Lorie Palmer

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Shores settle into Inland Title; Couple also own Clearwater Title

Troy and Mary Shores have a year at Inland Title & Escrow under their belts, but the business owner couple is not new to the business world.

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Spring In Her Step: Dance Performance

Shirley’s Dance Studio’s Grangeville area dancers held their spring recital Sunday, May 21, at Grangeville High School.

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Memorial Day events through Idaho County

A variety of Memorial Day and weekend activities are scheduled throughout Idaho County communities, including the following:

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Sts. Peter And Paul Open House

Sts. Peter and Paul School hosted an open house event Thursday, May 11, to showcase student work as well as offer tours for prospective students and their families. (Left) preschooler Harper Blewett sings about the sun.

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Group forms to build arena, event center

‘...a place the community wants to use’

“This is going to happen, but we’re going to do it right, no matter how long it takes,” said Christi Brown. Brown spoke to a group of about 10 people last Tuesday night, May 16, at the second public meeting of the Camas Prairie Arena and Event Center, Inc.

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Miskin to lead GHS in coming year

“I am a firm believer in life is what you make of it,” said Clearwater Valley High School Principal Randall Miskin. “Each experience, each situation – you have to be positive, make the most of it and learn along the way.”

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Chief Lookingglass Powwow a cultural treat

Powwow: an American Indian social gathering or fair usually including competitive dancing; a meeting for discussion.

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County tradition produces secret patches, sweet purple rewards

Shhhhhhh … keep my huckleberry spot a secret

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GEMS gets new Chessboards

When eighth grader Alli Kohrman told her mom, Breezi, that the Grangeville Elementary Middle School’s chessboards were not all complete and were a little worn, Breezi put a call on Facebook that received donations from across the United States. May 5, she was able to donated11 nice, wooden chessboards and pieces to the GEMS chess club that meets during lunch in Mr. Peeple’s classroom. Peeples stepped in after science teacher Mr. Mark Willig died in 2016. Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade meet twice a week to play or watch during lunch. Peeples said if students don’t know how to play they are invited to learn or can simply watch if they wish. Here, students play on some of the existing chessmats.

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Children’s mental health program revamped for state

Group meets to hear about county services

Fourteen months of intense work in the State of Idaho children’s mental health realm has brought Jen Griffis full circle. She is now explaining the YES (Youth Empowerment Services) program to her community.

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