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Kerri Thoreson

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Updated 1 week, 2 days ago

All dressed up and somewhere to go

Class of 2021 seniors around our county are celebrating the return to normal by donning formal wear, corsages an...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Unexpected humor lightens the mood and unites

Main Street for Jan. 27

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Plan B turns into a novel celebration

If 2020 taught us anything it's to be prepared with a Plan B.

Updated 4 months ago
Focus on the banks in the coming year

Main Street column for Jan. 13

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Gratitude for a gadget and medical professionals

In December Cheryl Freeman and her husband, Kenny, came down with a "bug." Cheryl was feeling sick for several days when her friend, Dianna Haug dropped off a "care package" of chicken noodle soup, over-the-count...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Generosity lightens heaviness of holidays

Main Street for Dec. 30

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Christmas Eve journey of giving

Main Street column for Dec. 23

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Small businesses with big celebrations

Main Street column for Dec. 16

Updated 5 months ago
Generous hearts spreading kindness

The residents of the Highlands community in Post Falls held their semi-annual golf cart parade and collected 1,391 pounds of food and $1,865 in cash for the Post Falls Food Bank. That's a 37% increase over 2019 f...

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Milestone birthday prompts walk down memory lane

Main Street column for Dec. 2

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Counting our blessings looks different this year

Main Street column for Nov. 25

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
WW II veteran enjoying breakfast in Heaven

Main Street for Nov. 18

Updated 6 months ago
Friends feeding friends is a labor of love

Main Street column for Nov. 11

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Suffragist, poll workers heroes of the day

As someone who treasures the experience of going to my polling place on election day to cast my ballot, this year the Kootenai County Elections office and all of the poll workers are the unsung heroes. In a year ...

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
The importance of casting a ballot, always

On November 22, 1963 I was an 11-year-old sixth-grader at El Cerrito Elementary School in LaHabra, California. It was my turn to be a lunch monitor, taking tickets when the students entered the cafeteria. So ther...

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Love propels mom across finish line

Main Street column for Oct. 21