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Five elected to Syringa board; local levies pass

Unofficial Results: May 16 elections

Five locals were elected as Syringa Hospital board trustees in the Tuesday, May 16, election. In addition, levies passed in both Riggins’ Salmon River Joint School District 243 and Cottonwood Joint School District 242.

Community Invited to Showing of Bud Moore Documentary

Spent early career working in Lochsa River country

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, in partnership with the Idaho County Historic Preservation Commission, will celebrate Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month with a public showing of the documentary Bud’s Place on Wednesday, May 17

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Hospital board candidates speak at forum

Elections: May 16

Candidates for the Syringa Hospital Board of Trustees spoke at a May 9 forum held at the Grangeville Senior Center.

Clearwater Valley News: Help clean up Stites this Saturday

Great to see all of the Nez Perce Tribal members in Kamiah for spring general counsel meetings last week. The three-day event at the Wa-A-Yas Center included meetings, presentations and booths from tribal leadership, tribal staff and affiliated groups. The week ended with elections for the Nez Perce Tribe Executive Committee. Bill Picard, McCoy Oatman and Casey Mitchell won council seats 1, 2 and 3 respectively.

White Bird News: Spring Fiesta is this Saturday at IOOF

Another round with Mother Nature and this time I’m not sure what she has in mind! A little of everything happened during the weekend; let’s hope she gets it right one of these days and catches up with the seasons.

Riggins News: High School Rodeo this weekend at Riggins

My quote for this week is “Being a mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders wherever your children do…regardless their age.” Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 14: Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers!

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Watch Your Step at Post Office

Steps in need of repair

The Grangeville Post Office is open, but the front steps are temporarily closed due to crumbling concrete. Repairs aren’t likely to be done this week, as the work is on hold during the facility’s transition to a new postmaster, whose first day is anticipated next Monday, May 15.

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Lowell / Syringa News: Is the water level too high in Paradise?

The Mighty Lochsa is raging, right at six feet this morning and all last weekend on the gauge crossing the base of the Lochsa River at the Selway River Road. It’s perfect for whitewater boaters, very fun rapids, everyone has a good time between four and six feet. Be ready, wear the proper gear, have some partners with you, try to stay in your boat!

Organizations

- Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens

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Elk City News: Eagle brings a friend

Looks like the fund-raiser for the Elk City Volunteer Fire Department was a huge success judging by the number of cars parked all around the VFW – up and down the street, filling both parking lots. Unfortunately, I was not able to attend.

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CVRA Royalty Takes First At Riggins Rodeo Parade

Clearwater Valley Roundup Association Queen Tayscha Mozley (right) and Princess Shelbie Miller (left) received a first-place ribbon in the “Mounted Royalty” division at the Riggins Rodeo Parade Sunday, May 7.

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TIMES PAST: More Than A Century Of Idaho County News: May 10, 2017

An experiment gone wrong last week turned a Prairie High School science fair into a minor emergency. A table and a section of floor in the gym received minor fire damage when a lava lamp exploded within a half an hour of the start of the PHS Psychology and Science Fair.

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‘Tough Enough’ ~ Meyer’s book on Hells Canyon family released

MERIDIAN, Idaho — “When I first read Doris Wilson’s memoir, I was intrigued by the picture she portrayed of a time and location, which had been a part of both her life and mine,” said Virginia Woods Meyer. “She and I lived in the same community; our sons were school classmates and friends. In writing her life story, Doris skimmed lightly over the surface of a fascinating series of events and anecdotes.” Meyer said those tales stirred her imagination.

Winners named in PBS KIDS Writers Contest

For the 23rd year, Idaho Public Television participated in the annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest. IdahoPTV’s three regional stations — KUID/Moscow, KISU/Pocatello and KAID/Boise — encouraged children in kindergarten through third grade to write and illustrate their own imaginative stories.

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Grangeville High School Pops concert

Grangeville High School held a Pops concert Monday, May 8.

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