Kamiah News


Alcohol a suspected factor in fatal crash

Alcohol is a suspected factor in last week’s fatal vehicle crash outside Kamiah. Roy J. Gehrke, 62, of Nezperce, succumbed to his injuries at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, according to Idaho State Police.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

KJSD 304 levy money will be used for ‘very specific needs’ ; SRS funds will help with end-of-year deficit

Kamiah Joint School District 304 Superintendent Steve Higgins knows the old parable is true: A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. “I am not counting on any extra money until I see it,” he said. Though SRS (Secure Rural Schools) funds were reauthorized by President Trump March 23 – which will mean about $200,000-plus to KSD 304 this school year – Higgins said this will not affect the Kamiah levy passed March 13.

April 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Wet weekend blows through county causing minor problems

“The county road infrastructure survived fine, at least as what we know at this point,” said Jerry Zumalt, coordinator for Idaho County Disaster Management. “I think, for the most part, we did alright.” Wet and windy, but no major damage; that’s the overall summary from officials following last weekend’s storm event that generally brought up to an inch in precipitation across Idaho County with related water impacts to area streams and minor power outages and road blockages.

April 11, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Earth Day participants sought for Kamiah

A plan to celebrate Earth Day in Kamiah is in the works for Friday, April 20, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Activities for children, such as creating art from recycled materials, games or displays about forests, soils, the hidden costs of water, gardening and composting and face-painting will be offered. The city council supports the event and approved closing a block of 5th Street between Main and Idaho streets.

April 4, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Clearwater Valley News: Valley Singers set Easter cantata dates

Spring is the time for singing, dancing and theater! This week the Clearwater Valley High School is presenting a musical version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella the Enchanted Edition. The CV theater program has performed spring musicals for the past three years since Mrs. Elizabeth Nuxoll began teaching music at the school. Nuxoll enjoys directing musicals since they are fun and lively. The larger cast sizes in musical theater allow more students to be involved. Twenty-six high school students form the cast and crew. In addition, shop and art teachers and their students constructed and painted the sets. Several parents are helping behind the scenes with costumes and props making this show a community affair.

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

Kamiah gains levy support; MVSD squeaks by

After years of failed levy attempts, Kamiah Joint School District 304 patrons said “yes.” Voters in Kamiah decided on a $500,000 request Tuesday, March 13, with 57 percent of voters giving the nod to schools. In addition, Mountain View School District 244 also approved its levy, the largest ever. The $3,090,048 request passed with 53 percent saying yes. The levies are passed on simple majority.

March 13, 2018 10:54 p.m. read more..


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