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Museum welcomes guests

Editor, The Ninepipes Museum would like everyone to know about our new summer hours and our unique gun display. The hours are Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is closed on Sundays. Special tours can be set up for large groups – just call. The travelling gun display will be held over until September. It is one of the finest displays of the handguns used by the settlers as they pushed on across this great land. Each gun carries with it a distinct story – from riverboat gambler to frontiersmen and even a sneak pistol used by a riverboat queen. If only they could talk. What stories they could tell. The museum needs volunteers so if you are so inclin...


Thanks to community during tough time

Editor, The family of Michael “Mikey” Pierce would like to express their deep appreciation for all of the loving support and kindness given to us during this difficult time of our lives.  We are truly blessed to have special friends and neighbors that sent food, beautiful flower arrang...


Thanks to a caring community

Editor, It with deep heartfelt thanks that I write this letter to thank all of you who attended a recent cancer benefit for my family and me. A cancer benefit is something I would not wish upon anyone, yet that Saturday night I wouldn’t trade for anything. The outpouring of support and caring by thi...


Thank you to school volunteers

Editor, Another school year has come to an end and our staff and students are thankful to so many who made our year successful.  Many thanks to the community for your support in all of our activities, to the sponsors of scholarships for believing in the future of our graduates, and to the families...


Lecture valuable for understanding centennial

Editor, I was part of a sizeable audience that heard attorney Daniel J. Decker speak last Thursday at the SKC theatre. For those who missed this, Decker reviewed the last 100 years of Tribal land issues - chronicled through U.S. Congressional Acts. The delivery clarified what I already understood of th...


MVP policy doesn’t prevent identity theft

Editor, Recently Mission Valley Power issued a press release regarding compliance with Federal law concerning identity theft (so-called “Red Flag Law”). The press release lets consumers know that if they request service or a change in service, they will have to identify themselves with a pictu...


Crosses maintained through donations

Editor,  We would like to extend a special thank you to some of our local people for the most generous monetary donations for our Fatality Marker (white cross) Program. Since last spring, we built 18 white crosses, placed 11 and maintained 32 on US Hwy 93 South and US Hwy 200 to Perma.  Thank...


Advice to graduates begins long before the ceremony

Around this time every year we hear bits and pieces of advice that are shared with our graduating students. Some are sage and some are just fluff.  And some will actually stick. The recent advice passed on to graduates by First Lady Michelle Obama to “Remember that you are blessed. Remember ...


Congrats to all our grads

Editor, First of all, I want to say congratulations to Saint Ignatius High School junior Spencer Ahlborn for claiming the state singles tennis crown. Way to go, Spencer.  Now I would like to say congratulations to the girls’ softball team for making it all the way to divisionals. Your classm...


Library board thankful for support

Editor,  The Ronan City Library Board of Trustees and the Friends of Ronan City Library would like to thank Julie Moore, Craig Dulmes and Tim Piedalue for including the library in the Starving Artists fundraiser. These caring community members raised $360 for the library. This money helps keep the...


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