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Tempus Fugit: April 16

A look at the History of Idaho County.

Easter activities abound

Cottonwood News

Happy Easter to everyone! I hope you have a wonderful day. Schedule is as follows for Holy Week Services at the Tri-Parish churches:

Veterans sign complete

Hope everyone will have a happy Easter and remember the reason for the holiday. We had a short meeting and discussed it would be fun to do some Harpster trivia to see if you would know the answers to some historical questions regarding Harpster.

Baptist church sets events

Elk City News

As the Easter season approaches, many people around the world understand, at least a little bit, that it is the time of year of the Jewish Passover as well. It was this time of year when Jesus gave His life for us on a cross so we could be reconciled to God.

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County 4-H party draws crowd

The Annual Idaho County 4-H Party was held on Saturday, April 12, at the Cottonwood Community Hall. More than 200 4-H members and their friends gathered at this event which is a “Penny Arcade” intended to raise the awareness of the Idaho County 4-H Program and encourage youth and adults to participate in this youth development program. This event is also the kick-off for Idaho County 4-H Week.

‘Don’t tax him, don’t tax me’

Lowell, Syringa News

“Don’t tax him, don’t tax me, tax the man behind the tree.” That’s always my motto in mid-April, sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.

Jet boat races set for this weekend

Riggins News

Happy Easter to everyone Sunday! May you celebrate with family and friends and feel the joy of life. Time to get to the riverbanks for the 30th annual Jet Boat Race this weekend, April 18, 19, 20, right here on the Salmon River in Riggins with 16 teams signed up already…. nine U.S. boats and seven Canadian boats. Racing teams gather every spring for the annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races in Riggins for its three-day event.

WBVFD sharpens skills with burn

White Bird News

The White Bird volunteer fire department spent last Sunday afternoon sharpening their skills. They lit a huge bonfire next to the creek at Dianne Crea’s house.

CVHS softball team to play at Fenn Field

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Clearwater Valley High School girls softball team will be playing at Fenn Field near the Kooskia Elementary School on Tuesday, April 22, at 4 p.m. against Orofino; Thursday, April 24, at 4 p.m. against Kendrick; Friday, April 25, at 4:30 p.m.

Get on the river

Lowell, Syringa News

Get your taxes finished, put your sandals on, unroll your rafts. The river is rising, the sun is out, and there will be dancing in the streets!

Free breakfast set for April 19

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Mark this on your calendar, the Kamiah Masonic Lodge, located at 709 Main Street, Kamiah, is once again hosting a free Easter breakfast on Saturday, April 19, from 7-10 a.m. Join your friends at the lodge to enjoy a delicious free breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee and juice. Donations are gratefully accepted which will help them to continue their good work. Contact Greg Johnson, 935-0840, for information.

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WB chamber donates $600: Proceeds from the 2014 St. Paddy’s Day Sausage Feed donated to local QRU and Rebekah Lodge

The White Bird Chamber of Commerce donated $600 back to the community from proceeds of the 2014 Joe Wilson St. Paddy’s Day Sausage Feed held March 16. Two checks — both for $300 each — were presented to the White Bird Royal Gem Rebekah Lodge No. 13, and the White Bird Quick Response Unit (QRU).

Early egg hunt is on

Elk City News

Even though Easter Sunday isn’t until the 20th of this month, there will be an Easter egg haunt on April 12 at noon at the Elk City School. Special Easter baskets and lots of decorated eggs have been donated by individuals and businesses in town, but it is being sponsored by the VFW Auxiliary. For questions or information, call Missy at 842-2394.

Pottenger, Campbells are ‘rookies of the year’

Riggins News

Congratulations to Riggins own John Pottenger and Ross Campbell for receiving the “Rookies of the Year” award from the Idaho Rural Water Association with 300 in attendance. John and Ross were really surprised. It is quite an honor to be recognized for dedication and hard work in their field. Each of the men received a beautiful engraved trophy along with a custom embroidered jacket. Nice job guys!

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Tempus Fugit: April 9

A look at the history of Idaho County.