Brogdon Becomes 18th Warrior to Make the Major Leagues

News Release | Lewis-Clark State College

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On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Phillies called up promising right-handed relief pitcher Connor Brogdon along with veteran Blake Parker from the team’s reserve camp in Lehigh Valley, Pa. Brogdon played at LC State during the 2016 and ‘17 seasons and was drafted by the Phillies in the 10th round of the 2017 draft.

Mobile Hand Sanitizer Units Available on Loan to Community Organizations

Beautiful Downtown Lewiston

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Lewiston, ID— Thanks to a grant from the Innovia Foundation, Beautiful Downtown Lewiston (BDL) has eight mobile hand sanitization units available to loan to organizations planning community events to stem the spread of COVID-19. The hand sanitization units are in Lewiston and available to community organizations on a first-come, first-serve basis.

10 reasons to keep fishing (or learn to fish) during late summer

Press Release | Idaho Fish & Game

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Late summer can be an odd season for anglers because sometimes it feels like fishing season is winding down, but in many parts of Idaho, summer-like weather typically lasts through September and into October. That means lots of time remains for fishing, and if you’ve been postponing a fishing trip, or learning the sport, you’ve still got time. 
 

Vandals Dining Gifts $1,000 Grant to Vandal Food Pantry

News Release | Vandal Dining

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Moscow, Idaho. - ​This summer, Vandals Dining at the University of Idaho gifted the on-campus Vandal Food Pantry a $1,000 grant to be utilized as 100 all-you-care-to-eat meal vouchers redeemable at the Hub; UI’s resident dining destination. This grant came at a time when the Vandal family and local Moscow community have seen increased food scarcity across the board due, in part, to COVID-19 repercussions

$100 million in Rental Assistance is Headed to Washington Communities

News Release | Washington State Department of Commerce

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The Washington State Department of Commerce is distributing approximately $100 million in state Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding through its existing network of homeless services grantees and organizations serving homeless youth to operate a new rent assistance program launched Aug. 1. The program will focus on preventing evictions by paying up to three months of past due, current and future rent to landlords for eligible participants.

Active Driving Assistance Technology Isn’t Ready to Take the Wheel

News Release | AAA Idaho

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Active driving assistance technology combines adaptive cruise control and lane keeping assistance to help drivers maintain their lane position and a safe following distance, but AAA’s new research shows that vehicles with these systems need considerable improvement before they can take the place of an engaged human driver.

Friday Evening Two Vehicle Accident on State Highway 8

News Release | Idaho State Police

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On August 7, 2020 at approximately 5:08 pm, a crash occurred eastbound on State highway 8 at approximately milepost 32.  The crash occurred when a 1979 Dodge Motorhome driven by Andrew J. Jackson, drove left of center and collided with an unloaded Lowery Log Truck, driven by Cody R. Lockman.  JACKSON and the passenger Jeremy Frye were transported to Gritman Medical Center where they were treated and released for their injuries.  The Crash is still under investigation.  The eastbound lane was temporary closed and is now back open.

Irrigation Pump for Lewiston Levee Breaks; Corps Makes Plans for Replacement

News Release | Army Corps of Engineers

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Clarkston, Wash. -- Maintenance staff from the Lower Granite Natural Resources Management Office, part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District (Corps), have discovered that the irrigation​ pump responsible for operating the irrigation system along the Snake River section of the Lewiston Levee, has stopped working.

Whitman County Currently Falls in High Risk Category Which Would Prevent In-Person Instruction this Fall

News Release | Whitman County Department of Public Health

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As of today, Whitman County falls in the High Risk category for in-person classes as defined by the State Department of Health and released by the Governor on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.  Whitman County has had 84 new cases/100K population/last two weeks, to be classified as Moderate Risk they need to be at or below 75. As their population is approximately 50,000 that equates to approximately 19 new cases a week

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