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Sponsored content: Amy Hall enjoys job as CNA

“I enjoy my job and having the flexibility to help my dad, too,” she said. “This is a good place to work.”

August 17, 2018 11:21 a.m. read more..

Sponsored content: How to get a military or veteran ID card

A military ID card or dependent ID is a valuable card, which can unlock a variety of valuable benefits, such as health care through TRICARE, education benefits, and access base facilities, including the commissary, base exchange, MWR centers and other support agencies.

August 17, 2018 11:08 a.m. read more..

Sponsored content: Think smarter when watering, caring for yard during the heat

Now well into the dry heat of an Idaho County summer, your lawn may be showing the strain – and brown — of the season. But just dumping more water onto the ground may not be the solution. Think smarter on how better to maintain your yard in August.

August 17, 2018 11:07 a.m. read more..

Sponsored content: How equine assisted resilience coaching helps military men and women

Active duty military and veterans may be interested in an upcoming program July 27-28 that brings participants and horses together for a variety of activities, starting with simple care and grooming and including use of the horses for therapy and personal growth, known as equine assisted resilience coaching. The full days are filled with opportunities for learning and ample time for participants to bond with others who have shared similar experiences from their military careers.

July 24, 2018 3:18 p.m. read more..



High School Homecoming Idaho County Style

(Left) Grangeville High School crowned its queen and king, seniors Abby Asker and Justin Fogleman, at the halftime of its homecoming game; (middle) Salmon River High School celebrated its homecoming last week and crowned its royalty Friday night, Oct. 5. Pictured here are king Ethan Shepherd and queen is Chevelle Shepherd; and (right) Clearwater Valley High School in Kooskia celebrated its homecoming last week and Friday night crowned its royalty. Pictured here are queen Mikaela Herrick and king Ty Dominguez.

October 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Riggins News: Fire department seeks local volunteers

Quote of the week: “If we could spread love as quickly as we spread hate and negativity, what an amazing world we would live in.” This is my October challenge to you…spread love! Fire Prevention Week is this week, Oct. 7-13. Special thanks to our Salmon River volunteer firefighters Roger Rashok, Randy Spickelmire, Donnie Clay, Dave Olson, Jonny Wilson, and Jeff Joyce-Chief. Look, listen, learn, and be aware…fire can happen anywhere. Look for places fire could happen and address the problem. Listen to know the sound of the smoke alarm. Learn two ways out of every room. Besides serving on the Fire Department and being available for fire alls, these guys also go above and beyond to respond to ambulance calls to help when needed. Kuddos to you for your dedication to our community. More fire department volunteers are needed. This takes dedication and training to become a firefighter.

October 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

White Bird News: Dinner benefit for Messick is Oct. 20

The “S” word has been heard from some folks this last week. Yes, snow has been spotted in some places, so we now can say the fall and soon to be winter is upon us. The annual wood cutting for the community saw around 40 people turn out to help, split, load and deliver the much-needed wood to those in the community who can’t get out to get it themselves. Our appreciation goes out to all those who brought chain saws and wood splitters; Ginger, for the use of her property; Bonnie Olmstead, for the great lunch; the wood suppliers; Brodie Robinett for hauling the wood; and Tom and Cheryl Cullin for the equipment and fuel.

October 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Mystery Night is this weekend

A Fatima Rosary Rally will take place Saturday, Oct. 13. Meet at St. Mary’s Church at noon. Those able to walk in procession will pray the rosary in procession outside. Those who find it difficult to walk will stay in the church and pray the rosary there. Save the Date: Nov 4 is the annual Assumption Parish Dinner and Bazaar! Tickets for the raffle are being sold now.

October 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Let white kids dress as Black Panther, for crying out loud

Oh, the days. Halloween night is the only time it’s universally accepted to beg strangers for handouts. And it’s a fun time for kids to play dress-up and be someone or something else for this exciting evening. Yes, and then adults put their social politics baggage into the mix and screw up yet another fun time.

October 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Yes Prop 2: No one should be denied care

A majority of polled Idahoans have indicated a clear preference for the provisions of Proposition 2. The Idaho Freedom Foundation seems to consist of uppity folks who have great disdain for the poor and little respect for citizens’ opinions.

October 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

No Prop 2: money grab from taxpayers

I am voting no on Proposition 2 — Here’s why. A whopping 91,000 new recipients will qualify for Obama’s Medicaid Expansion in Idaho, paid for by working Idahoans.

October 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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