GRANGEVILLE — Michael Told of Grangeville has returned home from a two-year mission with the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is a member of the Grangeville ward.

    An evening in Kooskia sees the illumination of the cross at the Valley Bible Church.

    To say that our state and local area is beautiful is an understatement. North-Central Idaho has many sights that can take your breath away. Adventurers from many places come to our area for our pristine rivers and the activities that can be enjoyed on and in the water. Just a few miles up th…

    GRANGEVILLE — “We thank everyone who helped make this year a success, but, mostly, we thank you, the parents and students,” Pete DeSantis, volunteer school administrator at Cornerstone Christian Learning Center (CCLC).

    I joked with my wife on our way back from her first chemo dose, “COVID in 2020, cancer in 2021, I think we should take a break for 2022.” Our lives have certainly been interrupted! I don’t know about you but it’s hard for me to recall life quickly before COVID when masks, vaccinations, elect…

      GRANGEVILLE — Timmie Hoecherl, who with her husband, Mike, directs Alacca Bible Camp and Conference Center in Harpster, will speak at Encouragers Thursday, May 6, at the 11 a.m. luncheon meeting at The Trails Restaurant in Grangeville.

        GRANGEVILLE — Trinity Lutheran Church, 210 N. Mill Street, Grangeville, officially welcomed a new pastor on April 11. Pastor Steven Naylor, formerly of Lutz, Fla., was installed as the new pastor at Trinity. After the 4 p.m. Sunday service, a welcoming reception attended by approximately 50 …

        The Girls Rejoice group, under the direction of Mary Bales, sang together recently at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene.

        St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Greencreek stands out against a recent blue-sky day.

        COTTONWOOD — The monastic community of the Monastery of St. Gertrude has re-elected Sister Mary Forman as prioress. She is the 14th prioress of the Benedictine community in Cottonwood, and will serve for an additional four years after her initial six-year term that began on June 13, 2015.

          KAMIAH — The Deary Youth Bell Choir will be giving a sacred concert at the Kamiah Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 3366 Willow Street, in the Bethman Addition, on Saturday, April 10 at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome.

          Trinity Lutheran Church, 210 North Mill Street, Grangeville.

            GRANGEVILLE — An Easter story walk is set for the Grangeville ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This will run March 28 through April 4, with pictures and scriptures posted around the exterior of the church, located at 403 N. Boulevard Street. Everyone is encouraged to …

              GRANGEVILLE — A Good Friday Prayer Walk at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene is set for Friday, April 2. Drop in and take a walk through the life of Jesus anytime between the hours of 4-6 p.m. The church is located at 515 W. North 2nd St. Call 208-983-0552 for information. In addition, …

                GRANGEVILLE — An Easter story walk is set for the Grangeville ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints. This will run March 28 through April 4, with pictures and scriptures posted around the exterior of the church, located at 403 N. Boulevard Street. Everyone is encouraged…

                  GRANGEVILLE — A Good Friday Prayer Walk at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene is set for Friday, April 2. Drop in and take a walk through the life of Jesus anytime between the hours of 4-6 p.m. The church is located at 515 W. North 2nd St. Call 208-983-0552 for more information. In addit…

                    GRANGEVILLE — A Good Friday Prayer Walk at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene is set for Friday, April 2. Drop in and take a walk through the life of Jesus anytime between the hours of 4-6 p.m. The church is located at 515 W. North 2nd St. Call 208-983-0552 for information. In addition, …

                      GRANGEVILLE — A Good Friday Prayer Walk at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene is set for Friday, April 2. Drop in and take a walk through the life of Jesus anytime between the hours of 4-6 p.m. The church is located at 515 W. North 2nd St. Call 208-983-0552 for information. In addition, …

                        GRANGEVILLE — The clothing bank is currently open the third Saturday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m. This is located at the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church at WN 4th and Junction streets.

                        Recently, my wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer. As anyone facing cancer or any high-risk illness can likely relate, the tension is up more than someone with, say, even a small bout of the flu. The unpredictability, life-or-death statistics, propensity to spread, and fact that it tak…

                          KAMIAH — Faith Lutheran Church, located at 601 Idaho Street in Kamiah, is recessing Sunday worship services for six weeks. In-church services will resume again Palm Sunday. Watch for updates.

                          City Gates Church of God, 121 NE 2nd Street, Grangeville, can be reached by calling 208-553-3464.

                            KAMIAh — Faith Lutheran Church, located at 601 Idaho Street in Kamiah, is recessing Sunday worship services for six weeks. In church services will resume again Palm Sunday. Watch for updates.

                            Our home and our life are not supposed to be full of tension and strife. How do we silence all the anger and chaotic noise? How can we get a little peace and quiet?

                            COTTONWOOD — Carla (Nuxoll) Wilkins became the new manager of the Historical Museum, Welcome Center, and Gift Shop last November. Prior to that she was the Grangeville Outreach Coordinator for Lewis-Clark State College for nine years. In this interview she describes her vision for the future…

                              GRANGEVILLE — Embrace Grace will be held in Grangeville on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 5:30 p.m., at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd street. All young, unwed pregnant women are encouraged to join. Each meeting is a time of sharing and discussion with a video and a lesson. Di…

                                GRANGEVILLE — Embrace Grace will be held in Grangeville on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 5:30 p.m., at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd street. All young, unwed pregnant women are encouraged to join. Each meeting is a time of sharing and discussion with a video and a lesson. Di…

                                  CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Grange is hosting a bazaar/yard sale on Sunday, Feb. 7 in Clearwater. This usually coincides with the annual Ground Hog Day Breakfast at the IOOF Hall in Clearwater; however, the Ground Hog Day Breakfast may be cancelled this year due to Covid restrictions. Watch …

                                    HARPSTER — ALACCA Bible Camp and Conference Center, 1010 China Garden Road, Harpster, has a variety of camping and retreat opportunities available in 2021. In addtion, the camp is available for rental when not in use. Summer intern and volunteer positions are also available.

                                      DONNELLY — Shiloh Bible Camp located in Donnelly, Idaho, has winter camp schedules that include the following: Young Adult Retreat Jan. 8-10 for ages 17-28 with Nathan Bath-guest speaker; Snow Camp scheduled for Jan. 15-18 for ages 12-18 with Mark Canady-guest speaker; Mother/Daughter Retrea…

                                      KOOSKIA — Have you heard any lies lately? Whether it’s little fibs or big whoppers, lies tear at the fabric of our lives; whatever is held together with lies comes apart easily.

                                      Emmanuel Baptist Church is located in Cottonwood at 404 Foster Street. Call 208-962-7244 for service times.

                                      Christmas Eve oversees many evening church services to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Among those held that evening last Thursday was at the United Methodist Church of Grangeville, located at Main and South Idaho streets. Nearly 20 people attended the service, held outside at the churc…

                                        GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will be host to a Christmas Eve Candlelight service Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 515 W. N. 2nd Street.

                                          KAMIAH — The Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church will hold an outdoor Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m., at the church, located on the corner of 7th and Hill streets in Kamiah. This will be a brief, candlelight service with music and scripture readings. Dress appropriately for the weather and…

                                            GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville United Methodist Church invites the public to an outdoor Christmas Eve Service which will be held at 5 p.m., at the church, 404 W Main St. This will be a brief candlelight service, with music and scripture readings. Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring…

                                            The community was invited to take a walk through Bethlehem Saturday, Dec. 12, as the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene presented The Living Nativity. A to-go breakfast was served at the indoor-outdoor event that led the public through the tax decree, innkeepers, Moses, Queen Esther and Mord…

                                              Rev. Luann Howard, the pastor of Kamiah Community Presbyterian and Grangeville United Methodist churches, will be offering a service of remembrance for those who have lost loved ones this past year, or who find the holidays a time of deep sadness and grief. This service will be offered on-li…

                                                GRANGEVILLE — Trinity Lutheran Church invites the community to attend an Advent celebration service tonight, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m. Sunday services are 9:30 a.m. with coffee and Bible study. On Christmas Day, Dec, 25, a service will be held at 9:30 a.m., as well.

                                                  GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will be host to a Christmas Eve candlelight service Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 515 W. N. 2nd Street.

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