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KAMIAH – The Kamiah School Board of Trustees rejected a letter for excision and annexation of the two school districts because it did not meet Idaho Code. Kooskia resident, Skip Brandt and Kamiah resident, Greg Johnson, presented a petition to Superintendent Paul Anselmo on Oct. 24. It sough…

Pinochle (Nov. 26) 1. Debbie Needham, 2. Merry Leach, 3. Don Haukedahl, 4. Les Lesing. 300 Pinochle – Women: Nancy Duffin, Men: Ken Mifflin. Other prizes – 9s: Nancy Duffin.

The Kamiah Mealsite serves lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon. Call 208-935-0244.

On Saturday, Nov. 26, after the Kooskia Holiday Farmers Market, there was a Santa photo event at the community center. Hot cocoa was provided, and holiday photo packages were sold for families to take pictures with Santa. There was also a drawing contest for kids, with some of the winners in…

The University of Idaho Extension (U. of I.) in Clearwater County is offering a class called Current Topics of Farm & Forest Health. It will be on Thursday, Dec. 8, in Orofino at the Ponderosa Restaurant, 220 Michigan Ave., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per person.

GRANGEVILLE — Sheriff Doug Ulmer recently announced the following new staff members to the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO).

KAMIAH — The Kamiah Elementary School will hold its Fall 2022 Scholastic Book Fair in the Kamiah Elementary Library. It will run from Monday, Dec. 5, to Thursday, Dec. 8, open 7:45 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., and on Dec. 8, it will be open until 7 p.m.

NEZPERCE — The Corner Crafts Sale will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Eller Building in Nezperce on the corner of 5th Ave. and Oak Street. Vendors wanted for the event; $10 a space/table (prepayment). Sign up soon to ensure a spot. Make payment to Lewis County Fair Board.

KAMIAH — The Kamiah Christmas Sharing is extending its application process until Dec. 1. They request applications be turned in immediately so they can be put on the tree for someone to take and fill. You may pick up and return your application to Central Idaho Agency located at 5th and Main.

OROFINO — The Patchwork Bazaar is set for Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Orofino Junior-Senior High School. This year’s event of handmade items is cosponsored by the American Association of University Women-Orofino Branch and the Tammy L. Clark Foundation. WiFi is available onsite.

KAMIAH — A new archery program is coming to northern Idaho, teaching youth how to shoot indoor and outdoor targets, as well as teaching safe bow hunting practices.

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the Valley Singers are back to present a Christmas Cantata called “Bethlehem Morning,” along with a bell choir from the Grangeville United Methodist Church, and the Idaho County Orchestra, for a concert at the Grangeville United Methodist Church, Sunday,…

KAMIAH — The congregations of the Kamiah Community Presbyterian and Faith Lutheran Churches will offer a Christmas Eve service on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m., at the Community Presbyterian Church on the corner of 7th and Hill streets The public is invited to attend. For information contact Rev. Luann …

The 5th Annual Kooskia Farmer’s Market, Saturday, Nov. 26, brought community members and vendors alike together, with the attendance high all throughout the day. Melissa Knapton, the event organizer, mentioned how the event has grown since they first started five years ago. “There are 28 ven…

KAMIAH — The American Legion Post #75 would like to invite everyone to regular Bingo, Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. downstairs. The post is located at 618 Main Street, Kamiah. There will be a $100 blackout played for and a 50/50 drawing. There will be free coffee, pie, nachos, and the concession…

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KOOSKIA — “Will Skip Brandt be here tonight?” questioned patron MaryAnn Blees of Clearwater as the Mountain View School District 244 meeting started Thursday, Nov. 17.

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KAMIAH — A judicial confirmation hearing for Kamiah water system improvements is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m. at the Lewis County Courthouse in Nezperce, according to a notice in The Clearwater Progress. Judge Gregory Fitzmaurice, 2nd district judge, will preside.

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KAMIAH — “Kicking off the Christmas season,” is how organizer Robert Simmons responded when asked the importance of the Kamiah downtown Christmas decorating that happened on Sunday, Nov. 20.

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KAMIAH — Lewis County Sheriff Jason Davis updated the Kamiah City council on law enforcement actions in Kamiah at their Nov. 9 meeting. Davis’ office provides law enforcement under contract to the City of Kamiah. The contract requires the sheriff’s staff to spend 520 hours per month working …

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KAMIAH — Jared Silvis, currently serving as the interim chief for Kamiah Fire Rescue (KFR), will continue in this role for three more months. Silvis began serving as interim chief following serious injuries sustained by KFR’s Chief Bill Arsenault while responding to a vehicle accident on July 29.

A death sentence ordered more than 30 years ago is set to be carried out next month for convicted double-murderer Gerald R. Pizzuto.

Progress reader Rodger Davis shared this Nov. 16 winter view of his snow and frost-covered landscape at Kooskia.

KAMIAH — The Kamiah Christmas Sharing is extending its application process until Dec. 1. They request applications be turned in immediately so they can be put on the tree for someone to take and fill. You may pick up and return your application to Central Idaho Agency located at 5th and Main.

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the Valley Singers are back to present a Christmas Cantata called “Bethlehem Morning,” along with a bell choir from the Grangeville United Methodist Church, and the Idaho County Orchestra, for a concert at the Grangeville United Methodist Church, Sunday,…

KAMIAH — The congregations of the Kamiah Community Presbyterian and Faith Lutheran Churches will offer a Christmas Eve service on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Community Presbyterian Church on the corner of 7th and Hill streets The public is invited to attend. For information contact Rev. Luann a…

Kamiah Fire-Rescue recently brought on a new vehicle; a 2011 Ford F550 4x4 with seating for up to five personnel. According to KFR, “Squad 21 is a quick response unit with fire suppression abilities, medical response equipment, scene lighting and winch capabilities. Using funds that were sec…

On Nov. 11, the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Grangeville honored Idaho County Sheriff’s Office Jail Lieutenant Rick Knutson for his actions on Dec. 21, 2021, with their Life Saving Award. Knutson and then detention deputy Jason Brown intervened when an inmate attempted to hang himself, ultima…

KAMIAH — Kamiah High School senior Logan Landmark has been recognized as a “National Rural and Small Town 2022-2023 Scholar” by the College Board, a nonprofit organization that prepares students for a successful transition to college through testing, enrichment activities, and scholarships.

The Kamiah Valley Museum has been given an old Clearwater Progress, dated Sept. 27, 1979, by Shirley Wells. It is labeled as the second section of that issue and is a complete copy of a newly completed City of Kamiah Zoning Ordinance.

Pinochle (Nov. 19) 1. Mary Ann Rawson, 2. Debbie Needham, 3. Shirlene Yates, 4. Ken Mifflin; 300 Pinochle – Don Haukedahl; Other prizes – 1,500 Trump: Debbie Needham, 9s – Dorwayne Mifflin.

The Kamiah Mealsite serves lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon. Call 208-935-0244.

KAMIAH — Grace Bible Church invites everyone to a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, Nov. 24, at 1115 Idaho Street in Kamiah. Doors will open at 3 p.m. with dinner to be served at 3:30 p.m. The church is located behind the high school track and bus barn. Takeout meals are available. Let the …

NEZPERCE — The Corner Crafts Sale will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Eller Building in Nezperce on the corner of 5th Ave. and Oak Street. Vendors wanted for the event; $10 a space/table (prepayment). Sign up soon to ensure a spot. Make payment to Lewis County Fair Board.

OROFINO — The Patchwork Bazaar is set for Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Orofino Junior-Senior High School. This year’s event of handmade items is cosponsored by the American Association of University Women-Orofino Branch and the Tammy L. Clark Foundation. WiFi is available onsite.

Christmas swags are ready for purchase. The cost is $25, and they are available in red, red and gold, red and silver, or blue and silver. They will be ready for pickup on Thursday, Dec. 1. Contact Melissa at 208-935-5134 to preorder.