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Idaho county employees in hot water after surplus auction

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Northern Idaho authorities have asked the state to investigate for possible wrongdoing after county employees and their families bought items at a county surplus auction.The Lewiston Tribunereportsthe request stems from a June 23 surplus auction that county commission Chairman

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-08-15 18:28:23

Former Lewiston airport bookkeeper gets back pay

The airport authority board approved the payment during a meeting Wednesday night. It went to Denise Gustin, who was terminated from her job June 11, said board member Jim Bennett.

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 07:00:00

Lewiston ready to start seeking library director to replace fired Eccles

The city human resources office is prepared to go beyond advertising a simple job description, however, and put together a recruitment pamphlet to help attract the best applicants during the search. The city took a similar approach with recruiting a new police chief.

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 07:00:00

Former attorney sentenced for evidence tampering

According to court records, Richard A. Laws, 51, received a 15-day jail sentence for the gross misdemeanor charge, and all of his jail time was converted to community service.

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 07:00:00

Lewiston police chief finalists meet the public

Two homegrown applicants made the cut for the top spot — Interim Chief Budd Hurd and former Lewiston officer Scott Mullennix, a member of the campus safety leadership team for Spokane Public Schools. Also making the trip to Lewiston Wednesday were Mike Lester, of Vancouver, Wash., assistant chief ov

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 07:00:00

Lumber truck overturns on Idaho State Highway 11

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KXLY - 2018-08-16 00:14:45

Annual Lentil Fest takes over downtown Pullman | WSU Insider | Washington State University

The festival, co-sponsored by Washington State University, highlights the little legume of the Palouse, while also celebrating the farmers, workers and agricultural industries that make farming on the Palouse possible.

WSU.EDU - 2018-08-16 13:00:07

Former Zip Trip worker sentenced for stealing cash

Tina M. Rhodes, 29, pleaded guilty to one count of felony grand theft. Nez Perce County 2nd District Judge Jeff Brudie entered a withheld judgment and placed Rhodes on probation. If she successfully completes all the terms of her probation the charge could be dismissed.

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 07:00:00

Surplus auction lands county staff in hot water

“Simply speaking, without express permission having been approved by the Board of County Commissioners, no county elected official, department head or county employee should participate in a public auction in the form of signing up for, bidding on or purchasing surplus property,” Coleman wrote in th

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Cadets clean up Lewiston Roundup grounds

On the first of three scheduled cleanup days, cadets raked out horse stalls, pulled weeds and cleaned up tree branches. Their work will wrap up this Friday.

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Lewiston plans to reshape middle schools

“This type of move would keep you from having two very small middle schools with only about 400 students in each one,” Donaldson said, adding that a program of that size would make it difficult to support two administrators and two counselors in each of the buildings.


Signs warning swimmers to go up at Buffalo Eddy

Hilderbrand said the tragic event sparked a lot of conversation in the community about the powerful current at Buffalo Eddy. Over the years, several people have drowned in the eddy’s swift, deep water about 15 miles south of Asotin.


Large part of Clarkston experiencing power outage

An Avista Utlities power outage affecting approximately 1,640 customers began around 1:50 p.m. today and may last a few hours, according to the Avista website. The outage affects the eastern half of Bridge Street and most of Sixth Street, including downtown.

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 21:18:00

Danger Beneath the Water: Zack Moore’s Diving Accident

Zack Moore’s story has touched so many hearts here in the LC Valley. And tonight, we’re giving you the full story behind his accident, and a glimpse into his strong spirit. The 19-year-old Lewiston native, whose dive into the water at Hells Gate State Park left him paralyzed.


Status of Clarkston Country Club sale to Nez Perce Tribe unclear

Club president Curt Johnson, who has served as the organization’s spokesman, declined to answer questions.

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-08-15 07:00:00

Man with pink mane was only spreading serenity

A 911 caller reported a Moscow man was in the intersection of East Third Street and South Adams Street, yelling. The man’s pants were falling down, and he was reported stumbling around. Police told him to move along.


Three WSU Press books receive national awards | WSU Insider | Washington State University

Carry Forth the Stories: An Ethnographer’s Journey into Native Oral Traditionby University of Idaho’s Rodney Frey won theEvans Handcart Award. The prize is issued by Utah State University’s Mountain West Center for Regional Studies for the best of research and writing in biographies, autobiographies

WSU.EDU - 2018-08-15 16:00:22

Inland Cellular outage leaves customers scrambling

Company officials didn’t know Monday exactly when all services would resume. A temporary solution was expected to be in place as early as this morning or by midweek, said Chip Damato, executive vice president of Inland Cellular.


Friends, family rally for Lewiston ‘superhero’

Zack Moore, of Lewiston, works on his recovery from a spinal cord injury at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colo.Photos courtesy Josh Moore


Lewiston Grade blaze scorches 166 acres

Fire crews, local residents jump on fire that started Friday evening and burned standing wheat, cellular phone towers