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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26, 2015

I-90 overpass work will close lanes

Motorists on Interstate 90 in Post Falls can expect lane closures over night on Thursday and Friday as crews begin the next stage of work on a new overpass. One westbound lane will be closed beginning at 8:30 p.m. Thursday and lasting until 5 a.m. Friday.

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TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2012

Boys 3, 6 Found Near Road Work Site 

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident where two young children were found alongside Interstate 90 earlier today. A construction supervisor at the I-90 interchange project at Mile Post 1, found the 3 and 6 year old boys sitting in the grass near...

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MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012

State Line To Get I-90 Interchange 

A new interchange scheduled to open this year on Interstate 90 near the Idaho-Washington border could revive commercial development around Cabela’s starting next year. The outdoor recreation megastore has been something of a lone wolf since it opened in 2007, with only Wal-Mart moving into...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2012

On Scene Of The Fatal Accident 

Mama Kautz, one of my Twitter buds, was 3rd on the scene of that fatal, 3-vehicle crash last night near the stateline. Here's what she posted on her blog: "I had stopped to get gas at the truck stop. Got back on the freeway. Was...

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MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2012

Stateline WalMart To Get Interchange 14 

Exciting news for the west end of Post Falls as work will finally start on the interchange of I-90 and Beck Road, which will serve as the main access to the 200-acre Pointe at Post Falls commercial development currently being built by Foursquare Properties of...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2011

Megaloads Eye Wallace For Pit Stop 

The city is discussing the idea of a megaload staging area that would be set up in the parking lot across from the visitor’s center. During a special city council meeting Thursday, members unanimously gave Mayor Dick Vester the authority to enter into a contract...

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SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2011

Post Falls Biker Dies In Wallace Crash

A Post Falls man is dead after a motorcycle crash sent him flying off the elevated portion of Interstate 90 at Wallace today. The Idaho State Police said Francis L. Cox, 67, was riding a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle eastbound on I90 at 11:43 a.m. today...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2010

AM: Frozen Fish Flies At Fishtrap 

Meet the Idaho Vandals women's basketball team for 2010-11. (Photo courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SRTuesday Scanner Traffic/DFO, Huckleberries OnlineValley rain, mountain snow tonight; then, all snow/Mike Prager, SRFrozen fish flies at Fishtrap on I-90/Mike Prager, SRWashington refuses Catholics' nativity scene/Associated PressVehicle...

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MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010

EOB: Why not to cut off a big truck

Leadfoots beware: The Idaho State Police plans to crack down on aggressive driving, from tailgating to quick lane changes to speeding, in or around trucks on I-90 through North Idaho all week. Sgt. Jim Eavenson of the Idaho State Police said 70 percent of crashes...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17, 2008

Two men who were apparently involved in a crash on I-90 in Coeur d'Alene wait for tow trucks on Wednesday, December 17, 2008. KATHY PLONKA The Spokesman-Review (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Scanner Traffic 27 

Kathy Plonka Photo/SR5:46 p.m. R/P reports that a semi has jackknifed on Highway 95 near Garwood. It's in a ditch and not blocking the road.4:58 p.m. Vehicle over the side of Highland Drive, a quarter mile from Riverview.4:40 p.m. A vehicle is submerted in Granite...

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