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Community Briefs: Life Center to host Christian music concert

Life Center to host Christian music concert

KAMIAH — The Life Center is hosting the “Dead Come to Life” tour Wednesday, Feb. 19, with Loftland, Shine Bright Baby, and Johnathan Thulin. Cost is $5 at the door and concert starts at 7 p.m. There will be autograph signing and a band meet and greet time after the show. The Life Center is located at 4432 Highway 12 between Kamiah and Kooskia. For information contact Johny at 816-6304.

Senator Risch welcomes spring interns

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Jim Risch has selected four college students from around the state of Idaho to serve as spring interns in his Washington, D.C., office. The interns have the opportunity to assist with constituent services and legislative research while engaging in the national level of government.

“Interning in the U.S. Senate is an excellent way to learn about the legislative branch of government and to see where much of our nation’s early history took place,” said Risch. “This group of interns will serve Idaho well during their time in my office.”

Interns include Claire Majors, of Kamiah, a third year student at the University of Idaho. She is pursuing a degree in political science. She has spent time living abroad in Bolivia, and is interested in language studies and travel. She has contributed to her hometown as a mural artist for the city of Kamiah. She is the daughter of Steve and Bonnie Majors.

PHS to host dessert concert Feb. 25

COTTONWOOD – The Prairie music department will host the annual Jazz Dessert Concert Tuesday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., at the Prairie High School Cafeteria. Proceeds and donations will help to defray the cost of an end of year band trip to Silverwood Park. Donation is $3 for adults, $2 for students.

Varsity Blue taking serenade appointments

GRANGEVILLE — Varsity Blue is now taking appointments for Valentine serenades for Friday, Feb. 14, just about any time of the day. $10 for phone, $20 for live performance with flower delivery. Contact Kathy Stefani ( or Varsity Blue members for serenade reservation.

GHS grad on dean’s list

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Emily McNichols was named to the dean’s list with a 3.7 GPA for fall semester at Westminster College.

McNichols is the daughter of Stan and Melanie Hawkins of Grangeville and is a senior majoring in clinical psychology with a minor in gender studies. She is a 2009 home-school graduate.

Salmon River Art Guild to celebrate 50th anniversary

WHITE BIRD — The Salmon River Art Guild is having a March Miniature Madness show and sale to celebrate its 50th anniversary Saturday, March 1, at Hoot’s Café on U.S. Hwy. 95 in White Bird from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Admission is free and paintings will be $50 or less. Come join the Salmon River Art Guild and enjoy miniature paintings, have lunch and visit with the March mad artists. For questions e-mail or call 839-2493.

Rinker on dean’s list

HELENA, Mont. — Dustin Rinker, 2010 graduate of Salmon River High School in Riggins, was named to the 2013 fall semester dean’s list for Carroll College in Helena, Mont.

Rinker is the son of Eric and Wendy Hook of Riggins. He was one of the college’s 1,450 students to earn a 3.5 grade point average or better for the semester while taking at least 12 credits.

Spring soccer sign-ups set for Feb. 13, 18

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville/Idaho County Youth Soccer spring sign-ups are set for Thursday, Feb. 13, and Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Grangeville Elementary Middle School art room from 6-7 p.m. Local youth will join in with the Boys and Girls Club of Lewiston-Clarkston. Games will be played on Saturdays in Lewiston-Clarkston. Practices will be weekdays in Grangeville.

Because there was a large turnout for fall soccer, a focus will be set on volunteer training so parents feel more equipped to take on a team so the demands can be met. Any communities that don’t have a program are welcome to join. Games start March 22 and practices are set by the coaches. A fee of $75 includes a jersey. Check out schedules on

For questions e-mail or text questions to 507-1806 or call after 6 p.m.

Little Princess Tea Party set for March 15

COTTONWOOD — Mark calendars now for the “Little Princess Tea Party” presented by the Idaho County Fair Royalty. This event will be held Saturday, March 15, at the Prairie Junior-Senior High School Cafeteria on Keuterville Rd. in Cottonwood.

The party will begin at 1 p.m. Cost is $6 for the princess, age 4 years to fourth grade. The little princesses need to be accompanied by an adult. Wear a princess or party dress. Pictures for purchase will be available or bring a camera. RSVP by March 7, to any of the following Idaho County Fair Royalty: Queen Holli at 962-3435, Princess Maria at 962-7024 or Princess Emily at 962-5516.

Bingo set for American Legion Hall

KAMIAH — The American Legion Hall in Kamiah will sponsor Bingo which is being moved from Sunday afternoon to the first and third Fridays of the month at 7:30 p.m.


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