Nez Perce Sheriff's Office Issues Warning About Phone Scam Impersonating Law Enforcement
LEWISTON - The Nez Perce Sheriff's Office has been informed of a scam in which an individual, claiming to represent the Sheriff’s Office, makes phone calls from a local number. The caller may employ threats, implying that failure to pay a fine will result in arrest. They might instruct...
Area Residents Warned of Scam
LEWISTON, ID – The Nez Perce Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents of another scam where a person calls from the agency’s local phone number stating they are from the sheriff’s office. “The caller may make threats indicating you will go to jail if you do...
Oct. 1 Letters Part 1: Our Readers’ Opinions
I have owned and lived in my Lewiston home for more than 20 years and paid ever-increasing property taxes that entire time. I am adamantly opposed to our Nez Perce County commissioners forcing homeowners to pay to subsidize Northwest Fourslide’s (NWF) property taxes.
Ee-too-tum-tine: Nez Perce War Memorial set for Oct. 6, 7
Greetings on this beautiful day. Fall weather has arrived. Nice crisp weather. Getting close to Halloween and already seeing decorations on some of the lawns. Shout out to the Kamiah Kubs girls volleyball team as they continue playing some awesome games! Go Lady Kubs! Loving these fall sports! Kub Football, Friday night lights. My favorite time of year.
Nez Perce Co. sheriff warns about phone scam
The Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning Thursday about a scam in which a person calls from a local number and claims to be from the sheriff’s office. The caller threatens the person who answers with jail if they don’t pay a fine, according to a sheriff’s office news release. The caller may direct the person who answers to pay with an app like Pay Pal or Cash App.
OPINION: Here comes another tax break for business
Another company wants the Nez Perce County Commission to fork over tax breaks in order to do business in Lewiston. This time, it’s Northwest Fourslide, which broke ground in July on a 43,000-square-foot plant in Lewiston. From the face of it, this is everything a community would want — a non-polluting, high-tech manufacturer that would, among other things, provide components for Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.
Weekly Safety Report: Car Fire, Drug Trafficking, Murder Extradition, Assault, Grass Fire, and Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Nez Perce County, Idaho
This week in Nez Perce County, Idaho, several incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. These incidents include a car crash resulting in a fire on US 95, a Lewiston man found guilty of drug trafficking, a Lewiston man being extradited for murder in Illinois, a woman arrested in Lewiston for assault and property damage, firefighters responding to a grass fire in Lapwai, and a fatal motorcycle crash in Lewiston.
Board approves Memorandum of Agreement with Nez Perce County
Juvenile Services Director Alana Curtis presented the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Nez Perce County and Clearwater County for the detainment of juveniles in the Region II Juvenile Detention Center at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Sept. 18 meeting. The Board approved and signed the Memorandum of Agreement. The...
Standing at attention
Future Farmers of America from Colton judge Kristin Hohnsbehn, left, and Ashley Harber, right, and their goats Saturday morning at the Nez Perce County Fair in Lewiston. The fair wraps up with one last session from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Fish and Game Friday: Citizens Against Poaching at the Nez Perce County Fair
LEWISTON, Idaho – Citizens Against Poaching was officially chartered in Idaho in 1981, incentivizing Idaho sportsmen and women to report poachers with monetary reward. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game uses its Citizens Against Poaching trailer to attract eyes to their cause. Senior Conservation Officer John McLain says...
Local 4-H members showcase livestock and learn life skills at the Nez Perce County Fair
NEZ PERCE COUNTY, Idaho – Cows, pigs, rabbits, and poultry are just a few things to see at the Nez Perce Co. Fairgrounds. This year is the first time Jacob Wentworth from Sunrise Livestock 4-H showed an animal at a fair, and he's here with his pig with a familiar name.
Fair opens with a sizzle
The gray, drizzly skies Thursday morning did nothing to slow the long line of cars waiting to pull into the Nez Perce County Fairgrounds for the first day of activities open to the public. Neither did the weather dampen the enthusiasm of scores of wide-eyed, squealing youngsters piling out of...
A Big Wheel Affair: Nez Perce County Fair promises excitement, 4-H animal showings and the return of fan-favorite fair food
NEZ PERCE COUNTY, Idaho – It is “A Big Wheel Affair” at the Nez Perce County Fair. Wednesday is the calm before the storm at the Nez Perce County Fair. One of the largest parts of today is the 4-H animals made their way to the fairgrounds.
Company moving to Lewiston is negotiating for tax break
A manufacturer relocating to Lewiston is seeking a tax break from Nez Perce County that will be negotiated in the coming weeks. The Nez Perce County Commission declared its intent Monday to enter into an agreement with Northwest Fourslide in a unanimous vote.
Airport board mulls new terminal
A study that will determine if the terminal at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport should be remodeled or replaced will be completed in coming months. The airport authority board that oversees the transportation hub Tuesday approved the $99,999 study that will be paid for with Federal Aviation Administration money.
Vehicle Collision and Fire on US Highway 95
LAPWAI - At 6:30 am on September 17th, Lapwai Fire and Nez Perce County swiftly responded to a vehicle collision on US Highway 95 at mile marker 305. The incident resulted in a vehicle catching fire, prompting immediate action. Lapwai Fire deployed two trucks and five personnel to the scene,...
US 95 Car Crash Results in Fire
LAPWAI, ID – A vehicle collision resulted in a car fire this morning. Lapwai Fire along with Nez Perce County Fire crews responded to the scene at around 6:30 a.m. on US 95 near milepost 305, about halfway between Lewiston and Lapwai. Lapwai Fire Chief William Skiles says a...
Lewiston Man Found Guilty in Drug Trafficking Case
A Lewiston man has been convicted of trafficking methampetamine. According to a press release from the Nez Perce County Prosecutors Office, after a two day jury trial in Nez Perce County District Court, 49-year-old Nickolas Jacobson was found guilty for trafficking methamphetamine....
It’s fair week at Lewiston venue
Things get rolling today at the 79th annual Nez Perce County Fair, “A Big Wheel Affair” that runs through Sunday chock full of contests, a variety of entertainment and other activities at the fairgrounds in the Lewiston Orchards. Today all open class exhibits will be entered from noon...