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Two branches of the Prairie River Library District (PRLD) have been selected among 200 libraries nationwide to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library Association (ALA) initiative that helps library workers better serve their…

KAMIAH — The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) will be offering The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) beginning Jan. 20.This program is a free, 14-week interactive workshop for parents and children ages 12 to 16. Classes will begin at 5:30 p.m., at the Kamiah High School, and are fa…

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CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Grange is hosting a bazaar/yard sale on Sunday, Feb. 7 in Clearwater. This usually coincides with the annual Ground Hog Day Breakfast at the IOOF Hall in Clearwater; however, the Ground Hog Day Breakfast may be cancelled this year due to Covid restrictions. Watch …

We would like to thank Pizza Factory in Kamiah for hosting our Christmas celebration. Good pizza and fellowship were had by all.

The Kamiah Kiwanis Club in December donated 40 sleeping bags to Kamiah Joint School District 304. Bags were distributed to elementary, junior high and high school students through a raffle. Pictured are some students who received sleeping bags.

The Kamiah Gun Club reminds area trapshooters that the annual Camas Prairie “Ten Week” shoot starts Jan. 10. Those who would like to start practicing for that or just come down and shoot are welcome at the Kamiah Gun Club every Sunday starting around 9 a.m. Pictured are Amber Wemhoff, Sage H…

The Camas Prairie Turkey Trackers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation picked up 52 turkeys from Cash & Carry Market on Dec. 9, as part of the club’s traditional gift to local people in need. “National- and state-level funds are frozen this year, but the local club was able to …

Prairie River Library District (PRLD) branches require persons entering the building to wear a mask and a disposable one will be provided as needed. Visit prld.org for information on any branch or to access your Valnet account.

The Lowell, Idaho QRU is a volunteer ambulance unit that operates out of Lowell at the confluence of the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River, Lochsa River, and Selway River responsible for 72 square miles including 42 miles of U.S. Highway 12, the Selway Road, and backcountry areas. This uni…

KAMIAH — The Kamiah HOSA Chapter — also known as Future Health Care Professionals — has completed another successful year of shipping 20 care packages to the men and women who serve our country overseas.

The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Pizza Factory in Kamiah. This will be our annual Christmas celebration. Anyone with an interest in radio is welcome.

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…

We held our Annual Meeting and Board of Directors Elections. Continuing their tenure in office are Kelly Lineberry, Jason Davis, Peggy Flerchinger and Sandra Russo, who will all return for another two-year term. Carrie Wiley will fulfill the second half of her two-year term, and new to the b…

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KAMIAH — Shouts of “You got this!” “Motivator,” “Just a few more feet,” “Hit it harder” and “You’re moving it” rang out in the morning air on Saturday, Nov. 14, as new Kamiah Fire/EMS chief, Bill Arsenault, put 11 applicants (one woman and 10 men) through the paces in Kamiah’s version of the…

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.

The staff at the Lewis County Extension Office congratulate all the 4-H and FFA participants from the 2020 Lewis County Fair. Normally, we would be meeting to celebrate the accomplishments of the members and leaders but unfortunately, we will not be able to hold an actual gathering. The Exte…

COTTONWOOD — The annual turkey shoot at Cottonwood Gun Club is Nov. 15, with the club open at 8:30 a.m. and purchase of card a guaranteed win. On Dec. 12, the club will host a “Girls With Guns” event starting at 9 a.m. On Jan. 10, the annual 10-week shoot begins. On March 13, the club hosts …

Pictured are 14 huge grain sacks full of aluminum cans that the people of the Clearwater community gathered year long and donated to the Clearwater QRU Ambulance fund. Doug and Nancy Sutton drove them to the Lewiston recycle center last Thursday, Oct. 15. They weighed 950 pounds and $313 was…

KAMIAH — The Veterans of Foreign Wars would like to invite everyone to Bingo this Friday, Oct. 23, starting at 7 p.m. This event will have a special $100 Halloween Blackout. The VFW offers free coffee, water and popcorn. VFW Bingo is every second and fourth Friday of the month. The post is l…

KOOSKIA — The Ridge Runner Fire Department will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 17, 3 p.m., at the Clearwater Valley Elementary School gym in Kooskia. The business meeting will be to update the community on the fire department, vote on new by-laws and elect new board members.

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this month, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to band together to provide hope and healing to patients fighting cancer by giving blood or platelets. In appreciation, those who give Oct. 15-Nov. 11 will receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via e-ma…

KAMIAH — The American Legion Post 75 would like to invite everyone to Bingo on Friday, Oct. 16, at 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.

The last Backyard Bounty Meeting for the 2020 gardening season will be held on Oct. 19 at the Nazarene church across from the Life Center in Kamiah. Potluck will be at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Bring any extra produce, plants or seeds you’d like to share or trade. We’ll…