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Cities reject county request to withhold building permits
August 1, 2023 1:09 a.m.

Cities reject county request to withhold building permits

Kootenai County has asked 12 cities to withhold building permits for new construction unless cities receive proof of payment for proposed county impact fees supporting the sheriff’s office, jail and parks and waterways.

Taxing districts win lawsuit over late fees
July 18, 2023 1:07 a.m.

Taxing districts win lawsuit over late fees

Kootenai County treasurer may appeal

A judge has ordered Kootenai County to distribute a proportional share of penalties and interest collected from property taxpayers to the taxing districts where the fees were generated, but the dispute over who gets to keep the funds may not be over.

PF buys land for future use
September 23, 2022 1:08 a.m.

PF buys land for future use

Parcel of 14.5 acres is near Pleasantview, Poleline, Grange Road

The Post Falls City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to buy a $990,000, 14.5-acre undeveloped parcel on the west side of town to be used for a future park and public works facility.

Mayors not wild about impact-fee proposal
September 22, 2022 1:08 a.m.

Mayors not wild about impact-fee proposal

County wants cities to collect fees on its behalf to fund jail, parks, waterways

Not-so-sudden impact

County to retain penalties, interest from delinquent property taxes
August 25, 2022 1:08 a.m.

County to retain penalties, interest from delinquent property taxes

Some city leaders in Kootenai County say the county is converting tax revenue belonging to their cities for the county’s use and that the move will cost local taxing districts thousands of dollars. Meanwhile, the county asserts that the change is based on a section of Idaho Code that went previously unexamined.

Invocation variation
April 20, 2022 1:09 a.m.

Invocation variation

While CDA hears minor controversy, other cities blessed with silence

While CDA handles minor controversy, other cities hear blessed silence

Post Falls council gets 3 fresh faces
November 4, 2021 1 a.m.

Post Falls council gets 3 fresh faces

Post Falls welcomes three new council members

Moratorium on growth: Not an option
August 8, 2021 1:09 a.m.

Moratorium on growth: Not an option

With city growth on the forefront of many citizens' concerns, the mayor of Post Falls Ron Jacobson and the city attorney Warren Wilson sit down with The Press to respond