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Community Briefs: Aug. 16, 2017

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship summer concert set for Aug. 19

GRANGEVILLE — Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will be hosting Johnny Rowlett (2016 Music Evangelist of the year) Saturday, Aug. 19, 6 p.m., for one night only. He will perform at the home of Gary and Judy Porter, 43 Whitetail Drive just south of Grangeville.

Bring a friend and bring a favorite dessert. Seating is limited; don’t be late. A love offering for Rowlett will be taken during the concert. For questions call 208-983-0112.

Genealogy society has new web site

GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho County Genealogy Society now has a web site. It’s still in the making with more information being added, but can be visited at

More things are coming in daily. Stop by the Idaho County Genealogy Society library at 111 So. Idaho Street, Grangeville, the blue house behind the Methodist Church. Open Wednesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Bingo set for Friday this Kamiah night

KAMIAH — Bingo will be held this Friday, Aug. 18, 7:30 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 618 Main Street, Kamiah.

All are invited. Concessions open. Call Ron Funnemark at 208-935-0264.

Survey on low back pain in North Central Idaho being taken now

Do you suffer from low back pain? Do you live in Clearwater, Idaho or Lewis counties? Do you want your story to be told? Peg Gehring, FNP, is conducting a survey about low back pain. She wants to know the different types of pain management used in these three county areas. She hopes to learn the most common pain management tools, and see which type of management allows the most relief and ability to stay active.

Surveys are located at

Contact Peg Gehring at: 208-790-9852, 607 West North St., Grangeville, ID 83530.

Lolo Pass events scheduled

LOLO PASS – Nez Perce National Historic Trail interpretive programs will be hosted this weekend and through September at the Lolo Pass Visitor Center.

On Wednesday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., the Yearout family and the Nez Perce Appaloosa Horse Club will be presenting “The Appaloosa Horse.” The Nez Perce people were historically known for their horses, most notably the Appaloosa. Jon and Rosa Yearout, members of the Nez Perce Tribe and the Nez Perce Appaloosa Horse Club, operate a horse ranch near Lapwai. The Yearouts work to carry on their ancestors’ legacy and traditions in breeding, training, and riding Appaloosa horses.

The Lolo Pass Visitors Center is located on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests off U.S. Highway 12 at the Idaho–Montana state line. Through September, visitors can enjoy free, family–friendly events that celebrate the Nez Perce National Historic Trail. For information: 208-942-3113.


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