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UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene snowball fight doesn’t break record, but still delights combatants

Dozens of people showed up at McEuen Park for a slushy snowball skirmish Saturday before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Winter soldiers young and old let snowballs fly at the …


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:01 p.m.

Can Coeur d’Alene break the world record for largest snowball fight on Saturday?

Coeur d’Alene wants to host the world’s largest snowball fight this weekend. Bill Greenwood, Coeur d’Alene Parks director, expects only a few hundred people to show up to the planned …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:53 p.m.

Human remains found at construction site in Coeur d’Alene

The Coeur d’Alene Police Department says human remains were found Tuesday night at Eighth Avenue and Mullan Street near McEuen Park.


UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 1:22 p.m.

Great Northwest Barbecue and Beer Festival returns to Coeur d’Alene

The fest runs from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. It includes a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned masters’ …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 10:58 p.m.

CdA’s political waters calm, as mayor, council go uncontested in November

Despite a history of hard-fought campaigns and an unsuccessful but bitter recall attempt against the mayor and council just five years ago, Coeur d’Alene’s city elections are looking much different …


Coeur d’Alene police arrest 5 in ‘purge’ scare at McEuen Park

Coeur d’Alene police arrested two 19-year-old men and three juveniles over the weekend on various charges relating to an attempt to scare people with weapons in a “purge,” evoking the …


Coeur d’Alene Veterans Bell broken by accident, city determines

Coeur d’Alene city officials have determined that the city’s Veterans Bell in McEuen Park was fractured on accident, not from an act of vandalism.


Sunday concert to benefit K27 memorial in Coeur d’Alene park

A benefit concert Sunday in Coeur d’Alene will raise money for the K27 Fallen Officer Memorial planned for McEuen Park.


IronKids fun run precedes debut of half Ironman in Coeur d’Alene

A one-mile IronKids Fun Run for children ages 3 to 14 will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at McEuen Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 11:44 p.m.

Huckleberries: New McEuen Park bench donated by major leaguer

A new McEuen Park bench has a connection to one of the heroes of the 1966 World Series. Pitcher Wally Bunker, who lives in Coeur d’Alene, and his family donated …


Huckleberries: In battle of wits, Barbieri fell on his own sword

Last week wasn’t an easy one for uberconservative Idaho Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens. He made headlines from the Northwest to the New York Times for a question he asked …


CdA Chamber of Commerce committed to Ironman

Ironman will carry on in Coeur d’Alene the next three years and likely beyond that with a new push to raise money for the sponsorship fee. The Coeur d’Alene Chamber …


Huckleberries: GOP slate has him looking elsewhere

David Bond, whose father, Dick, was a longtime legislator from Washington’s 6th District, is one of many Idaho Republicans turned off by the current crop of GOP state and county …


Huckleberries: In one definition of native, it’s all about cedar plank

I may not be a true Pacific Northwesterner, despite living and working in the region for 37 years. I don’t like to catch or eat fish. And I have never …


Huckleberries: Some too extreme in response to dog’s shooting

The anger over the July 9 police shooting of 2-year-old black Labrador Arfee in downtown Coeur d’Alene is understandable. But some concerned citizens have gone too far. Huckleberries has perused …


McEuen Park in Coeur d’Alene celebrates $20 million redesign

You may not be able to entirely flee the heat, but you can have a little fun with it by heading to a park, playground, splash pad, lakefront or woodsy …


Parts of CdA’s McEuen Field reopen

Parts of McEuen Field reopened to the public Friday after more than a year of construction work at the downtown Coeur d’Alene park. By midmorning, preschoolers were swarming over the …


Weekend work added to McEuen/Front project

The contractor racing to finish a major rebuild of McEuen Park and Front Avenue in downtown Coeur d’Alene has added weekends to the work schedule in anticipation of a May …


Trail, road changes proposed at Coeur d’Alene Resort

Hagadone Hospitality Co. is pursuing a major makeover of the Coeur d’Alene Resort’s front entrance, collaborating with the city of Coeur d’Alene on plans that include moving the Centennial Trail …


Huckleberries: Input on arming teachers neither ‘needless’ nor ‘divisive’

First, you should know that Mindy Cameron is a Lake Pend Oreille School District (Bonner County) trustee – and former editorial page editor of the Seattle Times. When she speaks, …


McEuen Park’s progress will be on display at open house

The massive makeover of McEuen Park and Front Avenue in downtown Coeur d’Alene has been a prickly political issue the past two years and continues to stir up dust in …


Public can peek in on red-hot McEuen Park

The massive makeover of McEuen Park and Front Avenue in downtown Coeur d’Alene has been a prickly political issue the past two years and continues to stir up dust in …


CdA’s lively summer will have its challenges

COEUR D’ALENE – This is shaping up to be one of the busiest summers in the Lake City, with the planned return of hydroplane racing over Labor Day weekend capping …


CdA’s Freedom Tree to be removed during park renovation

A Norway spruce in a Coeur d’Alene park chosen to honor a Vietnam War prisoner 40 years ago will be cut down. The Freedom Tree, as it’s known, will be …