RESERVATION LINE ROAD — “I don’t have any secrets,” Evelyn Ogden shook her head. “I never in my life dreamed I would live this long.” Ogden will turn 102 years old Saturday, March 17. She was born in 1916 in Harrison, Idaho. “My grandparents ran a lodge there in Harrison,” she said March 8 from her home halfway between Cottonwood and Ferdinand. She lives next door to her nephew, Kimron Torgerson, and his wife, Daryl.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Centennial Evangelical Free Church, at 408 N. College, will be hosting a mini seminar for women on Saturday, March 17. This will be held in two sessions: 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 to noon. A light brunch will be served between the two sessions.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
A local woman with a longtime presence was recently selected to be included in the forthcoming Trademark Women of Distinction Honors Edition. Hall was selected for “demonstrating dedication, leadership and professional excellence,” the press release read.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Killgore Motors, located at 13309 on Highway 95 is open for business. They are offering full service auto repair, diesel, tires, UTV, ATV repair and foreign. They will also be working on aircraft and boats. Call them at 208-839-2250.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Spring isn’t officially here until the 20th, but this last weekend was great! Daffodils are blooming, rock chucks are out sunning themselves, and the birds have returned. Oh, what a pleasant sound! Update on the Fire Department, they have been looking at a new and bigger fire truck and are wanting to build a new building for city hall and to house this truck, but they need your help. This project will cost in the area of $30,000, so they are asking if anyone would like to help in any way, contact Brian Lowe or Rob Beeson.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Spring is the time for singing, dancing and theater! This week the Clearwater Valley High School is presenting a musical version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella the Enchanted Edition. The CV theater program has performed spring musicals for the past three years since Mrs. Elizabeth Nuxoll began teaching music at the school. Nuxoll enjoys directing musicals since they are fun and lively. The larger cast sizes in musical theater allow more students to be involved. Twenty-six high school students form the cast and crew. In addition, shop and art teachers and their students constructed and painted the sets. Several parents are helping behind the scenes with costumes and props making this show a community affair.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
After all that snow we have had beautiful sunny days – snow melting fast! Bare patches showing up on our driveway… Seems everyone in town is just anxious for spring. The boil order has been lifted so it is okay to drink the water.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
On March 8, a very unusual occurrence happened in the Westlake area. If the conditions are just right, the wind will blow snow and roll it into snowballs like it shows in the picture. Some of these snowballs were about 12 inches in diameter. This is not something you get to see every day! The Lincoln Day Celebration was well-attended at Greencreek on Friday evening. Elected officials as well as those running for office were in attendance. People interested in electing good people to office who will care about the people they represent were also there. Everyone had an opportunity to talk to them and tell them their thoughts.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
My quote for the week is “Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?” Miranda Hofflander placed 4th in Business Law and Ethics at BPS, Business Professional Association, at the State competition in Boise last week. She will now go on to BPA National competition in Dallas, Texas. Lotus Harper placed in the top 10 in Fundamental Word Processing at the State competition. Congratulations, young ladies! And thanks to Ms. Andre Hale and Mr. Brandon Ratcliff for co-advisors of this group of young business-minded students.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
We have sprung ahead and have an hour more sunshine for the Clearwater Valley High School track season. Mike Smith, Jr., of Lowell, is the head coach for the 2018 season with Lara Smith as assistant coach. They have a good turnout of students, as well as some much needed sunshine. First meet coming soon.March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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