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Community Briefs - July 4, 2018



Grangeville recycling closed July 7

GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville collection site for Idaho County Recycling will be closed Saturday, July 7, as volunteers will be gathering town recyclables following the Border Days festivities. It will be open again on July 14. Both the Kooskia and Cottonwood locations will be open as usual.

Wagon Road Days set for July 21, 22

CLEARWATER — Clearwater to Elk City Wagon Road Celebration in 2018 will be held July 21-22. The celebration includes a parade at 10:30 a.m., hamburger, chips and drink for lunch at $5. Other activities throughout the day include quilt and rug show, vendors, raffles, old time gospel hour, variety show, wagon road museum open and on Sunday 53-mile trip on the old wagon road to Elk City.

The memory store has shirts, hats, books and new this year are neckerchieves imprinted with a map of the road and all its attractions.

Vendors, parade participants and volunteers for the variety show are needed. Vendors can set up after 9 a.m. along Main Street, no fee. Parade lineup is at 10 a.m. All parade participants receive a free lunch. If you’d like to join the variety show contact Dana Lohrey at 208-746-0720 for information.

The Elk City Wagon Road History Museum will be open and is located in the Grange Hall in Clearwater. The museum tells of the wagon road where supplies were hauled to the gold fields of Newsome, Elk City, Buffalo Hump, and Thunder Mountain regions in the late 1800s and of life around Clearwater and the wagon trail in those years. Admission is free. Donations are accepted.

For questions contact Susanne Smith at 208-926-4278.

Summer Concert Series starts July 12

GRANGEVILLE – Performers for the 10th annual Grangeville Summer Concert Series have been scheduled.

Concerts are held each Thursday night, 6 p.m., in the Grangeville Pioneer (city) Park. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and picnic dinner. Dogs are not allowed in the park. Donations will be taken to help with costs of the series.

The first concert will be with Grangeville’s own Vintage Youth on July 12. July 19 will feature The Hankers from Oaksdale, Wash.; July 26 will showcase Muzzy Braun out of Stanley; and series will end with Dodgy Mountain Men from Missoula on Aug. 2.

The series is sponsored by Grangeville Arts, Inc., and the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce.

Kamiah Fly-In set for July 7

KAMIAH – The Clearwater Valley Aero Club will sponsor the Kamiah Fly-in Saturday, July 7, at 121 Airport Road. A classic air show and silent auction will be held and there will be face painting and activities for the kids. Free introductory flights will be offered for youth ages 8-17.

Breakfast is served at 7 a.m. with adults costing $10 and kids $5. A live band will be offered, and lunch is set for noon at $3 apiece.

For details call 208-935-0089.

Christmas in July set for July 13, 14

KAMIAH – Christmas in July, sponsored by Clearwater Christmas Affair, is set for Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14, at the American Legion Hall on Main Street. The event will run noon to 8 p.m. on the 13th and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the 14th.

Vendors can call 208-935-5616 or 208-935-7546 with questions.

Fiedler graduates from BSC

BISMARCK, ND — Vinny Fiedler, Lucile, Idaho, graduated from Bismarck State College with a certificate of completion in geographic information systems technician during the college’s 78th commencement ceremony on May 11 at the Bismarck Event Center.

Grangeville meals canceled July 4, 6

GRANGEVILLE – The Grangeville Senior Citizens Center meal site will not have meals Wednesday, July 4, or Friday, July 6. They will resume with regular meals Monday, July 9.

Clearwater meal canceled for July 4

CLEARWATER – Clearwater Meal Site will not have a meal Wednesday, July 4. They will resume with their regular twice-a-month meals Wednesday, July 18.

Prairie High School reunion set for Saturday, July 14, in Cottonwood

COTTONWOOD – July 14 is the date set to meet at the Cottonwood City Park at 11 a.m. All Prairie High School classes are welcome as well as friends from the former St. Gertrude’s Academy.

Bring a snack of choice, beverage and lawn chair. Tableware will be provided. Also bring memories, pictures and yearbooks.

Pass the word to anyone who may be interested. For questions call Georgia Slichter at 208-628-3372; Judy Forsman at 208-962-5906; Susie Schwartz at 208-962-3691; Betty Campbell at 208-962-3306; or Sheryl Slichter at 208-983-0248.

Support group to meet Fridays

GRANGEVILLE – Free to Live, a support group addressing a variety of issues, meets each Friday night, 7 p.m., at Church on the Rock, 115 NW 7th Street.

Issues addressed include marriage, parenting, guilt, grief, stress, anxiety, depression, suicide, addictions and abuse.

For details call Marie at 208-494-4234.

AA meetings held Mondays in Riggins

RIGGINS — Alcoholics Anonymous meets in Riggins on Mondays at 6 p.m. (MST) at the Assembly of God Church, S. Main St.



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