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Cottonwood’s Bent Hinge offers DIY fun

Cottonwood’s latest brick and mortar business combines custom-designed products with fun. The Bent Hinge recently opened at the corner of Main and King streets. Serena Lockett offers personalized products, such as T-shirts and mugs. And on Friday evenings, Lockett opens her doors for a do-it-yourself workshop.

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Help sought to take lights down at Pioneer Park

The crews of Avista and Idaho County Light and Power will be taking down lights at Grangeville’s Pioneer Park Tuesday March 28, starting at 8 a.m. People are needed to test, wrap and stow lights. All volunteers are welcome to help the Grangeville Horizons Recreational Group. •

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Grangeville tourism listening session draws handful

One in a series of more than 10 regional “listening sessions” brought nine people to Super 8 Motel March 2.

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Last chance to get tickets to SMH’s Mardi Gras event

St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation’s Annual Mardi Gras event will feature live and silent auction items for guests to bid on and the proceeds will go directly to hospital needs. The annual event allows St. Mary’s to address critical facility needs to help serve patients. Last year the event helped the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation fund a new heating system to replace an outdated and inefficient one.

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Singh takes first at state BPA

Grangeville High School recently had four students travel to Boise to represent the school at this year’s State Business Professionals of America (BPA) conference. Junior Amrit Singh was awarded first place in his event of Economic Research. He now has the opportunity to attend the National BPA Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., May 10-14. His event consisted of gathering information on contractionary and expansionary fiscal policy and then writing a seven-page research paper promoting which policy would be most effective for the current economic status.

Lindsley’s St. Paddy’s Day sale set

Lindsley’s Home Furnishings annual St. Patrick’s Day sale is set for tomorrow, Thursday, March 16, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Stop by the store at 113 East Main Street for a chance at door prizes and giveaways – including a chance to win a $500 store gift certificate – as well as refreshments and visiting!

Invasive plan workshop set for Kamiah

Idaho County Invasive Plant Management and the Upper Clearwater Weed Management Area are conducting a weed management workshop to promote weed management education to local landowners and applicators on Monday, March 20.

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Safest Idaho cities named; Cottonwood is No. 11

The National Council for Home Safety and Security recently announced their annual Safest Cities in Idaho Report for 2017.

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It's Your Business: Seasons celebrates with deals

Seasons Restaurant in Grangeville is celebrating its 6th anniversary and customer appreciation day Tuesday, March 14. Breakfast special is biscuit and gravy/ham and eggs for $5; lunch is a cheeseburger and fries or Santa Fe salad for $5; and dinner is bite-sized steak for $10. Great prices! Stop by 124 West Main Street or call 983-4203.

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Chili Winner

Winner of the Grangeville Merchants Chili Cookoff last weekend was Cindy Hake of Central Idaho Properties. Her chili was “Cindy’s Chili Chili Bang Bang.” She is pictured here with her granddaughter, Rowan Hake.

Musick 10th in nation for United Country agents

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Rick Musick of Grangeville was recently honored as the number 10 real estate agent in the nation for United Country Real Estate. Nationwide, the company has 4,000 agents spread across 500 offices.

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Grangeville Get Acquainted Spotlight: Camas Prairie Insurance

Camas Prairie Insurance has two offices to serve the Camas Prairie...

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Cladouhos retires as Syringa CEO; Plans to stay in area

CEO Joe Cladouhos ended his nearly 10-year career yesterday with Syringa Hospital and Clinics, but that doesn’t mean he is ready to leave Grangeville. “We love it here,” he said of him and his wife, Tova. Cladouhos may be retired now, but he plans to stay involved in the community he has been a part of for the past decade.

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It's Your Business: Chili cookoff set for this Saturday in Grangeville

Did you say chili? Get on down to the streets of Grangeville this Saturday, March 4, for the annual Grangeville Merchants’ chili cookoff. Taste local chili concoctions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A variety of businesses are participating including Asker’s Harvest Foods, Home Grown Quilts, Grangeville Builders, Early Bird Supply, P1FCU, Irwin Drug, Larson’s, Evergreen Suites, Lindsley’s Home Furnishings, Les Schwab, Nu4u, United Country Musick, Central Idaho Properties (at Ray Holes Saddle Shop) and Cash and Carry.

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It's on: Grangeville Chili Cookoff 2017

Merchants will battle and burn

The epic battle will take place Saturday, March 4.