Halloween is this Friday, Oct. 31 … be ready for those little trick or treaters. Kids, wear light colored clothing or carry a flashlight …little ones, be sure to have an adult with you. Have fun and be safe. Happy Halloween!
Kooskia, Kamiah News
Syringa Kooskia Clinic will be experiencing growing pains. They are currently remodeling the old Eldon’s Sausage space to make an additional exam room and make more space for therapy services.
Prairie Community Library’s Bräts & Brew Fest went very well this year with only a few minor hitches. There was a good list of auction items. The Coffey Twins lived up to their reputation and kept the crowd dancing. John and Mary Funke won first place in the dance contest. Second place went to Greg Frei and his partner, and third place went to Bud and Sylvia Uhling. Prizes were given out by the judge, Jane Burgess.
White Bird News
Happy Halloween everybody! A great big thank you to the Brumley family and all the people who volunteered their time at the Halloween party for the kids. Thank you, Maggie and Beth for running the cake walk that lasted a very long time.
A look at the history of Idaho County.
Lowell, Syringa News
Beautiful fall with all the yellows, reds and browns all around us. Rainy, rainy week.
Elk City News
We all know that Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and to celebrate our veterans and the sacrifice they have made for us since the founding of the Republic, the VFW Post, VFW Auxiliary, and the American Legion Post invite all of you to a community meal to honor their service.
It's Your Business
Lewis-Clark State College Grangeville Outreach has a couple of upcoming classes. Low Anxiety Dancing for Couples will be offered by instructors Jeff and Carla Wilkins Nov. 18 at Grangeville High School. Cost is only $10 and the Wilkins are donating the proceeds to GHS for dual credit scholarships.
A look at the history of Idaho County.
Born to fly
“I named him Dr. Phil,” said Kjrstyn Jensen. “And this is Bob,” added Cheyenne Bergenholtz.
Photos for the Chamber of Commerce scarecrow decoration contest are now on the chamber’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/CottonwoodIdahoChamber. Go there to check them out and you can be the judges. The winners will be chosen by which ones have the most “likes” on the Facebook page. The first-place business will receive $50 in chamber bucks with the second-place winner receiving $20 in chamber bucks.
Charity (Gaston) Majors - Mrs. Boise Metro, daughter of Steve and Sue Gaston, former Riggins residents, was crowned Mrs. Idaho at the 2014 Mrs. Idaho Pageant in Boise Saturday, Oct. 18, with 39 ladies vying for the position. Charity will now go on to the Mrs. America Pageant and hopefully to the Mrs. World Pageant. Charity represents Camp Rainbow Gold, a children’s cancer camp. Her platform is “health and nutrition, and being beaYOUtiful - being yourself is beautiful.” Her husband, Chris, is a Boise firefighter and Charity owns Boise Fitness Factory. She is a health and fitness coach and a graduate of Albertson College. Boise’s Kaley Sparling, who won Mrs. Idaho America in 2013, is the reigning Mrs. World. There are many amazing women in Idaho and across America who do wonderful things in and for their communities.
Kooskia Fall Blood Drive will be on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 2-6 p.m. at the Valley Bible Church on the corner of Broadway and Highway 13. Be sure to eat a good meal and drink plenty of water leading up to your donation. You must have ID or your donor card. Call for appointment at 305-8132. We need to schedule as many as possible before the event. If you can help with the blood drive on that day they are in need of volunteers. If you can help, call the above phone number. If possible, ask a friend to come with you to help.
The American Legion Hall in Kamiah will sponsor Bingo.
The 11th annual craft and quilt auction by Pinehurst Quilters group will be held this Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Riggins Community Center just behind Crump’s Chevron.