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Lewis County elections director Karen Long said that the ballot for the May 18th election will include a yes/no vote on the $445,000 Nezperce Joint School District 302 levy. A few Lewis County voters, who live within the Cottonwood or Orofino school district boundaries, will also have a levy…

In an effort to answer patrons’ concerns on the upcoming levy, Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske will hit the road with a variety of community meetings starting this month.

KAMIAH — Thanks to a generous donation from Avista Corporation, Henry Bailey, Kamiah Joint School District 304 maintenance director, has a new set of wheels for hauling supplies and materials for school district work.

KAMIAH — The Deary Youth Bell Choir will be giving a sacred concert at the Kamiah Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 3366 Willow Street, in the Bethman Addition, on Saturday, April 10 at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome.

KOOSKIA — Registration for children entering kindergarten at Clearwater Valley Elementary School in Kooskia for the 2021-2022 school year will be Wednesday, April 28. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2021. A 20-minute informal evaluation is part of the registration process.…

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.

KAMIAH — The Kamiah-Woodland 4-H Club held its 2nd meeting on March 16, at the Presbyterian Church. Election of officers took place; Bethany Stevens was elected president, Chantelle Ball was elected vice-president, and Stephanie Ball was elected secretary/reporter. Discussions were held abou…

Five busy young women are this year’s Idaho County 4-H Ambassadors. Prairie High School (Cottonwood) seniors Ellea Uhlenkott and Halle Klapprich, sophomores Chloe Rowland (PHS) and Rayne Martinez (Kooskia’s Clearwater Valley High School) and ninth grade homeschooler Brooke Romney of Kooskia …

If you have an interest in amateur radio you are welcome at our monthly meetings. The next meeting is 6:30 p.m. at the café in the Kamiah KOA on Tuesday, April. 13. License testing will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the KOA.

KAMIAH — 2020 will be reflected upon as a bad year for most. Amidst COVID, riots, and even killer bees, many Kamiah residents have a bright outlook into the future in our society.

These ladies were enjoying a walk in the sunshine on Kooskia’s Main Street recently.

Last Thursday, April 1, Staci Taylor, YWCA advocate from the Orofino office, was hanging teal ribbons on light poles in downtown Kamiah to call attention to Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

On Friday, March 26, Don Skinner of Kamiah, and 11 other veterans were presented a Quilt of Valor from the Lewis Clark Quilt of Valor Foundation at the Elks Lodge in Lewiston. He was nominated by a former classmate and friend, Claudia Shrempp Decker. Skinner served from 1972-1974 in the Unit…

KAMIAH — CVRA Rodeo Club will be having a meeting on Sunday, April 11, at 2 p.m.at the clubhouse. Everyone is welcome to attend.

2022 Lewis County Fair Royalty packets are available. Those persons who are in the 9th through 11th grade and reside in Lewis County are eligible to apply for the royalty program for next year’s fair. The packets are available at the Extension Office, Kamiah High School, Nezperce High School…

Thirty-six high school students from across the nation are participants in the 2021 Virtual National Civics and Law Academy for eight weeks through April 15. The 8th annual academy is being held virtually because of the pandemic.

OROFINO — LCCU and Inland Cellular are sponsoring a beginning golf clinic on Thursday, April 15. Anyone interested in playing golf is welcome to attend. There will be gifts and prizes for all the new golfers. If you don‘t have clubs they will be furnished, along with food and drinks. Call th…

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Carolyn Doughty, representing the VFW, presented a Quilt of Valor (made by Cathie Orr) to Robert Lee Burdock in an outdoor ceremony at his home in Kamiah last Tuesday, March 23. Burdock served as a 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy from 1949-1955 during the Korean War. He and his wife “Peanut” are …

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A variety of Easter egg hunts are set throughout Idaho County. Following is a list of those activities:

Members and leaders of the Tahoe Hillbillies 4-H Club take part in the Prairie Posse 4-H Cub tack swap and sale March 13 at the Cottonwood Community Hall.

“Complaint Department and Lemonade,” the Kamiah Characters drama club spring play, was performed March 23 and 25.

More than a thousand Avista customers were still without power Monday afternoon following a Sunday windstorm that swept through the Inland Northwest and — at its peak — caused disruptions to overall 18,600. Motorists were delayed in several locations due to fallen debris, as well as downed p…

WEIPPE — The Schmidt Brothers Mill, a few miles outside of Weippe, was in operation for nearly 50 years before it shut down. It featured homes for nearly 20 families and included a post office, cook shack and a gas pump. For the next 40 years, it served as a pasture. It wasn’t until the dona…

The City of Kooskia is pleased to have received a grant from the Forever Idaho North Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation. City Clerk Teresa Lytle applied for the grant funding in February 2020 and the funds were received last year.

KAMIAH — Katie Wilson and her mother-in-law, Dottie Haller, began making vinyl products last fall, each working at home. Wilson said “I’ve seen a lot of ideas online. At first I just wanted to do decals.”

SPOKANE, Wash. — Innovia Foundation recently announced $1,205,780 in grants awarded to 133 organizations in Eastern Washington and North Idaho through the recent Community Grant Program and Arts & Culture Recovery Grant Program.

Individuals who are 16 years of age and older are now eligible to get their COVID-19 vaccine through enrolled providers within Latah, Nez Perce, Lewis, Clearwater, and Idaho counties. According to the public health department, all previous phases are still eligible and encouraged to schedule…

A group of 30 coworkers, family and friends gathered in the lobby at Nimiipuu Health in Kamiah on Friday, March 26, at noon to honor Angela Broncheau as she retired after 34 and a half years. Roberta Jose Bisbee, executive director of Nimiipuu Health, recounted Broncheau’s “long work history…

KAMIAH — The American Legion Post 75 would like to invite everyone to Bingo, Friday, April 2, 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.

KOOSKIA — Registration for children entering kindergarten at Clearwater Valley Elementary School in Kooskia for the 2021-2022 school year will be Wednesday, April 28. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2021. A 20-minute informal evaluation is part of the registration process.…

AHSAHKA — Church services at Northfork Presbyterian Church in Ahsahka have started back up. They are held every second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. The annual Easter service will be Sunday, April 4, 11 a.m., with CRE Volkhard Graf to bring the message. All are welcome to attend.

For all bird lovers in the area, there is a new Facebook group called “Clearwater Valley Bird Chatter.” This is provided as a community service available to those with an interest in birds and sharing their sightings, pictures and experiences with others.