Gift Wrapping For A Good Cause

North 40 | Until December 24th

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LEWISTON, ID – A local church group is offering to wrap your presents for you.  Ladies from the Lewiston Foursquare Church will put some festive paper on your Christmas gifts.  They’re at North 40 now through Christmas Eve.  December 20th, if you buy someone a gift at North 40, they’re offering to wrap for free between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm.

Missing Girl Last Seen In Lapwai

Gone Since Yesterday

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LAPWAI, ID – Be on the lookout for a missing girl from Lapwai.  Nez Perce Tribal Police are searching for Benae Wright.  She’s 15 years old and hasn’t been seen since yesterday.  She’s 5’3” tall, 110 pounds, and wears black rimmed glasses. 

She was last seen at the Pineewaus Community Center in Lapwai at 4:30 yesterday.  She was wearing a light gray sweater and light blue jeans. 

Idaho River Community Alliance & Fish and Game Meet Tonight

LCSC | Sacajawea Hall Rm 115 | 6pm

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LEWISTON, ID – A spokesperson from Idaho Fish & Game will be at the Idaho River Community Alliance meeting tonight to talk about the steelhead fishing season and you’re invited to hear what’s going on.  The Clearwater Chapter of the IRCA meets at 6:00 pm tonight at LCSC in room 115 of Scajawea Hall. 

Hazardous Weather Outlook

40 MPH Winds in Pomeroy

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LEWISTON, ID – The Hazardous Weather Outlook continues for the LC Valley with more serious conditions in the surrounding areas. 

The LC Valley should expect rain today with a slight chance of snow tonight, but the Pullman/Moscow area should expect snow and rain all day with winds picking up tonight.

Orofino and Kamiah are both forecast to get rain and light winds today and tonight.

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

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This Morning Rain and snow likely after 10am, becoming all rain after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Idaho's 511 System Down For Maintenance Tomorrow

7pm - 12am | Weds Night

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BOISE, ID – The Idaho 511 line and website will be down tomorrow night.  The Idaho Transportation Department is performing technology maintenance on the phone line, website, and app.  Those services provide road conditions and accident blockages on Idaho’s highways.  There is a Winter Storm Warning for much of the state this week, so if you’re about to travel, they advise you to check conditions right before they turn the system off.

Hwy 95 Widening May Start Next Summer

ITD Won Latest Appeal

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GENESEE, ID – Highway 95 may finally be four lanes from Lewiston to Moscow in the near future.  The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Transportation Department during the latest appeal over the expansion.  The area from Thorn Creek to Moscow has been embroiled in controversy since before work shut down on the highway.  The stretch of unfinished highway remains one of the deadliest roads in Idaho.   

Lapwai Mayor Dies In Accident At Casino

Highway 95 | 12:30 pm

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LAPWAI, ID – The Lapwai Mayor died this afternoon in an accident near the Clearwater River Casino.  Iona Ruth McConville was trying to turn left onto Highway 95 from the south entrance to the Casino.  An oncoming van was headed northbound when it collided with her vehicle.  She died as a result of her injuries at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.

Bennett Lumber Now Hiring: Machinist

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Bennett Lumber Products, Inc. is a family owned and operated sawmill with locations in Princeton, ID and Clarkston, WA.  We are seeking a full-time machinist for our Princeton, ID facility.  The successful applicant must be capable of precision machine work.  They must be able to interact with all departments to build new or replacement parts for the mill.  They must be able to operate shop equipment (lathes, horizontal and vertical CNC mils, drill press, band saws, cranes, etc.).  We prefer but don’t require sawmill experience.  CNC experience is required.


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