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Community Briefs - Dec. 13, 2017

Winners were named in the Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department raffle drawing: hope chest, Jonathon Moore; gun safe, Tiffany Thomason; fishing trip, Jenny Underwood; and area rug, Jill Seubert. Proceeds benefit operation of the GVFD Christmas Truck and other programs.

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Kingma to celebrate 90th birthday

The family of Alice Kingma invites all family and friends to a celebration for her 90th birthday. An open house is set for the Grangeville Christian Reformed Church Saturday, Dec. 16, 2 to 4 p.m.

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Tristan M. Macadams

U.S. Air Force Airman Tristan M. Macadams recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Macadams is the son of Leslie Bowman and stepson of Michael Turner of Grangeville. He is a 2017 graduate of Grangeville High School.

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Idaho County Republican Central Committee meets Dec. 19; candidate McGeachin to attend

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will meet Tuesday, Dec. 19, 6 p.m. at the Super 8. A quick business meeting will be held as members enjoy a finger foods potluck. Attending will be former state representative Janice McGeachin, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor. She will be staying overnight and available to meet people in the area. If interested, contact Maureen Hatfield at 208-315-2085.

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Puckett wins grade-level holiday card contest

A joyful, wintry watercolor by Marsing Middle School student Drew Hanley will grace this year’s holiday cards from the Idaho State Department of Education. Grade-level winner for fourth grade was Kamiah Elementary School fourth grader, Emily Puckett. Artwork from all of the grade-level winners can be viewed on the State Department of Education website https://www.sde.idaho.gov/events/card-contest/.

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Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Dec. 20

The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Dec. 20, 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 208-926-7776.

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Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will not meet in December

Gary and Judy Porter will not be holding a meeting this December for Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship. “We wish everyone a very merry Christmas and very blessed new year. We hope to see everyone the fourth weekend of January when we meet again,” the Porters said.

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Boil order lifted for White Bird; water back on

Water is again flowing for White Bird residents who had been without since disruption late last month due to infrastructure issues. From here, the city is looking toward system improvements, as well as to funding sources to help with the thousands of dollars in related emergency costs. A boil order for system users was lifted Tuesday morning, Dec. 12, according to Idaho DEQ, as water tests have shown no coliform contamination for two consecutive days.

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Syringa board interviews three for CEO

Syringa Hospital trustees recently interviewed three candidates for the position of CEO. Joe Cladouhos, former CEO, retired earlier this year. Trustees are working in conjunction with Kootenai Health whom Syringa affiliated and entered a managerial services agreement with this year. “The process of choosing a CEO will be ongoing,” said board chair Al Bolden of White Bird at the regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 28.

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Lighting The Menorah At GEMS

Grangeville Elementary Middle School students in grades kindergarten through fifth performed for their annual Christmas & Winter Concert Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at GEMS. The groups are under the direction of music teacher Mrs. Carla Astle. Here, during a Hanukkah song, Ellissa Crowl helps her daughter, Caoimhe. (an Irish name pronounced like Kee-va.) light the Menorah. Caoimhe is a second grader in Mrs. Pfefferkorn’s class.

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Lewis takes on Ida-Lew position

If not for an internship while in college, Gavin Lewis’ life may have taken a completely different direction. As it is, Lewis is the new economic development director for Ida-Lew Economic Development Council.

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