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    WHITE BIRD — The Spring Fiesta Annual Fundraiser, sponsored by the Royal Gem Rebekahs, is set for this Saturday, May 21, beginning at noon and ending when food runs out. This will be held at the White Bird IOOF Hall and prices are $7 for adults, $4 for those ages 6-12, $2 for those 5 and you…

      CLEARWATER — Clearwater Cemetery will hold a workday this Saturday, May 21, beginning at 9 a.m. Bring your weed eater and gloves; some hand tools will be available. For questions call Patsy at 208-926-7355.

        COTTONWOOD — Cottonwood Summer Fest is presenting its citywide yard sales this Saturday, May 21. To be added to a map, contact Cottonwood Summer Fest on Facebook or call Tabitha Key at 208-553-8400, or Serena Lockett at 208-816-6791.

          KOOSKIA — Tahoe Mountain Rest Cemetery, 271 Tahoe Loop, Kooskia, will be holding a cleaning and maintenance workday on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 9 a.m. The cemetery will have two riding mowers, rakes, and gas; bring weed eaters, leaf blowers, clippers, or brooms for cleaning around the …

            Idaho County Recycling sites in Grangeville, Cottonwood and Kooskia will be closed Saturday, May 28, for Memorial Day weekend.

              ELK CITY ­— The Elk City Area Alliance elected new officers at its annual meeting in April. The new president will be Jon Menough with Robert Taylor serving as vice-president and Mike Edmondson as secretary and treasurer.

                KOOSKIA — VFW Post No. 5407 will be placing flags on the graves of all veterans buried in the Tahoe Mountain Rest Cemetery. If anyone knows of a veteran who is not so honored, contact Carolynn Doughty at 208-926-4795 so their name may be added to the list. Currently, approximately 70 veteran…

                  GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Elementary Middle School will hold its fourth through eighth grade middle school concert for band and choir Tuesday, May 24, at 6:30 p.m.

                    GRANGEVILLE — Border Days Queen 2022 Emma Roach and the Border Days Committee will be host to a horse clinic Saturday, May 21, at the Border Days Arena, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Presenter Barbara Drnjevic will offer a program that includes focusing on body alignment, leg pressure to head movement ra…

                      OROFINO — Save the dates of June 2-5 for the Lewis Clark Bluegrass Organization’s Seventh Annual Valley Bluegrass Festival featuring Farmstrong. This will take place at Clearwater County Fairgrounds in Orofino. Camping and jamming start Thursday afternoon. Gates open at 9 a.m. Friday and Sat…

                        Walk the Prairie and Beyond’s final event is set for May 21, at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood. The walk begins at 9 a.m. with registration at 8:30 a.m. All ages and fitness level welcome; prizes drawn at every walk. There is no charge for this program, sponsored by St. Mary’s a…

                          GRANGEVILLE — On May 27, the Legislative District 7 Republican Central Committee will be holding the 2022 Reorganization and Delegate Selection Meeting following the May primary election. This will be held at the Grangeville Super 8 motel, 801 SW 1st Street, starting at 6 p.m.

                            COTTONWOOD – Cottonwood Riding Club is seeking new members of all ages. Join the Facebook group or call president Mandy Riener at 208-413-3549. Membership dues are $20 per individual or $30 for the family; $5 per play day and $26 for the O-Mok-See. Upcoming play dates are May 15, June 5, Jul…

                              COTTONWOOD — Prairie High School Senior Riley Enneking will be putting on an Alumni Volleyball Tournament for all Prairie High School alumni. This is set for July 15 and 16 at the Prairie High School gym. At least seven players must be on each team, and all players must be Prairie High Schoo…

                                CLEARWATER — Saturday, May 14 at the Elk City Wagon Road Museum in Clearwater, the “Dessert at the Museum” event will take place from 1-4 p.m. Visit the museum and enjoy a beverage and dessert. Everyone is welcome. Donations to the museum will be accepted.

                                  GRANGEVILLE — Border Days Queen 2022 Emma Roach and the Border Days Committee will be host to a horse clinic Saturday, May 21, at the Border Days Arena, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

                                    GRANGEVILLE — ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation) and the Elks are teaming up to host a Family Bingo Night on Friday, May 13. Dinner will be chili cheese nachos, hot dogs, and chili for $7 each, with dinner service starting at 5:30 p.m. Bingo will start at 6:45 p.m. Cost for Bingo is 20 games on …

                                      GRANGEVILLE — On May 27, the Legislative District 7 Republican Central Committee will be holding the 2022 Reorganization and Delegate Selection Meeting following the May primary election. This will be held at the Grangeville Super 8 Motel, 801 SW 1st Street, starting at 6 p.m.

                                        NEZPERCE — The Nezperce Citywide Yard Sale Day is Saturday, May 14. Yard sales and fundraisers begin at 8 a.m., and Lions Burger service begins at 10 a.m. Maps are available at each sale and The Only Store.

                                          GRANGEVILLE — A newly-formed rock club will meet tonight, Wednesday, May 11, at U.S. Bank in Grangeville at 5:30 p.m. Anyone interested in geology is invited to attend.

                                            COTTONWOOD – Cottonwood Riding Club is seeking new members of all ages. Join the Facebook group or call president Mandy Riener at 208-413-3549. Membership dues are $20 per individual or $30 for the family; $5 per play day and $26 for the O-Mok-See. Upcoming play dates are May 15, June 5, Jul…

                                              GRANGEVILLE — City residents have through Thursday, May 12, to be added to the waste pickup for Spring Cleanup Week. The city offers annually a week — this year is May 9-13 — to pick up items from the curb for disposal. Most anything that can be picked up with the loader — from appliances an…

                                                KOOSKIA — The Valley Garden Club will hold its annual plant/bake sale at the Kooskia City Park Pavilion on Friday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is usually a variety of vegetable and fruit starts and lots of flowers, all grown locally and by members. All proceeds go to community projects.

                                                  The Camas Prairie Bowmen will hold their 29th annual Spring Fling 3-D Shoot May 21-22 at their range located 2.8 miles south of Grangeville. Staggered start is 7-10 a.m. both days, with the trophy shoot that Saturday and the fun shoot that Sunday. It’s open to all ages competing in nine clas…

                                                    GRANGEVILLE - Bulldog cheer tryouts for the 2022-2023 season at Grangeville High School are being held May 16-18, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. each day. Candidates must attend all days unless prior arrangements are made.

                                                      The organizational meeting for the 2022 Camas Prairie Zephyr American Legion baseball team will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 11 at Prairie Elementary School in Cottonwood. Meet at the back door of the school at 1916 East Street.

                                                        COTTONWOOD — Prairie High School Senior Riley Enneking will be putting on an Alumni Volleyball Tournament for all Prairie High School alumni. This is set for July 15 and 16 at the Prairie High School gym. At least seven players must be on each team, and all players must be Prairie High Schoo…

                                                          COTTONWOOD — Prairie Community Library will host a presentation and book signing by Idaho County Author Sue Tidwell of Cottonwood. She will discuss her book “Cries of the Savanna.” This is set for Wednesday, May 18, at 6:30 p.m., in Cottonwood Community Center, 507 King St.

                                                            GRANGEVILLE — Border Days Queen 2022 Emma Roach and the Border Days Committee will be host to a horse clinic Saturday, May 21, at the Border Days Arena.

                                                              CLEARWATER — The Friends of Elk City Wagon Road will meet Saturday, May 7, at the Clearwater Grange Hall. The meeting is at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck lunch. The Wagon Road Museum will also be open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Museum tells the story of the historic Wagon Road that ran to Elk Ci…

                                                                CRAIGMONT — The Craigmont citywide yard sale is set for Saturday, May 7. Maps will be available at participating sales. The Craigmont Lions will be selling burgers in the park beginning at 8 a.m., and the women of the American Legion Auxiliary will have biscuits and gravy at the American Leg…

                                                                  GRANGEVILLE — ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation) and the Elks are teaming up to host a Family Bingo Night on Friday, May 13. Dinner will be chili cheese nachos, hot dogs, and chili for $7 each, with dinner service starting at 5:30 p.m. Bingo will start at 6:45 p.m. Cost for Bingo is 20 games on …

                                                                    CLEARWATER — Saturday, May 14 at the Elk City Wagon Road Museum in Clearwater, the “Dessert at the Museum” event will take place from 1-4 p.m. Visit the museum and enjoy a beverage and dessert. Everyone is welcome. Donations to the museum will be accepted.

                                                                      GRANGEVILLE — Crea deHaven VFW Post No. 3520 meets tonight, May 4, at 7 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Center. Prior to the meeting, a soup dinner will be served. For questions or to find out if you are eligible for membership, call Lucky Gallego at 208-507-2035.

                                                                        GRANGEVILLE — American Legion Post No. 37 is meeting Wednesday, May 4, at 6 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Center. It will be followed by a soup supper. All veterans are invited to attend to find out the American Legion’s missions and goals. Questions may be directed to adjutant Jinny Ca…

                                                                          GRANGEVILLE — A Mother’s Day Ice Cream Social is set for Saturday, May 7, 2-4 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans Center, 318 East Main Street. A concert with Myra Pearce will take place, as well as a ticket raffle and a Quilts of Valor display. An ice cream sundae and dessert bar will be ava…

                                                                            KOOSKIA — City of Kooskia Spring Cleanup week has been set for May 2-9. Simmons Sanitation will place roll-off containers at the Kooskia City Park for customer convenience. Appliances may be put in the containers; however, all other metal must be cut into four- foot lengths, and all brush an…