Lewis takes on Ida-Lew position

If not for an internship while in college, Gavin Lewis’ life may have taken a completely different direction. As it is, Lewis is the new economic development director for Ida-Lew Economic Development Council.

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4 Weeks Of Christmas: Week Two Winner

Christon Medley of Grangeville, an employee of Idaho County Light and Power, was winner of the 4 Weeks of Christmas giveaway’s second week. She received a $250 gift certificate to B&B Bargain. See this page or go online to enter by answering questions for next week’s prize of a $500 gift certificate from Bud’s PowerSports in Cottonwood.

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Enrollment period for insurance purchase ends Dec. 15

Beginning Nov. 1, Idahoans were able to purchase health and dental insurance for 2018 on the Idaho health insurance exchange, Your Health Idaho. The exchange is the only place in the state where individuals can purchase health insurance and receive a tax credit to help offset the costs of their monthly premium.

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Hospice Memorial Tree of Lights event set for Sunday

The public is invited to the annual Hospice Tree of Lights Memorial Service Sunday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m., Grangeville Senior Citizens Center (108 Grangeville Truck Route). Doors open at 1:30 p.m. This is sponsored and organized by the staff and volunteers of the Syringa Hospice Program. The candlelight service will include a memorial service for loved ones, music and inspirational poems.

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Holiday Happenings - Dec. 6, 2017

Santa comes to Bell Equipment Friday, Dec. 8, 3 to 6 p.m. Stop in at 311 Oak Street for a visit with Santa, to see all the Christmas toys and have some hot cocoa.

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STEM Action Center grants awarded locally

More than $6,000 in Idaho STEM Action Center grants were awarded locally, the purpose for which is to advance science, technology, engineering, and math education. The Grangeville Centennial Library received $2,115 to host an “Intro to 3D Printing Design & Fabrication” workshop at both their facility and also at Grangeville Elementary/Middle School. Mountain View School District 244 received $2,419.78. The plan is to use the Amazon Fire 8 tablets for Khan Academy personalized instruction in a math remediation course designed to help struggling students in the pre-algebra through geometry course-work at the junior high and high school levels.

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Blood drive set for Dec. 13

Grangeville High School’s Ethan Ormsby’s senior project is an American Red Cross blood drive at the Grangeville Armory Wednesday, Dec. 13, noon to 5 p.m.

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Tenmile Mining District meeting scheduled Dec. 9

The Tenmile Mining District has scheduled an organizational meeting at 6 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Harpster Store and RV Park, with the meeting to follow a rock show that day. Meeting topics will be road closures, Wild and Scenic River, and local government land use plan. Guest speaker will be Marty Gardner. Contact Ron Miller, 208-983-6546, or

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Organizational News

- GHS Senior Fun Night Committee 2018 - Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens

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Community Thanksgiving Dinner

The annual Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Community Thanksgiving Dinner was held Sunday, Nov. 19, at Grangeville Elementary Middle School, with more than 200 people in attendance. (Top, L-R) Carla Blewett, Levi Roberts and Bonnie Brouwer serve as (left) Angie Murphy and Wyatt Thanstrom take a minute for a photo.

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SM/CV embark on diabetes education program; Hospitals to utilize five-year grant funds

St. Mary’s (Cottonwood) and Clearwater Valley (Orofino) hospitals are among the eight program grantees supported through the new $16 million, five-year Merck Foundation initiative, Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care. The grant is awarded to help mobilize community-based partners and to improve diabetes care for vulnerable and underserved populations, and SMH-CVHC are the recognized leaders in rural health care in the state of Idaho.

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It's Your Business: Kooskia Library speeds up its Internet

Typical fall gas price savings, in part caused by reduced demand and the switch to cheaper-to-produce winter-blend fuel, have been slow to arrive this year, both on the national level and here in Idaho. Unfortunately, it’s the continuation of a trend. Since Oct. 1 of this year, the U.S. average price has dropped 4.5 cents, while the Gem State’s pump price has decreased by 10 cents. Based on current market conditions, AAA projects prices will drop by another 5 to 20 cents to end the year.

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