Stories tagged: North Idaho College
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
Rep. Heather Scott fails in bid to cut budget for community colleges, including NIC
North Idaho Rep. Heather Scott tried hard Tuesday to derail the community college budget – a third of which goes to fund North Idaho College – arguing that it was …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 10 p.m.
Idaho lawmakers approve modest budget increase for higher ed
A modest budget increase of 2.7 percent for Idaho’s four-year colleges and universities won unanimous approval from legislative budget writers on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
New NIC president makes first budget pitch to lawmakers
North Idaho College President Richard MacLennan made his first budget pitch to state lawmakers on Monday, telling them NIC “stands proudly as the oldest community college in Idaho” and touting …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
North Idaho College settles lawsuit over student’s charge of gang rape, lack of protection
North Idaho College has settled a lawsuit filed by a young woman who charged that she was gang-raped as a 17-year-old freshman at an off-campus party in 2013, and that …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Sexual assault persists on local college campuses even as schools take steps to fight it
Schools in the Inland Northwest say they’re doing everything they can to prevent sexual misconduct, promote healthy relationships, help victims recover and properly discipline the accused. But victims advocates say …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
North Idaho, Spokane chase NWAC championship
North Idaho College coach Kelsey Stanley is a newcomer to the NWAC volleyball scene. It’s old hat for 12th year Community Colleges of Spokane coach Jenni Hull.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 4:41 a.m.
NIC men dealing with accident that decimated coaching staff
A month ago, head coach Corey Symons and the North Idaho College men’s basketball team were unsure George Swanson was going to live.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
NIC hosts conference Thursday on civility in democracy
Civility in public dialogue is the subject of a conference Thursday at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Lawsuit charges North Idaho College failed to protect young student after 2013 gang rape
North Idaho College is being sued in federal court by a woman who says she was gang-raped as a 17-year-old freshman there in 2013, and despite reporting it promptly to …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 2:19 p.m.
Two NIC basketball coaches struck by car on Interstate 90
Two pedestrians were injured Thursday morning when they were struck by a car on Interstate 90 at the western exit for state Highway 904 at Tyler, the Washington State Patrol …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 4:56 p.m.
New college career and technical ed building to open Wednesday in Rathdrum
North Idaho College will open its new Career and Technical Education Facility in Rathdrum on Wednesday.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
Men’s soccer: CCS, NIC both fall in conference matches
Jesus Delgado scored the match’s first three goals and Columbia Basin went on to a 3-1 NWAC victory over visiting CC Spokane on Wednesday.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
Police investigate report of sex assault at North Idaho College
Coeur d’Alene police are investigating a report of a sexual assault on the North Idaho College campus.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016
Achievements: NIC names area residents in spring 2016 semester honor roll
Area residents have been named to North Idaho College’s spring 2016 semester dean‘s list. To be named to the dean’s list, students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.75 or …
Sun., June 26, 2016, 4 a.m.
Clarksville: Dave McRae wields a hammer for good
North Idaho College carpentry teacher behind the college foundation’s annual Really Big Raffle, is set to retire this year.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 7 p.m.
Crews plant native shrubs at Fernan Lake to battle algae problems
Native shrubs will become the front line for keeping phosphorous out of Fernan Lake. The erosion control project aims to improve water quality in the lake east of Coeur d’Alene, …
Sat., May 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
The Dirt: North Idaho College to build $6.5 million fitness center
North Idaho College plans to start a $6.5 million project later in June to build a fitness center. The 30,000-square-foot center, to be located at College Drive and West River …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
College softball: CC Spokane, North Idaho knocked out at NWAC Championships
North Idaho College and Community Colleges of Spokane were both eliminated during the second day of the Northwest Athletic Conference Softball Championships at Delta Park in Portland.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Maryland college administrator to lead North Idaho College
Richard MacLennan, president of Garrett College in Maryland, will be the new president of North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene. The NIC Board of Trustees announced Wednesday it had selected …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
Nicole Miller leads NIC to women’s golf title
North Idaho College and its freshman star Nicole Miller swept top honors in the Central College League golf tournament that wound up Monday.
Sat., April 16, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
The Dirt: Trader Joe’s to open new store Friday on North Division
Trader Joe’s opens its second Spokane grocery this Friday on North Division.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 9:11 p.m.
Area roundup: Sasquatch, Cardinals split softball doubleheader
Mon., March 7, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
North Idaho College could offer four-year computer science degree
Students at North Idaho College who now can earn only a two-year associate’s degree in computer science would be able to go on to earn an integrated, four-year bachelor’s degree …
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016
NIC, Eastern program should work on both sides of the border
The Inland Northwest must train and retain all the talent it can. Supporters of a new Spokane medical school have emphasized the improved odds of keeping doctors in the area …
Sun., Dec. 6, 2015, 7:50 p.m.
North Idaho wins Bigfoot-Cardinal Classic men’s basketball tournament; CCS third
NIC wins Bigfoot-Cardinal Classic championship; CCS third
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 12:08 a.m.
Plenty of reasons for optimism for JC programs
The Sasquatch are elusive no longer. While turnover is the norm in all two-year programs, the Community Colleges of Spokane men’s basketball team has a rare luxury heading into the …
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015, 10:31 p.m.
CCS women second, North Idaho third in conference tournament
Community Colleges of Spokane finished second and North Idaho College third in the women’s division of the Northwest Athletic Conference Fall ‘15 tournament at Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla …
Wed., Sept. 30, 2015
College volleyball notes: 5-foot-3 Maddye Dinsmore stands tall for Whitworth
Maddye Dinsmore is often the shortest player on the floor, but it’s impossible to overlook her impact on Whitworth volleyball. The 5-foot-3 setter is a four-year starter, second in program …
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015
Area roundup: North Idaho women place second, CC Spokane third in Centralia golf
Haley Rotchford shot a 28-over-par 171 to place sixth and help the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch women finish third on Monday at the Centralia College Invitational at Capital City …
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015
Older students return to school to exercise minds, shape new careers
You’re never too old for back-to-school, at least that’s the mantra of Hayden’s Brona Trutton, 74, who puts her oxygen in her backpack with her books and takes the elevator …