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Tim Barker leads the Parks and Recreation department for the City of Lewiston. Photo courtesy of Tim Barker
Lewiston Parks and Rec plans Community Park
Jerrick Edwardsen, Staff Reporter • January 27, 2023

Lewiston Parks and Recreation plans to finish a section of Community Park sometime in the May-June time frame of this year. In an interview with The Bengal’s Purr, Parks and Recreation Director Tim Barker shared what students,...

DECA students return awarded
Ava Mohr, Website Editor • January 27, 2023

Over 60 LHS students competed in the DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) regionals in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, on Nov. 29. LHS took home 22 top-three finishes, with 11 students finishing first, six students...

Uhlrich Rebuilds School Pantries
January 27, 2023

Lewiston retiree Jay Uhlrich is slowly but surely restoring humanity, one granola bar at a time. Donating from his pocket, Uhlrich does routine checks at the community’s elementary, middle and high schools to assess...

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High School Musical characters pose for the cover of the 2006 Disney original movie.
Is high school like High School Musical?
Rachel Sheppard, Opinion Assistant • January 27, 2023

No, high school is nothing like the movie portrays Almost everyone has seen a high school rom-com; they’re hard to avoid nowadays. From 10 Things I Hate About You and The Princess Diaries to A Cinderella Story, they...

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Olivia Wilson sorts through some of the schedule requests she has gotten with the new semester. Photo by Jasmine Schmidt.
Counselors working hard behind the scenes
Jasmine Schmidt, Editor-in-Chief • January 27, 2023

School counselors are indispensable to their community. Olivia Wilson, a Lewiston High School counselor, and Sydni Gormsen, a Clarkston High School counselor, are prime examples of effective and compassionate...

Photo courtesy of Hailie Jones
Hailie Jones competes in Ms. Stars and Stripes
Jordis Aiken, Sports Assitant • November 1, 2022
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Water stations at Lewiston High Schools are available for staff and students to have clean drinking water.
Boil Water Alert Order for City of Lewiston water
Jerrick Edwardsen, Staff Reporter • January 18, 2023

The City of Lewiston issued a boil water alert for city water customers Wednesday, January 18. The following areas are affected by the alert: Downtown...

Schedule changes in winter season
Karah Schmidt, Reporter • December 12, 2022

Students will have days off/early release the following days this semester; Dec. 14 is School Improvement Day (early release), Dec. 19 through...

LHS marching band places eighth at WSU competition
Maggie Carr, Reporter • November 1, 2022

The LHS marching band placed eighth at the WSU Marching Band Championships on Saturday, October 16. They improved dramatically from last...

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