Sally Duman opened the Feb. 23 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and Joe Didier led the dinner prayer.

    Ridge Runner Fire had its first annual Valentine’s Day basket raffle, and thanks to our supportive community it was very successful! Thanks to all who contributed and to all who bought tickets. Our winners are Robert Owen and Lorna Olson. Congratulations!

      Congratulations to Phil Liggins of Grangeville as the winner of the ARF Valentine raffle. As you can see by the pictures that are included, Ace Home Center’s JJ the cat supervised the drawing of the winning ticket Feb. 10.

      Dick Seay opened the Feb. 8th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Shirley Crane gave the prayer. There were 16 meals served at the site with 42 meals home delivered. Jokes told were “what did the valentine card say to the stamp?”

        At the January meeting, Elijah Zieda, N7ELI, was re-elected president for the 2021-2022 term. Brian Davis, AB7ID, was re-elected treasurer. Nine took the technician examination just before the January meeting. Congratulations to the eight who passed! We will provide help on getting on the ai…

        We are in Stage 3 which means we can open the center up for in house meals starting Monday, Feb. 8th. We need to do some cleaning before opening.

        The Camas Prairie Food Bank received a $6,166.17 donation, Jan. 26, from agriculture technology company, TerraClear. The donation came from funds raised through an employee virtual Christmas party auction. Pictured front row are Heidi Lindsley and Isabelle Butterfield, TerraClear; and Darlan…

          The January meeting of the Grangeville FFA Alumni chapter was called to order on Jan. 4, at 7:07 p.m., in the GHS ag classroom by vice president Eric Forsmann. Nine members were present. Brenda Heckman presented the treasurer’s report. Julia McCarthy moved to approve the treasurer’s report a…

            Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) held its monthly board member meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 5. It started with a half-hour Zoom meeting with Kari Anderson of Incite Consulting discussing board expectations and board efficiency. The remainder of the meeting discussed plans for 2021 including the op…

              GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville American Legion Post 37 will meet tonight , Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center, 318 E Main Street, at 6 p.m. All members are requested to attend.

                We would like to thank Pizza Factory in Kamiah for hosting our Christmas celebration. Good pizza and fellowship were had by all.

                  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…

                    Dec. 14th-There were 36 grab & go meals and 42 home delivered. Dec. 16th-There were 40 grab & go meals and 42 home delivered. Dec. 18th-There were 64 grab & go meals with 44 hot and 60 frozen meals home delivered.

                      The Lowell, Idaho QRU is a volunteer ambulance unit that operates out of Lowell at the confluence of the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River, Lochsa River, and Selway River responsible for 72 square miles including 42 miles of U.S. Highway 12, the Selway Road, and backcountry areas. This uni…

                        GRANGEVILLE — Idaho County Clothing Bank, located at the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church, 327 W. North 4th Street, is open every third Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. Call for approved drop-off of donations as space is imited. Contact Maryann at 208-983-0955 or 208-791-4282 for an appointment.

                          GRANGEVILLE — ARF’s (Animal Rescue Foundation) future goal is to build a no-kill shelter in Idaho County. Meanwhile, the organization recognizes the need to help the community with all the animals needing immediate attention. ARF has implemented several programs during the past year, despite…

                            KORT Radio is sponsoring a Christmas lighting contest. Take a picture of your home or business lights, inside or out, and submit it online to bigcountrynewsconnection.com Nov. 27 through Dec. 19. Voting will take place Dec. 21 and prizes awarded will be 1st place ($500) and $500 will also be…

                            This year, the Grangeville Elks Lodge donated a total of $3,250 to the Camas Prairie Food Bank. The funds were made possible through grants from the Elks National Foundation Community Grant program. Pictured are Exalted Ruler Michael Tackett and Food Bank administrator Ken Lefsaker exchangin…

                              GRANGEVILLE — Trinity Lutheran Church invited the community to attend Advent celebration services Wednesdays Dec. 2, 9 and 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 Living Nativity Saturday, Dec. 12, 9 to 11 a.m., at the church, 511 W. N. 2nd Street, Grangeville. This will be in place of Breakfast with Santa. Walk through the Bible to the Live Nativity! Take-out breakfast provided. Due t…

                                Nov. 16th there were 48 grab & go meals and 47 home delivered. Nov. 18th there were 39 grab & go meals and 41 home delivered. Nov. 20th there were 76 grab & go meals and 43 home delivered.

                                  GRANGEVILLE — Animal Ark’s annual Pets and Kids’ Photos with Santa is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Ace Home Center in Grangeville (side gardening center building). Donation for a deluxe 5x7 photo is $10. All donations of money, pet food and supplies will also be gratefully…

                                  GRANGEVILLE — Despite there not being a grant award celebration this year due to COVID-19, Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) this year, the philanthropic organization continued with its mission of bettering lives in Grangeville and awarded 14 grants totaling $20,033.61.

                                  What does it take to succeed in 4-H? Ask the 2020 Idaho County Achievement Award winners who were recently announced:

                                  Mariel Arnzen opened the October 27 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer.

                                  Mike Tackett, exalted ruler at the Grangeville Elks Lodge, presents Camas Prairie Food Bank director Ken Lefsaker with a $2,000 check at the open house for the new food bank Oct. 29 in Grangeville.

                                  In August 2020, the Grangeville Lions Club remembered Ernie Mager and put up a new sign at the park which, as a City of Grangeville employee, he did much to make and keep so beautiful.

                                    KAMIAH — As this crazy season winds down to fall chores and winterizing everything, our thoughts go out to the less fortunate. The Long Camp Saturday Farmers’ Market and Swap Meet is closed for the winter. Any vendors with extra produce or other winter related items can donate to local favor…

                                    Dick Seay opened the Oct. 12 meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Shirley Crane gave the prayer. Don Burris was the winner of the free dinner drawing. There were 36 meals served at the site, 15 grab and go meals and 38 meals were home delivered. Pinochle winners were Dolores Kindall, 4,…

                                      The next meeting of the 3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the KOA Cafe on U.S. Highway 12, two miles east of Kamiah. Anyone with an interest in radio is welcome. License testing is conducted upon request at 5:30 p.m. The club is giving a class for the T…

                                        GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville American Legion Post No. 37 meets tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center, 318 E Main Street, 6 p.m.. All members are requested to attend. On the agenda are plans for Veterans Day events, the Christmas Party, community …

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