RIGGINS – Quote of the week: “No matter what is going on in life, be good with people. Being kind to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. “- unknown. By JM Barrie: “Always be a little nicer than necessary. “
“Winter has arrived and with it brings slippery and dangerous surfaces for walking and driving. It is always best to assume that it is smooth. Please be careful, ”commented Mayor Glenna McClure.
The Salmon River schools basketball season is in full swing with SRHS boys games through February 10 and SRHS girls games through January 28, with tournaments to follow. The junior high games will run from January 24 to March 2, with tournaments to follow. Obtain the complete schedule from the SRHS office. Practice continues for the Alice @ Wonderland play, which will take place on Saturday, February 12.
The Shiloh Bible Camp 2022 will be holding its Winter Snow Camp for junior and senior high school children from Friday to Monday, January 14 to 17. They still have room for a few more campers. Call Jason McClanahan, 208-297-0358, go to www.ShilohBibleConference.com or contact Jeannie Fitch.
Now is the time to register for Shiloh Bible Summer Camps. Camps fill up quickly, so register early. You can register on shilohbibleconference.com. Camps: Explorer Camp 1, June 20-24, ages 10-12; Adventure camp, from June 27 to July 1, for 8-10 year olds; Camp des Éclaireurs, from July 11 to 16, for 12 to 14 year olds; Pioneer camp, July 18-23, 14-18 years old; and Explorer Camp 2, July 25-29, for ages 10-12. Each camp costs $ 115.
The River Rock Café is open again, seven days a week. Sunday-Thursday, 6 am-8pm, and Friday-Saturday, 6 am-9pm with breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Stop for a delicious meal.
The Seven Devils Steakhouse and Saloon is always closed for computer upgrades, renovations, paints, and cleanings. They hope to open soon. Stay tuned here for the opening date.
The Syringa Clinic will be offering a COVID vaccination clinic in Riggins on Thursday, January 27 at the Salmon River Heritage Center. The clinic will offer booster shots as well as first or second doses of Moderna or Pfizer depending on demand. You should call the Syringa hotline at 208-451-7770 and ask for the location of Riggins on January 27.
Riggins EMS encourages those who wish to get tested for COVID and have the option of visiting the Salmon River Medical Clinic or other provider to take advantage of this service. For those who cannot make it to the clinic, Riggins EMS offers rapid tests for instant results and chest / saliva tests that can be administered and sent to the lab for testing. If you have any questions, leave a message at Riggins Town Hall and Cody Kilmer will get back to you.
The Salmon River Public Library has books for sale, which have been donated for the sale of books for only 10 cents each. “New” used books are added regularly. Stop by and shop to read at a more than reasonable cost.
Canyon Kids Craft Fair will be held on February 5 at the Riggins Community Center. Children aged 5 to 17, under adult supervision, are encouraged to participate. There are open spaces for young vendors; adult spaces will also be available. Call 208-315-4748. The fair will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an engagement from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for children. Contact Michelle Simpson at the Riggins Tourist Trap Consignment and Gift Shop if you are interested in participating.
Women With Bait 2022 will begin in February. For tournament details and ordering hoodies to pass on to your team, contact River Adventures at https://canyongraphics.net/collections/womenwithbait2022. The 2022 hoodies have been unveiled and look gorgeous. There will be more items for sale in the River Adventure Store.
The McCall Winter Carnival will take place from January 28 through February. 6. Plan to celebrate with parades, music and, of course, snow sculptures. They are very happy with the snow that continues to pile up to help sculpt, ski, toboggan and tubing, in addition to all the traditional festivities and events going on at McCall.
Leighton Vander Esch News: Leighton’s game on Saturday January 8th was very exciting. He made several tackles, as well as intercepted a pass. It was the highlight of the game for us here in the Salmon River Canyon. Cheers could be heard along the river and up to the top of the mountains.
“Talk to your children as if they are the wisest, nicest, most beautiful and magical humans on earth, because what they believe is what they become. – Brooke Hampton.