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Six local students place in Lewiston karate tournament

Six Grangeville students with Victory Karate Klub participated in and medaled at the Quest of Champions 2017 tournament held Oct. 7 in Lewiston. Overall, approximately 25 schools from the Inland Northwest, with approximately 230 students, participated in this tournament. Local results:

November 8, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
 

Senior Fun Night raffle tickets for sale

Senior Fun Night shopping spree and calendar prize raffle tickets are on sale now. Five people will win a shopping spree of $1,000 each at any Idaho County business. Tickets are $50 each and will be drawn at a home basketball game in November or December.

November 8, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Cottonwood schools awarded grant for mixer

The Idaho State Department of Education recently awarded $111,967.94 in federal grant funding through its Child Nutrition Programs to help 11 schools across Idaho purchase new equipment for their National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Idaho received the funding through the United States Department of Agriculture Equipment Assistance Grant. Individual grant awards funded new equipment including walk-in freezers, a salad bar and a 40-quart mixer.

November 1, 2017 9:39 a.m. read more..


Save the date for Nov. 20 Naval Academy information session

Grangeville High School’s college and career readiness specialist will be hosting an information session about the Naval Academy Monday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m., at the GHS library. The target audience is 8th to 11th grade students, and their parent/guardian. Home and private-school students are welcome as well.

November 1, 2017 9:11 a.m. read more..


Lutz, Russell receive honorable mentions from national PTA contest

GHS seniors Kate Lutz and Hailey Russell each received an honorable mention at the national level for their PTA Reflections projects. After winning awards of excellence at the state level, their projects went on to national competition. Lutz was entered in the literature category while Russell’s work was in the photography section.

November 1, 2017 9:07 a.m. read more..


Idaho Force All Stars: Cheer squads perform shows locally; plans to compete

What’s sweet and sassy and really loud? It’s the Idaho Force All Stars and they’re in it to win it. Area residents who have been to Grangeville High School football games this season have viewed the large group of girls cheering and dancing during halftime. Coach Cedar Rose offers cheer practice four days a week and currently has 47 kids enrolled in the program between the ages of 5 and 18.

November 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Community Briefs: Nov. 1, 2017

GHS seniors Kate Lutz and Hailey Russell each received an honorable mention at the national level for their PTA Reflections projects. After winning awards of excellence at the state level, their projects went on to national competition. Lutz was entered in the literature category while Russell’s work was in the photography section.

November 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Arsenic and Old Lace performances Nov. 4-5

Cornerstone Theater will present the dark comedy, Arsenic and Old Lace, this Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4-5, at the Grangeville Methodist Church. Performance times are 5:30 p.m on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is by donation. The funds from the performances will be going to Hurricane relief.

November 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
 

‘Thank A Farmer’

Children at Cornerstone Christian Learning Center at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene recently learned about farm tractors from local farmer Mike Hauger on “Thank a Farmer Day.” Hauger showed the kids the tractor parts and answered their questions about the machinery, crops and farming in general.

October 25, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
 

Community Briefs - Oct. 25, 2017

Ridge Runner Fire Department is having a breakfast and garage sale at City Hall in Kooskia this Saturday, Oct. 28, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. For $5, breakfast with eggs, pancakes, coffee and juice will be offered. Garage sale tables will also be set up. To reserve a garage sale table ($5), contact Irene Finehout at 208-926-4783.

October 25, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


‘Game Week’ scheduled

Several local libraries will be participating in International Games Week (Oct. 29-Nov. 4). International Games Week is an initiative run by volunteers from around the world to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of games.

October 25, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


Idaho Force All Star Halloween Party Fun

More than 100 parents and children attended the first Idaho Force All Stars Halloween party at the Elks Saturday, Oct. 21. Children participated in a costume contest, games, had food and danced. That night, the cheer group also sponsored an adult Halloween party.

October 25, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

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