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Community Briefs: Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship set for Feb. 22

Feb. 19

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship set for Feb. 22

GRANGEVILLE — Gary and Judy Porter with Rid’n For the Cross Ministries invites everyone to Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship which will be held this Saturday, Feb. 22, 6 p.m., in the fellowship barn. Chicken and noodles will be served; bring a side dish to share.

The posters are located at 43 Whitetail Drive, south of Grangeville.

Band to perform at Kamiah, Grangeville

The band Buffalo Hump Syndicate will perform for fourth- fifth and possibly sixth-graders Thursday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. in the Kamiah Middle School library. The band will also perform Tuesday, Feb. 25, 12:15 p.m., in the music room at Grangeville Elementary Middle School.

Keating qualifies for Whitworth University Laureate Society

SPOKANE, Wash. — Samantha Keating of Cottonwood has been named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for fall semester 2013.

The student qualified for the academic honors society by maintaining a grade point average of at least 3.75 during the semester.

Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church. The university, which has an enrollment of nearly 3,000 students, offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

‘Your Family and Grief ’ focus of Feb. 24 seminar

GRANGEVILLE — The seminar “Your Family and Grief” is set to help those affected understand the grief process is different for each person. The GriefShare seminar will be held Monday, Feb. 24, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 210 N. Mill Street, Grangeville.

For information call Charlie Sims at 983-1108, or Lorraine Roach at 660-1818, or email To learn more about GriefShare, visit

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 Road 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.

MOPS to meet Feb. 26

GRANGEVILLE — MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is open to all moms of preschool age children (through kindergarten). It provides laughter, learning, fellowship, mentoring, and a meal without kids to moms every second and fourth Wednesday morning from 9 to 11 a.m. The next MOPS meeting is set for Wednesday, Feb. 26. Child care is included. The group meets at Trinity Lutheran Church, 210 N. Mill Street in Grangeville. For information contact Jenneane Musegades at 451-6236, or visit the MOPS web site:

Squires to speak at library presentation

KOOSKIA — Kooskia Community Library will sponsor a special speaker this weekend.

Saturday, Feb. 22, Bob Squires will present, “Homesteaders of the Middle Fork.” Squires’ Powerpoint presentation will highlight years of research about the early homesteaders along the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River. He began this journey to find out more about his grandfather, William Squires, who settled on Harris Ridge, in the early 1900s. His continued interest in the area homesteaders then led him to do more research along Sutler Creek, the Middle Fork and Selway rivers. He is currently working on the homesteaders from the prairie of Idaho County. The presentation is at 1 p.m.. in the Kooskia Community Center.

Bush to speak about Lincoln March 5

Save the date for Wednesday, March 5. Garry Bush is going to speak at Grangeville High School at 11 a.m. for 30 - 40 minutes about Abraham Lincoln and Idaho. He’ll then speak at Clearwater Valley High School in Kooskia at 2 p.m., with the same presentation. Both will be open to the public.

‘Financial Survival after a Divorce ’ to be discussed Feb. 23

GRANGEVILLE — The seminar “Financial Survival after a Divorce” will address common financial mistakes that divorced people make, how to get out of debt, the importance of creating a budget (and how to do it), and financial survival tips.

The DivorceCare seminar will be held Sunday, Feb. 23, 4-6 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 210 N. Mill Street, Grangeville.

Contact Jenneane Musegades at 451-6236, or Lorraine Roach, 660-1818, or or visit DivorceCare at visit

‘Sushi Night ’ is Saturday

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Arts’ Sushi Night is set for Saturday, Feb. 22, at The Gallery. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will feature, in addition to sushi, other Asian-inspired foods. Cost of the event is $20. A no-host bar will also be available. Call 983-2595 for reservations.

Tech safety seminar set for Feb. 28

GRANGEVILLE — Lewis-Clark State College Grangeville Outreach Center will sponsor a free 30-minute presentation on “Tech Safety and Etiquette for the 21st Century.” This is set for Friday, Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m. to noon at the Grangeville Senior Center. Instructor Megan Kohler will talk about some basic web information and protocol. Stop by hear the seminar and stay for lunch. For questions call 983-2164.


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