Kamiah’s 41st annual Pow-wow
Kamiah’s 41st annual Chief Lookingglass Pow-wow is set for this weekend, Aug. 18-20.
The third week of the Bicentennial Historical Museum’s annual Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series takes place next week. Bring a lunch and join in to hear some local history. For the next six weeks, local history enthusiasts will discuss Idaho County people, places and things.
It’s not usually OK to buy votes, but at the Idaho County Fair, anything goes. At least in the annual Kiss the Pig contest. “This year we are honoring those in local government,” said Idaho County 4-H Program Director Susie Heckman. And just how will they be “honored?”
Pig and princesses, popcorn and pigtails
Pig and princesses, popcorn and pigtails, it’s time for the Idaho County Fair. Look for the special fair section inserted in this week’s Free Press that will go over details of the events set for today, Wednesday, Aug. 16, through Saturday, Aug. 19. The fair’s theme this year is “We’ve Got A Good Thing Growing at the Idaho County Fair.”
‘It’s living science — a once-in-a-lifetime event’
If you haven’t done it already, mark your calendars. Idaho is about to be witness to something spectacular. On Monday, Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will occur for the first time in nearly a century.
‘VOC’ identified as underground fuel tank
Wording was the topic of discussion at the monthly Syringa Hospital board meeting July 25. The conversation revolved around the affiliation agreement with Kootenai Health.
“I really love working with animals, so I thought, ‘why not do that and help out locally while doing my senior project at the time?’” said Marie Hauger. Hauger, a senior at Grangeville High School, has worked this summer for Animal Ark Lost and Found. Melinda Hall, a longtime Animal Ark volunteer and organizer, was her mentor. “Marie did a great job,” she said. “She is so sweet and has a great attitude. I have really been blessed by her.”
Clearwater Valley High School will soon have an improved long-jump run, thanks to student Will Willis. Willis of Kamiah, an incoming freshman at CV, will be working on the track as part of his Eagle Scout project.
Smoke-filled air did not keep people away from attending the annual Kooskia Days parade Saturday, Aug. 4. People lined the streets to view the parade entries and then went on to view the car show, play games and generally enjoy all the town’s activities. Here, employees from Clearwater Builders were having fun shooting T-shirts out to the crowd.
Despite smoke in the air and hazy skies, Mike Hauger was busy at work with harvest Sunday, Aug. 5, just off U.S. Highway 95 in Grangeville, between Powerline and Zumalt roads.