July 20, 2016
This is one of the most profound celebrations in this part of the country. The celebration of The Elk City Wagon Road.
The Grangeville High School Class of 1961 held its 55-year reunion on Saturday, July 2, at the Grangeville Golf and Country Club. Seventeen classmates of a class of 66 attended.
My sweet 16 quote for the week is “If friends were flowers, I’d pick you.” I hope YOU have a friend like that! “On your Mark, Get Set, READ 2016” at the Salmon River Public Library’s Summer Library Reading Program! Children 1- 8 years old are invited to attend the last two sessions, Tuesday, July 19 and 26, 1 p.m.
JULY 12, 2006 Storm leaves 15,000 customers in Kamiah, Cottonwood, Nez Perce, Grangeville, and the Elk City/Dixie areas without power. A mobile substation was brought in to assist with the outage.
I hope you had a great 4th of July. The small community of Greencreek did a good job of celebrating our country’s birthday. During the day two brothers, Ray and Felix Nuxoll, were honored with Quilts of Valor.
This year’s Raspberry Festival, set for Sunday, Aug. 7, will feature an art show that will be a celebration of talents in the community. The exhibit will be located in the Johanna Room of Spirit Center. There is no entry fee and artists are responsible for any sales of their works.
The Idaho County Free Press is looking for someone to cover White Bird and the surrounding area for the weekly People page.
Chance and Brooke Allbright of Grangeville are the parents of a baby son.
Jerry and Jane Wallace of Clarkston will be the guests of honor at an open house celebration from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 23, at Clarkston’s Quality Inn. Their two sons will be hosts for the celebration and wish to extend an invitation to family and friends to join them in celebrating the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary.
JoAnn (Willenborg) and Eugene McHugh of Cottonwood celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 25, 2016. Both are lifelong residents of the Camas Prairie. They were married at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cottonwood June 25, 1966, with Monsignor Verhoven officiating.
Historic demonstrations, speakers and presentations will be featured at a Living History Day event Saturday, July 23, at the Lochsa Historical Ranger Station Visitor Center on U.S. Highway 12.
Border Days results for several events July 1-4 are as follows:
AMIAH – American Legion Post No. 75 will host Bingo this Friday, July 15, 7:30 p.m. This is set for the American Legion Hall, 618 Main Street. Concessions will be open and $100 blackout and 50/50 drawing will be held. Call Ron Funnemark with questions: 935-0294.
- Grangeville All Class Reunion - Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens
Those along the Border Days parade route on C Street saw Grangeville resident Helen Nuxoll and her family gathering in her front yard (next door to the Eagles Hall) and when they realized it was her 104th birthday, she received many songs and shouts of good wishes.