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Community Briefs : January 08

Open house set

WHITE BIRD – On Saturday, Jan. 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pacific Time, Salmon River Art Guild will be hosting its annual open house at the White Bird City Hall Community Center. There will be art displayed for show and sale, demonstrations throughout the day, refreshments and admission is free.

Brannan is new member of American Angus Association

GRANGEVILLE — Austin Brannan of Grangeville is a new junior member of the American Angus Association.

Junior members of the association are eligible to register cattle in the AAA, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events.

The AAA is the largest beef breed association in the world, with more than 24,000 active adult and junior members.

DivorceCare program meets Sundays

GRANGEVILLE — A new program called DivorceCare is now offered in Grangeville. DivorceCare is a 13-week video-based support group for people who are divorced, separated, or going through a divorce, and is helpful regardless of how long ago the divorce occured. The group meets Sunday afternoons from 4-6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 210 N. Mill Street. The registration fee is $20, including the workbook. Child care and scholarships are available. Contact DivorceCare leader Jenneane Musegades at 451-6236 or

Book series to begin Jan. 21 at GCL

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Centennial Library will participate in the Let’s Talk About It program sponsored by the Idaho Commission for Libraries.

The first book is Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart. The discussion will be held Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 5:30 pm.

Additional books and discussions are as follows:

•Tuesday, Feb. 11, 5:30 p.m., Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams

•Tuesday, March 4, 5:30pm, This House of Sky by Ivan Doig

•Tuesday, March 25, 5:30 p.m., Hole in the Sky by William Kittredge

•Tuesday, April 15, 5:30 p.m., Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie

The books are available now at Grangeville Centennial Library. Pick up books at the library or call 983-0951 to reserve or for details.

Crab feed is Jan. 11

GREENCREEK – St. Anthony’s Annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feed is set for the Greencreek Community Hall Saturday, Jan. 11, with the ‘50s and ‘60s band The Senders. Cost is $25 per person for the dinner and dance and $8 for the dance alone. Social hour is 5:30 p.m., dinner is at 6:30 p.m., and the dance at 9 p.m.. Those attending must be 21 or older.

Tickets are available at Cottonwood Community Credit Union: call 962-3451 (days) or 962-7781 (evenings); or B&A Performance Auto: call 962-7755. Only 280 tickets are available.

CVHS, GHS libraries to host exhibit

The Clearwater Valley and Grangeville high school libraries will take turns hosting a “Here, There, & Everywhere” exhibit supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

The exhibit consists of a series of display panels, posters and supporting hands-on activities that use analogies to teach science, engineering and technology. Specifically focusing on how physics relates to our everyday world, the exhibit will be in the Clearwater Valley High School library in Kooskia through Jan. 16. It will be open to the public Jan. 9 until 7 p.m. The exhibit can be seen at the Grangeville High School library from Jan. 21-30. It will be open to the public Jan. 27 until 7 p.m.

The Mountain View School District high school libraries are the only school libraries in the northwest to host the exhibit, and we feel very lucky to be chosen as exhibit locations. For details visit the exhibit website at

Auxiliary will meet Jan. 13

GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital Auxiliary will meet Monday, Jan. 13, at noon, at the northwest meeting room of Syringa Hospital. Lunch will be provided. All residents of Idaho County are eligible to attend and after their second meeting are able to vote. There are no dues.

CVRA to meet Jan. 12

KAMIAH — Members of the Clearwater Valley Roundup Association (CVRA) will meet Sunday, Jan. 12, 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Kamiah rodeo grounds clubhouse on Hill Street.

Anyone interested in preserving the Kamiah rodeo and use of the rodeo grounds is invited to attend. Owning a horse or mule is not required. Elections will be held and plans will be discussed for 2014 activities and events. Contact Mike Stanton, 935-8274 or Rocky Sams, 935-0332.


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