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OLYMPIA — The Washington Legislature is closer to creating an Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention to collect data on gun violence and suicide following a 25-23 vote in favor of Senate Bill 6288.

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WEIPPE, ID - According to Clearwater County Sheriff's Office, two twin 3-year-old boys have died in a Weippe house fire at 107 W. 8th Avenue that began just after 1:00 a.m. Friday.  Due to the intensity of the fire the twins were not able to be rescued.

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HIGH POINT, NC - Contigo is recalling about 5.7 million "Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles" sold in the United States because the water bottle’s clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. The base and cover of the clear silicone spout will always be black on the…

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OLYMPIA, WA - Health officials in Washington State say the number of people under public health supervision due to coronavirus is 794.  Those under supervision are monitoring their health under the supervision of public health officials. The number includes close contacts of laboratory confi…

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Hemp would remain on the controlled substances list but would be defined separately from marijuana, lessening the penalty for those in possession.

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SPOKANE, WA - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has asked Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane to monitor and care for five individuals who have tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus. The hospital is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control an…

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ASOTIN, WA - The Asotin County Sheriff's Office says they are getting complaints from local citizens that someone calling local phone numbers is identifying themselves as Lt. John Hilderbrand with the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office. The scammer would then tell the caller that he or she ha…

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ASOTIN COUNTY, WA - It began over thirteen years ago with a dream where hundreds of kids ages four to teenage would be able to play ball, learn a love for the sport, make friends and develop skills. It was a big, big dream, and it came true! The Field of Dreams became a baseball complex in A…

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LEWISTON, ID - Just past 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, emergency crews responded to an injury crash on northbound US95 at milepost 311, just east of Lewiston. A silver 2007 Ford Mustang, driven by 24-year-old Cornelius J. Mcallaster of Lapwai, was traveling northbound when he rear ended an orange 20…

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BOISE — Rep. Heather Scott’s bill to outlaw any preferences for women or minorities in state or local government hiring, contracting or public education in Idaho passed the Idaho House Monday on a near party-line vote of 55-15.

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LEWISTON, ID - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a large part of the region. Beginning this morning, the advisory warns of 4 to 7 inches of new snow for Grangeville, Orofino, Craigmont, Nezperce, Winchester, along Soldiers Meadow Road, Anatone, Peola, Moun…

CLARKSTON, WA - In Tuesday's special election, voters approved a Clarkston School District tax levy to fund capital projects for the district.  The approximate cost to property owners is $0.50 per $1,000 of assessed value, collected in 2021 and 2022.

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BOISE, ID - A request to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a decision to force Idaho to provide gender surgery to a sex offender prison inmate was shot down on Monday as the court ruled the order will stand. Last August, the court handed down a decision to uphold Judge B. L…

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LEWISTON, ID - A Monday night fiber optic problem was to blame for a northwest service outage for Verizon Wireless customers on Monday night. Service has since been restored. Reports of the outage to DownDetector.com from the region peaked just after 9:00 p.m. Monday night, customers were no…

LEWISTON - The Lewiston High School Music Department will once again be traveling around and delivering Singing Valentines for this Valentines Day! The deadline to put in an order is today, February 10 before $4 late fees kick in, so don't miss out!

LEWISTON, ID - A large part of the region is under various warnings and advisories from the National Weather Service into Saturday afternoon. A Flood Advisory remains in effect until about 2:00 p.m. for Nez Perce County, Lewis County and Asotin County with additional rain and snow melt that …

WAITSBURG, WA - The Washington State Department of Transportation says the portion of US12 between Waitsburg and Dayton that was shut down Friday morning due to flooding will remain closed overnight. WSDOT says they anticipate the water level dropping overnight and will reassess the situatio…

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PLUMMER, ID - Democrat Paulette Jordan, of Plummer, says she plans to run for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Republican Senator Jim Risch in 2020, according to the Huffington Post.  “I’m running because I know I can win,” Jordan told the Huffington Post.  Jordan lost her run against Repub…

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DAYTON, WA - Due to flooding, officials in Coumbia County have closed all offices county-wide, except for emergency services. The county put out an emergency alert this morning asking for volunteers at Columbia County Public Works, 415 N Guernsey Avenue in Dayton, at 9:00 a.m. to help fill s…

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LEWISTON, ID - Earlier this week, Idaho State Police Troopers and Detectives, along with officers from the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office, the Nez Perce Tribal Police, the Lewiston Police Department, and agents from the FBI, conducted a multi-agency emphasis patrol focused on illegal narc…

LEWISTON, ID - US12 was closed in both Idaho and Washington on Friday morning, into the mid-afternoon.  In Idaho, fallen trees and a nearby crash involving a semi closed the roadway between Smith Creek Road and Selway River Road, about 17 miles east of the Kooskia area.  The scene was cleare…

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