In his editorial today, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune comments on the defiant pose struck by Ron Miller, president of Rocky Mountain Mining Rights. Miller is ready to take on the feds again re: suction dredge mining. Trillhaase reminds Miller that there may be consequences to doing that, now that the Bundy era is over.
Voters will not get a chance this fall to decide whether to keep or cancel a state rule allowing transgender people to use bathrooms and other public facilities based on gender identity, not biology. Sponsors of Initiative 1515 notified state elections officials late Thursday they will not turn in their petitions before Friday’s deadline.
"Little Bear" the cat, foreground, sits in the shade as Sequoia the black bear walks past at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary on Thursday in Folsom, Calif. The pair have formed a relationship were zoo keepers have seen them share meals and have seen them sleeping in the shade near each other.
Today is garbage collection day in the Borah Triangle -- or not. If we're going according to the old Waste Management schedule, we won't have garbage service until Friday, due to the 4th of July holiday. I didn't put my trash bins out, none of the four of them, anticipating the skipped day. Some of my neighbors did.
Scanner Traffic for Thursday PM (22 items & counting + link to AM Scanner Traffic with 14 more items) includes non-injury crash between train and transport vehicle near Prairie Falls Golf Course/Post Falls ...
The Cutline Contest today features a Pennsylvania woman's booking photo after she was arrested at a convenience store for pouring gasoline on another woman who criticized her for smoking near fuel pumps. Wednesday Winner: DFO.
At about 12:30 p.m. today, a boy enjoying Tubbs Hill slipped on the rocks above the water and fell to the rocks below. Fire crews provided medical aid and transported the patient via fireboat to the ambulance waiting at Third Street dock. Then, he was taken to Kootenai Health, and a level 1 trauma alert was called to the hospital.
Dr. Katie Haynh overcame the hardship of being a Vietnamese refugee who was 6 when her family fled Vietnam for a new life in the United States. Dr. Haynh's (pronounced "win") father was a Vietnamese officer who found the Viet Cong. Now, Kootenai Health welcomes Dr. Haynh as the community's newest neurosurgeon ...
I'm willing to accept the argument that spiders are beneficial and deserve to live. But frankly, if you're going to launch yourself off the ceiling on a string, and dangle right in front of my face, or in my hair, then I think you deserve...
In an op-ed in the Coeur d'Alene Press, former Coeur d'Alene Parks director Doug Eastwood acknowledges the tremendous contribution Chris Guggemos has made to the Coeur d'Alene area music scene for the past 25 years. Guggemos and Handshake Productions have produced free summer concerts for 25 years. He's now battling health issues.
If you're going to make one free concert in Coeur d'Alene this summer, you should do so tonight. Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre performers will be singing show tunes for the crowd at Riverstone Pond. The Coeur d'Alene Arts & Culture Alliance has been sponsoring the...
North Idaho blog roundup: Bayview Daze crowds/Bay Views, Remembering Rambo/Slight Detour, There ought to be clowns/Fort Boise, The new arena for local beer/On Tap, Words about birds tonight at Aunties/7 Blog, Greater love hath no man/Carlson Chronicles, Russell Wilson gets married, now beat Pats/Grip ...
Bernie Sanders will endorse Hillary Clinton for president next week, the New York Times reported Thursday. Sanders, who kept up his presidential campaign even as Clinton became the presumptive Democratic nominee, will back her at a campaign event Tuesday in New Hampshire, the report said.
In a column, conservative firebrand Ann Coulter believes that Donald Trump is about to make a big mistake by picking someone to balance the ticket, as recommended by the GOP establishment. Trump should trust his gut, she said. His running mae should be smart, courageous & not in love w/his own press releases, like Mike Crapo.
In the Quad Cities area (Lewiston, Clarkston, Moscow and Pullman), elected public officials (a police chief, a sheriff and a courthouse clerk) are making the gathering of information by newpapers difficult. As a result, writes Lee Rozen in a Moscow-Pullman Daily News editorial, the officials are stonewalling the public's right to know.
Idaho 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador, who will be going to the national GOP convention in Cleveland as a Ted Cruz delegate, called today for Donald Trump to choose Cruz as his running mate. The move, Labrador said during his monthly "Conversations with Conservatives" Q-and-A, would bring the GOP together.
After spending 3 months in Washington, D.C., covering Congress for the Lewiston Tribune, columnist William L. Spence can't stand the place and is pessimistic about the future. He's rooming with 4 slobs. And he considers the antics of partisan Congressmen and their staffs to be juvenile. Spence can't wait to get back to Idaho.
AM Headlines: Suspicious device evacuates Café Rio/KREM, Planners approve downtown Starbucks/Press, Giant bee hive found in Lewiston building/KXLY, Family locked in CdA cemetery on 4th of July/Press, Website helps track Idaho campaign donations/Press, Coeur d'Alene schools desperate for counselors/Press ...
A hike in troubling student behaviors at Coeur d’Alene School District middle and high schools is prompting a cry for more counselors. Trustee Dave Eubanks has advocated for more counselors during discussions at school board meetings. (Question: Are you troubled by the news that student misbehavior is increasing at CdA highs and middle schools?)
And here's a big no vote re: the possibility of the city of Coeur d'Alene selling nearly 2 acres of Blackwell Island river frontage to help upgrade City Hall. From KEA: Publicly owned waterfrontage should remain in public ownership. Once it is gone ... you can't get it back."