A Kamiah family may have observed a set of quadruplet fawns last week while visiting a friend’s house. If so, it would be an exceptionally rare experience. Kamiah teacher Joe Sams said his children Jace and Miah were the first to spot a doe … [Read more...] about Quadruplets?
One of Kamiah’s newest tools in addressing prescription drug abuse wears a bright green suit and stands at the ready 24/7. A prescription drug drop off box was recently installed in the alcove at the entrance to Kamiah City Hall. Kamiah Chief … [Read more...] about MedReturn program debuts at Kamiah
Finally, someone is beginning to take distracted driving seriously. Washington State’s distracted driving law went into effect this past Sunday making it a primary offense to talk on the phone while driving unless. That means police can pull over … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: It’s our turn to ban distracting car talk
Residential garbage fees could rise should stricter requirements imposed by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) go into effect. DEQ wants Simmons Sanitation/NADL Enterprises to transport all yard waste it collects to a landfill in … [Read more...] about Garbage fees set to climb under DEQ rules
Numerous lightning-caused starts have been detected across the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests due to a late afternoon thunderstorm on July 14. Currently, 18 fires have been detected on the Lochsa/Powell, Moose Creek, and Red River Ranger … [Read more...] about Fire danger reaches ‘very high’ level
Idaho County residents will once again be stuck with the bill to try twice-convicted killer Mark Lankford for a third time. Will the third time be the charm when justice actually prevails? Or will the charade continue until a financially strapped … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: Justice system focused on the system, not justice
This is the first of a two-part series. Next week will feature Idaho County crime statistics. A reduction in crime in Lewis County can be credited in part to a more observant public, says Lewis County Sheriff Jason Davis. The Idaho State … [Read more...] about Lewis County Sheriff credits public ‘eyes’ for drop in criminal offenses
Fireworks are like Charles Dickens to me: they are the best of times and the worst of times. As an eight year old I loved watching our neighbors set off hundreds of dollars of explosive sparkles. Some shot high in the air culminating in the … [Read more...] about Fireworks: Set ’em or snuff ’em?
Kamiah police have decided to let fireworks offenses be complaint driven rather than seeking out offenders. The issue has become a hot topic statewide, as a recent opinion from the Attorney General’s Office has labeled the purchasing, using, or … [Read more...] about City of Kamiah to ban fireworks next year?
Kamiah School Trustees floated the idea of implementing a four-day school week during a regular board meeting on June 19. Public reception to the idea was mixed with teachers, staff, and parents sharing concerns and benefits of a four-day school … [Read more...] about Kamiah School District eyes four-day week