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Kooskia Days to host softball; Queen clinic set for Aug. 1; Free CB clinic set Aug. 1, offered by amateur radio club; Kiddie’s Carnival part of Kooskia Days Aug. 1; GCF opens grant cycle.

Elk City residents receive Quilts of Valor

Elk City Sew-Help-Me Quilters recently presented four additional Quilts of Valor to Elk City area veterans.

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Next Level Athlete: Michael Stevens

Stevens joins Corban’s track program

On the track, Michael Stevens’ first breakthrough came when Grangeville High School coach Larson Anderson pushed him out of his comfort zone.

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Preserving history focus of annual wagon road event

Celebration marks historic era for mining boom

Overlooking July’s golden hills in the Clearwater Valley, a community festival drew residents, participants and history enthusiasts for an annual commemoration now two decades old.

Music flows through draw

White Bird News

I really don’t have much to write about these days. It seems like everyone is busy, fishing, boating, working or tending to the gardens.

Dixie Days slated for Aug. 1, 2

Elk City News

The 104th Dixie Day’s celebration is almost here so following is a schedule of the activities planned.

Hot Summer Nights on tap for this weekend

Riggins News

Riggins will be sizzling with Hot Summer Nights this weekend Friday, July 24, and Saturday, July 25, in the Riggins City Park.

Cross-Country team participants sought

Cottonwood News

Fun, food, hugs and smiles were enjoyed by all who attended the “original” Prairie High School class reunions of nine years (1962-1971) which was held on July 11 at the Cottonwood City Park.

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Tempus Fugit: July 22, 2015

A look at the history of Idaho County.

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No meal at Clearwater Aug. 5 due to VBS

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Lewis County 4-H and FFA will have a Horse Show on Saturday, July 25, beginning at 8 a.m. Public is invited and they will be able to enjoy bareback, fitting and showing, equitation, English equitation and trail classes just to name a few.

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Queening clinic on tap for Aug. 1

All current and potential royalty candidates invited

“I competed in my first rodeo queen pageant when I was 11,” said Alyson Grinestaff Hanson of Grangeville.

Sage-grouse season up for public input

Fish and Game is seeking public input on sage-grouse hunting proposals.

Tempus Fugit

A look at the history of Idaho County.

Paper pushing delays school transfer

Here we are, in the middle of July already. I’m definitely getting older, because the sand seems to fall faster and faster in the hour glass.

Yard sale on tap for thrift store

Second Hand Treasures Cottonwood Yard Sale is July 18. It will be held in the grange building on Main Street in Cottonwood from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many new items have been added so come and see — lots of toys, books, games, puzzles and things of interest to kids. They are doing Christmas in July, so lots of decorations, etc. Other items include twin beds, a crib that makes into a junior bed, electric range, small chest freezer, dresser with a mirror, two nightstands, two TV tables, bookcase, assorted tools, fishing poles, and an electric handicap chair mounted on the wall for getting up and down stairs. Proceeds go to Summit Academy. Arnzen Drug, Purses Galore, Pure Elegance and possibly more downtown businesses will have sidewalk sales.