Author, political activist, Trevor Louden, to speak at Kooskia Sept. 14

Activist and political researcher, author Kevin Louden, will be speaking at Kooskia City Park on Sunday, Sept. 14, starting at 2 p.m. The public is invited to this free event, sponsored by the Idaho County Republican Central Committee.

Navajo Taco dinner fund-raiser is Sept. 13

The Big Cedar Schoolhouse is celebrating its 100th birthday this year and the Navajo Taco Feed fund-raiser will be held there Saturday, Sept. 13, 5:30 to 8 p.m. The schoolhouse is located on Red Fir and Big Cedar roads.

Care events scheduled at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church, 210 N. Mill Street, in Grangeville has several care sessions coming up.

Meeting set for American Legion baseball Sept. 24

American Legion Post 37 is sponsoring an organizational meeting for the Camas Prairie American Legion Baseball Team, the Camas Prairie Zephyrs, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. The meeting will be located at the Idaho National Guard Armory in Grangeville.

PVBC sets activities

Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in White Bird will host men’s breakfast, second Saturday of the month, at the church. Serving starts at 7 a.m., is completely free of charge and there will be plenty of food. Feel free to bring a friend.

Senior exercise class on tap

Cottonwood News

Senior exercise will be held for both men and women at the Cottonwood Community Hall Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per month and this will be facilitated by Shelli Schumacher and Cheri Holthaus.

Patriot’s Day is Sept. 11

Elk City News

Sad news again …Al Hutson died suddenly this last Friday. Our prayers go out to his family for strength and peace during this hard time.

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Kids Count Data: Idaho near bottom in preschool; improves in family health according to 2014 report

How is Idaho faring in some key areas when it comes to the health and development of its children? Better than last year in some ways, a new report suggests.

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Bass earns state’s ISTAR award

Grangeville High School has another star. An interscholastic star, that is. Senior honor student Kaleala Bass is the recipient of the Idaho High School Association (IHSAA) and United Dairymen of Idaho Interscholastic Star Award. Soon her banner will hang at the school along with those earned by Landon Loeber in 2003 and Megan DeFord in 2010.

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Noah, Sophia top Social Security’s most popular baby names for 2013

List varied for Idaho County

“New Rule: Don’t name your kid after a ballpark. Cubs fans Paul and Teri Fields have named their newborn son, Wrigley. Wrigley Fields,” said television commentator Bill Maher.

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Tollgate Treasures: Miracle Mountain Camp a success

Miracle Mountain Camp, sponsored by Grangeville Gospel Tabernacle at Tollgate Meadows Ranch, was held in July.

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Federation of St. Gertrude delegates gather in Cottonwood

Nearly 50 nuns from across the nation and Canada convened June 22-27, at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, for the Federation of St. Gertrude General Chapter Meeting.

Beauty comes from ashes

The term “dysfunctional family” is commonly used to describe various problems, conflicts, and misbehavior within families.

Mt. Idaho Baptist Church slates fall harvest festival for Sept. 13

Mt. Idaho Baptist Church will host the annual harvest festival for all neighbors and friends, Saturday, Sept. 13, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the church on Mt. Idaho Road loop.

Pleasant View Baptist Church in White Bird sets activities

“God is Not Dead” will be shown at 6 p.m. this Friday night, Sept. 5, to all White Bird youth, grades 6-12, in the fellowship hall of the Baptist church.