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    CLEARWATER — The Friends of Elk City Wagon Road will meet Saturday, March 6, 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 old Wagon Road that ran to Elk City …

      COTTONWOOD — Prairie High School will have its spring blood drive Tuesday, March 16, in the high school gym on the stage. If they have 30 successful donors, they will receive the $2,000 STEM check from Vitalant for the third year in a row. Go to https://vitalant.org/ to sign up for the Prair…

        COTTONWOOD — Rebel Riders Horse 4-H Club will sponsor a horse tack swap and sale to support the 2021 Idaho County 4-H Horse Program. The money raised from this event will go toward supplies, concessions and awards for the various upcoming 4-H clinics and shows.

          GREENCREEK — The Idaho County Republican Central Committee is sponsoring the annual Lincoln Day Dinner and Dance at the Greencreek Community Hall Saturday, March 13, beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner is meant to honor the first leader of the Republican Party, President Abraham Lincoln.

            GRANGEVILLE — The USDA Farms to Families for distribution is set for this Thursday, March 4, 10 a.m. at Lions park skate park (drive-through), from 10 a.m. until food boxes run out. This is sponsored locally by Camas Prairie Food Bank and usually assists about 100 families.

              GRANGEVILLE ­— The Elks are happy to announce that “Burger Nights” will resume in March. The first Burger Night for 2021 will be Friday, March 12. Salmon burgers will be available for those observing Lent. No more than 150 burgers will be served on March 12 with seating for that number of cu…

                KAMIAH — VFW Post 5407 is holding Bingo on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, at the VFW Hall, starting at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Popcorn and water are free.

                The Clearwater Basin Collaborative and University of Idaho Clearwater County extension are presenting a webinar series entitled, “Clearwater basin elk history, research & management” on March 22 and 24. For program info and registration go to: uidaho.edu/clearwater-events. Or contact Mel…

                  The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Cottonwood Field Office has extended the current temporary closure at the Hammer Creek recreation site into mid-March to complete improvements to the boat ramp. Construction at the site began in early January and, when completed, will provide additional …

                    GREENCREEK — The Idaho County Republican Central Committee is sponsoring the annual Lincoln Day Dinner and Dance at the Greencreek Community Hall Saturday, March 13, beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner is meant to honor the first leader of the Republican Party, President Abraham Lincoln.

                      KAMIAH — VFW Post 5407 is holding Bingo on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, at the VFW Hall, starting at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Popcorn and water are free.

                        COTTONWOOD — Because the pandemic may not be over by the first Sunday in August, and out of concern not to host a “superspreader event,” the leadership of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, decided to postpone the Raspberry Festival this summer. It will return the first Sunday in Aug…

                          WHITE BIRD — Pleasant View Baptist Church, White Bird, recently hosted the Whispering Pines Baptist Association Men’s Conference. Pastor David Simmerman from Leoma, Tenn., led the conference. He challenged the men to lead their families as men of God, strong and courageous. The conference en…

                            COTTONWOOD — Rebel Riders Horse 4-H Club will sponsor a horse tack swap and sale to support the 2021 Idaho County 4-H Horse Program. The money raised from this event will go toward supplies, concessions and awards for the various upcoming 4-H clinics and shows. This event is set for Saturday…

                              GRANGEVILLE — The clothing bank is currently open the third Saturday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m. This is located at the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church at WN 4th and Junction streets. The clothing bank is no longer taking donations except for sizes 8 to 16 children’s and teen clothi…

                                Kamiah Library is open 12-6 p.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. February take-home bags are available while supplies last. See the display of how to say “I love you” in 20 languages in the front window. Follow Kamiah Library on Facebook/Instagram, call April at 208-935-0428, …

                                  KAMIAh — Faith Lutheran Church, located at 601 Idaho Street in Kamiah, is recessing Sunday worship services for six weeks. In church services will resume again Palm Sunday. Watch for updates.

                                    PBS viewers are invited to watch The Last Log Drive on the Clearwater River. The film airs Thursday, Feb. 18, at 8:30 p.m., and repeats Sunday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. It will be available for early streaming beginning Feb. 11 on the PBS Video app or online at video.idahoptv.org.

                                      KAMIAH — The CVRA Rodeo Club will be having its next meeting on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. at the rodeo clubhouse. The big fund-raiser of the year, the taco feast and auction, is only one month away on March 20. Everyone is welcome to join the meeting and the club.

                                        COTTONWOOD — Rebel Riders Horse 4-H Club will sponsor a horse tack swap and sale to support the 2021 Idaho County 4-H Horse Program. The money raised from this event will go toward supplies, concessions and awards for the various upcoming 4-H clinics and shows.

                                          COTTONWOOD — Prairie High School will have its spring blood drive Tuesday, March 16, in the high school gym on the stage. If they have 30 successful donors, they will receive the $2,000 STEM check from Vitalant for the third year in a row. Go to https://vitalant.org/ to sign up for the Prair…

                                            The Region 2 Behavior Health Board and Idaho North Central Public Health will offer the free webinar, High in Plain Sight: Drug Trends, Concealment and more. Presenter is Officer Jermaine Galloway, the Tall Cop, who will host this webinar on today’s evolving drug trend topics. It is set for …

                                              KAMIAH — VFW Post 5407 is holding Bingo on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, at the VFW Hall, starting at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Popcorn and water are free.

                                                CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Grange is hosting a bazaar/yard sale on Sunday, Feb. 7, in Clearwater. This usually coincides with the annual Ground Hog Day Breakfast at the IOOF Hall in Clearwater.

                                                  KAMIAH — VFW Post 5407 is holding Bingo on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, at the American Legion Hall, starting at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Popcorn and water are free.

                                                    GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville Farmers’ Market will sponsor “Growing and Using Microgreens: A Nutrient Powerhouse,” with Melissa Knapton Thursday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. The workshop will be broadcast via Zoom. If you are interested in joining contact Melissa at tenbluebirdacres@gmail.com and she wi…

                                                      GRANGEVILLE — USDA Farm to Families food distribution will be held Thursday, Feb. 4, at Lions Park/skate park in Grangeville. This is coordinated by the Camas Prairie Food Bank and will be drive-up style, beginning at 10 a.m. until boxes are all distributed.

                                                        NAMPA – Hailey Russell was on the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester at College of Western Idaho. She is a 2018 graduate of Grangeville High School and is the daughter of Valor and Lorie (Palmer) Russell of Grangeville. Russell is a full-time student and also works full-time as a prescho…

                                                          MOSCOW – Theta Chi, Epsilon Kappa Chapter, University of Idaho, was the highest GPA fraternity at the U of I for fall 2020. The fraternity had a combined GPA of 3.43. This is Theta Chi’s fourth consecutive semester as number one, and seventh semester since 2017.

                                                            CLEARWATER — The Friends of Elk City Wagon Road will meet on Saturday, Feb. 6, for the first time in 2021, 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 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The museum tells the story of the o…

                                                              WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recently, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) announced 60 nominations of Idaho students to the United States service academies for the 2020-2021 school year. The nominees were selected from dozens of applicants and will now be considered by each of the four academies for fin…

                                                                NEZPERCE — The Lewis County Republican Central Committee meeting is set for Monday, Feb. 1. This will be held at the teen center, 505 5th Avenue, in Nezperce.

                                                                  The Region 2 Behavior Health Board and Idaho North Central Public Health will offer the free webinar, High in Plain Sight: Drug Trends, Concealment and more. Presenter is Officer Jermaine Galloway, the Tall Cop, who will host this webinar on today’s evolving drug trend topics. It is set for …

                                                                    KAMIAH — Each year, the Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) recognizes and honors members and partners for their contributions and commitment to our mission of empowering our youth and adults to build a healthier community. During the 2021 Upriver Youth Leadership Council Volunteer and P…

                                                                      GRANGEVILLE — Embrace Grace will be held in Grangeville on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 5:30 p.m., at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd street. All young, unwed pregnant women are encouraged to join. Each meeting is a time of sharing and discussion with a video and a lesson. Di…

                                                                        CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Grange is hosting a bazaar/yard sale on Sunday, Feb. 7 in Clearwater. This usually coincides with the annual Ground Hog Day Breakfast at the IOOF Hall in Clearwater; however, the Ground Hog Day Breakfast may be cancelled this year due to Covid restrictions. Watch …

                                                                          KAMIAH — On Sunday, Jan. 24, the Kamiah Teen Center is hosting an escape room, The Lost Mummy, from 1-3 p.m. While it is a family event, any teen is also welcome. “As an explorer, you’ve always dreamed of adventuring through Egypt. It’s where your grandfather, Howard Carter, discovered the r…

                                                                            University of Idaho Extension will present: North Idaho Annie’s Project. Annie’s Project — Empowering Women in Agriculture — will offer an all-women course which fosters problem solving, record keeping, and decision-making skills around five areas of agricultural risk: production, legal, mar…

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