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Canine Caper run seeks volunteers

Sun., May 3, 2009

The sixth annual Canine Caper 5K run/walk will be Saturday at 9:45 a.m. at the Boundary County Fairgrounds.

Volunteers are needed for approximately three hours to help ensure the safety of people and their pets participating in the event.

To volunteer, call Jack Douglas at (208) 267-7545.

Moscow

Farmers market in Friendship Square

The Moscow Farmers Market is now open for the season. The market is in Friendship Square, Fourth and Main Street, and opens at 8 a.m.

The market hosts more than 60 vendors, selling fruits, vegetables, food and crafts from the greater Palouse region, and will accept food stamps with the support of Backyard Harvest.

For information, call (208) 883-7132 or e-mail farmersmarket@ ci.moscow.id.us.

Sandpoint

Ranger districts shift office hours

Beginning Monday, the Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry and Priest Lake ranger district offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding public holidays.

Alternative locations to obtain Forest Service firewood permits include the Priest River Ace Hardware, 1200 Highway 2, and the Colville National Forest’s Newport (Wash.) Ranger District office, 315 N. Warren Ave.

Derbies have prizes for top anglers

The Aggregate Derby, part of the second annual Trash Can Derby, began Friday and will run through June 21. The Trash Can Derby will begin June 5 and also will run through June 21.

The Aggregate Derby focuses on the most fish caught in a day/week and will run not by weight but by the most heads turned in through the angler incentive program. The angler with the most fish on that day will win aggregate prizes.

There also will be cash prizes each weekend of the Trash Can Derby for the biggest rainbow trout and the biggest mackinaw. A total of 16 cash prizes will be awarded over the duration; all fees collected from ticket sales will be handed out as prizes.

The event is sponsored is The Captain’s Table in Garfield Bay on Lake Pend Oreille.

For more information, call Mary Thompson at (208) 265-6351 or (208) 255-7732.

Blanchard

Community center offers art classes

The Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Lane, is holding art and culture classes.

Upcoming classes include drawing and painting from a live model and still life, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; and 3-D painting and memory boxes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16.

Cost per class is $10 and class size is limited.

To register, call (208) 437-1037 or go to www.blanchardidaho.net.


 

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