Port of Lewiston Wind Turbine Shipping Project Update

Have you seen the trucks driving by with those giant fan blades? Well here's why:

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LEWISTON, ID - For the last few months, the Port of Lewiston has become an important transportation center for wind turbine components being barged up the Columbia and Snake rivers. After being barged from Port of Longview, in Washington, to the Port of Lewiston, the components will be trucked to Alberta, Canada.

Make a New Year’s resolution to quit tobacco for good! New resources to quit are available for people with behavioral health conditions

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Studies show it may take several tries before you’re able to quit tobacco for good. Quitting can be challenging, but the right support for your quit journey increases your chances of quitting for good. This year, make a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking, vaping, and chewing for good!

Idahoans who want to quit tobacco products, including cigarettes, chew, and vapes, have access to free programs to help them on their quit journey.

AG Ferguson announces coalition lawsuit to save National Archives

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SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that his office filed a lawsuit against the federal government for illegally proceeding with the sale of the National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) building in Seattle. The government plans to ship the National Archives building’s irreplaceable, un-digitized records more than a thousand miles away to archive centers in Kansas City, Missouri and Riverside, California. This will effectively eliminate public access to the records. Twenty-nine federally recognized tribes, Alaskan tribal entities, and tribal communities from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska, as well as nine community organizations, historical preservation societies and museums and the state of Oregon joined Ferguson’s lawsuit.

CRAPO HIGHLIGHTS FIRST YEAR OF #MILITARYMONDAY HONOREES

Launched Veterans Day 2019, social media campaign recognizes Idaho servicemembers and veterans

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Washington, D.C.--Since Veterans Day 2019, U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) has honored 14 Idaho veterans and servicemembers in a social media campaign he launched called, “Military Monday.”  Idaho is home to many veterans and currently-serving members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have demonstrated exemplary military service during their careers.

Sunday Morning Multi Agency Pursuit Puts Lewiston Man Behind Bars in Colfax

Whitman County Sheriff's Office

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COLFAX, WA- Shortly after 2am Sunday Morning, deputies were advised of a high speed pursuit entering Whitman County near Red Wolf Bridge just east of Lewiston, ID. ISP Troopers and Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Deputies initiated the pursuit after the driver of the vehicle failed to stop for authorities in Idaho.

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