Man Rescued After Pickup Crashes Into Rain-Swollen Creek

Officials say alcohol may have been a factor

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PECK, ID - A 31-year-old man was rescued overnight after his pickup went into the rain-swollen Big Canyon Creek in Peck.  The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office says they received a 911 call regarding the incident at about 10:00 p.m.  Dustin Fowler was transported to Clearwater Valley Hospital by ambulance. His injuries are unknown at this time, but officials say alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

New Reading-Readiness Program Dubbed "Smarty Ants" Available Next Week

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BOISE, ID - Beginning next week all 4-year-olds in the state of Idaho will have access to a free online animated, interactive, reading-readiness program dubbed "Smarty Ants" through a five-year grant agreement between the State Department of Education and the online literacy program Achieve 3000.

From the Idaho State Dept.of Education:
The State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to accept the grant, and the online portal for the program is scheduled to go live Tuesday, April 10.

Salmon River Ranger District Will Hold Public Meeting Wed.

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GRANGEVILLE, ID - The Salmon River Ranger District will hold a public meeting on Wednesday at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests office at 104 Airport Road in Grangeville from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. They will be discussing the Hungry Ridge Restoration project.

Those who attend the meeting will have the opportunity to submit written comments, contribute information, ideas, or concerns, and discuss the project with members of the Forest Service Interdisciplinary Team.

Weather Brought to You by Nez Perce Express

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

LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Latah County Historical Society is Looking for local Authors, Poets, & Storytellers

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MOSCOW, ID - The Latah County Historical Society is looking for local authors, poets, and storytellers who would like to participate in one of three “Campfire Tales” sessions this summer. Each one of these “Campfire Tales” events will feature several readings from local authors, told over a campfire at the historic McConnell Mansion.

From the LCHS:
Attendees are asked to bring blankets or camping chairs and acoustic instruments if they have them to play around the fire after the readings have concluded. These events are FREE and family-friendly; s’mores fixings will be provided.

10 People Die Each Day in Distracted Driving Crashes

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BELLEVUE, WA - According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 10 people die each day in distracted driving crashes - contributing to the 37,000 people killed in crashes on US roadways during 2016. AAA is asking drivers to keep their eyes on the road, hands on the wheel, and mind on the task of driving every time you’re behind the wheel.

 

Weather Brought to You by Nez Perce Express

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

LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today Rain, mainly after 11am. High near 58. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight Rain, mainly before 11pm. Low around 45. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Study Finds Energy From Lower Snake River Dams Easily Replaceable

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SEATTLE, WA - A study released today by the Northwest Energy Coalition says that electricity produced by the lower Snake River dams can be replaced easily and affordably.  The group claims that the region can replace the power and energy services the dams provide with a portfolio of demand side and renewable energy resources while maintaining grid and transmission reliability at levels equal to or better than the current system and with little or decreased greenhouse gas emissions.

Human Remains Discovered in Lewis County in November Positively Identified

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NEZPERCE, ID - The Lewis County Sheriff's Office says the remains found on November 30th are those of a 39-year-old Kamiah area resident who had been missing for five years.  According to a press release, a King County forensic anthropologist identified the remains that were found by a hiker in 6 Mile Canyon by using dental records.  Jason Daniels was last seen on November 27, 2012 according to the Idaho State Police.

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