A Memorial Day Salute From White Bird

Local men and women gathered at the White Bird Park to celebrate Memorial Day Monday, May 28, an effort of American Legion Post 152. Pictured above are (L-R) Delbert Wadsworth, Al Bolden, Fred Nichols and James Lee Weeks who all received Quilts of Valor from Pinehurst Quilters to commemorate their service in the United States military. Also receiving quilts were veterans Gerald Lindsey (accepted by his son, Walt Lindsey, pictured at left) and Johnny Glover. The Rebekahs served pie at the event.

May 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Organizations - May 23, 2018

Stan Modrell opened the May 7th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Shirley Crane offered the prayer. James Lawyer was the winner of the free dinner drawing. 84 meals were served at the site and 24 hot and 48 frozen meals were home delivered. Guests: Larry Butler, Wally Acton and Lavern Acton. Pinochle Winners: Beth Parish, first with 6,220 and John Purdy, second with 4,300.

May 23, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

ARF Fund-raiser

Grangeville’s Animal Rescue Foundation was host to a fund-raising dinner and auction Friday, May 11, at The Gallery. All funds raised will go toward the building of a regional animal shelter.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Mt. Idaho Gymnastics

Mt. Idaho Gymnastics held its end-of-year meet and skills testing recently. On Thursday, May 10, 30 intermediate gymnasts met. Owner and coach Lynn Welborn, along with coaches Christy Sonnen and Emily Schacher, led the girls through their moves and scored them on beam and floor exercises. They also competed on floor vault exercises and worked on bars.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Told uses reading to help attain Eagle Scout status

Eagle Scout projects generally require about 15 hours of community service time. However, that amount for Michael Told could be quadrupled and not even touch the time he has devoted to his project. “I’ve spent a lot of time here at GEMS [Grangeville Elementary Middle School],” the Grangeville High School junior smiled.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Valley-area residents win art contest

Friday, April 20th, the Upriver Youth Leadership Council’s (UYLC) Youth Advisory Board (YAB), hosted a drawing contest. Each contestant had about a month to prepare art pieces for the big day.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Organizational News, May 9

- White Cane Days supports Lions Club’s sight and hearing work - 3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club - Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens - Grangeville FFA at State Leadership Convention

May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Special Advisor on Agriculture to President Trump meets with local FFA member

In April, at the the FFA State Leadership Conference I got the opportunity of a lifetime. I was able to meet with Ray Starling, part of the National Economic Council and the special advisor to President Trump for agriculture. Along with being a keynote speaker at the convention, he met with a small group of FFA members to tell us a little bit about himself and answer our questions about current agricultural standings.

May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Equipment for Cottonwood Riding Club due to amazing people

Cottonwood Riding Club royalty wanted to step up and do something extra or different this year for our club, so when we heard we were in need of a cultivator, we brainstormed to come up with ideas. We heard about grant opportunities available through Northwest Farm Credit Services and thought we should apply.

May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Giddings gives talk to CV club on experience as A-10 pilot

Dist. 7A Rep. and USAF pilot Priscilla Giddings of White Bird spoke at an April 27 presentation to the Clearwater Valley Aero Club at the Kamiah Airport. Giddings spoke on her military experiences piloting an A-10 air support and ground attack jet. Approximately 70 people attended.

May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Jim Church receives honorary State FFA Degree

On April 7, community fixture Jim Church, who is an alumnus of the Fruitland FFA Chapter, past state vice president, former agriculture teacher and FFA advisor, was awarded an honorary state degree; the highest honor the Idaho FFA Association can bestow.

May 2, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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