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Community Briefs - May 23, 2018

Wagon Road meeting slated for June 2

CLEARWATER — Friends of the Elk City Wagon Road will meet Saturday, June 2. All are welcome. Meeting is at 11 a.m. at the Clearwater Grange. It is followed by a pot- luck lunch. Many items are on the agenda as Wagon Road Days celebration is coming July 21-22.

The Elk City Wagon Road Museum will also be open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this day.

Missions fund-raiser yard sale set for Kamiah

KAMIAH – A missions fund-raiser yard sale is set for this Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26, at the Kamiah Valley View Church of the Nazarene, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., respectively. The church is located at milepost 69.5 on U.S. Highway 12.

Cowboy fellowship set for Saturday night

GRANGEVILLE — Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will be held this Saturday night, May 26, 6 p.m. This will be a dessert social. Bring a favorite dessert and bring a friend. This will be held at the home of Gary and Judy Porter, 43 Whitetail Drive, three miles south of Grangeville.

June 11 public meeting to discuss issue recruiting, retaining EMTs

GRANGEVILLE – The public is invited to a town hall meeting on Monday, June 11, to discuss the problems and solutions for retaining and recruiting volunteer emergency responders within Idaho County.

The meeting runs 7-10 p.m. at the Grangeville Senior Center, sponsored by the State of Idaho’s Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. EMTs and QRUs are invited to attend to discuss the problems they face.

For information: Jane Carlson, Syringa Hospital trustee, 208-451-6615.


GEMS IBUG Awards Contributed photo / Angie Edwards These IBUG (I Brought Up Grades) winners at Grangeville Elementary Middle School rose at least one class grade without any grades going down in quarter 3.


GEMS IKUG Awards Contributed photo / Angie Edwards Winners for IKUG (I Keep Up Grades) at Grangeville Elementary Middle School had a 3.75 or above GPA in third quarter.

Community breakfast at St. Catherine’s set for May 30

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held on May 30, from 8:30-10 a.m. Breakfasts are held every month on the last Wednesday of each month.

St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is located at 7th and Idaho streets in Kamiah. The breakfast this month will be French toast, scrambled eggs, coffee, orange juice, friendly faces and friendly conversation. St. Catherine’s invites all in the community.

Summer Concert Series set for July in Grangeville

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.

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

Local graduations scheduled

Are area schools have set their graduation dates and times.

They are as follows:

•Clearwater Valley High School (Kooskia), Friday, May 25, 5 p.m.

•Grangeville High School, Friday, May 25, 7 p.m.

•Highland High School (Craigmont), Saturday, May 26, 1 p.m.

•Kamiah High School, Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m.

•Nezperce High School, Friday, May 25, 5:30 p.m.

•Prairie High School (Cottonwood), Friday, May 25, 7 p.m.

•Salmon River High School (Riggins), Saturday, May 26, 7 p.m.

Memorial Day programs to be held in Grangeville

GRANGEVILLE — Local Veterans Service Organizations will be holding Memorial Day programs for the public on Monday, May 28. Crea-DeHaven VFW Post 3520 will oversee a remembrance program at Prairie View Cemetery at 9 a.m., at the Veterans Memorial on the south side of the cemetery.

At 11 a.m., in the Grangeville High School gymnasium, American Legion Grangeville Post No. 37 will lead a program that includes music, readings, a keynote speaker and presentation of Quilts of Valor to local veterans. This year’s keynote speaker is Representative Priscilla Giddings.

Refreshments will follow the program at the high school.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for June 6

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, June 6 noon. Potato soup, ham sandwiches and dessert will be served. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church. No charge for the luncheon, $5 donation appreciated when possible. All are welcome. Call 208-926-7776.


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