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6 Tips for 60s and Beyond:

  1. Take the pressure off. Regular physical activity is more crucial than ever, but if aches and pains are making walking or jogging a chore, move some of your exercise to a pool, where you can work just as hard with less pounding. (Oh, and see a physical therapist about those aches and pains!)
  2. Get balanced. One-third of adults over age 65 are likely to fall each year, and those falls will lead to more than 700,000 hospitalizations. Unfortunately, too many people realize they are falls-prone when they experience their first fall. Be proactive. See a physical therapist for a balance assessment and a personalized improvement program.
  3. Strive for 60 minutes. Not the TV show! Set a goal to be physically active 60 minutes a day. You don't have to do it all once. Ten-minute increments count, too.
  4. Team up. If you're retired, what better way to stay close to longtime colleagues than to make time to walk together? Whatever the activity, doing things as a team will keep you accountable and provide social interaction.

Bennett Lumber: CHIP TRUCK DRIVER WANTED

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CHIP TRUCK DRIVER WANTED:   Bennett Lumber Products, Inc. is a family owned and operated sawmill located in Princeton, ID seeking a chip truck driver with a minimum of 3 years’ commercial driving experience.  Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, a valid CDL, current Medical Examiner’s Certificate, and a clean driving record.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience driving chip trucks.  We offer a generous compensation package including medical and dental insurance and 401(k) plan with employer match. 

Farm Truck Snags Utility Line

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CLARKSTON, WA – A farm truck snagged some utility lines in the Clarkston Heights today.  About 11:45 this morning, the vehicle was turning the corner at 2nd avenue and 23rd street when the trailer connected with some utility lines and started to pull a connected pole down. 

Lincoln Middle School & Heights Elementary School on “lock out.”

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***Correction*** Highland Elementary is NOT on Lock Out.

CLARKSTON, WA -  Lincoln Middle School and Heights Elementary School are on what the district office is calling a “lock out.” Administrators say there is a potentially dangerous student from Lincoln Middle School who is missing. The lock out will continue until the student is located or conditions are considered safe. Classes and activities are proceeding as normal inside the schools. We will update you on Dailyfly.com as soon as we know more.

Accident Near Red Wolf Bridge

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WHITMAN CO, WA – One person was injured yesterday after an accident with a semi truck.  It happened near the north end of the Red Wolf Bridge.  Because the DOT shut down the bridge completely to make repairs, it took emergency crews several extra minutes to get to the site.

Seat Belt Emphasis Patrols

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ASOTIN, WA – Local deputies will be looking more closely to make sure you’re buckled up.  The Asotin County Sheriff’s Office says starting Monday, they’ll have deputies patrolling to make sure everyone is following the law and wearing a safety belt. 

New Phone Scam

Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office

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LEWISTON, ID – There’s a new phone scam going around.  The Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office is sending out the warning.  A man with a strong southern accent called a local resident and said he was from the Sheriff’s Department.  He said the person had 2 arrest warrants out, and needed to go to the courthouse to take care of it. 

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

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:

Today: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.           

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

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5 Tips for 50s:

See the world, and exercise, too. Traveling for work or pleasure shouldn’t derail your healthy habits. Physical therapists can suggest exercises you can do on the go, anywhere.

Bone up on your bone health. Menopause contributes to increased loss of bone density, making bones more brittle and prone to breaking. The older you get, the more important it becomes to get the recommended amount of calcium and vitamin D, and perform weight-bearing or resistance exercises 30-60 minutes at least 3 times per week.

Be active every day. The older you get, the more important it becomes to be vigilant about your health. Each week, you want 2.5 hours of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity, 1.25 hours of vigorous-intensity activity, or an equivalent combination of the two. The best way to do that is to strive for activity every day.

Get a second opinion. People in their 50s often experience the first major signs of aging. If you've tried to manage your health on your own thus far, now is the time to get off of the Internet and in front of a physical therapist, who can provide an expert assessment of your health that will be key to your ability to maintain your independence.

Clearwater River Casino Hiring Head Chef

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The Clearwater River Casino is looking to hire a full-time head chef. This full-time position requires a Culinary Arts/Associates Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school and eight years related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires five years supervisory experience and eight (8) years of experience in a full service restaurant environment. Requires five years of experience as a sous chef or higher level. Full-time employees receive medical, dental and vision, 401K with competitive match, employee discounts, and more. This position pays $19.10 per hour DOE.  Apply before May 21, 2018. 

New Wheatland Fire Dist Building

Open House Sat, 1pm

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LEWISTON, ID – The Wheatland Fire District is gearing up for what could be a bad grass fire season.  Their new building is finished just in time.  They have 6 trucks of different kinds that can respond to home and wild fires, and now they have a clean facility to house them. 
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