Higher Ground's Cassidy Arnot

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Cassidy Arnot had been taking classical violin lessons for a while; one day she was in her grandma Verna Aucutt music room and started playing Boil the Cabbage Down, an old bluegrass standard, by ear.  Aucutt is well known in the valley bluegrass scene; she contacted Scott Lombard of Higher Ground and 11 year old Cassidy is now a bluegrass fiddler.

Teacher of the Month

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There are many silent heroes in the teaching profession. Those who take that extra moment to help a student better understand, work that extra hour putting together an inspiring day, or refuse to be anything but kind all day, despite everything that needs to be done.

Matt Bell Reads at U of I

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MOSCOW, Idaho – April 2, 2015 – Award-winning writer Matt Bell will visit the University of Idaho as part of UI’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. His reading will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16 at the UI Law School Courtroom. This event is free and open to the public. Following the reading will be a question and answer session, as well as a book signing by Bell.

Hellsgate Montana

Local Author Al Halsey

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Long time Lewiston guy and sci-fi author Al Halsey has a new book, Hellgate, Montana, recently released by Permuted Press of Nashville. It is the first of his paranormal western series. He is also the author of the Mists of Miskatonic. Halsey will be signing books at Hastings in Lewiston Saturday, April 11 from 3pm-5pm.

Give Blood

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LEWISTON, Ida. (April 1) —The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make a difference in the lives of patients this spring by giving blood.


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