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The Idaho County Free Press presents this year's Get Acquainted 2021. The 38th annual issue …

    KAMIAH — The American Legion Post 75 would like to invite everyone to Bingo, Friday, June 18, 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.

    CLEARWATER VALLEY — The new Stites City Park, at the corner of Main and Bridge streets, is progressing with the addition of a beautiful, metal cut-out sign produced by students of Nezperce High School. The fence has been removed in front since the grass is established now. Volunteers have pl…

      KAMIAH — A Kamiah Wellbriety group meeting and Red Road to Recovery, a 12-step based American Indian program, is set for each Monday, 7 p.m., at the Wa-A-Yas Community Building. For details call 503-569-6639.

        KAMIAH — An Orofino-to-Kamiah jet boat race is scheduled June 18-20, with 27-mile legs from Ahsahka Beach to Kamiah Boat Ramp starting at 9:30 a.m. that Saturday and continuing at 9:30 a.m. that Sunday. That Friday, June 18, boaters will have testing, training and registration followed by a …

        CLEARWATER VALLEY — Schools out for summer, schools out forever! Both CV and Kamiah seniors graduated last Friday. Glad they were able to have the normal pomp and circumstance of graduation this year. Congratulations to the Clearwater Valley, Kamiah and home-school high school graduates. The…

          KAMIAH — The 2021 CVRA rodeo will be presented June 19-20 by Bar X Rodeo, with mutton busting, breakaway roping, chute dogging, steer riding, bull riding, saddle bronc, team roping and barrel racing entries open through barxranches@gmail.com. Performances are 6 p.m. that Saturday and 1 p.m. …

            All eight branches of Prairie River Library District (Craigmont, Culdesac, Kamiah, Kooskia, Lapwai, Nezperce, Peck and Winchester) are registering kids for Summer Reading Program. The theme for 2021 is “Tails and Tales”, each branch will have different activities, focusing on reaching kids i…

              KAMIAH — Kamiah Community Library is registering kids for the Summer Reading Program on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings, via email (kamiah.library@prld.org) or by phone at 208-935-0428. Focus is on kids in grades K-8, but there are teen and adult options, too. Prizes will include metal…

              CLEARWATER VALLEY — Both Clearwater Valley (CV) and Kamiah track teams competed well last weekend, with the Kubs boys’ team edging out 2nd place Logos 109.24 to 108 points. Preston Amerman, of CV, clocked the most impressive individual performance, winning all three distance races- the 800, …

                KAMIAH — CVRA (Clearwater Valley Roundup Association) Rodeo royalty tryouts are set for Sunday, June 6, 2 p.m., at the Kamiah Arena. See the CVRA Rodeo Facebook page for continuing information.

                  KAMIAH — Teenagers 12 to 18 are invited to show what makes them proud to call Kamiah home. UYLC invites teenagers —anyone 12 to 18 years old, from Kamiah and Kooskia areas— to take photographs that depict something that brings them hometown pride and, in a short artist’s statement, tell why.

                  CLEARWATER VALLEY — Great to see the Nez Perce Tribal members gathering in Kamiah for the spring general council. They were able to gather in person this year. On the first day of council the ‘Uuyit Kimti program staff organized a memorial walk to remember missing and murdered indigenous wom…

                    Red flag laws and state sovereignty are among the topics to be presented in free lecture courses being offered this Friday and Saturday in Grangeville and Kamiah. Speaker will be nation-ally known presenter, KrisAnne Hall. Presentations are free and sponsored by the Idaho County Republican C…

                    CLEARWATER VALLEY — After a few days of unseasonably hot weather at the end of last week, I spent a rainy, Saturday morning watching the Clearwater Valley Rams and Kamiah Kubs Middle School kids in their fourth and final track meet of the season. The rain didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of…

                    CLEARWATER VALLEY — April showers bring May flowers! As I sit at my window to write, it’s lovely to see the rain after quite a few weeks of dry weather. On my morning walk in the drizzle, I could smell the sweetness of the cherry and plum blossoms and saw a larger than normal (43) herd of el…

                      SPOKANE, Wash. — Innovia Foundation recently announced $1,205,780 in grants awarded to 133 organizations in Eastern Washington and North Idaho through the recent Community Grant Program and Arts & Culture Recovery Grant Program. Innovia Foundation awarded five grants to these organizatio…

                      Pine Tree Community Credit Union is going paperless. PTCCU will no longer be mailing printed statements after Dec. 31. Did you know the Environmental Protection Agency estimates Americans use about 99 million tons of paper each year and paper makes up about 34 percent of the waste in our cou…

                        KrisAnne Hall will be in Grangeville at the Super 8 Motel, Friday, May 7, 2-4 p.m. to talk about red flag laws. She will then give presentations on Saturday, May 8, at the Kamiah Life Center, on state sovereignty, 9-11 a.m., America disarmed, 1-2:30 p.m. and “Where we go from here”, 3-5 p.m.

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

                            KAMIAH – Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests officials have announced plans today for their annual spring prescribed fire projects. Planned ignitions will begin as early as this weekend when weather and fuel conditions become optimal for achieving management objectives while minimizing smo…

                              KAMIAH — On Tuesday, April 20, Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC), Youth Advisory Board (YAB), UYLC Recovery, and the Life Center will be hosting the band 7th Day Slumber for a Christian rock concert at The Life Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the concert starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $5.

                              CLEARWATER VALLEY — This week is 911 Dispatcher Appreciation week. These folks are unsung heroes in helping save lives and property by getting law enforcement, fire, ambulance and other services headed your way when you call. Thanks dispatchers!

                                KAMIAH — VFW Post 5407 is holding Bingo on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, at the VFW Hall, starting at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Popcorn and water are free.

                                  KAMIAH — The Deary Youth Bell Choir will be giving a sacred concert at the Kamiah Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 3366 Willow Street, in the Bethman Addition, on Saturday, April 10 at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome.

                                    KAMIAH — VFW Post 5407 is holding Bingo on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, at the VFW Hall, starting at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Popcorn and water are free.

                                    CLEARWATER VALLEY — With the weather warming up, I’m starting to see more life on the streets and people gathering outdoors. After all the spring sports just got started, CV and Kamiah are on spring break this week, so no school activities. Last week, a marathon length track meet at Kamiah l…

                                    It was a good day for fishing — but maybe not for catching — Friday, March 10, at Tommy Robinson Pond outside of Kamiah.

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