Nez Perce Tribe Calls for Leadership on Lower Snake River Restoration

Press Release | Nez Perce Tribe

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Restoring the lower Snake River and its salmon, steelhead, and lamprey could not be more critical for the Nez Perce people, given the location of the Tribe’s homeland and treaty-reserved territory, and the central role of salmon, steelhead, and lamprey in Nez Perce culture.  The dams on the lower Snake River and the mainstem Columbia have had—and continue to have—an enormous impact on salmon and steelhead, and the Nez Perce people.  The Nez Perce Tribe has long publicly supported restoring the lower Snake River by breaching the four dams there and investing in affected local communities.

Avista Makes Annual Price Adjustment Filings in Idaho

News Release | Avista Corp.

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Avista has made its annual Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) and Residential Exchange rate adjustment filings with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC or Commission) that if approved, are designed to increase overall electric revenues by approximately $2.8 million or 1.1% effective Oct. 1, 2020. These annual filings have no impact on Avista’s earnings.

(LEWISTON) Motorcycle vs Truck Accident on Thain Rd

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*UPDATE* The Major Collision Investigation Team is on scene. Southbound lanes will be closed for some time. Lewiston PD is asking everyone to avoid the area. 

*UPDATE* Police are on scene and will be diverting traffic. Thain Rd between Bryden and Airway will be temporarily closed.

*ORIGINAL* There is a 2 vehicle accident on Thain Rd. A motorcycle hit a truck, police are not on scene yet. Please avoid the area, we will update with details as they come in. 

Six Pediatricians at Valley Medical Center Advocate for In-Person Classes this Fall

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Six Pediatricians at Valley Medical are advocating for the return of an in-person, near-normal school experience for children this fall. They submitted a letter to local school superintendents, as well as the Lewiston and Clarkston School Board members and the State of Washington's Superintendent.

(WASHINGTON) Gov. Jay Inslee Issues Contact Tracing Proclamation to Protect Personal Information

News Release | Washington Gov. Jay Inslee

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Gov. Jay Inslee issued a proclamation on Thursday related to the state's contact tracing efforts and personal information protection. Proclamation 20-64 exempts personally identifiable information collected by COVID-19 case investigators from public disclosure.

Students Interested in a Career Outdoors Have More Options at U of I This Fall

News Release | University of Idaho

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MOSCOW, Idaho — July 30, 2020 — Students who want to learn in Idaho’s beautiful outdoors will have the chance this fall to enroll in online or in-person classes. Through the University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources, students can learn about forestry, fisheries, range science, wildlife, fire and more.


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