Tri-State Memorial Hospital Receives National Recognition

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CLARKSTON, WA - Tri-State Memorial Hospital and Medical Campus has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health for overall excellence in Outcomes.

“Over the past few months, Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus has received several awards, but we are so honored to accept this specific award as it focuses on overall excellence in outcomes which is always our goal as we serve the LC Valley and neighboring rural communities,” CEO Don Wee says.

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east after midnight.

WSU Music Director Nominated for Pulitzer Prize in Music

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PULLMAN, WA - Washington State University music director Greg Yasinitsky has been nominated for Pulitzer Prize in music for his Jazz Concerto for Piano and Orchestra.

From WSU:
The composition was premiered in January 2017 by the Baton Rouge Symphony, conducted by Timothy Muffitt with soloist Willis Delony, the Virginia Martin Howard Professor of Piano and professor of jazz studies at Louisiana State University.

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today Isolated showers before 7am, then a chance of showers after 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind 3 to 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

U of I Student Recreation Center Will Offer Free Admission to Community Over Holiday

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MOSCOW, ID - The University of Idaho Student Recreation Center will be offering free admission to the community during the university’s fall and winter breaks. They are asking for donations of three cans of food from each community member who would like to have access to the Center's equipment, over the Thanksgiving holiday, which is November 18th through the 26th.

From U of I:
The Climbing Center’s basics clinic and equipment rental is not included.

Donations will help stock the shelves for the University of Idaho Food Pantry and local food banks. Please do not bring ramen or instant noodles.

Youth-Led “Sticker Shock” Awareness Campaign for Underage Drinking Starts Nov. 24th

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BOISE, ID - The Idaho Office of Drug Policy, the State Liquor Division, and 22 community prevention organizations are teaming up to work on a youth-led “Sticker Shock” public awareness campaign which starts Friday, November 24th, in liquor stores throughout Idaho.

From the Office of Governor Butch Otter:
Its goal is bringing more public attention to the issue of underage drinking and the adults who provide alcohol to minors.

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today Rain after 4pm. High near 52. East wind around 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight Rain, mainly before 4am. Low around 39. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Meeting Tomorrow at Lewiston Community Center Regarding Development of Bike Recreation & Skating Locations

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LEWISTON, ID - The Lewiston Parks and Recreation Department is seeking the public's input regarding the future development of bike recreation amenities and skating locations during the agency's preliminary planning process for Valley Park (AKA Community Park).  A meeting will take place at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow at the Community Center.

Lenore Man Arrested Following Hit & Run in Clarkston

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CLARKSTON, WA - A 31-year-old Lenore man was arrested yesterday morning after Asotin County Undersheriff Scott Coppess responded to a hit and run collision in the 1300 block of 15th Street.  Jessie M. Allert was booked into the Asotin County Jail on charges of Driving With License Suspended, Hit and Run, Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Loaded Firearm, and Driving Under the Influence.

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