Retired National Football League quarterback Kellen Clemens led the effort to bring local youth together for a day of athletic excellence, teamwork, good sportsmanship and a love for the game of football on July 21. The Foundation Football Camp was held on the artificial turf of the new Marimn Health Coeur Center, a 32,500-square-foot community center built on 20 acres of land in Worley where a significant percentage of youth growing up on the reservation live.
New leader brings hospitality, business, communications experience
Jason Nye is the new executive director of CDAIDE, the Coeur d'Alene nonprofit that provides resources and assistance for food service and hospitality workers who find themselves in need of support. He took the reins July 1.
"When I heard about CDAIDE and how they offer support to people in those situations, it was something I'd never heard of before," he said.
Residents gather to discuss issues impacting Idahoans
About two dozen Kootenai County residents gathered Saturday on the steps of the courthouse to discuss political issues impacting Idahoans, as well as how to bring Idahoans together to find solutions.
Among them was Cayden Stone, an 18-year-old college student from Coeur d’Alene. Stone was the student body president at Lake City High School during his senior year.
He said he wants to be involved in local and state politics in part to give a voice to Idaho’s youth.
Mountain States Policy Center launches apolitical, data-driven think tank
A new era is dawning in the realm of objective data sharing and policy making.
The Mountain States Policy Center, founded this year, is a free market, independent think tank that provides fact-based research and recommendations to lawmakers, the media and the public.
Karen Jean Young (Peterson) was born on September 23, 1940, to Peter N. Peterson and Marjorie Peterson (Christensen) in Coeur D’ Alene, Idaho. She passed away on July 8, 2022, peacefully with her family by her side in Spokane, Washington.
It’s been said that “August is like the Sunday of summer," and as this season of fun-in-the-sun makes way for back-to-school shopping, we cannot help but reflect on just how valuable our local schools are to our business community.
Many unfortunately separate the two - considering school and business just two proverbial steps in the staircase of life. At the Coeur d’Alene Regional Chamber, we view it differently. We believe that schools and business go hand in hand - that one mutually fuels the other, and does so with a profound generational impact.
A little bit of Old Europe in the heart of the Inland Northwest, Leavenworth in central Washington is probably the second most desired destination for Christmas cheer (first place going to North Idaho, obviously).