Preparing nurses to support assault victims
Kootenai Health has new forensics training program
The first time Megan Lorincz conducted a sexual assault examination in an emergency room, it was because she was the senior nurse on shift, so despite having no training for dealing with an assault victim or with taking forensic evidence, she conducted the exam.
Pet and people friendly
Companions Animal Center opens in new home on Atlas Road
Companions Animal Shelter holds soft opening Saturday.
Commission weighs proposed rezoning
The Kootenai County Planning and Zoning Commission is considering a proposal to rezone approximately 25,000 acres located within the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s reservation boundaries.
Fire Artisan Pizza open on Sherman Avenue
Fitting the name of the place, fire-crafted pizza is featured at Fire Artisan Pizza now open at 517 E. Sherman Ave. The business was purchased by neighboring Crafted Taphouse.
A sinking feeling
The Seeweewana did not go gentle into Lake Coeur d’Alene’s deep.
NIC SOFTBALL: Cardinals split with Walla Walla
NIC (9-8, 4-4 NWAC) is scheduled to host Wenatchee Valley at Memorial Field on Saturday at noon.
Dream a little dream of success
This year's Academy Awards proved that dreams can come true.
EDITORIAL: With Coeur Terre, city council shines
CDA demonstrates right way to govern.
SCHOOL LEVIES: Why vote?
I stopped voting a few years ago on levies. Why vote, if they don’t get what they want, they have another vote a month or two later until they get what they want?
PF LEGION FLAGS: Complainers should have appeared in person
As a war veteran and recent visitor to the wonderful Post Falls Legion facility, I was struck by the irony of today’s story about pressure from social media against the legion’s inclusion of the rebel banner in its historical flag display.
COEUR TERRE: Good news and bad news
Good news, next city council election vote for Dan Gookin and Christie Wood. Bad news, vote the other members out.
COEUR TERRE: Thoughtful development plan appreciated, needed
Do you like to eat in restaurants? Do you like to have your car serviced, or your hair cut, or your children taught by qualified instructors? Do you like it when doctor’s offices, or pharmacists, or banks have folks there to help you?
FASCISM: Idaho is in its grip
“Idaho Freedom Foundation?” It should be called the Washington, D.C.-based Fascism Foundation. Idaho is in the grip of fascism funded by the IFF and a D.C. think-tank. Their agenda has nothing to do with freedom.
UKRAINE WAR: It could have been avoided
Whoever was responsible for not allowing Ukraine to join NATO has blood on their hands. Putin would never have invaded and chance a World War III with NATO and all of our allies.
NWCCU: A private nonprofit
Regarding the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The following is an excerpt from NWCCU.org website (emphasis added). The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is incorporated as a legally established PRIVATE 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation and accredits institutions of higher education…
Sally English-Green, 79
Sally Lauraine English-Green, born July 24, 1943, to parents Dale and Elsie English, passed peacefully March 21, 2023, with her family by her side.
Cd'A CHAMBER: Launching tomorrow's leaders
Spring is in the air! The snow has melted (mostly), the birds are singing and tiny blossoms are starting to sprout. It is the wonderful season of renewal and rejuvenation after a long and dark winter. It's been a difficult week for our community, especially for our friends in the education sector after the levies failed. But following this notable setback, I am encouraged to see signs of rebirth, showing an awakened resolve to work together in support of our students, educators and the future of our business community.
Biden's moves on Alaska drilling, TikTok test young voters
Western governments are growing increasingly worried that TikTok’s owner, Beijing-based ByteDance, might give browsing history or other data about users to China’s government or promote propaganda and disinformation.