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Jeannie Fitch 628-3845 fitchi@hotmail.com


Queen tryouts are March 15

RIGGINS — Riggins Rodeo Queen Tryouts will be held Sunday, March 15, at 11 a.m. at the Riggins Rodeo Grounds. Contact Jenna Cereghino for information. The Riggins Rodeo will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3.

RIGGINS — Daylight Saving Time 2015 begins at 2 a.m. this Sunday, March 8, and ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 1. Be sure to set your clocks ahead an hour before going to bed or you will sure be late getting to church or wherever you plan to be Sunday morning.

Get ready for a night of fun Saturday, March 14! Grab a friend and brush up on your gaming skills. All proceeds benefit the Salmon River Jet Boat Races in Riggins and Salmon River Joint School District 243. Meet a racer, win big and bid bigger! There will be lots of great auction items and door prizes!

Make plans to meet on the banks of the Salmon River for the 31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat Race April 17, 18 and 19. Check out Salmon River Chamber of Commerce for a list of accommodations and we’ll see ya in the canyon!

A Rodeo Queen Clinic for girls and their horses who want to learn horsemanship and rodeo queen expertise will be held in Riggins this Sunday, March 8, at 1 p.m. with Jill Lamb Marolf leading the clinic. Jill was queen of Riggins Rodeo as well as queen of Grangeville Border Days, has won horsemanship in Billings, Mont., at the N.I.L.E., and holds a Bachelor of Science equestrian degree from Rocky Mountain College. Miss Rodeo Hawaii, Cheyenne Gaspar, will also be at this clinic. Rodeo queen competitions are coming soon to Riggins, White Bird, Grangeville, Lewiston, all around Idaho and across America. Pre-register for $15 per student; fees will be $20 if you register March 8 at the clinic. All proceeds will go to the Riggins Rodeo Royalty. Message Jenna Cereghino on Facebook or call at 451-3253 for reservations.

Demolition has begun on the bleachers at the Riggins Rodeo grounds! Kudos to Idaho Forest Group for the generous donation of lumber and to Salmon River Chamber of Commerce for its generous cash donation for more lumber. These donations will cover about half of what the Rodeo Club needs. If you can donate lumber, concrete, time, let Riggins Rodeo Club know. A big thank you also goes out to all of the volunteers.

Salmon River School District will have elections for three of its five board of trustee zones, zones one, two, and three, May 19. Zone one is the zone north of town, zone two is the zone west of town and zone three is the zone in town. See the district website for a detailed map of the board of trustee zones. If you are interested or know of someone who may be interested and lives in one of these zones contact Michelle Hollon at the district office for information. Don’t wait. All paperwork needs to be completed and submitted to the clerk by March 19. Thank you for your interest and support.

To anyone interested! Vicky Lowe has received permission from the school board and superintendent of schools to put up 3’ x 4’ banners of the old Savage head and the buckaroo and the years they were mascots. These banners would hang in the gym and will cost about $160 each or $320. Donations may be sent to Rhonda Damon or Marty Clay at either P.O. Box 489, Riggins, ID 83549 or 566 Old Pollock Road, Riggins, ID 83549.

The Pinehurst Quilters have a $250 scholarship available for any Salmon River graduate already attending an institution of higher learning or vocational school. Applicants must already be attending school and show proof of enrollment for the coming fall semester. Applications are available from Susan Hollenbeak at the city library or contact Kathie Wright of Pinehurst Quilters at 628-3518.

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