanding and dedicated leadership to the grass seed industry at the 2021 annual meeting of the Nezperce Prairie Grass Growers Association (NPGGA).
Idaho County Sheriff Doug Ulmer is introducing some members of the department and sharing with the public their new roles in the office.
GRANGEVILLE — The baton — or bowling ball, as it may be – has been passed at Camas Lanes.
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…
Two interns will be providing news coverage of the 2021 Idaho Legislative Session for print and online issues.
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.
GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital and Clinics recently put together a list of frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine.
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…
KAMIAH — Laureen and Lance Raff reopened Kamiah’s only laundromat, the Wash House on Nov. 18, 2020, after extensive remodeling the previous summer and fall.
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.
It may be no surprise to Idahoans that North Central Idaho’s economy was growing pre-pandemic.
Recent data from a study done by TOP Data and Zenreach show overall, nationwide restaurant spending is only down 1 percent from where it was in January 2020. In fact, many states have seen an increase in restaurant spending since the pandemic started.
GRANGEVILLE – Kathlene Gerten knows first-hand how beneficial massage therapy can be.
GRANGEVILLE — A variety of topics were discussed at the Nov. 24 Syringa Hospital board meeting.
GRANGEVILLE — Main Street has gained a retail clothing and accessories shop.
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…
- Fifty confront commission for immediate 2A sanctuary proclamation; final remarks promise voter reprisal at polls
- New owners take over former Hoot’s Café, add convenience store
- Invasive Species of Idaho has program update – the problem is bigger than we think, it starts with zebra mussels and contaminated moss balls
- RMEF secures Joseph Plains elk habitat
- Proposal for county highways carrying heavier commercial loads; public comment deadline: April 12
- Syringa moves all services back to primary clinic; COVID-19 on decline
- MVSD community levy meetings on tap
- GHS FFA students fare well at Moscow meet
- Elizabeth H. (Liz) Wassmuth, 88
- Meadowlark Home to close due to lack of employees
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