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Wednesday, March 31

France to close schools, ban domestic travel as virus surges
March 31, 2021 4:05 p.m.

France to close schools, ban domestic travel as virus surges

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday announced a three-week

Imprisoned Palestinian leader's entry shakes up planned vote
March 31, 2021 3:50 p.m.

Imprisoned Palestinian leader's entry shakes up planned vote

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A popular Palestinian leader imprisoned by Israel

Ex-cop told onlooker Floyd was big, 'probably on something'
March 31, 2021 3:40 p.m.

Ex-cop told onlooker Floyd was big, 'probably on something'

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After the ambulance took George Floyd away, the Minneapolis

Scientists: Grizzlies expand turf but still need protection
March 31, 2021 3:05 p.m.

Scientists: Grizzlies expand turf but still need protection

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Grizzly bears are slowly expanding the turf where they

OPINION: Keeping Idaho's courts open amid pandemic
March 31, 2021 3 p.m.

OPINION: Keeping Idaho's courts open amid pandemic

My fellow Idahoans,

Eager to build infrastructure, Biden plans to tax business
March 31, 2021 11 a.m.

Eager to build infrastructure, Biden plans to tax business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants $2 trillion to reengineer

A growing challenge for Iraq: Iran-aligned Shiite militias
March 31, 2021 10:35 a.m.

A growing challenge for Iraq: Iran-aligned Shiite militias

BAGHDAD (AP) — It was a stark message: A convoy of masked Shiite militiamen,

Suspect in attack on Asian American woman in NYC is arrested
March 31, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Suspect in attack on Asian American woman in NYC is arrested

NEW YORK (AP) — A parolee convicted of killing his mother nearly two decades ago

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Zags still enjoying the stream — er, the ride
March 31, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Zags still enjoying the stream — er, the ride

Gonzaga men's basketball coach Mark Few is definitely one of those people who will tell you to enjoy the journey instead of worrying about the destination. But don’t think, even for a second, that the Zags aren’t zeroing in on one more goal. It’s not very far off on the horizon, either.

Breakthrough cases:  97 vaccinated Idahoans have since tested positive
March 31, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Breakthrough cases: 97 vaccinated Idahoans have since tested positive

The number marks a 0.0003 percent possibility of contracting the virus after you've been vaccinated

Souza leaving Senate, running for Secretary of State
March 31, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Souza leaving Senate, running for Secretary of State

The four-term Senator from Coeur d'Alene is running on a platform of election integrity.

Preserving Prairie
March 31, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Preserving Prairie

One man's mission is to keep some land for growing food

Former arborist hopes to turn prairie into agricultural preserve

More than a box of cookies
March 31, 2021 1:06 a.m.

More than a box of cookies

Girl Scouts, 109 years of developing strong women

March 31, 2021 1:06 a.m.

NIC SOFTBALL: Cardinals rally past Spokane

NIC wins first game at Memorial Field since 2016 with late

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Devry Bursch, Lakeland High School
March 31, 2021 1:05 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Devry Bursch, Lakeland High School

Lakeland High senior softball pitcher Devry Bursch is this week's Knudtsen Chevrolet Press Athlete of the Week.

COVID Watch
March 31, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID Watch

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Youth Sports March 31, 2021
March 31, 2021 1:04 a.m.

Youth Sports March 31, 2021

Basketball, gymnastics ... and more.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Can low-light laser therapy improve brain function

With depression and Alzheimer’s on the rise, our brain health is understandably a top concern for most people these days.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Trial approaches for man accused of shooting wife

A 74-year-old man accused of shooting his wife in the back will stand trial next month.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

On March 31, 'Joel' rhymes with 'Noel'

A nice thought as we bid farewell to March.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Does sex addiction kill?

A good friend emailed me on Sunday morning. He lives on the other side of the

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

STRUGGLE: Science vs. facts

Nike decided to remove from its shelves its Fourth of July “Betsy Ross” American flag sneaker, because former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick claimed the sneaker was racist.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

INITIATIVE: Just say no, Paul

I would like to call on Representative Paul Amador to vote “no” on SB 1110.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Scammers keep calling

Locals tell The Press of schemes to get their money, personal information

Scammers keep calling

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVIES: Hold legislators accountable

Jan Studer’s opinion of March 26 regarding supporting school levies leaves one to wonder.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Yes for key resources

We should vote yes for our supplemental levy in Post Falls on May 18.

Keeping the wheels in motion
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Keeping the wheels in motion

Nick Maniscalo planning another bike trip to raise money for those with TBI

Keeping the wheels in motion

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Deserves your support

Mark your calendars, and on May 18, vote yes for the Post Falls School District levy.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial  — Secrets to getting to sleep, staying asleep and waking refreshed
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Secrets to getting to sleep, staying asleep and waking refreshed

We all have memories of falling asleep as soon as our heads touch the pillow, sleeping like a rock, and then waking up completely refreshed and ready for the day.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

SURVEY: Am I evil?

While getting three Snickers bars at Lakers tavern I was asked by other Americans how I felt about being the most hated person in Coeur d’Alene.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's Blotter

Notable calls for the day!

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Hearing postponed in child porn case

A man accused of downloading child pornography on the dark web will be back in court next week.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

PHONES: Friends of the virus

Aren’t you tired of spreading the fear? Why hasn’t Panhandle Health District mandated against the use of cellphones?

Gene K. Boyd, 91
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Gene K. Boyd, 91

Gene K. Boyd, 91, passed away on Feb.y 19, 2021. He was born in Wallowa, Ore., to

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

JUSTICE: Social workers’ role

Per the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 713,200 social workers in the USA with hundreds being employed in Idaho.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Wine Taste 2021

If the first weekend of February 2021 seemed a bit empty to many of us, it’s because it was.

Paul James 'Jim' Furnish Sr., 84
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Paul James 'Jim' Furnish Sr., 84

Paul James “Jim” Furnish Sr., 84, of Coeur d’Alene, passed away to be with his wife on March 16, 2021.

Wanted man accused of stealing car at hospital
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Wanted man accused of stealing car at hospital

A man wanted on multiple warrants could face life in prison after police said he stole a car in front of the emergency room entrance on New Year’s Day.

When life hands you a gutter ball ...
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

When life hands you a gutter ball ...

Main Street column for March 31

Robert Jackson Garrett, 83
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert Jackson Garrett, 83

Robert “Bob” Jackson Garrett, age 83, son of Jasper Sherman and Clara Elizabeth

Autism awareness Easter carnival is Saturday
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Autism awareness Easter carnival is Saturday

Neighbors N Need event to support local families

Neighbors N Need event to support local families

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

SHOPPING: Political purchasing

I no longer shop at Kohl’s, BB&B or Fred Meyer as these stores do not believe that a person has the right to their own political views without fear of reprisal.

Op-Ed: Shifting new growth burden from existing taxpayers
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Shifting new growth burden from existing taxpayers

Local property tax relief has been a hot topic in this year’s legislative session. With SB 1108’s defeat last week, its’s about to get hotter. After meeting

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

ADDIS: Let bill be heard

Kootenai County residents finding exorbitant property tax increases should have an in-depth conversation with Representative Addis of Kootenai County, who is vice chair of the Revenue and Taxation Committee at the Legislature.

Scott A. Bradshaw, 63
March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Scott A. Bradshaw, 63

Scott Bradshaw passed away peacefully on March 9, 2021 with his wife, Mary Jo, by his side.

March 31, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: Regretting it yet?

To all who voted for Joe: Are you learning yet?

March 31, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 31 2021

Tuesday, March 30

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 17: Headlines from 3/27 thru 3/30
March 30, 2021 3:11 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 17: Headlines from 3/27 thru 3/30

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Josh McDonald 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 March 27 to 30.

March 30, 2021 3 p.m.

Ex-Idaho university employee faces money misuse charges

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors in Idaho have charged the former University

Opinion: State must build with good bricks
March 30, 2021 12:10 p.m.

Opinion: State must build with good bricks

For 31 years, my grandfather, Arthur Davis, worked around Boise on a road crew

French virus surge raises harrowing specter of ICU overloads
March 30, 2021 10:30 a.m.

French virus surge raises harrowing specter of ICU overloads

JOHN LEICESTER, SYLVIE CORBET and ANGELA CHARLTON Associated Press

'Lighting a fuse': Amazon vote may spark more union pushes
March 30, 2021 10:25 a.m.

'Lighting a fuse': Amazon vote may spark more union pushes

What happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, could have major implications not

Two space fans get seats on billionaire's private flight
March 30, 2021 10:10 a.m.

Two space fans get seats on billionaire's private flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A billionaire’s private SpaceX flight filled its two remaining seats

Owl Cafe goes dark, property up for sale
March 30, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Owl Cafe goes dark, property up for sale

Sellers hope a new ownership will continue the legacy of the restaurant that started as a gas station in 1940.

Windstorm blows over with little damage
March 30, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Windstorm blows over with little damage

While 50 mph gusts periodically materialized, the aftermath was far easier to deal with than the January storm that claimed a Post Falls man's life.

18 apply for one health board seat
March 30, 2021 1:07 a.m.

18 apply for one health board seat

Commissioner Duncan seeks to open second seat by replacing physician

Kootenai County Commissioners consider Panhandle Health District applications

On the road with Gov. Little
March 30, 2021 1:06 a.m.

On the road with Gov. Little

Outlines transportation plans with local leaders

Gov. Brad Little talks transportation funding initiatives

COVID-19 Watch
March 30, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Sex offender accused of possessing child porn
March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Sex offender accused of possessing child porn

A registered sex offender is being held on $500,000 bail after police said they found him in possession of child pornography.

March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Spokane Audubon meeting features Cd'A photographer

Spokane Audubon meeting features CDA photographer

On the hunt for candy-filled eggs
March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

On the hunt for candy-filled eggs

Check out these free Easter events for a hip-hoppity good time

Herbert Edmond Crockett II, 77
March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Herbert Edmond Crockett II, 77

Herbert Edmond Crockett II, born Sept. 18, 1943, to Gretchen Mae and Herbert Edmond

March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Matter, word order does

The order of words can make a big difference.

March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden woman warns of 'convincing' scammers

Told her she won $21 million, but must pay $35,000 to get it

Hayden woman warn others of 'convincing' scammers calling about prize money

Shirley C. Wachter, 93
March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Shirley C. Wachter, 93

Shirley C. Wachter, 93, passed away March 9, 2021 at the Schneidmiller Hospice House.

March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho gas prices among 10 most expensive

But prices drop across the country

Idaho gas prices in top 10 most expensive

Analysis: Solving growth and transportation funding disparities
March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Analysis: Solving growth and transportation funding disparities

About six months ago the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce surveyed its business

March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Chip Shots: Cd'A Resort Golf Course to open Thursday

News, results from local golf leagues.

March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Shasta Groene issues statement on Duncan's death

Shasta Groene issues statement on Duncan's death

Exceptional Eagles
March 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Exceptional Eagles

Nearly 10 Troop 209 Scouts accomplish highest rank in past year

Several Troop 209 Scouts accomplish highest rank in past year

March 30, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 30 2021

Monday, March 29

Report: Radioactive cleanup at Idaho nuclear site working
March 29, 2021 5 p.m.

Report: Radioactive cleanup at Idaho nuclear site working

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ongoing Superfund cleanup work of radioactive and other contamination

Georgia's new GOP election law draws criticism, lawsuits
March 29, 2021 4:35 p.m.

Georgia's new GOP election law draws criticism, lawsuits

ATLANTA (AP) — Critics of Georgia's new Republican-backed election law issued fresh

March 29, 2021 4:05 p.m.

Canadian coal company pays $60M for environmental damage

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Canadian coal company has paid a $60 million fine after pleading guilty in federal court involving pollution discharges that killed most

Idaho governor issues first veto of 2021 legislative session
March 29, 2021 2:05 p.m.

Idaho governor issues first veto of 2021 legislative session

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little has issued his first veto of the 2021 legislative session

WHO report: COVID likely 1st jumped into humans from animals
March 29, 2021 1:30 p.m.

WHO report: COVID likely 1st jumped into humans from animals

GENEVA (AP) — A joint World Health Organization-China study on the origins of COVID-19

Biden boosts offshore wind energy, wants to power 10M homes
March 29, 2021 1:20 p.m.

Biden boosts offshore wind energy, wants to power 10M homes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is moving to sharply increase offshore

Biden, CDC director warn of virus rebound if nation lets up
March 29, 2021 12:20 p.m.

Biden, CDC director warn of virus rebound if nation lets up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Giant container ship that blocked Suez Canal is finally free
March 29, 2021 12:15 p.m.

Giant container ship that blocked Suez Canal is finally free

SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — Salvage teams on Monday freed a colossal container ship stuck for nearly

Avista continues restoration efforts after windstorm
March 29, 2021 11:45 a.m.

Avista continues restoration efforts after windstorm

Avista continues restoration efforts after windstorm

Opinion: Education bill undermines Idaho Constitution
March 29, 2021 10 a.m.

Opinion: Education bill undermines Idaho Constitution

Supporters of privatizing education are about to change the Idaho Constitution

Cleanup again after strong winds
March 29, 2021 9:30 a.m.

Cleanup again after strong winds

Heavy winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour sent trees toppling around the region from late

Changed men ... more than 50 years later
March 29, 2021 1:40 a.m.

Changed men ... more than 50 years later

Local veterans recount life - and death - in Vietnam

Veterans recount experiences in, and the impact of, the Vietnam War

GOP rallies against perceived threats
March 29, 2021 1:30 a.m.

GOP rallies against perceived threats

About 650 attend Lincoln Day Dinner in Cd'A

Speakers warn of threats to the country's culture and Republican Party

Bubbling with excitement
March 29, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Bubbling with excitement

CHS valedictorian Lilian Smith named Coca-Cola Scholar, wins $20,000 scholarship

CHS valedictorian Lilian Smith named Coca-Cola Scholar, earns $20,000 scholarship

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: The numbers say beating the Zags is easier said than done
March 29, 2021 1:10 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: The numbers say beating the Zags is easier said than done

OK, so if you are a potential opponent and you cannot possibly outscore Gonzaga inside the arc AND you’re going to give up more chances than you get (the Zags had 50 points in the paint against Creighton), obviously you’re in trouble.

Tornado season ramping up in the U.S.
March 29, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Tornado season ramping up in the U.S.

Weather or Not column for March 29

Opinion: An urgent message to President Biden this Vietnam War Veterans Day
March 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Opinion: An urgent message to President Biden this Vietnam War Veterans Day

As we observe Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29, let’s recall the human rights

March 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Senior Meals

Senior Meals: March 29 - April 2

March 29, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 29 2021

Sunday, March 28

March 28, 2021 2:55 p.m.

Joseph Duncan dies

Man who killed members of Kootenai County family dies while on death row

Joseph Duncan dies

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Remembering the games, but also the other stuff
March 28, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Remembering the games, but also the other stuff

And when it's time to say goodbye — and usually it's much too soon — you remember the help and the info, the wins and the losses, the sweat and the tears. But you also remember the hamburgers and the wontons.

Third-string QB throws game-winning TD in waning seconds for Vandals
March 28, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Third-string QB throws game-winning TD in waning seconds for Vandals

Third-string quarterback Nikhil Nayar threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Cutrell Haywood with 7 seconds left to give Idaho a 33-32 win over Southern Utah on Saturday before 1,947 at the Kibbie Dome.

March 28, 2021 1:20 a.m.

PREP SOFTBALL: Bursch throws no-hitter for Lakeland at Win The Pitch tourney

Senior Devry Bursch pitched a five-inning no-hitter with 10 strikeouts as the Lakeland Hawks wrapped up play at the Win The Pitch Spring Break Classic with a 12-0 victory over Wood River of Hailey at Meridian High.

March 28, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP BASEBALL: Sandpoint notches sweep at Moscow

Sandpoint takes two from Moscow, and Post Falls runs out of time in tie against Meridian

March 28, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Timberlake boys, Sandpoint girls win at Bonners Ferry invite

Timberlake sophomore Wyatt MacArthur won both the 110- and 300-meter hurdles to lead the Tiger boys to the Bonners Ferry Invitational team title at Bonners Ferry High.

Making their marks
March 28, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Making their marks

Idaho state women's bowling tournament gets rolling at Sunset lanes

Making their marks

10-4 Good Buddy
March 28, 2021 1:08 a.m.

10-4 Good Buddy

Eagle Riders roll up again with free meals for truckers passing through

10-4 Good Buddy

One Lakeside Hotel to open April 15
March 28, 2021 1:07 a.m.

One Lakeside Hotel to open April 15

Business Bits for March 28

Candidates emerge for highway district races
March 28, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Candidates emerge for highway district races

Eleven candidates will campaign for five sub-districts.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID: Real lessons learned

Josef Karl Verner’s submission to The Press on March 24 was exceptionally interesting.

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

LETTERS: Should be truthful

Regarding the letter to the editor March 17, “BILL: Opens door to reds,” I understand the right of persons to express their opinions, but I also believe in truth.

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

LOOKOUT: Safe and sound

We want to thank Lookout Pass Ski Area for keeping us safe this winter.

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Chiefs held scoreless in Tri-City

Sam Huo scored twice in the third period for Tri-City, which shut out the Spokane Chiefs 3-0 in front of 400 in Western Hockey League play on Saturday at the Toyota Center.

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

COALITION: Composition critical

I read about a “coalition” group being put together to address growth.

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Growth group could prove invaluable

Before asking good questions, some

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID: Caught in the act

What a surprise to see on the March 20 front page, See No Evil, Speak No Evil, and Hear No Evil, under the headline “COVID shuts down Idaho Legislature.”

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

COALITION: Don’t cater to elites

Regarding the proposed coalition to “tackle” growth (New group gangs up on growth, Coeur d’Alene Press, March 23), it seems the planners, developers and other insiders are, once again, first in line.

Get the top price — staging and decluttering
March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Get the top price — staging and decluttering

Neighborhood of the Week: March 28

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

VIETNAM: A day to remember

National Vietnam War Veterans Day is Monday, March 29.

Milestone Announcements
March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Milestone Announcements

See who's celebrating!

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

TRUMP: His Lady Liberty

“Give me your super models and Stormy Daniels, your Wall Street bankers and huddled misogynistic lobbyists and lawyers yearning merely for rapacious legislative measures to line their pockets from tax cuts and abatements, give me your one percenters from the shores of the Caiman Islands.

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Windstorm upgraded to gusts of up to 70 mph today

Office of Emergency Management being activated

Windstorm expected to hit today

March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: Trust never sleeps

On the first day his son joined the family firm, the founder took him on to the roof of the factory building and said, "I am going to give you your very first lesson in business. Stand on the edge of the roof."

Edwin ‘Ed’  Nagrone, 89
March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Edwin ‘Ed’ Nagrone, 89

Edwin ‘Ed’ Nagrone, 89, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 25, 2021

Amanda Lee Benson Tanner, 35
March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Amanda Lee Benson Tanner, 35

Amanda Lee Benson Tanner, 35, of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away on March 18, 2021.

MY GARDEN PATH: Spring is here!
March 28, 2021 1 a.m.

MY GARDEN PATH: Spring is here!

As you know, our March came in like a lamb.

Saturday, March 27

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Good now, but work in progress
March 27, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Good now, but work in progress

Timberlake High track and field coach Brian Kluss has seen his fair share of good athletes since taking over the program in 2003. "We've got a lot of good kids in here," Kluss said. "It's not my most experienced group of kids because we missed a year. But they've done a good job of working hard."

March 27, 2021 1:20 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Sharples, Miller help Post Falls notch win at baseball tourney

CD Sharples hit a three-run home run in the first inning, and the Post Falls Trojans went on to beat the Burley Bobcats 5-1 at Bishop Kelly High in Boise in their first game of the day Friday at the ICCU Spring Break Classic. Ethan Miller struck out seven and allowed four hits in 5 ⅔ innings for Post Falls (5-3). Sharples finished 2 for 3 in the game.

March 27, 2021 1:12 a.m.

Vandals play for first time in three weeks

"It'll be great to play another game," Idaho football coach Paul Petrino said. "That's the way our guys have got to look at it; that's the way we've got to look at it. Every chance you get to play a game this year is a great opportunity, and we can't take that for granted."

March 27, 2021 1:10 a.m.

ZAGS NOTES: Highly touted PG Sallis picks GU

Hunter Sallis, a highly rated 6-5 point guard at Millard North High in Omaha, Neb., announced Friday he has verbally committed to No. 1 and undefeated Gonzaga.

BOOM! Parade, fireworks return
March 27, 2021 1:09 a.m.

BOOM! Parade, fireworks return

CDA Chamber planning July 4 celebration, with festival at City Park

Parade, fireworks returning with a bang

Dangerous winds expected Sunday
March 27, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Dangerous winds expected Sunday

Wind gusts could reach 60 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service.

Riding into the sunset
March 27, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Riding into the sunset

Hospice patients to be celebrated Sunday during motorcycle cavalcade

Hospice patients to be celebrated Sunday as they cruise in motorcycle cavalcade

Thank you for your service
March 27, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Thank you for your service

Veteran Duane Hammond appreciates anonymous person paying for meals

The best things in life are free breakfasts

March 27, 2021 1:05 a.m.

North Idaho Softball Club second at Spring Worlds

The North Idaho Softball Club went 4-2 finished second in the Major/Major+ division at the Masters Spring World tournament March 23-25 in Las Vegas.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

The stay-at-home dad:  Domino-toppling and modern parenting
March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Domino-toppling and modern parenting

As what seems to be the case with every generation, kids in 2021 consume media very differently

March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Handmade havoc

Crocheting is supposed to be calming. Yarn over pick up loop, yarn over pull through one

Best movies from South by Southwest
March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Best movies from South by Southwest

Even in its online form, the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) boasted more content

FAST FIVE Linda Sorensen: 'In order to have a friend, you need to be a friend'
March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

FAST FIVE Linda Sorensen: 'In order to have a friend, you need to be a friend'

Meet Linda Sorensen, an active member of the 55+ singles friendship group for

Alfieri announces bid for Cd'A council
March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Alfieri announces bid for Cd'A council

The Coeur d'Alene resident is seeking the Seat #4 seat, currently occupied by Woody McEvers.

Cutting funds doesn't make schools better
March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Cutting funds doesn't make schools better

On Wednesday March 17th an op-ed piece by the Kootenai County Republican

March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Chiefs shut out in home opener

Thomas Milic stopped all 35 shots for the Seattle Thunderbirds in a 5-0 shutout of the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League play at the Spokane Arena on Friday.

Magic with mosaics
March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Magic with mosaics

Sorensen prepares pieces of mural with artist Melissa Cole

Sorensen Magnet School students prepare pieces of mural with artist Melissa Cole

'The world doesn't run by itself'
March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

'The world doesn't run by itself'

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Middle East addresses Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Middle East addresses Coeur d'Alene Rotary Club

March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Helicopter will be surveying river watershed

Helicopter will be surveying river watershed

March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Wanted: Teens for symposium

Wanted: Teens for symposium

Cope R. Gale, 101
March 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Cope R. Gale, 101

Cope R. Gale passed away March 22, 2021, at the Schneidmiller Hospice House

March 27, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 27 2021

Friday, March 26

How two friends made art history buying a $70M digital work
March 26, 2021 noon

How two friends made art history buying a $70M digital work

It took a few minutes for Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran to realize that they'd parted with $69.3 million for a digital

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 15: Headlines from 3/20 thru 3/23 podcast Episode 16: Headlines from 3/24 thru 3/26
March 26, 2021 11:43 a.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 15: Headlines from 3/20 thru 3/23 podcast Episode 16: Headlines from 3/24 thru 3/26

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Josh McDonald 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 March 24 to 26.

March 26, 2021 11:30 a.m.

Tribes call on Biden, Congress to remove Snake River dams

SEATTLE (AP) — A coalition of Northwest tribal leaders calling on President Joe

March 26, 2021 11 a.m.

Rocket debris lights up skies over the Pacific Northwest

(AP) — Burning debris from a rocket lit up Pacific Northwest skies Thursday night, the National Weather Service in Seattle said.

Tornado outbreak rips across Deep South; at least 5 dead
March 26, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Tornado outbreak rips across Deep South; at least 5 dead

OHATCHEE, Ala. (AP) — Tornadoes and severe storms tore through the Deep South, killing at least five people as strong winds splintered

ZAGS TRACKER with STEVE CAMERON: Zags built for this unusual tourney setup
March 26, 2021 1:30 a.m.

ZAGS TRACKER with STEVE CAMERON: Zags built for this unusual tourney setup

Gonzaga’s journey remains on course at the NCAA tournament. Two wins down, four to go.

PREP ROUNDUP: Coeur d'Alene rides big third inning to win at Sandpoint
March 26, 2021 1:25 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Coeur d'Alene rides big third inning to win at Sandpoint

Liam Paddack hit a two-run triple to spark a six-run third inning as the Coeur d'Alene Vikings beat the Sandpoint Bulldogs 7-4 in an Inland Empire League game at Memorial Field on Thursday afternoon.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Patience, M's, 2022 will be here soon enough
March 26, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Patience, M's, 2022 will be here soon enough

If heaven must wait until 2022… So be it.

Mask mandate yanked
March 26, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Mask mandate yanked

Health board votes 5-2 to rescind controversial measure

The decision comes one year to the day after Gov. Brad Little declared a state of emergency in Idaho.

'I don't work for you, Greg'
March 26, 2021 1:08 a.m.

'I don't work for you, Greg'

Tension between North Idaho College board of trustees continues

Tension between North Idaho College board of trustees continues

Silver Lake JCP to RIP May 16
March 26, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Silver Lake JCP to RIP May 16

J.C Penney at Silver Lake Mall to close May 16

Fire destroys East Fernan Lake Road home
March 26, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Fire destroys East Fernan Lake Road home

Family safely left house as blaze started

Fire damages East Fernan Lake Road home

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

EWU basketball assistant Riley promoted to head coach
March 26, 2021 1:05 a.m.

EWU basketball assistant Riley promoted to head coach

Eastern Washington promoted David Riley to head basketball coach Thursday following the school's third NCAA Tournament appearance in school history. Riley will replace Shantay Legans, who left Eastern Washington this week after four seasons to take over as the head coach at Portland. Riley has been with the Eagles' program for the past decade in a variety of roles.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

GUNS: Let sanity prevail

Take a look around you. The city is becoming more diverse by the second.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

OPINIONS: Speak up, people

Recently, a Press reader decided to take issue with my letter which purported that Joe Biden had created a mass of illegal immigration at our southern border.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

BILLS: Unwise and unconstitutional

I hope most Press readers saw the compelling Guest Opinion “Dear Legislators: Either obey the Idaho Constitution or amend it” by Jim Jones and Ben Ysursa (Sunday, March 21).

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

RUNKLE: A beacon indeed

I appreciated Bill Buley’s article March 15 about the upcoming dedication of Trinity Group Homes in the name of beloved mover and shaker Bob Runkle.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: Regrets yet, media?

I wonder if the news media is finally feeling betrayed by the one person they lobbied for.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Not this again

I moved here and bought a home in Post Falls to get away from the political dictatorship that slowly destroyed the state of California.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Support PF funding

Many Kootenai County residents felt dismay at a recent My Turn by the Chair of the local Republicans and his 70 Committeemen (Any Committeewomen?).

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Resist the left's attempt to silence us

Newspapers should preserve arena of diverse opinions.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

THANKS: Family appreciates lunch

Dear Fellow Radicci Restaurant Customer… Thank you so very much for the lunch that you bought for us Friday, March 19.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

HOUSING: Yep, it’s a crisis

Here’s a thought: Our homes everywhere, especially in desirable areas (downtown Coeur d’Alene, Hayden, river properties, Post Falls, lake homes) are being bought up by outsiders who are turning them into vacation rentals.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

SHELTER: A word of praise

Kudos to Keely for contributing to our local shelter since it is a “no-kill shelter.”

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

One man's editor is another's censor

Extremism is still part of discourse.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Just the facts

There seem to be a lot of pros and cons for the Post Falls school levy that is to be voted on in May.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

OPINIONS: Keep forum open, Press

Upon reading Cornell Clayton’s op-ed column, I began to consider if the content is to be a justification for The Press to begin refusing to publish letters from locals who have opinions that differ from those of the editor, as Twitter and other social media have done.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

MONUMENT: Waste of money

After a year of COVID, I wish that Coeur d’Alene could have found a better use for $75,000 than building an idol to appease the cancel culture gods.

SOB club featured Compton, too
March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

SOB club featured Compton, too

Dick Compton didn’t make friends when he voted in the 2-1 majority on March 6

Geraldine 'Gerry' Marie Nelson, 89
March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Geraldine 'Gerry' Marie Nelson, 89

Geraldine “Gerry” Marie Nelson passed away on March 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. at

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Movie Times

Hayden Cinema

Student artists: Infinite imagination
March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Student artists: Infinite imagination

Possibilities are endless in Lake City High's honors art classes

Possibilities are endless in Lake City High's honors art classes

Sean Michael McCarthy
March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Sean Michael McCarthy

Sean Michael McCarthy passed away on Jan. 31, 2021, in Seattle.

COVID-19 strain discovered in North Idaho
March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID-19 strain discovered in North Idaho

The California variant spreads at a faster rate, according to the CDC.

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's Blotter

Notable calls for the day!

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

CdA2030: Time for transparency

“Open and honest government is fundamental to a free society. . . . The Open Meeting Law

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Kootenai County coronavirus positivity rate dips to 3.5%

Active cases less than 1% of county's population

Kootenai County positivity rate falls to 3.5%

Moving History Forward: Steamboat collisions on Lake Coeur d’Alene
March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Moving History Forward: Steamboat collisions on Lake Coeur d’Alene

At the turn of the 19th century on Lake Coeur d’Alene and its tributaries, there was a code of

March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

Not strictly for seniors
March 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Not strictly for seniors

Rathdrum unveils community center for everybody

Rathdrum Community Center is open for business

March 26, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 26 2021

Thursday, March 25

Shipping losses mount from cargo vessel stuck in Suez Canal
March 25, 2021 12:15 p.m.

Shipping losses mount from cargo vessel stuck in Suez Canal

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — Dredgers, tugboats and even a backhoe failed to free a giant cargo ship

March 25, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Idaho city sued over arrests at church singing event

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho county commissioner candidate and a couple have

Colorado shooting suspect makes his 1st court appearance
March 25, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Colorado shooting suspect makes his 1st court appearance

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The suspected gunman in the Boulder supermarket shooting that

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Making up for lost time on the softball field
March 25, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Making up for lost time on the softball field

"Last year we were a powerhouse," Coeur d'Alene High softball coach Bobbi Darretta said, looking back at the season that wasn't due to COVID-19. "Our pitching was young, but I knew we were going to score a lot of runs. Last year was a hard year to walk away from."

North Idaho Hall of Fame trying again with four inductees for 2021 banquet
March 25, 2021 1:20 a.m.

North Idaho Hall of Fame trying again with four inductees for 2021 banquet

Two former all-around multiple sports athletes join two former University of Idaho football players as this year’s inductees to the North Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame, officials announced. Former North Idaho College and Washington State University basketball and football player Dick Schultz and former Coeur d’Alene High and University of Montana standout Ann Jaworski (nee Schwenke) join former UI football players Jason Shelt and Robert Young as the four honorees.

March 25, 2021 1:10 a.m.

NORTHWEST NOTES: March 25, 2021

The Eastern Washington at Florida football game is back on the schedule. The Eagles will travel to play the Gators on Oct. 1, 2022, at 88,548 seat Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla., the two schools jointly announced on Wednesday.

You want it? You got it: Panhandle Health opens COVID-19 vaccine to all
March 25, 2021 1:09 a.m.

You want it? You got it: Panhandle Health opens COVID-19 vaccine to all

Effective immediately, anyone 16 or older living in the five northernmost counties is now eligible for a vaccine.

A lifetime supply of hope
March 25, 2021 1:08 a.m.

A lifetime supply of hope

Recent retiree shares stories of working in the world of prosthetics

Recently retired prosthetist orthotist shares stories of working in the world of prosthetics

Idaho will extend tax deadline to May 17
March 25, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Idaho will extend tax deadline to May 17

The move will synchronize the state's deadline with the temporary federal deadline.

Mineral Ridge closing for rehab
March 25, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Mineral Ridge closing for rehab

January windstorm made popular trail 'look like bomb went off'

Popular scenic trail system will see a lot of activity this April - but not from hikers

Signing photos March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Signing photos March 25, 2021

Area athletes sign letters of intent to compete in college.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Bowling scores: March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021 1:04 a.m.

Bowling scores: March 25, 2021

Results from area leagues

March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Problems with public lands

The Panhandle Idaho State Department of Lands has been acquiring hundreds of acres of land during recent years and designating them as “Public Lands”.

A hero among us
March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

A hero among us

Kinzo Heath Mihara will receive North America’s highest honor for his actions following helicopter crash

Hero among us

March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Why D.C. residents want statehood

It's an uphill climb to become the 51st state.

March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

The Chase email mystery

When reviewing my Chase statement, I noticed a questionable charge on my account for $236. The charge was from a clothing store out of New York. I didn’t recognize the compan

Weathering life's storms
March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Weathering life's storms

Cliff, Sharon Harris mark 60 years together

They weathered the storms

Cd’A mayor will lay 2020 to rest with State of the City speech
March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Cd’A mayor will lay 2020 to rest with State of the City speech

His State of the City address will be held at the Best Western CdA Inn on April 1.

March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

F&G Commission sets 2021-2022 big game seasons

OUTDOORS: F&G Commission sets 2021-2022 big game seasons

Roy Lamar Wise, 88
March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Roy Lamar Wise, 88

Roy Lamar Wise, at the age of 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 21, 2021,

Blackfeet leaders vote to open Glacier's east entrance
March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Blackfeet leaders vote to open Glacier's east entrance

Blackfeet leaders vote to open Glacier's east entrance

TDS selected as 2020 Business of the Year
March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

TDS selected as 2020 Business of the Year

TDS Telecom (TDS®) was recently honored by the Boys & Girls Club of Kootenai

March 25, 2021 1 a.m.

AT COLLEGE: March 25, 2021

Updates on area athletes at the next level

March 25, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 25 2021

Wednesday, March 24

Spa witness, police reports detail carnage in Georgia
March 24, 2021 4:05 p.m.

Spa witness, police reports detail carnage in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — When he heard the first two gunshots, Marcus Lyon dove behind

Women's soccer stars join Biden to promote closing pay gap
March 24, 2021 3:15 p.m.

Women's soccer stars join Biden to promote closing pay gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is making the case Wednesday that the pay

March 24, 2021 2:50 p.m.

Montana governor gets warning in killing of Yellowstone wolf

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte received a warning from

US, Europe, NATO close ranks to counter 'aggressive' China
March 24, 2021 1:10 p.m.

US, Europe, NATO close ranks to counter 'aggressive' China

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States and countries around Europe are closing ranks

March 24, 2021 11:45 a.m.

Ex-Idaho nurse resentenced, released in 2018 murder case

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A former nurse in Idaho who admitted to helping a Colorado rancher cover up the killing of his fiancee Kelsey Berreth was released on parole after receiving a reduced sentence.

Vaccines available to Idahoans ages 16 and up starting April 5
March 24, 2021 11:20 a.m.

Vaccines available to Idahoans ages 16 and up starting April 5

Governor Brad Little announced his decision today to open up COVID-19 vaccine appointments to all Idahoans over age 16 starting April 5.

Pope, citing pandemic effect, cuts pay for cardinals, others
March 24, 2021 11:05 a.m.

Pope, citing pandemic effect, cuts pay for cardinals, others

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Trying to save jobs as the pandemic pummels Vatican revenues,

Massive cargo ship becomes wedged, blocks Egypt's Suez Canal
March 24, 2021 11 a.m.

Massive cargo ship becomes wedged, blocks Egypt's Suez Canal

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — A skyscraper-sized container ship has become wedged across

US outlook improving as vaccinations rise and deaths fall
March 24, 2021 11 a.m.

US outlook improving as vaccinations rise and deaths fall

More than three months into the U.S. vaccination drive, many of the numbers paint

PREP ROUNDUP: Lake City, Cd'A split in a wild finish
March 24, 2021 1:30 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Lake City, Cd'A split in a wild finish

Phoebe Schultze of Lake City was dominant in the first game, striking out 17 in a two-hit shutout as the Timberwolves beat Coeur d’Alene 3-0 at Coeur d’Alene High’s Larry Schwenke Field. Then things got nuts.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Zags could get richer, and other non-Zags news
March 24, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Zags could get richer, and other non-Zags news

The Zags are making a lot of noise… Around the country, in our neighborhood, and in the media. Fair enough. Legitimate shots at making sports history don’t come around every day — especially not when the school in question is right down the road.

Cd'A theater stays dark
March 24, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Cd'A theater stays dark

Businesses feel pain as Regal opens elsewhere

All indications point to a gradual re-opening in larger markets, but a year after Regal Riverstone closed due to COVID-19, its neighbors eagerly await its return.

Silver lining for working at theme park
March 24, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Silver lining for working at theme park

Job fair this Saturday, and April 10

Silver lining for working at theme park

Citizens sound off on Rathdrum comp plan
March 24, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Citizens sound off on Rathdrum comp plan

Some say there should be limits on development

Rathdrum Comprehensive Plan offers citizens opportunity to give input on growth

Next up: County government committee selection
March 24, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Next up: County government committee selection

Alternative forms of government to begin member selection process next week

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tyson Rutherford, Post Falls High School
March 24, 2021 1:06 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tyson Rutherford, Post Falls High School

Post Falls High junior Tyson Rutherford is this week's Knudtsen Chevrolet Press Athlete of the Week.

Youth Sports March 24, 2021
March 24, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Youth Sports March 24, 2021

Soccer, basketball, gymnastics and more.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Pamela Alexander, 77
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Pamela Alexander, 77

Pamela Anne Alexander (Massey), 77, of Post Falls, Idaho, passed

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

NATION: On downhill slide

A quote from the old movie “Wizard of Oz” (the lion), “Things just get worser, worser and worser.”

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Wrong-way crash fatalities on the rise in Idaho

50 percent jump underscores the need for strong safety countermeasures

Wrong-way crash fatalities on the rise in Idaho

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

FAIRNESS: Equal pay for women

Why March 24?

Ariana Muffiae Johnson, 32
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Ariana Muffiae Johnson, 32

Ariana Muffiae Johnson, 32, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021. She was born

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

LEGISLATORS: Ignorance unmasked

My wife and I are new to Coeur d’Alene and Idaho as of this past September.

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

GRANT: A wasted opportunity

As a mother and early learning professional, I was disappointed by the Legislature’s failure to approve the $6 million Preschool Development Grant.

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

TAX HELP: Missing mall connection

AARP has been doing tax preparation for seniors and low-income households for years.

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

LEGISLATORS: Governor was right

I would like to thank the Idaho legislators for verifying the value of wearing masks and social distancing.

Michael Bruce Russell, 75
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Michael Bruce Russell, 75

Michael Bruce Russell, 75, former resident of St. Maries and current resident

Kay Helen Geise-Devanney
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Kay Helen Geise-Devanney

Kay Helen Geise-Devanney journeyed into heaven from her home in Hayden, Idaho, o

Neil Bredeson
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Neil Bredeson

Neil Bredeson left us on March 8, 2021, at home in Coeur d’Alene,

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

CLAYTON: Punctures paranoid balloons

Thank you Cornell Clayton for your insightful column (March 19).

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

SPEECH: Put muzzles away

If you need proof that the radical Left is about muzzling free speech and silencing dissent, you need look no further than Friday’s Op/Ed from Professor Cornell Clayton at Washington State University.

Joyce Mould, 91
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Joyce Mould, 91

Joyce H.M. Mould, age 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 19, 2021, at

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — 'My digestion is fine, thank you!'

So many people have digestive difficulties, that I am surprised when I ask new patients about their digestion and they say “It’s fine.”

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Read voters’ lips

An article last week indicates the Post Falls School District is unhappy with the results of their bond issue failing.

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

GUNS: A dog in the fight

You may think that treading on federal jurisdiction is not worth the effort, but sometimes the chorus of many has strength in its numbers.

Buck Knives welcomes new president
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Buck Knives welcomes new president

Outdoor industry veteran Lane Tobiassen to join the team in April

Buck Knives welcomes new president

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — What are we looking for?

We taste almost every wine that comes in that’s destined for the shelf, featured in our wine clubs, or used in any of our weekly and monthly special offers.

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

TAXES: No end in sight

I see the Post Falls School District can’t/won’t take NO for an answer from its citizens who recently defeated the levy proposal.

Clyde Mutch, 95
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Clyde Mutch, 95

Clyde Mutch passed away of natural causes at Schneidmiller Hospice House on Dec. 7

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

NCAA Tourney: If you can't beat 'em...

Bosses, give your Zag fans a break. Please!

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

CLAYTON: Targets wrong enemies

Cornell W. Clayton tries to build a case that those who do not accept the mainstream of politics ought not to be given space on the editorial page.

Kenneth J. Edmonds
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Kenneth J. Edmonds

1955-2021

Kenneth James Edmonds died unexpectedly on March 8, 2021.

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

KCRCC: Playing name game

In the latest attack on SD271 by the Kootenai County Republican Conspiracy Committee, the Chairman made an informative comment where he asserts that “Calling your opponent silly names is the last refuge of a losing argument.

Thad Eugene Flanagan
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Thad Eugene Flanagan

Thad Eugene Flanagan went home to his Savior on March 9, 2021. Thad was born in New

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Is your gut causing you pain?

Research shows that gut problems can trigger pain.

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

CENSORSHIP: Events demand comment

Concerning Friday’s article by Cornell Clayton apparently advocating censorship of conservative views: He cites a climate of “heated exaggeration” and “conspiratorial fantasy.”

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Dressing for dinner with a comical twist

When Allisa Haakenson Chipman posted “I’m absolutely sure your dad is not as cool as mine ...” she was talking about her father, Bob Haakenson. Bob, 85, is a former Idaho legislator, former county commissioner and was a long-time teacher in Coeur d’Alene.

Patrick Michael Reagan, 73
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Patrick Michael Reagan, 73

Patrick Michael Reagan, 73, was reunited with the love of his life,

'Hollywood' comes to North Idaho
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

'Hollywood' comes to North Idaho

Museum opens for season April 1 with exhibit on film industry

Museum of North Idaho opens for season April 1

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Free pet vaccine clinic on Friday

Free pet vaccine clinic on Friday

Workforce gets ready
March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Workforce gets ready

Mountain View Alternative hosts Senior Career Interview Day

Mountain View Alternative hosts Senior Career Interview Day

March 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Girl Scout cookies go on sale Friday

Girl Scout cookies go on sale Friday.

March 24, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 24 2021

Tuesday, March 23

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 15: Headlines from 3/20 thru 3/23
March 23, 2021 4:16 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 15: Headlines from 3/20 thru 3/23

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 March 17 to 19.

Part of Wright brothers' 1st airplane on NASA's Mars chopper
March 23, 2021 3:40 p.m.

Part of Wright brothers' 1st airplane on NASA's Mars chopper

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A piece of the Wright brothers’ first airplane is on Mars.

White House: North Korea conducted short-range missile test
March 23, 2021 3:30 p.m.

White House: North Korea conducted short-range missile test

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea fired short-range missiles this past weekend,

March 23, 2021 3:30 p.m.

Idaho Falls, national laboratory to plan innovation district

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Falls and Idaho National Laboratory

Boulder supermarket shooter ID'd as 21-year-old man
March 23, 2021 9:40 a.m.

Boulder supermarket shooter ID'd as 21-year-old man

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Police on Tuesday identified a 21-year-old

New group gangs up on growth
March 23, 2021 1:09 a.m.

New group gangs up on growth

Goal is education, pointing out resources

The group of planners and elected officials could eventually include civic groups, chambers of commerce and trade associations as Idaho's population surge outpaces the nation.

Carrying on the legacy
March 23, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Carrying on the legacy

Local women's groups reflect on Women's History Month

Local women's groups reflect on Women's History Month

Sheriff calls for river meeting
March 23, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Sheriff calls for river meeting

Wants to hear from residents

Sheriff calls for river meeting

The face of Idaho's outdoors
March 23, 2021 1:06 a.m.

The face of Idaho's outdoors

Longtime Press columnist, IDFG employee Jack McNeel dies

The face of Idaho's outdoors

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Gas surge may be slowing
March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Gas surge may be slowing

Prices as high as $2.75 for a gallon of unleaded in Kootenai County

Gas surge may be slowing

Mary Catherine Adams Brothers, 100
March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Mary Catherine Adams Brothers, 100

Mary Catherine Adams Brothers passed to her heavenly home on March 11, 2021. She was born in Ocala

March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's Blotter

Notable calls for the day!

March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Fuel leak ignites ATV

Fuel leak ignites ATV

Garlock declares candidacy for Cd'A council
March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Garlock declares candidacy for Cd'A council

The longtime Coeur d'Alene resident will make a run for Seat #2, currently held by council member Amy Evans.

Strikes and spares
March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Strikes and spares

State bowling tourney comes to Cd'A

Women's bowling tourney begins Saturday at Sunset

Critters of North Idaho: Pileated woodpecker
March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Critters of North Idaho: Pileated woodpecker

If you’re in the woods and you hear that rapid-fire pecking sound,

March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Study: Red states depend more on fed dollars

Study shows Idaho in middle of pack.

PREP ROUNDUP: Coeur d'Alene golfers sweep at Moscow Invite
March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Coeur d'Alene golfers sweep at Moscow Invite

Prep Roundup for March 23

March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS WITH STEVE CAMERON: It's tough to try and run with the Zags

Steve Cameron sports column for March 23

Opening the lines of communication
March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Opening the lines of communication

Commissioners discuss limitations ahead of alternative forms of government workshop

Michael Bruce Russell, 75
March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Michael Bruce Russell, 75

Michael Bruce Russell, 75, former resident of St. Maries and current resident of Post Falls, Idaho,

Joseph Leon Platt
March 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Joseph Leon Platt

Joseph Leon Platt was born Jan. 5, 1948, in Schwandorf, Germany, to Benjamin and Genia (Tomaszewski) Platt,

March 23, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 23 2021

Monday, March 22

Police respond to active shooter at Colorado supermarket
March 22, 2021 4:30 p.m.

Police respond to active shooter at Colorado supermarket

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in Colorado responded to what they said was an active shooter at a supermarket Monday.

Gonzaga still undefeated
March 22, 2021 2:20 p.m.

Gonzaga still undefeated

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Undefeated Gonzaga continued to roll behind a career-high

Photos of migrant detention highlight Biden's border secrecy
March 22, 2021 2:10 p.m.

Photos of migrant detention highlight Biden's border secrecy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration has tried for weeks to keep

March 22, 2021 10:45 a.m.

More COVID-19 restrictions eased in Washington state

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state advances to Phase 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan on Monday.

Saudi Arabia offers cease-fire plan to Yemen rebels
March 22, 2021 10:40 a.m.

Saudi Arabia offers cease-fire plan to Yemen rebels

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Monday offered a cease-fire proposal

Court could reimpose Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence
March 22, 2021 10:40 a.m.

Court could reimpose Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will consider reinstating

Accused Iron Horse shooter to stand trial
March 22, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Accused Iron Horse shooter to stand trial

A Montana man accused of firing into a crowd outside a downtown bar last summer will face a jury trial next month.

This one's for you, Dick Compton
March 22, 2021 1:08 a.m.

This one's for you, Dick Compton

Former county commissioner, Idaho senator fighting cancer, reflects on a life dedicated to family, serving community

Former county commissioner, Idaho senator fighting cancer, reflects on a life dedicated to family, friends, service

Walk, hike or run for Sources of Strength during spring break
March 22, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Walk, hike or run for Sources of Strength during spring break

Virtual event benefits program that helps students in crisis

Virtual event benefits program that helps students in crisis

How wet we've been; how dry we are
March 22, 2021 1:06 a.m.

How wet we've been; how dry we are

teaser for column

COVID Watch
March 22, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID Watch

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March 22, 2021 1 a.m.

School and Senior Meals

School and Senior Meals: March 22-26

March 22, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 22 2021

Sunday, March 21

Developer saves space for schools in Huetter Corridor
March 21, 2021 1:40 a.m.

Developer saves space for schools in Huetter Corridor

One Post Falls, two Cd'A sites to be included in northwestern growth

One Post Falls, two Cd'A school sites planned into northwestern growth

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Welcome back NCAAs, my old friend
March 21, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Welcome back NCAAs, my old friend

We will never take sports — especially the NCAA Tournament — for granted ever again.

Wolf population gets reprieve
March 21, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Wolf population gets reprieve

Bill to kill 1,000 dies, IDFG will continue to monitor

Bill to free-for-all hunt wolves goes nowhere

Idaho High School All-Star Games: Dunk and done
March 21, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Idaho High School All-Star Games: Dunk and done

Haaland's slam as time expires sends Region over Metro

"Slam it, and take the rim home with you." Well, one out of two isn't bad.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Zags barely had to break a sweat
March 21, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Zags barely had to break a sweat

Five games from immortality. Deep breaths, everyone.

NW Group opens used car lot in Post Falls
March 21, 2021 1:20 a.m.

NW Group opens used car lot in Post Falls

Business Bits for March 21

March 21, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Both Coeur d'Alene softball coaches tossed in wild doubleheader

The record books will show that the Coeur d’Alene Vikings were swept by the Lewiston Bengals in Inland Empire League softball Saturday at Airport Park in Lewiston. But despite the 7-3, and 8-7 losses, Coeur d’Alene coach Bobbi Darretta said she couldn’t have been more proud of her team.

Our Gem:  Confluence Project Students Dig into Snow Science
March 21, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Our Gem: Confluence Project Students Dig into Snow Science

Strapped to snowshoes on the slopes of Lookout Pass, students from Lake City High School found themselves reflecting on Coeur d’Alene Lake.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

MEAL: Thanks for act of kindness

On Wednesday, March 17, I took my two grandchildren to lunch at Elmer’s Restaurant.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

SANCTUARY: Good for N. Idaho

Kudos and elbow bumps to Commissioner Duncan and Sheriff Norris for their support for a sanctuary county.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

TURKEYS: More helpers wanted

The first meeting for the Turkeys & More Fundraising Committee will be Wednesday, March 24 at Heart of the City Church.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: Off on wrong foot

In less than two months, President Biden’s executive orders are undoing much of what Trump accomplished — so — just the facts.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

OPINIONS: Press misses mark

The dichotomy between Brent Regan’s levy editorial rebuttal and the publishing of the official newspaper editorial is an example of thoughtful, well-argued, and tempered opinion from Mister Regan and an unhinged, smear campaign and character assassination by the newspaper.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA: Group thanks levy voters

On behalf of Citizens for Coeur d’Alene Public Schools, we’d like to extend gratitude to the voters in our community for their “Yes” vote on our school levy.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Rolling toward better days at DMV

State, county working to ease vehicle registration pains.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

HEROES: Koch to the rescue

The article March 17 about Jameson Elliott was an awesome story about a quick thinking teenager who ran to get an AED when a friend of mine had a cardiac arrest while playing pickleball.

Neighborhood of the Week takes a swing
March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Neighborhood of the Week takes a swing

Neighborhood of the Week: March 21

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Mayors, legislators picking up pieces after tax relief divide

SB 1108's narrow defeat in the Senate Thursday leaves lawmakers and leaders searching for answers.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

SPECTRUM: Great service, fast internet

Many times, we hear about poor service provided by a company.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Post Falls’ strategy

It’s nice to see that the Post Falls School Board is more honest than other parts of the country.

CNA Apprenticeship breaks new ground
March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

CNA Apprenticeship breaks new ground

The practice of apprenticeship has a storied history that goes back to at least the Code of Hammurabi in ancient Babylon.

Jennifer Allison Haught
March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Jennifer Allison Haught

1957 — 2021

On Feb. 15, 2021, Jennifer Allison Haught was called to the glory of

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: Change your habits, change your life

A guy walked into a sandwich shop and the server asked what he would like to order.

March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Chiefs blanked in Everett, start season 0-2

The Spokane Chiefs were winless in Everett, Wash., last season, and that trend continued Saturday night. The Chiefs were shut out 2-0 by the Everett Silvertips in Western Hockey League play at Angel of the Winds Arena, dropping to 0-2 on the late-starting season.

Vintage Voices: Like Mother Like Daughter
March 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Vintage Voices: Like Mother Like Daughter

Ladies, Women’s History Month is not only about celebrating great women

Saturday, March 20

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: As challenges grew, Rewers learned along the way
March 20, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: As challenges grew, Rewers learned along the way

Anytime you get to share the basketball court with a pair of two-time state champions, you learn from it. Lake City High senior Brooklyn Rewers did.

Zags fans, this podcast's for you
March 20, 2021 1:18 a.m.

Zags fans, this podcast's for you

Steve Cameron previews Gonzaga's quest for history in NCAA tourney

Here's a deep look into the best team in the country.

March 20, 2021 1:17 a.m.

Rosters for today's Idaho all-state high school basketball games

Rosters for today's 18th annual Idaho all-state high school boys and girls basketball games at Post Falls High.

March 20, 2021 1:15 a.m.

Chiefs fall in long-awaited season opener

Spokane falls in shootout to Seattle in COVID-19 delayed season opener in Kent

COVID-19 shuts down Idaho Legislature
March 20, 2021 1:09 a.m.

COVID-19 shuts down Idaho Legislature

A swell of coronavirus cases have delayed proceedings for at least two weeks

Idaho's next initiative could be medical marijuana
March 20, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Idaho's next initiative could be medical marijuana

SB 1110 would raise the requirements for citizen initiatives like the movement driving Kind Idaho, but a local advocate said she's hopeful the matter will reach Idaho voters.

Keely's cookies comfort canines, cats
March 20, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Keely's cookies comfort canines, cats

Post Falls teen donates $1,012 to KHS from sales of her chocolate chip creations

Keely's cookies benefit canines, cats

Representation in education
March 20, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Representation in education

Student Advisory Group lets student voices be heard

Coeur d'Alene's Student Advisory Group gives student voices a way to be heard

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Future of Fitness
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Future of Fitness

Writer finds suit can make you feel like a superhero

Writer finds suit can make you feel like a superhero

Oscar reaction: ‘Nomadland,’ ‘Trial,’ ‘Mank,’ ‘Minari’ battle for Best Picture
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Oscar reaction: ‘Nomadland,’ ‘Trial,’ ‘Mank,’ ‘Minari’ battle for Best Picture

Even in an unprecedented year for movies, the Academy didn’t opt for many surprises

The stay-at-home dad: March madness - worst player in camp
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: March madness - worst player in camp

Athleticism eludes my oldest daughter.

March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

New year, old meanings

To most, the new year was ushered in long ago. Likewise, spring is fast becoming

FAST FIVE: Tree talk with Nick Goodwin
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

FAST FIVE: Tree talk with Nick Goodwin

Meet Nick Goodwin, urban forester for the City of Coeur d'Alene Parks and Recreation Department.

Mary Catherine Adams Brothers, 100
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Mary Catherine Adams Brothers, 100

Mary Catherine Adams Brothers passed to her heavenly home on March 11, 2021.

Racists? Here? Let's see 'em
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Racists? Here? Let's see 'em

I read with great interest the “There’s work to be done here” opinion by the Human Rights Consortium. In it, there

March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Woman pleads guilty to arson

A woman accused of setting fire to her ex’s kitchen has pleaded guilty.

Classroom crusaders
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Classroom crusaders

Teacher Fund donates $10,000 in school supplies to Borah Elementary

Philanthropic group Teacher Fund donates $10,000 in school supplies to Borah teachers

Hearing postponed in child porn case
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Hearing postponed in child porn case

A Spokane man accused of possessing child porn is expected to be back in court next month.

March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Man charged with 4th DUI

A man is being held on $60,000 bail after he was charged with his third DUI violation in three years.

Pinwheels for Prevention
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Pinwheels for Prevention

Safe Passage raising funds for Child Abuse Awareness Month in April

Safe Passage raising funds for Child Abuse Awareness Month in April

March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Chasing canines with scissors

Chasing canines with scissors

North Idaho needs more civility, less extremism
March 20, 2021 1 a.m.

North Idaho needs more civility, less extremism

When I was growing up in Utah, every summer my parents would host an ice cream

March 20, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 20 2021

Friday, March 19

North Idaho Now podcast: Gonzaga March Madness preview with Steve Cameron
March 19, 2021 4:04 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast: Gonzaga March Madness preview with Steve Cameron

In this special episode of North Idaho Now, Mike Patrick sits down with Steve Cameron to give Gonzaga basketball fans some primer before their first game on Saturday!

4 men linked to Proud Boys charged in plot to attack Capitol
March 19, 2021 2:45 p.m.

4 men linked to Proud Boys charged in plot to attack Capitol

Four men described as leaders of the far-right Proud Boys have been charged

US, China spar in 1st face-to-face meetings under Biden
March 19, 2021 1:45 p.m.

US, China spar in 1st face-to-face meetings under Biden

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese officials met again

'Very angry': Democrats face tough choices on immigration
March 19, 2021 10:30 a.m.

'Very angry': Democrats face tough choices on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats who long blistered the Trump administration's

Idaho Legislature shuts down due to COVID-19 outbreak
March 19, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Idaho Legislature shuts down due to COVID-19 outbreak

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Legislature voted Friday to shut down for several

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Time to make a little podcast magic
March 19, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Time to make a little podcast magic

With Zags ready to seek national title, Steve Cameron embraces the microphone.

PREP ROUNDUP: Rutherford perfect for Post Falls
March 19, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Rutherford perfect for Post Falls

Junior Tyson Rutherford pitched a five-inning perfect game as the Post Falls Trojans blanked the Lakeland Hawks 22-0 in an Inland Empire League game on Thursday.

March 19, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

ITD offers to help clear local vehicle registration backlog
March 19, 2021 1:09 a.m.

ITD offers to help clear local vehicle registration backlog

State agency takes on burden of local backlogs

Little rips $2.8B COVID relief package
March 19, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Little rips $2.8B COVID relief package

But governor also says state can't afford to reject it

The package, part of the American Rescue Plan passed by Congress, includes nearly $1 billion in relief to schools, childcare and non-profits helping the impoverished.

A voice for the children
March 19, 2021 1:07 a.m.

A voice for the children

Susan Koerner receives Distinguished Service in Victims Advocacy Award for efforts on behalf of abused children

A voice for the children

Beans and blessings
March 19, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Beans and blessings

North Idaho Christian School packs 10,000 meals to help the hungry

North Idaho Christian School packs 10,000 meals to feed needy families in Kentucky

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

POWERBALL: Legislature the loser

So our Legislature is going to do away with a game that sends millions into the state’s coffers because Australia is joining Powerball and that country might use their money for gun control?

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Movie Times

Hayden Cinema

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOLS: Bonds yes, levies no

Wake Up Coeur d’Alene Press, it’s you who’ve changed, not us!

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINE: A great experience

Our sincere thanks to all the National Guardsmen, volunteers and Josh from Panhandle Health for their dedication and hard work for the senior citizens and others, with regard to the COVID-19 vaccination.

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Guns aren't going anywhere in Idaho

Despite calls for 2A sanctuary, Idaho is rock solid without the feel-good label.

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

BREAKFAST: Emerging to a gift

We want to thank Nathaniel and Rachel, who bought our breakfast after we got out for the first time in nearly a year.

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

JUDGE: Denied Bundy’s rights

Monday marked a dark day in Idaho jurisprudence.

Library Network hires Colorado librarian as new director
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Library Network hires Colorado librarian as new director

Amy Rodda will replace the retiring John Hartung in May.

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

STIMULUS: Don’t become dependent

The first stimulus passed in 2020 as my memory says was around $900 billion.

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA: The wonder of it all

Don’t change, Coeur d’Alene. Growing up in Hayden Lake/Coeur d’Alene, I had a wonderful childhood.

Press needs better judgment on radical opinions
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Press needs better judgment on radical opinions

In 1964, Pulitzer Prize winning historian Richard Hofstadter wrote a

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

ELECTION: Headline unfair to kids

Whether you voted yes or no for the levy for the Coeur d’Alene schools is immaterial.

Percussion perfection
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Percussion perfection

Cd'A Charter senior wins at Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Cd'A Charter senior wins Instrumental Division, earns $1,500 scholarship at UI Jazz Festival

Assessing tough situation, Kovacs looks for help
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Assessing tough situation, Kovacs looks for help

County on look out for appraisers and chief deputy assessor

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

CHURCH: The path forward

This is in response to Don Eckenroth’s guest opinion (March 16) defending the rights of his religion (in general) and his local Seventh-day Adventist Church (specifically).

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

2A: Fear is your enemy

A recent writer says “Make no mistake, the Biden administration has every intent to violate your constitutional rights.”

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOLS: We must do better

In 1983, I read “A Nation At Risk” — A scathing report of our public schools.

Post Falls denies Tullamore annex request
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Post Falls denies Tullamore annex request

Traffic cited as chief concern against 170-unit project

Post Falls city council denies 20-acre annexation proposal

Man arrested after chase, jumping into lake
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Man arrested after chase, jumping into lake

Pursuit began near Rathdrum, ended at Cocolalla Lake

Man arrested after chase, jumping into lake

James Allen Hamby, 70
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

James Allen Hamby, 70

James Allen Hamby was born on Oct. 10, 1950, to Alford and Minnie Hamby in

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

KEC awards grants

Operation Round Up® is supported by KEC members who voluntarily “round up”

Bail lowered in ‘mind-boggling’ case
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Bail lowered in ‘mind-boggling’ case

A judge lowered the bail of a woman accused of attempting to flee a crash that injured her children.

Amanda Marie Messerly, 31
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Amanda Marie Messerly, 31

On Saturday morning, March 13, 2021, Amanda Marie Messerly, loving mother of two

Kathy Smith-Hoffman, 72
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Kathy Smith-Hoffman, 72

Kathy Smith-Hoffman, of Rathdrum, Idaho, age 72, passed away peacefully,

Kathleen Foy Taylor
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Kathleen Foy Taylor

Kathleen Foy Taylor passed away March 13, 2021, peacefully, while sitting in

Huckleberries: The volcano that made Sid famous
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Huckleberries: The volcano that made Sid famous

Sid Smith once appeared in a movie with James Bond.

Vaccine available at Safeway, Albertsons pharmacies
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Vaccine available at Safeway, Albertsons pharmacies

Pharmacies currently administering Moderna doses at six Panhandle location

Freddie Lee Hamill, 71
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Freddie Lee Hamill, 71

Freddie Lee Hamill, 71, passed away in Tekoa, Wash., on March 8, 2021. Fred is

2 arrested in connection to catalytic converter theft
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

2 arrested in connection to catalytic converter theft

2 arrested in catalytic converter theft

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

County postpones church deliberations

Commissioners should revisit issue April 1

Comprehensive Plan cannot come soon enough for Coeur d’Alene
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Comprehensive Plan cannot come soon enough for Coeur d’Alene

After my last Planning and Zoning Meeting I have taken stock on both the complexities of our charmed city and the drawbacks to that charm. I am frequently

March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Man succumbs to crash injuries

Edelblute dies from ATV crash injuries

Bid to kill August elections fizzles
March 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Bid to kill August elections fizzles

HB 106 died in the Senate's State Affairs Committee after educators said the late sumnmer elections were school districts' last chances to fine-tune budgets.

Hagfest Northwest 2021
March 19, 2021 midnight

Hagfest Northwest 2021

Merle Haggard Tribute coming to Cd'A April 10

Annual tributary concerts held in memory of beloved country singer, Merle Haggard.

March 19, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 19 2021

Thursday, March 18

Forecast for spring: Nasty drought worsens for much of US
March 18, 2021 3:40 p.m.

Forecast for spring: Nasty drought worsens for much of US

With nearly two-thirds of the United States abnormally dry or worse, the government’s

Idaho House approves massive income tax cut and rebate plan
March 18, 2021 3:35 p.m.

Idaho House approves massive income tax cut and rebate plan

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho House on Wednesday approved a massive income

Putin cites ills in US society after Biden's killer remark
March 18, 2021 1:50 p.m.

Putin cites ills in US society after Biden's killer remark

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin responded Thursday to U.S. President Joe Biden’s

Kathleen Foy Taylor
March 18, 2021 12:40 p.m.

Kathleen Foy Taylor

Kathleen Foy Taylor passed away March 13, 2021, peacefully, while sitting in

Troubled US-China ties face new test in Alaska meeting
March 18, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Troubled US-China ties face new test in Alaska meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China will face a new test in their increasingly

Storms moving eastward, leave trail of damage in Deep South
March 18, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Storms moving eastward, leave trail of damage in Deep South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Storms that left splintered homes and broken trees across

Vatican cardinals defend gay union blessing ban amid dissent
March 18, 2021 11:30 a.m.

Vatican cardinals defend gay union blessing ban amid dissent

ROME (AP) — Three cardinals close to Pope Francis defended a recent Holy See pronouncement

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Lakeside's run, and what the future holds for the Knight boys
March 18, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Lakeside's run, and what the future holds for the Knight boys

It had been quite the four-year run for the Lakeside Knights, with three of the five seniors — Jayson "JJ" Hall, Kenyon Spotted Horse and Darren "Day Day" Higgins — starting as freshmen. The run culminated with a state 1A Division II title last season, and then nearly another title this year after moving up one classification.

March 18, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Sandpoint downs Post Falls in tennis

Josiah Shields and Isaac Gondo won in straight sets at boys doubles for Post Falls in a match against Sandpoint on Wednesday at Travers Park.

March 18, 2021 1:12 a.m.

Northwest Notes: March 18, 2021

Gonzaga’s Mark Few was named one of four candidates for the 2021 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s Coach of the Year, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Wednesday.

March 18, 2021 1:10 a.m.

AT COLLEGE: March 18, 2021

Area athletes shine at next level

Rambo shooting footage made public
March 18, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Rambo shooting footage made public

Tyler Rambo’s mom released body cam footage from the night police shot Rambo 14 times

Highland Dancers deliver on St. Patrick's Day
March 18, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Highland Dancers deliver on St. Patrick's Day

Performance at Paddy's Sports Bar earns applause

Highland Dancers deliver on St. Patrick's Day

Capt. Edmondson retiring from KCSO
March 18, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Capt. Edmondson retiring from KCSO

The 29-year veteran who ran for Sheriff against Bob Norris in the May primary said, "It's time."

Guinness to go, and meals, too
March 18, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Guinness to go, and meals, too

Veterans, medical staff honored on St. Patrick's Day

Guinness to go, and meals, too

March 18, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Bowling scores: March 18, 2021

Results from area leagues

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

March 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Tribe cancels Julyamsh Powwow

Tribe cancels Julyamsh Powwow

March 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Snow a no-show

Could be the third March without white stuff in Cd'A

Snow a no-show so far in March

March 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Tips for a happy car-buying experience

Research shows that the auto industry is still suffering lingering effects

March 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Don’t become catfish prey

Romance scammers are having a blast these days.

March 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Police: Sex offender failed to update address

Police arrested a registered sex offender who they said failed to update his address after moving.

Innovia Foundation gifts big bucks to Kootenai County nonprofits
March 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Innovia Foundation gifts big bucks to Kootenai County nonprofits

More than $1.2 million granted to regional organizational partners

Innovia Foundation awards more than $1.2 million to regional organizational partners

Hunter harvest up
March 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Hunter harvest up

More elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer killed in 2020 seasons

OUTDOORS: Hunter harvest up

Activity scholarships available for kids of hospitality workers
March 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Activity scholarships available for kids of hospitality workers

CDAIDE offers $3,000 in assistance for camps, extracurriculars

CDAIDE offers $3,000 in assistance for camps, extracurriculars

March 18, 2021 1 a.m.

Kootenai Health trustee races close Friday

Six candidates — including two incumbents — have filed for three open seats. Voters will decide May 18.

March 18, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 18 2021

Wednesday, March 17

WARNING: Extremely graphic video shows shooting in Cd'A park
March 17, 2021 3:58 p.m.

WARNING: Extremely graphic video shows shooting in Cd'A park

The following video from July 4, 2019 was posted Wednesday by the mother of then-18-year-old Tyler Rambo.

March 17, 2021 2 p.m.

House panel OKs legislation to trim Idaho governor's powers

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A House panel on Wednesday approved legislation

March 17, 2021 1 p.m.

Idaho lawmaker panel approves 'fetal heartbeat' abortion ban

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions

March 17, 2021 12:15 p.m.

Coroner identifies 24-year-old man killed near Boise State

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man who was shot and killed during what authorities believe

Experts: Virus surge in Europe a cautionary tale for US
March 17, 2021 noon

Experts: Virus surge in Europe a cautionary tale for US

Optimism is spreading in the U.S. as COVID-19 deaths plummet and states ease restrictions and open vaccinations to younger adults. But across Europe,

Julyamsh Powwow Canceled
March 17, 2021 11:20 a.m.

Julyamsh Powwow Canceled

WORLEY, Idaho – Coeur d’Alene Casino has announced the cancellation of this year’s

Police investigate suspect's motive in Atlanta-area killings
March 17, 2021 11 a.m.

Police investigate suspect's motive in Atlanta-area killings

ATLANTA (AP) — A white gunman accused of killing eight people, most of them

PREP ROUNDUP: Rowley helps Coeur d'Alene blank Lakeland
March 17, 2021 1:30 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Rowley helps Coeur d'Alene blank Lakeland

Without the benefit of some of those nonleague games against Washington schools — which are just starting with traditional fall sports after a COVID-19 delay — teams are still trying to figure things out on the fly. On Tuesday, Coeur d’Alene senior pitcher Jayden Rowley showed his coaches something.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: You've got answers? I've got questions
March 17, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: You've got answers? I've got questions

Believe it or not, there have been some sports stories floating around the past few days. Besides the Zags, I mean.

Second levy attempt coming to Post Falls
March 17, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Second levy attempt coming to Post Falls

$4.955 million-per-year request will be on May 18 ballot

$4.955 million-per-year school levy ask will be on May 18 ballot in Post Falls

NIC invests $8.1M in health science expansion
March 17, 2021 1:08 a.m.

NIC invests $8.1M in health science expansion

NIC approves $8.1 million building expansion

Four Corners monument gets go-ahead
March 17, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Four Corners monument gets go-ahead

The Coeur d'Alene city council approved the $75,000 commission for the 24-foot-tall structure Tuesday night.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Grace Gwin, North Idaho Christian
March 17, 2021 1:07 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Grace Gwin, North Idaho Christian

North Idaho Christian senior Grace Gwin is this week's Knudsten Chevrolet Athlete of the Week

Fire district starts $14.9 million bond campaign
March 17, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Fire district starts $14.9 million bond campaign

Funding would help meet growing population demands

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Youth Sports March 17, 2021
March 17, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Youth Sports March 17, 2021

Basketball, bowling, wrestling and more

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Habitat, Lowes team up on 'Build Week'

Build, repair thousands of homes, including in North idaho

Habitat, Lowes team up on 'Build Week'

Op-Ed: Republican Central Committee rebuts levy editorial
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Republican Central Committee rebuts levy editorial

Supplemental levy votes have long benefited from being held on dates that don’t coincide with major elections.

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Behavioral council seeks comment on strategic plan

Council seeks comments

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

PRESS: Refreshing change

How nice it was to see on the front page of The Press Sunday morning the words “Faith and Freedom” instead of the usual “COVID,” “crime” and “crisis.”

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTiSING: Advertorial — A good run to be on

It's not that long ago that here in the US we were lamenting back-to-back growing

Edward Everett Peery, 85
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Edward Everett Peery, 85

On Friday, March 5, 2021, Edward Everett Peery, loving father and grandfather,

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

BILL: Opens door to Reds

The Democrats are now putting through a bill to take away states’ rights to conduct voting integrity.

Leo Dorscher, 84
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Leo Dorscher, 84

On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, Leo Dorscher passed away peacefully in his sleep

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Learning for life's greener pastures

Better managing money is something we all can agree upon.

David Martin Meyer, 52
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

David Martin Meyer, 52

David Martin Meyer was born in Coeur d’Alene to Kenneth R. and Nyla J. Meyer

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

COINS: Alert to Press readers

As a coin collector, I feel compelled to write to you regarding another very misleading advertisement in The Press involving coins: the full page ad March 12, page A8.

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Glacier hosts community meeting on park challenges

Glacier hosts community meeting on park challenges

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Police: Hit-and-run driver's BAC was 3X legal limit

Police arrested a man who they said had two hit-and-runs while driving with a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit.

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

CHIPOTLE: Chewing on disappearance

I don’t know if this is the right platform for my question.

Love of puzzles flourishes in pandemic
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Love of puzzles flourishes in pandemic

Main Street for March 17

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

St. Maries searching for new police chief

Will create department 'from ground up'

Will create department 'from ground up'

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Childhood scoliosis

When it comes to scoliosis chiropractic can help, but chiropractic adjustments

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

ISP to focus on impaired drivers

ISP to focus on impaired drivers

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

POWERBALL: Blow to education

It’s bad enough that the Idaho Legislature year over year shirks its constitutional obligation of properly funding education, to be shared by all Idaho taxpayers.

Janet Campbell, 63
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Janet Campbell, 63

A great chef and retired GTE/Verizon marketing manager, Janet Campbell’s life

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Bridal Festival at The Resort on Saturday

Bridal Festival on Saturday

Lessons learned, life saved
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Lessons learned, life saved

Lakeland sophomore's quick reactions to retrieve AED help man suffering cardiac arrest

Lessons learned, life saved

Elaine 'Lynn' Smith, 91
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Elaine 'Lynn' Smith, 91

Elaine “Lynn” Smith passed away Feb. 28, 2021, at age 91. She was born

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

All Idahoans eligible for vaccine April 26

The plan beats President Biden's call to open eligibility by nearly a week.

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

FEDERALISM: Follow Sage’s lead

Hooray for Rep. Sage Dixon, co-chairman of Idaho’s Committee on Federalism, on his introduction of legislation that would give Idaho lawmakers veto power over federal actions and court decisions (Coeur d’Alene Press, March 11, 2021, section A, p. 2).

Duard Gene Reed, 76
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Duard Gene Reed, 76

On Friday, March 12, 2021, Duard Gene Reed passed away at age 76 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Tune in Tuesday for virtual Invent Idaho state awards show
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Tune in Tuesday for virtual Invent Idaho state awards show

Live stream starts at 5:30 p.m.

Live stream for Invent Idaho Invention Convention starts at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday

Larry Dean Jenkins, 83
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Larry Dean Jenkins, 83

Larry Dean Jenkins, 83, passed away peacefully, Friday, March 12, 2021, in Athol

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Reducing stomach acids

Billions of dollars are spent annually on drugs to reduce stomach acid.

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

County schedules town hall for March 31

Commissioner will discuss $20 courthouse building

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

TAXES: Earmark for veterans

I would like the taxes I pay to go to the men and women who have served this country and returned wounded, mentally or physically.

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: End business mask rules

How much longer are businesses going to be able to force us to wear masks?

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOLS: Elect only Christian conservatives

While I’m not a member of the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee, I am a concerned conservative member of this community.

NIC honors local women making a difference
March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC honors local women making a difference

NIC recognizing notable local women for Women's History Month

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

COUNTY: Don’t fall for administrator

The “commission” form of government is one of the oldest forms of county government, with roots going back to colonial Pennsylvania.

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Guinness to go for veterans

Guinness to go for veterans

March 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Man sentenced for molesting niece

A man who pleaded guilty to molesting his four-year-old niece will spend at least three years in prison.

March 17, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 17 2021

Tuesday, March 16

March 16, 2021 2:55 p.m.

Shooting near Boise State campus was botched robbery

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two men have been charged with first-degree murder

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 13: Headlines from 3/13 thru 3/16
March 16, 2021 2:21 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 13: Headlines from 3/13 thru 3/16

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Josh McDonald 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 March 13 to 16.

Homeland Security chief defends US handling of border surge
March 16, 2021 11:30 a.m.

Homeland Security chief defends US handling of border surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with a rising number of migrants at the southwest border and criticism

Deadly violence resumes in Myanmar after peaceful protests
March 16, 2021 11:25 a.m.

Deadly violence resumes in Myanmar after peaceful protests

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — At least two people protesting last month's military coup were reported shot

EU regulator 'convinced' AstraZeneca benefit outweighs risk
March 16, 2021 10:25 a.m.

EU regulator 'convinced' AstraZeneca benefit outweighs risk

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s drug regulator insisted Tuesday that there is “no indication”

Fulcher on immigration
March 16, 2021 9:30 a.m.

Fulcher on immigration

The left decried President Trump’s “America First” immigration policies

Close call with a big cat
March 16, 2021 7 a.m.

Close call with a big cat

"It was a crazy moment. I thought, 'holy shit, this is really happening."

A balancing act
March 16, 2021 1:09 a.m.

A balancing act

Cd'A School Board discusses counselor-student policies

Cd'A School Board discusses counselor-student policies

Starting from scratch
March 16, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Starting from scratch

Mother of five thriving with children, chickens and love

Mom of five thankful for new chicken coop built through Press Christmas for All, Charity Reimagined

Looking for sanctuary
March 16, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Looking for sanctuary

Duncan brings forward resolution to protect Second Amendment rights

Commissioner Leslie Duncan brings forward resolution to protect Second Amendment rights

House passes Medicaid exclusion on indigent fund
March 16, 2021 1:06 a.m.

House passes Medicaid exclusion on indigent fund

State ranks low in Medicaid coverage analysis

If it clears the Senate, HB 316 will eventually save the state roughly $12 million per year

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Church responds, defends its rights

I write as one among the growing majority of freedom—loving Americans who are in

Paul Kevin Fromdahl, 66
March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Paul Kevin Fromdahl, 66

Paul Kevin Fromdahl, 66, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, passed away unexpectedly

Price throws hat into Cd'A council ring
March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Price throws hat into Cd'A council ring

Aims for seat held by Kiki Miller

The longtime Coeur d'Alene resident announced her bid for council member Kiki Miller's seat Monday.

March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

PHD: 78,000 doses have been allocated

People 55 and older with qualifying medical condition eligible for vaccine

People 55 and older with qualifying medical condition eligible for vaccine

March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's Blotter

Notable calls for the day!

March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

English embraces 'Erin galore'

Happy Patricks Day!

Shirley Adams Glover
March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Shirley Adams Glover

Oct. 31, 1944 – March 3, 2021

Shirley Adams Glover, 76, suffered a massive stroke but died peacefully 10 days

March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Man accused of downloading child porn

A man is being held on $200,000 bond after police said he downloaded child pornography on the dark web.

March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: CHS boys, girls win Lewiston golf event

Prep roundup for March 16

March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

For Zags, 32 is the magic number

Zags Tracker for March 16

March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

County looks again at excessive wakes

Policy adopted last May could change this summer

Commissioners express differing opinions on no-excessive wake zones

March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Northwest Notes March 16, 2021

The football game between Idaho and Northern Arizona, postponed last Saturday due to COVID-19 protocols within the Vandals’ program, has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 17 in Flagstaff, Ariz.

Movers and Shakers
March 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Movers and Shakers

John Beutler Earns CENTURION® 21 Award for Being a Top-Producing Sales Professional 21+ Years

March 16, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 16 2021

Monday, March 15

Governments delay access to public records during pandemic
March 15, 2021 4:20 p.m.

Governments delay access to public records during pandemic

As states prepared to reopen their economies following

3 die when car hits 9 people in San Diego; driver in custody
March 15, 2021 4:15 p.m.

3 die when car hits 9 people in San Diego; driver in custody

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A driver lost control and veered onto a sidewalk Monday dotted with homeless tents in downtown San Diego, killing three people and injuring

The road show begins: VP Harris, Jill Biden promote aid plan
March 15, 2021 3:15 p.m.

The road show begins: VP Harris, Jill Biden promote aid plan

LAS VEGAS (AP) — From a vaccination site in the desert West to a grade school on

March 15, 2021 3:10 p.m.

Idaho House panel approves prohibition on mask mandates

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to prohibit mask mandates by government entities in Idaho headed to the House on Monday.

Economist: Idaho flexes financial muscle
March 15, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Economist: Idaho flexes financial muscle

State's fewer coronavirus restrictions have helped, Faucher says

Economists expect U.S. economy to surpass pre-pandemic levels

This 'Frying Pan' needs a lid
March 15, 2021 1:08 a.m.

This 'Frying Pan' needs a lid

Campaign underway to fund cover for Riverstone stage

Campaign underway to fund cover for Riverstone stage

'Really BIG Raffle' kicks off
March 15, 2021 1:07 a.m.

'Really BIG Raffle' kicks off

Top prize is new $400k house in Cd'A

'Really BIG Raffle' kicks off

To serve was his goal
March 15, 2021 1:06 a.m.

To serve was his goal

Trinity Group Homes to rename site for former director Bob Runkle

To serve was his goal

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: It shouldn't really matter who Zags face along the way
March 15, 2021 1:05 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: It shouldn't really matter who Zags face along the way

Gonzaga needs to win six more games, and if the Zags are really the best team in the country, there shouldn’t be anyone among those six opponents who are better than the Zags. Therefore, they will be favored in every game they play. Their only mission is to play like a favorite six times in a row.

COVID Watch
March 15, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID Watch

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March 15, 2021 1 a.m.

School and Senior Meals

School and Senior Meals: March 15-19

Julie Jennings Cisney
March 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Julie Jennings Cisney

Julie Jennings Cisney passed away Dec. 1, 2020, in Las Vegas. She joined her

March 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Northwest Notes March 15, 2021

Boise State is heading to the NIT, and EWU QB Eric Barriere is honored again.

Hints of drought in North Idaho
March 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Hints of drought in North Idaho

Trend of drier summers looks like it might hold up again in 2021.

March 15, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 15 2021

Sunday, March 14

Faith and freedom
March 14, 2021 1:40 a.m.

Faith and freedom

Several North Idaho churches seeing strong growth, pastors cite several reasons why

Faith and freedom

An opening to remember: Sandpoint edges Lake City in first baseball game on new turf at Memorial Field
March 14, 2021 1:30 a.m.

An opening to remember: Sandpoint edges Lake City in first baseball game on new turf at Memorial Field

On Saturday, Sandpoint and Lake City couldn't have asked for a better day to open the 2021 baseball season in the Inland Empire League. On top of the picture-perfect weather, it was the first baseball game on the new artificial turf at War Memorial Field and both teams made sure to give the hundreds of fans in the bleachers and camped out in lawn chairs around the field one to remember.

Legislators answer to locals at Rathdrum town hall
March 14, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Legislators answer to locals at Rathdrum town hall

Saturday's KCRCC event was an opportunity for lawmakers to update their constituents on the session in Boise — and answer for their votes.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: We won't take the NCAAs — or any sport — for granted again
March 14, 2021 1:28 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: We won't take the NCAAs — or any sport — for granted again

One year later, how nice was it to be outside on a sunny Saturday afternoon in mid-March, with spring high school sports returning in full swing? Did anyone care if it was a bit chilly?

Westport winery coming to Riverstone
March 14, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Westport winery coming to Riverstone

Business Bits for March 14

March 14, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Haaland leads East past West

Area seniors compete in District 1 All-Star basketball game at Mullan Pavilion

March 14, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP SOFTBALL: Lake City's Schultze no-hits Sandpoint in season opener

Phoebe Schultze pitched a five-inning no-hitter with 14 strikeouts, and also drove in four runs as the Lake City Timberwolves beat the visiting Sandpoint Bulldogs 18-0 in the season and Inland Empire League opener for both teams.

March 14, 2021 1:14 a.m.

PREP BASEBALL: Post Falls sweeps Coeur d'Alene in pair of one-run games

Zach Clark drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to score Kaden Cripps with the winning run in the first game, and the Post Falls Trojans went on to sweep the Coeur d’Alene Vikings 7-6 and 8-7 in the season and Inland Empire League opener for both teams Saturday.

Our Gem: Bottom sediments and their risk
March 14, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Our Gem: Bottom sediments and their risk

The National Academies of Science (NAS) study that kicked off with two public

March 14, 2021 1:10 a.m.

COLLEGE WRESTLING: NIC downs second-ranked Western Wyoming, falls to Clackamas

Izzy Tubera (125 pounds), Brant Porter (133), Alex Lopez (141) and Cohle Feliciano (285) won by pin for the Cardinals in a 30-17 win over second-ranked Western Wyoming at Christianson Gymnasium on Saturday.

MOMENTS, MEMORIES and MADNESS with STEVE CAMERON: Google is often helpful, but it sure takes the fun out of trivia
March 14, 2021 1:05 a.m.

MOMENTS, MEMORIES and MADNESS with STEVE CAMERON: Google is often helpful, but it sure takes the fun out of trivia

Imagine the wide eyes and gaping mouths when someone, making a point in a baseball discussion, brings up the subject of a pinch-runner. And without missing a beat, you say… “Speaking of that, who ran for Eddie Gaedel?”

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Fight is on for educational control

School levy dispute reveals some unsavory truths.

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: The power of commitment

President Dwight Eisenhower was raised on a Kansas farm, and he never forgot the lessons he learned there.

Clifford Daniel Ownbey
March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Clifford Daniel Ownbey

Sorry this is late in coming, but this was a difficult one.... Our Hero,

MY GARDEN PATH: It's here…at long last!
March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

MY GARDEN PATH: It's here…at long last!

Believe it or not, spring isn't that far off.

Jean Supernau Beattie
March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Jean Supernau Beattie

Jean Supernau Beattie died at Hospice House in Spokane, Wash., on March 3, 2021.

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

BROADBAND: Solution on horizon

Much like the rest of rural America, Idaho faces connectivity, reliability and affordability problems with broadband.

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

McFARLAND: Support for hospital trustee

I read with great interest the article in Wednesday’s Press announcing Dr. Robert McFarland’s candidacy for a trustee position on the Kootenai Hospital Board.

Geraldine (Tschetter) Wiess
March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Geraldine (Tschetter) Wiess

Geraldine (Tschetter) Wies was born Sept. 26, 1928, to Jacob and Ethel (Ablin) Tschetter,

Duane L. Smith
March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Duane L. Smith

May 11, 1932 - March 7, 2021

Duane Smith, 88, of Rathdrum, Idaho, joined his Father in Heaven on March 7,

SPECIAL ADVERTISING CONTENT: Get a jump on spring at Dover Bay Resort
March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

SPECIAL ADVERTISING CONTENT: Get a jump on spring at Dover Bay Resort

Neighborhood of the Week: March 14

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

WIDOW: No credit card, no luck

I am a 72-year-old widow who has experienced elder abuse here in Coeur d’Alene.

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

SMOKE: Something smells fishy

Here we go again with smoke all over Hayden.

You can bet on it
March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

You can bet on it

Coeur d'Alene Casino marks 28 years with promotions, entertainment

You can bet on it

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVIES: Whine less, worker harder

In response to “Time to step up for your schools,” I think if the powers that be want school levies to pass, they need to focus on not whining, saying “At the same time, our teachers have been on the front line for a good part of the year as COVID allowed.

Kevin  Edward  McMahon, 59
March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Kevin Edward McMahon, 59

March 15, 1961 — Feb 8, 2021

Our most beloved mountain man has returned to the happy hunting grounds

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

NEWS: A subtle comment

I was surprised to learn that there was a mountain lion on Canfield Mountain.

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

FACTS: Check ‘em out, Dean

Dean Haagenson should have fact checked his statement re: the $1.9 trillion COVID Relief package.

March 14, 2021 1 a.m.

BUBBERS: Punish the punisher

I cried after I read the story about the border collie named Bubbers.

Saturday, March 13

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: A star coach in the North Star steps away
March 13, 2021 1:15 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: A star coach in the North Star steps away

As the Kootenai High football coach, Doug Napierala has called plenty of plays. His latest one is a handoff. Napierala, who has coached the Warriors since 2001, stepped down as football coach earlier this month.

March 13, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jeffs powers East past West in District 1 All-Star Game

Timberlake senior Blayre Jeffs scored a team-high 13 points for the East in a 68-44 win over the West in the 34th District 1 All-Star girls basketball game at the Mullan Pavilion on Friday night.

County commissioners seeking candidates for health board seat
March 13, 2021 1:09 a.m.

County commissioners seeking candidates for health board seat

Commissioner Fillios said the search to fill a seat currently occupied by nurse Jai Nelson isn't an indictment of the board member who has led the charge for mask mandates.

Rambo sentencing date set
March 13, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Rambo sentencing date set

Tyler Rambo will be sentenced in May for three counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer.

Now, more than ever, 'choose happiness'
March 13, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Now, more than ever, 'choose happiness'

North Star residents rally to uplift spirits of passersby

North Star residents rally to uplift passersby

Lawmakers hope "Spring-forward Sunday" will be the last
March 13, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Lawmakers hope "Spring-forward Sunday" will be the last

States are primed to permeate Daylight Saving, and Congress is following suit.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Spring Whining

You complain and you whine and you cry and you don’t dare to hope it will come.

March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Experience South by Southwest Fest from home

After last year’s abrupt cancellation, the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW)

FAST FIVE: Gar Mickelson believes in second chances
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

FAST FIVE: Gar Mickelson believes in second chances

Meet longtime community resident Gar Mickelson. Gar and his wife Vicki both grew up in Coeur d’Alene and were married in 1980. Gar has been

Everyone wins investing in early childhood education
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Everyone wins investing in early childhood education

Early Childhood Education Should Be Prioritized in Idaho Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in education always pays the highest returns.”

March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Woman to change plea in attempted murder case

A woman accused of attempting to kill her former girlfriend will change her plea.

Edna May 'Eddie' Fleming Ohnemus, 90
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Edna May 'Eddie' Fleming Ohnemus, 90

Edna "Eddie" Ohnemus passed on to her Heavenly Father on March 9, 2021.

American Legion Post recognizes Boys State delegates
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

American Legion Post recognizes Boys State delegates

American Legion Post 154 of Rathdrum recognizes Boys State delegates

March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Hearing waived in molestation case

An Oregon man accused of molesting two children was bound over to district court Friday.

March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

42,000 square feet of contention

Proposal for new church draws community criticism

Commissioner to make final decision next week

Movers and Shakers
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Movers and Shakers

Allen recognized for leadership excellence

Slime time
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Slime time

Ramsey students raise more than $8,000 for American Heart Association

Ramsey students raise more than $8,000 for American Heart Association

PHD: Coronavirus-related deaths at 275
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

PHD: Coronavirus-related deaths at 275

Kootenai Health operating at about 80% capacity

PHD: Coronavirus-related deaths at 275

City on the fence about blocking off East Tubbs water access
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

City on the fence about blocking off East Tubbs water access

Fence posts have already been installed on a cherished piece of park property, but the city says it's still weighing its options.

Moving History Forward: Early Hayden Lake
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Moving History Forward: Early Hayden Lake

With the completion of the first railroad across northern Idaho in 1881 and the rapid

March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Records

Judgments and sentencings

The stay-at-home-dad: On being emotional about milestones
March 13, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home-dad: On being emotional about milestones

In most circumstances, I’m a cynical, glass-basically-empty type of person.

March 13, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 13 2021

Friday, March 12

Conflict grows between US and allies over vaccine supply
March 12, 2021 2:10 p.m.

Conflict grows between US and allies over vaccine supply

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration is stockpiling

Gunmen abduct 39 students from school in northwest Nigeria
March 12, 2021 1:05 p.m.

Gunmen abduct 39 students from school in northwest Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen have attacked a school in northwestern

Labor movement targets Amazon as a foothold in the South
March 12, 2021 12:55 p.m.

Labor movement targets Amazon as a foothold in the South

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — The South has never been hospitable to organized

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 12: Headlines from 3/10 thru 3/12
March 12, 2021 12:43 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 12: Headlines from 3/10 thru 3/12

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Rachel Sun 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 March 10 to 12.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: M's will end playoff drought in 2022 — unless they end it this season
March 12, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: M's will end playoff drought in 2022 — unless they end it this season

I’ll go with next season for the Mariners snapping the playoff drought, but I’m not giving up on this year. Not entirely.

PREP WRESTLING: Area state champions
March 12, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP WRESTLING: Area state champions

Area wrestlers Matthew Whitcomb of Lake City, Lane Reardon of Post Falls, Riley Siegford of Lakeland and Dylan Sotin of St. Maries capped their high school careers with state championships at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa in late February. Freshman Tyson Barnhardt of Post Falls also won a state title.

Rambo found not guilty of attempted murder
March 12, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Rambo found not guilty of attempted murder

A jury has found accused Fourth of July shooter Tyler Rambo not guilty of second degree attempted murder.

March 12, 2021 1:08 a.m.

PREP SOFTBALL: Timberlake swept by Lewiston in opener

After last year’s COVID-aborted spring sports season, the Timberlake softball team became the first local team to open the 2021 spring sports season Thursday, falling 15-5 and 12-2 to the Lewiston Bengals in nonleague play at Airport Park.

TITANS of TOURISM
March 12, 2021 1:08 a.m.

TITANS of TOURISM

Nobody in state does it better than North Idaho

Idaho Department of Commerce reports on travel industry after pandemic

Removal of downed trees begins on popular hiking hill
March 12, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Removal of downed trees begins on popular hiking hill

Next step to protect Tubbs

Sentence suspended in sexual battery case
March 12, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Sentence suspended in sexual battery case

A Hauser contractor accused of forcing a teen girl to have oral sex avoided prison time as part of a plea deal.

March 12, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television, radio and webcast listings for coming weekend

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

March 12, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Northwest Notes March 12, 2021

The Big Sky Conference has reached an agreement for Boise to remain the home for the league’s men’s and women’s basketball championships through 2026, commissioner Tom Wistrcill announced.

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

GROWTH: Math isn’t favorable

The heads of councils, building departments, etc., say they hear our concerns.

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

GUNS: Pass sanctuary laws

“Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.”

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

TRILLION: A really big number

Congress just passed a $1.9 trillion so-called COVID stimulus bill.

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVIES: Far right gone wrong

The ad taken out in Sunday’s Press, by the Kootenai GOP, attacking the school levies is a typical example of the kind of thinking that has contributed to a failing education system in Idaho.

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

LAKELAND: A word of thanks

We would like to extend our appreciation to our community members for supporting the March 9 Instructional (Supplemental) Levy.

OP-Ed: Asking for help takes courage
March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

OP-Ed: Asking for help takes courage

Phew. This has been a year we will not soon forget.

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

IMMIGRANTS: Answers needed now

I just have a few questions about the arrival of so many immigrants at our southern borders.

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

LAKE: Word comes after

Coeur d’Alene Lake is the proper name.

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Playing field for schools sprouts potholes

Times have changed, and public school funding needs to adjust to those changes.

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Five counties downgraded to 'minimal risk' for coronavirus

Positivity rate for state, county, PHD all near 5%

5 counties moved to minimal risk for coronavirus

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

COUNTY: Voters get final say

What is wrong with exploring options and structures of county government?

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Three taken to Kootenai Health following crash

3 taken to Kootenai Health following crash

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

AMERICA: Beware one cannon

Like so many others, you may have fears about the direction of our beloved country.

Cuomo defiant as wave of lawmakers calls for him to resign
March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Cuomo defiant as wave of lawmakers calls for him to resign

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Facing unprecedented political isolation, a defiant New York Gov

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Movie Times

Hayden Cinema

Kids go to head of class
March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Kids go to head of class

Students proudly lead parent conferences

Student-led conferences with both parents and children

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

LEGISLATURE: Leaving citizens out

Let’s be clear. The Idaho Republican Legislature is intent on denying citizen involvement in their own government.

Be the next Art on the Green poster artist
March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Be the next Art on the Green poster artist

Contest deadline is April 16

Contest deadline is April 16

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho gas prices top national average

After dropping as low as 36th in the U.S. for most expensive fuel, Idaho now ranks 15th

Idaho gas prices top national average

Student artists: Courageously creative
March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Student artists: Courageously creative

Infinite imagination, boldness, bravery found in works of Timberlake Senior High students

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

New charter school to host annual gala, auction

The community is invited to fundraiser at The Coeur d’Alene Resort

New charter school to host annual gala, auction

Commissioner, citizens grapple with growth problems
March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Commissioner, citizens grapple with growth problems

Facebook group meets with county commissioner on growth practices

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Records

Judgments and sentencings

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Take a bow

University of Idaho students earn awards for theater work

University of Idaho students earn awards for theater work

Here's how Lily stole the show
March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Here's how Lily stole the show

The standing ovation of one resounded Monday as the credits rolled for

March 12, 2021 1 a.m.

CASA's 'Ray of Hope' set for March 18

Resort to host annual luncheon

CASA's 'Ray of Hope' set for March 18

March 12, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 12 2021

Thursday, March 11

Rambo found not guilty of attempted murder
March 11, 2021 6:31 p.m.

Rambo found not guilty of attempted murder

A jury has found accused Fourth of July shooter Tyler Rambo not guilty of second degree attempted murder.

Brazil hospitals buckle in absence of national virus plan
March 11, 2021 3:15 p.m.

Brazil hospitals buckle in absence of national virus plan

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s hospitals are faltering as a highly contagious

Idaho lawmakers want to make legalizing drugs more difficult
March 11, 2021 2:20 p.m.

Idaho lawmakers want to make legalizing drugs more difficult

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A House panel on Thursday approved a proposed

States drawing up big wish lists for the COVID relief money
March 11, 2021 1:55 p.m.

States drawing up big wish lists for the COVID relief money

State governments will get a big influx of federal money from the $1.9

March 11, 2021 1:45 p.m.

House OKs bill allowing some workers to carry guns at school

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho House on Thursday approved a measure allowing

Prince William defends UK monarchy against racism accusation
March 11, 2021 11:15 a.m.

Prince William defends UK monarchy against racism accusation

LONDON (AP) — Prince William insisted Thursday that his family is not racist as he became

All five PHD counties move to 'minimal risk' for coronavirus
March 11, 2021 11 a.m.

All five PHD counties move to 'minimal risk' for coronavirus

All five PHD counties move to 'minimal risk' for coronavirus

Dozens of Democrats demand Cuomo's resignation
March 11, 2021 11 a.m.

Dozens of Democrats demand Cuomo's resignation

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A group of 59 Democratic state legislators demanded New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: After St. Maries hit a shot like that ...
March 11, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: After St. Maries hit a shot like that ...

"I got knocked down, into the scorer’s table," St. Maries coach Bryan Chase said. "We knocked the plastic out of there for a second. Of course the kids were dog piling, and I kept trying to get up and I kept getting knocked back down. Everyone was asking if I was all right."

ZAGS TRACKER: Enjoy now, but the work — and worry — starts again Sunday
March 11, 2021 1:20 a.m.

ZAGS TRACKER: Enjoy now, but the work — and worry — starts again Sunday

Yes, the NCAA tournament is coming. Yes, it will represent a chance for Gonzaga to achieve the only thing still missing in its ascent to college basketball’s most elite level. Yes, we’ll study the brackets when they’re released on Sunday.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Idaho moves into Big Sky title game
March 11, 2021 1:16 a.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Idaho moves into Big Sky title game

One year after having its championship matchup canceled No. 2 Idaho defeated No. 3 Montana State, 80-64, in the Big Sky Tournament Semifinals. The Vandals advance to face the top-seeded Bengals of Idaho State on Friday at 11 a.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Vandals battle back, but fall short to Griz
March 11, 2021 1:15 a.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Vandals battle back, but fall short to Griz

Vazquez nets 21 to lift Montana over Idaho 69-64 in opening round

Josh Vazquez had a career-high 21 points as sixth-seeded Montana narrowly beat 11th-seed Idaho 69-64 in the first round of the Big Sky Conference tourney on Wednesday.

March 11, 2021 1:12 a.m.

PREP BASKETBALL: District 1 All-Star basketball games this weekend in Mullan

Rosters have been announced for the District 1 All-Star boys and girls basketball games, scheduled for this Friday and Saturday at the Mullan Pavilion.

Post Falls down, but not out
March 11, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Post Falls down, but not out

School officials will focus on communication, float levy request in May

School district officials speak out after narrow levy loss

Rambo case goes to jury
March 11, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Rambo case goes to jury

The case of the accused Fourth of July shooter is now in the hands of a jury.

Vaccine demand takes a breather
March 11, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Vaccine demand takes a breather

As more get vaccinated, however, experts predict that demand will creep back up.

Pike removal to continue in sections of Lake Coeur d’Alene
March 11, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Pike removal to continue in sections of Lake Coeur d’Alene

Project designed to restore lake-run cutthroat trout northern pike

Pike removal to continue

March 11, 2021 1:05 a.m.

At College: March 11, 2021

Updates on area athletes at the next level

COVID-19 Watch
March 11, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

March 11, 2021 1:05 a.m.

NORTHWEST NOTES: March 11, 2021

Due to recent COVID-19 protocol developments within the Washington State baseball program, the Cougars four-game road trip to Seattle to face the Redbirds and Washington this weekend has been postponed. WSU will work to reschedule the games for a later date.

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's Blotter

Notable calls for the day!

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

How many credit cards should you keep?

As consumers we need to think about how to best manage our credit which includes determining the optimal number of credits cards we should hold. At a minimum it is good to

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Legislative town hall Saturday in Rathdrum

The event begins at 10 a.m. at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Vaccine: A first-hand experience

There's really nothing to be afraid of, folks.

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Submit apps for Justice post

Submit apps for Justice post

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Fire districts look at impact fees for help

Growth pushes emergency service providers to the brink

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho Nonprofit Center seeks CEO

Idaho Nonprofit Center seeks CEO

Steven Ray Baugh, 68
March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Steven Ray Baugh, 68

In memory of Steven Ray Baugh, age 68, who passed away on Jan. 14,

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Cougar reported on Canfield

Fish and Game says if attacked, fight back

Cougar spotted on Canfield

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Vaccine clinic volunteers wanted

Vaccine clinic volunteers wanted

Bowling scores: March 11, 2021
March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Bowling scores: March 11, 2021

Results from area leagues

March 11, 2021 1 a.m.

White House is history; townhomes headed this way

Developers got the thumbs-up from the Coeur d'Alene Planning Commission Tuesday night.

March 11, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 11 2021

Wednesday, March 10

Idaho ends Powerball in state, fearing foreign participation
March 10, 2021 3:55 p.m.

Idaho ends Powerball in state, fearing foreign participation

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers fearing foreign participation in the Powerball

Congress OKs $1.9T virus relief bill in win for Biden, Dems
March 10, 2021 1 p.m.

Congress OKs $1.9T virus relief bill in win for Biden, Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Congress riven along party lines approved a landmark

Pick 6 Sports Cards Burglary
March 10, 2021 12:05 p.m.

Pick 6 Sports Cards Burglary

The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is investigating a burglary that happened

Why the pandemic left long-term scars on global job market
March 10, 2021 11 a.m.

Why the pandemic left long-term scars on global job market

Esther Montanez's housecleaning job at the Hilton Back Bay in Boston was a lifeline for her, a 31-year-old single mother with a 5-year-old son.

Huge virus aid bill nears final OK in win for Biden, Dems
March 10, 2021 10 a.m.

Huge virus aid bill nears final OK in win for Biden, Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward final approval Wednesday of a landmark

Russia slows down Twitter, part of social media clampdown
March 10, 2021 9:45 a.m.

Russia slows down Twitter, part of social media clampdown

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities said Wednesday they are slowing down the speed

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Zags' 'D' saved them from a 'dump-trucking'
March 10, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Zags' 'D' saved them from a 'dump-trucking'

The Zags are no strangers to seeing 53 points on the board at halftime — but this trip around the dance floor, it was the other guys.

March 10, 2021 1:15 a.m.

All-league boys basketball

Top boys basketball players in 5A Inland Empire League, 4A Inland Empire League, (3A) Intermountain League and (2A) Central Idaho League announced.

Voters jump for their schools
March 10, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Voters jump for their schools

Post Falls only district to suffer levy request loss; Coeur d’Alene cruises easily, Lakeland prevails

Voters turn out in favor of public education in three out of four levy elections

Rambo recalls July 4 shooting
March 10, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Rambo recalls July 4 shooting

Closing arguments scheduled today

Tyler Rambo said he remembers the moment when the first bullet hit him on the night of July 4, 2019.

No, this won't be easy
March 10, 2021 1:07 a.m.

No, this won't be easy

Bylaws exercise proves stressful for commissioners

Kootenai County commissioners differ on study commission bylaws

Luck of the leprechauns!
March 10, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Luck of the leprechauns!

The great hunt is on for clues that lead to a pot of gold in downtown Coeur d'Alene

Hunt is on for clues that lead to a pot of gold in downtown Coeur d'Alene

COVID-19 Watch
March 10, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Colby Renner, St. Maries High School
March 10, 2021 1:05 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Colby Renner, St. Maries High School

St. Maries junior post Colby Renner is this week's Knudtsen Chevrolet Press Athlete of the Week.

March 10, 2021 1:02 a.m.

CHS Viking Booster Club virtual auction starts today

Unique items include a reserved parking space for the year, a McCall getaway, a hot air balloon dream date, Schweitzer Mountain Resort condo rental, custom cornhole boards, Gonzaga gear and golf at Hayden Lake Country Club among many other items from local restaurants and coffee shops.

Robert Clinton Foster
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert Clinton Foster

Robert Clinton Foster passed away peacefully on March 6, 2021, at the family home

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

MANAGER: County doesn’t need it

Residents of Kootenai County, it has come to my attention, strictly by chance, that one or two of our commissioners are going forward with a study to create the position of Kootenai County Manager.

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

WAGES: Let free market decide

Same old minimum wage arguments.

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Mangia serving free pies for CDAIDE

Mangia serving free pies for CDAIDE

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — The sweet vs. dry discussion

There is no discussion when it comes to wine that has more varied opinions and elicits more misunderstanding than that about the sweetness or dryness of wine.

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTiSING: Advertorial — Effects of low-level laser therapy for autism

It is really exciting to see a different option available for autism disorders in children and adolescents.

'A very different time back then'
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

'A very different time back then'

Chris Meyer is part of Upward Bound’s inaugural group

PULLMAN, Wash.— Based on interviews with students and staff, the newest book from Washington

Op-Ed: And then along came Jones
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: And then along came Jones

Jim Jones was such a quiet fellow — at least during his 12 years on the Idaho Supreme Court and two years as the chief justice.

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

POLICE: A bar solution

Many years ago homeowners were charged a fee when the sheriff’s office responded to their homes for activation of excessive false burglar alarms.

Michael Marvin Monaghan Sr., 69
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Michael Marvin Monaghan Sr., 69

Our beloved brother, dad, grandfather and friend fought cancer until the end,

Donald 'Don' Elmer Karstedt, 86
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Donald 'Don' Elmer Karstedt, 86

Donald “Don” Elmer Karstedt, 86, of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away Saturday,

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

No silver lining in March 2020 memories

Main Street for March 10

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Way too many women suffer!

Way too many women suffer! So often I hear women suffering “at that time of month.”

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's Blotter

Notable calls for the day!

Jack Raymond Werst, 85
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Jack Raymond Werst, 85

With heavy hearts, the family of Jack Raymond Werst bid their final farewell

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOLS: Continue your support

Ron Nilson is a terrific man who offered a strong proposal when Sherman Hardware was going out of business.

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Extensive search turns up missing 5-year-old — at neighbor's home

Extensive search turns up missing 5 year old — at neighbor's home

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

EXTREMISTS: Targeting basic education

Idaho public education needs all the support it can get.

Michael Johnston, 57
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Michael Johnston, 57

Michael S. Johnston, a power sports enthusiast and life-long resident of Idaho

Robert W. Avon, 82
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert W. Avon, 82

Robert W. Avon passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Coeur d’Alene at the age of 82.

My Turn: Neighbors oppose proposal by church
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

My Turn: Neighbors oppose proposal by church

Our quiet country neighborhood has been faced with a 42,000-square-foot church and school proposed by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: On the wrong track

So how do you like the Biden administration so far?

Vera June (Drapeau) Otterson, 88
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Vera June (Drapeau) Otterson, 88

Vera June (Drapeau) Otterson, 88, passed away at the home of her son, Greg, and his wife

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

The end is near, thank goodness

Mask burning stunt a waste of time, perfectly good dry ice.

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

HOUSING: Costs through the roof

The housing costs in little ol’ Coeur d’Alene have gone from reasonable to the extremes of absurdity.

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

GOVERNANCE: Let’s talk about it

Why would people object to a proposed change in our county government?

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: Not a real Catholic

Joe Biden is what we Catholics call a “cradle Catholic” — that is he was baptized Catholic at birth and received the regular sacraments as he grew up.

Physician seeks seat on hospital district board
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Physician seeks seat on hospital district board

McFarland seeks seat on hospital district

Joyce Rita Grant Mangan
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Joyce Rita Grant Mangan

Sept. 17, 1931 — March 4, 2021

Born in Spokane, Wash., Joyce Rita Grant Mangan was raised in Montana by Jim and Rita

March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Apartments get Cd'A approval

Original plans called for a hotel along I-90, but COVID-19's impact on the travel industry sent developers down a different path.

Youth Sports March 10, 2021
March 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Youth Sports March 10, 2021

Baseball, basketball, soccer and more

March 10, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 10 2021

Tuesday, March 9

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 11: Headlines from 3/6 thru 3/9
March 9, 2021 2:07 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 11: Headlines from 3/6 thru 3/9

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Josh McDonald 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 March 6 to 9.

Four oaks, one sacred destiny: Recreating Notre Dame's spire
March 9, 2021 12:05 p.m.

Four oaks, one sacred destiny: Recreating Notre Dame's spire

JUPILLES, France (AP) — Four French oaks that have been standing for hundreds

Arrested journalist pleaded with officer: 'This is my job'
March 9, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Arrested journalist pleaded with officer: 'This is my job'

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa journalist covering a protest for racial justice was

March 9, 2021 11:25 a.m.

Virus aid package includes funding for train through Montana

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill approvec by the U.S. Senate

Rambo takes the stand
March 9, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Rambo takes the stand

The accused Fourth of July shooter took the stand Monday.

Tabulation time
March 9, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Tabulation time

Kootenai County Elections office ready for today's school levy votes

Kootenai County Elections office ready for today's school levy votes

$1,500 reward offered for return of missing cat
March 9, 2021 1:06 a.m.

$1,500 reward offered for return of missing cat

Tabby helped woman through tough times

$1,500 reward offered for return of missing cat

COVID-19 Watch
March 9, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

KCRCC files suit against Cd'A schools

The lawsuit accuses the district of viewpoint discrimination and seeks 17,760 in damages.

UFO crosses Harrison skyline
March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

UFO crosses Harrison skyline

Strange light captures locals' imaginations Saturday evening.

Critters of North Idaho: Black-Chinned Hummingbird
March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Critters of North Idaho: Black-Chinned Hummingbird

Birds literally come in all shapes and sizes. The largest birds to ever exist

March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Records

Judgments

Free ice cream — the best kind
March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Free ice cream — the best kind

Tips will go to Idaho Youth Ranch

Panhandle Cone & Coffee giving away free ice cream for a good cause

Kathleen I. Willis, 67
March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Kathleen I. Willis, 67

Kathleen I. Willis went home to her heavenly Father on Feb. 26, 2021, at age 67

March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Students raise money for animal rescue

Students raise money for animal rescue

Initiative bill clears House committee, gets ready for full vote
March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Initiative bill clears House committee, gets ready for full vote

Senate Bill 1110 cleared the State Affairs Committee Monday with a 12-2 vote to send to the House floor with a "Do Pass" recommendation.

March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho gas prices jump

Could top $3 mark soon; rising cost of crude oil blamed

Idaho gas prices jump

March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

What's behind vaccine resistance

Greater understanding of individualism is key.

March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Go ahead, 'Egg My House'

Go ahead, 'Egg My House'

KEA hires new leader, focuses on lake, other issues
March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

KEA hires new leader, focuses on lake, other issues

Shelley Austin ready to make waves in position

North Idaho sex offender fugitive caught in Florida
March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

North Idaho sex offender fugitive caught in Florida

Philip Jenison fled Idaho 21 years ago

North Idaho sex offender fugitive caught in Florida

March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

On the Easter bunny's trail

Coeur d'Alene Press looking for Easter Egg events

March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Police, sheriff to deliver lunches to COVID teams

Police, sheriff to deliver lunches to COVID teams

March 9, 2021 1 a.m.

EWU's Tanner Groves named Big Sky MVP

Eastern Washington junior Tanner Groves was named MVP of the Big Sky Conference on Monday. Groves was a first team All-Big Sky selection, joining junior Kim Aiken Jr. on that squad as EWU was the lone league school to have two players on the first team. Aiken was also selected as the Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Year, and EWU sophomore Tyler Robertson was picked as the Top Reserve.

March 9, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 9 2021

Monday, March 8

Idaho House panel OKs bill to make ballot measures tougher
March 8, 2021 2:30 p.m.

Idaho House panel OKs bill to make ballot measures tougher

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho House panel approved legislation Monday making it more difficult to get initiatives or referendums on ballots

March 8, 2021 2 p.m.

Protesters burn masks at Idaho Capitol rally against rules

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At least a hundred people gathered at the front of the Idaho

March 8, 2021 1:15 p.m.

Convicted killer Joseph Duncan has terminal brain cancer

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Convicted child killer Joseph Duncan has terminal brain cancer and will likely die before his federal death sentence

Explosive Harry, Meghan interview reverberates across globe
March 8, 2021 1:15 p.m.

Explosive Harry, Meghan interview reverberates across globe

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan’s explosive TV interview divided

Biden order could change how colleges handle sex misconduct
March 8, 2021 12:55 p.m.

Biden order could change how colleges handle sex misconduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a first step toward reversing a contentious Trump administration

Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks, CDC says
March 8, 2021 11:20 a.m.

Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks, CDC says

NEW YORK (AP) — Fully vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: The Russ saga, from the female point of view
March 8, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: The Russ saga, from the female point of view

A young lady did plenty of shrieking on the radio (and follow-up podcast) last week, and once I’d gotten the volume down close to the sound of a human voice, it became obvious she DID know what she was talking about.

March 8, 2021 1:15 a.m.

Northwest Notes: March 8, 2021

Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere was named Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Week Award after passing for 413 yards and three touchdowns Saturday in a 45-13 victory over Northern Arizona at Roos Field in Cheney.

Living with 'Courage'
March 8, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Living with 'Courage'

Family lives in isolation, waits for word on thymus transplant that could save 2-year-old boy

Living with 'Courage'

Consortium counters racism, inequity
March 8, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Consortium counters racism, inequity

Group focuses on equal rights

Human Rights Consortium counters racism, anti-Semitism, social inequity, harmful extremism

Time to step up for your schools
March 8, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Time to step up for your schools

Don't be deceived by the naysayers who claim to be conservatives.

North Idaho sex offender fugitive caught in Florida
March 8, 2021 1:07 a.m.

North Idaho sex offender fugitive caught in Florida

On the run 21 years

On the run 21 years

Volcano system wasn't asleep after all
March 8, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Volcano system wasn't asleep after all

Locally, dry before rain and possibly snow.

COVID Watch
March 8, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID Watch

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March 8, 2021 1 a.m.

School and Senior Meals

School and Senior Meals: March 8-12

Human Rights Consortium: There's work to be done here
March 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Human Rights Consortium: There's work to be done here

The tumult of 2020 was punctuated by the COVID-19 pandemic and widespread demonstrations for social justice in cities around the country. We know the pandemic is

March 8, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 8 2021

Sunday, March 7

Big splash for 'Quick Launch'
March 7, 2021 1:40 a.m.

Big splash for 'Quick Launch'

Hagadone Marine Group announces major expansion

Quick Launch

State 5A boys basketball championship: Not the T-Wolves' time ... Meridian denies Lake City its first state title
March 7, 2021 1:30 a.m.

State 5A boys basketball championship: Not the T-Wolves' time ... Meridian denies Lake City its first state title

“We just have to remember how it feels, watching them win state, and it was brutal,” said Lake City sophomore wing Zach Johnson, who finished with 14 points. “But we’re all sophomores; we have two more seasons left, and I think we can come back and win one the next two years.”

About 200 join annual pro-life rally
March 7, 2021 1:30 a.m.

About 200 join annual pro-life rally

About 200 join annual pro-life rally

State 2A boys basketball championship: Green is gold once again ... St. Maries wills its way to first title since 1960
March 7, 2021 1:25 a.m.

State 2A boys basketball championship: Green is gold once again ... St. Maries wills its way to first title since 1960

St. Maries made big plays late for the second time in less than 24 hours, and edged the Ambrose Archers of Meridian 51-50 in the state 2A boys basketball championship game Saturday at the Ford Idaho Center for the Lumberjacks’ first state title since 1960, and second in school history.

Classes offered at Music Conservatory
March 7, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Classes offered at Music Conservatory

Business Bits for March 7

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Rocky battles, spotlights and seating arrangements
March 7, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Rocky battles, spotlights and seating arrangements

Lake City and Post Falls boys basketball teams have often battled with teams from Rocky Mountain High in Meridian over the years, and that continued this year at state.

MOMENTS, MEMORIES and MADNESS with STEVE CAMERON: My favorite place to see a game, and here's why
March 7, 2021 1:15 a.m.

MOMENTS, MEMORIES and MADNESS with STEVE CAMERON: My favorite place to see a game, and here's why

Sports fans are fascinated by stadiums and arenas (along with other related facilities, like racetracks). I’ve written enough of these “Memories” columns that you know I’ve visited plenty of sports venues.

State 4A consolation championship: Lakeland cools late, falls short to Jerome
March 7, 2021 1:10 a.m.

State 4A consolation championship: Lakeland cools late, falls short to Jerome

At halftime, Lakeland coach Dave Stockwell told his team it needed to empty its tank. So the Hawks did, taking a 42-31 lead after three quarters, with senior Noah Haaland scoring 9 of his 22 points in the third. Then, just as quickly, the well ran dry.

'The best guard shack I have ever seen'
March 7, 2021 1:10 a.m.

'The best guard shack I have ever seen'

Alex Hunt earns Eagle Scout honor with construction of security booth at COVID-19 testing center

'The best guard shack I have ever seen'

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

GOP: Cancel culture hypocrites

Republicans continue to rail against a “Cancel Culture” toward conservatives (which is true to a point and should stop), yet all the while they follow their very own cancel culture by censuring every Republican who voted their conscience in Trump’s second impeachment.

Robert E. 'Ninja Bob' Johnson, 86
March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert E. 'Ninja Bob' Johnson, 86

Robert E. “Ninja Bob” Johnson, 86, passed away peacefully on his own terms on Feb. 27, 2021

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

EDUCATION: GOP anti-literacy

Several recent events prompt this letter.

Bill 'Bump' Gundlach
March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Bill 'Bump' Gundlach

Bill ”Bump” Gundlach passed away Feb. 4, 2021. Bill was born Feb. 5, 1937, to John W

Milestone Announcements
March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Milestone Announcements

See who's celebrating!

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

HOUSING: Greed ruining market

I read an article last week about first-time homebuyers being priced out of the housing market and it made me laugh.

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

UNITED: Reaching for the flag

I live in St. Maries. I had decided to drive to Coeur d’Alene last Saturday morning.

Million dollar Rathdrum
March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Million dollar Rathdrum

Neighborhood of the Week: March 7

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

COUNTY: Disappointed in leadership

It’s simply abhorrent to me that Mr. Bill Brooks can look at fellow community members and constituents trying to peacefully make their voices heard regarding a particular subject and only see a lot of people who are “afraid of new ideas” and “will attack any new idea out of ignorance or self-interest.”

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: Celebrate Women's History Month

History will long remember 2021 for many reasons, not the least is the sound of the glass ceiling starting to shatter.

Daniel A. Huber, 76
March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Daniel A. Huber, 76

Dan Huber, 76, passed into his eternity with Our Father in heaven on

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

PARK: Safety suggestions

With this glorious near-spring weather, my husband and I checked out the new Atlas Mill Riverside Park.

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

CARTOON: Doesn’t add up

I have to admit that I did not understand the cartoon on the opinion page in The Press on Feb. 28.

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

RIOT: Questioning who led it

The trauma of Jan. 6 no one doubted or excused.

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Help build local survey on growth

What burning questions do you have about growth?

March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

School levy voting is Tuesday

Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, Lakeland, Kootenai all on the ballot

Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, Lakeland, Kootenai all on the ballot

Vintage Voices: Seniors and Seniors
March 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Vintage Voices: Seniors and Seniors

This is a fascinating time to be a public historian. The eldest members of our society

Saturday, March 6

STATE 5A BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Lake City clamps down on Boise, reaches title game for first time since 2002
March 6, 2021 1:30 a.m.

STATE 5A BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Lake City clamps down on Boise, reaches title game for first time since 2002

"I tell you one thing — I don’t know if I’ve had a group more calm than this group, and considering quite a few of them are sophomores, that’s pretty special," said Lake City coach Jim Winger, who starts three sophomores and two seniors — and started four sophs for much of the season until one went down with an injury. "Same thing in the district championship — fell behind 14-2 to Post Falls, and timeout, everybody’s 'we’re all right' ... same thing tonight."

STATE 1A DIVISION I BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Lakeside battles back for third
March 6, 2021 1:25 a.m.

STATE 1A DIVISION I BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Lakeside battles back for third

Lakeside, led by senior Jayson “JJ” Hall’s 32 points beat Grace 67-63 in overtime in the third-place game of the state 1A Division I boys basketball tournament at Vallivue High.

March 6, 2021 1:22 a.m.

STATE 2A BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Colby's clutch moment

Junior post Renner sinks 3-pointer to send St. Maries into 2A title game

Junior post Colby Renner has been trying to prove his range to St. Maries coach Bryan Chase all season. “He loves to shoot at practice,” Chase said. “I keep telling him that if he can make 2 of 5, then he can do it in a game.” Friday night, all Renner had to do was be 1 for 1.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: A move that changed it all for Roberts
March 6, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: A move that changed it all for Roberts

It was a move that Coeur d’Alene High senior wrestler Drew Roberts had executed a number of times over the years. Little did he know at the time, it was going to be a setback and learning experience that led to bigger things down the road.

March 6, 2021 1:15 a.m.

STATE BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS: Lakeland fights off elimination

Junior Grant Roth scored a game-high 18 points, hitting four 3-pointers for the Lakeland Hawks in a 71-42 win over the Twin Falls Bruins in a loser-out game in the state 4A tournament on Friday at Rocky Mountain High.

March 6, 2021 1:10 a.m.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Vandals welcome UC Davis, former Boise State coach Hawkins to Moscow

Fourth-year UC Davis Dan Hawkins has coached against the Idaho Vandals in the Palouse before, but only once in the Kibbie Dome.

Owner chases down suspect in dog beating
March 6, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Owner chases down suspect in dog beating

A man is being held on $10,000 bail after police said he beat a dog badly enough to break its teeth.

PHD reports only 7 new coronavirus cases Friday
March 6, 2021 1:08 a.m.

PHD reports only 7 new coronavirus cases Friday

Zero COVID-related deaths in Idaho for second straight day

PHD reports only 7 new coronavirus cases Friday

Gun sales skyrocket in 2020
March 6, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Gun sales skyrocket in 2020

Virus, riots and election all helped spur purchases

Locals site election, COVID-19, civil unrest as drivers behind the surge.

Wolf kill bill in limbo
March 6, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Wolf kill bill in limbo

Legislation would extend harvest season, could reduce population by 1,000

House Bill that would deem animals as predators sits in committee

COVID-19 Watch
March 6, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

FAST FIVE: Melissa Quinn puts the 'fun' in fundraising
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

FAST FIVE: Melissa Quinn puts the 'fun' in fundraising

Meet Melissa Quinn, a Coeur d'Alene native, Gonzaga graduate and now the event coordinator for Idaho Youth Ranch - North Idaho.

The stay-at-home dad: Routines and rotations
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Routines and rotations

One spoon to rule them all.

March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Armchair traveling

It’s good to get out of your head for a while and take in new scenery. Of course,

New movies: ‘Mauritanian,’ ‘Tom and Jerry,’ ‘Billie Holiday’
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

New movies: ‘Mauritanian,’ ‘Tom and Jerry,’ ‘Billie Holiday’

Based on the 2015 memoir “Guantanamo Diary,” the legal drama “The Mauritanian” centers

Movers and Shakers
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Movers and Shakers

Almond hired to lead Numerica Financial Services Nancy Almond, an award-winning wealth management team leader, is the new senior

CDA nurse overcoming pandemic fatigue
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA nurse overcoming pandemic fatigue

Jehovah’s Witnesses offers help on website

CDA nurse overcoming pandemic fatigue

Make the most of rising assets
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Make the most of rising assets

What to do with Highly Appreciated Assets

Life is sweet at Athol Orchards
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Life is sweet at Athol Orchards

Age-old methods of harvesting maple syrup alive and well in North Idaho

Age-old methods of maple sugaring alive and well in North Idaho

March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

North Idaho College Dean's List Fall 2020

North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for fall semester 2020

New Idaho vaccine pre-registration tool goes live
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

New Idaho vaccine pre-registration tool goes live

The tool, found at covidvaccine.idaho.gov, allows you to pre-register for a provider to call when it's your turn to sign up for a vaccine.

KCRCC fails to file lawsuit Friday
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

KCRCC fails to file lawsuit Friday

Lawyer now says it'll happen Monday

Technical delays pushed back the lawsuit that alleges the district violated a demonstrator's rights on Election Day.

March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Join HREI Monday for International Women’s Day Breakfast

The Human Rights Education Institute will launch a monthlong celebration of women with the 2021 International Women’s Day Breakfast on Monday

March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Records

Judgments and sentencings

Michael Joseph Nikula, 72
March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Michael Joseph Nikula, 72

Michael Joseph Nikula, 72, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, passed away on Feb. 28, 2021,

March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Fundraiser set for Panhandle Patriots RC

Fundraiser for Panhandle Patriots RC

March 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Food distribution on Thursday at The Altar Church

Food distribution on Tuesday at The Altar Church

March 6, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 6 2021

Friday, March 5

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 10: Headlines from 3/3 thru 3/5
March 5, 2021 1:49 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 10: Headlines from 3/3 thru 3/5

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 March 3 to 5.

GOP state lawmakers seek to nullify federal gun limits
March 5, 2021 1 p.m.

GOP state lawmakers seek to nullify federal gun limits

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With Democrats controlling the presidency and Congress,

March 5, 2021 12:30 p.m.

Phosphate mine company will clean up waste to settle lawsuit

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A phosphate mining company has reached a toxic-waste

Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery
March 5, 2021 12:20 p.m.

Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a surprisingly robust 379,000

Idaho launches COVID-19 vaccine appointment pre-registration system
March 5, 2021 9:05 a.m.

Idaho launches COVID-19 vaccine appointment pre-registration system

Boise, Idaho – Under Governor Brad Little’s direction, the State of Idaho created

STATE 5A BOYS BASKETBALL: A Kie 3 for Lake City
March 5, 2021 1:30 a.m.

STATE 5A BOYS BASKETBALL: A Kie 3 for Lake City

Kiesbuy's clutch shot helps Lake City advance to state semifinals for first time since 2014

"I knew it was going in," lefty shooting Jack Kiesbuy said after his clutch 3-pointer vs. Rocky Mountain in the first round of the state 5A tournament. "I’ve hit a lot of those shots in the corner, so this was one more."

STATE 4A BOYS BASKETBALL: Shorthanded Hawks grounded
March 5, 2021 1:25 a.m.

STATE 4A BOYS BASKETBALL: Shorthanded Hawks grounded

With only six experienced players, Lakeland fades in second half of first-round loss to Bishop Kelly

"Well, it’s just really hard to play varsity basketball at the state level, with six guys," Lakeland boys basketball coach Dave Stockwell said. "The people we missed, obviously it hurt us down the stretch because we ran out of gas completely. Legs went; shots didn’t fall, hard to play defense. But man, the effort those six gave was outstanding. I mean outstanding; I’m so proud of them."

STATE 1A DIVISION I BASKETBALL: Lakeside overtaken by Riverstone in semis
March 5, 2021 1:20 a.m.

STATE 1A DIVISION I BASKETBALL: Lakeside overtaken by Riverstone in semis

Riverstone, a private school in Boise, made a defensive adjustment in the fourth quarter, and scored 25 points in the quarter to overtake Lakeside 63-53 in a semifinal game of the state 1A Division I boys basketball tournament Thursday at Vallivue High.

THE CHEAP SEATS WITH STEVE CAMERON: Asking a lot, but we can hope, right?
March 5, 2021 1:15 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS WITH STEVE CAMERON: Asking a lot, but we can hope, right?

The NFL is boring. Well, except for Russell Wilson’s national TV interviews and, of course, planned leaks from Mark Rodgers — who happens to be Wilson’s agent.

March 5, 2021 1:10 a.m.

STATE BOYS BASKETBALL: Lumberjacks solve Melba, set to face North Fremont in 2A semis

Once the nerves settled, St. Maries turned to its posts to stabilize things going forward. Forwards Tristan Gentry and Randie Becktel combined for 31 points for the Lumberjacks, who shot 25 of 57 to move past the Melba Mustangs 63-52 in the opening round of the state 2A basketball tournament at Eagle High on Thursday.

Idaho AG says schools were OK to oust electioneers
March 5, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Idaho AG says schools were OK to oust electioneers

The local Republican Central Committee is expected to file a lawsuit in federal court today claiming, among other allegations, viewpoint discrimination.

Gun takes center stage in Rambo trial
March 5, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Gun takes center stage in Rambo trial

The state rested its case Thursday against the teen who lost both legs after being shot by police.

'Betta Buddys' no friend to local waterways
March 5, 2021 1:07 a.m.

'Betta Buddys' no friend to local waterways

Authorities sound alarm on threat to rivers, lakes

Invasive species from the Ukraine found in Petco and Petsmart product

Johnson & Johnson vaccine reaches North Idaho
March 5, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Johnson & Johnson vaccine reaches North Idaho

First shipment of 2,400 doses will be distributed next week

The first shipment of 2,400 doses will be distributed next week alongside Pfizer and Moderna.

COVID-19 Watch
March 5, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: Dictator is correct

Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood in front of TV and the whole world and called Republicans “terrorists.”

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

FEAR: Let’s look closer

A recent letter writer expounded on climate change, and along the way he said, “fear is the favorite propaganda tool of the Democrat-Socialist party…They excel in fear (and hate).”

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

PARK: Idea for dying tree

I am so thankful for the new city park being built along the Spokane River!

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

PHD's virus positivity rate falls to 5.3%

State rate falls to 4.5%, lowest in more than 8 months

PHD's virus positivity rate falls to 5.3%

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

SMOKE: Keep it down, please

I noticed while driving on Lancaster Road on Feb. 25 that there were stacks of burning logs near the intersection of Lancaster and Government Way.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

SHOLEH: Speaking up for seniors

I want to thank Sholeh Patrick for her column in the Coeur d’Alene Press on Feb. 25.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

APARTMENTS: Bad fit at freeway

A 232-unit apartment complex at Government Way right at the freeway overpass is a potential traffic disaster for our city.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

ROUNDABOUTS: How to make them

Please, not another roundabout!

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

LAKELAND: Students come first

Lakeland School District practices the epitome of putting students first.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: When no one’s watching

Friday, Feb. 27 I just shook my head in disbelief when I read in the opinions, the following, especially the last line.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Movie Times

Hayden Cinema

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Future of lake reflects your future, too

Future of the lake is everyone's business.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: For full-day K

I am a longtime employee and kindergarten teacher in the Lakeland School District and I strongly support the Lakeland School District levy.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVIES: ‘No’ for performance

38%! That’s the math proficiency score of students at Coeur d’Alene High School, according to PublicSchoolReview.com.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVIES: Key to technology

The Technology Department at the Lakeland Joint School District would like to thank the community for their continued support regarding past and future levies.

Op-Ed: We must get moving on transportation front
March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: We must get moving on transportation front

There’s only one thing we all want more of but cannot replenish — time.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Vote no on tax

If you pay property tax in Kootenai County, I encourage you to vote and vote NO on March 9.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

LETTER: Arrogant diatribe

John Fillmore’s Feb. 24 submission to “Readers Write” regarding the Blue Creek logging activity was regrettable in its arrogance.

March madness
March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

March madness

Thursday's 61 degrees topples 1926 record

Thursday's 61 degrees topples 1926 record for March 4

Advocates for life
March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Advocates for life

Right to Life Rally is Saturday

Right to Life Commemorative March and Rally is Saturday

Pandemic could be business driver
March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Pandemic could be business driver

Companies in other states show more interest in N. Idaho

County looks at offering incentives for relocating industry

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Free health, fitness screenings in Blanchard

Free health, fitness screenings in Blanchard

Huckleberries: Here's how Cd'A parks proliferated
March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Huckleberries: Here's how Cd'A parks proliferated

Some know that the North Idaho Centennial Trail was built despite fierce opposition and long odds.

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Wolf trapper education classes set for Easter Sunday

Legislators consider bills to reduce wolf population

Fish and Game to offer wolf trapper education classes in Coeur d'Alene

It's the little things
March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

It's the little things

Cd'A author releases cute book on how to be sweet

Cd'A author releases cute book on how to be sweet

Let's compare military and teacher pay
March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Let's compare military and teacher pay

And now, a rebuttal to the rebuttal of another rebuttal.

Wanted: Student art for Spring Dash T-Shirt Design Contest
March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Wanted: Student art for Spring Dash T-Shirt Design Contest

Entries due by March 24

United Way announces contest for 39th annual Spring Dash T-Shirt Design Contest

Hooked by Jazz
March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Hooked by Jazz

Kate Skinner plays instrumental role at Lionel Hampton Festival

Since joining the University of Idaho, Kate Skinner plays instrumental role in the Lionel Hampton Festival

March 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Records

Judgments and sentencings

March 5, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 5 2021

Thursday, March 4

March 4, 2021 4:55 p.m.

'Falling through cracks': Vaccine bypasses some older adults

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jean Andrade, an 88-year-old who lives alone, has been waiting

Powerful quake hits off New Zealand, prompting evacuations
March 4, 2021 4:50 p.m.

Powerful quake hits off New Zealand, prompting evacuations

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — One of the biggest earthquakes to hit the South Pacific in modern history forced thousands of people in New Zealand to evacuate a

March 4, 2021 4:40 p.m.

Phosphate mine company will clean up waste to settle lawsuit

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A phosphate mining company has reached a toxic-waste cleanup

Ontario leader disappointed in Biden for not sharing vaccine
March 4, 2021 4:35 p.m.

Ontario leader disappointed in Biden for not sharing vaccine

TORONTO (AP) — The leader of Canada’s most populous province expressed irritation

March 4, 2021 4:30 p.m.

Idaho set to launch new COVID-19 vaccine appointment system

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A new centralized system in Idaho will launch this month

Idaho cow manure pollution bill approved by Senate panel
March 4, 2021 4:30 p.m.

Idaho cow manure pollution bill approved by Senate panel

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Senate panel on Thursday approved legislation that’s the product

Dallas police officer charged with 2 counts capital murder
March 4, 2021 1:50 p.m.

Dallas police officer charged with 2 counts capital murder

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas police officer was arrested Thursday on two counts of capital murder after a man told investigators that he kidnapped and killed two people

March 4, 2021 1:55 a.m.

KCSO warns of scams calls

KCSO warns of scams calls

State 1A Division I boys basketball tournament: Lakeside's Lucky day
March 4, 2021 1:30 a.m.

State 1A Division I boys basketball tournament: Lakeside's Lucky day

Freshman Matt shines in first varsity start, helps Knights reach semis

When Darren "Day Day" Higgins, a 6-8 senior center and four-year varsity player, was lost for the season with a torn meniscus just before the district championship game, Lakeside boys basketball coach James Twoteeth turned to the next big man in the Knights' program and plugged him into the starting lineup.

State 4A boys basketball: Lakeland without key piece for state
March 4, 2021 1:25 a.m.

State 4A boys basketball: Lakeland without key piece for state

Star forward Skalskiy suspended, but Hawks still have high hopes

Lakeland has never won a state title in boys basketball. But this talented group, despite being shorthanded this week is poised to change all that.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: A sign of sportsmanship and respect, well after the whistle
March 4, 2021 1:22 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: A sign of sportsmanship and respect, well after the whistle

Coach Jim Winger recalled Lake City losing a regional title game at Post Falls several years ago, and kept his players on the floor to watch as the Trojans celebrated. So when Post Falls, led by coach Mike McLean, returned the favor last week, Winger noticed. "We played them, I don’t remember the year, and we did that," Winger said. "And they were appreciative. Mike’s a classy dude … it’s well appreciated and it was noticed, and we had our kids shake their kids’ hands."

March 4, 2021 1:20 a.m.

STATE BOYS BASKETBALL: All in on redemption for Lumberjacks

The iron was unkind on that day. Two years later, the Lumberjacks are 20-1 with all eyes on changing that history in the coming days.

Early childhood education bill fails, but could come back
March 4, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Early childhood education bill fails, but could come back

The nearly $6 million in federal grant money was voted down by slim margin after concerns of "indoctrination" and complains the bill would encourage mothers to join the workforce.

Police testify in Rambo trial
March 4, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Police testify in Rambo trial

An officer who returned fire after Tyler Rambo’s gun went off in City Park reportedly did so because he believed a fellow officer who tripped and fell had been shot.

Empowered women empower women
March 4, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Empowered women empower women

Founders of The Hive talk inspiring women through professional development

A wing and a bark
March 4, 2021 1:06 a.m.

A wing and a bark

KHS receives 22 at-risk dogs from Oklahoma shelter via air rescue operation

KHS receives 22 at-risk dogs from Oklahoma shelter via Wings of Resuce

COVID-19 Watch
March 4, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Powerful tools for caregivers
March 4, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Powerful tools for caregivers

Free classes will help those who take care of others

Free virtual caregiver classes will be Wednesdays from March 24 through April 28

March 4, 2021 1:05 a.m.

AT COLLEGE: March 4, 2021

Update on area athletes at the next level

Hough chapter closes in Roosevelt history book
March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Hough chapter closes in Roosevelt history book

Cd'A inn sells for $3 million

John and Tina Hough sell Roosevelt Inn for $3 million

March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Report: U.S. worst place to learn a language

It doesn’t get more ironic: While ours is the country with the most

March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Still no stimulus check? Do this

For those who have not received their second economic impact payment aka stimulus payment

March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Northern Lakes ringing doorbells for fire help

The new program will help the fire district share information and gather video to help fight fires.

March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Providers: those over 65 should schedule vaccine appointment

Idaho gets $39M to support COVID-19 vaccination

Providers: those over 65 should schedule vaccine appointment

March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

American Airlines announces new nonstop service from Spokane to O'Hare

American Airlines announces new nonstop service from Spokane to O'Hare

Bowling scores: March 4, 2021
March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Bowling scores: March 4, 2021

Results from area leagues

Anglers in action
March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Anglers in action

Early to mid-March boasts the highest number of adult burbot in the Kootenai River

Anglers in action

Shirley Freund
March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Shirley Freund

Shirley went to be with the Lord Feb. 19, 2021. Shirley was born in North Dakota

Faith M. Ivie
March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Faith M. Ivie

Nov. 14, 1944 — Feb. 24, 2021

Faith Ivie, 76, died of complications from COPD and vascular dementia at

March 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Records

Judgments and sentencings

March 4, 2021 midnight

Legals for March, 4 2021

Wednesday, March 3

Police uncover ‘possible plot’ by militia to breach Capitol
March 3, 2021 4 p.m.

Police uncover ‘possible plot’ by militia to breach Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police say they have uncovered intelligence

Pentagon: US contractor dies in rocket attack at Iraq base
March 3, 2021 12:15 p.m.

Pentagon: US contractor dies in rocket attack at Iraq base

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House warned that the U.S. may consider a military

ICC launches war crimes probe into Israeli practices
March 3, 2021 12:15 p.m.

ICC launches war crimes probe into Israeli practices

JERUSALEM (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor on

House prepares to pass landmark voting rights, ethics bill
March 3, 2021 12:05 p.m.

House prepares to pass landmark voting rights, ethics bill

Washington (AP) — House Democrats are poised to pass a sweeping elections

March 3, 2021 1:45 a.m.

As deficit nears $30T, Idaho offers better solutions

Despite falling COVID-19 case counts;

STATE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS: Trips toughen T-Wolves
March 3, 2021 1:30 a.m.

STATE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS: Trips toughen T-Wolves

Games in Boise area, eastern Idaho readied Lake City for physical nature of state

The Lake City Timberwolves thought they had a pretty good nonleague boys basketball schedule set up for this season, to challenge a young team on the rise. Lake City had its annual holiday tournament, where the T-Wolves often play teams from the Greater Spokane League and elsewhere in Washington.

State 1A boys basketball: After moving up a division, Lakeside still has eyes on another state title
March 3, 2021 1:25 a.m.

State 1A boys basketball: After moving up a division, Lakeside still has eyes on another state title

"We're not going to beat everybody by 20, but if they buy in, we can grind out some wins," said James Twoteeth, in his fourth season as Lakeside coach. "I think we can hold our own."

THE CHEAP SEATS WITH STEVE CAMERON: So soccer, it is a big deal here?
March 3, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS WITH STEVE CAMERON: So soccer, it is a big deal here?

It was a little bit like magic. I’m talking about the first time I saw a professional soccer match, live and in person.

March 3, 2021 1:10 a.m.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Zags dominate all-conference selections

Mark Few was selected as the West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the Year, Corey Kispert was titled the Player of the Year, Jalen Suggs was named the Newcomer of the Year and Andrew Nembhard was tabbed the Sixth Man of the Year league officials announced Tuesday.

Cd'A exploring legal edges of disorderly conduct laws
March 3, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Cd'A exploring legal edges of disorderly conduct laws

The four downtown bars that voluntarily reduced weekend hours in response to increased criminal activity will resume normal operating hours, starting this weekend.

Witnesses take stand in Rambo trial
March 3, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Witnesses take stand in Rambo trial

A key witness in the trial of accused Fourth of July shooter Tyler Rambo admitted he previously lied to police and under oath when he took the stand Tuesday.

Nearly half of Idaho seniors vaccinated
March 3, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Nearly half of Idaho seniors vaccinated

The news comes as the state expands its vaccine transparency tool and works toward a centralized appointment scheduling system.

Reopening is grand
March 3, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Reopening is grand

Lake City Center hosts open house, looks forward to longer hours, more events

Lake City Center hosts open house, looks forward to longer hours, more events

March 3, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Northwest Notes March 3, 2021

The Pac-12 Conference has released its 2021 football schedule and Washington State will play seven home games, including four Pac-12 games and three nonconference contests. The Cougars open the 2021 campaign with three-straight games in Martin Stadium, the first coming against Utah State, Sept. 4.

COVID-19 Watch
March 3, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Gunner Giulio, Coeur d'Alene High
March 3, 2021 1:04 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Gunner Giulio, Coeur d'Alene High

Coeur d'Alene High junior Gunner Giulio is this week's Knudsten Chevrolet Athlete of the Week

Can't stop them from coming
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Can't stop them from coming

Post Falls staff explain why a growth moratorium isn't possible

Post Falls staff explain why a growth moratorium isn't possible

Sandra J. Williams
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Sandra J. Williams

Sandra J. Williams went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — That time of life: Menopause

When we are young, we can’t wait to reach that time of life when our monthly “curse” (as some term it) is over with.

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

SESSION: Unkind to seniors

Why do our Idaho legislators not like our seniors?

Hydroplane event proposed
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Hydroplane event proposed

Without racing, organizers hope to highlight thunder boats this year

Local thunderbolt enthusiasts hope to bring back Lake Cd'A show

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

BUMPER STICKER: Honk for Krug!

Referencing the article in LOCAL on Feb. 25, kudos to Pat Krug!

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Ring found, owner sought

Ring lost and found, owner sought

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — HEADACHES… They're not all in your head

Over 45 million people suffer from headaches and take numerous over the counter or prescription medications for temporary relief.

David Lee Mallery
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

David Lee Mallery

David Lee Mallery (“Dave”) was born in Snoqualmie Falls, Wash., on Sept. 18, 1947,

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

LAKELAND: Keep good thing going

We pen this letter in support of the Lakeland School District levy.

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

BAR: Cheers for Wash. ban

I’m in Oregon and I’m proud to hear that the Corner Bar is speaking their mind, using their freedom of speech.

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

NWSH: Great job with vaccines

I would like to congratulate Dr. Jack Riggs, Sandy Patano, Steve McCrea, Tere McCrea and all the volunteers at Northwest Specialty Hospital for the most well-organized team for giving the vaccine shots.

Shari E. Galliher
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Shari E. Galliher

Shari E. Galliher was born on April 30, 1964, in Montague City, Mass., to Max L. and Martha J. Sumner. She was the cutest little red head who was joined by her 2 year old brother. She passed away on Jan. 12, 2021, in Hayden, Idaho.

Never too late for birthday wishes
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Never too late for birthday wishes

Main Street column for March 3

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINE: Then and now

As I waited in line for my first COVID-19 vaccine shot, I couldn’t help remembering back to the 1950s when we as kids lined up to get our school shots.

Op-Ed: Educational opportunities need our support
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Educational opportunities need our support

In 2017, Innovia Foundation supported the community’s vision that every

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Records

Judgments and sentencings

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINE: Kroc, Heritage pros

A well deserved “thank you” goes out to the Kroc Center and Heritage Health for the efficient handling of appointments and administering the vaccine.

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Citizen fires back at school board rebuttal

‘Reckless rhetoric:’ Citizen rebuttal to school board misrepresentation of the facts

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

PERMITS: Relax some permit rules

Building permits are taking way too long these days and in order to speed things up the county should consider reinstating the ability to open up select building projects without the need for complete permits.

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

DINNER: Last laughs — and thanks

One recent evening three of my friends and I were dining at Applebee’s.

Robert James McMurray
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert James McMurray

Our father, Robert James McMurray, passed away peacefully on Feb. 24, 2021. He was

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Pay it forward

We are seniors who plan to vote yes in the upcoming school levy election on March 9.

What about Bob?
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

What about Bob?

After losing history commission post, Robert Singletary plans to keep writing, reading, walking, talking and bringing history to life

'It's part of who we are'

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

LIES: Fuel for uprising

I’d like to summarize some recent happenings to give me perspective and perhaps broaden the perspective of some of my fellow citizens.

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Hire the expert

If you need a job done, and want it done right, hiring the expert almost always makes sense — in any arena.

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Don't be afraid to consider change

Hold the objections until you hear what's offered.

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

SHOLEH: Stands up for seniors

I want to send a big thank you to Sholeh Patrick for her column “Online Expectations of Seniors Unkind.”

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

LIBRARY: Open kids’ section

After closing its facilities to the public in October, the Coeur d’Alene Public Library will at last open on March 15 — sort of.

Idaho among least restrictive states with coronavirus
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho among least restrictive states with coronavirus

Elected leaders say study validates why more people want to live here

Idaho among the least restrictive states when it comes to the coronavirus

March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho bill axing COVID-19 from emergency list passes House

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho House has passed legislation to define how

Youth Sports March 3, 2021
March 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Youth Sports March 3, 2021

Basketball, bowling, gymnastics and more

March 3, 2021 midnight

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Tuesday, March 2

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 9: Headlines for 2/27 thru 3/2
March 2, 2021 2:42 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 9: Headlines for 2/27 thru 3/2

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Josh McDonald 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 Feb. 27 to March 3.

US sanctions Russian officials over nerve-agent attack
March 2, 2021 12:30 p.m.

US sanctions Russian officials over nerve-agent attack

The Biden administration sanctioned seven mid- and senior-level Russian officials

March 2, 2021 noon

Utah LGBTQ+ nonprofit group to expand after $4M donations

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah nonprofit that provides resources for LGBTQ+ youth will

Semitruck crashes with SUV carrying 27, killing 15
March 2, 2021 noon

Semitruck crashes with SUV carrying 27, killing 15

El CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — A semitruck on Tuesday crashed into an SUV believed

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns
March 2, 2021 noon

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at

Bergdahl appeals court-martial over Trump, McCain comments
March 2, 2021 11:15 a.m.

Bergdahl appeals court-martial over Trump, McCain comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former U.S. Army soldier who was court martialed after he

New magnet school, free full-day K coming to Cd'A
March 2, 2021 1:09 a.m.

New magnet school, free full-day K coming to Cd'A

Board approves big moves for district during Monday meeting

Board approves big moves for district during Monday meeting

Rambo trial begins
March 2, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Rambo trial begins

With video from our partners at Krem.com.

Emergency center up and running
March 2, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Emergency center up and running

With plenty of space, public safety partnerships blossoming

Kootenai County's Emergency Operations Center is here and ready to serve

Is it time for a change?
March 2, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Is it time for a change?

Proposed study commission meets opposition

Kootenai County residents come out in droves against study commission

COVID-19 Watch
March 2, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Idaho's Coffey takes national award
March 2, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Idaho's Coffey takes national award

Idaho punter Cade Coffey, a senior from Lakeland High, has been named the Stats Perform FCS National Special Teams Player of the Week after his performance in Idaho’s 28-21 win over No. 12 Eastern Washington on Saturday at the Kibbie Dome.

Harris: Don't expect flooding after weekend hot streak
March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Harris: Don't expect flooding after weekend hot streak

Cooler low temperatures and a light snowpack in the lower elevations will likely prevent flooding after expected near-record highs.

March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Man accused of molesting granddaughter

Police arrested a man last week who they said molested his granddaughter.

March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden Chamber plans bacon and brew festival

Hayden Chamber plans bacon and brew festival

Bills would weaken classroom instruction
March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Bills would weaken classroom instruction

The Idaho legislature is in session, and the Education Committee is doing their

March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Records

Judgments and sentencings

March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Social workers: The other unsung heroes

Nurses and other healthcare workers have gotten a lot of well-deserved attention

Paint and rim protection needed for GU's title run
March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Paint and rim protection needed for GU's title run

Zags Tracker for March 2

Clearing of lands for development leads to more smoke in skies
March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Clearing of lands for development leads to more smoke in skies

NLFD says this is the time of year when slash pile burning rises

Slow burn

March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

'Armed Forces Day Celebration' set for Spirit Lake

'Armed Forces Day Celebration' set for Spirit Lake

March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho gas prices keep climbing

Some parts of the state saw 12- to 18-cent jumps this week, adding to pain at the pump

Idaho gas prices up by a dime or more

March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Notable calls for the day

March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Northwest Notes March 2, 2021

Idaho's football team moved into the poll at No. 19 in the Stats Perform FCS National Poll after a thrilling 28-21 win over then-No. 12 Eastern Washington on Saturday.

Letter mystery solved
March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Letter mystery solved

Family of Dolores, F. Godfrey has been found

Family of Dolores, F. Godfrey has been found

Initiative bill passes Senate 26-9
March 2, 2021 1 a.m.

Initiative bill passes Senate 26-9

Measure, which critics are calling unconstitutional, now moves to the House

The measure, which critics are calling unconstitutional, now moves to the House.

March 2, 2021 midnight

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Monday, March 1

March 1, 2021 2:20 p.m.

Idaho panel OKs new version of constitutional amendment

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Senate panel of lawmakers on Monday approved a new version

WHO: 'Premature,' 'unrealistic' COVID-19 will end soon
March 1, 2021 2:15 p.m.

WHO: 'Premature,' 'unrealistic' COVID-19 will end soon

GENEVA (AP) — A senior World Health Organization official said Monday it was “premature”

United Methodist conservatives detail plans for a breakaway
March 1, 2021 2 p.m.

United Methodist conservatives detail plans for a breakaway

Conservative leaders within the United Methodist Church unveiled plans Monday to form a

Some GOP state lawmakers help spread COVID-19 misinformation
March 1, 2021 12:35 p.m.

Some GOP state lawmakers help spread COVID-19 misinformation

Many Republican lawmakers have criticized governors’ emergency restrictions since the start of the coronavirus outbreak. Now that most legislatures are back in session, a new type of pushback is taking root: misinformation.

Hundreds claim decades of abuse by 150 youth center staffers
March 1, 2021 11:05 a.m.

Hundreds claim decades of abuse by 150 youth center staffers

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Abuse allegations against New Hampshire’s state-run youth

Democratic voting bill would make biggest changes in decades
March 1, 2021 10:15 a.m.

Democratic voting bill would make biggest changes in decades

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress begins debate this week on sweeping voting and

Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America
March 1, 2021 9:50 a.m.

Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rita Fentress was worried she might get lost as she traveled

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: DangeRuss seems to be evolving into TradeARuss
March 1, 2021 1:15 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: DangeRuss seems to be evolving into TradeARuss

The unthinkable is creeping closer. Russell Wilson seems to be talking his way out of Seattle.

State champions in action
March 1, 2021 1:10 a.m.

State champions in action

Photos of Rylan Rogers, Drew Roberts and Gunner Giulio of Coeur d'Alene, en route to winning state 5A wrestling titles last Friday at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa.

A father's love survives the ages
March 1, 2021 1:09 a.m.

A father's love survives the ages

Collector seeks to return 1930s letter, painting to rightful owners

Collector seeking to return 1930s letter found in painting to rightful owners

Bill enhancing Medicaid funds passes the Idaho House
March 1, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Bill enhancing Medicaid funds passes the Idaho House

In the midst of a pandemic that has lasted nearly a year now, health care is

My brush with Rush
March 1, 2021 1:07 a.m.

My brush with Rush

My brush with Rush Limbaugh happened around 1986. I was

Nothing's normal — not even the weather
March 1, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Nothing's normal — not even the weather

In rarity, Spokane has outflaked Cd'A through some seasonal snows.

COVID Watch
March 1, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID Watch

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March 1, 2021 1:05 a.m.

WCC hoop tourney schedules announced

Both Gonzaga teams will begin play in the WCC tournament on Monday in the semifinals. The Zag men will face either Saint Mary's, Pacific, Santa Clara or Portland at 6 p.m. on ESPN. The Bulldog women will face either Santa Clara, Portland, LMU or Pepperdine at 1 p.m. on Root Sports (and other outlets)

March 1, 2021 1 a.m.

School and Senior Meals

School and Senior Meals: March 1-5

March 1, 2021 1 a.m.

Big Sky: Refs botched call on 'missed' field goal in EWU-Idaho game

The Big Sky Conference acknowledged Sunday that officials incorrectly ruled an Eastern Washington field goal attempt was no good in a tie game early in the fourth quarter of a game at Idaho on Saturday at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow.

March 1, 2021 1 a.m.

Police seek witnesses in fatal collision

Post Falls man killed after being hit by vehicle in Walmart parking lot

Police seek witnesses in fatal accident

March 1, 2021 midnight

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