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Cragmont library to give books to kids

Through the Idaho Commission for Libraries’ My First Books program, Craigmont Community Library will provide books to young children, up to age 6, to help build their home libraries. Craigmont Community Library is partnering with Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program to reach parents/caregivers of children who could benefit from the My First Books program. For more information, visit:

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Liberty Quartet to present concert; Additional activities set at Nazarene church

Liberty Quartet will play at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m.. This will be followed by a pie social. Bring a pie if you can; admission is free. There will be an offering taken. Everyone welcome.

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Allegiance trio to perform Oct. 16

The United Methodist Church, 404 West Main Street, will present the trio “Allegiance” Monday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m.

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Fun Run For A Cure: Flamingo Fun Run 2017

Despite some drizzle and cool temperatures, more than 100 people gathered for the annual Flamingo Fun Run Saturday, Sept. 30, during Grangeville’s second annual Oktoberfest event. This year’s run was organized by Grangeville High School senior Kate Lutz and proceeds will go toward helping find a cure for SMA (spinal muscular atrophy).

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Faith briefs: Oct. 4, 2017

Saint Catherine’s Altar Society is sponsoring a rummage and baked food sale Friday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and again on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon. Saturday is $2 a bag day, fill bags and only pay $2 each. The sale is located in the Saint Catherine’s parish hall, 7th and Idaho, Kamiah.

Senior center still up and running; meals, home deliveries have not changed

Despite some rumors and a misleading letter in last week’s paper, Delores Kindall said, the Grangeville Senior Citizens Center meal program is up and running. “We served 90 meals Monday, Sept. 25, and also completed the home deliveries,” she said.

Encouragers luncheon set for Oct. 5

Mardell Casteel of Grangeville will speak at an 11:30 a.m. luncheon Thursday, Oct. 5, at The Gallery.

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No suspect in GHS bomb hoax; intent to pursue felony charges

'It’s a day we have to make up; a complete waste'

Grangeville Police continues its investigation into last week’s bomb threat incident at Grangeville High School. No suspect has been identified at this time. “But if we do develop one, we fully intend to charge someone, if we can,” said Police Chief Morgan Drew.

‘Thumbs Up For Him’ conference set for The Life Center

Are you ready for a new and fresh experience with God? Come to The Life Center in Kamiah Oct. 6 and 7 to experience “Your Story through His Story!” Chapter 1 begins Friday night at 6:30 p.m., followed by chapter 2 Saturday morning at 9 a.m. with intermission and lunch at 11:30 (lunch will be potluck finger foods and salads). Chapter 3 begins at 12:30 p.m.

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Flu vaccination a must for Syringa health care workers says board member Strauss

‘This is a big deal’

“This year, our decision was to strongly encourage the vaccine [to our employees]. Those who do not choose to have the vaccine will be required to wear a mask in patient areas”

Pastor's View: A great place to live, work and play ... together!

We are a Community – a group of people with common interests, interacting in a common location. We have joint participation and joint ownership. We have common goods, activities, character and interests. We might call ourselves collectively the Upper Clearwater Community. When we focus on what we have in common and how we are alike and how we can capitalize on the common unity we have … life gets better.

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Cottonwood city infrastructure, business growth issues for trio

Election 2017: Cottonwood

Finding creative ways to maintain city infrastructure, and creating an atmosphere condusive to business growth are issues for candidates seeking open Cottonwood council positions. Two four-year-term council seats are open, sought by Lynn Guyer, and incumbents Ron Grant and Pat Holthaus. Candidates will be running in the Nov. 7 election.

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Infrastructure, public involvement issues for Stites mayor race

Election 2017: Stites

How to manage city infrastructure and fund projects, and encouraging more public involvement are issues within the mayor race for the City of Stites. The mayor position is currently contested between incumbent Gerald “Gerry” J. Cathey and Rey Mireles. Candidates will be running in the Nov. 7 election.

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Syringa, Kootenai hospital management services agreement set

Hospitals to jointly recruit for Syringa CEO

Syringa Hospital and Clinics (SHC) and Kootenai Health (KH) recently announced a new management services agreement for SHC. With this finalized agreement, KH and the Syringa board of trustees will jointly recruit a new CEO to Syringa.


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