Art Show at the Prichard

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MOSCOW, Idaho – April 13, 2015 – The Prichard Art Gallery will feature work from University of Idaho Master of Fine Arts degree candidates in the MFA exhibit “Circuitous” Friday, April 17 through Saturday, May 16. An opening reception will take place at the gallery from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 17

Section 215 of Patriot Act Expires Soon

Raul Labrador

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 Controversial section 215 of the Patriot Act is set to expire in June. This has set off a flurry of activity in Congress with one bill in the house, the Surveillance State Repeal Act. designed to repeal the entire Patriot Act. Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador has not signed on with that bill, "but is paying close attention to the matter," according to Labrador Press Secretary Dan Popkey.

State School Board Meets in Moscow

April 15-16

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(Boise).  The Idaho State Board of Education will meet this Wednesday and Thursday, April 15 and 16, 2015, in Moscow on the campus of the University of Idaho.  Wednesday’s meeting is scheduled to start at 9:00 AM (PDT), and Thursday’s meeting will begin at 8:00 AM (PDT).  The meetings, which are open to the public, will be held in the International Ballroom in the Bruce M. Pitman Center

Clarkston City Council

Meeting Tonight

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The Clarkston City Council meets tonight at 7:00pm; the agenda appears light.  The only order of new business is an agreement with Ken Nagy, a hearing examiner.  A second reading of Budget Amendment 1537 is also on the agenda.

LHS Tennis Team Thumps Coeurd'Alene


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Lewiston High School's Tennis Team used some strong singles play to defeat Coeurd'Alene 8-4 in a home match yesterday. Idaho high school tennis combines boys and girls into one team. The girls team is loaded with veterans and Josey Jagelski, Madelyn Parkey, and  Rae Ann Kirk, in the one, two and three seeds, easily won matches. Neil Switzer and Trevor Rietz also recorded singles victories for the boys.

New Name, Same Fun

Summer Movie Series Pioneer Park

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The summer movie series put on by Lewiston Parks and Recreation has a new name. “Movies Under the Stars” was selected from the entries received in a recent contest where the winner gets to choose one of the movies shown this summer at Pioneer Park.  The contest winner, DeeDee Jablonowski submitted the winning title and has selected the Disney movie, “Maleficent” which will be the first movie shown this summer on Friday June 19. The movie nights are every Friday night for six weeks beginning June 19, with the exception of Friday, July 3, until the final movie showing on Friday, July 31.  

Dog Show At The Fairgrounds

April 17-20

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The Lewis-Clark Kennel Club has been around since 1947, they monitor legislation that effects animals and run a variety of classes about training and caring for dogs. The spring is a chance for members to show off a little. The American Kennel Club Dog Show is April 17th-20th at the Nez Perce County Fair Grounds.

Bees and Butterflies at Pi-Nee-Waus

Workshop and Fair

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During the spring runoff elders remember a small silver blue butterfly that would hatch in abundance near Lapwai. The lovely pollinator would hover over the water; drinking and rising, drinking and rising, for three days and then disappear. The name Lapwai is derived from the the Nez Perce word Leepleep Initpa and means Place of the Butterfly according to Ann McCormack Economic Development planner for the Nez Perce Tribe.


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