Hospice helps families in crisis Syringa Hospice only program between McCall and Lewiston

“When someone is on hospice care, hospice is available to them 24-7,” said Cindy Higgins, LSW, director of Syringa Hospice. Higgins gave an overview of Syringa’s hospice program to the Syringa Hospital board at its regular meeting Sept. 28.

County authorized for CRP haying, grazing use

Idaho County is one of eight counties in the state authorized by the Idaho Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Committee for emergency haying and grazing use through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres due to drought.

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Through the fire: A dome of protection

As darkness began to set, it was both horrifying and oddly beautiful to watch the firestorm race across the hillsides of our community. From the deck in my backyard, I had a front row view as the fire seemed to devour everything in its path.

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Piano up for grabs at Holy Cross

Cottonwood News

The Historical Lecture Series has begun at the Monastery of St. Gertrude. These events, held on Thursdays during the month of October, provide insights into the history of our region and presentations on topics of interest to the local public. Lectures begin at 7 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m.

History, memories of quilting to be discussed

Riggins News

The Pinehurst Quilters are having an “Evening of Memories of Quilt Stories” at the Salmon River Heritage Center behind the Chevron Station tomorrow evening, Thursday, Oct. 8, from 7-8 p.m.

Hunter’s Feast on tap for Oct. 17

Elk City News

Don’t forget the VFW Auxiliary’s annual “Hunters’ Feast” on Oct. 17 from 5-7 p.m. at the VFW Hall. Do you have wild game, fish or birds?

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Outdoor classroom has been teaching kids for 30 years

GIRL SCOUT CAMPGROUND — Pristine beauty, rugged dirt roads and a blazing fire make for an inviting campground. Add 50 sixth-grade students, a plethora of parent, teacher and community volunteers, and it’s Grangeville’s annual outdoor classroom event, or what’s commonly called The Sixth Grade Campout.

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Area’s mining history to be discussed at Thursday program

Fall Lecture Series

The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude announces the 15th Annual Fall Lecture Series. These free events, held on Thursdays during the month of October, provide insights into the history of the region. Lectures begin at 7 p.m., and end at 8:30 p.m., and each event includes a Q&A session with the presenter. Light refreshments are provided.

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‘Reading buddies’ meant to instill love of literacy

Does your child get bored while reading alone? Maybe he needs a “Reading Buddy.”

Kids Klub begins fund-raising for its own building

Sometimes it takes year of planning – even nearly 20 years – for a project to come to fruition. Kids Klub, Inc., board members and staff know about that. The non-profit organization is currently researching and implementing funding options to build their one facility.