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Elk City News - Dixie Days set for Aug. 6, 7

This year’s 105th Dixie Days celebration is coming up fast – Aug. 6 and 7. They are selling raffle tickets at $20 for 20 tickets with the raffle prizes to be a 180 Stihl chain saw and a handmade quilt. Get in on the drawing to be held Aug. 7 at 11 a.m.

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Riggins woman wins LCSC poster contest

Lewis-Clark State College’s Becca Eller has been named the winner of the 2016 Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation’s (PGSF) national poster design competition.

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Distinguished Young Women

The Distinguished Young Woman of the Camas Prairie event was held in Grangeville Saturday, June 11.

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Four juniors vie for ‘Distinguished Young Woman’ honor

Four local juniors in high school will vie for the title of Distinguished Young Woman of the Camas Prairie this Saturday. The program is set to take place June 11, 7 p.m., at Grangeville High School. GHS students Marissa Kennedy and McKenzie Kennedy and Prairie Junior Senior High School students Faith Uhlenott and Madison Ulmer will all compete for a variety of scholarships including scholastic, talent, self-expression and physical fitness.

HOSA bake sale this weekend; Taco bar is June 16

Six Kamiah High School students who earned the right to compete at the International HOSA-Future Health Care Providers conference in Nashville, Tenn., June 22-25 continue fund-raising efforts with the goal of raising enough money to cover expenses associated with the conference.

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Kids receive hands-on ag instruction

Clearwater Valley Elementary School’s fourth and fifth grade students spent an afternoon in Greencreek this spring to expand their knowledge about the agriculture, timber, and cattle industries.

IFG gives out scholarships to local students

Idaho Forest Group is awarding 12 college scholarships worth $500 each this year to family members of the IFG team.

Schools serve free summer lunch; CVES, GEMS are both participants

Mountain View School District 244 is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children, ages 1-18, free of charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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Sullivan addresses GHS class of 2016

“I am honored to have been chosen as your guest speaker,” Grangeville High School teacher and coach Pat Sullivan addressed an overfilled gymnasium at graduation Friday, May 27.

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Beauty And The Scouts

On Friday, May 27, members of Boy Scout Troop 555, and Cub Scout Pack 555, were joined by Miss Northern Idaho Olivia Kennedy, for a service project. They did their annual Memorial Day service project, by placing flags to honor the fallen, at Prairie View Cemetery, in Grangeville.

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Marimba Madness

Prairie Elementary School held its preschool through fourth grade concert last Wednesday, May 18. All the groups sang and played marimba and some students were also able to play the drums and recorders.

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Students try their hand at newspapering

This spring, the students in Mr. Tosten‛s second and third-grade class at Clearwater Valley Elementary School decided to squeeze one more thing into a busy schedule. One student, Autum, first suggested the idea of writing a newspaper.

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Music Makers

Prairie Elementary School held its preschool through fourth grade concert last Wednesday, May 18. All the groups sang and played marimba and some students were also able to play the drums and recorders.

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Battle of the Books: Students take reading to a whole new level

Fourth and fifth graders battled it out at Grangeville Elementary Middle School in May. It wasn’t a typical battle but a battle of wits and skill … it was the “Battle of the Books.” “We have been very excited to be able to offer this program this year, thanks to a grant from Grangeville Community Foundation,” said GEMS Principal Dr. Susan Anderson.

Kooskia Library sets variety of events

The Kooskia Library has a variety of events and programs scheduled. A book sale is set for June 11, starting 8 a.m., at the Kooskia Community Center. Used books of all kinds, as well as CDs and DVDs will be available at bargain prices. Hardbacks are 50 cents, paperbacks, 25 cents. At 11a.m., the $1 bag sale starts. To donate books, drop them off at the library. No magazines. All proceeds benefit Kooskia Community Library.