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Holes featured at spring show Print E-mail

CIAA 50th Spring Show, May 2017, celebrates founding member Ellamae Holes

By Marlene O’Neill

CIAA President

     In anticipation of Central Idaho Art Association’s (CIAA) 50th Spring Show, May 4-6, CIAA celebrates founding member, Ellamae Holes. The 50th Show remains at the Bicentennial Historical Museum and will feature the art of founding members.

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UofI small farms workshop Print E-mail

Fruit, beekeeping, and ag workshop series offered

     The University of Idaho Extension is offering a workshop entitled “Small Farms and Community Food Systems.” This workshop series focuses on topics that assist landowners in producing and marketing agriculture products that are sold locally. Topics include soils, vegetable production, growing tree fruit, processing and marketing, raising livestock, farmer’s markets, viticulture and many other topics.

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McNeil arrested for felony domestic violence 

     Joseph Scott McNeil of Woodland was arrested Feb. 19 on the charge of felony domestic violence.

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Two arrested on meth charges

     A Kooskia woman and a Donnelly man were arrested last week on drug charges after police determined they were using the United States Postal Service to transport illegal drugs.

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Obituaries, Death Notices in the February 23, 2017 issue Print E-mail

Benjamin Danford, 69

     Benjamin Danford, 69, of Clearwater passed away at his home Friday Feb. 17, 2017.

     Services are pending at Trenary Funeral Home of Kooskia.


E. Joan Umphenour, 87

     E. Joan Umphenour was born July 26, 1929 to Ralph and Elizabeth Uhler in Afton, Wyo. She died peacefully at home Feb. 18, 2017.2-23-17-obit-joan-umphemour

     She was raised in Twin Falls, Idaho. Joan married Merlyn S. Umphenour June 3, 1948. They moved to Kooskia in 1951. They had 3 children Vicki Latondress, Sheryl Jenkins, and Mike Umphenour.

     She worked as a clerk at Giblers, Yoccums, and Pankeys. Joan was a member of Chapter 43 of Eastern Star of Kamiah.

     She is survived by her children; a sister Phyllis York, son-in-law Glenn Jenkins, five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

     She was preceded in death by her husband Merlyn S. Umphenour, her mother, father and four brothers.

     We would like to say thank you to Syringa Hospice for all their special care.

     A celebration will be held at a later date.

     Arrangements have been entrusted to Trenary Funeral Home of Kooskia.

Obituary policy Print E-mail
Obituary policy: There will be a $50 flat fee for obituaries up to 500 words. For each additional 50 words beyond the 500 word limit, an additional $5 will be charged. The flat fee includes one picture. Additional pictures are $5 each. Larger two-column pictures are $20. There is no charge for service/death notices.
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