10 YEARS AGO September 27, 2006 •RIGGINS - A newly formed advisory commission will focus proactive efforts on planning for growth and development in the city of Riggins.
Nearly 200 people stopped in at the Sew-Ciety Quilt Guild’s 10th Biennial Quilt Show Sept. 24 and 25, held at Grangeville Elementary Middle School.
Kristi Keeler of Grangeville was recently appointed by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter to Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.
Sept. 19: pledge, Stanley Modrell; prayer, Barbara Essen; free dinner, Dennis Long; meals at site, 47, with 37 home-deliveries; Bingo winner, Donna Barnett; blackout winners, Mel Wills and Donna Barnett; birthdays, Jim Myers, Carolyn Melton and Frankie Sibley; 62nd anniversary, Jim and Patsy Myers.
•Mark Gravatt and several other people addressed the City Council at their Monday meeting on the difficulty for person with disabilities to conveniently and safely access downtown businesses.
Kamiah Barbecue Days 2016 presented venue for more than 125 art pieces of Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) members. This was the 6th show hosted by the Central Idaho Agency. Art at the Agency received 190 votes for People’s Choice Award.
Come join friends and family for an evening of great food and conversation at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse on Saturday, Sept. 17, 5 to 7 p.m. For $5, attendees will receive a Navajo taco, a dessert taco and a drink. There will also be a raffle of a cord of firewood, jewelry, and baskets of goodies. The proceeds from this event are used for the maintenance and improvements of the building, combination storage shed and the pavilion.
The Third Annual Flamingo Fun Run is set for Saturday, Oct. 8, 9:30 a.m. The 5k run will start at Umpqua Bank. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for those 10 and younger and includes a T-shirt. To register and receive a T-shirt, deadline is Sept. 28. Go to www.flamingofunrun.com. Forms are also available at Grangeville area merchants. Those who wish to run the day of the event without a T-shirt can register that morning.
Ensign Alex Ackerman recently graduated from Naval School Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Ackerman, who is a 2010 graduate of Grangeville High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Idaho, college of engineering, has been assigned to Mobile Unit 8, Rota, Spain. He is the son of Bob and Kathy Ackerman of Grangeville.
COMM – Back Country Medics train with search dogs, participate in state meeting
The Elk City VFW Auxiliary Post No. 8311 gave $25 scholarships to several members of the Elk City 4-H Club. Pictured are (L-R) treasurer Nancy Smart, 4-H members Kathryn Merten, Sarah Merten and Jessica Boyd, and president Cocoa Anderson.
Fifteen members of the Big Cedar Homemakers met Aug. 10 at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse to finalize plans for their annual Navajo Taco Feed. The proceeds from this event are used for the maintenance and improvements of the Big Cedar School building, combination storage shed and the pavilion. Last year these funds helped with rewiring costs.
Three members of the Lively Livestock 4-H Club participated in a summer 4-H project they will not soon forget.