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Kids Klub plans next move after Idaho County Commission fails to support block grant

The Kids Klub, Inc., board is planning its next move after some less than positive feedback at the Idaho County Commission meeting Tuesday, May 3.

William ‘Bill’ Wheeler, 66

William “Bill” Wheeler, 66, of Riggins, Idaho, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016...

Ima Fae Kurts, 83

Boise, Idaho

Ima Fae Kurts, 83, of Boise, Idaho, formerly of Kamiah, Idaho, died Tuesday...

Tempus Fugit

GEMS student Hailey Russell, 6, won first place for the kindergarten level in the Idaho Public Television/KUID regional Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Awards contest. 20 YEARS AGO MAY 1, 1996

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Riggins Rodeo Royalty: Farris, Diaz will promote event as queen, princess

Two local young ladies will serve as royalty for Riggins Rodeo events this weekend and throughout the year as they promote the event.

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Cottonwood News: Next health walk is May 7 in Cottonwood

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day so you can take your wife or mother out to breakfast at the Knights of Columbus Breakfast at the KC Hall. They will be serving from 7-10 a.m. Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers! Only a short time left to get on the map for the community yard sale. All map proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Contact Tami Quick at 983-6505 to sign up on the map. Deadline is May 16.

Riggins News: 68th rodeo set for this weekend

My two Sweet 16 quotes for this week in honor of mothers for Mother’s Day, May 8, are “Mothers are beautiful simply by being what they are.” And “A mother is your first friend, your best friend, and your forever friend.”

Elk City: Dixie to honor service members May 29

May 8 is Mother’s Day! Don’t forget to call, write, send something, and just express your love and appreciation for her.

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CVES kids learn water safety

On Wednesday, April 27, the Clearwater Valley Elementary second and third graders were given the opportunity to travel to the Asotin County Aquatic Center for water safety training and swimming lessons.

Kamiah library offers free books to kids registering for kindergarten

Children registering for kindergarten at Kamiah Elementary School will receive a free book as part of the Kamiah Elementary Library’s “Get a Jump Start on Reading at Your Library” program.

Prairie schools concerts set for May

The Cottonwood School District spring concerts are set. Prairie Junior Senior High School will be presenting their concert Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m. in the PHS gym.

Mental health a serious local issue; help available for us, family, community


Let’s not bury our heads in the sand, but rather participate with open minds with something that doesn’t just affect someone else – mental health issues do exist in our own family and friend circles.

Frei: three items show his leadership skills

Letter to the Editor

Mark Frei is a young fellow just getting started in serving Idaho County as county commissioner. He is a thinker.

Easy choice; anyone but Curt McKenzie

Letter to the Editor

I’d like to thank Senator Nuxoll for making my choice for Idaho Supreme Court Justice an easy one.

Chmelik, Frei: Have done outstanding job

Letter to the Editor

Jim Chmelik and Mark Frei, our incumbent commissioners, have done an outstanding job for Idaho County.

Nuxoll: willingness to do what is right

Letter to the Editor

Idaho County is incredibly fortunate to have Sheryl Nuxoll as our state senator in Boise. She has continually proven herself by actively promoting the principles of Idaho County residents with her actions in Boise.

Commissioners worked to keep county whole

Letter to the Editor

Our current county commissioners have worked to keep Idaho County whole.

Frei: great job of working for us

Letter to the Editor

Mark has done a great job of working for us. Mark has worked on many issues for our county - not just one

Giddings, Shepherd get his support

Letter to the Editor

Sheriff Doug Giddings has built and managed just possibly the best organized and efficient sheriff’s department in the state

Strong: unbiased voice to join supreme court

Letter to the Editor

Each of us was elected as Idaho’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. One of us is a Republican the other is a Democrat. And in the May election, both of us support Clive Strong as Idaho’s new Supreme Court Justice.


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