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Grand Prize art contest winner, Brentiyah Broncheau.

Grand Prize art contest winner, Brentiyah Broncheau.

Clearwater Valley Aero Club, contest winners

The Clearwater Valley Aero Club will be holding is annual Fly-In at the Kamiah Airport July 7. In preparation for this event, we sent a flyer around to local schools asking students between ages 8-18 to submit a drawing that would then be used on our souvenir T-shirts that are sold during the Fly-In.

We had a grand prize drawing submitted by Brentiyah Broncheau, 15, Kamiah. Her design won grand prize, but because of the detail, however, we could not use her drawing for our T-shirt design.

T-Shirt drawing winner was Mikado Herrick, 17, Clearwater Valley High School. First runner-up was Chantelle Ball, 13, ACTS. Second runner-up was Nichole Dickson, 9, ACTS. Third runner-up was Natalie Swan, 10, Clearwater Valley.

We would like to honor these youngsters! Our volunteers handed out contest flyers in Kamiah, Kooskia, Grangeville, Orofino, Nez Perce, Elk City and Cottonwood.

—Danyel Rich

Pioneer Senior Citizens

Agnes Forsman opened the June 26th meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer.

Visiting was Dan Lustig.

There were 45 meals served and 19 deliveries.

Dolores VonBargen won the free dinner.

Diane Schultz shared a joke with the group.

Katie Remacle won the nickel Bingo pot with Dian Schultz winning BING and Katie Remacle and Dolores VonBargen splitting the blackout.

Door Prize winners were Dorothy Arnoti, Mark Tacke, Sally Duman, Agnes Forsman, Bob Talbot and Ralph Sprute.

Seniors wanting to go to Lewiston to shop or to doctor’s appointments and don’t want to drive, call Coast driver, Katie Manifold, 509-397-2935.

Come join us for a meal every Tuesday for a small donation at the Pioneer Senior Center in the Cottonwood Community Hall basement. Meals are served at 12 noon.

Menu for July 10

Tuna or Egg Salad Sandwich, Spinach-Apple Salad, Pickled Beets, Whole Wheat Roll, Banana Sundae.

To order meals delivered, call City Hall at 208-962-3231.

Idaho County Farm Bureau Scholarships Awarded


Marie Hauger


Leah Higgins


Molly Schwartz


Alexis Shears

Three graduating seniors from Prairie High School and one from Grangeville High School received scholarships from Idaho County Farm Bureau. Participating students were asked to read The New Road to Serfdom and then complete an objective (multiple choice) exam. Those receiving the highest scores were: Molly Schwartz, Leah Higgins and Alexis Shears from Prairie High School and Marie Hauger from Grangeville High School.

Hauger is the daughter of Mike and Kristin Hauger, Grangeville, and plans to attend the University of Idaho and major in agricultural science. Her scholarship was $2,000.

Schwartz is the daughter of Jared and Ann Schwartz of Ferdinand. She is planning to attend the University of Idaho and major in elementary education. She received the scholarship for $2,000.

Higgins is the daughter of Brad and Cindy Higgins, Cottonwood, and plans to attend Gonzaga University and study nursing-nurse anesthetist. Her scholarship was for $1,000.

Alexis Shears, daughter of Kris and Erica Shears, is also of Cottonwood, and plans to attend Boise State University and major in elementary education. She received the scholarship for $1,000.

Since Higgins and Shears received the same score, their scholarship was shared equally.

Idaho County Farm Bureau’s scholarship program is threefold: 1) To aid financially those students who plan on attending college; 2) To expose students to a conservative viewpoint concerning government, economics and history; 3) To create a competitive and objective scholarship that rewards personal industry and academic excellence.

Idaho County Democrats hold picnic


Cristina McNeil, candidate for 1st District US Congress, inspires attendees at the annual Idaho County Democrats June Picnic on Sunday, June 10.


Former Idaho senator, Ron Beitelspacher, right, and Jim Rehder, past Idaho County commissioner, perform the auctioneering duties. Idaho County Democratic Party chair, John Andrechak, and wife, Lorie, are seated at left, while Bob Blakey, candidate for Nez Perce County Commission, and wife, Molly, look on in the foreground at right.

COTTONWOOD -- The Idaho County Democrats enjoyed a large turnout from across the county for their June Picnic and Pie Auction on Sunday, June 10, at the Cottonwood City Park. Special guests included, Cristina McNeil, candidate for 1st District US Congress, and Bob Blakey, candidate for Nez Perce County Commission D1.

—Mary Ann High


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