Grangeville students told the story of The Emperor’s New Clothes in song and dance last Friday evening, Feb. 8, at Grangeville Elementary School. The performance was organized by Missoula Children’s Theater and co-sponsored by The Kids Klub.

    Recent winter storms have been good for Grangeville's Snowhaven Ski Area, putting fresh powder across the hill for eager skiers and snowboarders. Pictured here were recreationists enjoying Saturday afternoon, Feb. 9.

    GRANGEVILLE – Passage was unanimous by the Grangeville City Council last week for both an ordinance and policy establishing a cross-connection process of protections and testing for water systems – both private and public – serviced by the municipality.

    Sts. Peter and Paul School 7th and 8th grade class participated in the “Souper Bowl of Caring” last weekend. They collected this car full of food and $350 for the Camas Prairie Food Bank. They would like to thank the community for their generosity. “We were overwhelmed with kindness as we co…

    GRANGEVILLE – The pieces all came together perfectly, Camden Schacher said.

    GRANGEVILLE – “You had a very good year,” accountant Carl Swenson told the Syringa Hospital board Tuesday, Jan. 22.

    GRANGEVILLE – A group of more than 45 people crowded into the Mountain View School District 244 district office meeting room Tuesday, Jan. 22, for the regular monthly board meeting.

    GRANGEVILLE – “Idaho’s too great to hate” and “build a bridge, not a wall!” could be heard Saturday, Jan. 19, as more than 50 people braved rain and cold to march from Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, downtown Grangeville and back.

      GRANGEVILLE -- TLC4Vets and their families will be hosting an event at the Idaho County Veterans Center in Grangeville from 5 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15. Veterans are invited to enjoy a complimentary dinner sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church and Thrivent Financial Services.

        MOSCOW – Nearly 2,600 students qualified for the University of Idaho's Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. To be included in the Dean’s List, U of I students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 graded credits during the semester. The fall 2018 semester ended Dec. 14.

          GRANGEVILLE -- Join the Emperor, his friends and subjects, and the busy Silkworms this Friday, Feb. 8, when the Missoula Children's Theatre and more than 50 local students present an original musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen classic, The Emperor’s New Clothes.

            GRANGEVILLE -- The public is invited to join Syringa Hospital and Clinics staff for a presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Soltman Center from 12:15-12:45 p.m. Feel free to bring lunch.

              GRANGEVILLE -- An audition will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre’s production of The Emperor’s New Clothes Monday, Feb. 4, at Grangeville Elementary Middle School multipurpose room from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. Those auditioning should arrive at 3:15 and plan to stay for the full two hou…

              Cornerstone Christian Learning Center students in Grangeville had a special visitor Jan. 2. Savannah Thanstrom is a junior in the nursing program at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa. She spoke to all the kids, preschool through grade three, about washing their hands and healthy foods t…

                Trappers can check in bobcat pelts in Grangeville to meet the mandatory bobcat tagging requirement on Feb. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Senior Citizens Center, 108 N. State St. This will be in conjunction with the big-game open house meeting.

                GRANGEVILLE – Following a huge success last year, the Grangeville Youth Wrestling Crab Feed is set to make this year’s event even better.

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                This in from Jeff Kutner, Grangeville Chamber of Commerce: “Be aware that the scammers are out pretending to be Avista Utilites, saying that your electricity is going to be cut off within the hour for nonpayment. This is a scam. They also make it seem like they are calling from Avista's 800 …

                Last Monday, the Grangeville City Council had its first look at a draft cross-control policy that would implement state-mandated procedures to protect the municipal water system. The draft remains a work in progress, with suggested changes to be put in a revised draft set for council review later this month.

                Idaho County officials who ran unopposed for election in 2018 were sworn in and took the oath of office in a short ceremony preceding the Monday, Jan. 14 commissioners’ meeting at the Idaho County Courthouse in Grangeville.

                “The first mid-term report showed we are 59 students down,” chair Lot Smith said at the Dec. 17 Mountain View School District 244 board meeting that about 135 people attended. He explained this decrease in average daily attendance (ADA) would cost the district $615,000.

                The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) will maintain the speed status quo on U.S. Highway 95 and retain a 45-mph zone entering south into Grangeville. This determination responds to a citizen petition submitted in November requesting to extend the 35 mph zones to improve highway safety.

                  Those who believe in the inclusion and equality of all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, gender or social class are invited to join the People’s March- Grangeville on Saturday, Jan. 19. The date was chosen to coincide with both the national women’s march and Martin Luther King Day weekend.

                    Elk Mountain Logging, owned by Jeff Adams of Grangeville, was featured in the November 2018 edition of the trade magazine “Loggers World.” “Elk Mountain Logging in Grangeville is an operation of five loggers and enjoys the services of six owner-operator truck drivers to keep the logs moving to the mill,” the article states.

                    Vintage Youth rang in 2019 with a performance for a full-house crowd at the New Year’s Eve grand opening of The Trails Restaurant & Lounge in downtown Grangeville.

                    “This is a temporary closure to maintain safety for all the citizens and the contractor,” according to city administrator Tonya Kennedy. Public safety and heavy truck traffic in this area – accessed off the Grangeville Salmon Road — are the main concerns.

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