The Nez Perce Tribe's Salmon Orca Project Goes Live

The Nez Perce Tribe

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LAPWAI –  Wednesday, The Nez Perce Tribe announced the launch of the Salmon Orca Project (Project). As a result of the worsening Snake River salmon extinction crisis, the Project directly calls on President Biden's Administration to take swift and unequivocal action to support the replacement of the four Lower Snake River dams along the Snake River.

Former Tri-Cities Business Owner who Submitted Phony Bills for Interpretation Services Repays L&I $43,000

Washington LNI

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PASCO — A Seattle woman accused of forging signatures and stealing money by billing the state for appointments that never happened pleaded guilty Wednesday. Carla C. Moreno also repaid the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) $43,296 in full for overbilling the department for interpreter services in the Tri-Cities.

Moscow Farmers Market Ranked in Top 10 Farmers Markets Nationwide

City of Moscow

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MOSCOW — The American Farmland Trust Farmers Market Celebration voting period closed on Sun. Sept. 19, 2021. Final standings were announced last week, recognizing leading markets based on the number and type of endorsements each received. Markets all over the U.S. participate in the celebration.

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Fire Activity Update

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

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KAMIAH -- A continued shifting the overall weather pattern continues to slowly take place as the calendar enters the Fall season. Once again, the precipitation that our area received was not as widespread or heavy as forecasted, but every little bit continues to help change the course of this long and drawn-out 2021 fire season.  

FDA Authorizes Booster Dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Certain Populations

Food and Drug Administration.

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Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to allow for use of a single booster dose, to be administered at least six months after completion of the primary series in:

Thursday's Weather

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Today's weather is brought to you by the Nez Perce Express. 

LC Valley: Partly cloudy skies with lighta nd variable winds. Clear skies overnight. 77/51

Palouse Area: Some clouds in the morning with mainy sunny skies in the afternoon. Light and variable winds. Clear overnight skies with light and variable winds. 71/48

Prairie Area: Intervals of clouds and sun. Winds NNE at 5-10mph. Clear overnight skies with light and variable winds. 67/45


Washington Attorney General Takes on Pyramid Scheme Company LuLaRoe

Washington Attorney General

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SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that LuLaRoe will pay $4.75 million to resolve Ferguson’s consumer-protection lawsuit asserting that LuLaRoe, a California-based multi-level marketing business that sells leggings and other apparel to a network of independent retailers, was operating a pyramid scheme.

CHS Primeland Producer Sale

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Hurry in to CHS Primeland for the biggest cattle ranchers’ sale of the year! Find Hihog, Belhen, Protein lick tubs, mineral and more. Only while supplies last so you don’t want to wait. Stop in for the special pricing on the new, affordable, commercial cow pellet. You only have two chances to shop: August 28th in Grangeville and August 30th in Lewiston.


Larry Junior Hillbroom, of Hope, Idaho, Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney’s Office

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COEUR D’ALENE – Larry Junior Hillbroom, 37, of Hope, Idaho, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael M. Gonzalez, Jr. announced today. Chief Magistrate Judge Candy W. Dale took Hillbroom’s plea and set the case for sentencing on February 8, 2022.


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