An Idaho prosecutor’s office has made law enforcement agencies aware of a so-called White Lives Matter group that is recruiting members in north central Idaho. Nick Woods, an investigator with the Nez Perce County Prosecutor’s Office, compiled information about the group and sent it to the Lewiston Police Department, Nez Perce Sheriff’s Office and Idaho State Police last week. His efforts were prompted by two masked individuals displaying a banner with the message “It’s great to be white” at the corner of 21st and Main...
Nez Perce County homeowners can expect some eye-popping increases in their assessed property values this year, based on what officials are calling “the most aggressive seller’s market any of us have ever seen.”. Final numbers aren’t in yet, but certain classes of residential properties will likely see increases...
Idaho Falls Man Arrested After Investigation into Crash on Tammany Creek Road Leads Deputy to Large Amount of Methamphetamine
LEWISTON - On Wednesday, May 18 at approximately 11:36 a.m., Deputy Kaltenbaugh with the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Tammany Creek Road near the grain bins around milepost 12. According to the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office, during an investigation of the...
After four days of testimony, the prosecution and defense both rested their cases in the first-degree murder trial for Clyde Ewing. The trial began at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Nez Perce County Courthouse. The prosecution, led by Nez Perce County Prosecutor Justin Coleman and Chief Deputy Prosecutor April Smith, rested its case at around 1:30 p.m. The defense, led by defense attorney Rick Cuddihy and assisted by attorney Bridget Barr, rested its case at around 2 p.m., then the court was recessed.
The Nez Perce County Prosecutor’s Office has made local law enforcement agencies aware of a so-called White Lives Matter group that is recruiting members in north central Idaho. Nick Woods, an investigator with the office, compiled information about the group and sent it to the Lewiston Police Department, Nez...
NEZ PERCE CO., Idaho – An Idaho man is in custody for trafficking methamphetamine into Nez Perce County. Robert Eller, of Idaho Falls, crashed his car on Tammany Creek Road near the Grain Bins on Wednesday morning. During the investigation, a deputy found he was in possession of a...
The U.S. reported over 620,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending May 17, bringing the total count to more than 81.6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 992,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In […]
The race to replace retiring District 2 judge Jay P. Gaskill ended in a virtual tie between the top two finishers and will officially move to a November runoff. Retired judge and former Lewiston City Councilor John Bradbury received 6,655 votes, or 38.58%, of the ballots cast compared to 6,653, or 38.57%, for Nez Perce County Magistrate Judge Michelle Evans. Nez Perce County Prosecutor Justin Coleman received 3,940 votes, or 22.84%, of the ballots cast.
The U.S. reported over 562,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending May 15, bringing the total count to more than 81.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 991,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In […]
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