GRANGEVILLE – With a 1950s Grease theme, four young ladies stepped out to dance the night away at the Distinguished Young Women of the Camas Prairie program Saturday, June 8, at Grangeville High School.

    KAMIAH – The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Employee Association recently awarded four local high school graduates with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Memorial Scholarship, which recognizes local youth who demonstrate a passion for National Forests and care for their commun…

    Hundreds of seniors from across Idaho County graduated from their respective high schools in late May and early June. Many received awards and scholarships to further their education.

    KOOSKIA – Following a nearly two-and one-half hour executive session earlier in the meeting, the Mountain View School District 244 board voted to extend contracts to all but three teachers for the coming school year at their Monday night, June 3 meeting.

    GRANGEVILLE – “We love this community and are invested in it,” Tori Swan told the Mountain View School District 244 board at the April 15 meeting.

    GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School’s class of 2019 graduated 57 members Friday night, May 24. They were sent along their journey with words of wisdom-- and laughter.

    GRANGEVILLE – “We’re not going to tell people the sky is falling if this levy does not pass. We’re not using scare tactics about what we will take away – we will, as always, do the best we can with what we have,” Mountain View School District 244 board chair Lot Smith said Monday, May 13. “W…

    Students at Sts. Peter and Paul School in Grangeville received an education in the capabilities of stock dogs at an afternoon demonstration last Friday, May 10.Ray Holes of Lazy H Livestock and Prescriptive Livestock Services of White Bird, conducted two half-hour sessions, explaining the wh…

    GRANGEVILLE – Following a tense two-plus hour negotiations meeting Thursday, May 2, Mountain View School District board members and Central Idaho Education Association team members came to a tentative agreement for 2018-19 teacher contracts.

    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 …

    KOOSKIA -- On Friday, April 26, five Clearwater Valley High School students traveled to Idaho Falls to participate in the 15th Annual Kiwanis Teen Film Festival.

    GRANGEVILLE – In April, a group of HOSA (Health Occupation Student Association) members from Grangeville High School attended the state conference in Boise.

    GRANGEVILLE – “There aren’t a lot of options of areas to trim. Salaries and benefits, sports and extracurriculars. Programs,” Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Marc Scheibe told the board at the regular monthly meeting April 15.

    GRANGEVILLE – Mountain View School District (MVSD) board chair Lot Smith and trustee Rebecca Warden came head-to-head with teachers and Central Idaho Education Association (CIEA) members Char McKinney and Carey Draper for another shot at negotiations Monday, April 1.

      GRANGEVILLE – The Monday, June 17, Mountain View School District 244 budget hearing and board meeting has been moved to the Grangeville High School Library. This is set for 5:30 p.m. and the public is invited. All patrons who wish to speak at the meeting must sign in prior to the start of th…

        COEUR D’ALENE – The Idaho Community Foundation’s Northern Region Grant Panel has selected 75 north Idaho nonprofit organizations to receive more than $255,000 through its annual competitive grant cycle.

          GRANGEVILLE – Sts. Peter and Paul School will host its choir concert tonight, Wednesday, May 15, in the gym at 7 p.m. All are invited.

            GRANGEVILLE – Sts. Peter and Paul School will host its choir concert Wednesday, May 15, in the gym at 7 p.m. All are invited.

              MVSD will hold two community levy meetings: Monday, May 13, at the Grangeville High School Library, and Wednesday, May 15, at the Clearwater Valley High School Library in Kooskia, each at 6:30 p.m. Patrons are invited to attend, receive information and ask questions.

                GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Elementary Middle School will hold its middle school band and choir concert Tuesday, May 14, 7 p.m., in the multipurpose room at GEMS.

                Fourth and fifth grade students at Grangeville Elementary Middle School presented “The Adventures of Lewis and Clark: The Musical,” Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, April 23, 24 and 25.

                  GRANGEVILLE – The Elks Friday Burger Night is set for this Friday, April 26, at the Elks Lodge in Grangeville. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner served from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Burgers, fries and salads are available as well as drinks separately from the Elks bar.

                  Welcome to the Idaho County Free Press’s first Youth in Focus special section. Here you will find spotlights on some of Idaho County’s unique young people. The youth highlighted in these pages are students, scholars, volunteers, leaders, workers and citizens of our communities.

                    TOPPENISH, WASH. -- During the weekend of April 13, sixth graders Owen McIntire and Ellie Nuxoll of Cottonwood traveled to Toppenish, Wash., for the Annual Les Patterson Family Bull Dogging School.

                    GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School FFA participants traveled to Twin Falls to the College of Southern Idaho for the state leadership conference April 3-7.

                      GRANGEVILLE -- The 4th and 5th grade students at Grangeville Elementary Middle School will be performing the musical, "The Adventures of Lewis and Clark," on three different days by three different casts. The public is encouraged to come in and see these performances. Tuesday, April 23, (Van…

                        KOOSKIA -- Registration for new students entering kindergarten through fifth grade at Clearwater Valley Elementary School for the 2019-20 school year, will be Wednesday, April 24. A 20-minute informal evaluation is part of the registration process. Call CVES at 208-926-4311 to reserve an app…

                        Grangeville High School held its prom Saturday, April 13. Voted queen and king are seniors (L-R) Paige Lindsley and Hunter Schoo.

                        GRANGEVILLE – “By the time I was in middle school, I was acting out and getting into a lot of trouble” Jason Stanley Marshall told students at Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) Thursday, April 11.

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