Clearwater Paper Releases Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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SPOKANE, WA - Clearwater Paper has achieved a 68% reduction in waste to landfill in the past five years.  That is just one of the Spokane-based company's achievements that are highlighted in the latest corporate social responsibility report.  Officials say they are building on a history of sustainable commitment to their customers, employees, communities, and the environment.

Catalyst Medical Group: Lewiston Orthopaedics, Moscow Family Medicine, Valley Medical Center—Hiring

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Why work for Catalyst Medical Group?

Catalyst Medical Group’s employees consider each other as family. Each division cares about their employees and the community they serve. A full benefits package is offered to employees, and competitive wages are paid.

Clarkston School District to Hold Question & Answer Forum on Failed Bond Election

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CLARKSTON, WA - The Clarkston School District will hold a public question and answer forum next week to discuss the past construction bond election and to solicit feedback from the community on the direction for future bond and construction projects.  The forum will take place on Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Clarkston School District Board Room, 1294 Chestnut Street.

Interlink's Ultimate Christmas Concert & Sing Along will be held Dec. 17th

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CLARKSTON, WA - The Ultimate Christmas Concert and Sing Along will be held December 17th at the Clarkston High School Auditorium. The concert will being at 3:30 p.m.

This concert benefits Interlink. Tickets are $10 or buy three tickets get the fourth ticket free.

To purchase tickets, visit the Ultimate Christmas Concert & Sing Along 2017 hosted by Interlink Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/929409570544030/ .

Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Filed Against Uber for Failing to Report Massive Data Breach

Notice came more than a year after discovery of the breach & a payoff to the hacker, lawsuit claims

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OLYMPIA, WA - Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a multi-million dollar consumer protection lawsuit against ride sharing company Uber, alleging thousands of violations of the state’s data breach notification law. The company discovered a data breach potentially affecting 57 million passengers and drivers around the world, including the names and driver’s license numbers of at least 10,888 Uber drivers in Washington but failed to inform the alleged victims until more than a year later.  

Uber reportedly paid off the hackers in order to get them to delete the personal information.

WSU Among Eight Organizations Chosen For National Department of Energy Funding

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WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Energy has announced nearly $25 million for a selected eight organizations - including Washington State University - to further the installation of cost-effective, highly efficient combined heat and power technologies. The agency says the use of CHP can support US economic competitive advantage, promote economic development, instill resiliency in businesses and communities, create and maintain local energy-related jobs, and provide solutions for modernizing energy generation and delivery.

IDFG Will Host a Chili Cook-Off Dinner Meeting December 5th

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LEWISTON, ID - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will host a Chili Cook-off on Tuesday, December 5th. The dinner meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.

From the IDFG:
Anyone interested in local wildlife management issues is welcome to attend the Idaho Fish and Game December chili dinner cook-off meeting on Tuesday, December 5th at the regional fish and game office, 3316 16th street in Lewiston.

 

Weather Brought to You by Nez Perce Express

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Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, and Camas Prairie brought to you by Nez Perce Express.

LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY:
Today Increasing clouds, with a high near 49. Southeast wind around 7 mph.

Tonight Rain likely. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Scam Artists Could be Selling Flood-Damaged Cars in WA State

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OLYMPIA, WA - Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the Washington State Auto Dealers Association are warning consumers that flood-damaged cars could be for sale in Washington State.

From the Washington State Attorney General:
While many areas of the country are still reeling from the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, scam artists are now trying to sell flood-damaged vehicles here in Washington state. The Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance estimates as many as 1 million vehicles flood-damaged vehicles could be sold to unsuspecting buyers nationwide.
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