Category: seasonal

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Hooray for Monkey Day!

That’s right, December 14th is Monkey Day!  Who knew?  And, how fun! Read on for all the history and details! Monkey Day? Yes, friends, there is a holiday about monkeys.  This inventive holiday was first imagined by two art students, Casey Sorrow and Eric Millican.  They jokingly added the “holiday” to a third friend’s calendar, […]

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December 7th is National Cotton Candy Day! Hooray!

December 7th is  National Cotton Candy Day!  Who doesn’t love cotton candy?  Well, there are probably those few random mavericks and general malcontents who don’t love it. But there can’t be too many of you out there, can there?  We think not, and this article is for all of you who love this sweet treat. Who […]

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Try this fun idea for some holiday spirit!

Happy Thanksgiving to you all!  We hope that you had a meaningful day and enjoyed your families and friends.  Also, that you ate lots of delicious food and remembered to be thankful on this holiday for the many blessings we enjoy here in the LC Valley. Now, onward we march towards more holidays!  Yes, we […]

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It’s time to help Winter Sprit light up Locomotive Park!

There are many things that remind us that the seasons are changing.  The leaves are turning from green to all colors Autumnal.  The days are getting soggier and shorter.  The temperatures are lower each day.  It’s raining! Also, we can see the cranes of Winter Spirit at work in Locomotive Park.  This surely means that […]

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Who wants to take a “Haunted Hayride”?

Why, we all do, of course!  So here’s your chance to take one!   It is time for  the annual Hells Gate State Park “Haunted Hayride” .  The event is scheduled for October 28th.  It starts at 7:00 PM.  According to Charlie Chase, the manager of the park, “The Haunted Hayride is the right combination of […]

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It’s time for the Winter clothes switch!

If Summer is really over, isn’t it time to replace those short sleeved shirts for long sleeves?  In addition, perhaps it is time to retire those shorts and flip flops for another year.  No more floppy sun hats!  Instead, we will need our long pants, long sleeves, sweaters, wooly hats and socks.  All is not […]

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Old Farmer’s Almanac guide the ‘best days to …”

We all know that there are special days and times that are best for certain things.  It is good to do laundry  on Monday if you are Irish.  However, now we can know the best day for doing less commonly known best day things.  Read on to be enlightened! According to the trusty “Old Farmer’s […]

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It’s County Fair time in Idaho!

This year’s fair is next weekend!  We LOVE a county fair, and this one’s sure to be a dandy! The dates for the fair are: Thursday, September 20th, through Sunday, September 23nd.  However, if you are entering something in the fair, artwork, photography, canned goods or livestock, the fair starts  Tuesday, September 18th for you! […]

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