Airport Meeting Today

4pm | Airport 2nd Floor

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LEWISTON, ID – The Airport Authority Board is beginning their search for a new Manager.  This afternoon the Board for the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport gathers at a special session to form an Airport Manager hiring committee. 

Fentanyl Overdoses Rising In Washington

30-50 Times More Powerful Than Pure Heroin

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OLYMPIA, WA – Overdoses from fentanyl are rising in Washington State.  The Department of Health reports they’re finding illicit fentanyl in new forms and that’s causing an increasing number of overdose deaths.

In the first half of this year there were 81 deaths linked to fentanyl versus 48 deaths in the same time last year.  That’s an increase of 70%.

BOLO - Christmas Ornament Theft

29th St. Near 8th Ave.

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LEWISTON, ID – A 5-year-old girl is sad this morning because someone stole her inflatable Christmas ornaments last night.  The family put them outside their house and footprints in the icy grass show that someone walked in from the street and stole them during the night.  They live on 29th Street near 8th Avenue.  If you know anything about them, contact the LPD.  The girl’s mom has filed a police report.

Local Author Hopes Book Will Help Inmates

The Great Escape: Redeemed For Life

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CULDESAC, ID – A local author is hoping she can help inmates have a better Christmas.  Kathleen Marchant wrote a book called “The Great Escape: Redeemed For Life”.  The Bible study details the struggles of people both behind bars and people struggling from what she calls metaphorical prisons.  Marchant says ministering to people in these prisons has become her “purpose”.

Former Lewiston Man Arrested In California

Alleged Sexual Involvement With Lewiston 16-Year-Old

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LEWISTON, ID – A former Lewiston man is behind bars in California today on charges of sex offense involving a 16-year-old Lewiston girl.  LPD Investigators say 24-year-old Jessie Daniel Barnes and the victim exchanged numerous sexually explicit photos and videos between October and December this year. 

Found Pet

13th St.| Clarkston

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CLARKSTON, WA - Someone found this dog on 13th Street in Clarkston.  It's currently being cared for by Zeus' Friends.  If you've lost this pup, you'll need to provide proof of ownership.  Call Tammy at 208-790-9170 for more info.

State Route 26 Work Progresses

"Another Couple Weeks"

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OTHELLO, WA - The work on State Route 26 east of Othello, WA will take a "another couple weeks" according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Here's a shot of recent work on the overpass that lets traffic drive over the railroad tracks.

No Mail Tomorrow

Federal Offices Closed To Honor President Bush

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CLARKSTON, WA – Many federal offices are closed tomorrow.  President Trump has closed federal facilities to honor President George H.W. Bush.  He died last Friday.  This includes the U.S. Postal Service, National Forests, Army Corps of Engineer facilities and dams, and more.

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