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By Drew Lawson
The Journal 

Multiple schools get bomb threat


Last updated 4/18/2023 at 9:43am

Drew Lawson | The Journal

A Fairchild Air Force Base K-9 unit checks schools in nearby Lincoln County..

ST. JOHN - Whitman County deputies checked out schools in St. John, Endicott, LaCrosse and Lamont on Wednesday, April 12, following a bomb threat sent to 44 districts acrosss the state.

Nearby Colfax, Davenport, Wilbur and Creston also received threats.

Lamont didn't receive a threat, but deputies checked the campus anyway.

Bomb-sniffing dogs from Fairchild Air Force Base assisted small communities.

Most of the campuses were locked down; only a couple sent students home.

The threat ended up being harmless.

The threat came via email around 11:05 a.m. Wednesday.

The email user "Menosouth"...

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