The summer garden debris is cleared out, the yard raked and raked again of leaves, and tools are winterized and stored. What did I forget? How about those roses? Winter weather across much of Idaho County can put the challenge to rose bushes to survive and thrive. So, what should you be doing to help those through the winds, frosts, freezes and snowloads our region can throw at them?November 15, 2017 12:22 p.m. read more..
Tires get us to places we have to go, and more importantly, destinations we want to go. And North Central Idaho has lots to go see. So … go soak your head! And the rest of yourself in a dip in Jerry Johnson Hot Springs.November 15, 2017 12:21 p.m. read more..
If you attended your annual meeting on Nov. 2, you heard a lot of information about your cooperative, including an upcoming rate increase this Jan. 1. It’s never easy to raise rates, because our members are our owners, but costs continue to increase. We work diligently to make sure that you receive safe, affordable and reliable power at cost. This, after all, is the cooperative way.November 15, 2017 12:19 p.m. read more..
“I love the elderly. Just visiting with them and getting to know them is worthwhile,” she said. Bruegeman has worked at GHR for two years and before that was a property appraiser for 14 years. Before that, she and her husband owned a restaurant for a decade.November 15, 2017 12:16 p.m. read more..
Chiropractic treatment is an option for the treatment of certain types of vertigo-dizziness. Both chiropractors and their patients know that the spinal adjustment may help with vertigo-dizzinessNovember 15, 2017 12:15 p.m. read more..
Idaho County Free Press, The Shopper, and ICFP Media will present its Four Weeks of Christmas Holiday Showcase event beginning Monday, Nov. 20. This year’s event will offer more than $3,000 in prizes that you, our customers and community members, will have a chance to win each week.November 15, 2017 12:12 p.m. read more..
“A major misconception is that auctions are only for distressed or discounted property,” said Kyle Musick, GoBidToday auctioneer.November 15, 2017 12:10 p.m. read more..
“When people are diagnosed with diabetes, it can be confusing and scary,” said Wren. “Almost everyone knows about diabetes, but it can be difficult to understand. We explain not only what the disease is, but how it progresses and, most importantly, how it can be controlled.”November 15, 2017 12:08 p.m. read more..
“There have been about 20 incidents we’ve detected so far this fall, and our detection rate is certainly not 100 percent.”November 15, 2017 8:57 a.m. read more..
“Four years ago, we were at our maximum capacity. Since then, there has been a waiting list for the after-school program,” said Kids Klub Program Director Kristi Keeler. Keeler spoke to about 60 people who gathered Tuesday, Nov. 7, for the Kids Klub, Inc., building groundbreaking. Arnzen Building Construction our of Cottonwood, owned by Morris Arnzen, was awarded the contract to start work on the 4,016 square-foot building at the 506 South A Street site (adjacent to Grangeville Elementary Middle School).November 15, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
A channel change last week for KUID-TV requires TV viewers in the Cottonwood, Grangeville and Ferdinand areas to reset their tuners. On Oct. 31, the KUID-TV signal broadcasting from the translator at Cottonwood Butte changed from channel 46 to channel 35.November 15, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Idaho County Free Press/Shopper/ICFP Media employees recently attended an Eagle Newspapers advertising conference in Hood River, Ore. Making the trip were publisher Sarah Klement and advertising representatives Lisa Adkison and Ashley Hagen. There, the trio racked up several awards. They won first place in Best Self Promotion (It’s Your Business) and Best Print and Digital Combination (Holiday Showcase). They had one minute to make their case for each publication. In addition, they also won $200 for the office for Outstanding Innovation and Originality. Congratulations!November 15, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Anthropologist Margaret Mead said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” This sentiment has been used before to describe what Kids Klub, Inc., has done for Grangeville, but it’s time to revisit that thought.November 15, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
By now we’ve all seen or heard the headlines: The U.S. is in the midst of a national opioid crisis that claims the lives of 91 Americans each day – one person every 16 minutes. Overdose deaths due to opioids, which include commonly prescribed pain relievers such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine, are now responsible for more deaths in this country than car accidents or firearms.November 15, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.” Fittingly, it was an educational writer (William Edward Hickson) who popularized this old proverb. The sentiment has a dual meaning when it comes to one of the recommendations of the governor’s Higher Education Task Force: the so-called “Adult Completer” scholarship.November 15, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
Corporate banks misunderstand the relationships they have with their small-town customers.November 8, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
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