Three Warrior Basketball Seniors Voted CoSIDA Academic All-District

LCSC Athletics

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LEWISTON, Idaho – Warrior Basketball continues to rake in the accolades long after the end of the season. Three LC State Basketball players, Trystan Bradley, Hodges Bailey, and Jansen Edmiston, were all voted CoSIDA Academic All-District, released by the College Sports Information Directors of America, on Thursday.

School Shooting at Rigby Middle School Reported

Two students, and a custodian were shot, coming away with non-life-threatening injuries.

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RIGBY, ID - A school shooting has been reported in Rigby Idaho. According to reports, a student wearing black clothing walked into Rigby Middle School and shot three people. Two of the victims were students, and one was a custodian. The shooter has been taken into custody. 

Virginia Businessman Sentenced for Bribery of FBI Official

Department of Justice

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POCATELLO – Robert Bailey, 63, of Centreville, Virginia, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for paying a bribe to a public official, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael M. Gonzalez, Jr. announced today. U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also imposed a $100,000 fine and a term of three years of supervised release to follow Bailey’s prison sentence.

Thursday Morning Trailer Fire in North Lewiston Claims a Life

Lewiston Fire Department

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LEWISTON, ID - At approximately 2:42 am this morning Lewiston fire and law enforcement units were dispatched to 505 24th Street N, space 311 for a reported trailer on fire with a person inside. A Lewiston Police officer was first to arrive and found a single-wide trailer with heavy fire coming out of almost every window and door of the trailer.

23-Year-Old Plummer Resident Arrested for Production of Child Pornography, and Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Department of Justice

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Spokane – Joseph H. Harrington, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Carlos Manuel Marquez-Pierce, age 23, of Plummer, Idaho and an enrolled member of the Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe, was sentenced today after having pleaded guilty in two cases, first on January 25, 2021, to production of child pornography, and second on February 25, 2021, to sexual abuse of a minor.  United States District Judge Wm. Fremming Nielsen sentenced Marquez-Pierce to a 23-year term of imprisonment, to be followed by a life term of court supervision after he is released from federal prison.

Pitch Hit and Run Just Around the Corner

May 23rd, Airport Park Lewiston

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It is spring! Which means it is the season of baseball. Bring the kids to Lewiston Airport Park Sunday May 23rd to showcase their baseball and softball skills at Nez Perce Express’ Pitch Hit Run. Check in is 10am- 11am. It is a free event where kids ages 7-14 compete in age groups for the chance to WIN A HAT from Nez Perce Express and move on to the team championships and nationals. To participate register online at dailyfly.com. The first 75 registrants get a FREE SHIRT thanks to Rogers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Thanks to our sponsors Georgia Carpetworks, Napa Auto Parts, Masters Body Works, Dominos and Dailyfly.com for making this Sunday fun-day possible.

Fire Destroys Building at CFI Mill in Kooskia

Idaho County Sheriff's Office

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KOOSKIA, ID  - Yesterday, at approximately 8:38 P.M., the Idaho County Dispatch Center was notified that the boiler room at the CFI Mill was fully engulfed. Numerous agencies responded to the blaze, but in the end, the building was a total loss. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported, and the agencies responding got there quick enough so there was no other damage to any other buildings on the property. 

Vehicle Crashes into River Along HWY 13, Claims the Life of Kooskia Woman

Idaho County Sheriff's Office

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On May 4, 2021, at 1:01 am, Idaho County Dispatch received a call advising that there was a single-vehicle accident on Hwy 13 at approximate milepost 23.5. The caller advised dispatch that the vehicle was upside down and in the river. Deputy Camron Killmar was dispatched and arrived on the scene at 1:06 am where he entered the water and pulled the driver and single occupant out of the vehicle and onto dry land. Deputy Killmar provided life-saving efforts by providing CPR until the Kooskia Ambulance arrived on the scene at 1:29 am. The driver, Michelle Lynn Darwin, 44 years old from Kooskia, ID, was transported to Syringa General Hospital in Grangeville.

House passes higher ed, teacher salaries budgets

Idaho Education news

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Over the course of Monday afternoon, the House finally broke a logjam on several key education budgets — including the contentious higher education budget.

The House approved the higher ed budget on a 49-20 vote. The higher ed budget still needs to pass the Senate, but Monday’s House vote was critical. In mid-March, the Senate approved a similar, and slightly larger, spending plan for Idaho’s four four-year institutions; the House overwhelmingly rejected this budget on April 7.

Feeding big game animals does more harm than good

Idaho Fish & Game By Kara Campbell, Regional Communications Manager

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Feeding that cute moose in your yard can lead to unforeseen problems and typically does more harm than good. Well-intentioned people often feed big games without realizing the problems it can create for people and the animals themselves. The public is asked to let wild animals fend for themselves as nature intended.

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