In the News - Aug. 24, 2016

Independent candidate for Sheriff, Carlos Martinez, will hold a town hall event in Kooskia on Monday, Aug. 29, 6 p.m., at The Outpost. Martinez will discuss his plans for the sheriff’s office and take questions from the public. For information: 935-8260 or

Cottonwood News: Purchase ‘Mystery Night’ tickets now

Please join Summit Academy for a night that’s “Out of This World” at this year’s Mystery Night Fundraiser to be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Greencreek Hall. The stars will align for one lucky ticket holder to be the grand prize winner of $10,000, redeemable at any of our stellar sponsors:

Riggins News: Fire continues to burn in Riggins

My Sweet 16 quote for this week is “When life gives you a Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day long.”

Kooskia / Kamiah News: Kamiah Barbecue is town’s next big event

It is crazy quiet here. One of the biggest events of the summer will happen the first week in September. Kamiah’s Barbecue Days. If you wish to have a booth or participate in any of the events, contact the Kamiah Chamber of Commerce to sign up in advance. Don’t miss out on being able to take part in one or more of this event’s many activities.

Elk City News: Slide excavation complete; more Elk City Days results

More Elk City Days event reports…this time from the horseshoe competition. Dan Farber and Gary Carpentier took 1st place; Adam Perry and Jasper Thompson, in 2nd place; Kim Holmes and Kevin Schmidt came in 3rd place. Anita and crew would like to thank everyone who participated and cheered them on. She said that “it was great fun.”

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Times Past: More Than A Century Of Idaho County News

•GRANGEVILLE – Without making a formal motion, District 241 School Board agreed to participate in the School to Work program at their meeting Aug. 19. The board heard a presentation about the program from Laurie Moyer.

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Elk City Summer Readers

Summer reading was a popular activity for the children of Elk City. Twenty kids participated in the “BINGO!! Readers are winners!” summer reading program. Three blackouts and five near blackouts brought $15 Amazon Bucks to these winners.

White Bird News: Local antique store adds museum

Hope everyone made it to the fair, there were a lot of things to eat, view and, of course, all the blood, sweat and tears that our youth put into their projects. Congratulations to all of you, including the leaders.

Christian Church to begin its after-school programs

Grangeville Christian Church will begin its kids’ programs this and next month. Programs are as follows: •Wednesday, Aug. 31: Junior high and high school youth groups will meet at 6 p.m. for a pizza party.

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Golde is the new face of Grangeville music program

There’s a new face to music in Grangeville. That face belongs to Phillip Golde (pronounced Goldy).

Brown Bag 2016: Florence’s Talbotte will be the center of history discussion

Brown Bag historical presentations continue each Wednesday through September in Grangeville. Programs are held at the Bicentennial Historical Museum, 305 N. College, Grangeville, noon to 1 p.m. All are invited to these free events and are encouraged to bring along a “brown bag” lunch. Today, Wednesday, Aug. 24, Myrna Crane of Grangeville will share a diary-journal story with a few twists.

Guardian group seeks volunteer members Organization helps legally incapacitated adults A group of volunteers have come together to help those in need. The Idaho County Board of Community Guardians (BO

A group of volunteers have come together to help those in need. The Idaho County Board of Community Guardians (BOCG) are people who are working together to provide legal guardianship for adult residents of Idaho County who have been deemed legally incapacitated by the court, have limited funds and no family members or friends who can assist them.

Community Briefs: Aug. 24, 2016

Stacy Van Steenwyk of the Lively Livestock 4-H Club will showcase her wild horse training skills at the Western Idaho Fair in Boise beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26. Her horse also will be available for adoption from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. The showcase is a partnership between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the University of Idaho 4-H Extension program. Since 2009, more than 250 horses have been adopted and $15,000 has been raised for 4-H clubs in southwestern and eastern Idaho. The horses were gathered following last year’s Soda Fire in the Owyhee Front.

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Synchronized End-Of-Summer Swim

Summer fun ends too soon at the Grangeville City Pool that held its last swim day last Friday, Aug. 19. Here, kids vie for ball possession on a warm day to end the season.

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2016 4-H, FFA Livestock Sale; up from 2015

2016 4-H, FFA Livestock Sale; up from 2015



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