Troy Pushes For 3-Digit Suicide Hotline

Latah County Representative Wants Help To Be Simple

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BOISE, ID – A resolution created by Latah County’s Caroline Nilsson Troy is hoping to push the federal government to make a hotline for suicide prevention and mental health help.  House Joint Memorial 1 had its introduction and first reading.  The resolution mentions the fact that Idaho and other western states have the highest rates of suicide in the nation and the resolution text goes on to say “…the CDC reports that the rate of suicide is increasing in Idaho and surrounding western states by rates that range from 30% to 58% since 1999.”

Deputy Shot With Pen-Gun

Two People In Jail For Warrants & Firearm Charges

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LEWISTON, ID – Yesterday morning a Nez Perce County Deputy was shot with a modified pen projectile weapon.  At about 5:00 am, the Deputy pulled a vehicle over near Hatwai Bypass and Highway 95.  The passenger Dillon Smith had an active arrest warrant.  The driver, Jessica Brunmeier, was on felony probation.  Her probation officer asked that she be taken into custody.

Clarkston Teen Earns Club Youth Award

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lewis Clark Valley

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LEWISTON, ID – Clarkston Sophomore Tori Blewett earned the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lewis Clark Valley’s 2019 Youth of the Year award.  Blewett, Jessica Schumacher, a Lewiston 8th grade student,  and Tarriq Wells, a Lapwai Sophomore were all nominated for the award.  Blewett now goes to the Washington State Competition in Seattle next month.

ACFD Responded To More Than 1,500 Calls In 2018

More than 1,200 Were Medical

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ASOTIN COUNTY, WA – The volunteers of Asotin County Fire District #1 responded to more than 1,500 calls last year.  The fire department is made up of volunteers, most of whom also have full-time jobs.  They stopped what they were doing to respond to 251 major incidents and more than 1,200 medical calls in the district in 2018.

GUY BENNETT NOW HIRING: GRAPPLE / SHOVEL OPERATOR / UNLOADER OPERATOR

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Lumber mill seeking to fill a full-time heavy equipment operator position in the log yard.  Applicants must have a minimum of 4 years of heavy equipment experience and must complete powered industrial safety training.  Knowledge of log species and the ability to identify log species is required.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous mill experience.  Excellent wage and benefit package.  Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. 

BOLO - LPD Searching For Woman Regarding Accident

Rosauers Parking Lot | Jan 21st | 4pm

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BOLO - LEWISTON, ID – Lewiston Police Officers are looking for this woman.  They’re hoping to chat with her about an accident that happened in the Rosauers parking lot January 21st.  It happened at about 4:00 pm.  If you know her or if you recognize the car, possibly a Ford Edge, call Officer Katie Johnson at 208-746-0171.  You can refer to case number 19-L959.

Proposed Blue Alert Helps Hurt Officers

Senate Bill 1004

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BOISE, ID – Police Officers, Troopers, and Deputies could soon have a new tool to help catch people who hurt or kill law enforcement officers.  A bill for the Blue Alert System made headway in the Idaho Legislature last week.  If an officer of the law is seriously threatened, hurt, or missing, or killed, the system allows for a quick dissemination of information.

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