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 …

                Spots available for Idaho County Trunk or Treat; location changed, donations sought

                  GRANGEVILLE — Camas Prairie Food Bank will host its open house at the new food bank building, located off Main Street behind Les Schwab Tire Center and in front of Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center, Thursday, Oct. 29, 4-7 p.m. Refreshments served. Meet the staff and board members …

                    GRANGEVILLE — A winter clothing and food drive will be held through Nov. 15 (and possibly through Thanksgiving). Abundant Life Church in Grangeville will be collecting winter clothing and nonperishable food for its food bank. Winter clothing items can be anything in new or gently used, good …

                      GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd Street, will be host to a harvest party Saturday, Oct. 31, 4-6:30 p.m. This will be held inside and hot dogs and chili will be served. In addition, a variety of games will be available for the whole family. All are invited.

                        Mariel Arnzen opened the Oct. 6 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Alle-giance and also led the dinner prayer. There were 29 meals served with 50 home deliveries. Barbara Rehder won the free meal.

                        Mariel Arnzen opened the September 29 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer.

                          The next 3 Rivers Radio Club meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the KOA Cafe on U.S. Highway 12, two miles east of Kamiah. Anyone with an interest in radio is welcome.

                          Dick Seay opened the Sept. 28th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Shirley Crane gave the prayer. Ted Kleinsmith was the winner of the free dinner drawing. There were 33 meals served at the site, 15 grab & go meals and 34 meals home delivered. Pinochle winners were E.G. Akins, 4,1…

                            Animal Rescue Foundation held their monthly board recently at the Soltman Center. The board welcomed two new board members: Alaina Redenbo and Terry Tackett.  Lesley Orcutt has resigned from the board and will be missed. Lesley plans to continue ARF Crafty Critters and will still be involved…

                              The Idaho County Republican Party Central Committee, shocked by the nationwide abuse of police departments, decided they needed to take a stand. Three billboards -- two in Grangeville and one in Riggins -- make their case to passing motorists: “Idaho County Backs The Blue.”

                                The Grangeville FFA Alumni chapter reconvened, after a COVID hiatus, on Sept. 8. President Earl Musick called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. in the GHS ag classroom. Eleven members were present. Julia McCarthy presented the secretary’s report from the March 2 meeting, and Brenda Heckman p…

                                Dick Seay opened the Sept. 14th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Barbara Henderson gave the prayer. E.G. Akins was the winner of the free dinner drawing. There were 22 grab & go meals and 32 meals were home delivered. Pinochle winners were Dolores Kindall, 4,680 and Jane Burgess…

                                  Animal Rescue Foundation held their monthly board recently at the Soltman Center. The board welcomed two new board members: Alaina Redenbo and Terry Tackett.

                                    The Kooskia Saddliers held their meeting at the arena Aug. 5. Those in attendance were LeAnn N., Selena B., Nona and Bill, Madelon G., Elaine P., Christy H. and Jeff and Kathy Kutsch (new members). A potluck dinner was held prior to the start of the business meeting.

                                    COTTONWOOD – “Remember to thank all those people who made this year’s fair happen – it was a lot of work,” Grangeville High School FFA advisor and agricultural sciences teacher Katie Mosman Wilson said at the Idaho County Fair Aug. 21. “We are grateful to our amazing and supportive community.”

                                    Dick Seay opened the Aug. 24th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Donna Wadley gave the prayer. E.G. Akins was the winner of the free dinner drawing. There were 45 meals served at the site, 18 grab & go meals, and 36 hot meals were home delivered. Pinochle winners were Beth Parish…

                                    Mariel Arnzen opened the August 25 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance. Joe Didier led the dinner prayer.

                                    Remi and Rylie Arnzen participate in the Grangeville Centennial Library Story Walk. Join in before it ends Sept. 30. Stop by the library at 215 W. North Street (next to Grangeville City Hall) to pick up a list of participating businesses, listed in order or book pages, or clip the following:…

                                    Dick Seay opened the Aug. 17th meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Patty Myers gave the prayer. Robin Strong was the winner of the free dinner drawing. There were 34 meals served at the site, 24 grab & go meals, and 36 meals home delivered. Pinochle winners were Barbara Henderson, …

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