Kids’ tennis shoes sought

Women — mark your calendars for Wednesday, Oct 15, noon at the Soltman Center. St. Joseph radiologist Dr. Luke Grauke will speak on breast health. This is for all ages and the event will include refreshments and silicone breasts to see and feel.

ITC announces annual grant awards

During its annual summer meeting held in Coeur d’Alene Aug. 12, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted nearly $3.67 million in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the Idaho Regional Travel and Convention Grant Program.

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Syringa entrance remodel to tie up in six weeks

The removal of two large trees – one cottonwood and one maple – in front of Syringa Hospital last week is the beginning phase of renovation plans for the facility.

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Learn to blog; Harman grower meeting is Sept. 19

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The 90th annual convention of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Idaho, Inc., was recently held at the Sun Valley Resort where officers and directors were elected by the membership for the year 2014-2015. Among those was president Marilyn M. Rylaarsdam-Schoo, Likkel Insurance, Grangeville.

Idaho State Good Sam meet Sept. 11-13

Wondering what’s going on at the Idaho County Fairgrounds? Those are members of the Idaho State Good Sam Club meeting for their annual fall roundup this Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 11-3.

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Wheat production levels down: Hay up from year ago

Idaho winter and spring wheat production is down from this time last year, according to a release from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, while hay production is up.

Football season is here: Pick your winners

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It’s football season! Don’t forget to fill out the football picks section starting this week in the Free Press (page 2B). It’s a lot of fun and you can win some great prizes all the while supporting your local businesses.

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Thank You: Tackett’s honored for “50 years of outstanding service"

Tackett’s Saw Service in Grangeville was honored for “50 years of outstanding service as a Honda Powersports dealer.”

Zumba starts; Group to offer counseling in area

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Tracy Gilmore, licensed zumba instructor, is bringing Zumba! Fitness to The Gym. Starting Sept. 2, classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday, at two times: morning ...

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Dan Austin new face at Avista

A lifetime of leadership training led Dan Austin to his current position. Austin is the new operations manager for Grangeville’s Avista office.

RadioShack is now Verizon phone dealer

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LifeFlight will be hosting tours of their helicopter Friday, Aug. 22, in Cottonwood. The helicopter will be landing on the open area above the Prairie football field around 11 a.m. and will stay for approximately two hours.

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Food program faces strict regulations: Manager receives award; Chartwells services renewed

Food service in schools can be a tricky business. Ask Maureen Burney who manages the Chartwells program for Mountain View School District 244.

Grangeville chamber members meet: new lights needed

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The Grangeville Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly board meeting at The Gallery Thursday, July 24, with about 20 people attending. Several items of business were discussed including obtaining new Christmas lights and garland for the downtown light poles.

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Richards at the helm of Grangeville PO

Those who frequent the Grangeville Post Office have probably noticed a new face in the past few months.

PTCCU’s appreciation lunch will be this Friday

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An open house is set for North Idaho Correctional Institution in Cottonwood recognizing their 40th anniversary Thursday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a ceremony taking place at 1 pm. Tours of the facility will be available.