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…

    Think big, shop small all season long. Idaho Senator Jim Risch’s office has developed a free Support Local Gems All Season Long media toolkit with graphics, suggested social media posts, and an email outreach template for partners, small businesses, and supporters to use. This toolkit is ava…

      COTTONWOOD — St. Mary’s Hospital lab manager, Colleen Bennett, recently announced they have been the recipient of a grant through the State of Idaho, as part of the CARES Act grant funding the state received, for $248,659. These funds will support increasing laboratory testing capacity in ru…

        According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, about 30 million small businesses in the United States employ tens of millions of people. Running a small business can be a 24-7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, services, and marketing can be challenging.

          The number of Idahoans who filed a continued claim for regular state unemployment insurance benefits increased 2 percent for the week ending Nov. 14, to 8,310, up 167 more than the previous week. The four-week moving average for continued claims increased slightly – from 8,127 for the week e…

          GRANGEVILLE — Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Hill has fallen victim to COVID-19 concerns. At a special meeting last week, the Grangeville City Council unanimously approved to not open the municipally owned hill for the 2020-2021 season due to logistical issues in meeting requirements to comply wit…

          GRANGEVILLE — “I feel we should encourage wearing masks, but we are not qualified as a board to give a formal medical opinion on that,” Syringa Hospital trustee Gunter Williams spoke to his fellow board members at the Oct. 28 meeting.

          Good news! The Blue Fox Theater in Grangeville will be reopening Nov 13-19 with the movie The War with Grandpa, which will play at 6:30 p.m. nightly. Check the Blue Fox webpage at www.bluefoxtheater.com for information and for the lineup though the New Year!

            Advanced Welding & Steel on U.S. 95 in Grangeville will be hosting its Halloween Haunted House Trick-or-Treat again. Their Facebook page reads, “This year we are going bigger and better! Our Advanced Welding & Steel haunted house is for everyone, free of charge. Kids of all ages are …

            GRANGEVILLE – “I met with Jennifer Heimgartner from Valley Medical Center regarding telehealth services,” reported Syringa Director of Clinic Operations Michelle Schaeffer at the Sept. 22 board meeting. “They are interested in providing services, and would like to start with dermatology.”

              LYONS, Neb. – Despite bipartisan support, rural small businesses and communities with loans through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development program will not be included in the latest stimulus package for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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