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Grangeville Senior Fun Night Raffle Winners 2016

29 Day Raffle

See the winners here!

Veteran’s advocate will be in Grangeville Feb. 9

The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St. in Grangeville.

RIGGINS NEWS: RES fifth graders collecting pop tabs

My Sweet ’16 quote for the week is “The greatest gift is not found in a store, but in the heart of a true friend.” This is so true! Tourist Trap Consignment & Gift Shop - Riggins, is sponsoring a fund-raiser for Areona’s Angels Fund-raising Campaign selling handmade conversation hearts made of reclaimed wood for $3 each which will be available this week during its winter hours, Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. All monies raised will go to Areona’s Angels Fund-raising Campaign. Get on down to the Tourist Trap Consignment & Gift Shop to buy your “wooden heart” and help Areona.

WHITE BIRD NEWS: Try to make an effort to show up

There wasn’t a very big turnout for the potluck at the school last Sunday. For those of us who did show up, we ate great food and enjoyed ourselves. I just don’t understand why all you people who voted to save the school aren’t showing up to use it.

COTTONWOOD NEWS: Driver’s ed to start

We woke up to snow on the ground again this Monday morning. It has actually been pretty mild temperatures lately. We have two calves now so this is the busy time on the farm.

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ELK CITY: Water, sewing meeting is Feb. 5

There will be an important meeting for all Elk City residents to attend. The annual water and sewer board meeting is Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. But the important part of the meeting that has more ramifications for all of us is the one that takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. At the early meeting, the draft Elk City wastewater facility plan and expected fee increases will be discussed.

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LOWELL/SYRINGA NEWS: Shots fired, rocks on highway

Four shots were fired at 5 a.m. on Sunday morning. Could be cougar hunters, could be target practice or sighting in a gun, we’ll never know, but anything is possible.

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Lefse Making

Sarah Fuerstenau of Harpster helped with the World’s Fair demonstration of home school projects at the Centennial Evangelical Free Church Friday, Jan. 29.

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Family Snow Day

Kevin Hake with 2-year-old daughter, Rowan Hake, taking advantage of a beautiful day Monday, Jan. 18, at Snowhaven Ski Area.

Community briefs

The auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Peter and Wendy will be held Monday, Feb. 8, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Grangeville Elementary Middle School’s multi-purpose room. Roles are available for those students kindergarten through eighth grade. Approximately 50-60 local students will be cast to appear in the show with the MCT tour actor/director. There is no guarantee that everyone who auditions will be cast in the play. Grangeville students wishing to audition must arrive by the scheduled starting time and stay for the entire two-hour session. The first rehearsal begins approximately 15-30 minutes after the audition.

Democrats to host ‘No Baloney’ lunch

The Idaho County Democrats will host their “No Baloney Legislators Lunch” at the Grangeville Senior Center, on the truck route, Saturday, Feb. 6. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the meal is free.

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Big Check For Tech

Umpqua Bank provided a $2,800 grant to Kids Klub, Inc., last week in its most recent Community Giving grant program. KK will use the funds to provide 12 iPads with safety rubberized carry cases/stands. The afterschool enrichment program currently has 10 iPads from a previous Umpqua grant.

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Bear Claw survives off land, thrives with help from Harpster neighbors

SEARS CREEK ROAD – It’s been 10 winters since 59-year-old Bear Claw moved to Idaho. “My friend said, ‘hop in the truck and you can come,’ so I did,” the soft-spoken man said, sitting at the table of his neighbors, Jim Fuller and Dixie Lynn, who live off Sears Creek Road outside of Harpster.

In the News Briefs

Idaho Transportation Department’s Public Transportation group invites citizen participation and encourages comments regarding applications submitted for the District 2 Public Transportation Advisory Committee (PTAC) member seat in North Central Idaho.