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  1. Much of Columbia River closes to steelhead fishing Monday - Sun, 26 Aug 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    In this Oct. 17, 2013, file photo, a wild Idaho Salmon River steelhead is netted and quickly released in the Salmon River north of Riggins, Idaho. Sharp declines in steel head salmon returns have prompted state wildlife managers to close steelhead fishing on much of the Columbia River starting Monday.

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  2. Wings Suffer 8th Straight Loss As Mystics Win 93-80Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | CBS Local

    ... t to see dry conditions and hotter temperatures by Thursday. Leighton Vander Esch: Born To Be A Cowboy Growing up in Riggins, Idaho -- a town with 410 people -- he's fought against the stereotype of being a small-town guy his entire life.

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  3. Leighton Vander Esch: Born To Be A CowboyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | CBS Local

    Leighton Vander Esch: Born To Be A Cowboy Growing up in Riggins, Idaho -- a town with 410 people -- he's fought against the stereotype of being a small-town guy his entire life.

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  4. Lewiston Grade blaze scorches 166 acres - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... A red flag warning is also in effect for the Rattlesnake Creek Fire near mile marker 184 on U.S. Highway 95 south of Riggins. The fire is estimated at 4,648 acres and is 42 percent contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Extreme heat ...

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  5. Comment on This StoryRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    ... playing in." It's not like the beefy 6-4, 255-pound middle linebacker had a convenient option growing up in remote Riggins, Idaho or when he went on to star at Boise State. But Vander Esch will fit in when he lines up at Levi's Stadium. The Cowboys ...

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  6. Behind the scenes of Leighton Vander Esch's rookie training camp,...Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    ... playing in." It's not like the beefy 6-4, 255-pound middle linebacker had a convenient option growing up in remote Riggins, Idaho or when he went on to star at Boise State. But Vander Esch will fit in when he lines up at Levi's Stadium. The Cowboys ...

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  7. Johnson County Fair Parade attendance increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    There were more than 90 registrants in the Johnson County Fair parade this year, including dance teams, politicians, 4-H and rodeo participants. Photos courtesy of Todd Riggins, Frozen in Time Photography Attendance was up at the Johnson County Fair Parade Aug. 4; it's estimated about 5 - 10 thousand people attended.

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  8. Forest service works to increase wilderness accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Post Register

    ... the bridge will use an asymmetric suspension design, similar to that used on the Manning Crevice Bridge near Riggins . That design will mean that the bridge will only have a single tower on the northern side. "Not having a second tower means we have ...

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  9. Popular Idaho travel route open despite wildfireRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | Washington Times

    ... 425 firefighters are battling that blaze on the west side of U.S. Route 95 about 10 miles (16 kilometers) south of Riggins. The fire in timber and grass started at about noon on Monday. Its cause is under investigation. In southwestern Idaho, a ...

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  10. July 27, 2018: What to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Boise Weekly

    ... evening. Another large blaze, the Rattlesnake Creek Fire, continues to burn south of the Idaho County town of Riggins. Nearby residents will be briefed on the fire this evening at 6 p.m. at the Salmon River High School in Riggins. Meanwhile, one ...

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  11. The Cowboys are excited about their first round pick Leighton Vander EschRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | MyHighPlains.com

    The Dallas Cowboys selected linebacker Leighton Vander Esch in the first round of the NFL Draft in front of their home crowd in AT&T stadium. The linebacker grew up playing 8 man football in Riggins Idaho.

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  12. Wildfire cuts power in southwest Idaho, delays motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    ... for evacuation. The wildfire is burning timber and grass in rugged terrain about 10 miles (16 kilometers) south of Riggins on the west side of U.S. Route 95. About 425 firefighters are assigned to that blaze. In southwestern Idaho, a fast-moving ...

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  13. Wildfire grows in west-central Idaho near RigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A wildfire near the small community of Pollock in west-central Idaho has grown to 4 square miles , and some area residents have been told to be ready to evacuate. The wildfire on Wednesday is burning in timber and grass in rugged terrain about 10 miles south of Riggins on the west side of U.S. Route 95. Officials say the road remains open but traffic control measures are in place, and smoke could limit visibility for motorists.

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  14. Kraft Heinz recalls 7,000 cases of Taco Bell cheese dip over concerns of botulismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... The wildfire on Wednesday is burning in timber and grass in rugged terrain about 10 miles (16 kilometers) south of Riggins on the west side of U.S. Route 95. SACRAMENT, Calif. - Cell phone video shows the moment firefighters in Sacrament tried to ...

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  15. What Cowboys rookie Leighton Vander Esch, his parents remember most...Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Cowboys first-round draft pick Leighton Vander Esch is a long way from Riggins, Idaho, but his small hometown of 410 people is never far from his mind. Our partners at NBC5 recently went to Riggins and explored the hometown with Vander Esch, his parents and others he grew up around.

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  16. Leighton Vander Esch is Ready to Make His Hometown ProudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    Riggins is Idaho's "whitewater capital," the town with a population of 410, is also home to Dallas Cowboys first round NFL Draft pick, linebacker Leighton Vander Esch. Vander Esch signed a four-year contract that is reportedly worth $11.847 million with a $6.696 million signing bonus.

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  17. From Riggins, Idaho to America's Team: Leighton Vander Esch reflects on his journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Star-Telegram.com

    No one wants their credit card information "skimmed" when paying at the pump. Here are a few tips and tricks from the Texas Agriculture Department to avoid becoming a victim of credit card thieves while fueling up! Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels has been staying busy with conversations with contending teams ahead of the July 31 trade deadline.

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  18. No more sad stories: In memory of men who drowned in Salmon River,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    Sam Hoggatt of the Idaho Parks and Recreation Department shows the new loaner life jacket station at Riggins, one of more than 100 around the state. RIGGINS - Megan Richerson Lusk still has trouble remembering the dreadful three weeks between the time her husband, Patrick, and a friend disappeared in the Salmon River near French Creek and when his body was finally found by a fisherman.

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  19. Stinky situation on Salmon River temporarily averted - Fri, 13 Jul 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... used to dispose of human waste for boaters coming off the Main Salmon River of No Return wilderness section at Riggins. For most boaters who use the typical primitive rocket box toilet systems or a 5-gallon bucket toilet system, that meant there was ...

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  20. Chinook tracking leads to bag limit revamps, Salmon season opened...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Idaho Fish and Game Commission approved a summer chinook season starting June 23. It also closed some sections of the lower Salmon River and reduced bag limits on the lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers near Riggins. The bag limit for the Lochsa River is one adult chinook per day, and anglers are allowed to keep chinook with intact adipose fins.

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