Lewiston, ID

Sentencing delayed for man convicted of killing Lewiston resident

The sentencing for a man convicted of killing a Lewiston resident has been delayed. Clyde Ewing was scheduled to be sentenced yesterday (Thur) but it was continued pending the completion of a mitigation report. If the report is completed before his next scheduled sentencing Sept. 22nd, the sentencing could be moved up.

Coleman: ‘dark day in our community’

A Lewiston mother and daughter who have been charged with first-degree murder for their alleged plan to poison and later suffocate 87-year-old Kenneth Morrison made their initial appearance Wednesday before Magistrate Judge Karin Seubert in 2nd District Court. Appearing by Zoom at the Nez Perce County Courthouse in Lewiston, both...

Idaho State Police investigating fatal tractor crash in Lewiston

LEWISTON, Idaho — Idaho State Police (ISP) are investigating a fatal tractor crash that took the life of a 71-year-old man in Lewiston. According to ISP, the incident occurred on Aug. 17, 2022 around 2:42 p.m. on Rosenau Road in Latah County. The 71-year-old victim from Boise, Idaho was traveling southbound in a Peterbilt tractor before leaving the roadway and hitting a drainage canal.

Man suffered medical emergency before deadly Idaho crash, ISP says

LATAH COUNTY, Idaho — A 71-year-old man from Boise died after a truck crash Wednesday afternoon near Genesee in rural Latah County. Idaho State Police said the man was driving a Peterbilt tractor hauling items for delivery on Rosenau Road when the truck left the roadway and hit a drainage canal near Stout Road. According to a news release from the ISP Region 2 office in Lewiston, investigating officers suspect the driver experienced a medical emergency before going off the road.

Man charged with aggravated battery appears in court

A 20-year-old man charged with aggravated battery made an initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Karin Seubert on Wednesday at the Nez Perce County Courthouse. Wyatt C. Roetcisoender, of Kendrick, was charged with aggravated battery for the shooting of Travis Welles, 45, of Juliaetta, on Tuesday in Juliaetta. Roetcisoender was held on $75,000 bond and is represented by his attorney, Scott Chapman. His next court date will be a preliminary hearing Aug. 31.

Mother, Daughter Arrested in Killing of 87-Year-Old Man, Idaho Police Say

A woman and her mother are suspected of killing 87-year-old Kenneth Morrison, who is the woman's father and the mother's ex-husband, according to the Lewiston Police Department. Police arrested 81-year-old Kay Morrison and 54-year-old Kimberly Morrison on suspicion of first-degree murder after a search of the Morrison home early Tuesday...

Lewiston PD reminds motorists to be cautious as schools re-open

As summer winds down the Lewiston Police Department wants to remind drivers to please slow down and obey the speed limit in school zones as kids head back to classrooms. The speed limit in a school zone is 20 M.P.H anytime the yellow lights are flashing; and in certain school zones, it is 20 M.P.H. Monday through Friday between 7:00 am and 4:00 pm as designated by the school zone sign.

BREAKING: Homicide investigation under way in North Lewiston

The Lewiston Police Department is actively investigating a homicide case. Lewiston police along with the FBI and other agencies executed a search warrant at 6 a.m. this morning on Harvest Road in North Lewiston regarding a missing persons case that has turned into a homicide investigation, according to interim Lewiston Police Chief Jeff Klone. Detectives are meeting with the Nez Perce County Prosecutor’s Office to discuss charges and are interviewing three people of interest.

University of Idaho’s Palousafest takes place this Saturday

University of Idaho’s Palousafest, presented by Spectrum, takes place this Saturday from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on the Theophilus Tower Lawn. This is the welcome-back event of fall semester. New and returning students are invited to connect with student organizations, campus departments and local businesses/organizations at this annual street fair. Participants can enjoy live entertainment, snacks, games and more.

Shooting in Julietta leaves 45-year-old man injured

NEZ PERCE COUNTY, Idaho — A shooting in Nez Perce County left one 45-year-old man injured early Tuesday morning. According to the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched around 4:37 a.m. to North Julietta Grade after a shooting was reported at a residence in the area. Once...

Pullman’s National Lentil Festival Returns This Weekend

Pullman’s National Lentil Festival returns this weekend. It all starts at 5:00 Friday near downtown Pullman on Spring Street and in Reaney Park with free lentil chili along with music and a beer garden and vendors. Friday night’s festivities run to 11:00. Lentil Fest continues Saturday at 7:30...