Stories tagged: Kootenai Medical Center
FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2014, 3:20 P.M.
Arizona man hospitalized after driving into Lake Coeur d’Alene
Douglas Williams, 26, of Scottsdale, Arizona, swam to a dock after his Chevy sedan entered Lake Coeur d’Alene in a traffic incident late Thursday, the Idaho State Police said.
MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013, 7:53 A.M.
Man found dead on Highway 95 in Coeur d’Alene
A dead man was found on the side of the highway in Coeur d’Alene late Sunday night.
SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2013
Rare rabies cure drives cost
When Nicholle Joyce learned she’d been exposed to a rabid bat at a Spirit Lake home and she was nine days into the 10-day window for a lifesaving vaccine for …
FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2013
Health worker protection bill fails
BOISE – Coeur d’Alene Rep. Luke Malek’s bill to make attacking a health care worker a felony – a measure requested in part by Kootenai Medical Center, which says violent …
TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 2013
Kootenai Medical Center says worker attacks rising
BOISE – Kootenai Medical Center says its workers are being violently assaulted more frequently – to the point that the Coeur d’Alene hospital wants to make any attack on a …
MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2013, 2:46 P.M.
Idaho rejects KMC bid for protections for health care workers
Kootenai Medical Center says its workers are being violently assaulted more frequently - to the point that it wants to make any attack on a health care worker in Idaho …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2012
Rehabilitation to be focus of new hospital
Kootenai Health and a New Mexico company are joining to build a 30-bed rehabilitation hospital in Post Falls. Called the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Northwest, the $11 million center is …
MONDAY, OCT. 1, 2012
Police identify shooting suspect
The suspect in Saturday’s shooting in Coeur d’Alene has been identified as Christian Nicholas Buquet, also known as Christian Nicholas Mallon, 19, of Hayden. Buquet was shot and killed by …
THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012, 4:12 P.M.
Police investigate boat crash on Priest Lake
The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Wednesday night boating accident on Priest Lake that left three people in need of medical attention.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2011, 5:53 P.M.
Head-on crash leaves motorcyclist in critical condition
A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a head-on collision about 1:25 p.m. today on Highway 95 in Sagle.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011
Man taken into custody later dies
A 30-year-old man who lost consciousness while in Coeur d’Alene police custody died early Thursday at Kootenai Medical Center. Nicholas Andrew Clason was pronounced dead at the hospital, where he …
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011, 6:03 P.M.
Woman airlifted to hospital after tractor collision
A Bonners Ferry woman was airlifted to a hospital after a collision involving a tractor today on Deep Creek Loop Road off Highway 95.
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2011, 4:25 P.M.
Man hospitalized after crashing car near Spirit Lake
A man was hospitalized Friday night after he lost control of his vehicle on Highway 41 near Spirit Lake.
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2011
Program teams with hospitals to give students job experience
The Coeur d’Alene High School student was awkward, timid and barely made eye contact when he started his internship at Kootenai Medical Center this past fall. But with a little …
FRIDAY, JAN. 7, 2011
Vestal: How a fun day can go downhill
After a long hiatus, I have returned to sledding. And I must say, I recommend it. It’s great fun. Go with a 3-year-old if you can.
THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2010
Man shoots self during traffic stop
A Hayden man died Wednesday after shooting himself in the face during a traffic stop in Dalton Gardens, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department. Robert J. Kilborn, 48, was …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15, 2010, 9:12 P.M.
Short police pursuit ends in suicide
A Hayden man died Wednesday after shooting himself in the face during a traffic stop in Dalton Gardens, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department.
MONDAY, SEPT. 20, 2010
Voters consider three amendments to Idaho Constitution
Almost 30 years ago, Idaho’s largest public hospital built a new building, paying for it by issuing $30 million in revenue bonds. Construction began on Kootenai Medical Center’s main building …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
Crash hospitalizes motorcycle driver
A 62-year-old Spokane man was injured after his motorcycle crashed into a median on Interstate 90 near the Idaho state line Tuesday.
TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010, 8:13 A.M.
Man killed, another injured in motorcycle crash
A 20-year-old man was killed Monday evening in a motorcycle accident on Coeur d’Alene’s Lakeside Avenue.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
Pile-up injures three on U.S. Highway 95
Three people were hospitalized at Kootenai Medical Center after a five-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 95 between Hayden and Athol.
TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
16 heart patients get new lease on life
KIGALI, Rwanda – Felicite Mukarubuga’s hands trembled as she took the pen and consent forms. The 22-year-old Rwandan woman listened while Dr. Hal Goldberg of Spokane Cardiology thoroughly explained a …
SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010
Expertise, kindness mark medical center’s personnel
A suggestion: If you’re gut-shot, hide the wound when you report to the emergency room. Tell the admitting person that you think you’re having a heart attack. You’ll be dropped …
SUNDAY, FEB. 21, 2010
Series gives basics of healthy lifestyle
“Health is the most valuable asset a person has. Unfortunately, many people don’t invest much in their health until a serious problem develops, like a heart attack or cancer,” said …
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2010, 6:14 A.M.
Car crash sends four to Kootenai Medical
Four Coeur d’Alene-area residents were treated and released from Kootenai Medical Center on Thursday night after a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 95 at Orchard Avenue.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13, 2010
CdA hospital CEO to retire in 2011
Joe Morris will retire next year from his post as chief executive of Kootenai Health, the public district that runs Kootenai Medical Center. He has held the job for 30 …
TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2010, 6:08 P.M.
Joe Morris to retire as Kootenai Health chief
Joe Morris will retire next year from his post as chief executive of Kootenai Health, the public district that runs Kootenai Medical Center.
THURSDAY, NOV. 26, 2009
Robotic surgery programs grow at region’s hospitals
Three regional hospitals have recently added new robotic surgery systems. The da Vinci-brand robots enable surgeons to perform minimally invasive procedures. Common surgeries include those for some cancers, as well …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2009, 5:05 P.M.
3 Inland NW hospitals add robotic surgery systems
Three regional hospitals have recently added new robotic surgery systems.
THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2009
Region in brief: KMC volunteers are Brightest Stars
A volunteer services group at Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene has been awarded top honors in Idaho’s annual Brightest Stars awards, which honor volunteers across the state. Kootenai Health’s …