KLEW-TV, broadcast on digital channel 32 and is the CBS television affiliate in Lewiston, Idaho. It serves north-central Idaho and southeastern Washington, including nearby Pullman. While it is located in the Spokane television market, it is a semi-satellite of KIMA-TV inYakima. However, it identifies as a station in its own right, airing separate commercials and a separate newscast.

Lewiston, Idaho
Branding KLEW CBS 3 (general)

KLEW News(newscasts)

Slogan The Quad-Cities News Leader
Channels Digital: 32 (UHF)
Translators 22 (UHF) Moscow

(construction permit)

Affiliations CBS
Owner Sinclair Broadcast Group

(Sinclair Lewiston Licensee, LLC)

First air date December 7, 1955
Call letters' meaning LEWiston
Former channel number(s) Analog:

3 (VHF, 1955-2009)

Transmitter power 200 kW
Height 361 m
Facility ID 56032
Transmitter coordinates 46°27′26.1″N117°6′0.4″W

KLEW, which signed on the air December 7, 1955, is owned by Fisher Communications. Its transmitter is located near Clarkston, Washington.


On-air staffEdit

Current on-air staffEdit


  • Ron Marasco - main anchor, weeknights at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Meg McNamara - main anchor, weeknights at 5 and 6 p.m.
  • Zach Whitney - reporter, weeknights at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. Fill in Anchor.
  • Stephanie Hale-Lopez - reporter, weeknights at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Tracci Dial - reporter, weeknights at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.

Weather team

  • Keith Havens - weather anchor; fill-in news anchor.

Sports team

  • Jay Tust - sports director; weeknights at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.

Former on-air staffEdit

Nadine Woodward, anchor/reporter KREM and KXLY Gene Hagenson - anchor/reporter Daren Adams - reporter Cindy Courous - news reporter/Anchor KXLY Jim Woods - sports and news reporter/anchor Sally Nordgaard, news reporter, weather and anchor Noel Hardin - news photographer Nate Cuester - Sport Anchor, Fox 12 Boise Matt Lovelace - News Reporter/Weekend Sports Anchor, Fox 12 Boise

Susan Masley - Anchor, reporter Mike Austrom - Sports reporter, anchor

News/station presentationEdit

Newscast titlesEdit

  • NewsBeat at 5:55 (1984-1990)
  • KLEW News at 5:55 & 11pm
  • KLEW News (1980s-2008 2013-present)
  • KLEW Action News (2008-13)

Station slogansEdit

  • The Quad-Cities News Leader (1993-2010 2013-Present)
  • KLEW Cares About You (2011-2013)

Previous OwnersEdit

  • Retlaw - Disney Corporation
  • Noel Broadcasting - Yakima, WA, KIMA, KEPR, KLEW

External linksEdit

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