BOISE – This week, the Idaho House defeated HB 137, a bill that would have repealed a state law that allows voters to use an affidavit as a means of identification at the polls.
KAMIAH — During a lunch meeting on Feb 22, UYLC (Upriver Youth Leadership Council) shared the monthly reports for the Recovery program, the teen centers, and the K-6 After School program.
KAMIAH — The March 13 Kamiah School District 304 board meeting included a presentation of the class of 2023 valedictorians and salutatorians. The board approved the school superintendent contract and hiring a new business manager. Superintendent Paul Anselmo shared some highlights.
The Clearwater Valley softball girls were elated to have a 1-0 win over St. Maries — a team they had never beaten — after Serenity Soun batted in Autumn Martinez for the winning run during an extra-inning tiebreaker last Saturday, March 18. Pictured during their postgame celebration are (fro…
KAMIAH — During their March 15 meeting, the Kamiah City Council approved an alcoholic beverage license for Fog Hill Coffee to sell beer and wine. According to city clerk Brenda Taylor, the city’s license is the last of the three licenses- city, Lewis County and State of Idaho that Fog Hill r…
KAMIAH — Downtown was green for celebration at the second annual Irish Parade.
GRANGEVILLE — The March 14 Idaho County Board of Commissioners meeting included visitors from Kamiah Fire Rescue (KFR), CompuNet and Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.
NEZPERCE – The Board of Lewis County Commissioners met in regular session on March 13 with Greg Johnson, chairman, and Justin McLeod, Eric Hasselstrom, members, and Alesia Winner, clerk.
BOISE — Again delayed, the scheduled March 23 execution of Gerald R. Pizzuto was put off last week as per order by U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill.
Reporter’s note: This is the fourth in the feature-a-teacher series for the 2022/2023 school year.
KOOSKIA — Be prepared for the 2023 wildfire season. The Kooskia Community Library will host speakers on Saturday, April 8, 9:30 a.m.-noon, to talk about reducing the risk of wildfire to your home and outbuildings.
KAMIAH — On Saturday, April 15, 9 a.m.-noon, a Community Fire Resources Workshop will be held at the Kamiah Chamber of Commerce meeting room (located at 518 Main Street). The workshop will offer homeowners an opportunity to learn about fire resources available to them, discuss their wildland…
KAMIAH — On April 22, Saturday, Upriver Youth Leadership Council will be doing a Triple Play trip for the whole family. The cost has been reduced to $10 per person and is due at the time of registration. It will be for the ultimate package bundle. Let us know if you will be needing sack lunc…
PRESQUE ISLE, MAINE — 514 students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester, according to Dr. Ray Rice, UMPI President and Provost.
KAMIAH — UYLC Recovery is having a free, family Bingo event. Everyone is welcome. It will be at the Kamiah Elementary multipurpose room on Saturday, March 25, from 5-7 p.m. There will be prizes, snacks and fun for the whole family. Call 208-745-2775.
KOOSKIA — Progress on the sewer and wastewater project, multiple mobile home discussions, and a Kooskia Days lawn mower racing event were some of the focal points during the March 8 Kooskia City Council meeting. All council members and Mayor Coffman were present.
At the March 12 Immune Boosters Conference in Kamiah, Joanna Hart and Joella Myers demonstrate an Aloe-Lemon Wrap, which aids the body in clearing toxins from the pores of the skin. The fifth session is set for Sunday, March 26, 4 p.m., at the Seventh-day Adventist Fellowship Hall.
KAMIAH — Kamiah High School (KHS) and Kamiah Middle School (KMS) students completed their second round of student-led conferences on March 2 and 3. Unlike a traditional parent-teacher conference, the student leads the discussion. Each one presents a portfolio of their work to family members.…
Pinochle (March 18) 1. Val Holland, 2. Merry Leach, 3. Mary Ann Rawson, 4. Ken Mifflin. 300 Pinochle – Women: Val Holland, Men: Ken Mifflin. Other prizes – 9s: Merry Leach.
The Kamiah Mealsite serves lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon. Call 208-935-0244.
KAMIAH — Amy Woods will be teaching a furniture refurbishing class on Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Learn how to make old furniture new at a UYLC Recovery event; open to ages 16 and older. It will be at the Kamiah Teen Center. To register, email email@example.com.
A historic parade vehicle, Les Olive’s “jumping car,” left the Clearwater Valley this month for its new home in Craigmont with John Hahn.
KAMIAH — Kamiah Fire-Rescue will be hosting a town hall meeting and listening and discussion session next month.
KAMIAH — Area residents are invited to receive a free chair massage Monday, March 27.
KAMIAH — Kamiah VFW Bingo is set for the second and fourth Fridays of each month at the VFW building located at 3376 Tamarack Street in the Bethman addition off Highway 162. $100 is available for the blackout win; there are two blackouts a night.
COTTONWOOD — The annual St. Mary’s Health Foundation Mardi Gras Celebration will be held Saturday, March 25. Funds raised at the event will go toward purchase of a mobile mammography unit to benefit both St. Mary’s Health Cottonwood and Clearwater Valley Health Orofino.
KAMIAH — Kamiah VFW Bingo is set for Friday, March 24, 6:30 p.m., at the VFW building located at 3376 Tamarack Street in the Bethman Addition off Highway 162.
KAMIAH — All are welcome to the 5th session of The Immune Boosters Conference set for Sunday, March 26, at 4 p.m. What is the secret to applying all the Immune Boosters effectively? Don’t miss the “T” in “NEW START.”
KOOSKIA — The Ridge Runner Fire Department annual meeting will be held April 22, at 2 p.m., at the Kooskia Community Center located at City Hall. There will be a dessert potluck.
KAMIAH — Outstanding volunteers for 2022 were recognized at a ceremony dinner in Kamiah last week.
KAMIAH — Local Irishwoman Dona Brown chose Dean and Shirley Roach to serve as grand marshals for the 2nd annual Irish Festival parade. It begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, with line up at the high school track. Kamiah Gets Connected to their Green is this year’s parade theme.
LEWISTON — Lizeth (Liz) Serecero of Kamiah received the Lewis Clark State College (LCSC) Rising Women’s Leadership Student award, presented during the 6th annual Women’s Leadership Conference held on campus Friday, March 3.
This buttercup was found on Wednesday, March 8, by the Johnson kids on Adams Grade.
KOOSKIA — Why this car is automatic! It’s systematic! It’s hydromatic! Why it’s greased lightning!
NEZPERCE – The Board of Lewis County Commissioners met in regular session on March 6 with Greg Johnson, chairman, and Justin McLeod, Eric Hasselstrom, members, and Alesia Winner, clerk.
CRAIGMONT — University of Idaho (U of I) Extension will host a free workshop on how to use point-of-sale (POS) systems for operating and managing small farms or food businesses.
Pinochle (March 11) 1. Mary Ann Rawson and Mazie Hightower, 2. Ronnita Haukedahl, 3. Irene Agee, 4. Merry Leach. 300 Pinochle – Women: Debbie Needham, Men: Don Haukedahl. Other prizes – 9s: Shirlene Yates.
The Kamiah Mealsite serves lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon. Call 208-935-0244.
KAMIAH — The Kamiah School’s Pops Concert on March 7 and 8 featured the return of the school band. Janae Anderson, the school district’s first-year music and theater director, began offering a band class in January.
KAMIAH — Kamiah High School will put on the play “The Ransom of Miss Elverna Dower” Wednesdays March 15 and 22, 6:30 p.m.
KOOSKIA — A court hearing is pending for a Kooskia man charged with a felony following a domestic dispute report earlier this month.
When my great-niece, “Piper,” was two years old, her parents decided it was time for her to give up her bottle in the middle of the night. So, the first “dry” night she woke up crying for a bottle of milk, her folks said, “Sorry, you are too old, no more bottle.” She answered loudly, “What t…
Charlie Nickel is the chef for Kamiah’s free barbeque, preparing and watching over the roast beef and beans to serve at Kamiah’s annual Barbeque Day on Labor Day weekend.
COTTONWOOD — Returning after a three-year hiatus due to COVID, the annual St. Mary’s Health Foundation Mardi Gras Celebration will be held Saturday, March 25.
GRANGEVILLE — The Chess Tournament is set for Friday, March 24, at Saint Peter and Paul’s Parish Center in Grangeville.
LEWISTON — “Scratch!” Kamiah schools won a total of $1,362 at the Idaho Lottery Scratch for Schools fundraiser held in Lewiston on Tuesday, March 7. With 36 area teams competing, the Kamiah Middle School team of Genese Simler, Kassi Smith and Jeff Kiely tied with Genesee High School as the t…
KAMIAH — The Kamiah Kiwanis has a program called “I Brought Up My Grades” (IBUG). This program has been in existence for almost 40 years in Kamiah. The goal of this program is to recognize the hard work of the students who have improved their academic grades during the semester.
A fuels reduction and forest health project near Kooskia has been given the go by the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.
- House votes no to bill that would have repealed affidavit identification at polls
- Projects, progress discussed by UYLC
- Graduation date set; two-year contract for Anselmo approved
- Kamiah City Council: KFR town hall meetings set; work continues on booster station
- Kamiah goes green for Irish festival
- Idaho County Commissioners: Working with Forest Service; KFR calls nearly doubled
- Ram of the Week: Soun’s preparation led to key plays in Rams’ win
- Softball: Soun, Ketola power Rams’ first win