Lorie Palmer

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Hausladen’s DAR essay takes first place Ellis Island topic of contest

A regional essay contest made way for Grangeville Elementary Middle School social studies teacher Betty Nafziger to open a new historical chapter for her eighth grade students.

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DeRamus joins Shopper, Free Press staff

Idaho County Free Press and Shopper advertisers may have noticed a new face – or voice on the phone – at the shop. Ashley DeRamus joined the staff in November. She was hired as a sales representative and will be selling advertising space and advising local business owners on designing ads.

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Let’s Talk About It: Local readers gather to discuss book ‘Bloodlines’

“I did not enjoy the book at all,” said Kristin Frish of Cottonwood...

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Double Decker Books promotes authors: Mother, daughter duo work to help support writers

Jeniann Bowers and her daughter, KayCee K., are trying hard to turn a love of reading and writing into a full-time business.

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Kamiah rules: Gov. Otter, officials take public inquiry at capital for dayp

Constituent questions varied from education to drugs, public lands and Internet taxation at last Friday’s Idaho-Lewis County Capital for a Day event.

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Spencer appointed to Syringa Hospital board

A familiar face will take a place on the Syringa Board of Trustees.

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Edwards is top at GEMS geography bee

It was all sixth and seventh graders in the annual Grangeville Elementary Middle School Geography Bee Jan. 15 at GEMS.

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Turtle Time

Grangeville Centennial Library hosted its weekly preschool story hour Wednesday, Jan. 14. The theme was pet day and children attending were able to pet a ferret, puppy and this turtle.

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Baby New Year 2015: Azalea Shanae Rhoades

Baby takes flight for life on birth day

Ashlynn Shanae Moore and T.J. Rhoades were surprised to learn their daughter was Idaho County’s first baby of 2015. They were even more surprised at the events that followed their daughter’s birth.

York appointed trustee for MVSD

“I am so excited to give back in this way – I am passionate about education,” said Julia York of Elk City. York was recently appointed as the new trustee for Mountain View School District 244, zone 2, who replaces Randy Bartlett who moved out of the zone.

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