HHS Awards $2,395,067 to Idaho to Combat the Opioid Crisis

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Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $2,395,067 to Idaho to combat the opioid crisis. The investments will enable HRSA-funded community health centers, rural organizations and academic institutions supporting residents in Idaho establish and expand access to integrated substance use disorder and mental health services.

 

Fire North of McCall Called for Evacuations

Now over 1,000 acres in size

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MCCALL, ID - The Nethker Fire's estimated size is now over 1,000 acres.  The fire began on Sunday in the Payette National Forest, about 30 miles north of McCall.  Despite efforts, fire has crossed Burgdorf/French Creek Road, approximately 1/2 mile south of Burgdorf Hot Springs, and crossed Warren Wagon Road in several places

Office of Homeless Youth Awards $11 Million to Expand Services in 30 Washington counties

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Commerce’s Office of Homeless Youth has awarded $11 million to enable communities across the state to respond to more young people in need of stable housing and support. The grants boost services and resources in 30 counties, 23 of which are rural.

LCSC Basketball Schedules Released for 2019-20 Season

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LEWISTON, ID – The Lewis-Clark State men’s and women’s basketball schedules were released on Wednesday and revealed some exciting matchups for both squads. On top of challenging conference schedules, the Warriors will face top NAIA opponents from around the nation, as well as multiple NCAA DI teams. Full schedules can be found at lcwarriors.com.

 

Public Works Board approves $85 million in infrastructure loans

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – The  Washington State Public Works Board has awarded over $85 million in loans for pre-construction and construction activities for 30 projects across the state. Applicants had requested more than $248 million for 74 different projects, and the board approved qualifying projects from a rated and ranked list until all available funds were exhausted.

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