Kooskia, Kamiah News
You are all invited to a birthday party on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
GEMS science fair highlights students’ work
Did you ever wonder what cooked rice would do if you yelled at it daily, told it you hated it and ignored it in-between?
The annual Cottonwood Community Cleanup roll-off bin will be at the corner of Idaho and 2nd South Street (near the city shop) until May 1 for inert waste such as yard waste, branches and clean out the garage stuff. It is not intended for household trash, hazardous waste or animal waste.
Congratulations to the Salmon River Junior High basketball boys who are the 2015 Long Pin League Champions!
Elk City News
In driving to Bible study before 7 a.m., I had to stop because the elk were in the road on Elk Creek and they took a little time to decide if they wanted to move or not!
Kooskia, Kamiah News
If you love driving by the beautiful landscaping at the junction of Highway 12 and 13, better known as the Kooskia Kiosk, join them on March 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to do some major spring cleaning.
White Bird News
We enjoyed another great meal together at the hall last Sunday. There was a huge turnout, as always. If you missed it, you missed out! There were so many people volunteering, keeping everyone’s plates full of goodness. The Old-Time Fiddlers kept us entertained while we ate.
St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation is sponsoring the “Mardi Gras” on March 21 at Cottonwood Community Hall.
Lowell, Syringa News
Road building and timber salvage is starting up on the Selway, lots and lots of it —USFS land, state land and private land, too. It’s a different world we live in.
The Salmon River Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Clyde Hirst, Kelly Thompson and Jeff Joyce for putting the new salmon sign made by Trickwood on top of the Visitor Information Center above the Riggins City Park. It looks very nice and matches the carved salmon that hangs over the park bench.
The Old Opera House Theater in Kooskia will be hosting the Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Much of the music is original compositions and they will also be playing and singing many of the classics. This band is the 2014 Western Music Association’s, Best of the Best Harmony Award. Tickets are available at Graves Nursery and Thrift for $12 each.
News this week is brief. Two calls for the EMTs from Kooskia and Lowell/Syringa — one on Sunday, March 1, preparing for Lifeflight transport for Elaine Landry from the Selway River Road Bridge landing spot, and one next morning, Monday, March 2, for Dani Smith, transporting to hospital by ambulance.
It feels like spring is here. This morning the robins are playing all over our yard, so you know it’s true. That means it’s time to get up out of hibernation and start stretching.
After you eat breakfast you can join the Pathfinders on a great four-wheeler ride. If you don’t want to ride your four-wheeler, that’s fine.
Can you believe the beautiful weather we are having? It’s great for all the little calves to have the nice warm sunshine. Good time to get out in the yard and start getting things shaped up.