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Idaho County Deputy talks woman down from bridge

Idaho County Deputy talks woman down from bridge

An Idaho County Sheriff's deputy made a quick decision Sunday that helped to save a distraught 30-year-old mother of four after she had jumped off of the Kamiah Bridge and onto one of the cement girders.


Jon Tibbetts, who has been with the sheriff's office for about three years, says he was dispatched to the scene just before 10:00 this morning after a passerby noticed the woman about 10 feet below the middle of the bridge on the upriver side.

16 Clarkston students qualify for national FCCLA competition

16 Clarkston students qualify for national FCCLA competition

After competing in the State Leadership Conference last month, 16 Clarkston High School students have qualified for the National FCCLA Leadership Conference in July.


Hannah Landkammer and Isabeau Krohn earned a gold medal in the state competition for their project entitled Illustrated Talk. Also earning gold medals were Jera Graham and Kaylee Rosgen for Environmental Ambassadors and Ellisa Dilling for Career Investigation.

Gov. Inslee joins Washtucna students to sign Palouse Falls bill

Gov. Inslee joins Washtucna students to sign Palouse Falls bill

An exciting day for the students of Washtucna School as Governor Jay Inslee joined them at the Palouse Falls to sign the bill the students penned making the landmark the official state waterfall.


The students started working on the bill as part of a class lesson on how government works in the fall. At the end of January, five of the students, in grades three through six, made their way to the state Capitol to make their case before the House Government Operations and Election Committee.

Girl Scout cookies arrive in LC Valley

Girl Scout cookies arrive in LC Valley

Girl Scout cookies arrived in the Lewis-Clark Valley Monday! Darla Amundson, Girl Scout Troop Leader, took these photos as volunteers helped unload the semi filled with 1,879 cases of cookies. Cookies will now be sorted and picked up by GS Troops to start delivering and selling.


Booth sales will be held throughout the area from March 21st through April 13th. You can download the Cookie Locator app to find out where girls will be holding sales, or you can call Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho at 1-800- 827- 9478.

Clarkston raises funds for toddler air lifted to Spokane

Clarkston raises funds for toddler air lifted to Spokane

The TenderCare Children's Centers in the LC Valley will be holding a car wash and rummage sale to raise funds to help a family whose three-year-old son was Life Flighted to Sacred Heart Children's Hospital last week.

 

Layton Tannahill was diagnosed with tumors on his adrenal gland, kidney, and diaphragm after he fell ill last Tuesday.

Mom asks community to remember daughter with acts of kindness

Mom asks community to remember daughter with acts of kindness

On July 10th, 2012, Jovie Sloan Preston died of SIDS at just 16 weeks old. This Sunday would have been her second birthday, and to celebrate her mom is hoping the community will spend March 16th spreading random acts of kindness in honor of her little girl.


Last year, Molly Preston celebrated Jovi’s birthday by thanking the first responders and doctors who helped her the day that she found her daughter dead in her crib after laying her down for a nap. Preston brought them cookies, but this year she wants to honor her daughter’s short life on a grander scale.

Clarkston Superintendent resigns, accepts job with ESD

Clarkston Superintendent resigns, accepts job with ESD

Clarkston School District Superintendent Darcy Weisner is resigning effective June 30th and the school board approved the resignation Monday night. Weisner has accepted a new position with Educational Service District 123 in Pasco.