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Tom’s Tailgate Party Hits Clearwater Valley

(L-R) Clearwater Valley High School athletic director Kolby Krieger is pictured here with Tom Sherry of KREM 2 News in Spokane and Bill Finnan. CVHS was the recipient of a Tom’s Tailgate pre-game party Friday, Oct. 6. About 100 people turned out for the tailgate party and KREM 2 donated $222 to Clearwater Valley schools.

Children, adult Halloween parties set for Oct. 21

Idaho Force All Stars cheerleading will host two Halloween parties Saturday, Oct. 21, both at the Elks Lodge.

Organization: Grangeville Senior Center meal site serves 86 on Oct. 2

Oct. 2 – pledge, Roy Powell; prayer, Barbara Essen; free dinner, Deb Manning; meals at site: 86 with 39 hot home-deliveries; pinochle winners: 1, Nancy Winkler, 5540, 2, Barbara Henderson, 5290.

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Ruzicka makes blankets for rehab residents

A group of residents at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation (GHR) will be a little warmer this winter, thanks in part to Grangeville High School senior Mikayla Ruzicka. Ruzicka helped nine residents make fleece blankets as part of her senior project. “I had a car wash to raise money for the fleece this summer, and then the residents helped tie the blankets,” she said.

Fall Lecture Series: Alex McGregor to speak on Mullan Trail

The second lecture in the Historical Museum of St. Gertrude October lecture series will be presented this Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m., by Alex McGregor. His presentation is “Merchants, Mule Packers, A Rugged Path to Success: The Mullan Road, 1860-1883.”

Soccer camp set for Nov. 10; signups are Oct. 12

As part of her senior project, Grangeville High School varsity soccer player Brenda Gomez will host a soccer camp Friday, Nov. 10, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School. The camp is for students who are in public, private or home-school in kindergarten through fourth grade.

AWANA, adult Bible study set for Cottonwood

AWANA Kid’s Club is a nondenominational Christ centered organization where children learn the basics of the Bible, play games, and have other activities each week. Some interest has been expressed for a simultaneous adult Bible study, which would be targeted at, but not exclusive to, parents of the AWANA kids.

Book sale set for Kooskia Library

A book sale is set for Saturday, Oct. 14. Doors will open for the sale at the Kooskia Community Center and will offer used books of all kinds, as well as CDs and DVDs, at bargain prices. Fictional books are in alphabetical order by author, non-fiction books are sorted by category

Brats and Brew Fest is next weekend in Cottonwood

It’s time for the annual Brats and Brew Fest. Prairie Community Library will feature a live auction and silent auction at the fund-raiser Saturday, Oct. 21.

Pinehurst Quilters auction, craft show set for Oct. 21

Pinehurst Quilters will be holding its annual quilt/craft auction Saturday, Oct. 21. Doors open at noon for preview, starting with a treasure table filled with gifts for purchase, and then the live auction begins at 1 p.m.

Public Square Rosary Crusade is Oct. 14

Area residents are invited to join the 2017 Public Square Rosary Crusade. In the historic year of the Fatima Centennial (1917-2017), participants ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother. Praying for the nation is set for Saturday, Oct. 14, noon. The Public Square Rosary Rally will take place in Kamiah on U.S. Highway 12 by the Clearwater Bridge across from Riverfront Park.

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Preservation Field School spends summer at Fenn Ranger Station

FENN RANGER STATION — Students from the Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School spent four weeks this summer working on projects at Fenn Ranger Station, a building listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the primary office for the Moose Creek Ranger District on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.

Donkey basketball set for Nov. 11

The Upriver Youth Leadership Council Youth Advisory Board (YAB) invites the public to donkey basketball. Bring the whole family out to the Kamiah Middle School Gym Saturday, Nov. 11, 6 p.m. Discounted presales tickets are available at The Clearwater Progress and Arnzen’s Kamiah Drug. In honor of their service to our country, military service men past and present will be admitted free of charge.

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It's Your Business: Griffis to present on hypothermia Oct. 18

The public is invited to join Syringa Hospital and Clinics staff for a brown bag presentation Dr. Danny Griffis. This is set for Wednesday, Oct. 18, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., at the Soltman Center. Dr. Griffis will talk about “Preparing for outdoor activities – preventing, recognizing, and treating hypothermia.”

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Oktoberfest Scarecrow Contest Winners

(Top, left) Best of Show Grangeville Merchants Oktoberfest scarecrow contest winner is Seasons Restaurant; (top, right) Funniest Grangeville Merchants Oktoberfest scarecrow contest winner is The Idaho County Free Press. Here, Free Press Editor David Rauzi interviews his scarecrow likeness. Second-place winner is U.S. Bank with KORT Radio in third place; (bottom, left) Most original Grangeville Merchants Oktoberfest scarecrow contest winner is Ace Home Center, pictured with creator Barbara Adkison. Second-place winner is Umpqua Bank and Crema Cafe is in third; and (bottom, right) Scariest Grangeville Merchants Oktoberfest contest winner is Irwin Drug, pictured here. Second-place was Super 8 and third was won by The Establishment. In all, there were 16 entries.


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