Stories tagged: Lake Coeur d'Alene
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Former advertising executive pleads not guilty to causing fatal Lake Coeur d’Alene boat crash
Spokane advertising executive Dennis Magner pleaded not guilty Friday after an Idaho grand jury filed charges against him for the deaths of three people killed in a boat collision last …
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Police say racist motivations appear not to have played a role in Lake Coeur d’Alene altercation that goes viral
When Rayshaun Banks went to Lake Coeur d’Alene two weeks ago to relax on the beach near the resort, he never expected to find himself at the center of a …
Sat., July 22, 2017, noon
In the Garden: CdA Garden Tour features a visit to the Hagadone estate on Casco Bay
The 20th annual Coeur d’Alene Garden Tour features a visit to the Hagadone estate on Casco Bay.
Wed., May 17, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Amidst flooding, Natatorium Park bridge collapses; 2 German families ordered to move
The Spokane River rose another 6 inches and Lake Coeur d’Alene rose another 9 inches in the worst flooding since 1894. Floodwaters spread out over “private grounds and city streets …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
100 years ago in North Idaho: Harrison Gun Club floats down Lake Coeur d’Alene as dikes fail during major flooding
How bad was the flooding in North Idaho? The building of the Harrison Gun Club “floated down Lake Coeur d’Alene.”
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Wrongful death lawsuit filed against suspect in Lake Coeur d’Alene boat crash
The family of Justin Luhr has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Spokane Superior Court against Dennis Magner, the man suspected of driving a boat that crashed into Luhr’s boat …
Thu., April 20, 2017
Huckleberries: Montana reader agrees: Lake Coeur d’Alene is ‘best damn thing’ about Idaho
An old friend agrees with Huckleberries that Lake Coeur d’Alene is a swell place to recreate and certainly worthy of “best damn place” in Idaho accolades from a New York …
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Lake Coeur d’Alene may reach highest level since 1997; St. Maries levee gets emergency help from the Army Corps of Engineers
St. Maries levee gets emergency help from Army Corps of Engineers as water levels rise in St. Joe River and Lake Coeur d’Alene
Wed., March 15, 2017
Huckleberries: Huckleberries: If Lake Coeur d’Alene isn’t best thing about Idaho, it’s close
Columnist Rocky Barker of the Idaho Statesman scoffs at the idea that Lake Coeur d’Alene is the “best damn thing” about Idaho. Two writers from the New York website Thrillist …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 10:59 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene Tribe honored at Friday reception for ongoing work to protect Lake Coeur d’Alene
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe will be honored for its work to protect and restore Lake Coeur d’Alene during a Friday evening reception in Spokane.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Cheney woman charged with embezzling $14,000 from memorial benefit fund
Spokane County deputies arrested a Cheney businesswoman suspected of stealing money from a memorial fund set up to aid the families of two men killed in a July boating accident …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
Investigators say Spokane man driving boat on Lake Coeur d’Alene in crash that killed 3 should face charges
A man may face charges in connection to a boat crash that killed three people last summer on Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 6 a.m.
Then and Now: The Spokane Boat Show had humble beginnings
The Spokane Outboard Club formed in 1954 with just a handful of families who wanted to socialize and share their love of boating.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Inland Northwest’s eagles a wildlife success story
While the garden is hidden under snow, head to Lake Coeur d’Alene to see the bald eagles that come each winter to feast on spawned-out kokanee.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 3 a.m.
Out & About: Eagle Watch week starts Tuesday at Lake CdA
A near record number of bald eagles has gathered at Lake Coeur d’Alene in time for the 26th annual
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 7 p.m.
Bald eagle gathering nears record at Lake Coeur d’Alene
Despite difficult viewing conditions, a near-record count of bald eagles was tallied Wednesday in the weekly winter survey at Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
Migrating eagles pump cash into North Idaho’s tourism economy
Migrating eagles have become a significant tourism draw since the 1990s, attracting thousands of people each year to Lake Coeur d’Alene and Lake Pend Oreille.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 11:35 a.m.
University of Idaho ‘lake lab’ to study ecology, economy of local lakes
A $100,000 laboratory at the University of Idaho-Coeur d’Alene will track the ecology of North Idaho lakes and their role in the regional economy.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Lutherhaven Ministries marks 70 Years on Lake Coeur d’Alene
Lutherhaven Ministries will hold a carnival-style birthday party Sunday to celebrate 70 years of Christian camp and retreat ministry on Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Detectives seek information about fatal boat crash on Lake Coeur d’Alene
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office continues to seek information from the public as they investigate a two-boat collision on Lake Coeur d’Alene that left three people dead.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 9:35 a.m.
Bodies of missing boaters pulled from Lake Coeur d’Alene
The bodies of three missing boaters were retrieved from Lake Coeur d’Alene on Wednesday night.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 12:26 p.m.
Search resumes for missing boaters on Lake Coeur d’Alene
The search resumed Wednesday morning for three people, who are presumed to have drowned following a two-boat collision on Lake Coeur d’Alene Saturday night.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
Three people presumed drowned in Lake Coeur d’Alene boat crash
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office has identified three people who are missing and presumed drowned following a two-boat collision on Lake Coeur d’Alene Saturday night.
Sun., July 31, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Two missing in Lake Coeur d’Alene boat crash
Several people were taken to the hospital following a two boat collision on Lake Coeur d’Alene Saturday night.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Pace: Unlimited Hydroplane racing would like another shot at Coeur d’Alene
Unlimited Hydroplane racing is getting a major makeover, parts of which will be on display this weekend in the 51st Columbia Cup in Kennewick.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
No charges in drowning death of Coeur d’Alene teen
The Boundary County prosecutor announced Friday that there will be no criminal charges filed in the drowning death of 16-year-old Reginald J. Nault on Lake Coeur d’Alene last year.
Mon., June 20, 2016
Then and Now: Wooden boats
Until the mid-1930s, most small boats were made of wood. A few were made of aluminum or steel, but those were mostly workboats. Planked, molded from strips or sided with …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene Tribe members begin 100-plus mile journey in dugout canoe
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe began a 100-plus mile journey in a dug-out canoe Tuesday. Tribal members will paddle the length of the Lake Coeur d’Alene, down part of the Spokane …
Fri., April 15, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Planned hydroplane race on Lake Coeur d’Alene canceled
Organizers have canceled the Coeur d’Alene Silver Cup H1 Unlimited Hydroplane race planned for this summer, citing an inability to raise enough money to host the race.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 8:52 p.m.
Lake CdA’s declining oxygen levels worry scientists
Oxygen levels are declining in Lake Coeur d’Alene, raising concerns about the heavy metals buried in mud at the bottom of the lake.