Annual Cancer Ride Saturday

Both women have been affected by cancer in some way. And they both have a desire and a passion to help others in their fight. The third annual Ride Because We Care Four-Wheeler, ATV, Motorcycle Ride, which is organized by Destrie Brown and Pam Shawver, is Saturday, May 7. The ride will start at the Shawver’s shop at 1840 Riverdale, which is different from pervious years. Breakfast burritos will be served beginning at 8 a.m. by the Kiwanis Club. All […]

Loads of Events Coming

There are a lot of events planned in the coming weeks to keep you and your family busy. So if you need something to do this summer, check out what the area has to offer. » St. Maries St. Maries Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast Once again, pilots from around the region and their airplanes will land in St. Maries July 18 as part of the annual St. Maries Fly-In. Forty to 60 planes have attended the in the past. Breakfast will […]

Annual ride benefits cancer fight

More than $12,000 has benefitted local cancer patients in Benewah County and the surrounding area over the last five years. The money has been raised at the St. Joe Snow Riders annual Breast Cancer Snowmobile Run. Paula Spooner, organizer, said money raised from the event is sent to Kootenai Health Foundation where it is then given to patients from the area for prescriptions, fuel vouchers and food vouchers. “Last year, we had 102 riders and made $4,193,” she said. “It’s always been very good and […]

We’re getting ready

Even though we – and the rest of the country – are getting pummeled with new snow, we’re already starting to think about our spring and summer events. In fact, planning is already underway for the 2014 Race the Joe! jet boat race, now an annual event, that will be held over Memorial Day weekend (May 23-25). Additionally the organizational committee is meeting to begin planning the annual St. Joe River Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, which will be June […]

Visit St. Maries

The beauty of St. Maries and the surrounding St. Joe Valley is breathtaking year round, but perhaps it is more so now than any other season. The long days of early summer make for bright blue skies and the greenest greens along in hills, the mountains and the riverbanks contain hundreds of shades of green. So whether you fish or camp, hike or swim, maybe you’re looking to take a great scenic drive, St. Maries is a great place to […]