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Organization News

- Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens - ACS Camas Prairie Relay For Life: Hanings are this year’s chairpersons - Local hams participate in Field Day June 25-26

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Corral Dust: Volunteers sought for Bingo

The Merchants of Grangeville want to help with the Elks Bingo stand this year but need volunteers to do so. If you would like to play Bingo at this year’s Border Days event, volunteers are needed.

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Paul, Miller to represent CVRA Rodeo this weekend

Clearwater Valley Round-up Association will host its rodeo this weekend, June 18 and 19. Leading the rodeos and parade will be Queen Jade Paul and Princess Shelbie Miller.

Tempus Fugit - June 15, 2016

•WHITE BIRD – LaVern and Edith Keeler have not missed a date with the White Bird Rodeo for the past 12 years. They will preside as the festival’s grand marshals.

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Distinguished Young Women

The Distinguished Young Woman of the Camas Prairie event was held in Grangeville Saturday, June 11.

Elk City News: Dust Devils set ‘Chili Run’ June 18

For those out of town folks who may not know, Rick Henry was badly burned in a house fire. He also lost several pets and horses. Please pray for him.

Kooskia / Kamiah News: Field tour on fires to be held in Kamiah

am relisting a bit of the information on the CVRA Rodeo which will start this weekend. Go to the website for a complete information or the Kamiah Chamber of Commerce information page. Please support activities of groups in our area.

Riggins News: K9 Resort opens in town

My sweet ’16 quote of the week is “A word of encouragement during a tough time is worth far more than an hour of praise after a success.” Happy Father’s Day to all you dads and granddads! This Sunday, June 19, is Father’s Day. Remember fathers and grandfathers, regardless how tall your children and grandchildren grow, they still look up to you!

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2016 White Bird Rodeo Queen Bella Klapprich: ‘I enjoy being an inspiration’ -- Klapprich’s mom, aunt each served as queens

“Being royalty means building confidence in not only in myself but for all the little cowgirls I meet along the way,” said Bella Klapprich. Klapprich is the 2016 White Bird Rodeo Queen.

Outdoor session of ‘Kick Your BootCamp’ to begin June 21; Classes to run through August

Kirstin Jensen, University of Idaho Extension and Liz Fantini, personal trainer/health coach, will be starting another eight- week session of “Kick Your BootCamp” Tuesday, June 21, 6 – 7 a.m. Class will be run every Tuesday and Thursday morning through Aug. 11.

Community Briefs - June 15, 2016

COTTONWOOD — Mark your calendars for Tuesday, June 21, 6 to 10 p.m., and join in helping to raise money for the Sprute Family. Peggy, Della and Remington Sprute lost their home and all their belongings in an electrical fire on June 10, in Cottonwood. In an effort to relieve their financial burden, join in for a taco feed at the Cottonwood Community Hall. There will be food, company and live music; as well as a dessert auction. Bring any material donations and leave them at the hall. All proceeds go directly to the family. Any and all donations are welcome and appreciated. For information, or to help, call or text either Maria Munger at 816-0902 or Faith Uhlenkott at 507-2004.

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McIntire tops in breeding beef at livestock show

The annual Idaho County 4-H Spring Livestock Show was held Saturday, June 11, at the Idaho County Fair Grounds in Cottonwood.

Senior News - June 15, 2016

June 6: Pledge led by Stanley Modrell and prayer by Jim Myers. Free dinner drawing went to Dick Seay. Bingo winner was Roberta Gibbs, and blackout winner was Donna Barnett.

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Idaho County Democrats


Sunday, June 12, was a gorgeous day for the Idaho County Democrats’ annual Picnic and Pie Auction. This year the event was held, for the first time, at the beautiful Cottonwood City Park. More than 50 people attended with more than $2,600 raised for the group.

Fourth graders tell their stories

Poetry on Fire

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests were one of 186 federal recipients selected to receive an Every Kid in the Park (EKIP) grant. These grants provided funding for transportation to get children outside, exploring their public lands. Students used poetry to express what they learned and their wildfire experiences last summer.