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August 22, 2012 in City
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Ashley Miller, 9, tries out the new rink Tuesday at Frontier Ice Arena, just outside of Coeur d’Alene. The old rink, which served dozens of hockey teams for school-age players, collapsed in a snowstorm a few years ago. The new facility opened for its first public skate Tuesday.

Professional hockey player Tyler Johnson pretends to check 5-year-old Jastin Mooney into the boards. Johnson put in an appearance and signed autographs.