Dixie and Jumbo Fire Daily Update

US Department of Agriculture

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As of 6 a.m. (PDT) July 8, Doug Turman’s Type 1 Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team 2 assumed command of the Dixie and Jumbo Fires.  The team is developing an aggressive suppression strategy, factoring in the large national competition for incident resources, current environmental conditions, topography and predicted weather patterns in the coming days.

Pine Creek Fire Grows as Incident Teams Take On A New Fire

Idaho Department of Lands

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Deary, Idaho - The Pine Creek fire grows as it burns in very steep and rugged terrain making firefighting a slow and difficult process. Despite the challenges, fire crews were successful in keeping the fire on the west side of Pine Creek and east of Heimgartner Road. The fire is estimated at 400 acres with zero containment.

Andrus Fire Now 55% Contained

Washington State Patrol

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Cheney, WA – Crews overnight worked on the line with infrared technology to look for hot spots. This is a piece of technology that provides an extra set of “eyes” to help make sure the fire is totally out and there are no hot spots within the mop-up area.

Governor’s Office Aids Water Users in Reaching Historic Crop-Saving Settlement Amid Extreme Drought

Gov. Little

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(Boise, Idaho) – As the State of Idaho faces the worst drought in years, a group of water users in Blaine County – with the aid of the Governor’s office, House Speaker Scott Bedke, the Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR), and others – came together to reach a historic settlement this week, ensuring the continued growth of crops in the area.

Update on The Asotin Fires

SE Washington All Hazards Type 3

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ASOTIN - The two fires that started Wednesday continue to be worked on by multiple agencies. The Dry Gulch fire has been burning in the Dry Gulch area west of Asotin Creek Road and is currently at 0% containment. The Silcott fire started in the area of Silcott Grade Road, west of the city of Clarkston, and is currently at 10% containment.

Pullman Regional Hospital’s Board of Commissioners Approves Taxing District Expansion Ballot Measure

Pullman Regional

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Pullman, WA — The Pullman Regional Hospital’s Board of Commissioners voted to move forward with adding a ballot measure to the November 2, 2021, general election to expand the hospital’s taxing district to coincide with Pullman School District boundaries.

Lewiston Food Truck Night is Not Done Yet

July 13th

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Lewiston’s Food Truck Night isn’t done yet- in fact it’s only getting better! Tuesday, July 13th it is back once again! Local food vendors coming to the Nez Perce County Fairgrounds to serve their best from 5pm-9pm. With live music and free entry it is the perfect summer evening! Sponsored by DailyFly.com, Deeney’s Ice cream, LCCU, Coleman Oil, Pepsi, and Hot Country 94.1.

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