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What A Rush: Kinder-Ready visit Grangeville firefighters

Kids with Kids Klub Kinder-Ready had a close-up look at firefighters and equipment with a visit by the Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department last Wednesday, Oct. 11.

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Murphy has Georgia on her mind; KHS senior is family’s third generation chosen to attend National 4-H Teen Congress

Kamiah High School’s Davi Murphy, 17, is no stranger to travel. The senior was born in India, has traveled with HOSA and with her family. Now, she will make the trip to National 4-H Teen Congress in Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 24-28.

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Progress ‘promising’ on park band shell project; fund-raising efforts under way

'It all looks very promising at this point'

Grant applications have begun as part of fund-raising efforts toward an estimated $65,000 band shell structure proposed for Grangeville’s Pioneer Park.

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Community Briefs Oct. 18, 2017

Do you have winter hats and gloves you don’t have a use for? Grangeville High School senior Anthony Nadiger’s senior project includes collecting these items for local kids in need. Collection boxes are currently located at GHS, Cash and Carry Marketplace, Asker’s Harvest Foods, and Larson’s. Boxes will be out until Nov. 10.

Grangeville Community Hymnsing set for Oct. 29

The Fifth Sunday Community Hymnsing will be held at the Grangeville Gospel Tabernacle Sunday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m. Offering will be taken for the Traveler’s Aid Fund. For a special musical number to be provided by your church, notify Joyce Wikoff at 208-983-1047.

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Organization News

- Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens - Camas Prairie Food Bank - GHS FFA

Free health screening set for Riggins

A free health screening and visit with a benefits counselor is on tap for next Tuesday, Oct. 24, beginning at 10:30 a.m., at the Riggins Community Center. All are invited. Plan to bring Medicare or other insurance information and drug list for a private counseling session and plan to stay for lunch at noon. Screenings will be for diabetes (A1C), blood pressure, body mass, and mood index. Call Linda Hieter at 208-400-0116.

Veterans Center to host appreciation dinner

The Idaho County Veterans Association is hosting its first supporters appreciation dinner Saturday, Oct. 21, 5 to 8 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center. Everyone who supports the center is invited to attend. There will be a wine tasting by Clearwater Canyon Cellars of Lewiston with a variety of appetizers by the Canteen Grill. There will also be a silent auction and music.

‘Spider-Man’ set for Oct. 20 in Kamiah

Come watch a movie the whole family will enjoy at The Life Center, 4432 Highway 12, in Kamiah on Friday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Families will have the opportunity to enjoy the action-packed super hero movie “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” Admission to the movie is free. Concessions will be available. This event is sponsored by the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) and ImpactYM. E-mail with questions.

Veterans, families invited to dinner, presentation

The Trinity Lutheran Church will be having a TLC4Veterans and Military Families complimentary dinner this Friday, Oct. 20, 5 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center. Bratwurst, potatoes and dessert will be served. The dinner will be preceded by a guest speaker, Jenneane Musegades, attorney-at-law. She is a VA Benefits Certified Attorney and will speak about VA benefits for long-term care and aid, assistance pension, and the process for financial eligibility for these benefits.

GCF event set for Nov. 2

Grangeville Community Foundation will host its 2017 Grants Awards Celebration Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Grangeville Senior Citizens Center, 108 Grangeville Truck Route. Social hour is at 5 p.m. with hearty appetizers and a no-host bar. The awards presentation is set for 6 p.m. 2017 grant recipients will be recognized and the Orrin and Eleanora Webb Community Giving Award will also be presented. This event is sponsored by Avista Utilities. RSVP to 208-983-5962 or e-mail

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Fall Lecture Series: ‘7,003 Days’ to showcase work of wildlife biologists

The third lecture in the Historical Museum of St. Gertrude October lecture series will be presented this Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., by Jim and Holly Akenson. Their presentation “7,003 Days,” will provide a unique perspective on life and work in the back country of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness as wildlife biologists.

'Incredible' amount to county for ICRMP insurance policy

Before the Idaho County Commission approved a motion to pay its first quarter bills during the Oct. 10 meeting, commissioner Mark Frei remarked that the county pays an incredible amount for risk management insurance. The board then approved payment to the statewide provider of local government insurance, ICRMP (the Idaho Counties Risk Management Program).

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SRAG art show results announced

The Salmon River Art Guild’s Regional Fall Show, was held Oct. 7 and 8. The annual event brought in 108 entries and show winners from as far away as Boise and Anatone, Wash. Show judge Sharon Herther of Donnelly commented on the talent and excellence in this year’s entries. She said that it was a difficult event to judge. The Salmon River Art Guild has grown over the years and boasts nearly 70 members. More information on the Salmon River Art Guild, based in White Bird, ID can be found at

Halloween Happenings: Oct. 18, 2017

The annual White Bird Halloween party is set for Saturday, Oct. 21, 6 to 8 p.m., at the IOOF Hall. All ages are welcome.



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