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CIAA Kamiah Art Show and Walk ‘great success’

Kamiah Barbecue Days 2016 presented venue for more than 125 art pieces of Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) members. This was the 6th show hosted by the Central Idaho Agency. Art at the Agency received 190 votes for People’s Choice Award.

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In The Service: Alex Ackerman

Ensign Alex Ackerman recently graduated from Naval School Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Ackerman, who is a 2010 graduate of Grangeville High School and a 2014 graduate of the University of Idaho, college of engineering, has been assigned to Mobile Unit 8, Rota, Spain. He is the son of Bob and Kathy Ackerman of Grangeville.

Hayes shares grandmother’s story

Kamiah author Michelle Hayes recently announced the nationwide release of her book “Glimpses of an El Dorado Rose,” where she shares recollections of a a woman’s kindness toward her community.

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Times Past

Times Past

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Elk City Scholarship Winners

The Elk City VFW Auxiliary Post No. 8311 gave $25 scholarships to several members of the Elk City 4-H Club. Pictured are (L-R) treasurer Nancy Smart, 4-H members Kathryn Merten, Sarah Merten and Jessica Boyd, and president Cocoa Anderson.

Kooskia / Kamiah News: YWCA women’s group meeting weekly

he Addict’s Mom Club will be participating in the nationwide campaign called Lights of Hope, 2016. On Sept. 10, 5 p.m. at Wa-A’Yas Community Center in Kamiah, candles will be lit and burn as a beacon of hope for those who have had drugs touch their lives.

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'Buddies' offer incentive for young readers

What’s small and brown, wears a tiny blue T-shirt and makes kids want to read? It’s a Reading Buddy, of course.

White Bird News: Bremmer memorial set for Saturday

The first of September has come and gone, rain on its way and lower temps – does that mean that fall is on its way? Hunting has started in some areas so please be respectful of other people’s property and especially the livestock that is out there. Be sure of what you are aiming at before you shoot!

Riggins News: More than 100 signed up for Saturday run

My Sweet ’16 quote for this week is “In this life, we are all just walking up the mountain. We can sing as we climb or we can complain about our sore feet. Whatever we choose, we still gotta do the hike. I decided a long time ago that singing made a lot more sense.” Author unknown. I sure agree with this statement!

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Who’s This Dummy?

Watching traffic at the bend on State Highway 13 just west of the Harpster RV Park is this dummy, spotted Saturday afternoon, Aug. 8. Naturally, this stuffed head was mum on its purpose there, who he would vote on for sheriff, or even if he were a Vandals or Broncos fan.

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Elk City News: Time for an Elk City Days history lesson

Now that things have calmed down after Elk City Days, thought I’d share with you one of my favorite historic photos of an “Elk City” 4th of July Celebration - the forerunner of Elk City Days. In fact, for those of you who don’t remember or never knew, Elk City Days used to be on July 4th.

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GHS grad helps turn plastic waste into uniforms

SEATTLE, Wash. — 1997 Grangeville High School graduate Jonna Bell is helping change the world, one plastic water bottle at a time. Bell is one of the founding partners of Nube9, a company that recycles plastic into athletic uniforms.

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End-Of-Summer Sunset

August ended Wednesday, the 31st, with a brilliant sunset. This view is looking toward Cottonwood Butte on the Mt. Idaho Grade Road.

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Riggins News: ‘Rattle the Canyon’ with music Sept. 17

My Sweet ’16 quote for this week is “The most valuable asset is not a head full of knowledge, but a heart full of love with an ear ready to listen and a hand willing to help.” Salmon River High School begins at 7:56 and Riggins Elementary School begins at 8:08 a.m. this year. The new school year 2016-17 started yesterday, Tuesday, Aug. 30. Salmon River High School Football home games will be Prairie Sept. 9, Lapwai Sept. 23, Council Oct. 14, and Cascade Oct. 28 at New Meadows for a homecoming game for New Meadows. Volleyball home games will be Sept. 9, Cascade, Sept. 27 Council, and Oct. 4 Meadows Valley.

Kooskia / Kamiah News: Museum open at BBQ Days

This is one of the best weekends in Kamiah — that is if you like parades, art, quilts, booths, and a myriad of interesting things to see and do. Kamiah Barbecue Days. Two parades, art walk featuring many of the area’s best artist, a kiddie parade and the regular one, many booths selling all kinds of stuff, activities, many exhibits, games, raffles, and food, food, food. Come to see and stay to enjoy.

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