Celebrating a Half Century

Raleigh Hughes remembers a time when St. Maries’ future was uncertain. It was a half century ago, he and his wife Ardys were in their 30s and owned a small business. But work as an electrician and a contractor was unstable during those times – and Mr. Hughes was ready for a change. “I was tired of having to worry about collecting payments from customers,” he said. “I was ready for a little stability.” It’s quite possible, an entire community […]

Potlatch Gives $10K

A $10,000 donation was made last week by Potlatch to the city of St. Maries for the community amphitheatre project. Steve Henson, manager of the St. Maries Complex, presented Mayor Harry Grubham with the check Feb. 25. “The company is very happy to support this project,” Mr. Henson said. “We’re celebrating 50 years in the community this year and we are very happy to help with community projects like this one.” “The city is very appreciative of the donation,” Mayor […]

We Wanna Show You Something

We want to show you lots of stuff, actually, but what we’re most interested in introducing you to – today, at least – are our Main Avenue  attractions, our stores. But we want to do more than just show you around downtown St. Maries, we want you to get to know us, which is why we have created a sister site to this one in Show Me St. Maries. Show Me is a place to learn more about us, read […]

All that and a bag of chips

… or a newly built home, a newspaper subscription, a couple gallons of heating oil for your home, an insurance policy, a prepaid cellphone plan … the list goes on and on. And that’s the point of a new Web site developed to showcase many of the great products you can buy right here in St. Maries. Show Me St. Maries was created and built to highlight St. Maries businessmen and women and retailers and to show off the good […]