Monday, September 25, 2023

Kerri Thoreson

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Updated 5 days, 22 hours ago

Lasting love and laughter

On Sept. 20, 1948, a young couple recited their wedding vows at the Hitching Post in Coeur d’Alene.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Move over June, September now month for nuptials

According to The Knot, September is the most popular month for weddings, with October coming a close second.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Precious cargo in big yellow buses

Here’s a collective Good Sport Award to the hundreds of kids, from kindergartners to seniors in high school, who let their parents take first day of school p...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Thanks for 'The Price Is Right' memories, Bob

Quintessential and iconic game show host Bob Barker died this week at age 99. In his honor, I share some personal Bob Barker trivia.

Updated 1 month ago
Thanks for the respite, but bring summer back

It’s the last week of the fair ... AKA, the third week of August. Predictably, I find myself shaking my head, muttering, “Where did summer go?”

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
MAIN STREET: Full circle of life on Cougar Bay

Roberta Graves Larsen was born on Aug. 8, 1936, at the home of Dr. Blackwell, which is now known as the Blackwell House on Sherman Avenue. She grew up in the...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Loss a reminder not to wait for tomorrow

Two weeks ago, I was reminded of the importance of listening to promptings. July was very full in my world with visiting family, three weekend parades (two t...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Friendships that go the distance

July has been filled with family reunions and class reunions and one that was rather unique.

Updated 2 months ago
Musical dreams becoming a reality

I recently came across a photograph I’d taken for the Coeur d’Alene Press’ Fabulous Faces page in 2013.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
How hot is too hot? A matter of perspective

My love/hate relationship with August arrived in July this year. I’m feeling a sense of urgency to cram summer enjoyment into a few weeks while summer seems ...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Once a Viking, always a Viking

It’s not often these days that I’m the youngest in any gathering, but this week, when I joined the CHS Class of '68 for their 50-year+ All Class reunion plan...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Heartbreak is never a long time ago

I consider Theresa Hart a good friend. Her son and my nephew served together with the 116th out of Post Falls when they were deployed to Iraq in 2010.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Skybox swansong redux

A baker’s dozen years ago, when I was doing morning radio on KVNI, I accepted the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce invitation to announce the Fourth of July...

Updated 3 months ago
Safety first for summer fun

Happy first day of summer, although a forecasted high temperature of 67 just doesn’t cut it for me. Somewhere in the 80s is my happy place. Summer solstice t...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Perfect gift in memory of my dad

In 2004, I bought my dad a Father’s Day card and gift and enjoyed a dad hug. We never know when simple things will happen for the last time. Such is life.