Latah County Newswire

Latah County Newswire

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  1. Idaho Needs to Open Roads to More, Heavier Trucks, Trucking Companies SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Transport Topics

    Jon Andrus, vice president of fleet management for Doug Andrus Distributing in Idaho Falls, said Idaho is behind the times and needs to open up more roads to heavier trucks, like those he would like to use in Latah County on U.S. Highway 95 and sections of State Highways 3 and 8. Andrus said his trucking company, which distributes goods like fertilizer, grain and road salt, submitted a request to the Idaho Transportation Department "quite a while ago" to increase the maximum reducible load weight on those roadways from 105,500 pounds to 129,000 pounds.

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  2. Heavier Trucks Worry Some Idaho ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Transport Topics

    Latah County, Idaho residents who showed up to a public hearing March 21 held by the Idaho Transportation Department were largely opposed to a proposal that would allow trucks up to 129,000 pounds on U.S. Highway 95 and sections of state Highways 3 and 8 in the county. The law affects trucks with reducible shipments, which means cargo or goods can be removed to make them lighter, ITD public involvement coordinator Adam Rush said last week.

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  3. Latah County commissioners declare disaster emergency - Thu, 16 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Latah County commissioners approved a resolution Wednesday declaring a disaster emergency in Latah County due to flooding and severe damage caused by rain and snow. "Such disaster emergency requires all local agencies to cooperate in the effort to rehabilitate and replace public property and to avert and lessen the threat and impact of said flooding and related perils, and the Latah County Board of Commissioners calls upon all governmental entities in Latah County to assist in abatement of said threat," the resolution said.

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  4. Bracing for high waters - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Latah County is bracing for more rain and potential flooding, just as county commissioners move forward to declare a disaster over recent weather events. Much of the region is under a flood watch through Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service in Spokane.

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  5. GOP lawmaker: Climate change is liberal - scam'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Post Register

    The University of Idaho may be the center of climate change research in Idaho, but don't count Moscow Sen. Dan Foreman among the true believers. Foreman, who represents Latah and Benewah counties, said human-caused climate change is a "scam" perpetrated by left-wing fanatics looking for an excuse to raise taxes and grow government.

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  6. Suds with a Scholar is March 4 in MoscowRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Clearwater Tribune

    Pull up a barstool for a fascinating talk on Psychiana in Moscow, Idaho, from historian Greg Atkins. "God-Power: How Psychiana Helped Change Religion in America" will take place on Saturday, March 4th at the Latah County Event Center at 1021 Harold Street in Moscow.

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  7. Election Results 2016: Net Losses for Democrats in Idaho LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    Idaho Republicans rode alongside GOP President-elect Donald Trump to victory Election Night. When the dust had settled, a handful of Idaho Democratic Statehouse veterans had been defeated, giving the Republican supermajority even greater control over the Idaho House and Senate.

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  8. Another upset in a legislative race, as Sen. Schmidt apparently narrowly loses to GOP challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    There's another upset in the Idaho Legislature: According to unofficial, final reports from Latah and Benewah counties, Sen. Dan Schmidt, D-Moscow, has lost his seat to GOP challenger Dan Foreman. In the final, unofficial tally, Foreman had 50.7 percent of the vote to Schmidt's 49.3 percent.

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  9. Dems have lost two House seats in Lewiston and one in Pocatello;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... with the edge. And Kootenai County results remained up in the air, with just 3 of 73 precincts counted; as did Latah County's, with no numbers reported to the Secretary of State. The lack of any Latah County numbers leaves the results in question ...

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  10. Man Convicted in U of I Rape Case Leaves Prison After SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    A Magic Valley man, convicted of raping a woman outside a University of Idaho fraternity house in 2012, walked out of Latah County court on Oct. 3 after his conviction and prison sentence were overturned. His attorney argued his client would receive sex offender treatment sooner than he would if he remained in prison.

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  11. I-Minerals Creates Advisory Board of Industry ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Market Wire

    ... Helmer Bovill industrial mineral property as detailed in the Feasibility Study " Bovill Kaolin Project, Latah County, Idaho, USA NI 43-101 Technical Report - Feasibility Study" by GBM Engineers, LLC (see the Company's press release of March 8, ...

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  12. Report: University of Idaho Killed Feral Cats Without City, State AuthorizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    ... take action over the summer. In addition to reaching out to IDFG, U of I officials also said they contacted the Latah County Humane Society regarding the cats. "Over the summer, the seven identified cats were trapped and the veterinarian ruled each ...

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