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Vote on divisive Wolf Lodge Bay project delayed after packed meeting

A decision on a divisive commercial project on Lake Coeur d’Alene’s Wolf Lodge Bay will have to wait until January, after some 170 people attended a Wednesday night meeting on the proposal, more were turned away at the door and some 60 people were still waiting to offer their comments at the end of a 3-hour meeting.

It’s a record! Surge of bald eagles flocks to Lake Coeur d’Alene

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Bald eagles by the hundreds this week have smashed the record for their annual gathering at Lake Coeur d'Alene to feed on spawning kokanee. A record 314 bald eagles was counted today in the survey of the eagle season by Carrie Hugo,...

Bald eagles’ annual gathering begins at Lake Coeur d’Alene

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Kokanee are spawning and dying in North Idaho's two largest lakes and bald eagles have begun congregating for the annual feast. Dozens of eagles are congregating at Granite Creek and in the Bayview shoreline area to take advantage of revived kokanee fisheries...

Eagle count nears record

Despite difficult viewing conditions, a near-record count of bald eagles was tallied today in the weekly winter survey at Lake Coeur d'Alene. Carrie Hugo, U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist, counted 257 eagles in the Wolf Lodge Bay and Beauty Bay areas, up from 213 last week. Rich Landers/SR Outdoors reports.

25 years of North Idaho eagle watch

Are you one of the thousands who've enjoyed watching eagles soar over Lake Coeur d'Alene? A river of I-90 eastbound traffic roars by, snow and ice whipped into a mushy froth. A dozen or so yards away Lake Coeur d’Alene lies tranquilly in the embrace of winter. Above both the traffic, and the water, float nearly a dozen American bald eagles.

Dining with Dave and Dan: Great steak, plain and simple

Why did it take so long – would you believe a quarter-century – for us to dine at Wolf Lodge Inn east of Coeur d’Alene? We have excuses, but as our steaks melted in our mouth on our recent visit with our wives, they seemed pretty feeble.

Eagles soar over Wolf Lodge Bay

Bald eagles are congregating earlier and in larger numbers than last year for their annual feast of spawning kokanee at Lake Coeur d’Alene. Carrie Hugo, wildlife biologist with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, counted 64 soggy bald eagles Tuesday during her first weekly survey of the eagle-watching season in Wolf Lodge Bay.

Duncan’s competence at sentencing to be reconsidered

Condemned serial killer Joseph E. Duncan is getting another day in court. Duncan, on death row for the torture and slaying of a North Idaho boy he abducted in 2005 after slaughtering much of the youngster’s family, will undergo a hearing to determine whether he was mentally competent when he decided to represent himself and waive his appeal rights.