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Dec. 18 meeting county multi-hazard plan open to public

Committee work will continue on updating the Idaho County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan at a meeting, open to the public, on Thursday, Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m., at the Syringa Hospital Soltman Center on Main Street.

Veterans advocate in town Dec. 16

The Idaho Division of Veterans Services will have a veteran’s advocate in Grangeville Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the Idaho Department of Labor, 305 N. State St., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (breaking for lunch at noon).

Prairie Shootout dinner to be served Friday

The Prairie Shootout basketball games, Grangeville versus Cottonwood, are set for this Friday, Dec. 12, at Grangeville High School.

Luncheon set at Clearwater site

All ages welcome to be part of “meeting a neighbor and finding a friend” at the Clearwater Meal Center Luncheon at noon Wednesday, Dec. 17, served at the Clearwater Baptist Church.

Kids can talk to Santa Saturday

Kids of all ages will be able to talk to Santa this weekend via Ham Radio. The 3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club will have radios set up at Cloninger’s in Kamiah and Clearwater Valley Marketplace in Kooskia.

Eagles Bingo to be played Dec. 14

The Eagles Lodge on C Street is the place to be this Sunday, Dec. 14, 2 p.m., for Turkey Bingo. Everyone 18 and older is invited to come and bring a friend.

An Hour of Code is coming to GEMS Friday, Dec. 12

December 8-14 is Computer Science Education Week. To celebrate, Grangeville Elementary Middle School is joining with students from across the globe for an “Hour of Code” Friday, Dec. 12, 2:15-3:15 p.m.

Earthquake goes unnoticed south of Grangeville

Did you feel it? Apparently last Thursday’s Dec. 5 earthquake 19 miles south of Grangeville went largely unnoticed and without incident. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake at a 2.7 magnitude at 9:11 a.m. at a depth of 1.2 miles, roughly five air miles east of Slate Creek.

Saddliers to meet Dec. 13

The Kooskia Saddliers will meet Saturday, Dec. 13, 1 p.m., at Elaine Pearsons’, 02 Front Street, Kooskia. All interested parties are invited to attend.

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will not meet in December

Gary and Judy Porter with Cross Country Saddlery, Victory Karate, Sunday Country and Rid’n For the Cross Ministries thank all for their support during the past year.

ROAD WORK: Possible area closures due to winter logging activity

Logging operations are set to begin on the “Powell Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)” portion of the Saddle Camp Timber Sale.

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Holiday happenings 2014

Holiday events in Idaho County.

Concert set for Episcopal church

Free performance set for Dec. 20

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church invites the community to an evening concert of music featuring cello, viola and organ.

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Festival of Trees this week: Venue changes to Real Life Church

Enter the Enchanted Woodland Holiday this week as Syringa Hospital Foundation’s 21st annual Festival of Trees (FOT) event finds a new home for 2014.

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Craft, food fair set for Saturday

arly 30 years in motion, the Grangeville Holiday Gift and Food Fair is an annual event for many people in the area. The 29th fair is set for this Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School.