Chinook Salmon Season Meetings Coming

Orofino, Riggins, & Lewiston

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LEWISTON, ID – Three Fish & Game meetings will discuss the upcoming Chinook Salmon seasons in the Clearwater region.  The region includes Clearwater, Hells Canyon, Lower Salmon, and Little Salmon River drainages.  During the meetings biologists will talk about what they learned from last year’s season and how they expect this year’s Chinook Salmon run to look.

Lewison City Council Meets Tonight

6pm | Library

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LEWISTON, ID – Lewiston City Council Members meet tonight to discuss several topics, one of which is the draft management contract with the airport.  Permission to buy a new fire engine for the LFD will be part the consent agenda.  It will cost $572,010.  An increase on fees on parks and alcohol is also a topic of discussion.

Road Closure

11th Ave | 3rd St - Prospect Ave

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LEWISTON, ID – Drivers who use 11th Avenue should plan an alternate route this week.  It’s closed between 3rd Street and Prospect Avenue.  Construction crews are working on the sewer and placing manholes.

Heights Fire Burns Garage & Vehicles

Tonight

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ASOTIN COUNTY, WA - Asotin County Firefighters and medics rushed to a home on  Scenic Hills tonight for report of a garage on fire.  The detached structure had dark smoke coming from the doors when they arrived.  Firefighters from Lewiston Fire Department and City of Asotin Fire also rushed to help out.  Several vehicles inside the garage were damaged from the fire. 

Fraternal Order Of Police Vote "No Confidence" In Sheriff Rodriguez

32 of 38 Votes

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LEWISTON, ID – The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 32 issued a vote of No Confidence against Nez Perce County Sheriff Joe Rodriguez.  Members of the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office make up that group.  A statement from Douglass Law, who represents the Lodge, says 32 of the 38 ballots came back as “no confidence”, one vote was “no opinion”, and five ballots were not returned.

GUY BENNETT NOW HIRING: GRAPPLE / SHOVEL OPERATOR / UNLOADER OPERATOR

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Lumber mill seeking to fill a full-time heavy equipment operator position in the log yard.  Heavy equipment experience is preferred.  The applicant must complete powered industrial safety training.  Knowledge of log species and the ability to identify log species is required.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous mill experience. 

New Steelhead Derby Coming Up

February 16th

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OROFINO, ID – A New non-profit group hoping to raise awareness and members is hosting a Steelhead Derby next month.  On February 16th, the Clearwater Chapter of Idaho River Community Alliance is hosting the derby at the Pink House Recreation Site just west of Orofino on Highway 12.

Representative Pushes For Federal Term Limits

US Representatives & Senators

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BOISE, ID – An Idaho state Representative is hoping his counterparts in Washington, D.C. will spend less time in government positions.  House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding has sponsored House Joint Memorial 2 that sends a message to the U.S. government urging them to add an amendment to the Constitution that would put term limits on U.S. Representatives and Senators.

Proposed Bill Would Allow State To Take Private Land

For Parks, Trails, & More

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BOISE, ID – A new bill headed through the Idaho House of Representatives would allow the state to acquire private land to use as parks and trails.  House Bill 51, co-sponsored by six Democratic Representatives, removes language in the current law that prohibits the state from taking private land through eminent domain. 

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