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News For The Week of August 27, 2015
'Everything is going to turn out just right' Print E-mail
Written by Ben Jorgensen, The Clearwater Progress   

Burn out victim grateful for 'angels in disguise'

     Although Diane Necochea and her husband lost everything except their two doggies in a fire that swept through Kamiah roughly two weeks ago, she has a determined sunny disposition that all will be well.8-27-15-diane-0472

     The Necocheas lived in their home on Tom Taha for just less than a year when disaster struck.

Diane Necochea and her husband lost their Kamiah home and all their belongings to wildfire but are thankful for all the “angels in disguise” who have helped provide for and encourage them. She is pictured here at The Life Center. Ben Jorgensen/Progress

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Levy results Print E-mail

Kamiah voters again say no to levy

     Although voter turnout increased considerably in the Kamiah School District’s second attempt to pass a $325,000 supplemental levy, the result remained the same.

     About 61% opposed the levy on a vote of 619 against and 394 in favor. It was 371 more votes than the district’s first attempt in May.

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A helping hand Print E-mail
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Seamstresses of all ages came to the Kamiah Senior Center Tuesday to help make quilts for victims of the fires that raced through Kamiah recently. Here, 11-year-old Ruth Henry of Kooskia works on a quilt under the watchful eye of her mother April Henry (left) and grandmother Robin Kimball of Kamiah. The three generations were among about two dozen ladies who participated. See the full story and more photos in the Sept. 3 issue of The Clearwater Progress. Gina Jorgensen/Progress

 
‘I’ve never seen anything like it’ Print E-mail
Written by Ben Jorgensen, The Clearwater Progress   

Proactive efforts help save home, give peace of mind

     Retired Kamiah teacher Patricia Kries dutifully prepared to evacuate from an oncoming wildfire fanned by gale force winds, but never thought she would actually have to leave.8-27-15-patricia-kries-0560

     “We were loaded and ready to go, but we really never ever thought we would be going,” she reflected last week.

Patricia Kries’ Kamiah home survived ravaging wildfire last week due to many factors. Giving her some peace of mind prior to evacuating was a free service provided by her insurance carrier. Her home was treated with a fire retardant gel. Ben Jorgensen/Progress

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