Birth: Jean Louise Christensen

Mark and Sarah Christensen of Riggins are the parents of a baby daughter. Jean Louise Christensen was born Thursday, May 18, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood.

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Former commissioner Harry Owens dies in crash into Clearwater

Funeral service on Saturday, May 20

Funeral services are later this week for Harry E. Owens who died last week in a vehicle crash into the Clearwater River. Owens, 89, of Grangeville, was a former Idaho County Commissioner who served five terms (1987-2002) on the board.

Comm - Milestone - Births - May 3, 2017

Ronnie and Kendra Chandler of Keuterville, Idaho, are the parents of a baby boy. Trey Joseph Chandler was born Saturday, April 22, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood, Idaho. He weighed seven pounds, six ounces, and was 20 inches long. He joins a big brother, Gunner, 20 months old.

Milestone - Birth - Elliot Gunnar Braun

Tyler and Amanda Braun of Cottonwood, Idaho, are the parents of a baby son, Elliot Gunnar Braun.

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Obituary: Bertha Drury, 81, Grangeville

Bertha Osborn Ackerman Drury, 81 of Grangeville, Idaho, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the Grangeville Health and Rehab Center. She was born to Roy and Luella Osborn in Essex, Montana on April 2, 1936.

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Obituary: Alane K. Robie, 52, Grangeville

Alane Kristine Robie, 52, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville. Alane was born on Jan. 6, 1965, to Earl and Agatha Haener in Grangeville.

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Obituary: Isaac John Aiken, 32, Grangeville

Isaac John Aiken, 32, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Grangeville, ID., due to health complications. He was born Sept 22, 1984, in Lewiston, Idaho.

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Obituary: Celebration of Life – Jack and SueAnne Gruell

A celebration of life for Jack and SueAnne Gruell of Riggins will be held at the Riggins Community Center on April 29, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. (MT). Refreshments will be served after the ceremony.

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Milestone: Engagement - Uhlenkott and Gervais

Chuck and Kerry Uhlenkott of Cottonwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristina, to Joe Gervais of Seattle, Wash. She is currently an intensive care unit nurse employed by Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She began her ICU nursing career at Georgetown University Medical Hospital in Washington, D.C. after receiving her bachelor of science nursing degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville. For the past four years she has been a travel nurse in various cities including Seattle.

Birth: Sa’plis McGee Morrison

Asia Weaskus and Robert Morrison of Kamiah are the parents of a baby son, Sa’plis McGee Morrison.

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Riener to celebrate 100th birthday

Andrew Riener will celebrates his 100th birthday Saturday, April 15. Andrew Joseph Riener was born Feb. 9, 1917, to Frank and Mary Anne “Jenny” Stubbers Riener on a farm near Greencreek, Idaho, and grew up on a farm near Ferdinand, Idaho. Both farms were on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation. He attended a one-room schoolhouse a mile and a half from his home.

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Milestone - Wedding - Scott and Brouwer

Sarah Scott and Paul Brouwer were joined in marriage Jan. 1, 2017, at the Gasquet Bible Church in Gasquet, Calif., by Pastor John Dean.

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Milestone - Engagement - Webb and Williams

Kaila Ann Webb and Aaron Joseph Williams of Grangeville announce their engagement and plans for an April 1 wedding in Lewiston.

Birth: Vivienne Genevieve Murdock

Vivienne Genevieve Murdock was born to parents Matthew and Jenna Murdock at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville on March 7, 2017 at 6:36 in the morning. She weighed nine pounds, seven ounces and was 21 inches long. She joins her four older siblings, Zachary Stephen (age 7), Emma Kathleen (age 5), Brendan Matthew (age 3) and Gwendolyn Elise (age 1). Her grandparents are Stephen and Kathleen Murdock of Veradale, Wash., and Joyce Goeckner and the late Wayne Goeckner of Ferdinand. Her great grandmother is Joan Cools of Colbert, Wash.

Births: March 8, 2017

Logan Michael Barger was born on March 2, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood, Idaho, to parents Rodney and Lauren Barger of Grangeville, Idaho. He was 7 pounds and 10 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long.



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