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Coeur d’Alene city administrator resigns

The Coeur d’Alene city administrator resigned today after 25 years with the city. No reason was given for her sudden departure.

Wendy Gabriel resigned, effective immediately, under terms of a mutual agreement reached with the city, according to a city news release.

Finance Director Troy Tymesen was named acting city administrator.

“I have had the honor to serve my community for 25 amazing years,” Gabriel said in a statement. “I look around our great city and can’t help but feel proud of all that this city team and this community have accomplished.”

Gabriel started with the city in May 1989 as a legal intern in the city attorney’s office. She worked her way through the ranks, serving as a claims manager and research assistant, interim city administrator and deputy city administrator. Gabriel was named city administrator in June 2002.

“I would like to thank Wendy for her 25 years of dedicated service to the city,” Mayor Steve Widmyer said in a statement. “I wish her all the best.”