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    Routing Idaho 55 around downtown McCall via Deinhard Lane and Boydstun Street is being studied by the City of McCall and the Idaho Transportation Department.

      Due to the regional increase of COVID-19 cases the Lewis County Courthouse, including the sheriff’s office, auditor’s office, assessor’s office, prosecutor’s office, and treasurer’s office will be open by appointment only.

        On Jan. 8, 2021, at approximately 1:41 a.m., the Lewiston Policed Department (LPD) received report of a shooting in the 1700 block of 7th Avenue. Initial information was that two subjects had come into a residence and shot a male and then fled the area. Officers from the LPD arrived on scene…

          When Gary and Susan Multanen bought their home on Smitty Lane in McCall eight years ago, they did not expect forested state land behind their property to be filled in with subdivisions.

            An Ambulance update was provided to Clearwater County Commissioners at their regular meeting Dec. 28, by Interim Director Don Gardener. Though the county has experienced a significant spread of the coronavirus, approximately 200 of the county’s confirmed cases were found within the Idaho Cor…

              Our current positivity rate over the past 30 days is 27.2 percent. Clearwater County is averaging 19 new cases per day and the rate is 217 per 100,000 people. On several days recently Clearwater County has been the county with the highest per-capita rate in Idaho.

                The State Land Board on Tuesday questioned whether a phased long-term management proposal for state endowment lands around McCall caters too much to local preferences.

                COEUR D’ALENE — Idaho County Light and Power Cooperative is not to blame for a 2012 wildfire near Lucile that burned nearly 50,000 acres. This according to a jury that — following an eight-day trial in U.S. District Court in Coeur d’Alene — found ICLP not negligent.

                  The 2021 McCall Winter Carnival will be canceled entirely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the McCall Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau said Monday.

                    On Dec. 10, at approximately 11:18 a.m., Clearwater County Deputies and Weippe Ambulance responded near mile marker 9.8 on Highway 11 for a report of a two-vehicle accident. Angel J. Heath, a 51-year-old female, from Weippe, was driving her 2013 Chevrolet Traveller East on Hwy 11 when she cr…

                      Designating one mile of Idaho 55 frontage south of McCall for future commercial development would be “premature,” the McCall Area Planning and Zoning Commission said on Tuesday night.

                        On Dec. 9, The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office and Clearwater County Ambulance responded to 244 Waterfall Loop, Orofino. It had been reported a female, later identified as 58-year-old Kari Martin, of Orofino, was being attacked by a large Pit Bull that had her pinned to the ground. When t…

                          A New York City investment firm that owns 44 percent of Midas Gold has proposed stacking the company’s corporate board by replacing five sitting board members with board members of its own choosing.

                            To respond to current and future communication needs in the McCall and New Meadows areas, the Payette National Forest is proposing to amend communication site leases on the five-acre Brundage Mountain Communications Site. These proposed amendments are in response to proposals from current Co…

                            ISP’s Regional Communications Centers are now using the agency’s district Twitter accounts to alert the public to vehicle collisions or hazardous road conditions that may have a significant impact on public safety or traffic flow. This is part of ISP’s effort to increase the efficiency of ho…

                            Have you ever thought, I don’t want to end up in the hospital with a bunch of tubes keeping me alive? If that’s the case, have you written this down so your desires are clear to family or friends? Who do you want to make decisions about your medical care if you become incapacitated and can’t…

                              Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced.

                                On Nov. 2, the Lewiston Police Department was dispatched to an armed robbery that had just occurred at 738 Bryden Avenue, Bryden Xpress Mart. The suspect had brandished a firearm and demanded the money from the cash register and also took a pack of American Spirit cigarettes from the business.

                                  On Nov. 2, at approximately 2254 hours (10:54 p.m.), a Clearwater County Deputy and CPTPA responded to mile post 3 on the 247 Rd., for a report of a RV Camper on fire. Upon arrival, the RV camper, belonging to Bryan A. Paul, 44, of Harpster, was fully engulfed in flames. CPTPA was able to ex…

                                    The City of Lewiston Police Department needs your help identifying the suspect of an armed robbery that occurred at the Liberty Mart in North Lewiston, 226 W. 22nd Street North, Lewiston, Idaho 83501. The crime was reported at 10:55 p.m. on Oct. 27, and the suspect has been described as an o…

                                      On Oct. 27, the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office and Backcountry Medic's responded to a UTV accident near Cayus Junction. Upon arrival they found Derek Dayley, 40, of Boise, had rolled his Can Am UTV down an embankment. He walked several miles before building a shelter. He was unable to ge…

                                        Adams County has seen an upsurge in criminal activity in recent weeks, particularly with regard to car and home thefts. Suspects have been sighted checking car and house doors. Thefts of items such as ATM cards and valuable equipment in vehicles and have been reported from unlocked areas. Th…

                                          The Greater Chamber of Commerce of Craigmont presented Erle Streibeck of Craigmont with a plaque to thank him for all of his volunteer work during the chambers regular monthly meeting on Wednesday Oct. 14 held at Sweets & Eats in Craigmont.

                                            The Lewis Clark Valley has been welcoming riverboat cruise traffic for several decades. In recent years there has been an uptick in the number of cruise vessels with additional growth expected in the future. The Ports of Clarkston and Lewiston, with support from local stakeholder organizatio…

                                              A proposed cap on new sewer hookups in McCall could hamper the city’s efforts to generate housing for local residents, the McCall City Council was told last week.

                                                Crews are nearing completion of a $6.6 million project to move a mile-long taxiway at the McCall Municipal Airport about 100 feet east of its previous location.

                                                POLLOCK — Two construction personnel are back at work this week, following an equipment failure that caused the pair to fall at the Pollock slide south of Riggins last week.

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