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Cottonwood News: St. Mary’s offers ‘Angel Tree’

There is definitely a chill in the air that reminds us that winter is not far off. The trees are getting pretty bare, with only a few leaves hanging on yet. The Prairie Art Association will have its meeting at 9:30 a.m., at the Craigmont City Hall on Nov. 12. A donation of $2 to help with hall rent and $5 for Pat Gehring to teach the class will be requested. Bring your own paint supplies and lunch. A meeting will follow after lunch.

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Halloween Fun At Grangeville Senior Center

The Grangeville Senior Center held a costume contest during its meal time on Halloween last Wednesday, Oct. 31, sponsored by Season’s Restaurant, which provided four $10 gift certificates for the winners.

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White Bird News: 21-gun salute for Veterans Day

November is upon us, so that means for the next two months the holidays will be here, too. Let’s not forget the true meanings of the upcoming holidays, remember families, not only of the present, but of the ones who no longer have families to celebrate with. Far and near, good friends are also family, so stay true to yourself and help to continue your family traditions.

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Riggins News: Savages to tackle Lighthouse Christian Nov. 10

My quote of the week: “Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So, love the people who treat you right, forgive the ones who don’t, and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said it would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it,” by Dr. Seuss.

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Laird to speak to historical society in Kamiah Nov. 11

Pam Laird will speak to the Kamiah Valley Historical Society Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m., in Kamiah at the Welcome Center. The event is free. She will tell about how Native pre-European people lived and how they explored and learned about the world around their own villages and beyond including trading, agriculture, and subsentence.

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Community enhancement grants announced for locals

The Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) recently awarded grants to 14 organizations located throughout the State of Idaho. ISHS and the Community Enhancement Grants program serve the history needs of the entire state.

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Scholarship helps child-care workers earn degrees

With the fall semester in session, a scholarship is helping Idaho child-care workers get back to school, too. About 30 early-care and education workers across the state have received IdahoSTARS academic scholarships, designed to address three pressing issues: low wages, high turnover and low quality of child-care programs.

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Locals become families program facilitators

The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) recently held a “Train the Trainer” facilitators training for The Strengthening Families Program (SFP). This program is a free, seven-week interactive workshop for parents and youths ages 6 to 16, that will begin to be offered in the Kamiah community and surrounding area after the holiday season. Six Kamiah community members graduated the training and are now able to offer the training locally. This is the first time that the program will be available locally.

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MVSD 244 library news

The Mountain View School District Libraries are busy places. Most recently the Clearwater Valley Junior / Senior High School library was awarded a STEAM grant from the VEST organization to help purchase Ozobots, circuitry supplies, 3D pens, MakeyMakeys, and Bloxels.

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Community Briefs - Nov. 7, 2018

Elizabeth Nuxoll will be giving a free vocal recital on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., in the Clearwater Valley High School Cafeteria. Nuxoll has a degree in music education with an emphasis in voice and teaches music at Clearwater Valley High School. She will be singing a variety of classical music, jazz and musical theater. The concert will also feature Carol Gibler on piano and Bill O’Brien on classical guitar.

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Shoe boxes due next week for ‘Operation Christmas Child’

If you’re looking for a small way to give back this holiday season, Operation Christmas Child may be the answer for you. Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse of which Rev. Franklin Graham is president. The non-profit Samaritan’s Purse started in 1970 and Operation Christmas Child began in 1993. The program uses gift-filled shoe boxes to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world. Since 1993, more than 135 million gift-filled shoe boxes have been collected and delivered to children in more than 150 countries and territories.

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Faith - Briefs - Nov. 7, 2018

The community is invited to help celebrate Joyce Wikoff’s “unbirthday” Saturday, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m., with a “sing,” said her daughter Tami Sherman. Bring your voice and an instrument to the Grangeville Gospel Tabernacle, 613 North State. This event will be hosted by her children. Refreshments will be served following the sing.

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