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White Bird Medical and Relief Fund, American Legion White Bird Post No. 152, and many additional White Bird volunteers spent the past weekend, Sept. 12 and 13, cutting wood for community members. This volunteer effort is an annual community tradition.

Members of the Grangeville City Council and city staff toured municipal properties making up the publicly managed watershed in the mountains south of town. Matt Engberg, senior forester, Northwest Management, Inc., (pictured center, blue sweatshirt) which oversees property stewardship, condu…

KAMIAH -- Professional skateboarder and video-maker Tony Hawk recently announced on Instagram the renaming of a skateboard trick to honor a Kamiah resident, Chris Weddle.

The Stowers family is seen here participating in the Grangeville Centennial Library Story Walk. Join in before it ends Sept. 30. The next story up will be Ghostbusters – Who You Gonna Call. Stop by the library at 215 W. North Street (next to Grangeville City Hall) to pick up a list of partic…

COTTONWOOD -- St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics and the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation recently introduced its new Rehabilitation Services Facility at St. Mary’s in Cottonwood. The new space houses both physical and occupational therapies and provides expansion to the old space.

GRANGVILLE – The first day of school, Sept 2, at Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS) seemed like most any other in the past decade.

Kamiah Valley View Church if the Nazarene will be host to a free concert by Christian recording artist, Carman, Sunday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. The performance is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Constituent concern on voting in person was the driving factor for legislation sponsored by Dist. 7A Rep Priscilla Giddings in the special session that was signed into law late last month.

GRANGEVILLE – The days of covid have definitely set up next-level difficulties for newcomers challenging sitting officials in the upcoming November general election. For congressional candidate Rudy Soto, that has meant actively seeking opportunities for personal interactions.

GRANGEVILLE – Parents in Mountain View School District 244 learned COVID-19 was present at Grangeville High School when they received an e-mailed letter Sept. 10.

    Starting Monday, Sept. 14, the Pittsburg Landing recreation site within Hells Canyon National Recreation Area (HCNRA) main parking lot near the boat ramp is scheduled to be chip-sealed and repainted with parking stripes. This work is expected to conclude before the end of the week.

      KAMIAH -- The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Thursday, Sept. 3, at Kamiah. Glenwood 120 Cedar, located 10 miles northeast of Kamiah, was sold to IFG Timber LLC. The estimated 2,955 MBF was sold for an average price $641 per MBF for cedar and $212 per MBF for non-cedar. Proce…

      GRANGEVILLE – In a four-to-two vote, the Grangeville City Council approved for a crematory to be installed at Blackmer Funeral Home. The decision was made at the Sept. 8 council meeting, based on a planning and zoning commission recommendation to approve the conditional use application for t…

        GRANGEVILLE -- Lewis-Clark State College’s Adult Learning Center is offering General Education Development (GED) Certification orientation sessions in September at locations in Lewiston, Moscow, Orofino and Grangeville.

          KOOSKIA -- The Little Britches Fall Developmental Screening will be Oct. 1 for children ages three to five years. It will help determine age-appropriate skills or possible concerns regarding their development, hearing, or vision. The screening is free and will take approximately 90 minutes t…

            GRANGEVILLE -- The Little Britches Fall Developmental Screening will take place Thursday and Friday, Sept. 24 and 25, for children ages birth to 5 years. This is intended to help determine age-appropriate skills or possible concerns regarding development. The screening is free and will take …

            GRANGEVILLE – A new salon is open for business in Grangeville: Savvy Hair Studio is located at 117 West North Street, and owner Stacy Askew is already drawing in a crowd.

              GRANGEVILLE -- Are you or your loved ones suffering from depression or anxiety? There is hope. The Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program offers solutions to identify depression and anxiety and their causes, and helps enhance energy levels, sleep quality, mood, relationships and emot…

                GRANGEVILLE – ARF (Animal Rescue Foundation) will be holding a fund-raiser showing of the movie “Hachi,” Sunday, Sept 27, at the Sunset Auto View, at dusk. Dogs are invited too, with their owners.

                  GRANGEVILLE – A new youth group, The Faction, will begin starting Sunday, Sept. 20, 6 to 8 p.m. (open for homework help at 5 p.m.) at the Grangeville Christian Church.

                    GRANGEVILLE – Encore Drive-In Nights will present Kane Brown at the Sunset Auto Vue Saturday, Sept. 26, at dusk. Ticket information is available at https://www.ticketmaster.com/encoredriveinnights.

                      GRANGEVILLE -- A four-person scramble golf tournament to benefit Grangeville High School boys and girls basketball is set for Sunday, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at Grangeville Golf and Country Club. This 18-hole event costs $300 per team. Cash and Carry plans to donate barbecue food and sides f…

                      CLEARWATER VALLEY -- On Sept. 22, the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) encourages you to spend time with the original social network--your family at the dinner table! One of the best ways to stay engaged in their children’s lives is sharing dinner together. The more often children spend time with …

                      ELK CITY -- Elk City Community Library changed their hours with the beginning of school. Patrons can now visit the library from 3:15 to 5 p.m., on Tuesdays. Story time for preschoolers has changed to 2:30 p.m., on Tuesday and all are welcome. Children three years old and younger should be ac…

                      GLENWOOD-CARIBEL -- A sweet lady phoned from Lewiston to say how much she enjoyed seeing articles about the Glenwood-Caribel area in the Clearwater Progress. This was Judy Wright Whaley's old stomping grounds when she was growing up in a little house near the top of Glenwood Road. She said s…

                        KAMIAH -- A free, live concert, with musical artist, Carman, will be hosted by Valley View Nazarene Church, Highway 12, MP 69.5, in Kamiah, on Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. For questions call 208-935-2343

                        RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “Remember all the restaurants and small businesses that you’ve asked for years and years to donate to your clubs, events, and organizations? They’re calling in a favor. Answer Call.” by Johnson Nation. So, shop, eat, grocery up, fuel up, coffee up, and stay at …

                          Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Foster Idaho Prairie Regional Advisory Committee meeting was canceled due to Internet issues caused by the fires near its main offices. The meeting is rescheduled for Sept. 15 at 11 a.m.

                          KOOSKIA – Some state and federal money through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) looks to be available for Mountain View School District 244, superintendent Todd Fiske stated at the Aug. 17 trustee meeting.

                          Support Grangeville Farmers’ Market, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Pioneer Park. The market will continue through Oct 3. Did you know the terms herb and spice are often used interchangeably, but are in fact two distinct types of seasonings, made from different parts of plants and proce…

                          GLENWOOD-CARIBEL – The man loves cars. Max Childs has been fascinated with cars since he was a child watching them drive by his window, and says he was a "car kid" who grew up into a "car guy." He started working cleaning up cars at dealerships as a teen in Southern California, and after hig…

                          GRANGEVILLE – Sitting on the bleachers just outside the Grangeville City Pool watching swim lessons recently, I was taken back in time.

                          STITES – A preliminary hearing is set for this Thursday, Sept. 10, for a Stites man, alleged to have shot at a person who, as a result, was injured from subsequent flying glass debris.

                            KAMIAH -- The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Thursday, Sept. 3, at Kamiah. Glenwood 120 Cedar, located 10 miles northeast of Kamiah, was sold to IFG Timber LLC. The estimated 2,955 MBF was sold for an average price $641 per MBF for cedar and $212 per MBF for non-cedar. Proce…

                            GRANGEVILLE – “History has shown for this community, the stronger the statement, the less the participation,” Syringa Hospital CEO Abner King told the board at the Aug. 25 meeting.

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