Savages on way to play-offs; Footballers play in Kibbie Dome Nov. 21

Congratulations to the Salmon River Savages for winning the two playoff games for their right to play for the State Football Tournament Championship in eight-man football. The Salmon River Savages will play the Deary Mustangs in the Kibbie Dome Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. (PST)/8 p.m. (MST) for the State Championship! Go, Savages! If you can drive up to the game and cheer them on, go!

Tempus Fugit

10 YEARS AGO NOVEMBER 16, 2005 •GRANGEVILLE – GEMS eighth grader, Linsey Sullivan, has been chosen to travel to Holland in 2006 with the People to People Student Sports Ambassador Program.

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Quilts of Valor awarded to Mackie, York

The creative Sew Help Me Quilters were at it again, designing, making, and awarding two more Quilts of Valor for two of our veterans here in Elk City (see photos). The quilts were presented at the VFW Veterans Day dinner on Nov. 11.

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Umpqua accepting sharing tree wishes

Thanksgiving dinner will be served Nov. 26 free at the American Legion Hall. The Upper Clearwater Valley Ministerial Association, made up of area churches, is hosting the luncheon. All members of the community are welcome to attend. This will be a show of solidarity in the community that has been through so much in the last several months.

Recycling centers in Grangeville, Cottonwood closed for holiday weekends

Idaho County Recycling (ICR) advises its patrons the Grangeville and Cottonwood sites will be closed on the holiday weekends: Nov. 28 and Dec. 26.

Onthank to speak at Encouragers meeting

Cynthia Onthank will speak at the Encouragers Thursday, Nov. l9, 12:10 p.m. The no-host luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m., at Oscar’s Restaurant, 101 E. Main in Grangeville.

Lowell QRU Christmas auction, party set for Dec. 5

Lowell Quick Response Unit, which covers medical and trauma calls on Highway 12 from MP 80 to MP140, the Selway Road and all campgrounds and back country in between, is going to have their annual fund-raiser potluck, raffle and auction at the Wilderness Inn, Lowell, Saturday, Dec. 5, 4:30 p.m. The unit is all volunteer and does not charge for its services.

Kooskia bake sale to benefit Ray Mefford

A bake sale will be held Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the Kooskia Clearwater Valley Marketplace from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

AARP safe driving course set for Saturday, Dec. 12

An AARP Smart Driver, one-day, six-hour course, is set for Saturday, Dec. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Soltman Center, 604 W. Main Street. Preregistration is recommended by calling instructor Earl Barnes at 983-0383.

Kooskia Tree of Sharing accepting applications

Umpqua Bank in Kooskia is now accepting applications for the Tree of Sharing. All applicants must live in the Kooskia, Stites and Clearwater areas and be younger than the age of 18.

Grangeville Tree of Sharing program under way

Families in Grangeville, Harpster, Clearwater, Fenn or White Bird, are welcome to sign up for the Grangeville Tree of Sharing during the month of November.

Events set at Kooskia Library Nov. 17, 20

Public and school libraries across the state are celebrating Idaho Family Reading Week Nov. 15-21. Celebrations are planned to encourage parents and caregivers to read with their children and inspire them to become lifelong learners.

Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 22

Grangeville Church of the Nazarene’s Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, will be held Sunday, Nov. 22, 2 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School.

Kamiah game day planned for Nov. 21 at library

Kamiah Community Library will again participate in International Games Day on Saturday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the library at 505 Main Street.

Cottonwood Senior Citizens

Dolores VonBargen opened the Nov. 10 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer. Guests were Bobbie Schmidt and Fred Vogel. There were 51 meals served with 20 takeouts. Isabelle Kaschmitter won the free dinner. Hilda Nuttman and Norma Schumacher each shared a joke with the group.