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Soccer group plans indoor facility

A soccer organization will kick off a fundraising drive Saturday to build the first full-sized indoor soccer facility in North Idaho.

The proposed $1.5 million complex will go in at the southwest corner of Prairie Avenue and Huetter Road on the northwest edge of Coeur d’Alene. The 9.5-acre property is being purchased from regional developer Parkwood Properties.

Sting Timbers FC, formerly Sting Premier Soccer, plans to start work on the project this fall with a tentative completion of early 2017.

The complex will have three regulation-size artificial turf soccer fields and an indoor field for winter training, said Tony Norris, president of the Sting board of directors/SR. More here (subscription).




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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