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Casino Evacuated For Bomb Threat
LEWISTON, ID – The Clearwater River Casino was evacuated yesterday in response to a bomb threat. The casino received it through email around 10:00 am. Nez Perce Tribal Police, Clearwater River Casino Security, Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Department, and the FBI conducted a thorough search of the enti
Former Lewiston nuns charged with embezzling
Criminal charges are expected to be filed against two nuns who were involved with the Catholic community and taught school in Lewiston in the 1980s and 1990s. Sisters Mary Margaret Kreuper and Lana Chang, who belong to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, are suspected of embezzling a “substanti
Dec. 15 Letters to the Editor
We are coming up on a wonderful time of the year. The time that we celebrate the birth of our lord and savior Jesus Christ. So much hustle and bustle, shopping and, of course, the Christmas parties.
Threat disrupts school day in Kooskia
KOOSKIA — A ninth-grade student was taken into custody Friday and charged with a felony for allegedly making a threat to fire a weapon at Clearwater Valley High School. Jim Gorges, undersheriff for the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office, said a rumor about the threat was circulated in the community Thurs
Pasco man arrested for allegedly bringing pound of meth to valley
Lewiston police arrested a Pasco man Wednesday for allegedly trafficking about 1 pound of methamphetamine. Ramiro R. Rodriguez, 40, is charged with trafficking methamphetamine at 400 grams or more. He had bond set at $75,000, and he has a preliminary hearing set for Wednesday.
Early college president Elliott called ‘man of untiring zeal and energy’
——— Dec. 15, 1924: Of the first five men to serve as president of Lewis-Clark State College, one was fired (George Knepper), one (George Black) resigned because of what he perceived to be legislative neglect. John Turner’s health began to fail, and Glenn Todd had his job eliminated. That leaves us w
Student identified in Clarkston school bomb threat
CLARKSTON, WA — Asotin County Sheriff John Hilderbrand said Thursday that they have identified the student responsible for makingWednesday's bomb threat that prompted two school evacuations.
Lewiston man charged with sexual battery of teen girl
A 29-year-old Lewiston man has been charged for having an allegedly inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Derrik S. Conley is charged with felony sexual battery committed by lewd or lascivious acts on a child ages 16 or 17. Conley posted a $15,000 bond Monday and has a preliminary hear
Child rape case goes to Asotin County jury
ASOTIN — The fate of a 37-year-old Endicott man accused of child rape and molestation likely will be determined today following four days of testimony in Asotin County Superior Court.
Crash near casino claims Lapwai mayor
The mayor of Lapwai died in a fatal vehicle crash Monday afternoon near the south entrance of the Clearwater River Casino and Lodge. Mayor Iona “Ruth” McConville, 67, of Lapwai, died as a result of her injuries at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, according to Idaho State Police.
Casino Intersection Fix Coming Next Winter
LEWISTON, ID – The Idaho Transportation Department is creating a team to do a road safety audit on highway 95 at the Aht’wy Plaza near the Clearwater River Casino. The intersection has been plagued with fatal and non-fatal accidents as drivers turn onto the highway. The most recent fatality resulted
Two arrested in meth bust netting 200 grams in Asotin County
CLARKSTON, WA — On Tuesday, the Quad-Cities Drug Task Force and Asotin County Sheriff’s Office made two drug busts in Asotin and this time authorities seized more than 200 grams of meth and almost $3,000 collectively.
Student faces felony charge in Clarkston bomb threat incident
A student allegedly responsible for the bomb threat at Clarkston’s Lincoln Middle School earlier this week is expected to be charged with a felony. The bomb threat made Wednesday forced evacuations at the middle school and adjacent Heights Elementary School and cut the school day short. School offic
Investigation: no threat at Clarkston's Lincoln Middle School following student comment
Clarkston School District administrators determined there was no threat to student safety following a comment made by a Lincoln Middle School student Tuesday that advised others “to stay home.”
Virtual dementia tour brings Keith Havens to tears
LEWISTON, ID — On November 30, 2018, our Chief Weather Forecaster and Anchor Keith Havens experienced 8 minutes that would change his perspective on Dementia patients forever.
Road opening comes to another stop
The drive to open the Nez Perce Drive extension has hit another speed bump. The culprit this time is the same as last time: a list of unfinished items the city of Lewiston is requiring developer McCann Limited Partnership to complete before it will accept ownership of the road.
Our View: A safer road is the most important outcome
After years of debate and what seems like countless lawsuits, it appears we are inching closer to actually having four lanes of a paved U.S. Highway 95 from Moscow to Lewiston.
Person wanted for barcode swapping theft at Walmart
CLARKSTON, WA — Clarkston police need help finding a man who checked out several items using different barcodes at Clarkston Walmart. A television was purchased using the barcode of a much cheaper item. And another item valued at $32.00 was purchased with a barcode valued at $1.00.
Video goes viral: Man curses over PA system at Christmas Extravaganza
LEWISTON, ID — Now to a video that went viral that happened here in Lewiston at this weekend’s Christmas Extravaganza. KLEW News viewer Nathan Betts caught the entire incident on camera.
Police: Man Arrested With 1 Pound of Meth
LEWISTON, ID – LPD officers arrested a man yesterday who they say had roughly one pound of meth. 40-year-old Pasco, WA resident Ramiro Raul Rodriguez was arrested for trafficking methamphetamine after police stopped his vehicle in North Lewiston and found the methamphetamine. It happened at 10:17 pm