City of Moscow Asphalt Improvement Project at Sixth and Logan Begins September 17

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MOSCOW —  A planned asphalt improvement project at Sixth and Logan is scheduled to begin Fri. Sep. 17 to be completed by Oct. 1. This project will remove and replace the existing asphalt roadway, install new storm pipe, and replace a curb and gutter section.

Commerce Awards $11.4 Million for Vital Infrastructure Projects in 20 Rural Communities

Washington State Department of Commerce

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OLYMPIA. – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced 20 rural cities, towns and counties will receive a total of more than $11.4 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for 2021. The 22 projects funded will:

Fatal Crash on SH200 near MP30 in Ponderay

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On September 6, 2021, at approximately 6:25 pm, Idaho State Police responded to an injury crash eastbound SH200 near milepost 30, in Ponderay. Todd M. King, 50, of Elmo, MT, was traveling westbound on a black 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he lost control, crossing the eastbound lane and impacting an embankment on the south shoulder.

City of Moscow to Implement Modifications to D & Mountain View Intersection

City of Moscow

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MOSCOW —  The Moscow School District has requested that the City of Moscow explore potential modifications to the D & Mountain View intersection to improve student safety. The School District reports that families and school personnel interacting with this intersection have expressed a growing concern for the safety of students walking and biking to school. Since the start of the 21/22 school year, motorists have increasingly disregarded direction, verbally harassed crossing guards, and displayed potentially dangerous behavior.

Crapo, Risch, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Honor 13 American Heroes Killed in Afghanistan with Congressional Gold Medals

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Washington, D.C.--U.S. Senators Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), a senior member of the Senate Banking Committee, and Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined a bipartisan group of Senate colleagues to introduce a bill to award Congressional Gold Medals to the 13 American service members killed during heinous terrorist attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 26, 2021.

Idaho Expands Crisis Standards of Care Statewide Due to Surge in COVID-19 Patients Requiring Hospitalization

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) has activated Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) in accordance with IDAPA 16.02.09. CSC is activated statewide because the massive increase of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization in all areas of the state has exhausted existing resources. CSC was activated on Sept. 6 in North Idaho. This activation, declared today, expands the declaration to the rest of the state.

AG Ferguson Statement on “Friend of the Court” Brief in Texas Abortion Case

AG Ferguson

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SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson offers the following statement on joining a coalition of 24 attorneys general in filing an amicus, or "friend of the court," brief asking the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas to put Texas’ law banning virtually all abortions on hold pending appeals:

Drowning Victim in Rockford Bay Identified

Kootenai County Sheriff's Office

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Coeur d’ Alene -- On September 12th at around 7:20 AM, Patrol and Marine Deputies responded to Rockford Bay for an unoccupied boat which had floated up to a dock. Deputies responded via vehicle and vessel to investigate. Once in the area, a dock employee of a nearby marina advised they located a male submerged in the water next to a dock.


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