Summer Fun and Travel With Lewiston Parks and Rec.

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Lewiston Parks and Recreation is partnering up with Idaho History Tours to offer a new way to explore and learn about the valley.  Spend Sunday afternoons aboard the acclaimed Trolley Tour of Historic Lewiston.  Tours will begin at Lewiston’s historic Pioneer Park with local historians narrating stories from the 1870s. The trolley will travel through historic Normal Hill neighborhoods and near elegant Victorian homes.  Participants will enjoy a short walk while learning about Lewiston’s connection to Walt Disney.  This tour is for all ages and is $10 for youth ages 6-12, $19 for adults, $17 for seniors and students and free for those under five years of age.  Tours will run from 3-4:30PM on August 2, 16 and 30.  To register, visit or call 208-790-4015.

U of I Receives Orchid Award

Historical Preservation

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MOSCOW, Idaho – July 22, 2015 — The Moscow Historic Preservation Commission has awarded the University of Idaho an Orchid Award for its efforts recognizing and celebrating the historic character of the central campus and how it interfaces with the Moscow community.

Use Caution on Upper Snake

Soil Collection

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Beginning Wednesday, July 22, 2015 and continuing through Friday, July 24, 2015, the contractor will be analyzing and collecting soil samples during the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm daily.  The road will be open to the public but they are advised to use caution when travelling through the project. Traffic delays on July 22nd may be up to one hour. July 23rd and 24th minor delays can be expected.  

Urban Renewal Agency VS. Nez Perce County

Tribune Prints Leaked Information

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The negotiations between Nez Perce County and the Lewiston Urban Renewal Agency (URA) ended last week with no deal and no future meetings planned between the two parties. The County  filed a lawsuit against the URA earlier this year.  The negotiations were seen as a way to end differences without a trial. This Sunday an editorial appeared in the Lewiston Morning Tribune with leaked information from the negotiations.

First Territorial Capital

Historian John Mock

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On July 10, 2015, during a patriotic ceremony, the Valley Veterans Council raised a 35 star, United States of America flag at the reconstructed Idaho First Territorial Capitol Building, in Lewiston, Idaho.  Let it be remembered that The Valley Veterans Council generously donated the flag pole, flags, ropes and national emblem.


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