Valentine’s Day, set for this Thursday, Feb. 14, is different things to different people. Children may love the holiday for its opportunity to give and receive tiny cards and candy at school and adults may enjoy the chance to go out to dinner and a movie. Teenagers may face the angst of wond…
Grangeville students told the story of The Emperor’s New Clothes in song and dance last Friday evening, Feb. 8, at Grangeville Elementary School. The performance was organized by Missoula Children’s Theater and co-sponsored by The Kids Klub.
Sts. Peter and Paul School 7th and 8th grade class participated in the “Souper Bowl of Caring” last weekend. They collected this car full of food and $350 for the Camas Prairie Food Bank. They would like to thank the community for their generosity. “We were overwhelmed with kindness as we co…
KOOSKIA – Chaos and tension punctuate each video cut as two young men search and run through forests, something red spatters across a tree, and a shocking moment of discovery is made. Could it be the legendary Bigfoot, the Sasquatch?
GRANGEVILLE -- Southern gospel trio Avenue will perform at Grangeville United Methodist Church Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. The church is located at 404 West Main Street, Grangeville, across from Asker’s Harvest Foods.
I’m not a big mountain climber, (well I am big, and I have climbed a few mountains) but I have climbed a mountain or two. I remember climbing Mount Saint Helens a few decades ago. I had some great climbing companions. Some of you in Kamiah will remember Lauren Kittle. He was a climbing compa…
HARPSTER – ALACCA Bible Camp in Harpster will host two upcoming retreats.
GRANGEVILLE – It was the second time that was definitely a charm for two Grangeville students last week.
CLEARWATER VALLEY -- I talked to Kamiah Schools Language Arts teacher, Taylie Hopkins, the other day. In addition to teaching at the middle school and the high school and co-directing the Kamiah Characters plays, she is planning an exciting Eastern Seaboard Tour for Kamiah and Salmon River s…
Kris Ricksecker opened the Feb. 5 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and Ivan Nuxoll led the dinner prayer.
COTTONWOOD -- It is snowing and blowing again as I write this Monday morning. We had fog three months ago to the day. That is said to predict snow or rain. It was right on this time. Cottonwood Butte Ski Area was open last weekend. To say the snow conditions today were incredible would be an…
WHITE BIRD -- Can we say "snow!" Well, we got it in White Bird last Sunday, but by noon the sun was out and warming. Use common sense, don't drive in this and if you have to, be safe.
RIGGINS -- With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, I thought a couple of love quotes would be appropriate: “ I love you for a lifetime not only for a day. I love you for who you are, not what you do or say.” by Belinda Galea “I will always be there for you; you will never be alone. I will be that can…
ELK CITY -- We have quite a few news items this week!
GRANGEVILLE – Juinnne Negus will share her spiritual journey, joy, and hope at Encouragers, Thursday, Feb. 7, at the 11:30 a.m. no host luncheon at Pizza Factory in Grangeville.
KEUTERVILLE -- St. Mary’s/Holy Cross 42nd Annual Dinner and Raffle will be held Sunday, Feb. 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Keuterville Hall.
GRANGEVILLE – Cornerstone Christian Learning Center (CCLC) in Grangeville will present “Notes and Floats” Saturday, Feb. 9, 5:30 p.m., at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd Street.
At the January meeting, Ken Tuning - KT7KEN, was re-elected as president for another two-year term. Brian Davis - AB7ID, was re-elected treasurer for another two-year term. After the election, Dave - WB6DHW, showed off a through-hole PCB and a surface mount PCB that he designed. A discussio…
The Idaho County Republican Central Committee (ICRCC) met on Jan. 15 at the meeting room at the Super 8 in Grangeville with Marilyn Giddings as chairman. They discussed selling T-shirts and hats as a fund-raiser at future events this spring.
Agnes Forsman-Hill opened the Jan. 29 meeting of the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance and also led the dinner prayer.
Stan Modrell opened the Jan. 28 meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Barbara Essen led the prayer. Lewis Endsley won the free dinner drawing. 86 meals were served at the site with 39 meals home delivered. Shirley Crane shared a story with us. Pinochle Winners: Izzy Hilbert, first with 4…
ELK CITY -- Quote of the week: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are inst…
RIGGINS -- Quote for this week: “February: May this month bring you satisfaction, peace, and joy. May all the desires of your heart be granted. May this be the beginning of new things in your life. Stay strong, be positive, and fulfill your dreams. Happy February!”
LOWELL / SYRINGA -- There's a six-inch cut of venison (deer neck) in my slow cooker, set on low. There's firewood stacked waist high on my front porch, my favorite, lodgepole rounds. It's snowing this morning and the wind is blowing across the frozen tundra, and I am warm and cozy.
COTTONWOOD -- We have been enjoying a rather mild winter, but the forecast for the next couple days might not be so good. We woke up to seven inches of snow this morning. I don’t think the groundhog saw his shadow on Feb. 2, so we will have six more weeks of winter.
When I walked in to the multipurpose room at Clearwater Valley High School the other day, the excitement was palpable. 80-plus students from four local junior high/middle schools competed in the first knowledge bowl competition of 2019. In case you are wondering, knowledge bowl tests the col…
WHITE BIRD – I can't figure out if spring is on its way or not? The groundhog predicted an early spring, but when you count the weeks, it's still six weeks to the first of spring. No changing that or Mother Nature, I guess.
COTTONWOOD -- Mega kudos to Dennis from Seattle who called because he saw my article and wanted to buy chili and cinnamon rolls from the Haiti team to be gifted to someone around this area. Also, to Cliff from Chicago, who bought pizza from Summit Academy to be gifted to someone local. What …
Girl Scouts in Troop 3702 recently visited the Idaho County Veterans and Community Outreach Center in Grangeville to obtain permission for a community service project.
CLEARWATER VALLEY -- I’ve enjoyed participating in and writing about various yoga classes and retreats in Harpster, Kooskia, Kamiah and Big Cedar in the last few years. I’ve always been curious about the “Yoga in the Canyon” sessions that Jeannie Fitch often mentions in her Riggins column. L…
Stan Modrell opened the Jan. 21st meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Pastor Tom Helmick offered the prayer. Liz Hauger was the winner of the free dinner. 95 meals were served at the site and 39 hot meals were home delivered. We celebrated Christal Peck’s birthday and Joyce Dunning and…
Grangeville Girl Scouts in Troop 3702 were busy making Valentines last week which they plan to deliver to Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation and Meadowlark homes Tuesday, Feb. 5. Here, Ellie Kouril and Callie Weisz show some of the finished products.
A foggy, frigid morning left a field of teasel on U.S. highway 95 in Grangeville spiked with frost Monday, Jan. 28.
GRANGEVILLE -- Don’t miss the opportunity to pray for the nation and community at the Soltman Center in Grangeville at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, for one hour.
RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “Today is a beautiful day. Laugh, love and live.”
ELK CITY -- Quote of the week: "In questions of power, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the constitution." Kentucky Resolutions of 1798; Thomas Jefferson
HARPSTER – “We’re getting all together on the same page before the season starts,” said Ken Decker, assistant fire warden, Idaho Department of Lands (IDL).
WHITE BIRD -- The end of January has come and will soon be in to February. We are getting a hint of spring although it will be a couple of more months for that. Enjoy the sun while we can as I'm sure there will be more snow on the way.
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GRANGEVILLE — Following a tension-filled board meeting and hour-long executive session Tuesday night, Jan. 22, the news was not favorable for Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Marc Scheibe.
LEWISTON - Lewis-Clark State College enjoyed a sharp increase in the number of students earning honors with a total of 950 earning either President’s List or Dean’s List status for the 2018 fall semester.
Grangeville High School’s competitive cheer squad recently took a break from practice to accept a $100 check from Shirley Crane on behalf of the Eagles Aerie 539 in Grangeville. Cheerleaders helped children shop and wrap gifts at the annual Kids Christmas Sale. Pictured are (front row,) McKe…
GRANGEVILLE – Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Grangeville recently announced its fall honor roll (* denotes all As):
KAMIAH -- The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 8:30-10 a.m. Breakfasts are usually held every month on the last Wednesday of each month.
Gabbie Rehder opened the first meeting of 2019 for the Pioneer Senior Citizens with the Pledge of Allegiance while Laddy Clark led the dinner prayer.
Dick Seay opened the Jan. 7 meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Gary Crea offered the prayer. Val Stone was the winner of the free dinner. 67 meals were served at the site and 42 hot meals were home delivered. There were no guests today. Shirley Crane shared a story with the group. Pin…
LOWELL / SYRINGA -- Today is my birthday, 012345, Jan. 23, 1945.
The fourth meeting of the Grangeville FFA Alumni chapter was called to order at 7:05 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, by president Rachael Robie in the Grangeville High School ag classroom. Eleven members were present. Secretary Julia McCarthy presented the secretary’s report. Treasurer Brenda Heckma…
The sixth annual Holiday Family Chess Tournament was held at Summit Academy in Cottonwood on Saturday, Jan. 5. This year’s event drew 27 participants, and 16 cash prizes were given out
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- Reps. Giddings, Troy want to add child genital mutilation as felony in Idaho
- Dakota Johnson finds periods 'traumatic'
- Local lad lands state record catch-and-release steelhead in South Fork Clearwater River
- Dorothy Pearl Earp, 95, Grangeville
- Wishful Thinking Enterprise opens in Ray Holes Mini-Mall
- Brace for more cold, Idaho County; blowing, drifting snow, wind chills main concern
- Girls State basketball tournaments: Carey blocks out Salmon River for 1AD2 title; Shepherd goes out with 29
- Girls State basketball tournaments: Pirates season ends in heartbreak
- Wrestling: CV/K medals 16 at district with state qualification at stake
- Malad fends off Grangeville in 2A consolation final
- Bulldogs Remain Undefeated at Home with 72-67 Victory
- Tre'Davious White drops the puck, Mudbugs pick up the win
- Mizzou wrestling drops dual, crushes attendance record
- Missouri tennis completes comback against Minnesota to extend streak
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