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4-H kids, leader train wild mustang for adoption

Three members of the Lively Livestock 4-H Club participated in a summer 4-H project they will not soon forget.

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Elk City Summer Readers

Summer reading was a popular activity for the children of Elk City. Twenty kids participated in the “BINGO!! Readers are winners!” summer reading program. Three blackouts and five near blackouts brought $15 Amazon Bucks to these winners.

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Golde is the new face of Grangeville music program

There’s a new face to music in Grangeville. That face belongs to Phillip Golde (pronounced Goldy).

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Four vie for Idaho County Fair queen honors

Four young ladies will vie for the position of 2017 Idaho County Fair Queen at the crowning event set to take place Friday night, Aug. 19, 7 p.m., at the Arena Building. This year’s candidates are Kally Arnzen of Grangeville, Selena Davila of Cottonwood, Chaye Uptmor of Keuterville and Tiffany Sonnen of Greencreek.

Idaho County school registrations scheduled

Clearwater Valley Junior/Senior High and Clearwater Valley Elementary schools KOOSKIA – Clearwater Valley Junior Senior High School will register seniors Monday, Aug. 15, 8 to 10 a.m., and juniors 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sophomores will register from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and freshmen from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, sixth, seventh and eighth grade students will register from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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Distinguished Presentation

As the 2017 Distinguished Young Woman of the Camas Prairie, Marissa Kennedy gave her presentation about the five elements of the “Be Your Best Self” platform, “Be Healthy, Be Ambitious, Be Involved, Be Responsible and Be Studious," using the acronym “HAIRS” as an easy way to remember all five. She presented “Be Your Best Self” to a group of students who were gathered for the end of summer school celebration. She handed out goody bags with a reminder card about the “Be Your Best Self” platform.

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Former CV student makes medical mission trip to Peru

Christine Schmidt recently spent 14 life changing days in Peru. The former Harpster resident and attendee of Clearwater Valley High School in Kooskia has forged ahead in her education and career choices, which led her to the pivotal trip.

Elk City News - Dixie Days set for Aug. 6, 7

This year’s 105th Dixie Days celebration is coming up fast – Aug. 6 and 7. They are selling raffle tickets at $20 for 20 tickets with the raffle prizes to be a 180 Stihl chain saw and a handmade quilt. Get in on the drawing to be held Aug. 7 at 11 a.m.

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Riggins woman wins LCSC poster contest

Lewis-Clark State College’s Becca Eller has been named the winner of the 2016 Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation’s (PGSF) national poster design competition.

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Distinguished Young Women

The Distinguished Young Woman of the Camas Prairie event was held in Grangeville Saturday, June 11.

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Four juniors vie for ‘Distinguished Young Woman’ honor

Four local juniors in high school will vie for the title of Distinguished Young Woman of the Camas Prairie this Saturday. The program is set to take place June 11, 7 p.m., at Grangeville High School. GHS students Marissa Kennedy and McKenzie Kennedy and Prairie Junior Senior High School students Faith Uhlenott and Madison Ulmer will all compete for a variety of scholarships including scholastic, talent, self-expression and physical fitness.

HOSA bake sale this weekend; Taco bar is June 16

Six Kamiah High School students who earned the right to compete at the International HOSA-Future Health Care Providers conference in Nashville, Tenn., June 22-25 continue fund-raising efforts with the goal of raising enough money to cover expenses associated with the conference.

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Kids receive hands-on ag instruction

Clearwater Valley Elementary School’s fourth and fifth grade students spent an afternoon in Greencreek this spring to expand their knowledge about the agriculture, timber, and cattle industries.

IFG gives out scholarships to local students

Idaho Forest Group is awarding 12 college scholarships worth $500 each this year to family members of the IFG team.

Schools serve free summer lunch; CVES, GEMS are both participants

Mountain View School District 244 is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children, ages 1-18, free of charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.


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