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Lewiston resident: this city isn't boring

Shane Hayward didn't like hearing that his hometown was boring because he knew different. That's why he set out to show our community how Lewiston came to be. In a video he created last week, you can see drone footage over the Lewis Clark Valley. Hayward said all he wanted to do was represent Lewist

KLEWTV - 2018-03-20 13:08:07

Jail task force gets to work

ASOTIN - A "motivated" task force wants to get to the meat of the problems at the Asotin County Jail, Commissioner Jim Jeffords said Monday. The group was established following a February town hall meeting and outcry from officials, community members, former inmates and jailers about conditions at t

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Talkington's museum opened in 1943

Lewis-Clark State College is commemorating its 125th anniversary in 2018. This occasional feature highlights dates of interest in the school's history. --- March 21, 1943: History professor Henry Talkington used visual aids. As early as 1902, Talkington was filling his classroom at Lewiston State No

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Lewiston Group to Hold "March for Our Lives" Event

The Lewis-Clark Valley will host one of the more than 800 world-wide "March for Our Lives" rallies in response to the February 14th Parkland High School shooting. Lewiston's "Moms Demand Action" group, started less than a month ago, is hosting the event Saturday, March 24th, starting at 10 A.M. at B

KLEWTV - 2018-03-20 07:39:17

Fundraising event set to aid recovery center in Lewiston

Lewiston's addiction recovery center is holding a fundraiser at the end of the month to help maintain free services to the community. The nonprofit First Step 4 Life has been helping recovering addicts for nearly two years and is putting on its first major fundraiser March 30, said recovery coach Da


County supports opt-out option on building permits

COEUR d'ALENE Kootenai County building permit system is changing from a mandatory system to one with an opt-out version. Commissoners, on a 2-1 vote late Monday night, made the decision following more than three hours of testimony during a public hearing attended by roughly 400 at the Kroc Center. I

COEUR D'ALENE PRESS - 2018-03-20 16:54:00

Latah County slaying sentencing postponed

MOSCOW - Sentencing for a Pullman teen for the shooting death of another teen - originally set for Tuesday - was rescheduled to accommodate the victim's family. A clerical error resulted in the family of Tim Reeves being told the sentencing would occur Thursday instead of Tuesday in Latah County 2nd

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Voters just rendered a verdict on their legislators

Idaho's Constitution assigns to the Legislature the duty to "establish and maintain a general, uniform and thorough system of public, free common schools." How well did the Legislature meet that obligation? Ask the school boards of Lewiston and West Ada, formerly known as Meridian. Or those from Oro

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Gas Plant Be Erected Here

Because of the need for a separate plant with which to serve 150 Clarkston patrons, the Northwest Cities Gas Co. will begin construction this week of a butane, liquifying petroleum works at Fourth and Fair streets, according to D. E. Wolf, Lewiston, district manager. Construction of the Clarkston st


Blast from the Past / 1938: Among the grains

Readers who would like to share their local historical photos may do so by emailing them to blasts@lmtribune.com or submitting them to: Blast from the Past, P.O. Box 957, Lewiston, ID 83501. Photos need to be at least 20 years old.


Indian Objects To Joseph Memorial

This story was published in the March 19, 1939, edition of the Lewiston Tribune. --- To the Tribune: The persistent efforts made by a certain group of people to erect a monument to Chief Joseph on the Nez Perce reservation have aroused the resentment of the Nez Perce Indians who denounce the project


QUICK HITS: Canna4Life's new owners aim for new highs

A former lumber executive and a woman who has been in the marijuana business almost since its inception are now the owners of Canna4Life in Clarkston. Scott Atkison and Bethany Frost closed the transaction Feb. 1. Atkison, of Spokane, is a previous president of Idaho Forest Group. Frost has been han


Moscow teenager is a rising star

A project that looks to the stars has Moscow High School sophomore Jieyan Wang headed to a competition with student scientists from around the world. After competing in her first science fair as a high schooler, Wang secured a spot as a competitor at the Intel International Science and Engineering F


Where's all the green?

The marijuana trade continues to flourish in Clarkston and Pullman, but most of the millions of dollars in tax revenue winds up in Washington state coffers. At the city and county level, the grass isn't as green. Asotin County received about $13,000 in 2017, while Clarkston netted close to $16,000.