News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2020

HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS

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Lewiston School Resource Officers have some important information that can help keep you safe this Halloween.

City of Lewiston News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

SNAKE RIVER AVENUE CLEANUP

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City staff helped refresh Snake River Avenue this month, by picking up litter and other debris.

"This is a semi-annual event that City Hall staff have been participating in for over 22 years," Administrative Services Director Dan Marsh said. "It's a great project where we can give back to our community in a different way than...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

SMALL BUSINESS GRANT OPPORTUNITY

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The City of Lewiston is implementing a small business grant program for COVID-19 relief. Learn more and act quickly, as funding is limited!

The City has reserved $150,000 in CARES Act funding for Small Business Relief Grants. This grant opportunity is available to businesses and organizations (including non-profits) registered with the State of Idaho and located within the City of Lewiston ju...

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Additional Info... City of Lewiston News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

SOCIAL MEDIA EDUCATION EVENT FOR PARENTS | NOV. 4

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What social media applications do your children use, and how are they using them? Learn what to look for and how to keep your kids safe.

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

WHY HE CHOSE THE CITY OF LEWISTON

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After 20 years of dedicated service to the Lewiston community, Ken Scharnhorst, Street Maintenance Technician, is retiring.

He began his career with theCity of Lewiston in May 2000 as a seasonal employee in the Streets Division. He became a full-time employee in March 2001. As a Street Maintenance Technician, his primary responsibilities focus on keeping the City's st...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

CONTINUING A LEGACY | KEEPING YOUR HEALTH IN GOOD HANDS

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He served our community for more than 35 years, leading the way in health and safety. Now, while he leaves some big boots to fill, his successor has already hit the ground running.

Dr. Jay Hunter (pictured, left) served as the Medical Program Director (MPD) for the Lewiston Fire Department (LFD) for more than 35 years. 

During his time as the MPD, Dr. Hunter was instrumental in bringing new and innovative medical equipment a...

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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 29, 2020

LEWISTON INNOVATION HUB COMMUNITY SURVEY

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Beautiful Downtown Lewiston and Valley Vision EDA are inviting community members to respond to an important survey regarding the need for a regional Innovation Hub.

LEARN MORE AND TAKE THE SURVEY

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

2020 GENERAL ELECTION INFO.

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You can skip the line by voting absentee for the November 3, 2020 Election.

Check your registration, register to vote, request an absentee ballot, and more!

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • October 9:  Last day to pre-register to vote with the County Clerk until 5:00 p.m. for the General Election (November 3).

  • October 23:  Deadlin...

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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: August 28, 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.

Learn more and apply today... 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
Posted on: June 29, 2020

City of Lewiston 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

News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Why We Love Our Volunteers

We Love Our Volunteers!

The community achieves its best with volunteers and we appreciate ours!

By Rebecca Hardin, Volunteer Coordinator

October 19, 20202

What's not to love? At Lewiston City Library, we have a variety of Lewiston residents who donate their time and talents for the benefit of the library and its patrons. They bring inspiration, enthus...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Adults Should Read YA!

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The Young Adult (YA) literary genre is the fastest growing age category of books. Let us tell you why!

By Emma Schneider, Summer Associate

October 12, 2020

The teen novel - what does it draw to your mind? Dramatic romances? Love triangles? Predictable plots? Perhaps vampires? Moody teens? Paperback novels with cringey covers? Those are the teen tropes of the...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Interested in a Career in the Tech Industry?

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The Lewiston City Library is here to help!

By Bonnie Gardner, Technology Librarian

October, 7th 2020

The Lewiston City Library now has a selection of certification prep guides related to careers in technology. These guides include:

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Charming Chapters Genre Quest

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It's October! Find a great Horror, Paranormal, or Fantasy title.

September 28, 2020

Books of the Fantasy genre often feature mythical creatures, magic, and epic adventures where a character must rise to the occasion. Two subgenres of fantasy are Horror and Paranormal. Horror is about terror while Paranormal features bei...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Curbside Pick-up

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Lewiston City Library offers Curbside Pick-up for library materials!

Lewiston City Library users may put items on hold through their library account or call the library to request items. We will bring your items out to you when you arrive to pick them up. No contact necessary! 

Curbside Pick-up Procedure:

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: June 20, 2020

No More Late Fines?

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As of February 1, the Lewiston City Library will no longer collect late fines for materials returned past their due date.

What does this mean for you?

  • You will no longer be charged a daily overdue fine.
  • We will clear any overdue fines you may have on your account, but any fees for lost or damaged materials will still need to be paid.
  • In order to make sure your account has been ...
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Lewiston Library News