Slash Fire Gets Out Of Control

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AHSAHKA, ID – A slash pile fire got out of control in Clearwater County this morning.  An Orofino man was helping a land owner at the top of Old Ahsahka Grade burn some small piles when an unexpected wind blew the fire into some nearby land.  He immediately called for help.  It burned about 1 acre before being extinguished. 

Asotin County Firehouse Change Of Plans

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ASOTIN COUNTY, WA – It may take a couple of phases, but the new fire station will still happen for the Asotin County Fire District.  Chief Noel Hardin says the bids all came in more than a million dollars over budget.  That’s partly because the architects were planning for a price that was based on estimates during a slower time for construction companies. 

Next To Normal Premiere

May 17th at Roxy

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LEWISTON, ID – Next To Normal premieres in two weeks.  It’s a live production about a family struggling with the effects of mental illness.  It stars 6 local performers and a live orchestra.  They’re performing it at the newly renovated Roxy. 

Year of the Bird Photo Contest

Nez Perce National Historical Park

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LAPWAI, ID – Break out your camera and start snapping good photos of birds.  The Nez Perce National Historical Park is hosting their Year of the Bird Photo Contest.  It’s open to the public and anyone with an interest in birds is encouraged to contribute. 

Talking Books Now in Kamiah

Prairie-River Library District

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KAMIAH, ID – Audio books are coming to the Prairie River Library District for people with disabilities.  If you have difficulty reading because of a disability like blindness, vision problems, or an inability to hold a book or turn pages, you can get the service for free. 

Inmates Fish With Family

Idaho Correctional Institute - Orofino

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OROFINO, ID – Idaho Correctional Institute Inmates took a day to go fishing last weekend.  The inmates from the Orofino facility spent time with their families and correctional staff enjoying nature.  The fishing day was only available to inmates who are near their parole date and have had excellent behavior over the last year.

Daily Dynamic Report

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Before Surgery

The better physical shape you are in before surgery, the better your results. A recent study has shown that even 1 visit with a physical therapist prior to surgery can help reduce the need for short-term care after surgery, such as a short stay at a skilled nursing facility, or a home health physical therapy program.

Windows, Doors and More “Helpful Home” Tip

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Tip 1: Decide which opening method works best for your entrance space.

Measure how much space you have both on the interior and exterior side. This will give you an idea of which operating style would work best. Patio doors come in in-swing, out-swing and sliding operation styles. In-swing doors are the most commonplace in residential buildings and require adequate indoor space. The hinges are located inside the home and not visible to the outside. Keep in mind, though, that rainwater and other small debris can be driven by the wind into the home upon opening. An additional screen door can be helpful to protect against the elements.

Guy Bennett Employees Wanted: Millwright, Heavy Equipment Operator in the Log Yard, and Common Labor

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Guy Bennett Lumber Company is a family owned and operated sawmill located in Clarkston, WA seeking to fill several open positions in the log yard and the mill.  Positions that are currently open are:  millwright, heavy equipment operator in the log yard, and common labor.  

Please apply in person at Guy Bennett Lumber Company, 1951 Wilma Drive, Clarkston, WA or send a cover letter and a resume with references to Guy Bennett Lumber Company, Attention Human Resources, P.O. Box 670, Clarkston, WA 99403. 

Granite Point Closed

Visitors Vandalized and Left More Than 800 lbs Of Garbage

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GRANITE POINT, WA – Granite Point is closed until further notice. The US Army Corps of Engineers announced the closing today. Friday more than 300 people visited the popular landmark on the Snake River northwest of Clarkston.
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