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Community Briefs - June 8, 2016

Free math class available for those 16 and older

GRANGEVILLE — A free Workforce and College Math Readiness Course is set to be held Tuesdays and Thursdays through June 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Grangeville Adult Learning Center. This is located in the same building as Camas Prairie Preschool at 105 N. Myrtle, Grangeville, and is sponsored through Lewis-Clark State College.

Those who wish to improve their basic math skills and/or prepare for college courses are invited to take part. Participants must be at least 16 years old. A completion certificate will be given at the end of the course. For information call 983-0202 or e-mail

History of camas prairie presentation set for Saturday

GRANGEVILLE — A history of Camas Prairie communities and Grangeville United Methodist Church with Dave Hammond will be held at the United Methodist Church, 404 West Main Street, across the street from Asker’s Harvest Foods on Main Street on Saturday, June 11, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no charge and everyone is welcome.

Boots and Bling royalty clinic set for June 11

GRANGEVILLE — A Boots and Bling Royalty Clinic is set for Saturday, June 11, at the Border Days Arena. Cost is $25 per person and includes a horsemanship clinic. To register call Kami Fogleman at 983-8779 or 983-1726.

Aiken graduates from DSU

DICKINSON, ND — Kurtland Aiken of Grangeville, a graduate of Grangeville High School, graduated from Dickinson State University at its 96th spring commencement ceremony Saturday, May 14. He is the son of Lynn Aiken of Grangeville and Steve Aiken of Mountain Home.

Local students win at IPTV writers’ contest

IdahoPTV recently announced regional winners for PBS KIDS Writers Contest. Winners included:

Kindergarten student Emily Dougdale of Winchester (third place); first grader Alyse Facey of Nezperce (third place); second grade Blayne Mosman of Craigmont (second place); second grader Noah Johnson of Nezperce (third); third grader Logan Barnett of Kamiah (second place); and Izzy Horton of Ferdinand (third).

Anti-drug poster contest set

All youth kindergarten through grade 12 are invited to design an informative poster that emphasizes the trends in drug and alcohol use and why one should not use them.

•Research online or check out the Facebook page to find information on current drug/alcohol trends

•Posters can be as small as one piece of paper and as big as a full poster sheet. Entries can be submitted in person at Cottonwood City Hall, or upload a picture of the entry to the Facebook page: Cottonwood PD Drug/Alcohol Education.

•Categories are: K-4th grade, 5th-8th grade, 9th-12th grade. Winners will be announced at 2016 Idaho County Fair. All entries will be displayed at a booth during the 2016 Idaho County Fair

•Include on the back of your poster, or on the post: Name, age, grade, school, parents, contact information.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for June 15

CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, June 15, noon. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church. No charge for the luncheon, $5 donation appreciated when possible. All are welcome. Call 926-7776.

Public invited to flag retirement ceremony June 14, at Heritage Square

GRANGEVILLE — The public is invited to attend a flag retirement ceremony at Heritage Square next Tuesday, June 14, starting at 6 p.m. As part of national Flag Day, damaged and worn flags will be properly disposed of, by fire; the public may bring worn flags for disposal as well. Law enforcement, fish and game, and fire department personnel are also invited to attend.

The ceremony is being organized by the Grangeville Elks Lodge and Boy Scout Troop 555. For information: Kevin Asker, 451-4578.


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