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GRANGEVILLE — Tension filled the Grangeville High School Library Thursday evening, May 6, as the board of trustees for Mountain View School District 244 went back and forth regarding a motion to open up the four-day week discussion.

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LAPWAI — Incumbents Elizabeth Arthur-Attao and Shannon Wheeler won re-election for a new three-year term to the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee (NPTEC). Mary Jane Miles won the third seat. Three of the nine seats are contested each spring. The NPTEC governs the tribe according to the Tr…

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GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho County Board of Commissioners approved the announcement of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for architectural services for a new jail and sheriff’s office complex. Statements of qualifications in response to the RFQ are due to the county on May 27, according to the …

Students with the Clearwater Valley Jr./Sr. High School Music Department performed Wednesday, May 4, in the annual spring concert themed Band Wars. Director was Elizabeth Nuxoll, and accompanist was Carol Gibler.

W.I.L.D. (Women in Leadership Daring) Together is a gathering of women for a weekend nature retreat set May 20-22 on the Wild & Scenic Selway River to support and empower each other as conscious leaders in their communities and organizations. According to organizers, this retreat is for …

KAMIAH — An open house is set for Wednesday, May 18, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Kamiah Chamber Welcome Center for the public to ask questions and provide input regarding news coverage with The Clearwater Progress. This is an opportunity for the public to meet with Progress management and sta…

In this turbulent world we live in right now we need to search for contentment and happiness in what we’ve already got, keeping our life focused right here where we already live and love.

Leah Kludt (right), with Kamiah Chamber of Commerce President Dallon Wheeler, being presented the 2021 President’s Award for her outstanding work as a clinical nurse coordinator and RN lead for Dr. Bruner. Kludt has worked at the St Mary’s Clinic for 12 years and has diligently served her ti…

Anonymous donors have launched a matching gift challenge for the Upper Clearwater Leadership Council Fund. The Upper Clearwater Leadership Council invites the community to help grow this endowed fund to benefit Clearwater, Lewis and Idaho counties.

AMERICAN RIVER — Tired and sore, Kevin Vopat of Grangeville came through the night with no serious injuries after being reported missing last week.

The Camas Prairie Bowmen will hold their 29th annual Spring Fling 3-D Shoot May 21-22 at their range located 2.8 miles south of Grangeville. Staggered start is 7-10 a.m. both days, with the trophy shoot that Saturday and the fun shoot that Sunday. It’s open to all ages competing in nine clas…

KOOSKIA — A Clearwater Valley Rams basketball camp June 6-11 organized by coach Bryson Shira is open to boys and girls ages 8-14, with the boys June 6-8-10 and the girls June 7-9-11 at Clearwater Valley Elementary school. Fee is $30 and RSVP by June 1. Contact Shira at 208-305-0153 or bryson…

KAMIAH — The monthly Backyard Bounty meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on May 16, at the Valley View Nazarene Church across from the Life Center on U.S. Highway 12. If you’d like to participate in the potluck, bring a dish and your own place setting.

WINCHESTER — On April 11, the Winchester Livestock 4-H Club met in Craigmont to talk to new members and Cloverbuds about record books, involvement reports and ZSuite.

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

KAMIAH — The Kamiah Characters theater group invite you to see their last play of the school year, “The Murder Mystery at the Murder Mystery” by Brian D. Taylor. KHS math teacher by day, Kamiah Characters director by night, Mr. Jody Dow, describes it as “a play within a play.”

KAMIAH — Kamiah High School Singers will perform its spring concert today, Thursday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m., in the school multi- purpose room. Community members are encouraged to attend. There is no admission charge.

NEZPERCE — The Nezperce Citywide Yard Sale Day is Saturday, May 14. Yard sales and fundraisers begin at 8 a.m., and Lions Burger service begins at 10 a.m. Maps are available at each sale and The Only Store.

GRANGEVILLE — On May 27, the Legislative District 7 Republican Central Committee will be holding the 2022 Reorganization and Delegate Selection Meeting following the May primary election. This will be held at the Grangeville Super 8 motel, 801 SW 1st Street, starting at 6 p.m.

KOOSKIA — The “World’s Largest Garage Sale” is set for this Sunday, May 15, at Clearwater Valley High School, 1 to 5 p.m. Cost for a parking spot to sell wares is $25 (8x8 space); two for $35. Spaces also available for purchase the day of the event. Setup starts at noon. For questions, call …

KAMIAH — Kamiah Elementary School will hold its kindergarten screening and registration at KES. The program for 2022-23 kindergarten students will be held Wednesday and Thursday, May 18 and 19. If you have a child who will be entering Kamiah kindergarten next school year (must be 5 years old…

NEZPERCE — The 2023 Lewis County Fair Royalty applications are now open to high school or homeschool students in grades nine through the eleven who attend school in a Lewis County school district, Craigmont, Kamiah or Nezperce or reside in Lewis County. Applications are available at the Lewi…

CLEARWATER — Saturday, May 14 at the Elk City Wagon Road Museum in Clearwater, the “Dessert at the Museum” event will take place from 1-4 p.m. Visit the museum and enjoy a beverage and dessert. Everyone is welcome. Donations to the museum will be accepted.

KAMIAH — Fit and Fall Proof, an exercise class for older adults, is set for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at the gym in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4440 Highway 12. The program is meant to help improve balance, reduce the risk of falls, meet new friends and have…

LOLO PASS — The public is invited to a commemoration and celebration of the Place Name Initiative and the annual camas bloom in Packer Meadow at Lolo Pass Visitors’ Center on Saturday, June 25. This is being organized by the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests (NP-C), Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo…

KOOSKIA — The Valley Garden Club will hold its annual plant/bake Sale at the Kooskia City Park Pavilion on Friday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is usually a variety of vegetable and fruit starts and lots of flowers, all grown locally and by members. All proceeds go to community projects.

LAPWAI — The Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee (NPTEC) appointed Nikoli Greene as the new executive officer of the Nez Perce Tribal Enterprises. Greene, an enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe, has served as the executive officer in an interim capacity since October 2021.

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KAMIAH — Delaney Beckman and Emma Godwin will graduate as Kamiah High School (KHS) co-valedictorians with 4.0 Grade point averages (GPA). Salutatorian Zayda Loewen follows closely in academic achievement with a 3.94 GPA. All three have been active in school and community activities during th…

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KOOSKIA — Despite the rain, 30 students from Kooskia Elementary fifth-grades classes (Mrs. Simmons and Mrs. Fabbi) turned out on Arbor Day last Friday, April 29, to learn about tree planting, assist with picking up dead branches, raking mulch, pulling weeds and picking up trash at the Kooski…

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KAMIAH — “Speed is becoming a major issue in town. We don’t want to see anyone get hurt,” said Lewis County Sheriff, Jason Davis.

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NEZPERCE — Two Winchester area residents will face off in the May 17 Republican primary for Lewis County Commissioner District 3. Mike Ponozzo, currently the District 3 Commissioner, did not file to run again. Tracy Behler and Eric Hasselstrom are both running for the seat. Although candidat…

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KAMIAH — With graduation fast approaching, Kamiah High School leadership recognized some exemplary students during the April 18 school board meeting. High school counselor Jeanette Wilcox introduced Kaylee Hunt and Lukas Krogh.

W.I.L.D. (Women in Leadership Daring) Together is a gathering of women for a weekend nature retreat set May 20-22 on the Wild & Scenic Selway River to support and empower each other as conscious leaders in their communities and organizations. According to organizers, this retreat is for …

Heading into the May 17 primary, candidate for lieutenant governor, Terri Pickens Manweiler, puts emphasis on key issues of concern for Idahoans — including education, property tax relief and infrastructure — and for a shift to new leadership that will listen to and act on these.

LEWISTON — Nez Perce County Magistrate Michelle M. Evans looks to take her experience and enthusiasm to the next level, in seeking the Second District Judge position.