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Overdue mushroom hunters found safe

     A 34-year-old Kooskia woman, her five-year-old son and her mother were found by search and rescue after not returning from a mushroom hunt.

     Sheila Nelson, her son and her mother, Lana Lentz, 56, of Kamiah, were reported as overdue on April 19 at 11:10 p.m.  The party had left Kooskia at approximately 1 p.m. Tuesday and it was unknown exactly where they headed to hunt mushrooms.

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Guthrie arrested for DUI

     Twenty-two-year-old Aaron Andrew Guthrie was arrested April 18 on a misdemeanor DUI charge.

     Idaho County Officer Keith Olsen was patrolling at Kooskia at about 2:08 a.m. when he observed Guthrie make a turn onto Highway 12 without using a turn signal or completely stopping at a stop sign.

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ISP responds to injury accident near Orofino

     A Washington woman and her three-year-old child were transported to Clearwater Valley Hospital for injuries sustained in a car accident on Highway 12 on April 23.

     Sundie J. Dalton, 29, of Clarkston, Wash., was driving a 2000 Toyota 4-Runner east on US 12 near MP 37.9 when she drifted off of the right shoulder.

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Police investigate three-vehicle crash near Peck

     Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 12 near Peck last week.

     Jolee Zephier, 52, of Harpster was driving a 2010 Nisan Rogue east at milepost 35.9 when she drove left of center and collided with a 2014 Freightliner driven by David Wipf, 40, of Helena, Mont., according to an Idaho State Police report.

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Win this afghan Print E-mail

This beautiful afghan made and donated by Ellen L. Doty will be raffled off with proceeds going to the Kamiah Senior Center. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and can be purchased Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Kamiah Senior Citizens Center or from any Senior Citizen Society member. The drawing will be held during the Spaghetti Feed during Barbecue Days weekend. L-R: Leora St. Peter, vice president; Karon Schlieper, activity and decorating chairperson; Joe Kolar, treasurer; Wendell Miller, president; and Ellen L. Doty. Gina Jorgensen/Progress

Spring cleaning Print E-mail

Inmates from the Idaho Correctional Institution – Orofino spent the first part of this week in Kamiah helping to spruce up storefronts. The revitalization project was spearheaded by the Kamiah Chamber of Commerce and Kamiah Planning and Zoning in an effort to beautify the Kamiah Revitalization Zone. The project was designed to give back to businesses impacted by last year’s fires. Repair work included painting, roofing, and general construction, among other jobs, including pressure washing the front of the Kamiah Post Office, as pictured here. Gina Jorgensen/Progress

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