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Kaylee Goncalves, Madison Mogen, Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle. Photo courtesy of NBC News.
Remember Their Names
Paxtyn Latta, Opinion Editor • January 30, 2024

On the morning of Nov. 13, 2023, four University of Idaho students had their futures violently stolen from them. Ethan Chapin, Madison Mogen,...

Man on the Street: What's your Golden Throne hot take?
Paxtyn Latta and Lauren Martin January 30, 2024

Photo illustrated by Jerrick Edwardsen
The truth about fast-fashion
Jerrick Edwardsen and Declan Cattrysse January 26, 2024

If you’ve spent any time on the internet, you have undoubtedly seen advertisements for companies like Temu, based in Boston, and Shein, based...

Laura Morgan, Courtesy of Laura Morgan
A Conversation With: Laura Morgan
Jerrick Edwardsen, News Assistant
Leslie Halliday, Photo by Jerrick Edwardsen
A Conversation With: Leslie Halliday
Jerrick Edwardsen, News Assistant
 A statue of Roman dictator Julius Caesar with the face of President Biden. Photo illustration by Declan Cattrysse.
Kamala Harris issues warning to President Biden
Declan Cattrysse, Satire Editor • April 3, 2024
“Royal Rumble” between Charles III and sister, Princess Royal Anne promo image. Photo illustration by Jerrick Edwardsen.
Royal Rumble between the British royals scheduled
Jerrick Edwardsen and Declan Cattrysse March 19, 2024
Punxsutawney Phil. Photo courtesy of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
SATIRE: Groundhog's Day explained
Jerrick Edwardsen, News Assistant • February 2, 2024
Poster for Beauty and the Beast. Illustration by Jessie Riggs.
Drama Club to present roaring spring musical
Lauren Martin, Co-Editor-In-Chief • April 10, 2024

The Lewiston High School Drama Club will present Beauty and the Beast for its upcoming spring musical. Performances will be held April 4-6 and 11-12 at 7 p.m., and April 13...

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Model UN places at state
Lauren Martin, Co-Editor-In-Chief • April 10, 2024

The LHS Model UN team competed at the 3rd annual Frank MUN Conference in Boise, Feb. 22-25. Tristan Smalley won Outstanding Delegate and Lucas Wisman was awarded Best Position Paper. The club’s spectacular performance...

Pitbull chews on soccer ball. Photo by Gabby Wormell.
United Kingdom enacts ban of the XL bully breed
Gabriella Wormell, News Editor • March 21, 2024

Due to a violent dog attack in mid-September 2023, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pledged to ban XL American Bullies in the United Kingdom starting Feb. 1. As of Dec. 31, it was illegal in the UK to sell, abandon, give away,...

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Boise School Board trustee arrested
Jerrick Edwardsen, News Assistant • October 3, 2023

A Boise School Board trustee, Shiva Rajbhandari, was arrested Sept. 18, for obstructing pedestrian traffic and failing to comply with a lawful...

Lewiston City Library in downtown Lewiston
Opportunity for Community Involvement at Lewiston City Library
Jerrick Edwardsen, Staff Reporter • May 22, 2023

The Lewiston City Library is looking for volunteers for their Summer Reading Teen Volunteer Program. Volunteers can apply by filling in a brochure,...

LHS tennis courts during practice.
LHS's 2023 tennis season begins
Ava Mohr, Website Editor • February 24, 2023

Lewiston High School’s tennis season will begin soon, with tryouts Feb. 24. Lewiston will have its first varsity tournament March 11...

Bowler at Orchard Lanes. Photo by McKinley Forth.
LHS bowling team rolls to state
McKinley Forth, Features Assistant • April 11, 2024

For the Lewiston bowling team, this season’s last competition was the Individual High School State Bowling Tournament on Feb. 21 in Twin Falls, Idaho. Out of 49 boys...

LHS Girls Player Profiles
February 1, 2024
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Leeann Nilsson retires from library
Ella Bruck, Managing Editor • April 30, 2024

Leann Nilsson, one of Lewiston High School’s beloved librarians, retired Dec. 1, 2023. Nilsson worked for LHS for 15 years, and for the school district for 25 years. She expressed that her favorite...

New librarian paves her way to LHS
Ella Bruck, Managing Editor • April 30, 2024
Mason Faling
Lewiston wrestling ends with six state placers
Jordis Aiken, sports features assistant • March 21, 2024
Powerful Pair For LHS Girls
Ella Bruck, Managing Editor • January 26, 2024
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