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Homeless pushed into Whitman County

COLFAX - Clarkston's removal of a homeless camp is pushing some indigent residents into Whitman County.

During the Tuesday, Feb. 20, Colfax City Council meeting, Councilwoman Crystn Guenthner asked officer Perry Tate, during the Police Department report, about a man she had seen sleeping along Main Street.

Guenthner raised concerns about whether the city would see more homeless people due to the recent removal 306 Fifth St. camp in Clarkston.

She isn't the only one raising questions.

Whitman County Commissioner Art Swannack brought homeless campers along the Snake River topic during the commis...


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