News Flash

Posted on: November 24, 2020

THANKSGIVING SAFETY INFO.

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Everything from the dangers of turkey fryers to simple cooking safety tips, check out this important information that the Lewiston Fire Department and National Fire Protection Association have provided to keep you safe during the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Top 10 safety tips

  • Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stove top so you can keep an eye on the food.
  • Stay in the home when cooking your turkey, and check on it frequently.
  • Keep children away from the stove. The stove will be hot and kids should s...
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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

VEHICLE THEFTS ON THE RISE

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The Lewiston Police Department is experiencing a high volume of calls regarding vehicle burglaries that involve smashed windows.

“It’s unusual to have this many burglaries where the windows are broken and things are taken, that’s why we recommend not leaving valuables in the car or in plain sight,” Lewiston Police department Lieutenant Jeff K...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

FY 2020 CONSTRUCTION VALUES

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"The construction values show a robust investment climate in Lewiston's economy, which increases the number of jobs and housing for everyone."

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

HOME REPAIR PROGRAM

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Do you own and occupy a house that needs repairs beyond your financial abilities?

City staff are eager to help you!

Check it out... City of Lewiston News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 21, 2020

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Public Health Emergency Order No. 20-10 is hereby approved and ordered by the Lewiston City Council on November 19, 2020, and issued by the City Manager for implementation on November 21, 2020.

Specifically, this order requires: 

  • every person in the City of Lewiston, when in a *public place, to maintain at least six-foot physical distancing from non-**household members, whenever possible; and
  • for every person in the City of Lewiston to we...
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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

IDAHO MOVES BACK TO STAGE 2

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What does this mean for you?

Responding to the rising amount of coronavirus cases throughout the State of Idaho and the increasing stress on our healthcare system as a result of spread in our communities, Idaho Governor Brad Little is moving the state back to Stage 2 of its Idaho Reb...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

APPLICANTS WANTED

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Downtown Lewiston's Business Improvement District (BID) Advisory Board

Over the course of two years, leaders from Beautiful Downtown Lewiston met with over 40 downtown property owners to discuss the opportunity to develop a Downtown Business Improvement District, held several meetings to answer questions and obtain feedback,...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

NEZ PERCE COUNTY MOVES TO MODERATE RISK LEVEL

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The Board of Health for Public Health-Idaho North Central District voted to move Nez Perce and Latah counties into a moderate risk level for COVID-19.

This decision was made on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, and it comes after Governor Little moved Idaho back to Stage 3 of reopening

Per their regional data tool, decisions on movement between risk leve...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

UPDATE: 2020 TRANSPORTATION PLAN

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This plan will help define the future of transportation in the City of Lewiston and the surrounding Area of City Impact.

What is it?

The City of Lewiston 2020 Transportation Plan aims to define the future of transportation in the City of Lewiston and its surrounding Area of City Impact (ACI). The plan will help guide multimodal transportation improvements in Lewiston for the...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

PROPER DISPOSAL OF LEAVES & OTHER YARD WASTE

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Leaves in streets can cause serious safety, drainage, and ecological problems. Learn about the proper disposal of leaves and other yard waste.

Lewiston residents pay for yard waste pickup through their solid waste rates. This means leaves should be disposed of through the City’s Curbside Collection Program. Yard waste collection occurs on the same day as your garbage collection. Yard w...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

LC VALLEY COMMUNITY RESOURCES

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If you or someone you know is in need of emergency and/or non-emergency assistance, there are resources and people available to help.

Go to www.lcvalleyhelp.org, or call the Care Line in your state: 

  • 800-926-2588 (IDAHO RESIDENTS)

  • 877-211-9274 (WASHINGTON RESIDENTS)

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

INTERESTED IN STARTING A DAYCARE FACILITY?

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Lewiston is in great need of additional child care options for working families.

For more information on how to get started, please contact: 

Erika StrickerBusiness Licensing Coordinatorestricker@cityoflewiston.org208-746-7363215 D StreetLewiston, ID 83501

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

CITY CREATES BUY BACK OPPORTUNITY

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Do you currently own space at the Normal Hill Cemetery that you don't plan to use? If so, we have an opportunity for you!

Lewiston's Normal Hill Cemetery is 132 years old, and currently at 90% capacity. 

Starting October 1, 2020, the City of Lewiston will buy back plots at the Cemetery that are not currently being used. Roughly 2,000 plots have been purchase...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

UNDERSTANDING DISTRACTED DRIVING IN IDAHO

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What you need to know about the changes in Idaho's Distracted Driving Code.

DID YOU KNOW... it is against the law to use handheld/mobile electronic devices while driving? That includes when you come to a stop at a traffic light or stop sign. In fact, the only time you can use a handheld device is when you are le...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

BEFORE ENTERING CITY GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS...

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For your safety and ours, face coverings are required in all City of Lewiston buildings unless you have a medical or mental health condition or disability that prevents wearing a face covering.

Please remember to maintain at least six feet of distance from other people, where possible. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding. 

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

BAGS MUST BE USED IN YOUR GARBAGE RECEPTACLES

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This is important in order to limit litter and contamination to the people coming in contact with the garbage once it leaves your receptacle.

When using your garbage receptacles, City Code Sec. 17-23 requires all items to be placed in bags, either plastic or paper, with all liquids drained out.

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City of Lewiston News

News Flash

Posted on: November 25, 2020

Charming Chapters Genre Quest: Fairy Tales & Folklore

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Get your Charming Chapters Genre charm!

December 1, 2020

Join in on our Charming Chapters Genre Quest this month by reading a Fairy Tale of Folklore title. This genre features stories from all over the world that have been around for a long time and rewritten often but have kept the same general...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Changes to Library Services

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Curbside service with computer and meeting space by appointment.

Lynn Johnson, Library Director

November 24, 2020

Due to the rise in COVID19 cases in our community, the Lewiston City Library will move to offering library users materials through curbside delivery only, as well as computer and meeting room access by appoin...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Native American Heritage Month - For Kids

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Celebrating the history, heritage, and culture of America's indigenous peoples!

November 17, 2020

November is National Native American Heritage Month! To learn more about the history of this month-long celebration or to take part in the many events, exhibits, and webinars available this month, you can visit https://nativeamericanherit...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Native American Heritage Month - For Adults

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Celebrating the history, heritage, and culture of America's indigenous peoples!

November 17, 2020

November is National Native American Heritage Month! To learn more about the history of this month-long celebration or to take part in the many events, exhibits, and webinars available this month, you can visit https://nativeamericanherit...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Mindfulness in Times of Chaos

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Breathe, breathe, breathe...

By Rebecca Hardin, Volunteer Coordinator

November 16, 2020

Signs of stress:

  • Biting nails (Would you rather I bit off someone's head?)
  • Refusing to get out of bed (We hates the sun!)
  • Road rage (Does anyone know what merging actually means??)
  • Impulsively eating th...
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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Tirazheh Eslami Artwork on Display at the Library

Digital Art by Tirazheh Eslami

Come take a look!

November 13, 2020

Tirazheh Eslami, faculty member at LCSC and exhibition coordinator for the Center for Arts & History, is exhibiting her own artwork at the Lewiston City Library. According to her artist statement: "I seek to broaden cultural awar...

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Lewiston Library News