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October 31, 2021 11 p.m.

State football playoff scores, schedules

Schedules, scores for playoff games

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Math, vs. deciding it on the field: A debate
October 31, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Math, vs. deciding it on the field: A debate

Rich Anderson coached high school football in Kansas for 45 years. He has had a place on Lake Coeur d'Alene for 57 years, and has been retired here for the past 11 years.

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Post Falls fourth for first trophy since 2011
October 31, 2021 1:20 a.m.

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Post Falls fourth for first trophy since 2011

Post Falls, seeded No. 2 in the eight-team tournament, finished fourth following a 25-17, 21-25, 25-21, 25-21 loss to No. 4 seed Eagle on Saturday morning at the state 5A tourney at Coeur d’Alene High’s Viking Court.

October 31, 2021 1:17 a.m.

Miscues keep Vandals from victory

“They fought all the way to the end; they competed all the way to the end," Idaho coach Paul Petrino said. "You can’t give up a fake (punt) for a touchdown, and have three interceptions, and win a close game."

STATE 3A, 2A, 1A CROSS COUNTRY: Kozeluh's breakthrough
October 31, 2021 1:15 a.m.

STATE 3A, 2A, 1A CROSS COUNTRY: Kozeluh's breakthrough

Coeur d'Alene Charter junior jumps from 24th as a sophomore to state 3A champion

Coeur d'Alene Charter junior jumps from 24th as a sophomore to state 3A champion at Eagle Island State Park on Saturday

October 31, 2021 1:10 a.m.

5A, 4A REGIONAL SWIMMING: Lake City sweeps in 5A; Sandpoint girls win in 4A

Qualifying meets for next weekend's state swimming meets held on Saturday

Election Day survival guide
October 31, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Election Day survival guide

Here's what you need to know for Tuesday

How, where, when and what you need to know to vote

October 31, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Heck with Halloween: Here comes Christmas!

Downtown parade, lighting ceremony set for day after Thanksgiving

COEUR d’ALENE — It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas is back to normal in North Idaho. The Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association is going ahead with its 29th Annual Lighting Ceremony Parade on Nov. 26. It will be followed by The Coeur d’Alene Resort’s annual lighting ceremony.

Moving up the street
October 31, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Moving up the street

Business bits for Oct. 31

Huetter Bypass zoning overlay delayed
October 31, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Huetter Bypass zoning overlay delayed

But officials say it will have little impact on big project

Grassroots efforts by the No Huetter Bypass group moves Kootenai Planning Commissioners to postpone zoning overlay and open the floor for more public forums.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID: Mandate vaccination

To prevent further spread of the coronavirus, we should require everyone to get fully vaccinated (including a possible third dose) — unless exempted by a sincerely held religious belief or medical condition.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

INFLATION: Thanks, government

People are pretty excited because the government is promising them more from the stimulus money.

A nightmare neighborhood… literally
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

A nightmare neighborhood… literally

Neighborhood of the Week: Oct. 31

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Support those who've proved their mettle

Beware the ideologues backed by KCRCC extremists.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

WORK ETHIC: Made in America

I evaluate America, I observe work is being replaced by cravings for free stuff.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

PRESS: Digital made easy

Thank you Press management for the ad “newspaper available online,” which clearly explains how to access the digital edition of the print newspaper.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

THANKS: CAP to the rescue

My husband and I loaded up our pickup truck, with difficulty due to our age and infirmities of the moment, with refuse and recycling to take to the Ramsey Road Transfer Station.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

CRONYISM: A concern at NIC

North Idaho College is an incredibly vital part of a vibrant and growing community in North Idaho.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: Endurance is essential

I stumbled across a quote recently by psychologist Angela Duckworth that really caught my eye.

James Connell, 92
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

James Connell, 92

Born in St. Louis, MO (1929), Major Jim Connell (USAF-Ret) went to heaven on October 12, 2021.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Guest opinion: Information is best antidote for partisan poison

Don't stay on the sidelines for Tuesday's important local elections.

MY GARDEN PATH: That's all folks!
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

MY GARDEN PATH: That's all folks!

As bad as I hate to admit it, gardening season is done for this year.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Guest Opinion: The time is now: VOTE

Superintendents step up, call for voters to support their schools.

HISTORY CORNER: World War II’s incredible flying fortress
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: World War II’s incredible flying fortress

Luftwaffe fighter escorts wounded B-17 bomber

The American bomber was so badly shot up, it was a sitting duck for the German Messerschmidt 109 fighter plane.

Warrant quashed in DUI case
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Warrant quashed in DUI case

A judge quashed an arrest warrant this week for a woman accused of causing a head-on crash while driving drunk.

Our Gem: When leaves fall, the city gets busy
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Our Gem: When leaves fall, the city gets busy

Fall is such a beautiful time of year in Coeur d’Alene with all the deciduous trees changing vibrant colors as their leaves slowly cover our sidewalks and lawns.

Margerie Warehime McKay, 95
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Margerie Warehime McKay, 95

Margerie ‘Marge’ was born to Cecil and Winnie Warehime in Senacaville, Ohio on January 3, 1926.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

'Competent, Qualified, Honest, & Experienced'

New groups working to take partisan out of nonpartisan elections

New groups aim to keep local elections nonpartisan

Everett (Ed) Gossett, 80
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Everett (Ed) Gossett, 80

Everett (Ed) Gossett, age 80, passed in Harrison on October 20, 2021 of what appeared to be natural causes.

Lavonna Lee “Bonnie” Guindon, 92
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Lavonna Lee “Bonnie” Guindon, 92

Bonnie Guindon went home to be with the Lord on October 24, 2021.

October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

School and Senior Meals

School and Senior Meals: Nov. 1-5

Jay Bennett, 69
October 31, 2021 1 a.m.

Jay Bennett, 69

I lost my best buddy, the first man I ever loved, my dad, my pops, my fun-loving father.

Saturday, October 30

October 30, 2021 2 p.m.

STATE HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT SCORES

Scores and schedules for the six tournaments in North Idaho.

STATE 5A VOLLEYBALL: Post Falls assured of trophy; Lake City out after long day
October 30, 2021 1:30 a.m.

STATE 5A VOLLEYBALL: Post Falls assured of trophy; Lake City out after long day

Post Falls went 2-1 on the opening day of the state 5A volleyball tournament at Coeur d'Alene High's Viking Court. And with its 25-12, 25-23, 22-25, 25-22 victory over Thunder Ridge of Idaho Falls in its final match, the Trojans guaranteed themselves a trophy with a top-four finish.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Right at home on the mats
October 30, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Right at home on the mats

“It’s one of the toughest folkstyle tournaments in the country,” Rogers said. “It was the first time I’d been to it. The last few years, I was at Blair Academy in New Jersey and didn’t have a chance to make it because we always had a conflict.”

STATE 5A, 4A CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Peters third, Wood fifth for Post Falls girls
October 30, 2021 1:22 a.m.

STATE 5A, 4A CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Peters third, Wood fifth for Post Falls girls

Post Falls junior Peters third, Wood fifth in 5A girls race; Coeur d'Alene boys eighth in 5A

October 30, 2021 1:20 a.m.

PREP FOOTBALL: Grangeville clips St. Maries for state 2A bid

Trey Gibson scored on a 2-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 14-14 for St. Maries, but a touchdown run by Jared Lindsley in the final minute sent the Grangeville Bulldogs over the St. Maries Lumberjacks 21-14 in a Central Idaho League game at St. Maries High on Friday.

STATE 3A VOLLEYBALL: Tempo too much as gritty Timberlake bows out in two
October 30, 2021 1:15 a.m.

STATE 3A VOLLEYBALL: Tempo too much as gritty Timberlake bows out in two

Timberlake bows out in two at state 3A volleyball tournament at Lake City High.

October 30, 2021 1:10 a.m.

NIC ROUNDUP: Cardinals pin down win in final bout

Feliciano pinned Montana State-Northern’s Rylan Moldenhauder in 3 minutes, 30 seconds in the bout at 285-pounds, sending the Cardinals to a 21-20 win over the Lights at Christianson Gymnasium in the season opener for both programs.

Silverwood to Dollywood?
October 30, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Silverwood to Dollywood?

Norton family says their theme park is not for sale

Silverwood stays with Norton family

'Running out of time'
October 30, 2021 1:08 a.m.

'Running out of time'

KHS board considering options as estimated shelter costs rise

KHS campaign stalls

October 30, 2021 1:07 a.m.

A candy-coated, Kootenai-fied Halloween roundup

We asked about holiday faves, and Kootenai County answered

Residents sound off on the best traditions this Halloween

DRESSED TO SKILL
October 30, 2021 1:06 a.m.

DRESSED TO SKILL

STEM students celebrate Halloween and learn at the same time

Fernan STEM Academy got the party going. Halloween means costumes and themed STEM activities throughout each classroom at the elementary school in Coeur d'Alene. “We just really tried to make it STEM-focused,” said Melody Lund, a second grade teacher. “All the teachers are doing amazing stuff.”

October 30, 2021 1:05 a.m.

After rough stretch, Vandals look to get healthy vs. NAU

Coming off a rough stretch of games against stout competition, the Idaho Vandals (2-5, 1-3 Big Sky) look to get back into the win column today, when Northern Arizona (3-4 2-2) visits for a 1 p.m. clash at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

Stalking suspect arrested after standoff
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Stalking suspect arrested after standoff

Police arrested a wanted man following a five-hour standoff Thursday night.

Constance (Connie) Williams
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Constance (Connie) Williams

Connie Williams born Constance Joyce Dallen went to be with her Lord Jesus on July 31, 2021.

Crews will begin leaf pickup Nov. 8
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Crews will begin leaf pickup Nov. 8

Leaf pick-up to begin Nov. 8

Your money, or your life?
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Your money, or your life?

Northern Lakes Fire District patrons, here's why you should support the permanent override levy.

Moving History Forward: Fred Murphy and the Flood of 1933
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Moving History Forward: Fred Murphy and the Flood of 1933

It would have been impossible to live in Coeur d’Alene through the middle of the 20th Century without knowing who Fred Murphy was.

Donna M. Steeley, 82
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Donna M. Steeley, 82

Donna M. Steeley, age 82, passed away at The Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’Alene, ID, on October 24, 2021.

Dr. Timothy W. Grothman, 68
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Dr. Timothy W. Grothman, 68

Tim entered his eternal rest on Thursday, October 21st, 2021, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, following a courageous three-and-a-half-year battle with cancer.

October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Northwest Notes: Oct. 30, 2021

Former Genesis Prep star Murekatete named to Lisa Leslie watch list

October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Trustees to meet Monday

In-person meeting at Lake City High School

The Coeur d’Alene School District Board of Trustees will meet Monday at 5 p.m. in the auditorium of Lake City High School.

Roger Walton, 75
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Roger Walton, 75

Roger was born in Ephrata, WA and moved to Rathdrum, ID in 1951.

October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Association endorses fire levy request

Asks for public to support it, too.

October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Real GOP, where have you gone?

Honorable Republicans advocated self-reliance and compassion. That's missing from the local discussion.

Man charged with violating protective order
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Man charged with violating protective order

A man who’s been served with 32 warrants throughout his life is being held on $100,000 bail.

Raynor Scott Clemons
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Raynor Scott Clemons

Captain Scott was always game for a challenge: whether skydiving, doing the 200-mile Seattle to Portland bicycling classic, rock climbing, or running a triathlon.

Make politics less exhausting
October 30, 2021 1 a.m.

Make politics less exhausting

Are you exhausted by our local politics?

October 30, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 30 2021

Friday, October 29

October 29, 2021 5:55 p.m.

Little joins lawsuit challenging Biden vaccine mandate

'This is coercive federal overreach, and it must be stopped'

G20 leaders to confront energy prices, other economic woes
October 29, 2021 5:50 p.m.

G20 leaders to confront energy prices, other economic woes

The G-20 will likely be a celebration of an agreement on a global minimum corporate tax

Oregon's biggest city has 'long way to go' repairing its rep
October 29, 2021 5:45 p.m.

Oregon's biggest city has 'long way to go' repairing its rep

Just 64% of surveyed tourists said they would visit Portland again

October 29, 2021 5:45 p.m.

Former Idaho lawmaker's rape case moves forward in court

Von Ehlinger has denied all wrongdoing and maintained he had consensual sexual contact with the woman

Bullet struck officer's hat in Idaho mall shooting
October 29, 2021 5:40 p.m.

Bullet struck officer's hat in Idaho mall shooting

Jo Acker, a security guard at the mall, was one of the two people Bergquist killed

Supreme Court declines to block Maine vaccine mandate
October 29, 2021 5:35 p.m.

Supreme Court declines to block Maine vaccine mandate

As is typical in emergency appeals, the Supreme Court did not explain its action

October 29, 2021 3:50 p.m.

10 states sue Biden administration over COVID vaccine rule

Idaho said to be joining case soon

arguing that the mandate violates federal procurement law and is an overreach of federal power

NIN Episode 78: Headlines from 10/26 thru 10/29 and Interview with Kootenai County Clerk Jim Brannon and Chief Deputy Clerk Jennifer Locke
October 29, 2021 3:42 p.m.

NIN Episode 78: Headlines from 10/26 thru 10/29 and Interview with Kootenai County Clerk Jim Brannon and Chief Deputy Clerk Jennifer Locke

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 Oct. 27-29.

NIN Episode 78: Headlines from 10/26 thru 10/29 and Interview with Kootenai County Clerk Jim Brannon and Chief Deputy Clerk Jennifer Locke
October 29, 2021 3:42 p.m.

NIN Episode 78: Headlines from 10/26 thru 10/29 and Interview with Kootenai County Clerk Jim Brannon and Chief Deputy Clerk Jennifer Locke

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 Oct. 27-29.

A  'good Catholic'
October 29, 2021 1 p.m.

A 'good Catholic'

Biden: Pope told me that I should 'keep receiving Communion'

Biden said abortion did not come up in the meeting

FDA paves way for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations in young kids
October 29, 2021 12:55 p.m.

FDA paves way for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations in young kids

One more regulatory hurdle remains

Firefighters lash out on eve of NYC's vaccine deadline
October 29, 2021 12:50 p.m.

Firefighters lash out on eve of NYC's vaccine deadline

The angry display came as the Big Apple braced for the possibility of closed firehouses, fewer police and ambulances

Virginia Beach confronts inescapable costs of rising seas
October 29, 2021 11:50 a.m.

Virginia Beach confronts inescapable costs of rising seas

The referendum underscores the mounting costs of adapting to climate change for U.S. cities

Queen Elizabeth II, 95, is advised to rest for 2 weeks
October 29, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Queen Elizabeth II, 95, is advised to rest for 2 weeks

The queen has long enjoyed robust health, and is said to hate having people make a fuss

Man denies involvement in '84 disappearance of Colorado girl
October 29, 2021 11:35 a.m.

Man denies involvement in '84 disappearance of Colorado girl

Pankey said in court that he pretended to know information about the case out of bitterness for police and for his former church and former employer

For tribes, 'good fire' a key to restoring nature and people
October 29, 2021 11:30 a.m.

For tribes, 'good fire' a key to restoring nature and people

Wildfires have blackened nearly 6,000 square miles in California the past two years

Man arrested after standoff
October 29, 2021 10:55 a.m.

Man arrested after standoff

Kootenai County SWAT Team responds to barricaded wanted person

SWAT team gets suspect

State high school volleyball tournaments: Lake City seeks a jolly good time at state
October 29, 2021 1:30 a.m.

State high school volleyball tournaments: Lake City seeks a jolly good time at state

High school volleyball tournaments start today in the area

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: How to fix baseball? We've got a plan for that
October 29, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: How to fix baseball? We've got a plan for that

Do you really believe that money doesn’t win in Major League Baseball?

October 29, 2021 1:20 a.m.

State 4A football playoffs: Lakeland falters after strong start

Lakeland scored the first two touchdowns, only to see Skyline run off 42 straight points en route to a 42-21 victory over the Hawks in a state 4A first round playoff game Thursday night at Holt Arena.

NIC WRESTLING: Cards could be good — whoever ends up as head coach
October 29, 2021 1:17 a.m.

NIC WRESTLING: Cards could be good — whoever ends up as head coach

Sophomores Brandon Bollinger (sixth at 157 pounds), Weston Presser (seventh at 165), Navarro Nanpuya (fourth at 174) and Cohle Feliciano (fourth at 285) are returning All-Americans for the Cardinals, who open the season tonight at 7 at Christianson Gymnasium against Montana State-Northern.

October 29, 2021 1:15 a.m.

All-league soccer

All-league teams announced in 5A Inland Empire League, 4A Inland Empire League and 3A Intermountain League

Explosion destroys Rathdrum home
October 29, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Explosion destroys Rathdrum home

Investigation continues into natural gas leak when line accidentally punctured

3 escape home explosion, fire

Plot thickens at NIC
October 29, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Plot thickens at NIC

Human rights task forces to file second complaint

North Idaho College Acting President Lita Burns warned the Board of Trustees at the board meeting Wednesday night that unless swift action was taken, NIC’s accreditation may be affected. Burns said while NIC’s accreditation currently remains in good standing, without a pattern of evidence of change in the board’s behavior, that could change. “You may think I am speaking as an alarmist,” Burns said. “Let me assure you I am not.”

COVID taking bigger toll on older residents in PHD
October 29, 2021 1:07 a.m.

COVID taking bigger toll on older residents in PHD

Kootenai County positivity rate for coronavirus falls for third straight week

covid charts

The sweet taste of literacy
October 29, 2021 1:06 a.m.

The sweet taste of literacy

Well-Read Moose hosts Trick or Treat for a Book this year

Returning to tradition, the Well Read Moose is hosting the annual Trick or Treat for a Book event Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

COVID-19 Watch
October 29, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

Op-Ed: Truth will help keep us free
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Truth will help keep us free

What do Thomas Jefferson and Jesus have in common?

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC disaster could be broader preview

Voters have opportunity to ensure the political virus doesn't spread further.

Op-Ed: Here's why we vote
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Here's why we vote

As Election Day 2021 approaches, I exhort every registered citizen to vote in our local elections. The levels of government with the most impact to our daily lives will have their leadership determined on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Op-Ed: Don’t take the poisonous advice from the Boise swamp
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Don’t take the poisonous advice from the Boise swamp

Former Idaho Attorney General Jim Jones asks readers to swallow the kool-aid on his bad legal theories about what is good legal advice.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

PARENTAL RIGHTS: Why stop at vaccines?

Parents have the right to deny their kids COVID-19 vaccines!

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

PATRICK: Unabashed bias

Mr. Patrick has a good thing going.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

IDAHO: Refreshing reminder

I want to express my gratitude for the people who stopped to help my husband and me when he had an incident with his bike.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

DALTON: The best choices

For those wondering who NOT to vote for in the Dalton Gardens City Council race, look no further than Lila Tatum’s letter on Oct. 28.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

HOUSING: Paradise lost

As to the rising cost of homes…

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

PARENTING: Value of work ethic

Do you want your children to grow up to be successful?

Distinctly honorable
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Distinctly honorable

Soroptimist Women of Distinction winners announced

November marks 39 years of celebrating the distinguished women of Coeur d'Alene.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Munday sparks Vandals to sweep

Idaho, Eastern Washington win home Big Sky Conference matches on Thursday

Constance (Connie) Williams
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Constance (Connie) Williams

Connie Williams born Constance Joyce Dallen went to be with her Lord Jesus on July 31, 2021.

Russell 'Russ' Edward Norris
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Russell 'Russ' Edward Norris

Russell was an answer to many prayers when the Illinois Children’s Home and Aid Society called his parents to say they had a little boy waiting to be adopted.

Election Day is coming
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Election Day is coming

Officials talk about polling necessities

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID RANK: Least safe, but free

In the Oct. 15 Press headlines “COVID distinction survey” (and) “Idaho is worst for safety from Coronavirus,” The Press gleefully and breathfully printed the terrible reports on the 10 safest and 10 least safest states.

Victor Berzins, 79
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Victor Berzins, 79

Victor passed from this life Oct. 10, 2021.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

FOX: Ready to help lead Rathdrum

I first met Mike Fox 37 years ago. We both served many years as general managers of cooperative supply and utility companies, dedicated to exemplary service to our customers in North Idaho.

Zachary James Thomas, 37
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Zachary James Thomas, 37

Zachary James Thomas, 37, of Osburn, ID, passed away at his home on October 23, 2021. Zac was born on December 31, 1983, in Silverton, ID to Shelley and Steve Thomas.

Robert J. DeArmond
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert J. DeArmond

Bob was born in Lakeview, Oregon and passed away peacefully in his home at the Rogue Valley Manor.

HUCKLEBERRIES: Gotta grab a Golden State guffaw, y'all
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

HUCKLEBERRIES: Gotta grab a Golden State guffaw, y'all

Tracie McLinden knows what it’s like to drive around town with out-of-state plates.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Q'emiln Park boat launch closing for season

Launch will be closed Nov. 8 through late spring or early summer

Q'emiln Park boat launch closing November 8.

LaVonne (Vonnie) Ann Hutchison, 71
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

LaVonne (Vonnie) Ann Hutchison, 71

On September 24, 2021 LaVonne (Vonnie) Ann Hutchison, daughter of LaVerne and Polly Smith passed away at her home on Reflection Lake at Elk, Washington.

Food bank needs a few good volunteers
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Food bank needs a few good volunteers

COVID-19 decimated volunteer program; help desperately needed

A few solid volunteers are all that's needed to keep Community Action Partnership working smoothly. Serving about 50 families a day with the food-bank, COVID has taken a bite out of their volunteer staff.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Mayor’s Awards in Arts on Thursday

The 25th annual Mayor’s Awards in Arts ceremony will live stream Thursday at 6 p.m.

All that jazz
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

All that jazz

NIC free concert Thursday

The community is invited to “Fall into Jazz” at North Idaho College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center. The first fall jazz concert at NIC since November 2019, “Fall into Jazz” will feature music performances by Cardinal Voices directed by Max Mendez and the NIC Jazz Ensemble directed by Bryan Hannaford.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Free dental services for veterans

Dental care for vets

Legislators gear up for special session
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Legislators gear up for special session

Vaccine mandates and an ethics complaint main discussion topics

Three strikes and Reilly is out
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Three strikes and Reilly is out

Reasons not to vote for PF school board candidate.

Return of Hank and Patsy
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Return of Hank and Patsy

Duo comes Lake City Center

Two local country musicians return to Lake City Center in Coeur d’Alene for a night of musical hits on Nov. 6 starting at 6 p.m.

Be their guest
October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Be their guest

Local theater presents Beauty and The Beast Jr.

Out of the Woods Family Theater presents Beauty and The Beast JR, opening Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Blanchard Community Center.

October 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden, get a grip on growth

Former council member questions long-range plan.

October 29, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 29 2021

Thursday, October 28

Thai police: Woman cut rope holding painters 26 floors high
October 28, 2021 5:40 p.m.

Thai police: Woman cut rope holding painters 26 floors high

The woman is facing attempted murder and property destruction charges

Rathdrum home explodes following gas leak, one person suffers minor burns
October 28, 2021 3:34 p.m.

Rathdrum home explodes following gas leak, one person suffers minor burns

Two people along an Avista representative were inside the house when it exploded, leaving one person with minor burns.

VIDEO: Former Spokane Chief comes forward as 'John Doe' in Blackhawks investigation
October 28, 2021 11:10 a.m.

VIDEO: Former Spokane Chief comes forward as 'John Doe' in Blackhawks investigation

According to the Associated Press, Beach stated that he was sexually assaulted by an assistant coach with the Blackhawks organization back in 2010.

How it happened: Inside movie set where Baldwin's gun fired
October 28, 2021 10:10 a.m.

How it happened: Inside movie set where Baldwin's gun fired

How did live ammunition wound up in a real gun being used as a movie prop?

US companies announce plans for gene-edited strawberries
October 28, 2021 10:05 a.m.

US companies announce plans for gene-edited strawberries

Expect to launch the first commercially available, gene-edited strawberries within a few years

Vatican cancels live broadcast of Biden greeting pope
October 28, 2021 10:05 a.m.

Vatican cancels live broadcast of Biden greeting pope

The Vatican said it would provide edited footage of the encounter

Senators urge emergency protections for wolves in US West
October 28, 2021 10 a.m.

Senators urge emergency protections for wolves in US West

Want to shield wolves from being killed for 240 days while permanent protections are considered

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: State volleyball in North lacking many teams from North
October 28, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: State volleyball in North lacking many teams from North

The only thing that's missing this year is ... a whole bunch of teams from the North.

October 28, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Gridiron Guesses: It's playoff time for some, playoffs on the line for others

Tonight's game can be seen online at NFHSnetwork.com, and heard at IdahoSports.com

STATE HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY MEETS: Vikings young, but good enough to make noise
October 28, 2021 1:20 a.m.

STATE HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY MEETS: Vikings young, but good enough to make noise

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year's meet has been separated into a two-day event, with the 5A and 4A races on Friday and 3A, 2A and 1A races to be held Saturday at Eagle Island.

October 28, 2021 1:17 a.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Gonzaga tops preseason coaches poll for first time

Gonzaga men's basketball ranked in coaches preseason poll for 12 straight year

October 28, 2021 1:15 a.m.

NIC ROUNDUP: Cardinal men clinch soccer playoff berth

Cardinal men's and women's soccer advances to NWAC Tournament; NIC volleyball sweeps in return to court following COVID pause

October 28, 2021 1:11 a.m.

AT COLLEGE: Oct. 28, 2021

Updates on area athletes at the next level

October 28, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Northwest Notes: Oct. 28, 2021

Longtime Seattle event coming to new indoor track in Spokane

In good standing?
October 28, 2021 1:09 a.m.

In good standing?

Acting NIC president warns board must act to save accreditation

Unless swift action is taken by the North Idaho College Board of Trustees, NIC Acting President Lita Burns said the college’s accreditation status may be in danger at the board meeting Wednesday night on NIC’s main campus.

To coach a college
October 28, 2021 1:08 a.m.

To coach a college

From wrestling mat to president's office, Sebaaly 'excited, humbled'

Less than 48 hours after being voted in as interim president for North Idaho College, head wrestling coach Michael Sebaaly said on Wednesday that he’s still surprised. “It was a shock," Sebaaly said. “I'm excited and I'm humbled." The college Board of Trustees selected Sebaaly from a list of 10 applicants in a 3 to 2 vote Monday night.

Trash crash
October 28, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Trash crash

Semi hauling trailer of garbage overturns near Kootenai Health

Trash crash

Call for counsel
October 28, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Call for counsel

Government Study Commission meeting ends quickly over statute dispute

Study commission discusses cutting three members

Bowling scores: Oct. 28, 2021
October 28, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Bowling scores: Oct. 28, 2021

Scores from area leagues

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

JONES: Mom of three says yes

JONES: Mom of three says yes

Main Street clean-up
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Main Street clean-up

Mountain View Alternative student takes civic project beyond school walls

Mountain View Alternative High School student Michael Whitt led students in a Main Street clean-up effort Wednesday.

Kathryn Ivy Bradshaw Sabens, 72
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Kathryn Ivy Bradshaw Sabens, 72

Kathryn Ivy Bradshaw Sabens, born October 17, 1949 in Charleston, South Carolina, has died, Sunday, October 24, 2021 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

John and Gloria Traviss
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

John and Gloria Traviss

Following a battle with COVID-19, John and Gloria Traviss, ages 83 and 79, passed away on Oct. 20 and 21 respectively.

Sheryl Ann Choate Wallace, 58
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheryl Ann Choate Wallace, 58

Sheryl Ann Choate Wallace was born on February 15, 1963 to Garold and Carol Choate in Boise, Idaho where her father was stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base.

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOLS: Just the facts

SCHOOLS: Just the facts

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOLS: Listen to the parents

SCHOOLS: Listen to the parents

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

REILLY: Time to go home

REILLY: Time to go home

Susan Frances Upton-Hughes, 67,
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Susan Frances Upton-Hughes, 67,

Susan Frances Upton-Hughes, 67, of Vay, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 in Newport, WA following a long battle with cancer.

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

DePRIEST: Responsible growth candidate

DePRIEST: Responsible growth candidate

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

PEOPLE: More than parties

PEOPLE: More than parties

Lynda Jean Rouse, 75
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Lynda Jean Rouse, 75

Lynda Jean Rouse, 75, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, in Sandpoint, Idaho.

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

AINOs: Americans In Name Only

AINOs: Americans In Name Only

Grizzlies drawn to Columbia Falls by compost, Mont. FWP says
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Grizzlies drawn to Columbia Falls by compost, Mont. FWP says

Grizzly bears in town

Lake Pend Oreille angler science program set
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Lake Pend Oreille angler science program set

Prizes offered

Angler program set

Panhandle pelt preparation participants wanted
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Panhandle pelt preparation participants wanted

Will be hosted by the Intermountain Fur Harvesters on Nov. 13

Pelt prep

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

ELECTION: Don’t trust endorsements

ELECTION: Don’t trust endorsements

Gold in them thar hills
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Gold in them thar hills

Tamaracks in full fall colors on trip to Libby, Mont.

Libby, Montana worth the drive

Police: Man caught in online sting
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Police: Man caught in online sting

A man is being held on $500,000 bail after he allegedly solicited middle school-aged girls online, not knowing the children were actually a federal agent.

Roger Walton, 75
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Roger Walton, 75

ROGER WALTON, 75, was born December 31, 1945 in Ephrata, WA and died: October 19, 2021 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOLS: Support levy supporters

SCHOOLS: Support levy supporters

MASTER GARDENER: Putting your garden to bed
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

MASTER GARDENER: Putting your garden to bed

October is the month we clean up and prepare our garden for winter.

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

SOCIAL WORKERS: Serve and vote

SOCIAL WORKERS: Serve and vote

Clean sweep
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Clean sweep

Hagadone Marine Group, Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruises leads Fall Lake Cleanup Day

Beach cleaner than before

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Avoid SIM card swapping

Consumer Gal passes along vital tips to North Idahoans.

So, you want a little Halloween, do you?
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

So, you want a little Halloween, do you?

Spooky celebrations are scheduled throughout the weekend

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

JACOBSON: Post Falls’ ideal mayor

JACOBSON: Post Falls’ ideal mayor

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

VALUES: These 3 reflect them

VALUES: These 3 reflect them

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

GOP: Local RINO speaks

GOP: Local RINO speaks

Donald Clifton Walters, 70
October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Donald Clifton Walters, 70

Donald Clifton Walters was born in Dickinson, North Dakota on October 5, 1951 to parents Vernon and Violet (Schaal) Walters.

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Halloween history mystical, spiritual

An argument for getting back to Halloween's real roots.

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

RECALL: Right choice for Lakeland

RECALL: Right choice for Lakeland

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

VIEWS: Many and necessary

VIEWS: Many and necessary

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

DALTON: Vote to keep it rural

DALTON: Vote to keep it rural

October 28, 2021 1 a.m.

NEEDED: Candidates who break the mold

NEEDED: Candidates who break the mold

October 28, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 28 2021

Wednesday, October 27

Garland defends school board memo amid Republican criticism
October 27, 2021 6:05 p.m.

Garland defends school board memo amid Republican criticism

The National School Board Association said some of the acts could be 'domestic terrorism'

Cheap antidepressant shows promise treating early COVID-19
October 27, 2021 6 p.m.

Cheap antidepressant shows promise treating early COVID-19

Cheap antidepressant shows promise treating early COVID-19

VIDEO: Movie starring Zooey Deschanel and Casey Affleck is filming in Spokane
October 27, 2021 12:41 p.m.

VIDEO: Movie starring Zooey Deschanel and Casey Affleck is filming in Spokane

"Dreamin' Wild" features the true story of musical duo Donnie and Joe Emerson, two brothers from Fruitland, Washington.

In Somalia, a rare female artist promotes images of peace
October 27, 2021 12:05 p.m.

In Somalia, a rare female artist promotes images of peace

Her work at times explores the social issues roiling Somalia

In Haiti, the difficult relationship of gangs and business
October 27, 2021 12:05 p.m.

In Haiti, the difficult relationship of gangs and business

There was nowhere to turn for help. In Haiti, there is no functioning government

VIDEO: Body camera video shows Gonzaga coach Mark Few's DUI arrest
October 27, 2021 12:02 p.m.

VIDEO: Body camera video shows Gonzaga coach Mark Few's DUI arrest

Body camera footage shows Gonzaga coach Mark Few's DUI arrest and release from custody The nearly three hours of footage shows the entire incident from when police pulled Few over, to when he was released from custody.

Nor'easter cuts power to over half-million homes, businesses
October 27, 2021 noon

Nor'easter cuts power to over half-million homes, businesses

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency reported about 425,000 power outages

United States issues its 1st passport with 'X' gender marker
October 27, 2021 11:50 a.m.

United States issues its 1st passport with 'X' gender marker

Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics but was raised as a boy

Ex-NYT columnist Kristof announces run for Oregon governor
October 27, 2021 11:45 a.m.

Ex-NYT columnist Kristof announces run for Oregon governor

The political newcomer will run as a Democrat

October 27, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Portland, Oregon, school board shut down amid vaccine debate

In Adrian, school board members voted to fire Superintendent Kevin Purnell when he refused to buck state policy

Healthy ... and hungry — With core of last year's squad back, Post Falls poised for run at state volleyball title
October 27, 2021 1:35 a.m.

Healthy ... and hungry — With core of last year's squad back, Post Falls poised for run at state volleyball title

"They’ve been really great to coach the last two years, since I’ve been back," said Post Falls coach Willow Hanna, who guided the Trojans to state four times in nine seasons in her first stint (2007-15), including a runner-up finish at state in 2011.

Youth Sports Oct. 27, 2021
October 27, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Youth Sports Oct. 27, 2021

Soccer, flag football, bowling ... and more

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Now you're seeing why Geno has usually been a backup
October 27, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Now you're seeing why Geno has usually been a backup

“He’s got the perfect build and he’s a good athlete,” a scout said of Geno Smith. “He throws a beautiful ball. “But Geno somehow can’t see the field. The picture just doesn’t clear up quickly enough, and so he holds the ball. “He doesn’t go through progressions naturally, which leads to sacks and interceptions (he’s thrown 37 career picks against 32 TD passes).”

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Elliotte Kortus, Lake City High
October 27, 2021 1:10 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Elliotte Kortus, Lake City High

Lake City High junior Elliotte Kortus is this week's Knudsten Chevrolet Athlete of the Week

Vandalism adds to election tension
October 27, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Vandalism adds to election tension

Cities deal with plague of sign shenanigans, explain the rules

Vandalism and sign stealing adds tension to local election

North Idaho remains COVID hot spot
October 27, 2021 1:08 a.m.

North Idaho remains COVID hot spot

Nearly 100 coronavirus-related deaths in last 2 1/2 weeks

COVID rise in North Idaho raises alarms

Stage set for NIC finalizing key positions
October 27, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Stage set for NIC finalizing key positions

Tonight’s board meeting of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees will include finalizing details of the selection of the interim president and selection of additional legal counsel.

Teen pleads guilty in connection with deadly shooting
October 27, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Teen pleads guilty in connection with deadly shooting

A local teen accepted a plea deal for his role in a drug deal gone bad.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

HAMMOND: One for us all

In this time of national and local social turmoil, economic uncertainty, and heavy-handed local partisanship, we need a mayor with experience and deep roots in our community.

Memories from beyond
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Memories from beyond

Some say Halloween is all about the spooks.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

TEACHERS: Support these three

As a collection of concerned teachers and educators in the Coeur d’Alene School District, we would like to express our thoughts regarding the school board elections.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Anonymous notes aren't the answer

Signs of the times are not encouraging.

‘Dune’ a dense-but-incomplete visual spectacle
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

‘Dune’ a dense-but-incomplete visual spectacle

Know this going into Denis Villeneuve’s immaculately-made science fiction spectacle: The title card reads, “Dune Part One.”

The stay-at-home dad: The children live in fear
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: The children live in fear

Fear should be fun on Halloween.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

OP-ED: Progressives don’t get it

Tony Stewart’s Op-Ed from Oct. 20 displays very well the progressive worldview.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

ELECTION: Think for yourself

Brent Regan is bored, so now he’s the chairmen of the KCRCC and has turned them into robots for his own amusement.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Blood sugar balancing act
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Blood sugar balancing act

Blood sugar imbalances have been linked to a variety of health challenges such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, loss of vision, cancer, suppressed immunity, brain and tissue health, and others.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

LAKELAND: Recall board chair

I am writing to support the Recall of Lakeland Trustee Michelle Thompson.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

MAY: Trust in this trustee

We’re writing this letter to urge the citizens residing in Coeur d’Alene School Board Trustee Zone 1 (neighborhoods east of 15th Avenue from Lake Coeur d’Alene to Hayden Lake) to vote for the candidate who is the most experienced, knowledgeable and independent, Lisa May.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

LEVY: Trust earned, and deserved

This letter is about the harm one man may have done to himself and to people in our area.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

HAMMOND: Represents entire community

I have never done this before. After serving 35 years as a legal adviser to Idaho municipalities, I have long avoided getting involved with elections.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOLS: Stick to your domain

After reading the Coeur d’Alene School District Superintendent’s letter in the Coeur d’Alene Press, while explaining that there is no CRT being taught in our local schools, he did say that there is equity being taught.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

ELECTION: No to pro politicians

Insanity is described as repeating the same thing expecting a different result.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINES: Vote against mandate supporters

I am a fully vaccinated Republican who works for a regional telecommunications company as an IT Manager where we are currently implementing the Biden Administrations vaccine mandate.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

VOTE: Change needed in Hayden, Cd’A

Why does Jim Hammond, candidate for Coeur d’Alene mayor, support the extreme liberal candidates?

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

PANABAKER: A revealing interview

After I saw the Coeur d’Alene Press recommendation for Dick Panabaker for Hayden Council Seat 2, I went to interview him myself at his shop near Hayden Super 1 Foods.

Op-Ed: The Kootenai County GOP uses a racist lie to threaten public education and gain political advantage
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: The Kootenai County GOP uses a racist lie to threaten public education and gain political advantage

It’s no exaggeration to claim that our upcoming Nov. 2 election is a crucial one.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

RECALL: Keep Lakeland schools strong

As a 30-year educator in a nearby school district, I can attest to Lakeland School District having an outstanding reputation as one of the best school districts in North Idaho!

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — The brain’s effect on pain
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — The brain’s effect on pain

New research in neuroscience shows a strong connection between your brain’s adaptability and your perception of physical or emotional pain.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA SCHOOLS: Thoughtful, experienced leaders

We firmly believe that a high-quality public school system is the backbone of our community.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

UNIONS: The real problem

We must support our local school boards and educators; they are only the puppets for the teachers unions.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

How low can they go? Clownishly low

Owners of McDonald's in Rathdrum being attacked - anonymously.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

SEPT. 24: Big clue for voters

The abhorrent, heart-breaking behavior of the protesters who disrupted the Coeur d’Alene School Board meeting and then stormed the district office on Sept. 24 is not representative of our long-standing Coeur d’Alene community.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Harvest 2021 wrap-up
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Harvest 2021 wrap-up

And they’re off! The annual exclamation of grape growers and winemakers across the appellations of the Western U.S. was heard this week, tinged with a collective sigh of relief, and maybe just a bit of excitement for most involved.

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

ELECTION: Why nonpartisan works

Theodore Roosevelt, our 26th president, said it best: “A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.”

Stephanie K. Blankenship, 44
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Stephanie K. Blankenship, 44

Stephanie was born December 12, 1976, to Duane and Sherry Walters in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Friendly front-door campaigning
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Friendly front-door campaigning

Citizens for Post Falls Schools knocked on doors last weekend

Canvasing Post Falls neighborhoods, 15 volunteers went door-to-door to talk about candidates running for Post Falls school board trustee and fire commissioner seats.

French Dip Recipe
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

French Dip Recipe

1 beef chuck roast (3 lbs) trim most of the fat off

October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Winter is coming, helpful advice to newbies

The view from Main Street by Kerri Thoreson

Support for fired president
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Support for fired president

NIC community marches for MacLennan today

Supporters of a former North Idaho College President will march in protest of his termination without cause at 3 p.m. today, starting at the campus parking lot A on the corner of Northwest Boulevard and Hubbard Avenue.

Suzanna Graham
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Suzanna Graham

Suzanna Graham was born July 5th, at Klamath Falls Oregon to Carey and Leona Starzinger. On October 20th, 2021, Suzie lost her long battle with cancer.

Fred Hammack, 82
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Fred Hammack, 82

Benjamin Fredrick Hammack (better known as Fred) entered eternal rest at Hospice of North Idaho on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 11:30 PM.

Larry W. Judd, 66
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Larry W. Judd, 66

Larry Judd, 66, died peacefully on October 23, 2021 in Coeur d’ Alene, ID

Man accused of violating probation
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Man accused of violating probation

A man who avoided jail time after pleading guilty to grabbing a 13-year-old boy by the neck is back in jail for allegedly violating the terms of his probation.

GOP 'vetting' a sham; sycophants run wild
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

GOP 'vetting' a sham; sycophants run wild

Kingmakers exactly the wrong people you want vetting candidates.

Joyce “Joycie” May (Berkshire) Hoskins, 86
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Joyce “Joycie” May (Berkshire) Hoskins, 86

Joyce “Joycie” May (Berkshire) Hoskins left this world on September 24, 2021 after a long residence at Good Samaritan’s Silver Wood Village nursing home in Silverton, Idaho.

Dr. Dennis Jeffrey Cockrum, 66
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Dr. Dennis Jeffrey Cockrum, 66

Dr. Dennis Jeffrey Cockrum was born on March 7, 1955 in San Bernardino, CA to George Milton Cockrum and Antoinnette Mandina Cockrum.

Helen Ann Vanairsdale
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Helen Ann Vanairsdale

Helen Ann Vanairsdale passed away in her home on September 15th, 2021, in Hayden Lake Idaho.

Danny Lee Humphrey, 80
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Danny Lee Humphrey, 80

Danny Lee Humphrey passed away on October 22, 2021 at Kootenai Hospital.

Tracy Ann Erdmann (Mee), 62
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Tracy Ann Erdmann (Mee), 62

Tracy Ann Erdmann (Mee), 62, was born in Great Falls, Montana and raised in Sun River, Montana until she completed 6th grade, at which time she and her family moved to Post Falls, Idaho.

Cemetery makeover moving forward
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Cemetery makeover moving forward

Shrine completed at St. Thomas

St. Thomas Cemetery makeover continues with completion of shrine

NIC hosts competition for entrepreneurs
October 27, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC hosts competition for entrepreneurs

Ryan Arnold, regional director of entrepreneurial strategy for North Idaho College talks about the upcoming Northwest Entrepreneurs Competition.

October 27, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 27 2021

Tuesday, October 26

October 26, 2021 5:50 p.m.

Judge orders stay in case seeking to remove Snake River dams

Fishing and conservation groups joined with the state of Oregon

October 26, 2021 5:50 p.m.

Report faults WA sheriff over confrontation with Black man

The 48-page report by Brian Moran, released Tuesday, faulted Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer’s late-night decision

Sudan strongman is seen as an insider with powerful allies
October 26, 2021 5:45 p.m.

Sudan strongman is seen as an insider with powerful allies

On Monday, Burhan swept away the vestiges of civilian government

Potential legal woes mount after 'Rust' shooting tragedy
October 26, 2021 5:40 p.m.

Potential legal woes mount after 'Rust' shooting tragedy

Experts predict a tremendous legal fallout from the tragedy, definitely in civil lawsuits and potentially in criminal charges

Police: Suspect in Boise, Idaho, mall shooting dies
October 26, 2021 2:40 p.m.

Police: Suspect in Boise, Idaho, mall shooting dies

The Boise Police Department first got the call that shots had been fired at the Boise Towne Square Mall at about 1:50 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 77: Headlines from 10/23 thru 10/26
October 26, 2021 2:24 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 77: Headlines from 10/23 thru 10/26

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 Oct. 23-26.

Billionaire tax runs into criticism; big Biden plan in flux
October 26, 2021 11:45 a.m.

Billionaire tax runs into criticism; big Biden plan in flux

Vast differences among Democrats remain over the basic contours of the sweeping proposal and how to pay for it

Iran says cyberattack closes gas stations across country
October 26, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Iran says cyberattack closes gas stations across country

Cheap gasoline is practically considered a birthright in Iran

Wildlife agencies to cancel Trump endangered species rules
October 26, 2021 11:35 a.m.

Wildlife agencies to cancel Trump endangered species rules

Industry groups and Republicans in Congress have long viewed the Endangered Species Act as an impediment to economic development

'We've got to run' — Idaho mall shooting leaves 2 dead
October 26, 2021 11:30 a.m.

'We've got to run' — Idaho mall shooting leaves 2 dead

The officer was injured in an exchange of gunfire with the suspect

Seattle mayoral candidate stops TV ad decried as racist
October 26, 2021 11:25 a.m.

Seattle mayoral candidate stops TV ad decried as racist

ACknowledges her campaign ad’s use of a white rape survivor was problematic when juxtaposed with Harrell

5A IEL FOOTBALL TIEBREAKER: Coeur d'Alene earns first-round playoff bye; Post Falls' season ends
October 26, 2021 1:30 a.m.

5A IEL FOOTBALL TIEBREAKER: Coeur d'Alene earns first-round playoff bye; Post Falls' season ends

Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls Lewiston met in Moscow on Monday night to determine berths to the state 5A football playoffs.

SCENIC IDAHO CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TIEBREAKER: Murdock sends Wallace past Lakeside
October 26, 2021 1:15 a.m.

SCENIC IDAHO CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TIEBREAKER: Murdock sends Wallace past Lakeside

Senior running back scores late touchdown, forces late incompletion to send Wallace to state playoffs for first time since 2013

Sign snatcher? Yes, but...
October 26, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Sign snatcher? Yes, but...

Illegally placed campaign signs get yanked - with permission

Councilwoman responds to removal of political signage

Get the skates out, Cd'A
October 26, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Get the skates out, Cd'A

Rink opening in McEuen Park on Saturday

Goodies and fun events part of the program.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

NIC trustees to discuss presidential search
October 26, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC trustees to discuss presidential search

No public comment on agenda

The North Idaho College Board of Trustees are scheduled to meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. to discuss the presidential search at their regular meeting on the NIC main campus in the Edminster Student Union Building, Lake Coeur d’Alene Room.

Sean Paul Ingram, 49
October 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Sean Paul Ingram, 49

The family of Sean Paul Ingram announces his passing to our heavenly father on October 16th, 2021 at the age of 49.

Charles Cannon, 91
October 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Charles Cannon, 91

Charles "Charlie" Edward Cannon was born on August 1, 1930 to Ernest E. and Laura Cannon in Lamesa, Texas and grew up with three siblings, Joe, Mary Bell and Christine. He passed on October 21, 2021 in Coeur d'Alene - - a life well lived.

Dwain White, 78
October 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Dwain White, 78

Dwain Harvey White, 78, known to many as Dee, passed away peacefully at home, with family by his side, on October 8, 2021 from liver cancer.

October 26, 2021 1 a.m.

CHIP SHOTS: Oct. 26, 2021

Area golf results.

Warrant issued for accused drunk driver
October 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Warrant issued for accused drunk driver

Woman wanted on no-bond warrant

October 26, 2021 1 a.m.

Democracy? Republic? An oligarchy, madam

A close look at what we really have.

October 26, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 26 2021

Monday, October 25

NIC: Wrestling coach named interim president
October 25, 2021 10:20 p.m.

NIC: Wrestling coach named interim president

Talk of hiring additional legal counsel

North Idaho College’s head wrestling coach, Micheal Sebaaly, was voted in by the Board of Trustees to assume the responsibility of Interim President for the college no later than Nov. 10.

Man dies after semi crash
October 25, 2021 2:02 p.m.

Man dies after semi crash

A man died Monday after his semitrailer drove off the road, went down an embankment and hit a tree, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.

Hayden family combats cyberbullying
October 25, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Hayden family combats cyberbullying

Parents involved with what kids are doing online

Cyberbullying faces fighting family

Green thumbs-up
October 25, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Green thumbs-up

Elementary students learn art of shaping bonsai

Elementary students gave a green thumbs-up to their latest project, learning the art of shaping bonsai.

Randy Mann weather: Halloween forecast: Dry but cold
October 25, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Randy Mann weather: Halloween forecast: Dry but cold

Snow looks likely in early to mid-November.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 25, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Oct. 24, 2021

How locals in college fared on Sunday, Oct. 24

October 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Prep football: Two tiebreakers tonight to decide playoff berths

Two tiebreakers are scheduled in North Idaho tonight to determine playoff teams in 5A and 1A Division I.

Harris George Frisque, 75
October 25, 2021 1 a.m.

Harris George Frisque, 75

Harris George Frisque, 75, of Idaho, passed away at his daughter’s home in Brussels, WI on Oct. 19, 2021.

October 25, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 25 2021

Sunday, October 24

STATE 5A GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP: That moment, again
October 24, 2021 1:35 a.m.

STATE 5A GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP: That moment, again

Kortus' late goal helps Lake City girls capture first state title since 2016

“Once it went it, I just felt a rush of excitement,” said Kortus, who transferred from the Seattle Academy at the start of the season. "It was pretty crazy.”

October 24, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Memories of 'crazy' tiebreakers

What's doubly crazy is there will be not one, but two, Kansas tiebreakers in North Idaho on Monday night.

October 24, 2021 1:11 a.m.

Vandals start strong, then get rolled by Montana

The Vandals tallied 242 total yards for the game, 161 of those yards coming on the two scoring drives.

October 24, 2021 1:09 a.m.

State soccer: Cd'A Charter girls win consolation title, bring home ninth straight trophy from state

In the 10 years Coeur d’Alene Charter has had a girls soccer team, the Panthers have gone to state nine times, with six state titles (the first one in 2014), as well as consolation title in 2013 and a second-place finish in 2015.

Warning from 2,383 miles away
October 24, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Warning from 2,383 miles away

PF school board candidate's hometown issues alarm

Local and Pennsylvania residents speak on PF candidate

Prep volleyball: Lake City punches ticket to state
October 24, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Prep volleyball: Lake City punches ticket to state

Thanks to the new MaxPreps rankings way of seeding most of the state tournaments in Idaho, Lake City is the No. 7 seed and will open against No. 2 Post Falls, the Region 1 champion, in the first round at state Friday at 11 a.m. at Coeur d’Alene High.

Honeymoon in Baghdad
October 24, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Honeymoon in Baghdad

Soldiers fought together in Iraq — as husband and wife

Athol couple fought together in Iraq as husband and wife

October 24, 2021 1:07 a.m.

NIC SOCCER: Cardinals keep postseason hopes alive

“Our last three games have been playoff games,” NIC coach Ken Thompson said. “We had to continue to win out, and our guys just got the job done today.”

Boat in and dine out
October 24, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Boat in and dine out

Business Bits for Oct. 24.

Cd'A schools hitting capacity
October 24, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Cd'A schools hitting capacity

Group looking for ways to handle growth and help taxpayers

District discusses needs for future students

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

State 4A boys soccer championship: Bulldogs runners-up in first title game since 2012
October 24, 2021 1:04 a.m.

State 4A boys soccer championship: Bulldogs runners-up in first title game since 2012

Sandpoint was seeking its ninth state title since the Idaho High School Activities Association began sanctioning the tournament in 2000. French said this loss stings and it will for some time, but his players shouldn’t hang their heads because they helped return the program to state relevancy.

October 24, 2021 1:02 a.m.

PREP FOOTBALL: Lumberjacks notch win in return from COVID pause

Trey Gibson ran for three touchdowns, powering the St. Maries Lumberjacks past the Orofino Maniacs 28-7 in a Central Idaho League game on Saturday at Orofino High.

HISTORY CORNER: Six devastating fires in history
October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: Six devastating fires in history

After the destruction of the Royal Library at Alexandria, preserving scholarship grew.

Carol Louise Petersen, 76
October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Carol Louise Petersen, 76

Carol was born in Wallace, Idaho and after living for a short time in Davenport and Sprague Washington, returned to Wallace to graduate in 1963.

October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

HEADLINE: Missing information

The headline, “Idaho is worst for safety from coronavirus” is misleading.

October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

DAWSON: Ideal for PF schools

I have had the pleasure of knowing Jake Dawson since he was in his late teens and early 20s, volunteering alongside him.

October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

USS IDAHO: Namesake’s story

For Commander Costigan and your letter of Oct. 20 — thank you for your service and for your interest in the USS IDAHO.

October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

The worst choice in this election

Reilly has no business wanting to run Post Falls schools, and the local Republican Central Committee has no business endorsing him.

October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

MAY: Integrity, leadership

A school board member needs to be a hard worker; an honest person; a good thinker; a good listener, a visionary and someone with wide knowledge of our school district!

October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

HAMMOND: Measures up for Cd’A

As an Idaho native and a local resident of 50 years, and a person who has worked locally in the public and private sectors, I’ve had the rare opportunity to work with Jim Hammond and to call him friend.

Hayden price-cut-a-palooza
October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden price-cut-a-palooza

Neighborhood of the Week: Oct. 24

Council OKs stormwater design project in Sanders Beach
October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Council OKs stormwater design project in Sanders Beach

Would reduce contaminants going into lake

Stormwater project

October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

School and Senior Meals

School and Senior Meals: Oct. 25-29

October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: Changes in attitude, changes in latitude

"I am seldom considered, though I do more to influence everything about you than virtually any one thing in your life."

George J Wigen, 85
October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

George J Wigen, 85

George J Wigen left us on October 18th, 2021 after a difficult battle with cancer.

Roxanne Stephens
October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Roxanne Stephens

Roxanne “Roxi” Stephens, 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 18, 2021.

Robert J. DeArmond, 91
October 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert J. DeArmond, 91

Bob was born in Lakeview, Oregon and passed away peacefully in his home at the Rogue Valley Manor.

Saturday, October 23

VIDEO: Missing vehicle found with body inside
October 23, 2021 6:17 p.m.

VIDEO: Missing vehicle found with body inside

Fisherman saw something white submerged in Fernan Lake.

Griffin shines as Coeur d'Alene routs Lewiston, forces Kansas tiebreaker on Monday
October 23, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Griffin shines as Coeur d'Alene routs Lewiston, forces Kansas tiebreaker on Monday

"He did a great job," Coeur d'Alene coach Shawn Amos said of Griffin. "We focused on getting him a few more touches, tried to get the ball in his hands a little bit more, and it paid off. He’s a dynamic playmaker on both sides of the ball."

Bustamante carries the load as Post Falls handles Lake City
October 23, 2021 1:20 a.m.

Bustamante carries the load as Post Falls handles Lake City

“It was nice to have both running backs healthy again,” Bennett said. “We haven’t had them both healthy for a couple of weeks. It was nice to be able to run both Sullivan and Bustamante. Both of them are excellent running backs.”

Lakeland falls at Sandpoint in 4A IEL title game
October 23, 2021 1:15 a.m.

Lakeland falls at Sandpoint in 4A IEL title game

Lakeland (5-4, 1-1 4A IEL) will have to wait to see if it will receive an at-large bid to the state playoffs. Sandpoint (5-2, 2-0) clinched the league title and home playoff game in two weeks.

October 23, 2021 1:15 a.m.

STATE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TOURNAMENTS: Lake City girls to play for state title

Lake City boys fall in semis

Elliotte Kortus scored in the fourth minute on an assist from Georgia Whitehead for Lake City, which advanced to the state 5A championship game with a 1-0 win over the Highland Rams of Pocatello at Rocky Mountain High on Friday.

October 23, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Timberlake clinches outright IML football title

James Billingsley carried 25 times for 98 yards and three touchdowns as the Timberlake Tigers held off the Bonners Ferry Badgers 24-19 to clinch the Intermountain League title on Friday at Bonners Ferry High.

Housing market stays strong
October 23, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Housing market stays strong

Growing inventory giving buyers more options

Real estate strong

'A servant's heart'
October 23, 2021 1:08 a.m.

'A servant's heart'

Dolores Hawkins retires after 25 volunteering with PHD's Senior Companions Program

Senior Companions for 25 years

New leader for U of I CDA
October 23, 2021 1:07 a.m.

New leader for U of I CDA

Acting CEO anticipated to finish the academic year

University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene has a new leader. Larry Stauffer, most recently former dean of the U of I College of Engineering in Moscow but also serving as director of the college of Engineering in Boise for 15 years, came to Coeur d’Alene as acting CEO in mid-September. “Larry made it clear from day one he is committed to growing educational opportunities here in Coeur d’Alene,” said Sheri Bullock, Community Development Specialist at U of I Coeur d’Alene. "His experience and leadership within the university, both on campus and at the satellite centers, will prove to be an asset to our center team and the entire North Idaho community.

October 23, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Northwest Notes: Oct. 23, 2021

News on Washington State football, Gonzaga men's basketball

CDA man in good company
October 23, 2021 1:06 a.m.

CDA man in good company

Mechanical engineer receives Spirit of St. Louis award

CDA man honored

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 23, 2021 1:04 a.m.

Hurting Idaho looks to bounce back vs. struggling Montana

"I think they're really good in their front seven on defense," Montana coach Bobby Hauck said of Idaho. "They're a little bit hard to get a bead on offensively; they have a lot of offense. I think a lot of it is based on which quarterback they play."

October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Updated state high school soccer schedules

Friday's scores and Saturday's matchups for state high school soccer tournaments

Clarence John Dunlap, 69
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Clarence John Dunlap, 69

Clarence John Dunlap, 69

October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

inside My Turn: Preserving Rathdrum's small-town feel

Important reminder before you vote Nov. 2.

October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Free dental services for veterans

Dental care for veterans

Drunk driver gets prison for head-on crash
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Drunk driver gets prison for head-on crash

A man with multiple previous DUIs on his record will spend at least seven years in prison after a head-on crash that injured two people.

C1 My Turn: School district deserves its due
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

C1 My Turn: School district deserves its due

Coeur d'Alene Mayor Steve Widmyer shares a plea for the upcoming school board race.

Anti-mandate resolution unanimously passes
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Anti-mandate resolution unanimously passes

An anti-mandatae resolution was unanimously passed by county commissioners on Friday in front of a supportive, standing-room-only, audience.

Safety Net widening into North Idaho
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Safety Net widening into North Idaho

Lady golfers donate $2,000 to help those aging out of foster care

Safety Net InlandNW is there to help foster kids as they age out of the system and enter adulthood

Suzanne M. (Bawden) Lawson, 43
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Suzanne M. (Bawden) Lawson, 43

Goodbye to our Earth Angel who came to us on a snowy Thanksgiving morning and went to her eternal home on a sunny Thanksgiving morning.

October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC trustees to select interim president Monday

The North Idaho College Board of Trustees scheduled a special meeting to select an interim president on Monday at 5 p.m. in the Edminster Student Union Building, Driftwood Bay Room on the NIC main campus in Coeur d’Alene.

Governor visits Tribe, sees lots of progress
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Governor visits Tribe, sees lots of progress

Governor Brad Little joined members of the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council and Marimn Health leadership for a tour of the Coeur Center in Worley on Thursday to learn about the Tribe’s investment in youth prevention programs and view progress on the soon to be completed outdoor athletic complex at the center.

Leo Morrion Krulitz
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Leo Morrion Krulitz

On October 16, 2021, Leo Morrion Krulitz, with his loving and kind soul, passed away at the age of 83 in Williamsburg, VA, with his wife of 61 years and his daughter at his side.

Nightmare on Government Way
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Nightmare on Government Way

Family decorates a trick or treaters' delight on Halloween night

Trick or treaters can’t pass up this house. The neighborhood Halloween show has been a tradition for a little over a decade since the family moved to Coeur d’Alene. “It is known,” said daughter Nevaeh Bieker, a senior at Lake City High School. “I have a lot of friends who come trick or treating here.”

October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Trading (polling) places

County shifts six sites for Nov. 2 election

County changes six voting locations

Jacqueline Mae Wilson, 85
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Jacqueline Mae Wilson, 85

Jackie passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on 10-16-2021, in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

Virginia “Ginni” Briscoe, 95
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Virginia “Ginni” Briscoe, 95

Virginia “Ginni” Briscoe passed away October 11, 2021, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, from COVID-19 and incidences age-related, just four days short of her 96th birthday.

Buy one get six free
October 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Buy one get six free

Reciprocal membership program allows greater access to museums

Museum members now have free admission to seven participating museums across Idaho and more through the Idaho History Reciprocal Membership Program started in May.Museum members now have free admission to seven participating museums across Idaho and more through the Idaho History Reciprocal Membership Program started in May.

October 23, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 23 2021

Friday, October 22

October 22, 2021 5:55 p.m.

Idaho clinics rush to train staff for COVID booster rollout

Many health care providers will spend a few days training staff before they can start putting shots in arms

Warrant: Baldwin didn't know weapon contained live round
October 22, 2021 5:55 p.m.

Warrant: Baldwin didn't know weapon contained live round

Baldwin described the killing as a 'tragic accident'

No. 1 Gonzaga fully reloaded after run to championship game
October 22, 2021 5:50 p.m.

No. 1 Gonzaga fully reloaded after run to championship game

Gonzaga returns Timme, perhaps the preseason favorite for national player of the year

Group clings to faith as US works on Haiti kidnapping case
October 22, 2021 5:45 p.m.

Group clings to faith as US works on Haiti kidnapping case

The FBI is helping Haitian authorities recover the 16 Americans and one Canadian

Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx
October 22, 2021 5:45 p.m.

Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx

Labor shortages have persisted longer than many economists expected

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 76: Headlines from 10/20 thru 10/22
October 22, 2021 4:04 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 76: Headlines from 10/20 thru 10/22

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 Oct. 20-22.

Dozens missing in Nepal as floods, mudslides kill over 100
October 22, 2021 11:25 a.m.

Dozens missing in Nepal as floods, mudslides kill over 100

Heavy rains also caused havoc in neighboring India this week

China vows no concessions on Taiwan after Biden comments
October 22, 2021 11:20 a.m.

China vows no concessions on Taiwan after Biden comments

China has recently upped its threat to bring Taiwan under its control

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun on set, killing cinematographer
October 22, 2021 11 a.m.

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun on set, killing cinematographer

A spokesperson for Baldwin said a prop gun with blanks misfired

Supreme Court doesn't block Texas abortion law, sets hearing
October 22, 2021 11 a.m.

Supreme Court doesn't block Texas abortion law, sets hearing

Law has led to an 80% reduction in abortions in the nation’s second-largest state

Big tech data centers spark worry over scarce Western water
October 22, 2021 10:55 a.m.

Big tech data centers spark worry over scarce Western water

Google wants to build at least two more data centers

October 22, 2021 10:50 a.m.

Man wounded in shooting at PF gas station

Investigation continues

Shooting investigation

No arrests yet in Tacoma shooting that killed 4
October 22, 2021 10:35 a.m.

No arrests yet in Tacoma shooting that killed 4

A search for a suspect or suspects continued Friday

4A Region 1 volleyball championship: A painful finish for Lakeland
October 22, 2021 1:30 a.m.

4A Region 1 volleyball championship: A painful finish for Lakeland

Hawks battle after losing key player to injury, but falls to Moscow for lone state berth

"We should have been on our way; it was tough to lose that," Lakeland coach Kelsie Badger said. "Pressure. It’s tough when you have three freshmen on the floor, and the pressure got the best of us."

STATE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TOURNAMENTS: Lake City boys, girls on to semis
October 22, 2021 1:25 a.m.

STATE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TOURNAMENTS: Lake City boys, girls on to semis

Charter girls stunned in PKs by Teton in opener

Lake City boys, girls onto semifinals; Coeur d'Alene Charter's run to fifth straight 3A title falls short

October 22, 2021 1:18 a.m.

Gridiron Guesses: Lots on the line in the final week

Not that Post Falls is apologizing or anything, but the Trojans last week threw a monkey wrench into what was shaping up as the game for the 5A Inland Empire League championship tonight, Lewiston (7-1, 2-0 5A IEL) at Coeur d'Alene (5-2, 1-1) at 7 p.m. at Viking Stadium.

5A/4A REGION 1 CROSS COUNTRY: A special day for Vikings
October 22, 2021 1:15 a.m.

5A/4A REGION 1 CROSS COUNTRY: A special day for Vikings

Coeur d'Alene sweeps 5A regional titles for first time since 2015

October 22, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lake City gets Coeur d'Alene, advances to state play-in match

Senior Nellie Reese had 12 kills, 14 assists and five aces, junior Ella Hosfeld 19 assists and junior Allie Bowman 16 digs for Lake City (16-6), which faces Centennial High of Boise in a state play-in match on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Grangeville.

Lakeland recall roller-coaster
October 22, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Lakeland recall roller-coaster

Campaign to oust school board chair gets wild

Cloned websites, hijacked monikers and stolen campaign signs mark the path, but no one wants to accept responsibility.

October 22, 2021 1:08 a.m.

3A DISTRICT 1 CROSS COUNTRY: Charter girls end Timberlake's run of district titles

Coeur d’Alene Charter junior McKenna Kozeluh won the girls race in 18 minutes, 38.2 seconds, leading the Panthers to the team title by a 40-43 margin over the Badgers. Timberlake qualified for state finishing third.

Pink, pampered, protected
October 22, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Pink, pampered, protected

Kootenai Health hosts drive-thru Breast Cancer Awareness event

Hagadone Marine Group, foundation donate $45K to Boys & Girls Club
October 22, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Hagadone Marine Group, foundation donate $45K to Boys & Girls Club

Barletta Pontoon Boat sale benefit youth

Donation for Boys & Girls Club

Prairie preservation on radar again
October 22, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Prairie preservation on radar again

This time, officials going to public first for priorities

Efforts to save open space in the works

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Readers weigh in on Rolo; do 'Hawks have a shot?
October 22, 2021 1:05 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Readers weigh in on Rolo; do 'Hawks have a shot?

Yes, yes, we’re doing our notes and quotes for the week, but first… We have to talk about Nick Rolovich.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

ALFIERI: Deserves respect

Your editorial last Friday titled “Cd’A needs more than ‘angry’ in a mayor” was unfairly slanted against Joe Alfieri and toward Jim Hammond, even including a biblical reference to Mr. Hammond as the “anti-Alfieri.”

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

JUDGE: A job well done

Much praise to Judge Cynthia Meyer for her decision to deny the motion to a teen who is accused of rape.

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

ELECTION: Nov. 2 is critical

Anyone else remember what it was like 10-30 years ago in Coeur d’Alene?

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

GINORIO: Column missed the mark

In Mr. Ginorio’s Oct. 15 Op/Ed he attempted to circle the wagons around the term “Traditional American.”

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

PAY: That’s not fair

“I pay well.” To the owner of Gathered, $8 per hour is not “paying well!” Walmart pays better than that; even Arby’s pays $14.

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

CONSERVATIVES: Speak out now

Do you still think the liberal people in Washington will help solve any problem?

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

PRESS ENDORSEMENT: Fire levy a big ask, but worth it

Support Northern Lakes Fire District's permanent $2M override levy.

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

WASTE: Unmanaged, unminded

While driving around this beautiful part of our planet, have you ever wondered where all the trash we see on the side of the road comes from?

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

GINORIO: Family values, my foot

Mr. Ralph Ginorio, Pray tell us all exactly what is your definition of a “Traditional American?”

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

LAKELAND: Recall a necessity

The current Lakeland Joint School Board concerns me.

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

DRIVING: Put courtesy at the wheel

Move over. I understand that we’ve had a major influx of “newcomers” here in North Idaho.

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

GINORIO: On ‘traditional’ tirade

Two articles, side by side. One, by an esteemed group of former School Trustees, and one by a self-appointed judge of veteran Coeur d’Alene residents as being desperately in need of the influence of “outsiders.”

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

SHOTS: Tough for seniors

I went to Walgreens-Apple Way to get a high dose senior flu vaccine at 8:30 a.m.

HUCKLEBERRIES: 'Two Gun' cleaned up N. Idaho
October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

HUCKLEBERRIES: 'Two Gun' cleaned up N. Idaho

Few locals today have heard of Richard “Two Gun” Hart.

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

DEFINED: Portrait of a Graduate

Inspirational: Content knowledge: persistent, academically prepared, financially responsible

Housing help is on the way
October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Housing help is on the way

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground for 21 families Saturday

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground Saturday on a condominium project that will serve 21 local families, helping them gain the stability of affordable housing.

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Portrait of a conspiracy damages community

KCRCC and its followers are misinformed in assault on public education.

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Judge deals blow to GOP group

Case involves electioneering on school property

A federal judge has denied a motion to block the Coeur d’Alene School District from prohibiting political activity on school property during elections.

Op-Ed: Law applies to these candidates, too
October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Law applies to these candidates, too

Macomber, McGeachin ignored AG's advice and now are paying for it.

ENT  A MUSICAL HALLOWEEN / "Spine-Tingling" Delight
October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

ENT A MUSICAL HALLOWEEN / "Spine-Tingling" Delight

Local theater holds fundraiser Oct. 30

The Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, a non-profit corporation and Idaho’s oldest performing arts organization, is holding “A Night of Spine-Tingling Music: A Halloween Fundraiser” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 30th at Archwood Hall off Wallace Avenue in Coeur d’Alene.

ENT Fiddle-dee-GEE
October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

ENT Fiddle-dee-GEE

Over $30K raised for CDA Symphony

Over 30K was raised for the Coeur d’Alene Symphony’s 43rd season at their Blazing Fiddles Gala on Oct. 9 at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort events center.

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Man sentenced for rape

A man will spend up to 20 years in prison for raping a teen girl.

Trail trees targeted for removal, pruning
October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Trail trees targeted for removal, pruning

Trees targeted for removal by trail

David Bruce Larsen , 81
October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

David Bruce Larsen , 81

David Bruce Larsen passed away at Maplewood Assisted Living in Hayden, Idaho on October 10th, 2021 after a long illness.

Op-Ed: KCRCC benefits our community
October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: KCRCC benefits our community

KCRCC benefit for conservative community

October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

PHD hosts prescription drug take-back event

Take back drugs

ENT From stage to film
October 22, 2021 1 a.m.

ENT From stage to film

Show with local ties goes to global TV, tours in Spokane

A show with many local ties, including a Coeur d’Alene resident co-producer and many Coeur d’Alene investors, has now grown to global TV.

October 22, 2021 12:55 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

October 22, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 22 2021

Thursday, October 21

FBI: Remains found in Florida park ID'd as Brian Laundrie
October 21, 2021 6:15 p.m.

FBI: Remains found in Florida park ID'd as Brian Laundrie

The FBI statement did not list a cause of death

UK palace says queen, 95, spent night in hospital for checks
October 21, 2021 5:45 p.m.

UK palace says queen, 95, spent night in hospital for checks

The queen is now back at Windsor Castle, west of London

October 21, 2021 5:40 p.m.

Parties in federal salmon lawsuit seek pause in litigation

agreement outlines how eight dams in the Columbia River Basin will be operated over the coming year

COVID vaccine: CDC expands booster rollout, OKs mixing shots
October 21, 2021 5:30 p.m.

COVID vaccine: CDC expands booster rollout, OKs mixing shots

Dr. Sarah Long of Drexel University voiced concerns about opening those people to rare but serious side effects from another dose if they already were adequately protected

Desperate Haitians suffocate under growing power of gangs
October 21, 2021 5:30 p.m.

Desperate Haitians suffocate under growing power of gangs

Gangs control up to 40% of Port-au-Prince

Report: Far-right anti-government group grows significantly
October 21, 2021 5:30 p.m.

Report: Far-right anti-government group grows significantly

People's Rights started in deep-red Idaho

US to give nuclear waste plant in Idaho another try
October 21, 2021 5:20 p.m.

US to give nuclear waste plant in Idaho another try

The waste has been a sore spot between Idaho and the Energy Department for years

Trump plan for new media venture gets investors' thumbs up
October 21, 2021 2 p.m.

Trump plan for new media venture gets investors' thumbs up

DWA said it has raised roughly $293 million in cash, which it will use to grow TMTG’s ventures

October 21, 2021 10:50 a.m.

Idaho sends out $169M in one-time income tax rebates

The legislation passed the House and Senate with no support from Democrats

Minneapolis cop gets nearly 5 years in killing of 911 caller
October 21, 2021 10:45 a.m.

Minneapolis cop gets nearly 5 years in killing of 911 caller

Damond’s death angered citizens in the U.S. and Australia, and led to the resignation of Minneapolis’ police chief

Grand Teton joins Yellowstone in breaking tourism records
October 21, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Grand Teton joins Yellowstone in breaking tourism records

Grand Teton had almost 3.5 million recreation visits between January and September

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Moment of truth for the new way of seeding state tourneys
October 21, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Moment of truth for the new way of seeding state tourneys

According to MaxPreps' explanation of its computer rankings: "Generally, the more a team wins, the higher the ranking. However, the system takes into account quality wins (against other highly ranked opponents) and strength of schedule. "For example, a team's ranking is hurt more by losing to a team that is ranked below them than a team ranked ahead."

PREP SOCCER: Quite the defensive dudes
October 21, 2021 1:25 a.m.

PREP SOCCER: Quite the defensive dudes

Seniors Allred, Jones and Nowak have Timberwolves in prime position for strong finish at state

“We’d gotten second in the region in the game before,” senior defender Miles Jones, and two-time team captain, said. “Being on varsity and getting second, I was just kind of fed up with it and I think the other guys were too.”

October 21, 2021 1:20 a.m.

STATE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TOURNAMENTS: Seeds planted, now the games begin

Gone are those predetermined matchups from years past. Instead, the Idaho High School Activities Association adopted using MaxPreps.com rankings to seed teams after qualifying tournaments had been completed.

October 21, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Timberlake to face Bonners Ferry tonight for berth to state

Timberlake falls in 3A District 1 championship match at Kellogg; Coeur d'Alene Charter, St. Maries knocked out of postseason

October 21, 2021 1:10 a.m.

NIC ROUNDUP: Cardinal men keep pace in playoff chase

Cardinal men's soccer wins, women's soccer falls at home on Wednesday

Protecting big blue
October 21, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Protecting big blue

Clock ticking to pick Lake CDA water improvement projects

Projects designed to preserve Lake Coeur d'Alene announced

Hot debate on fire district levy request
October 21, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Hot debate on fire district levy request

Resident leads charge against $2M annual proposal; fire chief disagrees

Fire District budget battle

RETURN of the RATS
October 21, 2021 1:07 a.m.

RETURN of the RATS

No, it's not a rodent sequel; 5 found in CDA library drop-off

Rats at library

Holiday Light Show cranking up the kilowatts
October 21, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Holiday Light Show cranking up the kilowatts

Schedule announced for beloved journeys to the North Pole

Lake Coeur d’Alene Cruises and The Coeur d’Alene Resort are excited to announce the annual Journey to the North Pole Cruises are back for their 35th year in a row.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

Bowling scores: Oct. 21, 2021
October 21, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Bowling scores: Oct. 21, 2021

Scores from area leagues

October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

inside My Turn: Patrick, Press biased; support KCRCC

Wrest power away from RINOs and Democrats.

October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Women's Gift Alliance opens grant applications

Three nonprofits to receive $25,000

October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Consumer Gal: Inside the Social Security increase

Good news is a big increase; bad news is the reason for the increase.

October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Gonzaga coach pleads guilty to DUI in Cd'A

Penalties include community service, fine and license suspension.

Wanda Ballou, 88
October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Wanda Ballou, 88

Wanda Ballou departed this physical realm on October 17, 2021. She was born in Kansas City, Kansas on December 21, 1932, to Bonar Marcillis Cook and Adeline LaGrande (Freeland) Cook.

George A. Strong, 84
October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

George A. Strong, 84

George A. Strong, 84, a lifetime resident of Potlatch, ID passed away on October 17, 2021 at the Ladow Court Assisted Living in Garfield, WA.

Treasurer Ellsworth: Big Brother leans in
October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Treasurer Ellsworth: Big Brother leans in

Data security big concern in proposal to expand IRS reach

Biden boost to IRS a threat to privacy and safety, Idaho official say

Upper sections of GNP's Going-to-the-Sun Road closes
October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Upper sections of GNP's Going-to-the-Sun Road closes

Some primitive camping still open

Going-to-the-Sun Road closes

October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Booster shots available to qualified people

booster shots available

SHOLEH: Idahoans 7th — or 19th — worst drivers
October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

SHOLEH: Idahoans 7th — or 19th — worst drivers

If you’re confused by the headline, imagine trying to write this.

Spirit Lake man charged with domestic battery
October 21, 2021 1 a.m.

Spirit Lake man charged with domestic battery

Police arrested a man accused of burning a woman’s face before choking her to unconsciousness.

October 21, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 21 2021

Wednesday, October 20

Gonzaga coach Mark Few pleads guilty to DUI
October 20, 2021 1:52 p.m.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few pleads guilty to DUI

Gonzaga men’s basketball coach Mark Few must pay a fine and complete community service after pleading guilty to driving under the influence.

NZ police answer 4-year-old's call, confirm toys are cool
October 20, 2021 10:55 a.m.

NZ police answer 4-year-old's call, confirm toys are cool

Police shared audio of the call on social media

N Korea confirms missile test designed for submarine launch
October 20, 2021 10:50 a.m.

N Korea confirms missile test designed for submarine launch

Tuesday’s launch was the highest-profile weapons test by North Korea since President Joe Biden took office in January

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre
October 20, 2021 10:45 a.m.

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

The guilty pleas will set the stage for a penalty trial

October 20, 2021 10:40 a.m.

Idaho health officials say COVID case numbers are flattening

There were an average of 615 COVID-19 patients in Idaho hospitals each day last week

Two Montanas? New maps highlight state's split personality
October 20, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Two Montanas? New maps highlight state's split personality

Housing prices have skyrocketed, as has homelessness

October 20, 2021 10:35 a.m.

176 Seattle first responders wait for vaccine exemptions

over 1,000 are seeking exemption

Abolitionist or Republican? Stark choice in Seattle race
October 20, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Abolitionist or Republican? Stark choice in Seattle race

Holmes struggled with criticism from the left

White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11
October 20, 2021 10:30 a.m.

White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11

But he is bribing her with a trip to Disney World, and “she’s all in.’’

October 20, 2021 10:29 a.m.

Physicians group endorses candidates

Endorsements made for stronger, healthier communities.

5A REGION 1 VOLLEYBALL: Post Falls swims on to state
October 20, 2021 1:30 a.m.

5A REGION 1 VOLLEYBALL: Post Falls swims on to state

"The goldfish mentality; always has a smile," Post Falls volleyball coach Willow Hanna said. "Fish don’t have very long memories; they just let it go."

Youth Sports Oct. 20, 2021: Golf, soccer, volleyball, flag football and more
October 20, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Youth Sports Oct. 20, 2021: Golf, soccer, volleyball, flag football and more

Golf, soccer, volleyball, flag football and more

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Sorry, but Rolovich has no one to blame for this mess but himself
October 20, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Sorry, but Rolovich has no one to blame for this mess but himself

As he heads down the road, I find myself wondering if Rolo actually believes his own BS.

October 20, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Thomas powers Timberlake into district title match

“She’s just a consistent player,” Timberlake coach Michelle Garwood said. “She’s hard working, not flashy, but really consistent. And she just makes it look easy when it’s not. She’s just where she needed to be the entire time.”

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Miles Taylor, Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy
October 20, 2021 1:10 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Miles Taylor, Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy

This week's Knudsten Chevrolet Athlete of the Week is Coeur d'Alene Charter junior Miles Taylor

‘Mammograms save lives’
October 20, 2021 1:09 a.m.

‘Mammograms save lives’

Oncology nurse survives breast cancer because of early detection

Breast cancer doesn’t care who it affects.

This one's for you, Lass
October 20, 2021 1:08 a.m.

This one's for you, Lass

One More Time brings Irish song, food and dance to woman fighting cancer

Ireland comes to Idaho

Jazzed About Reading comes to Rathdrum elementary school
October 20, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Jazzed About Reading comes to Rathdrum elementary school

Kindergartners and third graders at Betty Kiefer Elementary school in Rathdrum got a new book to add to their library. Annie Winston, a local children’s author and founder of Jazzed About Reading (JAR), joined the kindergartners on Thursday to share her love for literature. “It was just so fun,” Winston said. “It was interesting to see their enthusiasm for wanting to take in every word that was being said and to be active participants and to earn the rewards.” JAR, a service organization and non-profit reading incentive program, was started in 2018 to serve local communities.

Delivery late - but great
October 20, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Delivery late - but great

Hospital employees bask in bloomin' gratitude

Rotary.

October 20, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Idaho high school football media poll Oct. 20, 2021

How the state's media voted this week.

COVID-19 watch
October 20, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 watch

COVID-19 watch

October 20, 2021 1:02 a.m.

Northwest Notes Oct. 20, 2021

Basketball refs needed for youth and adult rec games in Coeur d'Alene.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

You have one important assignment today

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, inspiration goes a long, long way.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Small-town feel exists if we look

SMALL TOWN FEEL EXISTS IF WE LOOK

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Napa: The wines
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Napa: The wines

The feedback from our series of columns on our trip to Napa has been truly rewarding.

Op-Ed: Stand up and support public educators
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Stand up and support public educators

We are witnessing organized regional and national aggressive campaign attacks on public educators in both K-12 schools and colleges and universities.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA SCHOOLS: CRT and big deficit

Why did Coeur d’Alene Schools Superintendent Dr. Hocker feel the need to send a recent newsletter to school parents?

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Sugar cravings
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Sugar cravings

For the vast majority of human history sugar was virtually unknown.

The stay-at-home dad: Halloween costume roulette
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Halloween costume roulette

My kids struggle to decide what they want out of a Halloween costume.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

POEM: God’s Autumn

The summer flowers have to sleep…

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

HOUSING: Prices hurting economy

Have you noticed the skyrocketing cost of rents and home prices?

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Chiefs stumble against Seattle

Spokane now 2-2 on five-game road trip

‘Halloween Kills’ a disappointing middle chapter
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

‘Halloween Kills’ a disappointing middle chapter

The body count explodes in “Halloween Kills,” the follow-up to the 2018 “Halloween” sequel/reboot that brought Jamie Lee Curtis back to fight killer Michael Myers.

William R. Schubert, 92
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

William R. Schubert, 92

William R. Schubert, 92, of Coeur d Alene, Idaho passed away peacefully with his wife, Sonja and stepson, Frank by his side on October 11, 2021.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

ENDEMIC: Impact in local pain

Dave Kuntz may be consoled by talking to the facility postponing his wife’s care about what is being done to increase staff and capacity.

Please pet responsibly
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Please pet responsibly

If you follow Kitty Cantina, Spokane’s cat café, on Facebook (and who doesn’t?) you’re familiar with two things: a seemingly endless fount of playful descriptions of baby felines known for the same energy, and a social feed full of doe-eyed piles of kittens.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

SUBMARINE: Questions surface

Re: Back in the USS Idaho, Coeur d’Alene Press, Friday Oct. 8

Patricia Louise (Highfill) Sanders, 101
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Patricia Louise (Highfill) Sanders, 101

Patricia Louise (Highfill) Sanders of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho died peacefully on October 15, 2021, at the age of 101.

Kay Ingalls Halliday Millsap, 78
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Kay Ingalls Halliday Millsap, 78

Shirley Kay Ingalls Halliday Millsap was born August 18, 1943, in Los Angeles, California, to Mary and Eugene Ingalls.

Richard “Rick” Lee Erickson, 72
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Richard “Rick” Lee Erickson, 72

Rick" Richard Lee Erickson passed away October 13, 2021 unexpectedly after a valiant, uncomplaining two-year battle with cancer.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Car chase ends in arrest

A man is being held on $250,000 bail after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase that injured and officer and damaged multiple vehicles.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

inside My Turn: Bully tactics, or free speech?

Citizens have a right to exercise their rights.

Scott Charles Mitson, 66
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Scott Charles Mitson, 66

On October 12, 2021, Scott Charles Mitson was called to heaven by his Lord and Savior, after a battle with cancer.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Report confirms housing nightmare

With rents skyrocketing, Idaho already low in providing housing aid

Idaho ranked bottom third in state housing allocations

A giant jump for Parkinson's
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

A giant jump for Parkinson's

Former SHS principal celebrates birthday with skydiving trip

For former Sandpoint High School principal A.C. Woolnough, jumping out of a plane at 13,000 feet in mid-September accomplished several things.

October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Post Falls schools join fight against bad info

Superintendent sends email to patrons; board member speaks out

Speaking out against misinformation, Superintendent Dena Naccarato sets the record straight on school district policies.

Shirley Ann Miller, 68
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Shirley Ann Miller, 68

Shirley Ann Miller, 68, of Spirit Lake, Idaho passed away at home on Oct. 12, 2021.

Charles Paul Nadler, 88
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Charles Paul Nadler, 88

Charles Paul Nadler was born July 1,1933 in Waterloo, Iowa to George Henry Nadler and Vivian Beatrice Koloc.

Roberta “Bobby” Depew Goodhart, 103
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Roberta “Bobby” Depew Goodhart, 103

Roberta "Bobby" Depew Goodhart was born on her family's homestead in Belt, Montana on December 10, 1917.

Roberta “Bobby” Depew Goodhart, 103
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Roberta “Bobby” Depew Goodhart, 103

Roberta "Bobby" Depew Goodhart was born on her family's homestead in Belt, Montana on December 10, 1917.

Steve Halliday, 56
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Steve Halliday, 56

Steven Bruce Halliday was born 10-2-1964 in Spokane, Wash. to Bruce and Shirley Kay Halliday and was raised in the family home on Government Way in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Milton C. Schauble, 96
October 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Milton C. Schauble, 96

Milton Schauble peacefully passed away at home on Oct. 10, 2021 due to congestive heart failure.

October 20, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 20 2021

Tuesday, October 19

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 75: Headlines from 10/16 thru 10/19
October 19, 2021 3:15 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 75: Headlines from 10/16 thru 10/19

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson, Josh McDonald, and Chelsea Newby 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 Oct. 16-19.

VIDEO: Nick Rolovich out as WSU football head coach
October 19, 2021 12:13 p.m.

VIDEO: Nick Rolovich out as WSU football head coach

Rolovich applied for a religious exemption from Governor Jay Inslee’s mandate where all state employees must get vaccinated for COVID-19.

Rolovich out at WSU: Cougar football coach fired for refusing vaccine
October 19, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Rolovich out at WSU: Cougar football coach fired for refusing vaccine

"This is a tough day for Washington State football," WSU AD Pat Chun said at a news conference. "Nobody wants to be here."

NIC GOLF: Swan men's medalist as Cardinal men, women win Yakima tourney
October 19, 2021 1:20 a.m.

NIC GOLF: Swan men's medalist as Cardinal men, women win Yakima tourney

Led by James Swan and Megan Light, the North Idaho College men's and women's golf teams won titles Tuesday at the 2021 NWAC Championship Preview at Apple Tree Golf Course in Yakima, Wash.

October 19, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Cd'A Charter advances at districts

Coeur d’Alene Charter (4-11) plays at No. 1 seed Kellogg (11-2) tonight at 6 in a semifinal match of the 3A District 1 tournament.

October 19, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Zags ranked No. 1 in AP preseason poll

The Zags have accomplished just about every milestone possible in 23 years under Few other than cutting down the nets on the final Monday night of the season.

CDA schools confront misinformation
October 19, 2021 1:09 a.m.

CDA schools confront misinformation

Superintendent addresses critical race theory, vaccines and more

The questions have been answered. Coeur d'Alene School District Superintendent Shon Hocker posted a response to the community’s concerns addressing critical race theory, COVID-19 protocols, equity framework and more on Saturday. “We're still seeing people out there being very vocal about mask mandates to the point where sometimes it seems like they don't even understand that we do not require masks,” Director of Communications Scott Maben said. “Where are these notions coming from? I don’t know.”

Families win, poverty loses
October 19, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Families win, poverty loses

Programs support new parents and early childhood development

Working to stop generational poverty, Panhandle Health District has two home-visiting programs providing support to families and a big boost for children.

Candidate for Cd'A mayor 'feeling left out'
October 19, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Candidate for Cd'A mayor 'feeling left out'

Candidate questionnaires reopen for those who missed the deadline

A1 THE VETERANS' PRESS: Combat: Before and after for this proud veteran
October 19, 2021 1:06 a.m.

A1 THE VETERANS' PRESS: Combat: Before and after for this proud veteran

Every military individual has a unique story.

October 19, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Northwest Notes Oct. 19, 2021

Nembhard, Barriere honored.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

THE VETERANS' PRESS: We’re here anytime, day or night — 24/7
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: We’re here anytime, day or night — 24/7

If you are a veteran in crisis or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help.

October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: Afghanistan: Let’s talk about it

Veterans from all eras are reacting to the events in Afghanistan, such as the U.S. withdrawal and the takeover by the Taliban.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan: A veterans story
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan: A veterans story

Bradley Jordan, Spokane VFW 51 member, knows too well the stresses of serving our country in a hostile and dangerous location.

October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

THE VETERANS' PRESS: North Idaho Resource Directory

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

Gary Hayenga Sr., 79
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Gary Hayenga Sr., 79

Born January 19, 1942, Gary passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 16, 2021 in West Virginia while on vacation.

Marylinn Ann (McBride) Heikkila
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Marylinn Ann (McBride) Heikkila

Marylinn Heikkila of Pinehurst died peacefully with family at her side in Kellogg on October 16, 2021

KCF&R douses fire in old building
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

KCF&R douses fire in old building

Fire at old building

SHOLEH Idaho healthcare workers’ recognition overdue
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

SHOLEH Idaho healthcare workers’ recognition overdue

Idaho healthcare workers’ recognition overdue

inside My Turn: Demonization of schools has to stop
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

inside My Turn: Demonization of schools has to stop

Mistruths running rampant; find out for yourself.

Ann C. Tompkins, 92
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Ann C. Tompkins, 92

Ann Tompkins passed away on October 7, 2021 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Nils Johnson
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Nils Johnson

Nils Victor Johnson Jr, “Neil”, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021 at home in Burgess, Va. He was born in 1940 in Miami, Flo.

Joshua McKay, 50
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Joshua McKay, 50

Joshua Ellis McKay was born on September 23, 1970 in Los Angeles, California to Robert and Patricia McKay, formerly of Osburn.

Mildred Hayenga, 81
October 19, 2021 1 a.m.

Mildred Hayenga, 81

Mildred passed away unexpectedly on Saturday September 25, 2021 in Wenatchee, Washington.

October 19, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 19 2021

Monday, October 18

Deadline arrives for unvaccinated Washington state workers
October 18, 2021 2:45 p.m.

Deadline arrives for unvaccinated Washington state workers

only opt-out is a medical or religious exemption

Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims
October 18, 2021 noon

Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

His oversight of the U.S. invasion of Kuwait to oust the Iraqi army in 1991 made him a household name

Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success
October 18, 2021 11:55 a.m.

Vaccines, masks? Japan puzzling over sudden virus success

Japan, unlike other places in Europe and Asia, has never had anything close to a lockdown

October 18, 2021 11:45 a.m.

Pocatello man arrested in connection with shooting deaths

Jesse Patrick Leigh, 39, was arrested Saturday

Gonzaga is No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25; UCLA, Kansas next
October 18, 2021 11:30 a.m.

Gonzaga is No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25; UCLA, Kansas next

Mark Few’s Bulldogs start this season in the same position

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Media's duty: Wield pens, not pom poms
October 18, 2021 1:10 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Media's duty: Wield pens, not pom poms

We are not “homers” who will write rosy things about Wazzu, Gonzaga, the Seahawks or anyone else just because our readers want them to win. We have to be honest.

A burger to die for
October 18, 2021 1:09 a.m.

A burger to die for

Local man makes good — and good burgers, too

It all started with a plane ride to Portland. Wes Walterman, a graduate of Coeur d’Alene high school, just happened to be sitting by TJ Southard. “By the time we landed we became pretty good friends,” Walterman said. “And he had our family over for dinner one night and said, ‘Wes, I'm going make some burgers for you.’”

Citizens unite against Huetter Corridor project
October 18, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Citizens unite against Huetter Corridor project

First meeting shows concerns, desire for more information

Community action group, No Huetter Bypass met Thursday night to educate residents about the project and to inspire future action.

Get out your boots and your yardstick
October 18, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Get out your boots and your yardstick

Here's the 2021-22 snowfall forecast for North Idaho

Cliff Harris and Randy Mann predict more snow than usual.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 18, 2021 1:05 a.m.

STATE HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TOURNAMENT SCHEDULES

Schedules and sites for this week's state tournaments in the Boise area

October 18, 2021 1 a.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: WSU d. Oregon

Katy Ryan, a freshman from Lakeland High, had five kills for WSU.

October 18, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 18 2021

Sunday, October 17

Can't stop anything: Idaho gives up 837 yards in rout by Barriere-led EWU
October 17, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Can't stop anything: Idaho gives up 837 yards in rout by Barriere-led EWU

"They kicked our butt," Idaho coach Paul Petrino said. "They've got a great quarterback. They've got a really good team, and they outplayed us and outcoached us in every way possible."

3A DISTRICT 1-2 SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS: Cd'A Charter boys win on PKs; Charter girls make it six straight
October 17, 2021 1:20 a.m.

3A DISTRICT 1-2 SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS: Cd'A Charter boys win on PKs; Charter girls make it six straight

Charter boys win first district title in shootout, while girls capture sixth straight title

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Whatever you call it, Idaho vs. EWU means something
October 17, 2021 1:20 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Whatever you call it, Idaho vs. EWU means something

"At the end of the day, it's a game that means a little bit more," EWU coach Aaron Best said. "But it's not a rivalry."

October 17, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Post Falls, Coeur d'Alene to meet for 5A regional volleyball title

“We were able to get some balls up and had some players play well offensively,” Curtis said. “We had a lot of positive things on our side. We just kept fighting throughout the match.”

Making the mall magic again
October 17, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Making the mall magic again

Knolls aim to create shopping experience unlike any other at Silver Lake shopping center

Silver Lake Mall

Not on the menu: Enough employees
October 17, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Not on the menu: Enough employees

Restaurants pulling out all stops but still still struggle to find and keep workers

Restaurant owners talk about staffing struggles

Now that's a Killer Burger
October 17, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Now that's a Killer Burger

Business Bits for Oct. 17

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

JONES: Best Lakeland candidate

I am a retired Lakeland High School teacher and have lived in the Lakeland School District since 1980.

October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

MAY: Cd’A schools need her

Our schools and how they are managed is a huge part of why people are relocating to North Idaho.

October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Voters, today's your lucky day

Two great voter resources are at your fingertips.

October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

EDUCATION: A little illumination

In a recent interview in the Coeur d’Alene Press, Brent Regan brought up Article 9 Section 1.

October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

ANTISEMITISM: KCRCC’s safe harbor

The Kootenai County Republican Central Committee has openly endorsed David Reilly, a Christian antisemite who has made every effort to conceal that fact as he runs for the Post Falls school board.

North Coeur d’Alene price-cut-a-palooza
October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

North Coeur d’Alene price-cut-a-palooza

Neighborhood of the Week: Oct. 17

October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

HAMMOND: Earned our votes

We voted for Jim Hammond by absentee ballot for mayor of Coeur d’Alene and here is why.

October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

School and Senior Meals

School and Senior Meals: Oct. 18-22

Pamela Ann Henkoski, 64
October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

Pamela Ann Henkoski, 64

Pamela Ann Henkoski of Athol, Idaho crossed the great divide into the arms of Jesus, surrounded by her family after a long battle with a chronic neurological disease on October 7th, 2021,

October 17, 2021 1 a.m.

The strength of compassion

Late one night, a young grocery store clerk locked the front door and began to clean up.

Saturday, October 16

Motorcyclist killed in collision
October 16, 2021 5:06 p.m.

Motorcyclist killed in collision

The collision occurred at 1:30 p.m. on U.S. 95 at Selle Road in Bonner County.

Horrific delay? Norway eyes police response to arrow attack
October 16, 2021 4:30 p.m.

Horrific delay? Norway eyes police response to arrow attack

Five deaths took place after police first encountered the attacker

PREP FOOTBALL: Catch of a lifetime
October 16, 2021 1:30 a.m.

PREP FOOTBALL: Catch of a lifetime

Trojans score in final seconds, beat Vikings for first time since 2015

Jacob Sullivan scored from a yard out with 24.1 seconds left, and Post Falls successfully defended a last-gasp Coeur d'Alene pass into the end zone on the game's final play to win 32-27 in a 5A Inland Empire League clash at Viking Stadium.

PREP FOOTBALL: Not quite enough for T-Wolves
October 16, 2021 1:20 a.m.

PREP FOOTBALL: Not quite enough for T-Wolves

Lake City battles, but falls to Lewiston after late Hail Mary gets intercepted

October 16, 2021 1:18 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Charter boys speed it up, knock off St. Maries

“We came out focused and determined,” first-year Coeur d’Alene Charter coach Craig Daigle said. “We were looking to play fast today and think we accomplished that."

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Time for area soccer teams to finish it right
October 16, 2021 1:15 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Time for area soccer teams to finish it right

Someone had to win Tuesday’s 5A Region 1 girls soccer championship match between Coeur d’Alene and Lake City High. It just happened to be the Timberwolves. Depending on what happens today, we could see both at the state tournament.

October 16, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP FOOTBALL: Billingsley, Timberlake runs over Kellogg

“James just ran awesome tonight and our offensive line really moved things around,” Timberlake coach Kelly Amos said. “Our plan was to put the ball in James’ hands and pound the ball, and it worked.”

October 16, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Vandals' goal (again) — keep EWU QB Barriere a spectator

"We've got to give him a lot of different looks," Idaho coach Paul Petrino said of defending EWU quarterback Eric Barriere. "Do a good job putting pressure on him, and do a good job staying in coverage when he moves, because that’s when he gets a lot of his big plays."

The war on drugs in Idaho
October 16, 2021 1:09 a.m.

The war on drugs in Idaho

Governor identifies 10-point plan to address U.S.-Mexico border

Governor identifies 10-point plan to address U.S.-Mexico border

Oh, Great Pumpkin
October 16, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Oh, Great Pumpkin

Residents line up early for free Halloween treat

FREE PUMPKINS

Rotary registers rosy record
October 16, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Rotary registers rosy record

Sale breaks million-dollar fundraising mark

The Rotary Rose Sale had been held for the past 31 years. This year, they broke all previous sales and broke through the million dollar mark in fundraising totals.

Food banks on roller-coaster ride, too
October 16, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Food banks on roller-coaster ride, too

Silverwood steps up to help out at key food drive time

Silverwood donation highlights importance of local food banks

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Growth fuels Rathdrum council forum
October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Growth fuels Rathdrum council forum

Six candidates share views

Rathdrum candidates sound off

October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Post Falls native leads Chiefs to victory

Chiefs beat Tri-City

Residents' rights take center stage
October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Residents' rights take center stage

This is Residents Rights Month.

Ira Eugene Smith, 63
October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Ira Eugene Smith, 63

Beloved father, brother and friend, Ira Eugene Smith, 63, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, peacefully passed away in his home on October 5, 2021.

Rising above unrest
October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Rising above unrest

Book shares lessons not just for those on autism spectrum, but for all of us

Life After Lockdown, a collaborative book examining "perceptions of autism" in the wake of the pandemic. Two local women contributed work to it and say that it offers lessons not only for those on the spectrum but for all of us.

October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Help monitor for chronic wasting disease in the Panhandle

Check stations this weekend

Fish and Game needs

Mary Sweitzer, 89
October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Mary Sweitzer, 89

Mary Alice Sweitzer, age 89, of Post Falls Idaho went home to her Savior, Jesus, on August 19, 2021 at Life Care Center of Post Falls.

October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

CASA's annual fall fundraiser for child victims next week

Program continues to grow by offering additional services to foster youth

CASA fundraiser coming up

Rupert Rush, 94
October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Rupert Rush, 94

Rupert passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on September 27th, 2021 surrounded by his Idaho family.

Eugene Ballou, 88
October 16, 2021 1 a.m.

Eugene Ballou, 88

Eugene Ballou ("Gene") breathed his last breath and departed our world on September 30, 2021. He was born October 6, 1932.

October 16, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 16 2021

Friday, October 15

Hungary's 'last' Roma fortuneteller preserves traditions
October 15, 2021 6:10 p.m.

Hungary's 'last' Roma fortuneteller preserves traditions

'Chosen by God' to practice the gift of fortunetelling

Nothing funny about bad year for Maine's clownish puffins
October 15, 2021 6:05 p.m.

Nothing funny about bad year for Maine's clownish puffins

Colonies have suffered only one or two less productive years in the four decades

Q&A: La Nina's back and it's not good for parts of dry West
October 15, 2021 6 p.m.

Q&A: La Nina's back and it's not good for parts of dry West

For the Northwest — Washington, Oregon, maybe parts of Idaho and Montana — La Nina means a good chance rain and drought relief

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47
October 15, 2021 5:55 p.m.

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47

bloodletting has raised fears that IS is expanding its foothold in Afghanistan

'Lawless city?' Worry after Portland police don't stop chaos
October 15, 2021 5:45 p.m.

'Lawless city?' Worry after Portland police don't stop chaos

35 separate locations were targeted — including banks, retail stores, coffee shops, and government buildings

North Idaho Now Episode 74: Headlines from 10/13 thru 10/15
October 15, 2021 5:04 p.m.

North Idaho Now Episode 74: Headlines from 10/13 thru 10/15

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 Oct. 13-15.

States can reserve COVID-19 shots for younger kids next week
October 15, 2021 3:50 p.m.

States can reserve COVID-19 shots for younger kids next week

The disease has been most dangerous to older adults

Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area near its waters
October 15, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area near its waters

Russia, the U.S. and its NATO allies have frequently accused each other of dangerous and provocative maneuvers at sea and in the air

FDA panel endorses booster shot for J&J COVID-19 vaccine
October 15, 2021 10:50 a.m.

FDA panel endorses booster shot for J&J COVID-19 vaccine

There’s a growing push to shore up protection against “breakthrough” infections

ITD takes title at national Snow & Ice Conference
October 15, 2021 6 a.m.

ITD takes title at national Snow & Ice Conference

The Idaho Transportation Department team finished on top at the The 2021 Western Snow & Ice Conference last month in Colorado.

Gridiron Guesses: Playoff berths can be locked up tonight ... or not
October 15, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Gridiron Guesses: Playoff berths can be locked up tonight ... or not

Coeur d'Alene and Lewiston can clinch state 5A playoff berths if both win tonight — Coeur d'Alene at home vs. Post Falls, and Lewiston at Lake City.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Neophyte Kraken fans, predictions and ailing fingers
October 15, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Neophyte Kraken fans, predictions and ailing fingers

Notes and quotes day, kids, and wow … There’s a lot going on.

October 15, 2021 1:20 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Lakeland wraps up top seed to regionals in volleyball

“Kenna had a big hitting night and when we needed momentum Kenna was the one making the plays,” Lakeland coach Kelsie Badger said. “We served tough tonight and Addie Kiefer was able to place the serve well to keep Sandpoint on its toes. Ziya stepped up and played middle with Bethany (Johnson) out due to injury from Tuesday night's game. Addie Raebel also is back and healthy from her ankle injury and she made a difference for us tonight.”

October 15, 2021 1:10 a.m.

Zags picked to win WCC; Timme, Nembhard voted preseason All-WCC

The annual poll, along with the WCC Preseason Team, was released Thursday.

At last, Idaho earns COVID distinction
October 15, 2021 1:09 a.m.

At last, Idaho earns COVID distinction

Survey: Idaho the worst for safety from the coronavirus

Coronavirus isn't safe

Alternative governments are out there — and thriving
October 15, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Alternative governments are out there — and thriving

Study commission to begin deliberations next week

New group raises money for candidates at 'auction'
October 15, 2021 1:07 a.m.

New group raises money for candidates at 'auction'

Local group holds fundraiser for individuals running in November election

Yes, those howls might be coyotes
October 15, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Yes, those howls might be coyotes

Post Falls residents concerned about 'jack of all trades' in city

Coyote activity in Post Falls confirmed but wildlife experts say it is normal for the area and not a huge public concern.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

October 15, 2021 1:03 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

GOP: Doesn’t think for me

Have we lost the ability to think for ourselves?

Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract

Thirty-five years have passed since the last major Deere strike

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

SANDUSKY: Decide for yourselves

Noted scholar and Americanist Frederick Crews has been engaged in a new and important campaign.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Former 271 trustees encourage civility

As former school board trustees for Coeur d’Alene School District 271, we are concerned by recent news articles and editorials highlighting local security concerns stemming from safety concerns around school board meetings.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Eastern Washington beats Vandals for first time since 2016 in Moscow

Allison Munday, a redshirt senior from Post Falls High, had 15 kills and three blocks for Idaho.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

TERMS: The words matter

Using terms such as “anti-maskers” and “anti-vaxers” does not describe accurately those who are not willing to have government or those who are not leaders to determine how to live one’s life.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

GROWTH: Two must-reads

Regarding Teresa Roth’s housing in Hayden column, thank you for a very well thought out and written critique on the comprehensive plan for housing in Hayden.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

ANALOGY: Cat-aclysmic comparison

The other day, while mowing the lawn in our yard, I hit upon an interesting analogy.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

HAMMOND: Experienced and excellent

Over the past 20 years as a leader in Kootenai County, I have worked with Jim Hammond on many issues involving the well-being of Coeur d’Alene and Kootenai County.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

NO-GROWTH: The infrastructure question

No-growth advocates promote building schools, expanding, improving roads, extending sewer, water or other utilities before further development.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

SENATE: Do the right thing

Oct. 16 marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Authorization for Use of Military Force against Iraq (2002 Iraq AUMF).

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

CANDIDATES: Committed to PFSD

Please vote for Neil Uhrig Zone 1, Bridget Malek Zone 4, Jake Dawson Zone 5 for PFSD Trustees.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

THANKS: To giving heart

To the lady with a BIG heart for giving, thank you.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

HAMMOND: Friend, mentor, mayor

I met Mr. Hammond for the first time when I was an eighth-grader at PFMS (a long time ago).

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

EDUCATION: Freedom at stake

When we go to the polls in a few weeks, I hope all the newcomers who have escaped from oppressive governments in other states will educate themselves on what’s at stake in North Idaho.

Op-Ed: Open letter, closed minds
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Open letter, closed minds

Standing up for 'common citizens.'

New show in the house
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

New show in the house

Lake City High School theater group opens show Thursday

Lake City High School Theatre Arts group Troupe De Wolfe Productions is opening their show "No Fish in the House" on Thursday at 7 p.m.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Show time

NIC play opens Thursday

North Idaho College Theatre Department is opening their doors for their fall production, "This Random World: The Myth of Serendipity," at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 in the Schuler Performing Arts Center, Boswell Hall on NIC’s main campus in Coeur d’Alene.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Let's bring back civility

teaser

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

PRESS ENDORSEMENT: CDA needs more than 'angry' in a mayor

Alfieri campaign built on conspiracy theory, anger; Hammond is rational, passionate and positive.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Knights of Columbus offer 'Coats for Kids'

Coats for Kids

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

John Ronald Kennedy Jr., 76
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

John Ronald Kennedy Jr., 76

Beloved husband, father and friend, John Ronald Kennedy Jr, 76, of Post Falls, Idaho, peacefully passed away on September 28, 2021

Brandy Marie Riggs Reinardy, 49
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Brandy Marie Riggs Reinardy, 49

Brandy Marie Riggs Reinardy peacefully passed away on October 11, 2021

Learning with art
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Learning with art

Fifteen-year-old co-develops new STEM club

She’s still getting things done. Adeline Smith, the fourth grader who founded Growing the STEM with her older sister Lilian in 2017, is now a ninth grader at Lake City High School and the work hasn’t ended. The 15-year-old co-developed a new afterschool program, the STEAM club, over the summer through a collaboration with Borah Elementary School teacher Shari Jackson.

October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Submissions for art show close Monday

Submissions close Monday for “Art Overcomes,” a new art exhibit that celebrates the healing power of art and strength of the people in the community.

Patrick Lindberg, 71
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Patrick Lindberg, 71

Patrick James Lindberg, age 71, of Spokane, Wash. died peacefully on October, 3rd, 2021 in hospice care at Manor Care.

CDA skaters never had a better friend
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA skaters never had a better friend

Woody McEvers Skate Park is a roaring success today.

Sex offender gets prison sentence
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Sex offender gets prison sentence

A sex offender will spend at least five years in prison after he repeatedly failed to update his registration.

Betty Brueggeman, 96
October 15, 2021 1 a.m.

Betty Brueggeman, 96

Betty Jane (Whaley) Brueggeman, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all, passed away October 13, 2021

October 15, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 15 2021

Thursday, October 14

Missouri gov slams paper for uncovering data security flaw
October 14, 2021 5:30 p.m.

Missouri gov slams paper for uncovering data security flaw

The Post-Dispatch estimated that more than 100,000 Social Security numbers were vulnerable

Gunbattles erupt during protest of Beirut blast probe; 6 die
October 14, 2021 5:30 p.m.

Gunbattles erupt during protest of Beirut blast probe; 6 die

It was not clear who started the shooting

Vaccine proof or negative test soon required at large events
October 14, 2021 5:25 p.m.

Vaccine proof or negative test soon required at large events

Applies to indoor events with 1,000 or more attendees and outdoor events that have more than 10,000 attendees

October 14, 2021 12:25 p.m.

US drops appeal of ruling banning some sheep grazing

Grazing was suspended in 2013

Norway's bow-and-arrow killings seen as 'act of terror'
October 14, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Norway's bow-and-arrow killings seen as 'act of terror'

Mass killings are rare in low-crime Norway

October 14, 2021 10:10 a.m.

Seattle police staffing woes prompt emergency dispatch plan

73 people had been killed and 283 injured in shootings in King County this year

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Carr on Russell, coaching and relationships
October 14, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Carr on Russell, coaching and relationships

"It (being an analyst) is very complex," said Curt Carr, high school football coach of Eric Russell, now a special teams analyst at Texas A&M. "It doesn’t get the notoriety, but head coaches know it’s a big deal."

5A REGION 1 BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP: Clicked in for the final run
October 14, 2021 1:25 a.m.

5A REGION 1 BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP: Clicked in for the final run

Lake City notches first regional title since 2018, beating Lewiston on Wednesday.

October 14, 2021 1:15 a.m.

NIC ROUNDUP: Cardinal women roll past Treasure Valley

NIC sweeps in soccer, COVID outbreak halts home volleyball match on Wednesday

October 14, 2021 1:10 a.m.

NORTHWEST NOTES: Oct. 14, 2021

The Gonzaga women's basketball team was selected to finish second in the West Coast Conference in preseason polls. Senior Melody Kempton was also named to the Preseason All-WCC Team as the poll and preseason all-conference team were announced Wednesday afternoon by the West Coast Conference.

Virus fight toll grows
October 14, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Virus fight toll grows

Strain on staff leads some to leave at Kootenai Health

Kootenai Health doctors talk about virus

Photographed, digitized and wrapped
October 14, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Photographed, digitized and wrapped

Signal box beautification project destined for Post Falls

Councilman Steve Anthony and former Chairman of the Arts Commission of Coeur d'Alene are looking to bring signal box beautification to Post Falls.

Hayden revisits density debate
October 14, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Hayden revisits density debate

Council approves amendments amid one-year review with public

Council approves amendments amid one-year review with public

Griz alert — and we don't mean the football team
October 14, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Griz alert — and we don't mean the football team

Fish and Game says grizzly bear confirmed in Coeur d'Alene National Forest

Griz warning

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Bowling scores: Oct. 14, 2021
October 14, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Bowling scores: Oct. 14, 2021

Results from area leagues

AT COLLEGE: Oct. 14, 2021
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

AT COLLEGE: Oct. 14, 2021

Updates on area athletes at the next level

George Reames, 87
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

George Reames, 87

With sadness in our hearts, Blackie passed away on October 9, 2021 in Coeur d' Alene with his loving family by his side.

Ranked choice voting explained
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Ranked choice voting explained

A bill recently introduced by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Angus King (I-Maine) and Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minn.) supports an intriguing trend in how we vote.

Leaf mold: Solid gold for your garden
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Leaf mold: Solid gold for your garden

Fall is a great time to recharge your garden's soil, especially by making leaf mold.

June Siemens, 88
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

June Siemens, 88

June LaVonne Siemens, a resident of Coeur d’Alene, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 11, 2021 at the age of 88.

Clark Fork Driftyard access site  will be closed
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Clark Fork Driftyard access site will be closed

Habitat restoration on the Clark Fork Delta

This fall and winter

October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Trapper, wolf trapper education courses offered in Panhandle

Wolf trapper classes

Michael Robert Lee, 74
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Michael Robert Lee, 74

Michael Robert Lee, 74, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho passed away on October 8, 2021.

Adrienne Shadwick, 91
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Adrienne Shadwick, 91

Adrienne “Lou” Shadwick, 91, from Athol, Idaho, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 8, 2021, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

'Breaking Hate' author to present at HREI
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

'Breaking Hate' author to present at HREI

The Human Rights Education Institute (HREI) is proud to bring community stakeholders, citizens and students together to introduce Author Christian Picciolini in an engaging comprehensive exploration of his book Breaking Hate: Confronting the New Culture of Extremism.

Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes

A scenic trek from Cataldo to Wallace and back

Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes

October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Employment Development Department is bogus

The fraudsters are busy, so beware!

Tease photo
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Safe Infant Sleep Month

Local leaders bring awareness to Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome

Idaho leaders declare October Safe Infant Sleep awareness month. As the number one cause of death for children aged one to twelve months, education has proven a powerful force in decreasing those statistics.

Movers & Shakers
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers: Oct. 14

Man pleads guilty to child molestation
October 14, 2021 1 a.m.

Man pleads guilty to child molestation

A man who pleaded guilty to molesting multiple children and stalking his ex could face life in prison.

October 14, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 14 2021

Wednesday, October 13

Arrest made in Calder arson case
October 13, 2021 5 p.m.

Arrest made in Calder arson case

Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office Cpt. Jeff Lee tells the News-Press that Jamie L. Jones, 45, of Fernwood was taken into custody without incident on the night of Oct. 8 around 10:50 p.m. for first degree arson.

Benzo sought on first-degree murder charge
October 13, 2021 11:55 a.m.

Benzo sought on first-degree murder charge

Eric Benzo is sought for first-degree murder.

'Squid Game' strikes nerve in debt-ridden South Korea
October 13, 2021 11 a.m.

'Squid Game' strikes nerve in debt-ridden South Korea

The show has captivated global audiences

William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, blasts into space
October 13, 2021 10:35 a.m.

William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, blasts into space

Becomes the oldest person in space

US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated
October 13, 2021 10:30 a.m.

US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated

Both Mexico and Canada have pressed the U.S. for months to ease restrictions

Big boost for Social Security benefits as inflation rises
October 13, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Big boost for Social Security benefits as inflation rises

the estimated average Social Security payment for a retired worker will be $1,657 a month next year

5A REGION 1 GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP: Lake City's moment
October 13, 2021 1:30 a.m.

5A REGION 1 GIRLS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP: Lake City's moment

Whitehead's goal in 77th minute pushes Timberwolves past Coeur d'Alene for Lake City's ninth straight regional title

“I was mostly looking for the cross,” Whitehead said. “But you kind of get what you get. Sometimes, it’s not the prettiest, but we got it done. We won, and that’s all that matters in the end.”

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON:  Seahawks' defense is the problem, Russ or no Russ
October 13, 2021 1:25 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Seahawks' defense is the problem, Russ or no Russ

Memo to defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. ... It ain’t working. How about going after some people and making them adjust to your aggression? Force the action, maybe?

Youth Sports Oct. 13, 2021
October 13, 2021 1:22 a.m.

Youth Sports Oct. 13, 2021

Soccer, flag football, cross country ... and more

October 13, 2021 1:21 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Lakeland rallies past Lake City in 5

“We played a lot of defense tonight, and struggled with serve-receive,” Lakeland coach Kelsie Badger said. “Our girls were able to battle back and played hard. Sam worked hard to better the ball for our hitters. Overall I am very pleased with the grit our players showed tonight.”

October 13, 2021 1:20 a.m.

NIC GOLF: Swan second, Cardinal men tie for team title at Spokane invite

North Idaho College sophomore James Swan finished runner-up with an even par 142 at a Northwest Athletic Conference match, which concluded at Indian Canyon Golf Course on Tuesday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Greyson Sands, St. Maries High School
October 13, 2021 1:20 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Greyson Sands, St. Maries High School

St. Maries High junior goalkeeper Greyson Sands is this week's Knudtsen Chevrolet Press Athlete of the Week.

IDAHO SKYLIGHTS
October 13, 2021 1:09 a.m.

IDAHO SKYLIGHTS

Aurora Borealis promises eye feasts this week

Panhandle experiences rare aurora show Monday night

Leaders intent on building workforce muscle
October 13, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Leaders intent on building workforce muscle

Governor's summit offers glimpse at future of Idaho jobs

Local programs promote career-ready youth

Marching for MacLennan
October 13, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Marching for MacLennan

Community plans to show support for former NIC president

North Idaho College students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members plan to show support for former college President Rick MacLennan through a march on Oct. 27, prior to the next scheduled regular meeting of the NIC Board of Trustees.

Trustees open internal interim presidential applications today
October 13, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Trustees open internal interim presidential applications today

Plan to select candidate by Oct. 25

The North Idaho College Board of Trustees voted to open accepting applications for an internal interim president today with a closing date of Oct. 21 at 5 p.m.

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

October 13, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Idaho high school football media poll Oct. 13, 2021

How the state's media voted this week.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Napa, the restaurants
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Napa, the restaurants

Our time in Napa was truly special, and for a short five-day stay we packed much into our time there.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Medical thermography for breast health
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Medical thermography for breast health

We all know someone that has had breast cancer.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA SCHOOLS: Focus on education

Re: CDA school board. I share the following about school board meetings…

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

LEFSE: Sweet memories

I was raised in a Norwegian community in Wisconsin and at basketball games we cheered…

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: Case closed

My response to the letter by Wendy Smith against wearing masks, dated Oct. 3: She claims, “Six masks (brand new or freshly washed) worn by five kids and one adult … were examined by a lab.”

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Auto-immune disorders of the musculoskeletal system
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Auto-immune disorders of the musculoskeletal system

Autoimmune disorders are climbing at a rate that is extraordinary.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Live life to the fullest
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Live life to the fullest

Unfortunately as we age, our bodies go through a lot of changes.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

AFGHANISTAN: A Biden catastrophe

Many, both in America and Afghanistan, were sorry to hear of the evacuation of all American troops but they realized the war had cost thousands of American lives, tens of thousands of injuries and trillions of dollars.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

DRECHSEL: An informed choice

I would like to extend my support for Tyler Drechsel in his bid for Dalton City Council based on the many years I worked with Tyler while in the fire service.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

DAWSON: An experienced leader

I am writing this as a letter of recommendation on behalf of Jake Dawson, a candidate for the Post Falls school board.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA SCHOOLS: Three to support

Ask school board candidates…

Catspiracy
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Catspiracy

There’s a cat-spiracy going on here.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

TRAPPED: Thank goodness

Wendy Smith’s Oct. 3 letter is a good example of fallacious reasoning.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

ELECTION: Affiliation objection

With upcoming local elections, I am concerned about the many extreme right and left voters.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

EXTREMISM: Protect students, society

School board members are resigning across the country as the result of extreme right wing nationalist assaults that are based on unfounded claims that our children are being taught Communist, Socialist and Critical Race theories.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

INDIVIDUALISM: At what cost?

I am looking forward to the COVID vaccine’s bonus benefits.

The stay-at-home dad: I don’t give a ‘Kahoot’
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: I don’t give a ‘Kahoot’

I’m pretty cutthroat about trivia.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

BIDEN: Snooping’s gone too far

Biden now wants to track every penny you spend.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVICE: For the unvaccinated

We don’t need no stink-king vaccination.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

U.S.: A history of uniting

245 years ago a ragtag group of people decided to debate what it meant to be a country.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

DIVISION: A solution

Reading The Press, it appears our community is divided.

Local hospitality charity toasts big benefactor
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Local hospitality charity toasts big benefactor

Organization says donation "couldn't have come at a better time"

Jerome Clement, 85
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Jerome Clement, 85

Jerome A. Clement, known as “Jerry”, by those who loved him, age 85, of Hayden, Idaho passed away on October 5, 2021.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Dalton Gardens council rejects wireless ordinance

Opts to seek more restrictive rules regarding cell antenna, towers

Dalton Gardens proposed cell rules denied

Jeanne Greenfield
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Jeanne Greenfield

Jeanne was born January 8 1928 in Rose Lake, Idaho to Carl J and Margaret (Thompson) Westersund.

Lloyd Rose
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Lloyd Rose

Lloyd D Rose passed away October 8, 2021 at Guardian Angel Homes in Post Falls, Idaho.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

Ronald Isakson, 82
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Ronald Isakson, 82

Ronald D. Isakson (Ron), 82, of Post Falls, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2021 at Schneidmiller Hospice House.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Higher density a key part of good growth

From having our kids and grandkids nearer to us and ensuring our stores and restaurants have enough workers to provide what we need, apartments must be part of the long-term solution.

Op-Ed: Gov. for a day does not mean ‘queen’ for a day
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Gov. for a day does not mean ‘queen’ for a day

Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, who served as a state representative from Idaho Falls for a decade (2002-2012), has said often that she needed some time off from state politics to reflect and gain some perspective.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Civic and human race duties

I am a resident of Coeur d’Alene for five decades, using many local businesses and services.

It's the Great Pumpkin giveaway
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

It's the Great Pumpkin giveaway

CDA has gourds galore; pick up one on Friday

Participants will remain in their vehicles

Ben Piaskowski
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Ben Piaskowski

After a nearly 15 year battle with brain cancer, Bernard “Ben” John Piaskowski, passed peacefully October 6th, supported by his family.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Rathdrum hosting council candidate forum

Rathdrum city council forum gives voters a chance to meet candidates on a personal level

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

To every thing there is a season

The days are shorter and it’s much darker and colder when the morning alarm rings these days.

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

'COVID is here to stay'

Doctor sees sign that new cases may have peaked

COVID not going away

Nancy Holiman
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Nancy Holiman

Nancy passed away suddenly on October 2, 2021 in Harrison, Idaho.

‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’ mixes nostalgia with kid-friendly fun
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’ mixes nostalgia with kid-friendly fun

As both a parent and film reviewer, I’ve made it one of my life goals to make sure my kids appreciate “The Muppets.”

October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Study: Idaho obesity rate for kids among nation's lowest

CDA district takes steps to be sure students eat well, exercise

Obesity rates in Idaho 13.3%

Ryan Evans, 47
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Ryan Evans, 47

Ryan William Evans entered into Glory on August 1, 2021.

Reilly rocked — again
October 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Reilly rocked — again

Post Falls school board candidate blasted for antisemiticism

Potential trustee seat-holder affirms platform values

October 13, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 13 2021

Tuesday, October 12

Big picture, big data: Swiss unveil VR software of universe
October 12, 2021 6 p.m.

Big picture, big data: Swiss unveil VR software of universe

Think a sort of Google Earth — but for the universe

Idaho governor eyes more day cares to solve worker shortage
October 12, 2021 6 p.m.

Idaho governor eyes more day cares to solve worker shortage

Idaho’s current unemployment rate of 2.9% puts the state back at pre-pandemic levels

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis
October 12, 2021 6 p.m.

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

No identities or motive were released

Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility
October 12, 2021 5:55 p.m.

Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility

The dustup will almost certainly end up in court

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 73: Headlines from 10/9 thru 10/12
October 12, 2021 3 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 73: Headlines from 10/9 thru 10/12

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 Oct. 9-12.

Northern Lights visible across North Idaho, Eastern Washington
October 12, 2021 10:58 a.m.

Northern Lights visible across North Idaho, Eastern Washington

Solar storms that interact with Earth's magnetic field create the aurora, typically for one or two nights at a time.

Report says UK's slow virus lockdown cost 1000s of lives
October 12, 2021 10 a.m.

Report says UK's slow virus lockdown cost 1000s of lives

Bereaved families reacted to the parliamentary report with outrage

Next on FDA's agenda: Booster shots of Moderna, J&J vaccines
October 12, 2021 9:35 a.m.

Next on FDA's agenda: Booster shots of Moderna, J&J vaccines

An estimated 103 million Americans are fully vaccinated with Pfizer’s formula, 69 million with Moderna’s and 15 million with J&J’s

California oil spill legal fight likely to last years
October 12, 2021 9:30 a.m.

California oil spill legal fight likely to last years

Coast Guard investigators already have boarded two vessels and plan to track down others

Divorced UK and EU head for new Brexit fight over N Ireland
October 12, 2021 9:20 a.m.

Divorced UK and EU head for new Brexit fight over N Ireland

The regulations are intended to prevent goods from Britain entering the EU’s tariff-free single market

Americans quit their jobs at a record pace in August
October 12, 2021 9:20 a.m.

Americans quit their jobs at a record pace in August

The data helps fill in a puzzle that is looming over the job market

October 12, 2021 9:15 a.m.

Early winter storm brings snow to US Rocky Mountains

Up to 14 inches snow was expected around Red Lodge, Montana

Idaho reaches deal to reimburse hunters who kill wolves
October 12, 2021 8:25 a.m.

Idaho reaches deal to reimburse hunters who kill wolves

The agreement follows a change in Idaho law aimed at killing more wolves

PREP ROUNDUP: St. Maries boys return with thrilling shootout win to open districts
October 12, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: St. Maries boys return with thrilling shootout win to open districts

“That’s what St. Maries is; we’re never going to be out of a game,” St. Maries junior goalkeeper Greyson Sands said.

A spotlight unlike any other
October 12, 2021 1:09 a.m.

A spotlight unlike any other

Local theater for special-needs community opens this month

It’s not just a theater. It’s a chance for special people to shine in the spotlight. Out of the Shadows Theater is opening their doors for their fifth production, “Bye Bye Birdie -Young Performers’ Edition,” with a cast made up entirely of special-needs performers. “It’s a different theater,” said Tim Neary, a shadow actor. “It’s theater where the audience is rooting for the actors and you’re there to see something special.”

Unearthing new life for history
October 12, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Unearthing new life for history

Cemetery tours revive interest in people, places of the past

Cemetery tours unearth demand for history

There's a snowball's chance tonight
October 12, 2021 1:07 a.m.

There's a snowball's chance tonight

Too soon for snow?

COVID-19 patient count declines
October 12, 2021 1:06 a.m.

COVID-19 patient count declines

Kootenai Health spokesperson: Too soon to say if cases have peaked

Patient count down at KH

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

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

October 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Chip Shots Oct. 12, 2021

Results from area golf leagues.

Jean Passaro, 89
October 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Jean Passaro, 89

Jean Passaro, a cheerful matriarch who worked hard and lovingly at everything she did, died October 3 in Coeur d’Alene of complications from dementia.

National Book Awards great reading list
October 12, 2021 1 a.m.

National Book Awards great reading list

Readers, take note: The finalists for this year's National Book Awards were announced last week.

October 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Trustees meet to discuss president search

The North Idaho College Board of Trustees scheduled a special meeting today at 6 p.m. to discuss the presidential search.

Connie L. Pennington, 67
October 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Connie L. Pennington, 67

With sadness in our hearts, Connie passed away on October 7, 2021 with her son by her side in Missoula, Mont.

October 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho pump prices continue to drop — for now

Gas prices going down, but not for long

Theodore Heim, 73
October 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Theodore Heim, 73

Theodore Heim, age 73, passed away Sunday September 26, 2021.

October 12, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 12 2021

Monday, October 11

October 11, 2021 4:15 p.m.

Most state workers, WA hospital staff vaccinated for COVID

Hospitals are still sorting through numbers

AMBER Alert issued for missing boy
October 11, 2021 3:25 p.m.

AMBER Alert issued for missing boy

Missing boy is in danger, police said

Sydney opens to vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown
October 11, 2021 11:35 a.m.

Sydney opens to vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

By Monday, 73.5% of the target population was fully vaccinated

Congress off the rails? Lawmakers barrel toward fall fights
October 11, 2021 11:30 a.m.

Congress off the rails? Lawmakers barrel toward fall fights

Democrats don't have the votes yet to enact President Joe Biden's top priorities into law

California's 'Surf City USA' beach reopens after oil spill
October 11, 2021 11 a.m.

California's 'Surf City USA' beach reopens after oil spill

Early Monday morning, surfers bobbed in the waves and people walked along the shoreline

Merck asks US FDA to authorize promising anti-COVID pill
October 11, 2021 10:55 a.m.

Merck asks US FDA to authorize promising anti-COVID pill

it would be the first pill shown to treat the illness

India, China army talks to defuse border tensions fail
October 11, 2021 10:40 a.m.

India, China army talks to defuse border tensions fail

'China hopes India will not misjudge the situation'

Kenyans Kipruto, Kipyogei sweep in Boston Marathon return
October 11, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Kenyans Kipruto, Kipyogei sweep in Boston Marathon return

Participants in the field of 18,000 needed to test negative for the coronavirus or prove they were vaccinated

October 11, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Press club drops contempt request against Idaho Lt. Gov.

McGeachin and her chief of staff, Jordan Watters, have repeatedly ignored requests for comment from The Associated Press

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: 'Unicorn' Holmgren a symbol of Zags' potential
October 11, 2021 1:10 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: 'Unicorn' Holmgren a symbol of Zags' potential

Enjoy the spectacle, even if there’s a rocky beginning, because this Zags team will be incredibly fun.

Is The Landing ready to take off?
October 11, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Is The Landing ready to take off?

After years of talk, Post Falls waterfront development might happen

Multi-use development will offer commercial space, civic-use space and residential offerings.

She's a distinguished young woman
October 11, 2021 1:08 a.m.

She's a distinguished young woman

CHS student earns recognition at state

A decision on a whim became something that will impact her for the rest of her life. Hailey Black, a senior at Coeur d’Alene High School, decided to participate in the Distinguished Young Woman program to meet new friends and ended up winning the title for Kootenai County, moving on to receive 2nd alternate at state.

Book unwraps North Idaho’s ‘wicked’ past
October 11, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Book unwraps North Idaho’s ‘wicked’ past

Murder, mayhem and more put CDA on the historical map

Local stories of murder, mayhem and more explored in nonfiction book

Randy Mann weather: Big storms on record pace
October 11, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Randy Mann weather: Big storms on record pace

teaser

COVID-19 Watch
October 11, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 11, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 11 2021

Sunday, October 10

For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze
October 10, 2021 10:40 a.m.

For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze

It was inspired by the tendency of tired commuters to fall asleep on public transit

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Wildness in baseball, and college football as well
October 10, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Wildness in baseball, and college football as well

Here's example NO. 1,234,567 of why comparative scores don't always mean something.

October 10, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Vandals hold off Portland State

“Everything’s out there in front of us,” Idaho coach Paul Petrino said. “Obviously we’ve got two really good opponents coming up (Eastern Washington and Montana), but all that mattered today was this one. They’re a good team, they’re a physical team, they’re a tough team, so that was a big win.”

October 10, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP SOCCER: Lake City, Coeur d'Alene to meet for regional girls soccer title

Lewiston stuns Coeur d'Alene boys in semifinals

““The guys played really well today,” Lake City coach Alan Rich said. “Our midfield was solid and we were able to control a good portion of the possession, especially in the second half. Our movement off the ball was some of the best it's been all year, the passing was sharp and I thought we attacked and defended exceptionally well with a different lineup than our previous games vs. Post Falls earlier in the season.”

October 10, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Peters runs to victory in Lewiston

Post Falls junior Annastasia Peters won the girls race at the Inland Empire Challenge, finishing in 16 minutes, 53 seconds at the Lewis-Clark State course at the Lewiston Orchards.

100 years of working land
October 10, 2021 1:09 a.m.

100 years of working land

Matheson Heritage Farm in Hauser receives Century Farm Award

Matheson Heritage Farm in family 100 years

Hecla CEO seeks silver lining
October 10, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Hecla CEO seeks silver lining

Phillips Baker reflects on dismissal of 'bad actor' case

Baker reflects on 'bad actor' dismissal

Pickleball anyone?
October 10, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Pickleball anyone?

Buisness Bits for Oct. 10.

Man gets prison for groping girls
October 10, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Man gets prison for groping girls

A man who was convicted of kissing and groping two teen girls near the lake last summer will spend up to 15 years in prison.

COVID-19 Watch
October 10, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

MOB: A North Idaho plague

What the hell is going on in North Idaho?

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

ABORTION: It’s murder

It’s a mortal sin to kill the babies in a mother’s womb.

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

INFRASTRUCTURE: Fix the focus

Anyone wonder what will happen to Social Security?

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Eastern Washington downs Montana in five sets

Idaho, Gonzaga swept in conference play on Saturday

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

HAYDEN: Campaign lie afloat

Last weekend I was approached by someone campaigning for one of the Hayden City Council challenger candidates.

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

MILLER: Book your support

During my tenure as a trustee of the Coeur d’Alene Public Library, I had the pleasure of working with Kiki Miller, who was serving as the liaison between the City Council and the Board of Trustees.

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

WILHELM: Exceeds expectations

I have known Linda Wilhelm for more than two decades.

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

STORIES: Each has two sides

I’ve written a few letters to the editor in an effort to inform the public of the fact that there are two sides to every issue.

SPECIAL ADVERTISING CONTENT: Recharge with a fall getaway at Dover Bay
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

SPECIAL ADVERTISING CONTENT: Recharge with a fall getaway at Dover Bay

Neighborhood of the Week: Oct. 10

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Attack on public education identified

Eight weeks does not an education expert make.

Mamie Gayle English Cisneros
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Mamie Gayle English Cisneros

Mamie Gayle English Cisneros, March 30, 1979 to September 29, 2021.

MY GARDEN PATH: October already?
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

MY GARDEN PATH: October already?

I don't know where the summer went, but it certainly WENT, didn't it?

Access to Cougar Bay sanctuary to be limited temporarily
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Access to Cougar Bay sanctuary to be limited temporarily

BLM hopes to improve sanctuary

Mental health issues take center stage today
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Mental health issues take center stage today

The often forgotten are not so few.

HISTORY CORNER: History of the Romani
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: History of the Romani

Don’t call them Gypsies

For 1,500 years, the Romani have roamed the world after leaving their homeland in northwestern India — facing persecution almost everywhere they went.

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

MACKAY: Don't get worked up over being overworked

Because of a big project deadline, some employees had been asked to work double shifts for a few days.

Richard Boldway
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Richard Boldway

Richard Jay Boldway died on September 22, 2021 at Kootenai Hospital.

Our Gem: We don’t pay for the water we use, we pay for how we use the water
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Our Gem: We don’t pay for the water we use, we pay for how we use the water

Contrary to what a utility bill might imply, we don’t actually pay for the water we use in North Idaho.

Robert Westby Jr., 89
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Robert Westby Jr., 89

Robert Gordon Westby Jr, 89, went home to be with the Lord with his family by his side on September 25, 2021.

Raymond Halbhuber
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Raymond Halbhuber

Raymond Ralph Halbhuber of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, passed away of age-related causes on September 29, 2021, resting peacefully at his home.

Ronald Isakson, 82
October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Ronald Isakson, 82

Ronald D. Isakson (Ron), 82, of Post Falls, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2021 at Schneidmiller Hospice House.

October 10, 2021 1 a.m.

School and Senior Meals

School and Senior Meals: Oct. 11-15

Saturday, October 9

October 9, 2021 2:15 p.m.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few to miss 3 games following DUI arrest

His first game will be Nov. 13 against Texas

Texas clinics cancel abortions after court reinstates ban
October 9, 2021 2:15 p.m.

Texas clinics cancel abortions after court reinstates ban

Out-of-state clinics already inundated with Texas patients seeking abortions were again the closest option for many women

Embracing excellence: Coeur d'Alene rides strong first half to shutout of Lake City
October 9, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Embracing excellence: Coeur d'Alene rides strong first half to shutout of Lake City

"I think we played, especially in the first half, we played a really good football game," Coeur d'Alene coach Shawn Amos said. "That's something to feel good about. Step 1; that first league win is critical; we're one step closer."

PREP FOOTBALL: Post Falls loses heartbreaker; Lakeland romps
October 9, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP FOOTBALL: Post Falls loses heartbreaker; Lakeland romps

Friday night’s back-and-forth Inland Empire League opener at Bengal Field nearly went Post Falls’ way again.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: A lesson from those May days for M's
October 9, 2021 1:10 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: A lesson from those May days for M's

At the start of the season, there weren't really a lot of expectations other than to finish a little better and give fans some hope for the future. Well, the hope is there now.

A flotilla of drunk boaters
October 9, 2021 1:09 a.m.

A flotilla of drunk boaters

County takes top honor in rounding up inebriated operators

Law enforcement honored for highest number of alcohol-related arrests

A long walk to recovery
October 9, 2021 1:08 a.m.

A long walk to recovery

Cancer survivor hikes Camino de Santiago — for fifth time

Despite a breast cancer diagnosis in 2020, Susan Jacobson returns to hike the Camino de Santiago for the fifth time.

Suicide on the rise
October 9, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Suicide on the rise

Health department, others step up to offer help and support

The stigma surrounding mental health issues still exists although about 25% of all Americans struggle with mental illnesses. The 29th annual World Mental Health Day, October 10 will be marked by a suicide prevention walk, "Break the silence."

NIE: Kid conversation starter
October 9, 2021 1:06 a.m.

NIE: Kid conversation starter

Teacher uses newspaper feature for discussion launchers

What do you want to be when you grow up? What’s something you’re saving up for? Questions like these get the ball rolling to classroom discussions in Geri Hagler’s tech prep classes at Dalton Elementary School.

COVID-19 Watch
October 9, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

October 9, 2021 1:05 a.m.

UI readies for another running threat at QB

"It all starts with their quarterback — it seems like he’s been there forever," Petrino said. "He runs around the whole game, he runs around and extends plays, and makes them both throwing the ball down the field, and intermediate (throwing), and running."

Jeremiah Leake
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Jeremiah Leake

Jeremiah Leake, legendary husband and father, departed from this world on October 6th, 2021, surrounded by his family.

All things fall and frightful
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

All things fall and frightful

Leaves are turning and pumpkin patch growers have put out their open signs. Here’s a list of local fall attractions and spooky events for those October celebrants.

SA... Stunning sunset
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

SA... Stunning sunset

Stunning sunset

October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Hayden Marathon coming up

Involves closures

Marathon set for Oct. 16

October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

St. Maries schools to reopen

St. Maries district to reopen

Post Falls FOP announces endorsements
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Post Falls FOP announces endorsements

The Post Falls lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police is pleased to announce its endorsements for the Post Falls city government election of 2021.

Share your Halloween scenes — or else!
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Share your Halloween scenes — or else!

We know; it's a grave burden to bear.

County manager: A call for consistency
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

County manager: A call for consistency

Staff express support for new form of government

Man sentenced to rider in sexual abuse case
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Man sentenced to rider in sexual abuse case

Judge bound by plea agreement

October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Public input sought on Huetter Corridor zoning

Input wanted on Huetter Corridor zoning

Kenneth Richard Goings, 85
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Kenneth Richard Goings, 85

Kenneth Richard “Dick” Goings (1936- 2021) who resides in Coeur d’Alene Idaho passed away, at 85 yrs old, while surrounded by family at 1630 hrs on Oct 1st.

Health advisory issued for 3 Kootenai County lakes
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Health advisory issued for 3 Kootenai County lakes

Health advisory issued for 3 lakes

Pocket parks progress
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Pocket parks progress

Sherman Avenue sites feature plenty of green

Pocket parks almost done

Customer service, something we pride ourselves in at PHD
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Customer service, something we pride ourselves in at PHD

This week is Customer Service Week, something we pride ourselves in at PHD, and I would be remiss if I didn’t recognize the work of PHD staff and volunteers.

Housing in Hayden at a crossroads
October 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Housing in Hayden at a crossroads

I am a Hayden homeowner who only recently became aware of the dramatic changes in zoning codes proposed in the Hayden “2040 Comprehensive Plan.”

October 9, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 9 2021

Friday, October 8

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 72: Headlines from 10/6 thru 10/8
October 8, 2021 4:27 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 72: Headlines from 10/6 thru 10/8

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 Oct. 6-8.

Pennsylvania virus cases rise among vaccinated
October 8, 2021 12:45 p.m.

Pennsylvania virus cases rise among vaccinated

Vaccinated people represented just over a quarter (26%) of more than 135,000 new infections

The Latest: Panel to meet on shots for ages 5-11 next month
October 8, 2021 11:40 a.m.

The Latest: Panel to meet on shots for ages 5-11 next month

Judge has rejected a request by 33 Oregon State Police troopers to temporarily halt a mandate

Impact of forest thinning on wildfires creates divisions
October 8, 2021 10:50 a.m.

Impact of forest thinning on wildfires creates divisions

The projects aim to return overgrown forests to the way they were more than a century ago

Afghan mosque blast kills at least 46, challenges Taliban
October 8, 2021 10:45 a.m.

Afghan mosque blast kills at least 46, challenges Taliban

The Islamic State group has been behind a rise in attacks

Police detail cultish beliefs of mom charged in kids' deaths
October 8, 2021 10:40 a.m.

Police detail cultish beliefs of mom charged in kids' deaths

Both are charged in Idaho with conspiracy to commit murder

Hundreds of fish found dead at Lower Glidden Lake
October 8, 2021 7 a.m.

Hundreds of fish found dead at Lower Glidden Lake

IDFG suspects change in water conditions as cause

October 8, 2021 1:30 a.m.

Gridiron Guesses: Beware the Vikings as league play begins

"We're capable of a lot," Coeur d'Alene running back/linebacker Gunner Giulio said after the Vikings' third victory in that stretch, 27-17 over Skyview of Vancouver, Wash., at Roos Field in Cheney. "I would say, don’t underrate us."

October 8, 2021 1:15 a.m.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Cd'A tops Lake City in 5 again

“I feel like both teams had their moments — great digs, great defenses, great attacks,” said Coeur d’Alene coach Carly Curtis, whose team fell behind 5-0 in the deciding fifth set to 15. “We’ve been talking about mental focus, and resetting after an error. I think both teams were just battling it out, playing their hearts out, and we just happened to pull it out.”

October 8, 2021 1:09 a.m.

PREP SOCCER: Charter girls drop battle with Sandpoint

The loss ended a 22-match winning streak for the Panthers, who finished 10-0 in the Intermountain League earlier in the day when it accepted a forfeit from St. Maries, which has been idled by COVID-19 for the past three weeks.

Pro-Israel group condemns PF candidate
October 8, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Pro-Israel group condemns PF candidate

Cites 'anti-Semite' Reilly's 'evil ideology,' criticizes local GOP

Pro-Israel institution highlights antisemitic comments

Back in the USS IDAHO
October 8, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Back in the USS IDAHO

Crew from super submarine visit Post Falls

They’re doing everything to celebrate Idaho in this new nuclear-powered machine. “We have three watch teams standing watch right now on board the submarine 24/7,” said Commander Nicholas Meyers to a crowd of cheering audience, mostly active or retired Navy sailors.

Commissioner: Legislation is 'nonsense'
October 8, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Commissioner: Legislation is 'nonsense'

Proposals to limit government fund balance opposed by county officials

NIE: It's their story, too
October 8, 2021 1:06 a.m.

NIE: It's their story, too

Students use the paper for history class

For students at Lakes Middle School, the newspaper is a mystery box waiting to be discovered.

COVID-19 Watch
October 8, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Cougars have a shot to win Pac-12 North
October 8, 2021 1:02 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Cougars have a shot to win Pac-12 North

You’re not going to believe this, but… I think Washington State has a real shot to win the Pac-12 North.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

SHOTS: Not for everyone

Let’s not forget that those who came down with COVID and recovered have acquired natural immunity.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

COVID: Distinguish the deaths

Regarding the article in Thursday’s front-page story on COVID, there are two specific issues which I rarely hear or read about regarding COVID deaths: first and foremost is did those who died have underlying condition (obese, heart/lung issues, for instance, which affect COVID survival)?

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

SWINGROVER: Steward to Cd’A students

Mental health has been on the back burner for our school age children during this entire pandemic.

Puzzle overhanging job market: When will more people return?
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Puzzle overhanging job market: When will more people return?

Several enhanced unemployment benefits ended in early September

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: You’ve got it backward

Wendy Smith, in her Oct. 3 letter, mentions reasons for wearing a mask, not against masking.

Movers & Shakers
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers: Oct. 8

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: Armed and safe

Guns and masks are tools.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Cougars sweep past Arizona State

Washington State wins, but Idaho, Eastern Washington and Gonzaga fall in conference play on Thursday.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

ABORTION: A surefire solution

To prevent abortion, all men and women need to understand that the only reason to have sex is for procreation.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

MOB: A little deja vu

In his letter to the editor (Tuesday, Sept. 29), Bob Whitehead of Post Falls took exception to the Coeur d’Alene Press reporting of the “MOB SCENE” prior to a meeting of the Coeur d’Alene School Board on Sept.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

BULLIES: No quarter here

I am very concerned that some of the residents of our community at the optional forms of government study commission public hearing were so mean and some behaved like bullies.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

ALFIERI: For all Cd’A residents

Kathy and I are supporting Joe Alfieri for mayor of the city of Coeur d’Alene on Nov. 2.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

MANDATES: Fish nets closing in

Lockdowns; Mask Mandates; Vaccination Requirements.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

These citizens have earned your vote

Press shares 2021 local election endorsements.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

PRAIRIE: The tragedy analogy

We are living the parable, “The Tragedy Of The Commons.”

Frances Meyer, 85
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Frances Meyer, 85

Frances “Jean” Meyer, 85, of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, passed away October 5, 2021, at Pacifica Pinehurst.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

PHD: Coronavirus deaths top 500

Positivity rate reaches highest point in nine months

Kids could be vaccinated soon

Northwest Notes Oct. 8, 2021
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Northwest Notes Oct. 8, 2021

Hatley, Prugh win Pacific Northwest Pro-Am

Chloe Johnson, 85
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Chloe Johnson, 85

Chloe Etta passed peacefully through heaven’s gate on September 20, 2021.

Bikini Bottom comes to CDA
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Bikini Bottom comes to CDA

Local theater performs ‘The SpongeBob Musical’ regional premiere

Well, tartar sauce! There’s a new show in town. Aspire Community Theatre will perform ‘The Spongebob Musical’ regional premiere in October, the first time the show will be performed in the area since it closed on Broadway in 2019.

Music on Government Way
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Music on Government Way

Music conservatory celebrates first birthday in Hamilton House tonight

The weekend marks the one year anniversary of saving the historic Hamilton House, a 113 year old building in Coeur d’Alene, as well as the first birthday of the Music Conservatory of Coeur d’Alene.

Walter Glass, 83
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Walter Glass, 83

Walter Charles Glass was born on August 2, 1938 in Sacramento, Calif. He was ushered into the presence of his Lord Jesus on September 15, 2021 at the age of 83 while at home in Rathdrum, Idaho.

Moving History Forward: Closing Idaho’s largest city
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Moving History Forward: Closing Idaho’s largest city

Not far from Highway 95 and abutting Lake Pend Oreille stands a beautiful state park — Farragut.

Persistence prevails on the trail
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Persistence prevails on the trail

Doug Eastwood and other boosters had planned to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the North Idaho Centennial Trail last year.

Op-Ed: Criminalizing constituents
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Criminalizing constituents

I read with alarm Kaye Thornbrugh's article, "COVID chaos linked to widespread school board resignations" in the Tuesday, Oct. 5 Coeur d'Alene Press.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Women's group seeks award nominees

Candidate submissions due Nov. 3

Emerge presents Adaption
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Emerge presents Adaption

New show opens today at local art gallery, block party

Emerge, a community art gallery and art school in downtown Coeur d'Alene, is opening a new show today featuring multiple artists and mediums.

October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Post Falls moving $3.6M forward

Wastewater treatment projects getting attention

A $3.6 million dollar budget amendment for wastewater treatment projects isn't a request for more money but a simple movement of funds on paper.

Roger Gillaspy, 82
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Roger Gillaspy, 82

Roger Estel Gillaspy passed peacefully from this life on September 27, 2021 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Roy Frank Peone
October 8, 2021 1 a.m.

Roy Frank Peone

Loving and beloved father, brother, uncle, and grandfather passed away suddenly of natural causes on Tuesday September 21st as his son Jacob drove him to the hospital.

October 8, 2021 12:55 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend

October 8, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 8 2021

Thursday, October 7

Abortions resume in some Texas clinics after judge halts law
October 7, 2021 4:35 p.m.

Abortions resume in some Texas clinics after judge halts law

Other courts had declined to stop the law

What to expect as US weighs COVID shots for younger kids
October 7, 2021 3:45 p.m.

What to expect as US weighs COVID shots for younger kids

Advisers to the FDA are expected to publicly deliberate Pfizer’s evidence on Oct. 26

Congo's famous mountain gorilla dies at 14 in Virunga Park
October 7, 2021 3:40 p.m.

Congo's famous mountain gorilla dies at 14 in Virunga Park

Ndakasi was just two months old when rangers found her

VIDEO: Spokane chips away at more than 700 abandoned car reports
October 7, 2021 3:30 p.m.

VIDEO: Spokane chips away at more than 700 abandoned car reports

The city of Spokane is trying to get caught up on the higher number of abandoned vehicle reports they have stacked up.

Health advisories issued for Cave, Black, and Hauser Lakes
October 7, 2021 2:24 p.m.

Health advisories issued for Cave, Black, and Hauser Lakes

Water quality monitoring confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria, also known as a harmful algae bloom (HAB) or blue-green algae, along the shorelines of both Cave and Hauser Lakes (including the east end of Hauser Lake and at the public beach). The algae was also discovered in the entire water body of Black Lake.

October 7, 2021 1:20 p.m.

Woman gets jail time for Yellowstone grizzly close encounter

Samantha R. Dehring, 25, of Carol Stream, Illinois, pleaded guilty Wednesday

Thai riverside restaurant finds silver lining in floods
October 7, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Thai riverside restaurant finds silver lining in floods

If you like your food washed down with plenty of water, this is the place for you

Alabama swamped, 4 killed in floods from slow-moving front
October 7, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Alabama swamped, 4 killed in floods from slow-moving front

Dozens of people had to be rescued Wednesday night

Investigators board ship that was anchored near oil pipeline
October 7, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Investigators board ship that was anchored near oil pipeline

Movements indicated for the Rotterdam Express apparently were erroneous and may have resulted from errors involving the ship’s GPS system

Mainstream Republicans seek to 'rescue' Idaho - from the GOP
October 7, 2021 10:15 a.m.

Mainstream Republicans seek to 'rescue' Idaho - from the GOP

McGeachin took flak for this week's power-grabbing moves

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: The small schools get their league back — in football, anyway
October 7, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: The small schools get their league back — in football, anyway

Last fall, the Knights qualified for the playoffs for the first time in 19 seasons — and their reward was a 78-6 loss at eventual state 1A Division I champion Oakley. "Yeah, we made it to state, but we were completely demoralized," Lakeside athletic director Jerel Hight told the IHSAA board.

October 7, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Charter boys edge Priest River

Treffen McCord and Brandon Chavez broke open a scoreless halftime score to push Coeur d’Alene Charter past the Priest River Spartans 2-1 in an Intermountain League match at The Fields on Wednesday.

October 7, 2021 1:09 a.m.

NIC ROUNDUP: Rayborn powers Cardinals in return to court

Cardinal volleyball wins in four, women's soccer shuts out Blue Mountain on Wednesday

School board contenders square off
October 7, 2021 1:09 a.m.

School board contenders square off

Final forum focuses on controversial issues

Coeur d'Alene School Board contestants talk education in digital forum

October 7, 2021 1:09 a.m.

NORTHWEST NOTES: Oct. 7, 2021

Hatley, Bomar in contention at Pacific Northwest Pro-Amateur

'This isn't a made-up pandemic'
October 7, 2021 1:08 a.m.

'This isn't a made-up pandemic'

Family experiences pain, frustration of hospital crisis

Local woman shares COVID-19 experience

Hospital paints dire picture
October 7, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Hospital paints dire picture

Staff hoped for virus decline; instead they see record highs

More COVID patients

Bowling scores: Oct. 7, 2021
October 7, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Bowling scores: Oct. 7, 2021

Results from area leagues

Teens take the reins
October 7, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Teens take the reins

High school students partner with city, propose and lead civic projects

A City of Rathdrum program is giving high-school students an opportunity to conceptualize, plan, budget and present a civic-project of their choosing. Council members will select from the submissions and team up with students in funding the project and bringing it to life.

COVID-19 Watch
October 7, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

October 7, 2021 1:05 a.m.

AT COLLEGE: Oct. 7, 2021

Updates on area athletes at the next level

Local strongmen strut their stuff
October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Local strongmen strut their stuff

"It showed me my strengths and weaknesses for sure," said MacKenzie Throop, the only woman to compete in Rathdrum's North Idaho's Strongest event.

October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Here's one way to get together

Intentional communities bridge many of the divides that are now splitting us apart.

Great time to see kokanee spawning in Trestle Creek
October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Great time to see kokanee spawning in Trestle Creek

Idaho Fish and Game stocks kokanee in Lake Pend Oreille

Neon Jungle takes over Kootenai County Fairgrounds
October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Neon Jungle takes over Kootenai County Fairgrounds

The Wired2Learn Foundation is inviting the community to take a break from spooky this year and explore Neon Jungle.

Limit the info you share with retailers
October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Limit the info you share with retailers

A Post Falls reader recently visited his local Walgreens and was surprised when the clerk asked for and then scanned his driver’s license.

Travis Raihl, 34
October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Travis Raihl, 34

Travis J. “T.J.” Raihl, age 34, died of Covid-19 surrounded by his wife, Kayora, his mother, dad, and Grandma Pat at KMC in Coeur d’ Alene on September 13, 2021.

October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

City employees endorse Hammond for CDA mayor

Experience cited as one reason for broad support.

Arlo Pittsley, 85
October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Arlo Pittsley, 85

Arlo Lyle Pittsley, 85, of Rathdrum, Idaho, passed away on September 28, 2021 surrounded by family members at Life Care Center in Post Falls, Idaho.

October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Report of 'poor driving' escalates into threats

Deputies manage to defuse tense situation

Don't follow someone

October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

Don't be tempted to shoot that road-side deer or elk, it might not be what you think

F&G uses decoy to nab poachers in problem areas.

F&G uses decoy

The don'ts of camping
October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

The don'ts of camping

If you're headed to the great outdoors, leave your wife's phone at home.

The don'ts of camping

NIE: Make it an original
October 7, 2021 1 a.m.

NIE: Make it an original

Art students use paper for ethics lesson

From finding inspiration to paper mache, art students at Lake City High School have found a variety of ways to utilize newspapers.

October 7, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 7 2021

Wednesday, October 6

‘Witch hunt,’ ‘fear mongering’: Here’s what’s in records McGeachin released after lawsuit
October 6, 2021 12:21 p.m.

‘Witch hunt,’ ‘fear mongering’: Here’s what’s in records McGeachin released after lawsuit

Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin last week released records under court order related to her task force looking into claims of “indoctrination” in Idaho schools.

PF school board candidate makes national news
October 6, 2021 12:06 p.m.

PF school board candidate makes national news

David Reilly's past has surfaced in a big way.

Police: Student opens fire at Texas high school; 4 hurt
October 6, 2021 10:35 a.m.

Police: Student opens fire at Texas high school; 4 hurt

olice were searching for the suspected shooter

While US summer surge is waning, more mandates in the works
October 6, 2021 10:20 a.m.

While US summer surge is waning, more mandates in the works

The decrease in case numbers could also be due to the virus running out of susceptible people in some places

Tensions flare as Chinese flights near Taiwan intensify
October 6, 2021 10:15 a.m.

Tensions flare as Chinese flights near Taiwan intensify

The U.S. called China's latest actions 'risky' and 'destabilizing'

Idaho governor, lieutenant spar over COVID-19 vaccine
October 6, 2021 10:05 a.m.

Idaho governor, lieutenant spar over COVID-19 vaccine

The maneuvering of Idaho's top leaders came while Little was in Texas

Eviction confusion, again: End of US ban doesn't cause spike
October 6, 2021 10 a.m.

Eviction confusion, again: End of US ban doesn't cause spike

Sterling credited an increase in eviction diversion programs

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: College hoops start soon, and Zags don't get ’em all
October 6, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: College hoops start soon, and Zags don't get ’em all

Remember that incredible play pulled off by Russell Wilson, when he spun out of a near-cinch tackle by Dontae Johnson and, in what seemed like the same motion, floated a perfect pass to Freddie Swain in the end zone?

Youth Sports Oct. 6, 2021
October 6, 2021 1:25 a.m.

Youth Sports Oct. 6, 2021

Soccer, cross country ... and more

October 6, 2021 1:20 a.m.

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Post Falls wins another league title

“We made some quick adjustments in our defense to be able to run an effective offense,” Post Falls coach Willow Hanna said. “Sarah dug the ball very well.”

NIC GOLF: Swan wins at Multnomah Invitational
October 6, 2021 1:10 a.m.

NIC GOLF: Swan wins at Multnomah Invitational

Cardinal men also win team title in Vancouver, Wash.

October 6, 2021 1:10 a.m.

PREP SOCCER: Lake City boys notch 10th shutout

“We are finally starting to get back to full strength from a long period of midseason injuries, so it was nice to get back to our midseason form,” Lake City coach Alan Rich said.

70s swan song
October 6, 2021 1:09 a.m.

70s swan song

It's about to turn colder, wetter and could even snow

Snow could be coming soon

CDA schools candidate forum tonight
October 6, 2021 1:08 a.m.

CDA schools candidate forum tonight

Voter registration for November election ends Friday 5 p.m.

A pain in the ash
October 6, 2021 1:07 a.m.

A pain in the ash

It's the time of year for tiny, flying insects

Bugs swarming

Blessed are the beasts
October 6, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Blessed are the beasts

Annual Humane Society event brings smiles, tail wags

The sun was shining down on the annual Humane Society Blessing of the Pets on Saturday.

October 6, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Idaho high school football media poll Oct. 6, 2021

How the state's media voted this week.

COVID-19 Watch
October 6, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — A natural approach to auto-immune disease
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — A natural approach to auto-immune disease

According to the National Institutes of Health, up to 23.5 million Americans suffer from an autoimmune disease.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

COMPLACENCY: Here’s what it gets

I want the community to know a few things about the Sept. 22 NIC Board of Trustees meeting that have not been covered.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Devon Suko, Lakeland High School
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Devon Suko, Lakeland High School

Lakeland High quarterback Devon Suko is this week's Knudtsen Chevrolet Press Athlete of the Week.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

PRO-LIFE: A hypocritical twist

“Pro-Life.” We see these words on bumper stickers, hear these words at marches, and read the words in letters to you from folks who want to control a woman’s right to choose.

The stay-at-home dad: Youth soccer — an unpopular opinion
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Youth soccer — an unpopular opinion

I don’t like soccer. Nothing you say will change my mind.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

MY TURN: Support for Cook

I applaud you Linda Cook! You will no doubt have to endure a LOT of criticism for your “My Turn” column.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

MAY: Education is her agenda

In an era when partisan politics is playing an outsized role in our elections, I ask the citizens of district 1 in the upcoming school board election to consider Lisa May as the most qualified by experience, compassion and putting all students first.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

WAGNER: Trust the firefighters

We have known Paul Wagner for 35 years. He is a good friend, a neighbor and the godfather of our youngest son.

Boos by any other spook as sweet
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Boos by any other spook as sweet

There’s something going around that’s even more frightening than the usual spooks of the season. It goes “boo,” but not like that.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

PRESS: Jobs well done

Good job reporting on the situation the Coeur d’Alene School Board faced at their meeting that was derailed. It can’t be easy to balance the news between the reasonable, responsible citizenry and those who want to be the sole voice of the community (KCRCC).

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

SCHOOL BOARD: Support staff, students

I am happy to see that at least two members of the Coeur d’Alene School Board have resigned.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Supporting an active lifestyle
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — Supporting an active lifestyle

We live in one of the most beautiful areas of the country and as the weather continues to warm up we begin to enjoy longer days of activity.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

PROTESTS: Unmasking the truth

I’m saddened that the boisterous anti-mask protesters, with their threats of violence, succeeded in demanding their “Freedom to Infect.” (Masked Debate Dropped, Sept. 29)

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

HAMMOND: Mayoral to the core

When anyone says the name Jim Hammond, the first thought that comes to our minds is gentleman.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Today's threats could echo tomorrow

Volunteers under attack as elections draw near.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

CDA: Insanity has won

Are you guys nuts? I lived in Coeur d’Alene for more than 20 years. I could not have imagined a better place to raise my son.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

VACCINES: The firmly entrenched

The passion with which people choose a side regarding vaccines and masking is unquestionably divisive.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

BOARDS: Tumult is troubling

Locally elected boards are becoming the latest example of political overreach in civil society.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

PEOPLE: Just a thought

A thought just passed through this old brain.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Absentee ballot deadline fast approaching

Contact Kootenai County Elections Office for more information

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Kootenai Health has record 145 COVID-19 patients

42 require critical care

Record number of COVID-19 patients at KH

Beverly DuPuis
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Beverly DuPuis

Beverly Doris DuPuis entered into the joy of her Lord on September 8, 2021. She passed into eternity at home surrounded by family.

Joe Givens
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Joe Givens

Joseph Garry Givens was born on October 22, 1992 to Ray and Jeanne Givens.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Focus on the banks of the stream

Focus on the banks of the stream

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Isenberg special airing Friday

Dateline special will explore local murder case

NIE: Read all about it
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

NIE: Read all about it

Fifth graders keep their classroom informed

Two students are working hard to keep this Post Falls classroom informed.

James Wilbur Hunt Sr., 80
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

James Wilbur Hunt Sr., 80

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, James “Jim” Wilbur Hunt, Sr., 80, of Boise, Idaho, passed away September 28, 2021

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Fuel burning coming back to area

Prescribed fires about to resume.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Sheriff's blotter

Sheriff's blotter

Lynn Hagman, 65
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Lynn Hagman, 65

Lynn Hagman, 65, of Harrison Idaho, passed away surrounded by her family in the early morning hours of September 22, 2021, in Coeur d Alene Idaho.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Mayor’s Awards in Arts postponed

Live stream event on Nov. 4

Due to health and safety reasons, the 25th annual Mayor’s Awards in Arts ceremony has been postponed to a live stream event at 6 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Leslie Louise Golden, 86
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Leslie Louise Golden, 86

On September 25, 2021 Leslie Louise Golden was called to heaven by her Lord and Savior, just 17 days shy of her 87th birthday.

Suspected driver in fatal crash released from jail
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Suspected driver in fatal crash released from jail

A judge released a man on his own recognizance Monday after a deadly crash.

Frances D'Angelo, 67
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Frances D'Angelo, 67

On September 14th, Frances Mancuso D’Angelo of Post Falls, Idaho passed away; she was 67.

Wendy Weber
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Wendy Weber

Wendy Sue Weber, of Post Falls Idaho, passed away September 20th, 2021.

Betty Hitchcock, 90
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Betty Hitchcock, 90

Betty Rose Hitchcock, 90, passed away on September 21, 2021 in Coeur D' Alene, Idaho.

Connie (Lien) Nearents Palmer, 77
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Connie (Lien) Nearents Palmer, 77

Connie Mae (Lien) Nearents Palmer, age 77, of Omak, Wash. passed away on September 23, 2021 at the Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Wash.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Judge declines to alter teen’s sentence

A judge denied a motion to modify to the sentence of a teen who was accused of raping an intoxicated girl.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Gas prices expected to increase

Rising cost of crude oil, uptick in fuel demand push U.S. average to seven-year high

Gas prices likely to go up

‘The Guilty’ and a Gyllenhaal appreciation
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

‘The Guilty’ and a Gyllenhaal appreciation

Playing flawed and compelling protagonists in movies as varied as “Donnie Darko” and “Nightcrawler,” Jake Gyllenhaal remains one of the more unappreciated actors of his generation.

Midnight chili opens lid on local recipes
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Midnight chili opens lid on local recipes

As the old joke goes my favorite thing to make is reservations, but that’s hard to do every day; cooking and baking has never been a calling for me, but I love to eat and so does my husband, hence I do cook and I love to experience new foods.

October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Clergy unite, saying: Follow Jesus through pandemic

It is time to offer another perspective, from inside the world of Christian faith.

Albert Vernon Ellingson, 95
October 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Albert Vernon Ellingson, 95

Beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Albert “Al” Vernon Ellingson, 95, of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho

October 6, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 6 2021

Tuesday, October 5

October 5, 2021 5:55 p.m.

Woman burned rescuing her dog from Yellowstone hot spring

Somebody rescued the dog and the father said he planned to take it to a veterinarian

Australia won't welcome foreign tourists until at least 2022
October 5, 2021 5:50 p.m.

Australia won't welcome foreign tourists until at least 2022

Toughest and longest COVID-19 travel restrictions imposed by any democracy

Missouri man executed for killing 3 workers in '94 robbery
October 5, 2021 5:45 p.m.

Missouri man executed for killing 3 workers in '94 robbery

Ernest Johnson died from an injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Bonne Terre

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 71: Headlines from 10/2 thru 10/5
October 5, 2021 3:52 p.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 71: Headlines from 10/2 thru 10/5

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 Oct. 2-5.

California pipeline may have been hooked by ship's anchor
October 5, 2021 3:05 p.m.

California pipeline may have been hooked by ship's anchor

egment of the pipe that was dragged was three-quarters of a mile

October 5, 2021 3 p.m.

Idaho National Guard boss shuns lt. governor border request

McGeachin is the acting governor while Little is out of state

Workers at all of Kellogg's U.S. cereal plants go on strike
October 5, 2021 2:55 p.m.

Workers at all of Kellogg's U.S. cereal plants go on strike

The strike includes plants in Omaha, Nebraska Battle Creek, Michigan; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and Memphis, Tennessee

French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse
October 5, 2021 10:30 a.m.

French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse

The study’s authors estimate 80% of the church's victims were boys

Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide
October 5, 2021 10:30 a.m.

Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

Around the world, the loss of WhatsApp left many at a loss

Arizona can't use COVID money for anti-mask grants, feds say
October 5, 2021 10:25 a.m.

Arizona can't use COVID money for anti-mask grants, feds say

Arizona is one of at least eight states that have laws or executive orders banning mask requirements

Ex-Facebook employee says network hurts kids, fuels division
October 5, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Ex-Facebook employee says network hurts kids, fuels division

The government needs to step in with stricter oversight of the company, Haugen said

October 5, 2021 10:20 a.m.

Reported COVID-19 cases continue to decline in Oregon

Oregon recorded about 10,400 cases in the last week, a 9% drop from a week earlier

Fire retardant could be 'game-changer' in fighting wildfires
October 5, 2021 10:15 a.m.

Fire retardant could be 'game-changer' in fighting wildfires

Product could reduce the number of wildfires

October 5, 2021 8:51 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Charter boys take down Orofino

Coeur d'Alene Charter boys, Lake City girls pick up league wins Monday

A new home for the Vandals: ICCU Arena opens this fall
October 5, 2021 1:30 a.m.

A new home for the Vandals: ICCU Arena opens this fall

Doors open for Vandals new arena

COVID chaos linked to widespread school board resignations
October 5, 2021 1:09 a.m.

COVID chaos linked to widespread school board resignations

Some cite safety concerns over COVID-19 policy backlash

Wanted: A school board volunteer
October 5, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Wanted: A school board volunteer

CDA trustees must appoint someone to fill vacant seat

Following the acceptance of resignation for Trustees Jennifer Brumley and Tambra Pickford at the virtual meeting Monday evening, the Coeur d’Alene School District Board of Trustees must fill the vacant seats within 90 days according to Idaho Code.

Mayoral candidates face crisis questions
October 5, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Mayoral candidates face crisis questions

Forum is third of four from Press, CDA Chamber

2021 Elections Town Hall Forums continue Wednesday

NIE: Lights, camera, action
October 5, 2021 1:06 a.m.

NIE: Lights, camera, action

Timberlake students keep the school up to date

Mic checks, last minute typing, camera check, shouts to be quiet. It’s a bit of chaos and there’s only an hour before they go live. These Timberlake High School kids start out every school morning prepping for the daily broadcast to inform the school of the day’s events.

October 5, 2021 1:05 a.m.

Northwest Notes Oct. 5, 2021

EWU kicker, WSU defensive lineman earn conference honors

COVID-19 Watch
October 5, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 statistics

Chip Shots Oct. 5, 2021
October 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Chip Shots Oct. 5, 2021

Results from area leagues

October 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Boo! Bats getting a bad rap

These critters do a lot of good, and that's no guano.

Man charged after deadly crash
October 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Man charged after deadly crash

Alcohol could be a factor, police say

Elaine Kaiser, 85
October 5, 2021 1 a.m.

Elaine Kaiser, 85

Elaine Kaiser, 85 years old, born Feb. 5, 1936 in Weiser, Idaho.

10 schools, 1,300 legs and loads of fun
October 5, 2021 1 a.m.

10 schools, 1,300 legs and loads of fun

Energy was exploding at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds on Thursday evening. Around 650 second through fifth graders from 10 different schools took their turns at the starting line.

October 5, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 5 2021

Monday, October 4

Vaccine mandate bill attempts to reconvene Idaho Legislature
October 4, 2021 4:15 p.m.

Vaccine mandate bill attempts to reconvene Idaho Legislature

Many Idaho Republican lawmakers are angry with the vaccine requirements

October 4, 2021 4:10 p.m.

Idaho governor to visit Mexico border on Wednesday

Says Idaho is experiencing a surge in drug overdoses due to meth and fentanyl coming into Idaho from Mexico

EU regulator OKs Pfizer vaccine booster for 18 and older
October 4, 2021 11:40 a.m.

EU regulator OKs Pfizer vaccine booster for 18 and older

The World Health Organization's chief had urged wealthy nations not to use booster doses

Op-Ed: Idaho’s former Chief Justice Burdick has not slowed in retirement
October 4, 2021 11:22 a.m.

Op-Ed: Idaho’s former Chief Justice Burdick has not slowed in retirement

Many Idaho court watchers figured the former Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court, Roger Burdick, would slow down to smell the roses when he retired at the end of June.

Whistleblower: Facebook chose profit over public safety
October 4, 2021 11:20 a.m.

Whistleblower: Facebook chose profit over public safety

Complaints: Company's own research shows how it magnifies hate and misinformation

Taliban-style security welcomed by some, feared by others
October 4, 2021 11:20 a.m.

Taliban-style security welcomed by some, feared by others

Many Afghans fear the harsh ways of the Taliban

October 4, 2021 11:16 a.m.

Op-Ed: It’s time to take care of mental health and addiction in Idaho

Idahoans are tough people.

Company suspected in oil spill had dozens of violations
October 4, 2021 11:05 a.m.

Company suspected in oil spill had dozens of violations

The company was fined a total of $85,000 for three incidents

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer worldwide outage
October 4, 2021 10:40 a.m.

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer worldwide outage

The company did not say what might be causing the outage

Follow the students
October 4, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Follow the students

Enrollment shows growth in private and homeschools

Kootenai County is growing, and so is the number of students in the area.

Conditions ripen for October snow
October 4, 2021 1:08 a.m.

Conditions ripen for October snow

New La Nina knockin' on the door.

NIE: Twin Lakes fifth-graders get the Scoop
October 4, 2021 1:07 a.m.

NIE: Twin Lakes fifth-graders get the Scoop

Students bask in glory of being published writers

There are no idle hands in this classroom. Deanna Watkins’s fifth-graders at Twin Lakes Elementary school in Rathdrum are keeping their fingers and minds busy, submitting responses weekly for the Kid Scoop, a section of the newspaper just for kids, publishing weekly on Tuesdays.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Cry now, but M's will give us more reasons to cheer
October 4, 2021 1:05 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: Cry now, but M's will give us more reasons to cheer

Going forward, winning will NOT be a fluke at T-Mobile Park.

COVID-19 Watch
October 4, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

October 4, 2021 1 a.m.

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UCLA d. WSU

Despite a career day from freshman Katy Ryan (Lakeland High) and holding match point in hand, the Cougars (8-6, 2-2 Pac-12) could not finish off the upset of the Bruins (10-2, 3-1) as UCLA escaped Bohler Gym with a five-set victory.

October 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Post Falls postpones comp plan hearing

City Council has full agenda, though

Comprehensive Plan amendment is pulled from the agenda, while public comment will be allowed on budget amendments and the Post Falls Landing project.

October 4, 2021 midnight

Legals for October, 4 2021

Sunday, October 3

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Questions surround Seahawks, 49ers ... and Mariners
October 3, 2021 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Questions surround Seahawks, 49ers ... and Mariners

Maybe the bigger question is, will any Seattle fans be watching the Seahawks at 1 p.m. today?

PREP ROUNDUP: Lake City boys edge Cd'A, capture IEL title
October 3, 2021 1:25 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Lake City boys edge Cd'A, capture IEL title

It is Lake City’s first outright league title since 2018. The Timberwolves were the top seed to regionals in 2020 after finishing in a three-way tie with Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls in the 5A IEL.

October 3, 2021 1:10 a.m.

NIC SOCCER: Cardinals shut out Walla Walla women

Cardinal women win, men fall to Walla Walla

Wiped off the map
October 3, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Wiped off the map

Huetter Corridor project will result in loss of home and property for some homeowners

Huetter Corridor project deemed necessary by the Kootenai Metropolitan Planning Commission but will result in the loss of million dollar properties for numerous homeowners.

The Fempire Strikes Back
October 3, 2021 1:08 a.m.

The Fempire Strikes Back

Women lead CDA march for reproductive justice, rights

Governor Little recently signed the fetal heartbeat law and local women, men and children marched against limiting safe access to abortion Saturday.

Marriott in, steakhouse out
October 3, 2021 1:07 a.m.

Marriott in, steakhouse out

Demolition has begun on property where the Outback Steakhouse was in the southeast corner of Interstate 90 and Northwest Boulevard, and a TownePlace Suites by Marriott Hotels will be built there.

Newspapers: They're for kids, too
October 3, 2021 1:06 a.m.

Newspapers: They're for kids, too

Press used in many classrooms, but there's room for plenty more

For over 25 years, The Coeur d’Alene Press has been delivering free newspapers to schools all throughout the area.

COVID-19 Watch
October 3, 2021 1:05 a.m.

COVID-19 Watch

COVID-19 Watch

Op-Ed: Idaho needs media literacy to combat COVID-19 misinformation
October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Op-Ed: Idaho needs media literacy to combat COVID-19 misinformation

With Idaho recently announcing crisis standards of care in hospitals across the state, we are seeing first-hand the effects of myths, misunderstandings, and misinformation about COVID-19.

HISTORY CORNER: The magnificent Niagara Falls
October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: The magnificent Niagara Falls

Something didn’t feel right to Jed Porter, a farmer in Western New York taking an evening stroll along the river near Niagara Falls.

Fall brings potential ‘sweet spot’ for homebuyers
October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Fall brings potential ‘sweet spot’ for homebuyers

Neighborhood of the Week: Oct. 3

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

School and Senior Meals

School and Senior Meals: Oct. 4-8

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

WAIT: Good happens, too

WAIT: Good happens, too

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Each one, teach one

Years ago, a Johns Hopkins professor gave a group of graduate students this assignment: Go to the poorest sections of the city.

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: An argument against

MASKS: An argument against

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

MASKS: Oct. 31 prediction

MASKS: Oct. 31 prediction

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

PRESS: An exceptional carrier

PRESS: An exceptional carrier

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

MY TURN: Support shout-out

MY TURN: Support shout-out

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

MOBS: Enforce the antidotes

MOBS: Enforce the antidotes

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

NIC: Barnes was right

NIC: Barnes was right

The Fempire Strikes Back
October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

The Fempire Strikes Back

Women lead CDA march for reproductive justice, rights

Governor Little recently signed the fetal heartbeat law and local women, men and children marched against limiting safe access to abortion Saturday.

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

Another way to boost local education

Newspaper program can be a teacher's - and a community's - best friend.

October 3, 2021 1 a.m.

YES: Let’s make mask deal

YES: Let’s make mask deal