Stories tagged: Coeur d'Alene Tribe
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015
Idaho tribes seek halt to ‘instant racing’ betting machines
BOISE – The chairmen of four Idaho Indian tribes on Tuesday called on the state’s governor and attorney general to end the spread of so-called “instant racing” betting machines – …
Wed., Nov. 19, 2014
Conference focuses on Lake Coeur d’Alene pollution, solutions
Five years ago, officials from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and the state of Idaho shook hands on a deal to address historic mining pollution at the bottom of Lake Coeur …
Sat., Sept. 6, 2014
Judge orders Texas Hold ’Em stopped at North Idaho casino
BOISE – A federal judge on Friday ordered a halt to Texas Hold ’Em poker tournaments at the Coeur d’Alene Casino in Worley, saying the tourneys violate Idaho’s ban on …
Fri., July 25, 2014
Shawn Vestal: Ted Nugent’s most-enduring record a monotone of racism and hatred
Why did the Coeur d’Alene Tribe cancel the concert of super-bigot and hack rocker Ted Nugent? Because the left hates guns.
Tue., June 24, 2014
CdA Tribe poker dispute headed for arbitration
A dispute between the state of Idaho and the Coeur d’Alene Tribe over Texas Hold ’Em-style poker games at the Coeur d’Alene Casino is headed for arbitration. A May 2 …
Sun., June 22, 2014, 6:58 p.m.
Tribal police seek Worley shooting suspect
Coeur d’Alene tribal police are searching for a man tied to a Worley, Idaho, shooting early Saturday that left another man hospitalized. Timothy Ray Allen, Jr., a 22-year-old tribal member, …
Fri., June 13, 2014
Coeur d’Alene Tribe plans to buy back lands with $4.1 million federal settlement
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is preparing to use a $4.1 million federal settlement to buy back lands on its North Idaho reservation. The program targets parcels with “fractionalized ownership,” which …
Wed., May 28, 2014
CdA Tribe equates Texas Hold ’Em at its casino to games of skill
BOISE – Texas Hold ’Em poker is no different than golf under Idaho law, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe contends as it fights a lawsuit filed by the state. Poker is …
Sat., May 3, 2014
CdA Tribe sued by Idaho over casino poker
BOISE – The state of Idaho sued the Coeur d’Alene Tribe in U.S. District Court on Friday as the tribe launched new poker games at the Coeur d’Alene Casino in …
Thu., April 17, 2014
Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s plan to offer poker at casino at odds with Idaho
WORLEY, Idaho – The Coeur d’Alene Casino is ready to shuffle up and deal. The casino is advertising a May 2 opening date for its new poker room, with executives …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2014, 3:20 p.m.
Two children die after falling through Idaho pond’s ice
PLUMMER, Idaho — Two children have died after falling through ice on a pond near Plummer, Idaho. The incident happened on Sunday.
Thu., Jan. 30, 2014
Cedar sculpin fish species discovered in region’s streams
Genetic testing has confirmed the presence of a new fish species in the Coeur d’Alene and St. Joe rivers. Cedar sculpins are small, prehistoric-looking and tasty to trout. For decades, …
Sat., Jan. 25, 2014
North Idaho College offers instruction in Coeur d’Alene language
At first, Leo Tanner found the long strings of consonants in the Coeur d’Alene language intimidating, and he had difficulty producing sounds from the back of his throat. The North …
Wed., Oct. 23, 2013
Coeur d’Alene Tribe hosts water potato harvest
HEYBURN STATE PARK, Idaho – When the long summer days waned, the women of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe headed out to the mudflats to gather water potatoes. Stomping barefoot through …
Sun., July 28, 2013
Julyamsh Powwow honors pair of departed legends
Beneath orange strands of fabric representing the Hopi tribe wafting in the breeze Saturday morning, Billy McDermitt sat among Native American friends and gestured to the pine branches supporting his …
Fri., July 26, 2013
Celebration mingled with remembrance
When the largest outdoor powwow in the Northwest begins tonight in Post Falls, participants will feel the absence of two substantial figures of the annual gathering. Clifford SiJohn, a Coeur …
Thu., July 11, 2013
Bringing culture, customs alive
Quanah Matheson of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe worked up a sweat Wednesday putting up a tepee like his father and grandfather had taught him. Watching from a crowd of dozens …
Wed., April 10, 2013, 9:46 a.m.
CdA Tribe putting waterfront land in trust
Six waterfront parcels owned by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe are due to be put into its trust, a move that would lift county and state oversight and allow the Indian …
Tue., March 19, 2013
Bill challenges Idaho tribal casinos
BOISE – Gambling opponents in the Idaho Legislature launched a new attack Monday on tribal casinos in Idaho. Former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Robert Bakes, a gambling opponent, introduced a …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2013, 9:39 a.m.
Idaho tribes propose tax law clarification
Tribe-owned lands on Idaho Indian reservations haven’t been charged property taxes by surrounding counties since statehood; the Idaho Constitution prohibits it. But in 2006, an array of counties in Idaho …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2013
Huckleberries: Wolfinger defends right to miss recent gun rally
An Athol gun lover gave new Kootenai County Sheriff Ben Wolfinger a razzberry for not attending that Second Amendment rally in Coeur d’Alene on Jan. 19. In a letter to …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2013, 5:38 p.m.
County commission to vote on ending casino no-comment deal
Spokane County commissioners Friday are likely to terminate a 2010 agreement that they said prevented them from taking a stance on a proposed second tribal casino in Airway Heights.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2012
CdA Tribe elder kept stories alive
Clifford J. SiJohn, a Coeur d’Alene Tribe elder active in preserving the tribe’s customs and cultural heritage, died Christmas Eve in Coeur d’Alene. He was 67. His Funeral Mass will …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2012, 4:57 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene tribal elder SiJohn dies
Clifford J. SiJohn, a Coeur d’Alene Tribe elder active in preserving the tribe’s customs and cultural heritage, died Christmas Eve in Coeur d’Alene. He was 67.
Mon., Dec. 3, 2012, 10:20 a.m.
Idaho justices weigh reservation cigarette sales
Idaho Supreme Court justices are pondering a case in which a Native American-owned wholesaler from a reservation in New York is selling millions of cigarettes to a Native American-owned retailer …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2012
Book Notes: Shields hits GU on Nov. 30 to talk leadership
Gonzaga University will bring author David Shields to Spokane for a series of talks Nov. 30. Shields has written 14 books, including “How Literature Saved My Life,” which will be …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2012
PLUMMER, Idaho – Gary Leva joked that employee productivity would drop with the opening of the new Benewah Medical Center. With its rooftop gardens, open atrium and sweeping mountain views, …
Sun., June 24, 2012
Sovereignty can leave non-tribal members in legal limbo
Eighty-year-old Dorothy Tollett gambled so often at the Coeur d’Alene Casino that she received a free room in 2007. But on that final visit, before the retired nurse’s aide placed …
Tue., May 8, 2012
Tribe may buy land surrounding mission
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is in negotiations with a private landowner about buying 100 acres surrounding Old Mission State Park at Cataldo, Idaho. The acreage includes an old cemetery with …
Fri., April 27, 2012
Military has brief tour at Circling Raven
WORLEY, Idaho – Since he returned from Iraq last September, Ryan Robinson’s been too busy catching up on being a husband, father and commercial banker to work on his golf …