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Kamiah-area fires impact power, school levy, may delay CV schools start

Clearwater Complex 2015

Kamiah-area fires have impact on power services, Kamiah district levy, possible start of CV schools

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Kamiah fires: Where to help

An abundance of local support has popped up throughout Idaho County and beyond for locals displaced by fires. In addition, citizens want a chance to help donate to those people.

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Idaho County Fair: Pigs, people will keep cooler at the fair this year

It’s a hog’s world at the Idaho County Fair. At least it is this year. Each year the fair board plans and implements improvements to the grounds and this year it’s the pigs (and their owners) who will benefit most.

Idaho County Fair 2015: Fairgrounds camping popular tradition for many

‘For me, this is the official start of the fair’

A long line of cars and campers line the streets leading to the Idaho County Fair, winding like a caterpillar. “When that cable across the driveway hits the ground Saturday morning prior to the fair, campers are already lined up anticipating on getting a spot with hook-ups,” said Idaho County Fair board member Tony Schumacher, who is in charge of RV parking. “For me, this is the official start of the fair.”

Pow Wow set for weekend in Kamiah

The 39th annual Chief Lookingglass Celebration is set for this weekend, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 21-23.

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St. Mary’s providers receive awards

Three local physicians recently obtained “five star awards” for their service. St. Mary’s Hospital contracts with the Professional Research Consultants (PRC) to conduct interviews about health and wellness issues.

Canceled due to fires: Aug. 27 Kamiah hearing on proposed truck routes on US 12, state highways 13, 162

Public comment will be taken in Kamiah next Thursday, Aug. 27, on applications allowing trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds on highway sections of U.S. 12, Idaho 13 and Idaho 162.

Elk City man dies in Aug. 12 crash Red River Road

Idaho State Police is investigating last week’s crash near Elk City that claimed the life of John W. Markee.

Filings open Monday, Aug. 24, for open city council positions

Filing deadline is Friday, Sept. 4, to be on the ballot for the Nov. 3 election

Candidacy filings open Monday, Aug. 24, for open city council positions. Forms are available at prospective candidates’ respective city halls or through the Idaho County Elections Office at the courthouse.

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Yarbroughs lose home, Cloningers come close

There are many stories of destruction and loss during a tragedy such as the Clearwater Complex Fire. Here are two of the stories of Kamiah area couples whose lives changed in the matter of minutes Friday, Aug. 14.

Avista takes precautionary measures for dry weather conditions; could impact outage times

In response to dry summer conditions and high fire danger in the region, Avista is now undertaking temporary changes to power line operations in its Washington and Idaho service area.

Businesses donate to local fire victims

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Kamiah woman sentenced for resisting FBI agent in July

Pennie Sue Moffett, 41, of Kamiah, was sentenced July 20 to 10 months in prison to be followed by three years supervised release for resisting and impeding an officer of the United States. Moffett pleaded guilty on April 28...

Positive test reported on rabid bat found in Idaho County

Idaho North Central District reports receiving positive laboratory results for a rabid bat in Idaho County, the first in North Central Idaho this year. Every year, Idaho averages more than 15 rabid bat reports.

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White Bird IOOF Hall gets inside facelift

It takes a village … or at least several communities to renovate a hall.