Fire And EMS Crews Were Dispatched To A Garage Fire In Clarkston Heights

Asotin County Fire District #1

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Asotin County Fire District #1 fire and EMS crews were dispatched to a garage fire at about 1pm Saturday afternoon. Lewiston Fire and Medics also responded through an auto aid partnership to the fire on 24th Street in the Clarkston Heights.

Upon arrival the first crews encountered smoke and a small fire in the southeast corner of the shop. The property owner had taken a hose in and dowsed the fire once before crews arrived, but was driven out of structure by smoke.

The crews quickly knocked the fire down. The cause of the fire was wood near a wood stove that ignited.

There were no reported injuries and minor damage to the shop.

Timely Hits and Key Defensive Plays Lift Warriors in Doubleheader Sweep of OIT

Lewis-Clark State College Sports Information

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LEWISTON, Idaho – The No. 24 Lewis-Clark State Baseball team opened the Cascade Conference season on Saturday with a doubleheader at home against Oregon Tech. Compared to the season-opening road trip, the Warrior bats were relatively silent, aside from a four-hit day for Riley Way. Both LC starters, Tallon Thomason in game one and Trent Sellers in game two, had solid outings to help the Warriors to a pair of victories (3-1 and 4-3). Luke White provided the walk-off single in the game two victory that saw two defensive gems from Sam Linscott and Aidan Nagle.

Blessing Beds, Helping Children off the Floor

I ran into the friendly volunteers outside of Walmart, and they also had quite the cast of characters with them!

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CLARKSTON, WA  - Saturday, February 27th, the volunteer organization Blessing Beds was set up outside of the Clarkston Walmart, accepting donations and trying to raise awareness for their good cause. Helping them do so, was quite the cast of characters as well! 

Fromm Leads No. 4 Men’s Basketball in Victory over Multnomah

LCSC Press Release

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LEWISTON, Idaho – The fourth-ranked LC State Men’s Basketball team matched is scoring efforts from Thursday with a 99-67 victory over Multnomah on Friday night. The Warriors, now 18-1 on the season, have won their last 10 games and are 11-0 at home. Five LC players scored in double-digits and two had double-figure rebound performances on a night where every Warrior scored. Nathan Fromm led the Warriors with 18 points and Damek Mitchell grabbed 12 boards.

Clarkston Woman in Custody After Main Street Crash in Lewiston Friday Night

Lewiston Police

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LEWISTON, ID - A Clarkston woman is in custody after crashing her car and fleeing the scene in Lewiston Friday night. On February 26th, at 8:45 P.M., emergency personnel responded to the 400 block of D Street for the report of an injury collision. Witnesses reported a car crashing into a parked vehicle on D Street. The driver fled the scene of the accident with her small child in tote.

Warrior Cross Country Battles Wind in Lewiston Orchards

LCSC Press Release

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LEWISTON, Idaho – LC State Cross Country hosted its second invitational of the year coming off of a track meet last weekend in Caldwell. Windy conditions in the Orchards on Friday, with gusts registering around 40 miles per hour, meant the Warriors had another mentally tough meet. The women placed second with a score of 51, with Callie Johnson, Rylee Brown and Emily Adams in the top ten. Cole Olsen led the men to a second-place finish with a score of 40 and won the race. Clayton VanDyke and Chase Barrow followed Olsen and both earned spots in the top ten.

Reducing Carbon Will Transform the Power System, Northwest Power & Conservation Council Says

NW Power & Conservation Council

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The goal of the Council’s power plan is to make sure that the Northwest will have an adequate, affordable, and reliable power supply. To do this, analysts forecast demand and assess potential resources. And, eventually in the planning process, they begin to investigate how the future may unfold. By modeling a broad range of possible futures with different resources, analysts can begin to understand the relative strengths and weaknesses of available options. The goal is to identify a resilient and adaptive resource strategy for the region.

USTFCCCA Tabs VanDyke West Region Indoor Track Athlete of the Year

LCSC Press Release

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NEW ORLEANS – After a dominant performance at the Polar Vortex Classic last weekend, Clayton VanDyke was named the USTFCCCA West Region Track Athlete of the Year. The Vernal, Utah native won all three events he participated in and qualified for nationals in the 1,000m as the third seed in the event.

House Passes the Equality Act, Bill now Goes to Senate

The bill would need 10 republicans to vote in favor of the proposed measures, an unlikely result.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The House of Representatives passed the "Equality Act" Bill, or H.R. 5 on Thursday, with a 224-206 vote. Three Republicans joined the Democrats in the vote. The bill would extend federal anti-discrimination protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

Dworshak Dam discharges to increase to 15,000 cfs for first week of March

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

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AHSAHKA, Idaho – In order to meet flood control targets for March and April, Dworshak Dam will be increasing releases starting Sunday Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.. This increase will result in the river rising approximately 3.5 feet between 7 p.m. Sunday night and 1 a.m. Monday morning.


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