GHS conferences are this week

Parent teacher conferences will be held at Grangeville High School Thursday and Friday, Oct. 30 and 31. The conference schedule is as follows: Wednesday conferences will be from 4:30 - 8 p.m.; Thursday – (no school) conferences from 8 a.m. to noon, 1-4 p.m., and 5-8 p.m. Friday there will be no school.

Saturday morning fun set for kids Nov. 1

Saturday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Hope Center in Grangeville, children ages 5-9 are invited to participate in Bible story time, crafts, snacks and a kid-friendly DVD.

Revival services slated for Cottonwood

Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cottonwood invites the public to attend revival services. Pastor and evangelist Paul Thompson from Eastside Baptist Church, Twin Falls, will be conducting services Nov. 2-5. Sunday, Nov. 2, services will at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 3-5 will be at 7 p.m.

Kooskia Saddliers dinner, meeting on tap for Nov. 9

The Kooskia Saddliers will host their annual Thanksgiving dinner Sunday, Nov. 9, at the First Presbyterian Church in Kooskia on Broadway Ave. Setup is at noon with the dinner at 1 p.m. Following the dinner will be the meeting and election of officers.

Cottonwood Senior Citizens

Dolores VonBargen opened the Oct. 21 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer. There were no guests this week. There were 45 meals served with 14 takeouts. Diane Schultz won the free dinner.

Grangeville Senior Citizens

The Oct. 20 meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Stanley Modrell and the prayer was given by Shirley Crane.

Rough Riders 4-H Club

Rough Riders met in Grangeville Oct. 15. Those present were Rachel, Kortney, Hailey, Bella, Demi, Macenzie, Micaela, Iseyda and Colby. Leaders present were Debbie and Lisa. Several parents were there as well.

Big Cedar Homemakers

On Oct. 8, nine members of the Big Cedar Homemakers Club met at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse with two guests, Jo Hinds and Caron Turner.

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PES only Idaho school to be honored

Blue ribbon winners

The words on the wall inside Prairie Elementary School says, “Every child learning -every day.” Teachers and staff take this seriously, as was evident based on a recent award.

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KHS Homecoming

Kamiah crowned queen Katelynn Daugherty and king Jason Lloyd during halftime of the Kubs’ 50-20 homecoming win over Genesee last Friday night, Oct. 17.

Tempus Fugit: Oct. 22

A look at the history of Idaho County.

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Students release racing pigeons

Born to fly

“I named him Dr. Phil,” said Kjrstyn Jensen. “And this is Bob,” added Cheyenne Bergenholtz.

Brats and Brew on tap

Cottonwood News

Photos for the Chamber of Commerce scarecrow decoration contest are now on the chamber’s Facebook page at Go there to check them out and you can be the judges. The winners will be chosen by which ones have the most “likes” on the Facebook page. The first-place business will receive $50 in chamber bucks with the second-place winner receiving $20 in chamber bucks.

Majors crowned Mrs. Idaho 2015

Riggins News

Charity (Gaston) Majors - Mrs. Boise Metro, daughter of Steve and Sue Gaston, former Riggins residents, was crowned Mrs. Idaho at the 2014 Mrs. Idaho Pageant in Boise Saturday, Oct. 18, with 39 ladies vying for the position. Charity will now go on to the Mrs. America Pageant and hopefully to the Mrs. World Pageant. Charity represents Camp Rainbow Gold, a children’s cancer camp. Her platform is “health and nutrition, and being beaYOUtiful - being yourself is beautiful.” Her husband, Chris, is a Boise firefighter and Charity owns Boise Fitness Factory. She is a health and fitness coach and a graduate of Albertson College. Boise’s Kaley Sparling, who won Mrs. Idaho America in 2013, is the reigning Mrs. World. There are many amazing women in Idaho and across America who do wonderful things in and for their communities.

Blood drive Oct. 28

Kooskia/Kamiah News

Kooskia Fall Blood Drive will be on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 2-6 p.m. at the Valley Bible Church on the corner of Broadway and Highway 13. Be sure to eat a good meal and drink plenty of water leading up to your donation. You must have ID or your donor card. Call for appointment at 305-8132. We need to schedule as many as possible before the event. If you can help with the blood drive on that day they are in need of volunteers. If you can help, call the above phone number. If possible, ask a friend to come with you to help.