One great ride

The inaugural ride of last weekend’s White Pine Pedal Mettle in the books and organizers considers it a success. “We put on a quality ride,” organizer Tom Miller said. “This was a totally different event for St. Maries and it was so cool people got involved to make it happen.” It was also a unique ride for the 18 participants. Several riders left St. Maries and rode 15 miles south on State 3 to the Santa Y and returned to […]

More summer to come!

If the success was measured by the smiles on the faces of the children at the Mid-Summer Family Fun Day at St. Maries City Park, the weekend was nothing less than fabulous! The smART Festival, St. Joe Valley Car Club’s Car Show-n-Shine and the Grass Drags are behind us, but there are still dozens community events planned for our beautiful valley. Saturday is Pioneer Day in Fernwood, with fireman’s breakfast, parade, horseshoe tournament, bingo, bake sales and an auction. This […]

Oh Glorious Summer!

It’s another great week in St. Maries! The skies cleared this morning and forecasters are calling for “more of the same” . . . as in SUNSHINE through the Fourth of July. So if you have yet to make your plans for the holiday, here’s what’s happening in the Beautiful St. Joe Valley, St. Maries and the surrounding area. This weekend is the Idaho Saddle Club’s State O-Mok-Seek! Riders from throughout the state and parts of Washington will be showing […]

Visit St. Maries!

You were here for the run, now come back for the ride! The challenging bicycle tour takes riders through the beautiful and timbered portions of Benewah County, Saturday, Sept. 15. The 30 mile and “Eleventury” (111 miles) courses follow State 3 south of St. Maries. The 30 mile ride returns to St. Maries, and the longer ride continues over the Palouse Divide. The Eleventury is a 111 mile challenging tour in with almost 7000 ft.’ of climbing. One of the […]