Saturday Stuff-To-Do

Events Around Our Area

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ASOTIN, WA – The annual Asotin Lighted Christmas Parade is this afternoon.  It features floats from local fire departments, police departments, off-road clubs, local royalty and a lot more.  It’s free to bring the family down.  It starts at 5:00 pm on 2nd street.  It runs from the Courthouse Annex to just past the school.  After the parade Santa will be in the Asotin City Fire Station to give out cookies and hot chocolate.  He’ll also be available for pictures with kids.

SR 26 Open Next Friday

Detour East of Othello

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OTHELLO, WA – The highway between Colfax and Vantage will reopen on December 14th.  The Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted that date today.  In the Tweet, they said between now and then they’ll finish the bridge rails, the curb, guardrail, deck grooving, and apply temporary stripes.

Asotin Christmas Parade

Saturday | 5pm | 2nd Street

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ASOTIN, WA – Tomorrow is the annual Asotin Lighted Christmas Parade.  It features floats from local fire departments, police departments, off-road clubs, local royalty and a lot more.  It’s free to bring the family down.  It starts at 5:00 pm on 2nd street.  It runs from the Courthouse Annex to just past the school.

Clarkston Boy Not Missing

Photos Spread Yesterday on Facebook

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CLARKSTON, WA - Photos have been circulating Facebook about a Clarkston boy who was missing.  The Clarkston Police Chief says he wasn't at home for a few hours yesteday after an argument with his parents, but he is now home again.

Pearl Harbor Ceremony Today

11am | VFW Hall | 1104 Warner

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LEWISTON, ID – Local Veterans will be remembering Pearl Harbor with a ceremony today.  You’re invited to join several Veteran organizations locally in the event.  The guest speaker is U.S. Coast Guard Veteran Tim Lema. 

BOLO Leads To Happy Ending

Business Owners Replace Christmas Decorations

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LEWISTON, ID - Yesterday morning we were contacted by a mother who knew her 5-year-old daughter would be sad when she awoke to find a thief had taken their inflatable outdoor Christmas ornaments.  We posted a BOLO (Be On the Look Out) for the person who had stolen them.  Within two hours the owner of Denver's Window Shine offered to replace the stolen items.

Sunday Protest Of Steelhead Season Closure

Port Of Lewiston | Sunday | 10:30am

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LEWISTON, ID – Protesters of the steelhead season closure are gathering this weekend to make a statement.   Sunday outfitters, guides, businesses, community organizations, and local fisherman are bringing their trailered boats to the Port of Lewiston.  The group will proceed through town, ending at the Southway Boat ramp to let the anti-steelhead fishing groups from Western Washington, Boise, and Moscow know that these Idahoans aren’t happy. 

Airport Manager Search Underway

Last Night's Board Meeting

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LEWISTON, ID – The search is underway for the new Manager of the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport.  At last night’s Airport Authority Board meeting, the group selected Gary Peters to head the hunt for the best-possible person for the job.  The board is considering hiring a professional firm to do the searching.  A figure of $35,000 was thrown out as a potential cost to hire someone else to do it.  Other board members were vocal in their agreement that it’s worth the money to search the country. 

Asotin Home Fire

Loss Of Service Dog

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ASOTIN, WA – Asotin Firefighters rushed to the 800 block of 3rd Street yesterday to report of smoke in a family’s home.  When they arrived, firefighters found smoke coming from the windows and eaves. 

Bennett Lumber Now Hiring: Machinist

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Bennett Lumber Products, Inc. is a family owned and operated sawmill with locations in Princeton, ID and Clarkston, WA.  We are seeking a full-time machinist for our Princeton, ID facility.  The successful applicant must be capable of precision machine work.  They must be able to interact with all departments to build new or replacement parts for the mill.  They must be able to operate shop equipment (lathes, horizontal and vertical CNC mils, drill press, band saws, cranes, etc.).  We prefer but don’t require sawmill experience.  CNC experience is required.

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