KAMIAH -- On Friday, April 19, The Upriver Youth Leadership Council Youth Advisory Board (YAB). will be hosting an egg decorating party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the UYLC office at 413 Main Street.

      GRANGEVILLE -- On Monday, April 29, from 9:30 a.m.-noon, the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church will host missionary/speaker, Amaila Smith. The topic will be breaking free and living wholeheartedly for Jesus.

        KAMIAH -- On Friday, April 19, The Upriver Youth Leadership Council Youth Advisory Board (YAB). will be hosting an egg decorating party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the UYLC office at 413 Main Street.

          KAMIAH -- Faith Lutheran Church at Kamiah welcomes all to special services this week. Palm Sunday service is at 9 a.m. Sunday, April 14.

            GRANGEVILLE – The public is invited to the fifth annual World’s Fair, Tuesday, April 9, at the Centennial Evangelical Free Church in Grangeville, 408 North College St. This is open house style and will run from noon to 2 p.m.

              GRANGEVILLE – A yard sale to raise funds for Cristo Vive (a camp for persons with disabilities which takes place at ALACCA Bible Camp in Harpster) is set for Saturday, May 18, at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene. Donations are currently being accepted. Contact Carol McLean at 208-507-1241.

                RIGGINS -- Community Easter Service 2019, with a joint venture of Riggins churches, will be held Sunday, April 21, at the Salmon River High School football field at 8 a.m., followed by a continental breakfast of muffins, fruit, juice, and coffee. There will be a children’s Easter activity du…

                  GRANGEVILLE -- Don’t miss the opportunity to pray for the nation and community at the Soltman Center in Grangeville at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, for one hour.

                    GRANGEVILLE -- Cindy Prall will tell about her November missions trip to Guatemala this Thursday, April 4, at the Encouragers 11:30 a.m. luncheon. The Christian women's group meets at Pizza Factory, 126 W. Main, in Grangeville on the first Thursday of each month.

                      GRANGEVILLE -- Come explore with teacher and missionary, Amalia Smith, the treasures of God's Word in John 5:1-14. All are welcome Monday, April 1, from 10 a.m. – noon, at the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church on 4th & Junction. Bring a dessert to share. Refreshments will be provided…

                        GRANGEVILLE -- The monthly Elks Burger Night is this Friday, March 29. In addition to beef burgers, salmon burgers will be available. The proceeds this month will be going to sponsoring youth baseball and American Legion Baseball. Gordon Talley will provide music between 6 and 8 pm. Doors op…

                        On a snowy night Monday, Feb. 25, Avenue Trio out of Nashville, Tenn., presented an intimate concert to a small crowd at the Grangeville United Methodist Church.

                        GRANGEVILLE -- My Catholic school helps me be a better person in many things that I do, whether it’s helping others or even writing this essay. Catholic schools also help me learn many things that I would not typically learn in public schools such as learning about the Bible and all of its s…

                          GRANGEVILLE -- Don’t miss the opportunity to pray for the nation and community at the Soltman Center in Grangeville at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, for one hour. All are invited.

                            GRANGEVILLE -- A free Lenten soup and bread supper will be offered Tuesdays during Lent, beginning at 6 p.m., March 12, and going through April 9, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 311 South Hall St. in Grangeville. The event is being sponsored by the Prairie Oblates of the Monastery of St. …

                              KAMIAH -- People are gathering at 4164 Highway 12 Kamiah. Why? “Because we are hungry for the presence and power of God. We are a group of spirit filled forerunners coming together to create a prophetic atmosphere through praise, worship, and intercession where Holy Spirit is free to move in…

                                GRANGEVILLE – The nondenominational Christian women’s group Encouragers will meet this Thursday, March 7, 11:30 a.m., at Pizza Factory’s meeting room on Grangeville’s Main Street.

                                  GRANGEVILLE -- A free Lenten soup and bread supper will be offered Tuesdays during Lent, beginning at 6 p.m., March 12, and going through April 9, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 311 South Hall St. in Grangeville. The event is being sponsored by the Prairie Oblates of the Monastery of St. …

                                    GRANGEVILLE -- Don’t miss the opportunity to pray for the nation and community at the Soltman Center in Grangeville at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, for one hour. All are invited.

                                      GRANGEVILLE – Juinnne Negus will share her spiritual journey, joy, and hope at Encouragers, Thursday, Feb. 7, at the 11:30 a.m. no host luncheon at Pizza Factory in Grangeville.

                                        GRANGEVILLE – Cornerstone Christian Learning Center (CCLC) in Grangeville will present “Notes and Floats” Saturday, Feb. 9, 5:30 p.m., at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd Street.

                                          GRANGEVILLE -- Southern gospel trio Avenue will perform at Grangeville United Methodist Church Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. The church is located at 404 West Main Street, Grangeville, across from Asker’s Harvest Foods.

                                          I’m not a big mountain climber, (well I am big, and I have climbed a few mountains) but I have climbed a mountain or two. I remember climbing Mount Saint Helens a few decades ago. I had some great climbing companions. Some of you in Kamiah will remember Lauren Kittle. He was a climbing compa…

                                            GRANGEVILLE -- Don’t miss the opportunity to pray for the nation and community at the Soltman Center in Grangeville at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, for one hour.

                                              KAMIAH -- The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 8:30-10 a.m. Breakfasts are usually held every month on the last Wednesday of each month.

                                              At Cottonwood: The Monastery of St. Gertrude chapel was filled with more than 200 people attending last Saturday’s Jan. 12 performance of Handel’s Messiah by the Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir.

                                              Students at Sts. Peter and Paul performed for their annual Christmas program Wednesday, Dec. 19. Here, students are shown during rehearsal earlier that day. The program centered around the 200th anniversary of the song “Silent Night.” (Top) The wise men are: Luke House, Lincoln Schaff and Samuel Goeckner; (middle) Colt Schoo plays the Angel Gabriel; and (above) singers and music players are Kaleia Adkison (in the back), Ruby Young & Tucker Young (in the front).

                                                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.

                                                Sisters (L-R) Callie and Chloe Weisz sing in the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene children’s Christmas program Sunday, Dec. 16. The girls are the daughters of Chase and Hannah Weisz of Grangeville.

                                                  Handel’s Messiah will be presented at The Monastery of St. Gertrude, 465 Keuterville Roaad, Cottonwoond, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. The acclaimed Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir will perform Handel’s Messiah in a concert featuring four soloists and a live orchestra. A reception will follow. Tickets are $10, kids and teens are free. To purchase tickets go to https://www.stgertrudes.org/.

                                                  Aaron Ralston lived for adventure. Athletic and self-sufficient, he often explored the deep and narrow sandstone canyons of Southern Utah’s Canyonlands. One day, as he lowered himself into another remote crag a fleeting thought crossed his mind.

                                                  Grangeville Church of the Nazarene held its annual Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 15. Children from the community were invited to have breakfast, visit with Santa and make crafts. More than 100 people in total were at the event.

                                                    Gospel Lighthouse Church of God in Stites will be host to “The Christmas Story: A Savior is Born,” Sunday, Dec. 16, 6 p.m. The play will be presented by the church youth (pictured here) and gospel team. Admission is free and all are encouraged to attend. The church is located at 406 Main Street.

                                                    Rhett Mahoney’s career choice took a turn when he was at the University of Idaho. Mahoney started in architecture and ended in secondary education. “God has a way of changing our plans, of using us in his ways,” he smiled.

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