Tease photo

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?

Tempus Fugit

A look at the history of Idaho County.

Rec meeting on tap for Oct. 12

White Bird News

And there went September. Just a few quick notes today. Let’s make sure we have the date right for the next Parks and Rec meeting. It will be on Oct. 12 at the school. The meetings are held on the second Monday of each month. We are looking for ways to come up with some much needed money for maintenance that is needed ASAP. If you have an idea, get a hold of Dean, Steve or Christy. Come to the next meeting on Oct. 12. Everyone is welcome!

Emergency responders ‘Thanks’ party is Oct. 4

Kooskia/Kamiah News

If you would like to show your gratitude to the emergency responders who were on duty now and during the recent fires, you will have your chance to do so on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Kamiah Riverfront Park. The Chamber of Commerce, City of Kamiah and the Kiwanis Club will be hosting a gathering for you to personally say, “thank you,” to those who work to help make us all safe. Festivities will begin at 1 p.m., with music, and the Kiwanis will provide free ice cream. Come and join your neighbors in telling your friends and neighbors who volunteer thanks for all they do.

Hunter’s Feast set for October

Elk City News

The VFW Auxiliary invites the community and visitors to the annual “Hunters Feast” on Oct. 17 from 5-7 p.m. at the VFW hall. Donations of wild game, fish or birds to this effort would be appreciated. Bring your prepared dished to the dinner, but if you are unable to attend, frozen meats and dishes can be donated early and placed in the freezer in the kitchen. The auxiliary will furnish spaghetti and green salad. Contact Cocoa at 842-2466 or Marlene at 842-2804.

SRAG art show is this weekend at center

Riggins News

What a beautiful spectacular event watching the lunar eclipse Sunday Sept. 27! So glad we had a clear night so we could see it.

‘StoryLink’ helps inmates connect

Cottonwood News

On Aug. 3, four of us followed Father Paul to NICI to begin the StoryLink program with the inmates.

Tease photo

Sitting Pretty

This little Yellow Warbler was slow to fly from a Free Press tree on a recent warm day.

Friends of Wagon Road feed is Oct. 3

Elk City News

Grangeville’s Syringa Hospital and Clinics invites the public to an open house of the Syringa Kooskia Clinic on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

‘Mystery Night’ on tap for October

Cottonwood News

Hear ye, hear ye! All ye kings and queens, knights and nobles and peasants: thou hath been summoned to join the festivities of the 18th annual Mystery Night. “A Knight to Remember” will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Greencreek Community Hall.

Kooskia recycling site decreases days

Kooskia, Kamiah News

The DEA has announced the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place Sept. 26.

Next rec meeting set for Oct. 13

White Bird News

The Parks and Recreation commissioners would like to say thank you to everyone who came to the potluck at the school last Saturday.

Baker to perform at Bible church

The free shopping day for the first annual Canyon Coat Drive in Riggins scheduled for Sept. 26 has been postponed for a later date in October.