CDC to Award Washington $11,480,798 in Support of COVID-19 Response

News Release | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing another upcoming action by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide $11,480,798 in funding to Washington in support of their response efforts to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Marion Shinn, the first vocational education dean at LC, donates $150,000 to Schweitzer CTE Center

Official News Release | Lewis-Clark State College

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LEWISTON, Idaho – Marion Shinn, who helped found and build the first vocational school at Lewis-Clark State College in the 1960s, has donated $150,000 to the college’s new Schweitzer Career & Technical Education Center, college officials announced on Wednesday. The announcement coincides with Shinn’s 99th birthday, also on Wednesday.

Support For A Clarkston Vet Injured From ATV Rollover

GoFunMe | Please help us give this tiny bit of relief to this family.

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A tragedy happened on Sunday, March 8, 2020 for a beautiful family in Washington State.  A beloved husband and father of 2 handsome boys was in an accident that left him with serious head trauma.  The aftermath of this tragedy has not fully been absorbed on what the future holds, and all remain strong and supportive for this cherished & loved family during this tragic time in their life. Please visit the GoFundMe to show your support.

The "Parks" Guardian Angels are a group of close friends that want to do everything in their power to help Mrs. Parks and their 2 young sons with at least giving them 6 months of their mortgage payments.   

Trio of Warrior Women Earn All-Frontier Conference Nods

Athletics News Release | Lewis-Clark State College

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WHITEFISH, Mont. – The Frontier Conference released to 2019-20 Women’s Basketball All-Frontier Conference teams, and a trio of Warrior women earned spots on the list. Kiara Burlage was voted First-Team All-Frontier Conference. Jamie Nielson garnered second team honors and Jansen Edmiston earned honorable mention.

Pomeroy Ranger District Offers Summer Job Opportunities For Local Youth

NEWS RELEASE | US Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region

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PENDLETON, Ore. – The Pomeroy Ranger District is recruiting four to six students between the ages of 15 and 18 for summer employment in the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). Work can include noxious weed removal, fence removal and construction, recreation and trail maintenance, fuel monitoring and vegetation surveys on the Pomeroy Ranger District.

Idaho Voting Polls Are Open

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Idaho voters can head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in RepublicanConstitutional, and Democratic presidential primaries.

See: Idaho Voter's Guide

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Today Is National Ranch Dressing Day!

Today’s five things to know about Ranch Dressing:

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Here are today’s five things to know about Ranch Dressing:

  1. In 1954 ranch dressing was invented at Hidden Valley Ranch, a dude ranch near Santa Barbara, California.
  2. Ranch dressing has been the best-selling salad dressing in the United States since 1992, overtaking Italian dressing.
  3. Hidden Valley brand owns the right to ‘the Original Ranch®‘ After decades of trademark lawsuits similar products can be labeled ‘ranch style’ or simply ‘ranch’
  4. While popular in the United States and Canada, ranch dressing is virtually unknown in most of the world
  5.  Since 1972 Hidden Valley Ranch has been owned by Clorox.

Rock Removal To Begin Next Week On US-95 At Winchester Hill

Idaho Transportation Department

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The final season of work on a two-year project to extend the southbound passing lane on US-95 near Winchester another 2.5 miles has begun. It is expected to finish in November.

The first road closure to accomodate blasting activities for rock removal is planned for March 12 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Inslee Issues New Rules to Protect Older Adults in Nursing Homes, Living Facilities

Washington | Department of Social and Health Services

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Gov. Jay Inslee announced new rules today around nursing homes and assisted living facilities that focus on better protecting older adults – a population more likely to be hit by COVID-19 (coronavirus) – during the ongoing statewide, unprecedented health crisis.


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