•Grangeville Flower and Gift Shoppe has purchased Finer Flowers. Sandy Kantner and Pat Meinen will join Grangeville Flowers’ staff. God’s Corner, which was housed in Finer Flowers, will move to Our Daily Bread on Main Street next to the Pizza Factory.
Did you have a good Mother’s Day? The Knights of Columbus were very generous to give roses to all the mothers at the weekend Masses in the Tri-Parish. I got to spend time in the woods with my children, and the sun was shining so it was a good day.
This is the “Kick Off Saturday” for the Tahoe QRU yard sale at their facility at 786 Leitch Creek east of Kooskia that begins at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Bring down your tables, chairs and goodies for sale and join the fun. Space is free and lots of people attend. This event will take place the second Saturday of each month through October. See you there!
My Sweet Sixteen quote of the week is “Mother’s Day is really every day of the year; however, it is really nice to set aside one day of the year to especially honor our mothers.” All ladies are invited to the annual Mother’s Day Tea, “Beauty Within,” at the Salmon River Community Church this Friday, May 13, at 2 p.m. in the fellowship room. Jeannie Fitch will be the speaker, and ladies of the church will prepare the tea goodies. See you there.
The Grangeville High School tennis team held its annual car wash fund-raiser at Les Schwab Tires on Main Street last Saturday, May 7.
Wolf sighting … a large black Canadian wolf was seen on Thursday by townsfolk just below Newsome Creek dragging a large part of an animal behind it. Flaggers need to be on alert. I was able to talk to one of them on Monday, so hopefully the word will get around.
The Kids Klub, Inc., board is planning its next move after some less than positive feedback at the Idaho County Commission meeting Tuesday, May 3.
GEMS student Hailey Russell, 6, won first place for the kindergarten level in the Idaho Public Television/KUID regional Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Awards contest. 20 YEARS AGO MAY 1, 1996
Two local young ladies will serve as royalty for Riggins Rodeo events this weekend and throughout the year as they promote the event.
Next Sunday is Mother’s Day so you can take your wife or mother out to breakfast at the Knights of Columbus Breakfast at the KC Hall. They will be serving from 7-10 a.m. Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers! Only a short time left to get on the map for the community yard sale. All map proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Contact Tami Quick at 983-6505 to sign up on the map. Deadline is May 16.
My two Sweet 16 quotes for this week in honor of mothers for Mother’s Day, May 8, are “Mothers are beautiful simply by being what they are.” And “A mother is your first friend, your best friend, and your forever friend.”
May 8 is Mother’s Day! Don’t forget to call, write, send something, and just express your love and appreciation for her.
On Wednesday, April 27, the Clearwater Valley Elementary second and third graders were given the opportunity to travel to the Asotin County Aquatic Center for water safety training and swimming lessons.
Children registering for kindergarten at Kamiah Elementary School will receive a free book as part of the Kamiah Elementary Library’s “Get a Jump Start on Reading at Your Library” program.
90 YEARS AGO APRIL 29, 1926 •H. Rothwell, present sheriff of Idaho County made the announcement he will be candidate for re-election on the Republican ticket in the August primary.