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On their second snow day from Clearwater Valley Elementary School, Sadie and Eva Mae Syron rolled together a six-foot-tall snowman. According to their mother, Karen, “All three German shorthaired pointers, both horses, and the retired mule were fascinated with the whitetail horned giant in t…

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KAMIAH — With a change in the ownership of The Clearwater Progress in 2020, along came a change with the people who are the faces of the longtime business and community advocate.

TAHOE — The Tahoe Hillbillies 4-H Club is looking for donations of any usable tack and/ or riding apparel, English or Western, farm and stable supplies, and anything horse related.

NEZPERCE — The Nezperce FFA free appreciation breakfast will be held Friday, Feb. 26. This will be drive-up service. Pull up to the ag shop and an FFA member will greet you and bring your breakfast out to your car. Breakfast starts serving at 6:30 a.m. and goes until 8 a.m. The Nezperce FFA …

GREENCREEK — The Idaho County Republican Central Committee is sponsoring the annual Lincoln Day Dinner and Dance at the Greencreek Community Hall Saturday, March 13, beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner is meant to honor the first leader of the Republican Party, President Abraham Lincoln.

KAMIAH — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at St. Catherine’s Church in Kamiah, 407 7th Street, Tuesday, March 9, 11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

KAMIAH — VFW Post 5407 is holding Bingo on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, at the VFW Hall, starting at 7 p.m. This week, Bingo will be held on Friday, Feb. 26.

A special “Thank You” to Christopher Hertel at Long Camp RV Park for a substantial monetary donation before the holidays. Chris matched the proceeds of our soup, dogs, and cookie feed at the lighting parade and celebration in December. Having to give up all of our usual fundraisers including…

Ridge Runner Fire had its first annual Valentine’s Day basket raffle, and thanks to our supportive community it was very successful! Thanks to all who contributed and to all who bought tickets. Our winners are Robert Owen and Lorna Olson. Congratulations!

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KAMIAH — “The children have been touched by the horses. They are developing a relationship with their horses,” said Michelle Sonnen, an early childhood education teacher for the Kamiah School District.

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BOISE — Residents within North Central Idaho have already started seeing improvements to broadband Internet, thanks to infrastructure additions implemented across the region late last year. More work is planned for this year, through a $35 million bill to be brought before a house committee …

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Jace Johnson, 18, of Kamiah, and Christopher Jones, 12, of Boise, were named Idaho’s top youth volunteers of 2021, by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a national youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer service.

Craigmont Library is open 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The library is hosting a monthly book club and the pick for Feb. 12 was ‘Remote: Finding Home in the Bitterroots’ by DJ Lee. Take-home five bean soup jars and children’s take-home kits will be available this month. Cal…

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GRANGEVILLE — “As essential workers, our team is now slated for vaccines,” said Mountain View School District (MVSD) 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske. Fiske gave a COVID-19 update and administrative report at the Jan. 18 board meeting.

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After last spring’s school shutdown of in-person schooling due to COVID-19, families needed to decide how to approach their children’s education last fall. Some chose in-person school, some online school through Clearwater Valley High School, while others chose different online school progra…

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KAMIAH — Kamiah Fire-Rescue (KFR) Chief Arsenault has hosted two public information sessions in recent weeks to provide background on the district and answer questions about the emergency service. He provided each participant with an information packet including reports of past expenditures …

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KAMIAH — A wooden sign in the front entrance of the new Tiny Tots Learning says T’ac eetx papaayn’ (welcome) in Nez Perce language. Owners Bobbie Jo and Santee Penney recently celebrated the opening of their new facility at 413 Main Street with an open house on Saturday, Jan. 23, after movin…

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Fishermen were drifting the Clearwater River, near Kamiah at Button Beach, Thursday, Feb. 4.

KAMIAH — VFW Post 5407 is holding Bingo on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, at the VFW Hall, starting at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Popcorn and water are free.

The Region 2 Behavior Health Board and Idaho North Central Public Health will offer the free webinar, High in Plain Sight: Drug Trends, Concealment and more. Presenter is Officer Jermaine Galloway, the Tall Cop, who will host this webinar on today’s evolving drug trend topics. It is set for …