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The Great Outdoors Series by The Clearwater Progress
Photos Wanted: The Great Outdoors is a weekly feature showcasing photographs of wildlife and landscape taken and submitted by the public. All levels of photographic ability are welcome to share their photo memories. Please include your name, hometown, where and when the picture was taken, the identity of anyone in the photo, and a contact number. Digital pictures may be sent to The Progress at the following address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or drop off prints to the Progress at 417 Main Street or mail them to P.O. Box 428, Kamiah, Idaho 83536. If you would like your photo print returned send a self-addressed stamped envelope.

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Lightning sparks more wildfires

     Lightning from a thunderstorm last Thursday afternoon sparked several wildfires on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. The largest, the Center Ridge Fire, located between the Salmon and Snake rivers, is 23 acres.

     The storm brought cooler temperatures and heavy rain to some areas, stalling growth of three fires that were already burning in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.

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Rays of color - Hollyhocks are a family favorite. They come in many colors, many shapes, and are spectacular! Eleven-year-old James Mantei took this close up of a flower in the yard of the family’s log cabin on July 15. Photo by James Mantei of Kamiah

 

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Colorful catch - Tucker Tarap, grandson of Jay and Pearl Maxner of Kamiah, caught this bluegill on the Clearwater between Kamiah and Kooskia recently. He was in Kamiah visiting his grandparents. He and his grandma also caught their limit of trout at Tommy Robinson Pond in two hours last week. Photo by Nan Vance

 

Photos Wanted: The Great Outdoors is a weekly feature showcasing photographs of wildlife and landscape taken and submitted by the public. All levels of photographic ability are welcome. Please include your name, hometown, where and when the picture was taken, the identity of anyone in the photo, and a contact number. Digital pictures may be sent to The Progress at the following address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or drop off prints to the Progress at 417 Main Street or mail them to P.O. Box 428, Kamiah, Idaho 83536. If you would like your photo print returned send a self-addressed stamped envelope.

 


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