KOOSKIA — At the July 14 Kooskia City Council meeting, councilors approved a request from the Chamber of Commerce for Kooskia Days, the last weekend of July. This includes closing off both side of A Avenue for the band and the dance, using the south end of the park for the logging show, the …
KAMIAH — Last Saturday, a highway-based motorcycle poker run, organized by Kamiah Kiwanis Club, ended at Kamiah’s Riverside Park where Music in the Valley hosted three bands throughout the afternoon. The event also included a show-and-shine opportunity for classic car owners. The park, reope…
CLEARWATER — Elk City Wagon Road Days were held July 17-18, and included activities for all ages. Despite smoke and heat, the events were well-attended.
KAMIAH — Mayor Betty Heater, Council President Dan Millward and councilors Genese Simler and James Kelly attended the July 14 city of Kamiah regular city council meeting. The seat formerly held by Stephen Rowe remains vacant.
Idaho County 4-H held a trail clinic recently at the Kooskia Saddliers Arena. Participants had an obstacle course they competed as part of the day’s events. Pictured here is Adelyn Morgan, of White Bird, leading the way through the tarp tunnel.
KAMIAH — Application deadline is Aug. 27 for entries for the Kamiah BBQ Days parade. The event is Sept. 3-5, and the parade will be Saturday, Sept. 4.
KAMIAH — Fit and Fall Proof, an exercise class for older adults, is currently being held Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 to 11 a.m., in Kamiah. Classes are set for the Community Presbyterian Church, 620 7th St.
KOOSKIA — A free school supply distribution will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at Clearwater Valley Elementary School, 306 Pine Street in Kooskia, from 5-6 p.m.
KOOSKIA — Shoot the hoops at a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, set for Saturday, July 31, at Clearwater Valley High School at Kooskia. Registration (after July 20 or day of tournament) is $80. Proceeds go to the CV Boys’ Youth Basketball Program.
CRAIGMONT — The Lewis County Republican Central Committee will have a meeting on Monday, July 26, at 6 p.m., Craigmont city park. The group will address several recent and upcoming items. Everyone is welcome.
Free sports physicals will be available in the area within the next few weeks. Students can go to Syringa Kooskia Clinic Wednesday, July 28, 1 to 4:30 p.m., or the Grangeville clinic Wednesday, Aug. 4, 4-6 p.m. Paperwork is available in the office that can be filled out beforehand.
KAMIAH – Area residents can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. The Banquet Room at Hearthstone Bakery will host this community event on July 28. The site is locate…
KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 8:30-10 a.m. Breakfasts are usually held every month on the last Wednesday of each month.
KAMIAH — Join the Lewis County Fair Royalty for a Fairy Princess Garden Party on Friday, July 30, from 6-8 p.m., at the Kamiah Legion Hall (618 Main St.) Princesses through age 12 will enjoy games, crafts, treats and a photo booth. Tickets are available at Cloninger’s Marketplace in Kamiah o…
GRANGEVILLE — Triple Bar Drill Team will hold its annual O-Mok-See play day this Sunday, July 25. Sign-up is at 8 a.m. and the day starts at 9 a.m. Cost is $25 for all day and the public (all ages) is invited to join in at the Grangeville Border Days Arena.
KOOSKIA — Syringa clinics in Grangeville and Kooskia will be giving out free sports physicals for 2021-22 high school athletes. These will be offered at the Kooskia clinic July 28, 1-4:30 p.m., and at the Grangeville clinic Aug. 4, 4-6 p.m.
KAMIAH — The first of three dates for high school sports physicals is July 28 at the St. Mary’s clinic in Kamiah, with dates also available Aug. 3 in Nezperce and Aug. 4 in Cottonwood. Time is 5-6:30 p.m. each date. Cost is $25 and proceeds are donated back to the child’s school. Forms are o…
KAMIAH — “Awesome, epic, fun, pretty cool, I want to do that again,” exclaimed children after flying in a small plane through the Young Eagle flight program. Approximately 80 young people, ages 8-17 participated in the free, 15-20-minute flights offered by various pilots. The flights were th…
It was a warm day for the annual Stites Days parade as temperatures hovered around 90 degrees. It was also a smoky, hazy day with forest fires burning nearby. Despite the heat and smoke, a good crowd came out for the parade and a variety of community activities including food, water fun, hor…
The Too Kush 2 Fire located about two miles east of Kooskia grew to 1,150 acres leading into Monday, July 12, due to burnout acres within the containment lines fire managers are establishing. The total was anticipated to increase to 1,300 acres when a burnout on the east flank is completed. …
KAMIAH — At the July 7 general meeting, Kamiah Chamber of Commerce members discussed the recent destruction of the large toy wooden trains at both the Riverfront Park (late June) and Pine Ridge parks (July 1). These were built by volunteers and donated for the children of Kamiah. Dave Robers…
KAMIAH — The City of Kamiah, Upper Clearwater Community Foundation (UCCF) and Save the Pool group met on July 7 to consolidate their funds into one account. UCCF presented a check to Kamiah Mayor Betty Heater for $161,000 raised from various grants and fund-raisers in recent years. Joanne Ke…
The Kamiah 1st and Grangeville congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be holding their annual ward conferences. Both conferences are open to the public. Set for July 18 and 25.
KOOSKIA — Shoot the hoops at a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, set for Saturday, July 31, at Clearwater Valley High School at Kooskia. Preregistration (before July 20) is $70; and registration (after July 20 or day of tournament) is $80.
KAMIAH — The American Legion Post 75 would like to invite everyone to Bingo, Friday, July 16, 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.
Motorists can expect a traffic slowdown on U.S. Highway 12, as work began Wednesday, July 14, by the Idaho Transportation Department on the bridge at Dead Man Creek, located nine miles east of Lowell near the Van Camp Trail at milepost 106.
LAPWAI – “It’s never too late to start,” said Sue Lemons, a local artist living in Lapwai. The University of Idaho student found her passion and skill for art a little later in life, but she says it has helped her to find outlooks and perspectives that she never would have imagined otherwise…
CLEARWATER — The Friends of the Elk City Wagon Road recently announced Arden and Carol (Adams) Lytle as grand marshals for the ECWR Days celebration set for July 17. Gloria Jacks is the honorary grand marshal.
With the threat of wildfire danger increasing rapidly in northern Idaho, local land management agencies will implement Stage II Fire Restrictions on all lands within the Grangeville Fire Restriction Area beginning at 00:01 a.m. (one minute after midnight) PDT, on Friday, July 16.
BOISE – Governor Brad Little joined state and federal fire managers during a press conference, on July 13, at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise to urge Idahoans to be safe and smart in the outdoors to minimize the risk of wildfire during what could be the worst fire season…
People from Kooskia and beyond enjoyed the 4th of July celebration at Clearwater Valley High School featuring many fun kids activities including the foam pit, bouncy slides, face painting, balloon twisting, bubble rolling and more. The annual event was sponsored by Freedom Northwest Credit Union.
STITES — With the theme of “Stites: Serene Little Town on Highway 13,” the annual Stites Days celebration 2021 is set for this weekend, Friday and Saturday, July 9 and 10.
The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce and an inmate team from Idaho Department of Corrections (Idaho Correctional Institution - Orofino) worked the past week on a fresh coat of paint to make the Kamiah chamber office look fantastic! In a statement from the chamber, “Thank you for your hard work in …
LUCILE — Traffic was delayed for several hours July 1 when a slide — caused by a significant rain event — blocked U.S. Highway 95 north of Riggins.
KOOSKIA — Work started Tuesday on replacing the Clear Creek Road Bridge outside of Kooskia. The approximate $1.8 million project is tentatively set for completion by Oct. 31. Roadway users are advised that traffic delays in the construction area may be up to 15 minutes.
KAMIAH — A show and shine and raffle will be held Saturday, July 10, on Kamiah’s Main Street. All proceeds will go to benefit the Lewiston Veterans Home-Veterans Entertainment Fund.
KOOSKIA — Tahoe Ridge QRU will sponsor a poker run Saturday, July 10, starting at 507 Red Fir Road in Kooskia, beginning at 9 a.m. Cost is $10 for the first hand and $5 for each additional hand, with prizes for the top hands. All proceeds will go to support the QRU. For questions call 208-935-8065.
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