This yellow swallowtail butterfly made a stopover earlier this summer at the Grangeville home of Nona Donaldson, resting atop her daisies.
Members of the Grangeville City Council and city staff toured municipal properties making up the publicly managed watershed in the mountains south of town. Matt Engberg, senior forester, Northwest Management, Inc., (pictured center, blue sweatshirt) which oversees property stewardship, condu…
The Stowers family is seen here participating in the Grangeville Centennial Library Story Walk. Join in before it ends Sept. 30. The next story up will be Ghostbusters – Who You Gonna Call. Stop by the library at 215 W. North Street (next to Grangeville City Hall) to pick up a list of partic…
GRANGEVILLE – Get ready, get set, enter! If you cannot enter, attend and be amazed. The Sew-Ciety Quilt Club in Grangeville will present its 12th Biennial Quilt Show Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26 and 27.
GRANGVILLE – The first day of school, Sept 2, at Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) seemed like most any other in the past decade.
Kamiah Valley View Church if the Nazarene will be host to a free concert by Christian recording artist, Carman, Sunday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. The performance is free on a first-come, first-served basis.
GRANGEVILLE – The days of covid have definitely set up next-level difficulties for newcomers challenging sitting officials in the upcoming November general election. For congressional candidate Rudy Soto, that has meant actively seeking opportunities for personal interactions.
GRANGEVILLE – Parents in Mountain View School District 244 learned COVID-19 was present at Grangeville High School when they received an e-mailed letter Sept. 10.
GRANGEVILLE – In a four-to-two vote, the Grangeville City Council approved for a crematory to be installed at Blackmer Funeral Home. The decision was made at the Sept. 8 council meeting, based on a planning and zoning commission recommendation to approve the conditional use application for t…
GRANGEVILLE -- Lewis-Clark State College’s Adult Learning Center is offering General Education Development (GED) Certification orientation sessions in September at locations in Lewiston, Moscow, Orofino and Grangeville.
GRANGEVILLE -- The Little Britches Fall Developmental Screening will take place Thursday and Friday, Sept. 24 and 25, for children ages birth to 5 years. This is intended to help determine age-appropriate skills or possible concerns regarding development. The screening is free and will take …
GRANGEVILLE – A new salon is open for business in Grangeville: Savvy Hair Studio is located at 117 West North Street, and owner Stacy Askew is already drawing in a crowd.
GRANGEVILLE -- Are you or your loved ones suffering from depression or anxiety? There is hope. The Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program offers solutions to identify depression and anxiety and their causes, and helps enhance energy levels, sleep quality, mood, relationships and emot…
GRANGEVILLE – ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation) will be holding a fund-raiser showing of the movie “Hachi,” Sunday, Sept 27, at the Sunset Auto View, at dusk. Dogs are invited too, with their owners.
GRANGEVILLE – A new youth group, The Faction, will begin starting Sunday, Sept. 20, 6 to 8 p.m. (open for homework help at 5 p.m.) at the Grangeville Christian Church.
GRANGEVILLE – Encore Drive-In Nights will present Kane Brown at the Sunset Auto Vue Saturday, Sept. 26, at dusk. Ticket information is available at https://www.ticketmaster.com/encoredriveinnights.
GRANGEVILLE -- A four-person scramble golf tournament to benefit Grangeville High School boys and girls basketball is set for Sunday, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at Grangeville Golf and Country Club. This 18-hole event costs $300 per team. Cash and Carry plans to donate barbecue food and sides f…
Support Grangeville Farmers’ Market, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Pioneer Park. The market will continue through Oct 3. Did you know the terms herb and spice are often used interchangeably, but are in fact two distinct types of seasonings, made from different parts of plants and proce…
GRANGEVILLE – Sitting on the bleachers just outside the Grangeville City Pool watching swim lessons recently, I was taken back in time.
GRANGEVILLE – “History has shown for this community, the stronger the statement, the less the participation,” Syringa Hospital CEO Abner King told the board at the Aug. 25 meeting.
LEWISTON – Lewis-Clark State College’s Adult Learning Center is offering General Education Development (GED) Certification orientation sessions in September at locations in Grangeville, Lewiston, Moscow and Orofino.
FENN – What’s up with that pile of grain outside of Grangeville? With bigger harvests, and more coming to the elevators on each grain truck, that million-bushel ground pile at the Columbia Grain International facility at Fenn was what was needed to keep up with supply, as well as demands.
This in from Idaho Sewing for Sports: “Calling all former Idaho Sewing for Sports co-workers! We want to have a reunion work party. OK … that sound more fun than it will be…. However, we would love to see you and could use your help. COVID-19 and our efforts to provide PPE for our local and …
GRANGEVILLE -- As the coronavirus pandemic continues to create challenges for many, Jehovah’s Witnesses have made the historic move of canceling all in-person conventions this year, and will host their first ever virtual global convention which carries the much-needed theme of “Always Rejoice!”
LEWISTON – The Educational Talent Search (ETS) program, hosted at Lewis-Clark State College, has received permission to expand into Grangeville this fall, Traci Birdsell, senior director of the Educational Opportunity Grants Program at LC State, has announced.
GRANGEVILLE – A nearly 12 percent increase is proposed in the fiscal year 2021 budget for the City of Grangeville. A public hearing is next Tuesday, Sept. 8, for comment on the proposal prior to a pending city council decision for its adoption.
GRANGEVILLE -- Encouragers will meet Thursday, Sept. 10, at 11:30 a.m., at The Trails Restaurant in Grangeville. The first Thursday meeting has been postponed because of a funeral. The speaker on will be Gloria Richards of Culdesac, who authored a book about her life entitled, Bulletproof Sh…
GRANGEVILLE – The Idaho County Recycling Center in Grangeville will be closed Saturday, Sept. 5, for the Labor Day weekend.
GRANGEVILLE – As of Aug. 10, Syringa Hospital & Clinics requires all patients and visitors to have a face mask while in the facility. Masks will be provided for those who do not have one.
Remi and Rylie Arnzen participate in the Grangeville Centennial Library Story Walk. Join in before it ends Sept. 30. Stop by the library at 215 W. North Street (next to Grangeville City Hall) to pick up a list of participating businesses, listed in order or book pages, or clip the following:…
GRANGEVILLE – The community is invited to participate in a prayer hour Saturday, Sept. 12, 9 to 10 a.m., at the Soltman Center in Grangeville (across from the hospital).
It’s been a bust fair week. Be sure to thank all the businesses throughout Idaho County who support 4-H and the fair in general.
Parent meeting and sign-ups for middle school girls basketball will be Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. in the community room at GEMS. All incoming seventh graders and eighth graders are welcome. Incoming seventh graders must have a physical. The first practice will be Sept. 1, 3:30-5 p.m. at the GEMS big …
GRANGEVILLE – Seeing the need for more restaurant options and armed with a talent for barbecued ribs, The Rib Guy and Gal opened their doors to the community of Grangeville. Located off of U.S. Highway 95, the infamous yellow building offers a variety of meals.
GRANGEVILLE – The Craguns, a gospel quartet, will perform this Sunday, Aug. 30, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. North 2nd Street. The event is free to the public, and is hosted by the church.
Following lightning storms, the Grangeville Interagency Dispatch Center reported 25 new wildfires yesterday (Wednesday, Aug. 19) in North Central Idaho, scattered across public lands administered by the USDA Forest Service and the Idaho Department of Lands.
Olson's Miniature Rodeo Bulls will hold its third annual mini bull bash finals at 5 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Grangeville Border Days arena. A youth barrel race is planned as well. Entries open Aug. 24, with slots available for up to 20 riders: the first 10 ages 10 and younger, and the first 10 ag…
Grangeville Smash Bash Softball Tournament, a fund-raiser for Idaho County Schools, has been scheduled Sept. 11-13. Entry is $250 per team for up to 16 teams. Contact Ron at 208-713-7758 or Casey at 208-989-6686.
KOOSKIA – Following more than an hour in executive session Monday, Aug. 17, the Mountain View School District 244 board of trustees voted unanimously in favor of a resolution to not fund any employee dependent insurance premiums and stick with the same salary schedule and 188-day contract as…
GRANGEVILLE – “It’s been an interesting season for sure,” said Grangeville City Clerk Tonya Kennedy. “The good thing is, no parents complained to me, so I do think everyone understands that we have been doing the very best we can under the circumstances.”
GRANGEVILLE -- On Aug. 5, Idaho Business for Education (IBE) held Close the Divide Day to collect computers for students who don’t have them and may find themselves in a remote-learning environment during the 2020-21 school year.
GRANGEVILLE – The voice of the Blue Fox Theater and Sunset Auto Vue will hang up his microphone at the end of September.
GRANGEVILLE –Syringa Hospital & Clinics (SHC) received a five- star rating for patient experience by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Centennial Library is offering an interactive “Story Walk” for all families, and librarians Heidi Brown, Sandra Aiken and Gina Garman are excited about it.
GRANGEVILLE -- Grangeville Farmers’ Market will be hosting a free market day Saturday, Aug. 22, at Pioneer Park. Persons/vendors wishing to have a booth to sell items, provide information or services may set up at 8:30 a.m. for no charge. No yard sale items or political booths. Check in with…
GRANGVILLE – Lucille Taylor celebrated her 90th birthday Aug. 19.
GRANGEVILLE -- Idaho County Recycling, Grangeville Center, is looking for a new site manager. They will manage drop offs, pick-ups, online site presence, volunteer sign ups and COVID-19 related health risk in relation to recycling. This is a compensated volunteer position.
GRANGEVILLE – The fate of the 2021 Idaho County Fair royalty is cinched, with the results to be released Aug. 21 at the fair royalty crowning night.
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