The Kooskia Library has a variety of events and programs scheduled. A book sale is set for June 11, starting 8 a.m., at the Kooskia Community Center. Used books of all kinds, as well as CDs and DVDs will be available at bargain prices. Hardbacks are 50 cents, paperbacks, 25 cents. At 11a.m., the $1 bag sale starts. To donate books, drop them off at the library. No magazines. All proceeds benefit Kooskia Community Library.
Agnes Forsman opened the May 17 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and Larry Clark led the dinner prayer. Guests were Charlotte and Hank Dasenbrock. There were 56 meals served with 33 home-delivered meals. Katie Remacle won the free dinner. Mel Willis was the nickel bingo winner and Marianne Wren won the blackout. Door prize winners were Dina Nuxoll, Mariel Arnzen, Mel Willis, Ivan Nuxoll, Marianne Wren and Ned Forsmann..
The Grangeville High School Bulldog Greenhouse is now open. The GHS botany class has a variety of plants for sale including eight varieties of tomatoes and 10 varieties of flowers, peppers, cucumbers, beans, squash, cantaloupe and watermelon.
Agnes Forsman opened the May 10 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and Larry Clark led the dinner prayer. Guests were Alta Clark, Ron Broker and Alice Nau. We also had two women from the Area Agency on Aging, Marissa Rudley and Julie Christianson. Marissa is a dietitian and Julie is a contract and budget specialist. There were 64 meals served with 22 home-delivered meals. Diane Schultz won the free dinner.
The Crazy Critters 4-H Club held their last meeting on April 18. The secretary/treasurer report was given and minutes read. Reports were also given for old business. We finalized plans for our first Community Service project with a May Day event for the Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation residents.
Six Kamiah High School students who earned the right to compete at the International HOSA-Future Health Care Providers conference in Nashville, Tenn., this June are continuing local fund-raising efforts with the goal of raising more than $6,000 to cover conference expenses.
Agnes Forsman opened the May 3 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and Dolores VonBargen led the dinner prayer. Guest was Kathy Gaither of Grangeville. There were 50 meals served with 22 home-delivered meals. Barbara Rehder won the free dinner. Diane Schultz shared a joke this week.
The Kids Klub, Inc., board is planning its next move after some less than positive feedback at the Idaho County Commission meeting Tuesday, May 3.
3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club; Crazy Critters 4-H Club; Big Cedar Homemakers; FOE Grangeville No. 539 Aerie and Auxiliary; Grangeville Senior Citizens; Pioneer Senior Citizens; Grangeville American Legion Post 37; BCH of North Central Idaho — Kirkwood Corral Project.
The April 18 meeting was opened by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Stanley Modrell and the prayer was given by Orville Biggers. Bev Paradis won the free dinner. Margaret Knapp donated five pounds of coffee. There were 74 meals served and 43 meals delivered.
The Annual Idaho County 4-H Party was held on Saturday, April 16, at the Cottonwood Community Hall. Nearly 200 4-H members and their friends gathered at this event which is a “Penny Arcade” intended to raise the awareness of the Idaho County 4-H Program and encourage youth and adults to participate in this youth development program. This event is also the kick-off for Idaho County 4-H Week.
The Idaho County Democrats will be holding their monthly meeting on Monday, April 11, at the Grangeville Senior Center on the Truck Route. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the meeting to begin at 6:30 p.m.
The Salmon River Jet Boat Races will take place in Riggins on April 15, 16, and 17. Operators are needed to provide safety communications. Shore positions, safety boat and relay positions are available.
Cottonwood Senior Citizens
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The Idaho County 4-H Leadership Training Conference was held Wednesday, March 9, at the Cottonwood Community Hall.