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RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: “It’s not the number of members in your team that makes the difference, it’s the Team in your members that makes it all count.”

RIGGINS -- Quotes of the week: “When your heart is really into it, you just keep going and never give up.” This is just what our six Lady Savages do...and they are off to State Girls Basketball Tourney because of their commitment to keep going. Congratulations, ladies.

RIGGINS -- Quotes of the week: ”If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” A.A. Milne

    RIGGINS -- At the board of trustee annual meeting for Salmon River School District 243 Tuesday, Jan. 21, the board appointed Laina Walkington as the new board member representing Zone 3.

      Idaho County will be submitting a grant application to Idaho State Parks & Recreation for a Pittsburg Landing lower parking lot chip seal. The public can submit comments in writing on the application to Idaho County, 320 W. Main Street, Grangeville, ID 83530, or e-mail to – kackerman@ida…

      GRANGEVILLE – How will the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests be managed in the coming decades? What are the plans to guide the complexity of resource management decisions to be made across four million acres of national forest?

      RIGGINS -- Quote of the week: “Last week we walked into a new day, new week, new month, new year, new decade! Sending blessings of love, good health, joyous and beautiful new beginnings.” from Inspire your Beautiful Soul. Take great steps in 2020.

      RIGGINS -- Happy New Year 2020! Well, the old year is gone, and the New Year is just beginning! …and to think, it is 2020, so with “the perfect vision year,” what is your vision? Time to begin again whatever you want to start or change or improve…New Year’s Resolutions are good, but I like t…

      RIGGINS -- Merry Christmas to one and all. May all the business of this month be put behind us so we can just enjoy Christmas with family and friends. “Away in a manager no crib for a bed, the little Lord Jesus lay down his sweet head. The stars in the sky look down where He lay…the Little L…

      Boggan ranches, two miles south of Riggins, puts up their own version of a Christmas tree, using six round hay bales, each about 700 pounds each. “One year it was Santa Claus, and a snowman before,” said Jenna Boggan. “We try to do something different for Christmas every year.”

      RIGGINS -- Christmas is just one week away…Quote for the week: “Away in the manger no crib for a bed, the little Lord Jesus lay down his sweet head. The stars in the sky look down where He lay, the little Lord Jesus asleep in the hay…” While you are doing your last-minute Christmas shopping,…

        Idaho County is brimming with Christmas concerts, caroling and other events this holiday season.

        Riggins’ residents turned out Saturday night, Dec. 7, for the annual Christmas tree lighting event, held at Two Rivers Coffee Roasters on Main Street. Carolers led the gathering in singing seasonal favorites, and participants enjoyed cookies and hot drinks, hayrides along Main Street. The ev…

        RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “A simple Thank You has magic…it warms the heart and creates a moment of connection and peace between two people” from GratitudeHabitatt.com.

          Events related to the holidays -- tree lightings, parades, concerts and more -- are happening throughout Idaho County.

          RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and give thanks for each other as well as many other blessings…count your blessings and see how they add up; your worries will dim in view of all of them.”

          GRANGEVILLE – “I’m about people serving people, and making sure we are operating under a righteous leadership,” Casey Zechmann said. “I feel I have the integrity and the right intent to lead, as I would expect from a sheriff.”

          RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “Be that person who roots for the other person, tells a stranger he/she looks amazing, and encourages others to believe in themselves and their dreams.”

          RIGGINS -- Quote for the week: “We begin to remember not just that you died, but that you lived. And that your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget.” author Unknown. This spurred another thought…Live now making memories and enjoying the time you have together with family and friends.

            RIGGINS – A chili feed and dessert auction will be held at the Salmon River Community Church Saturday, Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m., sponsored by the youth group. This annual event helps fund materials, events, and activities for the community youth group. Everyone is invited.

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