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News For The Week of February 26, 2015
Special distinction bestowed on girls' basketball team Print E-mail
Written by Janene Engle, The Clearwater Progress   

'Legends of the Game' honored

     2-25-15-carrie-nygaard-picLast week some rather special women were recognized during halftime of the 5A girl’s basketball championship game at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa.

     Nine ladies received their “Legend of the Game” plaques and medals, an honor they will remember and appreciate for generations to come.

Carrie Nygaard, recipient of the “Legend of the Game” award, given in Nampa last week for her outstanding achievements in basketball during the 1977-78 school year. Janene Engle/Progress

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Kamiah School Board Print E-mail

Kamiah chooses new Internet provider

     Kamiah School Board members agreed to a contract with a new internet provider during a regular board meeting Feb. 23.

     The district’s current contract with Idaho Education Network and Education Networks of America were set to expire and be nullified as of Friday, Feb. 27.

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WhiteEagles prepare for three-week mission trip Print E-mail

Answering a higher calling

By Michele WhiteEagle

     Why would you go on a missions trip t2-25-15-whiteeagleso Uganda, Africa? Many people don’t even know where Uganda is and it certainly isn’t a destination location, that is unless something is drawing you there.

     Many years ago my husband Wayde and I began sponsoring a Ugandan child through Compassion International. We always had the thought in the back of our minds of how great it would be to go visit that child.

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Police seeking vandals Print E-mail

Reward offered for mailbox vandalism

     The Idaho County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information related to the vandalism of multiple mailboxes in the Beaverslide, Caribel, Kidder Ridge and Woodland areas near Kamiah. The vandalisms occurred between Sunday night and Monday morning, Feb. 22-23.2-25-15-mailboxes-destroyed

     Anyone with information is asked to contact Idaho County Dispatch at (208) 983-1100. A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the responsible party or parties.

A miscreant(s) destroyed many mailboxes along an outlying area of Kamiah earlier this week. These boxes were ruined on the Beaverslide Road at Hill Side Drive. Some real effort was put into the job as evidenced by the boxes that ended up behind the fence in the background. Contributed by Kristina Wilkins

Deaths prompt purchase of rescue gear Print E-mail

County agrees to buy rescue equipment

     In light of the recent tragic ice fishing deaths of Roger Ward and David Kries, both of Kamiah, Lewis County Commissioners have agreed to purchase some specialized rescue equipment for future rescue attempts involving icy conditions at Winchester Lake.

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