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Spalding bridge

 
Repair work was recently completed on the Spalding Bridge, taking state Highway 8 over the Clearwater River. See the story in the transportation section. (photo/Idaho Transportation Department)

 
This week will be a quiet stretch in official action in the Northwest states (as elsewhere), with the Thanksgiving holiday dominating the latter part of the week. There’ll be plenty of news stories, of course, about Black Friday (and Black Thursday).

Whatever your plans: happy Thanksgiving!

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Briefings

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Here’s what public affairs news made the front page of newspapers in the Northwest today, excluding local crime, features and sports stories. (Newspaper names contracted with location)

Issues following on WA vote for small classes (Moscow News)
Weak funding for busy Valley Transit (Nampa Press Tribune)
Possible Crater of the Moon national park? (TF Times News)

Flooding, other issues at UO Capstone residence (Eugene Register Guard)
Sweet Home tries to find its wayy to a new future (Portland Oregonian)
Fed report collecting $11.9 in Oregon litigation (Portland Oregonian)

Kitsap officials will vote on pay (Bremerton Sun)
Independent cancer docs being pressured out (Seattle Times)
Solar and wind now almost as cheap as conventional power (Seattle Times)
Conair chooses Spokane for new firefighter planes (Spokane Spokesman)
On the largest proposed oil terminal at Vancouver (Vancouver Columbian)
New park planned for Washougal (Vancouver Columbian)

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