The statistics are staggering. “In 2014, there were 86 opiate prescriptions for every 100 persons in Idaho,” stated Dr. Peg Gehring, St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics. That may mean one person could have four different prescriptions, she said. But that many is too many, and Gehring wants to see that change.August 15, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
It was a very sad week in the Clearwater Valley with the tragic deaths of two teenage boys. Spencer Flerchinger, a Kamiah High School student, from a fall at Glacier National Park and Michael Routh of Kooskia in a car accident on Highway 12 on his way back from the hospital after the birth of his daughter. My heart goes out to the families and friends of these two young men. An account has been set up at Freedom Northwest Credit Union to help their families. Donations of any amount are welcome.August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Michael R Routh, 18, died at the scene. Cause of the crash is as yet undetermined, and investigation is expected to take several weeks.August 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The Kamiah Fly-In, sponsored by the Clearwater Valley Aero Club, was a draw to many from throughout the region Saturday, July 7.July 18, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Meetings in Grangeville, Aug. 15; Kamiah, Aug. 21; and Elk City, Sept. 6.July 18, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Paving work started this week, the first section of a 50-mile project along U.S. Highway 12 to improve mobility and safety. According to the Idaho Transportation Department, the 27-mile section between Tumble Creek and Saddle Camp Road will be resurfaced first, followed by the 23-mile section between Warm Springs and the Idaho-Montana border in August.July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The necessary signatures have been collected to place an initiative before voters this fall, and now supporters of a measure that would provide health care to thousands of Idahoans have begun preparing for the next phase.July 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
“It’s important to remember this is just a stepping stone to pull people together to address something very difficult,” Sydrin Sam, YWCA, Lewiston, told a crowd of about 35 Thursday night, June 21.June 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
A former Kamiah resident has been charged with felony vehicular manslaughter in connection with a fatality crash at Woodland last fall. As of press time, a court hearing on the matter is pending for Cord E. Wilson, 27.June 27, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Private and self-employed workers make up the majority of employment within Idaho County. This, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012-2016 American Community Survey (ACR).June 27, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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