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NICI Warden Lynn Guyer breaks free: Guyer retires after 30 years with IDOC

It’s full circle for Lynn Guyer. The 52-year-old Cottonwood man, who started his career 30 years ago as a correctional officer for North Idaho Correctional Institution (NICI) at Cottonwood completes it at the same facility, retiring from the warden position at the end of the month.

It's Your Business: Syringa remodel open house is May 3

Syringa Hospital will host an open house and grand reveal of the new construction at the hospital and clinics, 607 W. Main Street, Tuesday, May 3. Open house and tours will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m., with ribbon cutting at 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be served; the public is encouraged to attend.

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Experts offer advice, tips on animal nutrition

More than 70 local kids gathered with another 30 parents and 4-H leaders in the wings April 6 as CHS Primeland offered a nutrition class for local 4-H’ers and FFA members. “Do you know you can start earning a credit history even at your age?” stated Grangeville’s Country Store manager John Lamb. “That might not seem important to you now, but one day it will.”

It's Your Business: Warden Guyer to retire

Save the date! On May 12, there will be a Growing Our Understanding panel discussion and public forum dealing with the important issues of community mental health, This program will be held at Grangeville’s Senior Citizen’s Center from 6-8 p.m. More information at 983-3763 or 983-2821.

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Kooskia Tulip Greeting

Motorists on Kooskia’s Main Street are greeted by a colorful floral display at the corner of 4th Avenue, next to Miles Body Shop.

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Avista donates truck to Elk City

The 1997 Chevy pickup Avista recently donated to the Elk City Volunteer Fire Department may be 19 years old, but it’s still much newer than what chief Loren Anderson has been driving.

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Help needed for GHS track meet; beware of scams

It's Your Business

Grangeville High School is hosting a track meet Tuesday, April 19. Volunteers are sought to help with a variety of projects. It’s a big job! Contact Naomi Finnegan at the high school ( or on her cell phone at 983-4162.

Employees sought with skills in advanced manufacturing

With more than half of all Idaho employers planning to hire in 2016, the Idaho Department of Labor is trying to help the state’s advanced manufacturing firms find qualified job candidates with skills in diesel mechanics, welding, machining, quality assurance, electronics and engineering.

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Asher takes helm at Grangeville Country Club

Terri Asher is new to the restaurant business, but is definitely not a stranger to food. “I love to cook – it’s my passion,” she smiled.

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It's Your Business: Home buyer class set; Swiftwater celebrates No. 12

Don’t forget, Grangeville City Administrative Assistant Claudia Roberts’ last day will be Friday, April 8. The community is invited to stop by Grangeville City Hall from 2 to 4 p.m. for cake and beverages and to wish Roberts well.

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Roberts to retire after 19 years with city; Open house set for April 8

After 19 years of meeting and greeting city customers, Grangeville City Administrative Assistant Claudia Roberts is calling it quits. “I have mixed feelings,” she smiled. “I will definitely miss the people I work with and the customers who come in each month.”

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Pacific Cabinets expands

Pacific Cabinets Inc. (PCI) is beginning construction on a new 20,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. This new facility is in addition to the existing manufacturing building.

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Animal nutrition topic of local clinic; County 4-H’ers, FFA members invited to program

Does your 4-H’er or FFA member have a livestock project this year? CHS Primeland is offering a special clinic for these students and their parents.

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It's Your Business: Golf course opens April 1

The Grangeville Golf and Country Club will open for the 2016 season on April 1. The new manager, Terri Asher, would like to welcome the members and the public to come out and enjoy the season.

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AARP Idaho and AARP Foundation are donating $10,000 to help rebuild homes destroyed by north Idaho wildfires last summer.