Community Briefs: June 7, 2017

An organizational meeting for Grangeville High School Coed Cheer is set for Wednesday, June 7, 6:30 p.m., at the GHS library. A parent/guardian must be in attendance and consent forms for the next day’s clinic/evaluation will be available. GHS Coed Cheer will be holding an instructional clinic and evaluations on Thursday, June 8, from noon to 4 p.m., at the school for the upcoming 2017 season. All incoming freshmen through senior boys and girls interested in participating this coming season need to be in attendance. Those participating must have a signed consent form to be eligible to participate in the clinic/evaluation. Forms may be obtained at the GHS office and can be turned in there or given to Coach Lee the day of the clinic. Wear appropriate gym clothes and clean gym shoes. For additional information, contact Coach Renita Lee at 983-5772.

In the News Briefs: May 31, 2017

The Idaho Division of Veterans Services (IDVS) has launched an effort to identify all Idaho monuments and memorials honoring the military and veterans. IDVS is utilizing and seeking assistance from the public and veterans’ service organizations to collect photos, history and stories regarding the many memorials throughout Idaho. is a free online site for people to share historical and contemporary photographs.

Community Briefs - May 31, 2017

Idaho State Representative Priscilla Giddings will speak Thursday, June 1, at Encouragers, at the 11:30 a.m., no-host luncheon at Oscar’s Restaurant. Raised on a White Bird ranch, Giddings graduated as valedictorian from Salmon River High School in Riggins. She obtained a B.S. In biology from United States Air Force Academy and was a NCAA Div. I athlete. She served nine years as an A-10 fighter pilot with three combat deployments, and was awarded Top Gun. She currently serves in the Idaho legislature and is a major in the Air Force Reserve. Giddings will share about living the Christian life in challenging environments.

In the News briefs May 24, 2017

The Grangeville site for Idaho County Recycling will be closed on Saturday, May 27, for the Memorial Day weekend. Normal operating hours will resume in June.

Community Briefs: May 24, 2017

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will be meeting Saturday, May 27, 6 p.m., in the Porter’s fellowship barn at 43 Whitetail Drive south of Grangeville. The theme will be Mexican. Bring a favorite Mexican dish and bring a friend. Call 983-0112.

In the News: May 17, 2017

The Grangeville site for Idaho County Recycling will be closed on Saturday, May 27, for the Memorial Day weekend. Normal operating hours will resume in June.

Community Briefs: May 17, 2017

Clean up your junk in two city-sponsored events in Cottonwood and Grangeville. Citywide cleanup in Cottonwood is ongoing through June 1; residents, businesses, organizations and schools are encouraged to participate. Roll-off bins are available at the corner of Idaho and Second South Street to use for yard waste, branches and inert items; no household trash, animal wastes, hazardous materials (paints or chemicals, for example) or tires. Call city hall, 962-3231. The City of Grangeville’s annual cleanup event is May 22-26, held to help residents start yard cleaning for the summer and overall improve community presentation. Items must be placed at the curb for pickup. To get on the pickup list, call city hall, 983-2851, with your name, address, and general list of items to be collected.

Community briefs: May 3, 2017

The community is invited to Grangeville High School’s Pops Night Monday, May 8, 7 p.m. The fund-raiser evening will be by donation and will feature GHS’s Varsity Blue Select Choir, Concert Band, Concert Choir and Jazz Band. All groups are under the direction of Mr. Phillip Golde. The evening will also consist of a variety of silent auction baskets available to bid on.

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Community Briefs: April 26, 2017

A Fifth Sunday gospel hymn sing is set for Stites at the Gospel Lighthouse Church Sunday, April 30, 5:30 p.m. All are invited. Call 926-4766 with questions.

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CIAA honors founding member Carm Spencer

In anticipation of Central Idaho Art Association’s (CIAA) 50th Spring Show, CIAA celebrates founding member and patron Carm Spencer. The 50th Show takes place at the Bicentennial Historical Museum and will feature the art of founding members. The show opens Wednesday, May 3, 5 to 7 p.m. with complimentary refreshment and the music of Rick Weholt. The show continues May 4 and 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes the traditional local elementary school tours. The show concludes May 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Historical scrapbooks and information will be on display. For more information contact

Community Briefs: April 19, 2017

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will be meeting Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m. in the fellowship barn at 43 Whitetail Drive just south of Grangeville (home of Gary and Judy Porter). There will be a chili tasting; bring a favorite chili or a side dish to share and bring a friend.

Easter church services, breakfasts set

Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd Street, will hold its Easter service Sunday, April 16, 9 a.m. This will be followed by an Easter play, fellowship time and kids Easter egg hunt.

Community Briefs: April 12, 2017

Those interested in music or stories or both will want to mark their calendars for Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School. Singer, songwriter and storyteller Tracy Morrison of Boise will offer the program “Historical Idaho Women Stories and Folksongs.” The concert is free and open to all ages.

In the News briefs: April 5, 2017

Equipment failure results in outage for Kooskia region KOOSKIA – Avista Utilities reported an equipment failure last Tuesday evening, March 28, resulting in 538 customers being affected in a three-hour outage. The outage started at 11:05 p.m., and power was restored at 2 a.m. Area affected included both sides of the Clearwater River in the Kooskia/Kamiah region.

Community Briefs: April 5, 2017

Spring Fling raffle event drawing April 16 GRANGEVILLE — Camas Prairie Preschool is holding its Spring Fling raffle event. Tickets are five for $10 or $2 each; and 50/50 tickets are five for $20 or $5 each. Winners will be drawn on April 26. For a list of prizes and sponsors, go online: . Purchase tickets by calling Shannon, 691-9577; Liz, 451-4296; or Ashley, 954-6865.


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