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North Idaho College welcomes studious throng

Though it was the start of the fall semester at North Idaho College, the burst of late August sunshine attracted hundreds to the school’s annual Day of Welcome on Wednesday. …


Cleanup planned at climbing park

Volunteers led by North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program will clean a popular Post Falls climbing park on Sept. 11 as part of a nationwide effort.


Voters approve technical campus on Rathdrum Prairie

Voters in three North Idaho school districts Tuesday said yes to a levy that will raise property taxes for two years to build a $9.5 million professional-technical high school on …


Vote is Tuesday on Rathdrum Prairie trade school levy

Voters in the Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls and Lakeland school districts will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to pay more property taxes for two years to build …


NIC to present job finalists

North Idaho College will host four upcoming open-session forums for the four finalists selected for the vice president for the student services position. The community is invited to attend and …


PBS offers glimpse into what to expect from show headed to INB

The PBS broadcast of “South Pacific” on “Live From Lincoln Center,” Wednesday at 7 p.m. on KSPS-7, should hold plenty of local interest for two reasons: • The telecast features …


With voter approval, campus would provide technical training

Voters in the Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls and Lakeland school districts will go to the polls Aug. 24 to decide whether they’ll pay for the $9.5 million construction of a …


Homebuilders will showcase ‘green’ models in Liberty Lake

Two years ago the Spokane Home Builders Association got its energy-friendly feet wet by hosting a “Built Green” home improvement show at the fairgrounds. Next month, the association is hosting …


NIC paper wins national award

North Idaho College’s student-run newspaper was named the top publication of 2009 in the two-year college category by the Society of Professional Journalists.


Colleges struggle with cuts

Frustration is what many community college students likely will experience this fall when newly enacted budget cuts take shape. Students will face longer lines for counseling services, difficulty securing spots …


CdA education leader dies of cancer at 86

Marissa McLain’s best memory of her grandmother, Betty McLain, goes something like this: When she was about 7, she and her grandmother went to the Coeur d’Alene Public Library to …


NIC forum addresses bridging the grower-food gap

About a dozen people gathered on a Coeur d’Alene street corner Wednesday afternoon to build a raised bed that will become North Idaho College’s first community garden. The garden project …


Fresh Sheet: Leadership group to raise money with cookbook

Leadership Spokane students are selling a new cookbook. The modest spiral-bound collection of favorite recipes was created as part of their leadership training for 2010 – but that’s only the …


In brief: NIC receives $1 million grant

COEUR D’ALENE – North Idaho College received a $1 million Idaho Go On grant from the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation. The Idaho Go On program is a statewide initiative …


NIC to host ski film

North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program plans to present a winter sports film from Warren Miller Entertainment at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center in Coeur …


College crowd keeps growing

Community colleges’ enrollment traditionally increases with unemployment rates. A record high of about 11.5 million Americans ages 18 to 24, or nearly 40 percent, attended college in October 2008, according …


Lecturer calls for action

A former California congressman who co-chaired the first Earth Day celebration in 1970 said Tuesday that today’s young people need to stand up more for what they believe in. “In …


Co-chair of first Earth Day calls on youth to act

A former California congressman who co-chaired the first Earth Day celebration in 1970 said Tuesday that today’s young people need to stand up more for what they believe in.


NIC computer glitch delays students’ financial aid

College students in northern Idaho facing a delay in financial aid because of a computer glitch will be able to get information on local food banks.


Health care gets forum with Minnick

Congressman Walt Minnick, of Idaho’s 1st District, was cheered and jeered by a crowd of about 600 people during a 90-minute town hall meeting on health care reform Tuesday night …


Dots connect on Idaho education corridor

A college foundation’s recent purchase of 17 acres of land in downtown Coeur d’Alene has accelerated a process to create an expanded higher education campus shared by multiple schools. On …


Artists hope CdA fans come shopping

There’s still a market for art during a recession, but it’s harder to make a living, say many of the artists working this weekend at the popular Art on the …


Bagpipe, drum school attracts students from all walks of life

Judy Morrison first attended the Coeur d’Alene Summer School of Piping and Drumming in 1973, when she was 15. Morrison’s Scottish heritage drew her to the bagpipes, but the evolution …


Mill site just what NIC, corridor plan needed

There are property deals, and there are property deals. The one that the North Idaho College Foundation finalized this week rises to what Coeur d’Alene Mayor Sandi Bloem characterizes as …


Two-year colleges’ enrollment climbs

Enrollment numbers for Inland Northwest community colleges are up as much as 22 percent this summer over a year ago, and numbers for fall are projected to jump up as …


NIC subject of scolding

The case of a North Idaho College instructor who wasn’t reappointed after a student accused her of bashing Republicans prompted a national organization to censure the Coeur d’Alene college, saying …


NIC to inaugurate sports hall of fame

Nine athletes, two former coaches and a booster are included in the first class of inductees when the North Idaho College Athletic Hall of Fame is launched May 2 in …


NIC network survives scare

On the afternoon of Feb. 2, an unwelcome and destructive digital guest made its way onto the North Idaho College campus. That day, a computer virus began popping up around …


CdA champion closes chapter

When Josephine Webb was on North Idaho College’s board of trustees in the early 1970s, a developer presented a proposal to build condominiums on the property at the head of …


NIC gives thanks to longtime board member, advocate

When Josephine Webb was on North Idaho College’s board of trustees in the early 1970s, a developer presented a proposal to build condominiums on the property at the head of …