A Bird In The Bush

A Bird In The Bush: This fine-feathered friend was recently enjoying a rest in this wild rose bush near Mt. Idaho.

January 9, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

Organizations - Jan. 9, 2019

Dick Seay opened the Dec. 17 meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Shirley Crane offered the prayer. Phyllis Gilmore was the winner of the free dinner drawing. 57 meals were served at the site and 41 hot meals were home delivered. Shirley Crane shared a joke with the group. Pinochle Winners: Dick Seay, first with 4,250 and Dolores Kindall, second with 3,080.

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Beckman birthday set for Jan. 3

A celebration for Joan Beckman’s 85th birthday is set for Thursday, Jan. 3, 10 a.m. This will take place at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation, 410 E. N. 2nd Street. Cake will be served and all family and friends are invited.

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Handel’s Messiah to be presented at monastery Jan. 12; Tickets for event are $10 each for adults

Handel’s Messiah will be presented at The Monastery of St. Gertrude, 465 Keuterville Roaad, Cottonwoond, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. The acclaimed Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir will perform Handel’s Messiah in a concert featuring four soloists and a live orchestra. A reception will follow. Tickets are $10, kids and teens are free. To purchase tickets go to

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Hope Center offers classes for teens, young adults

Are you a teen or adult who is going to be buying a used car or renting an apartment soon? Do you feel that you need some information on what to look for, what questions to ask, what to avoid? Would you like to have your high school teenager learn more about these subjects? Hope Center, located next door to the Crema Café at 111 N. College St. in Grangeville, offers classes in these subjects.

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Sing, Angels, Sing

Sisters (L-R) Callie and Chloe Weisz sing in the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene children’s Christmas program Sunday, Dec. 16. The girls are the daughters of Chase and Hannah Weisz of Grangeville.

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Pastor's View: A rock and a hard place

aron Ralston lived for adventure. Athletic and self-sufficient, he often explored the deep and narrow sandstone canyons of Southern Utah’s Canyonlands. One day, as he lowered himself into another remote crag a fleeting thought crossed his mind.

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SPPS Christmas Program

Students at Sts. Peter and Paul performed for their annual Christmas program Wednesday, Dec. 19. Here, students are shown during rehearsal earlier that day. The program centered around the 200th anniversary of the song “Silent Night.” (Top) The wise men are: Luke House, Lincoln Schaff and Samuel Goeckner; (middle) Colt Schoo plays the Angel Gabriel; and (above) singers and music players are Kaleia Adkison (in the back), Ruby Young & Tucker Young (in the front).

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Rockin’ Around The Holidays at GEMS

Grangeville Elementary Middle School held its Christmas concert, under the director of music teacher Carla Astle, Tuesday, Dec. 18. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade performed in “Rockin’ Around the Holidays,” which included music through the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.

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Clearwater Valley News: Valley sees a full year of activities

As I end my 2nd full year of writing this column, I reflect on the fun and interesting people and events in the Clearwater Valley. With this, my first column of the New Year will recapture some highlights of the year’s mix of events, both events with long traditions and new events. Tradition is good, as long as something works, but great to try new things once in a while, or a new twist on the past events. The Kamiah Characters reprised in early January with a live theater production of “Let’s Hang Him and Read the Will,” a murder mystery with over-the-top characters, played by various high school and middle school students. Later in January, the biggest event of Kamiah’s winter social scene, the Crab Feed had another fun three-night run of all-you-can-eat crab, rock and roll by the King pins, local entertainment and community fund-raising.

January 2, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

Riggins News: Crump wins barbecue from Whitewater Market

Happy Happy New Year 2019! You have rung in the New Year and are on your way to a wonderful 2019. Quote for the week: “I hope there are days when your coffee tastes like magic, your playlist makes you dance, strangers make you smile, and the night sky touches your soul. I hope there are days when you fall in love and being alive.” by B. Hampton Congratulations to our Salmon River basketball boys, Randy McClure, Ethan Shepherd, Reece Jones, Canyon Harper, Sane Nicolay, Jimmy Tucker, Garret Shepherd, and Jonathan Swift, and coaches, Levi Tucker, Brandon Ratcliff, and Mike Shepherd and scorekeeper, Joni Shepherd, for taking the Championship of the Christmas Tournament at College of Idaho with just eight boys on the team. They had to win three games for this honor. Randy McClure was named Player of the Game; all tournament honors went to Ethan Shepherd and Randy McClure.

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White Bird News: Heckman home after appendix surgery

’m hoping everyone had a very nice Christmas. We did get our white Christmas and now I think winter has set in for the next few months. Temperatures are going to dip down, which can cause some hazard effects. Keep warm, but also if you have wood heat, remember to clean your chimneys and burn dry wood. The roads will be slick at times, so take that extra five minutes to get to wherever you plan to travel. Dates to remember are the food bank pickup on the 3rd at noon. City Council meets on the 9th at 6 p.m. SRAG will meet on the 10th at 10 a.m., followed by the chamber at 10:30 a.m. Pinochle winner last week was Smiley. Cribbage winners last week were Bones winning 1st and Smiley taking 2nd.

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Lowell / Syringa News: Cougar hunters out, crews active

Happy New Year from Lowell and Syringa! We have snow, and ice, and a bright year ahead. Everything up here is closed up tighter than a drum. As always, we have gone into hibernation. The cougar hunters are out and about, the logging crew is still active on Coolwater, ITD trucks are clearing Highway 12 each morning, and the eggnog is gone. Lots of events last year including Three Rivers Resort and Rafting under new ownership. It will open in a couple of months for a great 2019 season.

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Cottonwood News: Several area retreats set for new year

Happy New Year! Did you make your resolutions yet? With the New Year, Mass times change again for 2019 between St. Mary’s and St. Anthony. Beginning Sunday, Jan 6, 8 a.m. Mass will be at St. Anthony in Greencreek; 10 a.m. Mass will be at St. Mary’s in Cottonwood.

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White Bird News: White Gun club’s 10-week shoot upcoming

Early deadline for the paper, so this will probably just a reminder of upcoming events. Hoot’s Cafe will be hosting the annual New Year’s Party on the 31st. Dinner will be served from 5-8 p.m., with your choice of New York steak, prime rib, or baby back ribs, all with salad bar included. There will be a charge for this. Then join them for music provided by Joaquin, Verna and Dave starting at 8 p.m. Drinks will be available at the back bar. Remember to call for your reservations at 208-839-2265.

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