GRANGEVILLE -- Seattle’s Xakary the Magician donned his “Doctor Science” persona and presented his Wacky Science assembly at Grangeville Elementary Middle School Wednesday, March 11.
GRANGEVILLE – Mountain View School District 244’s trustees have chosen a new superintendent.
GRANGEVILLE – “At this time of year, people need to be aware before they put a match to their grass,” advised Chief Bob Mager, Grangeville Rural Fire Department (GRFD).
Despite world concerns over the coronavirus, a farmer’s work must continue. This tractor driving worker was busy harrowing fields on Luke’s Gulch Road outside of Grangeville Friday, March 20.
Jungle Gyms in Grangeville brought the Syringa Hospital staff pizza on Saturday as a random act of kindness to show their appreciation for Syringa’s service to the community. “It brought us all to tears! We are so thankful to them and their support,” said Margretta Fortin MSN, RN, clinical n…
With more Idahoans staying home due to coronavirus precautions, public officials advise to only flush toilet paper to avoid costly damage to private and public sewer lines and treatment systems.
GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville’s Avista Utilities office has gained a familiar face.
GRANGEVILLE -- Idaho County Master Gardener Training starts on Friday, April 3.
COEUR D’ALENE – Grangeville High School students had a good showing at the North Idaho Science & Engineering Fair in Coeur d'Alene March 13.
GRANGEVILLE-- Patrons in Mountain View School District will be asked to support a $3.9 million levy this spring.
Sentencing is set April 16 for a Middleton man who has pled guilty to reduced felony charges in relation to last September’s carjacking, vehicle thefts and pursuit incident through Idaho County.
Three finalists to be introduced at March 20, 21 meet and greets
GRANGEVILLE -- Syringa Hospital & Clinics is taking a community education approach to the high number of respiratory complications seen this year.
With close of candidate filings on Friday, March 13, the Idaho County Sheriff’s race will be the sole contested position in the upcoming May 19 primary elections.
GRANGEVILLE -- Grangeville Farmers’ Market will present the free program “Diseases, Pests and Weeds of the Garden,” Wednesday, March 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Soltman Center in Grangeville.
GRANGEVILLE – Sudden darkness. Ear-piercing sirens. Flashes. Shots fired. Yelling and chaos.
GRANGEVILLE – The Syringa Board of Trustees was left with some big decisions following a presentation by Rural Physicians Group (RPG) at the Feb. 25 meeting.
GRANGEVILLE – An Idaho Forest Group (IFG) team made short work of a tangle of steel beams at Sunset Auto Vue Drive-in last Friday, dismantling movie screen supports in preparation for construction, tentative to begin this spring, to restore the 65-year-old facility for the 2020 outdoor cinem…
Friday, March 6, was the perfect day for walking your pet duck – at least it was for 13-year-old Mashyia Rose. Rose walked her harnessed duck downtown Grangeville on an overcast day. She was stopped periodically by curious passersby and 1-year-old Daisy Duck allowed curiosity seekers and pet…
GRANGEVILLE – “I don’t know many people who would stand up and say teachers are overpaid,” Region 2 Idaho Education Association director Jason McKinley spoke at the Mountain View School District 244 negotiations meeting Feb. 25.
Get your tickets now for the annual Sts. Peter and Paul Chocolate Fantasy. This is set for Saturday, March 14, 5:30 p.m., at SPPS. Tickets are $40 per person. Call the school at 208-983-2182 or pick up tickets at Irwin Drug or Lindsley’s Home Furnishings.
MISSOULA -- Kortney Sims, a junior at the University of Montana, was recently named as a Newman Civic Fellow.
GRANGEVILLE -- Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) has set its 53rd Annual Spring Art Show for April 22, 23, 24 and 25.
GRANGEVILLE – How does the City of Grangeville recoup costs associated with new developments hooking into water and sewer services for the first time? Equity buy-in fees. But this solution, enacted 15 years ago, has met with some pushback by developers, and the city has revisited the issue t…
GRANGEVILLE – “We started planting baskets,” said Grangeville High School agricultural sciences teacher and FFA advisor Katie Mosman Wilson.
Denton Thaves shared this Sunday morning, March 8, scene of hoarfrost on the trees at the historic cabin display on East Main Street in Grangeville.
Federal law enforcement arrested two Grangeville men last week in connection with felony charges related to methamphetamine distribution.
GRANGEVILLE – “By definition, the coronavirus is not a pandemic, it’s an epidemic,” explained Syringa Hospital board vice chair Jerry Zumalt. Zumalt briefly spoke to trustees at the Feb. 25 meeting.
GRANGEVILLE – Twenty-four Grangeville High School students have recently prepared for, taken, and passed the Microsoft Office Specialist certification.
Get your tickets now for Grangeville Arts’ annual Sushi Night at The Gallery. This is set for Saturday, March 7. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and dinner is at 6 p.m. Tickets are being presold so organizers know how much food to prepare. Cost is $30 per person and tickets are available at The Gal…
GRANGEVILLE – An assembly line of knocked-out cats littered the barn clinic behind Dr. Brice Niemi’s Grangeville Veterinary Clinic Friday, Feb. 28.
A sunset shot looking across Grangeville Sunday evening, March 1.
GRANGEVILLE -- Friends of Centennial Library will offer the presentation “Them Were the Days,” by the “Oldest Man in Idaho” Friday, March 27, 6:30 p.m., at the Soltman Center on Main Street in Grangeville.
GRANGEVILLE – Investigation is ongoing regarding a suspicious fire incident last week at Sts. Peter and Paul School.
GRANGEVILLE – Don’t be surprised this week if you see some town kitty cats being jailed. They’ll be out on bail soon.
Groundbreaking for the new Camas Prairie Food Bank building at 411 E. North Street (in between Les Schwab and Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation) began Monday, Feb. 24. Pictured (L-R) are food bank volunteers Darlane Lovell, Dave Jerolimek, Karen Jarolimek, Carol-Marie Schmidt, Alanna Lef…
Grangeville High School class of 2020 held a Bingo fund-raiser Friday, Feb. 21, at the Idaho County Community and Veterans Outreach Center. Though attendance was low, spirit was high as Idaho County Veteran Advocate Lucky Gallego called numbers.
GRANGEVILLE – Get your organizational news out on the Grangeville reader board.
GRANGEVILLE – Backflow was the topic of the Feb. 13 Grangeville Chamber of Commerce meeting.
GRANGEVILLE – Are you looking to do something special for Leap Day? Look no further.
GRANGEVILLE -- A hurricane wails away and Nick and Selma are shipwrecked. They make their way to a small island with only one hotel -- the Jolly Roger Bed and Breakfast. Here, everyone mistakes them for the elusive, mysterious J.J Hay and his mother. The only problem is, someone wants Mr. Ha…
GRANGEVILLE – Classes are canceled for the day at Sts. Peter and Paul School as investigation is under way into a suspicious fire found early this morning in one of the classrooms.
GRANGEVILLE – “We appreciate you taking your time to meet tonight, to share ideas, to help us build a better newspaper and, ultimately, a better community,” said Lewiston Tribune editor-publisher Nathan Alford.
Cornerstone Christian Learning Center held its annual Notes and Floats fund-raiser at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Saturday, Feb. 15, featuring local country music artist Josh Crosby. CCLC is home to 25 students in preschool through fourth grades, and five teachers/staff members. F…
GRANGEVILLE – Finding a surgeon to come to Grangeville hasn’t been easy. With Dr. Bell’s departure, Syringa’s CEO Abner King has been in discussion with a variety of medical facilities, organizations and physicians.
GRANGEVILLE – The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Kamiah. Scolytus and Rice, located 19 miles southwest of Grangeville, was sold to IFG Timber LLC. The estimated 1,455 MBF was sold for an average price of $154.20 per M. Proceeds will benefit the agricul…
More than 60 kids participated in the Missoula Children’s Theater production of “The Snow Queen” at Grangeville Elementary Middle School Friday, Feb. 14. The event was sponsored by The Kids Klub, Inc., with support from GEMS PTO. MCT’s Christopher and Ashley were the theater directors/actors…
GRANGEVILLE – Sixteen people gathered at The Gallery Tuesday, Feb. 11, to discuss Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” for the 2020 Let’s Talk About It program.
GRANGEVILLE – A Boise man would like to get a charge out of Grangeville.
GRANGEVILLE – “When I saw we had a surplus ambulance, I had to ask,” Syringa Hospital board chair Leta Strauss said at the Jan. 28 meeting.
- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Idaho County
- Governor announcement on Idaho's coronavirus response, on March 25
- First positive case of coronavirus confirmed in Nez Perce County
- Idaho County joins five local communities in declaring emergency; public facilities closed in Ferdinand, Kooskia, Riggins and White Bird
- Governor Little issues statewide stay-home order, signs extreme emergency declaration
- First death associated with COVID-19 confirmed in Nez Perce County
- Fiske to take helm at MVSD
- Corps deploys three teams to Boise to prepare for COVID-19 impacts.
- County, cities declare local emergencies; several public facilities closed; essential services are business as usual
- Idaho County Free Press COVID-19 information portal / situation report
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