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Tuesday, August 31

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 61: Headlines from 8/29 thru 8/31
August 31, 2021 4:24 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 61: Headlines from 8/29 thru 8/31

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, and the Shoshone News-Press from Aug. 28 to 31.

Biden defends departure from 'forever war,' praises airlift
August 31, 2021 3:20 p.m.

Biden defends departure from 'forever war,' praises airlift

Under heavy criticism for his handling of the evacuation

August 31, 2021 12:50 p.m.

Idaho governor calls in help amid surge in COVID patients

Last-ditch effort to avoid activating for the first time statewide crisis standards of care

August 31, 2021 11:10 a.m.

Parents say child injured at S. Idaho school, file lawsuit

school district denies any wrongdoing

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation
August 31, 2021 11 a.m.

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

The National Weather Service warned of critical fire weather conditions through Wednesday

Victorious Taliban focus on governing after US withdrawal
August 31, 2021 11 a.m.

Victorious Taliban focus on governing after US withdrawal

Thousands who had worked with the U.S. and its allies, as well as up to 200 Americans, remain in the country

Ida's aftermath: No power, no flights, scant drinking water
August 31, 2021 10:55 a.m.

Ida's aftermath: No power, no flights, scant drinking water

Storm blamed for at least four deaths in Louisiana, Mississippi

Manslaughter suspect's home goes up in flames
August 31, 2021 7 a.m.

Manslaughter suspect's home goes up in flames

The home of a Calder man burned to the ground Monday morning as he sat in the Shoshone County Jail for criminal charges including vehicular manslaughter.

Coming down, brick by brick
August 31, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Coming down, brick by brick

Orchard Ridge Senior Living has old building demolished

Orchard Living building coming down

It's a 10!
August 31, 2021 1:08 a.m.

It's a 10!

Fair attendance totals 154,726

Fair attendance is great

NIC trustees meet today
August 31, 2021 1:07 a.m.

NIC trustees meet today

The North Idaho College board of trustees will meet today to discuss the college president’s contract.

Trestle Creek closure area shrinks
August 31, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Trestle Creek closure area shrinks

Recent rainfall helped firefighters make progress in their battle against area wildfires.

COVID-19 Watch
August 31, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Donald Mitchell, 93
August 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Donald Mitchell, 93

Donald “Mitch” R Mitchell, of Post Falls passed away on August 27, 2021.

August 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Their cup runneth over

Fire Cache overflowing with water, sports drinks

No more water, please

August 31, 2021 1 a.m.

FDA: Goal is to be seal of trust

Here's your primer on this key federal agency.

August 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Chip Shots Aug. 31, 2021

Results from area golf leagues.

August 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Man charged with dealing fentanyl

A man who is expected to stand trial next week for vehicular manslaughter is being held on $250,000 bail for allegedly dealing dangerous counterfeit pills.

August 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Vigil for Idahoans lost to overdose today

International Overdose Awareness Day Aug. 31

August 31, 2021 1 a.m.

IFG to 'indefinitely' close Montana sawmill

CDA-based company says it has failed to meet production goals

IFG closing St. Regis mill

August 31, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 31 2021

Monday, August 30

August 30, 2021 6:10 p.m.

Portland: City employees must get COVID-19 vaccine

Those who don't will be fired

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee
August 30, 2021 6:05 p.m.

Wildfire evacuees flood Lake Tahoe roads in rush to flee

Overnight, the already massive Caldor Fire grew 7 miles

August 30, 2021 6 p.m.

Blaze near Moscow forces evacuations

Fire is burning around 20 acres

Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America's longest war
August 30, 2021 5:55 p.m.

Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America's longest war

American citizens, likely numbering in 'the very low hundreds,' were left behind

As US military leaves Kabul, many Americans, Afghans remain
August 30, 2021 5:55 p.m.

As US military leaves Kabul, many Americans, Afghans remain

It will be up to the State Department working with the Taliban to get any more people out

Taliban guard says last US planes have flown out of Kabul
August 30, 2021 1:55 p.m.

Taliban guard says last US planes have flown out of Kabul

Taliban fighters are now stationed along a fence near the main runway

As districts insist on vaccines, some teachers push back
August 30, 2021 10:40 a.m.

As districts insist on vaccines, some teachers push back

Teachers in many school districts with vaccine requirements can opt out

Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid
August 30, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Hurricane Ida traps Louisianans, shatters the power grid

Four Louisiana hospitals were damaged and 39 medical facilities were operating on generator power

Rockets fired at Kabul airport in waning hours of US pullout
August 30, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Rockets fired at Kabul airport in waning hours of US pullout

The two-week airlift has brought scenes of desperation and horror

From Athol to Flavortown
August 30, 2021 1:20 a.m.

From Athol to Flavortown

Teen competes on TV cooking show

Cooking has always been a part of Sarah’s Kitchings life. A fan of “Guy’s Grocery Games,” this 19 year-old from Athol said she was surprised when she got a call asking her to be on the show.

Teaching students to find their strengths
August 30, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Teaching students to find their strengths

Sources of Strength receives donation from Texas Roadhouse

Suicide prevention group, Sources of Strength teaches students to approach life by tapping into their strengths

Circling Raven Championship notes: Chien captures inaugural Symetra Tour event at scenic Worley course
August 30, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship notes: Chien captures inaugural Symetra Tour event at scenic Worley course

"I don’t watch the leaderboard," Peiyun Chien said. "I know if I could play very good every shot, I can win the tournament."

Conservatory opens Instrument Library
August 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Conservatory opens Instrument Library

Students able to practice without some high expenses

For kids who want to study a musical instrument, having affordable access to an instrument is just one of the challenges faced; the Music Conservatory Instrument Library makes it possible to just check one out

THE CHEAP SEATS WITH STEVE CAMERON: Playoff chance getting away from Mariners
August 30, 2021 1 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS WITH STEVE CAMERON: Playoff chance getting away from Mariners

The young and scrappy Mariners got themselves into genuine playoff chase with 35 games to play. Just one weekend later, they need the Hubble telescope for any faint look at a wild-card position.

August 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Farmer's Almanac says we should see snow

Weather or Not for Aug. 30

August 30, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 30 2021

Sunday, August 29

'This is going to be bad'
August 29, 2021 1:40 a.m.

'This is going to be bad'

Two local men who served in Afghanistan share views on U.S. withdrawal

Two local men who served in Afghanistan share views on U.S. withdrawal

'Happy faces everywhere'
August 29, 2021 1:30 a.m.

'Happy faces everywhere'

Today is last chance to attend the North Idaho State Fair

North Idaho State Fair wraps up Sunday

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: A gaze at Idaho, WSU, EWU and BSU in football, through the sometimes smoky skies
August 29, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: A gaze at Idaho, WSU, EWU and BSU in football, through the sometimes smoky skies

After last year’s sort-of college football season for three of the region’s four Division I teams, things are kinda back to normal this fall. For now. All four teams are scheduled to kick off their seasons this coming weekend, with Eastern Washington at UNLV and Boise State at UCF on Thursday, and Idaho vs. Simon Fraser and Washington State vs. Utah State on Saturday.

Circling Raven Championship: Schubert, Chien tied atop crowded leaderboard entering final round
August 29, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship: Schubert, Chien tied atop crowded leaderboard entering final round

A bogey-free, 6-under par 66 by Sophia Schubert  of Oak Ridge, Tenn., on Saturday launched her into a share of the lead Saturday at the inaugural Circling Raven Championship with two-time Symetra Tour champion Peiyun Chien of Pingtung, Chinese Taipei. Both players sit at 11-under-par overall heading into today's final round at Circling Raven Golf Club, which begins at 7:30 a.m. after 66 of the 132 players made the 36-hole cut.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lake City captures Judy Fong Memorial Tournament
August 29, 2021 1:22 a.m.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lake City captures Judy Fong Memorial Tournament

A faulty iPad was the only thing not working for Lake City on Saturday. The Timberwolves didn’t lose a set en route to capturing the Judy Fong Memorial Tournament, beating the host Bengals 2-0 in the title match at Lewiston High.

WorkWear, Macadamia Coffee open in Silver Lake Mall
August 29, 2021 1:20 a.m.

WorkWear, Macadamia Coffee open in Silver Lake Mall

Business Bits for Aug. 29

August 29, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Coeur d'Alene falls to Lehi (Utah) at Rocky Mountain Rumble

“We’re going to learn a lot from it,” Coeur d'Alene High football coach Shawn Amos said of the loss. “If we don’t learn from this game, we’re in trouble. There’s a lot to learn, and we feel good that our kids are going to respond in the right way. But we’ll see.”

August 29, 2021 1:12 a.m.

PREP SOCCER: Lane tallies hat trick as Sandpoint boys roll at Lewiston

It only took 43 seconds for the Bulldogs’ Randy Lane to find the back of the net in a 3-0 nonleague victory over the Bengals at Walker Field.

Game time for hunters
August 29, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Game time for hunters

Fire activity, closures in Panhandle Region may affect early opportunities

Fish and game and hunting

Op-Ed: The fall of coronavirus in Idaho: Once more unto the breach!
August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: The fall of coronavirus in Idaho: Once more unto the breach!

The valiant struggle of today’s healthcare workers against the coronavirus hearkens back to one of the toughest enemies George Washington faced while fighting for American independence: Variola, the smallpox virus.

August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: Be inspired to be your best self

I recently came across this wonderful poem by Nancye Sims, "A Creed to Live By."

August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: Medical unity missing

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August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINES: Urgency needed

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August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

SIGNS: Theft speaks volumes

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Milestone Announcements
August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Milestone Announcements

See who's celebrating!

August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Judiciary cleans up two nasty messes

Citizens the ultimate winners, but for how long?

August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

DISTRICTS: Only need one

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August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: Blood-stained disaster

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August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

AFGHANISTAN: Rerun of Saigon

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August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

VIRUS: Time to grow up

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August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

AFGHANISTAN: Pray for troops

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HISTORY CORNER: Heyerdahl adventures after Kon-Tiki
August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: Heyerdahl adventures after Kon-Tiki

How Peruvian ancestors could have come from Egypt

Norwegian anthropologist and explorer Thor Heyerdahl was showered with praise and honors after successfully sailing his primitive balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki from Peru to French Polynesia in 1947, giving evidence that ancestors of today’s Polynesians could have come from South America — but his critics were quick to pounce.

Donald Johnson, 90
August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Donald Johnson, 90

Donald LaVern Johnson, 90, was born July 24, 1931 at Gritman Hospital in Moscow, Idaho to Ole and Laura Johnson of Genesee,

JOBS: Negotiate a smooth relocation
August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

JOBS: Negotiate a smooth relocation

Moving can be an overwhelming experience for your family, but sometimes it makes sense to pursue better career opportunities.

MY GARDEN PATH: Wave goodbye to August
August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

MY GARDEN PATH: Wave goodbye to August

Did this summer “fly by” or what?

Nicole "Nikki" Mowery, 28
August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Nicole "Nikki" Mowery, 28

In loving memory of our beloved Nikki - a life partner, daughter, sister, friend, granddaughter, niece, coworker and amazing ray of sunshine - who passed away unexpectedly August 21, 2021.

Mary Ann Oselinsky, 65
August 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Mary Ann Oselinsky, 65

Mary Ann Oselinsky, 65, of Post Falls, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 23, 2021 in Coeur d'Alene

Saturday, August 28

Board says RFK assassin Sirhan changed man; grants parole
August 28, 2021 3:10 p.m.

Board says RFK assassin Sirhan changed man; grants parole

Board found Sirhan enrolled in more than 20 programs including anger management classes

Taliban block Kabul airport to most as foreign airlifts wane
August 28, 2021 3:05 p.m.

Taliban block Kabul airport to most as foreign airlifts wane

Western leaders vowed to try to continue working with the Taliban

Slain Marine who cradled baby at Kabul airport loved her job
August 28, 2021 3 p.m.

Slain Marine who cradled baby at Kabul airport loved her job

Heart-wrenching details have emerged about some of the 13 U.S. troops killed in suicide bombing at Kabul airport

Crews battle to protect Lake Tahoe region from wildfire
August 28, 2021 3 p.m.

Crews battle to protect Lake Tahoe region from wildfire

The Department of Defense is sending 200 U.S. Army soldiers from Washington state

Record low numbers of steelhead returning to Columbia River
August 28, 2021 2:55 p.m.

Record low numbers of steelhead returning to Columbia River

As of this week, just 29,000 steelhead passed the Bonneville Dam since July 1

Lake City gets it going in the second half to beat Lakeland
August 28, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Lake City gets it going in the second half to beat Lakeland

In the first half, Lake City looked like a team in its first game of the season, with many new starters, and a senior quarterback making his first start in two seasons.

PREP FOOTBALL: Outexecuted
August 28, 2021 1:20 a.m.

PREP FOOTBALL: Outexecuted

Sandpoint piles up over 300 yards rushing to overpower Post Falls in season opener

At times, Post Falls showed glimpses of that fast, up-tempo style that has put them in the playoffs the last five seasons. Other times, they looked like a work in progress, replacing seven receivers and running backs due to graduation.

August 28, 2021 1:18 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship: Three shoot 64s on first day

After day one of the inaugural Circling Raven Championship, three players are tied for the lead after opening rounds of 8 under par. Min-G Kim (Cheongju, People’s Republic of Korea) finds herself in the group atop the leaderboard after carding two eagles, five birdies and one bogey at Circling Raven Golf Club.

August 28, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Brown's late TD, defensive stand leads Lakeside past Lewis County

Vander Brown scored his fifth TD of the night in the fourth quarter, and Lakeside made a last-minute defensive stand to hold off visiting Lewis County 30-26 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Brown had 291 yards rushing on 21 attempts, the last of those a 21-yard score that put the Knights ahead by four with 3:30 remaining.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT:  Early tests on, off the soccer field
August 28, 2021 1:10 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Early tests on, off the soccer field

High school soccer is an interesting sport sometimes. It’s not often that a team can play a fourth of their games, sometimes before that first day of school.

COVID-19 case backlog swamps PHD
August 28, 2021 1:09 a.m.

COVID-19 case backlog swamps PHD

Situation is more dire than public may realize, says interim director

COVID backlog in phd

Electioneering lawsuit continues
August 28, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Electioneering lawsuit continues

An attorney representing the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee has asked a federal judge to block the Coeur d’Alene School District from interfering with people who engage in political activity on school property.

Fine art flair at the fair
August 28, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Fine art flair at the fair

Photos offer snapshots of local life through many lenses

The fine arts are well represented at the North Idaho State Fair with photography, painting, drawing, sculpture and wood-working projects on display through Sunday

History beyond the classroom
August 28, 2021 1:06 a.m.

History beyond the classroom

Middle school students raising funds to visit Rome in March 2022

Middle school history teacher Tanya Lilley is taking her lessons beyond the classroom - she's taking her students all the way to Rome

COVID-19 Watch
August 28, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

White seeks Hayden council seat
August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

White seeks Hayden council seat

My name is Sandra “Sandy” White and I’m running for Hayden City Council.

Rape hearing postponed
August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Rape hearing postponed

A hearing in the case of a man accused of raping a missing girl has been postponed.

August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Athol land exchange near completion

But resident with higher bid is frustrated; lawsuit possible

Resident owner believes sale price is too low

August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

Bobby Field, 53
August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Bobby Field, 53

With sadness in our hearts, we announce the passing of Bobby due to injuries sustained in an accident.

August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Highway district shows strong ROI to taxpayers

Lakes hasn't raised taxes in six years.

August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Moving History Forward: Recalling Black Sunday

The Wallace Idaho area is rich beyond its history of having the richest silver mines in the U.S., its history of union strikes, one of the U.S. worst mining disasters, its claiming that it is the “center of the universe” and its scofflaw climate which tolerated many of the human vices — bars, gambling and prostitution, to name a few.

A run for the hounds
August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

A run for the hounds

Coeur d'Alene Hash House Harriers raise $1,500 for humane society

Flashes of red whizzed through downtown Coeur d’Alene on Saturday afternoon as the Coeur d’Alene Hash House Harriers walked, ran and swam through their seventh annual Red Dress Run fundraiser. “It’s pretty cool,” Andrew Stratton of Coeur d’Alene said. “I like the fact that we’re raising money for charity because I don’t dress like this normally.”

August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

School board sets forum

Board invites public to Lakes

August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

An iceberg? In Kootenai County?

Yes, the Coeur d'Alene region has an iceberg.

August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Leadership Council launches Kootenai Forever Fund

Innovia Foundation announces the launch of the Kootenai Forever Fund that will benefit all of Kootenai County.

August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Humanities lecture canceled

Lecture canceled

DeLange appointed to federal advisory committee
August 28, 2021 1 a.m.

DeLange appointed to federal advisory committee

Hayden councilwoman will provide insight environmental issues impacting small communities

August 28, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 28 2021

Friday, August 27

US intelligence still divided on origins of coronavirus
August 27, 2021 7:20 p.m.

US intelligence still divided on origins of coronavirus

Many suspect it happened at Wuhan Institute of Virology

US airstrike targets Islamic State member in Afghanistan
August 27, 2021 6:40 p.m.

US airstrike targets Islamic State member in Afghanistan

The strike killed one individual

Ida aims to hit New Orleans on Hurricane Katrina anniversary
August 27, 2021 4:40 p.m.

Ida aims to hit New Orleans on Hurricane Katrina anniversary

'a life-altering storm for those who aren’t prepared'

August 27, 2021 4:20 p.m.

Judge strikes Seattle homelessness measure from ballot

Compassion Seattle” proposal would direct the city to provide 2,000 units of emergency or permanent housing

August 27, 2021 4:10 p.m.

Oregon reinstates outdoor mask mandate; COVID cases rise

There are just 40 adult intensive care unit beds available in Oregon

Young dad-to-be was among 13 US troops killed in Afghanistan
August 27, 2021 4 p.m.

Young dad-to-be was among 13 US troops killed in Afghanistan

The U.S. said it was the most lethal day for American forces in Afghanistan since 2011

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 60: Headlines from 8/25 thru 8/27
August 27, 2021 3:06 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 60: Headlines from 8/25 thru 8/27

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Bonners Ferry Herald, and the Shoshone News-Press from August 25-27.

COVID-19 surge pummels Hawaii and its native population
August 27, 2021 12:50 p.m.

COVID-19 surge pummels Hawaii and its native population

Tupola has been instrumental in organizing vaccination clinics

'We can't do enough': Lawmakers flooded by evacuation pleas
August 27, 2021 11:50 a.m.

'We can't do enough': Lawmakers flooded by evacuation pleas

Offices of members of Congress have become makeshift crisis centers

US presses on with evacuations despite fears of more attacks
August 27, 2021 11:45 a.m.

US presses on with evacuations despite fears of more attacks

Attack was most lethal day for American forces in Afghanistan since 2011

COVID-19 forces Idaho hospitals past capacity, toward crisis
August 27, 2021 11:40 a.m.

COVID-19 forces Idaho hospitals past capacity, toward crisis

Coronavirus-related hospital admissions have been doubling every two weeks since July 24

Portland residents felt 'abandoned' by police during clash
August 27, 2021 11:35 a.m.

Portland residents felt 'abandoned' by police during clash

Officials said people shouldn't expect to see officers trying to intervene or keep the sides apart

Gridiron Guesses: Coeur d'Alene, Lake City, Lakeland kick off their seasons
August 27, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Gridiron Guesses: Coeur d'Alene, Lake City, Lakeland kick off their seasons

North Idaho teams are used to having a game under their belts this time of year, when they take on Washington schools in those schools' season openers.

Circling Raven Championship notes: Vu has clinched spot on LPGA Tour as tourney starts today
August 27, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship notes: Vu has clinched spot on LPGA Tour as tourney starts today

Two weeks ago, Lilia Vu claimed her third win of 2021, which brought her season earnings to $140,607. With only five events left this year on the Symetra Tour and after a good deal of number crunching, it’s official: Vu has clinched a spot in the top-10 on the Symetra Tour money list.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Want to be a better golfer? Watch the female pros play at Circling Raven
August 27, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Want to be a better golfer? Watch the female pros play at Circling Raven

Most guys try to slash and bash their way around the course, pretending to be Bryson DeChambeau — and hitting half their shots sideways. We can learn so much more by watching the women pros, almost all of whom have slow, graceful swings that keep the ball on course while generating surprising power.

August 27, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Munday, Hartwig power Post Falls past Coeur d'Alene in opener

Post Falls, Lake City, Lakeland win in season opening matches in volleyball on Thursday

August 27, 2021 1:10 a.m.

NIC SOCCER: Heringer leads Cardinals to another shutout

Cardinal men, women notch shutout wins at NWAC friendlies in Tukwila

NIC board rescinds mask mandate
August 27, 2021 1:09 a.m.

NIC board rescinds mask mandate

No decision yet on president’s contract

No decision yet on president’s contract

'Our veterans deserve the best '
August 27, 2021 1:08 a.m.

'Our veterans deserve the best '

Post Falls Veterans Home one step closer to completion

Veterans, current servicemen and women, state officials and excited family and friends gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the "Topping Off" of the Post Falls Veterans Home

Lake advisory committee dives into action
August 27, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Lake advisory committee dives into action

Solicitation for projects to protect the Coeur d'Alene Basin opens next week

U of I leader in North Idaho moving on after 10 years
August 27, 2021 1:06 a.m.

U of I leader in North Idaho moving on after 10 years

After 10 years of service, the chief administrator and spokesperson for the University of Idaho in North Idaho is moving on to new things. “Ten years here is actually my longest stint in my career, which I think shows that we really enjoyed it here and love the community and lake and all that,” said Charles Buck, a native of Southern Idaho. “But it just became time to move on. We've got kids and grandkids on the East Coast, and we want to be closer to them.”

COVID-19 Watch
August 27, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID: Here’s what’s deadly

Lynn Fleming thinks “parents fighting masks are using children as political pawns in a deadly game.”

Op-Ed: Expert confusion weakening America
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Expert confusion weakening America

Many of us find ourselves looking around our home town and the wider world, wondering why so little seems to work as it should.

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

REPORTS: A jab at jabs

According to VAERS COVID Vaccine Data, 595,620 reports through Aug. 13, 2021…

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

REBUTTAL: What Ralph is missing

Woke Wars Episode II: Reality Strikes Back

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

NOSES: What is your source?

Terry Traub’s statement that kids’ noses don’t mature until they are 14-15 and the virus requires a mature nose, is totally made up according to my practicing doctor.

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

BEACH: Lost, not forgotten

I grew up in Coeur d’Alene and moved away about 34 years ago.

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Praise for Dan, the character man

His mission to build character is making an impact locally.

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Kootenai County's positivity rate dips

Little says antibody treatment site planned for North Idaho

KH COVID-19 patient count down

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

'Cor Leonis' donated to city
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

'Cor Leonis' donated to city

Michael Ford Dunton creates 10-foot tall stainless steel sculpture

Artwork looks out on Lake CDA

Fire restrictions end today
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Fire restrictions end today

Campfires allowed starting today

Op-Ed: Lessons in failure
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Lessons in failure

Recent events in Afghanistan have been heartbreaking.

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Paul Bunyan Days in St. Maries

Paul Bunyan Days in St. Maries

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Gil Alvarado Memorial run on Saturday

Benefits church benevolence program

Fun run on Saturday

Final summer Friday Night Live concert at the Music Conservatory
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Final summer Friday Night Live concert at the Music Conservatory

Final summer Friday Night Live concert

UGM thrift store opens
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

UGM thrift store opens

UGM opens thrift store

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Mark Holt to perform in CDA

Mark Holt to perform in CDA

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Club funded through Labor Day

Club funded

CDA Chamber suspends large gatherings
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA Chamber suspends large gatherings

Public health primary concern.

Health advisory issued for Spirit Lake
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Health advisory issued for Spirit Lake

Caution should be taken anywhere where the water appears discolored or murky

August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

Go to jail - for history (and fun)
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Go to jail - for history (and fun)

Last weekend to tour museum before Halloween preparations

The Rathdrum Historical Society invites community support

Christian Kure, 31
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Christian Kure, 31

This past Saturday, 8-21-2021, Christian David Kure, 31, passed from this earth and onto a better place.

Movers & Shakers
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers: Aug. 27

Arlene Richards, 93
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Arlene Richards, 93

Arlene Mae Richards slipped quietly away to be with Jesus on the morning of August 20, 2021 at the age of 93.

DBH: Once upon a scribe
August 27, 2021 1 a.m.

DBH: Once upon a scribe

Duane Hagadone wore many hats during his 88 trips around the sun.

August 27, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 27 2021

Thursday, August 26

RFK assassin Sirhan seeks parole; DA won't challenge release
August 26, 2021 4:55 p.m.

RFK assassin Sirhan seeks parole; DA won't challenge release

77-year-old has served 53 years for the first-degree murder of the brother of President John F. Kennedy

Washington state orders the killing of up to 2 wolves
August 26, 2021 4:10 p.m.

Washington state orders the killing of up to 2 wolves

Pack consists of five adult wolves and four pups

California looking to pay drug addicts to stay sober
August 26, 2021 3:05 p.m.

California looking to pay drug addicts to stay sober

Gov. Gavin Newsom has asked the federal government for permission to use tax dollars to pay for it through Medicaid

US proceeding with Kabul pullout despite deadly ISIS attacks
August 26, 2021 2:30 p.m.

US proceeding with Kabul pullout despite deadly ISIS attacks

Thursday's attacks were sure to intensify political pressure from all sides on Biden

Kabul airport attack kills 60 Afghans, 12 US troops
August 26, 2021 1:45 p.m.

Kabul airport attack kills 60 Afghans, 12 US troops

General overseeing evacuation vowed the United States would 'go after' perpetrators

Wolves in Idaho, Montana could get federal oversight
August 26, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Wolves in Idaho, Montana could get federal oversight

Could lead to relisting wolves under the Endangered Species Act.

'Was it worth it?' A fallen Marine and a war's crushing end
August 26, 2021 10:30 a.m.

'Was it worth it?' A fallen Marine and a war's crushing end

“You did not fight for nothing. Alec did not lose his life for nothing'

Official: Several US Marines killed in Kabul airport attack
August 26, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Official: Several US Marines killed in Kabul airport attack

attack was believed to have been carried out by the Islamic State group

Gaps in US wildfire smoke warning network leave many exposed
August 26, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Gaps in US wildfire smoke warning network leave many exposed

Microscopic particles in wildfire smoke can cause serious problems for people with chronic health conditions

Asian giant hornet nest destroyed in Washington state
August 26, 2021 10:15 a.m.

Asian giant hornet nest destroyed in Washington state

Invasive insects pose a threat to honeybees and native hornet species

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Circling Raven hosting women's professional golf tourney is 'a win-win for everyone'
August 26, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Circling Raven hosting women's professional golf tourney is 'a win-win for everyone'

Women's professional golf has come to Circling Raven Golf Club this week, confirming what what we've already known about the scenic, challenging Gene Bates-designed course in Worley.

August 26, 2021 1:15 a.m.

NIC SOCCER: Cardinal men shut out South Puget Sound in opener

Sophomore Will Kokernak had a goal and assist, and the Cardinals beat South Puget Sound 4-0 in the season opener for both programs at the Northwest Athletic Conference Friendlies at the Starfire Soccer Complex on Wednesday.

August 26, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship • Notebook

Notes and tee times for this weekend's Circling Raven Championship

'The need is imminent'
August 26, 2021 1:09 a.m.

'The need is imminent'

Kootenai Health has record number of COVID-19 patients; converting Health Resource Center into a care unit

Kootenai Health changes things in center

Magic fingers and dancing feet
August 26, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Magic fingers and dancing feet

Elaine Cederquist shows off her quilts at the North Idaho State Fair

Hayden resident Elaine Cederquist entered three quilting projects into the North Idaho State Fair this year, taking home a People's Choice award for one design

Airport director pitches joint-powers plan
August 26, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Airport director pitches joint-powers plan

If approved, new board would oversee CDA airport operations

Joint Powers Agreement could divide authority between county and cities

Ignite cda pledges $700K to Museum of North Idaho
August 26, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Ignite cda pledges $700K to Museum of North Idaho

Funds will go toward site development of museum's new home

Ignite cda pledges $700K to Museum of North Idaho

COVID-19 Watch
August 26, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

NORTHWEST NOTES: Aug. 26, 2021

COVID-19 halts Hoopfest again nearly three weeks from tournament

Movers & Shakers
August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers: Aug. 26

School supplies giveaway for military families ends Friday
August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

School supplies giveaway for military families ends Friday

Notebooks, pencils, glue sticks and more. Approximately $8000 of school supplies gathered through local Dollar Tree drives are available for military families at the Idaho Army National Guard in Post Falls until 3 p.m. on Friday. “It had every single item on the kids list from three different schools,” said Jesse Lorchan, Sergeant First Class from Post Falls. “It would have altogether cost us over $800 in school supplies.”

Commissioners approve $108.9 million budget
August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Commissioners approve $108.9 million budget

Sheriff's Office employees call for wage increases

August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Hold your horses! Idioms are the cat’s meow

Animals fuel idioms like nobody's business.

Fish and Game seeks info regarding illegal harvest of bull trout in North Idaho
August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Fish and Game seeks info regarding illegal harvest of bull trout in North Idaho

Information leading to charges being filed would be eligible for a reward

Hunt safe skills workshop to be hosted at the Panhandle Regional office
August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Hunt safe skills workshop to be hosted at the Panhandle Regional office

Learn hunting ethics and safety skills from seasoned pros

Learn hunting ethics

August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden OKs 3% property tax hike

Hayden City Council approves $39.5 million budget

August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden delays zone change

Council hopes to work with community for future implementation

August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC trustees meet today

Agenda includes mask mandate and president contract

August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Local chapter invites entries for DAR essay contests

Prizes offered in essay contest

August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

Dale Holte, 93
August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Dale Holte, 93

Dale John Holte passed from this world into eternity to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, August 13, 2021.

Coeur d’Alene Garden Club donates $16K
August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Coeur d’Alene Garden Club donates $16K

The Coeur d’Alene Garden Club donated $16K to 12 different local charities through funds raised by their 23rd annual Garden Tour at their distribution event in Dalton Gardens.

'The biggest bang for the buck'
August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

'The biggest bang for the buck'

Health Corridor transportation projects nearing stakeholder review

Health Corridor transportation projects nearing stakeholder review

GAP Insurance for used cars
August 26, 2021 1 a.m.

GAP Insurance for used cars

If you are unfamiliar with GAP insurance now is the time to become familiar with it if you are buying a new or used car soon and financing the purchase.

August 26, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 26 2021

Wednesday, August 25

Blinken estimates 1,500 Americans may still await evacuation
August 25, 2021 1:35 p.m.

Blinken estimates 1,500 Americans may still await evacuation

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has been evacuated

August 25, 2021 1:15 p.m.

Kootenai Health has record number of COVID-19 patients

Converts classroom into patient care unit; transitions to 'crisis standards of care'

Record coronavirus patients at KH

2 US lawmakers' Kabul trip prompts Biden administration fury
August 25, 2021 10:40 a.m.

2 US lawmakers' Kabul trip prompts Biden administration fury

'We won’t get everyone out on time, even by September 11'

Delta will charge unvaccinated employees $200 per month
August 25, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Delta will charge unvaccinated employees $200 per month

A growing number of companies will require workers to get vaccinated

Pentagon: US troops must get their COVID-19 vaccines ASAP
August 25, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Pentagon: US troops must get their COVID-19 vaccines ASAP

More than 800,000 service members have yet to get their shots

Scientists launch effort to collect water data in US West
August 25, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Scientists launch effort to collect water data in US West

Arizona, Nevada and Mexico won’t get their full allocations of river water next year

Masks to be required in Oregon's outdoor public settings
August 25, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Masks to be required in Oregon's outdoor public settings

Regardless of vaccination status

Circling Raven Championship: A bit of a local flavor, among the international standouts
August 25, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship: A bit of a local flavor, among the international standouts

The Circling Raven Championship makes its debut on the Symetra Tour as part of the tour's "Road to the LPGA," as the top 10 money winners by season's end qualify for the LPGA Tour.

Circling Raven Championship • Symetra Spotlight: Kim Kaufman
August 25, 2021 1:26 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship • Symetra Spotlight: Kim Kaufman

Kim Kaufman finished 3rd on the Symetra Tour’s 2020 Race for the Card money list.

August 25, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship • Notebook Aug. 25, 2021

A total of 29 countries are represented this week at the Circling Raven Championship, led by the United States with 71 players then followed by Sweden having the next highest of nine competitors.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Is Wilson a lock for the Hall? Check back in February
August 25, 2021 1:18 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Is Wilson a lock for the Hall? Check back in February

Is Russell Wilson a Hall of Fame quarterback? No, seriously. It’s a legitimate question, especially since Russ spent most of the offseason complaining about life with the Seahawks, and talking endlessly about his legacy.

August 25, 2021 1:15 a.m.

State prep football media poll: Aug. 25, 2021

A look at the top five in each classification heading into Week 1 of the prep football season

August 25, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP SOCCER: Five-time defending champion Charter girls open with easy win

After losing three of its top scorers to graduation, it took Coeur d’Alene Charter a few minutes to find the offense in its season opener. It wasn’t too long, but consider it found.

3+103,000+27=joy
August 25, 2021 1:09 a.m.

3+103,000+27=joy

3Cs annual distribution makes big charity impact

The 3C's raised a colossal $103,000 this year and divided it up between 27 local charity groups

Northern Lakes Fire District proposing $2M override levy
August 25, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Northern Lakes Fire District proposing $2M override levy

Would pay for firefighters, support staff for third station

fire district proposes $2M levy

Fire restrictions end Friday
August 25, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Fire restrictions end Friday

Officials continue to urge safety

Buck Knives partners with U.S. Army PaYS program
August 25, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Buck Knives partners with U.S. Army PaYS program

Program connects highly qualified Army soldiers with business opportunities

PaYS Program connects service men and women with solid business opportunities following military service

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Olivia Wyatt, Coeur d'Alene High
August 25, 2021 1:05 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Olivia Wyatt, Coeur d'Alene High

The Knudsten Chevrolet Athlete of the Week this week is Coeur d'Alene High senior Olivia Wyatt

COVID-19 Watch
August 25, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Sometimes our 'personal choice' must give way to the good of the public

During an Aug. 18 meeting of the Nampa City Council, a councilman voiced what has become a familiar refrain of late, saying that people should have the “personal choice” of whether to mask up or get vaccinated.

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: Spotlight on evidence

Thank you, Doug Albertson for your eloquent way of explaining why we should be listening to science experts and getting vaccinated.

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Tip o' the cap to Mr. Tyler

We opposed him, he won — and now taxpayers are winning.

Big ideas, scrambled execution in ‘Reminiscence’
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Big ideas, scrambled execution in ‘Reminiscence’

The science-fiction thriller “Reminiscence” labors to hold its noir atmosphere as it unspools new story twists and thematic ideas.

The stay-at-home dad: A 4-year-old and and 37-year-old on ‘Paw Patrol: The Movie’
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: A 4-year-old and and 37-year-old on ‘Paw Patrol: The Movie’

Forget your jungle cruises, furious cars and Marvel superheroes.

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: Kids and numbers

Mask: The weave opening found in cloth masks is .02 centimeters.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — SIBO: When your gut talks back
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — SIBO: When your gut talks back

Many people suffer from poor digestion.

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

STACY: Support pours in

I would like to thank everyone who donated to LUNGS for STACY!

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — The long-term effects of COVID on the wine industry
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — The long-term effects of COVID on the wine industry

About twice a year we update wine consumers here in North Idaho about trends in and the state of the wine industry.

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

GROWTH: Burden of cost

Do your thoughts rhyme with mine?

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

BUILDER: Request from neighbors

To the builder who has plans to build the Corbin Meadow Subdivision in Post Falls, we have a request.

Op-Ed: Would you go to war to save my children and yours?
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Would you go to war to save my children and yours?

If an armed and dangerous enemy of our great state and nation were found to be amassing at our borders, determined to harm our most vulnerable, would you join the fight to protect your neighbor?

Hey Idaho anglers, want to do more catching? Be sure to use your fish finders!
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Hey Idaho anglers, want to do more catching? Be sure to use your fish finders!

When I teach my monthly fishing classes, I often get questions about fish finders.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Osteoporosis: What women need to know
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Osteoporosis: What women need to know

Osteoporosis can cause bones to become weak and brittle.

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August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

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August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: It’s impeachment time

Sleepy Joe needs to go.

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Inland Empire PGA results: Aug. 25

Results from Monday's Pro-Am at Avondale Golf Club

Fast Five: Sam Wolkenhaur: History-lover, numbers cruncher, stoicist
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Fast Five: Sam Wolkenhaur: History-lover, numbers cruncher, stoicist

Meet Sam Wolkenhauer, the Idaho Department of Labor’s economist for North Idaho.

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Group goal: Roofs over workers' heads

Regional Housing & Growth Partnership looks to help working class

Regional Housing & Growth Partnership looks to help working class

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Minutes add up, use them wisely

Main Street for Aug. 25

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Man who shot wife arrested again

A man who avoided prison after pleading guilty to shooting his wife is back in jail after he allegedly violated the terms of his probation.

Jan Koal, 72
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Jan Koal, 72

Jan was born April 16, 1949 in Bayshore, N.Y. to Ralph and Karin Koal. At the age of 14 his family moved to Longview, Wash.

Miller seeks re-election to CDA Council
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Miller seeks re-election to CDA Council

Longtime community activist and business leader.

Kelley Pahl
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Kelley Pahl

Kelley Louis Pahl lived a life too short that is now leaving the world feeling shorthanded.

Dwight Bershaw, 54
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Dwight Bershaw, 54

Dwight Eugene Bershaw was born on October 23, 1966 in Lewiston, Idaho to Jim and Connie Bershaw

Mark Grubar, 46
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Mark Grubar, 46

Mark V. Grubar was born in Schuyler, Neb., on September 21, 1974 to his loving parents Martin and Maureen Grubar.

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

American Legion units hosting Saturday dinners

Public welcome to dine with Legions

Robert Davis, 78
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert Davis, 78

Robert L. (Bob) Davis, of Priest Lake, Idaho, 78, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on August 12, 2021.

Critters of North Idaho: Common snapping turtle
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Critters of North Idaho: Common snapping turtle

Explore the wetlands of northern Idaho long enough and you’re bound to see a turtle sooner or later.

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Hospitals 'dangerously close' to crisis standards of care

Woman says she and husband got COVID-19 despite being vaccinated

Little says 'Do the right thing'

Empty Bowls event fights childhood hunger
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Empty Bowls event fights childhood hunger

Post Falls Food Bank unites with Coeur d'Alene's Hands to Art pottery studio

Fighting childhood hunger is a big job, but the Post Falls Food Bank is undertaking the challenge; the Empty Bowls event Thursday at 5 p.m. will raise money for the Weekend Backpack Nutrition Program

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

Public invited to join ceremony for veterans home
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Public invited to join ceremony for veterans home

A topping off ceremony indicates that the new Idaho State Veterans Home being built in Post Falls has reached it's full height, the public is invited to celebrate the moment August 26

Milton "Pat" Davey, 95
August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Milton "Pat" Davey, 95

Milton Edward “Pat” Davey, 95 years, July 15, 1926 – August 14, 2021

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Public comment meeting set on forms of government

Kootenai County Sheriff interview tentatively rescheduled

August 25, 2021 1 a.m.

North Idaho Retired Educators cancel meeting

Because of the increased risk of COVID, the Retired Teachers Association has canceled the meeting it had planned for September.

August 25, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 25 2021

Tuesday, August 24

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 59: Headlines from 8/21 thru 8/24
August 24, 2021 2:14 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 59: Headlines from 8/21 thru 8/24

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, and the Shoshone News-Press from Aug. 21 to 24.

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
August 24, 2021 12:25 p.m.

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80

Watts was the final man to join the Stones

'No blindsiding,' Hochul vows, as she takes New York's helm
August 24, 2021 10:40 a.m.

'No blindsiding,' Hochul vows, as she takes New York's helm

Cuomo portrays himself as the victim of a 'media frenzy'

Taliban insist on airlift deadline amid new report of abuses
August 24, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Taliban insist on airlift deadline amid new report of abuses

Fears grow that the Taliban will resort to the brutal tactics

Teen's 'Remembrance Run' from tribal school stirs emotions
August 24, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Teen's 'Remembrance Run' from tribal school stirs emotions

Students were forbidden from speaking their own language

Crowd welcomes Nelly to Findlay Arena
August 24, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Crowd welcomes Nelly to Findlay Arena

10-day North Idaho State Fair continues today

Drowning victim located
August 24, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Drowning victim located

Man had been missing since Sunday after falling overboard

Body found in Lake CDA

Tragedy at the Pentagon —  A 9/11 story
August 24, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Tragedy at the Pentagon — A 9/11 story

Where were you when you heard the news?

Rainfall dampens area wildfires
August 24, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Rainfall dampens area wildfires

The same rainfall that helped firefighters make strides in the battle against area wildfires also caused landslides in some areas, complicating efforts.

COVID-19 Watch
August 24, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: North Idaho Resource Directory

Every county and state has a Veteran Affairs office to answer questions about benefits and provide assistance.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: Coaching Into Care
August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: Coaching Into Care

Helping family members, friends find ways to help veterans find hope and help

Coaching Into Care is a national telephone service of the VA which aims to educate, support and empower family members and friends who are seeking care or services for a veteran.

August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Young Post Falls squad falls to Moscow

Prep Roundup for Aug. 24

THE VETERANS' PRESS: Idaho veterans home 'topping' ceremony is Thursday
August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: Idaho veterans home 'topping' ceremony is Thursday

An Idaho State Veterans Home is under construction, and Gov. Brad Little will be here for a “Topping Out Ceremony” at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 26.

August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Reclaim Idaho announces statewide tour

Plans to promote K-12 funding initiative

K-12 funding initiative tour set

August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

8 more deaths in PHD attributed to coronavirus

Little praises FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

PHD, Little support FDA approval of vaccine

Idaho ranked among least safe
August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho ranked among least safe

Abraham Lincoln intimated there is a fine line between liberty and responsibility.

August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Chip Shots Aug. 24, 2021

Results from area golf leagues.

August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Virus halts jury trials

Trials suspended in 4 of 5 northern counties

August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: Veteran suicide: Why did he do it?

Some weeks ago, in my capacity I assisted in setting up military honors.

Jane Teaford, 61
August 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Jane Teaford, 61

Jane (Janie) Teaford was called to Heaven to be with God on August 2nd, 2021. She passed away at her home in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

August 24, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 24 2021

Monday, August 23

Oregon, once a virus success story, struggles with surge
August 23, 2021 3:05 p.m.

Oregon, once a virus success story, struggles with surge

Intensive care unit at Salem Hospital is full

US troops surge evacuations out of Kabul but threats persist
August 23, 2021 2:50 p.m.

US troops surge evacuations out of Kabul but threats persist

Jake Sullivan said at the White House that talks with the Taliban are continuing

August 23, 2021 11:35 a.m.

Historic New Monday Night Powerball Draw Begins Tonight

All Powerball tickets in Idaho will now be $3 per line per play and come with the addition of PowerPlay

Crews search for missing in Tennessee deluge that killed 22
August 23, 2021 11:10 a.m.

Crews search for missing in Tennessee deluge that killed 22

Up to 17 inches of rain fell in Humphreys County in less than 24 hours Saturday

US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
August 23, 2021 11:05 a.m.

US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The shot will be marketed in the U.S. under the brand name Comirnaty

Deadly gunfire at airport; Taliban insist on US pullout date
August 23, 2021 11 a.m.

Deadly gunfire at airport; Taliban insist on US pullout date

Gunfire broke out early Monday near an entrance to the airport

August 23, 2021 11 a.m.

Federal judge takes senior status, but no appointee named

Rubel said she hasn’t heard a thing from the White House

Bus driver shortages are latest challenge hitting US schools
August 23, 2021 10:50 a.m.

Bus driver shortages are latest challenge hitting US schools

Schools across the U.S. are offering hiring bonuses

Protesters clash in Portland after opposing gatherings
August 23, 2021 10:50 a.m.

Protesters clash in Portland after opposing gatherings

Shots fired near demonstrators downtown

North Idaho 14-day weather forecast
August 23, 2021 1:20 a.m.

North Idaho 14-day weather forecast

North Idaho 14-day weather forecast

'Justice is bleeding'
August 23, 2021 1:09 a.m.

'Justice is bleeding'

County nearing decisions on expansion plans

Funding source for county facility expansion still up for debate

This house is not like the others
August 23, 2021 1:08 a.m.

This house is not like the others

Family building big home out of shipping containers

Bucking the routine approach to homebuilding, Matt Rowe and his family are building a large family home out of shipping containers

Early autumn might be in the air
August 23, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Early autumn might be in the air

Cool-down likely means hot summer won't be all-time scorcher.

Missing Man Ceremony honors absent soldiers
August 23, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Missing Man Ceremony honors absent soldiers

Held nightly at fair in memory of MIAs, POWs

Ceremony uses deep symbolism to bring attention to our country's lost soldiers

COVID-19 Watch
August 23, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

City councils have power to control growth
August 23, 2021 1 a.m.

City councils have power to control growth

In a Aug. 9 front-page article (“Moratorium on growth: Not an option”), Post Falls City Attorney Warren Wilson and Mayor Tom Jacobson said there’s nothing Post Falls can do to slow the city’s out-of-control growth because Idaho law prohibits a city from enacting a “moratorium on growth” unless the Council finds there’s an “imminent peril” to public health, safety or welfare.

August 23, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 23 2021

Sunday, August 22

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: 5A, 4A IELs keep trying to find what works for all
August 22, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: 5A, 4A IELs keep trying to find what works for all

There was a time back in the day when Sandpoint, a 4A school, was the best volleyball team in North Idaho — and the Bulldogs' boys and girls soccer teams were among the best. But that's no longer the case. In general, the 5As beat up on the 4As, but in some cases, some 4A programs are trying to close the gap.

Former Viking Nosworthy stands out at Vandals scrimmage
August 22, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Former Viking Nosworthy stands out at Vandals scrimmage

With several starters sitting out for myriad reasons, Idaho freshman defensive back Colbey Nosworthy seized the opportunity Saturday morning.

PREP SOCCER: Viking boys get the right bounce to top Trojans
August 22, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP SOCCER: Viking boys get the right bounce to top Trojans

Coeur d'Alene boys, girls shut out Post Falls to open season on Saturday

Census confirmation: Our county is booming
August 22, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Census confirmation: Our county is booming

New growth alone over past 10 years bigger than 33 Idaho counties

Kootenai County growth according to the 2020 U.S. Census

Oh my Darlin’
August 22, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Oh my Darlin’

Lessons, friendships abound for 4-H club members

At 11 years old, Jersey Larson is one busy girl. Aside from soccer, piano and dance, Jersey, a member of the County Roots 4-H club, spent much of her time leading up to the North Idaho State Fair with her market goat Darlin’.

Axes and Arrows to open in Cd'A
August 22, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Axes and Arrows to open in Cd'A

Business Bits column for Aug. 22

Blistering hot summer unkind to trees
August 22, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Blistering hot summer unkind to trees

Nurseries deal with drought for businesses, reforestation

Wildfires and drought prove hard on tress but not on business

COVID-19 Watch
August 22, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

Milestone Announcement
August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Milestone Announcement

See who's celebrating!

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

LIST: Enemies of the republic

The following are the names in chronological order that have played a big part in the possible future demise of this republic.

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

WEAPONS: Who’s the enemy here?

Am I imagining this, or we stupid enough to put our state of the art weapons in the hands of religious fanatics, bent on destroying America?

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

DINNER: An unexpected gift

My husband and I were waiting in the drive-through line at Burger King at Ramsey and Kathleen on Thursday, Aug. 19 a little after 7 p.m.

A market snapshot with the Cd’A Association of Realtors
August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

A market snapshot with the Cd’A Association of Realtors

Neighborhood of the Week: Aug. 22

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

WAR: Congress owes apology

I wish to state my opinion regarding Afghanistan.

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

U.S.: Circling the drain

I’m 76 years old. I was brought up to believe it is MY responsibility to my country to 1. serve my country (I did, 1962-1969 active duty); 2. to be informed about the country’s politics.

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: Teaching kids compassion

I have a feeling that the Coeur d’Alene Press is not the platform to tout vaccines — most likely it is preaching to the choir.

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

POLARIZED: Blame the media

In regard to Sholeh Patrick’s column regarding the causes for the polarization of America, I found a glaring lack of insight on how the American news media has played a major role in the process of fomenting tribalism in America.

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINE: Not FDA-approved

The COVID-19 “vaccine” is experimental.

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Tips to overcome hiring struggle

In case you haven't noticed, there is a battle going on across America.

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Senior Meals

Senior Meals: Aug. 23-27

Ione Margaris, 102
August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Ione Margaris, 102

Ione Valentine Margaris, age 102 passed away peacefully August 11, 2021 at a local Hospice facility.

Jonathan Woffenden
August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Jonathan Woffenden

A bright star has left our earthly days, Jonathan Mark Woffenden succumbed to a long painful struggle with alcoholism on August 12, 2021.

Kyle Stalder, 63
August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Kyle Stalder, 63

Kyle L. Stalder passed away on 5 August 2021 in Coeur d’ Alene.

August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Giving 'til it hurts can feel great

Do-gooders, this editorial's for you.

Milton "Pat" Davey, 95
August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Milton "Pat" Davey, 95

Milton Edward “Pat” Davey, 95 years, July 15, 1926 – August 14, 2021

Joann Everett, 92
August 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Joann Everett, 92

Florence, MT - JoAnn was born in Spokane, Wash. Oct. 23, 1928, but spent her first 14 years on the Twin Creeks Ranch in the Big Hole, near Wisdom, Mont.

Saturday, August 21

August 21, 2021 1:25 a.m.

NIC ATHLETICS: Sanctions stick for men's basketball until 2022

Penalties for the men's basketball program, which were handed out in August of 2019, included vacating league championships from the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons, the loss of four scholarships for each of the next three years, a 10-game suspension of head coach Corey Symons, a three-year ban from postseason play, three years' probation for the athletic department and a $30,000 fine.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT:  Back to what feels normal again
August 21, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Back to what feels normal again

Where there’s smoke, there’s sports. Or at least, that’s how it has seemed in the last few years to a lot of coaches in the area.

PREP SOCCER: Lake City boys blend, beat Sandpoint
August 21, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP SOCCER: Lake City boys blend, beat Sandpoint

Kohrt Weber and Bryce Allred scored two goals each for Lake City, which outshot the host Sandpoint Bulldogs 20-10 in a 4-1 win over at War Memorial Field in the season and Inland Empire League opener for both schools on Friday night.

August 21, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP FOOTBALL: Offensive woes cost Lakeland in opener

As for opening games, there was a lot to like on the defensive side of the ball according to Lakeland coach Tim Kiefer. Offensively, it’s a work in progress.

Accused killer to stand trial next year
August 21, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Accused killer to stand trial next year

Bonners Ferry man charged with shooting girlfriend

Friday night brings fair firsts alongside tried-and-true family fun
August 21, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Friday night brings fair firsts alongside tried-and-true family fun

Opening night at the North Idaho State Fair

Opening night at the Kootenai County Fair offers first time fair experiences as well as the tried and true events visitors count on

New group's goal: Boost Lake CDA's health
August 21, 2021 1:07 a.m.

New group's goal: Boost Lake CDA's health

Governor appoints, funds special committee of North Idahoans

Idaho governor establishes advisory committee to preserve Lake Coeur d'Alene

G-o-o-d n-e-w-s, s-p-e-l-l-e-r-s
August 21, 2021 1:06 a.m.

G-o-o-d n-e-w-s, s-p-e-l-l-e-r-s

Sponsor and organizer step up for Bee

Spellers, the game is back on. Idaho Character Foundation (ICF) signed an agreement Monday to sponsor the North Idaho Regional Spelling Bee, with the Coeur d’Alene School District overseeing the event.

COVID-19 Watch
August 21, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 21, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Northwest Notes Aug. 21, 2021

Vandals to host Long Beach State to open new arena

Judy Hawkins, 79
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Judy Hawkins, 79

Judy Ann Hawkins, 79, beloved wife, mom, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully at the Spokane Hospice House on August 13, 2021 with family at her side.

Moos named Children's Village CEO
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Moos named Children's Village CEO

Had served in interim role since May

Moos named Children's Village CEO

Vaccines, assets and liabilities
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Vaccines, assets and liabilities

Friday’s front-page article describing the protest opposing vaccine mandates for medical personnel illuminated some interesting thoughts.

Freedom Foundation fires back at Furniss
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Freedom Foundation fires back at Furniss

Representative Rod Furniss recently wrote in a Press article, “I often reflect on why I was chosen to serve as a legislator in the Idaho House of Representatives.”

Orchard Ridge Senior Living raises $75K for Resident Relief Fund
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Orchard Ridge Senior Living raises $75K for Resident Relief Fund

Orchard Ridge Senior Living held its Centennial Celebration Fundraiser on Aug. 8 at John Swallow’s home on Lake Coeur d'Alene.

Step Up Walk for Down syndrome
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Step Up Walk for Down syndrome

Will be in Post Falls Aug. 28

After holding the 2020 Step Up Walk virtually, organizers are excited to host the event in person this year

Jack and Lorena Hand
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Jack and Lorena Hand

JACK AND LORENA HAND CELEBRATION OF LIFE

Fire evacuation orders lifted
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Fire evacuation orders lifted

Residents displaced by the Deceitful fire were allowed to return to their homes Friday.

Dalton workshop targets transportation
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Dalton workshop targets transportation

Councilman urges residents to participate Tuesday

Dalton Gardens workshop on Tuesday

$12.50 an hour, a lifetime of experience
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

$12.50 an hour, a lifetime of experience

Students complete 'Dig’nIT' intern program

Laura Moler comes circle with the Dig’nIT program

August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

'Empty Bowls' benefits PF food bank

Eat and have fun Aug. 26 at Black Bay Park

HREI combats 'disturbing messages'
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

HREI combats 'disturbing messages'

Says white supremacist group left posters, stickers in area

HREI battles racism

Over $50K raised for Boys and Girls Clubs
August 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Over $50K raised for Boys and Girls Clubs

Over $50k was raised for the Boys and Girls Club of Kootenai County from the summer party fundraiser on Thursday afternoon, featuring opera singer Melissa Batalles at the Hagadone Event Center.

August 21, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 21 2021

Friday, August 20

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 58: Headlines from 8/18 thru 8/20
August 20, 2021 4:35 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 58: Headlines from 8/18 thru 8/20

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Bonners Ferry Herald, and the Shoshone News-Press from August 18-20.

Biden backs end to wolf protections but hunting worries grow
August 20, 2021 11:50 a.m.

Biden backs end to wolf protections but hunting worries grow

Wisconsin hunters to killED 218 wolves in four days.

US appeals court refuses to end CDC's eviction moratorium
August 20, 2021 10:45 a.m.

US appeals court refuses to end CDC's eviction moratorium

Realtors are likely to appeal to the Supreme Court

Reports of targeted Taliban killings fuel Afghans' fears
August 20, 2021 10:40 a.m.

Reports of targeted Taliban killings fuel Afghans' fears

Eyewitnesses recounted how the Taliban killed nine ethnic Hazara men

Western groups desperate to save Afghan workers left behind
August 20, 2021 10:40 a.m.

Western groups desperate to save Afghan workers left behind

'Taliban are going door-to-door looking for local forces'

Asian giant hornet nest found in Washington state
August 20, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Asian giant hornet nest found in Washington state

State entomologists will now develop a plan to eradicate the nest

Gridiron Guesses: Pigskin prognostications begin a week earlier this season
August 20, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Gridiron Guesses: Pigskin prognostications begin a week earlier this season

The prep football season in Idaho begins in earnest next Friday. But there are a handful of games statewide scheduled tonight — and Lakeland vs. Preston is the only one involving a North Idaho team.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Take these preseason NFL games with a grain of ZZZs
August 20, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Take these preseason NFL games with a grain of ZZZs

Some of you are full-blown sports junkies. Really. You’ll watch just about anything that pops up on TV, no matter how obscure the event or odd the time.

NIC reinstates mask mandate
August 20, 2021 1:09 a.m.

NIC reinstates mask mandate

Classes start Monday; students split on decision

Beginning Monday with the first day of class, North Idaho College will require multi-layer face coverings be worn at all times while inside all NIC buildings when two or more people are present.

Bond for accused killer: $1M
August 20, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Bond for accused killer: $1M

A man accused of killing his longtime partner is being held on $1 million bond.

Let's have fun!
August 20, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Let's have fun!

Fair folks ready for, and hoping for, big crowds

North Idaho State Fair begins

Day of Hope arrives Saturday
August 20, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Day of Hope arrives Saturday

Food, school supplies and more a free gift to community

Partnering with Redman & Company Insurance and New Life Community Church, Convoy of Hope brings a Day of Hope event to Coeur d'Alene Saturday from 10-4

COVID-19 Watch
August 20, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 20, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Northwest Notes Aug. 20, 2021

News on local high schools, the Vandals, and WSU men's basketball

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Friday night with Northwest Brass

concert tonight

Op-Ed: Reality really isn't a choice
August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Reality really isn't a choice

Have you noticed an increasing number of drivers who do not use turn signals, look before they merge, or drive defensively?

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

10-day cease fire on disagreements

Next 10 days should be about mutual enjoyment.

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

PREAMBLE: Have you forgotten?

Note to letter writer Marvin George Miller…

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

LAWSUIT: Check this out

Guest opinion dated Aug. 14 by Shari Williams says, “The more we share verified facts that support our ideas, the more we get involved and take action to create change where we perceive injustice, the more we embrace that having different opinions does not mean that either person is more right or moral than the other.”

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

RIGHTS: Well, how about mine?

No mask mandates, no vaccination mandates, for they interfere with individual rights.

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: The leadership disaster

How can someone with nearly a decade in national politics be so incompetent?

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

AFGHANISTAN: A sincere salute

I would like to take a moment to thank any military member, contractor or U.S. citizen that have been deployed to the Afghan area.

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: Presidential report card

INFATION — F (while liberal media claim our economy is roaring back … gas and food prices are up 25-50%)

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

OPINION: Vaccine is our best shot at keeping kids in school
August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

OPINION: Vaccine is our best shot at keeping kids in school

Our main defense in ensuring the new school year is entirely in-person is the COVID-19 vaccine.

Comfort and support for the dying
August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Comfort and support for the dying

No One Shall Die Alone to train new volunteers

NOSDA hoping to garner new volunteers and offering training course. NOSDA volunteers provide support for those who are dying and comfort to their families.

Elect, don't hire county officials
August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Elect, don't hire county officials

That's key to checks and balances, county panel is told

Former county officials outline pros and cons of government operations

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Free art preview reception tonight

Music and appetizers provided

The Coeur d’Alene Arts and Culture Alliance is hosting a preview reception for their studio tour on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Human Rights Education Institute on Fort Grounds Drive.

Coffee, cars and camaraderie
August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Coffee, cars and camaraderie

Fledgling CDA club growing bigger by the week

Group hopes to continue hot rods for generations to come

Painful lessons in politics still apply
August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Painful lessons in politics still apply

If 60-year-old Steve Widmyer could talk to his 35-year-old self, the Coeur d’Alene mayor knows what he would say: “Do your own homework.”

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Back-to-school clothing giveaway Saturday

First Presbyterian holds annual event

Back-to-school clothing giveaway Saturday

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Free organ concert Aug. 24

Concert on Tuesday is free

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID-19 positivity rate rises again

8,906 Idahoans fully vaccinated in past week

Coronavirus case surge continues

August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Track your tax rebate at tax.idaho.gov

Tax refunds coming

Stop the presses: Agency cuts taxes
August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Stop the presses: Agency cuts taxes

Post Falls Highway District figures out how to do more with less

Post Falls highway district announces some property tax relief for residents of the city

Peggy Prolo, 78
August 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Peggy Prolo, 78

Peggy Lynn Prolo, 78, of Hayden, Idaho (formerly of the Silver Valley) passed away August 15, 2021 at Kootenai Health of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

August 20, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 20 2021

Thursday, August 19

3 senators test positive for COVID in breakthrough cases
August 19, 2021 3:45 p.m.

3 senators test positive for COVID in breakthrough cases

More signs that the vaccines’ effectiveness is waning over time

Afghan officer who fought with US forces rescued from Kabul
August 19, 2021 3:40 p.m.

Afghan officer who fought with US forces rescued from Kabul

'They were left without support'

August 19, 2021 11:50 a.m.

Wind project would double Idaho's turbine energy output

Could power upward of 300,000 home

Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near Capitol
August 19, 2021 11:50 a.m.

Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near Capitol

Officer saw what appeared to be a detonator in the man's hand

US struggling to speed Kabul airlift amid hurdles, glitches
August 19, 2021 11:45 a.m.

US struggling to speed Kabul airlift amid hurdles, glitches

U.S. government has no way to track how many registered Americans may have left Afghanistan already

Landlords look for an exit amid federal eviction moratorium
August 19, 2021 10:45 a.m.

Landlords look for an exit amid federal eviction moratorium

There are now more than 15 million people living in households that owe as much as $20 billion in back rent

Afghans protest Taliban in emerging challenge to their rule
August 19, 2021 10:40 a.m.

Afghans protest Taliban in emerging challenge to their rule

Demonstrations a show of defiance after the Taliban fighters violently dispersed a protest Wednesday

Climate impact of coal sales from US lands scrutinized
August 19, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Climate impact of coal sales from US lands scrutinized

Almost half the nation's annual coal production is mined by private companies from leases on federal land

Murder suspect arrested
August 19, 2021 10:31 a.m.

Murder suspect arrested

Police have arrested a man accused of killing his longtime partner.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Idaho, ISU back as football rivals; as for Eastern ...
August 19, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Idaho, ISU back as football rivals; as for Eastern ...

"There’s a rivalry now, there’s no question at all," Idaho football coach Paul Petrino said of EWU. "I think it was back two years ago. Our guys see them a lot … they know each other. There’s definitely a rivalry there. We beat ’em two games in a row at our place … I think that helped."

Prep volleyball jamboree
August 19, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Prep volleyball jamboree

Six area teams participated in a high school volleyball jamboree Wednesday night at Coeur d'Alene High.

August 19, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Idaho preseason prep football media poll: Aug. 19, 2021

Preseason rankings in all six classifications for prep football

Police seek person of interest in murder case
August 19, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Police seek person of interest in murder case

He’s armed and dangerous, KCSO says

He’s armed and dangerous, KCSO says

Touched by an angel
August 19, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Touched by an angel

CDA couple help dog recover from abusive life

Gabriel is healthy again after a rough start

August 19, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Northwest Notes: Aug. 19, 2021

Updates on Northwest Open, Pacific Northwest Juniors Boys Amateur

10 days of fair begins Friday
August 19, 2021 1:07 a.m.

10 days of fair begins Friday

Pre-purchase discount sales end today

The North Idaho State Fair opens at 3 p.m. on Friday, this year with 10 event-packed days. “We just really want our guests' experience to be a positive one so we figured if we had more days available we could give people more opportunity to come,” fair manager Alexcia Jordan said. “I certainly think it was the right move for this year in particular because we do anticipate more people to come than ever before.”

'What lies ahead'
August 19, 2021 1:06 a.m.

'What lies ahead'

Kootenai County issues warning, calls on people to get vaccinated

KH said it is asking that people get vaccinated

August 19, 2021 1:05 a.m.

AT COLLEGE: Aug. 19, 2021

Updates on area athletes at the next level

COVID-19 Watch
August 19, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Public invited to Health Corridor virtual open house tonight

Staff to present draft study results for transportation plan implementation

No change in Deceitful fire evacuation orders
August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

No change in Deceitful fire evacuation orders

Residents can’t go home yet

August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

F&G wants to hear from you

on proposed changes to fishing regulations in the Panhandle and elsewhere in the state

Fish and Game is seeking public comments on statewide proposed fishing regulation

August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Rathdrum angler wins money

Caught lucky fish in the Pend Oreille River near the Highway 95 bridge

Jill Anderson, 72
August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Jill Anderson, 72

Jill Anne (Frensdorf) Anderson, born June 14, 1949, was surrounded by loving family when she passed away on August 15, 2021 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Carol Pera, 83
August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Carol Pera, 83

On August 13, 2021, Carol Joan Southard-Pera passed away at Kootenai Hospital in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

Biologists create 'strategic mess'
August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Biologists create 'strategic mess'

Fish and Game aims to increase native trout numbers on N. Idaho’s Trestle Creek

Bull trout numbers have slowly trickled down in Trestle Creek

GROWING IN NORTH IDAHO: What the heck's wrong with my tomatoes?
August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

GROWING IN NORTH IDAHO: What the heck's wrong with my tomatoes?

The summer’s tomato crop is starting to ripen and those juicy orbs of deliciousness are making their way to the table.

You might be overpaying for apps
August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

You might be overpaying for apps

If you download apps to your Android of iPhone device, you should be aware that both Google and Apple have been known to overcharge users who pay to download apps as well of those who make in-app purchases in the Google Play store or in Apple’s App store.

August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Belonging: Maybe we need it too much

Here's what could be fueling the us vs. them attitude.

Researchers explore climate, human, wildlife interactions in Idaho, Oregon
August 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Researchers explore climate, human, wildlife interactions in Idaho, Oregon

Funded by a $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant

August 19, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 19 2021

Wednesday, August 18

Desperation, pressure for aid increase in Haiti after quake
August 18, 2021 3:45 p.m.

Desperation, pressure for aid increase in Haiti after quake

Haiti’s Civil Protection Agency put the number of deaths from the quake at 1,941

August 18, 2021 3:35 p.m.

1 dead, 1 injured in south-central Idaho house fire

Fire was reported at about 1 a.m

August 18, 2021 3:35 p.m.

Portland schools to require all employees to be vaccinated

District negotiated the requirement with its labor unions

August 18, 2021 3:30 p.m.

Idaho student scores drop in math, English language tests

Last fall, several school districts went online-only again as coronavirus cases skyrocketed

August 18, 2021 3:10 p.m.

Washington requires COVID-19 vaccination for teachers, staff

Mandate also applies to most childcare and early learning providers

US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19
August 18, 2021 10:40 a.m.

US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19

Effectiveness of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines dropped from about 74% to 53%

Wild horse roundups ramping up as drought grips the US West
August 18, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Wild horse roundups ramping up as drought grips the US West

Advocates tried unsuccessfully to stop the roundup of Utah's Onaqui herd

Data of 40 million plus exposed in latest T-Mobile breach
August 18, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Data of 40 million plus exposed in latest T-Mobile breach

T-Mobile also confirmed Wednesday that approximately 850,000 active T-Mobile prepaid customer names, phone numbers and account PINs were exposed

Taliban militants violently disperse rare Afghan protest
August 18, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Taliban militants violently disperse rare Afghan protest

A local health official said the violence killed at least one person and wounded six

Circling Raven Championship • Symetra Spotlight: Casey Danielson
August 18, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship • Symetra Spotlight: Casey Danielson

Top performers during the Symetra Tour season earn their LPGA Tour memberships at season’s end, and the Circling Raven Championship will showcase many of the world’s finest golfers striving to reach that pinnacle of women’s professional golf. The Press will feature one of these players each week leading up to the tournament. This week’s player is Casey Danielson.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: The M's numbers mean ... it's time to show us the money
August 18, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: The M's numbers mean ... it's time to show us the money

As the late football coach Hank Stram loved to say: “OK, boys, let’s see some pictures of the dead presidents!”

Friends foundation fundraiser helps offset wind damage at Coeur d'Alene Golf Club
August 18, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Friends foundation fundraiser helps offset wind damage at Coeur d'Alene Golf Club

The foundation sent out more than 500 direct-mail pieces to folks who lived near the golf course, and 4,026 emails to people who had played the course and left their email addresses.

August 18, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Northwest Notes Aug. 18, 2021

Local golf news, and minor league baseball coming to Kalispell

Masters of their fate
August 18, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Masters of their fate

Elizabeth Smart and Marie Widmyer inspire audience at CDA Regional Chamber Women's Luncheon

Elizabeth Smart and Marie Widmyer inspire audience at CDA Regional Chamber Women's Luncheon

Petition to recall trustee underway
August 18, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Petition to recall trustee underway

RATHDRUM — A small group is seeking to recall the board chair of the Lakeland Joint School District Board of Trustees. Terri Skubitz, organizer for “Save the Lakeland Way,” said they are petitioning to recall Michelle Thompson for what they said was violating board member codes and failing to represent the electorate. They were collecting signatures at the intersection of highways 41 and 53 on Tuesday.

'Extremely alarming'
August 18, 2021 1:07 a.m.

'Extremely alarming'

Idaho health officials say there could be 30,000 new COVID cases each week by mid-October

New case count alarming

A walk of faith
August 18, 2021 1:06 a.m.

A walk of faith

Community fitness park takes first steps

Project could be done next year

COVID-19 Watch
August 18, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tia Vesser, Coeur d'Alene
August 18, 2021 1:05 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tia Vesser, Coeur d'Alene

Tia Vesser is this week's Knudsten Chevrolet Athlete of the Week

Biden to require COVID vaccines for nursing home staff
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Biden to require COVID vaccines for nursing home staff

Biden has also celebrated businesses that have mandated vaccines

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

RISCH: Remember working class

Sen. Risch’s recent email letter decries the feudalistic economy being proposed by the new democratic bill!

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

CHAPEL: The readers respond

Thank you so very much for publishing my letter Friday.

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: Key in COVID conspiracy

I heard that ignorant immigrant Arnold Schwarzenegger shooting his uninformed mouth off on television about why we should all abandon our God given rights and wear those stupid masks and get the experimental vaccine?

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

AFGHANISTAN: Learn from Vietnam

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans should be proud of the fact that they carried out their mission and most arrived home safe.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Harvest update 2021
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Harvest update 2021

Having just passed the mid-point of August grape growers and winemakers across the Northern Hemisphere are getting geared up for harvest.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Spinal degeneration risk factors
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Spinal degeneration risk factors

Spinal degeneration is a condition when your discs start to become dehydrated, causing cracks to the outer layer, which can lead to a bulge or a rupture.

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINE: Sure-shot solution

If the federal and state governments want to significantly increase the percentage of Americans getting a COVID vaccination there’s a quick way to do that: Stop paying for hospital care for adults who’ve chosen not to take the jab.

OP-ED: Brooks: Misinformation, Birchers go hand in hand
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

OP-ED: Brooks: Misinformation, Birchers go hand in hand

Commissioner target of recall effort.

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

RELIGION: In a word…

I’ve just gotta say, religion is the source of all evil.

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Here's how we get our skies back

We have the tools to prevent many forest fires. Let's use them.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Joint pain: Simple or complex
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Joint pain: Simple or complex

Joint pain can be simple or complex, and often, perplexing!

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

REED: Blame the boss

Your Saturday Idaho Hall of Fame story in the Coeur d’Alene Press caught my eye in principally highlighting local product Bruce Reed, Joe Biden’s deputy chief of staff.

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

TERMS: Dump this one too

Minnesota Realtors are being asked to refrain from using the term “master” bedroom as it carries a thinly veiled racist reference to slavery.

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Foundation provides local grants

North Idaho College received $15,000

Deceitful fire forces evacuations
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Deceitful fire forces evacuations

The Deceitful fire burning north of the Silver Valley grew rapidly Monday night, forcing residents to evacuate some areas.

Wolfe hopes to continue Post Falls service
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Wolfe hopes to continue Post Falls service

Former citizen of year seeks third term on City Council

Council member proponent of managed growth.

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Refilling our glass with faith and hope

Main Street column for Aug. 18

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

No prison for man who shot wife

Wife says sentence is appropriate

Wife says sentence is appropriate

Five U.S. 95 intersections to close Thursday
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Five U.S. 95 intersections to close Thursday

Construction near Granite Hill takes "major milestone"

Doris (Purcell) Wells, 86
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Doris (Purcell) Wells, 86

Passed away peacefully in her home in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, on August 5, 2021. Surrounded by her loving family.

Elizabeth McKenna, 92
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Elizabeth McKenna, 92

Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother, and Friend passed away at the age of 92.

Debbie Burton, 69
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Debbie Burton, 69

Debbie Burton, 69, of Athol, Idaho died on August 3, 2021 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Benefit auction for Kootenai Humane Society Sept. 11
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Benefit auction for Kootenai Humane Society Sept. 11

Tickets are already being snatched up fast for the Kootenai Humane Society’s annual benefit auction, “Tails at Daylight,” on Sept. 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the K-Bar Ranch on Fernan Lake in Coeur d’Alene.

Melissa Batalles: This one's for the Boys and Girls Clubs
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Melissa Batalles: This one's for the Boys and Girls Clubs

Singer sounds off for The Press

Singer sounds off for The Press

Deacon McSwain, 78
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Deacon McSwain, 78

Deacon Gary Richard McSwain (1942-2021) passed away peacefully at home on August 15 after a long illness surrounded by his wife Lillian and his family.

Tracy (64) and Herbert Loftin (89)
August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Tracy (64) and Herbert Loftin (89)

On May 19, 2021, Tracy Duane Loftin, 64, lost his fight with Pulmonary Fibrosis that began during his service in Desert Storm.

August 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho gas prices hold steady

But now top $3.50 for a gallon of regular unleaded

Idaho’s average price for regular is $3.82

August 18, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 18 2021

Tuesday, August 17

'Do not give up': Americans help Afghans in new homeland
August 17, 2021 6:25 p.m.

'Do not give up': Americans help Afghans in new homeland

Since late July, more than 2,000 Afghans have been flown to Fort Lee Army base in Virginia

Wet and unwelcome, Fred spawns twisters and flooding in US
August 17, 2021 3:45 p.m.

Wet and unwelcome, Fred spawns twisters and flooding in US

Grace's sustained winds grew to 50 mph

August 17, 2021 3:40 p.m.

Washington wildfires grow, prompt evacuations, burn homes

The fire has damaged or destroyed 20 buildings

August 17, 2021 3:35 p.m.

Lawsuit: Mixup keeps family at gunpoint near Yellowstone

Park County Sheriff Scott Steward and Yellowstone spokeswoman Linda Veress declined to comment

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 57: Headlines from 8/14 thru 8/17
August 17, 2021 1:26 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 57: Headlines from 8/14 thru 8/17

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, and the Shoshone News-Press from Aug. 14 to 17.

EU eyes talks with Taliban but no plans to recognize them
August 17, 2021 12:15 p.m.

EU eyes talks with Taliban but no plans to recognize them

Suspends development assistance to the Afghan government

Variant causing 'breakthrough infections' of fully inoculated people
August 17, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Variant causing 'breakthrough infections' of fully inoculated people

More protection: US likely to authorize COVID booster sho

Pentagon: US, Taliban coordinate as Kabul evacuation speeds
August 17, 2021 9:35 a.m.

Pentagon: US, Taliban coordinate as Kabul evacuation speeds

Gen. Frank McKenzie met with Taliban leaders and won agreement to allow a safe U.S. evacuation

August 17, 2021 9:35 a.m.

Grand Teton National Park has busiest month on record

July was the first time Grand Teton topped 800,000 visitors in a month

Billions spent on Afghan army ultimately benefited Taliban
August 17, 2021 9:30 a.m.

Billions spent on Afghan army ultimately benefited Taliban

A U.S. defense official on Monday confirmed the Taliban's sudden accumulation of U.S.-supplied Afghan equipment is enormous

Taliban vow to honor women's rights but within Islamic law
August 17, 2021 9:25 a.m.

Taliban vow to honor women's rights but within Islamic law

Some in Kabul allege the fighters have lists of people who cooperated with the government and are seeking them out

Winds drive nation's largest wildfire toward California city
August 17, 2021 9:20 a.m.

Winds drive nation's largest wildfire toward California city

The weather forecast prompted Pacific Gas & Electric to warn that it might cut off power to 48,000 customers

More local flavor for Symetra Tour stop at Circling Raven
August 17, 2021 1:30 a.m.

More local flavor for Symetra Tour stop at Circling Raven

Former Mead High and Washington State golfer Amy Eneroth is playing in next week's Symetra Tour Circling Raven Championship on a tourney invite/exemption, tourney officials said.

Ladies golf group donates to Kootenai Humane Society
August 17, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Ladies golf group donates to Kootenai Humane Society

The board from the "Weekender" ladies 18-hole golf tournament at the Coeur d'Alene Golf Club recently presented a check to Vicky Nelson of the Kootenai Humane Society to for $7,500 for the new building and day-to-day needs for the animals.

Trustees debate mandating masks
August 17, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Trustees debate mandating masks

Coeur d’Alene School District officials, parents divided over reopening plans

Coeur d’Alene School district board trustees, parents and community members alike were split over whether masks should be mandated as part of the school’s reopening plan. The special board meeting of the Coeur d’Alene School District on Monday evening was well attended by parents and community members with opposing views who held signs indicating their position on masks. Disagreements were exchanged as attenders entered the building, boos and cheers were given, and at one point a man was willingly escorted out after disrupting the meeting by verbalizing his opinion after being given warning.

Flames of victory
August 17, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Flames of victory

Coeur d’Alene bladesmith wins TV show competition

Competing on the show was his dream. Winning it was icing on the cake.

Misinformation effort snuffed out
August 17, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Misinformation effort snuffed out

Target is county's optional forms of government commission

County officials respond to misinformation spread over weekend

Child porn raid was unconstitutional, defense argues
August 17, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Child porn raid was unconstitutional, defense argues

A judge is expected to rule soon as to whether police violated the constitutional rights of a man accused of downloading images of child sexual abuse.

COVID-19 Watch
August 17, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

The stay-at-home dad: A house full of sound effects
August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: A house full of sound effects

I’m not the type of parent who often compares behavior based on gender.

A Nicolas Cage appreciation and the masterful ‘Pig’
August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

A Nicolas Cage appreciation and the masterful ‘Pig’

Many reviews for the acclaimed indie drama “Pig” cite Nicolas Cage’s performance as a “return to form.”

August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Un-fairy falsehoods: Tooth Fairy tales

There’s a slanderous falsehood going around and as a defender of truth, it’s high time this periodical corrected the grievous error.

Fast Five: Melissa DeMotte: Book-lover, story adventurer and The “Well-Read Moose”
August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Fast Five: Melissa DeMotte: Book-lover, story adventurer and The “Well-Read Moose”

Meet Melissa DeMotte, bookstore owner, nature lover, nerdy aunt!

August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Rathdrum man says wolves approached him on late walk

Wolf sighting

August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Sudoku fans, see Page C5

Saturday Sudoku answers now published on Tuesdays.

Trudi Larrison
August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Trudi Larrison

Trudi Irene Larrison was born Trudi Irene Brown to Paul and Iolene Brown on February 28, 1947 in Los Angeles, Calif.

'Chronic do-gooders' deliver
August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

'Chronic do-gooders' deliver

The Grove residents make financial sacrifices for wildland firefighters

Seniors give from their need

Mayor’s Awards in the Arts nominations due by Aug. 31
August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Mayor’s Awards in the Arts nominations due by Aug. 31

Nominations for the 25th Annual Mayor’s Awards in the Arts, presented by The Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission and city of Coeur d’Alene, must be submitted by Aug. 31.

August 17, 2021 1 a.m.

News to feel good about

Take a break from all the gloom and doom.

August 17, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 17 2021

Monday, August 16

Analysis: Defiant Biden is face of chaotic Afghan evacuation
August 16, 2021 5:45 p.m.

Analysis: Defiant Biden is face of chaotic Afghan evacuation

Monday yielded devastating images from Kabul that rivaled anything witnessed in Saigon

Biden says he stands 'squarely behind' Afghanistan decision
August 16, 2021 2:30 p.m.

Biden says he stands 'squarely behind' Afghanistan decision

Many disagree with Biden's decision, angered by the chaos the world witnessed over the weekend as the Taliban ultimately captured Kabul

August 16, 2021 12:25 p.m.

Idaho man electrocuted after jumping on power transformer

The man's name was not released.

California fire threatens homes as blazes burn across West
August 16, 2021 12:25 p.m.

California fire threatens homes as blazes burn across West

The U.S. Forest Service said it is operating in crisis mode

Biden to address nation on deadly chaos in Afghanistan
August 16, 2021 12:10 p.m.

Biden to address nation on deadly chaos in Afghanistan

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell deemed the scenes of withdrawal as 'the embarrassment of a superpower laid low'

7 killed in Kabul airport chaos as Taliban patrols capital
August 16, 2021 12:05 p.m.

7 killed in Kabul airport chaos as Taliban patrols capital

Videos showed a group of Afghans hanging onto the plane just before takeoff

Haiti's troubled history may slow aid to earthquake victims
August 16, 2021 11:45 a.m.

Haiti's troubled history may slow aid to earthquake victims

Aid to Haiti has been probed for years

Bertie's blossoms keep her blooming
August 16, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Bertie's blossoms keep her blooming

At 86, Post Falls woman finds ways to create beauty

Post Falls resident Roberta "Bertie" Smith is an avid gardener and a self-taught painter among other talents - she has used her gifts to transform 2.5 acres of farmland into a wonderland of flowers, art and outdoor vignettes

Wag some tails
August 16, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Wag some tails

Red Dress Run fundraiser for Humane Society on Saturday

The 21st opens an opportunity to don red dresses and pub crawl through downtown, all in the name of charity. The 7th annual Red Dress Run, a fundraiser organized by the Coeur d’Alene Hash House Harriers, starts off at 2 p.m. at The Crown & Thistle Pub in downtown Coeur d’Alene and finishes at 8 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 889, with all proceeds going to this year’s local charity pick, the Kootenai Humane Society.

More heat in store; drought pattern holds firm grip
August 16, 2021 1:06 a.m.

More heat in store; drought pattern holds firm grip

There is some chance of rain on Tuesday.

COVID-19 Watch
August 16, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

August 16, 2021 1 a.m.

MY TURN - Threat of mandated vaccines here is real

The article published by The Press, "Protesters Oppose Vaccine Mandates for Medical Field, Kootenai Health isn't requiring vaccines, but that's not the point, some say" is misleading.

August 16, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 16 2021

Sunday, August 15

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Take me out to where the ballgame was supposed to be
August 15, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Take me out to where the ballgame was supposed to be

If you've ever slept on an air mattress, perhaps you've woken up in the middle of the night and realized the mattress had lost half its air. Now imagine two college-aged kids waking up to that same realization.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Vandals, Cougars hold scrimmages — of sorts
August 15, 2021 1:25 a.m.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Vandals, Cougars hold scrimmages — of sorts

"You heard a lot of pads popping, that’s really what you want to see on the first day — see guys tackle, see guys block," Idaho coach Paul Petrino said.

August 15, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Northwest Notes Aug. 15, 2021

We are humbled and grateful that Andrej has 'found his way back home,'" WSU coach Kyle Smith said.

The less obvious property tax pain
August 15, 2021 1:09 a.m.

The less obvious property tax pain

Longtime resident laments wildlife loss as tax bills grow

Spirit Lake resident expresses concern for wildlife and property taxes

Lots of 'buzz' at Athol Daze
August 15, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Lots of 'buzz' at Athol Daze

Parade headlines good times that pays tributes to military

Athol Daze all the buzz

Sand Trap Indoor Golf to open in Cd'A
August 15, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Sand Trap Indoor Golf to open in Cd'A

Business Bits column for Aug. 15

'They have to be managed'
August 15, 2021 1:06 a.m.

'They have to be managed'

Former Fish and Game commissioner fears expanded wolf hunting opportunities may have opposite effect

Wolves here to stay

COVID-19 Watch
August 15, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

MY GARDEN PATH: The 'Dog Days' are here
August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

MY GARDEN PATH: The 'Dog Days' are here

To be perfectly honest, I didn't take this photo recently.

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

THANKS: Rummage sale success

We would like to extend our most sincere thanks to everyone who helped make the United Methodist Women’s Rummage Sale such a big success!

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID: Close southern border

In response to Mr. Ingalls’ letter regarding the COVID vaccination; if he is truly the proud American patriot he claims to be, how about calling upon the president of the USA to STOP importing COVID-positive illegals from all over the world and secretly distributing them in communities all over our country.

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

GROWTH: Bucket’s overflowing

If you pour water into a bucket eventually the bucket will become full, overflow and make a mess.

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: Good service will serve you well

Comedy writer Robert Orben had an interesting take on customer service: "You go to a coin-operated store and wash and dry your clothes. Then you go to a filling station where you pump your own gas. And on to a fast-food restaurant where you carry your own tray. And what is it being called? A service economy!"

Milestone Announcements
August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Milestone Announcements

See who's celebrating!

Ask the secret agent — torched lawns and COVID concerns
August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Ask the secret agent — torched lawns and COVID concerns

Neighborhood of the Week: Aug. 15

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Life boils down to making good choices

The pro-choice movement is gaining momentum.

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID: Check those numbers

The letter from Patrick Bethke claimed that 11,940 people died from COVID vaccines and 618,648 were injured, information Bethke got from a CDC VAERS site.

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

ELECTIONS: What to look for

My friend, David C., wisely stated, “Our system works when citizens of good character and intelligence are involved.”

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

DOG PARK: It’s time, PF

Who owns Singing Hills Park? Does the city of Post Falls or the neighborhood that surrounds it?

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

TAXES: Idaho’s painful imbalance

No one enjoys paying taxes, but when the tax system is fair and balanced we can at least not get too angry.

Misty Mason, 59
August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Misty Mason, 59

Misty Kay Mason January 19, 1962 – July 27, 2021

Howard Martinson Jr., 72
August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Howard Martinson Jr., 72

Howard D. Martinson, Jr. passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021 after a full and joyful life.

August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Senior Meals

Senior Meals: Aug. 16-20

Amber Wood
August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Amber Wood

It is with utter sorrow that we announce that Amber Renee Wood went home to be with Jesus on August 2, 2021 after a tragic battle with Covid.

Kristine Fye, 60
August 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Kristine Fye, 60

Kristine “Kris” Fye, 60, of Hayden, Idaho lost her hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer on August 9, 2021.

Saturday, August 14

7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti; at least 227 killed
August 14, 2021 1:50 p.m.

7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti; at least 227 killed

Henry declared a one-month state of emergency for the whole country

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: On top of the World: Work and dedication pays off with world CrossFit title for Coeur d'Alene teacher Vesser
August 14, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: On top of the World: Work and dedication pays off with world CrossFit title for Coeur d'Alene teacher Vesser

The journey to the top of the CrossFit world wasn’t done overnight for Coeur d’Alene’s Tia Vesser. It wasn’t done on national television, nor with a large stadium filled with cheering fans. As she tells it, most of the work was done when nobody was paying attention.

Symetra Tour event at Circling Raven draws near
August 14, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Symetra Tour event at Circling Raven draws near

Named “Race for the Card,” the 10 players with the highest cumulative money won by season’s end earn their LPGA Tour membership for 2022.

'This place built me'
August 14, 2021 1:09 a.m.

'This place built me'

7 inducted into Idaho Hall of Fame; credit people, place for impact on their lives

Hall of Fame induction

Buzzing through the West
August 14, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Buzzing through the West

Honey Gardens puts spotlight on bees and their keepers

Five thousand miles, three months, two guys, one RV. Why? To share their products and raise awareness of the beekeeping industry. Jeff Brighton, brand manager for Honey Gardens, a bee company in Utah, said the journey is a bit of a tribute to beekeepers. “We want to do it in a fun way that kind of honors what beekeepers do,” Brighton said. “Beekeepers are kind of migratory, they travel with their bees, and so it’s pretty normal for beekeepers to live out of an RV for at least part of the year.”

Woman pleads not guilty to dragging deputy
August 14, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Woman pleads not guilty to dragging deputy

A woman accused of dragging a Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputy with her car will face jury trial in October.

A lifetime of music
August 14, 2021 1:06 a.m.

A lifetime of music

Reception for retired chorale conductor on Sunday

Music is a gift for regifting, a talent when shared, blesses all around. After 48 years of sharing that gift, a reception to honor a man who retired quietly during the COVID-19 shutdown will take place at the Peace Lutheran Church in Post Falls from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Dr. Stan McDaniel, a doctoral graduate of the University of Southern California, has conducted, performed and taught music across the U.S., most recently holding the position of artistic director and conductor of Chorale Coeur d’Alene.

COVID-19 Watch
August 14, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 14, 2021 1 a.m.

East Greenacres Irrigation District marks 100th anniversary

Serves Rathdrum Prairie

East Greenacres serves a population of nearly 10,000

August 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Unhealthy air persists

Cold front may bring relief

August 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Investigation into fatal accident reaches FBI

Cellphone records being reviewed

Investigation continues

Post Falls reveals 2022 operating budget of $37.5 million
August 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Post Falls reveals 2022 operating budget of $37.5 million

No new tax increases included

For the sixth year in a row, the city of Post Falls will take no tax-increase, but they do say that residential property owners will continue to pay higher property taxes

3Cs to sponsor golf tournament fundraiser Aug. 21
August 14, 2021 1 a.m.

3Cs to sponsor golf tournament fundraiser Aug. 21

Cancer & Community Charities (3Cs) is sponsoring its fourth annual golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 21 at the Links Golf Course in Post Falls.

Gov. Little appoints Dave Bobbitt to Fish and Game Commission
August 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Gov. Little appoints Dave Bobbitt to Fish and Game Commission

Bobbitt on F&G commission

August 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Groundbreaking for Elevate Academy on Aug.23

School scheduled to open in fall of 2022

Actual facts (in my opinion)
August 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Actual facts (in my opinion)

A recent Coeur d'Alene Press article began with the question “Does high density mean high crime rates?”

Author to present humanities Lecture
August 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Author to present humanities Lecture

David Grann will speak about his newest book The White Darkness

Author to speak

August 14, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 14 2021

Friday, August 13

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 56: Headlines from 8/11 thru 8/13
August 13, 2021 1:30 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 56: Headlines from 8/11 thru 8/13

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Bonners Ferry Herald, and the Shoshone News-Press from August 11-13.

US rushes in troops to speed up evacuations in Afghanistan
August 13, 2021 11:40 a.m.

US rushes in troops to speed up evacuations in Afghanistan

The temporary buildup of troops for U.S. evacuations highlights the stunning pace of the Taliban takeover of much of the country

Afghan women fear return to 'dark days' amid Taliban sweep
August 13, 2021 11:30 a.m.

Afghan women fear return to 'dark days' amid Taliban sweep

Taliban now control more than two-thirds of the country, just two weeks before the U.S. plans to withdraw its last troops

Three new ADs at area high schools
August 13, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Three new ADs at area high schools

The fall high school sports season in the area will begin with three new athletic directors in charge.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Will we be Kraken junkies in North Idaho?
August 13, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Will we be Kraken junkies in North Idaho?

My own guess is that the Kraken will attract a smallish but rabid fan base here, with supporters gathering to watch games at various watering holes. As for everyone else, well…

August 13, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Northwest Notes Aug. 13, 2021

News on Vandal football on TV, area players on Senior Bowl watch list

Protesters oppose vaccine mandates for medical field
August 13, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Protesters oppose vaccine mandates for medical field

Kootenai Health isn't mandating vaccines, but that's not the point, some say

Rally against vaccine mandates

Once a paperboy...
August 13, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Once a paperboy...

Son lauds late father's work ethic, including delivering papers on horseback

Man delivered Press by horseback in his childhood

Local lawyer makes his case for AG
August 13, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Local lawyer makes his case for AG

Local attorney talks campaign for state office

Rathdrum council approves subdivision in a flood zone
August 13, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Rathdrum council approves subdivision in a flood zone

Stillwater Estates plans 5 new homes backing up to flood plain along Rathdrum Creek

Area "prone to flooding" says Flood control chairman Todd Howe about the Stillwater Estates site

August 13, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

COVID-19 Watch
August 13, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Op-Ed: Put 'public' back in public schools
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Put 'public' back in public schools

I was one of many who recently attended a local school board meeting to oppose Critical Race Theory and its local analog, Coeur d’Alene’s recently adopted “Portrait of a Graduate.”

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

HAYDEN CANYON: Doesn’t add up

The Aug. 5 headline “Hayden Canyon’s next step approved” is not all correct.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

CRT: Won’t unite America

I participated in a recent telephone survey on the economy, immigration, growth and race relations in Idaho.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

POLITICS: Split the nation

It used to be Republicans and Democrats could compromise because we each loved America and respected our Constitution.

Man charged with sexual battery
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Man charged with sexual battery

A man is facing multiple felony charges after police said he groped one teen and provided another with drugs.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

BORDERS: COVID craziness

The United States is not letting Canada citizens into the country at our northern borders because of COVID concerns but it’s a free for all at our southern borders with an explosion of COVID.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

BORDER: Biden policy a threat

Why is the southern border open?

Northwest heat wave and bad air from wildfires pose danger
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Northwest heat wave and bad air from wildfires pose danger

It's the second major heat wave in less than a month in a normally temperate region where many don’t have air conditioning

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

DOGS: Artful owner ignorance

Went to Art on the Green Saturday, July 30.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

UNMASKED: Think, people

On July 29, I was in the small waiting room of Kootenai Clinic Post Falls imaging area.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

GROWTH: Group’s leaders applauded

Since I am part of the Regional Housing and Growth Issues Partnership advisory group, I would like to weigh in on David Lyons’ Aug. 4 Letter to the Editor.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Going to the dogs can be good

Post Falls, you need a dog park, darn it.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

CHAPEL: A little help, please

My husband and I (David Hensley and Carole Randall) were married at the Coeur d’Amour Wedding Chapel on Aug. 9, 1974.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINATED: Fears unfounded

Please, please will someone explain to me why the vaccinated are so afraid of the unvaccinated? Is the vaccine not a vaccine after all?

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

SATANISTS: There are far worse

There have been many opinions regarding a prayer vigil held at the Capitol building by “Satanists.”

Mexican Food Factory vandalized
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Mexican Food Factory vandalized

Police have asked for the public’s help to identify a suspected vandal.

Auditions open for Chorale Coeur d’Alene
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Auditions open for Chorale Coeur d’Alene

Auditions for Chorale Coeur d’Alene, a 70-plus voice chorale, open Aug. 23 to 24, and 26, at the Peace Lutheran Church.

Theater seeking 'shadow actors' for special-need performers
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Theater seeking 'shadow actors' for special-need performers

Out of the Shadows Theater, a theater specifically for special-needs actors, is holding auditions for its fifth production, “Bye Bye Birdie -Young Performers’ Edition,” on August 17th from 6 to 8:30 pm. at the Lake City Community Center.

Tease photo
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Here we go again

Aspire Community Theatre production opens today

The Kroc Center Theater will ring out with music and dancing once again as Aspire Community Theatre presents “Dream Roles & Miscasts 2,” a compilation of musical numbers from Broadway favorites, performing today through Sunday.

Anthony announces bid for Post Falls council
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Anthony announces bid for Post Falls council

Says he is a 'fiscally conservative leader'

Anthony was first elected to Seat 4 in 2017

Writers invited to enter short story contest
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Writers invited to enter short story contest

Faith Leaders and Leaders of Conscience of Eastern Washington and North Idaho (FLLC) are proud to invite short story writers from sixth grade to adult to enter its first short story contest of stories between 1,000-2,100 words.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Vehicles burglarized at Higgens Point, Nettleton Gulch

7 vehicles broken into Wednesday

Little Library packs volumes of love
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Little Library packs volumes of love

Kelly White loves books, preferably historical fiction, and is the daughter of two teachers.

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Smoke break’s over

Air quality drops to unhealthy levels

As smoke settled over the Idaho Panhandle Thursday, air quality dropped to unhealthy levels.

Police: Man crashed after high-speed chase
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Police: Man crashed after high-speed chase

A man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase before crashing and later kicking an officer in the groin is being held on $100,000 bail.

With school near, governor pushes for vaccines
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

With school near, governor pushes for vaccines

Gov. presses people to get vaccine

Concert trio to play at the Music Conservatory
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Concert trio to play at the Music Conservatory

Concert is tonight

Latin dancers shine in CDA
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Latin dancers shine in CDA

300 come to dance

August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Liberals, not Regan or KCRCC, are bane of local politics

Bev Twillman’s opinion hit piece reveals so much of what is wrong with liberal politics that is destroying America.

Moving History Forward: Fruit and vegetable cannery
August 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Moving History Forward: Fruit and vegetable cannery

Did you know that a very large fruit and vegetable cannery was once a part of the Post Falls landscape?

August 13, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 13 2021

Thursday, August 12

August 12, 2021 12:10 p.m.

Taliban take Afghanistan's third-largest city in onslaught

The capture of Ghazni

Republicans take to mask wars as virus surges in red states
August 12, 2021 noon

Republicans take to mask wars as virus surges in red states

The issue has packed local school meetings and sparked heated exchanges

Census data kicks off effort to reshape US House districts
August 12, 2021 11:25 a.m.

Census data kicks off effort to reshape US House districts

The GOP will control redistricting in 20 states accounting for 187 U.S. House seats

Wildfire bears down on Montana towns as West burns
August 12, 2021 11:20 a.m.

Wildfire bears down on Montana towns as West burns

Firefighters worked into early Thursday morning on hills around Lame Deer to keep the blaze from destroying houses

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Lake City ties helped ISU coach land former T-Wolf Hout
August 12, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Lake City ties helped ISU coach land former T-Wolf Hout

"I hope we can keep him around for a while," Idaho State football coach Rob Phenicie said of former Lake City High standout Byron Hout, in his first year as defensive line coach at ISU. "It’ll be tough. But he’s a complete coach for a young guy."

August 12, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Northwest Notes Aug. 12, 2021

News on Big Sky football, WSU women's soccer.

'Dire need' for more police officers
August 12, 2021 1:09 a.m.

'Dire need' for more police officers

Downtown CDA business owner calls on council to budget for increased police presence

More people, more problems

Faith and fitness park coming to CDA
August 12, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Faith and fitness park coming to CDA

Nonprofit already has raised $2.6M of $4M

Faith Walk Community Fitness Park, a 10-acre multi-use park located adjacent to Coeur d’Alene’s Northshire Park on Atlas Road just south of Kathleen Avenue, will have its official public ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 8 a.m. at the park.

Future mall on prairie, neighborhood projects get OK
August 12, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Future mall on prairie, neighborhood projects get OK

Three development projects unanimously approved by Post Falls Planning & Zoning commissioners

August 12, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Tullamore Park vandal remains at large

Reward fund grows past $2K

No leads on catching the Tullamore Park vandal but the reward fund is growing

August 12, 2021 1:05 a.m.

AT COLLEGE: Aug. 12, 2021

Updates on area athletes at the next level

COVID-19 Watch
August 12, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Child immunizations critical to public health
August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Child immunizations critical to public health

Parents must comply with Idaho immunization laws in order to have their children to attend school.

American bullfrog fishing opportunity in the Panhandle Region
August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

American bullfrog fishing opportunity in the Panhandle Region

Jeremiah was a bullfrog

Wildland firefighters gaining upper hand
August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Wildland firefighters gaining upper hand

Firefighters are gaining the upper hand against the Stateline Complex

August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden staff respond to pro-growth accusations

Citizens voice upset at rapid development

Hayden grapples with zoning changes
August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden grapples with zoning changes

Hayden City Council approves amendments but press pause on path toward implementation

Can super-male brook trout improve angling in alpine lakes?
August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Can super-male brook trout improve angling in alpine lakes?

biologists occasionally attempt to replace brook trout in alpine lakes

Virus thins ranks at KCSO
August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Virus thins ranks at KCSO

The spread of COVID-19 in the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is putting a strain on an already-understaffed agency.

August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Climate report: Takeaways and to-dos

Forecast is dim, but not hopeless.

August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

7 locals to be inducted into Idaho Hall of Fame on Friday

Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday

Veterans Affairs vendor LHI is legitimate
August 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Veterans Affairs vendor LHI is legitimate

If you are a veteran who has recently filed a disability claim, you may be contacted by LHI to schedule your Compensation and Pension (C&P) Exam.

August 12, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 12 2021

Wednesday, August 11

KCRCC: A magnet for hypocritical critics
August 11, 2021 2:08 p.m.

KCRCC: A magnet for hypocritical critics

Listening to all the critics of the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee (KCRCC) one would conclude that the KCRCC is bad for…well…everything.

August 11, 2021 12:50 p.m.

Boise anti-mask protester says he'll sue police over arrest

Claims the arrest amounted to kidnapping, false imprisonment and assault

Taliban complete northeast Afghan blitz as more cities fall
August 11, 2021 12:40 p.m.

Taliban complete northeast Afghan blitz as more cities fall

The U.S. military has conducted some airstrikes but largely has avoided involving itself in the ground campaign

Huge California fire grows; Montana blaze threatens towns
August 11, 2021 12:40 p.m.

Huge California fire grows; Montana blaze threatens towns

Dixie Fire is the largest single fire in California history

Severe drought devastates Washington state's wheat crop
August 11, 2021 12:20 p.m.

Severe drought devastates Washington state's wheat crop

Only about 10 percent of Washington's wheat crop comes from farms with irrigation. The rest of the farms rely on rain

All choked up: Poor air quality can impact people with respiratory issues
August 11, 2021 11:17 a.m.

All choked up: Poor air quality can impact people with respiratory issues

As forest fire season rages across the region, the air quality has left many people feeling like they are being slowly choked to death.

‘Suicide Squad’ a big, bloody improvement
August 11, 2021 11:10 a.m.

‘Suicide Squad’ a big, bloody improvement

It isn’t saying much much to declare “The Suicide Squad” from writer/director James Gunn (“Guardians of the Galaxy”) as a huge improvement over the 2016 version of the DC Comics property.

THE STAY-AT-HOME DAD: Lego masters of mayhem
August 11, 2021 11:02 a.m.

THE STAY-AT-HOME DAD: Lego masters of mayhem

I have a Lego blindspot.

August 11, 2021 10:58 a.m.

Navajo Code Talkers earned their day

Let’s be honest, nearly every “National Day” is something of an excuse.

Circling Raven Championship: Symetra Spotlight: Lilia Vu
August 11, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship: Symetra Spotlight: Lilia Vu

Lilia Vu helped lead Team USA to victory at the 2018 Curtis Cup.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Not a break I'd want again — real or imagined
August 11, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Not a break I'd want again — real or imagined

On a bizarre night in the hospital, I jumped out of bed and knocked over an IV stand. Apparently startled, I swung wildly and smashed some glass, leaving a bloody gash on my leg. Suddenly, there were nurses everywhere — including one who was busy sewing up my leg as blood seemed to be running everywhere. Do I have a scar from that affair?

August 11, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Northwest Notes Aug. 11, 2021

Voyles, the top local finisher at Ironman Coeur d'Alene in June, finished in 2 hours, 12 minutes, 5 seconds, nearly 7 minutes ahead of the runner-up.

Athlete of the Week: Logan Robillard, Coeur d'Alene
August 11, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Athlete of the Week: Logan Robillard, Coeur d'Alene

The Knudsten Chevrolet Athlete of the Week this week is Logan Robillard

Rathdrum traffic jams: If you can't beat 'em, move 'em
August 11, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Rathdrum traffic jams: If you can't beat 'em, move 'em

Officials look to signage for diluting city congestion

Officials look to signage for diluting city congestion

Post Falls punts pooch-park plan
August 11, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Post Falls punts pooch-park plan

Negative public feedback leads council to seek new site for canines to play

Singing Hills dog park plan is shelved again — "It's the right plan with the wrong place," said councilman Joe Malloy.

Police: Sex offender didn’t update info, again
August 11, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Police: Sex offender didn’t update info, again

A sex offender could face life in prison after police said he failed to update his registration — again.

Crossing boundaries to fight fire
August 11, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Crossing boundaries to fight fire

Legislation introduced by Idaho Senator could help North Idaho forest management

COVID-19 Watch
August 11, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 11, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Inland Empire PGA results: Aug. 11, 2021

Results from Monday's pro-am at Wandermere Golf Course in Spokane

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Vaccination viewpoint worth considering

Computer Guy is back to wearing a mask. Here's why.

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

RESPONSE: Health obstacles, hope

Mr. Malloy’s Friday, July 23 op-ed is so true.

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

GROWTH: Dumpster frustration

The pictures in the paper of the overflowing dumpsters could have been taken of the dumpsters in our apartment complex on Fourth Street.

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

LAND USE: Complaints overblown

Numerous letters to the editor are, in my opinion, incorrect, possibly even untrue.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Sinus sufferers listen up!
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Sinus sufferers listen up!

This is certainly the time of year for sinuses to flare.

FAST FIVE: Trigger Weddle: Bringing worlds to the stage
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

FAST FIVE: Trigger Weddle: Bringing worlds to the stage

Meet Trigger Weddle, Executive Artistic Director for Aspire Community Theatre at The Kroc Center.

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

CHANGE: Get used to it

I get a bang out of these letters like Mr. John Howard’s of Pinehurst complaining about how things around here have changed for the worst since he moved here in 2001.

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

HOUSING: Define ‘affordable’

It was interesting to read Michael Moore’s opinion on “Responsible Growth.”

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

BIRCHERS: Check us out

I do appreciate it when we hear both sides of any issue.

Op-Ed: A rebuttal to Bryan Smith
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: A rebuttal to Bryan Smith

I often reflect on why I was chosen to serve the people of Idaho as a Legislator in the Idaho House of Representatives.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Scoliosis: Detecting it in early stages is key
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Scoliosis: Detecting it in early stages is key

In practice, I have seen that the detection of scoliosis in the early stage is key to making change in both symptoms and the progression for many individuals.

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

THREAT: And patriotic duty

America would benefit from a history lesson and some patriotism.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — How to…
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — How to…

Most of us just want to enjoy a glass or two of wine on any given occasion like a Tuesday.

Prichard fire 100% contained
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Prichard fire 100% contained

Crews have made significant progress battling area wildfires this week

Welcome signs are a welcome sight
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Welcome signs are a welcome sight

Main Street column for Aug. 11

Meet the farmers event Thursday
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Meet the farmers event Thursday

The Panhandle Farm Corridor, a collective of 16 North Idaho farms, is holding their first annual festival on Thursday from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Red Canoe Blueberry Farm in Hauser to provide an opportunity for the community to meet local farmers and ranchers.

Nancy Smith, 87
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Nancy Smith, 87

Nancy died in Spirit Lake, ID. She was born in Montague, Massachusetts to Leslie A. Burns and Martha L. Burns.

Karen Brantley, 75
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Karen Brantley, 75

Karen Elain Brantley, born November 19, 1945 to Ann and Robert McCandles in Sewickley, Penn.

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Kootenai Health to restrict visitations

Visitors must be 'healthy and well'

KH limiting visitors

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Optional Forms of Government meeting delayed

Officials cite increased rate of illness as cause

Go 'as far offshore as you can'
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Go 'as far offshore as you can'

UI professor discusses damaging impacts of water activities

Two often overlooked elements effect the dangerous algae blooms prompting health advisories from Panhandle Health District and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality

Road closure on Main Street in Rathdrum
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Road closure on Main Street in Rathdrum

Expect road closures on Main Street in Rathdrum for the next month

Fundraiser Sunday for CDA woman
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Fundraiser Sunday for CDA woman

Stacy Carter needs lung transplant

Stacy Carter fights for life

Darci Melvin, 54
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Darci Melvin, 54

With profound sadness, we announce the passing of our Beloved Darci Joan Melvin on May 18, 2021, from a tragic car accident in Post Falls, Idaho.

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Athol Daze on Saturday

Parade at 9 in Athol

August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Swimmers to compete in 'The Crossing' Sunday

Fundraiser benefits local nonprofits

The Crossing is Sunday

Big book boost for Post Falls' students
August 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Big book boost for Post Falls' students

All 11 Post Falls' schools will benefit from a 50K library grant

money received from the American Rescue Plan Act will serve Post Falls students with new books, e-books and self-checkout stations installed in 11 school libraries

August 11, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 11 2021

Tuesday, August 10

Space station supplies launched with a pizza delivery for 7
August 10, 2021 5:40 p.m.

Space station supplies launched with a pizza delivery for 7

It is Northrop Grumman’s 16th supply run for NASA and its biggest load yet

Grizzly bear in fatal Montana attack was guarding food cache
August 10, 2021 5:35 p.m.

Grizzly bear in fatal Montana attack was guarding food cache

Man died two days after the attack, having not spoken to investigators

August 10, 2021 5:35 p.m.

Idaho primary care clinics say COVID surge mirrors last fall

The latest surge comes as schools are preparing to re-open statewide

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 55: Headlines from 8/7 thru 8/10
August 10, 2021 3:45 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 55: Headlines from 8/7 thru 8/10

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, and the Shoshone News-Press from Aug. 7 to 10.

Ethiopia calls "all capable" citizens to fight in Tigray war
August 10, 2021 3:25 p.m.

Ethiopia calls "all capable" citizens to fight in Tigray war

Tuesday’s announcement effectively ends the unilateral cease-fire the government declared in June

August 10, 2021 10:40 a.m.

‘Unprecedented’ drought sets records in Idaho

Few saw this coming, as Idaho began the year with normal snowfall in the mountains

Dry California tourist town to guests: 'Please conserve'
August 10, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Dry California tourist town to guests: 'Please conserve'

Longer-term solutions are being considered, including bringing water by barge, plane and train

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response
August 10, 2021 10:30 a.m.

'We fought a great battle': Greece defends wildfire response

A judicial investigation is under way into the causes of the fires

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigning over sexual harassment
August 10, 2021 10:20 a.m.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigning over sexual harassment

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will become the state’s 57th governor and the first woman to hold the post

Big win for $1T infrastructure bill: Senate shows it can act
August 10, 2021 10:15 a.m.

Big win for $1T infrastructure bill: Senate shows it can act

Other Republican senators objected to the size, scope and financing of the package

Kootenai Health says COVID rise 'exhausting' resources
August 10, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Kootenai Health says COVID rise 'exhausting' resources

Postponing all elective procedures; PHD urges vaccinations

PHD, KH call for people to be vaccinated

Eddie has landed
August 10, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Eddie has landed

Creation at Hayden Lake a patriotic reminder

Hayden Lake boaters have a new friend to greet.

Arraignment postponed in enticement case
August 10, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Arraignment postponed in enticement case

The arraignment of a man accused of attempting to lure a child at Independence Point has been reset for a later date.

Here come the roaring 90s again
August 10, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Here come the roaring 90s again

Next heat wave headed this way

100 degrees coming

COVID-19 Watch
August 10, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 10, 2021 1:05 a.m.

CHIP SHOTS: Aug. 10, 2021

Results from area leagues

HEALING THE MIND: New treatment method helps recover from trauma, PTSD
August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

HEALING THE MIND: New treatment method helps recover from trauma, PTSD

New treatment method helps recover from trauma, PTSD

Critters of North Idaho: Signal Crayfish
August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Critters of North Idaho: Signal Crayfish

This autumn, a male crustacean will make his way along the river bottom.

Deceitful fire 7% contained
August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Deceitful fire 7% contained

Though rainfall decreased wildfire spread over the weekend, firefighters remain on alert ahead of dry conditions expected this week.

Vivian Sneve, 90
August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Vivian Sneve, 90

Vivian H. Sneve, age 90 of Worley, Idaho, passed away August 3, 2021 at the Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Cindy Hansen, 63
August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Cindy Hansen, 63

Cindy Hansen, March 17, 1958 - Dec. 20, 2020.

Zone changes seeing changes
August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Zone changes seeing changes

Hayden staff to present possible amendments at council meeting tonight

August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Gas prices rise slightly

Gas hikes slow down

August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

'Technical difficulties' ground Stunt Pilot

Rollercoaster is Silverwood's newest

New coaster is grounded

Edith Weingand, 92
August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Edith Weingand, 92

Edith Jean Weingand, known most often simply as “Jean,” passed away suddenly but peacefully on August 2, 2021

Richard Schneberger, 85
August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Richard Schneberger, 85

Richard Jimmy Schneberger of North and Southeast Idaho passed away Friday Jul 30, 2021.

August 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Preschool matters, but less to Idaho

Investing in pre-school pays off for communities.

August 10, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 10 2021

Monday, August 9

August 9, 2021 5:10 p.m.

Oregon's most populous county issues indoor mask requirement

Officials say that the mandate will be enforced and that people who defy the mask requirement could face fines up to $1,000

August 9, 2021 3:45 p.m.

Washington mandates vaccine for state, health care workers

The order applies to those working remotely

Pentagon to require COVID vaccine for all troops by Sept. 15
August 9, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Pentagon to require COVID vaccine for all troops by Sept. 15

Depending on their location around the world, service members can get as many as 17 different vaccines

China's wandering elephants may finally be heading home
August 9, 2021 10:25 a.m.

China's wandering elephants may finally be heading home

The 14 Asian elephants of various sizes and ages were guided across the Yuanjiang river in Yunnan on Sunday night

Idaho locals wary about Wyoming ski resort's expansion plans
August 9, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Idaho locals wary about Wyoming ski resort's expansion plans

12,000-person valley west of the Teton Range transitioning from agricultural roots

Canada begins allowing vaccinated US citizens to visit again
August 9, 2021 10:10 a.m.

Canada begins allowing vaccinated US citizens to visit again

The U.S. has said it will extend its closure to all Canadians making nonessential trips until at least Aug. 21

Water worries? Not in Post Falls
August 9, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Water worries? Not in Post Falls

All district water sources healthy and operational, officials say

In a response to allegations of water system failures, John Beacham speaks to the proficiency of the Post Falls Water District's systems

Net gain: Old friends stay sharp with morning tennis
August 9, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Net gain: Old friends stay sharp with morning tennis

Seniors keep swinging on the courts

After reprieve, heat, smoke coming back
August 9, 2021 1:07 a.m.

After reprieve, heat, smoke coming back

Region could break record this week for 90-degree days.

Brain power on wheels
August 9, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Brain power on wheels

Motorized makerspace makes impact on CDA Reservation

A grant received by the University of Idaho Extension office brings the Think, Make, Create lab to youth on the Coeur d'Alene reservation

COVID-19 Watch
August 9, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

August 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Rathdrum man charged with felony domestic violence

A man is facing felony charges after police said he attacked his wife and punched her child.

August 9, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 9 2021

Sunday, August 8

Moratorium on growth: Not an option
August 8, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Moratorium on growth: Not an option

With city growth on the forefront of many citizens' concerns, the mayor of Post Falls Ron Jacobson and the city attorney Warren Wilson sit down with The Press to respond

Invisible Fence store opens in Post Falls
August 8, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Invisible Fence store opens in Post Falls

Business Bits column for Aug. 8

Man charged with child molestation
August 8, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Man charged with child molestation

A man is facing felony charges after police said he molested multiple children.

A tale of true friendship
August 8, 2021 1:06 a.m.

A tale of true friendship

Human rights leader honors legacy of Duane Hagadone

teaser

COVID-19 Watch
August 8, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

RESPONSE: Racism will erode

In response to Mr. Cangelosi’s letter (about Nelly’s concert and racism in North Idaho), I couldn’t have said it better myself.

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINES: Reporting shows bias

Bill Buley, staff writer, featured his article on the front page “COVID-19 cases climbing.”

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

SUDOKU: Give us a break

I understood when you cut Monday’s paper out to give our carriers some down time.

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

COUNCIL: Get out and vote

Panabaker & DeLange & Saterfiel… If you don’t think voting is important for city council, think again! Matt Roetter was the only dissenting vote.

Join Heritage Health in Celebrating  National Health Center Week
August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Join Heritage Health in Celebrating National Health Center Week

Welcome to National Health Center Week

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

NEW TAX: Idahoans beware

In 2019, the Washington State Legislature quietly found a way to tax many working Idahoans.

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Oh, the stories eyeballs tell

Here's a fun little look at what attracts Press Facebook readers.

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

TYRANNY: Don’t blame unvaxxed

Here we go again. Two front-page headlines back to back, warning us of the ever-present danger of contracting COVID.

Milestone Announcement
August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Milestone Announcement

See who's celebrating!

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOLS: Public education under fire

On the evening of Aug. 2, the school board for District No. 271 held its monthly meeting.

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID-19: Get vaccinated

Panhandle Health just issued a call to action.

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Senior Meals

Senior Meals: Aug. 9-13

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

IMPARTIAL: Don’t defame Republicans

RE: The article, ‘Lawmaker who named rape accuser says she did nothing wrong’

Mall on the prairie proposed
August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Mall on the prairie proposed

Project goes before P&Z on Tuesday

Property would go from agricultural to hosting retail and other businesses.

August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: The importance of iniative

Two sons worked for their father on the family's farm.

Dave Cope, 81
August 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Dave Cope, 81

On August 3rd, 2021 Dave Cope succumbed after a long illness at the age of 81.

Saturday, August 7

August 7, 2021 10:56 a.m.

Man found dead after officer-involved shooting

Suspect allegedly fired shot at police.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT:  Quite the year for Johnson, Cooper and Showcase
August 7, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Quite the year for Johnson, Cooper and Showcase

As Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper explained, the last time he visited Coeur d’Alene in June of 2020, he was still searching for that elusive first Stanley Cup championship. Man, what a year both he and former Coeur d’Alene Laker and Spokane Chief Tyler Johnson had, wouldn’t you say?

Corey Allard claims Idaho 200, first feature victory
August 7, 2021 1:15 a.m.

Corey Allard claims Idaho 200, first feature victory

All the time and money Corey Allard has poured into racing over the years paid off at Stateline Speedway.

UNTHINKABLE
August 7, 2021 1:09 a.m.

UNTHINKABLE

Local child psychologists speak to what may have motivated recent vandalism

Recent acts of vandalism at Tullamore Park have the markings of a person driven by sadistic impulses or a compulsive behavior

Big wheels keep on turning
August 7, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Big wheels keep on turning

City officials tackle downtown in wheelchairs

Sometimes the best way to understand a person’s struggles is to stand in their shoes, or in this case, ride their wheels.

Cd'A sets $109M preliminary budget
August 7, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Cd'A sets $109M preliminary budget

Includes 3% property tax hike; public hearing Sept. 7

Preliminary city budget includes property increase

Breaking the budget
August 7, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Breaking the budget

Two of three commissioners express hesitancy to 2022 budget expenses

Two of three commissioners express hesitancy to 2022 budget expenses

COVID-19 Watch
August 7, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Republicans, stand up to limited thinking
August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Republicans, stand up to limited thinking

I am usually prone to ignoring the pontificating and stating of half-truth comments by Brent Regan, chairman of the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee, but the opinion piece in the July 29 Coeur d'Alene Press demands comment.

August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

DMV closed through Tuesday

COVID-19 exposure shuts down Coeur d'Alene office through the weekend

Yes, we can grow responsibly
August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Yes, we can grow responsibly

Unless you have been living in a cave for the past year or so, you have been exposed to the unprecedented influx of newcomers to our area.

August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Playground vandal can start sweating; reward fund grows

Locals furious over attempts to hurt children.

David Swan, 74
August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

David Swan, 74

David Nels Swan was born on August 6, 1947 in Kellogg, Idaho to his father Nels Hjalmer Swan and mother Kathleen Alice (Carter) Swan.

Center Target Sports offers customer appreciation event
August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Center Target Sports offers customer appreciation event

Annual get-together will benefit key local nonprofits

Event is Aug. 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Man to change plea in molestation case

A man accused of molesting his daughter will plead guilty.

August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Cooler temps aid wildland firefighters

Cooler temperatures and higher relative humidity are expected to slow the spread of area wildfires.

August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

British car show Sunday

CDA man is club president

Show is Sunday at Grant Park

Building a better bridge
August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Building a better bridge

Missing boater safety signage should return to Black Creek Bay shortly

Missing boater safety signage should return to Black Creek Bay shortly

August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Programs set on emergency preparations

Emergency blankets will be given to the first 50 attendees

Quitting tobacco one word search at a time
August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Quitting tobacco one word search at a time

Panhandle Health District offers unique program to cut nicotine addiction

Francis Morgan, 65
August 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Francis Morgan, 65

Francis John Morgan also known as Frank by many was born in Roaring Spring, Pa. at Nason Hospital on April 21, 1956 to Elizabeth and William Morgan.

August 7, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 7 2021

Friday, August 6

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 54: Headlines from 8/4 thru 8/6
August 6, 2021 11:50 a.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 54: Headlines from 8/4 thru 8/6

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Bonners Ferry Herald, and the Shoshone News-Press from August 4-6.

In New York City, impending vaccination rules prompt concern
August 6, 2021 11:25 a.m.

In New York City, impending vaccination rules prompt concern

The move is being closely watched by other U.S. communities

'Four Ferraris': Italy race to shock 4x100 gold at Olympics
August 6, 2021 11:20 a.m.

'Four Ferraris': Italy race to shock 4x100 gold at Olympics

The United States won silver in 41.45

Wildfire explodes to third-largest in California history
August 6, 2021 11:15 a.m.

Wildfire explodes to third-largest in California history

The Dixie Fire had consumed about 432,813 acres

August 6, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Northwest Notes: Aug. 6, 2021

Notes on Big Sky Conference, Idaho Vandal football

Hayden budget beefs up public safety
August 6, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Hayden budget beefs up public safety

Reflects $80k more to sheriff's office

Hayden anticipate increased law enforcement funding in 2022

Resident starts fund to nail vandal
August 6, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Resident starts fund to nail vandal

Kelso: 'Outrageous' attempts to hurt children must be stopped

Reward offered for information leading to the arrest of the delinquent who recently vandalized Tullamore Park and injured at least one child in the process

70 years together
August 6, 2021 1:07 a.m.

70 years together

Clyde and Shirley Williams celebrate 7 decades of marriage

70 years together

'Summer Party' benefits Boys & Girls Club
August 6, 2021 1:06 a.m.

'Summer Party' benefits Boys & Girls Club

Jerry, Ellen Jaeger presenting fundraiser that features opera singer

Concert on Aug. 19

August 6, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

COVID-19 Watch
August 6, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINES: Not too late

COVID cases have risen dramatically in Kootenai County.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

TACKE: Triumphant farewell

I really enjoyed reading the article you printed written by the late Kathryn Tacke, regional economist for the Idaho Department of Labor.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Public schools already facing stiff tests

"Normal" school year looks less and less likely.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

POST FALLS: Good days gone

I have lived in and around Post Falls for the last 27 years.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

SLAVERY: The real history

This country was started not because everyone in it was perfect but because a few great men decided that living under another country’s rules and taxation without representation was no way to live.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

COVIDIANS: Beware the faithful

The ranks of the Covidian faith are dwindling, but those remaining in the church are the most fervent believers.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

GARBAGE: Better business needed

Dear Mr. Saterfiel, We don’t get any tax revenue? Poppycock.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

LETTER: An A+ for Ann

I’m writing to offer my strong support and thanks for the letter Schools: Guilty or ignorant, by Ann Seddon.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA: Popularity is poison

My wife and I just returned from a visit to Coeur d’Alene to be with family for the first time since we moved nearly two years ago.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

BEDTIME: A glorious groaner

I told my daughter, “Go to bed, the cows are sleeping in the field.”

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINES: Look analytically

Let’s look at vaccination using logic and not politics or emotion.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

GLOBE: Preventing disaster

I’m not sure if hypersonic missiles or Iran’s drones have a chance of first strike capability.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: Freedom vs. virtue

I was in a recent discussion about mask wearing as a responsible response to COVID-19.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

CRT: This year’s boogeyman

First it’s BLM, then Antifa, now CRT, and if that isn’t bad enough, Nelly is coming to town! Civilization in North Idaho is coming to an end!

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

JAN. 6 HEARING: Required viewing

I recently wrote to the four Idaho congressmen regarding the belief of some Republicans and Donald Trump that the 2020 election was stolen.

Op-Ed: For the free, risk is key
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: For the free, risk is key

Once again we face the prospect of elected officials and unelected bureaucrats determining that changing COVID figures warrant restricting our freedoms.

Op-Ed: ‘Buy American’ policy must start from the ground up
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: ‘Buy American’ policy must start from the ground up

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has lost roughly 500,000 good-paying manufacturing jobs.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

PATRIOTS: Let’s prove it

While the standard dictionary definition of patriotism reads “love of one’s country,” philosophers (beginning with Stephen Nathanson) have added flesh to that definition by saying it involves…

Margaret Davis, 90
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Margaret Davis, 90

Margaret “Peggy” Davis, 90, of Cocoa Beach, Fla. passed away July 30, 2021, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Dale Fisher, 44
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Dale Fisher, 44

Dale Eugene Fisher, a resident of the Coeur d' Alene area, died after a short illness on July 30, 2021 surrounded by family. He was 44 at the time of his death.

Music for the soul
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Music for the soul

Spokane band jams for summer concert series lineup

Soul Proprietor, a ten-piece “Urban Soul” group featuring funk, blues, motown, classic rock and R&B will perform at Riverstone Park on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. as part of the free summer concert series.

Major Whipple's shot still resonates
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Major Whipple's shot still resonates

We shouldn’t be surprised that local Republican kingpin Brent Regan is giving butterfly kisses to John Birchers and claiming they’re the brain trust of conservatism.

NIC holds auditions for fall production
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC holds auditions for fall production

North Idaho College Theatre Department is holding open auditions for their fall production,“This Random World: The Myth of Serendipity,” at 6 p.m. on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 in Todd Hall, Room 101 in the Molstead Library on NIC’s main campus in Coeur d’Alene.

With fatal traffic crashes on the rise, it’s time to re-emphasize safety
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

With fatal traffic crashes on the rise, it’s time to re-emphasize safety

In the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the traffic safety community considered the possibility of a dramatic reduction in the number of fatal crashes on American roads.

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden Lake Sportsman’s Park access site will be closed Aug. 9-11

Sportsman's Park closed

Coeurimba to perform tonight
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Coeurimba to perform tonight

Concert at Music Conservatory

Free concert

August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Auditions set for Traditions of Christmas

The show is produced by Laura Little Theatricals and Red Bird Theater

Entertainment: CDA resident wins award for screenwriting
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Entertainment: CDA resident wins award for screenwriting

Waggoner pens 'Freedom'

Freemasons assure Children's Village kids good rest
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Freemasons assure Children's Village kids good rest

Community support and the fellowship of the brotherhood is what the Freemasons are all about

Leonard Rehard, 38
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Leonard Rehard, 38

Brett was born on March 15th, 1983 to Leonard Howard Rehard (Lennie) and Christy Ann Sabo(Gilbert) in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and passed away on July 28th, 2021

Wildfire closures expand for St. Joe Ranger District
August 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Wildfire closures expand for St. Joe Ranger District

Extreme fire behaviors have prompted officials to expand area closures around the Stateline fire complex.

August 6, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 6 2021

Thursday, August 5

DeSantis feuds with Biden White House as COVID cases rise
August 5, 2021 5:05 p.m.

DeSantis feuds with Biden White House as COVID cases rise

“Florida is a free state, and we will empower our people," DeSantis said

Delta variant challenges China's costly lockdown strategy
August 5, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Delta variant challenges China's costly lockdown strategy

Last year, China shut down much of the world's second-biggest economy and cut off almost all access to cities with a total of 60 million people

Shipping snags prompt US firms to mull retreat from China
August 5, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Shipping snags prompt US firms to mull retreat from China

For decades, companies have piled up profits by moving manufacturing to China and other low-wage countries

We lost Greenville.' Wildfire decimates California town
August 5, 2021 10:20 a.m.

We lost Greenville.' Wildfire decimates California town

“You are in imminent danger and you MUST leave now!”

August 5, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Deputy shot, suspect dead after eastern Idaho hit-and-run

Body of a male suspect was found at the scene

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Former Cougar coach Daugherty passes away
August 5, 2021 1:15 a.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Former Cougar coach Daugherty passes away

Former Washington State women's basketball coach June Daugherty, who coached the Cougars from 2007-18, passed away Monday evening at her home in Boise. Daugherty was 64.

August 5, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Northwest Notes: Aug. 5, 2021

Notes on Eric Barriere, Gonzaga men's and women's basketball and Idaho volleyball

Vandalism hits danger level in Post Falls park
August 5, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Vandalism hits danger level in Post Falls park

City seeks public's help in catching culprits

The Parks & Recreation department is seeing an uptick in vandalism at Post Falls public parks, this year to date there have been 31 occurrences, costing the city over $11,000 in damages

Hayden Canyon's next step approved
August 5, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Hayden Canyon's next step approved

City OKs 162 residential lots on almost 50 acres

City's largest land mass development moves into second stage

Prosecutor, coroner share views on county government structure
August 5, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Prosecutor, coroner share views on county government structure

County coroner and prosecuting attorney speak on experience in office

On air for cats and canines
August 5, 2021 1:06 a.m.

On air for cats and canines

Friday telethon to benefit KHS

Telethon on Friday for KHS

COVID-19 Watch
August 5, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Infrared flight gives updated look at wildfires
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Infrared flight gives updated look at wildfires

Deceitful fire remains 0% contained

Man charged with injuring child
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Man charged with injuring child

A man is being held on $25,000 bond after police said he grabbed a 12-year-old child by the neck.

August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Mayor, council to travel CDA streets — in wheelchairs

Wheelchair Challenge on Friday

August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Showcase raises $5M

Benefit for Community Cancer Fund a success

'Bless abundantly'
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

'Bless abundantly'

Community United Methodist Church annual rummage sale on Friday and Saturday

Church rummage sale coming up

NorthWest Breeze floats to Riverstone
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

NorthWest Breeze floats to Riverstone

Band plays tonight for summer concert series

The NorthWest Breeze, a five-piece independent reggae-rock band based in Coeur d’Alene will perform tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at Riverstone Park as part of the free Riverstone Summer Concert series.

Cloud SA
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Cloud SA

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Raymond Gotz, 95
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Raymond Gotz, 95

Raymond John Gotz passed away at the Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho on July 18, 2021.

Recreationists can help reduce conflicts on Idaho Fish and Game
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Recreationists can help reduce conflicts on Idaho Fish and Game

Idaho Fish and Game owns or manages only a small portion of these publicly accessible lands

OUTDOORS Panhandle Region fish stocking schedule for August
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

OUTDOORS Panhandle Region fish stocking schedule for August

Fish and Game staff will be stocking over 3,500 catchable-size trout

Stocking of all waters is tentative and dependent

August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

My Turn: VRBO: What's behind recent protest

Messenger, not issue, focal point of attack.

Using your checkbook can backfire
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Using your checkbook can backfire

Imagine logging into your bank account and discovering that your checking account has been drained of almost all the money you had in the account.

Avista makes annual price adjustment filings in Idaho
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Avista makes annual price adjustment filings in Idaho

Requests would change electric prices Oct. 1

Avista request on prices

PHD: 128 new COVID cases
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

PHD: 128 new COVID cases

Local vaccination rates remain below national average

Cases rising again

Rathdrum — calling on local businesses
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Rathdrum — calling on local businesses

Chamber of Commerce is hosting upcoming community business fair

community business fair still seeking local Rathdrum businesses - applications open for the event until August 11

Harrison Hicks, 25
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Harrison Hicks, 25

Harrison Hicks 25, Our " Little Magyver " went to the Lord Sunday July 25, 2021.

Gerald Stern, 93
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Gerald Stern, 93

Gerald Gerhardt “Jerry” Stern, 93, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 in Spokane, Wash.

August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Contronyms: A Janus personality

It's all about words that contradict each other.

No action taken
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

No action taken

NIC president contract renewal tabled

Renewal of the North Idaho College president’s contract was tabled in a short board meeting Wednesday night.

New column can turn any thumb green
August 5, 2021 1 a.m.

New column can turn any thumb green

Welcome to Growing in Northern Idaho, a bi-weekly gardening column written by UI Extension Kootenai County Idaho Master Gardeners.

August 5, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 5 2021

Wednesday, August 4

Young Idaho boy still missing despite exhaustive search
August 4, 2021 5:40 p.m.

Young Idaho boy still missing despite exhaustive search

The boy who answers to the nickname, “Monkey,” was last seen in the evening outside his home

Propane truck crashes on Bayview Road
August 4, 2021 4 p.m.

Propane truck crashes on Bayview Road

Tanks not leaking, says ISP

Road closed after crash

Push to oust Cuomo gathers force as prosecutors eye him, too
August 4, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Push to oust Cuomo gathers force as prosecutors eye him, too

James' investigation found that Cuomo had violated civil laws against sexual harassment

August 4, 2021 11:35 a.m.

Boise woman charged in connection with Jan. 6 insurrection

Hemphill was an early and avid member of People's Rights

Greek fires force beach rescue, approach Olympics birthplace
August 4, 2021 11:35 a.m.

Greek fires force beach rescue, approach Olympics birthplace

Civil Protection chief Nikos Hardalias said 118 wildfires broke out over the past 24 hours

Hot, gusty weather could mean explosive fire growth in West
August 4, 2021 11:30 a.m.

Hot, gusty weather could mean explosive fire growth in West

The fire has threatened thousands of homes and destroyed 67 houses and other buildings since breaking out July 14

REO Speedwagon cancels concert due to COVID-19
August 4, 2021 9:38 a.m.

REO Speedwagon cancels concert due to COVID-19

Village People set to perform in band's place

The show will take place on Saturday, Aug. 7

Circling Raven Championship • Symetra Spotlight • Ruixin Liu
August 4, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Circling Raven Championship • Symetra Spotlight • Ruixin Liu

This week's Symetra Spotlight is Ruixin Liu

August 4, 2021 1:15 a.m.

Northwest Notes: Aug. 4, 2021

Notes on high school football, motorcycle racing and Eastern Washington men's basketball

August 4, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Inland Empire PGA results: Aug. 4, 2021

Results from Monday's Pro-Am at Esmeralda Golf Course in Spokane

Doctor: Most KH coronavirus patients not fully vaccinated
August 4, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Doctor: Most KH coronavirus patients not fully vaccinated

Little says vaccines are safe, effective, urges Idaho to protect children by getting shots

COVID-19 variant spreading in Idaho

How 'bout them apples?
August 4, 2021 1:08 a.m.

How 'bout them apples?

Athol food bank reaps 4,500-pound harvest

In partnership with Charlie’s Produce and FirstFruits, Super 1 Foods in Athol donated 4500 lbs of apples to the ABC Food Bank on Tuesday morning through the Take a Bite out of Hunger campaign.

Traffic is sky high
August 4, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Traffic is sky high

County hears argument for control tower at CDA airport

Coeur d'Alene Airport administration to start conversations about control tower

Man changes plea in robbery case
August 4, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Man changes plea in robbery case

A man accused of breaking into his former girlfriend’s home earlier this year has pleaded guilty to multiple felony charges.

COVID-19 Watch
August 4, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Caleb Mason, Northern Lakes Mountaineers
August 4, 2021 1:05 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Caleb Mason, Northern Lakes Mountaineers

This week's Knudsten Chevrolet Athlete of the Week is Caleb Mason

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

GROWTH: Don’t silence advisory group

Regarding your July 24 article (“Worker housing one hot topic Monday”) praising Kiki Miller’s Regional Housing & Growth Issues Partnership…

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

COMMISH: More than three for thee

Dear Burt Rutan, You do not compute!

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

OPINIONS: Grateful for writers

I started to write to the opinion page regarding “The Other Choice — The Right One” editorial.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

IDAHO SATANISTS: Not newsworthy

No question this country is changing for the worst.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

REGAN: We’ve heard enough

Good grief. Another Brent Regan column.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

TRANSPLANT: School board meeting shocker

As a cultural refugee who recently relocated my family, I was absolutely floored with what I witnessed at the July 12 school board meeting.

Op-Ed: Has it really come to this for the Idaho Republican Party?
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Has it really come to this for the Idaho Republican Party?

I can recall a time many years ago when I was proud to call myself a Republican.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial  — Crohn’s disease
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can affect the entire gastrointestinal or GI tract, but most commonly the small intestine.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial  — New arrivals
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — New arrivals

With our well documented supply chain challenges and a string of great vintages from Europe we have been changing up our collection fairly frequently.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

JAN. 6: So help us all

Donald Trump and Mike Pence, in taking their oath of office to protect the Constitution, ended with the phrase “so help me God.”

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Wendell says hello — and leaves a lesson

Former COO left things here better than he found them.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

WATER CREW: Great job, Cd’A team

Hats off to the city’s Water Department.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

TRAFFIC: Let’s hear it, people

We’re seeing Highway 41 get a long-needed widening — maybe we can also get that Rathdrum/Main Street extension — west to an underpass to Latah Street (with a traffic signal) which will certainly help handle the increased auto/truck traffic, not to mention the backup when a 100-car train blocks access across their tracks.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

EXCEL: Event simply outstanding

Community Members and EXCEL Foundation, On Thursday, July 29 the Hagadone family graciously hosted an event for the EXCEL Foundation at their gardens in Casco Bay.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

GARBAGE: Saterfiel sets record straight

Thank you Roger Saterfiel for your informative My Turn article on the Solid Waste Department and the challenges it has faced over the years.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

SCOUT: Takes a controversial stand

I am a Boy Scout of Troop 360B. For my communications merit badge, I am required to send a letter to a local editor and share or communicate any opinion.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — How will poor posture affect your life?
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — How will poor posture affect your life?

Chronic neck pain is a common condition that effects middle-aged to elderly patients and their quality of life.

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Showing up for work? We see you!

Main Street column for Aug. 4

Joseph Stanosch, 74
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Joseph Stanosch, 74

Joseph “Joe” August Stanosch Passed away July 26, 2021, at his Hayden Lake, Idaho, home.

Tracy Bohrer, 56
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Tracy Bohrer, 56

Tracy Virginia Bohrer age 56 of Hayden, Idaho passed unexpectedly on July 18th, 2021 in her home in Hayden, Idaho.

Youth Sports: Aug. 4, 2021
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Youth Sports: Aug. 4, 2021

Select soccer, T-Ball and more

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Latin dance celebration on Thursday

Hundreds expected to dance

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

Robert Bockman, 90
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert Bockman, 90

Robert Bockman, age 90 of Post Falls, Idaho passed away July 18, 2021 at the Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho after a brief illness.

R.E. (Bob) O'Reilly, 79
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

R.E. (Bob) O'Reilly, 79

R.E. O'Reilly (Bob) lately of Helena, Mont., and originally of Butte, passed in his sleep at the age of 79.

Karen Lange, 64
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Karen Lange, 64

Karen Lynette Lange, 64 years old of Hauser, Idaho passed away on July the 26th at home surrounded by family

Addicted to cigs? Free help is here
August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Addicted to cigs? Free help is here

Nonprofit steps up for targeted groups

Nonprofit organization offers free services for nicotine addiction

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Teen bound over on rape charge

Former Lake City High School student accused of rape, assault

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Paws of the Panhandle raises money to support local animals

Local venues in book

Book features “52 dogs and 28 epic locations in North Idaho"

August 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Grants fund North Idaho schools

Grants help with education

August 4, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 4 2021

Tuesday, August 3

Missouri governor pardons gun-waving St. Louis lawyer couple
August 3, 2021 7:25 p.m.

Missouri governor pardons gun-waving St. Louis lawyer couple

No shots were fired, and no one was hurt

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 53: Headlines from 7/31 thru 8/3 and interview with Heritage Health CEO Mike Baker
August 3, 2021 5:02 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 53: Headlines from 7/31 thru 8/3 and interview with Heritage Health CEO Mike Baker

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, and the Shoshone News-Press from July 31 to Aug. 3.

Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon
August 3, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

Headquarters of the U.S. military temporarily placed on lockdown after gunshots were fired

Belarus sprinter says punishment awaited her back home
August 3, 2021 11:10 a.m.

Belarus sprinter says punishment awaited her back home

Belarus’ National Olympic Committee told a state-run news agency that it was closely monitoring the situation

Lawmaker who ID'd rape accuser may lose committee assignment
August 3, 2021 11 a.m.

Lawmaker who ID'd rape accuser may lose committee assignment

Giddings declined to attend much of the hearing

NYC, big employers taking hard line against vaccine holdouts
August 3, 2021 11 a.m.

NYC, big employers taking hard line against vaccine holdouts

Seventy percent of the nation's adults have received at least one shot

Seattle's mayoral primary is a contest between liberal camps
August 3, 2021 10:55 a.m.

Seattle's mayoral primary is a contest between liberal camps

Fifteen candidates are seeking to advance to the November election

Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, probe finds
August 3, 2021 10:45 a.m.

Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, probe finds

Employment lawyer Anne Clark said they found 11 accusers to be credible

Air quality advisory extended
August 3, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Air quality advisory extended

Air quality remains unhealthy for sensitive groups in the Idaho Panhandle as wind spreads smoke from area wildfires.

COVID-19 cases climbing
August 3, 2021 1:08 a.m.

COVID-19 cases climbing

PHD: Vaccines have been rigorously tested, are safe

Calls for vaccinations rising

Neighbors bark at Singing Hills dog park project
August 3, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Neighbors bark at Singing Hills dog park project

But Post Falls will have its first pooch playground regardless

The Singing Hills dog park project proposed for Post Falls, comes with $700,000 price tag

Hayden development director passes baton
August 3, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Hayden development director passes baton

City seeks new senior planner

August 3, 2021 1:05 a.m.

CHIP SHOTS: Aug. 3, 2021

Results from area leagues

COVID-19 Watch
August 3, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

August 3, 2021 1 a.m.

The cheap seats: Where's Cameron? Mystery solved

Steve's warming up in the bullpen and will soon be back on the mound regularly.

August 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Distracted: Idaho earns dubious driver distinction

State ranks 10th worst state for distracted drivers.

August 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Traffic, budgets and housing developments

Hayden City Council has packed agenda tonight

Hayden City Council meets at 5 p.m.

NIC Trustee special meeting Wednesday
August 3, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC Trustee special meeting Wednesday

Presidential contract renewal on agenda

The North Idaho College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting to take action on the president’s contract and approve the meeting calendar for 2021-22 at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Union Building, Lake Coeur d’Alene Room.

August 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho state average gas up 32 cents from a month ago

CDA prices ranges from $3.30 to $3.50 for a gallon of unleaded

Idaho’s average price is $3.79 as of Monday

August 3, 2021 1 a.m.

What's going on in Cougar Bay?

Decade long disagreement continues between state agency and business

Decade long disagreement continues between state agency and business

Blake Engelbrecht, 32
August 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Blake Engelbrecht, 32

Blake Andrew (BLAKERS, BLAKEY, BALOCK-AYE ) Engelbrecht, was born March 5, 1989 and was 32 years old currently living in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

August 3, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 3 2021

Monday, August 2

With evictions resuming, tenants scramble for assistance
August 2, 2021 12:30 p.m.

With evictions resuming, tenants scramble for assistance

The Biden administration allowed the federal moratorium to expire over the weekend and Congress was unable to extend it

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day; 10,000 are evacuated
August 2, 2021 12:25 p.m.

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day; 10,000 are evacuated

The EU announcement followed allegations that the Turkish government was compromising firefighting efforts by refusing help from Western nations

Hearing begins for lawmaker who shared rape accuser's name
August 2, 2021 12:20 p.m.

Hearing begins for lawmaker who shared rape accuser's name

When Giddings entered the ethics hearing on Monday, she was met with applause

Evacuations lifted as progress made against fires in US West
August 2, 2021 12:15 p.m.

Evacuations lifted as progress made against fires in US West

California's Dixie Fire covered nearly 388 square miles

Families urge using new DNA tech to ID Pearl Harbor unknowns
August 2, 2021 12:15 p.m.

Families urge using new DNA tech to ID Pearl Harbor unknowns

The issue is what to do with the 85 Arizona unknowns buried in a Hawaii cemetery

Signed, sealed, delivered
August 2, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Signed, sealed, delivered

Gulf War vet, 11-year-old pen pal share lifelong friendship

Gulf War vet, 10-year-old pen pal share lifelong friendship

GOP rejects offer for livestream meetings
August 2, 2021 1:08 a.m.

GOP rejects offer for livestream meetings

Chairman cites possible Idaho Code violation

Ride and raise bucks to fight Parkinson's
August 2, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Ride and raise bucks to fight Parkinson's

The Ride for Parkinson's taking place August 21 will follow a beautiful fifty-mile route along Coeur d'Alene's Centennial Trail

COVID-19 Watch
August 2, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

Merry Zavala, 61
August 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Merry Zavala, 61

Merry Dawn (Hughes) Zavala passed away quietly on July 14, 2021, in Portland, Ore., after a long battle with diabetes.

August 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Truck driver dies in I-90 crash

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We could hit 40 days of 90+ heat
August 2, 2021 1 a.m.

We could hit 40 days of 90+ heat

On the bright side, showers could pick up steam this month.

August 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Senior Meals

Senior Meals: Aug. 2-6

August 2, 2021 midnight

Legals for August, 2 2021

Sunday, August 1

SHOWCASE GOLF: All smiles and sunshine
August 1, 2021 1:25 a.m.

SHOWCASE GOLF: All smiles and sunshine

The smiles returned. Both from the celebrity field at The Showcase golf exhibition as well as the spectators on hand at The Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course on Saturday afternoon.

August 1, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Northwest Notes: Aug. 1, 2021

Golf, Boise State football and Washington State men's basketball notes

THIS OLD HOUSE
August 1, 2021 1:09 a.m.

THIS OLD HOUSE

Historic home built by famous shipwright

Historic home hits the market

County budget could reach $109M
August 1, 2021 1:08 a.m.

County budget could reach $109M

Represents $10M increase over current year

Kootenai County budget plans to grow by $10 million for 2022

Two Lakes Inn to open on Lake Cd'A Drive
August 1, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Two Lakes Inn to open on Lake Cd'A Drive

Business Bits for Aug. 1

Post Falls leaders tackle conflict-of-interest claims
August 1, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Post Falls leaders tackle conflict-of-interest claims

“If you just happen to be someone who lives in the community and has a job, that’s not a conflict,” said Warren Wilson, Post Falls city attorney

COVID-19 Watch
August 1, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

Milestone Announcements
August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

Milestone Announcements

See who's celebrating!

August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

GROWTH: No obligations

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August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

TAXES: Thank GOP legislators

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MY GARDEN PATH: Blink and you've missed it!
August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

MY GARDEN PATH: Blink and you've missed it!

Wow, can you believe that today is the first of August?

August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

editorial: 3Cs a gift to our community

See how you can help this amazing group of ladies.

August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

NELLY: More important issues

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August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

BROOKS: Conservative credentials

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August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

RECALL: Grow up, critics

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August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

Kids' sports hold lessons for business

Watching a kids' ballgame can provide a mini life lesson for observers.

Everett a secret destination for nerds
August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

Everett a secret destination for nerds

Neighborhood of the Week hits the road

Neighborhood of the Week for Aug. 1

August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

NELLY: Press editorial was subpar

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August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

AGING WELL: Not so fast

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Why Idaho employers struggle to find workers
August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

Why Idaho employers struggle to find workers

Here are some of the factors leading to where we are today.

William Rigdon, 87
August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

William Rigdon, 87

William P. Rigdon died on July 21, 2021 at the age of 87 years old due to the infirmities of advanced age.

Bertha Smith, 87
August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

Bertha Smith, 87

Jeanne Smith of Rathdrum, Idaho joined her beloved husband who preceded her in death in March.