Hot August Nights Is This Week

Downloadable Agenda Attached

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LEWISTON, ID – The celebration of Lewiston’s Hot August Nights begins this week offering something for the whole family.  Wednesday, there’s a poker run with proceeds going to the backpack program.  Thursday is the Rogers Motors Tune-Up Show & Shine on 21st Street.  It runs from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm.


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Lumber mill seeking to fill a common labor job position.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous mill experience.  Excellent wage and benefit package.  Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.  We offer a generous compensation package including health and dental insurance and 401(k) plan with employer match.  We are a drug-free workplace.

WA State Issues Fish Warning

Mercury Poisoning

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CLARKSTON, WA – There’s an advisory warning about eating too much fish caught in Washington State.  The state Department of Health is concerned that Northern Pikeminnow and Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass caught in many places across the Evergreen State could lead to too much mercury poisoning.

Hemlock Butte Lookout Vandalized

Three Times

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PIERCE, ID – Someone broke into the Hemlock Butte Lookout, damaged it, and stole some property.  The Forest Service is looking for any information related to the vandalism.  Hemlock Butte Lookout is located east of Pierce, ID.  Over the last several weeks, there have been three separate instances of damage including forced entry, vandalism, and burglary.

Air Quality "Very Unhealthy"

Relief Coming Friday

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LEWISTON, ID – The air quality in the LC Valley is “Very Unhealthy”.   Smoke is drifting in from all over the northwest and British Columbia.  The reading in Clarkston this morning shows 208 micrograms of particulates per cubic meter of air.  Lapwai is better at 156, but still considered “Very Unhealthy”. 

Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, and Camas Prairie brought to you by Nez Perce Express.

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This Morning A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Widespread haze. Widespread smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.


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