As of Tuesday, November 18, 2014
KOOSKIA/KAMIAH — The Kooskia Food Bank is accepting donations through the end of December. They are seeking nonperishable items as well as cash donations, to help those less fortunate in our community. Bring food and cash donations to the Umpqua Bank on Main Street in Kooskia, or mail checks to Kooskia Food Bank, c/o Umpqua Bank, P. O. Box A, Kooskia ID 83539. They also need donations for “Coats for Kids.” It is winter time and they are in need of gently used coats or new ones for children in our areas. The coats will be distributed through our local schools.
Umpqua Bank is hosting their third annual sharing tree for the Kooskia, Stites, Clearwater areas. Parents must come in to sign up their children for the sharing tree. All requests must be in no later than Dec. 5. Check with the staff at the Umpqua Bank in Kooskia or call Julie Johnson at 926-4236 for details.
The winter hours for Idaho County Recycling have changed. They are 3:30-5 p.m. on Thursdays. Saturdays are still 10 a.m. until noon. They will be closed on Thanksgiving.
The Kamiah Community Library event this week is Family Reading Week. The Theme is “Building a Community of Readers.” Call 935-0428 for information.
Tahoe QRU bingo this month will be held on Friday, Nov. 21, with a special bingo for a turkey. That’s right, a turkey. You could win your Thanksgiving turkey and have a good time as well. Bingo begins promptly at 6:30 p.m.
What’s Happening: Schedule a mammogram at the Kamiah Clinic, 935-2585. Mammograms are by appointment and are done the second Wednesday of each month. In Kooskia, recycle on Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m. Saturday, from 10 a.m. until noon, across the bridge to where the old pole yard was. Be sure to separate items. Also on Thursday there is free lunch served at the Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church located on the corner of 7th and Hill Street in Kamiah, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The Valley View Church of the Nazarene in Kamiah is hosting a community night every Wednesday which began Nov. 12. Meals will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by activities in different age groups. Public is invited to attend. If you know or make news, give me a call.