Photographers, bird watchers line Higgens Point shore
COEUR D’ALENE - About 50 photographers and bird watchers, and thousands of dollars worth of camera equipment, spread out on the shorelines of Higgens Point along Lake Coeur d’Alene midmorning on Monday.
“There can be nothing in the world more beautiful than the Yosemite, the groves of the giant sequoias and redwoods, the Canyon of the Colorado, the Canyon of the Yellowstone, the Three Tetons; and our people should see to it that they are preserved for their children and their children's children forever…”
If we were not still in the grip of a deadly pandemic, with the seven-day average death toll from the coronavirus hovering just over 1,100 a day, I probably would not have thought of giving thanks this year for the medical researchers who have given this country protection against many life-threatening illnesses.
Following a chaotic meeting of the North Idaho College board of trustees Monday night, two more college leaders announced their plan to retire, totaling seven open or to-be-open leadership roles at a college which lacks a president.