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. 

Fatal ATV Accident

Near Elk River

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ELK RIVER, ID – A Clarkston and a Juliaetta man died Friday night from injuries sustained in an ATV accident.  It happened on Basin Road near Elk River.  22 year old Brock A. Daughtery of Clarkston and 21 year old Blake R. Braun of Juliaetta were both found dead when Clearwater County Deputies arrived on the scene. 


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