Carbon Fuel Bill Could Raise Gas Prices 30 Cents

Representative Schmick Worried About Impact On Rural Citizens

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OLYMPIA, WA – Representative Joe Schmick is speaking out about the carbon fuel bill headed through the state legislature.   It’s part of Governor Inslee’s plan to make the state more “green”.  The bill would require gasoline sold in the state to have a lower carbon footprint.  Schmick says “In reality, what it does is you can expect to see higher fuel costs.  In California since December 1st when they implemented this, they’re up 16 cents per gallon already.  And estimates are going to be up around 30 cents.”

Tax Money Instead Of Business Investment In Broadband Bill

For Small Town High-Speed Internet

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OLYMPIA, WA – A broadband bill put forward by local representative Mary Dye has died in the Washington legislature.  The bill would have helped bring high-speed internet to small towns.  Pomeroy resident Mary Dye says she’s disappointed, but not surprised that the Governor’s similar bill has been chosen to move forward.  She says she has concerns about his bill though.

WA Wildfires Already Starting

6 Yesterday

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OLYMPIA, WA – The snow hasn’t completely melted off and fires are already popping up.  Washington State Forester George Geissler tweeted this morning that there were at least six wildfires in the state yesterday.  Washington Department of Natural Resources and local firefighters were busy extinguishing them before they got out of hand. 

Daily Dynamic Report

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Dynamic Physical Therapist Can Prescribe the Perfect Massage Routine.

Your soft tissues work hard for you – so give them what they need to optimize their health and function. Contact our Lewiston physical therapy facility to ask our physical therapist whether therapeutic massage makes sense for you. You may end up feeling – and playing – a lot better!

Life Choices and Reliance Center Bring You: UNPLANNED March 31st at 3PM

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Life Choices and the Reliance Center have teamed up to bring you the film “UNPLANNED.” A special showing will be held at the Village Center Cinemas in Lewiston on Sunday March 31st at 3pm. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Life Choices Clinic 2020 12th Ave or Reliance Center 102 New 6th Street.

Volunteer Retirement Plan Increase

$350 / Month For Volunteers & Reservists

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OLYMPIA, WA – Volunteers for fire departments and reservists for law enforcement agencies may be getting a boost to their retirement plan.  Right now, after volunteering for 25 years or more, the payment is $300 per month.  Under House Bill 1912, that payment would go up to $350 per month. 

Hwy 12 Fatal Accident

Near Kamiah

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KAMIAH, ID – A Cottonwood man died Saturday morning in a crash on Highway 12.  69-year-old Douglas Hurlburt was headed westbound when his vehicle left the roadway seven miles west of Kamiah.  The vehicle hit the rock wall, flipped end-over-end several times, coming to rest on its roof.

Red Cross Blood Drive Today

12 - 5 | Lewiston City Library

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LEWISTON, ID – The American Red Cross hopes you’ll roll up a sleeve today.  They’re urging people with all blood types to donate, ensuring a sufficient supply for hospital patients this spring.  They currently have a high need for type O blood right now.

There’s a blood drive at the Lewiston City Library this afternoon from noon - 5:00 pm.

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