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The Idaho County Free Press presents this year's Get Acquainted 2021. The 38th annual issue …

So, just how much red tape exists between a man and his beer? (Or a woman and her beer!) Using the Mercatus Center’s State RegData 2.0 database, researchers at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State were able to explore state-by-state regulatory variation in U.S. beer supply and…

GRANGEVILLE — Shawna Gortsema joined the ranks of a list of prestigious and well-thought-of local philanthropists when she was named the Kids Champion 2020 on Friday, April 30.

    GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville American Legion Post 37 will meet tonight, Wednesday, May 5, at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center, 318 E Main at 6 p.m. All members are requested to attend.

      GRANGEVILLE — In celebration of National Pet Week May 2-8, Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) is hosting a raffle for a dog or cat bag of prizes. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5. The drawing will be Saturday, May 8, 4 p.m., at Ace Home Center. Tickets are available at Ace. All proceeds go to…

        GRANGEVILLE -- An ice cream social with a ticket auction and concert that celebrates Mother’s Day and benefits local American Legion Auxiliary programs will be held Saturday, May 8.

        Seniors Blake Schoo and Zoe Lutz were crowned prom king and queen Saturday, April 24, at the Grangeville High School prom. Schoo is the son of Nolan and Dawn Schoo, and Lutz is the daughter of Genny Lutz and the late Brad Lutz, all of Grangeville.

          GRANGEVILLE — Cristy Imus, president of PEO Chapter BV, presented Tindy Hunter, of Clearwater, the $1,000 Sharon Clark Nursing Scholarship for 2021.

            GRANGEVILLE — Timmie Hoecherl, who with her husband, Mike, directs Alacca Bible Camp and Conference Center in Harpster, will speak at Encouragers Thursday, May 6, at the 11 a.m. luncheon meeting at The Trails Restaurant in Grangeville.

              Red flag laws and state sovereignty are among the topics to be presented in free lecture courses being offered this Friday and Saturday in Grangeville and Kamiah. Speaker will be nation-ally known presenter, KrisAnne Hall. Presentations are free and sponsored by the Idaho County Republican C…

              Grangeville Community Foundation, Animal Rescue Foundation, ALACCA Bible Conference and many others have been joining hundreds of Idaho nonprofits and their supporters in Idaho Gives which runs through May 6. This statewide effort is designed to bring the state together, raising money and aw…

              GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville’s Katie Matthews is the new Mountain View School District 244 zone 5 trustee.

              GRANGEVILLE — Late school board trustee Brad Lutz was honored April 19 by his fellow trustees and Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske.

                Grangeville Centennial Library recently held a spring art contest. More than 100 locals entered the contest. Winners are as follows: First place, ages 0-5, Leila Decker, 2nd Melody Schwartz; first place, ages 6-8, Rylie Arnzen, 2nd Russell Newson; first place, ages 9-12, Ila Wilkinson, 2nd M…

                  GRANGEVILLE — An ice cream social with a ticket auction and concert that celebrates Mother’s Day and benefits local American Legion Auxiliary programs will be held Saturday, May 8.

                    GRANGEVILLE — The annual Border Days Rodeo is scheduled this July 1-2-3, with performances each day at 6 p.m. Main entries are June 24 through ica.enterup.biz and local entries are open by phone call 5-7 p.m. June 16-29. See sites.google.com/view/grangevilleborderdays for details.

                    GRANGEVILLE — “We’re here at the beginning of life, the end of life, and basically for all the stages in between,” to offer the appropriate levels of care, said Syringa clinical nurse manager Curt Brimacomb. Brimacomb spoke to the board of trustees at the March 22 meeting.

                      GRANGEVILLE — On Monday May 3, the Grangeville Senior Center will hold a special meeting to elect officers and four board members. The meeting will be held at the Senior Center, 108 Grangeville Truck Route, beginning at approximately 12:45 p.m. following lunch. Those interested in running fo…

                      GRANGEVILLE — Trust, a salary allocation schedule and language were the main topics April 14 as Mountain View School District (MVSD) 244 and Central Idaho Education Association (CIEA) negotiations for 2020-21 continued.

                      Border Days Royalty 2021 were officially crowned with a coronation event held April 3 at the Grangeville Country Club. Pictured here are (L-R) Queen Camden Barger, her grandfather, Jim Barger and princess Macy Smith.

                        The 2021 Grangeville Gun Club Spring Team Shoot starts May 4 at 5 p.m. with sign-up and practice. Shooting will begin May 11 at 5 p.m. and continue weekly at the club’s facility north of town on Lukes Gulch Road. Kitchen will be open, everyone is welcome, and the club has shells available fo…

                        GRANGEVILLE — A room of nearly 30 Super 8 and Gateway Inn motel employees and their owners erupted in cheers last Tuesday, April 13, while watching a company meeting via Zoom. Though most Zoom meetings don’t bring this much joy, this one has a special message:

                        Pine Tree Community Credit Union is going paperless. PTCCU will no longer be mailing printed statements after Dec. 31. Did you know the Environmental Protection Agency estimates Americans use about 99 million tons of paper each year and paper makes up about 34 percent of the waste in our cou…

                          KrisAnne Hall will be in Grangeville at the Super 8 Motel, Friday, May 7, 2-4 p.m. to talk about red flag laws. She will then give presentations on Saturday, May 8, at the Kamiah Life Center, on state sovereignty, 9-11 a.m., America disarmed, 1-2:30 p.m. and “Where we go from here”, 3-5 p.m.

                            GRANGEVILLE — Celebrate Earth Day Wednesday, April 21, at the Grangeville Centennial Library, from 4 to 5 p.m. Ages 1 through 17 are invited to join in at the library for seed bomb, flowerpot and salt dough making and more.

                            Work is progressing on a new Grangeville facility for Obenauf’s Leather Care, a footwear conditioning and preservative manufacturer based in Peck. Currently, Holcomb Steel Buildings and Crane Service of Grangeville is working on the developing facility, located on Frontage Road, across from …

                            GRANGEVILLE — Sidewalks: This pedestrian infrastructure has long been a priority for the city, so much so, one municipal ordinance requires their installation on certain construction projects. However, they don’t come cheap to install, and concern is whether some resident projects are forego…

                            GRANGEVILLE — Despite a previous year filled with disappointments and cancellations, Grangeville High School’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) members had a successful run at the regional conference, as well as in the state competition.

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