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LEWISTON - Governor Brad Little flew over the fire complex Tuesday to assess the fire area and observe the fire fighters hard work keeping homes, infrastructure, and property safe. Afterwards he met with National Guard troops and looked over Black Hawk helicopters helping respond to wildfire…

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PIERCE - Due to severe fire danger in the region, effective immediately and until further notice, Deer Creek Reservoir is closed to public use. The extreme fire season and continued dry conditions in Idaho are stressing available firefighting resources and risking public safety, property, an…

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BOISE - The Idaho State Police is asking you to vote 'Idaho' in this year's nationwide Best Looking Cruiser Contest. The Contest is a nationwide competition sponsored by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST) where citizens vote on the 'Best Looking Police Cruiser.' Voting ends Tu…

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ELK RIVER - Burnout operations continued Monday on the Scott and Benton Ridge fires with the goal of securing additional sections of containment line by removing isolated pockets of fuel, say officials.

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LEWISTON - Air operations flew over the Snake River Complex fire on Monday using infrared technology to assess changes in fire edge, heat levels, and location. Based on that assessment, the fire increased another roughly 1,000 acres with the majority of the growth coming from the interior is…

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The man shot and killed by Boise police officers early Saturday morning pointed a BB gun at officers before they opened fire in an alley, according to a Boise Police Department news release published Monday evening. The man, identified by the Ada County Coroner earlier in the day as 31-year-old Forrest Moore, was reportedly squatting at a property under construction at 21st Street and ...

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A surge of gun violence in Seattle over the weekend continued through Monday morning, with two additional shootings reported as police and city leaders grapple with how to respond. In total, between early Sunday morning and Monday morning, four people were killed and seven were injured in six separate shootings across Seattle. In a city where the push to defund the Police Department ...

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DIXIE, ID - On Monday, July 26, the Type 3 Northern Rockies (NR) Team managing the Dixie and Jumbo Fires provided an update on fire growth and containment operations. According to the update, the Dixie Fire was last estimated at 38,571 acres and 18% contained after growing by approximately 1…

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LEWISTON - Lewis-Clark State baseball's Jack Johnson capped his tenure as a Warrior with the highest academic honor a student-athlete can receive. The Seattle native was voted a CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-American, announced by CoSIDA on Monday.

LEWISTON - In the next year, the Lewiston City Library will add an outreach services vehicle, also known as a bookmobile, to its list of services through an award received from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, grant number LS-250208-OLS-21 from the American Rescue Plan Act, admi…

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ELK RIVER - On the morning of Monday, July 26, the Type 2 Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 6 managing the Cougar Rock Complex Fires provided an update on fire growth and containment operations. As of 7:00am Monday morning, the Cougar Rock Complex was estimated at 6,442 acres with co…

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BOISE - After suspending in-person classes in spring 2020 due to COVID and moving to online-only, the Idaho Fish and Game recently began gradually reopening in-person courses and they are now back in full swing, just in time for new hunters to complete them before the fall seasons.

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ELK RIVER - On the morning of Sunday, July 25, the Type 2 Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 6 managing the Cougar Rock Complex Fires provided an update on fire growth and containment operations. As of 7:00am Sunday morning, the Cougar Rock Complex was estimated at 6,214 acres and 27%…

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BOISE — Idahoans currently have some 60 options for designs for their car license plates, and if the state’s top elected officials have their way, next year they’ll have one more: A special plate featuring Smokey Bear that raises money for fire prevention.

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SUMMER LAKE, Ore. — Driving his pickup through smoky, forested roads lining the rim of Summer Lake basin this week, Kevin Leehmann, 40, a longtime rancher and firefighter, was worried. “This is one road where they’re holding it,” he said as he drove his pickup, pointing out spot fires. He passed California firefighters dousing them and contractors felling ponderosa pines, beech and quakey ...

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Officials evacuated Silverwood Theme Park late Friday afternoon as a nearby wildfire moved close to the park. The fire is 50 acres and growing, and has destroyed several small outbuildings, said Chris Way, chief of Kootenai County Search and Rescue. Idaho Department of Lands is leading firefighting efforts. Kootenai County Fire and Rescue has sent personnel to assist. Structures are ...

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KAMIAH - With the early start to the fire season of 2021, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Supervisor Cheryl Probert is preparing for the long-term, focusing local firefighting resources on critical fire responses and bringing in a national team of fire experts to assist with the manage…

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