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The Idaho County Free Press presents this year's Get Acquainted 2021. The 38th annual issue …

Farmers and ranchers across the county have been busy cutting and baling hay the past several weeks. Here, hay is baled on Lukes Gulch Road, between Fairview and Stites roads, outside of Grangeville on July 7.

Boise — Grangeville resident Mary Schmidt is among 12 in the state of Idaho who will be honored by the Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) later this month.

There’s now a pickle ball court at the upper east GHS tennis court, so those interested in playing this net game may put the new stripes to good use. Terra Hill told the Free Press that she, Mike Griffin and Jeanie and Dallas Grant put in the lines on the morning of July 19.

    KOOSKIA — Syringa clinics in Grangeville and Kooskia will be giving out free sports physicals for 2021-22 high school athletes. These will be offered at the Kooskia clinic July 28, 1-4:30 p.m., and at the Grangeville clinic Aug. 4, 4-6 p.m.

    The Missoula, Mont., band NoAlibi played at the first in the Free Summer Concert Series Thursday, July 15, at Pioneer Park in Grangeville. Local band Vintage Youth will play this Thursday at 6 p.m.

      GRANGEVILLE — Upcoming menus for the Grangeville Senior Citizens Center meal site include the following: July 21-hot chicken sandwich with gravy, carrots, layered lettuce and pea salad, watermelon, bread; July 23-meat loaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, lettuce salad, carrots,…

        GRANGEVILLE — Triple Bar Drill Team will hold its annual O-Mok-See play day this Sunday, July 25. Sign-up is at 8 a.m. and the day starts at 9 a.m. Cost is $25 for all day and the public (all ages) is invited to join in at the Grangeville Border Days Arena.

        GRANGEVILLE — A decade ago, Ericka Troberg couldn’t have predicted she’d be a small business owner in Grangeville, Idaho. And yet, the pieces fell together perfectly, and here she is.

          GRANGEVILLE — The Elks will be having its Burger Night Friday, July 30. The group getting the net proceeds of food sales will be the Grangeville Farmers’ Market children’s program, Grub Club. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner service starts at 5:30 p.m. with fresh ground beef burgers, hand cut fri…

            GRANGEVILLE — Kids Klub is now enrolling for Kinder-Ready Klub, its full day pre-k program, for the 2021-2022 school year. They are open M-W-F from September through May, from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The goal with this program is kindergarten readiness. Cost is $150/month with a $30 registration…

              GRANGEVILLE — Sunday, July 25, the Grangeville Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will hold its annual conference at 10 a.m. It will take place at the meeting house located at 403 N Blvd. Bishop Cory Smith will conduct the service and Stake President Matthew Clegg will …

                Local business owner, and fifth generation rancher, Clay Groom, of Grangeville, Idaho will appear on SiriusXM channel 146 this Wednesday,  July 21, at 8 a.m., for a guest interview with Kevin Rutherford on Road Dog Trucking.

                GRANGEVILLE — Grab your chair or a blanket, picnic dinner and drink, and head to Pioneer Park in Grangeville for the annual Free Summer Concert Series.

                Grangeville High School’s Class of 1981 “came back to give back” during Border Days and their 40th class reunion. Class members collected money and food for the Camas Prairie Food Bank as a way to give back to the community. They collected $1,206, and issued a challenge to the class if 1982 …

                Thanks to all the businesses who helped make Border Days a success. Cash and Carry provided all the eggs for one of the most fun and memorable events, the Super Egg Toss. Pizza Factory allowed the sound system for street sports and the parades to tap into their power. By the way, thanks to t…

                JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — Once again, Grangeville High School graduate Katy Fox is painting herself into a corner. Well, an alley, really.

                GRANGEVILLE — A new kind of bell will be ringing out across the Camas Prairie and surrounding communities as Ding Ding Creamery spreads its wings as one of the first and only ice cream vans in the area. The family owned and operated business is run by Ashley and Aaron Szudajski, who recently…

                Incorporated cities within Idaho County will start receiving their share of $54 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). For the seven cities totaled, this will add up to more than $600,000 to be received out of an eventual $1.23 million payment.

                Sydni Kaschmitter of Grangeville readies herself for a catch in the July 2 Border Days Super Egg Toss. For more Border Days photos and results, check out other Border Days titled articles on our website.

                  Grangeville band camp for middle and high school students was held the week of June 21-25 at Grangeville High School. The camp was the senior project of Ava Forsyth and Brittany Farmer. Both students said they love band and wanted to do something to encourage others to join. Here, students p…

                  An extended heat wave across the Pacific Northwest last week pushed the mercury high and broke records in several areas, including in Riggins.

                    GRANGEVILLE — With 59 runners out for the 2021 reignition of the annual Firecracker Fun Run on Sunday morning, July 4, Caleb Barger placed first overall with a time of 25 minutes, 28 seconds. A few minutes later, Tina Greenlee crossed with the top women’s time of 30:58. Joe McGuigan, who pla…

                    Well, it’s back to semi-normal after the big, hot Fourth of July celebration. Never fear, the summer is still kicking with many more events left, including this weekend’s Stites Days and Nezperce Prairie Days.

                    The July 4 Border Days egg toss saw 1,074 people. Winners for day 3 were Cooper Wright and Miles Lefebvre, who also won the 2021 toss-off.

                    The annual Border Days 5K fun run and walk began at 8 a.m. sharp on Sunday morning, July 4. Caleb Barger of Grangeville was fast from the start and first to the finish line.

                    The first Border Days cornhole tournament, to benefit Grangeville High School baseball and softball programs, was a popular event at Green Acres today, July 3.

                    The fun continued today, July 3, with even more participants for the street sports foot races. The all girls race.

                    Today, July 3, day two of the famous Border Days egg toss, 1,688 people participated. Everyone has one last chance for the toss in 2021: meet on a Main Street tomorrow, July 4, 9 a.m., for the annual toss and three-day winner toss-off!

                    Grangeville Health and Rehab again sponsored the kids toy scramble after the egg toss. Hundreds of children scrambled for a plethora of toys, games, money and candy.