GRANGEVILLE – “The mission of Syringa Hospital District is to provide the quality healthcare experience all patients deserve,” Abner King, Syringa Hospital CEO, stated in a written letter to area patrons presented at the Sept. 24 board meeting.
LCSW Angie Edwards has opened an office at 711 W. North St. in Grangeville (this is the Syringa Physical Therapy building). She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders and works with children, adolescents and adults. Call Edwards at 208 816-7381 or e-ma…
SPOKANE, Wash. — A new study of wealth in Eastern Washington and North Idaho shows that $42 billion is expected to transfer between generations during the next 10 years. Innovia Foundation, a community foundation serving the 20-county region addressed in the study, announced recently the res…
GRANGEVILLE – “While we don’t procure an income for Syringa, we do create an asset,” health information technology (HIT) manager Darla Anglen-Whitley told the Syringa Hospital board Sept. 24.
City elected positions will be contested in Grangeville, Kooskia, Riggins and White Bird in the Nov. 5 elections, as will trustee positions for Mt. View School District 244.
GRANGEVILLE – A few years ago, Marie Cox began to tire of working retail and not having enough family time. She had also spent many years as a farrier and felt the need for a change.
Pine Tree Community Credit Union in Grangeville and Riggins will celebrate International Credit Union Day Thursday, Oct. 17. Stop by PTCCU to say hi and have some refreshments. P.S. Did you know PTCCU has 3,929 members?!
Syringa Hospital’s ambulance/emergency entrance will be closed Oct. 14 -21. This scheduled temporary closure is to allow needed repairs to the heated concrete in front of the entrance. Ambulances and all emergency patients will be rerouted to the front entrance during this time. Thank you in…
Students from throughout the region participated in a career fair on Sept. 19 sponsored by Ida-Lew at the Idaho County Fairgrounds in Cottonwood.
GRANGEVILLE – Despite rain and cold, The Grangeville Merchants’ Oktoberfest celebration Sept. 27-29 saw a crowd of people downtown to celebrate fall – or the beginning of winter, as the case may be.
The Grangeville Eagles will not be doing the Grangeville Community Calendars for 2020. They will be on hiatus for a year.
GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville’s Super 8 Motel has done it again – for the third year in a row. The Wyndham Hotel Group announced this week that the Super 8 Motel by Wyndham in Grangeville has been awarded the No. 1 Best Quality Award out of more than 2,400 properties in North America.
GRANGEVILLE – With entries from parents across Idaho County, the Irwin Drug Back to School Photo Contest drew to a close Sept. 13 and a winner was chosen from area voters.
GRANGEVILLE – “Our coding department has gone from the ICD-9-CM in 2015, which has 13,000 diagnostic codes, to the ICD-10, which has 68,000 diagnostic codes,” Carri Forsman reported to the Syringa board of trustees, Aug. 27.
Save the date for the upcoming Elks / ARF fund-raiser Halloween ball at the Elks Saturday, Oct. 19. Vintage Youth will play from 7 to 11 p.m. Stay tuned for more details.
AARP Idaho recently released new state data and an infographic illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices for Gem State residents, specifically those living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes, and heart disease.
This year, Jungle Gym's Indoor Play Center and Cafe, which was voted Best Business by our readers, is featured in our annual It's Your Business special section. We also feature the Blue Fox Theater, Daeli Appliance Repair, Grooming by Sara, the Ferdinand Veterinary Clinic and Dr. Liz Bolan, …
Avista customers will pay slightly more for electricity this fall after state regulators recently approved several rate adjustments.
COTTONWOOD – HUB will sponsor its 2019 crop insurance meeting this Thursday, Sept. 19, 5:30 p.m., at Cottonwood Community Hall. Pepper Harman, Bryan Higgins and Kevin Duling will all be offering 2019 damage information, current crop coverage and future needs.
On Thursday, Sept. 5, Syringa Hospital celebrated its 80th anniversary with a barbecue for staff and patients.
KAMIAH – The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will host the Smokey Bear Historic Portrait Tour exhibit at the Lolo Pass Visitor Center through Sept. 29.
GRANGEVILLE -- On Saturday, Sept. 14, at Pioneer Park, Grangeville Farmers’ Market is sponsoring a special day, “Exploring Your Health and Home.”
COTTONWOOD – Rod Behler practically teethed on the tires at Fred’s Body Shop. He was 2 years old when his father purchased the George Kaschmitter Building in 1959.
Camas Prairie Cruisers want you to bring out your cars and bikes for their Octoberfest car show Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign in at 9 a.m. This will be held again at Umpqua Bank’s back parking lot in Grangeville, just off Main Street. Finished and near-finished projects are…
RIGGINS -- Beginning Sept. 16, Riggins Elementary and Salmon River Junior High students through grade eight can receive free dental sealants and fluoride varnish to help prevent cavities, as part of Delta Dental of Idaho’s Grins on the Go program. Dental sealants fill the deep grooves of a c…
GRANGEVILLE – “I know you have a lot of important things to worry about, but I hope this falls in line with Syringa’s vision,” Daryl Mullinix spoke to the Syringa board of trustees at the Aug. 27 monthly meeting.
GRANGEVILLE – “My competitive nature had my hackles up a bit at first,” Syringa board chair, Leta Strauss, said at the Aug. 27 meeting. “I had to realize that everything does not have to be that competitive.”
The Grangeville’s Biannual Quilt Walk is this Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Main Street. More than 300 quilts will be available for viewing outdoors and in businesses. This event is sponsored by Home Grown Quilts.
The public is invited to join Syringa Hospital and Clinics staff for a free barbeque as they celebrate 80 years of Syringa! This is set for next Thursday, Sept. 5, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Soltman Center in Grangeville. Join in for a free lunch and prizes!
Lewis-Clark State College will be offering its upcoming enrichment classes.
GRANGEVILLE -- “We really wanted to keep this open for the community,” Joel Gomez said. “We feel there’s so much potential here.”
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.
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.
Get ready for Umpqua Bank’s Vendor Night, Thursday, Aug. 22, 5 to 7 p.m., at the bank’s main level and in the parking lot.
Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics, St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics and Kootenai Health have entered into a letter of intent to transfer ownership of the two critical access hospitals from Essentia Health to Kootenai Health.
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.
KOOSKIA – Those affected locally by sever storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred April 7-13 of this year will have an opportunity to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans.
The business served a plethora of people for more than three hours.
GRANGEVILLE – Syringa Hospital and Clinic has gained a familiar face.
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.
Pine Tree Community Credit Union in Grangeville held its annual customer appreciation barbecue Friday, Aug. 2.
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 …
Syringa Hospital & Clinics has scheduled free sports physicals 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Grangeville clinic and 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the Kooskia clinic. The physical is free; 100 percent of any donation goes directly to the school of your choice. Information is online at…
Mark your calendars for July 27 for a special Alabama visitor.
GRANGEVILLE – Farming work can be good for the mind, body and soul. It also offers a good time to think.
BOISE – Idaho Department of Labor (IDOL) Director Jani Revier announced July 8 a new statewide model that she states will directly serve more Idahoans.
Have you seen the “Red Apples” at Crema, Cash and Carry, and Cloninger’s? You can purchase these apples – make a donation – to help with the local school supply drive.
GRANGEVILLE – Syringa Hospital Board met May 28 with a full slate of discussion items. Included are highlights from the leadership reports:
It was a busy Border Days week! Hopefully everyone has recovered. I was happy to have my girls home from Boise. We got my brother, Steve, to participate in his first egg toss. We had a lot of fun!
WHITE BIRD – Mac’s Bar is open for businesses – this time under the name “White Bird Bar and Grill.”
GRANGEVILLE – Ferdinand resident Pat Alfrey made an online purchase last month.
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