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Posted on: February 12, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS & NONPROFIT FINANCIAL RELIEF

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Small business owners and nonprofits in Lewiston that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic were awarded grants by the City of Lewiston to help provide some relief.

These grants were awarded at the end of 2020, bringing hope to the lifeblood of our economy as we all welcomed in a new year. 

“When we received these funds, we acted fast and the response was overwhelming,” City Grant Writer J...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

SEAPORT RIVER RUN 2021

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Lewiston Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the 43rd Annual Seaport River Run - The Virtual Year!

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

WELL 7 PROJECT - PHASE 2

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Several city employees have received a number of calls regarding a project located on the east side of Nez Perce Grade, 1,000 feet north of the Stewart Avenue and Nez Perce Grade intersection.

This project is to construct Well 7, which will reduce demand on the 21st Street Booster Station, provide additional supply to high-growth areas (such as east of Gun Club Road and north of Warner Avenue), and minimize reliance on the Water Treatment Plant...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

COVID-19 VACCINE

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Do you want to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and what's going on in your health district?

We have compiled this list of resources that will help you better understand the timeline for vaccine distribution, what your options are, and how many people in your community have been vaccinated: 

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

NEED TO APPLY FOR A BUILDING PERMIT?

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Whether it's for a commercial or residential project, our online permitting portal is your one-stop source for getting started on your time and from the comfort of your own space.

“Our customers can use the portal to submit essential items or track their progress 24/7,” Permit Representative Dawn Ortiz said. “We’ve had this system up and running for about 13 months now, but recently added the commercial side; our customers are happ...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

PUT A FREEZE ON WINTER FIRES

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Half of all home heating fires occur in December, January, and February. Put a freeze on winter fires by reviewing this helpful safety information provided by your Lewiston Fire Department, in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association.

Heating is the second leading cause of US home fires and home fire injuries and the third leading cause of home fire deaths. December, January, and February are the peak months for heating fires. Space heaters are the type of equipment most often involved...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

NEED HELP PAYING RENT?

RENTAL ASSISTANCE

Idaho Housing and Finance Association has reopened its Housing Preservation Program, which is dedicated to helping renters who have been affected by COVID-19.

This program provides assistance to those unable to pay rent or utilities as a result of being financially impacted by the pandemic. 

Renters can find more information regarding this program, as well as submit requests for assistance, by going to ...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

FEBRUARY PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH | LEWISTON LIBRARY

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Take and make crafts, must-read romance novels, and activities for all ages. There's so much to choose from!

February Genre Quest: Romance Novels  

This month's genre is all about L O V E! Romance novels focus on love stories and relationships. While this affection-based category may not be your usual thing, remember Genre Quest is all about ste...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 13, 2021

EFFECTIVE JAN. 14, 2021

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Under the direction of the City Council, Director of Civil Defense Alan Nygaard issued an order suspending alcohol renewal fees for restaurants and bars in an effort to help alleviate economic hardships facing some businesses during this critical time.

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

EFFECTIVE JAN. 13, 2021

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Under the direction of the Lewiston City Council, Director of Civil Defense Alan Nygaard issued an order suspending utility bill late fees in an effort to help alleviate economic hardships facing some residents during this critical time.

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

30 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING

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Lewiston has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, 30 years in a row!

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Lewiston for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year that ...

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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!

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 25, 2021

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Public Health Emergency Order No. 21-03 was approved by the Lewiston City Council at its January 25, 2021, Regular City Council meeting and issued by the City Manager for implementation.

Specifically, this order requires: 

  • every person in the City of Lewiston, when in a public place, shall maintain at least six-foot physical distancing from non-household members, whenever possible. This physical distancing requirement shall apply ...
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