Holiday Happenings 2014

Upcoming holiday events for Idaho County.

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Focused On The Story

Grangeville Police Chief Morgan Drew read to kids and parents Monday night, Nov. 17, at the Grangeville Centennial Library’s annual pajama party.

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Former POW counts herself as ‘lucky’

Born and raised a Dutch citizen in Indonesia on the Island of Java, Pearl Barden never saw what was coming in 1942.

County seeks input to update disaster plans Series of public meetings begins Thursday, Nov. 20

Meetings start this week to take public comment for proposed revisions to Idaho County’s plans for handling natural and man-made disasters.

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Veterans honored at GHS ceremony ‘Make a plan,’ advises speaker Everson

How many of you juniors and seniors here have a plan following graduation?” Jared Everson asked students at Grangeville High School.

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2012 Census of Agriculture: Idaho County Stats show profits up, farm acres increased

Idaho County’s agriculture industry is showing profit, and the small family farms continue to become fewer, according to statistics released recently by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Swisher honored for bravery: PHS grad helped passengers in 2011 plane crash

Cottonwood’s Prairie High School graduate David Swisher was either in the right or wrong place at the right or wrong time, depending on how one looks at it.

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Hospitals take part in OB simulation training

Idaho Simulation Network (ISN) spent the week of Oct. 27 at Clearwater Valley (Orofino) and St. Mary’s (Cottonwood) hospitals, presenting Simulation /OB Emergency Team Training.

Idaho Family Reading Week event set for Kooskia

Nov. 16-22 is Idaho Family Reading Week. The community has a family event planned for Friday, Nov. 21, 6 p.m., at the Kooskia Community Library.

Food bank gets grant

The Camas Prairie Food Bank in Grangeville recently received a grant through the Idaho Food Bank.

All Lit Up

Contributed photo / Terra Hill

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Sad GHS Superfan

Grangeville’s superfans — including (pictured) Zoey Alm, 3 — shrugged off cold weather and made the drive to Moscow to root for the Bulldogs during the quarterfinal football game held last Friday night, Nov. 14, against West Side.

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Don’t Be a Litterbug

Teachers have been known to “Go the extra mile,” but in this case they have gone two miles.

Christmas tree permits available at Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

In the Idaho County area, it is a popular tradition to begin the holiday season with an outing to the forest to cut the family Christmas tree. Permits are required for each tree you are going to cut. Permits are $5.00 each and are limited to three per family.

Workplace posters available

Idaho businesses are often solicited by private companies to pay for required labor law posters that the Idaho Department of Labor provides free online and through its local offices.