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Ten named as county’s top 4-H’ers for 2016

What does it take to succeed in 4-H? Ask the 2016 Idaho County Achievement Award winners who were recently announced. Junior winners are Ryan Alter, Aliyah Pineda and Chloe Rowland. In the intermediate category are Aidan Acton, Oliva Klapprich and Paige Lindsley. Senior honorees include Nicole Blackmer, Te-Moak Charley, Rachel Kelley and Hope Mcintire.

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Lyins-Dahl VFW Post No. 5407 and Auxiliary once again had a fine turnout of veterans, families and friends for the annual “Veterans Day Chili Feed.”

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Got Swag? 

Excitement reigned on Nov. 9 at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse when members and guests gathered to construct the Christmas swags for their annual community fund-raiser.

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Nov. 7 – pledge, Stanley Modrell; prayer, Jim Myers; free dinner, Gary Crea; meals at site – 82 with 34 home-delivered; guests: Andrew Riener, Kathy Dice, Michael Riener, Suzanne Acton, Willie Acton; Bingo and blackout winner, Jim Barnett.

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Hospice works on personalized ornaments; Memorial service set for Sunday, Dec. 4

It may seem a little too early for Christmas for some, but Syringa Hospice volunteers have been busy making ornaments for several weeks now.

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Adult guardians needed in county; Board members also sought

The Idaho County Board of Community Guardians (BOCG) is currently seeking applicants for volunteer guardians. The Purpose of the BOCG is to provide legal guardianship for adult residents of Idaho County who have been deemed legally incapacitated by the court, have limited funds and no family members or friends who are able/willing to help. The BOCG are volunteer positions and no compensation will be offered for those selected for appointment.

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Community Briefs: Nov. 9, 2016

Clearwater Valley PTSA will host a question and answer session with Mountain View School District 244 board chair Mike Dominguez about the proposed “Use of Force” policy. This will take place Monday, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m., at the CVES library. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Call 926-0901.

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Oct. 24 – pledge, Stan Modrell; prayer, Shirley Crane; free dinner, Wanda Pilant; meals at site: 56 with 35 home-delivered; nickel Bingo winner, Donna Barnett; blackout winners, Dolores Kindall, Jim Barnett.

Riggins News: Laritz, Shepherd are volleyball MVPs

My Sweet ’16 Quote of the week is “Treat people the way you want to be treated…including teens and kids. Talk to people the way you want to be talked to…teens and kids included. Respect is earned, not given.” Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, Nov. 6; Time to fall back an hour Saturday, Nov. 5, before you go to bed.

Harpster craft fair is Nov. 5

Harpster’s 28th annual Christmas Craft Fair is set for Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Harpster Community Building, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Halloween Ball of Fun

Idaho County residents donned their costumes for a cause Saturday, Oct. 29. Teri Wassmuth, right, played the part of the Queen of Hearts at the Kids Klub Halloween Costume Ball.

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GHS to honor veterans at annual event Nov. 11: Pilant takes on assembly as senior project

A shout out to all local veterans: We want you. That’s the message coming loud and clear from Grangeville High School. The annual GHS Veterans Day assembly is set for Friday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m., in the school’s gymnasium. This year’s guest speaker is veteran Larry Adams from Kamiah.

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Organization News

- Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens

Organizations: Oct. 19, 2016

Agnes Forsman opened the Oct. 11 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens

Organizations: Oct. 12, 2016

Oct. 3 – pledge, Stanley Modrell; prayer, Shirley Crane