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Easter egg hunts set for weekend

Several Easter egg hunts are set for this weekend for children throughout Idaho County. They include the following:

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Adults gets hands-on STEM training

Robots and circuits and computers, oh my! The Idaho STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) committee and Idaho Commission for Libraries recently provided grants for several libraries throughout the state to receive funding for both gear and training.

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Grangeville Lions Club March 2 – 10 Lions toured Gem Chain Bar. Sight & Hearing committee reported 6-7 applications have been filled.

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CIAA celebrates founding member Eimers

In anticipation of Central Idaho Art Association’s (CIAA) 50th Spring Show, May 4, 5, and 6, CIAA celebrates Founding Member, Cleave Eimers. The 50th Show remains at the Bicentennial Historical Museum and will feature the art of founding members.

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Group effort to revitalize Kooskia Opera House

Goal to allow community opportunity to ‘know the magic’

A group dedicated to preserving a historic performing arts center in Kooskia finds themselves under the gun to raise necessary funding.

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Kooskia’s Frazier is ‘specialist of the year’

Idaho Rural Water Association recently recognized Kelly Frazier of the City of Kooskia as 2017’s Water Operations Specialist of the Year.

Ridge Runner VFD to host class, meeting April 1

Ridge Runner will hold its annual fire district meeting at the Kooskia Community Center on Saturday, April 1, 6 p.m. Those who live within the Ridge Runner fire district are invited to attend. Board members will be elected, the annual report will be presented and service level expectations and corresponding funding needs will be discussed. A vote on funding options will also take place.

Community walks to start April 1

The Partnership for Healthy Communities, a collaboration of five health systems and two community service organizations, will be sponsoring seven walks on the prairie in an effort to promote physical activity and raise awareness about the need for movement. All walks will be marked in quarter mile increments and individuals can decide for themselves what distance they are comfortable with. The “Walk the Prairie for Health” series of events is geared to all age groups and fitness levels. Bring the whole family and the dog (on a leash).

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Grangeville Senior Center March 20 – pledge, Stanley Modrell; prayer, Tom Helmick;

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Kids Attend Youth Fun Day at Elks Lodge

Attendees came through the Grangeville Elks Lodge doors throughout the day last Saturday, March 25, as part of Youth Fun Day for kids ages 17 and younger.

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CIAA celebrates founding member Amsel Beardemphl

In anticipation of Central Idaho Art Association’s (CIAA) 50th Spring Show, May 4, 5, and 6, CIAA celebrates Founding Member, Amsel Beardemphl. The 50th Show remains at the Bicentennial Historical Museum and will feature the art of founding members.

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Community walks start April 1

The Partnership for Healthy Communities, a collaboration of five health systems and two community service organizations, will be sponsoring seven walks on the prairie in an effort to promote physical activity and raise awareness about the need for movement. All walks will be marked in quarter mile increments and individuals can decide for themselves what distance they are comfortable with. The “Walk the Prairie for Health” series of events is geared to all age groups and fitness levels. Bring the whole family and the dog (on a leash).

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Grangeville Senior Center March 13 – pledge, Stanley Modrell, prayer, Shirley Crane; free dinner, Helen McLean, meals at site: 71 with 31 home-deliveries;

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CIAA celebrates founding member Eddie Olson

50th Spring Show in May

In anticipation of Central Idaho Art Association’s (CIAA) 50th Spring Show, May 4, 5, and 6, CIAA celebrates founding member, Eddie Olson. The 50th Show remains at the Bicentennial Historical Museum and will feature the art of founding members.

Organizations

Grangeville Senior Center March 6 – pledge, Stanley Modrell; prayer, Shirley Crane