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City, county crews busy following Monday's storm, flooding

It wasn't quite biblical, but the flash flooding from Monday's sudden thunderstorm did wreak plenty of havoc as it rolled through the area. Lewiston Public Works Director Chris Davies said one of the hardest-hit areas was along 20th Street, north of 17th Avenue.

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Posted: June 03, 2015

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Court date for Clarkston pot business case postponed
Posted: June 03, 2015

ASOTIN - An Asotin County judge will determine whether Clarkston's first marijuana store should be allowed to continue operating without a city business license.Clarkston City Attorney…

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Snake River reopening to salmon fishing
Posted: June 03, 2015

For the second year in a row, Washington salmon anglers will get a second crack at catching chinook in the lower Snake River.The Washington Department of…

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Watchdog group targets Utah lawmaker pushing state takeover of federal lands
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Former congressional candidate hired by Nez Perce Tribe
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Pullman council backs tax-sharing agreement
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Moscow eyes prep work on area of city impact update
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Records
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Happenings
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Aquatic center's opening delayed
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Woman with local ties named to food bank post
Posted: June 03, 2015

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On this date
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Grass fire briefly blocks traffic on U.S. Highway 395
Posted: June 03, 2015

Associated PressPASCO - Washington transportation officials said a grass fire north of Pasco briefly closed U.S. Highway 395 Tuesday.All lanes had reopened by mid-afternoon.Officials said the…

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Break time
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Pierce County Superior Court judge to retire in July
Posted: June 03, 2015

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New hydroelectric power plant coming to Jerome
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Oregon fire outlook: Wait until July
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Washington treasurer says GOP idea to cut tuition could hurt prepaid plan
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Cat dies in house fire sparked by burning incense
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Man with epilepsy charged in fatal head-on crash
Posted: June 03, 2015

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NW briefs
Posted: June 03, 2015

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Authorities arrest former cop in cold case
Posted: June 03, 2015

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