Kamiah game day planned for Nov. 21 at library

Kamiah Community Library will again participate in International Games Day on Saturday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the library at 505 Main Street.

Cottonwood Senior Citizens

Dolores VonBargen opened the Nov. 10 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer. Guests were Bobbie Schmidt and Fred Vogel. There were 51 meals served with 20 takeouts. Isabelle Kaschmitter won the free dinner. Hilda Nuttman and Norma Schumacher each shared a joke with the group.

Grangeville Senior Citizens

The Nov. 9 meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Stan Modrell and the prayer was given by Barbara Essen. The free dinner came to Marlene Hicks. There were 63 meals and 41 takeout meals served.

Pet photos with Santa set for Nov. 21

Pets Pictures with Santa will be on Saturday Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Green Acres Nursery in Grangeville.

Area communities offer Christmas wishes for kids

A variety of local programs are available for children in need at Christmas time.

Register by Nov. 30 for free workshop set Dec. 2 on fire recovery for forest landowners

University of Idaho Extension and the Idaho Department of Lands are conducting a free workshop in Kamiah on Dec. 2: After the Fire: Implications for Property Taxes, Income Taxes, and Insurance for Forest Landowners. Attendees should preregister by Nov. 30.

Applications due Dec. 15 for ground water grants

The Idaho Water Resource Board invites cities, school districts and smaller agricultural water users to apply for a Ground Water Conservation Grant by Dec. 15 to help reduce ground water consumption in local areas. A total of $200,000 is available for the grants this year.

Regional animal shelter proposal topic of Dec. 9 community meeting

The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) will host an informational meeting Wednesday, Dec. 9, for those looking to be involved in the creation of a regional animal shelter. The public meeting runs 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Soltman Center, 700 West Main Street, Grangeville.

Ambulance benefits from generosity

Thanks to Idaho Power, the Weiser Ambulance District is $3,400 richer in resources that will not only benefit the efforts of the Quick Response Unit, but will be an asset to the community as a whole in time of emergency.

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Local veterans honored at annual GHS event; Program planned by GHS senior Hailey Sullivan

“I wanted to do something to thank our area veterans,” said Grangeville High School ASB president Hailey Sullivan. “I hope this assembly helps to do just that.” Sullivan organized the annual Veterans Day tribute at GHS last Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Syringa purchases Hollopeter practice

Syringa Hospital has added to its property with the recent purchase of retiring Dr. Wayne Hollopeter’s practice, building, land and records.

Help decorate downtown Grangeville Nov. 13

Grangeville’s Umpqua Bank on Main Street is collecting hats, gloves and coats for those in need, through Dec. 1. A special emphasis is on the hats and gloves this year. Drop items off in the bank’s collection box. 983-0600.

Thanksgiving potluck set for Nov. 22

Veterans Day is Nov. 11. Thank you veterans for your service to the United States of America! You have given your dedication and lives to us… so this month of November, especially, we are giving honor to you as well as every day of the year.

Turkey, Bingo on tap for Nov. 15

The annual Rebekahs turkey dinner and bingo will be held this Sunday, Nov. 15. Bingo starts at 10 a.m. and dinner begins at noon. Bring your quarters and your appetites. This is one of the Rebekahs biggest fund-raisers for the year. Support them because they support you. You all know what great cooks they are, so you won’t want to miss dinner.