Bennett Lumber: CHIP TRUCK DRIVER WANTED

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CHIP TRUCK DRIVER WANTED:   Bennett Lumber Products, Inc. is a family owned and operated sawmill located in Princeton, ID seeking a chip truck driver with a minimum of 3 years’ commercial driving experience.  Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, a valid CDL, current Medical Examiner’s Certificate, and a clean driving record.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience driving chip trucks.  We offer a generous compensation package including medical and dental insurance and 401(k) plan with employer match. 

Granite Point Cleanup

WSU and UI Students Pitch In

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WHITMAN CO, WA – More than 25 students and a few faculty members from WSU and U of I volunteered their morning to clean up other people’s mess.  A couple weeks ago Park Rangers found the popular Snake River destination Granite Point covered with truckloads of litter and graffiti on several spots on the rocks.  Today a bunch of University students decided to do something about it. 

Early Voting Ends Tomorrow

Nez Perce County

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LEWISTON, ID – Early voting in Nez Perce County ends tomorrow.  If you’re unable to go to the polls next Tuesday, you can vote in-person, but you must do it by tomorrow afternoon.  The Auditor’s office is open at the County Courthouse on Main Street in Lewiston. 

Lower Granite Dam Tours Available

Behind-The-Scenes Tours

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POMEROY, WA – The Army Corps of Engineers is offering behind-the-scenes tours of the Lower Granite Dam this summer.  Park Ranger Dawn Waldal says it’s a great opportunity to see areas normally off-limits and gives tourists a chance to “get a better understanding of how water is used to make clean, renewable energy”.

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

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:

Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 14 mph becoming south in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

Memorial Bridge Accident Update

3 Vehicles Involved

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LEWISTON, ID – Three vehicles were involved in the accident that shut down northbound traffic on Memorial Bridge yesterday.  Police say 86-year-old Clarkston resident James Migaki man may have been having a medical problem when he drifted from the right northbound lane into the left, striking another vehicle. 

Dynamic Physical Therapy

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You can get stronger when you're older.
Research shows that improvements in strength and physical function are possible in your 60s, 70s, and even 80s and older with an appropriate exercise program. Progressive resistance training, in which muscles are exercised against resistance that gets more difficult as strength improves, has been shown to prevent frailty.

Car Tip of the Day Brought to You by Clarkston Auto Sales

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Share the road with cyclists and pedestrians

More people are choosing to walk, run and cycle to stay active, carry out errands or as an alternative to driving to work, especially when the warmer weather arrives, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Treat bicyclists as you would other drivers, and remember pedestrians have rights on the road, too, particularly at crosswalks, says the NHTSA.

Diagonal St. Accident

Mother and Son Airlifted to Sacred Heart

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CLARKSTON, WA – An accident on Diagonal St in Clarkston yesterday sent a 2 year old boy and his mother to the hospital.  A press release from the Washington State Patrol says the boy ran into the street. 

Bryden Ave Accident

Westbound Traffic Slowed

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LEWISTON, ID – Westbound traffic on Bryden Ave is slowed right now for a traffic collision.  Lewiston firefighters just asked for another ambulance to be sent to the scene.

HELP KELLY CREEK FLY CASTERS NONPROFIT RAISE MONIES AT CHARITY AUCTION

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Kelly Creek Flycasters proudly announces the North Idaho Fly Fishing Expo, Banquet and Live Auction May 11th & 12th at the Red Lion Hotel. Get your banquet tickets @ kellycreekflycasters.org or the North 40 Fly Shop. Cocktail hour begins at 5:30 dinner at 6:30 which includes a presentation by world renowned fly fishing expert Bob Jacklin. Attend the banquet on Saturday, May 12th for specialty raffle, silent/live auction food and friends.

Memorial Bridge Backed Up Northbound

Rolllover Accident

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LEWISTON, ID - The bottom of 21st Street is badly congested right now as Lewiston Police, Firefighters, Nez Perce Co Sheriff's Deputies, and ISP Troopers work to clean up a rollover accident.  It's at the North end of the Memorial Bridge.  It's blocking both northbound lanes of traffic.  Avoid the area if possible.  One person has been taken to the hospital.

Wildfire Season Approaching

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CLARKSTON, WA – As far as weather goes, we’ve had a pretty mild spring so far, but fire season is quickly approaching.  Asotin County Fire District Chief Noel Hardin says the season usually starts in May or June depending on when the rain stops and things start to warm. 
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