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The Idaho County Free Press presents this year's Get Acquainted 2021. The 38th annual issue …

    Ridge Runner Volunteer Fire Department will host an open house and water wagon cruise-in Saturday, June 19, starting at 9 a.m. Everyone is welcome. This is set for 136 Red Fir Road, just past the junction of Leitch Creek, Big Cedar and Red Fir roads.

      WHITE BIRD — The Salmon River Art Guild will be having its annual Round Robin painting during White Bird Days, Saturday, June 19, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the veterans park. Every hour a different artist paints and a winner will take the art home at 3 p.m.

        GRANGEVILLE — Mental Health First Aid, a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues, is set for Saturday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

          KAMIAH — The American Legion Post 75 would like to invite everyone to Bingo, Friday, June 18, 7 p.m. downstairs. The post is located at 618 Main Street, Kamiah. There will be a $100 blackout played for; 50/50 drawing, free coffee, pie, nachos, and the concession stand will be open.

            GRANGEVILLE — The Eagles will host an “Eagles Hoedown” Saturday, June 26, prior to Border Days as a fun kickoff to the event. This is a benefit for medical expenses for Jeff and Tommiann Day.

              KAMIAH — A Kamiah Wellbriety group meeting and Red Road to Recovery, a 12-step based American Indian program, is set for each Monday, 7 p.m., at the Wa-A-Yas Community Building. For details call 503-569-6639.

                Idaho County Weed Department and the Nez Perce Biocontrol Center have scheduled workshops for Riggins and Kooskia. Integrated Pest Management Workshops are set for June 24, Riggins City Park, 1-4 p.m. MST, and June 25, Kooskia City Park, 9 am. To 12:15 p.m., PST.

                  STITES — The Pratt family will host the Idaho-Lewis County Cattle Association’s trail ride on Sunday, June 13. This will start at 195 Pratt Road, in Stites, at 10 a.m. Be ready to ride; bring water for on the trail. Horses will be on a separate trail from the four-wheelers. Following the tra…

                    GRANGEVILLE — Holy Trinity Episcopal Church of Grangeville awarded $500 scholarships to five 2021 high school graduates in Idaho County. Receiving this year’s scholarships were: Andrew Douglas, Nezperce; Kaleigh Clark, Grangeville; Devon Wentland and Chase Hunter, Weippe; and Jordyn Pottenge…

                      STILLWATER, Okla. — A total of 7,623 students were named to the 2021 spring semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.

                        NAMPA — The College of Western Idaho recently released its honor roll for spring 2021. Dean’s list recipients must obtain at least a 3.5 GPA or above. Among those on the list is Hailey Kenna Russell of Grangeville. She is a 2018 graduate of Grangeville High School and the daughter of Valor a…

                          CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Community Yard Sale is set for this Saturday, June 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Grange Hall in Clearwater will be available for table sales, $10 per table. Call Carole at 208-926-7465 to reserve a table. A map of the sales in the area will be available at the grange h…

                            KOOSKIA — The library is back at the Kooskia Farmers’ Market for Summer Reading. Find Dena’s table with the PRLD banner and Summer STEM yard signs on Thursdays, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Kooskia City Park, for a different take-home activity each week. Library programs are free for all ages and…

                              GRANGEVILLE — The final USDA food distribution, organized locally by Camas Prairie Food Bank, will be held Thursday, June 3, 10 a.m., at Lions Park (skate park). This drive-through style food box distribution is open to all.

                                GRANGEVILLE — American Legion Post 37 will be holding their end of year barbeque and meeting tonight, Wednesday, June 2, at 5:30 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Center in Grangeville. It’s a great time to meet the new slate of officers and hear news about upcoming legion events, including…

                                  GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School classes of 1960 and 1961 will be host to a class reunion at Grangeville County Club July 3. Social hour is at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. All those interested should contact Connie Workman at 208-983-1425 or Dick Geary at 208-983-1636.

                                    COTTONWOOD — Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an old-timey music jam session with Kathy Hedberg and friends Saturday, June 5, from 2-4 p.m. The music will play on the lawn outside the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude, 465 Keuterville Road, Cottonwood. Enjoy refreshments, take a stroll throu…

                                      GRANGEVILLE — Four local organizations are working together to retire worn and tattered American Flags on Saturday, June 5, at the Grangeville Gun Club at 9 a.m. American Legion Department of Idaho is providing the use of their flag disposal trailer complete with an incineration unit that ca…

                                        CLEARWATER — The Friends of Elk City Wagon Road will meet on Saturday, June 5, at the Clearwater Grange Hall. The meeting is at 11 a.m., followed by a pot luck lunch. The Wagon Road Museum will also be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The museum tells the story of the old wagon road that ran to E…

                                          GRANGEVILLE — Kids are invited to join in on a birdhouse building, bird watching and outdoor game fun time at the Grangeville Country Cub on June 5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Water and snacks provided. for details call Cindy Nelson at 208-507-0541 or e-mail cndyoleary@yahoo.com.

                                            GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School classes of 1960 and 1961 will be host to a class reunion at Grangeville County Club July 3. Social hour is at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. All those interested should contact Connie Workman at 208-983-1425 or Dick Geary at 208-983-1636.

                                              GRANGEVILLE — American Legion Post No. 37 and VFW Crea-DeHaven Post No. 3520 will be holding a Memorial Day tribute to the memory of fallen service members at 9 a.m. at Prairie View Cemetery in Grangeville. A coffee hour with presentation of Quilts of Valor follows at the Idaho County Vetera…

                                                MANCHESTER, N.H. — Amanda Dudley, of Grangeville, has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Winter 2021 President’s List. The winter term runs from January to May. Full-time students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President’s List.

                                                  All eight branches of Prairie River Library District (Craigmont, Culdesac, Kamiah, Kooskia, Lapwai, Nezperce, Peck and Winchester) are registering kids for Summer Reading Program. The theme for 2021 is “Tails and Tales”, each branch will have different activities, focusing on reaching kids i…

                                                    GRANGEVILLE — Camas Prairie Food Bank will be closed Friday, May 28, for parking lot paving. There will not be any food distribution this day.

                                                      ADELPHI, Md. — Sean Don Garrison of Kamiah earned a bachelor of science in computer science from University of Maryland Global Campus. The university held a virtual stateside commencement on May 15 for more than 5,500 graduates of the class of 2021.

                                                        KOOSKIA — The Kooskia Farmers’ Market is kicking off its 5th season on Thursday, June 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Kooskia City Park. The market features all homemade/handmade local artisans, crafts and vegetable growers and live musicians. They are now members of the Idaho Farmers Market Assoc…

                                                          KOOSKIA — Kooskia Community Library invites kids to sign up for Summer Reading Program at the library, 026 S. Main St., or e-mail Dena at kooskia.library@prld.org and then receive a free book.

                                                            KAMIAH — Kamiah Community Library is registering kids for the Summer Reading Program on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings, via email (kamiah.library@prld.org) or by phone at 208-935-0428. Focus is on kids in grades K-8, but there are teen and adult options, too. Prizes will include metal…

                                                              GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School class of 1981 is asked to save the date for its 40th reunion, Saturday, July 3. Classmates will meet at Brodock’s (101 E Main Street) at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person. They will also be in the parade Sunday, July 4, 2 p.m.

                                                                This week is National Invasive Species Week. This event is set each year to raise awareness to invasive species and how to stop them. Visit NISAW.org to learn more. Upcoming biocontrol workshops in the Riggins and Kooskia area are being scheduled for next month: watch for details in the comi…

                                                                  KOOSKIA — Everyone is welcome to participate in the Kooskia Saddliers obstacle and trail challenge on Saturday, May 22. Riders may enter multiple times on different horses by paying per horse. No horse may compete against itself and judges’ decisions are final. Juniors and Novices can move u…

                                                                    GRANGEVILLE — Triple Bar Drill Team will start practice for the season Sunday, May 24. Be at the Border Days Arena, with horse and ready to ride, at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Participants must be 10 years old or older to be on the team. Those who did not have a chance to sign up previously can …

                                                                      The American Legion baseball Camas Prairie Zephyrs are getting ready for their summer season. Male players ages 14-19 of Idaho and Lewis counties are asked to contact coach David Shears at 208-816-0201 by May 28 to apply.

                                                                        Registration deadline is June 1 open for the Saturday, June 12, Lakeview Writers’ Festival, to be held at Dent Acres Campground at Dworshak Reservoir, north of Orofino. Featured presenter is national author, Brandon Schrand, former director of the MFA program in creative writing at the Unive…

                                                                          GRANGEVILLE — Representative Priscilla Giddings will host a town meeting Wednesday, May 19, 6 p.m., at the Idaho County Community and Veterans Outreach Center. Bring a pie to share; coffee will be provided.

                                                                            KOOSKIA — Everyone is welcome to participate in the Kooskia Saddliers obstacle and trail challenge on Saturday, May 22. Riders may enter multiple times on different horses by paying per horse. No horse may compete against itself and judges’ decisions are final. Juniors and Novices can move u…

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