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Elk City News: Cort Conley to speak May 11

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Elk City


Jamie Edmondson Elk City 842-2452

— Got an email from a reader of the column and he said that the woodpecker looked like a Red-naped Sapsucker. He suggested I look it up and sure enough it is! Thanks for the information.

Speaking of sightings, the deer are back in Elk City and more have been seen along the Southfork.

Dixie is making plans for the summer starting with Memorial Day events. Saturday will be a bake sale; Sunday will be the Memorial Service and Quilts of Valor presentation and potluck dinner.

Don’t forget the Friends of the Elk City Library will be hosting their beer and wine tasting and auction for the community on Friday, May 19, at the laundromat. If you have donations, leave them at the school with Nichele Slover or contact Sue Phillips at 208-842-2359. The “Pick-n-Pay” books feature will also be around. Stay tuned for more info...this is a great way to support the community library.

Idaho Archeology Month is May and the Idaho County Historical Preservation Commission is sponsoring Cort Conley as featured speaker. Conley, author and western river guide for 30-plus years, will present a historic overview of boating on the Salmon River and talk about some of the people who lived along its shores between Riggins and Painter Mine as well as photographs and film from 1920-1940 will be featured. Come and enjoy his presentation on Friday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m., at the Forest Service in Grangeville. Refreshments will be served.

Anniversaries: Steve & Margaret Shultz

Birthdays: Jacob Perry


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