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CdA colleges expanding

Coeur d’Alene is starting to look like a college town. Not the type with dorms and dive bars and VW bugs zipping everywhere. But the kind where institutions of higher …


North Idaho College seeks event center funding

Now is the time to build an event center in Coeur d’Alene for sports, trade shows and community gatherings, North Idaho College officials told the city’s urban renewal agency Thursday. …


Heat is on for welders

For a group of Rathdrum high school students, the heat of competition Friday came from 5,000-degree cutting torches slicing through steel plates. Eleven students from Lakeland High School’s welding program …


NIC women lose, hope for at-large bid

Now the waiting begins. Because the North Idaho College women’s basketball team missed its last four shots and two of three free throws, the Cardinals have to hope an at-large …


Leaving Zags for NIC working out for Sarbaugh

In the lament about the mounting transfer rate in college basketball and the reflex of hitching it to the bullet train of instant gratification that whisks us through each day, …


Local civilian contractors among first American POWs in WWII

After seven decades, Don Rumpel still gets choked up as he recalls his father’s internment in Japanese prison camps and his liberation at the end of World War II. His …


Funding formula for NIC gets look

BOISE – Lawmakers brought up a longtime sore spot during North Idaho College’s budget hearing at the state Legislature on Tuesday: Why does the Coeur d’Alene community college get so …


Cardinals break free in 2nd half

Jalil Abdul-Bassit scored a game-high 24 points and North Idaho used a 20-point advantage in the second half to run away from Eastern Utah 71-44 in a Scenic West Athletic …


Her art’s desire

Leasa Harmon is pursuing a new career guided by advice that may sound illogical, if not reckless, in a job market that remains erratic and scarce of opportunity. The Coeur …


Yang drives Cardinals

Athletes understand it takes preparation, practice and execution to be successful, particularly when scaring the daylights out of their coach. “She’s talking to her husband and they’re always on the …


ADA complaint filed against North Idaho College

COEUR D’ALENE — A man has filed an Americans with Disabilities Act complaint against North Idaho College because he says the school wrongly required documentation before it would allow him …


Education investment: College students face tough choices

Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate. But with the cost of …


NJCAA recognizes NIC student-athletes

Four North Idaho College teams and six individual athletes were recognized for their academic and athletic achievements recently by the National Junior College Athletic Association. Both the North Idaho men’s …


NIC wrestlers help first-graders get grip on reading

The storied North Idaho College wrestling program has hit a number of milestones in its 43-year history, including 13 national championships. But one achievement away from the mat has coach …


SCC president a finalist to head North Idaho College

The president of Spokane Community College is one of five finalists to replace North Idaho College’s retiring President Priscilla Bell.


CCS captures East Division men’s basketball championship

The Community Colleges of Spokane won the NWAACC East Division championship on Saturday with an 89-56 victory over Blue Mountain in Pendleton, Ore. The Sasquatch finished the regular season 12-2 …


Panel rejects expanded college boards

BOISE – Idaho’s three community colleges strongly oppose legislation that would expand their boards of directors and impose new residency rules on the additional members. After hearing from representatives of …


Bell makes NIC budget pitch in Boise

BOISE – North Idaho College has seen its funding burden shift more and more to its students as government spending falls and tuition and fees climb, college President Priscilla Bell …


NIC’s funding burden shifting to students

North Idaho College has seen its funding burden shift more and more to its students, college President Priscilla Bell told Idaho lawmakers today.


Area roundup: NIC women open tourney with lopsided win

Ashleigh Kelman-Poto finished with 15 points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots Wednesday as North Idaho’s women roared past Seattle 88-35 to open the Lower Columbia Holiday Classic at Longview, …


Women’s hoops: Cooper, hot-shooting Eagles beat Red Wolves

Chene Cooper scored a season-high 18 points to propel the Eastern Washington Eagles to a 72-51 victory over the Arkansas State Red Wolves at the Arizona State Classic in Tempe, …


NIC, CCS play in volleyball tournaments

The North Idaho College and Community Colleges of Spokane volleyball teams have already secured titles. Now they’re going after grander prizes. Fifth-ranked NIC, co-champions of the Scenic West Athletic Conference, …


Road to college gets redo

The transformation of a former lumber mill site into landscaped roadways and a new intersection was celebrated Tuesday as the first step toward a long-envisioned education corridor in Coeur d’Alene. …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 17, 2011, 7:55 p.m.

Crews gain upper hand on Kellogg fire

The Kellogg Fire Department is responding to a fire in town that started about 2 p.m. today.


CdA’s Art on the Green still looking sharp in its 43rd year

Art on the Green, Coeur d’Alene’s huge outdoor art party, will fill the grounds of North Idaho College this weekend with color, with music (from two stages) and with swordplay. …


NIC program helps students gain GED while in college

Blaine Hahn, of Hayden, officially began dreaming again this week. He enrolled at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene in hopes of becoming a mechanical engineer. After dropping out of …


NIC Foundation announces Really BIG Raffle winners

An Ephrata woman won a house worth $250,000 built by students in the North Idaho College Really BIG Raffle Wednesday.


Officials break ground on higher ed corridor

City and higher education leaders gathered Friday to break ground for the first stage of construction in Coeur d’Alene’s long-awaited education corridor. This phase will include $3.7 million worth of …


Mariners stars Olerud, Martinez will join state hall of fame

Baseball: Seattle Mariners standouts John Olerud and Edgar Martinez will be inducted into the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame today prior to the Yankees- Mariners game at Safeco …


Sunday Locals: NIC Hall of Fame will induct coaches

Two men who had a major impact on the athletic scene at North Idaho College will be inducted into NIC’s Athletics Hall of Fame during the school’s annual hall of …