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Stites City Hall gets a new coat of paint

Does this cool, wet weather have you dreaming of Christmas? You’re in luck, the Clearwater Christmas Affair, Christmas in July event is coming up Friday-Saturday, July 13-14, at the American Legion Hall in Kamiah

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Elk City News: Library posts new hours for summer

I need to make a correction to last week’s column and an apology to the Sew Help Me Quilters who were responsible for awarding the quilts. It was the Dixie members of the club who made and presented the quilts, but it was in the name of the club. Sorry about that.

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Mini bulls coming to Grangeville

“They’re basically just like the big ones, but smaller,” Tobie Olson explained to the Free Press June 14. “They’re a miniature breed and they’ve got horns and humps. They look just like the big bulls, except for they’re shorter.”

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Wendover Campground closed for season

Wendover Campground, located on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests along U.S. Highway 12 at milepost 158, will be closed this season for public safety due to hazardous trees within the campground.

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White Bird News: Brian, Barbara named ‘volunteers of the year’

Another great celebration is in the books...I hope everyone enjoyed our little town get-together. Wow, 40 years have now passed for White Bird Days and 29 for the rodeo. The weather held and with it being a little cooler...perfect weather. Thanks to all the volunteers and anyone who helped in any way to make this another success - your help is always greatly appreciated.

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Riggins News: ‘Rock out’ at the city library starting Tuesday

My quote of the week is “A father stands tall regardless the height of his children.” Belated Happy Father’s Day to all you dads, fathers, stepfathers, and grandfathers. Thank you for your vital part in the growing up of your children. Salmon River Public Library Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock,” will begin Tuesday, June 26, at 1 p.m., and each Tuesday following, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and Aug. 7.

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Down wrong rabbit hole to compare fed, state management

June 13, Tom Reilly’s letter to the editor to the Idaho County Free Press commented on the difference between the Lochsa Land Exchange (ULX) and the proposed Central Idaho Land Exchange (CIS). He feels they are markedly different and blames “environmentalists” for pushing wrong-headed thinking. I’ve followed this land exchange proposal for over a decade, and here are some points to consider:

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Yes, our forests are managed for money

I see in the Idaho County Free Press where the Lochsa Land Exchange is still being pushed by the Nez Perce/Clearwater National Forests, and the general public is wanting to know why they are pushing to dispose of national forest land.

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Flag Day Honors

The Grangeville Elks Lodge commemorated the history, significance and symbolism of the United States flag during a Flay Day ceremony held last Thursday, June 14, at Heritage Square. At the close of the event, scouts with troop and pack 555 conducted a retirement by fire of damaged flags. Pictured, Archi Tirado, Grangeville Elks Esteemed Loyal Knight, displays the U.S. “Betsy Ross” flag, introduced in 1776, with 13 stars.

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