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King’s store to close

Company-wide liquidation affects 15 employees locally

“This community has been very supportive of King’s so this is really difficult,” said King’s Variety Store Manager Brad Olson, Grangeville. Olson just recently learned that all King’s Variety Stores will close this year. The closure will affect 15 employees in Grangeville.

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Syringa officially affiliates with Kootenai

SH trustees sign affiliation with Kootenai

After more than two years of discussion and planning, Syringa Hospital’s board of trustees signed an agreement Feb. 1 for Syringa Hospital District to affiliate with Kootenai Hospital District in Coeur d’Alene.

Syringa Pharmacy to open its doors April 1

Local residents, especially those utilizing Syringa Hospital and Clinics, will now be able to have more convenient access to pharmacy needs.

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Dancing The Night Away

The Festival of Hearts, a fund-raiser hosted by the Syringa Hospital Foundation, was held at the Grangeville Elks Lodge last Saturday night, Feb. 18. Prize winners for the evening: Alex Frei won a $500 gift certificate from B&B Bargain; Jeff Day won a gun safe from B&B Bargain; Jennifer Zimmerman from Inland Northwest Blood Center won the muzzleloader; and Jake Simler won the .22 rifle.

Listening sessions set to discuss commerce, tourism, industry

Local businesses and organizations are invited to attend one of the 10 upcoming “Listening to Industry” forums hosted by the North Central Idaho Travel Association. Do you have a tourism-focused business? Do you have business opportunities that you don’t have time to build on? Are you having trouble connecting your customers to other interests and attractions that would keep them coming to you for business? Do you have trouble attracting and retaining help? Are you interested in collaborating to increase your customer base and improve profitability?

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It's Your Business: After-hours set for Idaho County Vets Center; Get Acquainted is here

Local junior and senior high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in diesel mechanics, auto tech & repair, ag tech, welding, fab and machining and auto body repair are invited to an open house at Partsway tonight, Feb. 22, 5:30-7 p.m.

Lincoln Day Dinner in Greencreek this Saturday, Feb. 25

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will host its annual Lincoln Day Dinner this Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Greencreek Community Hall, Greencreek

Court Records: District, Magistrate


Court Records: District, Magistrate

Dispatch Log: ICSO, GPD, CPD

Dispatch Log: Feb. 13 - Feb. 19

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Man flown to Boise following rollover accident

An Orofino man was flown to a Boise hospital following a one-vehicle accident just south of Lucille Sunday morning, Feb. 19. The responding state trooper said a stroke of luck may have saved the driver, given the vehicle missed being submerged in the Salmon River.

New boiler purchased for city pool; other council news

“It’s February and snowing, and we’re going to talk about the pool,” joked Mayor Bruce Walker.

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Hitmen Lay Down The Beat

The Festival of Hearts, a fund-raiser hosted by the Syringa Hospital Foundation, was held at the Grangeville Elks Lodge last Saturday night, Feb. 18.

Brown serves as White Bird mayor pro tem

Pilant requests leave for health reasons

During the February regular meeting of the White Bird City Council, Homer Brown presided as mayor pro tem after acting mayor Rod Pilant requested a six-month leave of absence. Pilant was unable to attend the meeting because of his declining health, and previously submitted his request to the council.

Ferdinand working to lower nitrates in water

he City of Ferdinand mailed a letter to residents warning them of high levels of nitrates detected in the water. At its regular city meeting Feb. 14, the council was updated on further testing and the impact for the city.

Absentee voting under way for school district levy elections

Decisions on March 14

Absentee voting started Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Idaho County Courthouse for regional school district levies up for decision in the March 14 election. Those wishing to register to vote in this election can either do so at the polls election day; or they can register at the courthouse, however, they will need to also vote at that time.