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GRANGEVILLE — Banning TikTok on county devices, opening sealed bids for the jail construction manager, and property tax exemptions were topics of a Jan. 24 Idaho County Board of Commissioners meeting. Commissioners Skip Brandt and Ted Lindsley attended the meeting. Denis Duman was absent.

    GRANGEVILLE — On Saturday, Feb. 4, Idaho County Democrats will meet with the state executive director, Jared DeLoof. There will be an update of Idaho Democrat activities and a preview of 2023 goals. This informational session will be at Grangeville’s Soltman Center. Doors will open at 12:30 …

      GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho Democratic Party (IDP) reorganized in 2021 with a slate of new officers in the state office. Since then, IDP has made progress in membership recruitment, fundraising and voter registration. In 2023, IDP will be focused on continuing fundraising efforts plus candidate …

      ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc.) was fortunate to again receive a grant from Pet Lovers Fund through Idaho Pet Friendly License Plates. The $3,500 will be used at a TNVR (Trap Neuter Vaccinate Return) clinic this spring at Tolo Veterinary Clinic. Money is used to cover spay and neuter se…

      Grangeville Christian Church recently held its second annual ping pong tournament. Undefeated reigning champions are (L-R) Pastor Dave Sanchez an Pastor Freddy Chacko. It was reported a fun evening was enjoyed by all the participants.

        GRANGEVILLE — The cold weather may be keeping you indoors, but don’t let that keep you from completing a project. How about the Spring Art Contest?

        The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Florence Street in Grangeville was recently draped in snow on a cold, winter day.

        Grangeville photographer Denton Thaves captured this morning sunrise, shot just east of Lions Park in Grangeville on Monday, Jan. 23.

          GRANGEVILLE — A chili cookoff and Super Bowl party are set for Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Grangeville Elks Lodge. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Anyone wanting to enter a chili in the cookoff call or text Terri at 208-451-0380. Cookoff entries will have a $10 fee with the proceeds to be distributed am…

            GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital and Clinics will sponsor a Vitalant blood drive Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Soltman Center in Grangeville, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. To schedule an appointment go to https://donors.vitalant.org. Walk-ins are welcome but may have a longer wait time. The next driv…

              GRANGEVILLE — Family Yoga with certified instructor Carly Decker will be available at Stars Dance Academy in Grangeville. These sessions will be held Tuesdays through Feb. 28 at 11:15 a.m. This is for those ages 2-6 years old with a caregiver. Learn yoga poses, play games and hear stories. C…

                GRANGEVILLE — Save the date for a public meeting sponsored by ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc.) for Thursday, Feb. 23, 6 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Center.

                  GRANGEVILLE — The Encouragers Valentine party will be held Saturday, Feb. 4, at 11:30 a.m. at the Trails Restaurant. Men are also invited to this event. Pastor Travis Jackson, from Centennial Evangelical Free Church, will share about love: God’s love and human love. There will also be door p…

                    GRANGEVILLE — GriefShare Support Group is ongoing for 2023 at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene. GriefShare focuses on several topics for anyone dealing with the death (at any time) of a friend or family member.

                      GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville Christian Church will be host to its annual Men’s Wild Game Feed at the church, 411 W. South First Street, Saturday, Feb. 18, at 4 p.m. Enjoy the meal and buy/sell/trade hunting, fishing and outdoor items.

                      GRANGEVILLE — In a unanimous vote Thursday, Jan. 19, trustee Melisa Kaschmitter of Grangeville became the new chair of the Mountain View School District 244 board.

                      GRANGEVILLE — By its own figures, Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) is busily handling the multitude of issues with stray and feral cats and dogs within the region. The numbers speak of the need for the service, and ARF states it easily could do more, if it just had the space.

                      ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc.) is the recipient of a $7,500 grant to help older citizens gain and retain pet ownership, as well as stay active in the needs of their pets and helping other pets within their communities. ARF will be reaching out to find people eligible for the Pets for t…

                        GRANGEVILLE — Sandy “The Chess Guy” is running the 7th Annual Holiday Family Chess Tournament at Sts. Peter and Paul’s Parish Center in Grangeville, 330 S. B Street, on Friday, March 24, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

                          GRANGEVILLE — Family Yoga with certified instructor Carly Decker will be available at Stars Dance Academy in Grangeville. These sessions will be held Tuesdays Jan. 31-Feb. 28 at 11:15 a.m. This is for those ages 2-6 years old with a caregiver. Learn yoga poses, play games and hear stories. C…

                            GRANGEVILLE — Save the date for a public meeting sponsored by ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc.) for Thursday, Feb. 23, 6 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Center.

                              GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital and Clinics will sponsor a Vitalant blood drive Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Soltman Center in Grangeville, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. To schedule an appointment go to https://donors.vitalant.org. Walk-ins are welcome but may have a longer wait time. The next driv…

                              GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville Senior Center, located on the Truck Route, serves lunch at noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call 208-983-2033.

                                Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) held its winter 2023 concert Tuesday, Jan. 17. The evening featured beginning sixth-grade and intermediate seventh and eighth-grade band students, as well as middle school choir. Band students had their last performance with Mr. John Eynon, who ste…

                                  GRANGEVILLE — The Elks Burger night is this Friday, Jan. 27. Proceeds are designated to the Triple Bar Team Royalty. Fresh ground 1/3 pound burgers, along with hand cut fries, are on the menu. The public is invited to attend. Doors open at 5 p.m., with food service to start at 5:30 p.m.

                                    GRANGEVILLE — A chili cookoff and Super Bowl party are set for Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Grangeville Elks Lodge. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Anyone wanting to enter a chili in the cookoff call or text Terri at 208-451-0380. Cookoff entries will have a $10 fee with the proceeds to be distributed am…

                                      GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Elementary Middle School will host its annual talent show Thursday, Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m., in the GEMS multipurpose room.

                                      Looking for something to do this weekend? The “Save the Pool” crab feed returns to Kamiah this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the American Legion Hall (618 Main St.) Buy your tickets at the Kamiah Flower Shop at 511 Main St. (phone 208-935-0200). They cost $40 on Thursday night, $45 for Fr…

                                      GRANGEVILLE — As 2023 begins, Idaho County’s board of commissioners Skip Brandt, Denis Duman and Ted Lindsley reflect on 2022 and look forward to the year ahead.

                                        SPOKANE — Theresa Wemhoff of Grangeville, Idaho, made the Spokane Community College (SCC) Honor Roll for Fall Quarter 2022. Students on the honor roll earned a GPA of 3.0 or above.

                                          GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital and Clinics will sponsor a Vitalant blood drive Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Soltman Center in Grangeville, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. To schedule an appointment go to https://donors.vitalant.org. Walk-ins are wlecome but may have a longer wait time. The next driv…

                                            GRANGEVILLE — Save the date for a public meeting sponored by ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation, Inc.) for Thursday, Feb. 23, 6 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Center.

                                              GRANGEVILLE — Sandy “The Chess Guy” is running the 7th Annual Holiday Family Chess Tournament at Sts. Peter and Paul’s Parish Center in Grangeville, 330 S. B Street, on Friday, March 24, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

                                              GRANGEVILLE — “Thank you for being my team!” Wendy Cnossen told a group of 10 women Monday morning, Jan. 9.

                                              Hells Canyon NRA is looking for an energetic, good-natured person to serve as campground host for the 2023 season at Pittsburg Campground. The most important job of a host is to facilitate an enjoyable camping experience for the public. Hosts are expected to assist visitors with information …

                                                GRANGEVILLE — Family Yoga with certified instructor Carly Decker will be available at Stars Dance Academy in Grangeville. These sessions will be held Tuesdays Jan. 31-Feb. 28 at 11:15 a.m. This is for those ages 2-6 years old with a caregiver. Learn yoga poses, play games and hear stories.

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