Updated July 8, 2010
Meza to receive IHA award
Casey Meza, CEO, Clearwater Valley and St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics, will be receiving an award from the Idaho Hospital Association at their annual convention in early October. . . .
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Local women help with on-flight emergency
On June 22, 2010 while on Delta flight 1180 from Salt Lake City to Orlando a page went over the loud speaker for any medical personnel on board. At this point we were about an hour from landing in Orlando. . . .
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Raspberry Festival is August 1
Participants are sought for the annual Raspberry Festival. On this page is information about the Craft Fair, Quilt Show and Rendezvous. . . .
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41 participate in Summer Reading Program
Thursday, June 24th, saw another fun day at the Community Library. . . .
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Archaelogical site excavation underway
In partnership with Oregon State University (OSU) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), an eight-week archaeological field school has begun at the Cooper’s Ferry site on the Salmon River at the mouth of Graves Creek near Cottonwood, Idaho. . . .
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No-cost mammograms still available
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics is midway through their second Komen for the Cure grant.  The grant provides for 40 free mammograms and 100 no cost wellness exams for female residents of Idaho County between the ages of 18 and 49 who have not had a mammogram or exam within the past year and are underinsured or uninsured. . . .
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New Nez Perce Trail maps available
A new map of the Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail is now available for sale at locations across the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain regions. . . .
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Prigges to have open house
Pete and Leah Prigge extend an invitation to the community to attend an open house at their home on Reservation Line Road in Cottonwood on Sunday, July 11 from 11am to 2pm.  . . .
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Feed the hungry-not your habit
From July 11th through July 18th there will be a canned food drive against meth. Large bins will be located all around Cottonwood. . . .
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Golf Scramble set for July 25
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics will be hosting their 11th annual golf scramble on Sunday, July 25 at the Grangeville Golf and Country Club.  Openings are available for both golfers and hole sponsors.  All proceeds benefit the programs and services of SMHC. . . .
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Raspberry Festival Fun Run/Walk
A 10K Fun Run and 5K Walk will kick off the day of family fun on August 1 at the 18th Annual Raspberry Festival at the Monastery of St. Gertrude, 465 Keuterville Road, in Cottonwood. . . .
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Letters to the editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Chronicle. . . .
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The breakfast crowd was winding down at 10:30 at the Greencreek 4th of July Celebration. Apparently things started slow as very few people showed up in the first hour but from 8 a.m. on they had a steady stream coming in. Click on the photo for a larger view.

There were lots of bingo players at the Greencreek 4th of July Celebration. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Elmer Wessels was grand marshal for the 2010 Greencreek 4th of July celebration. Elmer said they presented him with the medallion, congratulated him, then handed him the coffee pot and told him to get to work. By the way, nice hat.

Lots of youngsters enjoyed the train ride at Greencreek’s 4th of July Celebration. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Casey Meza, CEO, St. Mary’s and Clearwater Valley Hospitals is pictured with one of the hospital’s RP-7 robots and Lenne Bonner, CFO and Curtis Fryer, IT Telehealth coordinator.  Meza was selected to receive the Idaho Hospital Association’s Excellence in Patient Care Award. See story above left.

Vivian from Spaulding Park shared stories and interesting facts about Salmon with the children in the Summer Reading Program on June 24. Click on the photo for a larger view.. See story above left.

The 18th Annual Raspberry Festival is dedicated to Sr. Wilma Schlangen (1915-2010). Sr. Wilma tended the St. Gertrude’s raspberry patch for decades and provided inspiration for the festival. The Festival is set for Sunday, August 1. See articles above left for info on some of the events.

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