Six days after an ATV accident claimed the life of Tom McTevia, determined searchers found his dachshund, Daisy, in the rugged terrain down a steep cliff in the mountains overlooking Lake Pend Oreille. Maureen Dolan/Coeur d'Alene Press tells the story of the successful search.
Idaho Falls attorney Steve Taggart, in a column in the Idaho Politics Weekly newsletter that’s published by Zions Bank this week, takes on the main arguments raised against SB 1067, the child support enforcement bill, by Reps. Kathy Sims, Ron Nate and Lynn Luker in recent newspaper op-ed pieces.
The Coeur d'Alene Indian Tribe is aggressively attacking diabetes through treatment and prevention at its Medical Center in Plummer. The center has about 400 diabetic patients. About 16 percent of American Indians battle diabetes. In a weekend feature, SReporter Scott Maben looks at the work of the tribe in fighting the disease.
If Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is not prepared to help the 183,000 children dependent upon the state's now-jeopardized child support enforcement, at least he could keep it to himself. Instead, Labrador is helping his allies in the Idaho Legislature blow up that system. Idaho's Health...
Two different views of Islam were on display on a single day last week in Idaho, more than 400 miles apart. At one, more than 100 people gathered at the Sandpoint Community Hall to hear anti-Islam speaker Shahram Hadian, who decried Islam as “a culture...
Most evenings I'm in bed before my husband because I absolutely have to read before I fall asleep.
Milo joins me because he likes to doze on Derek's pillow while it's still available.
On Wednesday, I was using both pillows, so Milo had none.
He was not amused. Do you let your pets on your bed?
I'll be abandoning the good ship Huckleberry a bit early this afternoon to venture across the border.
Hope to see many of you tonight at The Well-Read Moose in Riverstone in Cda. I'll be reading from War Bonds and signing books from 6 - 7:30 PM.
For those wondering how Guys and Dolls was last night,
PHOENIX – In a bombshell revelation, Sheriff Joe Arpaio acknowledged Thursday that his office was behind a secret investigation into the wife of the judge presiding over a racial-profiling lawsuit against the brash Arizona lawman known for his anti-immigration patrols.
Columnist Jill Barville writes about opting her 11th-grader out of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test. The test is designed to measure student readiness for college/career readiness.
Her kids is already enrolled at EWU through the Running Start program.
Barville contends time spent testing would be better spent learning,
Agree or disagree?
Arkansas Traveler.” “Edelweiss.” “Five Foot Two.” “Festival Waltz.”
These are just a few of the old-time songs contestants are likely to perform this weekend during the 47th annual Northwest Regional Fiddle Contest.
This is certainly true in my family.
Thanks to our Roku box, our TV watching habits aren't confined by network schedules.
We're too busy to truly binge-watch, but often will watch an episode of a current favorite several nights in row.
We just finished up Doc Martin and House of Cards. Now we're on to Daredevil and Hinterland.
Do you binge-watch?
NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty is being evacuated, and New York City police say they’re responding to a report of a suspicious package.
The New York Police Department said Friday it had boats at the scene, along with the National Park Service.
WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation’s first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end.
Idaho has had just six special sessions of the Legislature in the past 35 years, the last one then-Gov. Jim Risch’s one-day session in August of 2006 to shift school funding from the property tax to the state sales tax. The longest of those six lasted three days.
In honor of Get Lit! SR columnist Shawn Vestal visited little free libraries all over Spokane. And he came bearing the gift of books, leaving a stash at each library he visited.
I LOVE little free libraries! There's one just a couple blocks from my house.
Do you know of any in your area?
COEUR d'ALENE - After 15 years of planning, Jon Totten said having approval for a student- and staff-funded North Idaho College recreation center is "borderline surreal."
"It feels really good to accomplish something like this," Totten, the center's advisory board chairman, said on Thursday.
Spokane airport and business officials Thursday announced construction of a $2.8 million hangar at Felts Field that will house aviation business and a long-sought aerospace museum.
Are you an aviation buff?
The University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene will offer cyber security training to professionals in the information technology field.
The program begins in August. It’s geared toward people with at least two to four years of work experience who need additional training to perform security analyst work.
Tired and testy,
Idaho legislators worked into the morning hours of Friday, April 10, to finish up the 2015 legislative session sine die. The phrase sine die is Latin for "we're finally getting out of this place as fast as we can and heading home!"