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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. 

Snake River Ave Closed - Dump Truck Accident

Under the Southway Bridge

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LEWISTON, ID - Snake River Avenue is closed, and will be for several hours, under the Southway Bridge.  An LPD Lieutenant says a dump truck came down Bryden Canyon Road and took the off ramp at the bottom.  The truck didn't stop at the bottom and overturned on the other side of Snake River Avenue.  In the process, it hit the guard rail, the pole, and dumped its load when it tipped.

WA Fire Ban

All Department Of Natural Resources Lands

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OLYMPIA, WA – Burning is already illegal in Asotin County, but now the Department of Natural Resources is making it illegal on all of its property in the whole state.  The Washington Public Lands Commissioner instituted a statewide ban on outdoor burning in all of the forests and state parks that are under DNR fire protection. 

Smith Creek Rd Work

Today - Mid October

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KOOSKIA, ID – Smith Creek Road will be closed occasionally for the next several months.  Road work on Forest Service Road 101, also known as Smith Creek Road, starts today.  The project starts with repair from landslide damage starting near milepost 4. 

Red Flag Warning

Strong Winds, Low Humidity

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LEWISTON, ID – Much of Washington and Idaho are currently under a Red Flag Warning this afternoon and evening.  A Red Flag Warning is issued by the National Weather Service and involves high temperatures, low humidity, and the expectation of wind. 


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