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One in custody after alleged gun incident at KHS

     One person was taken into custody following an incident at Kamiah High School on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Kamiah Marshal’s Office.

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Montana suspects charged with felony grand theft

     At 7:35 a.m. on Oct. 20, the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two generators and gas cans stolen from the Selway Road area. The reporting parties advised the theft had just occurred and they provided a description of the suspect vehicle.

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Job fair Print E-mail

Idaho Department of Labor sponsors hiring event

     The Idaho Department of Labor invites job seekers to attend a free hiring event at the former Orofino Jr. High School on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  This is an excellent opportunity for those who are currently unemployed or underemployed to meet with government and private employers who have current jobs to fill in Orofino, Kamiah, Grangeville and the Lewiston area.      Representatives will be available to help job seekers learn how to complete the on-line application process for open State and Federal positions, while other employers will be accepting applications at the event.

     Community Resource providers such as Vocational Rehabilitation, Clearwater Valley Hospital, Clearwater County Economic Development, and Share the Ride will be in attendance to provide information to job seekers about resources available to them. LCSC Workforce Training will also be there with information about skill building and short term training available through their Workforce Training Program.

     Everyone is welcome.  To find out more or to RSVP, please contact Ruth Walker at (208) 476-5506 ext. 3844.

Water shut-off planned Print E-mail

Kamiah water shut-offs

     The City of Kamiah has been installing new water lines and within the next 30 days you may experience water shut-offs at your home, as new connections are made. Average time of shut off would be approximately four hours. Crews will do their best to notify you ahead of time if you will be affected.

     City officials thank you for your understanding.

Obituaries, Death Notices in the October 27, 2016 issue Print E-mail

Richard James “Dick” Tucker 78,

     Richard James “Dick” Tucker 78, passed on Oct. 17, 2016 at his home on Red Fir Road near Kooskia. Dick was born March 1, 1938 in San Jose, Calif. to Francis and Nellie (Peters) Tucker.10-27-16-obit-dick-tucker

     Dick met Gayle Breeding and they were married January 24, 1959 in Los Gatos, Calif. They have two children. They lived in California until they chose to join family who lived in Idaho.

     They moved to their Tahoe Ridge farm/ranch on Red Fir Road near Kooskia in 1978. He loved his farming-ranching life and also spent what time he could hunting and fishing with family and friends. He took joy in watching the next generations develop his same love and interests.

     Dick was a very loving and caring man which showed in his involvement as a founding member of Ridge Runner Volunteer Fire Department, Tahoe Quick Response Unit, was an EMT from 1985 to 2012, board member of Syringa General Hospital and board member of Tahoe Mountain Rest Cemetery.

     Dick was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Nellie (Peters) Tucker.

     Dick is survived by his wife Gayle at their home; daughter, Shari Kelsey (Tim Nelson) of Hayden, Idaho; son Scott Tucker of Potlatch, Idaho; grandchildren, Holly Anne Baisden of Moyie Springs, Idaho, Ben Tucker of Potlatch, Ian Kelsey of Wheaton, Ill., Meghan Winther of Princeton, Idaho, Jordan Way of Rathdrum, Idaho, Jadee Tucker of Moscow and Kaiden Kelsey of Hayden Lake, Idaho and 10 great-grandchildren.

     As per his request a private family service was held at Tahoe Mountain Rest Cemetery near Kooskia, with Reverend Luann Howard officiating.

     Arrangements were entrusted to Trenary Funeral Home of Kooskia. Condolences may be sent to the family at trenaryfuneralhome.com.

     Memorial donations in Dick’s honor may be sent to Tahoe Quick Response Unit, Kooskia, ID 83539.


Marvin B. Forsman, 75

     Marvin B. Forsman, 75, peacefully passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 after a battle with COPD. He was born Aug. 21, 1941 to Loretta and Alvin Forsman in Greencreek. He was the first of 10 children.10-27-16-marvin-edited

     He attended public school in Keuterville and St. Gertrude’s Academy in Cottonwood.

     He proudly served in the Army from 1960 to 1963 as a tank operator.

     After his time in the service he became a logger for over 35 years.

     On Nov. 26, 1966 he married Connie Berklund.

     Five children were proudly welcomed; Marva Jean Murphy, Jess (Devonna) Forsman of Lewiston, Donna (Terry) Mayer of Lewiston, Scott Forsman of Kooskia, and Ryan (Reena) Forsman of Kooskia. There are six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and several step-grandchildren, his wonderful dog, Dee and siblings Vick, Marlys, Erb, and Phyliss and many nieces and nephews.

     He was preceded in death by wife Connie and daughter Marva Jean; his parents Loretta and Alvin; siblings Dennis, Dale, Carol, Gene, and Wayne.

     Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 28 at Trenary Funeral Home Chapel in Kooskia.

     Viewing will be at 10 a.m.-noon, The funeral service will start at 1 p.m., and interment with Military Honors will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery

     The Kooskia I.O.O.F. Hall will be open at 10 a.m. for all friends and family to gather and enjoy a potluck after the services.

     A memorial service will be held in Elk City at noon Saturday, Oct. 29, at Elk City VFW Hall. You may send condolences to the family at trenaryfuneralhome.com.


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