AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Victims of property crimes could receive swifter and more complete compensation under a proposal that won approval from a legislative committee in Maine.
Idaho awaits word on Medicaid expansion plan
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The federal government could decide by the end of May whether it will accept Idaho's voter-approved plan to expand Medicaid eligibility.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine lawmakers are considering a bill that would seek to improve care for residents of memory care facilities.
Democratic Sen. Nate Libby of Lewiston introduced the...
BUFFALO EDDY, Idaho (AP) — The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office says several human bones have been found along the Snake River south of Lewiston.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A massive, 160-year-old former cotton mill in Maine is going up for auction this month.
Continental Mill sits on the Androscoggin River in Lewiston and has 560,000...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Boston Brands of Maine has announced a $4 million expansion of the company's Lewiston, Maine, facility that is expected to create 50 new jobs.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a man who robbed a bank used his unwitting father as a getaway driver.
An affidavit written by a police detective says Keith Tilton dropped his...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Police in a Maine city say an officer who died in February succumbed to an accidental opioid overdose.
Lewiston Police Chief Brian T. O'Malley says 34-year-old...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — For the second consecutive year, an asylum-seeker from Maine has made it to the final round of a national spoken poetry competition.
Man dies, was smoking when clothes caught on fire
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Maine's state fire marshal's office says a 75-year-old man who was smoking died after his clothes caught on fire.
Father sues over son’s drowning on school field trip
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The father of a 13-year-old boy who drowned on a field trip to a Maine state park is suing the state and the city of Lewiston in federal court.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Prosecutors want to try a teenager as an adult for manslaughter in connection with a fatal park brawl in Lewiston, Maine.
Suspect dead after shooting that injured police officer
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A Nez Perce Tribal Police officer was shot and injured at his Lewiston home Wednesday, and the suspect was killed in a police shooting a short time later.
Man set to be extradited in decades-old Alaska cold case
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a warrant allowing the extradition of a man who is wanted in Alaska to face charges he sexually assaulted and killed a woman more than two...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have arrested three people, two of them teenagers, in connection with a park brawl that led to a man's death last year.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says the cleanup of a gasoline spill near the Lochsa River in north-central Idaho is going well and could be completed soon.
Jury convicts Idaho woman of first-degree murder
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman has been convicted of killing her romantic rival.
The Lewiston Tribune reports a jury on Friday found Jessica Colpitts guilty of first-degree murder in...
Lewiston-Portland passenger rail could cost $300 million
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A consulting engineer says a proposed commuter rail service connecting Lewiston and Auburn to Portland could cost up to $300 million.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Law enforcement agencies say they found no wrongdoing by a former Maine mayor who resigned in the wake of a controversy over leaked text messages, one of which included a...
HUD secretary praises lead removal efforts in Lewiston
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Director Ben Carson is hailing efforts to remove lead from homes in Maine's second-largest city.
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has rejected the recently completed management plans for three national forests in the Pacific Northwest, restarting the 15-year process to revise...
Hospital nurses in Lewiston seek to unionize
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Nurses at a hospital in north-central Idaho are trying to unionize.
The Lewiston Tribune reports that registered nurses with St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in...
Signs with neo-Nazi slogan found near college campus
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Signs featuring the neo-Nazi slogan, "It's okay to be white" have been popping up near a Maine college campus.
Bates College student body president Walter Washington...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills says it is vitally important to call out bigotry and hatred in all forms, even a casual remark among friends.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A vigil to honor victims of the New Zealand mosque shootings is being planned for Maine's second largest city.
The Immigrant Resource Center of Maine is hosting the...
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The way dams and storage reservoirs on the Columbia River and its tributaries are managed could change dramatically in a short five years if negotiators from the United...
Maine tourism industry not sold on summer gas tax
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine lawmaker is floating a proposal to hike the state's gas tax by 23 percent in the summer and early fall, but members of the state's tourism industry say it's a bad...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A mayor's resignation amid turmoil that included the disclosure of a racist text message is renewing tensions in a Maine city that has grappled with diversity since the...
3 arrested on suspicion of cashing fake lottery tickets
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Three men have been arrested in north-central Idaho on suspicion of cashing phony lottery tickets.
The Spokesman-Review reports Lucas S. Chane and John W. Day of...
Family, friends remember late fire chief
OXFORD, Maine (AP) — Maine firefighters are preparing to lay to rest a town fire chief who died after suffering a medical emergency during the funeral of another firefighter.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Four Maine hospitals are receiving federal penalties for past high rates of "hospital-acquired" conditions, which include patients sickened by an infection.
Idaho ‘ghost trail’ on the cusp of making a comeback
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Andrew Mackey was glassing for mule deer on the steep, tawny slopes of the Snake River breaks on the Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area south of Lewiston when he...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The mayor of Maine's second-largest city resigned Friday in the wake of a controversy over his leaked text messages, one of which included a racist remark, and authorities...
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A north-central Idaho man is facing multiple child pornography charges after police say he possessed and uploaded the illicit images.
Lewiston, Maine, Mayor Shane Bouchard resigns effective immediately following controversy over leaked texts
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Lewiston, Maine, Mayor Shane Bouchard resigns effective immediately following controversy over leaked texts .
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — An anonymous website created by the Maine Republican Party's executive director obtained emails from a Democratic mayoral candidate and used them against him just days...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Maine U.S. Rep. Jared Golden is facing criticism over his recent votes against expanded background checks for gun buyers and in support of strengthening the U.S. Immigration...
Maine man charged in Alaska cold case denies involvement
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The lawyer for a Maine man charged with killing a woman 26 years ago in Alaska says his client "categorically denies any involvement."
Former DA candidate accused of practicing without a license
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A former lawyer and failed Republican candidate for district attorney in Maine has been charged with practicing law without a license.
Maine man arrested in Alaska cold case contests extradition
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine man charged with killing a woman 26 years ago in Alaska signaled his intention to contest extradition on Tuesday and said through a lawyer that he is innocent of the...
New trial scheduled for Idaho man accused in baby’s death
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A new trial has been scheduled for a northern Idaho man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 28-day-old daughter.
State Police to investigate cause of officer’s death
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — State police are investigating the death of a Lewiston police officer in his home.
Officials say 33-year-old Nicholas Meserve had been employed with the Lewiston Police Department since 2009 and worked at the Androscoggin County Jail before that.
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Northeast Bancorp: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) _ Northeast Bancorp (NBN) on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $5.1 million.
The Lewiston, Maine-based company said it had profit of 56 cents per share.
The holding company for Northeast Bank posted revenue of $21.9 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $17.2 million.
Lewiston to be featured on CBS’ ‘Criminal Minds’
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Maine's second-largest city is getting some love from a TV show.
The CBS "Criminal Minds" episode that is set to air Wednesday will focus on Lewiston. But it may not be the sort of attention that folks will be thrilled about.
Idaho fisheries forecast poor for chinook salmon season
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — An early forecast by fisheries managers in Idaho indicates a poor outlook for the upcoming chinook salmon season.
A group of federal, state and tribal fisheries managers predicts just over 48,000 spring chinook will return to the mouth of the Snake River, the Lewiston Tribune reported .