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Directors clear liquor sales for Lewiston rodeo

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LEWISTON, Idaho. - Rodeo fans in Lewiston will be able to get hard liquor to go with their cattle roping and bull riding fun this week.

The directors of the Lewiston Roundup cleared the sale of booze in a limited area underneath a set of stands. The makeshift bar has been dubbed "The Stables." Previously, rodeo fans had only been able to buy beer or wine.

The Lewiston Tribune reports that liquor sales are just one of many changes in store for the grounds that host the event, which begins this week.

Roundup officials say they expect to pay up to $180,000 to drill a new water well that will be used to improve flows to bathrooms.

Upgrades to the bathrooms could come next year.

The well will also be used to irrigate the 77-acre site throughout the year.

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