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GRANGEVILLE — Tax time during the days of COVID-19: Payments come due next month, and the Idaho County Treasurer’s Office is ensuring residents have options and extended access to make this as convenient and safe as possible.

LAPWAI — Due to the resignation of vice chairman, Chantel Greene, the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee (NPTEC) will be seeking letters of interest to fill the vacant seat. The individual selected will begin immediately and serve the remainder of Greene’s term. The seat will be up for ele…

KAMIAH — Due to COVID and the cancellation of Olde-Fashioned Christmas, the event of the season has been reinvented. The holiday sparkle will be brought to the community in a whole new way. Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) and the Kamiah Teen Center announce the 2020 Festival of Trees…

The Deyo Dam (constructed in 2011) created the 55-acre Deyo Reservoir. It was designed with family-friendly fishing in mind with two large peninsulas. A well-maintained trail circles the pond providing easy access. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game stocks with rainbow trout according to …

KOOSKIA — The Greater Kooskia Chamber of Commerce is setting a Christmas decorating contest with a deadline of Nov. 28.

KAMIAH — The annual Kamiah Lighted Christmas parade is set for Friday Dec. 4, 6 p.m. This year’s theme is, “Don’t be a Grinch ... Build a Float!” Three cash prizes will be awarded. Line up is 5:30 p.m., at the Kamiah High School football field. Winners will be announced during the parade. Th…

KAMIAH — The 2020 Kamiah Merchants Christmas Lighting Contest, open to all businesses within city limits, is on. Judging will be Dec. 3, and cash prizes are available for first through fifth places. The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this event. Upload photos to business Facebook p…

Woodland Grade School, fall 1945: Pictured are (front row L-R) Jackie Foley, Wayne Johnson, Martha Lacey, Ray Bacon, Virgil Pfefferkorn and Audrey Finney; (back row) teacher Mrs. Isabelle Foley, Allen Finney, Donnie Simler, Mickie Foley and Dorothy Lacey. Prior to the fall of 1943, the Woodl…

KOOSKIA – “Our staff needs some time to collaborate and work on COVID impacts, training to be digitally prepared,” Mountain View School District (MVSD) 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske told the board at the Nov. 16 meeting at Clearwater Valley High School.

KOOSKIA — The City of Kooskia recently purchased an ultraviolet-C light disinfection system using CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act money, according to Sean Nelson, assistant supervisor for the Kooskia ambulance.

WOODLAND —Woodland and immediate surrounding areas are invited to a Community Thanksgiving Dinner Friday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m., at the Woodland Friends Church. Bring food to share, as well as your own tableware. Be considerate if you feel sick and do not attend.

KAMIAH — The 2020 Kamiah Merchants Christmas Lighting Contest, open to all businesses within city limits, is on. Judging will be Dec. 3, and cash prizes are available for first through fifth places. The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this event. Upload photos to business Facebook p…

KOOSKIA — Order Christmas swags from the Clearwater Valley High School by calling CVHS at 208-926-4511. Swags are $25 each and will be available for pickup at the Kooskia City Park Nov. 29.

Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) has welcomed Michele WhiteEagle as the new Region 4 board chair. The region includes Arizona, California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, as well as Alaska and Hawaii.

KOOSKIA — Martha Smith, Clearwater Valley High School senior, recently obtained her real estate agent’s license from the Idaho Real Estate Commission (IREC). She already has several real estate listings, balancing showing property, presenting offers and other real estate tasks with her high …

KAMIAH — The annual Kamiah Lighted Christmas parade is set for Friday Dec. 4, 6 p.m. This year’s theme is, “Don’t be a Grinch ... Build a Float!” Three cash prizes will be awarded. Lineup is 5:30 p.m., at the Kamiah High School football field. Winners will be announced during the parade. Thi…

Both libraries in Kamiah and Kooskia will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 for the holiday. Plan ahead to browse or pick up items before to avoid disappointment. Call Kamiah Community Library at 208-935-0428, or Kooskia Community Library at 208-926-4539 for details.

LOWELL — The Lowell QRU (Quick Response Unit) recently announced it must cancel its annual fund-raiser auction and potluck usually held on the first Saturday in December. Contributions would still be appreciated.

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 25, from 8:30-10 a.m. Breakfasts are usually held every month on the last Wednesday of each month.

KAMIAH — Reserve your free Thanksgiving dinner now, which is provided by some of the local churches in the community. Takeout meals will be ready to be picked up on Thanksgiving Day between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., at the Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church (corner of 7th and Hill St.) Call Rev.…

KAMIAH — The American Legion Post #75 will be canceling this week’s Bingo, set for Nov. 20, to do precautionary cleaning and disinfecting. Organizers hope they will resume Bingo in December; keep eye open for sandwich board and newspaper for restart date. Organizers apologize for any inconve…

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What does it take to succeed in 4-H? Ask Kooskia’s Brooke Romney and the other nine Idaho County 4-H members who were recently named the 2020 Idaho County Achievement Award winners.

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While official results are pending from the 2020 general election, so far, what is certain is Idaho County voters beat a path to the polls — whether in person or by mail-in ballots — this month.

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KOOSKIA — “I served 10 years in the army; two tours in Iraq. I was shot twice, blown up six times. If it wasn’t for this...,” said this retired sergeant. At this point he paused, the emotions almost overwhelming him, and then he resumed, “If it wasn’t for stuff like this — and my wife — I wo…

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Angie Brown began work on Oct. 5 as the 4-H manager for Lewis County, replacing Julia Stapleton who left the role after a successful Lewis County Fair in late September.

A work crew from M.L. Albright & Sons of Lewiston was at work in Stites recently, guiding a pipe into the ground under State Highway 13 at the junction of Stites Grade road. The highway is reduced to one lane, controlled by a traffic light as the project continues. Pictured here, crew me…

KAMIAH — Due to COVID and the cancellation of Olde-Fashioned Christmas, the event of the season has been reinvented. The holiday sparkle will be brought to the community in a whole new way. Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) and the Kamiah Teen Center announce the 2020 Festival of Trees…