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RIGGINS — Dr. Seuss “Hats Off to Reading Week” begins this Saturday, Feb. 27, to March 6. Find your favorite Dr. Seuss book, read it, then share with a friend to help celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Read to a child, let a child read to you. Be a part of the biggest annual reading celebration …

    RIGGINS — Everette Vannatta, 32, April Sorrell, 37, and their four children, who were reported missing on Sunday, Feb. 21, have been found safe this morning, Monday, Feb. 22, according to the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office.

      RIGGINS — No injuries, but rather property damage was reported earlier this month when a boulder rolled from a hillside into a Riggins residence.

      RIGGINS — “Hats Off to Reading”, a Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration will be ongoing Feb. 27 - March 6. Find your favorite Dr Seuss book and share it with a friend. My three favorite books are “Green Eggs and Ham”, “One Fish Two Fish” and “On Beyond Zebra”. Read to a child. Let a child read to …

      RIGGINS — Quote of the week: “You never really know the true impact you have on those around you. You never know how much someone needed that smile you gave them. You never know how much your kindness turned someone’s entire life around. You never know how much someone needed a long hug or d…

      RIGGINS — Quote of the week: “You’re going to come in contact with an awful lot of people who are at their absolute breaking point this month. Friends, family, neighbors, coworkers, teachers, strangers in the grocery store, retail workers. While it may be the merriest time of year for some, …

      RIGGINS — Quote of the week: “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go, but the purdy-est sight to see is the holly that will be on your own front door… It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, soon the bells will start, and the thing that will make them ring is the …

      RIGGINS — Quote of the week: “All is not canceled. Sunshine is not canceled. Love is not canceled. Relationships are not canceled. Naps are not canceled. Devotion is not canceled. Music is not canceled. Dancing is not canceled. Imagination is not canceled. Conversations are not canceled. Hop…

        RIGGINS — The annual Riggins Christmas Bazaar with Santa visiting from 3-4 p.m. ,will be held Saturday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Riggins Community Center, 121 S. Lodge Street, right behind the Jackson Gas Station. Space rental is $30 per space; application and fees need to be sen…

          RIGGINS — Plans are under way for Riggins’ annual city tree lighting. The date is Saturday, Nov. 28, at Two Rivers Coffee Roasters., 616 S. Main Street, 5:30 p.m. Caroling, a visit from Santa, hay rides and refreshments will be part of the evening’s plans.

            RIGGINS — The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veterans’ advocate in Riggins on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., (MST) at the Salmon River Heritage Center (green building behind Gem Stop), 109 South Lodge Street.

            RIGGINS — Quote of the week: “When the world feels like an emotional roller coaster, steady yourself with simple rituals. Do the dishes. Fold the laundry. Water the plants. Rake the leaves. Split the wood. Take a walk. Simplicity attracts wisdom.” Add your own simple ritual.

              RIGGINS — The annual Riggins Christmas Bazaar with Santa visiting from 3-4 p.m. ,will be held Saturday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. ,at the Riggins Community Center, 121 S. Lodge Street, right behind the Jackson Gas Station. Space rental is $30 per space; application and fees need to be sen…

                RIGGINS — Plans are under way for Riggins’ annual city tree lighting. The date is Saturday, Nov. 28, at Two Rivers Coffee Roasters., 616 S. Main Street, 5:30 p.m. Caroling, a visit from Santa, hay rides and refreshments will be part of the evening’s plans.

                RIGGINS — Quote of the week: “Raising kids was my choice. I gave up things and went without things…my life was, is, and will always be for my children, no matter how big they get. They didn’t ruin my life; they gave me a whole new view of the meaning of life.” By Positive Plus. (Could have b…

                  RIGGINS — The annual Riggins Christmas Bazaar with Santa visiting from 3-4 p.m. ,will be held Saturday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Riggins Community Center, 121 S. Lodge Street, right behind the Jackson Gas Station. Space rental is $30 per space; application and fees need to be sen…

                  Fishermen were enjoying the early fall sun along the Salmon River, John Day Creek area near Lucile, in October. Several boats and shore fishermen lined the river to soak in some fishing time and temperatures in the mid-70s.

                    RIGGINS — An American Red Cross blood drive is set for Riggins today, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Salmon Rapids Lodge, 1010 S. Main Street.

                    RIGGINS — Quote of the week: “Remind yourself that every problem carries the seeds of opportunity to learn, to love, to grow in awareness, and simply to be happy to be alive.” Don Miguel Ruiz.

                      RIGGINS — Salmon River Joint School District 243 announced on Oct. 20 that for the 2020-21 school year, the district has been approved to offer free breakfast and lunch to all children who live in the district, ages 1-18. This will be in effect until May 29, 2021. Contact the district at 208…

                        RIGGINS —Two American Red Cross blood drives are set for Riggins. The drives are scheduled for Riggins and will be held Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1-6 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Salmon Rapids Lodge, 1010 S. Main Street. Download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, vi…

                        Salmon River Community Church on U.S. Highway 95 in Riggins is picturesque against the mountains.

                          Spots available for Idaho County Trunk or Treat; location changed, donations sought

                          RIGGINS — Quote of the week: “I love people who have no idea how wonderful they are and just wander around making the world a better place.” From the Internet. We have lots of people here in Salmon River Canyon, in Idaho County, State of Idaho, and all around our great country of America who…

                          POLLOCK — Two construction personnel are back at work this week, following an equipment failure that caused the pair to fall at the Pollock slide south of Riggins last week.

                          RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: “Rivers never go in reverse. So try to live like a river. Forget your past and focus on the future. Always be positive.” author unknown. 2020 has really been something. Don’t look back, press forward, and yes, be positive.

                          Riggins Fire Chief Jeff Joyce did his yearly presentation last Thursday, Oct. 8, at Riggins Elementary School for grades pre-k through 5th grade during fire prevention week. He brought two fire trucks and firefighting tools and gear. Students learned to “get low and go” under the smoke, as w…

                          RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: “Life is tough, but also awesome! Choose to be happy, choose to see the good in others instead of the negative, choose to have your glass 1/2 full. Be kind to people you love. Simple, really.” by our own Rob Pottenger.

                          RIGGINS – “The entire audit went very well, with invoice and compliance measures all checking out as they should,” Dan Coleman told the Salmon River Joint School District 243 board Monday night, Sept. 21.

                            Mountain Roots Orchard invites the public to attend the 4th Annual Apple Cider Festival, Sunday, Oct. 4, noon-5 p.m., at Mountain Roots Orchard, 5143 U.S. Highway 95, milepost 177, approximately 11 miles south of Pollock.

                              RIGGINS – The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a veterans’ advocate in Riggins on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 12:30-4 p.m., (MT) at the Salmon River Heritage Center (green building behind Gem Stop), 109 South Lodge Street. To schedule an appointment, call 208-750-3690.  

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