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The Salmon River Art Guild’s 50th Regional Art Show and Silent Auction will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Riggins Community Center located behind Crump’s Chevron. Call 839-2493 or 839-2414.

Unit hunts in 14, 15 shortened

For those of you who hunt, you probably know that hunting in units 14, 15 and 16 has been shortened to two weeks.

Septemberfest is Saturday

The Elk City Saloon and Cafe would like to invite everyone to the third annual Septemberfest and Salsa Competition.

Wine sought for annual event

Bräts & Brew Fest plans are taking shape. The sauerkraut is in the crock and board members are gathering items for the auctions. As a side event this year, we are looking for anyone who would like to donate a bottle of wine. We will accept any kind. We will sell corks that are numbered and you will get the corresponding bottle.

Chili cookoff is Sept. 27

The Salmon River Art Guild is looking forward to seeing you at our 50th Fall Regional Show. They are starting to receive reservations for the banquet which will be held on Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. in Riggins. There will be a choice of barbecued chicken or baked chicken with the dinner. Price is $18 for adults, $9 for children (6-12) and free for 5 years and under. (This covers meal, gratuity and tax.) RSVPs need to be received by Sept. 26 in order to notify the caterer. Contact Nancy Gresham at 839-2493 or email srag.idaho@gmail.com. Thank you everyone for helping the art guild celebrate their 50th anniversary!

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Goehring leaves lasting gift

‘We saw the [GHS] sign’

As the ’80s lyrics go, “I saw the sign. I opened up my eyes and saw the sign.” A new brightly-painted sign at Grangeville High School is hard to miss. And that’s a good thing.

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Tempus Fugit: September 10, 2014

A look at the history of Idaho County.

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Kamiah’s Orr is featured quilter

At the age of 8, a little girl dug through her mother’s sewing scraps. To keep her busy the little girl’s mother set up her daughter with a needle and thread to go with the fabric.

Still feeding firefighters

Lowell, Syringa News

News is happening right here in River City; we are in the middle of a mecca of activity, the fires, weddings, memorials, birthdays and don’t forget football.

Navajo taco feed is this weekend

This is Navajo Taco Saturday at the Big Cedar Schoolhouse! In honor of its 100th birthday, the Big Cedar Homemakers will be serving their delicious tacos, desserts and drinks at the schoolhouse located at the junction of Red Fir and Big Cedar Roads — south intersection.

Sign up for cookoff

White Bird News

The next event on the calendar is the chili cookoff, sponsored by the White Bird Medical Relief Fund. It will be Sept. 27 downtown.

Football, volleyball schedules set

Riggins News

The Riggins Salmon Run — “A foot race along the beautiful Salmon River,” is this Saturday, Sept. 13, in Riggins. Half marathon, $40, start time, 9 a.m. (MT); 10K, $30, start time, 9:30 a.m. (MT); 5K, $20, start time, 10 a.m. (MT). For details see Riggins news on-line (www.idahocountyfreepress.com).

Senior exercise class on tap

Cottonwood News

Senior exercise will be held for both men and women at the Cottonwood Community Hall Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per month and this will be facilitated by Shelli Schumacher and Cheri Holthaus.

Patriot’s Day is Sept. 11

Elk City News

Sad news again …Al Hutson died suddenly this last Friday. Our prayers go out to his family for strength and peace during this hard time.

Art guild sets show for October

White Bird News

School has begun with its obligations and demands in full force. I thought that since school has started, it wouldn’t be such an obstacle course of kids and dogs through Main Street.