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News For The Week of April 30, 2015
District provides levy breakdown Print E-mail
Written by Janene Engle, The Clearwater Progress   

Levy to support host of items

     Last week the Kamiah school board met with a handful of local citizens to discuss the upcoming levy proposal amount. While the majority of the meeting focused on how the levy funds would be distributed, there were voiced concerns as to why it was needed in the first place.

     Although the general consensus of the nature of the meeting was to get an opportunity to sound off regarding the levy proposal, School Board Member Nels Kludt started the meeting by saying it was designed to help find ways in which to not only inform the public of the levy but to get voters’ approval on the amount.

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Millions heading our way Print E-mail

Idaho County to get $7 million in SRS funding

     Just over $7 million in federal funds is headed Idaho County’s way, but it isn’t nearly enough, says one local leader.

     Idaho will receive more than $25.9 million in Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act funding following approval of Congress earlier this week. This amount is a reduction of more than eight percent over 2013.

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Mass casualty exercise Print E-mail
Written by Janene Engle, The Clearwater Progress   

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     Passersby at Riverfront Park in Kamiah last Saturday may have been wondering what all the commotion was about. Bright orange signs on the side of the road indicated some sort of exercise was taking place.

     The North Central Healthcare Coalition organized a staged mass casualty event in which a large school bus was involved in a rollover accident and multiple victims needed transport to local hospitals.

Firefighters and EMTs transport “injured” patients during a mass casualty exercise at Kamiah on Saturday. The four-hour exercise helped agencies from around the region sharpen their skills at emergency response. Janene Engle/Progress

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Kamiah City Council Print E-mail
Written by Ben Jorgensen, The Clearwater Progress   

Resident sounds off on Kamiah's fire siren

     Fire calls at Kamiah will continue to make use of an air raid siren to alert volunteer firefighters.

     Kamiah firefighters do use radios to communicate, including receiving messages about the need to respond to local fires, however they do not always carry the units and like having the air raid siren alert them to a fire call.

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Community property agreement form Print E-mail

Looking for a Community Property Agreement Form? Click here to download a legal size pdf form or visit our Contacts and Rates Page.

 
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