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THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Still a hit in Stillwater — Vanessa Shippy-Fletcher, the Lake City High product and former Oklahoma State star, now making an impact on the Cowgirls as batting coach
May 30, 2024 1:30 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Still a hit in Stillwater — Vanessa Shippy-Fletcher, the Lake City High product and former Oklahoma State star, now making an impact on the Cowgirls as batting coach

“I pinch myself every day," Shippy-Fletcher said earlier this season, in an interview published in “The O’Colly,” Oklahoma State’s student newspaper. "The reason I chose Oklahoma State in high school was because I wanted to choose a program that I felt like I could make a difference in. And when I made that decision, I just figured it’d be as a player. It’s really a dream come true to continue to be a part of the process this program continues to make. Especially under Coach G's leadership.”

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: No debate, the stats were well-earned
May 30, 2024 1:20 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: No debate, the stats were well-earned

Baseball fans can always argue about stats. That’s what we do.

North Idaho 14-day forecast
May 30, 2024 1:20 a.m.

North Idaho 14-day forecast

North Idaho 14-day forecast

AT COLLEGE: May 30, 2024
May 30, 2024 1:15 a.m.

AT COLLEGE: May 30, 2024

Updates on local athletes at the next level.

A sign of things to come in Coeur d'Alene
May 30, 2024 1:09 a.m.

A sign of things to come in Coeur d'Alene

City considers code changes to allow for billboards to be moved

The proposed new code would also set requirements for electronic signs regarding brightness and require technology for auto dimming.

'We are part of the American dream'
May 30, 2024 1:08 a.m.

'We are part of the American dream'

North Idaho home builders say they want to do more but roadblocks prevent them

National Association of Home Builders sends four top department heads to North Idaho.

Northwest Expedition Academy students explore support dog work through writing
May 30, 2024 1:07 a.m.

Northwest Expedition Academy students explore support dog work through writing

More essays to be published Friday

Fourth graders at Northwest Expedition Academy spent time this spring investigating the question, "How do support dogs make a difference in people’s lives?" Four different support dogs from the community came into the classroom so students could learn more about their specific jobs. Students spent time researching dog’s specialized senses that make them so adept for support work.

Great fishing awaits anglers in June as F&G trout stocking reaches its annual peak
May 30, 2024 1:05 a.m.

Great fishing awaits anglers in June as F&G trout stocking reaches its annual peak

May and June are Fish and Game's biggest months for fish stocking

Anglers may find many rivers running at peak flows that can make fishing challenging, but some good river fishing opportunities still exist, particularly Chinook fishing and in rivers that are dam controlled.

Today's Ghastly Groaner
May 30, 2024 1 a.m.

Today's Ghastly Groaner

If the snow melts too fast

May 30, 2024 1 a.m.

Family Promise lands $15K grant

Will support families in Kootenai County

A Future Begins at Home has catalyzed millions in additional funding resulting in more than 25,000 families served

May 30, 2024 1 a.m.

MY TURN: Attacks on school show unwarranted

Performance at Athol Elementary nothing to apologize for.

May 30, 2024 1 a.m.

Important dates to help plan your June

From tags sales to general season openers, here’s a partial list of what’s happening in June

Be sure to stay up to date on all Fish and Game happenings. Here are some important dates you should know to help you plan.

May’s 'Wildlife Express' takes a bird’s-eye view on swallows
May 30, 2024 1 a.m.

May’s 'Wildlife Express' takes a bird’s-eye view on swallows

Each Wildlife Express issue features an Idaho wildlife species and articles related to science and ecological concepts

Swallows build different nests, depending on the species, these are called nesting strategies. Each gives the birds different advantages.

Turkey hunter attacked by female moose with calves near Blackfoot
May 30, 2024 1 a.m.

Turkey hunter attacked by female moose with calves near Blackfoot

A moose will often bluff by pawing the ground and licking its lips. If it lowers its ears, a charge is likely forthcoming!

West Bonner ponders school closures
May 30, 2024 1 a.m.

West Bonner ponders school closures

Community hopes to fund extracurricular programs on its own

Several elementary schools will likely be closed as part of an effort to close a $4.68 million shortfall brought about by the failure of a West Bonner County levy.

May 30, 2024 1 a.m.

Zinke seeks $50 million for infrastructure projects in western Montana

he project, if approved, would update 3.71 miles of roadway

May 30, 2024 midnight

Legals for May, 30 2024