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- GHS cheer squad brings home the hardware - Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Students show knowledge of countries at ‘Worlds Fair’ event

It was a trip around the world in a day at Centennial Evangelical Free Church Jan. 25. A group of homes-schooled students gathered to show their “Around the World” projects to friends, family and community members. Dressed in Swedish clothing, Maggie Foster offered insights into Sweden as well as a taste of homemade Swedish meatballs.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

‘Gulliver’s Travels’ performance by MCT set for this Friday

It’s an out-of-this-world original sci-fi musical adventure in the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s adaptation of Gulliver’s Travels. With his spaceship wrecked and his trusty computer on the fritz, brave explorer Gulliver finds himself lost in space. While transporting from world to world, Gulliver discovers fighting aliens, foolish Yahoos, robots and more – all who need just as much help from Gulliver as Gulliver needs from them!

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Prairie High School reunion set for July 14

July 14 is the date set to meet at the Cottonwood City Park at 11 a.m. All Prairie High School classes are welcome as well as friends from the former St. Gertrude’s Academy. Bring a snack of choice, beverage and lawn chair. Tableware will be provided. Also bring memories, pictures and yearbooks.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

GHS girls participate in UM Honor Choir

Three Grangeville High School seniors participated in the University of Montana School of Music 2018 UM All-Star Honor Choir Feb. 2-4 in Missoula. Hailey Russell, Cat Musick and Anastasia Bearden were nominated by GHS music teacher and UM alumna Ms. Merrill-Lee Rasmussen. Of the more than 400 people nominated, just more than 225 were chosen. Russell and Musick were part of the 85-member women’s honor choir, conducted by UM’s Dr. David Edmonds, while Bearden was in the 140-member mixed honor choir, conducted by Missouri State University’s Dr. Cameron LaBarr. The girls received their music in December then rehearsed for two days before presenting a concert Sunday, Feb. 4. Also performing was the UM Chamber Chorale.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Hope Center Donation

The Summit Academy kindergarten class out of Cottonwood made a special trip to visit Hope Center in Grangeville Jan. 30. The students presented a more than $1,000 donation to director Kelly Turney for the center. Summit students had a contest to raise funds in the “baby bottle” for the center. They have continued to up their total donation amount during the past decade.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Kamiah 304 to ask patrons for $500k in March levy vote

Kamiah Joint School District 304 will try again for a levy come March 13. “I think we’re ready; I think we’re in a good place,” said superintendent Steve Higgins. JSD 304 will ask patrons to pass a $500,000 maintenance and operations levy March 13.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Community Briefs - Jan. 31, 2018

A tri-tip dinner for four people is available as a fund-raiser for the Grangeville High School Band. Pre-order for $45 for 40 ounces of tri-tip, French bread and salad, a meal for four. Pickup is Friday, Feb. 9, at the GHS cafeteria with choices of pickup times between 5 and 7 p.m. Call 208-507-1806, 208-983-2021, 208-507-1889, 208-695-6409 or 208-983-4566 for tickets.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood News: Dog Bark Park B&B wins award

Dog Bark Park was recently ranked as the most unique bed and breakfast in Idaho by Hospitality Management Degrees. Owners, Frances Conklin and Dennis Sullivan, said they were honored and humbled by the honor. They are happy to bring widespread media exposure to Idaho as a travel destination to far-flung travelers, even international travelers. The Dog Bark Park Inn is a delightfully wacky way to spend the night “in the doghouse.” The dog-shaped structure was built 20 years ago.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Bransford, Ruklic are geo bee champs

A week apart, school geography bee champions were named at Sts. Peter and Paul and Grangeville Elementary Middle schools. On Jan. 11, the winner at SPPS was sixth grader Jack Bransford. On Jan. 17 at GEMS, seventh grader Cole Ruklic took the honors. All finalists were named winners in their classrooms and a school-wide contest to make it into the bee.

January 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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