The Biggest Little Weekend in Idaho starts Tomorrow!!

  Are you ready for the biggest small town celebration of all time? This weekend is packed with events including a rodeo, parades, music, dances, carnival rides, a quilt show, logging events and two big fireworks shows. It is also marks final celebration of the City of St. Maries centennial year. Yes, Paul Bunyan Days in St. Maries is one of the highlights of the year for residents and visitors alike. Don’t miss out!     Friday, Aug. 30 Noon […]

There’s fun to be had this weekend!

There is a ton of fun to be found at St. Maries Rotary’s third annual Mid-Summer Family Fun Festival Saturday at St. Maries City Park. A barbecue challenge, Kiss Lizzy (the Donkey) Contest, children’s events, games, crafts, activities for adults and teens, a mechanical bull, frog races, a watermelon eating contest and vendor booths are just a few of activities slated for the day. The festival also includes a free picnic that will begin at 11 a.m. and is organized […]

Potato Luncheon Friday!

It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day in St. Maries without the Hughes House annual baked potato luncheon. For 25 years the volunteers of the historic have sponsored the fundraiser for the local museum. The money raised helps maintain the old log home on Main Avenue that serves as a museum and visitors center, paying for heat, electricity, lawn maintenance and upkeep. This year’s luncheon is March 15 and will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eagles […]

To Honor Our Veterans

When it comes to donating time or money to community projects, St. Maries area residents are always quick to step up. The most recent project is the Veteran’s Memorial which will stand at the west end of St. Maries. The memorial will be a permanent monument dedicated to and honoring the military men and women of the United States of America who honorably served their country in times of war and peace. Plans for the memorial include a special tribute […]

Get ready to celebrate!

The St. Maries Centennial Celebration begins Feb. 2, 2013. The public is invited to Mayor Tami Holdahl’s proclamation of 100 years of the city’s incorporation at the Elk’s Lodge. Cake and coffee will be served from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will be followed by the Rotary Club’s fundraising dinner and auction. The money from the dinner will benefit the group’s band shell project planned to be built in City Park. The committee will sponsor a Father’s Day Bake […]