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CLEARWATER VALLEY — As the snow continues to melt, CV and Kamiah school winter sports season transitions to spring sports this week. Ten boys from the Clearwater Valley/Kamiah co-op team travelled to the state wrestling tournament last weekend. Athletic director, Allen Hutchens, shared that …

    CLEARWATER — The Friends of Elk City Wagon Road will meet Saturday, March 6, at the Clearwater Grange Hall. The meeting is at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck lunch. The Wagon Road Museum will also be open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The museum tells the story of the old Wagon Road that ran to Elk City …

    After last spring’s school shutdown of in-person schooling due to COVID-19, families needed to decide how to approach their children’s education last fall. Some chose in-person school, some online school through Clearwater Valley High School, while others chose different online school progra…

    CLEARWATER VALLEY — It seems like we got a winter’s worth of snow in the past week. Since I haven’t needed to venture very far from home, I’ve been enjoying cross country skiing around our property. Really great exercise breaking trail uphill, but once the snow stopped and I could follow my …

      PBS viewers are invited to watch The Last Log Drive on the Clearwater River. The film airs Thursday, Feb. 18, at 8:30 p.m., and repeats Sunday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. It will be available for early streaming beginning Feb. 11 on the PBS Video app or online at video.idahoptv.org.

      CLEARWATER VALLEY —The Friends of Elk City Wagon Road plans to hold their first meeting of the year on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Clearwater Grange Hall. The meeting begins at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck lunch. The Wagon Road museum, located in the Grange Hall, will also be open 11 a.m. - 1 p…

        CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Grange is hosting a bazaar/yard sale on Sunday, Feb. 7, in Clearwater. This usually coincides with the annual Ground Hog Day Breakfast at the IOOF Hall in Clearwater.

          CLEARWATER — The Friends of Elk City Wagon Road will meet on Saturday, Feb. 6, for the first time in 2021, at the Clearwater Grange Hall. The meeting is at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck lunch. The Wagon Road Museum will also be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The museum tells the story of the o…

          CLEARWATER VALLEY — As the darkness changes to light this month, we had our first bonfire of 2021. Wonderful to enjoy the crisp evening air next to an outdoor fire with a handful of friends we haven’t seen this winter. For those who may have wondered why I didn’t have a column for the past f…

            KAMIAH ­— If you want to send your loved one a fun surprise for Valentine’s Day, the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) will be delivering candygrams for your special someone on Saturday, Feb. 13.

            I purchased some books from Cottonwood the other night which gave ne the perfect excuse to drive through The Hangout and buy a taco salad for dinner. It was perfect! Check them out for a good meal if you’re in Cottonwood. Not only is the food good, but owners Ron and Debbie are great!

              KAMIAH — Each year, the Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) recognizes and honors members and partners for their contributions and commitment to our mission of empowering our youth and adults to build a healthier community. During the 2021 Upriver Youth Leadership Council Volunteer and P…

                CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Grange is hosting a bazaar/yard sale on Sunday, Feb. 7 in Clearwater. This usually coincides with the annual Ground Hog Day Breakfast at the IOOF Hall in Clearwater; however, the Ground Hog Day Breakfast may be cancelled this year due to Covid restrictions. Watch …

                  KAMIAH — On Sunday, Jan. 24, the Kamiah Teen Center is hosting an escape room, The Lost Mummy, from 1-3 p.m. While it is a family event, any teen is also welcome. “As an explorer, you’ve always dreamed of adventuring through Egypt. It’s where your grandfather, Howard Carter, discovered the r…

                  If you haven’t heard, the Idaho County Free Press community event calendars 2021 are available at the office. Pick a free calendar up today. They are also at several local businesses.

                    CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Grange is hosting a bazaar/yard sale on Sunday, Feb. 7 in Clearwater. This usually coincides with the annual Ground Hog Day Breakfast at the IOOF Hall in Clearwater; however, the Ground Hog Day Breakfast may be cancelled this year due to Covid restrictions. Watch …

                    CLEARWATER VALLEY — It’s that time of year when people think about a fresh start, and make resolutions to improve their physical, mental and emotional health. On a whim, I decided to join a group of local women on a 75-day challenge, that began on Sunday. Each of us have committed to making …

                    CLEARWATER VALLEY — As 2020 draws to a close, and I begin my 5th year writing this column, I reflect on the past year. It began with Kamiah’s annual Crab Feed in January, Clearwater’s Groundhog Day feed in February, and the Valley Educational Support Team (VEST) Fest in early March. Also, in…

                    CLEARWATER VALLEY —This time of year, we hear a lot about supporting local businesses. One that could really use your business right now is Purdy’s Farm Table Restaurant, at 18 Main Street, Kooskia. Someone backed a vehicle through their front window over Thanksgiving. They are hoping repair…

                      KOOSKIA — Order Christmas swags from the Clearwater Valley High School by calling CVHS at 208-926-4511. Swags are $25 each and will be available for pickup at the Kooskia City Park Nov. 29.

                      Pictured are 14 huge grain sacks full of aluminum cans that the people of the Clearwater community gathered  yearlong and donated to the Clearwater QRU Ambulance fund. Doug and Nancy Sutton drove them to the Lewiston recycle center Thursday, Oct. 15. They weighed 950 pounds and $313 was coll…

                      When Billy and Bonie Monahan, the new owners of Bear Hollow bed and breakfast along the Middle Fork Clearwater River had 330 grapevines to plant, they reached out to their neighbors for help. Roughly 15 people showed up to plant each day of a weekend last June. Upriver neighbor Sunnie Rensha…

                        KAMIAH — Reserve your free Thanksgiving dinner now which is provided by some of the local churches in the community. Takeout meals will be ready to be picked up on Thanksgiving Day between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., at the Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church (corner of 7th and Hill St.). Call Rev.…

                          KAMIAH — American Legion Post 75 would like to invite everyone to Bingo, Friday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. downstairs. The post is located at 618 Main Street, Kamiah. There will be a $100 blackout played for; 50/50 drawing, free coffee, pie, nachos, and the concession stand will be open.

                            Spots available for Idaho County Trunk or Treat; location changed, donations sought

                              KAMIAH  — Reserve your Thanksgiving dinner now which provided by some of the local churches in the community. Take-Out meals will be ready to be picked up on Thanksgiving Day between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., at the Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church (corner of 7th and Hill St)  Call Rev. Luann …

                              CLEARWATER VALLEY — A great weekend for local sports teams! An impressive finish for CVK (Clearwater Valley-Kamiah) cross-country runners at the District II 1A championships in Lewiston. Two girls and two boys from the small team qualified for the 1A state meet in Pocatello this weekend. Led…

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