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Idaho Sen. Jim Risch has announced his bid for re-election in 2020, declaring, “With the rise of far-Left, socialist agendas in Congress, I consider it my duty to continue to stand up for conservative, common-sense, Idaho solutions to America’s problems.”

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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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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PULLMAN, WA - An arrest warrant has been issued for the apprehension of a Washington State University football player who’s failed to appear at multiple court hearings for a vandalism charge. The Whitman County District Court warrant was activated Wednesday for 21-year-old Christian Haangana…

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,…

PULLMAN, WA – SafeWise released their 4th annual “Safest College Towns in America” report this week.  SafeWise analyzed the FBI's most recent crime statistics from 2017 to calculate the total number of violent crimes committed in American college towns. The City of Pullman earned a ranking o…

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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…

MCCALL, ID - Campgrounds in parts Idaho's Payette National Forest, north of McCall, have been evacuated due to wildfire.  Some area businesses and roadways have also been impacted.  The Nethker Fire started on Sunday afternoon, about 30 miles north of McCall.  The cause is still under invest…

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LEWISTON, ID - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from 12:00 p.m. Tuesday through 8:00 p.m. Wednesday.  The area impacted is shown in the graphic.  Some of the hottest temperatures of the year thus far are expected across the region Tuesday into Wednesday.  High temperat…

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KAMIAH, ID - Increased lightning over the past week in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest resulted in numerous smoke reports from the public, lookout towers and air patrols. According to a press release from Nez Perce - Clearwater National Forests, current fire activity includes severa…

COLFAX, WA - The 31-year-old homeless woman accused of murdering a Coeur d’Alene man outside Colfax has pleaded guilty.  Ashley Myers pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday.  She was sentenced to 15 years in prison by Court Commissioner Howard Neill an…

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LEWISTON , ID - The Lewiston Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1122 11th Avenue on Saturday afternoon. The first arriving crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from two outbuildings in the rear of the residence. The occupants of the residence stated the outbuil…

LEWISTON, ID - Clearwater Paper Corporation on Wednesday reported financial results for the second quarter of 2019. The company reported net sales of $452.0 million for the second quarter of 2019, which were $19.9 million or 4.6% higher than net sales of $432.1 million for the second quarter…

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SPOKANE, WA - The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for the parts of our region shown on the map.  The Watch goes into effect at 11:00 p.m. Thursday and is currently set to expire at 11:00 a.m. on Friday.  According to the NWS, low pressure will move across eastern Was…

MOSCOW, ID - Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus will open its second Convenient Care Clinic inside the Moscow Rosauers Supermarket, located on South Main Street, on August 5. The clinic will be open seven days a week for quick and convenient services. “Tri-State is excited to c…

GRANGEVILLE, ID - After announcing the closure of more than half of the Idaho Department of Labor offices across the state earlier this month, the department has now released its new service model in the region, and will now provide direct mobile services to Grangeville, Riggins, Kamiah, Nez…

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PORTLAND, OR - Northwest wheat farmers and towboat companies are rejecting a new report, “Lower Snake River Dams: Economic Tradeoffs of Removal,” authored by ECONorthwest and funded by Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc.  A statement from the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association says the report bank…

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KAMIAH, ID - Idaho State Police are still investigating a crash involving a car and a motorcycle on Tuesday afternoon on US12 at milepost 64, near Kamiah.  According to police, a 2001 Honda Acura CL, driven by 22-year-old Wayne Hodges of Orofino, was traveling eastbound when he crossed left …

BOISE, ID - According to the Idaho State Treasurer, 1 in 3 Idahoans have unclaimed money that is waiting to be claimed at the Idaho Unclaimed Property Division. In 2018 alone, the department received over $15 million in cash, and over 5 million shares of stock that are waiting to be claimed.

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OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Health declared an outbreak of hepatitis A on Tuesday in multiple counties in people who are living homeless or who use drugs. The outbreak includes 13 confirmed cases: nine in Spokane County, two in King County, one in Snohomish County and on…

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PULLMAN, WA - One of the Washington State University football players arrested for allegedly vandalizing cars on Pullman’s College Hill has resolved his case with the victim. 19-year-old Fa’ave Fa’avae resolved his case with a misdemeanor compromise which was accepted by the court last week.

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PULLMAN, WA - Pullman’s iconic Cougar Country Drive In will reopen later this Summer under new ownership. The owners of Zoe Coffeehouse and Pub Mike and Terry Wagoner of Pullman bought the iconic burger joint on Monday afternoon. Cougar Country has been closed since February. It was put up f…

PULLMAN, WA – Washington State University announced that total philanthropic activity surpassed $145.8 million during fiscal year 2019, which ended June 30. This marks the third best fundraising year in WSU history, and is the highest total the University has achieved when not conducting a f…

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BOISE, ID - During their meeting on July 25, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission awarded $100,000 to various organizations throughout the state through the Idaho Fish and Game Commission Community Challenge Grant program. The program assists outside organizations in implementing projects that…

ASOTIN COUNTY, WA - Beginning this Wednesday, weather permitting, and continuing through Friday, August 9, the Asotin County Road Department will be chip-sealing certain roads in Asotin County. Work is scheduled during the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The department…

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ASOTIN, WA - The Asotin County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a scam using Facebook Messenger.  The scammers are contacting victims on Messenger, posing as a Facebook friend, saying they “just received a grant for $100,000”.  The scammer then says that in order to get access to the grant fun…

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MOSCOW, ID - A North Idaho tech employer is expanding its presence in Moscow with a new 70,000-square-foot headquarters. Located on the north end of Moscow’s downtown, Emsi’s new 3.7-acre campus will house over 500 employees, offering the rapidly growing data software company ample room to grow.

CHENEY, WA – Four separate fires are burning in the Cheney area. The Graham Fire, the Grogan Fire, the Lake Badger Fire, and the Badger fire now cover a combined 171 total acres.  As of 8:30 a.m. on Friday, the fires are 20% contained and officials expect to make significant progress over th…

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ASOTIN COUNTY, WA - According to the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, on July 22, a range rider spotted a wolf feeding on a dead 400-450 lb. calf in a 4,500-acre fenced pasture on private land in Asotin County. Livestock producers reported the sighting to WDFW staff, who conduct…

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KOOSKIA, ID - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is closing fishing for Chinook salmon on the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River effective at the end of fishing hours this Sunday.  Fishing hours are 4:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.  IDFG says that fisheries managers are current…

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OLYMPIA, WA - Supporters of a referendum turned in petitions Wednesday to get Washington’s new affirmative-action law on the November ballot.  Lawmakers in Olympia passed Initiative 1000 in the last few hours of this year's legislative session.  Governor Jay Inslee backed I-1000, which rolls…

CHENEY, WA - Sparked by lightning, crews began fighting the Cheney Complex Fire on Wednesday, comprised of four separate fires in the Cheney area of Spokane County.  The four fires include the 104 acre Graham Fire, the 10 acre Grogan Fire, the 21 acre Lake Badger Fire, and the 16 acre Badger…

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SPOKANE, WA - Idaho's largest private landowner announced on Wednesday that effective Thursday, July 25, no campfires or open burning will be allowed on its properties in Idaho, due to increasing fire danger in the region. PotlatchDeltic Corporation says the burning ban on their Idaho proper…

LEWISTON, ID - Recruitment is underway for officials for high school and junior high school football in Idaho's District 2. The first meeting, which is an introductory meeting for officials only, is scheduled for Tuesday, July 30 at 6 p.m. at the City of Lewiston Police Training Center at 24…

CULDESAC, ID - Just before midnight on Monday, deputies from the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office, and officers from Nez Perce Tribal Police responded to the scene of a crash where a car has struck a utility pole on Garden Gulch Road, near Culdesac.  According to a press release, Edna Lawre…

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CLARKSTON, WA - The National Weather Service says scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop ahead of a cold front late Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening. However, these storms will carry a low chance for wetting rains. Gusty winds will develop behind the cold front delivering gust…

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