City of Lewiston is Working to Modify Requirements for Placement of Receptacles

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LEWISTON, ID - The City of Lewiston is working on amending Section 17-21 of Ordinance 4717 to modify requirements for the placement of receptacles on sidewalks and streets for citizens who use wheelchairs and others on garbage pick up day.

From the City of Lewiston:
The new language would require all receptacles to be ”placed on the sidewalk adjacent to the curb, while maintaining unobstructed sidewalk access of at least forty-eight (48) inches in width; adjacent to the travelway where curb does not exist or if at least forty-eight (48) inches in width of unobstructed sidewalk access cannot be maintained.”

U of I Athletic Director Rob Spear Placed on Administrative Leave

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MOSCOW, ID - University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear has been put on administrative leave for 60 days as investigators and university leadership work to investigate process failures in reporting sexual assault complaints in 2012 and 2013.

From the U of I:
In the interim, Pete Isakson, associate athletic director, will serve as acting athletic director for day-to-day operations. Brian Foisy, vice president for finance and administration, will work with the athletics business office to manage the finance functions of the department.

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests has Firewood Cutting & Mushroom Permits Available

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KAMIAH, ID - The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests has firewood cutting permits and personal use mushroom permits available. The permits are valid now through March 2019.

From the NP-CNF's:
Personal Use Firewood Cutting Permits allow permit holders to harvest dead trees and down logs on National Forests in USDA Forest Service Region 1, as well as on Bureau of Land Management public lands. Firewood permits cost $5 a cord, with a four cord minimum ($20). A permit can be purchased for a maximum of 12 cords ($60).

Weather Brought to You by Nez Perce Express

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Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, and Camas Prairie brought to you by Nez Perce Express.

LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today Increasing clouds, with a high near 55. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light and variable wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is Looking for Volunteers

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KAMIAH, ID - The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is looking for volunteers who would like to be campground hosts. There are multiple openings available.

From the NP-CNF's:
Volunteer campground hosts are front–line representatives of the USDA Forest Service. Typical duties include informing visitors of recreational opportunities, answering questions from visitors, monitoring campground sites for fee compliance, recording daily occupancy levels, maintaining campground facilities, and more.

Idaho State Tax Commission Would Like to Provide Tips to Help File Income Taxes

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BOISE, ID - The Idaho State Tax Commission would like to provide some tips for filing your income taxes as the April 17th deadline approaches.

From the ISTC:
1. Take advantage of free tax help
Senior citizens and people with low-to-moderate income can find free help to prepare their income tax returns at tax preparation sites throughout Idaho.

Arbor Day Celebration April 27th

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LEWISTON, ID - The City of Lewiston , Modie Park Conservancy, and Lewiston's Rotary Club would like to invite the community to a joint Arbor Day celebration on April 27th beginning at 1:00 p.m. They will plant three trees in Modie Park.

From Modie Park Conservancy:
During the ceremony a representative from Idaho Department of Lands will present Lewiston with its Thirtieth National Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA Award.
 
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