Three hospitalized after collision
Three people were hospitalized Thursday following a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 95 near milepost 296.5 in Nez Perce County, the Idaho State Police reported. The accident happened about 3:43 p.m. Thursday. A Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck and a Chevy Equinox were involved. A 69-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman from Kamiah in the Dodge pickup truck and the 49-year-old woman driver of the Chevy Equinox from Kooskia were all taken to a local hospital.
Woman Facing Felony Charge for Alleged Thanksgiving Day Vehicle Theft Near Peck
PECK - A woman is facing a felony grand theft charge after allegedly stealing a vehicle on Thanksgiving Day in rural Nez Perce County, near Peck. According to court records, on November 23, a stolen vehicle was reported at a residence on Peanuts Lane, near Peck. A 2006 red Ford Freestyle was allegedly stolen out of a driveway.
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Nez Perce County, Idaho!
Nez Perce County in Idaho, known for its rich history and stunning landscapes, faces significant challenges regarding crime and violence. Recent crime data reveals that the county recorded 2,423 crimes, a decrease from the previous year but still higher than the state average in several aspects. The overall crime rate...
Mother, son indicted on federal charges in connection with Nez Perce County murder
LAPWAI, Idaho — William O. Eyle, 20, was arrested in Oregon Monday for repeatedly shooting and ultimately killing a man in May of 2023, according to U.S. Attorney Josh Hurwit. The victim, referred to by the U.S Attorney's Office (USAO) as E.A., was killed on the Nez Perce Indian...
Three people hospitalized following Thursday crash near Sweetwater
SWEETWATER -- Three people were hospitalized Thursday following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 95 near milepost 296.5 in Nez Perce County, the Idaho State Police reported in a news release Friday morning. The crash happened about 3:43 p.m. Thursday. A Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck and a Chevy Equinox...
Man pleads guilty in September shooting
The man who fired gunshots from his Moscow apartment and forced a standoff with police on Sept. 5 is participating in Veterans Treatment Court in Nez Perce County. Thomas Adams, 54, pleaded guilty to his charges of unlawful discharge of a firearm at a dwelling house earlier this month in Latah County District Court.
Man who Shot at Lewiston Police Still Being Held at Spokane Jail
LEWISTON - The man who was shot after allegedly firing a gun at police on November 2nd in Lewiston is still being held in a Spokane Jail. The Nez Perce County Prosecutor's Office said on November 7 that 32-year-old Blake Chlumsky, of Lewiston, was in custody in Spokane, being held on a warrant. As of Monday morning, he was still in the custody of Spokane County. A fugitive hearing, regarding extradition to Nez Perce County, is set for 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 30. The official specifics on how he came to be in the custody of Spokane authorities were not released.
Soil Acidity Management Workshop Series Begins November 30
Washington State University (WSU) Extension - Walla Walla County, University of Idaho (UI) Extension - Nez Perce County, and the PNW Farmers' Network are joining together to host "Acidic Soils Solutions," a three-part workshop on soil acidity management. Three Sessions Offering Insight in Inland Northwest Soil Management. The workshop series...
Forest Service unveils its game plan
A 60-day comment period opened Tuesday for the public to voice any objections to the final revised draft land management plan of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. The plan, which has been a decade in the making, was announced Tuesday and will guide the management of lands within the 4-million-acre combined forests. It updates the management direction adopted 36 years ago.
Columbia, Snake rivers draft settlement agreement released
A draft settlement agreement between the Nez Perce and other lower Columbia River Treaty tribes leaves the four lower Snake River dams in place but supports actions that would make future breaching more plausible. The proposed confidential settlement is related to an on-going lawsuit in which the tribes and conservation...
Clarkston man charged with rape, lewd conduct
A 39-year-old Clarkston man was charged with rape and lewd conduct with a child in alleged incidents that took place four to 16 years ago. Steven E. Edelman was charged with two counts of lewd conduct with a child under 16 and rape when the defendant is three years older or more than the victim. He appeared on the charges Friday before Magistrate Judge Karin Seubert at the Nez Perce County Courthouse.
New Nez Perce Tribal Police chief was presented with a prospect he couldn’t refuse
Mark Bensen was ready to retire when he saw a job opening for police chief at the Nez Perce Tribal Police Department. At 55 years old, he wasn’t done and it was the perfect fit, so he decided to apply.
Lewiston Health Alert: Regular Sleep Schedules Can Help You Live Longer. Doctor Explains
The Big Picture: Dr. Shelandra Bell, Family Medicine. says, "Having a consistent sleep schedule may be more important than the number of hours you sleep for good health." Doctor's Expert Insights About Sleep Health and Your Health in Idaho. Know this: "Creating and maintaining a regular sleep schedule has many...
Voices of the Wild Earth: "Nez Perce Keepers of the Earth" Redux
On this episode from the Voices of the Wild Earth series, the Idaho Mythweaver revisits archival audio footage of the nimíipuu, or Nez Perce Tribe. This episode features interviews with storyteller Brian Christopher Bull, Nez Perce fisheries resource manager Si Whitman and forest resource manager Jaime Pinkham, among others.
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Nez Perce County, Idaho
Nez Perce County, situated in the north-central part of Idaho, has a population of around 40,000 people, and its county seat is Lewiston, the second-largest city in the state. Recognized for its rich history, picturesque landscapes, and cultural diversity, the county, like any other place, faces challenges related to crime and violence.
Idaho High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Nez Perce County Today - November 22
Looking for how to watch high school basketball games in Nez Perce County, Idaho today? We've got what you need. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 11:30 AM PT on November 22. Location:...
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Trafficking, DUI Arrests, and Stolen Credit Card Incidents Impact Nez Perce County, Idaho
This week in Nez Perce County, Idaho, several incidents occurred that have implications for public safety. These incidents include the sentencing of a convicted drug dealer to 15 years in prison, the appointment of a new chief of police for the Nez Perce Tribe, the arrest of a man for his fifth DUI offense, the arrest of a pair for allegedly using a stolen credit card, and the introduction of a new Community Resource Officer in Lewiston.
Two Lewiston Residents Arrested for Allegedly Trafficking Meth Into LC Valley From Pasco
LEWISTON - Two suspects, accused of trafficking meth, were arrested and booked into the Nez Perce County Jail this week. Court documents say, throughout the month of October, detectives with the Quad Cities Drug Task Force and other area law enforcement were investigating 49-year-old Corina Cornwell, of Lewiston, and her alleged involvement in the local sales and distribution of narcotics, specifically methamphetamine.