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Hausladen’s DAR essay takes first place Ellis Island topic of contest

A regional essay contest made way for Grangeville Elementary Middle School social studies teacher Betty Nafziger to open a new historical chapter for her eighth grade students.

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Tempus Fugit: January 28, 2015

A look at the history of Idaho County

CVRA elects new officers for 2015

A Valentine’s Day musical program will be presented at the Clearwater meal center luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at noon. Felicia Seigler will accompany her sister, Susanna, on the piano and she will sing a few “old time” Valentine’s Day songs such as “Red Roses for a Blue Lady,” etc.

Salvage timber sale under way

Lowell, Syringa News

One more newsy report from the communities of Lowell and Syringa. The month of January is almost behind us, the Super Bowl is right around the corner, and nobody is turning 70 this week. We have warm weather, we have cougar hunters, we have mud and slush, and we are happy within ourselves, and satisfied with our world, and welcome to it.

Thinking about gift ideas for Valentine’s Day?

Riggins News

Good time to think about your valentines with flowers, candy, time with loved ones, calls, dinner out, etc. Love is the greatest thing we can share with our family and friends.

Valentine dinner set for Feb. 4

Meetings: Water and Sewer on Feb. 3.

State sells timber sale

The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Friday, Jan. 23, at Kamiah. Rack of Yak, located 12 miles east of Kamiah, was sold to IFG Timber LLC. The estimated 2,595 MBF was sold for an average price of $381 per M. Proceeds will benefit the Public School Endowment.

Provide documentation for veteran designation on Idaho driver’s license

Idaho now offers a veteran designation on both driver’s licenses and identification cards.

Grief seminar is Feb. 1

A seminar on “The Challenges of Grief” will be held this Sunday, Feb. 1, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The seminar will cover some of the overlooked, yet common, effects that grief has on your mind, body, and spirit, reasons why the pain can feel so overwhelming, and how to get things done when you don’t feel like you have any energy.

YWCA to offer series of discussion groups

The YWCA Women’s Group began a new series of topics each week beginning Jan. 7, meeting from noon to 1 p.m., at 611 4th Street in Kamiah.

Story hour held weekly at Grangeville library

Story hour at Grangeville Centennial Library for children ages 3 to 5 will be held each Wednesdays, 1 p.m., at the library. There is no cost.

Valentine luncheon set for Clearwater Feb. 4

A Valentine’s Day musical program will be presented at the Clearwater Meal Center Luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 4, noon. Felicia Seigler will accompany her sister Susanna on the piano as she sings a few “old time” Valentine’s Day songs such as “Red Roses for a Blue Lady.”

Volunteer Fireman’s ball, auction is Feb. 14

The annual Volunteer Fireman’s Ball and Auction is set for Saturday, Feb. 14, at Hoot’s Café in White Bird. This includes the Salmon River Rural, Riggins City, Grangeville and White Bird City fire departments.