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LEWISTON - Dani Bozzuto, a 1st and 2nd grade teacher at Orchards Elementary School in Lewiston, has been selected as the 2021 Outstanding Teacher Educator by the Lewis-Clark State College Teacher Education Division.
BOISE - Memorial Day travel is expected to be back in a big way this year. AAA is predicting that more than 37 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home for a holiday getaway, and 202,000 Idahoans will be among them. That’s a 60 percent increase over 2020, but 13 percent less…
Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed into law four bills aimed at curbing the governor’s powers during emergency situations.
POTLATCH - Approximately 949 Avista and 2,846 Clearwater Power customers in Potlatch, Princeton, Harvard, Sanders, Tensed, Emida, Fernwood, Clarkia, Santa, and the surrounding area will experience a power outage starting at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m. on May 23.
WASHINGTON – A sharp increase in the number of voters from the youngest two generations helped President Joe Biden win the 2020 election, according to a new study from a Democratic analytics firm, boosting him over former President Donald Trump despite the incumbent’s high levels of support among seniors. The report, published Monday by the Democratic firm Catalist, found that millennial and ...
President Joe Biden unveiled a series of new measures Monday in an attempt to boost hiring after economic data from the month of April showed a spike in unemployment filings.
An estimated one-third of Idaho’s population was infected by the COVID-19 virus as of late February, according to one highly regarded data scientist’s model. And now, more than one-third of Idaho’s population, has been vaccinated against it.
BOISE — The sweeping property tax legislation that the Idaho Legislature introduced and passed in three days last week rests on a major assumption: That local elected officials in Idaho have only one interest, and that’s to increase their budgets.
MOSCOW - According to the university, a total of 1,519 University of Idaho students have applied for 1,761 degrees for the spring semester, which ends Friday, May 14.
WALLA WALLA, WA - The Walla Walla District’s Levee Safety Team has won the 2020 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Levee Safety Team of the Year. The award, given by Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recognizes the best levee safety team in the nation for that year.
WASHINGTON D.C. - On Monday, May 10, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for those aged 12 to 15 years old. Pfizer had previously received authorization for use in individuals 16 and older in December 2020.
LEWISTON - The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office want to thank everyone in the community for their generous donations supporting their food drive on Saturday, May 8. At the Grocery Outlet location, a total of 1,223 pounds of food and $285 in cash were donated. The Rosauers location received …
BOISE - Idaho rural nonprofits and local / state government agencies may get a hand up with the help of a three-year grant awarded to Serve Idaho from the federal AmeriCorps.
BOISE - The number of burn permits issued averages about 18,000 a year in Idaho, and that number continues to rise, according to the Idaho Department of Lands. Burn permits are required May 10 - October 20 each year and issued by the Department of Lands.
WASHINGTON - All Department of Veterans Affairs facilities and clinics that administer COVID-19 vaccines are accepting walk-ins for eligible Veterans, spouses and caregivers.
BOISE - On Monday, May 10, 2021, Idaho Governor Brad Little signed House Bill 362 into law, his sustainable transportation funding solution that directs $80 million in ongoing funding, allowing the state to bond for up to $1.6 billion for transportation infrastructure projects statewide.
PLUMMER, ID - A 23-year-old Plummer, ID man has been sentenced to 23 years in Federal Prison on charges of producing child pornography and sexual abuse of a minor. Carlos Manuel Marquez-Pierce, of Plummer, and an enrolled member of the Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe, is also ordered to serve sup…
CLARKSTON - Tri-State Memorial Hospital will hold FREE sports physicals on Wednesday June 9 and Thursday, June 10 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm. No appointment is necessary.
LEWISTON - Lewis-Clark State College has announced that Dr. Luther Maddy will serve as interim dean of the School of Professional Studies and Dr. Ayodeji Arogundade as assistant chair of the Business & Computer Science Division.
BOISE - Drivers across the Eastern seaboard are bracing for higher gas prices in the aftermath of a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline, but the effects aren’t likely to be felt here in Idaho. While demand is pushing pump prices higher across the country, AAA says that the Gem State doesn’t…
BOISE - Despite the nationwide pandemic, the number of cybersecurity job openings in Idaho saw a 28% increase in 2020 with an estimated 1,200 available postings through the course of the year. Since 2015, openings for cybersecurity jobs have grown by 160%, sustained by accelerating demand ac…
PULLMAN - Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has earned accreditation to start its first family medicine residency program in Pullman.
OLYMPIA – On Saturday, the Washington State Department of Health reported 1,497 new coronavirus cases and 99 hospitalizations. Health officials released the latest COVID-19 modeling and surveillance situation report on Friday. There are some signs in the most recent data that cases may be s…
BOISE — There once was a time when Democrats had power — real power — in Idaho. That time was not so long ago. For years until 1960, Idaho Democrats controlled the Legislature. From 1971 to 1995, Idaho had Democratic governors. The last great year for the Idaho Democratic Party was 1991 when the Senate was split 21-21. The House had 56 Republicans and 28 Democrats. In those days, the two parties were forced to talk and work together on issues.
China's space agency says a core segment of its Long March 5B rocket reentered Earth's atmosphere above the Maldives in the Indian Ocean and most of it had burned up early Sunday. Harvard astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell, who tracked the tumbling rocket part, said on Twitter, "An ocean reentry was always statistically the most likely. It appears China won its gamble… But it was still ...
MEACHAM — The body of a woman from Idaho who went missing near Meacham was found on Saturday, May 8, according to a press release from the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office.
The public health and economic toll the coronavirus pandemic caused are well documented. Perhaps less understood are the social impacts. According to a report from Pew Research Center, young adults in the United States were more likely to be living with at least one parent in July 2020 than at any time since the Great […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Justice Department on Friday released a proposed rule that would crack down on self-assembled “ghost guns,” a measure promised by the White House last month as part of a larger effort to curb mass shootings and community bloodshed.
While it continues to reel from the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington's restaurant industry is worried about legislation it fears could significantly increase the cost of takeout, which has become the primary — and for some, only — type of business. Starting in January, restaurants would be limited in their ability to provide single-use plastic forks, spoons, knives or straws unless a ...
The U.S. Space Command is tracking a large Chinese rocket booster that is tumbling uncontrollably through space and expected to come crashing down to Earth sometime this weekend.
STORY UPDATE (5/7/21): After the fire investigation was completed, it has been determined that the preliminary cause of this fire is improper use of smoking materials.
LEWISTON - It's back! The Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s Take Me Fishing Trailer will visit Kiwanis Park in Lewiston this Saturday, May 7 from 9:30am - 1:00pm. Take Me Fishing trailers travel to local ponds around the state and are loaded with loaner fishing rods, tackle, bait and staff…
BOISE - During the first week of May, Idaho Gives raised over $3.8 million for Idaho nonprofits. In 2020, it took two weeks to raise that same amount. The Idaho Nonprofit Center team is astounded by Idaho’s generosity.
OLYMPIA - On Friday, May 7, 2021, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed SB 5237, the Fair Start for Kids Act. The legislation aims to make child care more accessible and affordable for families across Washington state.
OLYMPIA - The Washington Hospitality Association is calling on Washington Governor Jay Inslee to release a plan for reopening the state by June 15, in line with 48 other states that have released reopening plans.
PULLMAN - After a year of virtual and hybrid school, canceled activities, and limited social interaction, Pullman-area youth have something to look forward to this summer: the in-person Cougar Kids Camp.
MOSCOW - The City of Moscow began testing wastewater for the presence of COVID-19 in May of 2020. As COVID-19 variants started to spread in the U.S., the City initiated a variant testing routine, with the first results received on April 13, 2021. This test indicated that the United Kingdom (…
LEWISTON - As Teacher Appreciation Week wraps up, some of the students and parents at All Saints Catholic School would like to give a special shoutout to all the teachers, aides and assistants that put in the time and effort to make it all happen.
LEWISTON - This Mother’s Day, the Department of Health and Welfare and Project Filter are urging mothers to change their family’s life forever and quit smoking, vaping, and chewing for good. Eligible participants will receive up to 12 months’ worth of free diapers and wipes in the process.
A sixth-grade girl shot two students and a custodian at an Idaho middle school before she was disarmed by a teacher Thursday morning, local officials said, in what the superintendent called a school district's "worst nightmare."
The Idaho Department of Correction is looking for a St. Anthony work camp resident who stole a pickup and left his job in the community.
MINNEAPOLIS - A federal grand jury in Minnesota has voted to indict four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the May 2020 arrest of George Floyd.
A feud broke out Wednesday between Northwest Republicans in Congress after public records revealed Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson coordinated with Oregon’s Democratic governor before unveiling his proposal.
The worldwide COVID-19 death toll is more than double the official count of 3.24 million, a controversial new study estimates, and the U.S. is no exception. More than 905,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the U.S., 57% more than the official tally, researchers at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington said Thursday in a new analysis. That’s more than ...
LEWISTON - On Thursday, May 6, 2021, at approximately 11:14am, the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office along with the Quad Cities Drug Task Force, the Lewiston Police Department and the FBI, conducted a search warrant at 417 29th Street #B in Lewiston, ID.