Volunteer Retirement Plan Increase

$350 / Month For Volunteers & Reservists

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OLYMPIA, WA – Volunteers for fire departments and reservists for law enforcement agencies may be getting a boost to their retirement plan.  Right now, after volunteering for 25 years or more, the payment is $300 per month.  Under House Bill 1912, that payment would go up to $350 per month. 

Hwy 12 Fatal Accident

Near Kamiah

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KAMIAH, ID – A Cottonwood man died Saturday morning in a crash on Highway 12.  69-year-old Douglas Hurlburt was headed westbound when his vehicle left the roadway seven miles west of Kamiah.  The vehicle hit the rock wall, flipped end-over-end several times, coming to rest on its roof.

Red Cross Blood Drive Today

12 - 5 | Lewiston City Library

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LEWISTON, ID – The American Red Cross hopes you’ll roll up a sleeve today.  They’re urging people with all blood types to donate, ensuring a sufficient supply for hospital patients this spring.  They currently have a high need for type O blood right now.

There’s a blood drive at the Lewiston City Library this afternoon from noon - 5:00 pm.

Daily Dynamic Report

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Athletes and Therapeutic Massage

Therapeutic massage can be an athlete’s best friend, both before and after training or competition. Our physical therapist might recommend different types of massage to accompany different forms (and intents) of your physical therapy program. For instance:

  • Swedish massage may be indicated to relax tense muscles, increase the flow of blood to soothe pain, and boost fluid drainage for swelling reduction.
  • Deep-tissue massage may be necessary to loosen muscles and connective tissues located near their corresponding bones.
  • A technique called myofascial release can help free tissues trapped by fascial adhesions or distortions.

Home & Garden Show Now Open

Nez Perce County Fairgrounds | Until 7pm Tonight

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LEWISTON, ID – This year’s Home & Garden Show is underway at the Nez Perce County Fair Pavilion.  You’ll find just about everything you need to get started on summer outdoor projects, sprucing up your dining room, or re-doing your kitchen.

Hunter Ed Instructors Needed

Idaho Fish & Game

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LEWISTON, ID – Idaho Fish & Game needs hunter education instructors.  A few yes-or-no questions posed by Fish & Game may help you decide: are you a safe and responsible hunter or trapper?  Are you passionate about hunting ethics?  Do you like sharing your knowledge and skills with youth and adults new to Idaho’s hunting traditions?

The volunteer instructors will need to attend one of the instructor training workshops coming up.

Most Americans Don't Want Self-Driving Cars

AAA Idaho Study Results

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BOISE, ID – A new study shows most Americans don’t want a self-driving car.  AAA Idaho reports the latest research shows that seven in ten American drivers would be afraid to ride in a fully self-driving vehicle. 

The results are nearly the same from a survey following a series of high-profile accidents involving autonomous vehicles last year.

Donkey Basketball Tonight

6pm | Jenifer Jr. High

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LEWISTON, ID – Donkey basketball is coming to Jenifer Junior High tonight.  You’re invited to the event where students will be riding donkeys trying to make baskets against the faculty in the gym to raise money.  The funds go to Student Council events and programs for the whole school.

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