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News For The Week of August 21, 2014
Thirty-five miles of line built around 8,300-acre blaze Print E-mail

Weather slows Johnson Bar Fire

     Evacuation orders remain in effect in the Selway Corridor as the Johnson Bar Fire continues to thre8-21-14--johnson-bar-fireaten structures.

     Rainfall, higher humidity, and somewhat cooler temperatures during the past week helped limit the fire's growth, but numerous spot fires have flared up, including one on the north side of the Selway and one to the north of the Middle Fork. 

This pyrocumulus cloud from the Johnson Bar Fire near Lowell was observed last week from about milepost 83 on US Highway 12. Contributed by Nick Gerhardt

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Keeping the tradition alive Print E-mail


Nakia Cloud of Lapwai won fi rst place in the Teen Boys Traditional Dance at the Chief Lookingglass Pow-wow at Kamiah this past weekend. To view more pictures, click here. Janene Engle/Progress

Kamiah City Council Print E-mail

City approves garbage rate hike, playground equipment at park

     In a split decision, the City of Kamiah approved a 1% rate hike for Simmons Sanitation for garbage collection. The rate increase follows the Consumer Price Index, according to Robert Simmons of Simons Sanitation. The matter was discussed during a regular city council meeting Aug. 13.

     Simmons said in the past they would wait five years before asking for a rate increase but waiting so long would entail a larger request of five percent. Asking for a larger increase would then require public hearings which made for a hassle.

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KHS 50-year reunion Print E-mail

Class of 1959 to hold reunion during Barbecue Days

     The Kamiah High School Class of 1959 will once again gather during Barbecue Days to celebrate and to remember those classmates who have passed away through the years. This class was the last class to graduate from the old 1914 brick school before it was torn down to make room for the current school buildings.

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Community property agreement form Print E-mail

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