Drowning Victim in Rockford Bay Identified

Kootenai County Sheriff's Office

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Coeur d’ Alene -- On September 12th at around 7:20 AM, Patrol and Marine Deputies responded to Rockford Bay for an unoccupied boat which had floated up to a dock. Deputies responded via vehicle and vessel to investigate. Once in the area, a dock employee of a nearby marina advised they located a male submerged in the water next to a dock.

Wednesday's Weather

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Today's weather is brought to you by Nez Perce Express.

LC Valley:  Partly cloudy with WNW winds at 10-20 mphh. Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy at night. Winds W at 5-10mph. 78/47

Palouse Area: Partly to mostly cloudy . Winds W at 10-20 mph. Partly cloudy overnight with winds W at 10-15mph. 70/39

Prairie Area:  Partly to mostly cloudy skies with winds W at 10-20mph. Partly to mostly cloudy skies overnight with WNW winds at 10-15mph. 69/39

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ISP Unlawful Arrest Conviction

Idaho State Patrol

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Joshua Kagarice, a former Idaho State Police Trooper, was sentenced on September 7 after being convicted in a court trial of the misdemeanor crime of False Arrest, the Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced today. Kagarice was sentenced to a $500 fine, 60 hours of community service, and one year of unsupervised probation by Magistrate Judge Patrick McFadden.

With Reports of Multiple Southern Resident Killer Whale Pregnancies, State, Partners Call on Boaters to Follow Be Whale Wise Regulations

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

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OLYMPIA – With scientific reports of multiple pregnancies among J-pod, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), NOAA Fisheries, and partners are calling upon recreational boaters to follow Be Whale Wise regulations and give endangered Southern Resident killer whales extra space.

LAST CHANCE- Lewiston Food Truck Night

Sept. 14

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Each of our local vendors would like to invite you to the last Lewiston’s Food Truck Night of 2021. Join them September 14th at the Nez Perce County Fairgrounds from 5pm-9pm. Entry is free and the food is plentiful. Don’t wait until next year to check it out! This event is made possible by DailyFly.com, Deeney’s Ice Cream, Pepsi, LCCU, Coleman Oil and Hot Country 94.1. 

Behavioral Health Resources for Back to School

Washington State Department of Health

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OLYMPIA -- As we see students and educators head back into the classroom and restart the in-person learning routine, the Department of Health (DOH) is providing behavioral health tips and resources for navigating the emotional responses that children, teens, and adults may experience during this exciting and stressful time.

As Increasing Heat Waves Threaten Washington Communities, State’s Heating Program for Low-Income Households Now Includes Cooling Options

Washington State Department of Commerce

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SPOKANE -- This past June, Washington confronted a smothering heat dome that ended up being the deadliest weather event in Washington history. It contributed to 125 heat-related deaths and nearly 450 excess deaths, such as strokes and heart attacks brought on by heat stress. Unsurprisingly, researchers found that people who are low income or experiencing homelessness are the most vulnerable during heatwaves.

Idaho Gas Prices Yet to Drop


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BOISE – This year, a drop in gas prices after Labor Day has been delayed by the effects of Hurricane Ida.  According to AAA, nationwide fuel demand is starting to slip, but the high price of crude oil due to production issues in the Gulf has kept drivers from saving at the pump.

Idaho County Sheriff's Department Issued Three Felony Possession of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms and More

Idaho County Sheriff's

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During the weekend of September 10th and 11th, Idaho County Sheriff’s deputies performed an interdiction on Highway 12. The emphasis of this interdiction was impaired driving and drug violations as Montana’s Hemp Fest was going on just across the border.

Tuesday's Weather

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Today's weather is brought to you by Nez Perce Express:

LC Valley:  Sunny with light and variable winds. A few passing clouds overnight. 82/57


Palouse Area: Some clouds in the morning will give way to generally sunny skies. Winds S at 5-10mph. A few passing clouds overnight. Winds WSW at 5-10mph. 75/55

Prairie Area: Partly cloudy skies with light and variable winds. A few passing clouds overnight with WSW winds at 5-10mph. 73/49



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