New Child Support Payment Option

Washington State

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OLYMPIA, WA – Washington State has come up with a new way to collect child support payments.  The Department of Social and Health Services now has an agreement with the service “PayNearMe”.  It gives people the chance to pay child support at 7-Elevens, Ace Cash Express, or Casey’s General Stores across the country. 

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

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Today: Showers likely, mainly between 11am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a near 68. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.    

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

Daily Dynamic Report

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"Smart Moves" for Families

  • Plan weekend family activities involving physical activity, such as hiking, swimming, bicycling, mini-golf, tennis, or bowling.
  • Have your kids brainstorm a "rainy day" game plan of indoor activities involving fitness games such as Wii Fit or Dance Dance Revolution.

Guy Bennett Employees Wanted: Millwright and Heavy Equipment Operator in the Log Yard

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Guy Bennett Lumber Company is a family owned and operated sawmill located in Clarkston, WA seeking to fill several open positions in the log yard and the mill.  Positions that are currently open are:  millwright and heavy equipment operator in the log yard.

Please apply in person at Guy Bennett Lumber Company, 1951 Wilma Drive, Clarkston, WA or send a cover letter and a resume with references to Guy Bennett Lumber Company, Attention Human Resources, P.O. Box 670, Clarkston, WA 99403. 


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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 @ 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.

Hwy 95 Accident Turns Fatal

Near Lapwai

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LAPWAI, ID – A man who crashed his vehicle in April has died from his injuries.  April 8th, Kenneth W Simmons was travelling southbound on Highway 95 near Lapwai when he left the roadway and hit several trees.  He was not wearing a seatbelt. 


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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.  We are a drug-free workplace. 

Elm St. Fire Update

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CLARKSTON, WA  – A fire investigator confirmed that Sunday’s fire in Clarkston started in the garage.  The investigator still can’t confirm if it was a vehicle fire that caught the garage on fire or if the fire in the garage also damaged the vehicle.  

Gas Price Leveling Off

Possibly Temporary

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LEWISTON, ID – You’ve probably noticed the price going up at the pump.  AAA representatives say that’s because of a record-high demand for fuel in April.  They say the price has temporarily leveled off as inventories are recovering. 

Clearwater County 911 Not Working

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***UPDATE***  Service should now be fully restored. The Sheriff's Office says there's no word from Frontier on what caused the outage.

CLEARWATER COUNTY, ID - From the Sheriff's Office:  911 is currently not working due to an issue with Frontier. Local landlines can call the Sheriff's Office at 208-476-4521 but cellphones can not. Local fire stations are currently being staffed so if you have an emergency and can not call the Sheriff's Office go to your local fire station. At this time it is unknown when service will be restored.


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