Kooskia / Kamiah News: Wagon Road celebrates 130 years with events

This is one of the most profound celebrations in this part of the country. The celebration of The Elk City Wagon Road.

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Class of ’61 funds scholarship in memory of Bill Eimers

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.

Riggins News: Hot Summer Nights on tap for July 22-23; class reunions scheduled

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.

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Times Past: More Than A Century Of Idaho County News, July 13, 2016

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.

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Cottonwood News: Summit gains nod from Boise Diocese

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.

Raspberry Festival to feature art show

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.

White Bird correspondent sought for weekly news

The Idaho County Free Press is looking for someone to cover White Bird and the surrounding area for the weekly People page.

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Birth - Waylon Clay Allbright

Chance and Brooke Allbright of Grangeville are the parents of a baby son.

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Milestone - Anniversary - Wallace - 50 years

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.

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Milestone - Anniversary - McHugh - 50 years

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.

Living History Day is July 23 at Lochsa Ranger Station

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.

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Border Days results announced

Border Days results for several events July 1-4 are as follows:

Community Briefs - July 13, 2016

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.

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Organization News

- Grangeville All Class Reunion - Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens

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104 Years Strong

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.


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