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Harpster litter patrol to meet, clean Friday

HARPSTER — Harpster litter pickup is set for Friday, April 8, with those interested meeting at the Harpster Store at 9 a.m. Those who help must be 18 or older. Bring work gloves and water; bags and vest will be provided. Rain cancels.

Blood drive set for Kamiah

KAMIAH – An American Red Cross blood drive is set for Tuesday, April 26, noon to 6 p.m., St. Catherine’s Church, 407 7th Street.

GEMS PTA to meet April 7

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) PTA will meet Thursday, April 7, 4:55 p.m., at the GEMS library. All those interested are invited to join as new officers are elected for the 2016-17 school year. Call the school office at 983-0400 with questions.

Tai Chi class this Saturday on Tahoe Ridge

TAHOE RIDGE — A Tai Chi class is set for this Saturday, April 9, at the Tahoe Ridge QRU, 786 Leitch Creek Road. Show up to participate.

American Legion, auxiliary to meet tonight, Saturday

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville American Legion Post 37 will have the April meeting tonight, Wednesday, April 6, 7 p.m., at the Idaho National Guard Armory. Officers for the 2016-2017 year will be elected. All veterans are welcome. For questions call Adjutant Morris Bentley at 983-5535.

Grangeville American Legion Auxiliary Unit 37 will have the April meeting Saturday, April 9, noon, at Oscar’s Restaurant meeting room. There will be a no-host lunch followed by the meeting. Call Pearl Bentley at 983-4417.

PVBC breakfast set for Saturday at church

WHITE BIRD — Pleasant View Baptist Men’s breakfast is this week, Saturday, April 9 at 7 a.m. The breakfast is open and free to all area men.

ICSO, ICSO SR participate in disabled veterans snowmobile ride

BURGDORF — Idaho County Sheriff’s Office employees and ICSO Search and Rescue members participated Sunday, March 13, in the Disabled Veterans Snowmobile Ride. Disabled veterans from throughout Idaho were invited to come and enjoy a day of snowmobiling and camaraderie.

This year 37 veterans with various disabilities participated in the ride. Some rode tandem, others rode the trail and experienced riders went off trail. The veterans were also treated to a BBQ lunch and given the opportunity to soak in Burgdorf Hot Springs.

This annual event occurs in the Valley County/Idaho County area near Burgdorf and is sponsored by the Veterans Administration and various organizations and businesses.

Idaho County Democrats to meet April 11

GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho County Democrats will be holding their monthly meeting on Monday, April 11 at the Grangeville Senior Center on the Truck Route. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the meeting to begin at 6:30 p.m.

On the agenda will be a caucus debriefing and plans for upcoming visits from Ken Myers, District 7 candidate for state senator, and Jessica Chilcott, candidate for District 7 State Representative.

Call Michelle Perdue at 983-3763 to schedule carpooling, to add an address to the e-mail list or for general information.

Idaho County delegates elected for June Democratic Party State Convention

BOISE — Delegates for Idaho County were elected to attend the June 16-19 Idaho Democratic Party State Convention in Boise. These delegates will select 23 people from among themselves to attend the Democratic National Convention in July in Philadelphia.

Delegates are Nan Miguel (Clinton), Janet Barany, Jerod Reynold and Linda Hagedorn (Sanders). Alternates are Taylor Cash, Liz Clark and Bonnie Schonefeld (Sanders).

GHS parent teacher conferences are this week

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School will host parent/teacher conferences this week. In order to accommodate parent schedules, conference times are set for Wednesday, April 6, 3:30 - 7:30 p.m., and Thursday, April 7, 3:30 -7 p.m. There is no school Friday, April 8, and no conferences this day.

Teachers will be available during these times for parents to visit with about students. No appointment necessary.

Family Fun Walk set for Ferdinand this Saturday

FERDINAND — A Family Fun Walk sponsored by Partnerships for Healthy Communities is set for this Saturday, April 9. Registration is at the Ferdinand church hall/parking lot at 8:30 a.m. with the walk set to begin at 9 a.m. Call 553-7878 for details.

April 9 auction, dinner, dance to support Kooskia schools

KOOSKIA — VEST (Valley Educational Support Team) is holding their VEST Fest Auction and Dinner/Dance Saturday, April 9. The event will be held at The Outpost in downtown Kooskia. Silent auction and social hour begins at 6 p.m., dinner begins at 7 p.m., with a live auction to follow at 8 p.m. The evening concludes with a dance at 9 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to benefit Clearwater Valley schools. A $20 donation gets each person through the door. Contact Cindy Dahler at the high school at 926- 4511 to reserve a spot now.

Relay for Life kickoff event set for Monday, April 11

GRANGEVILLE — The American Cancer Society’s Camas Prairie Relay For Life event, formerly Clearwater To Salmon Rivers Relay For Life, has come back to Grangeville. The 2016 planning committee has opted for a simpler, shortened version of the relay in hopes to revive the family-oriented fund-raiser. The date has been set, Saturday, July 16, 6 p.m. to midnight with Pioneer Park (swimming pool park) being the host place.

The kickoff event will be Monday, April 11, 5-7 p.m., at Aloha Laundry, 817 Cunningham. Enjoy a dinner of barbecue burgers and brats, baked beans, and salad. Sign up your team and/or volunteer to help plan the Camas Prairie RFL event. Bring names of survivors for the invitation list as well.

E-mail or call Carolyn at, 983-6392 or MaryBeth at, 451-6465.

CVHS sets Bingo Night this Friday, April 8

KOOSKIA — Friday, April 8, the Clearwater Valley High School senior class is sponsoring Bingo Night to raise funds for their Safe and Sober graduation party. Walking Tacos will be available to purchase beginning at 5:30 p.m., with bingo to follow.

Lind earns degree from Wyoming university

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Brianne Nichol Lind of Grangeville recently earned a master of science degree from the University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming provides quality undergraduate and graduate programs to 12,627 students from all 50 states and 77 countries.

Sullivan on EOU dean’s list

LA GRANDE, Ore. — Eastern Oregon University named 570 students to the dean’s list for the 2016 winter term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded coursework for the duration of the term.

Included is Grangeville High School graduate Megan Sullivan. She is the daughter of Pat Sullivan and Lisa Sullivan of Grangeville.


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