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‘And The [GHS] Class Of ’57 Had It All’

Grangeville High School’s class of 1957 celebrated its 60th class reunion during Border Days. The class got together for a photo.

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ICR Honors Payne

Janie Fluharty, steering committee president of Idaho County Recycling (left) presented Matt Payne with a high school senior appreciation scholarship for outstanding volunteerism. For many years Matt has been a volunteer at the Grangeville recycling site.

Summer Concert Series kicks off Thursday, July 13, with ‘Gipsy Moon’

Grab a chair, a snack and your family and head to Pioneer Park this Thursday, July 13, as the Grangeville Summer Concert Series kicks off with the band “Gipsy Moon.” For the eighth year. Grangeville Arts, Inc., and Grangeville Chamber of Commerce, with assistance from local donations, will offer the annual series. All concerts will take place Thursdays, 6 p.m., at Pioneer (city) Park.

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1978 GHS grad has never missed an egg toss

For Kim Cash Hulla of Missoula, Mont., there is no question as to where she will be July 4 each year. “I don’t miss Border Days,” she smiled. And, no wonder. The Super Egg Toss was the brain-child of her father, Gary Cash and longtime friend Jack Marek.

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Border Days results 2017

Super Egg Toss: Winners – Day 1, July 2, Tom Arnzen and Grady Arnzen of Spokane; Day 2, July 3, Josh Bransford and Jeremy Harris of Grangeville; Day 3, July 4, Lee Nadiger and Nolan Schoo of Grangeville. Nadiger and Schoo were also the winners of the competitors’ toss-off July 4. On July 2, 1,076 people participated in the egg toss. On July 3, 1,270 people participated, and on July 4, that number was 1,440 people, for a grand total of 3,786 people during the three-day period.

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Greencreek, Idaho: Tiny town comes alive for annual Fourth of July celebration

The sleepy little town of Greencreek, Idaho, located 5.5 miles east of Cottonwood, is home to local farmers, an auto body shop and longtime families.

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Kamiah Fly-In

The Clearwater Valley Aero Club sponsored the Kamiah Fly-in last Saturday, July 8, at the Kamiah Airport. The all-day event included Young Eagles flights for kids. Here, a pilot explains aircraft basics to two participants.

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Fourth Fun At Kooskia

Kooskia celebrated July 4 with activities, food and then fireworks at Clearwater Valley High School last Tuesday. The event was sponsored by Freedom Northwest Credit Union (FNCU). Among the activities (pictured) included full-sized squirrel balls, allowing kids to propel them down the field and crash into each other.

ITD awarded for Elk City slide cleanup

State efforts on last year’s Elk City slide garnered a regional award for the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD).

Amateur radio club has successful field day

Field Day has come and gone. While not as many contacts were made as in previous years, we still contacted 30 states and three Canadian provinces. Vermont and southern Florida were the farthest east and Hawaii was the farthest west we made contact with. Several Australian stations were heard but not contacted. Thirty-one members and visitors took part. We would like to thank the Pizza Factory for the discount on the wonderful pizza delivered to the park on Saturday evening.

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- Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens

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ARF Presentation

The kids participating in Grangeville Centennial Library’s summer reading program learned about the importance of proper pet care from Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) member Megan Lucas on June 29. The kids also got to make dog chew toys out of repurposed T-shirts, and also planted cat grass.

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Summer Concert series starts July 13 with ‘Gipsy Moon’

"We are excited for a great lineup of bands"

“We are excited for a great lineup of bands and for the Summer Concert Series,” said Grangeville Arts volunteer Rachel Young. For the eighth year. Grangeville Arts, Inc., and Grangeville Chamber of Commerce, with assistance from local donations, will offer the annual Summer Concert Series. All concerts will take place Thursdays, 6 p.m., at Pioneer (city) park.

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Cornerstone expands, Hauger joins teaching staff

Longtime medical issues may have caused Kristin Hauger to resign her teaching post at Grangeville Elementary Middle School; however, she said it was the hand of God that made her make that final decision.

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Fourth fun set for Kooskia

Tuesday, July 4, Kooskia will be hopping with Fourth of July fun.

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