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Avista names new district manager for Grangeville

Avista has selected Matthew Casey as the new district manager for the Grangeville operating district where he will oversee all electric operations on behalf of Avista. “We are very excited to have Matthew join our team. His familiarity with the Grangeville area, strong work ethic and leadership skills will greatly benefit Avista and its customers,” said David Howell, Avista’s director of operations.

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Pizza Factory opens meeting/party room

Having a party and looking for a space? Need a place to surprise grandma on her 80th birthday or simply somewhere to host a meeting? Pizza Factory has turned the space beside it (formerly Yummyz and Sweet Brew) into a room meant to fit the needs of area residents.

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Food bank seeks Christmas dinner items

Christmas will soon be here, and most of us have put up our trees, written down our activities list and made plans for our holiday meal. It’s important to remember, however, that some people are just getting by and need a little extra help.

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Holiday Happenings - Dec. 13, 2017

Clearwater Valley Junior Senior High School’s Winter Concert is set for Wednesday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., in the CVHS cafeteria. This will feature both bands and choirs in 6-12 grades playing and singing Christmas and holiday music.

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Grangeville High School Christmas & Winter Concert

Grangeville High School was host to its 2017 Christmas concert Thursday, Dec. 7. The wind ensemble (band), Concert Choir and Varsity Blue Choir were all under the direction of music teacher Merrill-Lee Rasmussen. (Top, L-R) seniors Kelsey Pilant and Marie Hauger entertain the crowd and (right) sophomore Trey Dreadfulwater sings in the finale performance.

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Kingma to celebrate 90th birthday

The family of Alice Kingma invites all family and friends to a celebration for her 90th birthday. An open house is set for the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church Saturday, Dec. 16, 2 to 4 p.m.

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Idaho County Republican Central Committee meets Dec. 19; candidate McGeachin to attend

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will meet Tuesday, Dec. 19, 6 p.m. at the Super 8. A quick business meeting will be held as members enjoy a finger foods potluck. Attending will be former state representative Janice McGeachin, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor. She will be staying overnight and available to meet people in the area. If interested, contact Maureen Hatfield at 208-315-2085.

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Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will not meet in December

Gary and Judy Porter will not be holding a meeting this December for Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship. “We wish everyone a very merry Christmas and very blessed new year. We hope to see everyone the fourth weekend of January when we meet again,” the Porters said.

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Murder trial move granted; prosecutor off Lankford case

Mark H. Lankford is tentatively set for trial next month for the 1983 double murder of an Arizona couple. But it won’t be in Idaho County, nor will Idaho County Prosecutor Kirk MacGregor be leading the case. In a Nov. 21 order, District Judge Jay P. Gaskill granted a request by the defendant’s counsel to a change of venue in the case, and to recuse MacGregor as prosecutor.

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Syringa board interviews three for CEO

Syringa Hospital trustees recently interviewed three candidates for the position of CEO. Joe Cladouhos, former CEO, retired earlier this year. Trustees are working in conjunction with Kootenai Health whom Syringa affiliated and entered a managerial services agreement with this year. “The process of choosing a CEO will be ongoing,” said board chair Al Bolden of White Bird at the regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 28.

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Lighting The Menorah At GEMS

Grangeville Elementary Middle School students in grades kindergarten through fifth performed for their annual Christmas & Winter Concert Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at GEMS. The groups are under the direction of music teacher Mrs. Carla Astle. Here, during a Hanukkah song, Ellissa Crowl helps her daughter, Caoimhe. (an Irish name pronounced like Kee-va.) light the Menorah. Caoimhe is a second grader in Mrs. Pfefferkorn’s class.

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Lewis takes on Ida-Lew position

If not for an internship while in college, Gavin Lewis’ life may have taken a completely different direction. As it is, Lewis is the new economic development director for Ida-Lew Economic Development Council.

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