A Spokane nordic skier and his dogs have qualified for the big-leagues of skijoring.
Team Hanks: Louie (Australian shepherd), Lucky (border collie), Mountie (greyster) and Dan Hanks (human) will compete in the International Federation of Sleddog Sports 2017 World Championships Jan. 23-Feb. 3 in Haliburton, Ontario.
The FBI said Wednesday it’s still investigating the unusual death of Rita Maze, whose body was found in a car trunk in Spokane after an hourslong trip from Helena, Montana. But the agency said in a statement it’s “not actively seeking any suspects in this case.”
The Obama administration is close to announcing a series of measures to punish Russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election, including economic sanctions and diplomatic censure, according to U.S. officials.
How effective do you think any punishment will be?
When Glenn Jefferson was in high school in Virginia, he had aspirations of becoming a medical missionary.
That’s still on his to-do list, but the Lewiston resident answered another call 16 years ago, when he helped create the Snake River Community Clinic in Lewiston.
A new program aims to help school counselors in Idaho with career and college readiness and planning.
The Inspiring Futures Project is partnership between AmeriCorps and the Idaho Department of Labor. It started in late October. There are three representatives, staffed by AmeriCorps, throughout Idaho.
Have you ever had to work on Christmas Day? CH
Members of The Vine Church in Coeur d’Alene surprised people working Christmas Day by delivering gifts to them.
The gifts were given in appreciation of the recipients’ willingness to work while most people spent the day with family and friends.
The mayhem that has rippled through malls in more than a dozen states continued Tuesday evening, when about 200 rowdy teenagers showed up en masse at a Philadelphia mall in a gathering planned on Snapchat, officials said.
FYI: I hate shopping. And shopping malls. CH
President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday night to defend the charitable foundation he has pledged to close, saying the media had not given him enough credit for his generosity and ignoring the legal issues that have ensnared the organization in controversy.
And to think Minnesota was the team that some folks worried would not show up for the Holiday Bowl.
The Washington State Cougars were present, but played like they were the ones boycotting, declining to muster even an anemic offense until the final, unimpactful seconds of their 17-12 loss in the Holiday Bowl.
For many throughout in the Inland Northwest Saturday was the first night of Chanukah or Hanukkah.
I've been privileged to have been invited to several such celebrations and loved the lighting of the candle, the prayers and the delightful latkes.
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba’s revolutionary leader and Thailand’s longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
A former Gladstone cop sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of his wife has been permanently assigned to the state’s prison for women – despite identifying as a man, with legal recognition, for the past six years.
'Twas two days after Christmas and most of us mere mortals are back at work. Not DFO, of course.
I'm trying hard not to lose my holiday glow, but I have a column due this morning and it's been a few days since I've had to sit at my desk like a grown up.
In a letter published in Sunday's Cda Press, Michael Quinn takes issue with a story about atheists and Christmas. He writes, "Had to laugh at Tuesday’s article, “Christmas for Atheists.” I mean, seriously. Isn’t that like prime rib for vegetarians?"
He says he has a problem with atheism. Do you?
Two North Idaho businessmen are putting together a 4-day, water festival near Phoenix in Feb., featuring hydroplane racing, music and more. CEO Greg Cook, a retired Air Force Colonel from Coeur d’Alene, co-founded the effort with business partner Patrick Stroud, a Marine Corps veteran from Wallace. A public briefing is scheduled Thursday in Cda.
So here is how Naomi Bashkansky, 13, explains her opening moves in a chess game. “You try to get in a better position,” Naomi says about the opening moves, “so that you keep crushing the opponent, and squeezing them.”
But that's chess.
Do you play chess?
A story by Kate Kuntz, a home-schooled junior from Chattaroy, has been judged the best of 68 entries to win The Spokesman-Review’s 2016 Outdoor Writing Contest for high school students.
Do you have any lake cabin memories?
A Caldwell woman who triggered an Amber Alert after taking three children on a trip along with a suspected child molester has changed her plea in the case.
The Idaho Statesman reports Sarah Joy Dunn pleaded guilty last week to a felony charge of custodial interference. She had previously entered a not guilty plea.
My husband and I spent the weekend before Christmas in CdA enjoying some much-needed time away-- dining out and attending a wedding. Aside from much lower restaurant bills one thing stood out-- water. At Bardenay and at Rivelle's servers brought water to the table without our asking.
About 65 people are out of work after a fire destroyed a warehouse in the eastern Idaho city of Ucon.
KIFI-TV reports that the Snake River Plains Potato Warehouse is a total loss after the fire that started early Monday.