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1978 GHS grad has never missed an egg toss

For Kim Cash Hulla of Missoula, Mont., there is no question as to where she will be July 4 each year. “I don’t miss Border Days,” she smiled. And, no wonder. The Super Egg Toss was the brain-child of her father, Gary Cash and longtime friend Jack Marek.

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Greencreek, Idaho: Tiny town comes alive for annual Fourth of July celebration

The sleepy little town of Greencreek, Idaho, located 5.5 miles east of Cottonwood, is home to local farmers, an auto body shop and longtime families.

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Idaho STEM deploys drones to schools, libraries

The Idaho STEM Action Center recently awarded more than $147,000 in grants to equip 22 schools and libraries throughout the Gem State with drones, including three sites in North Central Idaho.

U of I announces dean’s list

Area students have been named to the University of Idaho 2017 spring dean’s list. To be included, students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 graded credits during the semester. Spring 2017 semester ended May 12

MVSD 244 searches for a superintendent

Stokes out due to medical issues

Mountain View School District 244 is on the search for a new superintendent. “I’ve been having some serious health issues,” said Kent Stokes, who has served as the school district’s superintendent since 2013.

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Cornerstone expands, Hauger joins teaching staff

Longtime medical issues may have caused Kristin Hauger to resign her teaching post at Grangeville Elementary Middle School; however, she said it was the hand of God that made her make that final decision.

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Fourth fun set for Kooskia

Tuesday, July 4, Kooskia will be hopping with Fourth of July fun.

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Sickels to run Shiznits booth as part of culinary degree

“We are happy to have him here – he’s been great help, and we are excited to give him this experience,” said Sheila Arnzen. Arnzen spoke about Justin Sickels, 2016 Grangeville High School graduate, who will be running a Shiznits food booth downtown during Border Days.

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Finnegan earns WWU undergrad scholarship

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Western Washington University student Darby Lynn Finnegan, child of Pat and Naomi Finnegan of Grangeville, has received the $1,000 WWU Alumni Association Scholarship for Undergraduate Students for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Day camp offers variety of classes

Idaho County 4-H Day Camp was held Wednesday, June 21, at the Idaho County Fairgrounds in Cottonwood. 4-H members participated in games and workshops throughout the afternoon. Workshops were led by community volunteers and 4-H leaders assisted by Idaho County 4-H Ambassadors Bailie Gehring, Rachel Kelley, Mitchell Nuxoll, Kortney Sims and Laina Sonnen. Workshops included:

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Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Berdoys; Boys honored on June 4

On June 4, an Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held for Blaze and Tate Berdoy, sons of Brad and Lesa Berdoy.

Fair royalty sign-up deadline set for July 14

The Idaho County Fair Royalty committee is seeking young ladies ages 14 to 18 interested in participating in the 2017-2018 royalty program. Girls must be going into their sophomore through senior years of high school and be available through the completion of the fair. Deadline for applicants has been extended to July 14.

Schwartz named to dean’s list

Matthew Schwartz of Ferdinand has been named to Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Berea College.

Willig makes Carroll College spring dean’s list

HELENA, Mont. – Lily Willig of Grangeville, was named to the 2017 spring semester dean’s list for Carroll College. To be included on the dean’s list, a student must receive a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale and take at least 12 graded credits in a semester. Willig is a 2016 graduate of Grangeville High School and is the daughter of Maura and the late Mark Willig of Grangeville.

Elk City REACH Club collecting cans; summer reading program to start

Those who would like to donate aluminum cans to REACH Club, take cans to the Community Hall just below the post office on Sundays or Tuesdays and leave them to the right of the front doors.