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Riggins News: Market grand opening a success; fishing continues

My quote for the week is about an American icon during World War II. “Naomi Parker aka Rosie the Riveter passed away Jan. 20, 2018, at the age of 96. Rosie the Riveter inspired so many young women with her iconic poster,“We can do it”, and her positive attitude. She is a cultural icon of World War II representing the women who worked in factories and shipyards during WWII while the men were fighting for America; many of these women produced munitions and war supplies.” Go to google to learn more about Rosie the Riveter/Naomi Parker.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Fifteen participating in ICSO Cadet Program

Fifteen area high school students are participating in the 2017-18 Idaho County Sheriff’s Office Cadet Program. Each year students from Grangeville, Cottonwood, Riggins, Kooskia and Kamiah high schools are invited to participate in the program.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Riggins News: Catherman honored as volunteer fireman; fishing continues

My quote for the week is “Look for Love. Love is all around you. Love. Pass love around.” uknown. Happy, happy Valentine’s Day to you! What a beautiful day to tell someone or many loved ones that you love them…and not just today, but every day day of the year. I am happy to report that school children still love to give and receive Valentines in their Valentine boxes. Dr. Seuss, a favorite author of many kids of all ages, author of more than 60 children’s books, and ninth-best selling fiction author of all time, approximately 500 million copies sold, will once again be honored and celebrated this Friday March 2. Whether it is “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” or “The Cat in the Hat” or “Green Eggs and Ham” or “Oh, The Places You’ll Go”, or “On Beyond Zebra”, get out your favorite Dr. Seuss book and read it to a child, a friend, a relative, a neighbor, or to yourself.

February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Absentee voting under way

Voting is under way for both the Mountain View and Kamiah school district’s levy elections. Last Friday, Feb. 9, the Idaho County Elections Office began sending mail-out absentee ballots to voters. On Monday, Feb. 12, absentee voting opened at the Idaho County Courthouse, which continues through March 9.

February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Riggins News: EMTS desperately needed in Riggins

My quote for the week is “When you see something beautiful in someone, tell them. It may take seconds to say, but for that person, it could last a lifetime.” Bingo night and chili feed combo is tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Riggins Community Center. The chili feed begins at 5 p.m., for everyone; Bingo at 6:30 for those 18 and older.The package deal is $10 per person which includes chili and two Bingo cards … or for those who would just like to have chili it is $5…for those who choose to just play Bingo it is $5. You win money prizes at Riggins Bingo! Get over and support our Senior Citizen Program and have a fun evening.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Riggins News: Bingo, chili feed at community center Feb. 7

My quote for the week is “Don’t start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. Every day is a fresh start. Each day is a new beginning. Every morning we wake up is the first day of our new life.” unknown. Sunday night, Jan. 28, about 10 p.m., in Arizona, Buck and I saw what appeared to be a beautiful meteorite falling from the sky right over John Wayne Street where we were walking! It lasted for five or six seconds! It looked like a Roman Candle that my dad used to light off on 4th of July at our little home fireworks show. It was bright green, yellow, and pink. Another couple was sitting in the outside hot tub and also witnessed it falling. What a great way to end the day.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


BLM to upgrade Salmon River boat ramps

Having estimated they serve more than 86,000 vehicles and more than 321,000 visitors every year, the Bureau of Land Management is moving to repair seven boat ramps in Salmon River country, from Shorts Bar down to Pine Bar, the local BLM office announced last Friday, Jan. 26.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Riggins News: Bingo, chili feed event set for Feb. 7

My quote for the week is from Nicholas Evans’ book, The Horse Whisperer, “I wish we could make now last forever…I guess that’s all forever is…just a long trail of nows. And I guess all you can do is try and live one now at a time without getting too worked up about the last now or the next now.”

January 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Census reports... Nearly half in county are Gem State natives

How many Idaho County residents are Gem State natives? Nearly 50 percent. This, according to estimates released in December by the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012-2016 American Community Survey (ACR), a rolling sample of estimates on more than 40 social, economic and housing characteristics.

January 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Riggins News: Following accident, Shepherd still plans to coach spring track

Bingo for those 18 years and older will be held at the Riggins Community Center Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m. You win money prizes. Get over and support our senior citizen program and have a fun evening. Partnership for Healthy Communities will be offering a free health screening Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Riggins Community Center from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. For information call Linda at 208-400-0116.

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Riggins News: ‘Wellness Summit’ on tap for Jan. 16

My quote for the week was sent to me from my niece Erin: “I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright no matter how gray the day may appear. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun even more. I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive and everlasting. I wish you enough pain so that the smallest of joys in life may appear bigger. I wish you enough gain to satisfy your wanting. I wish you enough loss to appreciate all that you possess. I wish you enough friends to get you through the final good-bye. I wish you all enough in the New Year!”

January 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Riggins News: Taphouse, brewery opens on Riggins’ Main Street

Happy New Year! 2018 came in with family and friends, bells and whistles, food and drink. My quote of the week is “In with the new, out with the old.” Time for all of us to take a look at our clean slate of 2018 and fill it with family and friend times, new adventures and activities, wise decisions, good times, and more great memories. Salmon River Schools resume classes Monday, Jan. 8. Basketball will be in full swing with both boys and girls games. Check with the SRHS office for a full schedule of games where you can cheer and support our SRHS kids. There will be no school Monday, Jan. 15, as it is Martin Luther King, Jr Day.

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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