Structure Fire at Super 8 Motel

Lewiston Fire Department

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LEWISTON, ID - At 10:26 pm Sunday night, Lewiston Fire was dispatched to the Super 8 Motel at 3120 North-South Highway for a report of a fire on the outside of the building. First arriving units found people exiting the building and fire that had burned up the outside of the building and had entered the attic space.

Officers Respond to Shooting in Lapwai

Nez Perce Tribe Press Release

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Lapwai, Idaho- April 9, 2021, at approximately 10:57 p.m. a call was placed to Whitcom Dispatch. The report was that of a shooting on South Main Street in Lapwai. Officers responded to the call, taking one suspect into custody. One victim was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No additional parties were involved.

Nez Perce County, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Idaho State Police, and Nez Perce Tribal Police responded to the call. The case is currently under investigation; no additional information is available at this time.

Idaho State Police Investigate Injury Crash Outside of Moscow

Idaho State Police

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MOSCOW, ID - On April 9th, 2021, at 4:45 am, the Idaho State Police responded to a single-vehicle injury crash on SH8 at milepost 1, Pullman Road, in Moscow, Idaho. The vehicle lost control for unknown reasons and crashed. Statements provided from witnesses state the driver was driving erratically prior to the crash. The vehicle had two occupants who were both transported by EMS to Gritman Medical Center in Moscow. The driver of the vehicle was in critical condition and was transported by air ambulance to Kootenai Health in Coeur d'Alene. Both occupants were wearing safety restraints. The investigation is ongoing.

Chris Davies, Public Works Director, Retires After 17 Years of Dedicated Service

City of Lewiston

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LEWISTON, ID - Chris Davies committed 35 years of his life, and his entire career, to the art of building and maintaining important infrastructure. He was hired as the Public Works Director for the City of Lewiston in 2004 and remained in that position until announcing his retirement this year. When asked why he chose to spend the rest of his career with the City of Lewiston, he said, “I think people stay in public service because they want to continue providing a service that will better the community, and I found that to always be a healthy challenge.” 

Moscow Joins 2021 National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation

City of Moscow

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April 9, 2021 (Moscow, Idaho) —  Mayor Bill Lambert is joining mayors across the country for the 2021 National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation by asking residents to make a long-term commitment to manage water resources wisely. In return, residents have a chance to win hundreds of prizes.

House sinks higher education budget, renewing ‘social justice’ debate

Idaho Education News

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The budgets of Idaho’s higher education institutions remain in limbo after the House Wednesday shot down an effort to allocate some $631.4 million to state colleges and universities.

The overwhelming 13-57 vote — after a freewheeling hour-long floor debate — marked the latest chapter in a brewing Statehouse showdown over social justice programs on Idaho campuses.

Mending Butch’s broken legs

WSU News

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PULLMAN, Wash. --Exactly how Butch, a Labrador-retriever mix, ended up alone and suffering from two broken legs is anyone’s guess.

That’s a story only he can tell.

Whatever bad luck befell the roughly 1-year-old stray dog, his future is looking much more promising after he found his way to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service and, later, Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital.


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