Nez Perce Tribe Opposes Midas Gold's New Idaho Mine

"We have yet to see a mine that does more good than harm..."

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LAPWAI, ID – The Nez Perce Tribe is taking a stand against a proposed mine east of McCall, ID.   Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee Chairman Shannon Wheeler said in a press release “For the Nez Perce Tribe, the value of the land, wildlife, and resources will always be worth more than any amount of gold."

Maryland Dr. Speaking Tomorrow at City Meeting

Tomorrow | Noon | Lewiston City Hall

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LEWISTON, ID – A psychiatrist from Maryland is coming to present at the City of Lewiston’s Disability Advisory Commission meeting tomorrow.  Dr. Lockhart is speaking about fetal alcohol syndrome.  The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome states 1 in 100 babies have FASD, which is nearly the same as Autism. 

Clearwater County Courthouse Caller ID Scam

Local Residents Getting "Spoofed"

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OROFINO, ID – You may get a scam call from what looks like the Clearwater County Courthouse.  A County representative says someone is using their number “spoofing” local residents.  They say spoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity.

Guy Bennett Now Hiring: Saw Filer

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Guy Bennett Lumber Company is a family owned and operated sawmill located in Clarkston, WA seeking a saw filer with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a saw filer.  Applicants must be knowledgeable in all aspects of saw filing operations.  Preference will be given to applicants with stelite and carbide experience.  Must be able to bench, grind, and tip round saws, change saws, change mill guides, change knives, perform preventative maintenance and align machine centers, maintain lube and water systems on saw centers, troubleshoot sawing centers to maintain accurate sawing, and maintain and repair filing room equipment.  Knowledge of computers and computer programming preferred.

ID Health Insurance Rates Increasing

Individual Policies Average 5% In 2019

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LEWISTON, ID – If you have an Idaho insurance plan, your rates are going up again next year.   Individual plan rates will increase an average of 5% in 2019.  The last three years have seen double-digit increases, including 27% last year.  This spring health insurance carriers requested an 8% increase, but the department denied the request, only allowing 5%.

Man Missing Near Weippe

David E. Carrico

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WEIPPE, ID – Authorities in Clearwater County are putting out a request for information on a missing man.  The county Facebook page says David E. Carrico hasn’t been seen since September 24th.  He left his home outside of Weippe that day driving a silver-green 2001 Subaru Legacy station wagon.

New Local Apartment Aids Transition of Students With Disabilities

From School To Independent Life

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LEWISTON, ID – A new apartment of sorts is opening up for LHS students who have disabilities and are moving on from school into an independent life.  Lewis-Clark State College and the Lewiston School District have teamed up to create the SPARC (Students & Professionals Accessing Resources in the Community) program. 

Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, and Camas Prairie brought to you by Nez Perce Express.

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY

This Morning Rain before 11am, then scattered showers, mainly between 11am and 2pm. High near 59. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Guy Bennett Now Hiring: Saw Filer

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Guy Bennett Lumber Company is a family owned and operated sawmill located in Clarkston, WA seeking a saw filer with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a saw filer.  Applicants must be knowledgeable in all aspects of saw filing operations.  Preference will be given to applicants with stelite and carbide experience.  Must be able to bench, grind, and tip round saws, change saws, change mill guides, change knives, perform preventative maintenance and align machine centers, maintain lube and water systems on saw centers, troubleshoot sawing centers to maintain accurate sawing, and maintain and repair filing room equipment.  Knowledge of computers and computer programming preferred.

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