FBI & Orofino Police Searching Pond

Possible Location Of Murder Weapon

GregCraber 1091

OROFINO, ID - Divers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation are helping the Orofino Police Departemnt look for a murder weapon.  Orofino Police served a search warrant at 12358 Hartford Avenue.  They got a tip that the firearm used to kill Samantha Fignani in May 2017 may be in a pond at that address.  

ID Tax Refunds Can Take 1-4 Months

Every Return Checked For Fraud

GregCraber 1033

BOISE, ID – If you have already filed your taxes, you’re ahead of the game, but don’t count on a quick refund.  The State of Idaho and the IRS both start processing tax returns on Monday.  The State of Idaho Tax Commission is sending out a reminder that all Idaho tax returns go through fraud-detection reviews and accuracy checks before issuing a refund.  They may ask you to verify your identity or to provide more information.

Proposed Bill Outlaws Studded Tires

House Bill 1309

GregCraber 1498

OLYMPIA, WA – Studded snow tires could be illegal if some Washington legislators get their way.  House Bill 1309 would make selling and eventually using snow tires against the law.  The bill would immediately increase the state fee from five dollars to $100 per studded tire.  January 1st, 2020 it would become illegal to sell the tires or sell studs to put in the tires.  On July 1st 2025 it would become illegal to use any tires you may still have with metal studs.  The penalty cited in the bill is $500 for use on public property.

Snow Likely Around The LC Valley

But Not IN The LC Valley

GregCraber 719

LEWISTON, ID – More snow and rain are headed our way, but probably not for the LC Valley.  The National Weather Service has Winter Storm Warnings, Winter Weather Advisories, and Hazardous Weather Advisories for the areas around Lewiston, but not in the valley itself.

Man Tackles, Woman Punches LPD Officer Trying To Prevent A Fight

Early Sat. Morning

GregCraber 2057

LEWISTON, ID – Two people allegedly attacked an LPD officer early Saturday morning at a Lewiston bar.  The officer responded to reports of a citizen dispute at Canter’s Inn at about 2:09 am.  A press release says eight to ten people were in the parking lot engaged in a citizen dispute.  It goes on to say the officer tried to remove the primary aggressor, 22-year-old Lewiston Resident Kade Mago, from the group.  The release then says Mago tackled the LPD officer, who then struck his head on the pavement.

No Fee At WA State Parks Today

MLK, Jr. Day

GregCraber 431

ANATONE, WA – It won’t cost you anything to visit Fields Spring State Park or any other Washington State Park.  Normally you would need a day pass or a Discover Pass to park and access the trails.  Today, the holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, is one of two January days that is free.

No Asotin County Commissioners Meeting Today

Rescheduled For Tomorrow | 2pm

GregCraber 144

ASOTIN, WA – Because today is a holiday, Asotin County Commissioners aren’t holding their weekly meeting.  They are, however, meeting tomorrow for a single task.  At 9:00 am they will sign vouchers and then close the meeting.  It’s open to the public, so if you find that interesting, you’re welcome to join them at 9:00 am in the Courthouse Annex in Asotin.

LPD Warning of New Phone Scam

Suggests You Missed Some Court Documents

GregCraber 1023

LEWISTON, ID – Chances are good that you’re not missing any court documents, but you may get a call suggesting the opposite.  The Lewiston Police Department is warning of a new phone scam in which someone claims to be with the Idaho State Legal Division.  He or she says there was a failed attempt to deliver certified court documents.  The person may provide a considerable amount of info about you including the last four digits of your social security number.

LPD Warning of New Phone Scam

Suggests You Missed Some Court Documents

GregCraber 96

LEWISTON, ID – Chances are good that you’re not missing any court documents, but you may get a call suggesting the opposite.  The Lewiston Police Department is warning of a new phone scam in which someone claims to be with the Idaho State Legal Division.  He or she says there was a failed attempt to deliver certified court documents.  The person may provide a considerable amount of info about you including the last four digits of your social security number.

WA Parks Reservation System Open

Get Ready For Summer Vacation

GregCraber 549

ANATONE, WA – There’s a new way to reserve a camping space at Washington State parks.  You can now select your spot from any that are available online.  Through the new interface, you can select dates, equipment you’ll be bringing (tent, RV, etc.), and where you want to be. 

RSS
First45678910111213Last

Please email news tips to Greg at: gregcraber@dailyfly.com