FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016
The jailed founder of a Montana resort for the ultrarich says he won’t answer a judge’s demands to reveal what happened to hundreds of millions of dollars in assets sought by his creditors. Yellowstone Club founder Timothy Blixseth invoked his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent to avoid self-incrimination in court documents filed Thursday.
The fourth annual Coeur d’Alene Public Library lecture by David Adler will examine the issues surrounding presidential appointments to the U.S. Supreme Court. “The Supreme Court: Presidential Powers and Political Pressure” will be presented Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m., in the library Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave.
Have you ever ordered anything from a TV pitch or home shopping channel? Philip Kives, the tireless TV pitchman whose commercials implored viewers to “wait, there’s more!” while selling everything from vegetable slicers to hit music compilations, has died at age 87.
The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States. Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison’s stature to approach that of the bald eagle, long the national emblem. There has not been an official mammal of the United States.
I participated in my first GetLit! festival this year and had a blast, even though I didn't get my toilet bowl cleaner stained copy of "The Art of Racing in the Rain," signed. More below. Two questions: Have you ever attended Get Lit? And what are you reading?
This report shouldn't surprise anyone, but it is certainly sad. Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official told the Associated Press on Thursday.
Idaho will drop to the Football Championship Subdivision beginning in 2018 and intends to join the Big Sky Conference. Idaho President Chuck Staben made the announcement Thursday. The Vandals will remain at the Football Bowl Subdivision level for the next two seasons as part of the transition to the lower division.
Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee’s bill that comes just months after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat units.
Even when she’s not on the job, Daisy likes to keep her nose to the ground. The 14-month-old bloodhound is the newest member of the Spokane Police Department’s K9 unit. She was brought on specifically to track missing children and vulnerable adults with her handler, Sgt. Jason Reynolds, who supervises the unit.
The Post Falls PD reported this incident yesterday: Injury to child/weapon offense at Kiwanis Park- Units responded to the park on a report of a possible shot fire. When units arrived, it was discovered that a 3 year old had found a loaded 9mm in the vehicle and accidently fired the weapon.
Is it a house or a barn? Kootenai County officials said they will notify Commissioner David Stewart that he has 28 days to remedy not having a proper building permit and occupancy certificate for his Coeur d'Alene-area home that was permitted as a pole barn.
KREM 2 reports The father of a presidential candidate is headed to a North Idaho church to give a special sermon. Pastor John Padula said Ted Cruz’s father, Rafael Cruz, will preach at the Altar Church in Coeur d’Alene on Sunday.
This was the scene a few blocks from my house last night. My husband was cooking salmon on the BBQ when he heard police warning residents to stay indoors. Seems a bank robber shot a man twice inside a Wells Fargo Bank branch in north Spokane Thursday evening.
Anyone hang out with the guv, Wednesday? COEUR d'ALENE — Although it only opened four months ago, Gov. Butch Otter said the Northern Idaho Crisis Center has already had a positive impact on the community. "We've got a tremendous story to tell now," Otter said. "And we need to tell that story every chance we get."
When newly appointed Idaho Judge Sergio Gutierrez traveled from Canyon County to Weiser to preside over his first murder trial in 1993, he was surprised by what he found there. The court interpreter assigned to the Spanish-speaking defendant wasn’t translating accurately.
D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.