White Bird Days grand marshals Polly Hollandsworth (green vest) and Peg Marek (brown vest) led the parade on horseback last Saturday, June 20.
Border Days news, gossip and dirty laundry (OK, we’ll keep it clean. And fun.)...
The Grangeville Lions Club has added a batting cage to the facilities at Lions Park, complete with a pitching machine suitable for little league practice.
Winter and spring 2015 came with several large wind events in the Seven Devils Mountains, leaving many hiking trails crisscrossed with trees.
Members of Victory Karate of Grangeville participated in Saturday’s June 20 Shiai of Champions tournament held in Orofino, receiving six first-place awards, five second-place, two third-place and one fourth-place.
The eighth annual Mountain to Meadow event will be held on June 27 this year. This scenic run, organized by Discover Your Northwest, will begin at the Lolo Pass Visitor Center (elevation 5,225 feet) on U.S. Highway 12 at the Idaho-Montana border.
“I went to India last year for the first time – it changed my life,” said Eric Helena.
Grangeville’s Marcus Gravatt started his Eagle Scout project two years ago, having weighed a variety of civic ideas.
Directors to guide use, future of former school, property
The wheels are turning in White Bird. The election held in November 2014 that area residents voted “yes” on to form the White Bird Area Recreation District (WBARD) – the only recreation district in Idaho County – is up and running.
No injuries were reported in a chip truck accident south of Lucile last week that caused a minor 2.2-acre wildfire along a U.S. Highway 95 hillside. The semi-truck was destroyed and a portion of the trailer was damaged.
Property owners interested in better protecting their structures and lands from wildfire are invited to a June 27 workshop, “Reducing Fire Risk in the Wildland-Urban Interface,” in Grangeville. This free Saturday morning workshop at the Syringa Hospital Soltman Center on Main Street runs from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and is sponsored by University of Idaho Extension Clearwater County Office.
Paul serves as 2015 queen
It’s time to don those boots and hat and head over to the Clearwater Valley Roundup Association (CVRA) Rodeo.
Only one bull rider delivered a qualified ride last Friday and Saturday at the White Bird Rodeo, and that man — Colton Barnett — cashed a thousand-dollar payout.
Though the weather appeared primed for a rough turn during the early hours of championship day, last Saturday, May 30, the sun came out along with a sizable crowd of supporters for the little league tournament a number of Grangeville High School alums put on in memory of Bulldogs baseball standout Austin Blackmer.
“The issue isn’t public safety, it’s about ownership and unloading federal management onto the counties,” said Gene Meinen, supervisor, Idaho County Road Department.