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Border Days Fun Run calendared July 4

GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital Foundation will hold the annual fun run during Grangeville Border Days this July 4. A 5K run or walk through Grangeville, children and pets welcome, will begin promptly at 8 a.m.

Registration is in Umpqua Bank’s parking lot off Main Street, 7-7:45 a.m. Preregistration is online at

Racers who preregistered by June 22 are guaranteed a shirt. Extra shirts will be available on race day on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cost is $12 for each participant or $25 for race entry with a shirt.

Contact Kristi Brooks, 208-507-2855, or

Kayak course slated

RIGGINS – Dare To Kayak will be offering a program July 20-22 and Aug. 13-15 introducing kids to the opportunities for paddling as a means to live a healthy, drug-free life. They will be joining the Salmon River Dive Team to teach water safety and conservation on the Salmon River. Using a beach and river eddy, students may learn to paddle in a controlled environment. Class size is limited; contact Devon Barker-Hicks at 208-413-0319 or for details and registration.

Kooskia Days softball game scheduled

KOOSKIA — The Diehard Sports Association is sponsoring an old-fashioned “Home Town Coed Softball Game” as part of the 2018 Kooskia Days Celebration. Kooskia Days is once again being held on the last weekend in July, July 27-29.

The coed softball game will be played at 6 p.m. July 27 in Kooskia City Park.

All interested guys and gals ages 16-plus are invited to play in the game. Player registration is at 5:30 p.m.

Area residents are invited to play or come and watch. Contact Ruth Mohr, 208-926-7203.

JAKES Day set Aug. 4

GRANGEVILLE — The annual National Wild Turkey Federation Jakes Day for children ages 6-14 will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Camas Prairie Bowmen range. Preregistration is required. Cost, $10, includes lunch and T-shirt. Activities include shooting and outdoors demonstrations.

Forms are at B&B Bargain and United Country Realty.

Sprague wrestling camp tour coming to Kamiah this summer

Famed wrestling coach Marc Sprague has scheduled wrestling camps July 30-Aug. 2 and Aug. 6-9. Call Sprague, 503-596-7022 or see:

Fireworks prohibited on public lands

Forest Service offices will be closed on July 4, so visitors are asked to stop by before then to purchase a firewood permit, obtain a mushroom permit, acquire forest maps, or ask any questions before the holiday.

Find information online at

Fireworks are prohibited on National Forests and other public lands. There are no fire restrictions at this time, but recreationists are reminded to use caution with any outdoor activity that may cause a spark. Never leave campfires unattended. If it’s too hot to touch, it’s too hot to leave

Pour water and add dirt to your campfire until it is cold.

Report all fires to 911 or the Grangeville Interagency Dispatch Center: (208) 983-6800.


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