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Written by Angela Broncheau   


     College basketball March Madness is in full swing!  How is your bracket?  I picked a lot of winners, some underdogs but they came back and got the “W”!

     Kamiah was active with their own March Madness, as teams, parents, grandparents and spectators came to town for the St. Patrick’s Day Youth Basketball tournament. The Wa-a’yas gym and the Kamiah Middle School were packed during all the  tournament games.  I am certain this tournament brought a lot of business to our little town.  I enjoyed watching all the teams play, especially the Kamiah Nation Warriors as they won another championship in the 6th grade girls division! Oh yeah, these young girls are very skilled basketball players, they play well as a team.  Hat’s off to Abraham and Susan Broncheau, Kamiah Nation Warrior’s parents, grandparents, the tournament teams, coaches, spectators, the referees, the people running the score boards and keeping stats, the gate keepers, and all volunteers that helped make this tournament a tremendous success for our youth.  It makes my heart sing when events such as this bring our youth, families and the communities together enjoying a weekend of basketball!

     Northfork Presbyterian Church in Ahsahka will have service this Sunday, March 25 beginning at noon with a potluck dinner.  Worship service will begin at 1 p.m.  Everyone is Welcome to share fellowship.

     Kamiah Second Indian Presbyterian Church will have Evangelistic services April 7-9.  I will have further information when the program is confirmed and completed.

     The 3rd NPTEC Candidates Meet and Greet will be Thursday, March 23 at the Wa-a’yas building beginning with a potluck dinner at 5:30 p.m.   Donations of food, desserts, beverages and table service will be appreciated.

     The NPTEC Candidates Forums will take place following the NPTEC Primary Election, Saturday, April 1.   NPTEC Candidates Forums will be Thursday, April 13 at Pi-nee-waus in Lapwai, Wednesday, April 19 at the Teweepuu Center in Orofino, and Thursday, April 27 at the Wa-a’yas building here in Kamiah.   Candidates will give platform address, followed by a question and answer period.  The forums are hosted by the families of Tim and Delores Wheeler. For more information contact Moderator Dallon Wheeler.

     Anniversary blessings to Randy and Marilyn Bowen and Bob and Amy Wilcox!

     Birthday blessings to Valerie Albert, Rachel Kirtland, Tyrel Henry, David Wheeler, and lil/big Brother, Dallon Wheeler Sr.

Yox Kalo^(That’s all)

Wolf Problems? Print E-mail

The following list of numbers is offered for anyone who experiences problems with wolves. 


Suspected Livestock Predation

Call USDA Wildlife Services, 1-866-487-3297 or contact Justin Mann, local Wildlife Specialist at 208-869-3297. Personnel will be dispatched to investigate.


Frequent Wolf Sightings

Contact the Nez Perce Tribe, Curt Mack at 208-634-1060. They will gather and record information, then provide advice.


Report Sighting of a Wolf

Go to Idaho Dept. of Fish & Game website to fill out a wolf report form: http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/cms/wildlife/wolves/


Health and Human Safety Concerns

A wolf may be killed if life and human safety is at risk. Contact Idaho Fish & Game at 208-799-5010 or call Nez Perce Tribe at 208-634-1061 or 911 Sheriff dispatch. All wolf kills will be investigated.


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