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Miniature art sale set for March 12

WHITE BIRD — The art show and sale “March Miniature Madness” is set Saturday, March 12, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (PST) at Hoot’s Café in White Bird.

The event will help celebrate 52 years of creating art along the Salmon River (1964 – 2016).

Artwork is all miniature in size and priced at $50 or less. The event is hosted by the Salmon River Art Guild. Admission is free. Contact

Benefit set for GEMS teachers

GRANGEVILLE — A benefit for Grangeville Elementary Middle School teachers Debbie Lusby and Dixie Schwartz is set for Saturday, March 12, at the GEMS cafeteria from 4:30-7 p.m. A dinner of spaghetti, bread, salad and cake will be served. A silent auction will also be held. The proceeds will be split evenly to help cover medical expenses. Anyone wanting to donate who cannot attend can contact GEMS and ask for Audrey Wasem or Amanda Bush. Anyone wanting to help the day of the benefit can contact GEMS as well and leave a name and number and will receive a call back.

Princess tea party on tap for March 12

GRANGEVILLE — Mark your calendars for the “Little Princess Tea Party” presented by the Idaho County Fair Royalty. This event will be held Saturday, March 12, at the Grangeville Christian Church, 402 West South First Street.

The party will begin at 1 p.m. and will end around 3 p.m. It costs $6 for each princess, age 4 years through sixth grade. The little princesses 7 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Wear a princess or party dress. Pictures with the royalty will be included. RSVP by March 5 to any of the following Idaho County Fair Royalty, Queen Katrina, 507-0951, First Princess Rachel at 451-5383, or Second Princess Davi at 935-5791.

Elk City Wagon Road to meet March 5

CLEARWATER — The Clearwater-Elk City Wagon Road Committee will meet Saturday, March 5, at the Clearwater Grange Hall, 11 a.m., followed by a potluck lunch. Interested people are welcome to attend. This committee is committed to the preservation of the Wagon Road that hauled freight from Clearwater to Elk City during the gold mining era. The Wagon Road museum will be open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Idaho County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner is March 12

GREENCREEK — The annual Idaho County Republican Central Committee Lincoln Day Dinner will be Saturday, March 12, at the Greencreek Community Hall.

Event begins with 5 p.m. social hour and silent auction, dinner at 6 and presentations at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Trevor Loudon. He is from New Zealand and the author of a series of books entitled “The Enemy Within”.

Event cost is couples, $45; singles, $25; younger than 18, $15. Call Patricia Menough, secretary, 983-4392.

Salmon River schools seek new reader board for town

RIGGINS — To better communicate to the community of Riggins and its patrons, the board of trustees at Salmon River Joint School District 243 has given the district permission to pursue the possible replacement of the current reader board on U.S. Highway 95 with a new electronic reader board at the same location.

At this time, SRJSD is seeking support to cover the $10,000 dollars needed for the project. To help, call Michelle Hollon at the district office, 630-6025.

Wolfrum to offer vet visits in

Elk City, White Bird

Dr. Kim Wolfrum House Call Vet will be in Elk City March 17 and 18, April 21 and 22, and May 19 and 20. She will also offer a vaccination clinic downtown White Bird Friday, March 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 553-9283.

Country Dance set for Stites March 6

STITES — A Country Western dance will be held at the Country Center on Highway 13, one-quarter mile from Stites, Sunday, March 6, with dancing from 1 to 4 p.m. and potluck at 4 . Cost is $5 which will go toward the next dance. Dances are set for the first Sunday of each month. For questions call Pidge Jenkins at 926-0914.

American Legion meeting is tonight

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville American Legion Post 37 meet tonight, Wednesday, March 2, 7 p.m., at the Idaho National Guard Armory. Plans for the Community Awards and Legion Birthday Banquet will be discussed. All community veterans are welcome. Contact Morris Bentley at 983-5535.

Boy Scouts to host bake sale

GRANGEVILLE —A garage and bake sale at 403 N, Boulevard Street will be held Saturday, March 5, 7:30 a.m. to noon. This will benefit Boy Scout Troop 668. All donations accepted.

CVES family night set for March 12

KOOSKIA – An art show family night will be held at Clearwater Valley Elementary School in Kooskia, Saturday, March 12. The art show will run 5:30-6:30 p.m. and the movie “Night at the Museum” will be shown from 6:45 to 8 p.m.

Kids who attend must have an adult with them. Entry is by donation. Light finger foods, bake and snack sale will be held. Bring a pillow or bean bag.

Home-schooled students are welcome to attend and enter the art show. For details call Kahne at 935-8810. The event is sponsored by the CVES PTSA.

Kick Your BootCamp to begin March 1

GRANGEVILLE — Kirstin Jensen, University of Idaho Extension, and Liz Fantini, personal trainer/health coach, will be starting another eight-week session Tuesday, March 1, 6 – 7 a.m. Class will be run every Tuesday and Thursday mornings through April 21.

All classes this session will meet at The Gym in Grangeville. Cost of “Kick Your BootCamp” will be free for The Gym members and for non-members the cost is $5 per class or $60 per eight-week session if paid up front (a 20 percent discount).

Call 983-2667 or e-mail or 908-2801 or e-mail


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