It’s as though he heard Hall of Famer Steve Young say, as he does quite frequently, that the NFL is now a place for new ideas — and that old-fashioned football cannot win a Super Bowl.
And Pete finally believed it.
For decades, the North Idaho Building Contractors Association has called it the “One Day House.”
But the 307 volunteer builders and subcontractors who met in Post Falls on July 7, 1982, needed only 6 hours, 55 minutes, and 23 seconds to build the three-bedroom, ranch-style house – not 24 hours.
Every year, women in our community look forward to our annual Women’s Luncheon as a time for celebration and inspiration. On Nov. 3, at The Coeur d’Alene Resort, we are overjoyed to once again host this inspiring event. This year, we are welcoming guest speaker Amberley Snyder, who will share her story of triumph in the midst of incredible tragedy.
With the local blood supply depleted by almost half since the start of summer, and only a day’s worth of O-positive blood available, donations are more important than ever.
“We’re in an emergency shortage,” said Jennifer Hawkins, regional director of Vitalant Northwest. “We’re seeing numbers we’ve never seen before.”
Vitalant is a nonprofit organization that provides donated blood to more than 40 hospitals throughout the Inland Northwest, including Kootenai Health.
The number of regular donors has plummeted in the last decade, from about 100,000 to around 23,000. More than 200 donors a day are needed to maintain a five-day blood supply in the region.