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    GRANGEVILLE — Tickets for the ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation) Costume Halloween Ball, set for Saturday, Oct. 29, are now on sale. The event will be held at the Elks Lodge with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy a dinner catered by RoDonna’s of Cottonwood, and live music and dancing with Grangev…

      GRANGEVILLE — A class on dehydrating foods will be held at the Elks Lodge, 111 South Meadow, on Friday, Oct. 7, 1 p.m. Learn how to properly dehydrate food with basic safety techniques included. This is sponsored by the University of Idaho-Idaho County Extension office. The class is free; RS…

        GRANGEVILLE — The Little Britches Fall Developmental Screening will take place Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 5 and 6, for children 0-5. This will help determine age-appropriate skills or possible concerns regarding their development, hearing, or vision. The screening is free and will take approxi…

          GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Elementary Middle School will be host to a STEM Grant Blood Drive through Vitalant Wednesday, Oct. 5, 1:30-6 p.m., in the GEMS Community Room. To sign up go to donors.vitalant.org and use the 83530 zip code or the code G7034. GEMS will receive a check for $2,000 for…

            GRANGEVILLE — Elks Burger Night is this Friday, Sept. 30. Fresh ground 1/3 pound burgers, hand-cut fries and fresh baked buns are on the menu. Proceeds of burger night will go to various projects of the Elks Lodge. Doors open at 5 p.m., with dinner service starting at 5:30 p.m. Everyone welc…

              ELK CITY — Dr. Bill Higgins, chiropractic services, will be at the Framing Our Community Building in Elk City Friday, Oct. 7. Call 208-305-7583 for appointments.

                GRANGEVILLE — All Grangeville Elementary Middle School students, kindergarten through eighth grade, are invited to participate in a cheer camp Oct. 3-5, 4 to 5 p.m. Participants will perform at the Oct. 7 Grangeville High School football game. Cost is $30. Check with Mrs. Howe at GEMS by Sep…

                  KOOSKIA — The Little Britches Fall Developmental Screening will take place on Thursday, Oct. 13, for children ages 3-5 years. The screening is free and will take approximately 90 minutes to complete. It will be held at the Kooskia Gateway Fellowship Church located at 501 Idaho Street, 8:10 a…

                    KOOSKIA — The Ridge Runner Fire Department will hold its first chili cookoff Friday, Oct. 14, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at 136 Red Fir Rd., Kooskia. Cost is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children to warm up with chili, cornbread, dessert and drink! Those who want to prove they make the best chil…

                    GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville Senior Citizens meet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon for lunch at the Senior Center on the Truck Route. Call 208-983-2033.

                    COTTONWOOD — The Pioneer Senior Citizens meet every Tuesday at noon for lunch. Menu for Oct. 6 is baked ham, steamed cauliflower, raspberry apple cobbler and a whole wheat roll.

                      GRANGEVILLE — Syringa Hospital will sponsor a Vitalant blood drive Thursday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m., at the Grangeville Senior Center. All donations are distributed locally in the Inland Northwest. To schedule an appointment, visit https://donors.vitalant.org. Walkins are welcome, but m…

                        GRANGEVILLE — A community car seat check event is set for Soltman Center, 600 East Main Street, Thursday, Sept. 22, 3-6 p.m. This is sponsored by Safe Start Infant and Child Health & Safety and supported by Syringa Hospital. Text 844-619-2048 for an appointment. Free car seats are availa…

                          KOOSKIA ­­— An 80th birthday party for Stella (Reed) Hutchens is set for Saturday, Sept. 24, 1 p.m., at the Kooskia Community Hall. A potluck will take place and music will be provided.

                            GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Community Foundation will close its 2022 grant cycle Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. Since 2013, GCF has provided more than $99,000 to community organizations for projects and programs that benefit Grangeville. For a copy of the 2022 Grant Guidelines and the Grant Application Fo…

                              GRANGEVILLE — The Sew-Ciety Quilt Club’s 13th Biennial Quilt Show is set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 and 25, at Grangeville Elementary Middle School. Saturday the event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

                                WHITE BIRD — White Bird Rodeo Queen tryouts are set for Saturday, Sept. 24. Young ladies who are 13-18 years old are eligible to try out. Call Kami Fogleman if interested at 208-983-8779.

                                  GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School is seeking help with photos for its 2023 yearbook.

                                    GRANGEVILLE — MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will resume Friday, Sept. 30, at the Grangeville Christian Church, 402 W. South 1st Street, 10 a.m. to noon.

                                      GRANGEVILLE — The Little Britches Fall Developmental Screening will take place Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 5 and 6, for children 0-5. This will help determine age-appropriate skills or possible concerns regarding their development, hearing, or vision. The screening is free and will take approxi…

                                        GRANGEVILLE — All Grangeville Elementary Middle School students, kindergarten through eighth grade, are invited to participate in a cheer camp Oct. 3-5, 4 to 5 p.m. Participants will perform at the Oct. 7 Grangeville High School football game. Cost is $30. Check with Mrs. Howe at GEMS by Sep…

                                          GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville Life Chain will provide a visual statement of solidarity by the local Christian community Sunday, Oct. 2, coming together against abortion. Those who wish to participate are asked to meet at Heritage Square at 2 p.m. to receive a sign and instructions. Those who…

                                            GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville Senior Citizens meet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon for lunch at the Senior Center on the Truck Route. Call 208-983-2033. Menu for Sept. 21 is chili hot dogs, lettuce salad with carrots, sauerkraut, fresh fruit and a whole wheat bun; menu for Sept. 2…

                                              COTTONWOOD — The Pioneer Citizens meet every Tuesday at noon for lunch. Menu for Sept. 27 is meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, Jell-O salad with cocktail and a whole wheat roll.

                                                COTTONWOOD — Prairie Junior-Senior High School will be host to a Vitalant blood drive Tuesday, Sept. 20. Sign up at https://donors.vitalant.org/dwp/portal.

                                                  GRANGEVILLE — Storytime is back at Grangeville Centennial Library every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kids can participate in story, music and crafts. Today, Sept. 14, the theme is ducks.

                                                    RIGGINS — Tourist Trap’s Second Annual Canyon Kids Kraft Fair is set for the first Friday in November. There is room for vendors ages 5-18 who are accompanied by an adult to sell what they make, bake or create. The CKKF is taking place at the Riggins Community Center on Nov. 4. Contact Miche…

                                                      KOOSKIA ­­— An 80th birthday party for Stella (Reed) Hutchens is set for Saturday, Sept. 24, 1 p.m., at the Kooskia Community Hall. A potluck will take place and music will be provided.

                                                        KOOSKIA — Square dance lessons from the Mountain Dewers Square Dance Club members start Thursday, Sept. 15, 7-9 p.m., at the Clearwater Valley Middle School and will continue each Thursday thereafter except Thanksgiving until mid-December. This is a family-friendly activity for ages 10 and a…

                                                          Community car seat check events are set in Cottonwood, Orofino, Grangeville and Kamiah this coming week, provided by Safe Start, and sponsored by St. Mary’s Health, Syringa Hospital, Orofino Fire Department and Nimiipuu Health.

                                                            GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School is seeking help with photos for its 2023 yearbook.

                                                              ELK CITY — The Mountain View School District 244 regular board meeting is set for this Thursday, 6 p.m., at the Elk City School.

                                                                WHITE BIRD — White Bird Rodeo Queen tryouts are set for Saturday, Sept. 24. Young ladies who are 13-18 years old are eligible to try out. Call Kami Fogleman at 208-983-8779.

                                                                  GRANGEVILLE — The Little Britches Fall Developmental Screening will take place Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 5 and 6, for children 0-5. This will help determine age-appropriate skills or possible concerns regarding their development, hearing, or vision. The screening is free and will take approxi…

                                                                    GRANGEVILLE — MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will resume Friday, Sept. 30, at the Grangeville Christian Church, 402 W. South 1st Street, 10 a.m. to noon.

                                                                      GRANGEVILLE — Calling all quilters: Rhapsody in Blue Quilt Show will be held at Grangeville Elementary Middle School Sept. 24 and 25. Sew-Ciety Quilt Club’s biennial quilt show is fast approaching, and entry deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 14. All quilters are invited to show their quilts and o…

                                                                        WHITE BIRD — White Bird Rodeo Queen tryouts are set for Saturday, Sept. 24. Young ladies who are 13-18 years old are eligible to try out. Leave a message for Kami Fogleman if interested in trying out: 208-983-8779

                                                                          KOOSKIA — Bring a partner and come dance Saturday, Sept. 10, 6-8 p.m. at the Clearwater Valley Middle School at Kooskia. This is a family-friendly activity for ages 8 and older. No square dance experience necessary; participants will be taught on the spot. Bring your own water bottle, snacks…

                                                                            KOOSKIA — Mountain Dewers Swing Dance Lessons start Tuesday Sept. 13, from 7-9 p.m. at Clearwater Valley Middle School in Kooskia. This is a five-lesson series with a cost of $5 per lesson or $20 paid in advance for all five lessons. Bring your own snacks and water bottle, and dress is casua…

                                                                              BIG CEDAR — Friends, family and neighbors are invited for an evening of food and conversation at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse on Friday, Sept. 9, from 5-7 p.m., for the Annual Navajo Taco Feed. Cost us $7.50 for adults and $5 for children for a Navajo taco, a dessert taco and a drink. There wil…

                                                                                GRANGEVILLE — The movie “2000 Mules,” a documentary film which claims widespread, coordinated voter fraud in the 2020 election, will be shown at The Blue Fox Theater in Grangeville at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13. This is a free showing with donations accepted; co…

                                                                                  GRANGEVILLE — All veterans are invited to a free dinner at the Idaho County Veterans Center tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 5 p.m. Grilled burgers and hot dogs will be served along with coleslaw and cowgirl beans. Dinner will be followed by the monthly meetings of American Legion Post 37 at …

                                                                                    GRANGEVILLE — A Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet today, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 11:30 a.m., at The Trails Restaurant and Lounge, 101 E. Main Street. All who are affected by Parkinson’s Disease in any way are invited to attend. For questions, call Ed Murray at 559-804-0223.

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