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February 28, 2013
Kathy Plonka photo

Coeur d’Alene resident Zach Taylor walks past the Freedom Tree, center, today. The Norway spruce will be removed during the reconstruction of McEuen Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene. The city is asking residents to share ideas on what to do with the wood.

Coeur d'Alene Parks Department photo

The Freedom Tree, a Norway spruce, stands alone in a parking lot at McEuen Park. It will be removed to make way for a new parking area and pedestrian access to the park.

Coeur d'Alene Parks Department photo

The new design for McEuen Park in Coeur d’Alene shows a veterans memorial on the west end of the park near the Lake Coeur d’Alene promenade.