RIGGINS — Congratulations to the talented coloring kids, Johanna Hollon, Logan Calvin and Min Smith, for winning the coloring contest for their age groups sponsored by the Riggins Post Office and made possible by the wonderful donations by The Banana Co., Blevins Agency, Sterling Bank, Salmon River Inn, Two River Coffee, Gold Dredge Builders Warehouse LLC, Alliance Heating and Air Conditioning, and Diane Thach. Lori Schmidt, postmaster, is also very grateful to these businesses for the smiles she received when the winners picked up their prizes. It was the highlight of the holidays!
Salmon River Jet Boat Races will be held in Riggins April 17-18-19. A fund-raiser will be held Saturday, March 14. The fun begins at 5 p.m. at Salmon River Inn. There will be silent and live auctions and prize drawings. Participants must be 21. A portion of the night’s proceeds will be to benefit Salmon River schools.
The Salmon River Chamber of Commerce has a Facebook page that keeps a running schedule of exciting happenings in Riggins. A quick look: Jet Boat Races-April 17-18-19, Riggins Rodeo-May 2-3, Big Water Blowout-June 6, Sacred Salmon Ceremony-June 9, Hot Summer Nights-July 24-25, Salmon River Run- Sept. 12, Salmon River Art Guild Art Show–Oct. 3-4, and Christmas Tree Lighting–Dec. 5. Keep updated with the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce Facebook page to stay up on what’s happing in Riggins. No reason to miss any of these exciting events!
Rocke Wilson has been collecting and scanning Riggins high school annuals. So far he has scanned 1948 and much of 1950, then all of 51 through 71, and 74, 75, 76, 80, 81, 82, 85 and 89, plus he has the seniors from the first nine years which were 1941 through 1949. He has put these all as jpegs on a DVD. If you are interested, he can mail you a copy. He is asking for a donation of $5 plus $2.32 S&H. The donation goes to the Riggins ambulance to help fund new equipment. Even if you still have your annuals it’s really a much more convenient way to view them and you can zoom in when you want or even print them. Rocke has raised about $170 for the ambulance fund. Not big money but every little bit helps.
Evan Joseph Henscheid arrived at 8:06 a.m. on Jan. 9 weighing in at seven pounds and seven ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Evan is the second son of PJ and Kim Daude Henscheid. He was welcomed by his big brother Carter, 3-1/2, his grandparents, Jim and Sallie Daude of Lucile, and Joe and Carol Henscheid of Newman Lake, Wash.
Hey friends! The Salmon River Boosters are trying to finalize their membership drive by the end of this month! Did you receive a membership form in the mail? They will have extra forms available at the next home game on Saturday as well as discounted apparel for sale again! Stop by the table! Go Savages!
Basketball schedule for third through sixth grades, A.S.K. and elementary students: Saturday, Jan. 24, with Cascade at Salmon River High School; Saturday, Jan. 31, Salmon River at Council; Saturday, Feb. 7, Meadows Valley at Salmon River; Saturday, Feb.14, with McCall (blue) at Salmon River. All players must show up 30 minutes before the game. Fifth and sixth grade boys start at 1 p.m.
The SRHS Lifetime Learning Sports program at Brundage Mountain Ski Resort is Thursday, Jan. 29. The student cost is $19 which must be paid before the student is allowed to go. Both the permission slip and registration form are available in the office and must be completed and turned in to the office by Thursday, Jan. 22. Any student not attending is required to attend school. If an adult wishes to go, the fee is $45 and adults must also fill out a registration form.
Valentine’s Day is just a little more than three weeks away! Time to think about valentines, flowers, candy, time with loved ones, calls, dinner out, etc. Love is the greatest thing we can share with our family and friends.
Treat your sweetheart to a Valentine special Saturday, Feb. 14, at a perfect getaway at Salmon Rapids Lodge special prime rib buffet prepared and served by Salmon River Catering beginning at 6 p.m. with choice of cider or champagne and deluxe chocolate. Dinner will be served in a private banquet room overlooking the Little Salmon River or take your dinner to your private guest room. Valentine Special Package: One night for two, dinner for two starting at $197 per couple. Inquire about “dinner only” pricing. Due to limited seating, a non-refundable banquet deposit will be charged at time of reservation which needs to be made by Monday, Feb. 9. Call 877-957-2743 or 628-2743.