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Elk City News: Dixie Days set for Aug. 4, 5

Syringa Hospital and Clinics would like to thank the Elk City Alliance for inviting them to provide healthcare in their community. Together with St. Mary’s Clinic, services will be available to residents twice a month. Syringa hospital providers will be in the Elk City Medical Clinic the first Thursday of each month. Patients can call the Primary Care Clinic at 208-983-6000 to make an appointment. The area folks are very grateful to the two hospitals for providing medical care. Thank you both!

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Clearwater Valley News: Wagon Road Days set for weekend

The Silver Dollar Pizzeria and Pub painted their building a sharp looking dark blue green just in time for Stites Days. With the addition of the outdoor seating and the paint job, their whole look has changed. It appears that painting buildings is catching on in downtown Stites, first City Hall, now the Silver Dollar. That’s almost half the business district. I wonder who’s next? Stites Hardware? They even sell paint.

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Riggins News: Bovey fund-raiser dinner is Saturday night

My quote for the week: “Not all wounds are visible. Walk gently in the lives of others.” VBS, vacation Bible school, at Salmon River Community Church, will be held next Monday-Friday July 23-27, from 9 a.m. to noon; registration will begin at 8 a.m. Monday morning. The Texas team will once again lead the way. VBS is open to kiddos 4 years old-6th graders with 7-12 graders invited to be junior leaders; the SRHS football field will be a gathering place for 7th graders through college kids to have an evening of fun with the Texas team.

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Lowell /Syringa News: Miss Martha turns Sweet 16

Miss Martha Smith, of Lowell, is turning sweet 16 this week. She is the best, working this summer at Idaho County Properties’ Kooskia office, and Three Rivers Resort. She’s a perfect little 5’ tall 120-pound granddaughter, full of spunk with a great attitude and bench presses ?? a lot (a member of the Kamiah gym.) Happy Birthday, dear Miss Martha!

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Stites Days Fun

Stites Days, July 14-15, was celebrated in the community with activities including the Main Street parade, horseshoe and 3 Point tournaments, food, and reunions with friends and family. The 2018 grand marshals were Bob and Karen Braun. Here, participants enjoy time on the basketball court. For event results see page 6A.

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Kooskia Saddliers

Kooskia Saddliers: Kooskia Saddliers held their O-Mok-See play day Saturday, July 14, at their arena on the outkirts of Kooskia. For more of the event, see sports, page 1B.

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Organizations - July 18, 2018

Stan Modrell opened the July 9 meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Pastor Tom Helmick offered the prayer. Pastor Tom was also the winner of the free dinner drawing. 52 meals were served at the site with 29 hot meals home delivered. The board meeting was held July 10. Pinochle Winners: Stan Modrell, first with 4,680 and Liz Hauger, second with 3,890.

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Seven try out for Idaho County Fair Queen

Seven young ladies will vie for Idaho County Fair Queen for the coming year. Madison Adams, Ciara Chaffee, Naomi Connolley, Anna Kaschmitter, Halle Klapprich, Clarissa Stevens and Grace VanGunten are all candidates for the 2018-19 royalty court. Crowning will take place Friday evening of the fair, Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., in the main building.

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Community Briefs - July 18, 2018

St. Mary’s Hospital will offer Safe Sitter courses for young teens, grades 6-8, Tuesday, July 24 and Wednesday, July 25, at Prairie Elementary School. Registration deadline is July 20. The cost of the course is $40. Call St. Mary’s Hospital at 208-962-3251 and ask for Brenda Kaschmitter to register your son or daughter or your child’s baby-sitter.

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2018 Raspberry Festival to feature art show

This year’s Raspberry Festival at the Monastery of St. Gertrude will feature an art show that will be a celebration of the many talents in the community. The exhibit will be located in the Johanna Room of Spirit Center. There is no entry fee and artists are responsible for any sales of their works.

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Clearwater Valley News: Stites Days events set for this weekend

Far out! Mrs. Privette served as mission commander to lead the Space Shuttle Enterprise to outer space this summer! Kamiah High School science teacher (and track and cross-country coach) Janna Privette travelled to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama where she participated in a simulated space flight to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station. Her interest in participating began with the fascination that her students have with space travel. She was one of 224 science and math educators from around the world, chosen to participate in this five-day camp. Designing, building and launching rockets is one of the skills she hopes to share with her students.

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Camas Prairie Cruisers Car Show

Classic collectible automobiles – the oldest a 1924 Dodge two-door, to those with rocket fins, to muscle cars to enduring truck and Jeep workhorses – were featured at the annual Camas Prairie Cruisers car show, held last Thursday, July 5, at the Powell residence next to Pioneer Park, in conjunction with Grangeville Border Days. The event drew about 32 vehicles from both individuals within the region, along with club members from the Camas Prairie and Kamiah car clubs.

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Cottonwood News: Barbecue fund-raiser is July 12

Several local youth are putting together a fund-raiser to help them raise funds to attend an amazing, life-changing retreat called Stubenville on July 12. The barbecue will start at 11 a.m. and will run until 7 p.m. Meals will be delivered to local businesses, so if you would like your meal delivered to a business to be picked up, just fill out an order at the business. Please come down to the Catholic Church in Cottonwood to support our youth going on this retreat.

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