Folk & Traditional Artists Awarded 2021 Fellowships

Idaho Commission on the Arts

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The Idaho Commission on the Arts announces the recipients of the inaugural Folk and Traditional Arts Fellowship. The Folk and Traditional Arts Fellowship was created to honor our state’s tradition bearers and recognize the exemplary quality and commitment to community that each maintain through their creative expressions.

Additional Cougar Sightings Reported in Moscow

News Release | City of Moscow

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(Moscow, Idaho) -- The Moscow Police Department has received additional reports from citizens who have spotted a cougar within the City of Moscow. Two sightings occurred on the 400 block of N. Lincoln St. at approximately 10:30 p.m. on June 11. An additional sighting was reported by a citizen walking on the path behind Good Samaritan Village at 7:52 a.m. on June 12.

Forest Service Partners With Idaho Fish and Game To Improve Hunter And Angler Access

News Release | U.S Department of Agriculture

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KAMIAH, Idaho (June 12, 2020) – An expanding new partnership with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is increasing hunter and angler access on National Forest System lands in north central Idaho.

More Campgrounds Now Open On Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

News Release | Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

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The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests would like to inform the public that, effective immediately, they now have more campgrounds open for public use following previous closures due to COVID-19. The majority of their recreation sites previously closed due to the pandemic are now available for use by the public.

Up To $200 Million Approved For New Program To Support Public Safety, Pass Savings Onto Property Taxpayers

News Release | Governor Brad Little

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Boise, Idaho – The Governor’s Coronavirus Financial Advisory Committee (CFAC) approved today the allocation of up to $200 million for a new program that leverages federal coronavirus relief funds to cover local public safety personnel salaries and gives cities and counties the opportunity to pass on the savings to property taxpayers.

Moscow Farmers Market Guidelines For Saturdays Market

News Release | City of Moscow

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If you're planning on attending the Moscow Farmers Market Saturday, read the following to make sure you can follow the guidelines. The guidelines will also be posted at each Market entrance. Guidelines will update and adapt to the changing needs of the Moscow Farmers Market and the phased re-opening as outlined in the Idaho Rebound Plan. Failure of patrons to social distance may result in the Moscow Farmers Market being shut down for the 2020 season. 

Update | Car Accident on Bryden Canyon Rd Thursday Evening

Press Release | Lewiston Police Department

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On June 11th, 2020, at approximately 4:30pm, Lewiston Police were dispatched to a two vehicle accident at the bottom of Bryden Canyon Road. Officers were advised that one of the driver's was unconscious and pinned in the vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found a male trapped inside a 2010 Lincoln MKZ car. The other vehicle involved was a 2003 International Truck hauling asphalt and pulling a trailer with a steam roller on it. The Lewiston Fire Department responded to extricate the driver of the Lincoln, who was then taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver of the International truck was uninjured.

ITD To Provide Free Commercial Driver’s License And Heavy Equipment Operator Training

News Release | Idaho Transportation Department

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The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is pleased to announce a new 4-6 week free custom training program slated for August 2020. The selected 20 applicants may receive a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), a Level 1 certification as a Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO), and more.

Lewiston City Library Reopens To The Public

Press Release | Lewiston City Library

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On Monday, June 15, the Lewiston City Library will open its doors to the public following their regularly scheduled hours of operation. While the in-house collection will be fully accessible, they request that patrons observe safe distancing when accessing the computer labs, teen game room and meeting spaces. Patrons are encouraged to follow health guidelines and take advantage of hand sanitizer stations near each entrance in order to help keep themselves, other visitors and library staff well while in the library. Curbside services will continue to be available for those interested in accessing the library collection in an alternative manner.


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