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Birth: Nov. 30, 2016: Robinett

Hames Robinett and Caitlyn Eckert of Grangeville are the parents of a baby daughter. Braelyn Rose Robinett was born Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood, Idaho.

Former Grangeville man, Short, retires from US Navy

Lieutenant Commander Jimmy Short has retired from the U.S. Navy following 27 years of service.

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It's Your Business: Shop small businesses this Saturday

Support Small Business Saturday Nov. 26. Check out this week’s papers for business ads and set out to support the Idaho County economy by shopping at these local places.

In the News: Nov. 23, 2016

The Foundation for Wildlife Management (F4WM) is holding an informational meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 30, starting at 6 p.m. at the Grangeville Senior Center. Open to the public, the meeting is to learn more about F4WM; its plans for saving Idaho’s moose, elk, deer and livestock; and to discuss its accomplishments and goals and fund-raising ideas. Call Charlotte Sickels, 816-1148.

Elk City News: Food bank arrives third Tuesdays

Praying that everyone who reads this column has a blessed Thanksgiving holiday! The recipients of the Quilts of Valor made by the Sew Help Me Quilters at the Veterans Day dinner, as you read in this column, were Nancy Lewis Velarde and Richard Harrison. Richard Harrison served in the Marines from 1962 to 1966. He obtained the rank of Sargent and served in Okinawa, Vietnam, and the United States.

White Bird News: Twenty participate in cribbage tourney

Another well-known vet, Bruce Bentz, received his Quilt of Valor. Well-deserved and I am sorry I missed you last week.

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Little Red Hen Tales

Cornerstone Christina Learning Center’s 10 students in preschool and kindergarten presented the play “Little Red Hen” at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Friday, Nov. 18.

Riggins News: Savage footballers are state champs — again!

My Sweet ’16 quote of the week is “Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go. The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh through the white and drifting snow….” Yes, it is Thanksgiving tomorrow; lots of fun times will be had at many a Grandmother’s house…especially mine! Be thankful for your family and times together with them; they are the most precious treasures we have.

Cottonwood: Veterans program set for Dec. 1

We had a little dusting of snow last week. That was our warning to get those snow tires on and wrap up those fall chores. Time is running out! A presentation of the veterans program by the 1st -7th grade will be held at Summit on Dec. 1, starting at 10:30 a.m. The public is welcome and a free lunch will be provided to all our guests that day. Postcards were sent home with the students, invite friends/neighbors/family.

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TIMES PAST: More Than A Century Of Idaho County News

Patrons in JSD 241 and the Riggins area voted overwhelmingly in favor Tuesday, Nov. 21, to divide the school district.

Pink Donation

On behalf of Border Days Royalty and Committee, 2017 Border Days Queen Rachael Stevens and Princess Micaela Farris of Grangeville donated $462 to the Eagles Aerie 539 cancer fund. The money will be used to help local people who have expenses related to cancer.

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Milestone - Wedding - Schwartz and Gilmore

Madeline Schwartz and Tyler Gilmore of Grangeville celebrated their marriage at Settlers Creek, in Coeur D’Alene, on June 12, 2016.

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Library Pajama Party

Grangeville Centennial Library held its annual pajama party for Family Read Week Nov. 15 at the library.

Community Briefs: Nov. 23, 2016

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is being held on Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 8:30 -10 a.m. Breakfasts are held every month on the last Wednesday of each month. St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is located at 7th and Idaho streets in Kamiah. The breakfast this month will be French toast, scrambled eggs with sausage, coffee, orange juice, friendly faces and friendly conversation. St. Catherine’s invites all in the community.

Ten named as county’s top 4-H’ers for 2016

What does it take to succeed in 4-H? Ask the 2016 Idaho County Achievement Award winners who were recently announced. Junior winners are Ryan Alter, Aliyah Pineda and Chloe Rowland. In the intermediate category are Aidan Acton, Oliva Klapprich and Paige Lindsley. Senior honorees include Nicole Blackmer, Te-Moak Charley, Rachel Kelley and Hope Mcintire.

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