Boat Idaho Safety course offered this weekend at ID. Fish & Game Office

LEWISTON, ID - Nez Perce County Sheriff's deputies are hosting a free boating safety class this Saturday.

At the Boat Idaho Safety class they'll cover topics like navigational rules and regulations, requirements for safety equipment, cold water immersion and basic boat operations.

Participants who pass the test at the end of the class will receive certification that meets boater education requirements for Washington, many other states and Canada that recognize the boat safety class. The free class is Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Idaho Fish and Game Office at 3316 16th Street in Lewiston.