Two carloads of Gypsies, pulling two trailer houses arrived in Grangeville but had their stay cut short by the untimely arrival of officers, Buck Paul, Walter Lemons and Charles Pittman, who ordered them to get out of town. The officers escorted them as far as Ferdinand.
This is a big Saturday for Tahoe QRU in Kooskia. The Quick Response Unit, which serves a large portion of the area east of Kooskia, will host a “Thank You” open house at the Kooskia Event Room next door to the Sheriff’s Department and library.
The Prairie Home Educators together with the Valley Home Educators present the class of 2016. Graduation will take place Saturday, May 21.
Wasn’t that a nice rain we received all day on Sunday? Maybe it changed your plans for the day, but everything looks so nice and green so it was worth it. It is past May 10 and my king birds are not back!
My Sweet Sixteen quote of the week is “Life is what you do, not what you feel.” Riggins mayor, Glenna McClure, has declared Savage Pride Day 2016 is tomorrow, Thursday, May 19. The parade, featuring the kids on their school bus, will head through town to the Riggins City Park about 1:15 p.m. Let’s get out on Main Street and cheer our Salmon River kids on in a way to thank and honor them for a year well done! Wear your school colors, wave flags, make signs letting our kids know we love them and support them. Go Salmon River School kids, pre-school -12th graders!
Susan G. Koman Walk for the Cure took place last Thursday, May 12. Sue Phillips shared the following about the program: “Team leader, Becky Hays, traveled north from Boise to lead hikers on one-mile walks at Elk City and Grangeville, ‘ghost walks’ as part of the 2016 Boise Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
The Grangeville High School Bulldog Greenhouse is now open. The GHS botany class has a variety of plants for sale including eight varieties of tomatoes and 10 varieties of flowers, peppers, cucumbers, beans, squash, cantaloupe and watermelon.
Murder, mayhem and lost memories, oh, my! Age has caught up with world-renown mystery writer, Agatha Crispy, and – while talking to her trusty typewriter – she tries to battle the senility and pound out a new murder manuscript
•Grangeville Flower and Gift Shoppe has purchased Finer Flowers. Sandy Kantner and Pat Meinen will join Grangeville Flowers’ staff. God’s Corner, which was housed in Finer Flowers, will move to Our Daily Bread on Main Street next to the Pizza Factory.
Did you have a good Mother’s Day? The Knights of Columbus were very generous to give roses to all the mothers at the weekend Masses in the Tri-Parish. I got to spend time in the woods with my children, and the sun was shining so it was a good day.
This is the “Kick Off Saturday” for the Tahoe QRU yard sale at their facility at 786 Leitch Creek east of Kooskia that begins at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Bring down your tables, chairs and goodies for sale and join the fun. Space is free and lots of people attend. This event will take place the second Saturday of each month through October. See you there!
My Sweet Sixteen quote of the week is “Mother’s Day is really every day of the year; however, it is really nice to set aside one day of the year to especially honor our mothers.” All ladies are invited to the annual Mother’s Day Tea, “Beauty Within,” at the Salmon River Community Church this Friday, May 13, at 2 p.m. in the fellowship room. Jeannie Fitch will be the speaker, and ladies of the church will prepare the tea goodies. See you there.
The Grangeville High School tennis team held its annual car wash fund-raiser at Les Schwab Tires on Main Street last Saturday, May 7.
Wolf sighting … a large black Canadian wolf was seen on Thursday by townsfolk just below Newsome Creek dragging a large part of an animal behind it. Flaggers need to be on alert. I was able to talk to one of them on Monday, so hopefully the word will get around.
The Kids Klub, Inc., board is planning its next move after some less than positive feedback at the Idaho County Commission meeting Tuesday, May 3.