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GRANGEVILLE — Idaho County Commissioners Denis Duman and Ted Lindsley attended the Oct. 12 meeting, along with the county’s civil attorney, Matt Jessup and Bette Polack. Commissioner Skip Brandt and County Clerk Kathy Ackerman were in Salt Lake City, Utah, attending the meetings of the Weste…

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KOOSKIA – At the regular meeting of the Kooskia City Council on Oct. 13, the city’s public works superintendent Carlos Martinez informed the council that surveyors are in town to determine elevations of the manholes in town. This information will be used in the design of phase 1 of the city’…

The Second Indian Presbyterian Church in Kamiah, located at First Street and Highway 12, was established in 1890.

KAMIAH — UYLC will present its Fall Festival Friday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Kamiah multipurpose room. Free pumpkin carving, games, haunted hayrides, a fortune teller, cake walk and more will all be available. Call 208-743-0392.

KAMIAH — The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce costume contest and Kamiah Merchants downtown trick-or-treating is set for Thursday, Oct. 29. Lineup is 3 p.m. at the fire station with costume judging at 3:15 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for silliest, scariest, most creative, cutest and most unusual. …

KAMIAH — Free pumpkin picking at Pam’s Pumpkin Patch is set for Saturday, Oct. 23, noon to 3 p.m., 130 Rock Road. Call 208-935-7445.

Students from the Kooskia Discovery Center afterschool program spent some time Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Miss Cindy’s Pumpkin Patch on the outskirts of Grangeville. Children traveled by bus with director Wendy Kolb and other chaperones to pick two pumpkins each. Cindy Godfrey said, “This is it.…

KOOSKIA — Kooskia Farmers’ Market has partnered with Crow Bench Farms to teach a sourdough bread class. Come learn how to make rustic sourdough bread with Patrick from Crow Bench Farm. Patrick is a vendor at the Kooskia market who sells authentic sourdough bread and has invited the community…

KAMIAH — UYLC is sponsoring a community scarecrow contest. Scarecrow bodies will be ready for pickup Friday, Oct. 22, at the teen center. Finished scarecrows need to be returned no later than Friday, Oct. 29, to the center. Scarecrows will be posted around town with winners announced and pri…

The speaker event set for this Sunday, Oct. 24, has been cancelled. Doug Higgins is scheduled for a knee replacement surgery and will not be available to speak at this time. We wish him a full and complete recovery and, hopefully, he will be available sometime during the 2022 year to share h…

KAMIAH — Freedom Northwest Credit Union is sponsoring its annual pumpkin carving contest. The contest ends Oct. 30. Carve your own pumpkin (categories are best Halloween themed, Best FNWCU themed and best creative/original). and upload a photo of it to www.facebook.com/FNWCU or e-mail to mar…

KAMIAH — Christ’s Church, 1115 Idaho Street, Kamiah, will be host to a “Totally Tacos Dinner” Saturday, Nov. 6, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. This fund-raiser is to help defray shipping costs in support of Samaritan’s Purse, Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Program.

KAMIAH — The Community Food Pantry at Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church now accepting donations for Christmas boxes. These can be dropped off anytime. Contact LouAnn Howard 208-553-0395 with any questions. Applications will be available soon for the Christmas food boxes.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. According to advocates, someone you care about is likely experiencing domestic violence. For information about domestic violence awareness go to the YWCA Lewiston Clarkston website at https://ywcaidaho.org. Pictured here, Joan Renshaw, YWCA, Kami…

“Prayers, good thoughts, and donations are welcome, and we are thankful for them,” said Jasmine Hicks, relief organizer for her in-laws, Randy and Michaelle Perdue, who lost their home and personal belongings in an Oct. 10 fire that destroyed their home on Long Bluff Road.

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At the Clearwater Valley Homecoming parade last Friday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m., students rode down Main Street in Kooskia on their class float while royalty candidates each traveled on the hood of a vehicle. A crowd of family, friends and community members lined the street to cheer on the kids. T…

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Grangeville Elementary Middle School was host to the Idaho STEM Action Center and a rural community engagement workshop/conference Friday and Saturday, Oct. 8 and 9. Educators from throughout the area participated in a variety of modules and hands-on learning experiences.

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GRANGEVILLE — At the Oct. 5, 2021, Idaho County Commissioners meeting, commissioners Skip Brandt, Ted Lindsley and Denis Duman participated along with Idaho County Clerk Kathy Ackerman and the county’s civil attorney, Matt Jessup. Attorney John Wiltse, the county’s public defender, addressed…

KAMIAH -- The Kamiah High School Class of 2022 will again be sponsoring a hog roast as part of the 2021 homecoming festivities. The meal will include a pulled pork sandwich and sides including beans, coleslaw, rolls and a beverage.

Applications for the Connie Saylor Johnson Wilderness Education grants are due on Oct. 31, according to Deb Gale, a board member of the Selway Bitterroot-Frank Church (SBFC) Wilderness Foundation that is offering the grants.

Gabe, Raydon and Emillyn Daugherty relax in a wheelbarrow full of sugar pie pumpkins they harvested from their family’s (Chad and Sara Daugherty) garden in Harpster. Mom plans to bake “pumpkin yummies” all winter with the haul.

KAMIAH — Freedom Northwest Credit Union is sponsoring its annual pumpkin carving contest. The contest ends Oct. 30. Carve your own pumpkin (categories are best Halloween themed, Best FNWCU themed and best creative/original). and upload a photo of it to www.facebook.com/FNWCU or e-mail to mar…

KAMIAH — UYLC will present its Fall Festival Friday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Kamiah multipurpose room. Free pumpkin carving, games, haunted hayrides, a fortune teller, cake walk and more will all be available. Call 208-743-0392.

KAMIAH — Area residents are invited to join in praying for the nation and many other intentions at the 2021 Public Square Rosary Rally on Saturday, Oct. 16, at noon in Kamiah. The rally will take place on U.S. Highway 12 by the Clearwater Bridge, across from Riverfront Park. The Rosary Rally…

KAMIAH — The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce costume contest and Kamiah Merchants downtown trick-or-treating is set for Thursday, Oct. 29. Line-up is 3 p.m. at the fire station with costume judging at 3:15 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for silliest, scariest, most creative, cutest and most unusual.…

KAMIAH — “Journey out of Darkness and into the Light”, a free seminar featuring speakers, Steve and Becki Rogers, continues with “Eternal Love” and “God’s Anniversary” Friday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m.; and “The Agenda of the Beast” and “Life after Death Experience” on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m.,…

KAMIAH — A candlelight vigil to honor those lost to domestic violence is set for Saturday, Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m., at the Kamiah bridge. All are welcome.

KAMIAH — The American Legion Post 75 would like to invite everyone to regular Bingo, Friday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., downstairs. The post is located at 618 Main Street, Kamiah. There will be a $100 blackout played for; 50/50 drawing, free coffee, pie, nachos, and the concession stand will be open.

KAMIAH — Christ’s Church, 1115 Idaho Street, Kamiah, will be host to a “Totally Tacos Dinner” Saturday, Nov. 6, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. This fund-raiser is to help defray shipping costs in support of Samaritan’s Purse, Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Program.

KAMIAH — The last Backyard Bounty meeting for the season will be held Monday, Oct. 18, at the Valley View Nazarene Church across from the Life Center. Bring your own place setting for potluck at 5:30. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.

KAMIAH — Area businesses, organizations and individuals are invited to decorate a float for the Kamiah homecoming parade set for Thursday, Oct. 14. Lineup is 1:30 p.m., at the Kamiah Football Field. The community theme is “Culture is Prevention.” This is sponsored by the Nez Perce Tribe Soci…

KAMIAH — Students for Success will present an afternoon prevention pumpkin painting and archery Thursday, Oct. 14, 3:30-5:30 p.m., at the Kamiah Wa-a’yas Center. This is for ages 9 and older. Sign up with Sonya at 208-621-4607 or sonyao@nezperce.org; or Shannon at 208-621-4757 or shannonn@ne…

KAMIAH — UYLC is sponsoring a community scarecrow contest. Scarecrow bodies will be ready for pickup Friday, Oct. 22, at the teen center. Finished scarecrows need to be returned no later than Friday, Oct. 29, to the center. Scarecrows will be posted around town with winners announced and pri…

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