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Cottonwood News

Grangeville YWCA is holding a fund-raiser on May 2. It will be the first annual Purse Auction and dinner. It will be held at The Hangout in Cottonwood starting at 4 p.m.

Deer in town

Elk City News

Ah, spring! The time when winter dormancy transforms to renewed life and its associated sounds; the gurgle of the creek, geese honking (or is it arguing), robins twittering, turkeys gobbling (proposing to any gal that will respond) and that stupid woodpecker beating its daybreak staccato chorus on my bedroom wall.

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Grangeville music students fare well at competitions

Six vocal soloists from Grangeville High School were recently chosen to compete at the state level, May 1-2, in Pocatello.

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Mardi Gras event deemed a success

The St. Mary’s Hospital Mardi Gras event which was held March 21st was deemed a success by organizers. “I have to admit I was a little worried, our ticket sales were slow at first, just like past years, but the week prior to the event they picked up,” commented development coordinator, Cheri Holthaus.

Relay for Life dinner, auction set for April 25

Chef Rod Quick will present “Le’ Beef for the Cure,” a dinner benefiting the American Cancer Society.

CV conferences on tap

Student led parent/ teacher conferences will be held April 8 and 9, 4:30-7:30 p.m., at Clearwater Valley Junior Senior High School.

MOPS meets April 9

Moms of preschoolers (MOPS) will meet this Thursday, April 9, to enjoy socializing, learning, encouragement, and a meal while the kids enjoy supervised activities and learning on their own.

Country Center dance, meal set for April 12

A dance and jam at Country Center on Highway 13, one-half mile from Stites, this Sunday, April 12. Music is at 1 p.m. and a potluck dinner is at 4 p.m. Cost is $5 per person.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for April 15

The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, April 15, noon. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church.

Teen movie set for Friday

Pleasant View Baptist Church will show their monthly teen film this coming Friday night, April 10, in the fellowship hall at 6:30 p.m.

Kamiah VFW breakfast is Sunday, April 12

The Veterans of Foreign Wars will host its annual VFW Sausage Breakfast Sunday, April 12, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the VFW Post. This is located at 3376 Tamarack Road in Kamiah.

‘Lessons of Grief’ seminar will be April 12

A seminar on the “Lessons of Grief” is this Sunday, April 12, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Food bank, community garden seeks yard sale donations

Donations of all unwanted non-clothing items are sought by the Camas Prairie Food Bank for a garden shed. Donations need to be clean and working.

31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races slated April 17-19

The 31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races will be held April 17-19. Before the Show and Shine Boat Show on April 17, four classes of jet boats will take to the water for a day of preliminaries, with two race days to follow, April 18-19, with six laps per boat starting that Saturday at 10 a.m.

Traffic across Hells Canyon Dam still restricted to one lane

Vehicles crossing Hells Canyon Dam will continue to be restricted to one lane for several weeks while Idaho Power crews perform maintenance on the dam.