COTTONWOOD -- Congratulations to Betty Campbell, who retired March 1, after 45 years as a teller. She worked in the Cottonwood branch of Wells Fargo, and then switched to the Grangeville branch for the last two years. Enjoy your retirement, Betty!

Also, congratulations to the Tri-Parish boys team who won the sportsmanship trophy at the Hallisey Tournament in Boise last weekend. Good job, boys!

Remember to get up at 2 a.m. Sunday morning to change your clock one hour ahead so you won’t be late for anything. Lent starts this week also. If you didn’t keep your New Year’s resolutions, here is where you get another chance to make yourself a better person.

On March 8, Idaho and Lewis County Republicans will have their Lincoln Day Dinner at the Greencreek Hall starting with a social hour at 5 p.m. Dinner and auction begin at 6 p.m. Shane Arnzen will be the auctioneer for the live auction. Guest speaker will be Loren Spivack a well-known speaker and author of two books, “The New Democrat” and “the Gorax.” Spivack is known as the Free Market Warrior. Tickets are $25 each. There will also be a drawing that evening for a Ruger Blackhawk stainless steel pistol 1st prize, second prize is a Marlin Model 336 lever action 30-30 rifle with a scope. Third prize is a Founder’s bible. Contact any precinct committee person for more information or call Donna Wassmuth at 208-962-3561 or Marge Arnzen at 208-816-2521 for dinner tickets and raffle tickets.

Idaho County Invasive Plants Workshop is set for Thursday, March 14, at the Senior Center in Grangeville. Included is a trade show and an information and education show. Registration is at 7:30 a.m., with the welcome and speaker introductions at 8:15 a.m. Come and learn everything you want to know about weeds and herbicides.

Shayla Van Houten, commander at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cottonwood would like to invite everyone to Crazy Hair Night at Awana Night on Wednesday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m.

Gun Safety Class for the Idaho Fish and Game was held at Prairie Elementary School recently. Virgil Wassmuth is retiring after 40 years of instructing students in the Prairie School District. He has certified about 3,000 kids over the years to get their hunting license. His son, Eric Wassmuth has taken over as lead instructor. Students from Prairie and Summit are in the class.

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