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Lucile’s Yellow Roses

Wild yellow roses cascade over the roadway in Lucile this spring, offering a bright welcome to the tiny town alongside the Salmon River near Riggins.

June 29 outage to affect ICLP’s Grangeville, Salmon River areas

Event to run 4 to 6 a.m.

Idaho County Light & Power is going to have a scheduled outage that will affect the Grangeville and Salmon River areas for two hours on Thursday, June 29, from 4 to 6 a.m.

Community Briefs - June 21, 2017

The Upriver Youth Leadership Council Youth Advisory Board and Impact Youth will host “Movies Under the Stars” Friday, June 23, at the Life Center Church, 4432 Highway 12, Kamiah. The movie will be “The Lego Batman Movie” and will begin at dusk.

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Operation ‘Thank you!’: June 25 event will honor Vietnam veterans

Vietnam War veterans may have not received the grandest welcome home; however, that is hoping to be remedied as the Vietnam 50th commemoration is set nationwide. In Idaho County, all veterans of the Vietnam War era are invited to a “Welcome home” ceremony this Sunday, June 25, starting at noon, at the Idaho County Veterans Outreach and Community Center, 318 East Main Street in Grangeville.

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Melvin Gill chosen as 2017 Border Days grand marshal

‘No regrets’ for Cow Creek rancher

Climbing up a winding road on Cow Creek from the small town of Lucile and into the Salmon River mountains, located on a strip of land that runs between the Snake and Salmon rivers, sits the Gill Ranch. “I’ve been here all my life,” smiled Melvin Gill.

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Main Street Flags Up For Border Days

Crews with Avista and the Border Days Committee were out early Tuesday morning, June 20, hanging flags along Grangeville’s Main Street, another indicator the four-day celebration — July 1-4 — is nearly upon us.

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Emergency communications demo June 24-25 in Kamiah

Want to know how to communicate across town or around the world when cell phones, phone lines and power lines are out? As part of the annual ARRL (American Radio Relay League) Field Day exercise, the 3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club will have three radio transceivers and temporary antennas set up at Riverside Park in Kamiah this Saturday and Sunday. The public is invited to this two-day event, June 24-25.

Organizations

- Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens

In The News Briefs June 14, 2017

The public is invited to attend as the Veterans Center in Grangeville dedicates its new flagpole, which was erected as the Eagle Scout project of Kyle Alter. This Flag Day celebration will be held at noon on Wednesday, June 14.

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Mike Smith to join in clowning act at Kooskia circus Monday

The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus is coming to Kooskia Monday, June 19, and Mike Smith of Lowell plans to spend his Monday clowning around. “Mike will be performing with some Clown College friends and helping out at the circus,” said Lara Smith, who is also a Clown College graduate.

Riggins News: Fifth graders help grow, sell produce for local use

My quote of the week is “Fathers are a most important part of a child’s life as a baby, toddler, youngin’, teen, and adult! Be there with and for your children and grandchildren; they need you as much as you need them.”

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White Bird News: ‘Live the Good Life’ this weekend with White Bird Rodeo, Days

This week is proving to be filled with fun packed events for all ages and the place to be is White Bird! Have you seen the “Little People” welcoming everyone to town – they are really cute!

Cottonwood News: Speech, essay contests open

Everyone get your flags out for Flag Day today, June 14. Let’s show our patriotism for our great country. And don’t forget your father gets special treatment on Father’s Day, Sunday. The father in our house has a birthday also, so he really gets to be spoiled. Entries are now being accepted for the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay competitions. Both are dedicated to encouraging a better understanding and appreciation of America, and to help foster patriotism among today’s youth

Lowel / Syringa News: Couple ties proverbial knot at Syringa

Big wedding at Syringa last week. Lots of Kamiah Simmons and Beckmans all got together to celebrate the joining of Megan Beckman and Lucas Wooden, there at Jackson’s beautiful setting in Syringa. Becky Allen-Brotnov and Terry have worked to make it a paradise, just right for the perfect wedding. Or you can also land there during hunting season, before and after you go out and try to shoot something; either way it’s the best.

Elk City News: When will summertime hit?

Although the calendar says it is almost summer, it feels like we are at the wrong end of spring what with the cold and wet and with the first day of summer only a week away! Ahhh, springtime in the Rockies!