LCSC's Director of the TRIO Programs has Received an Award

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LEWISTON, ID - The director of the TRIO programs at Lewis-Clark State College, Traci Birdsell, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Program’s Pearl Hill Professional Award. This award recognizes an active NAEOP member who supports the organization’s mission.

From LCSC:
The award is the highest honor presented in the NAEOP, according to this year’s president, Sari Byerly, TRIO director at Idaho State University.

TRIO programs are designed to support first-generation low income and disabled college students from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them succeed in school. LCSC’s program, which has been around for more than 25 years, is federally funded.

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Teens are Drinking Fewer Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Schools According to Recent Survey

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OLYMPIA, WA - According to the recent 2016 Washington Healthy Youth Survey teens are drinking fewer sugar-sweetened beverages in schools; a contributing factor is the Smart Snacks in School Program.

From the Washington Department of Health:
“We want our schools to be places where our kids thrive, and that includes providing them access to healthy, nourishing food, and drinks. Programs such as the National School Lunch Program truly can make a difference in helping our kids feel ready to learn,” said Governor Jay Inslee.

Students Competed in the Conduct of Chapter Meetings Leadership Development Event

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ASOTIN, WA - Recently seven members of the Asotin High School FFA chapter competed in the Conduct of Chapter Meetings Leadership Development Event at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, IN. The team competed against other teams from 38 states in multiple rounds of competition. The team from Asotin placed 2nd in the nation.

 

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

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Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, and Camas Prairie brought to you by Nez Perce Express.

LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today A slight chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of rain, mainly between 11am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
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