Kamiah News



Clearwater Valley News: Kamiah looking to raise another $60k for track resurfacing

This past week I stayed up way too late watching the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Our American athletes, brown, black, white, gay, straight, rich, poor, immigrants or native born have skated, skied, jumped, flown, flipped and spun their hearts out on the world stage. Great to see the grace and style of our athletes and their respect for their teammates and competitors. It’s about so much more than sports and watching them makes me proud to be an American.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Community breakfast set for St. Catherine’s

The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 8:30-10 a.m. Breakfasts are held every month on the last Wednesday of each month.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Clearwater Valley: Art show, BrewFest liven up week in Kamiah

Last Tuesday night the Muse Media February art opening was the place to be in Kamiah! Lauren Paterson, artist and Muse Media owner, welcomed a diverse group of artists with the theme What Does Equality Mean to You? An interesting mix of people came by to enjoy the varied art pieces and to mingle, snack and meet the artists. Ashlei Ryan was on hand with a display about YWCA’s local programs to support women and to answer questions. Cameron and Amelia provided some fun live music with guitar, drumming and vocals. Maylei Ryan, at age 5 the youngest artist featured in the show, painted a colorful piece almost as tall as she is. The show will be up for the month of February at Muse Media (410 Main Street, Kamiah). Artwork is for sale and 25 percent of the sales price will go to support the YWCA. We had fun at the Febrewary Brewfest in Kamiah on Saturday seeing some old friends and meeting some new ones. This chamber of commerce event featured local and regional craft beers and hard ciders. Lots of good brews, got to sample five, five-ounce drinks. It’s great to see the Chamber recognizing the craft brewing culture that is developing in our area with beer:30 taproom owner Brian Brokop leading the event. Local band the Syndicats entertained in the afternoon until the auction started.

February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Bradbury to talk on early logging; Kamiah program is Feb. 19

John Bradbury will speak to the Lewis County Historical Society Monday, Feb. 19, at 2:15 p.m. in Kamiah at the Welcome Center, 518 Main Street next to the Kamiah Valley Museum. Bradbury will tell about the beginning of logging in the Clearwater Drainage, starting with the Weyerhaeuser purchase of the timber, the sawmill at Elk River, the horse logging at Headquarters and the log drives on the Clearwater River. He will also discuss Headquarters in the early days and what it was like to grow up in a company owned town.

February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Absentee voting under way

Voting is under way for both the Mountain View and Kamiah school district’s levy elections. Last Friday, Feb. 9, the Idaho County Elections Office began sending mail-out absentee ballots to voters. On Monday, Feb. 12, absentee voting opened at the Idaho County Courthouse, which continues through March 9.

February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

BrewFest set for Kamiah this Saturday

The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce will host its 3rd annual FeBREWary Brewfest and Auction this Saturday, Feb. 10 at the American Legion Hall located at 618 Main Street in Kamiah. This fund-raiser will help maintain operations at the Kamiah Chamber of Commerce and help fund special projects. The event is co-sponsored by Freedom Northwest Credit Union.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Clearwater Valley News: Brewfest on tap for this weekend

Last Tuesday, the women of Rose Wellness Center gathered at the Center for the full moon to honor the life of Julie Rose Wells. The group, led by Stacy McCusker, shared an evening of yoga, meditation and prayer. We also shared stories and poems about our unique friend Julie and the joy she brought to our lives and the Kooskia community. Her openness to people and acceptance of different ideas continues to inspire us. We enjoyed a potluck and fellowship afterwards.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


UYLC, KAP set family Valentine activity for Friday, Feb. 9

The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) is partnering with the Kamiah Afterschool Program (KAP) to provide an evening of Valentine’s Day card making, a “heart hunt,” and playing “musical hearts” (similar to musical chairs) for youth in grades K-four, Friday, Feb. 9.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Town Hall Meeting in Kamiah Feb. 10

Legislative District 6 and 7 representatives will host a town hall meeting this Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Hearthstone Bakery and Tea House in Kamiah beginning at 10 a.m.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Kamiah 304 to ask patrons for $500k in March levy vote

Kamiah Joint School District 304 will try again for a levy come March 13. “I think we’re ready; I think we’re in a good place,” said superintendent Steve Higgins. JSD 304 will ask patrons to pass a $500,000 maintenance and operations levy March 13.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Clearwater Valley News: Groundhog Feed is Sunday

Lolo Pass is a bit of a drive, at the outer limits of Idaho County, but it is lovely up there, especially in wintertime. If you miss the snow and want to enjoy a full moon, the Lolo Pass Visitor Center will have their warming hut open from 4:30-8:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Friday, Feb. 2. They’ll have a fire going and hot chocolate and coffee. People are encouraged to cross-country ski or snowshoe on the trails there. You can rent snowshoes for $4 in both kids and adult sizes. Full moon skiing can be a thrill if you haven’t done it! Bring a headlamp to guide you when you’re in the trees. You will also need a winter recreation pass to park in the lot.

January 31, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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