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GEMS PTA Jogathon Bubble Run

The Grangeville Elementary Middle School PTA’s annual jog-a-thon was held Friday, Sept. 29, at the school. Elementary students participated in a bubble run while middle schoolers had the color run. Funds raised will go toward PTA projects to benefit the school during the year. Even Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Marcus Scheibe got in on the bubble run, held on a perfectly-blue-skied day with just enough wind to make the bubbles fly.

Amateur radio club changes meeting places

After meeting since 1999 at Super 8 Motel, the Camas Prairie Amateur Radio Club will change its meeting place.

Halloween Trunk or Treat event set; donations sought

The annual Halloween Trunk or Treat event will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m., at the Idaho County Courthouse back parking lot.

Clearwater Chili Feed set for Oct. 14

The community of Clearwater is celebrating fall with the sixth annual Grange Chili Feed Saturday, Oct.14. Proceeds support grange activities. All are welcome. Come to Clearwater Grange Hall, on Sally Ann Rd. between 4:30-7 p.m. and join the fun.

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American Indian photography is first topic in lecture series; Storch to speak Oct. 5 at Cottonwood

October is a month of celebrating history at the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude. Lectures highlighting the history of our region will take place each Thursday in October at 7 p.m. All events are free and light refreshments are provided.

Elk City scholarship applicants sought

Elk City VFW Wilderness Post 8311 Auxiliary is accepting applications for their annual scholarship. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

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Oktoberfest Wiener Dog Smiles

Heather Slichter of Grangeville holds her dog after it crossed the finish line in the annual Oktoberfest Winer Dog races. Results were not available as of press time Tuesday. More than 12 dogs raced as a crowd of bystanders watched the canines scramble toward their owners.

Mystery Night set for Nov. 4 at Greencreek; tickets on sale

Put on your favorite blue jeans and your bling as 20 years of Summit Academy memories are celebrated with the theme of “Denim & Diamonds,” Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Greencreek Hall. One ticket holder will walk away with the grand prize of $10,000.

Organization News

- Grangeville Senior Citizens - Pioneer Senior Citizens - 3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club

Cragmont library to give books to kids

Through the Idaho Commission for Libraries’ My First Books program, Craigmont Community Library will provide books to young children, up to age 6, to help build their home libraries. Craigmont Community Library is partnering with Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program to reach parents/caregivers of children who could benefit from the My First Books program. For more information, visit:

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Liberty Quartet to present concert; Additional activities set at Nazarene church

Liberty Quartet will play at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m.. This will be followed by a pie social. Bring a pie if you can; admission is free. There will be an offering taken. Everyone welcome.

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Allegiance trio to perform Oct. 16

The United Methodist Church, 404 West Main Street, will present the trio “Allegiance” Monday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m.

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Fun Run For A Cure: Flamingo Fun Run 2017

Despite some drizzle and cool temperatures, more than 100 people gathered for the annual Flamingo Fun Run Saturday, Sept. 30, during Grangeville’s second annual Oktoberfest event. This year’s run was organized by Grangeville High School senior Kate Lutz and proceeds will go toward helping find a cure for SMA (spinal muscular atrophy).

Senior center still up and running; meals, home deliveries have not changed

Despite some rumors and a misleading letter in last week’s paper, Delores Kindall said, the Grangeville Senior Citizens Center meal program is up and running. “We served 90 meals Monday, Sept. 25, and also completed the home deliveries,” she said.

Encouragers luncheon set for Oct. 5

Mardell Casteel of Grangeville will speak at an 11:30 a.m. luncheon Thursday, Oct. 5, at The Gallery.