Join the Online Premier of “Creative Hearts and Minds of the Nez Perce” Film


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KAMIAH, Idaho (December 7, 2020) – The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests and Discover Your Northwest at the Lolo Pass Visitor Center invite you to attend the online premier of the documentary film “Creative Hearts and Minds of the Nez Perce,” which highlights local artists as part of the Lolo Pass Visitor Center Artist in Residence program. The film will premier Monday, Dec. 14 at 1:45 p.m. PST online at All are invited to join and view the film online at this time. After the premier, the film will continue to be available at the same link for those unable to watch during the premier or who want to re–watch or share the film with others.

$6 Million Grant Will Expand Rental Housing for Extremely Low-Income People with Disabilities throughout Washington State

DEC. 7, 2020

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State Housing Trust Fund estimates new HUD funding will approximately double existing capacity to serve vulnerable people statewide

OLYMPIA, WA --- The Washington State Department of Commerce has been awarded one of only seven grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop new rental housing for extremely low-income people with disabilities. The $6 million grant recognizes the state’s leadership in creating permanent supportive housing models that promote long-term housing security and facilitate community integration of persons with disabilities.


December 7, 2020

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Letter led by Crapo, Wyden, Risch, Merkey ties county payments to COVID crisis 

Washington, D.C.--Idaho and Oregon congressional leaders say the COVID-19 pandemic is one more reason that payments to counties under the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) and Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) programs should be prioritized in a year-ending appropriations bill.

House and Senate Republicans Plan to Introduce Legislation to Revamp Governor’s Emergency Powers


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House and Senate Republicans are working on legislation for the 2021 session in January that would revamp the governor’s emergency powers. They’re frustrated Governor Inslee has ignored their repeated requests for a special session to provide input to the coronavirus restrictions and funding for relief during the COVID shutdown. 


LC State Men’s Basketball Named Cascade Conference Under Armour Team of the Week

12/6/2020 | Alisha Alexander | Sports Information Director

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CORVALLIS, Oregon – After a dominant opening weekend, the No. 5 Lewis-Clark State Men’s Basketball team was named the Cascade Conference’s Under Armour Team of the Week. The Warriors opened the 2020-21 season with two wins over the visiting Yellowstone Christian Centurions, with an 82-54 victory on Friday and a 98-49 win on Saturday.


Dec. 7, 2020

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Multiple residential mortgage origination and servicing-related violations result in nearly $89 million in remediation for more than 115,000 accounts

Olympia – The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), in coordination with state and federal government partners, closed a multiyear investigation of Nationstar Mortgage LLC, d/b/a Mr. Cooper, one of the largest mortgage servicers in the nation, the agency announced today.

Deep Roster Welcomes Basketball Back to LC Valley in Season-Opening Victory for Men’s Basketball

11/30/2020 | Alisha Alexander | Sports Information Director

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Lewiston, Idaho – Collegiate basketball returned to the LC Valley on Friday night when the No. 5 Lewis-Clark State Men’s Basketball team took on the visiting Yellowstone Christian Centurions. The Warriors showed their depth with a strong senior class, backed by a group of talented young newcomers. LC State was led by Travis Yenor’s 18 points in the 82-54 victory to open the season.

Shirley Allman Selected to Fill Vacant Seat on Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee

December 4, 2020

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Lapwai, Idaho- Today, the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee (NPTEC) appointed Shirley Allman to fill the vacancy on the committee created by the recent resignation of NPTEC Vice-Chairman Chantel Greene. Ms. Allman will begin immediately and serve on the NPTEC until the next general elections during the 2021 Nez Perce Tribe Spring General Council.  Allman was chosen from a large pool of candidates that submitted their interest in filling the vacancy. 



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