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Six-week workshop to focus on caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. This class can also be for parents who are caring for children with special needs and/or severe emotional disturbances. This is designed to help caregivers who care for individuals across the lifespan.

November 1, 2017 9:44 a.m. read more..
 

Hope Center offers classes for teens, young adults

Are you a teen or adult who is going to be buying a used car or renting an apartment soon? Do you feel that you need some information on what to look for, what questions to ask, what to avoid? Would you like to have your high school teenager learn more about these subjects? Hope Center, located next door to the Crema Café at 111 N. College St. in Grangeville, offers classes in these subjects.

November 1, 2017 9:42 a.m. read more..


Fresh swags available; order by Nov. 6

Fresh holiday swags are available through the Big Cedar Homemakers. Order by by Nov. 6. Call Suzanne Stephens at 208-926-4704. Swags will be delivered in Grangeville Nov. 15, and in Kamiah/Kooskia Nov. 20. Cost is $15 each.

November 1, 2017 9:40 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..


Fall dinner, bazaar to be held in Kamiah Nov. 12

The annual fall dinner and bazaar is set for Sunday, Nov. 12 at St. Catherine’s Parish Hall, 7th and Idaho streets, in Kamiah. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for those interested in playing Bingo or viewing the items in the silent auction and country store.

November 1, 2017 9:38 a.m. read more..


Free lunch for veterans set for Nov. 10

Grangeville American Legion Post No. 37 invites all community veterans and their families to a free luncheon on Friday, Nov. 10, in celebration of Veterans Day. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center located at 318 E. Main Street, Grangeville. Lunch is provided through donations from Asker’s Harvest Foods, Judy Lindsley, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 37 and the Vets Center. Contact Post Adjutant Don Owen at 208-983-1191.

November 1, 2017 9:37 a.m. read more..


Dinner, raffle, Bingo set for Ferdinand

Assumption Parish of Ferdinand will be holding its annual dinner and raffle Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Ferdinand parish hall. A roast beef and ham dinner and dessert will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost for adults is $10, K through 6th grade is $5, and preschool and under eat free. There will be a presentation of quilts to area veterans at 2 p.m. The raffle drawing will begin at 4 p.m. with more than 20 chances to win mostly cash prizes. Bingo will be played all day.

November 1, 2017 9:35 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..


Tree of Sharing signups at Umpqua Bank in Kooskia

Sign up for the Tree of Sharing by Dec. 8 at Umpqua Bank, 001 Main Street, Kooskia. This is for children ages 0-18 who are in need and live in the Kooskia, Stites and Clearwater areas. Tags will be available for the community to help fulfill wishes. Cash donations also accepted. Call Umpqua Bank at 208-926-4236. Gifts can be picked up Dec. 20.

November 1, 2017 9:10 a.m. read more..


Sign up for gifts through Tree of Sharing now

Low income families in Grangeville, Harpster, Clearwater, Fenn or White Bird, are welcome to sign up their children up for the Grangeville Tree of Sharing. To have your child’s wishes placed on the tree, you will need to sign up at the Department of Health and Welfare (C Street in Grangeville) starting today, Nov. 1, but no later than Dec. 8. Anyone having questions may contact Linda at 208-983-2300. Those from other communities will need to sign up for the tree in their area.

November 1, 2017 9:09 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..


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..


Faith Lutheran sets activities

Faith Lutheran Church invites the public to attend weekly worship services. Winter worship time is at 11 a.m., followed by refreshments and fellowship. The church is located at 6th and Idaho Streets. Worship service is every Sunday at 11 a.m. Men’s Bible group meets each Thursday at 7 a.m., at the Hearthstone Bakery. Women’s Bible study meets Thursdays at 10 a.m., at the church. Call Pastor Gail Hart at 208-790-4515.

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

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