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KOOSKIA — A complex conflagration to fight with many concerns for safety: Last week’s CFI Mill fire drew multiple agencies from a three-county area to assist on a fully involved commercial structure fire. The prompt suppression and avoidance of any injuries, according to Kooskia Fire Chief M…

KAMIAH — Teenagers 12 to 18 are invited to show what makes them proud to call Kamiah home. UYLC invites teenagers —anyone 12 to 18 years old, from Kamiah and Kooskia areas— to take photographs that depict something that brings them hometown pride and, in a short artist’s statement, tell why.

KAMIAH — Kamiah Bible Academy invites the public to a drama/musical this Sunday, May 16, 2 p.m., at Kamiah Bible Church, 521 10th Street. The presentation is entitled, “He is Risen, Indeed; a celebration of Christ.”

KOOSKIA — Everyone is welcome to participate in the Kooskia Saddliers obstacle and trail challenge on Saturday, May 22. Riders may enter multiple times on different horses by paying per horse. No horse may compete against itself and judges’ decisions are final. Juniors and Novices can move u…

NEZPERCE — The May meeting of the Lewis County Historical Society will be held on Monday, May 17, 1 p.m., in the Nezperce Community Center located at 602 4th Avenue. The group will hold a short business meeting before sharing what each society has been doing.

KOOSKIA — Tahoe Mountain Rest Cemetery, 271 Tahoe Loop Road, Kooskia, will hold a maintenance and cleaning day Saturday, May 22, starting at 9 a.m. The cemetery will have two riding mowers, rakes and gas; bring your own weedeaters, leaf blowers, clippers, brooms for cleaning around headstone…

KAMIAH — CVRA (Clearwater Valley Roundup Association) Rodeo royalty tryouts are set for Sunday, June 6, 2 p.m., at the Kamiah Arena. See the CVRA Rodeo Facebook page for continuing information.

KAMIAH — In recognition of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) week, Kamiah Fire-Rescue (KFR) Chief Arsenault will host an open house at the Kamiah fire station on Friday, May 21, from 2-6 p.m. Arsenault encourages people from Kamiah and the surrounding area to come tour the facilities and see …

WOODLAND — Poetry is an art form that has endured even before the first written words were etched into a clay tablet. Poems have been written about war, peace, love, death, nature, mankind’s relationship with God, and countless other subjects. When written well, a good poem lays bare both th…

KAMIAH — Demand for senior lunches has increased in recent months, and the Valley Meal site could use more volunteers to deliver meals, according to Brenda Johnson, secretary for the Valley Meal site, based out of the Kamiah Senior Center. Drivers deliver on two different routes: Kamiah and …

Kamiah Chamber of Commerce President Dallon Wheeler gave the president’s award to Kamiah Fire-Rescue Chief Bill Arsenault at the May 5 chamber meeting. Wheeler said, “We like what he’s done so far for the community and what he’s going to do.” Kayeloni Scott was also announced as the member o…

The Museum did well at the city-wide yard sale day a week ago Saturday. We sold all our baked goods, about half of our non-sweet snacks, books with the “Pioneer Profile” being the best seller that day and we got rid of a lot of our yard sale items. Being a cooler day, our free coffee went ov…

The Kamiah Education Foundation purchased the above book carts for Mrs. Winterringer’s third grade classroom. She said these carts allow for better organization of books, reducing the amount of time students spend looking for a good book, and increasing the amount of time they spend actively…

CAMBRIDGE — Shada Edwards, Clay Marek and Emmy Williams all posted first-place finishes during the District III high school rodeo finale last weekend, and Edwards, Marek, Molly Johnson and Luke Olsen all put up enough points this season to make the upcoming state high school rodeo finals Jun…

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KAMIAH — The Kamiah High School choir engaged an animated audience of 80-plus family members, friends and school staff with their Seasons of Music show last Monday, April 26. Despite attempts at performances earlier in the school year, this was the first in-person show of the school year due…

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This Saturday, May 8, is the general election for three of the nine seats on the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee. Two candidates are competing for each of seats 1, 2 and 3. The election is being conducted as part of the general council meeting held in Kamiah on May 6-8.

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KAMIAH — At the regular Kamiah city council meeting on April 28, all members attended with Stephen Rowe participating by telephone. Council approved a parade permit request from Ada Fryer, a Health and Safety Advocate from the Nez Perce Tribe’s ‘Uuyit Kimti-New Beginning program. Fryer expla…

Sales of plants, four-inch pots and hanging baskets to be at Clearwater Valley High School Greenhouse. Four-inch pots are $2.50 and hanging baskets are $20. Sales are Wednesday thru Friday, May 5-7, noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday, May 10 and 11, noon t…

KAMIAH — The American Legion Post 75 would like to invite everyone to Bingo, Friday, May 7, at 7 p.m. downstairs. The post is located at 618 Main Street, Kamiah. There will be a $100 blackout played for; 50/50 drawing, free coffee, pie, Nachos, and the concession stand will be open.

CLEARWATER — Clearwater-Elk City Wagon Road Museum will offer its “Dessert at the Museum” event Saturday, May 8, from 1-4 p.m. All are welcome and the event is by donation only. Join in for coffee, tea, dessert and a look at the museum

KOOSKIA — The Valley Garden Club is presenting its annual plant/bake sale on Friday, May 21, Kooskia City Park, beginning at 8 a.m. Plants usually include vegetable and flower starts, raspberry canes, young strawberry plants, rhubarb, sweet potato starts, herbs, perennial flowers, possibly s…

KOOSKIA — City of Kooskia Spring Clean-Up week is this week, May 3-9. Simmons Sanitation will place roll-off containers south of the Kooskia City Park for residents’ convenience. Appliances may be put in the containers; however, all other metal needs to be cut into four-foot lengths. Cut bru…

The Nez Perce National Historical Park is recruiting up to two individuals for its Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. The eight-week program runs June 13 through Aug. 7. Enrollees work 40 hours per week at $9.25 per hour. Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 21.

Red flag laws and state sovereignty are among the topics to be presented in free lecture courses being offered this Friday and Saturday in Grangeville and Kamiah. Speaker will be nationally known presenter, KrisAnne Hall. Presentations are free and sponsored by the Idaho County Republican Co…

This fiercesome sculpture is atop a post to a drive entryway off Glenwood Road.

If you have an interest in amateur radio you are welcome at our monthly meetings. At the April meeting, Doug Ulmer, Idaho County Sheriff, talked to the club about the need for additional communications. Reggie Crow, club vice-president, will lead a committee to work with Sheriff Ulmer to det…