Spokane murder suspect Jason Obermiller was found and arrested at a Lake Coeur d'Alene cabin near Worley this afternoon. Obermiller is suspected of killing 2-year-old Adalynn L. Hoyt last week and has been on the run ever since. Hoyt died of a single blow to the abdomen, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.
I'm back from my annual physical exam. No red flags popped up. In fact, the numbers indicated that all the walking Greg Lee and I have done this year has had an effect. Now, I had my dental exam last month. Now, I need to schedule my eye exam. I do these things close to my birthday each year as a love gift to Mrs. O.
CNN reports: "Former President George H.W. Bush said Monday that he will vote for Hillary Clinton in November, according to sources close to the 41st President -- an extraordinary rebuke of his own party's nominee. The sources said this was not the first time Bush had disclosed his intention to vote for Clinton." (Q: Does this hurt Trump?)
A Rathdrum family involved in a tragic car crash in Oregon in June is still trying to recover from their injuries, reports Taylor Viydo, KREM 2. A 10-year-old girl died in the crash and her parents and younger brother survived. The parents are still at a hospital in Oregon.
PM Headlines today kicks off with a photo gallery with 8 Jesse Tinsley/SR photos of the Susan Komen Race for the Cure, which began at NIC, Sunday. Also: Laclede sawmill celebrates 40 years/HNN, Insurance exchange will have 4 carriers/EOB, Idaho triple killer wants shorter sentence/KXLY, Reward offered for suspect in 2YO's death/KXLY ...
The new Victory Sports Hall at Sherman Avenue & 6th Street is a win-win, according to Carrie Scozzaro/Pacific Northwest Inlander. Scozzaro reports that Victory has the same feel as sister business Crafted next door -- concrete floor, black ceiling, exposed beams, metal fixtures — with a vintage sports focus.
The sleeper cars and lounge cars are all sleek and fine, but there’s no better way to take in dramatic western landscapes than from the light-filled dome of the Sierra Hotel. The restored 1948 railcar and 20 others arrived Monday evening in Spokane in a rolling museum celebrating the splendor and elegance of vintage passenger trains.
Idaho’s state Board of Education plans to rescind two decisions made during a special board meeting Monday and re-do the meeting in an effort to be more transparent, Idaho EdNews reports. On Monday, the board gave preliminary approval to proposals that would crack down on bad teacher evaluation data and tighten Idaho’s dual-credit policy.
Community Health Systems Inc., a troubled U.S. hospital chain with a market value of about $1.4 billion, said it’s exploring a variety of options with its financial advisers. Locally, the company owns Deaconess and Valley hospitals and Rockwood Clinic, which operate as Rockwood Health System and employ more than 3,600 people.
The CEO of Wells Fargo faced accusations of fraud and calls for his resignation Tuesday from harshly critical senators at a hearing over allegations that bank employees opened millions of accounts customers didn’t know about to meet aggressive sales quotas. (Q: Do you bank at Wells Fargo?)
Coeur d'Alene letter writer Chet Gaede, a member of Friends of the Spokane River Association, is concerned that the City Council will make a wrong decision tonight if it annexes Blackwell Island at the request of Duane Hagadone. Gaede points out that a planned unit development, approved by the planning commission, compromises tonight's hearing.
Seems downtown Coeur d'Alene has suffered vandalism to trees and other amenities. On Sunday night, 5 men who appeared to be staggering down the sidewalk near Cross-Fit, 4th St/Coeur d'Alene Ave, attacked a small tree in the boulevard. Two of them succeeded in bending the tree. The act was caught on video. See below.
Usually, I ignore Hollywood stories, except, of course, the death of high-profile stars and former stars. However, when Hollywood's dream couple, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, are Splitsville, I consider that news. And will be interested in your thoughts about the situation. If any ...
In the poll Monday, a supermajority of Hucks Nation said it isn't bothered that Coeur d'Alene's main street is named after William Tecumseh Sherman, the Civil War general known for his brutal tactics in war and Indian affairs. Today's Poll: When did you last have a complete medical examination?
Writing for the Moscow-Pullman Daily News Editorial Board, Lee Rozen wonders who will step forward to take responsibility for the WSU football mess. After all, WSU leads the nation in arrests of football players since Mike Leach became head coach. Yet, Leach blames the Pullman Police Department and the media for the problem.
In her "War Bonds" book, Cindy tells the story of Chuck and Harriet Soliday, who began dating on a bicycle. Chuck didn't have a car, so Harriet would perch on the handlebars of his bike and off they'd go. The spent 72 years together before dying a month apart recently. In her blog, Cindy tells of the note she received from the family.
In a weekend editorial, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune points out that President Barack Obama has eclipsed Teddy Roosevelt as the most conservation-minded president ever. And Obama had the Boulder-White Cloud range on his to-do list before persistence by Congressman Mike Simpson paid off.
Taylor Stocker, a Liberty Lake native who now lives in Post Falls, will compete on "Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen. X" when the Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 33rd season Wednesday. Caroline Lamberson/SR reports. (Who long would you last as a contestant on "Survivor"?)
The Kootenai County Board of Commissioners discussed a proposal by Eide Bailly, the CPA firm that will conduct the forensic audit of the North Idaho State Fair's finances. The proposal is estimated to cost the county anywhere from $20,000 to $25,000. Ryan Collingwood/Coeur d'Alene Press reports.
Are you less inclined to hire people because they have a few tattoos? You may be hurting your business. At least that’s what a new study found. (Question: Do you think tats are a plus or minus to a business who employs tattooed workers?)