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Washington County, IDPost Register

Relief from the heat on the way for southwestern Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — A gradual cooling trend will move into the Treasure Valley this weekend. A dry, cold front will sweep in from Washington Saturday afternoon. No showers or thunderstorms will be associated with the front. However, breezy to windy conditions will follow and this will trigger the gradual cool down late Saturday and Sunday.
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Payette County, IDArgus Observer Online

Sheriff to speak at Lincoln Day banquet

Payette County Sheriff Andy Creech will be among the various speakers who will lead a discussion on the Second Amendment and sanctuary city status at the 2021 Washington County Republican Central Committee’s Lincoln Day banquet on Friday at 6 p.m. “I will be speaking alongside Washington County Sheriff Matt Thomas...
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Washington County, IDlivinginthenews.com

New Washington County Seal Designed by Lybee Bell

Washington County, Idaho recently adopted a new county seal which grew from the creative mind of 13-year-old Lybee Bell. Now almost 20 years old, Bell began working on a design for the seal 7 years ago. County Commissioner Kirk Chandler explained that years ago, commissioners and officials decided the seal at the time was not very representative of our county, so they ran a story in the newspaper asking for community members to come up with some ideas.
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Midvale man charged with murder in shooting death

MIDVALE, Idaho (CBS2) — A Midvale man was charged on Friday with murder in relation to a shooting death in April. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says it arrested 41-year-old Terry Ash on a first-degree murder warrant for the shooting death of Matthew Banning. The shooting happened on April 11...
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Nebraskan found drowned in Washington County pond apparently had suffered a heart attack

A 78-year-old Washington County man who was found dead in a pond on his property apparently had suffered a heart attack. The body of Robert "Bob" Gnuse was found in the pond about 2 miles north of Arlington, Sgt. Brian Beckman of the Washington County Sheriff's Office said. An autopsy Saturday determined that a heart attack combined with the shock to his system from the cold water likely caused his death, Beckman said.
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Idaho man killed in Washington County shooting, suspect claims self-defense

A weekend shooting in Midvale left a 43-year-old man dead, and the suspect is claiming self-defense, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Matthew Banning was found dead by police on Sunday evening on South School Road, according to a news release on Tuesday. The release indicated that both parties were armed during a “confrontation.”
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Former, current officials among a dozen seeking commissioner's job

A dozen people, including a former commissioner and a current Hagerstown City Council member, have applied for an opening on the Washington County Board of Commissioners. The Washington County Republican Central Committee released the list of applicants late Thursday night. The committee is charged with making a recommendation for someone...
Washington County, IDlivinginthenews.com

New Washington County 4-H Program Assistant

My name is Ethan Sullender and I am the new 4-H Program Assistant for the University of Idaho Extension, Washington County, I am 30 years old and live in Weiser Idaho. I was born in Twin Falls Idaho and lived in Castleford for two years. My family then moved to southern California where I grew up. I was mostly home schooled, except grades four to eight when I attended a small private Christian school. I received a bachelor’s degree from Ottawa University in Kansas and am a proud member of the Army National Guard of Idaho. I have worked at the YMCA in the sports department as a coach and referee for all ages of basketball and soccer. I now live in Weiser and am hoping to be a good role model for every child that comes through 4-H.
Washington StateArgus Observer Online

Health agency: Payette, Washington counties go yellow

CALDWELL — COVID-19 continues to spread throughout District 3. Some areas within District 3 are experiencing a downward trend in COVID-19, with declining daily incidence rates and positivity rates. However, some areas in District 3 are still experiencing elevated rates of COVID-19 incidence. This is based on data available for the date range Jan. 24 – Feb. 6. Adams, Canyon, Owyhee, Payette, and Washington counties are at the yellow COVID-19 health alert level this week. Gem County remains at the orange health alert level. For the first time in recent months, all counties within the District 3 jurisdiction are below the red health alert level. As of Feb. 6, the daily district-wide incidence rate per 10,000 population is 2.22.
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Washington County noxious weed tour will be held June 10

The Lower Weiser River Cooperative Weed Management Area in conjunction with Washington County Weed Control is hosting the 20th Annual County Noxious Weed Tour on Thursday, June 10, 2021.  Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the program beginning at 8 a.m. at the Weed Department, located at 1118 E. Court...