Sarah Warden Case
CLARKSTON, WA - The 2nd and 3rd suspects in the murder of Clarkston resident Sarah Warden are behind bars tonight. Amanda M.D. Jones was taken into custody in Spokane for 1st Degree Murder. The Spokane County Safe Street Task Force took her into custody and put her in the Spokane County Jail.
10th Month Below National Average
BOISE, ID – Idaho is beating the nation in unemployment. The national average is 4%, and Idaho sat at 2.9% in June. The seasonally adjusted rate for the state shows the 10th consecutive month below 3%. The state’s labor force includes people 16 and older working or looking for work. It increased by 971 people from May to June.
Tomorrow, 10 am - 3 pm
CLARKSTON, WA – The LC Valley Blaze softball team is headed to the Western National Tournament. They’re raising money for expenses on the trip, so they’re having a car wash tomorrow. It’s at the Edward Jones parking lot next to Wal Mart.
Charged With Multiple Crimes
LEWISTON, ID – Lewiston Police officers responded to an allegedly intoxicated man who passed out at a gas station in a stolen vehicle with a stolen weapon, drugs, paraphernalia, and stolen property in it. Just before 4:00 pm yesterday, officers went to the Maverik gas station on Thain Road when a clerk called because the man was passed out at one of the gas pumps.
Kittitas To Vantage
VANTAGE, WA – Interstate 90 eastbound is closed near Vantage. If you’re headed west, you can make it from Vantage to Ellensburg, but not easily if you’re headed our way.
Fire Danger & Code Violation
LEWISTON, ID – Lewiston Police are asking you to be aware of tall grasses on your property. Any grass or weeds that are 12 inches or more is a violation of city code and an extreme fire danger.
Worst in Moscow
LEWISTON, ID – The air quality in Clarkston dropped from “Good” to “Moderate” at 8:00 am. Fires burning in the northwest have sent smoke down into the valley. There are no local fires burning right now. Lewiston’s level is still considered “Good”. Lapwai is also “Moderate” right now.
Lapwai Rd to Stewart Ave
LEWISTON, ID – Gun Club Road is getting patched right now. It’s closed from Lapwai Road to Stewart Avenue. They expect to finish the paving today and have the street open tonight.
Week of July 30th
ASOTIN, WA – Several roads in Asotin are getting worked over soon. You’ll need to have your car off the streets when the work is happening. It’s coming up during the week of July 30th.
Dry Air, Moderate Winds
ASOTIN COUNTY, WA – The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Asotin County and areas in central Washington. The concern is over breezy and dry conditions.
Kids 14 and Younger
LEWISTON, ID – Kids 14 and younger have to wear life jackets if the boat is moving. Leaders from the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation are reminding people about Idaho’s life jacket law. Any watercraft that’s 19 feet or less in length must have kids jacketed.
Alleged Murder Victim
LEWISTON, ID – The family and friends of Sarah Warden have set up a fund to help with funeral and final expenses. Sarah was a Clarkston resident, and was killed recently and left near Winchester.
890 Acres Burned
POMEROY, WA – The Beal Fire is out. It started yesterday afternoon in Garfield County, northwest of Pomeroy. At 9:00 pm, it was contained, but at 1:00 am, they had a flare-up that burned about 7 more acres.
Request By Local Emergency Agencies
CLARKSTON, WA – Local fire departments are asking you to not call 911 to find out why there’s smoke in the air. The Asotin County Fire District put up a facebook post asking for your help. Local counties have noticeable amounts of smoke in the air from fires burning near Spokane and near The Dalles, OR. There are no working fires in our area at this time.
Garfield County Fire
CLARKSTON, WA – The haze in the LC Valley this morning is likely coming from a fire last night in Garfield County. There are also fires burning near The Dalles, OR and Spokane, WA that are contributing. The 6:00 am reading in Clarkston has a “moderate” level to the air quality reading.