Stories tagged: rathdrum
Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
Rathdrum becomes first Monarch USA city in Idaho
Officials in the northern Idaho city of Rathdrum are hoping a new designation will attract a new kind of tourists: Monarch butterflies.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Rathdrum man awaiting sentencing to spend holidays in jail
A northwestern Idaho man will spend the holidays behind bars as he awaits sentencing for a series of charges stemming from a brawl with police earlier this year.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 11:05 a.m.
Joy in outdoors turns into right path for Mountain View Alternative HS graduate
There’s nothing that Thomas Stark likes better than exploring the woods of North Idaho - camping, hunting, fishing and just seeing what is out there to see and discover.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 6 a.m.
Rathdrum police chief the only woman to lead a city police agency in Idaho
On Dec. 14, the mayor and city council officially appointed Tomi McLean to be Rathdrum’s next police chief, a move that unknowingly made her the only woman leading a city …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
Rathdrum appoints only female police chief in Idaho
Rathdrum’s new police chief will soon become Idaho’s only woman leading a city policy agency.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 11:13 a.m.
Report of man with gun sends Rathdrum schools into lockdown
A report of an armed man, possibly a hunter, set off a series of school security alerts Wednesday morning in Rathdrum.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 12:43 p.m.
Three hospitalized Wednesday in crash near Rathdrum
Three people were injured in a crash near Rathdrum Wednesday afternoon when a driver ran a stop sign on North Huetter Road.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
Rathdrum school bus hit by car; five children have minor injuries
Five schoolchildren from Betty Kiefer Elementary School received minor injuries Thursday afternoon when an SUV slammed into the back of their school bus near Rathdrum. None of the kids was …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Rathdrum man given 6 years in prison for having child pornography
A Rathdrum man was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for downloading child pornography.
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Two Rathdrum students arrested for having ‘hit lists’ at school
Two junior high school students in Rathdrum were arrested Wednesday for threatening violence on school property.
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.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 1 p.m.
North Idaho firefighter honored for heroism in off-duty rescue
No one trains to dive into a burning building without any protective clothing or breathing apparatus. But when he saw his wheelchair-bound neighbor trapped inside her smoke-filled house last year, …
Mon., June 20, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
Rathdrum girl, 10, one of two killed in Oregon car crash
Oregon State Police have identified one of the two people who died in a head-on collision in Central Oregon on Sunday night.
UPDATED: Wed., April 13, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
Names released in fatal weekend wreck near Rathdrum
A man who died when his pickup truck rolled early Saturday morning near Rathdrum was identified Tuesday as Brian L. Messerly, 37, of Rathdrum. His son, Kevin L. Messerly, 13, …
Sat., April 9, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
One dead, one injured in crash near Rathdrum
A man died and a juvenile was seriously injured early Saturday when their car crashed and rolled several times in the area of East Chilco road and North Hope Valley …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 7 p.m.
Worth their salt: Rathdrum couple brings ocean’s tang inland
Clint and Cheryl Bower sell aromatic salts that are harvested in the mid Pacific and packaged in Rathdrum.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
NASA taps North Idaho school for satellite project
A charter school in Rathdrum, Idaho, is headed to space. NASA has picked a team of high school students at STEM Charter Academy to design and build a small research …
Sat., March 22, 2014, 1:25 p.m.
SWAT arrests barricaded man in Rathdrum
The Post Falls SWAT team and Rathdrum police arrested Johnathon W. Raper, 27, as he hid in the ceiling insulation of an apartment complex Friday evening after he ran from …
Sat., Dec. 14, 2013, 12:48 p.m.
Rathdrum man dies in car accident
A crash in Coeur d’Alene early Saturday killed a man from Rathdrum.
Sun., March 17, 2013
Harvest of timber planned by Rathdrum
The city of Rathdrum is planning a selective timber harvest on 575 acres of city-owned land on Rathdrum Mountain that could bring in between $300,000 and $400,000. City Administrator Brett …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011
Rathdrum man loses home in fire
A Rathdrum man lost his home after it was engulfed in flames in a two-alarm fire Wednesday afternoon. The homeowner was transported to Kootenai Health with unknown injuries after the …
Fri., July 29, 2011
‘Science in the hands of kids’
A proposed science center near Rathdrum featuring hands-on science and technology is on a roll. After Kootenai County’s land-use permit process delayed the expected start of construction on the center, …
Sun., Dec. 26, 2010, 8:07 a.m.
Outdoor writing contest: Wild goose chase
There were 20 seconds left, 19, 18… My fingers scrambled with the different colored wires. Ten seconds until the entire building is blown into oblivion. My life flashed before my …
Fri., Oct. 22, 2010
Parka-wearing man robs bank in Rathdrum
The Wells Fargo bank in Rathdrum was robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning by someone wearing a large parka and an orange ski mask, a news release from the Rathdrum Police …
Fri., Oct. 22, 2010
Threat empties school, but no bomb found
Garwood Elementary School in Rathdrum received a bomb threat Thursday morning, but a search of the building by law enforcement revealed nothing.
Thu., Sept. 30, 2010
Prosecutor says fatal stabbing was self-defense
No charges will be filed against a Rathdrum man in the Sept. 24 stabbing death of his daughter’s boyfriend, Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney Barry McHugh announced Wednesday. Based on the …
Wed., Sept. 29, 2010, 8:55 p.m.
No charges in fatal Rathdrum stabbing
No charges will be filed against a Rathdrum man in the Sept. 24 stabbing death of his daughter’s boyfriend, Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney Barry McHugh announced today. Based on the …
Wed., Sept. 8, 2010
Rathdrum truck driver claims lottery prize
A Rathdrum truck driver claimed a $250,000 prize in the Idaho Lottery’s Mega Millions game this week.
Thu., Feb. 19, 2009
Businesses invest in city’s future
Rathdrum businesses have been on the move during the past six months. A few have closed, several opened, and two relocated; while a couple have remained “in the works.” The …
Wed., Feb. 11, 2009, 10:47 a.m.
Farmer, legislator Wayne Meyer dies
Former Rep. Wayne Meyer, a Rathdrum Prairie bluegrass farmer and former state representative, died early Tuesday of colon cancer. He was 59.