Learn About The City's ADA Transition Plan and Tell Them What You Think!

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The City of Lewiston is developing an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan and appreciates your input. This Plan addresses barriers in public rights of way within Lewiston. This includes sidewalks, curb ramps, access to push buttons, and other factors such as maintaining access during construction. The city has collected conditions data for all streets and will, in combination with public input, prioritize investments to transition the sidewalk system to ADA compliance over a series of years. 



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Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Senators Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), along with 61 of their colleagues, sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma expressing support for the Medicare Advantage program.  Nationwide, 3,148 Medicare Advantage plans will be available for individual enrollment for the 2020 plan year.

REYKDAL: Washington Voters Demonstrate Remarkable Commitment to Their Local Public Schools

Preliminary results from the February Special Election show great success for school levies. Below is Superintendent Chris Reykdal's Statement.

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OLYMPIA — February 12, 2020 — Voters continue to demonstrate a passion for and commitment to their local public schools. Following Tuesday’s levy and bond elections, nearly 90% of all local capital and operating levies are passing.

Commission Approves Forest Restorations, Willapa Bay Policy Guidance, and Hears Updates on Hatchery Reform and Grays Harbor Salmon Policy

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OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved continued implementation of the Willapa Bay Salmon Management Policy for 2019 brood year fall Chinook hatchery releases and 2020 fishery management objectives and measures at their Feb. 7-8 meeting. The Commission also approved forest restoration thinning projects across 1,200 acres in Oak Creek and Blue Mountain wildlife areas.

LC State is Helping to Facilitate ‘Girls Run Together’ for Area Girls in Grades 3-5

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LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College Movement & Sport Sciences Division faculty and students are facilitating a new program for girls in grades 3-5 in the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley called “Girls Run Together,” which will start on March 9 and go for 10 weeks.

Commerce Launches New, Improved Retirement Marketplace

Updated web portal with user-friendly design features and more educational resources helps owners of small businesses and individuals easily shop for affordable, state-verified retirement savings plans.

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OLYMPIA, WA -- The Washington State Department of Commerce has launched the new Retirement Marketplace, a one-stop, easy-to-use website that helps owners of small businesses and individuals comparison shop for retirement savings plans.

Feb. 14: State Office of Homeless Youth Event Spotlights New Report Findings and Recommendations, with Young People Telling Their Personal Stories

“Improving Stability for Youth Exiting State Systems of Care” report to the Legislature presents detailed picture of young people struggling to get a footing and launches work on study recommendations

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OLYMPIA, WA -- Each year, about 1,800 young people leaving a publicly-funded system of care in Washington find themselves without stable housing within 12 months of exiting to life on their own.


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