Graduation to be held Friday

Riggins News

The annual awards banquet sponsored by the Riggins PTO will be held tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, in the Salmon River High School multi-purpose room.

VFW sets variety of activities

Elk City News

Lots of news submitted by Marlene concerning the VFW Post and Auxiliary and the American Legion Post for this week:

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Tempus Fugit: May 20, 2015

A look at the history of Idaho County.

Top of the Class 2015

Each year the Free Press honors those students who have earned the designation as valedictorians and salutatorians of their high school classes.

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Bluegrass Jam Session

The Idaho Sawtooth Bluegrass Association held its annual Spring Jam in Kamiah at the Lewis Clark RV Resort/KOA Campground.

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GHS’s Stefani nominated for music educator award

Kathy Stefani of Grangeville High School is one of a total of 213 music teachers from 194 cities across 42 states who have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation.

Logging begins on JBar Decks sale

Logging operations are beginning on the JBar Decks Timber Sale located on the Moose Creek Ranger District.

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Becoming foster parents: Local couple shares journey through blog

Hosmans foster; start adoption process

For Jeff and Becky Hosman, parenthood hasn’t come quite how they initially imagined it.

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Foundation honors Idaho County Recycling program

“I feel honored to speak on behalf of Idaho County Recycling,” said Janie Fluharty Thursday night, May 7, at the annual Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) event.

July 8 proposal deadline for conservation program

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest up to $235 million to improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.

Foreign persons with ag lands required to report transactions

The Farm Service Agency in Idaho County reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to report their holdings and any transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Riggins sets kindergarten screening for May 26

Kindergarten screening, as well as preschool and kindergarten registration, is set for Tuesday, May 26, 1-4 p.m., at Riggins Elementary School, Room No. 8. Call 630-6055.

Blood Drive slated for May 14

An American Red Cross blood drive is set for Thursday, May 14, 6 p.m., at Valley Bible Church, 319 N. Main Street.

Clearwater Cemetery work day is May 16

The Clearwater Cemetery Cleanup will be held on Saturday, May 16. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Clearwater Cemetery with your own equipment.

Spring bluegrass jam to be held in Kamiah May 15-17

Mark your calendars for next weekend, May 15-17, for the Kamiah Spring Super Bluegrass Jam at Lewis Clark Resort