Hurricane Laura, Labor Day Run-Up Push Fuel Demand and Gas Prices Higher

AAA | 2020 Idaho Gas Price News

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Gem State prices jump two cents in a week, U.S. average up a nickel

BOISE – After weeks of relative calm at the pump, gas prices are on the move in Idaho and across the country.  AAA says that Gem State prices are up two cents in a week and that the U.S. average jumped a nickel as Hurricane Laura and end-of-summer road trips motivated more drivers to fill up.  And with 97 percent of travelers choosing their car over other modes of transportation for a summer getaway, gas prices could continue to climb heading into Labor Day.

Online Sign-up Required At Access Yes! Properties In Clearwater Region

News Release | Idaho Fish & Game

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(Photo: Glenn Oakley for IDFG)
Access Yes! is a program designed to allow hunter access to private land or facilitate hunter access to public land. The Clearwater Region is home to seven Access YES! properties, totaling nearly 13,000 acres accessible to sportsmen. Online sign-up is required for most of the properties in the Clearwater Region. Landowners request that sportsmen and women print off the permission slip/email confirmation and place it on their dash before the set off to hunt.



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The Clarkston Farmers Market is celebrating patrons of the market by holding a Customer
Appreciation Day Saturday, September 5. Anyone who attends the market on September 5 can
enter a drawing for a grand prize giveaway basket worth over $60 full of vendor products as
well as many other prizes from vendors and the market, including soaps, woodworking
products, greeting cards, Market Cash, and more!

Renamed Red Wolf Golf Club Now Serving Dinner

Red Wolf Golf Club

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What has formerly been known as the Clarkston Golf and Country Club, is now named Red Wolf Golf Club.  The Nez Perce Tribe purchased the course in 2019, and is excited about continuing with updates and changes.  Currently, Red Wolf Golf Club is excited to introduce their new dinner menu Wednesday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.


LC State Receives Anonymous $107,000 Donation To Help Sustain Parts Of TRIO

Official News Release | Lewis-Clark State College

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LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College has received an anonymous donation of $107,000 to help sustain parts of the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program for the next year, Andy Hanson, LC State vice president for Student Affairs, has announced.

U of I Research Team Earns Nearly $6M to Battle Lyme Disease, Surging Tick-Borne Illnesses

News Release | University of Idaho Communications

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MOSCOW, Idaho — Aug. 31, 2020 — University of Idaho researchers are leading a nearly $6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) cooperative agreement, using large and complex data sets to improve prediction and response measures for tick-borne diseases.

Whitman County Sheriff Appoints New Undersheriff Effective September 1st, 2020.

Press Release | Whitman County Sheriff's Office

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COLFAX, WA- Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers has appointed Sgt. Chris Chapman to be his new Undersheriff after the recent retirement of long time Undersheriff Ron Rockness. Rockness retired in June after working for the Sheriff’s office in various positions since 1993.

Les Schwab Truck & 4x4 Show - Happening Now

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The first event of Lewiston's Hot August Nights is in full swing behind Les Schwab on Main Street in Lewiston, Idaho.
Trucks and 4x4s that are new and age old classics are on full display.
The event started at 1:00 PM and will continue until 5:00PM later today. Soon after at 7:00 will be the start of the VIP Cruise in downtown Lewiston. Check out some sample pictures

Shissler Fire August 24, 2020

Northern Rockies Incident Management Team

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Size: Approximately 2400 acres
Containment: 0%
Cause: Lightning
Location: Two miles south of Red River Hot Springs near Elk City, Idaho
Structures destroyed: 0

Fire management actions: Overnight the fire grew a few hundred acres, still moving east away from structures. Access along FSR505 has been improved, allowing firefighters to construct fire line east of the road to protect structures and infrastructure. Aircraft supported firefighters on the ground with water most of the day. The structure protection group continues working with private landowners on fire prevention activities around homes and businesses on Hot Springs Road. Heavy equipment is working to improve safe access on FSR1166 for future control line construction. Some lightning is expected in the area beginning as early as today and lasting through tomorrow. Thunderstorms may bring winds and potential fire growth.

Pullman Police Department Suspends In-Person Business Services

News Release | Pullman Police Department

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PULLMAN – Due to the significant increase of COVID-19 cases in our community, and to safeguard the health of Pullman Police employees and the public, in-person business services at the Police Department are suspended. A variety of services can be conducted by mail, email at, and online at

Year Two of Steelhead Fishing Research Begins

Idaho Department of Fish and Game | Written by Will Lubenau, University of Idaho

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The second field season for the study has officially started. Tagging at Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River began on July 2, 2020. As of July 19th, 205 steelhead have already been tagged and released as part of this research to evaluate how many wild and hatchery steelhead are caught by anglers, and how often each year. 

Today is National Hydropower Day!

Port of Lewiston - Idaho's Seaport

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Tune into the National Hydropower Association's Facebook page for their virtual celebration: National Hydropower Day LIVE!

The event, running from Noon - 3:00 PM (EDT), will showcase live discussions with idustry and government hydropower leaders, as well as a steady stream of information content and videos from every corner of the hydropower industry.

Overnight Chase Puts Lewiston Man Behind Bars for Assault and Eluding

Media Release | Whitman County Sheriff's Office

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COLFAX, WA – Sunday morning shortly after midnight, Whitman County Deputies responded to the call of a possible suicidal person in the area of Wawawai Rd near the Port of Wilma. While responding to the call, deputies were advised that the suicidal subject struck and drug an individual with his vehicle during an altercation, sending the victim in that altercation to the hospital.


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