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It’s shaping up to be a sweet year for vintners’

While southern Idaho wine producers who lost a majority of their grape crop during the harsh winter are struggling to find enough fruit for this year’s vintage, Lewiston-Clarkston Valley vintners …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 12:25 p.m.

Idaho hospital lays off 62 employees after new ownership

The Lewiston Tribune reports that the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center eliminated 62 positions on Thursday, leaving the hospital with 956 employees. RCCH HealthCare Partners acquired the hospital located near …

2017 5A IEL preview: Coeur d’Alene tabbed as favorites

Coeur d’Alene is the clear-cut favorite in the 5A Inland Empire League. After that, it’s anybody’s guess.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 12:45 p.m.

March in Lewiston will honor suffragettes

A celebratory march commemorating the women’s suffrage movement and Women’s Equality Day takes place in Lewiston on Saturday.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 12:32 p.m.

Lewiston to pay for children’s chemical burns

The city of Lewiston has decided to pay medical bills for children from two families who suffered chemical burns at a city park.

Fighting fire with fire: Prescribed burns to be used to halt spread of Craig Mountain blazes

Officials managing efforts to suppress the Craig Mountain Complex of fires burning south of Lewiston plan to methodically use prescribed burns to subdue two blazes.

Federal judge rules Idaho logging project can continue

A federal court has ruled an Idaho logging project designed to reduce fire risk at a tiny mountain community can move forward.

New trial begins for North Idaho deputy charged in ex-wife’s death

A new trial is underway for a former sheriff’s deputy in North Idaho charged in connection with the strangling death of his ex-wife.

Jury acquits Lewiston man of rape

A Lewiston man was set free Wednesday after an Asotin County jury acquitted the former nurse on charges of second-degree rape and indecent liberties.

Water resource investigations continue on Lewiston and the Palouse aquifers

Two water supply inquiries – one at Lewiston and the other on the Palouse – are starting to bring into focus the functioning of local aquifers and how any problems …

Lewiston home for troubled youngsters gets good marks from state

The state of Idaho has lifted an admissions ban at the Northwest Children’s Home in Lewiston after it showed sufficient progress in correcting problems revealed in an investigation last year.

UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 5 p.m.

Men file sex abuse lawsuit against Boy Scouts, Mormon church

Five men who say they were sexually abused as kids while in the Boy Scouts of America are suing the organization and the Mormon church because they say both groups …

Remote Washington park features work by artist Maya Lin

CLARKSTON – One of the best-kept secrets in the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley appears to be the work of a world-renowned artist off the beaten path in Washington’s Asotin County. The “listening …

Lewiston-Nez Perce County airport board hires new manager

Stephanie Morgan will be the new manager of the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport.

Teen fight videos surface on social media

Videos posted to social media sites showing fights involving teenagers from area schools have raised questions about what consequences – if any – the teens in the videos or the …

Pair face charges after children taken from home

A Lewiston man who allegedly helped a friend hide her children from police – against a court order prohibiting the woman from having contact with the children – faces two …

Lewiston’s St. Joseph Medical Center sale can proceed, Idaho AG says

The Idaho attorney general’s office will allow a pending sale of St. Joseph Regional Medical Center to proceed – as long as the sale adheres to a list of conditions.

Allegedly abused Moscow horses to remain with rehab specialists

The attorney for a Moscow woman charged with five counts of cruelty to animals said he plans to file a motion of suppression Monday to remove from evidence photographs that …

Florida man held on Lewiston rape charge

A Florida man who is accused of trying to rape a woman early Sunday on a downtown Lewiston sidewalk is in the Nez Perce County Jail on $100,000 bond.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 5:39 p.m.

Idaho boys: Lewiston stops Post Falls, captures 5A Region I title

Lewiston goes 6-foot-8, 6-5 and 6-5 inside.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 10:09 p.m.

Despite study, farmers skeptical on human-caused climate change

A six-year, three-state, $20 million research project to study the potential effects of climate change on agriculture appears to have done little to persuade farmers that human-caused climate change is …

Bayley Brennan leads Post Falls past Lewiston in girls basketball

Bayley Brennan picked a good time to pick up her basketball team Tuesday. Seemingly whenever Post Falls needed a big basket to quell a surge by Lewiston, Brennan made them. …

Three Lewiston fugitives recaptured

With the arrest of Michael L. Parkins on Friday in Asotin County, three Lewiston fugitives are back in custody. Parkins, who was on the lam since failing to appear at …

Lewiston’s Austin Byrer named Gatorade Idaho runner of year

Lewiston senior Austin Byrer has been named the 2016-17 Gatorade Idaho boys cross country runner of the year.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:17 p.m.

Lewiston football coach Shawn Nilsson resigns

Shawn Nilsson had been thinking about stepping down as Lewiston’s head football coach during the season. Nilsson, 52, made it official just after the first of the year. His teams …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 10:14 p.m.

Cable One-KAYU standoff enters 4th week

A dispute between local cable television provider Cable One and Spokane FOX affiliate KAYU reflects the company’s strategy to focus on internet, not cable customers. That’s the contention of KAYU-FOX …

Lewiston floats dam options

Even though the city of Lewiston has a raft of questions for the federal government indicating that dam breaching would cause massive and expensive headaches, city officials say they aren’t …

Lewiston police seize more cash, property in drug cases

Police in the north-central Idaho city of Lewiston seized more cash, cars and property last year under Idaho’s drug forfeiture laws.

Lewiston judge cuts bond amount for manslaughter suspect

A 2nd District Court judge cut in half the bond amount – setting it at $75,000 – and ordered mediation in a Lewiston manslaughter case that left a woman dead …

North Idaho doctor volunteers at free medical clinic he started

When Glenn Jefferson was in high school in Virginia, he had aspirations of becoming a medical missionary. That’s still on his to-do list, but the Lewiston resident answered another call …