Repeat Offender Sentenced to Over 9 Years in Federal Prison for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Violating Court Supervision

Idaho DOJ

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SPOKANE – Today, Joseph H. Harrington, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Randy D. McReynolds, age 51, of Spokane, Washington, was sentenced after having been convicted by a jury on June 30, 2021, of Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition.  Senior United States District Judge Wm.

Idaho Prison Inmate Sentenced to 20 Years for Attempted Coercion and Enticement of a Child

Idaho Department of Justice

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BOISE – An inmate in the Idaho Department of Correction, serving prison sentences for rape and lewd conduct with a minor under sixteen, was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison for attempted coercion and enticement of a child.

Health Advisory Issued for Spring Valley Reservoir

Idaho North Central District Public Health

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LEWISTON — In cooperation with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Public Health – Idaho North Central District is issuing a health advisory due to the presence of a harmful algal bloom at the Spring Valley Reservoir located in Latah County. Recent samples taken indicate concentrations of toxin-producing blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) present that may cause illness to humans and animals.

Governors Detail Their Policy Solutions to Alleviate Border Crisis

Governor Little

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MCALLEN, TX – Governor Brad Little and the 25 other Governors who requested a meeting with President Joe Biden to discuss the border released ten policy solutions today that the Biden Administration could enact immediately to protect America, restore security, and put us on a path to end the crisis at the southern border.

McGeachin Issues Executive Order Around Vaccine Mandates in Little's Absence

Lieutenant Gov. Janice McGeachin

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BOISE - Governor Brad Little departed on Tuesday, October 5 to visit the United States and Mexico border in Texas to talk about the ongoing crisis with nine other Governors. In his absence, Lieutenant Gov. Janice McGeachin has executive authority and used it Wednesday on the topic of vaccines and COVID testing. 

Spokane Native Vanessa R. Waldref To Be Sworn in as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington

US Department of Justice

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SPOKANE – On October 7, 2021, Vanessa R. Waldref will be sworn in as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington.  In a ceremony that will be held on Thursday afternoon, Chief United States District Judge Stanley A. Bastian will administer the oath of office to U.S. Attorney Waldref, making her the chief law enforcement officer for the Eastern District. U.S.


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