Riggins News

Riggins News: Art show set for this weekend

Quote of the week: “Everyone who remembers his own education remembers his teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.” by Sydney Hook. Thank you, teachers, for all you do for our kiddos. Bingo is tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m., at the Riggins Community Center. Everyone 18 and older is invited to join the fun and help raise funds for the Senior Citizen Transit Bus. Come on down…we have lots of fun.

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

Riggins News: Old-Time Fiddlers at Hoot’s this weekend

Quote of the week: “Pull people into your peace; Do not let them pull you into their storm.” The Idaho Old Time Fiddlers State Jam Session is this weekend, Sept. 28 and 29, at Hoot’s Cafe in White Bird. There will be someone playing a tune somewhere in that building both days as well as most of the night. Come on out and join in the fun. You are welcome to sit and listen, tap your toes, or join in on the dancing.

September 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Riggins News: Salmon Fun Run sees 60 runners compete

My quote for the week: “Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.” Ron and Ruth Mahurin will be honored at a send-off reception Sunday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. PST, at the IOOF Hall in White Bird, Idaho. They are moving, come wish them well. Desserts and refreshments will be served. Tell your friends and neighbors to join this celebration.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Riggins News: Salmon Run is this weekend

My quote of the week: “Always be kind. If you see someone falling behind, walk beside them. If someone is being ignored, find a way to include them. If someone has been knocked down, lift them up. Always remind people of their worth. Be who you needed when you were going through hard times. Just one small act of kindness could mean the world to someone.” I saw lots of this kindness last week in the 4-H/FFA barns in Montana at Beaverhead County Fair.

September 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

It's Your Business 2018: ASK: Riggins More than an after-school program

“ASK is definitely a positive in our community,” said Rhonda Damon. Damon is the business manager and past program director for the Riggins After School Kids, Inc., program. However, ASK is more than “after school.” Damon, who has worked with ASK for seven years, said the program is open to all kids in the community and serves an integral role in social and academic development.

September 1, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Riggins News: Free rafting event on tap for this Friday

My quote of the week is again from me with an addition: “I did ride in a convertible…a 1963 Red Corvette convertible in the Idaho County Fair Parade. (I had several people who were not at the parade ask why I didn’t get a convertible…well, I just didn’t mention that part last week.) What a grand week at the Idaho County Fair as the 2018 Grand Marshal.”

August 29, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Near million award to fund district system repairs, upgrade

Nearly a million dollars in USDA loan and grant funds were recently awarded to the Rapid River Water and Sewer District to make needed repairs to its system. With the funding in place, construction is pending with work to hopefully start this fall. “We’re all pretty excited!” said Pam Bogan, district secretary-treasurer, following last month’s award announcement. “We’ve been working toward this for five to six years.”

August 22, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Riggins News: School starts in Riggins Aug. 28

My quote of the week is from me: “The Idaho County Fair in Cottonwood was a grand fair. As grand marshal, I officially opened the Idaho County Fair Wednesday morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, then the fair board served coffee, orange juice, and cinnamon rolls …each day I was introduced: at the stock show, the livestock judging, and the market sale, as well as the events in the evenings: the 4-H Fashion Show, the talent show, and the crowning of the 2019 queen and princesses…then to complete my week, I was right behind the American Flag leading the Idaho County Fair Parade in a beautiful red 1963 Corvette!

August 22, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Rattlesnake fire ‘more likely’ to hold this week; at 5,336 acres

According to the Rattlesnake Creek Fire incident management team's Inciweb page Tuesday morning, Aug. 14, the fire had burned 5,336 acres so far—about 700 acres more than the IMT reported Monday morning. The page described "active fire behavior with single tree torching and short-range spotting."

August 15, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Riggins News: Come see us at the Idaho County Fair

My quote for the week is the 4-H pledge: “I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service, my health for better living for my club, my community, my country, and my world. I believe in 4-H for the opportunity it will give me to become a useful citizen.”

August 15, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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