News Flash

Posted on: April 1, 2021

WELCOME NEW BUSINESSES!

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During the month of February, Lewiston welcomed 14 NEW businesses.

  • 1893 Woodworks 
  • Abide in the Vine 
  • Bazil & Sons Property Maintenance 
  • Beauty Basics 
  • Builders Choice, LLC 
  • Jae Construction 
  • Lamar General Contracting 
  • Laplante Cleaning 
  • Paws & Claws...
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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE LIBRARY THIS MONTH?

April Programs

April programs, must-reads, and take-home crafts from the Lewiston City Library.

Story Time at the Parks:

  • Wednesday: Hereth Park 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday: Pioneer Park 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday: Sunset Park Reach & Read will resume in June

April Genre Quest | Biographies and Autobiographies are the featured genre for the month!

  • Bio...
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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: April 2, 2021

LFD UTILIZES LIFESAVING CPR DEVICES

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In medical emergencies, every second matters. When cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is needed, those chest compressions can make the difference between life and death.

Members of the Lewiston Fire Department understand how critical every second is in an emergency. That’s why they do everything they can to stay on top of their game and utilize state-of-the-art technology, like mechanical CPR devices. 

“We receive...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect.

The Lewiston Police Department (LPD) is dedicated to helping strengthen families and protecting youth. 

For the last eight years, LPD Detective Sergeant Jason Leavitt has been working on child abuse cases. He has this message for you: 

To ...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

YOUTH SERVING YOUTH

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Members of the City’s Youth Leadership Council are utilizing their platform to educate and encourage peers when it comes to local government and improving the lives of youth.

“They expressed a lot of passion around the mental health of their peers and of themselves and making sure that people in their peer group knew about the resources available in the community,” Lewiston City Council Member Cari Miller s...

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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 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: 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!

Check it out... City of Lewiston News
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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City of Lewiston News

News Flash

Posted on: April 2, 2021

Charming Chapters Genre Quest: Biography

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"Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show." - "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens

April 2, 2021

Biography and Autobiography

According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, a Biography is a "form of literature, commonly considered nonfictional, the subject of which is the life of an individual. One of the oldest forms of literary expressio...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Grant Awarded to Host Six Pack S.T.E.M. Week

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Get ready for some fun STEM programs this Spring and Summer!

By Bonnie Gardner, Technology Librarian

March 9, 2021

On February 8th, the Lewiston City Library was awarded a Science Education Grant from the Idaho Department of Education for the amount of $6,525 to hold a series of four “Six Pack S.T.E.M. Week” programs...

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Lewiston Library News