SBA loans available in county

Small, nonfarm businesses in 13 Idaho counties and neighboring counties in Montana, Oregon and Washington are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Red Cross blood donations taken in Riggins, Kooskia

The American Red Cross (ARC) will be holding blood donation times today and Thursday in Idaho County.

Avista’s proposed rate changes could decrease monthly electric bills effective Oct. 1

Avista has made two annual rate adjustment filings with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC) that could, if approved, result in a modest electric decrease effective Oct. 1.

City reminds residents to prominently display house numbers

The City of Grangeville reminds residents to make sure their home address numbers are prominently displayed to ensure prompt response by emergency service providers, municipal work crews and for package/mail delivery.

Recycling options in Cottonwood, Grangeville, Kooskia, Riggins

Recycling for cardboard, plastics, tin and aluminum cans is available at Idaho County Recycling sites in Cottonwood, Grangeville, Kooskia and Riggins.

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Sorting For Gems

Main Street was packed with more than several hundred people Saturday, Aug. 8, for the annual Elk City Days parade, featuring entries by local organizations and businesses.

Quilt entries sought for Kamiah show

Members of the Central Idaho Quilters’ Guild are making plans for their 20th Annual Quilt Show to be held in conjunction with Kamiah’s 79th Annual Free BAB festivities. The show will again be held at St. Catherine’s Church located on Idaho and 7th Streets in Kamiah. Show hours are Saturday, Sept. 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

School supply donations sought

Free supplies available locally for families in need

Each year the community comes together to assist families in need of school supplies.

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Kenyan priest joins local parish

“I am happy to be here – there are so many familiar faces,” smiled Father John Gathungu. Gathungu recently stepped in to fill the pulpit as priest at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Parish in Grangeville. He will also provide Mass at White Bird and Nezperce. He replaces Father Mariusz Majewski who was called to the Catholic Diocese in Coeur d’Alene.

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Join fun at Saturday yard sale

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Hard to find anything happening after a weekend like last weekend. With Kooskia Days, Raspberry Festival last week and Elk City Days coming up, we all need a rest.

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Train pheasants: Use horn on Hwy 162

Our pheasants came back to visit this morning. It’s fun to see them. They don’t know the danger of the highway though.

Free ice cream? Blood donors treated Aug. 11-12

Riggins News

Riggins Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, Aug. 11, and Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salmon River Community Church fellowship room.

See old friends, make new ones at Elk City Days

Elk City News

Hope you all are prepared for Elk City Day! Have a grand time, seeing old friends, making new ones, eating to your heart’s content at the various food booths, enjoying the parade and the logging show, etc.

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Tempus Fugit

August 5,2015

A look at the History of Idaho County.

Love goes into new look for beloved IOOF Hall

White Bird News

There went July, gone with the wind. I can’t believe that in just three weeks, the kids will be back in school.