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LEWISTON, ID - Early Saturday morning, at about 3:00 a.m., a Nez Perce County Deputy attempted to stop a motorist for speeding on US95 near milepost 312. The vehicle initially failed to stop and continued on US95 and then headed west on US12 across Memorial Bridge.  The driver did finally st…

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LEWISTON, ID - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the change in snow-pack telemetry readings from January 1 to January 16 set records in the Cascades of Washington, northern Blue Mountains, and northern Rockies in Idaho and Montana. The snow-pack at Mt. Rainier National Park tripled sin…

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LEWISTON - After a thorough search, the process of finding a new manager for the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport has come to a conclusion. Michael Issacs was selected from a narrowed down pool of four candidates and voted in unanimously by the board Monday night.

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LEWISTON, ID - According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Idaho growers seeded 720,000 acres of winter wheat for the 2020 crop, down 1 percent from 2019, but unchanged from the 2018 crop. Oregon farmers planted 700,000 acres, down 5 percent from the 2019 crop and down 3 percen…

LEWISTON - The City of Lewiston park maintenance staff will be sprucing up the Normal Hill Cemetery by pruning and removing overgrown bushes, shrubs and trees. This maintenance is necessary because many of the plantings are over 50 years old, in poor condition and/or overgrown and not being …

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BOISE, ID - Idaho public health officials are reporting that two Idaho children have died from influenza-related causes. One child lived in northern Idaho and the other in eastern Idaho. The Department of Health and Welfare and Idaho public health districts are also investigating reports of …

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LAPWAI, ID - On Thursday, Judge B. Lynn Winmill denied defendant Midas Gold Corporation’s motion to stay the Nez Perce Tribe's Clean Water Act lawsuit against the company. Winmill stated in his ruling that “the Tribe has presented evidence that there will be real, tangible harm if the discha…

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LEWISTON, ID - Firefighting crews from the Wheatland Fire District, Lewiston, Clarkston, and Asotin County Fire District #1 responded to a fire at an unoccupied home just east of Lewiston early Thursday morning. According to ACFD #1, responding crews encountered lots of smoke and flames in a…

LEWISTON, ID - According to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, 2 in 5 tested homes across the state have higher-than-recommended radon levels. January is Radon Action Month, and the agency is encouraging Idahoans to test their homes for radon and raising awareness about the risks of radon.

LEWISTON, ID - According to Idaho State Police, the driver of a Subaru Forester was transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center with minor injuries on Monday after a crash on US95 in a construction zone just east of Lewiston on US12/95.

KELLOGG, ID - After three avalanches at Silver Mountain Resort, near Kellogg, were reported to the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office just past 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, emergency responders coordinated a rescue effort at the ski resort. According to the Sheriff's Office, five individuals we…

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LEWISTON, ID - According to Business Insider, Macy's has annouced the closing of at least 15 stores, including the location in the Lewiston Center Mall. Other locations include Walla Walla and Seattle. In 2016, Macy's said that it would close 100 stores after it reported six consecutive year…

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LEWISTON, ID - St. Joseph Regional Medical Center announced Monday morning that Tim Trottier has been named chief executive officer, effective January 13. Trottier replaces Mike Poore, who has been serving as interim CEO while the hospital conducted a search to find its next permanent leader.

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LAPWAI - On January 3, the Idaho State Police received information from an Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent that a wanted felon was  driving westbound on Lapwai Road in a red Mazda pickup. The suspect, 39-year-old Dale B. West of Lewiston, had a felony warrant for Failure to App…

LEWISTON, ID - Park staff at Hells Gate State Park discovered a sunken vessel in the marina basin at the park. The department has decided to close the boat launch all day Friday while the vessel is removed. The Idaho Parks and Recreation Department asks that all boaters to use the nearby Sou…

LEWISTON - Lewiston Fire units were dispatched shortly before 4:00 P.M. to a cooking fire at 1226 Burrell Ave, Apartment A. Residents were cooking when a fire broke out on the stove. The occupants of the apartment were able to quickly knockdown the main body of the fire with 2 fire extinguis…

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LEWISTON, ID - The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office is again warning of a phone scam that recently took over $1,000 from a local resident. According to the NPCSO, the victim had been contacted by a male with a foreign accent that claimed to be calling from Google. The victim reported the sc…

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LEWISTON, ID - In the late evening hours last Friday, Lewiston Police began receiving calls regarding vandalism in the downtown Lewiston area. Multiple reports were received into Saturday morning. Police say a large number of businesses had been vandalized after rocks were thrown through the…

OROFINO, ID - Emergency crews were called to 1370 Harmony Heights in Orofino on Christmas Day for a reported chimney fire. According to the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office, before the fire could be extinguished, it had spread to the structure. The Orofino Fire Department saved the majorit…

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BEND, OR - Nearly 70 years after Les Schwab founded Les Schwab Tire Centers, its Board and Shareholders are seeking new ownership. Bloomberg first reported the move on Tuesday morning, saying the company could be sold for as much as $3 billion.

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LEWISTON, ID - There is still no new agreement between Regence BlueShield of Idaho and St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston. Unless a new agreement is worked out soon, starting January 16, the hospital will no longer be an "in-network" provider option for those with Regence coverag…

LEWISTON, ID - At approximately 8:30 p.m. Sunday, the Lewiston Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 318 3rd Street, Apartment D. First arriving crews found light smoke from the front door of the structure and, when they entered the residence, found fire in the kitchen area. It wa…

LEWISTON, ID - According to the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office, the area is seeing an increase in reported thefts from vehicles and residences. The NPCSO issued a warning Sunday afternoon that says residents should remember to lock their vehicles, as some of the recent thefts have occurre…

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