After 29 years on the job, Arnell Holliman is calling it quits. Holliman will retire from Cash and Carry Market this Friday, June 30. Friends are invited to stop in from 1 to 4 p.m. to visit and for refreshments.
Grangeville High School’s class of 1957 will celebrate its 60th reunion Sunday, July 2, 4 p.m., at The Gallery. Cost for the meal is $20. For questions call Linda Luehrs Dial at 790-1350 or Janice Inghram at 983-0616
Mark your calendars – Crazy Days in Grangeville will be Aug. 3 and 4, and Octoberfest in Grangeville will be Sept. 29 and 30.
Saturday, July 1, the Grangeville Farmers’ Market will kick off the 2017 season, in Pioneer Park on East Main Street in Grangeville. The SyndiCat Bros, Pete Northcutt and Johnnie Henderson, will be playing music. Coffee will be offered free of charge for customers and vendors, volunteers and visitors. The Elk City Wagon Road committee will be using the Market’s free table for non-profits, to advertise the upcoming Wagon Road event, selling raffle tickets to promote and fund their group.
Steve Frei, current President and CEO, recently announced Casey Forsmann has been named general manager of Pacific Cabinets Inc. Forsmann was previously the operations manager controlling both the engineering department as well as production.
This year’s Border Days rodeos are all night rodeos, which seems to be crowd pleasers. Rodeos are going to be July 1, 2 and 3, all at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 2, will be family night, there will be a “no alcohol” seating section available. On Monday, July 3, it’s a “Pink Out the Stands” night. The Border Days Committee is raising money to support local cancer charities. For everyone wearing something pink the committee will donate $1 to a local cancer charity.
Freedom Northwest Credit Union (Kamiah/Kooskia) will present the new splash pad at Kooskia City Park this Saturday, June 24, noon. Wear your swimsuit, get a hot dog and see how the new splash pad works!
Saturday, July 1, the Grangeville Farmers’ Market will kick off the 2017 season, in Pioneer Park on East Main Street in Grangeville. All vendors will be set up by the 9 a.m. start time.
U.S. Census report: Business Patterns
Though there may be fewer business establishments in Idaho County than there were a decade ago, U.S. Census estimates released recently show an increase during this same period in both employees and annual payroll.
Representatives from local cities and organizations were honored for their completion of 30 hours of training on Community Project Development at the final meeting in Pierce. The training, offered by Clearwater Economic Development Association (CEDA) with funding from a USDA Rural Development’s Rural Community Development Initiative grant and CEDA membership, aimed to build the capacity of rural communities to successfully undertake community projects from development to implementation.
Lewis-Clark State College is offering some summer enrichment classes in the next few weeks. A Taste of the Prairie is set for Saturday, June 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. This will be instructed by Carla Wilkins and cost is $25.
The Syringa Hospital Foundation Border Days Fun Run (“Firecracker” fun run) is set for Tuesday, July 4. According to JoAnne Smith, executive director of the Syringa Hospital Foundation, there will be a new location and route for the fun run this year.
Unclaimed property lies in the possession of the State of Idaho awaiting to be claimed by residents. The following is a selected list provided by the Idaho Tax Commission on Idaho County residents owed $25 or more in unclaimed property:
Well, it’s time for this Ol’ Cowpoke to show her face and try to keep you filled in on some Border Days information (gossip??!!)
Summit Academy expanded its services as of Monday, May 1. The private school opened the doors of Christ the King Preschool and Daycare.