June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016
A tiny blonde head bouncing atop an American Paint Horse can be seen riding throughout the county and often at the Grangeville Border Days Arena. Kira Bentley, 7, sits straight and tall on “her” 15.5-hand horse, Rebel.
My sweet 16 quote for the week is “A toddler can do more in one unsupervised minute than most people can do all day.” (I get to be with my 2-year-old-toddler and 6 ½ year old this week. I will be alert at all times.)
Happy Birthday America!!! July 4th is coming around fast so get those flags flying and fireworks out and have a safe and fantastic celebration.
May you have a grand Fourth! Let’s celebrate this great country of ours. We are so lucky to live on the Camas Prairie without the hub-bub of city life. The yellow canola fields are beautiful now, and the wheat and barley are starting to turn golden. They look beautiful also.
Batten down the hatches and prepare to be Submerged! Join Stites Baptist Church for a few days of exploring below the surface. Kids will begin their exploration each day on what lies below the surface in the deep sea by creating crafts, playing fun games, enjoying tasty snacks, singing cool songs, and learning about missions. Kids will discover that Jesus saw people for who they were deep down, not who they appeared to be on the surface.
90 YEARS AGO April 1, 1926 •Medicinal beer may be sold says govt. Just what this new medicinal beer or malt tonic is, no one seems to know, but the fact that it is said to contain 3.75 percent of alcohol is making many an old toper lick his lips in anticipation. Officials in charge of prohibition enforcement declined, in the absence from the city of Assistant Secretary Andrews of the treasury, to say much about the new regulation, except to give assurance that the new “health booster” would be available without prescriptions at drug stores even in bone dry states.
Several veterans received a Quilt of Valor at the Veteran’s Service held at Grangeville High School on Memorial Day. May 30.
Like many Benedictine monasteries throughout history, the Monastery of St. Gertrude is striving to preserve cultural heritage as well as serve a spiritual purpose.
Forest managers at the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest are proposing a new recreation fee associated with the Wild and Scenic portion of the Snake River.
KAMIAH — American Legion post No. 75 will host Bingo this Friday, July 1, 7:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 618 Main Street, Kamiah. Call Ron Funnemark at 935-0294.
The public is invited to a community conversation at the Soltman Center Thursday, July 7, 6 p.m. Area residents will have the opportunity to connect with neighbors and friends, share a meal, and learn about community members’ thoughts about features in the Grangeville community environment that make it easy or difficult for adults and children to eat healthfully and be physically active.
LC4Vets and military families will be greeting veterans, active service members and their families at the park next to the “Walking Tacos” food stand Monday, July 4. Trinity Lutheran Church’s “Walking Taco’s” stand will continue their tradition of providing a free Walking Taco to all those who have served or are serving in military services.
Nicholas and Amanda Maki of Grangeville are the proud parents of a baby son.
Cows run the long driveway at the Wayne James ranch on Reservation Line Road outside of Grangeville.