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The Idaho County Fair, which features a wide variety of 4-H projects, a parade, talent show,…

North central Idaho features hundreds of miles of whitewater, as well as lakes, reservoirs a…

Border Days 2019 featured sunny skies and tons of events. From the rodeo to the egg toss, th…

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GRANGEVILLE – Seven Idaho County Fair royalty 2020 candidates and the three current members of the court gathered Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene for the annual royalty luncheon.

    In June, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced that 44 local governments in Idaho would receive a total of $32.2 million under the 2019 Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program.

    GRANGEVILLE – Spend your lunch hour with an interesting story, as the Brown Bag Program continues for the next three weeks.

      HARPSTER -- Harpster area freelance writer and Kamiah schools substitute teacher Norma Staaf has filed to run for Mountain View School Board Trustee, zone 2 in the November 2019 election.

      Stites Days took place July 13 and 14 with people flocking to town for a 20-entry parade, park play, horseshoes, food and more.

      CLEARWATER VALLEY -- SHAZAM! The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) will show the 2019 hit movie Shazam at the Kamiah Riverside Park on Thursday, Aug. 8. This movie is based on the comic book superhero of the same name and can be described as comedy in the fantasy/science fiction genre …

      COTTONWOOD – It’s In Our Nature is the theme for the Idaho County Fair that runs through Saturday, Aug. 17.

        The Idaho County Fair, which features a wide variety of 4-H projects, a parade, talent show, pigtail contest and much more, runs through Saturday, Aug. 17 in Cottonwood.

          GRANGEVILLE -- The Idaho Department of Labor (IDOL) is implementing its new service model in the Grangeville region, providing direct mobile services to Grangeville, Riggins, Kamiah and Nezperce beginning Thursday, Aug. 1.

          GRANGEVILLE -- After a two-plus hour special board meeting Monday, Aug. 5, -- most of it in executive session -- Mountain View School District 244 board voted to hire a superintendent.

            The Mountain View School District 244 board of trustees will hold a special meeting starting at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the district office in Grangeville. The board will consider hiring and contract matters, according to a notice from Becky Hogg, clerk of the board.

              GRANGEVILLE -- The 2019 Idaho County 4-H Horse Show was held Saturday, July 20, at the Grangeville Border Days Arena. Two dozen 4-H members participated in the show to complete their 4-H project. The judge for the show was Dondi Hilderbrand of Clarkston, Wash., and Klae O’Brien of Moscow was…

                COTTONWOOD -- Idaho County Fair is just around the corner, Aug. 14-17, and the fair board invites entries for the Saturday parade by going onto idahocountyfair.org to register.

                  Town was busy with activities and people during the annual Kooskia Days celebration, which ran last Thursday through Saturday, July 25-27.

                  A Friend of the Kooskia Library member restocks the Little Free Library located in front of Stites Hardware on Main Street.

                  KOOSKIA – Helping lead the Kooskia Days parade this year will be Kooskia Saddliers Royalty Queen Mary Morrow and Princess McKenzie Winkler. The two are cousins.

                  KOOSKIA – Join in for the 66th annual Kooskia Days Celebration July 25-27 as participants “Celebrate the Past, Embrace the Future.”

                  CLEARWATER VALLEY -- A few times a year the sleepy Main Street of Clearwater, Idaho, comes to life. Elk City Wagon Road Days is one of those times where throngs of people fill the streets. I enjoyed local and out-of-town musical talent at the old-time gospel hour and variety shows. I had a n…

                  A hot, dry day recently made way for dusty harrowing in a field on Lukes Gulch Road between Grangeville and Stites.

                    KOOSKIA -- The Clearwater Valley High School Class of 1969’s 50th class reunion will be held on Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27. Members will participate in the Kooskia Day parade by entering a float. Be at CV Elementary School at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 27, to ride on the float. Membe…

                    CLEARWATER VALLEY -- The Big Cedar Schoolhouse is looking spiffy with a recent paint job by C&W Painting. The historic schoolhouse, picnic shelter and grounds are getting more use this summer. This coming weekend two members of the Big Cedar Homemakers group will have a downsizing sale a…

                    Don’t miss the chance to attend a public meeting on July 30 to learn about a potentially new fall chinook salmon fishing opportunity in the Clearwater River. At this meeting, you will learn about why this fishery may be possible, and you will have the opportunity to provide your comments and…

                      MOSCOW – The University of Idaho has announced its students who have made the 2019 Spring Dean’s List. More than 2,400 students qualified for the list for the spring 2019 semester. To be included, students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 graded credits during the semester…

                        KAMIAH -- Kamiah and Kooskia Community libraries will present a Universe of Stories: Star Party Saturday, July 20, 8:30 p.m., at the Heart of the Monster site (highway 12, MP 685). The occasion is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Telescopes will be available for ni…

                        CLEARWATER VALLEY -- I enjoyed my first yoga class at Christina Stalnaker’s new location at the HKD martial arts academy last week. You can find HKD at 4347 US Highway 12 between Kooskia and Kamiah.

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