Local nonprofits part of annual Idaho Gives event set May 1

Set for Thursday, May 1, Idaho Gives is a 24-hour online giving event that will benefit 660 causes across the state.

Clearwater Cemetery workday set for May 16

A workday for the Clearwater Cemetery is set for Friday, May 16. A budget meeting will follow at 1 p.m. at the IOOF Hall. This is a change from Saturday because of conflicting schedules. For details call 926-7355.

Grangeville Meet and Greet set Saturday, May 3, for governor candidate Fulcher

The public is invited to attend a Meet and Greet for Russ Fulcher, candidate for governor, this Saturday, May 3, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Oscar’s Restaurant in Grangeville. Continental breakfast will be served. Mary Adler of Grangeville is sponsoring this event.

Basic First Aid and CPR Class to be held May 10

A Basic First Aid/CPR/AED course will be held Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Soltman Center.

State sells timber sale April 19 at Kamiah

The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Friday, April 19, at Kamiah. Four Corners, located 10 miles northeast of Kooskia, was sold to Idaho Forest Group LLC.

Meet attorney general candidate, Chris Troupis, at April 29 events in Grangeville, Cottonwood

Meet Republican candidate for Idaho Attorney General Chris Troupis at two events on Tuesday, April 29. A no-host breakfast is set for 8 a.m., Oscar’s Restaurant in Grangeville. A no-host lunch will be held at Rodonna’s/Country House, noon to 1 p.m., in Cottonwood.

Candidate forum for state, district candidates set for Saturday, May 3

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will hold a candidates’ forum on Saturday, May 3, noon to 3 p.m., at the Grangeville Senior Center (north of town on the truck route).

Nez Perce Tribe receives 2014 Farm Bill funds for noxious weed control

The Nez Perce Tribe was among the recipients awarded funding through $48.1 million allocated through the 2014 Farm Bill designated for agricultural health projects.

Basic First Aid and CPR Class to be held April 12

Anyone interested in receiving a certification for the American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED course is invited for this informative class to be held April 12 at Soltman Center from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $50 and includes all materials. Preregistration is required and can be done by calling Syringa Hospital & Clinics at 983-1700.

Republican candidates to speak at April 15 Idaho County GOP meeting

GOP candidates for Idaho County offices have been invited to speak at the Idaho County Republican Central Committee next Tuesday, April 15. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at the Super 8 Motel, and the public is invited to attend. Contact Marge at 962-3519.

Grangeville City Council to meet Tuesday, April 8

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Grangeville City Council will meet on Tuesday, April 8, 7:30 p.m., Grangeville City Hall. Set for discussion during the meeting are public hearings on an alley vacation and two right-of-way issues, and a first reading of the downtown ADA parking ordinance.

Nez Perce–Clearwater National Forests propose recreation fee increases

Recreation managers at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests have struggled during the past 10 years to keep campgrounds, cabins and lookout rentals open without raising fees during a time when budgets have significantly declined resulting in staff and service reductions.

Forest Plan Revision Collaborative Session set April 5 in Orofino

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests continue to work on developing its Forest Plan that will set the course of management for the next 10-15 years. The next public collaborative meeting is Saturday, April 5, 8 a.m. in Orofino at the Forest Service office (12730 U.S. Highway 12). The topics covered at this meeting will be wildlife resources and review of fire and fuels, air quality, recreation, and scenery resource topics presented at the February and March meetings.

Candidates for state office to meet with public April 2 in Grangeville

Several candidates for state offices will meet with the public at an event set for Wednesday, April 2, 6:30 p.m., Super 8 Motel in Grangeville. The event is sponsored by Integrity in Government PAC (Marge Arnzen of Cottonwood, treasurer).

Cottonwood controlled burn escapes, destroys shed

A controlled burn got out of control Sunday afternoon, March 23, and destroyed a shed at Cottonwood.