Stories tagged: tubbs hill
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 2:13 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene to pay tribute to two Tubbs Hill conservation champions
A community tribute to the late Coeur d’Alene residents Scott Reed and Art Manley will take place at 5 p.m. Friday at the McEuen Park Pavilion.
FRIDAY, NOV. 27, 2015, 8:26 P.M.
Some families avoid the Black Friday shopping crush and head outdoors
Many Inland Northwest residents headed outside Friday to celebrate the region’s natural beauty. Some were inspired by outdoor retailer REI, which closed its stores so employees could take a paid …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7, 2015, 9 P.M.
City wants to make it easier to fight fires on Tubbs Hill
The forested Tubbs Hill Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene has been a firefighting hotspot this year, with 15 blazes — about twice the annual average. More than half of them …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, OCT. 3, 2015, 11:41 P.M.
Oliveria: WSU sorority makes amends to city of Coeur d’Alene
Some of you know that the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority of Washington State University cleaned litter from Tubbs Hill in September 2014. But did you know that 170 sorority sisters …
SUNDAY, AUG. 23, 2015
Huckleberries: Roadside ripoff was a reminder of a bigger truth
A funny thing happened to Keith Boe of Post Falls on a recent business trip to Seattle. Seems he stopped at a deserted gas station in central Washington for fuel …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015, 8:51 A.M.
Small Tubbs Hill fire contained
A small brush fire threatened six homes on Tubbs Hill last night. Four different agencies responded to the fire, which was reported at 8:30 p.m. and burned about an acre.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2015, 12:15 P.M.
Spokane man arrested on suspicion of setting two fires in Coeur d’Alene
A Spokane man was arrested today by Coeur d’Alene police on two counts of third-degree arson.
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015
Environmental advocacy lawyer Scott Reed dies at age 87
Coeur d’Alene lawyer Scott Reed, whose long career was highlighted by cases to protect natural areas from development and maintain public access to places like Tubbs Hill and Sanders Beach, …
TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015
CdA wheelchair access advocate dies in crash
A Coeur d’Alene man who recovered from a severe spinal cord injury to lead an active life and advocate for those with physical challenges was killed Sunday when his all-terrain …
SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
Huckleberries: Hope they won’t also be wedding crashers
At traditional weddings, couples promise to stand by each other for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health. Et cetera. An engaged couple received …
TUESDAY, NOV. 18, 2014
Tubbs Hill work will open trail to wheelchairs
One of the busier urban hikes in the Inland Northwest will become accessible to wheelchair users next year. The city of Coeur d’Alene will smooth out a portion of the …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 28, 2014
Huckleberries: Nature’s siren is louder than sheriff’s new toy
Talk about stealing your thunder. A 100-pound black bear upstaged Kootenai County Sheriff Ben Wolfinger’s big reveal for his $335,000 BearCat military vehicle Wednesday morning. Spokesman-Review photographer Kathy Plonka was …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 21, 2014
Huckleberries: WSU sorority members make amends
You probably heard about that splash the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority of Washington State University made May 3 at Coeur d’Alene City Park. Literally. Several of the young women were …
THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014
Tubbs Hill main trail getting an upgrade this fall
Tony A. Tubbs, an immigrant from Germany, came to North Idaho in 1882 and filed a claim that included a large portion of what is now Tubbs Hill. The hill …
THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014
Flight of passage: popular pastime at CdA’s Tubbs Hill entices thrill seekers
Brad Harrison anxiously stares downward some 25 feet to the shallow lake water below, catching his breath and gathering the courage and focus necessary to make his next jump a …
THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago The Rev. J. Neilson Barry, of Spokane, tried to warn parents about the menaces of the annual injury festival called the Fourth of July.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6, 2013, 1:41 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene police continue search for kidnapping suspect
Coeur d’Alene Police are offering a reward for information that leads to the capture of Douglas Standish, wanted on suspicions of kidnapping since Monday. Police have recovered a van they …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2012
Makeover begins at McEuen Field
An overlooked park in the heart of Coeur d’Alene will be transformed into a recreational showcase over the next 14 months. In the city’s most expensive park project ever, McEuen …
THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2012
CdA attorney, 84, still relishes the law
Never an imposing man, Scott Reed has nonetheless transformed his appearance into a mountain of trouble for opponents on scores of environmental issues. The 84-year-old lawyer came to Coeur d’Alene …
SUNDAY, FEB. 13, 2011
Plan for CdA’s McEuen Field has plenty of room for contention
The City of Coeur d’Alene has been wrestling for more than a dozen years over what to do with McEuen Field – 20 acres of land stretching from City Hall …
SUNDAY, JAN. 2, 2011
McEuen Field would be reimagined in new dream
If this dream were to become reality, McEuen Field would be no longer. In its place: a 20-acre destination park designed from the ground up to serve “the greatest number …
MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010
Tubbs Hill hiker finds woman’s body
A hiker on Tubbs Hill in Coeur d’Alene stumbled across a grisly find Sunday: the body of a woman on a trail in the popular recreation area.
SUNDAY, MAY 16, 2010, 2:50 P.M.
Shooting on Tubbs Hill
A hiker on Tubbs Hill in Coeur d’Alene called police to report finding the body of a woman on a trail just before 2 p.m. today, said Lt. Rob Turner …
THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2010
Tree removal will be topic at Tubbs Hill
A Saturday tour of Tubbs Hill will discuss the city of Coeur d’Alene’s efforts to remove non-native maple and cherry trees from the popular recreation area and restore white pine …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009
Tubbs Hill tours rejected
A last-minute petition campaign and passionate testimony Tuesday night won over the Coeur d’Alene City Council, which voted 4-2 against allowing a commercial outfitter to conduct guided hiking tours on …
TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2009, 9:56 P.M.
CdA Council rejects commercial Tubbs Hill tours
A last-minute petition-gathering campaign and passionate testimony Tuesday night won over the Coeur d’Alene City Council, which voted 4-2 against allowing a commercial outfitter to conduct guided hiking tours on …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18, 2009
Tours pitched for Tubbs Hill
For 30 years, ROW Adventures has offered guided trips, beginning with whitewater rafting expeditions on the rivers of the Inland Northwest and evolving into a range of outdoor experiences worldwide. …
TUESDAY, FEB. 17, 2009, 5:40 P.M.
Company seeks to guide Tubbs Hill tours
For 30 years, ROW Adventures has offered guided trips, beginning with whitewater rafting expeditions on the rivers of the Inland Northwest and evolving into a wide range of outdoor experiences …
TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2007
Wildflowers seal the deal: Spring has sprung
Tubbs Hill Natural Area is known for jaw-dropping vistas of steep cliffs, sparkling waves and views of the Coeur d’Alene skyline typically only enjoyed by those with a boat. Hill …