Clark takes first in chili cookoff

It’s October already! That means my favorite holiday is almost here.

Art show scheduled for this weekend

Riggins News

Salmon River Art Guild’s is having its 50th Regional Art Show and Silent Auction this weekend in Riggins at the Riggins Community Center behind Crump’s Chevron!

‘Life is good’

Lowell, Syringa News

The Johnson Bar Fire is winding down with less and less smoke for the incoming hunters and fishermen, less and less meals to cook, less and less yellow shirts running around, and more and more sprinkles and yellow leaves falling.

Mystery Night, lecture series on tap

Cottonwood News

Mystery Night, the fund-raiser for Summit Academy, will be this Saturday night. Everyone is getting very excited because we will find out who wins the hot rod!

Harpster sets various events, activities set for fall

Harpster bingo is held the first Wednesday of the month (today, Oct. 1 this month) at the Harpster Community Building. This starts at 6:30 p.m., and the cost is $10 for a pack that lasts for the evening, with 20 game sheets.

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GEMS Campout

The GEMS and SPPS 6th graders attended the 29th annual Outdoor Classroom last week.

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Students spend time, learn in outdoors

For more than a decade, the fourth- and fifth-grade students of Clearwater Valley Elementary School have been able to experience the outdoors and study science at the McCall Outdoor Science Camp.

Kids focus on Common Core hands-on Study 1949 Mann Gulch Fire

Eighth graders in Mrs. Amanda Bush’s language and reading class at Grangeville Elementary Middle School have been studying the Mann Gulch forest fire incident that happened in 1949.

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Summit’s Mystery Night set for Oct. 4: Hot Rod sweepstakes winner to be named

Things are heating up for Summit Academy’s 17th Annual Mystery Night “Hot Rod Fever.” In addition to the fund-raiser winners, the 1933 Ford Coupe Replica Hot Rod Sweepstakes winner will be chosen.

Studded tires legal beginning Oct. 1

Drivers can use studded tires on Idaho roadways beginning today, Oct. 1, according to the Idaho Transportation Department. Idaho state law allows the use of studded tires Oct. 1 - April 30 each year.

Fire safety burn permits required through Oct. 20

The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) is reminding citizens that fire safety burn permits are required through Oct. 20. The permits can be obtained online at

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‘Percy’s awesome adventure’

A couple trying to be good Samaritans left a Slate Creek couple searching for their beloved dog last week.

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Good Samaritan, Facebook help cat find his way home

It seems last week was a week for recovering lost pets. Julie Cuffe of Grangeville discovered a visiting feline on her home’s roof Sunday, Sept. 21.

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Quilt show results announced

The Sew-City Biennial Quilt Show was held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28 at Grangeville Elementary Middle School...

Radio class offered Oct. 4

The 3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club will be offering a class for basic amateur radio operations.