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KAMIAH — On Wednesday, May 5, John and Rosa Yearout, along with Joyce McFarland, brought two Appaloosa horses to Kamiah elementary schools. KES second graders chose to learn about horses, according to KES staff member Teresa Oatman. Alicia Wheeler and July Greene of the Nez Perce state-triba…

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Members of the Kamiah High School Class of 2021 lined up in the library, waiting for graduation commencement to start last Friday, May 28. The KHS gymnasium was packed to capacity that evening to recognize the achievements of the 27 graduates honored that evening. 

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KOOSKIA — “All of our planning and trying to pass the levy has been successfully thwarted by Mr. Smith,” Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske spoke to the board, including trustee Smith, at the May 17 meeting.

KOOSKIA — On Tuesday May 18, eight Clearwater Valley High School students campaigned for an Associated Student Body (ASB) position. There were five offices up for election, two of which were contested. Gunnar Anderberg was elected ASB president, Rayne Martinez was elected ASB vice president,…

There is now a little free food pantry next to the Appaloosa Express bus stop at the Wa-a’yas Center in Kamiah. Take some food, leave some food.

A Saturday evening fund-raising event benefited the Clearwater Valley High School football team. A total 32 participants turned out for the alumni game basketball event May 8 that raised more than $1,200. The final score was Odd Years 116, Even Years 115. Stormy Wyman won both the Dunk Conte…

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KAMIAH -- ‘Úuyit Kímti program presents MMIW/P (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women/People) memorial walk and candlelight vigil on Thursday, May 6, as part of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

The Lewis County Fair Board met April 19. The fair is moving forward with a record number of 4-H projects enrolled. The royalty court is active and participating in the upcoming parades and community services. We are still in need of a board member. Would you like to join the board and make …

Some hungry horses spotted along Lukes Gulch Road outside of Stites.

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BOISE -- The Idaho Legislature passed the 100 day mark this week; bills are still flowing as we hit the third longest session in the history of the state.

BOISE — Teachers are in the spotlight again in Idaho, but once more, they are denied funding after House Bill 354 failed after a long debate. This hour and a half discussion on the floor involved fears that House Republicans have regarding teachers talking about race theory with their studen…

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During their second week back from recess, Idaho’s legislators are in overdrive moving bills, updating budgets, and hearing proposals for Idaho to absorb more than half of Oregon and bits of Northern California.

GRANGEVILLE – “Now is the time; there’s no more putting it off,” Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Todd Fiske told the board of trustees at the March 15 meeting.

Traffic on U.S. Highway 12 was slowed late last week, following a Friday afternoon, March 19, rockslide that partially blocked the roadway about 50 miles east of Kooskia. The largest of the boulders was estimated at 200,000 pounds, and the slide came down that Friday around 4 p.m. Idaho Tran…

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Students and staff at Kamiah Elementary School got their sillies this month on as part of annual Dr. Seuss Day / Read Across America Week. Pictured are staff members dressed up for Wacky Wednesday. Other themes through the week were Crazy Hat Day, Silly Sock Day and Twin Day. 

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BOISE -- The Idaho Press Club hosted a virtual breakfast where Governor Brad Little answered many questions highlights on the recently killed House Bill 226, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines.

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KAMIAH — “Now therefore be it resolved that the Kamiah City Council hereby declares the City of Kamiah to be a Second Amendment Sanctuary City,” states City of Kamiah resolution number 2021-02, which the council voted unanimously to approve at the regular city council meeting on Feb. 24. Thi…

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KAMIAH — With a change in the ownership of The Clearwater Progress in 2020, along came a change with the people who are the faces of the longtime business and community advocate.

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KAMIAH — “The children have been touched by the horses. They are developing a relationship with their horses,” said Michelle Sonnen, an early childhood education teacher for the Kamiah School District.

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Kamiah Fire-Rescue (KFR) firefighters observe fire behavior and experience extreme heat in the Fire Service Technology Flashover Training Trailer last Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Kamiah Fire Station. That day, 25 KFR firefighters participated in two days of training to receive certification fr…

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While still some months off, elections will be coming up for the region’s taxing districts on everything from school levies to city councils and fire districts.

Idaho County Sheriffs Posse had their New Year for 2021 meeting with a potluck. Sheriff Doug Ulmer (right) and the posse members presented an award to Larry McPherson (left) for his years of support helping the Idaho County Sheriffs Search and Rescue / Posse in finding lost, missing and reco…