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Touchet man drowns near Lyons Ferry

LYONS FERRY–A 21-year-old Touchet man drowned in the Palouse River near Lyons Ferry State Park Saturday after the small boat in which he and two other occupants capsized when weather created large waves.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, at about 7:39 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, two adult males and one adult female had been fishing in a small fishing boat on the Palouse River when t...