Final "Take Me Fishing" Event On Saturday

No License or Gear Needed

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LEWISTON, ID – You don’t need a fishing license to take your kids to the river Saturday.  The final “Take Me Fishing” event is July 13th from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm.  It’s at the Hells Gate State Park picnic pavilion.  In addition to fishing for free, they will also have things for kids to do like fish painting, casting, knot tying, tackle box building, and more. 

Lapwai Man Sentenced For Axe Attack

Victim Spent Months In Recovery

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LAPWAI, ID – A Lapwai man will spend nearly 4 years in prison for assaulting someone with an axe because he thought the victim had stolen his TV.  74-year-old Otto Mark Homan was sentenced this week to 46 months in federal prison for assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury. 

Motorcycle Insurance Required in WA July 28th

Already Required In Idaho

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CLARKSTON, WA – Washington motorcycle riders will have to have insurance starting on July 28th.  Governor Inslee signed a new law in April that mandates a minimum of liability insurance on those vehicles.  Until now it has not been required in Washington.  It is required already in Idaho.  Washington riders must also carry proof of insurance on the bike just like drivers of cars and pickups. 

Firewood Cutting Season Opens Saturday

Fish & Game Craig Mountain Lands

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LEWISTON, ID – If you’re looking to stock up your firewood for the winter, you can cut on Craig Mountain Fish & Game property starting Saturday.  July 13th is the official beginning of the season.  You must be on Idaho Fish & Game property though with a permit and map of the cutting area.  You can get those from the Clearwater Regional Office at 3316 16th Street in Lewiston. 

UI Spring Graduates Earn 1,527 Degrees

Many From Local Small Towns

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MOSCOW, ID – More than 1,500 degrees went to students at the University of Idaho this spring.  The semester that ended May 10th included graduates from all over the world.  Most of the students from our area came from Moscow and Lewiston, but Asotin, Colfax, Craigmont, Culdesac, Lenore, Nezperce, Palouse, and Pierce each had a single proud graduate.

Corps To Release

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AHSAHKA, ID – Be careful where you anchor your boat tonight.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is going to release considerably more water out of Dworshak Dam just after midnight tonight.  It’s currently flowing at 9,500 cubic feet per second, and they’ll have it increased to 12,500 by early morning.

Marijuana, Race, & Politics Discussed At Upcoming Library Talks

Aug 6th, 13th, 20th | Basalt Cellars | 6:30pm

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CLARKSTON,WA – The Asotin County Library is hosting three discussions aimed at hot-button topics.  They’re all going to be held at Basalt Cellars.  The first is “Equality on Trial: Race, Fairness, and the US Supreme Court”.  The speaker is laywer and professor Timothy Golden.

Lewiston Woman Hospitalized After Crash

Juvenile Passenger Also Taken To Dayton General

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DAYTON,WA – A Lewiston woman is in the hospital after an accident near Dayton last night just after 11:00 pm.  According to the Washington State Patrol report, 48-year-old Christeena Miller was driving 9 miles north of Dayton on Highway 12 when the vehicle she was driving hit the embankment and rolled. 


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