January 28, 2015
A hometown barn dance is set for Kamiah Saturday, Feb. 14, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall, 618 Main Street. Music will be by Beargrass and a chili and pie contest will take place.
The Animal House 4-H Club will be holding its first meeting of the year today, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m., in the Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) community room. New members are welcome.
Hope Center of Grangeville invites all kids to an event Saturday, Feb. 7. From 10 a.m. to noon. Children in the community are invited to take part in a story time, Valentine crafts, a DVD and refreshments.
The 37th annual Save the Pool Crab Feed is set for Jan. 29-31 at the American Legion Hall.
The annual Clearwater Ground Hog Feed and grange bazaar is set for Sunday, Feb. 1. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Two students from Grangeville had their GEMS PTA Reflections projects go on to be judged at the state level after making it to the district level in Lewiston.
Workers’ pay has increased in Idaho County within the past decade, recovering economic ground that many counties throughout the U.S. have not.
Proposed changes plan to simplify regulations in the federal Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Public comment on the change is being taken through Feb. 10.
The sun is shining and the birds are chirping as I write this morning. It looks like spring out there. But I doubt if winter is over yet.
White Bird News
I’m going to give you all one more week to call me about a mobile food bank. I haven’t got much of a response. We have the opportunity to have a mobile food bank come to White Bird to deliver food. If this is something you’d be interested in, call me and let me know or it won’t happen, 839-2234.
Dolores VonBargen opened the Jan. 20 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance. Joyce Forsmann led the dinner prayer. Guests were Jim and Donna Barnett who came to eat and visit with us all. Glad to see them. There were 42 dinners served with 11 takeouts. Irene Terhaar won the free dinner.
Members of the Clearwater Valley Roundup Association (CVRA) met on Sunday, Jan. 11, for the CVRA annual meeting. Elections were held for 2015 officers and directors.
The Jan. 19 meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Stan Modrell and the prayer by Jim Myers. The free dinner came to Mike Perdue. There were 66 meals and 36 takeout meals served.
The Cancer Connection Idaho recently announced the 2015 “Write from the Heart” teen writing contest. Now in its second year, Write from the Heart seeks to provide a therapeutic outlet for teens to tell their unique stories of how cancer has impacted their lives, either through a personal diagnosis or that of a family member or friend.
Baby takes flight for life on birth day
Ashlynn Shanae Moore and T.J. Rhoades were surprised to learn their daughter was Idaho County’s first baby of 2015. They were even more surprised at the events that followed their daughter’s birth.