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Engineering party

Brady Nelsen, right, of Lewiston, draws a line to direct where to add screws while Ann Oviatt drills some screws in place further up the structure Tuesday, as the students from a Lewis-Clark State College engineering class build a wheelchair ramp in Clarkston through the nonprofit organization Interlink.


More steps ahead for Asotin County Jail

ASOTIN — Asotin County officials have the option of appealing the Clarkston City Council’s pending action to accept or reject the proposed Port Drive site for a new jail.


New drama in effort to replace von Ehlinger

The drama in Idaho’s 6th Legislative District continued Tuesday, amid allegations that one of the candidates nominated to replace former Lewiston Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger might be a closet Democrat.


Oregon Democrat jumps on breaching bandwagon

Sitting at opposite ends of the Columbia River Basin and the modern political spectrum didn’t keep two Northwest congressmen from scratching out some common ground surrounding one of the region’s mos…


McCann pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

Daren M. McCann would serve up to one year in jail for shooting the fleeing man who burglarized his cabin if a sentencing recommendation is accepted by a judge

Clearwater Paper sues company that sold it gear used in upgrade

Clearwater Paper has filed a civil case in Nez Perce County District Court against Valmet, a company that sold it some equipment used in a $160 million upgrade at the company’s Lewiston operations.

Washington counties staying put for now

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday said all of the state’s counties will remain in their current phase of the state’s economic reopening plan and won’t face more restrictions because new COVID-19 …

WSU to propose tuition increase for 2021-22

Washington State University is proposing a 2.5 percent tuition increase for the 2021-22 academic year and will bring the proposal before the Board of Regents this week.

Kooskia woman dies after car crashes into South Fork of Clearwater River

KOOSKIA — A 44-year-old Kooskia woman died early Tuesday following a single-vehicle crash on State Highway 13 at milepost 23.5, according to the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office.



WSU extends Chun’s contract

Washington State announced Tuesday it has extended the contract of highly regarded athletic director Pat Chun through 2026. Read more


Bengal baseball splits with Trojans, will be district No. 2 seed

Lewiston needed its momentous sixth inning to carry over into Game 2. Read more


Pair of Lewis-Clark State coaches to step down from posts

Lewis-Clark State men’s basketball assistant coach Leif Karlberg and golf head coach Kyla Lien will be leaving their positions, it was announced. Read more


Lewis, Seager lead M’s past Orioles

SEATTLE — Kyle Lewis and Kyle Seager homered and reliever Kendall Graveman extended his scoreless streak to 18ž innings as the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Tuesday. Read more

High school roundup: Unbeaten Hounds keep rolling in baseball action

PULLMAN — Ryan Bickelhaupt pitched a complete game with eight strikeouts and hit a two-RBI single for unbeaten Pullman on Tuesday in an 11-1 six-inning victory against Class 2A Greater Spokane League baseball opponent North Central. Read more

Tickets go on sale Friday for Cascade Conference baseball tournament

Tickets for the Cascade Conference baseball tournament, which will take place Saturday and Sunday at Harris Field, will go on sale at 1 p.m. Friday at the Activity Center main ticket booth. Read more


Local angle

› Clarkston’s Joel Dahmen will be competing in his 18th event of the season, the Wells Fargo Championship, starting Thursday at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. Read more

Close to Home


Get squared away for brunch

The next time you serve brunch — perhaps for Mother’s Day Sunday — it’s batter up. Read more


Top this spring salad with goodness

Don’t you just feel like a good salad when the weather gets nice? When leaves start to appear on trees and our lawns suddenly look verdant, our dinner plates call out for a little green, too. Read more


After wife’s death, lead with love

Q. I have been blessed with two very loving families. I had two children in my first family, received primary custody of them after my divorce and when I remarried, combined her children with mine for my second family. We all got along so well and for years celebrated life together. Read more


Editorial: What kind of games do they play in Boise?

Before Idaho Gov. Brad Little was for the Legislature’s bill to stop so-called indoctrination in the schools, he was against it. Read more

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