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    Costumed kids, and adults, bustled throughout the IOOF Hall last Saturday evening, Oct. 23, for the annual White Bird Community Halloween Party. The event featured games of skill for prizes, costume contest, a desserts walk, and food and treats. For a listing of regional community Halloween …

    WHITE BIRD — The White Bird Volunteer Fire Department will be holding an open house at the fire station, 212 River Street, in White Bird. They will be serving hot dogs, chili dogs and beverages. There will be drawings, an opportunity to update your home safety information, and see the fire t…

    WHITE BIRD — The Community Halloween Party will be Saturday, Oct. 23, 6-8 p.m. at the IOOF Hall. There will be the usual games, costume contest with cash prizes, pumpkin carved contest (bring a carved, stenciled or decorated pumpkin), a decorated scarecrow contest and the favorite cake walk.…

    WHITE BIRD — There is going to be a Bazaar Bazaar in White Bird! A what? Tammy Stone is calling her Halloween costume bazaar a “Bazaar Bazaar!” She has a very large collection of adult and kids Halloween costumes she wants to find a good home for. The costumes will be set out at the White Bi…

    WHITE BIRD — As everyone in the town of White Bird knows, the city wells struggled to keep up with the water demand this year. It was hot this summer. Fire Chief Brian Lowe was very concerned that if we had a house fire the water system might not keep up with the demand. Trying to be proacti…

      WHITE BIRD — White Bird Rodeo Queen tryouts are set for Sunday, Sept. 19, at the arena. Young ladies 13-18 who are interested can call Kami Fogleman for details: 208-983-8779.

      WHITE BIRD — I received the September edition of Ruralite the other day and saw some White Bird locals made the front cover of the magazine. There was a very nice article about the change from Hoot's Café to The Confluence and the new owners, Dan and Heather Suresus. They have brought many c…

        WHITE BIRD — White Bird Rodeo Queen tryouts are set for Sunday, Sept. 19, at the arena. Young ladies 13-18 who are interested can call Kami Fogleman for details: 208-983-8779.

        WHITE BIRD — The First Annual O.C. Abbott Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Grangeville Golf Course. The tournament is to honor OC as a longtime White Bird resident who was very active in our community and in the American Legion White Bird Post #152. The proceed…

        WHITE BIRD — My wife, Sue, and I were returning from shopping in Grangeville and saw Leah Harvey updating the sign board at the entrance to White Bird. She asked me to remind everyone that the food bank is the 2nd Monday of the month. The distribution begins at 10 a.m. on Sept. 13 at the WB …

        WHITE BIRD — “A belated thank you. The White Bird Community Library would like to thank the many people who donated pies for our Pie Booth at White Bird Days. We are very grateful for your support. This event was one of our first since COVID forced cancellation of some of our other activitie…

        WHITE BIRD – For the past year owners Joe and DeAnna Thyne have been at the helm of Wildside Steakhouse and Saloon. It has come with ups and downs, but the two keep community close. The traditional steakhouse with a twist and full bar with custom cocktails is open 4-10 p.m. Thursday through …

        WHITE BIRD —- The White Bird Community Library wants to let our community know it is working on the 2022 edition of the calendar. Now is the time for folks to make any changes to listings on the calendar for their families. We have edit sheets at the library. People can stop by when they are…

        Four generations (L-R) from White Bird pose for a four generation family photo: Ed Hagen, Virginia Grunke, Abby Boone and Jessica Boone.

        WHITE BIRD — Our community came together during White Bird Days to raise money to buy an AED machine for the community to use. We had 18 people take the AED/CPR class last week, that was taught by Cody and Grace Killmar. Heather Cullin stated “that I hope to God we never will have to use it,…

        WHITE BIRD — This is from last week’s column, but it bears repeating. With all the fires raging around us, none of us should need to be reminded to be fire safe and fire cautious. The water shortage continues to be of great concern to Brian Lowe, the fire chief, and city officials. All outsi…

          WHITE BIRD — Vacation Bible school (VBS) will be held July 26-28 at Pleasant View Baptist Church in White Bird, 9 a.m. - noon, for all ages. A team is coming from Leoma, Tenn. To preregister or for information, call Pastor Randy at 509-435-8732 (cell) or 208-839-2220 (church phone).

          Incorporated cities within Idaho County will start receiving their share of $54 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). For the seven cities totaled, this will add up to more than $600,000 to be received out of an eventual $1.23 million payment.

          WHITE BIRD — Update on Delvin Keeler. He is gaining weight slowly and still doing treatments. He is back to work on a part-time basis. Delvin says he is feeling great; Renee says that every day is a good day. Delvin and his dogs doing what he and they love doing, is a picture of part of the …

          WHITE BIRD — The City of White Bird has recently announced water restrictions. They say stop all outside watering until further notice. All water usage is restricted. With this hot weather and the overwatering of lawns by some residents, the wells are not able to keep up with the usage. The …

            White Bird Days Parade, with the theme of “Back with a Bang!” was held Saturday, July 19. Here’s a look at a few of the parade entries. Winners were as follows: Judges Choice, sponsored by the Silver Dollar Bar: Abbott Family; Best theme, sponsored by Royal Gem Rebekahs Lodge 13: Idaho Count…

            WHITE BIRD — “Back With a Bang”: A great time was had by all in White Bird this past weekend. So many people worked, organized and ran their tails off putting everything together to make the parade, booths, music and games a reality. Thank you to Barbara Lowe, for your hard work and leadersh…

              WHITE BIRD — This year’s top prize at the 32nd Annual White Bird Rodeo was nearly $850, and it went to Joseph McKay, who made short work of his saddle bronc entry last Friday night, June 18. A handful of other events cracked $500, with Colin Wolfe ($561, steer wrestling), Tyler Smith ($586, …

                WHITE BIRD — The Salmon River Art Guild will be having its annual Round Robin painting during White Bird Days, Saturday, June 19, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the veterans park. Every hour a different artist paints and a winner will take the art home at 3 p.m.

                WHITE BIRD — “White Bird Rodeo is such a great family-oriented event. It’s a nice place to start as royalty, too,” said Kami Fogleman. “The whole rodeo family there is helpful.”

                WHITE BIRD —“Back With a Bang!” is here! This coming weekend is Father’s Day weekend and that always means White Bird Rodeo and White Bird Days Parade. The rodeo will be held at the Twin Bridges arena, which is six miles south of White Bird. The rodeo begins at 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday,…

                WHITE BIRD — Much belated thanks to the American Legion White Bird Post for the Memorial Day services. They were somber and very honoring of our veterans who have passed away. The Rebekah Royal Gem No. 13 sponsored “Pie in the Park” and raised $669.

                  WHITE BIRD — Bill McPherson paced 37 finishers at the annual Just For The Hill Of It bicycle race up the Old White Bird Grade last Saturday morning, June 5, with a time of 56 minutes, 38 seconds. Second came Kaleb Bass, in 56:56, followed by Quentin Smith, Joe Thornton, Jared Hopkins and Sco…

                    WHITE BIRD – White Bird American Legion Post 152 held its Memorial Day service at 11:11 a.m. Monday, May 31. Pinehurst Quilters Club in Riggins gave out four Quilts of Valor. 

                    WHITE BIRD — “Back With a Bang” is the theme of White Bird Day, June 19. The planning committee will be meeting tomorrow, June 3 at 6 p.m., in the back room of the Silver Dollar Bar. They will be working out the last details of the parade, music and games.

                      WHITE BIRD — The annual Fathers Day Weekend rodeo backdropped by the Salmon River is on course for performances at 5 p.m. each day June 18-19, with main event entries open 10-7 p.m. on June 7. Main events this year once again include bareback, saddle bronc, ranch bronc and bull riding, steer…

                      WHITE BIRD — Memorial Day observance is May 31 at 11:11 a.m. The American Legion will be leading the Memorial Day ceremonies to honor our fallen heroes on this special day. Beginning at 11:11 a.m., the heroes’ names will be read, and a 21-gun salute will honor their service to our country. T…

                        WHITE BIRD — The annual Fathers Day Weekend rodeo backdropped by the Salmon River is on course for performances at 5 p.m. each day June 18-19, with entries open 10-7 p.m. on June 7. See icarodeo.com or the White Bird Rodeo Facebook page for details.

                        WHITE BIRD — I know this notice may seem early, but the White Bird Rodeo and White Bird Day is just around the corner; June 18-19. The theme for White Bird Day is “Back With a Bang”. There will be a parade, music, lots of games and food. The parade and activities will be in town. The rodeo w…

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