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Any suggestions or comments are welcome!

Always looking for material to add to the website, if you have suggestions, or CPI related material you think should be on the website, feel free to contact Lewis Kanirie at cowboypoetsofidaho@gmail.com


CPI PICNIC
NOTICE OF CANCELLATION!!!
 
UNFORTUNATELLY, OUR HOST, CHRISTINE RIKER, IS BEING ADMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL FOR SURGERY. DUE THESE UNFORTUNATE CIRCUMSTANCES THE CPI PICNIC WHICH WAS TO HAVE TAKEN PLACE THIS COMING WEEKEND, AUG. 12 & 13, HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE KNOW YOU WILL UNDRSTAND!!
IN THE MEANTIME, WE CONVEY OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO CHRISTINE AND WISH HER A SPEEDY RECOVERY.
 

A huge thank you to all of our members for a great St Anthony Gathering!!!

Congratulations to our newest award recipients:
Sam Mattise - Silver Quill
Dave Fulfs - Golden Note

New Newsletter Editor:
Colleen Kohler

New officers:

Cowboy Poets of Idaho President:
J.B. Barber

New Board Member:
Troy Ross
 



I will be adding a new video from recent gatherings to the CPI YouTube channel DAILY! Each day I will announce the video on the CPI Twitter account. I will do this as long as there is activity on the YouTube Channel and/or the Twitter feed. Links below. Every Thursday I will add an older video from my archives as a TBT (Throw Back Thursday)

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CowboyPoetsofIdaho

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CPIdaho



​Cowboy Poets of Idaho, Inc. " was organized in 1988 as a Not-For-Profit corporation open to anyone who has an interest in cowboy poetry and western music. It is to serve as a vehicle to perpetuate the folk art of poets and musicians. Stated purposes are to present a collective voice for the cowboy poets, present traditional cowboy poetry as an art form, establish a registry, assist in cowboy poetry forums, seek to uphold quality performance and work with young people to encourage them to write poetry and music