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Day camp offers variety of classes

Idaho County 4-H Day Camp was held Wednesday, June 21, at the Idaho County Fairgrounds in Cottonwood. 4-H members participated in games and workshops throughout the afternoon. Workshops were led by community volunteers and 4-H leaders assisted by Idaho County 4-H Ambassadors Bailie Gehring, Rachel Kelley, Mitchell Nuxoll, Kortney Sims and Laina Sonnen. Workshops included:

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Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Berdoys; Boys honored on June 4

On June 4, an Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held for Blaze and Tate Berdoy, sons of Brad and Lesa Berdoy.

Fair royalty sign-up deadline set for July 14

The Idaho County Fair Royalty committee is seeking young ladies ages 14 to 18 interested in participating in the 2017-2018 royalty program. Girls must be going into their sophomore through senior years of high school and be available through the completion of the fair. Deadline for applicants has been extended to July 14.

Schwartz named to dean’s list

Matthew Schwartz of Ferdinand has been named to Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Berea College.

Willig makes Carroll College spring dean’s list

HELENA, Mont. – Lily Willig of Grangeville, was named to the 2017 spring semester dean’s list for Carroll College. To be included on the dean’s list, a student must receive a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale and take at least 12 graded credits in a semester. Willig is a 2016 graduate of Grangeville High School and is the daughter of Maura and the late Mark Willig of Grangeville.

Elk City REACH Club collecting cans; summer reading program to start

Those who would like to donate aluminum cans to REACH Club, take cans to the Community Hall just below the post office on Sundays or Tuesdays and leave them to the right of the front doors.

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Organizations: June 14, 2017

The June 5 meeting was opened with Stanley Modrell leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the prayer was given by Shirley Crane. The free dinner drawing was won by Willene Lance. There were 77 meals served at the site and 32 home deliveries. There were no guests today. Pinochle winners were: Eileen Hazelbaker first, and Gary Crea second.

Honor Rolls: Spring 2017

Clearwater Valley High School, Kooskia Seniors: Cole Olsen*; Taylor Pfefferkorn*; Torrie Pfefferkorn*; Mika Rives*; Taylor Roy; Joshua Kolb; Mitchel Nuxoll; Kammeron Mangun; Dawson Fisher; Nicholas Brandt; Samuel Bartlett; Averie Proctor; Te-Moak Charley; Kaitlin Nason. Juniors: Harmony Edmondson*; Dawson Gorges*; Zane Miskin Summers*; Martina Dioni; GraceAnn Denham; Kelly Haukedahl; Emily Skiles; Carson Morrow; Thomas Hughes; Parker Wilson; Riley Mouser; Garrett Schilling; April Thomas; Garrett Jackson; Samuel Ward; Sean Nelson; Dalton Robinette; Lydia Williams.

Prairie High honored as IHSAA ‘School of Excellence’

Idaho High School Activities Association (IHSAA) recently announced the 2016-17 winners of the “Schools of Excellence” program. At the top of the 1A Div. 1 schools is Prairie High School in Cottonwood.

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Summit Academy opens preschool and daycare

Summit Academy expanded its services as of Monday, May 1. The private school opened the doors of Christ the King Preschool and Daycare.

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Bearden named DYW 2018; Gomez is runner-up

Six Grangeville High School juniors competed for the title of 2018 Distinguished Young Woman of the Camas Prairie Saturday night, June 3, at GHS, with a theme of “A Salute to Our Troops.” Winner of the title and $500 scholarship was Anastasia Bearden, daughter of Chris and Nancy Bearden. She is a dual enrolled home-school and GHS student.

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Kids Klub building to go out to bid this summer

After years of planning, the Kids Klub, Inc., building will soon be started. Kids Klub received an Idaho Community Development Block Grant of $400,000 in April, and will also utilize the Webb family donation from 2012. In addition, funds donated specifically for the building and from fund-raisers will be used. Wemhoff Architecture in Cottonwood has drawn the plans for the property – three city lots that Kids Klub purchased adjacent to Grangeville Elementary Middle School at 506 South A Street.

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Sims wins VFW scholarship

The recipient of the annual VFW Wilderness Post No. 8311 Auxiliary Scholarship this year was announced at the Grangeville High School class night May 25.

Locals among Idaho Governor’s Cup scholarship winners

BOISE – Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the recently the 2017 Governor’s Cup Scholarships to Idaho colleges and universities. The 42nd Governor’s Cup fund-raising drive brought in enough money for 38 new scholarships to be award this year. Recipients were chosen from among more than 1,000 applicants by the Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship Fund Inc.’s 16-member board of directors. Selections were made based on each applicant’s commitment to public service, academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.

Garrett named to dean’s list at Johnson State

Garrett named to dean’s list at Johnson State


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