RIGGINS Congratulations Salmon River Savage State Champions for your courage, stamina and super win over Deary! Our Savages are the Class 1A Division II champs for the third time in four years and fifth time in nine years! Way to go team and coaches! “It’s surreal,” Coach Shepherd said. “I still can’t quite believe it myself because the odds were so stacked against us at the start of the season … it’s absolutely incredible what these kids accomplished.” Go Savages!
Happy Thanksgiving! May your Thanksgiving Day be filled with family, friends, fun and thankfulness.
Christmas food drive spearheaded by the Riggins Secret Santa Helpers and the Salmon River Community Food Pantry is ongoing. You may drop off food at Riggins City Hall, Riggins Whitewater Market or The Tourist Trap Consignment & Gift Shop by Monday, Dec. 14. This will help ensure no family goes without a Christmas meal. Suggested items are canned pumpkin, olives, cranberry sauce and stuffing. Thanks to all who donated food for the Thanksgiving baskets.
Riggins Secret Santa for kids 18 and younger must have application submitted to the Riggins City Hall by next Tuesday, Dec. 1. Applications are available at Riggins City Hall, The Tourist Trap Consignment & Gift Shop and Riggins Elementary School.
The Christmas open house at Idaho Banana Co. and Two Ladies Antiques, 1120 S. Main, Riggins, will be this Friday, Nov. 27 from 6-8 p.m. Twill be a free evening of fun for everyone. There will be wine and beer tasting, food, music and… Christmas shopping, if you would like.
The annual Riggins Christmas Bazaar will be this weekend, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27 and 28, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day in the multipurpose room at Salmon River High School which may be transformed into a Christmas fantasyland. Contact Jacki Campbell at 628-3742 or Laura Barner at 628-3412 to reserve your space.
Riggins Assembly of God Girls’ Ministry Bazaar will be next weekend, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. More Christmas shopping for you here at home with all sorts of handmade treasures, gift baskets, gift sets, baked goods, wood crafts, signature signs, jewelry, knickknacks, Christmas decorations, cards, cosmetics, frozen cookie dough. All tables rented benefit the Girls Ministry. For table rental, call Kathy Scheline at 630-4160.
The Riggins Secret Santas’ Giving Tree decorated with a wish list of each local child in need of extra help this Christmas is at Riggins Umpqua Bank. Return all donated gifts, unwrapped to Riggins City Hall by Friday, Dec. 11. To donate: Christmas Assistance Fund” and mail to P.O. Box 249, Riggins, ID 83549.
Riggins second annual Christmas tree lighting celebration will be held next Saturday, Dec. 5, on Riggins Main Street at Two Rivers Coffee with hot coffee and hot chocolate to warm and refresh you. Everyone is invited and encouraged to join the celebration.
Christmas season chili feed will be held next Sunday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. at the Riggins Community Center sponsored by the Salmon River Seniors. Suggested donation of $5 is appreciated to help support.