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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 17, 2020

Post Falls coach Blaine Bennett uses big-time college experience to boost Trojans

Like the defenses high-scoring Post Falls has split in Blaine Bennett’s five seasons as head coach, he separates his long and assorted career into two distinct chapters.


Lewiston airport back to two flights per day

SkyWest is adding a second daily Lewiston-Salt Lake City flight today after passenger numbers on the route jumped in June.


A remote corner of Idaho has become the best hope for the U.S. challenge to Huawei

Chip Damato didn’t think he was picking sides in the U.S.-China tech war when he sent a crew to the roof of the Lewis Clark Hotel last year to install …


Fishing on the Snake back on in Washington

Washington opened a limited spring chinook season on the Snake River on Tuesday and welcomed the return of fishing following a nearly six-week hiatus.


Idaho fishing towns object to Columbia River study

Business leaders from some of Idaho’s smallest towns located along some of its best salmon and steelhead rivers are telling the federal government that angling is vital to their economies …


Public help sought to collect steelhead broodstock in Idaho

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has started its annual effort to enlist anglers to help collect steelhead from the South Fork of the Clearwater River for spawning at …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Lewiston man accused of shooting brother in leg

A Lewiston man faces up to 30 years in prison and a $50,000 fine for allegedly shooting his brother in the leg Wednesday night because his brother allegedly had sex …


Downtown Lewiston businesses damaged by vandalism

Police say several businesses in downtown Lewiston had windows broken by a vandal over the weekend.


Idaho Outfitters discuss grim salmon steelhead outlook

Clearwater River steelhead outfitter Jeff Jarrett summed up the state of Idaho’s famed B-run of steelhead in blunt language at a forum discussion Tuesday.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

Shari’s Restaurant in Lewiston kicks out couple dressed as Native Americans and making war cries

A couple was kicked out of a Shari’s restaurant in Lewiston Saturday after they dressed up as Indians and made war cries in the restaurant, sparking a viral online response …


Modest bump in Idaho steelhead forecast not enough to reverse closures

Fisheries managers in the Columbia River Basin delivered a tiny sliver of good news about the otherwise dismal steelhead run.


Idaho river group wants dam breaching on the table

Members of the Idaho River Community Alliance recently made a desperate plea to Idaho Gov. Brad Little and members of the state’s congressional delegation to consider all alternatives, including dam …


Idaho steelhead derby called off, perhaps permanently

Count the annual Clearwater Snake Steelhead Derby among the casualties of declining steelhead runs over the past four years.


Idaho salmon group still getting its sea legs as members struggle to define scope of work

Members of Idaho’s Salmon Working Group continued to feel each other out Friday to determine if, when and how they might eventually tackle controversial issues such as the ever-present question …


Members of Idaho governor’s salmon working group say actual solutions are still many meetings away

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and Idaho’s effort to craft new salmon recovery policies won’t reach fruition in just one meeting — or even several.


Fall chinook permits issued to Idaho, Oregon and Washington, allowing for additional harvest of unclipped fish

Fall chinook season is now open on the Clearwater River and its North Fork, and anglers have the option of harvesting unclipped fall chinook in Idaho and parts of Washington.


Idaho Fish and Game commissioners to vote on proposals for chinook, steelhead angling when they meet Thursday in Nampa

Idaho Fish and Game commissioners are scheduled to vote on a proposal to open a fall chinook fishing season on the Clearwater River during their meeting Thursday at Nampa.


Steelhead run lagging behind forecast

The return of steelhead to the Snake River and its tributaries continues to fall short of what was an already low preseason forecast.


Idaho mulls fall chinook season

Idaho Fish and Game officials are polling anglers to get their opinions on potential rules designed to balance salmon fishing with catch-release steelhead fishing, in preparation of a possible fall …


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019

Issues aired at Idaho Medicaid hearing

A plan to give low-income Idahoans a choice between free government health care and subsidized private health insurance drew a lukewarm response at best during a public hearing in Lewiston …


Idaho spring chinook season comes to close

Idaho Fish and Game officials have closed spring chinook fishing on the lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers, bringing an unexpected early end to the disappointing season.


Joel Dahmen-Geno Bonnalie combination produces laughs, memories and success on PGA Tour

No official stats track the pro-caddie tandem having the most fun on and off the PGA Tour, but Joel Dahmen and Geno Bonnalie might be leaders in the clubhouse.


UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019

Chlorine leak in Lewiston causes evacuation; No one harmed

A chlorine leak at a Lewiston welding supplies store caused an evacuation of the business and surrounding homes on Thursday afternoon.


Juliaetta man dies in Lewiston hospital after baseball bat attack

A man died earlier this week in a Lewiston hospital from injuries received after being attacked with a baseball bat last week.


UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019

Tribal Police Officer shot near Lewiston, in stable condition

A Nez Pierce Tribal Police Officer is in the hospital after he was shot at his Lewiston Orchards home on Wednesday.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

New trial scheduled for Idaho man accused in baby’s death

A second trial date for a 28-year-old Orofino man charged in connection with the death of his 1-month-old daughter has been set for June 10.


No solution for Lewiston airport on the radar

Nez Perce County Commissioner Douglas Havens insisted Thursday that management of the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Authority should be put out for bid.


Local group exploring Boise charter flights

Supporters of the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport are conducting a survey to gauge demand for charter service between Lewiston and Boise.


Sheriff’s deputy accidentally shoots himself with pen gun

A Nez Perce County sheriff’s deputy accidentally shot himself with a projectile loaded into a pen during a vehicle search Wednesday.


Sinclair debuts streaming service for its local TV stations

The nation’s largest owner of television stations launched a free, ad-supported streaming service Wednesday drawing on local news, sports and other programs from the 191 TV stations it owns in …