OSPI Reminds Families to Apply for Free & Reduced-Price Meal Programs at School

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OLYMPIA, WA - The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction would like to remind families to apply for the Free and Reduced-Price Meal programs that are available at the public schools. The application process for participation in school meal programs is simple and confidential.

From OSPI:
Application packets are sent to all households with students at the beginning of the school year.

Lewiston City Library Will Have Christian Winn, Idaho's Writer in Residence Oct.21st

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LEWISTON, ID - The Lewiston City Library will have Christian Winn, Idaho's Writer in Residence, on October 21st. There will be two programs available – an afternoon writing workshop and an evening reading with regional writers.

From the LCL:
At 1:00pm Winn will lead a fiction writing workshop to discuss the craft of writing, including the publishing process. Discussion will focus on creating meaning and heart in short stories and
novels before shifting to the world of publishing

Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, & Camas Prairie

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Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, and Camas Prairie

LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. 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 41. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.

“Life Interwoven: The Art of Shannon Uriona Exhibition”

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LEWISTON, ID - The “Life Interwoven: The Art of Shannon Uriona Exhibition” will be on display beginning Friday at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts and History. This collection will be on display through October 28th.

From LCSC:
An opening for the collection is scheduled Friday at 5 p.m. at the Center. Steven Hatcher, Folk & Traditional Arts director for the Idaho Commissions on the Arts, will be the guest speaker.

Warrior Baseball Team's Annual Firewood Sale Fundraiser has Begun

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LEWISTON, ID - The Warrior Baseball Team's annual Firewood Sale Fundraiser has begun. You can reserve your cords of wood now and the team will split, deliver, and stack your firewood for you. The cost is $190 per cord and the cords will be delivered either November 4th through the 5th or November 18th through the 19th.

Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, & Camas Prairie

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Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, and Camas Prairie

LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today Rain likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 57. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Garfield Area Man Dies in One-Vehicle Rollover Near Tekoa

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TEKOA, WA - An 80-year-old Garfield area man died this morning in a one-vehicle rollover crash in Whitman County.  According to a press release from the Whitman County Sheriff's Office, Melvin L. Mundell was traveling northbound on Tekoa-Farmington Road and failed to negotiate a corner.  His 2014 Jeep Patriot left the road and rolled onto its top in Hangman Creek, about 1/4 mile south of Tekoa.

States Receive SBA Grants to Boost Small Business Exports

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OLYMPIA, WA - The US Small Business Administration has awarded the Washington State Department of Commerce a sixth year of funding to help state small businesses grow through exporting. The $900,000 grant, part of the SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program, is the highest and maximum amount awarded from a total $18 million nationwide.  The Idaho Department of Commerce received a grant of $343,240.

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