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Wagon Road celebration is this weekend

The Elk City Wagon Road History Museum is celebrating its second year anniversary in July. It is located in the Grange Hall in Clearwater. The little town of Clearwater, four miles off Highway 13, between Grangeville and Stites, is also celebrating its annual Elk City Wagon Road observance this weekend, July 18-19. See the Free Press article for details.

Smiths return to the basics after 40 years

Whew, it finally cooled off to the high 80s this past weekend, what a relief.

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Thorncreek Express

Carson Sass plays his banjo during the first in the Grangeville Summer Concert Series held Thursday, July 9, at Pioneer Park. He and his three older brothers made up Thorn Creek Express. More than 250 attended the event. This Thursday’s concert, July 16, will feature the band, Working Poor, out of Lewiston.

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Tempus Fugit: July 8, 2015

A look at the history of Idaho County.

Greencreek’s celebration is ‘grand’

Cottonwood News

Congratulations to Tony Jentges who was grand marshal for the 4th of July celebration in Greencreek this year.

Kamiah car rally rolls in July 11

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Nezperce will have their Prairie Days this weekend. This is a fun event, very children friendly, parade and events for all the family. This has been an iconic event in this town for many years and one of the best little parades in our area.

Fultons celebrate 75th anniversary

Riggins News

Debbie McNamara, daughter of Diane Thach and Marvin Thach and granddaughter of Doug Crump, is the mission chief for the Women’s CISM Basketball Championships 2015.

It was a quiet Fourth of July

Lowell, Syringa News

Not one single firecracker was set off in Lowell this 4th of July, and no parade, no birthday celebration or Independence Day party of any kind. It was 104 degrees upriver and has been for weeks.

Jones’ hangar burns

In case you haven’t heard, Curtis Jones’ hangar burned last week. Fortunately he was able to save his airplane, camper, four-wheeler and truck but everything else was a total loss. Please pray for him.

SGA class of ’65 gets together

Cottonwood News

Happy 4th of July to all of you. However you spend it, be safe with fireworks and have fun. A great way to celebrate the 4th is to come to Greencreek for all-day fun. With breakfast, lunch, auction and street sports, you are guaranteed a good time. Fun for the younger set are the kiddie rides. I will make my gooseberry pie again this year.

The river helps to ‘cool our cores’

Welcome, July! I’m feeling so blessed that I have good air conditioning in my house.

Rescue dog at library July 8

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Two of our local Food banks are planning a joint food drive on Tuesday, July 7.

Some like it hot ...

Lowell, Syringa News

Hot, hot, hot — if we had sidewalks we would fry an egg on it! Big family reunion this past weekend and not one single complaint about the heat or the dust or life in general!

City ready for Fourth celebration

The Riggins skies will be sizzling with colorful beauty and the quiet night filled with loud booms with fireworks bursting in air from the Riggins City Park this Saturday, July 4, beginning at dusk.

Wolfrum here to check pets

Elk City News

Veterinarian, Kimberly Wolfrum, will be coming to Elk City on July 7. She will be available from 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call to make an appointment at 553-9283.