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BOVILL, ID – Governor Brad Little appointed Rex Cromer and Diane Holt to the Bovill City Council. Three of four city council members resigned earlier this year, and Governor Little had to appoint two of the vacancies to establish a quorum of the council. Cromer is a retired logger and has se…

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LEWISTON, ID - The Lewiston Roundup, now in it's 85th year, will be featured in the nationally televised "Special Cowboy Moments" program on RFD-TV next week.  The show specializes on getting inside the story with 20th Century rodeo legends, up-and-comers, and connoisseurs of western history…

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BOISE, ID - Idaho’s first two human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) infection for 2019 have been confirmed in residents of south central Idaho's Washington County. A resident over the age of 30 was diagnosed with West Nile virus neuroinvasive disease. Another resident over the age of 60 was d…

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BOISE, ID - Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged up from 2.8 in June to 2.9 percent in July, the 20th consecutive month at or below 3 percent.

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LEWISTON, ID - Mike Tatko, the Lewis-Clark regional business manager for Avista Utilities, has been elected president of the board of directors for the Lewis-Clark State College Foundation.

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LOLO PASS, ID – The Lolo Pass Visitor Center, located on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests off of US12 at the Idaho/Montana state line, will soon welcome Karen Savory for the visitor center’s Artist in Residence program. Savory will be working with watercolors and interacting with vi…

MCCALL, ID - The Nethker Fire is now 68 percent contained as crews continue to make progress in the northern area of the fire. Some isolated areas of previously unburned vegetation inside the fire perimeter burned yesterday, leading to a small increase in the size of the fire to 2,351 acres.

KAMIAH, ID - The North Fork and Lochsa-Powell Ranger Districts of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests recently announced plans for annual summer prescribed fire projects beginning mid-August when weather and fuel conditions are optimal to achieve management objectives while minimizing …

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COTTONWOOD, ID - The Idaho County Fair taking place from August 14-17 in Cottonwood is now underway. An official ribbon cutting ceremony kicked things off Wednesday morning. This year’s theme is “Idaho County Fair, It’s In Our Nature.”

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BOISE, ID – The Idaho Lottery is now the official Guinness World Records title holder for the largest gathering of people scratching scratch cards. A total of 479 people scratched their official title attempt cards during the Idaho Lottery’s 30th Anniversary celebration on July 19, 2019, to …

LEWISTON, ID - An open house to recognize Judge Kent Merica’s service to Nez Perce County Courts is being planned for Thursday, August 22, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Brammer Building Conference Room, 1225 Idaho Street, Lewiston. The public is invited. Cake and punch will be provided.

MCCALL, ID - Containment on the Nethker Fire now stands at 63 percent with a slight increase in acreage to 2,340 acres, according to new infrared mapping overnight.  The fire is burning in the Payette National Forest, north of McCall.

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LAPWAI, ID - The Nez Perce Tribe will award their annual Local Education Program Fund grants on August 22. The event will take place at the Clearwater River Casino & Lodge at 12:00 p.m. This year, over $367,000 will be awarded, with approximately 48 awards being distributed. These funds …

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BOISE, ID - The State Department of Education publishes online report cards for every public school and charter in Idaho. The digital report cards are a part of Idaho’s accountability system.

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KOOSKIA, ID - Late Sunday morning, the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a fire located on Harris Ridge, near Kooskia.  Upon arrival, a Forest Service employee found debris from a crashed plane, which became fully engulfed in flames.  A release from the Idaho County Sheriff's Off…

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MCCALL, ID - Containment on the Nethker Fire now stands at 56 as crews continue to attack the blaze on the ground and in the air. The progress has allowed fire managers to begin to open roads that were closed due to fire danger.

BOISE, ID - The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Monday, Aug. 12, approved legislative proposals to advance for Governor’s Office review. The first would increase nonresident license and tag fees. The other would establish Commission authority to designate locations other than Wildlife Mana…

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PULLMAN, WA - The University of Idaho and Washington State University have each made the list of 385 most outstanding colleges and universities in 2020 as ranked by the Princeton Review. The rankings were released on August 5, and are based on factors that include the excellence of the acade…

ASOTIN, WA - The weekends of August 23rd and 30th, the Asotin County Sheriff's Office, Clarkston Police Department and other area law enforcement will be a part of the "Target Zero" mobilization.  The agencies will have extra patrols in place looking for impaired drivers.  The Asotin County …

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ATHOL, ID - The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office had been searching for 66-year-old Howard Coats since Friday.  The Athol resident left home Thursday around 7:00 p.m. on his ATV and had not returned. Coats was finally found Sunday afternoon by a family riding dirt bikes in the area.  He had …

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MCCALL, ID - New mapping at the site of a wildfire burning north of McCall shows the Nethker Fire now totals 2,253 acres.  There are 642 personnel assigned to the fire, which is 41 percent contained.

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LEWISTON, ID - Most of the region is under either a Flash Flood Watch, Hazardous Weather Outlook, or Red Flag Warning.  The Red Flag Warning is set to expire today, as the National Weather Service predicts heavy rain to come with scattered severe thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening.…

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MCCALL, ID - Officials say the Nethker Fire, north of McCall, is holding at about 2,000 acres and, as of 5:00 a.m. Saturday, is 27 percent contained.  Crews are hoping to get help from some much needed rain as thunderstorms are forecast in the fire area to begin around noon Saturday.  The st…

GRANGEVILLE, ID - Idaho State Police are still investigating a Friday morning crash on State Highway 13, six miles north of Grangeville.  A 2019 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by 58-year-old Kimberly A. Byrnes, of Calgary, Alberta, was northbound with a group of motorcyclists when a line …

MOSCOW, ID - A permanent reversal of the one-way traffic flow on Elm Street, University Avenue, Idaho Avenue, and Ash Street located on the University of Idaho campus will begin on Sunday, August 11.  New signage will be posted and the City of Moscow is encouraging motorists to proceed with …

LEWISTON, ID -- Vista Outdoor Inc. on Thursday released operating results for the first quarter of its Fiscal Year 2020 , which ended on June 30, 2019. "We've now completed the first phase of Vista Outdoor's turnaround," said Vista Outdoor Chief Executive Officer Chris Metz. "By divesting ou…

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MCCALL, ID - The Nethker Fire's estimated size is now over 1,000 acres.  The fire began on Sunday in the Payette National Forest, about 30 miles north of McCall.  Despite efforts, fire has crossed Burgdorf/French Creek Road, approximately 1/2 mile south of Burgdorf Hot Springs, and crossed W…

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CLARKSTON, WA - Most of the region is under a Red Flag Warning from this afternoon into Saturday. The National Weather Service says the concern is over a series of weather disturbances that will move through the region starting this afternoon and continuing into Saturday, bringing on and off…

MCCALL, ID - Fire activity on the Nethker Fire, north of McCall, was light through the majority of the day on Tuesday which allowed firefighters to make good progress on the fire containment.  However, as cloud cover left the fire area, fire activity increased late in the day. With the sun w…

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LEWISTON, ID - Most of the inland northwest remains under a National Weather Service Heat Advisory until tonight, with temperatures well over 100 for many.  The NWS has added a Red Flag Warning and Air Quality Alert to parts of the region.  The Red Flag Warning, which includes Asotin County,…

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LEWISTON, ID - Lewis Clark Animal Shelter announced Tuesday it has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Petco Foundation. The shelter says the funds will extend its ability to support its lifesaving efforts in Nez Perce County and Asotin County. In a statement, the shelter says the Petco Fo…

LEWISTON, ID - According to AAA, gas prices continue to tick down and have been steadily declining all summer. For the week, the national average for regular falls three cents to $2.70 a gallon. The Idaho average held steady at $2.90 a gallon, the 9th highest in the nation. Washington's aver…

LEWISTON, ID - Lewis-Clark State College kinesiology and health professor Heather Van Mullem has been selected as the winner of the American Kinesiology Association’s Jerry R. Thomas Distinguished Leadership Award in the Undergraduate Degree Granting University category for 2019-20. The awar…

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BOISE, ID - In the past, fall Chinook Salmon fishing has been limited to the Clearwater River downstream of Memorial Bridge.  This is partly because only about 15% of the fall Chinook in the Clearwater River had clipped adipose fins, and the Idaho Department of Fish & Game did not have a…

MCCALL, ID - The Nethker Fire actively burned through Monday afternoon, but crews were able to hold slow the fire's growth southwest of Burgdorf. The fire had grown to 249 acres as of 8:00 p.m. Monday night.

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