PVBC to host movie Sept. 5

Pleasant View Baptist Church will host a youth night on Friday, Sept. 5, in the church fellowship hall.

Family camp on tap at ALACCA in Harpster

ALACCA Camp in Harpster will offer family camp Aug. 29-Sept. 1. Cabins and ALACCA Lodge rooms are available. Register now by calling 983-1188 or e-mail

Encouragers to meet Aug. 28 at Oscar’s

Karly Ahrens, a recent home school graduate, will speak at Encouragers Thursday, Aug. 28, at 11:30 a.m. at Oscar’s Restaurant in Grangeville.

Fund-raiser for Elliot is Sept. 6 at Eagles Hall

Join the Grangeville Eagles Auxiliary for an evening of food, dessert auction, games, door prizes and camaraderie as they raise money to send Judy Elliott on a dream cruise to Alaska.

CIAA art show to be held during Kamiah Free Barbecue Days

Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) Kamiah Barbecue Days annual Art Show and Sale will be Aug. 29-30.

Recycling at Cottonwood, Grangeville, Kooskia

Recycling for cardboard, plastics, tin and aluminum cans is available at Idaho County Recycling sites in Cottonwood, Grangeville and Kooskia.

Real Life helps with CV, GEMS school supplies; Community drive also assists students

Real Life Ministries has once again eased the burden of Grangeville parents — and will even extend that blessing to Kooskia-area parents this year.

ICSO investigates two injury, property damage accidents Aug. 17

The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) investigated two damage and injury vehicle accidents on Sunday, Aug. 17. Information was limited as crash reports were not completed as of press time.

Road Work: South Fork of the Salmon River Road closed for work through Sept. 18; Extra truck traffic on Grangeville-Salmon Road 221 due to timber sale activity

The South Fork of the Salmon River Road will be temporarily closed for road work from Sept. 3-18.

Brown Bag 2014: Whitley to speak on Vineyard’s confederacy

It’s that time of year for area residents to plan their Wednesdays to include the Bicentennial Historical Museum’s Brown Bag Program.

Child screening events on tap

Riggins News

Happy National Senior Citizens Day to all you senior citizens! National Senior Citizens Day is today, Wednesday, Aug. 20! Have a celebration with your senior citizen loved one… and/or help honor other senior citizens.

VFW: Support is appreciated

Elk City News

Marlene George writes, the “VFW Wilderness Post 8311 and its Ladies Auxiliary would like to express their appreciation to Elk City and surrounding communities for their support during Elk City Days at the auxiliary breakfast, the post concession stand, and the auxiliary scholarship auction.

AWANA to start up again Sept. 10

Cottonwood News

AWANA Club night is starting again. First club night is Wednesday, Sept. 10, 6:30–8 p.m.

Fire on the Selway

Lowell, Syringa News

It is important to first address the Idaho County Sheriff’s Department and USFS and fire crews who have moved in to protect us all upriver from this raging forest fire all around us. Know that we appreciate all you have done and continue to do.

Last column of summer

White Bird News

This is the very last column of the summer. Next week at this time, the kids will be in school. Wednesday, Aug. 27, is their first day back. How crazy is that? This summer just flew by! There’s still time to go for that boat ride and jump in the river though.