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THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013

Post Falls Still Looking For Downtown

Next up on Post Falls' quest to create a downtown: Spokane Street. The north-south corridor from Interstate 90 south to the Spokane River bridge will receive a makeover featuring raised landscaped medians, a pedestrian/bike trail on the west side, gateway monuments at both ends, decorative...

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RRs Cry Foul In PF Trustee Races 

Item: Election plan draws concern: But teacher union denies wrongdoing, district finds none/Brian Walker, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: The Kootenai County Reagan Republicans are raising red flags over the Post Falls teachers union plan to support school board candidates for the May 21 election,...

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Trailer Park To Be Shopping Center?

The El Rancho mobile home park in Post Falls met a quick fate last summer. Notices posted on trailer doors in January told residents they had six months to get out. By winter, the lot was being bulldozed. As we reported then, many of the...

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Post Falls Teen Helps Catch Suspect 

Brady Ulen is a sprinter. First and foremost, actually, Ulen is a soccer player -- a defensive center back for Post Falls High School whose skills earned him a full-ride soccer scholarship to Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Ore., beginning this fall. But...

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Blast From Past: Trail Controversy

From my files 25 years ago: POST FALLS -- Retiree Ed Pettis prides himself on the back yard he has carved out of rocky Spokane River frontage. A span of grass and bull pines slopes southward from his double-wide mobile home to the river bank,...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 16, 2012

Keegan Day, 4, plays on one of the swings at White Park in Post Falls during a trip Monday to the oark with his father. (Jerome Pollos/press)

AM: Post Falls Park Plan On Agenda

Keegan Day, 4, plays on one of the swings at White Park in Post Falls during a trip Monday to the park with his father. The Post Falls City Council is expected to approve a Parks & Recreation facilities master plan when it meets tonight,...

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MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2012

Crapo Hangs With Alice

At his town hall meeting in Post Falls over the weekend, U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo hobnobs with local Republican grand dame Alice Rankin, widow of the late Kootenai County commissioner Ron Rankin. (Duane Rasmussen photo for Huckleberries Online)

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Post Falls Reports Sewage Spill 

The City of Post Falls reported a 4,000 gallon wastewater spill at Osprey Drive and Shoreline Drive on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. The spill occurred when a 6-inch pressurized sewer pipe failed and caused a leak. City crews immediately shut off the broken pipe...

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MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012

2 Hurt In Powered Parachute Crash 

At approximately 7:54 p.m. Sunday, sheriff's deputies and Kootenai Fire responded to the Faith Ministries Church on 16th Avenue in Post Falls for a report of an ultra light aircraft crash. Upon arrival it was determined that it was not an ultra light aircraft, but...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012

Stolen Post Falls Camaro Found 

David King figured his two 1967 Chevy Camaro Rally Sport show cars were history. The Post Falls man thought they had been parted out. His insurance company was preparing to pay King for the stolen cars as nearly a month had passed since the theft....

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Post Falls To Shut 2nd URDistrict 

Item: Shut it down: Riverbend urban renewal district is 2nd in Post Falls to close/Brian Walker, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: Amid the ongoing debates of urban renewal reform, here's something for the taxing districts and taxpayers of Post Falls to celebrate. In November the...

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THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012

Dog Hammer Killing Brings 6 Months 

A Post Falls man who beat his dog with a hammer as his neighbor watched in horror has been sentenced to six months in jail. Calvin Franklin Palmer, 53, who served 33 years in prison in Arizona for murder, apologized at his sentencing Friday and...

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MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012

Post Falls Hats Go To Kentucky Derby 

When the starting gate bell sounds at Churchill Downs next weekend, some 150 women in the crowd will be wearing the creations of Diane Siverson, a Post Falls hat-maker. Siverson, 64, became a milliner eight years ago, initially creating hats targeted to Red Hat Society...

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Missing Post Falls Man Found Dead

Authorities reported Thursday they located the body of man reported missing earlier this week. Investigators said they found the body of Jason Tallon, 35, at the end of Ashraf Court. A citizen was walking their dog in the area found Tallon and called police. Once...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012

Mega Frenzy In Post Falls For Jackpot 

With the Mega Millions jackpot reaching a record high of $540 million dollars, thousands of people across the Inland Northwest are shelling out big bucks for a chance to strike it rich. Jen Gass, a clerk at Ady's Convenience and Car Wash in Post Falls...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2012

Post Falls Developer Is Wanted Man 

Post Falls Landing developer Harry Green (pictured) has a warrant out for his arrest, in addition to being sued and facing bankruptcy. Kootenai County records show Green, 63, is wanted for failure to appear for selling alcohol without a license at the marina of the...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2012

Grandma Zula's Opens In Post Falls 

As a little girl growing up in Spokane, Kari Turnbough learned to cook on a woodstove in her Grandma Zula’s kitchen. While her new Post Falls restaurant, appropriately called Grandma Zula's Kitchen, isn’t an exact replica, it does include a woodstove. And knick-knacks on the...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2011

Briggs: 'I Told You I'd Be Back' 

The dust of Iraq still clung to the items crammed inside Spc. Blythe Briggs’ rucksack when she landed thousands of miles away in chilly Spokane. “I feel bad for her,” her brother, Austin Briggs, 20, said before she deplaned at Spokane International Airport late Friday....

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TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011

Post Falls developer files Chapter 11 

POST FALLS, Idaho — The developer of a multi-use project planned along the Spokane River in downtown Post Falls has filed for bankruptcy in federal court. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports ( that developer Harry Green's company Point at Post Falls, LLC, filed Chapter...

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MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2011

Liquor Change Hits Oldtown, Post Falls 

With Washington gearing up to privatize its liquor sales by June, Idaho state officials are worried about losing sales at their state-run liquor stores along the Washington-Idaho border and have tabled plans for new state liquor stores in Oldtown and Post Falls. ”I think we...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2011

PM: Post Falls Opens Warming Center 16 

"This is a good place," said Larry Motari, 53, on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 about the new warming shelter located in an unused warehouse at Ground Force Manufacturing in Post Falls. See Alison Boggs' SR story about the new warming center here. (SR photo/Kathy Plonka)...

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MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2011

Woman's Body Found Near Dam 

The body of a woman who has been missing since Nov. 10 was found this morning in the Spokane River below the debris gate of the Avista Dam in Post Falls. The body of Cheryl A. Corbett, 61, of Post Falls, was recovered by the...

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Post Falls Allows High Tech Crime Tips 

Crime fighting has gone high-tech and mobile in Post Falls. Citizens can now report criminal activity via text messages and email. Police say the system - being piloted in this area by PFPD -- is not intended to replace 911. If residents need emergency assistance,...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011

3 Towns Falls Below Huetter Line 

Kage Mann: I was looking at the election numbers and did you know that the direction of Huetter was made by only FOUR voters. Four out of only 40 registered in the town. Talk about voter apathy. Baseball has the "Mendosa Line," named after former...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2011

Post Falls Mayor Injured In Fall 

Post Falls Mayor Clay Larkin suffered nose and facial injuries on Wednesday night after a fall at a local store when he caught his foot on a curb. A doctor told Larkin that it is believed the mayor broke his nose, but it won't be...

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Huckleberries Online

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.