Lorie Palmer

Community Editor

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‘There’s just no place better’

Fitches to serve as Riggins Rodeo grand marshals

“We have loved giving our time and talents to the Salmon River Canyon,” the couple said.

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Heart of the Monster

Program passes living Nez Perce history to next generation

“I walked here at Heart of the Monster with my grandkids last year and they had so many questions for me – creative, amazing curiosity,” said Marcie Bailey of Kamiah. “I knew then I wanted to do something to help all kids better understand the history, the Nez Perce culture.”

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Noah’s Ark Preschool adds afternoon classes

After 20 years of serving the community through early childhood education, Noah’s Ark Preschool will add an afternoon class this fall. With this, the church-based preschool will make available all-day pre-kindergarten education.

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Affordable housing group hopes to build as early as 2017

“There is not enough housing in Idaho County..."

After more than a year of planning and discussions, the Affordable Housing Foundation (AHF) is planning to take action to help secure reasonably priced accommodations in the area.

Mental health a serious local issue; help available for us, family, community

Editorial

Let’s not bury our heads in the sand, but rather participate with open minds with something that doesn’t just affect someone else – mental health issues do exist in our own family and friend circles.

May events focus on mental health, suicide prevention

‘chance to start some ongoing conversations’

“This is a chance to start some ongoing community conversations on suicide as well as offer some tips and suggestions for after-care,”

Cottonwood, Riggins schools to ask patrons for levies

Election: May 17

Two local schools will bring levies to their respective patrons on Tuesday, May 17. Both Cottonwood and Riggins school districts will ask voters to do their part in providing education for local students.

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Riggins Rodeo Royalty: Farris, Diaz will promote event as queen, princess

Two local young ladies will serve as royalty for Riggins Rodeo events this weekend and throughout the year as they promote the event.

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Certified Sitters

Nine Grangeville youth received their certificates of completion in a “Babysitting 101” class that ended Wednesday, April 27.

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Training for the future: HOSA students fare well at annual state competition

Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) members from Prairie, Grangeville and Nezperce high schools recently fared well at state competition in Boise. The state event was held April 6-8 at the Wyndham Garden Boise Hotel.

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