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Community Briefs - May 2, 2018



Bingo is in Kamiah this Friday

KAMIAH – American Legion Post No. 75 will host Bingo this Friday, May 4, 7 p.m., at the Kamiah American Legion Hall, located at 618 Main Street.

For details call Ron Funnemark at 208-935-0294 or visit American Legion Post No. 75 on Facebook or e-mail americanlegionkamiah@gmail.com.

Author to talk on Forest Service book May 5

KOOSKIA — Tom Keller, author of “31 Years on the Upper North Fork of the Clearwater River” will offer his version of life spent on the trails in the mountains working for the USFS through stories and photos. Please come join us to learn more local Idaho history on May 5, at 1 p.m., in the Kooskia Community Center. Friends of the Kooskia Community Library will sponsor his presentation and provide refreshments. His recently released book will be available for purchase.

Kamiah Color Run is May 5

KAMIAH — The 4th Annual Kamiah HOSA 5K Color Run will take place Saturday, May 5. The registration fee is $20 for adults, $10 for kids from kindergarten through sixth grade, and the price of registration includes a T-shirt. Children younger than 5 years old run free. The run supports both ICARE and the Kamiah HOSA students. There will be a photo booth, Kiwanis Ice Cream Trailer, and lots of fun colors that you’ll be blasted with while running around Kamiah. To register, go to the Kamiah High School Office. For details, call HOSA Advisor Terry Law at 208-935-4067.

Governor candidate Ahlquist at Cottonwood May 4

COTTONWOOD — Republican candidate for governor, Tommy Ahlquist, will be visiting Cottonwood this Friday, May 4, as part of his statewide campaign tour. The public is invited to attend this event, set at Dog Bark Park at 10 a.m., to visit with him and ask questions. The primary election will be held Tuesday, May 15.

Mining district meeting set

HARPSTER — Tenmile Mining District will be holding its monthly meeting on Saturday, May 12, at Harpster RV Park at 2 p.m.

Items to be discussed: upcoming dredging permits from IDWR, Forest Service and EPA, Lode and Placer Mining Issues and upcoming legislative events. All miners and citizens invited. Additional information can be found at tenmileminingdistrict.com or contact Ron Miller at 208-983-6546.

UYLC to hold yard sale

KAMIAH — The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) is hosting a benefit yard sale on Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, in Kamiah at the UYLC office, 413 Main Street. Proceeds from the yard sale will be used to help send members of the UYLC Youth Advisory Board (YAB) to the National Youth Leadership Institute being held in Orlando, Fla., in July 2018. Call 208-743-0392.

Family Fun Day is May 12 at Eagles Hall

GRANGEVILLE — All are invited to a Spring Family Fun Afternoon on Saturday, May 12, 2-4 p.m., at the Eagles Hall, 218 North C Street. This event is sponsored by Veterans Service Organization 40 & 8 and Auxiliary La Femmes. Proceeds go to nursing training scholarships and children and youth fund.

Tickets are $10 per person for all-you-can-eat treats and ice cream plus 10 free raffle tickets or $25 for a family of any size, all-you-can-eat and 25 free raffle tickets. There will be a ticket raffle with drawing at 3:15 p.m. and a jewelry store selling costume jewelry for one ticket for each item all afternoon. Tickets for the event and additional raffle tickets will be available at the door. This is an alcohol-free event. For questions and presale tickets contact Katrina Bentley at 208-827-2476.

Family board game night is May 4 in Kamiah

KAMIAH — Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) is hosting a free board and card game night for families, on Friday, May 4, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This event will be held at the Wa-A’Yas Community Center, Kamiah.

Contact Jasmine Huerta at 208-743-0392 or via e-mail at upriveractivities@gmail.com.

Flamingos spotted in Kamiah

KAMIAH — Flamingos will be flying into Kamiah for the annual “Flocked” HOSA fund-raiser. Send a flock to your neighbors, friends or family for $10, and the flock will land in their yard. It’s $5 to make the flock fly away, or $10 dollars to send the flock along to the person of choice. HOSA students are at work raising money in order to be able to fly to Texas and compete in the International HOSA competition.

To pay, send a flock, or remove a flock, visit the Kamiah High School Office at 711 9th Street, Kamiah, Idaho. For details, call HOSA Advisor Terry Law at 208-935-4067.

Mother’s Day ice cream social benefits local causes

GRANGEVILLE — Everyone is welcome to an ice cream social with a ticket auction and concert that celebrates Mother’s Day and benefits two local organizations. The event will take place on Saturday, May 12, from 3 to 5 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center, 318 East Main in Grangeville.

Admission is $10 for adults (12-plus), $5 for kids 6 to 11, and youngsters younger than 6 are free. Admission includes ice cream sundae and dessert bar plus 10 tickets for the ticket auction. Additional tickets will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit Camas Prairie Quilts of Valor and American Legion scholarship programs. For information call 208-983-9387.

Teen talent show upcoming

KAMIAH — The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is hosting a talent show night on Saturday, May 12, from 6 to 8 p.m., for all ages. The show will be held at the Kamiah Elementary multi-purpose room, (906 12th St, Kamiah.) It’s an “anything goes” event. Thursday, May 10, is the deadline date to sign up. Call or e-mail Jasmine Huerta to sign up: 208-743-0392 or upriveractivities@gmail.com.

GOP convention delegates chosen May 23

GRANGEVILLE — The Republican Party will be selecting delegates and alternates to the Idaho Republican Party State Convention in Pocatello, June 28-30. The delegate selection meeting will be at the Super 8 Motel in Grangeville on Wednesday, May 23, starting at 6 p.m.

The requirements to be a delegate or alternate are being a registered Republican in Idaho County and signing a statement stating ability and intention to attend the convention.

Contact Marilyn Giddings, 208-839-2732 or giddingsms@yahoo.com. For convention information go to www.IDGOP.org.

Fiddlers to host state convention at Hoot’s May 4-6

WHITE BIRD – The annual Idaho Old-time Fiddlers State Convention will be at Hoot’s Café in White Bird May 4-6. Once again there’ll be free classes on every instrument including banjo, being taught by Mike and Tari Conroy which will also include a free CD of the lessons.

A lunch buffet will be available for purchase at Hoot’s.

National Day of Prayer invitation for May 3

GRANGEVILLE — Calling all Christians! Would you pray with us on the National Day of Prayer?

Join a group of those wishing to pray anytime on Thursday, May 3, at 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. A community gathering of believers in Jesus Christ will assemble at the Soltman Center for a time of prayer and worship. They will follow this with a prayer walk to the courthouse and ending at city hall.

GEMS talent show is May 14

GRANGEVILLE – The GEMS Got Talent Show is set for Monday, May 14, 6:30 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School in the multipurpose room. The community is invited.

Square dancers sought

GRANGEVILLE – Anyone interested in square dancing is asked to meet at the Grangeville Senior Citizens Center on the truck route Monday, May 7, following lunch, about 1 p.m. From there, it will be determined how much interest there is.

Dance set for Orofino this Sunday

OROFINO — A country dance is set for the Orofino VFW Hall Sunday, May 6, 1-4 p.m. Potluck at 4 p.m.; main dish provided, bring a side to share. 

Cost is $5 and will feature the Mike Jenkins and Friends Band. Dances will continue the first Sunday of the month.



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