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DEVIN WEEKS

Staff Writer

Devin Weeks is a third-generation North Idaho resident. She holds an associate degree in journalism from North Idaho College and a bachelor's in communication arts from Lewis-Clark State College Coeur d'Alene. Devin embarked on her journalism career at the Coeur d'Alene Press in 2013. She worked weekends for several years, covering a wide variety of events and issues throughout Kootenai County. Devin now mainly covers K-12 education and the city of Post Falls. She enjoys delivering daily chuckles through the Ghastly Groaner and loves highlighting local people in the Fast Five segment that runs in CoeurVoice. Devin lives in Post Falls with her husband and their three eccentric and very needy cats.

Recent Stories

FAST FIVE: Lisa Schaff: 'Our vote is our power'
March 2, 2024 1 a.m.

FAST FIVE: Lisa Schaff: 'Our vote is our power'

Meet Lisa Schaff, a Coeur d’Alene resident of 12 years who has been a member of the League of Women Voters of Kootenai County since 2016. Lisa would tell you that compassion and empathy are the core emotions that drive her to work for the League. Fairness, truth and civil democracy are at the forefront of her values.

Acting locally, thinking globally
March 1, 2024 1:05 a.m.

Acting locally, thinking globally

Girl Scouts raise $540 for Children's Village during World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day is a time when Girl Scouts place themselves in the shoes of other Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world and honor their counterparts in other countries. "Living in America, we're very gifted living in the area we do," Haileigh Alban, 16, of Troop 2035 Post Falls, said Tuesday. "It's nice to see other countries and see how other communities revolve around each other. It's a look into the outside world that we're not the only ones here.

Wright Insurance declines coverage for CLN
February 29, 2024 1:09 a.m.

Wright Insurance declines coverage for CLN

Unresolved claims cited as reason for denial

After trustees voted to change the Community Library Network's insurance policies, the insurer they sought to contract with has declined coverage, citing current unresolved claims.

Take that to the bank
February 28, 2024 1:05 a.m.

Take that to the bank

Area financial institutions share expertise with Mountain View students

Bank applications and financial paperwork can be daunting, especially for young people who have never opened checking accounts.

Looking for the positive
February 27, 2024 1:09 a.m.

Looking for the positive

Area schools encourage good behavior through intervention, support programming

Schools across North Idaho and the country are supporting students through Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports programs.

Enjoy a libation, support education
February 26, 2024 1:06 a.m.

Enjoy a libation, support education

Wine, Stein and Dine to benefit PF schools Saturday

In the 26 years since its inception, the Wine, Stein and Dine event has awarded over $700,000 in grant funds to benefit students in the Post Falls School District.

Young agents of change
February 24, 2024 1:06 a.m.

Young agents of change

Student Advisory Group members learning to advocate for themselves, peers

Students in the Coeur d'Alene School District's Student Advisory Group are serious about effecting positive change in their school communities.

FAST FIVE: Find your inner goddess with Lindsey Jones
February 24, 2024 1 a.m.

FAST FIVE: Find your inner goddess with Lindsey Jones

Meet Lindsey Jones, a Pacific Northwest native who is a champion for female entrepreneurship in the Post Falls community. With years of business ownership and unwavering determination, she has always shared a common goal – empowering women, particularly mothers, to enhance their lives by leveraging their passions to create financial stability.

Planning for their academic futures
February 23, 2024 1:07 a.m.

Planning for their academic futures

More than 350 students, parents attend Cd'A School District event

Students in the Coeur d'Alene School District have a number of options when designing their academic tracks. They can pursue dual credits and graduate with an associate degree when they receive their high school diploma. They can enroll at the Kootenai Technical Education Campus and learn a trade. They can take advanced placement courses so they are ahead of the game when they head off to college.

It's the Safety Fest
February 22, 2024 1:09 a.m.

It's the Safety Fest

Free training sessions continue in PF today, Friday

Safe workspaces are more than just hard hats, leather gloves and steel-toed boots. They also include effective communication, appropriate boundaries, trust and cultural awareness. Some factors to consider are gender, the organizational hierarchy and age. "Age could be a factor as some people refuse to take orders from folks that are young," said Adam Gerson, compliance assistance specialist with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Boise Area Office.

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