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Crews work on local projects, gain experience

“I hear about other people not wanting to go to their jobs and I literally get up every morning and cannot wait to go to my job,” said 17-year-old Clearwater Valley High School senior Harmony Edmondson. “I love this job.”

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Arnzen chosen for youth leadership conference in D.C.

When Grangeville High School senior Kyra Arnzen first got the letter in the mail from National Youth Leadership Forum for Law and CSI, she thought it was spam. “Is this for real?” she asked GHS counselor Susan Morris. And it was. Based on classes she had taken in the past – forensics, psychology and sociology – she received an invitation to apply for the Washington, D.C., conference. So, she gave it a whirl.

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- 3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club - Crazy Critters 4-H Club - Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens - Rough Riders 4-H Club

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Brown Bag: Fellowes Medals to be focus of talk

Grab a lunch and head on over to the Bicentennial Historical Museum. It’s time for the annual Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series. For the next eight weeks, local history enthusiasts will discuss Idaho County people, places and things. The sessions are free and open to the public, set for noon to 1 p.m., each Wednesday, in the basement of the museum, 305 North College Street, Grangeville. The first presentation will be Aug. 9, when Cottonwood’s Floyd Whitley will present “Thomas Fellowes Medals Group and their Historical Context.”

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Moscow Mules

The Moscow Mules played Thursday, July 27, at Grangeville’s Pioneer Park as part of the Grangeville Summer Concert Series. Pictured here are two of the band members (L-R) Paul Hohenlohe (dobro) and Sean Long (guitarist). Long is a graduate of Grangeville High School and the son of Pat and Judy Long. The final concert of the season is set for this Thursday, Aug. 3, 6 p.m., and will feature The Hitmen.

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44 participate in county horse show; Stevens is overall grand champion in Western Eq

The 2017 Idaho County 4-H Horse Show was held Saturday, July 29, at the Grangeville Border Days Arena. Forty-four 4-H members participated in the show to complete their 4-H projects. Judges for the show were Amber Hartley of Asotin, Wash., and Bobbi Chambers of Cottonwood. Kristen Kaschmitter of Boise was the Trail Class judge.

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Hitmen to perform Thursday in series final

“What a great crowd,” said Grangeville Arts volunteer Rachel Young. “We really appreciate everyone for coming out and supporting this.”

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- Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens - Crazy Critters 4-H

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Dancing To Oldies: Girls dance at Thursday Summer Concert

It was a night of feel-good “oldies” with the duo Jon and Rand at Pioneer Park during the Free Summer Concert Series Thursday, July 20 in Grangeville. The event is sponsored by Grangeville Arts, Inc., and the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce.

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Concert series continues Thursday with ‘Jon and Rand’ duo

“Thank you to everyone for helping make this series happen,” said Grangeville Arts volunteer Rachel Young. Young spoke to an audience of more than 150 at Pioneer Park Thursday, July 13, for the first of the 2017 Summer Concert Series which featured Gipsy Moon out of Colorado. For the eighth year, Grangeville Arts, Inc., and Grangeville Chamber of Commerce, with assistance from local donations, are offering the music series. All concerts will take place Thursdays, 6 p.m., at Pioneer (city) Park.

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Three to vie for Idaho County Fair Queen; crowning set for Aug. 18

Three local young ladies will vie for the position of Idaho County Fair Queen 2018. The new queen will be crowned at the fair Friday evening, Aug. 18. Rachel Chmelik, Emma Gehring and Sierah Poxleitner make up the royalty court candidates for the coming year’s fair.

Clearwater’s Elk City Wagon Road Days names raffle, parade, quilt winners

There were lots of winners in several events at the Elk City Wagon Road Celebration in Clearwater on Saturday, July 15. It was a very warm day but many participants enjoyed the day and the events.

Local University of Idaho spring graduates named

MOSCOW – The University of Idaho recently named its 2017 spring graduates. Among those listed for Idaho County and the surrounding Free Press coverage area include the following:

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Shepherd gathering draws people, dogs to Harris Ridge

HARRIS RIDGE – “There’s a lot of English Shepherd people out there,” laughed Kris Hazelbaker. Hazelbaker and about 30 others from throughout the region and beyond gathered Saturday, July 13, at the home of Ginger Busta on Harris Ridge. Their commonality? Dogs. English Shepherds to be precise.

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Grangeville Senior Citizens; Pioneer Senior Citizens (Cottonwood); Rough Riders 4-H Club.

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