Holiday Happenings 2014

Upcoming holiday events for Idaho County.

County seeks input to update disaster plans Series of public meetings begins Thursday, Nov. 20

Meetings start this week to take public comment for proposed revisions to Idaho County’s plans for handling natural and man-made disasters.

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Hospitals take part in OB simulation training

Idaho Simulation Network (ISN) spent the week of Oct. 27 at Clearwater Valley (Orofino) and St. Mary’s (Cottonwood) hospitals, presenting Simulation /OB Emergency Team Training.

Idaho Family Reading Week event set for Kooskia

Nov. 16-22 is Idaho Family Reading Week. The community has a family event planned for Friday, Nov. 21, 6 p.m., at the Kooskia Community Library.

Food bank gets grant

The Camas Prairie Food Bank in Grangeville recently received a grant through the Idaho Food Bank.

All Lit Up

Contributed photo / Terra Hill

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Sad GHS Superfan

Grangeville’s superfans — including (pictured) Zoey Alm, 3 — shrugged off cold weather and made the drive to Moscow to root for the Bulldogs during the quarterfinal football game held last Friday night, Nov. 14, against West Side.

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Don’t Be a Litterbug

Teachers have been known to “Go the extra mile,” but in this case they have gone two miles.

Christmas tree permits available at Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

In the Idaho County area, it is a popular tradition to begin the holiday season with an outing to the forest to cut the family Christmas tree. Permits are required for each tree you are going to cut. Permits are $5.00 each and are limited to three per family.

Workplace posters available

Idaho businesses are often solicited by private companies to pay for required labor law posters that the Idaho Department of Labor provides free online and through its local offices.