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GRANGEVILLE — “With our world the way it has been and all the needs in society, especially within the past year, this is perfect timing to learn more about mental health issues,” Idaho County University of Idaho Extension Agency Kirstin Jensen said.

    GRANGEVILLE — The USDA Farms to Families for distribution is set for this Thursday, March 4, 10 a.m. at Lions park skate park (drive-through), from 10 a.m. until food boxes run out. This is sponsored locally by Camas Prairie Food Bank and usually assists about 100 families.

      GRANGEVILLE ­— The Elks are happy to announce that “Burger Nights” will resume in March. The first Burger Night for 2021 will be Friday, March 12. Salmon burgers will be available for those observing Lent. No more than 150 burgers will be served on March 12 with seating for that number of cu…

        GRANGEVILLE — The clothing bank is currently open the third Saturday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m. This is located at the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church at WN 4th and Junction streets.

        Members of the Old-Time Fiddlers performed the lunch hour at the Grangeville Senior Center on Friday, Feb. 12. The center serves meals on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon, by donation, with entertainment prior to lunch time when available.

        Neighbors and friends were out late into the evening Feb. 16 putting some final touches on their giant snowman. The seven-foot-tall snow giant is located on the corner of South Meadow and 7th streets in Grangeville, Pictured are its creators (L-R) Elvis Hooper, 16, Sarah Hooper, 9, Isaac Cum…

          GRANGEVILLE — The clothing bank is currently open the third Saturday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m. This is located at the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church at WN 4th and Junction streets. The clothing bank is no longer taking donations except for sizes 8 to 16 children’s and teen clothi…

          Grangeville High School students in Mr. Hicks’ physical education class had the opportunity to learn some Zumba moves Thursday, Feb. 18, from local Zumba instructors and enthusiasts Charity Ruhnke, Tracy Gilmore and Vickie Berg. Here, Berg shows some of the moves to the class.

          The GEMS Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) funded a new water fountain/bottle filling station for Grangeville Elementary Middle School. The GEM student council, on behalf of the entire school, gives a huge “thank you” to the PTO for purchasing the new fountain. Pictured are (L-R) Troy Long, …

          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.

          GRANGEVILLE — “As essential workers, our team is now slated for vaccines,” said Mountain View School District (MVSD) 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske. Fiske gave a COVID-19 update and administrative report at the Jan. 18 board meeting.

          Snow started falling Sunday evening, and by Monday morning, Feb. 8, the Camas Prairie had received several inches of winter fun. Bright and early, Grangeville Public Works was clearing roads, and business people were out along Main Street in Grangeville shoveling walks.

          Denton Thaves of Grangeville caught this sunrise shot on Jan. 31.

          GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville City Council will be moving forward on repairs and upgrades to the municipal sewer system, with its first step to approve engineering plans to be presented at its meeting next week.

          GRANGEVILLE — “I think it’s particularly important to note that 2020’s numbers are going to be a bit skewed,” Syringa CFO Betty Watson told hospital trustees at the Jan. 26 meeting.

          With sunny skies and temperatures in the low to mid 40s, Grangeville residents were seen out and about last Saturday, Jan. 30, enjoying some outside time. Among those were Jamey Young and Cameron Hair, both of Grangeville, who were out at Lions Park, enjoying a game of disc golf on the 18-ho…

          GRANGEVILLE — Not all municipal business is fixing sewer pipes, chip sealing streets and approving expenditures. Sometimes it deals with the simplest things.

          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 …

          Coronavirus-related restrictions had prevented cheerleaders across Idaho from meeting to compete in their usual way, but with the school sports and activities allowed to host bigger crowds, their competition season is set to pick up this week. Grangeville’s first competition of the season wi…

          The Camas Prairie Food Bank received a $6,166.17 donation, Jan. 26, from agriculture technology company, TerraClear. The donation came from funds raised through an employee virtual Christmas party auction. Pictured front row are Heidi Lindsley and Isabelle Butterfield, TerraClear; and Darlan…

          In late January, the Grangeville Elementary Middle School eighth grade band was able to join Grangeville High School band members to play together, discuss future band activities, and experience a little high school. Go Big Blue! Instructor is Danica Schmidt.

            GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville Farmers’ Market will sponsor “Growing and Using Microgreens: A Nutrient Powerhouse,” with Melissa Knapton Thursday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. The workshop will be broadcast via Zoom. If you are interested in joining contact Melissa at tenbluebirdacres@gmail.com and she wi…

              GRANGEVILLE — USDA Farm to Families food distribution will be held Thursday, Feb. 4, at Lions Park/skate park in Grangeville. This is coordinated by the Camas Prairie Food Bank and will be drive-up style, beginning at 10 a.m. until boxes are all distributed.

                NAMPA – Hailey Russell was on the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester at College of Western Idaho. She is a 2018 graduate of Grangeville High School and is the daughter of Valor and Lorie (Palmer) Russell of Grangeville. Russell is a full-time student and also works full-time as a prescho…

                  MOSCOW – Theta Chi, Epsilon Kappa Chapter, University of Idaho, was the highest GPA fraternity at the U of I for fall 2020. The fraternity had a combined GPA of 3.43. This is Theta Chi’s fourth consecutive semester as number one, and seventh semester since 2017.

                    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recently, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) announced 60 nominations of Idaho students to the United States service academies for the 2020-2021 school year. The nominees were selected from dozens of applicants and will now be considered by each of the four academies for fin…

                    GRANGEVILLE — Saved by citizen concern and snowfall, the winter ski and tubing season kicked off this past weekend to good attendance at Snowhaven.

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