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Jet boats roar into town this weekend

Riggins News

Hey, it’s the weekend for Jet Boat Race 2015 sponsored by the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce here in Riggins on the Salmon River this Friday, Saturday, Sunday, April 17, 18, 19!

Derby winners named

Elk City News

The VFW Auxiliary and Post wish to belatedly thank Holly and Marty at the Wilderness Eatery, Jessica Montgomery at the Elk City General Store, Cheryl Sims at the Elk Creek Station and Café, Jamie and Mike Edmondson, Elk City Hotel, Benny Thompson and Missy Osborn, Becky and Tim Chaffee, and all of the other volunteers who spent time at the school. Their support made the annual Easter egg hunt a success.

Williams spruce up town sign

Big project finished up last week, the Lowell sign on Highway 12 has been spruced up and rehung by Victor and Cindy Williams. Dave Shindel, Steve and Ann Ryan and Rick and Stephanie Moore also worked on the project.

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Blankets For Babies

These blankets will be given to the new mothers when they have their babies at the hospital...

Communion servers sought

Cottonwood News

Grangeville YWCA is holding a fund-raiser on May 2. It will be the first annual Purse Auction and dinner. It will be held at The Hangout in Cottonwood starting at 4 p.m.

Deer in town

Elk City News

Ah, spring! The time when winter dormancy transforms to renewed life and its associated sounds; the gurgle of the creek, geese honking (or is it arguing), robins twittering, turkeys gobbling (proposing to any gal that will respond) and that stupid woodpecker beating its daybreak staccato chorus on my bedroom wall.

Lawn mower sought for rec district

White Bird News

We sure had a nice turnout for the Easter egg hunt this year. The Farmer’s did a great job at taking over for Bill and Connie.

Love and Logic classes slated

Kooskia, Kamiah News

The Lyons-Dahl VFW Auxiliary and Post members will host a pancake and sausage breakfast on Sunday, April 12, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at their facility at 3376 Tamarack Road, Bethman Addition in Kamiah. It will cost you $6 for adults and $4 for ages 12 and under. For information call Cathie Orr at 935-7925.

Mobile food pantry to be in town tomorrow

Riggins News

The Mobile Food Pantry will be available at the city parking lot tomorrow, Thursday, April 9, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Call-ins need to phone 880-0272 to be put on the list.

IDFG works on ‘fish trap’ at confluence

Lowell, Syringa News

The rivers are starting to rise, the trees are leafing out, the geese are honking all day, turkeys grazing and wandering looking for bugs and food, and it’s bear season, too. Casey Smith and his crew are coming the end of this week for some serious bear hunting; he said last year there were five hunters with tags, five bears in the back of their truck going home to southern Idaho.

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Voices, signs bring play to life for students: ITY presentation features actor who is deaf

Imagine if you will, a group of young friends making their own movie about a ghost woman near an old boxcar. It was lights, camera, action with this setup as Idaho Theater for Youth (ITY), a division of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, rolled into town last Tuesday, March 24.

Books sought for April 11 Kooskia library fund-raiser

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Clearwater- Elk City Wagon Road committee will meet Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. in the Grange Hall in Clearwater. The museum will be open and there will be a potluck following the meeting. All are welcome as plans are being made for the summer activities. Questions, call Suzanne Smith at 926-4278.

Antiques store now open for the season

White Bird News

Happy April Fool’s Day! It’s spring! We had all our tents and camping gear ready to go for the following day, getting a sunburn while doing it, just to wake up to lightning and cold rain.

Easter egg hunt, services set for area

Riggins News

Happy Easter week to you! There are Easter services going on throughout this week here in Riggins as well as the annual Easter egg hunt Saturday and Easter services Sunday.

Nezperce mayor pays visit

Lowell, Syringa News

The mayor of Nezperce was in Lowell for a visit. Steve Bateman was just checking out the spring thaw. He and his wife, Cathe, and daughter, Cherry, are summer dwellers along the river and it was nice of him to come up and say hi!