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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 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Young speakers' poise inspires

I said “yes” to teacher and friend Daniel Connelly when he extended an invitation to judge Summit Christian Academy’s speech meet last week.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Liver for the win of the worst

Last week, Bert took a long weekend holiday, flying south to spend time with our daughter, Sarah. They took in a couple of days of the world-famous Barrett-Jac…

Updated 4 months ago
Community is a verb

Community can be described a a collective of people who come together to support and engage each other, forming a sense of belonging and shared identity.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Cheers for the skilled trades workers

It’s been all about the weather 24/7 for most of January, with good reason. Dangerous cold and ice and our next round of snow all present challenges.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Today is tomorrow's good old days

Over the weekend, I posted a 2009 photo from a roast for Cliff Hayes’ retirement from the Post Falls Police Department on my Facebook page.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Everyone on the banks has a story

“Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing things historians usually rec…

Updated 5 months ago
Be safe, be kind, be here in the new year

Here’s to all of the public safety first responders, dispatchers, retail clerks, hospitality workers, delivery people, medical care providers and everyone who …

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Christmas Eve journey of giving

Author’s note: This story first appeared in The Press on Dec. 21, 2005, the second Christmas as this “daddy’s girl” was grieving the loss of mine. Each of the …

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Love in every stitch and square

Last week, I wrote about the wonderful Holidays and Heroes event, the Post Falls Police Department and our area first responders. This year, the St. George Cat…

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Annual event warms the hearts of all

The Holidays and Heroes program began in Post Falls 25 years ago. The Post Falls Police Department has taken the lead since the beginning in conjunction with K…

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
The last day of 2023 is made for love

1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3 ... those numbers aren’t waltz step counts, they represent a really unique date that’s coming up on the last day of this year: Dec. 31, 2023, …

Updated 6 months ago
Cheers for Ellen's gift to community

On Friday, the 11th season of Ellen Travolta’s annual Christmas show at The Coeur d’Alene Resort opens.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
To everything there is a season

Life can change in an instant, as our family experienced in the one week since I last wrote this column.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
The people (who voted) have spoken

Since I filed this column several hours before the polls closed yesterday, no Wednesday morning election quarterbacking will be included. I’m hoping that humil…

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Observations from someone who's been there

A decade ago, I was a candidate for mayor in Post Falls.