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  1. Idaho fires started by lightening still burning - Tue, 18 Jul 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    The blaze, along with the Corral Creek Fire in Hells Canyon, is being managed as the Craig Mountain Complex. Both fires started Saturday from lightning strikes and are burning in steep, arid terrain in or near the Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area south of Lewiston.

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  2. Chinook season a mixed bag for anglers - Wed, 12 Jul 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    Chinook fishing will end on the Lochsa River on Thursday night but continue on the Little Salmon and Snake rivers. Anglers on the Lochsa have nearly exhausted the state's share of summer chinook returning there, said Joe DuPont, regional fisheries manager for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game at Lewiston.

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  3. Spring chinook fishing closed in Clearwater Basin - Tue, 13 Jun 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho fisheries managers pulled the plug on spring fishing in the Clearwater Basin on Monday after giving the beleaguered season a brief second life. The four-day-a-week season on sections of the Clearwater and its South and Middle forks that ran Thursdays through Sundays will not reopen this week, nor will it open there later this month for summer chinook.

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  4. Water resource investigations continue on Lewiston and the Palouse aquifers - Wed, 24 May 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Two water supply inquiries - one at Lewiston and the other on the Palouse - are starting to bring into focus the functioning of local aquifers and how any problems might be mitigated. At Lewiston, the Idaho Department of Water Resources recently approved phase two of a study intended to determine how the deep-water aquifer south and east of town is supplied and whether it is sustainable.

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  5. Spring chinook seasons hang in balance - Sat, 20 May 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    In this June 27, 2012, file photo, a sockeye salmon, left, swims pass a chinook salmon, center front, and shad, above, at the fish counting window at the Bonneville Dam near Cascade Locks, Ore. The fate of this year's spring chinook fishing seasons will be shaped over the next few days, with a decision looming early next week.

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  6. Bumpy start for a long-pondered bid for governor...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Raul Labrador, center, submits campaign filing forms to Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney, left, in Denney's office on Tuesday morning; at right is Labrador's campaign treasurer, Milford Terrell. Today marked a bit of an odd start to a bid for governor that Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador has pondered for years, coming as he's in the midst of a national swirl of negative publicity over his recent comment that "nobody dies because they don't have access to health care."

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  7. Fred Mauigoa finds community at WSU - Fri, 28 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here is an interesting fact about American Samoan college football players: They have more reason to care about making bowl games each year than their teammates do. The NCAA knows that many players leave for winter break right after the game, so one of the benefits players receive is a ticket home from the bowl site, and then a return ticket to campus.

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  8. Spokane-based Clearwater Paper reports lower first quarter earnings - Fri, 21 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Clearwater Paper Co., one of the nation's largest producers of private-label tissue products, reported lower first quarter earnings this week. The Spokane-based company, which has facilities in Lewiston, Idaho and across the country, reported first quarter earnings of $7.5 million, or 45 cents per share, on sales of $437.5 million.

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  9. Snake River spring chinook seasons set in Idaho, pending in Washington - Sat, 08 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Steve Croston of Kellogg skippered the boat for his wife, Bev, and friend Ed Stice, to catch these chinook in Lake Coeur d'Alene in mid-March. "We were trolling herring and plugs.

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  10. Poor run may spawn steelheading restrictions - Sat, 01 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The forecast calling for a dismal return of B-run steelhead to Idaho this fall has fisheries managers up and down the Columbia and Snake rivers contemplating regulations designed to protect wild fish and make sure enough hatchery fish return to meet spawning needs. The small anticipated return leaves little wiggle room for harvest of the hatchery-bred fish and incidental mortality of the wild fish that anglers are not allowed to keep.

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  11. Area Sports Menu for Tuesday, March 28 - Mon, 27 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    High school: GSL: Shadle Park at Ferris, North Central at University, Mt. Spokane at Gonzaga Prep, Mead at Central Valley, Lewis and Clark at Rogers, all 4 p.m. IEL: Lewiston at Moscow, 6 p.m. GNL: Clarkston at West Valley, East Valley at Cheney, both 4 p.m. NEA: Freeman at Deer Park, Colville at Chewelah, both 4 p.m. NE2B: Tekoa-Rosalia at Liberty , 1 p.m. Springdale at Kettle Falls , Colfax at Davenport , both 2. NE1B: Columbia at Odessa-Harrington, Inchelium at Cusick, Almira/Coulee-Hartline at Republic, Curlew at Northport, all 2 p.m. SE1B: Colton at Pomeroy, 5 p.m. Nonleague: Selkirk at Wilbur-Creston , 1 p.m. High school boys: NE2B: Colfax, Kettle Falls, Davenport at Odessa-Harrington.

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  12. Wonkette mocks Raul's panicky staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Congressman Raul Labrador and his Lewiston staff are catching guff for calling the cops on old folks seeking an audience: "We have yet another Profile in Congressional Courage Or The Exact Opposite Of That for you, courtesy of the staff in Idaho congressdoofus Raul Labrador's office in Lewiston, Idaho, who called the U.S. Capitol Police to complain of "threats" from a group of older constituents who have been petitioning for redress of grievance with malice aforethought."

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  13. Gretchen Rehberg ordained as first female bishop of the Episcopal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Donning a plain white robe, Gretchen Rehberg stood before five consecrating bishops, and with 650 witnesses packed into the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, promised to lead the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane as its ninth bishop. Rehberg, 52, was elected as the Diocese' first female bishop last year.

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  14. Environmental groups seek halt to wolf killing in IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: LEWISTON, Idaho - Environmental groups are asking a judge to stop the federal Wildlife Service agency from killing wolves in Idaho. The Lewiston Tribune reports that the groups have filed a motion for summary judgment in their case, which argues the Wildlife Services has failed to follow the National Environmental Policy Act when killing dozens of wolves in Idaho's Lolo zone over the last six years.

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  15. Lake City girls upend Lewiston - Mon, 30 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Nina Carlson tossed in 17 points and Lauren Rewers and Bridget Rieken scored 15 and 10, respectively, to power the Lake City Timberwolves girls to a 56-42 victory over the visiting Lewiston Bengals in 5A Inland Empire League play. Lewiston returns to Lake City in a 5A Region I opener on Friday.

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  16. Megaload settlement: Some oversize trucks OK, but no more megaloads on scenic Highway 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Despite the freezing weather people gather to watch as the first of four Conoco Phillips megaloads maneuvers its way onto the frontage road along U.S. Highway 12 Tuesday night, Feb. 1, 2011 in Lewiston, Idaho. The cargo along with the two trucks and trailer hauling it weigh almost 300 tons.

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  17. Megaload lawsuit betweeen Forest Service, environmental groups settled - Fri, 27 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Environmental groups, the Nez Perce Tribe and the U.S. Forest Service have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit over huge "megaload" shipments. Shipments of the very large truck loads have been on hold along a 100-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 12 between Lewiston, Idaho and the Montana border.

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  18. Bird counters fly high from field day - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    A half century of hunting has honed my eye for observing movement or contrast that betrays a critter's location. There's an art to distinguishing the ear or rump of a deer that's otherwise totally obscured by trees and brush.

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  19. Siberian bird detours to Lewiston in second-known U.S. appearance - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    People from several states packing binoculars and cameras have been flocking to clusters of Russian olive trees at Hells Gate State Park in Lewiston for the past two weeks. They've come to watch, whisper, and marvel at a rare find for their birding life lists - a fairly easy-to-not-notice olive-colored bird with a brush of yellow under its wing and a distinctive blue tail.

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  20. North Idaho doctor volunteers at free medical clinic he started - Wed, 28 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    That's still on his to-do list, but the Lewiston resident answered another call 16 years ago, when he helped create the Snake River Community Clinic in Lewiston. The idea to start the clinic, which provides free medical services to those without health insurance, came to Jefferson when he attended a national leadership conference as chief of staff for St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.

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