The Salmon River Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Clyde Hirst, Kelly Thompson and Jeff Joyce for putting the new salmon sign made by Trickwood on top of the Visitor Information Center above the Riggins City Park. It looks very nice and matches the carved salmon that hangs over the park bench.
The Old Opera House Theater in Kooskia will be hosting the Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Much of the music is original compositions and they will also be playing and singing many of the classics. This band is the 2014 Western Music Association’s, Best of the Best Harmony Award. Tickets are available at Graves Nursery and Thrift for $12 each.
News this week is brief. Two calls for the EMTs from Kooskia and Lowell/Syringa — one on Sunday, March 1, preparing for Lifeflight transport for Elaine Landry from the Selway River Road Bridge landing spot, and one next morning, Monday, March 2, for Dani Smith, transporting to hospital by ambulance.
It feels like spring is here. This morning the robins are playing all over our yard, so you know it’s true. That means it’s time to get up out of hibernation and start stretching.
After you eat breakfast you can join the Pathfinders on a great four-wheeler ride. If you don’t want to ride your four-wheeler, that’s fine.
Can you believe the beautiful weather we are having? It’s great for all the little calves to have the nice warm sunshine. Good time to get out in the yard and start getting things shaped up.
Get ready for a night of fun this Saturday, March 14! Grab a friend and brush up on your gaming skills. All proceeds benefit the Salmon River Jet Boat Races in Riggins and the Salmon River Joint School District 243. Meet a racer, win big and bid bigger! There will be lots of great auction items and door prizes!
Important notice concerning the Crooked River Rehabilitation project: The draft EIS has been published and the 45-day window comment period has started. The notice was published in the Feb. 25 edition of the Lewiston Tribune. That makes the comments due by April 11. Get your comments in by then.
Lowell, Syringa News
Beware the Ides of March, oh wait that’s next week. This week is the first of March and what a beautiful week of sunshine.
On Saturday, Feb. 28, Idaho County Republicans met at the Greencreek Community Center for their annual Lincoln Day Dinner.
Summit seventh grade girls participated in a volleyball tournament held at Prairie Elementary School on Saturday. Summit won the championship and was undefeated for the day.
Kooskia, Kamiah News
Mike and Joan Mount of Green Things Nursery in Orofino, will again host the Backyard Bounty meeting at the Welcome Center in Kamiah on March 20.
Elk City News
As many of you know, the Elk City Area Alliance holds in trust various properties in Elk City including the airport, medical clinic, park and public restrooms, and community hall.
Daylight Saving Time 2015 begins at 2 a.m. this Sunday, March 8, and ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 1. Be sure to set your clocks ahead an hour before going to bed or you will sure be late getting to church or wherever you plan to be Sunday morning.
Had a gentleman come by the hotel and donate a copy of both the third (1973?) and fourth edition of the Golden Road to Adventure produced by the Brink and a Half Club, Inc., after reading about it in this column.