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Kooskia man faces battery, drug charges

     Idaho County Deputy Keith Olsen arrested Michael Lee Fignani, 24, on July 23 for domestic battery and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

     At about 4:58 a.m. Olsen responded to a report of a domestic dispute at 3rd and Esther streets in Kooskia between Fignani and Kassidy Parker. During the investigation both admitted hitting each other but Parker, 28, said she only hit him after he began hitting her. 

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Public reminded to check slash piles Print E-mail

Holdover fire erupts at Kamiah

     Firefighters responded just in time to keep a holdover fire across from Blue North Mill at Kamiah from racing up a hillside.

     The Kamiah Rural Fire Department and Idaho Department of Lands responded to a burning slash pile on July 26 at about 2:45 p.m. The IDL, which took command of the fire, sent two Type 5 engines. Two overhead units and the city’s water tender were also used.

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Aviation enthusiasts invited to airport for day of fun Print E-mail

Fly In this Saturday

     The Clearwater Valley Aero Club annual Fly In and Breakfast will be held this Saturday, July 30 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Kamiah Airport.

     The event begins with breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Experienced pilots will be on hand for free Young Eagle flights for children ages eight to 17 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Children must have parental permission to fly. Flying events will include spot landing and water balloon drop. Prizes will be awarded.

     The auction starts at 11:30 a.m. with new items from local vendors. Lunch starts at noon and there will be live music throughout the day.

    Fuel 100LL will be available on site, as well as free WiFi and free camping.

     Admission to the Fly In is free. For more information, call 935-0089.

Youth learn outdoor skills Print E-mail

Kids enjoy Forest Fun Camp

     Smores, hiking, compass routes, kayaking, tree identification, fire ecology, fishing, water safety, campfire safety, and making bird feeders are a few of the activities students learned about and participated in

7-28-16-forest-fun-4964_11during the Nez Perce–Clearwater National Forests sponsored ‘Forest Fun Camp’ which took place July 18-22.

Kids spent a week learning about the outdoors and having fun to boot as part of the Forest Service’s Forest Fun Camp. Armed with nets and buckets, children look for small fish and other aquatic life. For more photos, visit our facebook page. Photo by Courtney Couch

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Kids invited to free event Print E-mail

Afternoon of fun for kids

     Friends from First Presbyterian Church Spokane will in Kamiah to assist with the rebuilding of homes in our community. They will also offer an afternoon of fun, including water games, activities, face painting, and a barbecue for kids ages 5-13 at Kamiah’s Riverfront Park (pavilion area) Saturday, July 30, from 3-6 p.m. If you have squirt guns, please bring them!


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