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  • Marine who died in crash was mother’s ‘superhero’

    The mother of a Marine killed Sunday when a military aircraft crashed in Hawaii says her son joined the Marine Corps because he wanted to “do something bigger and better.” …

  • Man studies region’s ospreys for four decades

    As an adult osprey circled overhead, Wayne Melquist perched an extension ladder against a piling in Cougar Bay and scrambled up to the nest. “There’s two here – one big …

  • Huckleberries: Osprey weren’t striving to be empty nesters

    Times are hard for ospreys, too. Bad luck and bad housekeeping left a feathered couple homeless in Post Falls a few weeks ago. Originally, according to Terry Harris of the …

  • Studies show drop in local fish toxin

    Levels of toxic flame retardants found in fish tissue collected from the Spokane River appear to be dropping, and the amount detected in osprey eggs doesn’t seem to jeopardize their …

  • Cruise boat strikes windsurfer on lake

    A windsurfer sustained a severe leg injury after being hit by a Coeur d’Alene Resort cruise boat Friday.

  • Idaho asked to keep log booms

    A group of Cougar Bay neighbors is asking the Idaho Department of Lands for permission to keep the old logging booms and pilings that make the bay a tranquil spot …

  • Cougar Bay residents seek protection for ospreys

    Osprey have been a stately presence in Lake Coeur d’Alene’s Cougar Bay for three decades, building as many as 20 nests annually on log pilings in the quiet inlet. If …



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