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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018

Nez Perce cowboy to be added to Idaho Rodeo Hall of Fame

Jackson Sundown is remembered fondly for his horsemanship, and his prestige is being posthumously honored with his induction into the Idaho Rodeo Hall of Fame.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018

American Indian communities in Idaho awarded $1.8 million from Justice Department

Two American Indian tribes in Idaho on Wednesday were awarded $1.8 million from the U.S. Department of Justice in grants to improve public safety in their communities.

Sheriff takes heat for post on his Facebook page

Nez Perce County Sheriff Joe Rodriguez apologized Saturday for a meme his wife posted to his Facebook page that mocked women who don’t immediately report sexual assault.

Nez Perce tribe hopes to spark return of chinook with artificial beds

The Nez Perce tribe is taking advantage of overproduction at the Clearwater Hatchery to seed some local streams with spring chinook redds – spawning beds or nests.

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017

For the love of dancing: 20th Julyamsh Powwow kicks off in full color

When a basketball player spends hours perfecting a layup or a baseball player goes through hundreds of balls at the batting cages, the commitment is often summed up with the …

Big crowd turns out in Spokane to talk about Lower Snake River dams

About 200 people turned out in Spokane for an open house to discuss dam operations on the Lower Snake River. A federal judge ordered a review of the dams’ impacts …

Spokane businesswoman, Native American advocate receives state recognition

JoAnn Kauffman, a prominent Nez Perce Tribe member and national Native American rights activist, was recently selected to be featured in the Secretary of State’s Legacy Washington project. The “Who …

Idaho teens injured in car crash involving dogs

Two Idaho teenagers were injured in a crash Sunday morning outside of Orofino, the Idaho State Police said. A dog jumped into the lap of an 18-year-old driver, causing the …

Columbia Basin tribes lead effort to save lamprey

LAPWAI, Idaho – At the Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery, hundreds of eel-like fish slither in holding tanks, their black eyes twinkling in the dark water like something from a child’s …

Megaloads not allowed through Idaho’s Nez Perce Reservation

BOISE – Shipments of massive industrial equipment destined for the Alberta tar sands may not truck through the Nez Perce Reservation on a winding Idaho highway until a study of …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2013

Judge halts megaloads on Highway 12 in Idaho

A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Nez Perce Tribe and Idaho Rivers United, ordering a preliminary injunction blocking further megaload transports on scenic U.S. Highway 12 through …

Megaload fight headed to federal court

The Lewiston Tribune is reporting a court date has been set on a motion brought forth by the Nez Perce tribe to block oversized shipments of oil refinery equipment along …

Megaload encounters few protesters in Montana

A 322-ton shipment of water purification equipment for an oil refinery operation in Alberta, Canada, passed through Missoula, Mont., early Tuesday. About 25 protesters briefly blocked the truck, but the …

Nez Perce plan continued megaload protests, litigation

Nez Pez Tribal Executive Committee chairman Silas Whitman said Wednesday that law enforcement efforts to curtail protests are escalating, but the tribe plans to continue blocking the path of a …

Protesters slow, but don’t stop, megaload truck through Nez Perce lands

LEWISTON — The megaload truck carrying oil refinery equipment through Nez Perce tribal lands northeast of Lewiston passed a line of protesters again Tuesday night, but not without a delay.

Megaload protest repeated on Nez Perce reservation

LEWISTON – With car headlights casting their shadows against a wall of the Clearwater River Valley on Nez Perce lands Tuesday night, protesters once again gathered in an attempt to …

Rest area offers dose of history

Anyone who ventures away from Interstate 90 in central and eastern Washington knows rest areas are as rare as a $3 bill and a lot more useful. But the Colville …

Rest area offers dose of history

Anyone who ventures away from Interstate 90 in central and eastern Washington knows rest areas are as rare as a $3 bill and a lot more useful. But the Colville …