Updated July 27, 2006
Ferdinand awarded $150,000 grant
Last Thursday afternoon, July 20, Gov. Jim Risch came to Ferdinand, Idaho, to present a grant for $150,000 to the city for general improvements to the city gym. . . .
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Hospitals promote returning surveys
Both Clearwater Valley Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital initiated a patient satisfaction survey program last month and continue to encourage clinic, ER and inpatients to return their mailed surveys. . . .
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33 teams participate in Relay For Life
The American Cancer Society Clearwater to Salmon Rivers Relay For Life 2006 event was a huge success thanks to all the corporate sponsors, team sponsors, teams, committee chairpersons, and every individual who donated funds and personal time.  We had a great crowd throughout the event who endured very high temperatures but persevered to the end of the Relay. . . .
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High School registration set for August 15
Registration for the 2006-07 school year at Prairie High School will be Tuesday, August 15 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. . . .
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Work of Human Hands Sale set for August 6
St. Mary's Catholic Church of Cottonwood will be sponsoring a Work of Human Hands sale on Sunday, August 6th from 10am to 4 pm at the Monastery of St. Gertrude as a part of the arts and crafts sale of the Raspberry Festival.  The event will feature beautiful, fairly traded handcrafts made by low-income artisans from around the world. . . .
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7th annual school supplies drive
Community Action Partnership is launching its 7th Annual School Supply Drive to benefit Idaho County children.  After July 26 there will be yellow collection barrels at Irwin Drug, 146 W. Main Street, and Community Action, 113 W. North Street, Grangeville.  Lists of needed supplies will be available at both collection sites. . . .
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Zephyrs take second at state
The Camas Prairie Zephyrs Senior Babe Ruth team took second in the State Tournament, which was held at Lewiston this past weekend. . . .
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Summit Academy prepares for new school year
On this page is an article about the upcoming school year, a school calendar and the school supply lists. . . .
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Idaho Governor Jim Risch and his wife presented Ferdinand mayor Paul Schmidt with a check representing the $150,000 grant the city was awarded to refurbish the Ferdinand gym. See story at left. 

A royalty picnic was held Tuesday, July 18 at the Idaho County Fairgrounds with the current royalty hosting the 2005-07 candidates and their parents. Following the meal games were played and the candidates’ parents were interviewed as part of the royalty judging. 

Idaho County Fair Princesses Tabitha Seubert, left, and Tessica Nuxoll were the guest readers last week at the Prairie Community Library’s summer reading program. This week’s session is the final one this summer and will be at the city park Thursday, July 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. 

Surveys for ER, clinic and inpatients from Clearwater Valley and St. Mary's Hospitals are being mailed.  Displays are set up in many of the clinics to remind patients to mail in the completed surveys.

The Grangeville All-Star Invitational champions were from Cottonwood this year. Back Row: Coaches Rusty Lorentz and Kevin Schmidt. Middle Row from left: Seth Chaffee, Derek VanderPas, Garrett Schmidt, Levi Lustig, Marcus Higgins. First Row from left: Rhett Schlader, Jared Higgins, Clark Bruno, Kade Perrin. Not Shown: Taylor Heitman. 

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