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Veteran’s advocate will be in Grangeville March 18

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, March 18, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (breaking for lunch at noon).

The advocate will be available to assist veterans and/or their dependents with benefit questions, ongoing claims, and filing new claims with the Veterans Administration. Veterans in need of these services should schedule an appointment by calling the Idaho Division of Veteran Services (Lewiston Region) at 799-5084. Walk-ins will only be seen as time allows.

Civil Air Patrol squadron looking for those interested in joining

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Composite Squadron 109 has recently re-established, and it is looking for individuals, both youth and adults, interested in joining.

CAP is open to those between ages 12 to 21, as well as to adults interested in assisting with the program. So far, Squadron 109 has five cadets and seven adults active.

The CAP meets on Tuesdays at the Idaho National Guard Armory in Grangeville, 6:30 p.m. For information, Paul Goedert, 970-901-8769.

Recycling options in Cottonwood, Grangeville, Kooskia

Recycling for cardboard, plastics, tin and aluminum cans is available at Idaho County Recycling sites in Cottonwood, Grangeville and Kooskia.

The Grangeville site is open Saturdays, 9-11 a.m., on Day Road north of U.S. Highway 95. The Cottonwood site is open Saturdays, 9-11 a.m., across from Columbia Grain. The Kooskia site is open Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m., and winter hours on Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, near the old pole yard. For information on sites, what is taken for recycling, call 983-2843.


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