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News For The Week of December 1, 2016
Sport promotes healthy activity, builds confidence Print E-mail
Written by Janene Engle, The Clearwater Progress   

Mixed martial arts program kicks off at Kamiah 

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     There is an exciting new activity being offered to students grades 7-12 in Kamiah who are interested in physical fitness, staying active, and just having fun.

     Kamiah High School teacher and coach Andy Martin and his wife Lauren Paterson started a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Club approximately two weeks ago which meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at the KES gymnasium from 5-6:30 p.m. There are about 10-12 students attending so far and Martin is hoping there will be more once the word gets out. 

Sharon Ferwerda (bottom) has Charity Heun “in her guard” and is working on a Guillotine Submission while being coached by Andrew Martin. Both girls are sophomores at KHS. Janene Engle/Progress

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Momentous year for racer Print E-mail
Written by Ben Jorgensen, The Clearwater Progress   

Speranza bags six more land speed records 12-1-16-randy-and-bike-at-b

     Land speed racer Randy Speranza of Clearwater added six more records this season to his already impressive collection of racing triumphs.

     Speranza holds more than 20 records combined at the Bonneville Salt Flats and El Mirage, but he’s still pushing the record books and boundaries of science toward his goal of breaking 200 mph on a motorcycle.

Randy Speranza poses with his racing bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Contributed photo

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Wildfire victim receives new home Print E-mail

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     The Wildfire Unmet Needs Committee serving Clearwater, Idaho, and Lewis Counties group held a dedication for a new home recently completed in the Upper Fords Creek area above Orofino. This area was one of the harder hit during the 2015 Municipal Fire in Clearwater County.

Michele WhiteEagle presents a quilt made by the Central Idaho Quilters’ Guild to Scott Galbreath.  From left, Michele WhiteEagle, WUNCCIL case manager; Scott Galbreath, home owner; and Denise Bacon, case manager. Photo contributed by Shelley Ponozzo

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