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North central Idaho features hundreds of miles of whitewater, as well as lakes, reservoirs a…

Welcome to the Idaho County Free Press’s first Youth in Focus special section. Here you will…

Ryan Glimp graduated from Prairie High School in 2017 with 32 college credits, enough to enter Lewis-Clark State College as a sophomore. Now, he’s on track to graduate from LCSC with a degree in kinesiology a year ahead of schedule.

GRANGEVILLE – “The mission of Syringa Hospital District is to provide the quality healthcare experience all patients deserve,” Abner King, Syringa Hospital CEO, stated in a written letter to area patrons presented at the Sept. 24 board meeting.

GRANGEVILLE – County law enforcement moves a step further into the computer age later this month when e-ticketing goes online.

LCSW Angie Edwards has opened an office at 711 W. North St. in Grangeville (this is the Syringa Physical Therapy building). She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders and works with children, adolescents and adults. Call Edwards at 208 816-7381 or e-ma…

    SPOKANE, Wash. — A new study of wealth in Eastern Washington and North Idaho shows that $42 billion is expected to transfer between generations during the next 10 years. Innovia Foundation, a community foundation serving the 20-county region addressed in the study, announced recently the res…

      Another busy collection for Idaho County Recycling (ICR) at its Grangeville site last Saturday, Oct. 12, with volunteers running steady with armfuls of cardboard. ICR operates at four locations: Grangeville and Cottonwood: open Saturdays, 9 -11 a.m.; Kooskia: Saturdays, 10 a.m.- noon; and Ri…

      GRANGEVILLE – “While we don’t procure an income for Syringa, we do create an asset,” health information technology (HIT) manager Darla Anglen-Whitley told the Syringa Hospital board Sept. 24.

        Grangeville Elementary Middle School kicked off its annual Reading Buddies program on Thursday, Oct. 3. The reading incentive program is geared toward kindergarten to first-grade GEMS students, providing various levels of fun activities with a stuffed animal for the numbers of books read. Id…

        Student Camden Barger accepts a check on behalf of Grangeville High School from KREM 2’s Tom Sherry at the Friday, Oct. 11, football game verses St.Maries. St. Maries was the location for Tom’s Tailgate party.

        GRANGEVILLE – A few years ago, Marie Cox began to tire of working retail and not having enough family time. She had also spent many years as a farrier and felt the need for a change.

        GRANGEVILLE – What challenges do you see within your community? What barriers are preventing you from meeting your goals? What are your dreams for your family? These questions and more were discussed at the Innovia Data Walk event Oct. 2.

          WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Allen Rowley has accepted the position of Associate Deputy Chief of the National Forest System Deputy Area, Washington Office, effective now.

            Former Grangeville resident, David Hayes, is currently exhibiting his artwork in the Student Union Trueblood Gallery at Boise State University. The exhibit of natural and wilderness-themed art, Trueblood Memories, is Hayes’ homage to the inspiration of Ted Trueblood, award-winning author, co…

            More than 60 people, representing several area churches, participated Sunday, Oct. 6, in the National Life Chain in Grangeville. This is the 10th year for the local involvement – involving participants from Grangeville, Cottonwood and White Bird – which is one of many as part of the national…

              NAMPA – Grangeville City Administrator Tonya Kennedy was honored with the Dr. James B. Weatherby Award at the ICCTFOA (Idaho City Clerks, Treasurers, and Finance Officers Association) conference in Nampa recently.

              Syringa Hospital’s ambulance/emergency entrance will be closed Oct. 14 -21. This scheduled temporary closure is to allow needed repairs to the heated concrete in front of the entrance. Ambulances and all emergency patients will be rerouted to the front entrance during this time. Thank you in…

              GRANGEVILLE – A recent trip to Columbus, Ohio, not only provided training for Hope Center Director Kelly Turney, but also netted $5,000 for the nonprofit organization.

                GRANGEVILLE – Despite rain and cold, The Grangeville Merchants’ Oktoberfest celebration Sept. 27-29 saw a crowd of people downtown to celebrate fall – or the beginning of winter, as the case may be.

                GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville’s Super 8 Motel has done it again – for the third year in a row. The Wyndham Hotel Group announced this week that the Super 8 Motel by Wyndham in Grangeville has been awarded the No. 1 Best Quality Award out of more than 2,400 properties in North America.

                  PUYALLUP, Wash. – The 2019 Washington State Fair Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Show was held in Puyallup, Wash., Sept. 8. Angus exhibitors led 81 entries at the show.

                  GRANGEVILLE – “Our board feels it is important to acknowledge those who demonstrate the spirit of philanthropy,” said Patrick Bird, member of the Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) board Thursday evening, Sept. 19, at The Trails.

                  GRANGEVILLE – “Our coding department has gone from the ICD-9-CM in 2015, which has 13,000 diagnostic codes, to the ICD-10, which has 68,000 diagnostic codes,” Carri Forsman reported to the Syringa board of trustees, Aug. 27.

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                    GRANGEVILLE -- Grab an Ameripass for one low fare and “ride the dog” across America with author Paula Coomer for a gritty, unflinching journey through some of the country's most poignant and vulnerable moments: war, racism, women’s rights, the sexual revolution and more.

                      GRANGEVILLE -- The Grangeville Elementary Middle School Veterans Day assembly is set for Friday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m., in the new gymnasium. All veterans are welcome. The school is collecting pictures for its slide show presentation. Send pictures of you or your family members to vetpictures@sd…

                        GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School will host its fall music concert Monday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m., in the cafeteria. The band, concert choir, and Varsity Blue will be performing that night. In addition, the band's bulldog coupon cards will be for sale.

                          GRANGEVILLE -- Grangeville High School will be hosting a financial aid night on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the GHS library. Start time will be 6 p.m. Michelle McClure from LCSC will be giving a generic presentation on the different types of financial aid and how to fill out the forms. There will…

                            GRANGEVILLE – The ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation) and Elks Halloween costume ball fund-raiser is set for this Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Elks Lodge in Grangeville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Live music will be provided by Vintage Youth. This is a 21-and-older event, with costumes option but encourag…

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