More Beauty For Downtown Lewiston

Signal Boxes Getting Wrapped

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LEWISTON, ID – Downtown Lewiston is about to get more beautiful.  Thursday, the community improvement group Beautiful Downtown Lewiston is unveiling new wraps for a signal box.  The new one is at the corner of 5th and Main Streets, and you’re invited to the event.  It’s at noon on Thursday. 

Hot Cars Kill Kids

1 Every 10 Days

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LEWISTON, ID – Every ten days a child dies from heat stroke because he or she was left in a hot car.  That’s according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  AAA research shows some adults fail to perceive the dangers of hot cars because they don’t experience heat in the same way as children.

I-90 Closed Vantage to Kittitas

Possibly Open at Noon

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VANTAGE, WA – If you’re headed across the state of Washington today, you should consider going through Yakima.  I-90 is closed near Vantage for a wildfire.  It’s closed from just east of Ellensburg to the east end of the bridge across the Columbia River at Vantage.  

High Speed Eluding Arrest

Northeast of Grangeville

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GRANGEVILLE, ID – A high-speed pursuit ended relatively peacefully Friday.  An Idaho County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to stop a man driving recklessly on Sally Ann Road northeast of Grangeville.  That’s when the driver, 40 year old Jeremy W. Garcia, sped away allegedly going 80 miles an hour in a 35 zone.

Man Believed To Be Driving During Accident Found Safe

4th Of July, Across From Chief Timothy

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WHITMAN COUNTY, WA – The man believed to be driving a car involved in an accident on the north side of the Snake River was found safe.  Whitman County Sheriff’s Deputies say they don’t have much information on what happened, but they believe Clarkston resident Jeremy McKamey was driving a car on the highway west of Clarkston when he lost control, spun the vehicle several times, and ended up in the ditch.

Asotin County Wildfire

Possibly Caused By Fireworks

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ASOTIN, WA – Fireworks could be to blame for a blaze south of Asotin Sunday.  About 7:00 pm, Asotin County & Asotin City firefighters rushed to a location about 4 miles south of Asotin that was burning.  Firefighters contained it before it could get out of hand. 

$3 Million Donation To LCSC CTE Building Fund

From SEL & Ed & Beatriz Schweitzer

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LEWISTON, ID – SEL and Ed & Beatriz Schweitzer made large contributions to the CTE Building fund at LCSC.  The Career & Technical Education Center will allow more students to comfortably attend vocational courses once it’s built.  SEL is donating $2 million and the Schweitzers themselves are donating another $1 million. 

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