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PREP ROUNDUP: Lake City stays tied for first in IEL, downs Coeur d'Alene
September 30, 2022 1:30 a.m.

PREP ROUNDUP: Lake City stays tied for first in IEL, downs Coeur d'Alene

Results from Thursday's prep volleyball and soccer matches.

North Idaho 14-day weather forecast
September 30, 2022 1:20 a.m.

North Idaho 14-day weather forecast

North Idaho 14-day weather forecast

5A/4A REGIONAL GOLF: Potter sends Cd'A boys to regional title
September 30, 2022 1:20 a.m.

5A/4A REGIONAL GOLF: Potter sends Cd'A boys to regional title

Lake City's Heick also qualifies in 5A; Lakeland senior Brady Hanna wins 4A boys medalist at The Idaho Club.

Gridiron Guesses: These matchups are no pushovers
September 30, 2022 1:20 a.m.

Gridiron Guesses: These matchups are no pushovers

Press sports editor Mark Nelke and sports writer Jason Elliott break down this week's prep football schedule.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: How I'm able to shower you with sports opinions
September 30, 2022 1:18 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: How I'm able to shower you with sports opinions

There never will be a shortage of things to light up a sports columnist’s fingers.

'I love every minute of being a teacher'
September 30, 2022 1:09 a.m.

'I love every minute of being a teacher'

Treaty Rock's Karen Lauritzen is 2023 Idaho Teacher of the Year

Treaty Rock Elementary third grade teacher Karen Lauritzen was surprised by Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra, Post Falls School District officials, her family and her entire school Thursday morning as everyone gathered in the gym to announce that she is the 2023 Idaho Teacher of the Year.

Potlatch Hill residents oppose cell tower
September 30, 2022 1:08 a.m.

Potlatch Hill residents oppose cell tower

Emotions ran high Thursday night when Kootenai County residents shared their concerns on a proposed cell tower off Potlatch Hill Road with commissioners. The board will deliberate the proposal Oct. 6 at 9 a.m. at the Kootenai County administration building. Ingle, AT&T and SmartLink are seeking a conditional-use permit to build a “wireless communication facility to provide the latest 5G and 4G LTE technology.”

That makes purrrfect sense
September 30, 2022 1:07 a.m.

That makes purrrfect sense

Cat that went missing nine years ago in California found in Hayden

Lost and found - 9 years later

KCTFHR receives $30K grant from Carr Foundation
September 30, 2022 1:06 a.m.

KCTFHR receives $30K grant from Carr Foundation

The Gregory C. Carr Foundation has granted the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations $30,000 to help support a number of human rights initiatives in Kootenai County.

Sandpoint area gets new VA center
September 30, 2022 1:05 a.m.

Sandpoint area gets new VA center

STGi International and Veterans Affairs will dedicate the new rural health center, 130 McGhee Road, Suite 101, in Kootenai. The open house is taking place Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Virginia-based STGi already operates dozens of similar clinics across the country, VA officials said in announcing the center’s opening. Founded in 1997, STGi boasts a record of contracting with numerous federal departments and agencies. The entity specializes in “​​healthcare services, training services, and grants management to federal customers,” according to its website.

September 30, 2022 1:05 a.m.

Weekend TV/Radio highlights

Television and radio highlights for upcoming weekend.

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

EDITORIAL: Urban renewal: District closures open big doors

Part 2 of a deep dive into how urban renewal helps Idaho.

Today's Ghastly Groaner
September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

Today's Ghastly Groaner

What do bees like to chew?

Festival at Sandpoint announces season pass sale
September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

Festival at Sandpoint announces season pass sale

Sure, The Festival at Sandpoint will turn the big 4-0 in 2023, but the community will be the one celebrating with plenty of great music. To catch that music — and save on ticket prices — Festival officials said the best bet is to purchase a season pass. Season passes for 2023 will go on sale Saturday and cost $299 before fees and taxes.

Cd'A Symphony Orchestra returns for 44th season
September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

Cd'A Symphony Orchestra returns for 44th season

Opening concert Saturday in Schuler Performing Arts Center

The Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra has announced the start of its 44th season. Maestro Danh Pham said what audiences will enjoy most about this season is the variety.

North Idaho Philharmonia announces 'Baroque Magic'
September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

North Idaho Philharmonia announces 'Baroque Magic'

Concerts at the Panida Theater Oct. 7, 8; high tea event Oct. 9

Audiences are invited to nestle in Oct. 7 and 8 at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint for a rare opportunity to experience the complete Brandenburg Concertos by J.S. Bach in one go, presented during a magical weekend by the North Idaho Philharmonia.

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

CELL TOWER: Should be denied

There is ample evidence that lightning strikes are more prevalent within one mile of a tall cellphone tower.

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

GROWTH: ‘Enough is enough’

I moved up here to Idaho when I was 3 years old.

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

FIRST AMENDMENT: Right to conspire to riot?

Dave Sheldon is suggesting in his Sept. 25 letter to the editor, that our founding fathers anticipated the right of 31 people to freely assemble in the back of an enclosed local U-Haul truck in “full costume.”

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

REAWAKENING TOUR: First Amendment right

In response to Ashley Spencer in the Sunday, Sept. 25 LTE’s.

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

STUDENT LOANS: Forgiveness unfair to others

This is for all those folks that are about to benefit from the Biden regime’s student loan forgiveness program.

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

URBAN RENEWAL: An objectionable scheme

Is an urban renewal scheme required for effective development?

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

CANDLELIGHT: A political ploy, not about election security

“That makes me feel unsafe.”

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

CANDLELIGHT: Polling place decision hypocritical

In regard to the article today, Coeur d’Alene Press Candlelight Christian Fellowship shouldn’t hold elections at the church, insinuating they are swaying voters by sending out political leaflets…

MY TURN: Do your homework; NIC and the business community
September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

MY TURN: Do your homework; NIC and the business community

Brent Regan’s last column, Work not Woke, was a little amusing. The silver spoon trust funder has taken a few college classes in California, but he’s never benefited from an Idaho education, nor has he ever been a large-scale employer in this region. Brent’s latest take on North Idaho College mischaracterized our community’s history and diminished the hard work of current leaders by sharing: “At the beginning of this century, control of NIC was firmly in the hands of the “downtown crowd” good old boys.”

Those stinkin' bugs
September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

Those stinkin' bugs

Western conifer seed bugs make themselves at home in your home

Everyone likes coming home to a cozy, warm house as autumn air becomes crisp and daylight draws shorter. You know who else likes a warm house on a cold day? Stink bugs. Well, what many call "stink bugs" are actually Western conifer seed bugs. But they're pretty stinky too.

Post Falls to swear in new school board trustee
September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

Post Falls to swear in new school board trustee

Sara Rodriquez will fill Zone 3 vacancy

The Post Falls School Board will swear in its newest member during a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 10.

September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

Cd'A breaks 113-year-old rain record

Shift from high heat just two days ago

Just two days after setting a record for high temperature when it hit 90 degrees Tuesday, Coeur d'Alene broke a rain record that had stood more than 100 years. Climatologist Cliff Harris said that by 5:30 p.m. Thursday, it had rained .62 of an inch at his home on Player Drive and more was falling.

Bertram William McCauley, 93
September 30, 2022 1 a.m.

Bertram William McCauley, 93

Lt. Col Bertram William McCauley, 93

September 30, 2022 midnight

Legals for September, 30 2022