The crowd for the girls basketball game against Prairie last Tuesday night in Kamiah was small on account of COVID-related limitations, but a few dozen Kubs supporters loudly yelled along with Yessica Gonzalez when the KHS cheerleaders took the floor during time-outs.

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    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…

    The crowd for the girls basketball game against Prairie last Tuesday night in Kamiah was small on account of COVID-related limitations, but a few dozen Kubs supporters loudly yelled along with Yessica Gonzalez when the KHS cheerleaders took the floor during time-outs.

    KAMIAH — Professional, respectful, integrity, duty and empathy. Those five words serve as the header for the whiteboard in the Kamiah Fire/EMS meeting room. Chief Bill Arsenault, who began his new role on Nov. 2, 2020, as Kamiah’s Fire/EMS chief reminds staff and volunteers to keep those wor…

      KAMIAH — Kamiah’s first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communication with the addition of a new, purpose-built FirstNet cell site. The site—located north of Kamiah—is part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place in Idaho, which is bringing increased coverage, c…

        Two branches of the Prairie River Library District (PRLD) have been selected among 200 libraries nationwide to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library Association (ALA) initiative that helps library workers better serve their…

        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 …

        The Christmas season is festive with colorful lights and decorations.

        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…

          CORVALLIS, Ore. – Erik A. Messenger of Kamiah has made the scholastic honor roll for fall term 2020 at Oregon State University.

          The Kamiah Kiwanis Club in December donated 40 sleeping bags to Kamiah Joint School District 304. Bags were distributed to elementary, junior high and high school students through a raffle. Pictured are some students who received sleeping bags.

          This is a little reminder to you to reach out to your family, friends and neighbors, especially this 2020 Christmas season where many people have been isolated and lonely. This is the perfect time to leave a little treat on a doorstep, make a phone call or find another way to connect. My adv…

            BOISE —The Idaho State Department of Education recently awarded $124,312 in federal grant funding through its Child Nutrition Programs to help 10 Idaho schools purchase new equipment for their National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.

              KAMIAH — The Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church will hold an outdoor Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m., at the church, located on the corner of 7th and Hill streets in Kamiah. This will be a brief, candlelight service with music and scripture readings. Dress appropriately for the weather and…

                Rev. Luann Howard, the pastor of Kamiah Community Presbyterian and Grangeville United Methodist churches, will be offering a service of remembrance for those who have lost loved ones this past year, or who find the holidays a time of deep sadness and grief. This service will be offered on-li…

                  KAMIAH —The Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church will hold an outdoor Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m., at the church, located on the corner of 7th and Hill streets in Kamiah. This will be a brief, candlelight service with music and scripture readings. Dress appropriately for the weather and …

                    KAMIAH — The annual Kamiah Lighted Christmas parade is set for Friday Dec. 4, 6 p.m. This year’s theme is, “Don’t be a Grinch ... Build a Float!” Three cash prizes will be awarded. Lineup is 5:30 p.m., at the Kamiah High School football field. Winners will be announced during the parade. Thi…

                      KAMIAH — The 2020 Kamiah Merchants Christmas Lighting Contest, open to all businesses within city limits, is on. Judging will be tomorrow, Dec. 3, and cash prizes are available for first through fifth places. The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this event. Upload photos to business …

                      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…

                        The local Marine Corps Toys for Tots applications are available in Kamiah and Kooskia. In Kamiah, pick up applications at Arnzen’s Kamiah Drug Store. Bring back applications to the store. In Kooskia, pick up applications at Cloninger’s Kooskia Super Market and bring back filled applications …

                          KAMIAH — The 2020 Kamiah Merchants Christmas Lighting Contest, open to all businesses within city limits, is on. Judging will be Dec. 3, and cash prizes are available for first through fifth places. The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this event. Upload photos to business Facebook p…

                          KAMIAH — At the regular board meeting of Kamiah Joint School District 304 on Monday, Nov. 16, the board revisited the district-wide mask mandate put in place on Nov. 12. The board had required masks for all students and staff through Nov. 24 after an employee who works with students at all t…

                          KAMIAH — Travis D. Ellenwood, 43, has been indicted on one count of strangulation, a felony, in connection with last month’s death of an adult female at a Kamiah residence.

                            KAMIAH — The American Legion Post #75 will be canceling this week’s Bingo, set for Nov. 20, to do precautionary cleaning and disinfecting. Organizers hope they will resume Bingo in December; keep eye open for sandwich board and newspaper for restart date.

                              KAMIAH — The 2020 Kamiah Merchants Christmas Lighting Contest, open to all businesses within city limits, is on. Judging will be Dec. 3, and cash prizes are available for first through fifth places. The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this event. Upload photos to business Facebook p…

                                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.

                                  KAMIAH — The annual Kamiah Lighted Christmas parade is set for Friday Dec. 4, 6 p.m. This year’s theme is, “Don’t be a Grinch ... Build a Float!” Three cash prizes will be awarded. Lineup is 5:30 p.m., at the Kamiah High School football field. Winners will be announced during the parade. Thi…

                                    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.…

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