It remains unclear whether federal tax dollars may come to Idaho County as a consequence of flooding earlier this month, but some repairs are needed sooner than even state disaster relief funding may become available.
GRANGEVILLE – Jimmy Novak was pushing a stroller full of his belongings down U.S. Highway 95 last week when a car came up behind him. Lacey Graham came out, saying she was glad to have found Novak, and that she had something for him.
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.
GRANGEVILLE – Four city lots will be further utilized as Camas Prairie Food Bank readies for groundbreaking at its new facility.
GRANGEVILLE – “We’ve seen all kinds of weather,” a group of 16 young men agreed as they gathered on U.S. Highway 95 outside of Grangeville April 11.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -- No good deed goes unpunished. Just ask 2010 Grangeville High School graduate Kurt Aiken.
A no-cost Easter dinner will be held at The Hangout in Cottonwood Sunday, April 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
GRANGEVILLE -- The Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) 52nd Spring Art Show and Sale is set for the Grangeville Super 8 Motel, 801 SW 1st Street/Hwy 95, Thursday, May 2 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Friday, May 3 (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.—with a soiree the last two hours and includes music and complimentary …
GRANGEVILLE – It was a World’s Fair extravaganza at Centennial Evangelical Free Church last Tuesday, April 9.
Grangeville Boy Scout Troop 555 spent last Wednesday afternoon, April 10, in cleaning up vegetation debris at the Mt. Idaho Fort site in Mt. Idaho.
GRANGEVILLE – Times, they are a changing. Asker’s Harvest Foods has been purchased by the Jerry Cloninger family and will soon change its name to Cloninger’s Marketplace.
Flooding hit much of Idaho Tuesday, April 9, and in Idaho County, Stites bore the brunt as the creeks that drain into the South Fork Clearwater River could not keep up with days upon days of rain in addition to spring runoff, and flowed onto what is normally dry ground.
GRANGEVILLE – Syringa board of trustees continued its talks on the value-based payment system at its regular monthly meeting March 26.
GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Umpqua Bank employees celebrated their customers with breakfast out Friday, April 5.
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.
OCEANSIDE, Calif. – March 29 was a big day for United States Marine Corpsman Lieutenant Colonel Ryan P. Welborn and his family.
I last encountered Albert Davis earlier this winter. He had suffered a medical issue and had collapsed off a sidewalk here in Grangeville. I stayed with him until police and EMTs could get him to the hospital. Before that, I remember him as the guy I’d see around town with his wheeled walker…
Nezperce Ag is celebrating its 20-year anniversary. The business is owned by Pat Barnett and located at 2340 Short Cut Road in Nezperce. Congratulations on two decades in business!
Joan M Kop (Joan Kopczynski), who grew up on the Camas Prairie, and is the author of Spies, Lies & Psychosis, has published a new book called, The Freedom Chaser. A hybrid novel which combines historical fiction and family history, it is a story about freedom, love and survival.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. – Gertie Fox is enjoying her 15 minutes of fame.
GRANGEVILLE – More than 40 people gathered Saturday, April 6, at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation (GHR), to celebrate Melvin Gribble’s 94th birthday. Gribble, of Harpster, recently made his way to GHR.
Idaho County Commissioners have a big ticket queued up for Tuesday, April 9, when the board will discuss and decide what to do about aging computer technology as a wave of obsolescence looms in 2020.
Personal use firewood permits and personal use mushroom permits are now available from Forest Service offices on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests and at several local vendors. Permits are valid from April 1, 2019, through March 31, 2020.
GRANGEVILLE – “Hospice focused on caring, not curing,” said Syringa Hospice social worker Cindy Higgins at the March 26 hospital board meeting.
GRANGEVILLE – People like the idea of a local dedicated route for pedestrians and bicyclists to recreate in safety. But when it comes to the location, don’t put it in their backyard.
GRANGEVILLE – Spring break wasn’t much of a break for Lewis-Clark State College student Morgan Crea.
The American Legion marks its 100th birthday this year. Helping celebrate this were American Legion Grangeville Post 37, which held a birthday event Saturday, March 30, at the Grangeville Elks Lodge. The celebration drew 115 attendees and included dinner, and awards recognition for EMS perso…
The Farm Table Café will be opening soon on Kooskia’s Main Street. This restaurant – which I have heard has excellent food – is relocating from Craigmont to Kooskia later this spring.
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…
GRANGEVILLE -- On Monday, April 29, from 9:30 a.m.-noon, the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church will host missionary/speaker, Amaila Smith. The topic will be breaking free and living wholeheartedly for Jesus.
Grangeville High School held its prom Saturday, April 13. Voted queen and king are seniors (L-R) Paige Lindsley and Hunter Schoo.
GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Centennial Library has a variety of upcoming activities set for the coming months. Included are the following:
Easter sunrise service set for Cottonwood
KOOSKIA – To assist those impacted by recent flooding, a multi-agency resource center (MARC) will be available to the public on Tuesday, April 16, at Kooskia City Hall from 3:30 to 8 p.m.
GRANGEVILLE – The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m. at the Grangeville Super 8 conference room. All are welcome.
“Someone left their ‘snow tire’ along the Grangeville-Salmon Road,” on March 30, reports reader Jean Melching. A naturally occurring roll of snow down the slope formed this interesting shape for motorists to ponder.
Idaho State Police Trooper Cory Juber (left) assisted with legislative security last week. Juber is the District 2 resident trooper in Grangeville, and is pictured here with Sen. Carl Crabtree, also of Grangeville. Juber is a U.S. Navy veteran, having served nine and a half years, and served…
GRANGEVILLE -- Do you like to garden? Do you want to improve your soil? Do you want to recycle vegetative waste like grass clippings, woody debris, fireplace ash, discarded foods? And you want to do this in short order?? Then you need to learn to “hot” compost!
GRANGEVILLE – The Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) PTO will be sponsoring presentations on resilience for GEMS and GHS students (grades 2-12) Thursday, April 11.
GRANGEVILLE -- Saturday, April 13, the Grangeville American Legion Auxiliary Unit 37 will be holding its monthly meeting and potluck lunch at the Idaho County Veterans Center beginning at noon.
Audriana Fischer spent her spring break at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation helping residents keep their hands soft. This is her third year spending her spring break at GHR. “She is great help. I am so fortunate to have coworkers willing to share their kids with me,” said activities dir…
GRANGEVILLE – Melvin Gribble of Harpster will celebrate his 94th birthday, Saturday, April 6, at Harpster. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he was wounded in action in 1945.
GRANGEVILLE – The Bicentennial Historical Society will host Dave Bodine Tuesday, April 9, noon, in the basement of the Bicentennial Museum, 305 N. College Street Grangeville. The regular monthly meeting will follow.
GRANGEVILLE -- The Idaho County Democrats will be meeting on Monday, April 8, at the Soltman Center, which is located on Main Street across from Syringa Hospital in Grangeville. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Pacific Time and the meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.
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