BOISE – The Idaho State Board of Education has new elected officers to serve for the next year, including a new president. Dr. Linda Clark will serve as president, Debbie Critchfield will serve as vice president and Dr. David Hill will serve as secretary. The board announced the moves Friday.
A key figure at Gritman Medical Center in Moscow is calling for the resignation of the hospital’s board chairman, citing concerns about the way he has handled his conflict of interest involving contracts that have gone to him and his family.
Tony and Suzanne Bamonte tout their latest book of local history as a great gift for Father’s Day. But they’re being modest. “The Coeur d’Alenes Gold Rush and Its Lasting Legacy” is a great gift for any student of history in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Any day.
While Roger Dunsmore rode his utility pole circuit, his wife, Jenni Fallein, played for others’ supper. Roger, a retired University of Montana prof and superb poet, was busy Monday posting his poem of the month on telephone poles. His wife, meanwhile, joined friend Dale Young and other local musicians on Sherman Avenue for Street Music Week to raise money for Second Harvest food bank.
An extended family of 13 Idahoans made their presence known on a Max train in Portland last week, including an older woman who told her grandson in a loud voice that brownies weren’t safe to eat in Oregon.
An iconic piece of Coeur d’Alene history will return to the Lake City this weekend. After six years of fundraising and restoration, the Playland Pier Carousel is all set for its grand opening on Friday, as a part of Coeur d’Alene’s first Family Day in the Park.