On ‘edge of seat’ about fires

Lowell, Syringa News

“Fire, fire everywhere and not a drop to drink.” I am on the edge of my chair as I write this as there are 20-plus fires in and around Lowell and Syringa.

CIAA sets annual show for Kamiah Barbecue Days

Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) Kamiah BBQ Days Annual Art Show and Sale is set for Sept. 4 and 5.

Thompson wins all-around trophy

Elk City News

Town was pretty busy during the weekend festivities.

RFD runs on 30 local volunteers

Riggins News

Kudos to our Salmon River Rural Fire Department!

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Join fun at Saturday yard sale

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Hard to find anything happening after a weekend like last weekend. With Kooskia Days, Raspberry Festival last week and Elk City Days coming up, we all need a rest.

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Train pheasants: Use horn on Hwy 162

Our pheasants came back to visit this morning. It’s fun to see them. They don’t know the danger of the highway though.

Free ice cream? Blood donors treated Aug. 11-12

Riggins News

Riggins Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, Aug. 11, and Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salmon River Community Church fellowship room.

See old friends, make new ones at Elk City Days

Elk City News

Hope you all are prepared for Elk City Day! Have a grand time, seeing old friends, making new ones, eating to your heart’s content at the various food booths, enjoying the parade and the logging show, etc.

Love goes into new look for beloved IOOF Hall

White Bird News

There went July, gone with the wind. I can’t believe that in just three weeks, the kids will be back in school.

Call Trevor for fish, not bear, problems

Lowell, Syringa News

Lowell and Syringa on Aug. 2, hot, smoky and busy weekend upriver. What’s wrong with normal? Like maybe 85 with a breeze?

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Tempus Fugit

A look at the history of Idaho County

Kooskia Days slated for weekend

Once a year the City of Kooskia celebrates their beginnings. There will be lots of interesting events this year. There will be a re-creation of the original production of Oklahoma featuring some of the original cast plus additional talent to re-create the magical summer when Oklahoma came to Idaho.

Blood drive on tap for Aug. 11

“Every Hero Has a Story” was Salmon River Public Library’s summer reading program which will meet today for the last Wednesday of this summer from 1-2 p.m. for ages 1-8.

Elk City Days activities planned

Elk City Days is fast approaching. Hope you all can make it for the celebration. Don’t quite know how long it’s been going on, but I have photos of a horse race down Main Street when it was on July 4 back in 1917. Don’t even know if it was called Elk City Days back them or an Independence Day celebration. I also have a photo of a drilling contest.

Huckleberries are few and far between

Harvest is progressing well on the Camas Prairie. On the average, most farmers are reporting yields are down from what they usually are. Haying is winding up on the west side of the prairie. It was cold this morning when we were out picking raspberries. The berries are almost finished also.