Thirteen years ago the City of Kamiah missed a golden—quite literally—opportunity to raise a handsome amount of money from a lease agreement with cell company Inland Cellular. It would appear that city leaders were twitterpated about cell service … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: No more bargain deals
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It’s rare to feel an earthquake in northern Idaho. So when one arrived last week I didn’t even immediately recognize it. A 4.1 magnitude quake struck about 15 miles east of Grangeville at 2:39 p.m. on Nov. 20, according to the U.S. Geological … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: Are you prepared for life’s quakes?
If more federal land and designated Wilderness and Wild & Scenic rivers is supposed to result in more economy and jobs then Idaho County should be among the wealthiest in the nation. It isn’t. Idaho County is 83% federally owned. Just over … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: Will the roar be heard?
To police or not to police, that is the question at Kooskia. Kooskia Mayor Charlotte Schilling penned a letter to the Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Council on July 10 announcing the city had chosen to create its own police … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: City needs to open lines of communication with public
The Kamiah City Council deserves a pat on the back for its proposal to support more local business. For the longest time the city officially shunned businesses residing outside of city limits. According to the city’s sign ordinance, a business … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: Council getting it right with pro-business stance
The communities of the upper Clearwater Valley have arrived at a unique juncture whereby something great is possible. For generations teenagers at Kamiah and Clearwater Valley schools have engaged in sporting activities as rivals. While it … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: Combined sports teams can strengthen communities
A community shaping vote will be presented to area citizens in less than two weeks as Mountain View and Kamiah school districts will seek support to continue operating at present levels. Mountain View is asking for a little over $3.09 million and … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: Levy vote is about a lot more than school
How free is America? In regard to the world, where would you guess the United States would rank in freedom? Within the top three, right? Actually, no. Ok, we would be in the top 10 for sure. Again, no. Though we may think of ourselves … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: Freedom index says America is slipping
For solid waste collectors there is never a shortage of work—and consternation. Imagine going to work and having to deal with a dead horse dropped at your feet, exploding batteries, or human feces. Garbage collectors deal with all of that and more … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: We pay more for other’s lack of upbringing
It is refreshing to see strong community support of former Kamiah Mayor Dale Schneider’s use of prayer to start city council meetings. Doing what is right must always be defended. Our nation is at war with its identity because of a growing … [Read more...] about All I Have to Say: Pray for thy enemies