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Kerri Thoreson

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Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago

Serving the voters; observe, don't celebrate

Each election year, this column is filed on Tuesdays, long before the polls close at 8 p.m. So, while I can’t do i…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
May is for ice cream, motorcycles and voting

The past week’s glorious sunshiny weather has been a mood brightener all the way around.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Bold-face mention for Miss Nancy

My dear friend and former newspaper columnist, Nancy Harlocker of Dalton Gardens, left this world May 1 after 92 memorable years of life.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Here's to the merry month of May!

I love my birthday month of May, which I celebrate all month long with a hundred or so Main Street Birthday friends, starting with May Day, the Kentucky Derby,…

Updated 1 month ago
The resource of special teams

Last November, I volunteered with the Post Falls American Legion's free community Thanksgiving dinner, something I'd done for many years. That day one of the w…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Teaching us how to live our best lives

Last week, I had the pleasure of talking with one of the most interesting women I know. Betty Stone is celebrating a milestone birthday today, although she sta…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Of shopping hungry and pimento cheese sandwiches

After a meeting first thing Monday morning in Coeur d'Alene, I stopped at the grocery store for a few things.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Farm, ranch life on the Rathdrum Prairie

Recently, I realized that changing landscape can be disorienting when landmarks implanted in our brain no longer exist. I’ve lived here since Post Falls was fe…

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
March Madness fun for local couple

Alan and Dani Wolfe of Post Falls are an athletic pair ... running, hiking, golfing, Ironman and coaching youth sports.They’re engaged and enthusiastic grandpa…

Updated 2 months ago
Top down and sounds of spring

Ruthie Clark always wanted a little red convertible, which seemed impractical during marriage and motherhood and life in rural North Idaho.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Planting peas and parading on St. Patrick's Day

Back in the day, my late mother, Alice Rankin, was a master gardener, teaching classes through the county extension office.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Are power lunches still powerful?

The era of the three martini lunch is long past but doing lunch with clients, customers or prospects is still a thing, or is it?

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Leaplings celebrate their rare birthdate

Hayden Lake’s Nancy DiGiammarco will be celebrating her 19th birthday Thursday although she was born in 1948, which was 76 years ago. Leap Year babies born on …

Updated 3 months ago
Back to basics with pen and paper

I came across an interesting bit of trivia recently that caused me pause. The island nation of Iceland has more writers per capita than anywhere in the world.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Feeling the love every day of the year

It’s Valentine’s Day! If you’re treating your love to flowers, candy, a romantic dinner or beautiful card, you’re in the majority.