In celebration of Idaho's Farmers' Market Week as proclaimed by Governor Butch Otter, the Grangeville Farmers' Market will be hosting some special events.
The annual Dixie Days event will feature a variety of activities for its 104th annual celebration Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 and 2.
In a world where political disagreements, shootings and general mayhem seem to be everyday occurrences, it’s often easy to overlook the good people do.
Six local young ladies will vie for Idaho County Fair Queen for 2016. Royalty will be crowned Friday night of the fair, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., in the Arena Building. Candidates for royalty are Katrina Frei, Rachel Kelley and Abigail Stowell of Grangeville, Davi Murphy and Hailey Williams of Kooskia, and Kortney Sims of Elk City.
“I would like to have anyone who says our coaching policy is unfair here right now,” said Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Kent Stokes. “This is not easy and it’s never fun to cut kids. No coach likes that.”
In the mood for some fresh-grown raspberries? The Raspberry Festival is an annual fund-raiser for the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude and is set for this Sunday, Aug. 2.
Despite a storm that dropped buckets of rain and blew down tree branches throughout Grangeville just more than an hour prior to Shook Twins performing at Pioneer Park July 23, the concert ended up being well attended by nearly 200 people.
A parade of men, pink boas decorating their trucks, made their way down the narrow road toward the Flying B Ranch the morning of Sunday, July 19. These net-wielding, pole carrying, vest-clad men were met with whoops, hollers and cheering. Fourteen women were paired with these river helpers – and some were even greeted with a good-natured “dance dollar” poked in the pocket of their fishing guests as the duos met for the first time. They soon made their way to the pond on the ranch and began Casting for Recovery.
Horses lined the fence in this field on Old Highway 7 outside of Grangeville. They were looking across the road at a field with two horses in it, communicating through whinnies and blows.
It’s Crazy Days time in Grangeville! Look in this week’s Shopper and Free Press for ads on what stores are participating and “Go Crazy” shopping downtown Grangeville!