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Tuesday, February 7th the “Tweens” Class of the Episcopal Church School visited the local Food Bank at Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership. They presented Carla Mulkey with a check for $1400 to be used to buy food for the food bank

The ancient arts of spinning, weaving, and felt making are still being practiced in Salmon, Idaho. A group known as the Fiber Guild meets one Saturday a month to work on individual projects. You may have seen them last summer at the Farmer’s Market or Heritage days at the Sacajawea Center.

They come from all over the Salmon Valley. Some from as far away as Challis, May, Northfork and Leadore. Many bring spinning wheels. Others knitting or crochet. They work with all sorts of fibers: wool and silk, cotton, linen, bamboo, alpaca and even yak. They teach others about their special skills and help them get started down their own paths of creative endeavor.



If you are interested attending a meeting please contact The Fiber Guild at 

Note from LemhiWeb: There are three new articles in the Government>Federal&State menu. This is a reminder that some articles are not posted to Frontpage. The easiest way to see all articles is to click on the current month at the top of the center news section. 

Moves to halt abuse of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) were introduced last May in the form of legislation proposed by Senators John Barrasso of Wyoming and Orin Hatch of Utah. Figures released at the time the reform legislation was introduced in May of 2011 cited over 1200 suits filed against the government by environmental activists at a cost to the taxpayer of more than $35 million.
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Effects of the Obama Administration’s announced decision in January to deny TransCanada Corp. a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline for the purpose of delivering Canadian oil sands crude to the U.S. Gulf Coast are still reverberating. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo supports the proposed project and feels a way should be found around the administration’s controlling decision. Article by Leslie Shumate.

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