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‘Broken Walls’ to offer performances in Kamiah

The award-winning group of artists. “Broken Walls,” will be in concert Friday, Sept. 15 and 16, 7 p.m., at the Wa-A’Yas Community Center in Kamiah.

Kamiah rummage sale to benefit Wykle, Nazarene missions

There will be a fund-raiser rummage sale this weekend at the Valley View Church of the Nazarene in Kamiah, milepost 69.5, U.S. Highway 12.

American Legion holding food drive for local food bank

Grangeville American Legion Post 37 is conducting a food drive for the Camas Prairie Food Bank on Sunday, Sept. 24, at Asker’s Harvest Foods and Cash and Carry Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations of food and cash will be accepted to help our local Food Bank serve neighbors in need.

Weekly Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for today, Sept. 6

The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Sept. 6, noon. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church. No charge for the luncheon, $5 donation appreciated when possible. All are welcome. Call 926-7776.

American Legion to meet tonight

Grangeville American Legion Post No. 37 will have the first fall meeting Wednesday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans and Community Outreach Center. All members are encouraged to attend and bring dues for the coming year. For questions, contact Post Adjutant Don Owen at 208-983-1191.

Blood drive will be Sept. 7

The next Grangeville Community Blood Drive will be held at the Armory on Thursday, Sept. 7, from noon to 5:30 p.m. This drive is administered by Inland Northwest Blood Center, and sponsored by Syringa Hospital and Clinics. For information, or to schedule an appointment, call Dana Greig at 208- 983-8571.

Bible Club set to begin Sept. 11

Bible Club at Grangeville Gospel Tabernacle will begin Monday, Sept. 11, at the church at 613 N. State Street, 3:30 p.m., and run through 5 p.m. This is for kids ages 4 years through sixth grade. There will be Bible stories, activities, songs and snacks. Kids can ride bus No. 6 from school. Call Joyce Wikoff at 208-983-1047 for details.

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Community briefs - Aug. 30, 2017

The annual Navajo Taco Feed to help benefit the Big Cedar Schoolhouse is set for Friday, Sept. 8, at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse from 5-7 p.m.

In the News - Aug. 23, 2017

A five-day shutdown to fixed-wing aircraft is planned for the Idaho County Airport. The closure will be that Monday through Friday, Sept. 18-22, to allow for runway painting, grass seeding and light installation.

UYLC to host grant planning meeting

The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) is hosting a public meeting Friday, Aug. 25, 7 to 9 a.m., at the Life Center, 4432 Highway 12, Kamiah. UYLC is preparing an application for a Promise Neighborhoods grant from the U.S. Department of Education and is seeking community input on how this grant funding program can best benefit upriver schools and communities. The estimated range of 2017 Promise Neighborhood grants is $4-$6 million per year for up to five years.

Community Briefs Aug. 23 2017

The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held on Aug. 30, from 8:30-10 a.m. Breakfasts are held every month on the last Wednesday of each month. St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is located at 7th and Idaho streets in Kamiah.

In the News: Aug. 16, 2017

Teacher contracts for the 2017-18 school year have still not been signed in Mountain View School District 244 as the Aug. 8 mediation meeting did not see the two come to an agreement. “We want what’s best for our kids, and we appreciate our teachers and what they do,” said Mike Dominguez. “My hope is that we can come together and talk this through and come to an agreement.” Negotiations will continue this Thursday, Aug. 17.

Community Briefs: Aug. 16, 2017

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will be hosting Johnny Rowlett (2016 Music Evangelist of the year) Saturday, Aug. 19, 6 p.m., for one night only. He will perform at the home of Gary and Judy Porter, 43 Whitetail Drive just south of Grangeville. Bring a friend and bring a favorite dessert. Seating is limited; don’t be late. A love offering for Rowlett will be taken during the concert. For questions call 208-983-0112.

In the News: Aug. 9, 2017

Driver injured; crashes into light pole GRANGEVILLE – Josh Campbell of Grangeville, sustained a minor injury following a Sunday, Aug. 6, vehicle accident on Main and Idaho streets in Grangeville. The incident was reported at 3:12 p.m. Cause of the accident is under investigation, according to Grangeville Police Chief Morgan Drew, but is likely due to a medical condition. A minor child, restrained in a car seat, was also involved but was uninjured. No further information was available.

Community Briefs: Aug. 9, 2017

Grangeville High School’s volleyball meeting is set for Wednesday, Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m., in the GHS gym. Parent and player must attend. Tryouts will be Aug. 11, 12, and 14, 9-11:30 a.m., and 2-4:30 p.m. each day.