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Tempus Fugit: September 2, 2015

A look at the history of Idaho County.

Medical relief fund-raiser is Sept. 26

White Bird News

School is back is session. I can’t believe how summer just flew on by. We’re headed straight into Labor Day weekend already.

Kamiah Barbecue Days set for this weekend

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Kamiah Barbeque Days weekend! This is one of the biggest and best events of our area.

‘Wait and see’ period during fires; Max set to turn 2

Lowell, Syringa News

Internet working, electricity on, fire five miles away, fire trucks in front of all structures, it’s a “wait and see” period. Don’t want to call it over yet, but Lowell and Syringa are much better off today than we were two weeks ago.

Fire meetings keep residents updated

Teepee Springs Fire burning up the Big Salmon River area to the north and the Little Salmon River area to the south has burned 78,000 acres and has kept Salmon River Canyon smoky and in “fire watch” mode.

Last summer Mass set for Holy Cross

Cottonwood News

After the rain Saturday evening, I went outside just to look at the blue sky! It was beautiful. More rain on Sunday should have been of some help to the firefighters. The full moon was something to see also.

Bingo supplies donated to Harpster

Elk City News

Jan Adams of the Harpster Community Building committee would like to thank the Elk City VFW Auxiliary for their donations of the bingo supplies including a reader board, the bingo machine and various other supplies.

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Prairie ag ed program flourishing

Don Curry looked at a mound of rocks, dirt and weeds at the far end of Prairie Junior Senior High School and had a vision. At the beginning of summer, that vision became a reality.

School, activities in session

Riggins News

School started Monday, Aug. 24, for Riggins Elementary School and Salmon River High School for students, teachers and staff.

Awana starts Sept. 9

Cottonwood News

Are we ever going to be rid of this smoke? I don’t remember any time that it was this bad. Let’s all pray for rain to put out the fires.

Fires, evacuations are top news

Elk City News

Sure want to say a big “thank you” to all the firefighters who are working so hard to put fires out and risking their lives.

Area activities on hold during fires

Kooskia, Kamiah News

To say not much is happening in Kooskia or Kamiah is a gross understatement!

Fiddlers to play at KOA Aug. 23

Kooskia, Kamiah News

Our entire areas are feeling the effects of all the wildfires. Many businesses are either closed or on modified hours due to air quality and many people are staying home to protect their property and livestock.

‘Had to be some heroes involved’

Cottonwood News

The big story this week is all the fires raging in the area, especially around Kamiah.

Riggins schools to begin Monday

Riggins News

It’s fair time. “Finding Neverland at the Idaho County Fair” opened this morning, Wednesday, Aug. 19, with the official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and will continue through Saturday, Aug. 22.