Moscow Public Works Dept. is Asking Residents to Avoid Using Excess Water

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MOSCOW, ID - The Moscow Public Works Department is asking residents to curtail their water use over the next three weeks as repairs are being made to two of the City's five production wells. While they do not expect any interruption to the domestic water supply, officials would like residents to avoid using excess water to help ease the strain on the remaining working wells.

LCSC Student Wins Poster Design Contest

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LEWISTON, ID - Lewis-Clark State College student, Rachel Myers, is the second straight LCSC student to win the Print & Graphic Scholarship Foundation’s national poster design contest.

From LCSC:
Myers’ poster “Start Your Journey” was chosen the overall winner and she will receive a $500 check and a certificate of recognition for the honor. Last year, Becca Eller of Riggins, Idaho, won the honor.
In addition, LCSC will receive five graphic design books from various graphic artists as well as a plaque honoring Myers as the winner, which will be displayed in the graphic communications office at the college.

Regence BlueShield is Hiring Multiple Customer Service Professionals in Lewiston

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LEWISTON, ID - Looking for a great career with a company that just celebrated its 100th year!?  Regence employees are part of the larger Cambia family of companies, which seeks to drive innovative health solutions. Benefits start on your first day, and include medical dental, and a 401K.  Minimum hourly rate is $11.55 per hour and we offer a $1.00 per hour increase after 90 days.

Apply online by July first here:

Three Men Plead Guilty to Distributing Methamphetamine in Idaho, Washington, & Oregon

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COEUR D’ALENE, ID - Three men - including one from Craigmont and one from Clarkston - pled guilty this week to selling methamphetamine in Idaho, Washington, and Oregon.  The US Attorney's Office says 27-year-old Andrew Byers of Craigmont, 25-year-old Brice Heimgartner of Clarkston, and 27-year-old Salvador Saucedo of Milton-Freewater, Oregon will be sentenced in late September. They pled guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.  Byers also pled guilty to Possession With Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.  Federal grand juries indicted the men in February and May.

WA State's Average Annual Wage Increased by 4.8% in 2016

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OLYMPIA, WA - According to the Employment Security Department, Washington Sate's average annual wage increased by 4.8% in 2016. This is the largest percentage increase year over year since 2007

From the ESD:
The average weekly wage rose from $1,082 in 2014 to $1,133 in 2016, according to the state Employment Security Department These figures include only those wages covered by unemployment insurance.

Chinook Salmon Seasons to Close on Lower Salmon & Section of Upper Salmon

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BOISE, ID - To minimize fishery impacts on the hatchery and natural origin fish destined to spawning areas and hatchery facilities in the Salmon River Basis upstream of the Little Salmon River, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game will close fishing for Chinook salmon in two river sections of the Salmon River effective the end of fishing hours on Sunday.


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