Harpster: Locals collect gifts for impoverished children

This month, ALACCA Bible Camp will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child — the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. The annual Samaritan’s Purse project is a favorite of many Idaho County residents, families, churches and groups who spread joy to millions of children around the world by filling shoeboxes with fun toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement.

County organizations make plans, work

On Oct. 26 the meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Stan Modrell and the prayer was given by Orville Biggers. The free dinner came to Linda Orcutt. There were 73 meals and 47 takeout meals served.


Grangeville Senior Citizens; Ski swap slated to run two days, Nov. 20-21

Weight Watchers meetings set

Weight Watchers group meets at the Super 8 conference room, Thursday nights, 5:15 p.m.


Cottonwood Senior Citizens; Grangeville Senior Citizens; Eagles Bingo set twice monthly.

Cottonwood Senior Citizens


Agnes Forsman opened the Sept. 1 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and Larry Clark led the dinner prayer.

Crazy Critters 4-H


On Aug. 5, Crazy Critters 4-H meeting was held. The attendance for the morning was three guests, seven parents, two leaders and seven members.

Kooskia Saddliers


The Kooskia Saddliers met at the Kooskia Saddliers Arena. Attendees: Lauretta Crabtree, Paula Davis, Madelon Gribble, Louise Haukedahl, Debbie Needham, LeAnn Nelson, Elaine Pearsons, Tammy Westfall, Emily Wiley.


Cottonwood Senior Citizens; Crazy Critters 4-H; Kooskia Saddliers.


Cottonwood Senior Citizens; 4-H Crazy Critters 4-H Club; Grangeville Senior Citizens


Big Cedar Homemakers; Cottonwood Senior Citizens; Grangeville Senior Citizens; Lively Livestock 4-H.


Cottonwood Senior Citizens; DAR, Alice Whitman Chapter; Grangeville Senior Citizens.

Hold Your Horses 4-H Club places at district 4-H Horse Bowl Contest

The Hold Your Horses 4-H Club Senior horse bowl team came away in second place at the 2015 District 4-H Horse Bowl Contest held Saturday, April 11th in Moscow, Idaho.

Kamiah VFW

On Sunday, April 12, the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lyons-Dahl Post #5407 of Kamiah presented their annual sausage breakfast fund-raiser at the post home in Kamiah.

Big Cedar Homemakers

On March 11, 14 members of the Big Cedar Homemakers club met at Judy Daugherty’s house with one guest, Lori Counts. The group chose Sept. 18 as the date of this year’s Navajo Taco Feed. Jo Hinds and Irene Finehout are in charge of entertainment this year. If you would like to participate, contact Irene at 926-4783.