Seat Belt Campaign Starts Today

100 Deadliest Days of Summer Nearing

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LEWISTON, ID – This coming weekend starts the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer.  That’s the time period during which people, especially teens, are most at risk of dying in a vehicle collision.  The Idaho Transportation Department’s getting a jump-start on things by reminding drivers to buckle up.

Lolo Pass Hosts Events

Raptors & Quilts

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LOLO PASS, ID – Now that the snow has mostly melted, events are starting back up at the Lolo Pass Visitor’s Center.  A guest speaker from Raptors of the Rockies will be there on the 31st with several feathered friends.  The talk begins at 9:30 am that day and is completely free.

Hatwai Creek Temperature Rising

Environmental Quality Dept. Seeking Your Comments

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NEZ PERCE COUNTY, ID – The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality is concerned about the temperature of Hatwai Creek.  A recent check shows it’s above recommended levels because of a lack of shade in the 32-square mile watershed known as Hatwai Creek Subbasin.

Flood Watch Continues

Grande Ronde River Expected To Flood

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LEWISTON, ID – Heavy rains will continue today and tonight.  The National Weather Service is continuing the Flood Watch through tomorrow morning.  They expect the rain to cause creeks and streams to rise across the inland northwest. 

Bomb Squad Headed To Lewiston

Homeowner Found Blasting Caps

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LEWISTON, ID – The 200 Block of 3rd Street is closed right now while LPD officers wait for the Spokane Bomb Squad to arrive.  A Normal Hill homeowner called police after he found a box of blasting caps in his shed.  Officers have closed the block off to traffic and alerted neighbors within 300 feet of the caps to stay in their homes or evacuate.

Seat Belt Emphasis Patrols

Start Next Week

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NEZ PERCE COUNTY, ID – You’d better make sure you’re buckled up, because deputies will be paying closer attention next week.  Starting on Monday, the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office will be partnering with the Idaho Transportation Department and other local law enforcement offices to keep an eye out for unrestrained drivers.

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