Organizations



Sister is keeper of archives, history

Benedictines are known for having hospitality toward the past and the stories that tell us who we are. Some historians have attributed the survival of Western culture through the Middle Ages to the Benedictine monasteries of Europe. Sister Miriam Mendez oversees the Monastery of St. Gertrude archives for similar reasons. “It’s our community’s history. If we don’t understand our history, how do we know where we are going?” she asked.

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Pastor's View: The greatest relationship need

Kari and I have been to many marriage conferences and studied many things about relationships. Sometimes it seems like relationships are so complicated! What did she mean? What does he want? Why did they do that? What did I do wrong? What should I do now? We can end up walking on egg shells for awhile. Sometimes we end up crying a lot of tears and slamming a lot of doors. It can be frustrating. Can I get an amen!

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Emily Skiles’ Senior Project: CVHS student turns passion for art into action

“Drawing and painting is an everyday hobby of mine,” said Clearwater Valley High School senior Emily Skiles. Skiles, who lives in Kamiah, was host to an art show called Colors From Within Art Show on Feb. 27 at CVHS. This event is part of her senior project. Skiles was born in Lewiston and raised in Kamiah until the age of 3 when her family moved to Virginia for her father’s work until she was 7. She then moved back to Kamiah and attended school there until she started at CVHS her freshman year. She is the daughter of Kenneth Skiles and Gena Skiles.

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GEMS kindergarten registration is March 23

Friday, March 23, Mountain View School District 244 will be holding kindergarten registration at Grangeville Elementary Middle School. This is for school age children for entrance into kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to be eligible for enrollment for kindergarten.

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Community Briefs - March 7, 2018

Idaho County Democrats will gather Monday, March 12, at the Grangeville Senior Citizens Center (on the truck route). Doors will open at 6 p.m. with an opportunity for socializing before the business meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. This will be the third phase of the reorganization process including the selection of new officers and discussion of 2018 events and goals. Refreshments will be served. Call 208-983 2821.

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Turner graduates basic

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Joe Trey R. Turner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Turner is a 2015 graduate of Caribel High School, Kamiah.

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Three EMTs honored for service at GEMTA Spring Fling

Three Grangeville EMTs were honored for 115 years of combined service at the annual GEMTA Spring Fling conference, held March 3-4. Recognized were Bill Spencer, Jerry Haaland and Bob Helena. The trio was recognized at the Saturday evening, March 3, banquet.

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CV organization gains momentum to support schools

“That first year we drew about 65 people and raised $3,500,” Drake said. “By the second year, we had 135 people attend and made about $9,500.” Drake said, “the momentum is strong, and we definitely feel like we are headed in the right direction.” VEST Fest 3 is set for Saturday, March 10, at the Kooskia Community Hall.

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Are you eligible for property tax relief in 2018?

Did you know that Idaho has a Property Tax Reduction program? The program reduces property taxes on an eligible homeowner’s primary Idaho residence and up to one acre of land by as much as $1,320. Reductions are grants from the state, and there’s no repayment. “Many homeowners think you have to be 65 before you can apply,” said Pam Waters, coordinator of the Property Tax Reduction program for the Idaho State Tax Commission. “But that’s not the case. You may be eligible at any age if you meet certain criteria.” To qualify, you must be in one of the following categories by Jan. 1, 2018:

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It's Your Business: Chili cookoff, sushi dinner this Saturday in Grangeville

The Grangeville Merchants will host the chili cook-off this weekend, Saturday, March 3. Be sure to stop by the various businesses and taste and vote! Businesses participating include Asker’s Harvest Foods, Home Grown Quilts, P1FCU, Hill Top, Early Bird, Irwin Drug, Larson’s, Evergreen Suites, Once Around Again, Les Schwab, Cash and Carry, Quilt Treasures and Sissy’s Thrift.

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Clearwater Valley News: March in support of schools draws about 30 advocates

The 1st amendment is alive and well in Kamiah with the rights of free speech and peaceful assembly on display. Friday afternoon a diverse group of Kamiah area residents marched in support of education in Idaho in advance of the upcoming area school levies. The larger-than-expected group of about 30 ranged from young children to retirees who value education included a large showing from the Nez Perce tribal community.

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