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Palouse launches feasibility study for St. Elmo Hotel Renovation

PALOUSE - The City of Palouse recently announced the initiation of a feasibility study for the renovation of the iconic St. Elmo hotel building on East Main Street.

With a $50,000 grant from the Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), the project aims to examine the potential costs of breathing new life into the historic structure, which was constructed in 1888 and has witnessed various uses and ownership changes over the past century.

According to Palouse City Administrator Misty La Follett, community members provided matching donations and Avista Utilities contributed $5,000 for a to...


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