Community Briefs

Sale set to benefit ARF GRANGEVILLE — Kaitlyn Forsyth is having a garage sale as part of her high school senior project in support of the Animal Rescue Foundation. It is set for this Saturday, April 30, 8 a.m. to noon at the storage unit behind White Horse Business Center.

Holland to present concerts May 1and 7

Dena Holland, formerly of Riggins, will present a recital Sunday, May 1, 6 p.m., at McCall Community Congregational Church UCC, 901 1st St. Holland, a soprano will perform accompanied by Robert Hatvani, piano; and Nettie Kaye Williams, visual artist.

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Wedding: Fe-Bond

After a 10-1/2 year online relationship, longtime Grangeville resident, Jeffrie Bond and Maria Fe (pronounced Faye), a longtime school teacher from the Philippines, were married in the City Gates Church in Grangeville, Sunday, March 20, 2016.

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GHS Prom

Grangeville High School’s prom was held Saturday, April 16, with 64 couples attending. Crowned king and queen are seniors Austin Parks and Hailey Uhlenkott.

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The April 18 meeting was opened by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Stanley Modrell and the prayer was given by Orville Biggers. Bev Paradis won the free dinner. Margaret Knapp donated five pounds of coffee. There were 74 meals served and 43 meals delivered.

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Annual 4-H party draws crowd

The Annual Idaho County 4-H Party was held on Saturday, April 16, at the Cottonwood Community Hall. Nearly 200 4-H members and their friends gathered at this event which is a “Penny Arcade” intended to raise the awareness of the Idaho County 4-H Program and encourage youth and adults to participate in this youth development program. This event is also the kick-off for Idaho County 4-H Week.

In the News

The long term fire recovery group, WUNCCIL (Wildfire Unmet Needs Committee of Clearwater, Idaho and Lewis counties) is wrapping up its list of unmet needs resulting from the 2015 fires. For those residents of Idaho, Lewis and Clearwater counties, who live in a burn area and have an unmet need brought on directly from the wildfires that swept through last summer, they are encouraged to call Kamiah City Hall, 935-2672, by May 6.

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Elk City News: Kids work on enrichment programs

The Reach Club is sponsoring Enrichment Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. Since Friday, March 25, after-school and preschool teacher Nichele Slover opens the doors of the school to local children for this newest REACH program.

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Local students complete ICSO cadet program

Seventeen Idaho County high school students have completed the 2016 Idaho County Sheriff’s Office Cadet program.

Cottonwood News: Bruner, Uhlenkott honored

Due to scheduling conflicts, Le’ Beef for the Cure on April 30 in Cottonwood has been canceled. Anyone who has purchased tickets can get a refund from the person of purchase. Tami Quick said, “Sorry for the inconvenience.”

Kooskia / Kamiah News: Kamiah community yard sale is May 7

A Weekend with Local Idaho Wines on April 29 and 30 will take place at Colter’s Creek and Clearwater Canyon Cellars wineries. Bring your friends, or make new ones, or fly in and enjoy the wines of Colter’s Creek and Clearwater Canyon Cellars wineries. Gourmet dinners served Friday and Saturday nights, lodging for two nights ( lodging will be shared accommodations in cabins, or private accommodations in glamping tents).

Riggins News: ‘Color the Canyon’ run set for this Saturday

My Sweet ’16 quote of the week “Life is like a cup of tea…it’s all in how you make it.” “Color the Canyon 5K Run,” sponsored by the Riggins Elementary School, is this Saturday, April 23. It is a fun family day. More participants are wanted; it is a colorful fun run with family and friends. Contact Julie Hofflander, 628-9226, Tracy Travis, 628 -3476; Hannah McClure, or Karen Atkins, or you can see Tracy Travis at Riggins Elementary or call her there at 630 -6055 or ASK, 628-2770. Be out on Main Street with your “color” to throw on the runners as they run by you.

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Lowell/Syringa News: Kayakers crowd falls

Alan and Mary Hamilton of AIRE Boats down in Boise spent the weekend on the Lochsa boating, the river was right at four feet and such a perfect level for the start of the rafting whitewater season. Alan was saying the new boat or equipment of choice down in Boise is the Stand Up Paddleboard! Three Rivers Rafting took off on Saturday and Sunday morning with some new guides to get wet! Ten plus boaters had the most perfect weather, the most perfect water level, and almost perfect new guides!!!

Tempus Fugit

APRIL 19, 2006 •Misty Dawn Taylor, former resident of Harpster, has spent the past year employed by Walt Disney, performing and greeting passengers on the Disney Wonder and Disney Magic Cruise Lines. •GRANGEVILLE – Cash and Carry/Idaho County Free Press Easter coloring contest first-place winners were 6 to 12 category, Chantel Key of Grangeville, and 5 and younger, Sophie Brouse of

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Stefani to be honored at May 4 concert; elected IMEA president

The community is invited to attend the Grangeville High School spring concert Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 p.m., at GHS. This spring awards concert will feature Varsity Blue, Concert Choir, GHS Band, guitar class and Jazz Band. In addition, the Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) will award director Kathy Stefani as the 2016 recipient of the Orrin and Eleanora Webb Community Giving Award.