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TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016

Ex-Gonzaga great Turiaf retires 

Ex-Gonzaga great Ronny Turiaf announced his retirement Monday in an artistic 4-minute, 42-second video posted on YouTube. “My objective was always to play 10 years in the NBA and to play 100 times with Team France,” Turiaf says in his native French, translated with English subtitles on the video. Jim Meehan/SR reports. Video below.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2013

CPD Honors Retiring Chief Longo 

Except for bad guys who've had him at their heels in a foot pursuit, Coeur d'Alene Police Chief Wayne Longo comes across as about the nicest guy in town. On Tuesday at the Coeur d'Alene Police Department headquarters, Longo, 60, was celebrated by his peers...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013

Steady Work Best Policy Nearing 90

Joyce Stefanoff is retiring at the end of summer, although she’ll concede to anyone who asks that she’s not sure if she’s quite ready to hang it up. The problem is that Stefanoff loves her job and all it entails. She loves driving her candy-apple...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013

Nun Leaves Behind Big Shoes To Fill 

For 25 years Our Place Community Ministries has reached out to the poorest of the poor in the West Central neighborhood. And for the past seven years the organization has been led by Sister Ann Pizelo. Her recent retirement leaves some big shoes to fill....

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FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013

Ex-SR Editor Peck Retires In Memphis 

Chris Peck is retiring as editor of The Commercial Appeal, the newspaper’s newsroom staff was told Thursday afternoon. Mizell Stewart III, vice president of content for Scripps newspapers, the parent company of The Commercial Appeal, said managing editor Louis Graham will serve as interim editor....

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FRIDAY, OCT. 26, 2012

Labrador: Up Retirement Age To 70 18 

Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador wants to raise the Social Security retirement age to 70, cut a third of the staff at the Pentagon and ban all abortions other than those to save the life of the mother. The freshman congressman took all three stands...

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MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012

Coeur d'Alene: Great Place To Retire 

It was 15 years ago that Nola Lagg's son brought her from Florida to Coeur d'Alene, she recalled, because of an illness she was facing. She grew rather attached to the place. "I never went back," the 85-year-old said with a chuckle on Thursday, while...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012

Retirees Flocking To Lake City 

Coeur d'Alene is mentioned among the best retirement communities in the nation as come retirees eschew Florida, California and southern states for cooler weather climes: The idea of people who uproot and move when they retire conjures up images of warm, sunny Florida or Arizona....

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MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012

Boomers Change Work Demographics 

Connie and Scott Brunell were living the early-retirement dream shared by many baby boomers once upon a time. They left telephone company jobs in the Seattle area to work for an oil company in Saudi Arabia. They stayed 12 years, making and saving good money....

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MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2012

House Rev & Tax Chair Lake To Retire 11 

Rep. Dennis Lake, R-Blackfoot, chairman of the House Revenue & Taxation Committee, won't run for re-election, reports Clark Corbin, reporter for the Idaho Falls Post-Register. Corbin tweeted, “He will not seek re-election. Formal announcement coming today.” Lake, 74, is in his 8th term in the...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2011

Hammes: It Just Doesn't Add Up 13 

But while the newspaper coverage of (Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick's) resignation was thorough, there was one item that did not receive the attention it merits. Her age. The lady is 52. She decided it was time to retire at the ripe old age of...

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MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2011

Crump: Work Is For Those With Jobs 

Some years back, I was talking to my retired college professor father-in-law about a book he was writing. A historian, Ken described its prospective contents in great deal. “Sounds like a lot of work,” I said. “Do you have a deadline?” “Hell, no,” he replied....

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MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2011

St. Louis Manager LaRussa Retires 

Tony La Russa retired as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals today, three days after winning a dramatic, seven-game World Series against the Texas Rangers. The 67-year-old La Russa announced his retirement at a news conference at Busch Stadium. The World Series win over Texas...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2011

Crump Retiring From Twin Falls Paper 

A writer who chronicled the Magic Valley’s triumphs, foibles and transformations for almost three decades will retire Aug. 31. Times-News Opinion Editor Steve Crump, 59, started at the newspaper as sports editor in 1983, later serving as city editor, features editor and features writer. He...

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TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011

Priggee Observes Floyd Retirement 

After 42 years in the service of the Cowles Publishing Company, long-time Editorial Page Editor Doug Floyd is memorialized by a Milt Priggee cartoon at his retirement celebration last Thursday. Milt Priggee, of course, was the long-time political cartoonist for The Spokesman-Review. You can see...

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THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011

Bell To Retire After 2011-12 Year

North Idaho College President Priscilla Bell announced Wednesday she will retire in June 2012 at the end of her current contract. Bell was hired in February 2007 as an interim president after then-president Michael Burke stepped down, according to an NIC news release. Bell was...

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FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011

Statesman's Woodward To Retire 

Cheers ... to Tim Woodward. It's hard to imagine, but after nearly 40 years as a columnist for the Idaho Statesman, Woodward is retiring June 1. If you want to sample one of Woodward's best pieces, read the column he wrote in March describing the...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 19, 2011

Lieberman Won't Seek Re-election 

Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., introduced by his wife, Hadassah, right, acknowledges a gathering before he announced that he has decided to retire and not seek a fifth term in 2012 in Stamford, Conn., Wednesday. At center is Maddy Wisse, Lieberman's granddaughter, and Rebecca Liberman-Wisse, one...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 18, 2011

MONDAY, JAN. 3, 2011

Darrell: Baby Boomers Time Is Here 

Facebook Friend Darrell Kerby of Bonners Ferry notes that he will turn 60 this year and his older brother turned 65 last year. Darrell figures he has about 20 years left of life more or less, adding: "It is time to savor, relax, & enjoy....

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THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2010

Barber Retires After 61 Years 

Everyone knows him as Nick Nickerson, and he was born in Spokane in 1929. That makes him 81 years old, and for 61 of those years he’s been a barber. At the end of this year, Nickerson is putting away his scissors for the last...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27, 2010

TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010

Hi-Noon: Piniella Plans To Retire 11 

Lou Piniella is retiring as manager of the Chicago Cubs effective at the end of the season, the Daily News has learned. The 67-year-old Piniella, who led the Cubs to NL Central division titles in 2007 and 2008, is in the last year of his...

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INorthwest Headlines -- 7.20.10 

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is shown during a spring training baseball game, in Mesa, Ariz., this spring. Piniella is going to retire at the end of the season. Piniella announced his decision today before a game against the Astros. The 66-year-old manager says he...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2010

Seattle Mariners' Ken Griffey Jr., left, and Milton Bradley share a laugh in the dugout as the team takes a lead against the Minnesota Twins in the fourth inning during a baseball game Tuesday, June 1, 2010, in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

Parting Shot: Ken Griffey Jr. Retires 14 

Seattle Mariners' Ken Griffey Jr., left, and Milton Bradley share a laugh in the dugout as the team takes a lead against the Minnesota Twins in the fourth inning during a baseball game Tuesday in Seattle. Manager Don Wakamatsu told reporters at 4 p.m. that...

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