The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) seeks public comment by Nov. 9 on proposed plans to address elevated Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria in several tributaries of the South Fork Clearwater River.
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…
Reduced-price deer and elk tags will go on sale at 10 a.m. MT Dec. 1, under new rules the Idaho Fish and Game Commission advanced for legislative approval in 2021.
Idaho Fish and Game and Potlatch-Deltic continues the long-term lease agreement partnership to provide and preserve public access for hunting, fishing and trapping on 567,002 acres of private timber land in north-central Idaho.
Kammy Law, formerly of Kamiah, was recently in town visiting when she took this photo. “I miss that cute little town so much! It’s beautiful this time of year! The green sceneries, the awesome wildlife and best of all, the amazing people. I miss you all,” said Kammy.
A bald eagle struggles to get airborne with a kill that is a little too large for it to carry. Eventually the bird pulled some of the flesh loose to take to its nest. The eagle was spotted in the Valley View Sub-division last Friday. Peter DuPre/Progress
Photographer Ron Householder of Kooskia reports that his suet feeder has a number of regulars, including a male downy woodpecker, red-breasted nuthatch, black-capped chickadee, Steller’s jay, and this dark-eyed Junco.
Photographer Dixie Lynn took this photo from her dining room window. The three seem to be either keeping warm or having a meeting during the last cold snow. The photo was taken near Harpster.
By the looks of things, you’d never guess this photo was taken in the dead of winter. Paula Hinckley snapped this picture of the rain falling Jan. 8 while driving on Highway 162 towards Kamiah.
“This young deer took several flying jumps when I startled it on my walk one day. I thought it might be one of Santa’s young deer in training as high as it was jumping. : ) Maybe he will be ready for the sleigh in a few more years,” said photographer Dixie Lynn. The photo […]
Game of cat and mouse – This scene is not exactly ‘peace and goodwill’…. although looks can be deceiving sometimes. Chester the cat ponders his relationship with his foe, and as fate would have it, his lunch, just long enough for me to get an unusual shot last weekend. Janene Engle/Progress
“This photo was taken last week as I was walking the woods. The bucks are in full rut now and running everywhere. This young buck had been chased by a much larger buck and seemed a little confused to see me and didn’t run for a very long time. They are really pretty and I […]
Weighed down by work This sweat bee appears to have been bathed in pollen. Photographer Geri Goldsberry approached this bee and thought it had picked up too much pollen and couldn’t fly. So the bee was placed in a jar and moved into a bush where it could maybe shake or knock off some of […]
Dena Riffel of Kamiah submitted this photo of her son Trent who she says went out hunting for grapes and found this enormous squash up on Frasier Grade near Kamiah. The squash weighed an astounding 46 pounds and was 33 inches long!
Late August is a mystical time to canoe the Middle Fork. “Just downriver from Lowell I discovered a sandbar full of cairns. I’m sure they were left by Lewis and Clark,” said photographer Tim McDonald.
“I don’t know about anyone else, but I have quite a time keeping my eyes off the river while traveling between Kamiah and Orofino. I HAD to pull off the road for this photo,” reports Geri Goldsberry of Kamiah.
“While I was walking my dog a couple nights ago, this praying mantis landed on my flashlight and proceeded to stay there for quite some time. It seemed content to be in the spotlight,” reports photographer Dixie Lynn of Harpster.
The Oregon Coast is recognized worldwide for its stunning landscapes and unforgettable scenic ocean views. A long-overdue vacation with my daughters produced timeless images of crab digging seagulls (above left) and hidden water-filled caves on the beach. Mishayla Carroll (above right) of Kamiah explores a large rock cave on Bandon Beach. Janene Engle/Progress
Joey the dog is enjoying the water and the sun. Sonia is having to work a little harder but having fun, too. The photo was taken July 1 at Elk River. Photo contributed by Sonia Borgert
This little guy was enjoying an early morning snack outside the living room window of photographer Tim McDonald. “It didn’t seem to bother him that I was standing less than two feet away. He just kept on munching,” said McDonald. The photo was taken near Harpster.
Penny Miller photographed this sunset scene at Barb Steele’s ranch on Battle Ridge earlier this month. Penny reports the beautiful gardens there give her the opportunity of capturing and sharing God’s ultimate beauty.
While walking in the woods recently, photographer Dixie Lynn saw this white and red spider on a white daisy. “At first it blended in so well with the web and the petals that I didn’t see it, but on closer observation I could see the red stripes on the spider’s back. Since I have never […]
- In other council business:
- Economics thrive at Elk City Small Business park
- Arsenault hired as Kamiah area’s new fire/EMS chief; reports to work Nov. 2
- Investigation into Pleasant Acres Dr. vehicle accident ongoing
- Interviews ongoing, awaiting lab tests from autopsy; homicide investigation under way in Elk City
- Public asked to keep eye out for two Orofino men still missing
- ‘It’s really been a kick, but it’s a lot of work’; Popular pumpkin carving event marks its final year
- Glenwood-Caribel: Checkering is not a game