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News For The Week of March 23, 2017
New sheriff in town Print E-mail


Lewis County Sheriff: 'It's all about teamwork'

     A sign hanging on the wall of Lewis County Sheriff Jason Davis’ office sums up his modus operandi.

     “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

     The favorite quote is exactly how Davis, 45, plans to protect and serve as new sheriff—cooperatively and with teamwork.

Lewis County Sheriff Jason Davis has settled into his new position. Ben Jorgensen/Progress

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Power outage to blame for fish death Print E-mail

Kooskia hatchery loses 600,000 Chinook fry

     Approximately 600,000 juvenile spring Chinook died at the Kooskia National Fish Hatchery during the early morning hours of Friday, March 17 when power to the water recirculation system was lost because of a failed breaker box and the alarm system failed to sound.

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Lets go fishing at Big Creek Print E-mail
3-23-17-flooding-at-airportThe Big Cr. Hangar at the Kamiah Airport fl ooded last week, but a boat inside appears ready for an excursion. Thefl ood waters appear to be the work of recent heavy rains combined with saturated soils. The fl oodwaters give newmeaning to the phrase “puddle jumping.” Ben Jorgensen/Progress
No easy solutions on horizon for increasingly broken roadways Print E-mail
Written by Ben Jorgensen, The Clearwater Progress   

Kamiah has plans to fix roads, but no budget3-23-17-street-issue---potl

     Kamiah Mayor Dale Schneider hears complaints all the time about the poor conditions of the city’s roads. The problems have become too costly for a small town with scant financial resources to fix them all.

     Just how big is the problem? To bring the city’s entire infrastructure of roads, sidewalks and curbs up to perfect standards is about $10 million, said Schneider.  That price tag is beyond the city by a factor of around 100, give or take a little.

One of many car-eating potholes in town, this one is located on Hill Street near the Lawyer Creek bridge. Ben Jorgensen/Progress

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