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Got plans? Chief Lookingglass Days set for weekend

Kamiah’s 41st annual Pow-wow

Kamiah’s 41st annual Chief Lookingglass Pow-wow is set for this weekend, Aug. 18-20.

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Syringa Hospital board works on affiliation wording

‘VOC’ identified as underground fuel tank

Wording was the topic of discussion at the monthly Syringa Hospital board meeting July 25. The conversation revolved around the affiliation agreement with Kootenai Health.

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Ready To Let Loose: Elk City Days 2017

Elk City Days was in full swing on Saturday, Aug. 12, with a parade, sawdust dig, and the logging show. Here, a participant gets ready to let loose of the double-bladed ax toward the target.

Grangeville labor office moves to new location

The Idaho Department of Labor’s Grangeville local office will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 15, to move to its new location at 158 E. Main St., Suite 1A.

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Oktoberfest set for Sept. 29-30 in Grangeville; Sign up now for events, to volunteer

What’s happening for the Grangeville Merchants Association Oktoberfest Sept. 29-30? Well here’s a start: •Oktoberfest is set for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30, and will feature 10-plus food and beverage vendors, a merchant scarecrow contest, Franken-Kart races, wiener dog races, a car show, quilts for sale, street music, a beer garden, a wellness fair, the Flamingo Fun Run and 3 on 3 basketball tournament.

In the News: Aug. 9, 2017

Driver injured; crashes into light pole GRANGEVILLE – Josh Campbell of Grangeville, sustained a minor injury following a Sunday, Aug. 6, vehicle accident on Main and Idaho streets in Grangeville. The incident was reported at 3:12 p.m. Cause of the accident is under investigation, according to Grangeville Police Chief Morgan Drew, but is likely due to a medical condition. A minor child, restrained in a car seat, was also involved but was uninjured. No further information was available.

Riggins News: Riggins’ schools will start Aug. 29

My quote of the week is “No matter what happens in life, be good to people; Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” Summer is quickly coming to an end. School will begin Tuesday, Aug. 29, for K-12; preschool begins Wednesday 30th; registration is Tuesday, Aug. 22. Teachers will have an in-service Friday, Aug. 24, and Monday, Aug. 28. Labor Day is Monday, Sept. 4, so, no school that day. Get outside and enjoy your last weeks of vacation before another great year of school begins.

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Clearwater Valley News: Valley Market offers lunches

So many festivals, so little time! I only passed briefly through Kooskia Days on Saturday on the way to a birthday party at Colter Creek Winery in Juliaetta. It looked like a lot of people in town and booths all up and down Main Street in Kooskia. Sadly, I was too full on the way home to stop at the fry bread booth.

White Bird News: Art entries sought for October show

The smoke is rolling in and that means that you are going to find it harder to breathe. Watch the children and older folks as this will affect them greatly. With the fires comes the fire camps. They have put another one down at the rodeo grounds, so it will be closed to the public until further notice.

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Lowell / Syringa News: Smoke, huckleberries and bee stings

Here’s the news, and it ain’t all good! Smokey, really smokey, dusty because we haven’t seen a drop of rain for two months, even the blackberries are dusty, ripe, but dusty, hot hot hot, like record breaking hot, and the green green grass of home is yellow.

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Concert Series Finale With The Hitmen

The Hitmen out of Lewiston were crowd pleasers at the final Thursday Summer Concert Series event Aug. 3. The band played a variety of tunes from the ‘50s on up to present hits. Pictured here is lead singer Dusty Katzenberger.

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Cottonwood News: Catholic education program starts in September

There will be Mass at Holy Cross, Keuterville, Aug 20. Father Bruce Wren LC will be home visiting and will celebrate Mass that evening in Father Paul’s absence. Mass at Holy Cross is scheduled through Sept 10.

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Elk City News: Lumberjack Saloon plans Elk City Days meals, activities

Some sad news to share with you all … A longtime Elk City resident, Randy Lobdell, died this past week. Sympathy and prayers go out to family and friends.

Patriotic concert is Aug. 11 in Elk City

A patriotic concert will be held in Elk City on Friday, Aug. 11, at the Elk City School, starting at 7 p.m. Sponsored by local businesses, the event is free to the public.

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Organization News

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