Homeless Man Breaks into Home, Officers Find improvised Explosive Device

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LEWISTON, ID - On Monday, the Lewiston Police Department receieved a call at the 200 block of Prospect Ave from a woman who owns a house, she rents out throug  Air Bnb. No one was schduled to be there, however there was a car parked outside the property. The officers went inside to find 24 year old Johnathan Peterson, a homeless man. 

HHS Awards $2,395,067 to Idaho to Combat the Opioid Crisis

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Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $2,395,067 to Idaho to combat the opioid crisis. The investments will enable HRSA-funded community health centers, rural organizations and academic institutions supporting residents in Idaho establish and expand access to integrated substance use disorder and mental health services.


Fire North of McCall Called for Evacuations

Now over 1,000 acres in size

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MCCALL, ID - The Nethker Fire's estimated size is now over 1,000 acres.  The fire began on Sunday in the Payette National Forest, about 30 miles north of McCall.  Despite efforts, fire has crossed Burgdorf/French Creek Road, approximately 1/2 mile south of Burgdorf Hot Springs, and crossed Warren Wagon Road in several places

Office of Homeless Youth Awards $11 Million to Expand Services in 30 Washington counties

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Commerce’s Office of Homeless Youth has awarded $11 million to enable communities across the state to respond to more young people in need of stable housing and support. The grants boost services and resources in 30 counties, 23 of which are rural.


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