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Lewis County: Who we are

     Lewis County's economy remains heavily dependen4-24-14--lewis-county-feature---winchester-laket on natural resources, both forest products and agriculture. Farm income gives county residents spending power and high prices for wheat, cattle and other commodities are giving the county a boost, according to the Idaho Department of Labor.

     Although the forest products industry has lost jobs over the years, it continues to be a sizable source of employment, particularly at Kamiah. Hillco Technologies in Nezperce is one of the largest manufacturers. Winchester Lake State Park offers recreational opportunities and helps attract tourists.

     The following is a snapshot of Lewis County.

Winchester Lake is a popular Lewis County recreation spot for locals and visitors alike. Ben Jorgensen/Progress 

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