Winter Magic: Saturday tree lighting set at Grangeville park Area towns to host events starting Dec. 4

Winter Magic tree lighting, sponsored by Grangeville Horizons Recreation Committee, is set for Pioneer Park Saturday, Nov. 28, 5 p.m.

Democrats to meet Nov. 30; Maldonado to be guest speaker

Idaho County Democrats will hold their last 2015 meeting at the Twisted Cellar in Grangeville Monday, Nov. 30.

Extra Idaho State Police patrols through holiday, Nov. 29

Idaho State Police troopers are conducting extra seat belt emphasis patrols through Nov. 29 for “All Hands on Deck” in conjunction with the beginning of stepped up enforcement of Idaho’s seat belt law.

State sells two timber sales

The Idaho Department of Lands sold two timber sales on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Kamiah.

White Bird: Bus available for trips to Grangeville

Once again our little town is blanketed with chimney smoke and the ground is covered in leaves. Next thing you know it’ll be 100 degrees outside again. But right now, we are thinking about Thanksgiving and all the many blessings we have to be thankful for. I hope you all get to spend some time with your families and friends this Thursday.

Lowell-Syringa: Hunters go home

Best recipe for the Thanksgiving turkey yet, heard it on Saturday Night Live, “Just stick the bird in the oven ‘til it’s done.” Then, of course, there are 501 versions for pumpkin pie, and one read “if you use real pumpkin you will have to add more spices.”

Kooskia/Kamiah: Items stolen from food program

Last week someone broke into the facility of the Emergency Feeding Outreach program in Kamiah and stole most of their food.

Congratulations to SRHS boys state football champs

Congratulations Salmon River Savage State Champions for your courage, stamina and super win over Deary!

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Elk City: Nitz celebrates 80th birthday

Betty (Cooper) Nitz celebrated her 80th birthday in a grand style at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort and Hotel on Nov. 13 and 14.

Tempus Fugit

10 YEARS AGO NOVEMBER 23, 2005 •GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Democrat Darcy James announced this past week she will run in 2006 for District 8A Representative. This is her second bid for the position representing Clearwater, Idaho, Lewis and Valley counties currently held by Ken Roberts (R) of Donnelly.

Cottonwood: KCs selling Christmas cards

The Cottonwood Saddliers and 4-H Club is sponsoring the lighted Christmas parade on Sunday, Dec. 13. Lineup will be at the Catholic Church parking lot at 4:30 p.m. with the parade starting at 5 p.m.

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Drug free GHS group brings its message to middle school

Grangeville High School Senior Lily Willig easily manipulated six “mannequins” last Friday, Nov. 20, at Grangeville Elementary Middle School.

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Arnzen awarded CIAA scholarship

Jacey Arnzen earned the Central Idaho Art Association 2015 Scholarship Award. She is presently attending the University of Idaho majoring in Advertising and minoring in Art with a goal of working as a graphic designer. Arnzen stated she always had a passion for art and sees it as a venue for impacting society.

Walking Club to meet Tuesdays, Thursdays

The Camas Prairie Walking Club will continue to meet each Tuesday through Friday, 7 a.m., Pioneer Park.

Mass set for SPP Nov. 26

Sts. Peter and Paul Parish will have its Thanksgiving Day Mass Thursday, Nov. 26, 8 a.m.