RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “Remember all the restaurants and small businesses that you’ve asked for years and years to donate to your clubs, events, and organizations? They’re calling in a favor. Answer Call.” by Johnson Nation. So, shop, eat, grocery up, fuel up, coffee up, and stay at …
RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “Health does not always come from medicine. Most of the time it comes from peace of mind, peace in the heart, peace in the soul. It comes from laughter and love.”
RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “School Supply List for 2020-2021: patience, flexibility, deep breaths, calmness, cooperation, encouragement, positivity, understanding, compassion, respect, and kindness.” to name a few. (Unable to find author.) These are needed supplies by teachers and staff,…
POLLOCK -- Both U.S. Highway 95 and Old Pollock Road are expected to close this Friday evening, Aug. 28, to allow crews to blast an estimated 14,000 cubic yards of unstable rock from the slope, the same amount that has fallen to the road since the first slide at milepost 188 on July 3.
RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “Play in the river, walk barefoot on the sand, dance under the moon and stars, and you’ll likely find that very little is needed to live a happy life.” Brooke Hampton.
POLLOCK – Drilling started today (Thursday, Aug. 20) at the U.S. Highway 95 slide south of Riggins. According to the Idaho Transportation Department, this is part of the long-term repairs, which will involve controlled blasting and reinforcing the rock face, that are planned for completion i…
RIGGINS -- In a record funding year, Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) has recently awarded $13 million for enhancement projects statewide, including one at Riggins.
RIGGINS -- My quote for the week: “Fear does not stop death. It stops life. And worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace.” sent to me from a friend.
RIGGINS -- My quote for the week: “I will teach you in a room. I will teach you now on Zoom. I will teach you in your house. I will teach you with a mouse. I will teach you here or there. I will teach you because I care.” Tough decisions are being made by teachers and parents, administrators…
KHS, KMS registration set for next week
RIGGINS -- My quote for the week: “Whatever you must do today…do it with the confidence of a 4-year-old in a Batman cape.”
RIGGINS – Two opportunities for American Red Cross blood drives are upcoming for Riggins.
The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veterans’ advocate in Riggins on Tuesday, Aug. 4, and in Grangeville on Thursday, Aug. 6. The Riggins meet is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (MT) at the Salmon River Heritage Center (green building behind Gem Stop), 109 South Lodge Street. The Grangeville m…
RIGGINS -- My quote for the week: “Your mind is a garden. Your thoughts are the seeds. You can grow flowers. Or you can grow weeds.” sign in a garden.
RIGGINS – “She did a lot, and she will be missed,” Salmon River Joint School District 243 Superintendent Jim Doramus said at the July 20 board meeting.
FERDINAND – A Riggins man remains hospitalized following a shooting incident last Saturday morning, and a joint state and federal investigation continues concerning the incident.
RIGGINS -- My quote for the week: “Be the reason someone feels welcome, seen, heard, valued, loved, and support,” by tinybudy.com
RIGGINS -- My quote for the week: “Maybe when Social Distancing is a thing of the past, we’ll Hug a little harder, Hold on a little longer, and Remember that nothing matters more than the time we spend with the people we love.” By Lori Deschene.
RIGGINS -- My weekly quote: “Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dreams. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem …
RIGGINS -- My weekly quote: “In my life I have lived, I have loved, I have lost, I have missed, I have hurt, I have trusted, I have made mistakes, but most of all I have learned.” from The Meaning of Life.
Maxed out on screen time and looking for a break? With restrictions for COVID-19 being lifted, libraries are reopening in local communities. Some changes will be in place, but the public will be able to resume accessing computers and information.
RIGGINS – Participants have already been arriving for a planned gathering by the Rainbow Family of Living Light, set to go during the Fourth of July holiday at a public land location outside of Riggins. County, tribal and federal agencies are monitoring the event with preparations on managin…
After the past few months of homeschooling and social isolation, a welcome change has come to many local communities with the start of summer reading programs. Libraries across the region are set to begin activities with some new safety guidelines in place, and some events are under way. Dai…
Quote of the week: “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no can stop you.”
POLLOCK -- Investigation is continuing into a Sunday morning fatality crash south of Riggins on U.S. Highway 95.
Quote of the week: closing pages from “Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Golden Book”. “Let your children know you love them. Work hard. Play hard. But not too hard. Do no harm. Be proud of your country. Don’t let the parade pass you by! Think big! Toot your own horn! Harvest. Give …
RIGGINS -- A new SCAT machine in Riggins has been completed and that the facility will open to the public today, June 10, the Salmon River Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests announced Monday.
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: continuing, “Everything I need to Know to learned From a Golden Book.” “Weren’t you going to learn how to swim? Cultivate contentment. Take a mental health day now and then. Give in to a good cry. You’ll feel better afterwards. Get plenty of Sleep, too. Go fly a…
RIGGINS – In a special meeting held Tuesday, May 26, the Salmon River Joint School District 243 board of trustees voted unanimously to hire additional personnel to address staffing needs.
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: continuing on from the book, “Everything I need to Know to learned From a Golden Book.” “Go ahead and make a big deal over your birthday… (or graduation since it is that time of year). Dress up and go dancing…any kind of dancing…even your own home! Make somethin…
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: continuing on from the book, “Everything I need to Know to learned From a Golden Book.” “Is your life starting to feel like a circus?…Start planning that dream trip! Soon you’ll be on your way. Be open to making new friends…even if you’re very, very shy. Steer c…
RIGGINS – At its May 18 board meeting, Salmon River Joint School District 243 Business Manager Michelle Hollon said a 9 percent insurance increase will be figured into the 2020-21 budget.
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week is the motto for the SRHS Class of 2020: “Last of the Best.” Congratulations to each of you, and best wishes on your future as you walk from the halls of SRHS to life beyond the walls of the Salmon River Canyon.
RIGGINS – “We have three main needs,” for the coming year, Salmon River Joint School District 243 Superintendent Jim Doramus at the April 20 board meeting. The meeting was made available via a YouTube video.
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: continuing on from the book, “Everything I need to Know to learned From a Golden Book.” “Is your life starting to feel like a circus?…Use your imagination. Look up…and savor the seasons as they roll around. Stay Curious, Take in some culture once in a while. Lea…
RIGGINS – Salmon River Joint School District 243 voted unanimously to pursue a two-week summer school option at its April 20th board meeting.
RIGGINS --On March 24, Stephen Hackler’s appointment as the Northwest Regional Coordinator for Royal Rangers Ministry was approved by the Executive Presbytery of the Assemblies of God to fill the unexpired term of Lloyd Fillis. This term will expire March 31, 2021. In addition, Hackler will …
RIGGINS -- Happy Mother’s Day to all you wonderful mothers and grandmothers! Mothers are beautiful just being who they are. I received a touching poem about mothers who have left this world by You Are Very Special: “If Roses grow in Heaven. If Roses grow in Heaven, Lord, please pick a bunch …
A search for a horse believed stolen turned up the animal shot to death, and the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) is investigating.
County law enforcement believe human remains found this past weekend are those of Riggins resident, Todd W. Hofflander, who went missing in the Seven Devils Area 10 years ago.
Three local school districts will ask patrons to support school levies during the May 19 election.
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: “Is your life starting to feel like a circus? Don’t panic…Today’s a new day! Get dressed first thing. (Sweatpants are bad for morale. Put on something nice!) Have some pancakes. Get some exercise every day. Frolic. Daydream. Go for a joyride! Stargaze. Stroll. B…
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: “The most wonderful places to be in the world are: In someone’s thoughts. Someone’s prayers. And in someone’s heart.” from Shortquotes.
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: “If nature has made you a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart; and though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that-warm things, kind things, sweet things-help and comfort and l…
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: “April distance brings May existence. Stay safe. Stay humble. Stay kind. Stay home...if you can.” by Saratoga Mann
As of press time, city halls have been closed to public access at Ferdinand, Grangeville, Kooskia, Riggins and White Bird, due to concerns for spread of coronavirus.
The state public health district released limited information about Idaho County’s first COVID-19 case March 25, which in turn prompted hospitals across the district to point out that the case had no connection to their facilities in Idaho County. That inspired a question from Idaho County F…
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week on April Fool’s Day: ”It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have sense of humor.” by Max Eastman. It really does not seem like a good time for April Fool’s Joke.
RIGGINS -- To begin this week’s news, I want to share a word picture of beauty and joy and happiness right here in Riggins…the picture is of the bright green lawns, the yellow daffodils, the brilliant yellow forsythia, the white apricot blossoms, the grape hyacinths, the purple and gold croc…
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about sharing the benefits of National Forest System lands to work as volunteer campground hosts on the forest this summer. This year, the Forest Service is seeking volunteer campground hosts at the foll…
RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: “True friends aren’t the ones who make your problems disappear. They are the ones who won’t disappear when you are facing problems.”
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